Too Many Ideas - Archive for September, 2006

D'Artagnan and the Cardinal's Spy

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Subbed a quick scenario for Eureka Miniatures free rules …And One for All in to Ragnarok earlier.

Characters on the Couch (Part 12)

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

This Follows on from: Characters on the Couch (Part 11). The first part can be found at: Characters on the Couch (Part 1). The Yearning for Paradise The Innocent Archetype “Free to be you and me.” The Innocent wants to be happy and to do things right. They have faith and opportunism. Other key traits […]

Smarty Experiments

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Spent a few hours tonight playing with smarty templates to decide what the best way is to set up the templates for impworks for the main content. I think I’ve hit on a solution I like. Now all I have to do is sort out any fiddly bits and dress the content up to work.

Spray on EcoSystem a Surprise Hit

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I wasn’t expecting the Spray on EcoSystem python script to be such a big hit. I’ve had more e-mail’s about it than any of the other Vue script so far. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts. I’m going to take a look at everyone’s suggestions over the next few days and see what I can […]

Historical Novel Weakness

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

I have a weakness for historical novels set in the Napoleonic era. I’d not read any of Alexander Kent’s Bolitho books before. Their a good read but somehow they just make me wish C.F. Forester were still writing Hornblower.

Index Oops

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

I missed that I’d passed the 250th post without an index post. Sorry. I’ll get myself into gear and put one together soon.

Enough Robin Hood Teasers

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

How many teasers for Robin Hood did the BBC make. Seems like every name character from the legend has one. When do we get down to peasant number 6 and 3rd Norman soldier from the left?

Kim's new book Buying Mackenzie's Baby

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

My friend Kim Rees‘ second book, Buying Mackenzie’s Baby, went on sale earlier this week and has lept onto the publisher’s top ten chart. As I write this it’s already at number 4.

Characters on the Couch (Part 11)

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

This Follows on from: Characters on the Couch (Part 10). The first part can be found at: Characters on the Couch (Part 1). The Magician Archetype “It can happen. ” Magicians seek knowledge so that they can make dreams come true. They are mediators and visionaries seeking win-win outcomes where no one loses out. The […]

Spooks does A Very British Coup

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

A Very British Coup + Adrenaline + Lashings of Style = Spooks : Season 5 Episodes 1 & 2 I should have posted this last night and it is a little unfair as Spook’s plot wasn’t identical to A Very British Coup. Neither is it a huge surprise that a coup attempt would include riots, […]

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