Too Many Ideas - Archive for May, 2010

The Losers

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Half my brain liked The Losers the other half isn’t so sure.  First the good things… The comedy – it wasn’t always timed perfectly – but there was plenty of humour and it was drawn from the characters. The action was solid and sometimes creative.  The way The Losers could be casual when going up […]

Living Room Rules

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

After a (small) flood of unacceptable comments that didn’t get past my blog’s spam and flood control I’m posting living room rules. Just a quick note: I support freedom of speach.  You have the freedom to say whatever you want on your website.  Quoting the 1st Amendment to me is a bit daft as I’m […]

Variations on the Difficulty Theme

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

In The Danger of Difficulty Despair – With Graphs I talked about the risk of a game suffering from boring encounters if the difficulty progression was always identical.  I showed, with the aid of graphs, how linear encounter difficulty combined with character improvement at the end of each adventure could create a universe which sees […]

Ragnarok 57

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Ragnarok Issue 57 (The Magazine of the Society of Fantasy and Science Fiction Wargaming) landed through my letter box today.  My article for BTRC’s SLAG! appears along with a variety of fantasy and science fiction wargaming goodness.

CSS Tweaking

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

I’ve made a few minor CSS tweaks here.  A little one should give the breadcrumb trail at the top of the page a bit more space when it gets long so it doesn’t do weird things. The bigger tweak is adding some conditional CSS that should (hopefully) imporve the display of the site for Internet […]

Wordless Wednesday #36

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Photograph of the Organ in St Georges Hall, Liverpool

Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone / The Vampires of Venice

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

I’ve been lazy and didn’t do a post for last week’s Doctor Who, Flesh and Stone.  So this week I’m doing a read one (post) get two Doctor Who reviews.  I’ll come to The Vampires of Venice soon but first Flesh and Stone and then at the end the Crack and River Song. Second parts […]

WordPress 404 Errors for Spam Comments

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Ever since I rebuilt my website with WordPress and imported my blog from blogspot I’ve kept an eye on my server error logs.  I like to make sure people who arrive here from the old blog or from other links end up where they were looking to go. While I’ve redirects that catch almost all […]

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