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Frank Wilcox, Jr (fewilcox)
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I’ve been fighting a cold for the past several weeks (finally getting over it is the first thing going in the jar this week) so I haven’t been posting, but I haven’t been completely idle, either. I have invented two new games this week. One of them is for…

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The debate of whether or not to use serifs in fonts has raged almost since Gutenberg invented the printing press back in 1440. What are serifs, you may ask? Serifs are the little decorative marks on letters, like the bars on the top and bottom of the…

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There are two Western-themed gaming Kickstarters going on right now by two of our favorite small game companies: Aces & Eights: Reloaded by Kenzer and Company, makers of HackMaster and Knights of the Dinner Table, and Six Shooters – Western Themed Dice by…

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Steve Jackson just released a newly-updated ”Munchkin Thingies”. As a result I was finally able to fill in some gaps in my Munchkin Compatibility Chart, and add in the recently Kickstarted Munchkin Shakespeare (we’re excited about getting our copy). I’m…

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We are proud to announce Asheville’s Pokémon League Cup on Tax Day (April 15th for you those of you not dealing with taxes yet). One week later is the Magic prerelease for Amonkhet, and a week after that is the Pokémon prerelease for Guardians Rising.…

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Had several good things in the last week. One was the big 50th wedding anniversary party for my parents on Sunday – a goal far too many people these days will never reach. I also finally got back to work on the lite game I made and then abandoned five…

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I was a bit disappointed to discover how few Pokémon are now allowed in the VGC Standard Format, and even more so when I couldn’t find a list of them. That led me to create a list of all Standard-legal Pokémon, which led me to post the Standard Format…

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From 2017 Pokémon VGC Rules, Format, and Penalty Guidelines (Revised 2017-01-31) Only Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon game cards or downloadable versions are permitted. Format uses Double Battles: players select four Pokémon from their parties of six to…

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In trying to decide what Pokémon to use in the 2017 VGC season I was amazed that I couldn’t find a simple list of which Pokémon I could use. Thankfully I was able to download a nearly complete Pokédex as a CSV from Kaggle (I say nearly complete because it…

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Got so busy I completely forgot to make happiness jar posts for the last two weeks, but since they’re related, here are both. Happiness Jar #4 As planned, on Saturday the 18th we had our first meeting about the GURPS Fairy Tail campaign. I’d been bouncing…
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