For Openings

I don’t watch a lot of television, but it’s not that I’m super selective. Some of what I watch is crap. Some of what I watch is very, very good. Most of what I watch had one or two good seasons and I’m clinging on for far, far longer than …

Atomic Robo RPG

Many RPGs make a game out of combat. Others make a game out of conversations or exploration. This game makes a game out of the art of storytelling. This is what makes it fun for me.

The Good and the Glitch

There is something I’ve learned, though. New technology can solve problems, but it never comes without new problems of its own. Ever.

They’re Tracking My Every Move

Every year I sign up for a healthy living rebate at work. I record when I exercise or what I eat and at some point I get an extra pile of money. It’s a pretty good deal for me, but I can’t say it’s actually impacted my level of activity. …

The Truth in Two Stars

Shopping isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time we bought shiny packages with no more information than that which was printed on the box. If the box said it was the best remote control monster truck helicopter submarine on the market, well, we just had to hope …

All Five Doctors

I don’t believe my geek cred has ever been questioned. If it were, I believe the following ought to clear things up. Recently, I visited my sister. She informed me that she had a box of books that she got from my parents. They were mostly hers, but she was …