Monthly Archives: April 2008

Solo: The Hero’s Journey (Part 3)

After generating all the names for the main people in Toby’s life, I came up with a bunch of background – all of this just came to me as I typed it into an IM to Matt. I think having … Continue reading

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Solo: What’s in a name?

I’ve seen a bunch of name generators, especially around generating random fantasy names, or names that look Tolkien-esque. However, this random name generator is for normal first and last names, as might be found in the USA. I can set … Continue reading

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A Box brimming with Scary Things

Joshua Hoffine’s online portfolio is truly creepy. Take one part Little Fears, one part

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Solo: The Hero’s Journey (Part 2)

mj: I do wonder how superheroes pay their way aidan: Ever see ‘Dead Like Me’ ? mj: one or two eps aidan:They addressed that a bit. mj: didn’t they all have to have full time jobs? aidan: Pretty much 🙂 … Continue reading

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Images from the past…

Autochrome images from around the world from the start of the 20th Century. My favourite? No, it doesn’t look anything like that any more. How good would it be if some of the art we have planned for WotW appeared … Continue reading

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What if… daVinci…

This image is brilliant. Check out the BBC video. “A Swiss amateur parachutist made a successful drop using a replica of a parachute designed over 500 years ago, by Leonardo da Vinci.”

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225 days

SI 1995/3297, also known as “The Duration of Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 1995”, this UK law came into effect on January 1st 1996. At its most basic, it extended the copyright for any written work from 50 years … Continue reading

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Solo: The Hero’s Journey (Part 1)

[09:15:14] So, have you thought about where you want to set Solo? [09:16:11] Nope. ? A lot of that is up to you. Want to be a yank? [09:18:07] It makes things easier to visualise in some regards, because we’re … Continue reading

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I’ve only run Solo-play (one player, one GM) once. It was 23 years ago, I hadn’t been gaming long and this was my first attempt at GMing. I’d bought the Games Workshop boxed edition of Middle Earth Role Play (MERP) … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of the Superhero

“There are men, wrote Aristotle, so godlike, so exceptional, that they naturally, by right of their extraordinary gifts, transcend all moral judgment or constitutional control: ‘There is no law which embraces men of that caliber: they are themselves law.’”– Superhero, … Continue reading

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