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Jacob Wood
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Hey, graphic designers. A question if you don't mind.

I'm trying to add the Powered by Fate logo to a book I'm laying out:

When I download the EPS file from this website...
http://www.faterpg.com/licensing/

...and import it to InDesign, it loses its color. To be prcise, both the color and the B&W versions behave this way; in the B&W version, the white text becomes just an outline and it loses its fill. In the color logo, the text once again loses its fill.

I tried just copying the PNG versions from the website itself. Same issue.

I tried dropping the files into Illustrator. Same issue.

I tried downloading via both Chrome and Internet Explorer. Same issue.

I'm at a total loss. I should also note that I've had this problem with other files that have transparent backgrounds, both on my current workstation and my previous one. (I'm running Windows 10, but had this problem with earlier versions of Windows I think).

Any clue what's going on and/or how to resolve the problem?
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Here's a link to an adjusted version of the white logo, +Jacob Wood . Redid the shadow, saved as an Illustrator .AI file. Seems to work fine. I'll post two screen shots in a sec in a separate message so you can see what I'm seeing.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5K_Bqfr0dqcTXFHcWpkMUhvdTA
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I'm hosting this month's RPG Blog Carnival and the topic is Accessibility in gaming. As tabletop game bloggers, you're encouraged to share your own thoughts.

The RPG Blog Carnival is a monthly event from RoleplayingTips.com. Bloggers are encouraged to write about a single topic and collect the articles in one place. It improves SEO, blog traffic, and most importantly fosters a sense of community. 

I'm the host blog for March, but it rotates monthl.

http://www.accessiblegames.biz/accessibility-you/
Accessible Games is host to this month's RPG Blog Carnival The topic: Accessibility in Games.
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I'm hosting this month's RPG Blog Carnival and the topic is Accessibility in Gaming. Since a lot of you are bloggers and designers, It hought you might like to check it out and contribute as appropriate.

http://www.accessiblegames.biz/accessibility-you/
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Join me and my fellow panelists this evening for the first Diversity+ Panel, Gamers with Disabilities.
 
This is a panel where we'll be discussing 101 level issues gamers with disabilities face. My guests will be Beth Rimmels, Elsa S. Henry, and Jacob  Wood.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Sarah “Doombringer” Richardson. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Sun, February 21, 8:00 PM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

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Yes, me!
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Finally got my events submitted for Gamestorm this year. Who else is going?

(Gamestorm is a board game / RPG convention in Vancouver, WA from March 17th-20th.)
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I might be heading up this year.
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I was honored to be asked to talk on this panel, and I had a lot of fun too. 
 
Check out our first panel from Diversity+, the arm of Indie+ that will be exploring the issues that minority gamers face in a meaningful way by showcasing upcoming designers, discussing subjects in depth, and having a lot of fun playing games.

This is a 101 panel discussing the basic issues gamers with disabilities face. Your moderator was +Sarah Richardson, and her guests were  Beth Rimmels, +Elsa S. Henry, and +Jacob Wood.
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There's definitely a growing community of gamers with disabilities and we're trying to help raise awareness. I'm glad you enjoyed the panel and stay tuned for more!
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This month's RPG Blog Carnival topic is Accessibility in Gaming. What's your take?

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The March RPG Blog Carnival is still going. This month's topic is Accessibility in Gaming, hosted by yours truly. 

Check out the kick-off thread and then write your own contribuation!

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C'mon #RPG  community. If we can raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for games, we can raise a few hundred thousand for a new season of JourneyQuest, right?

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zombieorpheus/journeyquest-season-3
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New from +Third Eye Games, The Ninja Crusade 2nd Edition.

Because #ninja  and #RPGs  were meant to go together.
Pick your Clan… Pick your Jutsu… Take on an army! Third Eye Games presents The Ninja Crusade 2nd Edition, an RPG of mysticism and high-flying martial arts. This edition expands the worl…
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My son may be a zombie.

We were cooking sausage for lunch, and he said "MEAT! MEEEEEAT!"

Thankfully we placated him with the sausage and he didn't eat our brains, but I'm a bit worried now.
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That's probably what has me worried the most. ;)
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  • Accessible Games
    Owner, 2010 - present
  • GardenAndLawnAccessories.com
    Owner, 2011 - 2012
  • Affiliated Computer Services
    Customer Care Representative, 2007 - 2010
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Salem, OR
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Fairchild, WA - Fairbanks, AK - Hillsboro, OR - Gresham, OR - Portland, OR - Goodview, VA - Milton-Freewater, OR - Spokane, WA
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Game designer, role-player, metalhead, computer geek.
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My wife and I went to Sleep Train recently on a whim, and we wound up leaving with a new bed with all the trimmings. Our sales rep was friendly and I felt she was very knowledgeable about the beds in the showroom. She asked us what style we prefer and narrowed it down to just a few options right away. We didn't have to lay on every bed in the store to get an idea of what we wanted, and in less than an hour we had found the bed we were looking for. She also helped us find clearance items on box springs and bedding so we didn't [t break the bank. We bought an as-is clearance box spring that turned out to be more damaged than expected when it was delivered, and Sleep Train replaced it with a brand new one at no additional charge. Highly recommended.
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The Garibaldi Maritime Museum was our first stop in a recent trip to Garibaldi, and we couldn't have started our trip more pleasantly. Though the museum appears small on the outside, it offers plenty to see and learn about. For a mere $3 per adult, my partner and I spent around 4 hours wandering around, reading, watching, looking at, and generally absorbing all of the exhibits. We finished up by getting a bunch of unique gifts in the giftshop. The museum tells the story of the history of Garibaldi and provides a ton of information about ships, fishing, and more. It also tells the story of Captain Robert Grey, the first American to visit the West Coast and the Columbia River. There is a ton of interesting information about 1800s sailing ships, including detailed info about navigation methods, living quarters, attire, and so much more. There's so much here I felt like I was ripping them off by paying only a $3 entry fee. Finally, the woman who greeted us when we came in was exceptionally nice. She was the only person working that day and was very friendly and talkative. She also noticed that I am visually impaired and (politely) asked what the museum could do to improve its accessibility for future visitors. It was a conversation I was glad to have with her. If you're going to visit Garibaldi, you need to stop by the Maritime Museum.
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Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Pirate's Cove is a great place to eat if you're visiting Garibaldi or the surrounding area. The view is absolutely spectacular, especially if you are able to get one of the many seats situated directly next to the window overlooking the bay. The food was very good, if not a little pricey. My partner and I both had the honey barbecue salmon burger. She got the clam chowder as a side, which she said was very good (not the best she's ever had, but definitely great) and I got a side of house french fries. The fries were so good I couldn't keep her hands off of them and we had to order a second plate! We both loved the barbecue sauce that the salmon was cooked in, but the tarter sauce we received for dipping our fries was too oniony for our liking. Our waitress was prompt, attentive, and very kind. We couldn't help but adding a little extra to our tip because the service was so excellent. I do recommend visiting Pirate's Cove at lunch if you can help it though. We visited in mid-March and the place was pretty busy even during the afternoon. When we drove by again during dinner time we noted the already-too-small parking lot was completely packed and there would be no way to guarantee a window seat for dinner. Overall, our experience was fantastic and we will definitely visit again if we find ourselves back in the Garibaldi area.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I've been to the Hawthorne close to a dozen times, but not entirely by choice; they're the most common place in town for underground Heavy Metal, but their sound system is terrible. Heavy Metal is a genre that especially benefits from a killer sound system, and Iced Earth, Symphony X, Epica, Orphaned Land, and others just sound washed out compared to other venues. I still go back time and again because of the bands they attract, but I really wish they'd update their sound for the 21st century.
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My partner and I stopped by Fat Dog Pizza on our way out of Tillamook on a Sunday evening in mid-March. Though the pizza was good and the service was fine, we didn't experience much to rave about. The prices seemed reasonable, especially since their pizza is made fresh. I overheard one employee telling another customer that their restaurant was said to have the best pizza on the West Coast, but the food didn't really seem to live up to that standard. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't spectacular. They did offer some unique toppings, such as artichoke hearts, that you wouldn't find in most pizza places. The crust was simply okay though, and the breadsticks weren't anything to write home about. If you get a soda with your dinner it comes in a standard 12 oz. can, which I personally prefer to fountain drinks, but people who are accustomed to large quantities of fountain pop may be disappointed. Overall, we felt Fat Dog was a decent place to eat for the price, but we won't be visiting again.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I have eaten at Thai Cabin several times and it's one of my favorite Thai places in the area. The prices aren't too high and the food quality is excellent. Service has always been swift and friendly, and I haven't noticed any issues with restaurant cleanliness. The barbecue chicken is great, especially when you add some Thai peanut sauce, and their pineapple fried rice is delicious. I'll definitely continue eating at Thai Cabin when I'm craving great Thai food.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Rosebay Park is a well-rounded neighborhood park near Orenco Station. It has many of the things you might expect from a park -- including a swing set, play area, and basketball court, and it is pet friendly, complete with doggy bags. There is a big grassy area to run around and play games. Uncommon to other parks, it has two barbeque grills, fire pit, and picnic tables. The park's walking paths are lined with bushes of all sorts, including the occasional rose bush. If you're in the area and fancy a stroll, Rosebay Park might just be the place for you.
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Public - 5 years ago
reviewed 5 years ago