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Hey, look, a #Titansgrave adventure for #TableTopDay! And I may have just helped a little in its creation. Recommended for you #FantasyAge fans.
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That's the table set for this evening's conclusion to another WFRP3 adventure. Enjoying this game -- now on our 14th session -- for all this edition is faffy and has more bits than Deep Thought.
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wow that looks amazing!

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As voting is almost over, let me share this because, let's be honest, no one will ever forget that ship, ever, if it is called Boaty McBoatface. #NameOurShip
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if this ship isn't named Boaty McBoatface, Trump wins.
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I've just sold the first chunk of my Warmaster Empire army, and I already have seller's remorse. I am the worst at letting go of things. Perhaps I should keep the rest? 
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Hahaha! Conversely, my wife is suggesting I keep them. :D
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Dang, it's Girls' Games Night tonight at Warhammer Edinburgh, and I completely forgot. #AllByMyself #DontWannaBe
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I'd consider it if I wasn't abandoned with no money or cards (shakes fist at +Lindsay Law). That said, I should probably use my 'freedom' to work like a madman to make up for the time I will lose this weekend. :D
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Suppose I better prep for my panel tomorrow at +Conpulsion Underworld. You'll find me there at 10am chatting about cartography and world building. Good times.
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I won't be there all Sunday as I'm retreating to my house in the mid afternoon for our weekly gaming. So, catch me early. :D
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So, I'm attending +Conpulsion Underworld - 2016 this year. Anyone else going?

Also, I may have to get my hair cut again to come anywhere close to matching that picture...
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+Brian Ashford Yay!
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Weekly gaming was quiet yesterday -- probably because I didn't post our Facebook event until Saturday (oops!) -- but that was also really rather nice, as we had a relaxed evening without the hustle and bustle of food to cook and the like. Also finally managed a go of Tzolk'in, and really rather enjoyed it.
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Cue Indiana Jones music.
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Look, I'm not saying it's cold in the house today, but this is what I'm wearing as I draw this afternoon.
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And hailing here! :O
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I do love an #opticalillusion, and this is a damned fine one. So hard not to see the spiral...
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I've not seen this one before! Thanks for sharing it! 
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TOKAIDO
Let's walk the 500km road of Japan's famous medieval tourist trap and see who can buy the most souvenirs, eat the best food, meet the coolest people, and see the best panoramic vistas. Why? Because this game is elegantly designed, beautifully presented, and just damn good fun. Tokaido is a just lovely, works as well for children as for adults, and also acts as a perfect introduction for newbies to the hobby. Recommended.
Players: 2-5 (works well with any, but best with maybe 4)
Playtime: 45 mins

Amazon UKhttp://amzn.to/23hS54h
Amazon UShttp://amzn.to/1S7rilP
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Friends have been running a rpg of this 2d6 times a year for a couple decades.  Starting with a party taking the tour to try to avoid politics.

They've been averaging close to a mile day.
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Another week of gaming, and some great new games added to the list of those played for the year, including Fiasco, the Sherlock Holmes card game, and Chainsaw Warrior. Rawr!
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We haven't. Almost have about three times, but I'm keen for the first game to have 7 people, and we always either have more or fewer at our Sunday gaming. I'm very keen to play the game, and am beginning to come to terms with the fact that I may need to compromise just so I can play it. 
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I game. I draw. I map. I write.
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I'm an RPG games designer, illustrator, cartographer, and house-dad who games and geeks-out frequently. I'm also Scottish, 6'1" tall, diabetic, can juggle, and adore my wife and two daughters.

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Won Gold ENnie awards for Writing and Cartography, and been involved with many projects winning other awards.
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Summary: A damn good Indian takeaway The Bombay Feast is my local takeaway, and is a very good example of its kind. I've lived all over Edinburgh, and sampled many examples of Indian fare, and this busy outlet has consistently provided some of the best I've tasted. Every time I've visited, the staff have been super friendly, and are quick to prepare my order right in front of me in their always spotless kitchen. Further, as all the food is freshly prepared, if I need to remove an ingredient -- like coriander, for instance; yuck! -- all I need do is ask. So, if you are in the Blackhall area or close by, it's certainly worth giving the Bombay Feast a try if you fancy an Indian meal.
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Summary: A small, uninspiring local chemist that thinks it's still 1981 This chemist receives custom largely because it's the only one in the area, not because it's shining example to all Edinburgh chemists. It's a neat, clean little shop selling exactly what you expect, and has helpful, friendly staff. However, the shop's managers seem to think it's actually 1981: this chemist closes for lunch. Yup, you read that right, it closes for lunch. It's the only shop of its type in Edinburgh that I've ever encountered that does this. And it's annoying. Especially when you pop by in the pouring rain only to discover it's closed for another 45 minutes as the staff watch you from within. Still, when the place is open, it does the job well enough. Note that if you're not local, the parking beside the shop is rather poor, so it's not the easiest chemist to reach in a pinch.
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Summary: Lovely primary school with friendly staff and an adjoining music school. Flora's is a busy council-run primary school serving the Stockbridge and Comely Bank communities from its Victorian facilities and newer extensions. Of note is the attached Edinburgh Music School where gifted children from across the city benefit from a specialist musical programme in addition to their normal curriculum. Also, the school hosts many after-school activities and a sizeable after-school club, so provides significant support for working parents. However, not all is perfect. The class sizes are large, the staff are clearly very busy and, worst of all, the playground is incredibly small given the number of children it serves. But, that aside, it's a happy school with superb staff, and both of my children have really enjoyed their education there over the years. Also of note is the school's very close relationship with nearby Broughton High School, which ensures children transitioning to secondary education are fully supported at all times.
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Summary: Small, cut-out MacDonalds with a drive-through at the back If you like MacDonalds fast food, you're going to get exactly what you expected here, though the surrounding restaurant may be a touch smaller than expected and the staff more apathetic. Highlights include the tiny, kid's soft-play area in the rear of the restaurant, and a drivethrough round the back so you can, obviously, drive through to place an order. At peak times, the drive-through can be quite busy, but the restaurant itself is only rarely full. As MacDonalds go this one is uninspiring, but what else do you really expect?
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Summary: Sizeable Sainsburys stocking everything you need. This is exactly what you expect from a big superstore: all the groceries you need along with clothes, electronics, homeware, mobile phones, fresh pizza, stationary, games, and much more. The staff are variable, ranging from friendly types to those who clearly would rather be anywhere other than working. But, overall, it's still great shopping experience, and a perfect place for the weekly restock. Also, it has a large cafe upstairs, and an Explore Learning Centre if you want to (expensively) drop your kids off for an hour and a half worth of extra education.
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Summary: Lovely example of a Waitrose. Big enough to have everything you could ever require, Comely Bank's Waitose, found just off the edge of Edinburgh's fashionable Stockbridge area, is one of my favourite destinations for the weekly shop. It's spacious, exhaustively stocked, clean, offers free ground coffee to loyalty card holders, has ample customer parking, and rarely has long queues if you shop sensibly. It even has a Lloyd's pharmacy should you have a prescription from your doctor or need some medical advice. Contrary to popular expectation, the prices are reasonable -- certainly no more expensive than most rivals -- and the range of stock, from cheaper ownbrands to exclusive items, is broad. But what seals the deal for me is the ever helpful, always cheery, staff -- it is such a contrast to the sullen examples found in so many other supermarkets. However, be aware this shop does have peak periods. It is sited close to several schools, so can be very busy in the morning, or as the bells ring at the end of the day, so if you enjoy a relaxed shopping experience, avoid these bustling times. Fortunately, at these times extra staff are always ready at the tills, so long queues may form, but they rarely last long.
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Summary: Decent example of a retail park KFC This isn't the biggest restaurant given its marvellously central location in the middle of Blackhall's Craigleith Retail Park, but it's just big enough to cater for all the shoppers, school kids, and random passers that drop in at all hours of the day. The staff are exactly as expected, the cleanliness is always exemplary, even during busy periods, and the food is exactly the same as it is supposed to be. Be aware that if you want to eat in the restaurant rather than take the food away, there are often many, noisy, kids in after the local schools close their doors. But, if you like KFC food, this is the perfect pitstop, especially given the enormous amount of free parking offered by the surrounding retail park.
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