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I've just found out that +Lindsay Law has never seen Back to the Future. I've been with her for 20 years, and somehow this has never come up. I just... I don't... But...

THIS IS JUST SO WRONG!
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Ha! I've used the same tricks to convince people I've seen the Godfather movies.
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So, to effectively use my current #Warhammer  miniatures in the new #AgeofSigmar , I need to have a bigger moustache than my opponent, pretend to ride a horse around my gaming table, and maybe even bust some moves. Seriously, those are actual rules. For a wargame. I don't even. I think I sense a return to my blog coming soon.
The World Before Time may be gone - shattered by malign forces, and consigned to a demise no-one could have foretold- but this doesn't mean your collection of miniatures needs to meet the same fate. Available here for free download is everything you need to use your existing collection in games ...
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+Michael Althauser They would, but they clearly don't want to dilute the Age of Sigmar sales.
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UUUUUUUUUURRRRRRRGGGGH!
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My thoughts exactly!
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Now, this. This is ambitious. Let's crowd-fund the Greek bailout. Share far and wide.
CrowdFunding a bailout fund for Greece. By the people, for the people. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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+Andrew Law You have more confidence in your politicians than I do of mine ;)
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Still kinda stunned about an unlicensed Mass Effect Fate hack being up for gongs at the +ENnie Awards . Am I missing something?
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I got it, Chris. I'm waiting to hear back from Russ & Gabe.
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Off for a cycle with the kids. #SummerHolidays  
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Capital! Don't forget the helmet, picnic, water & toolkit. 30' rope, iron spikes & holy water? ;)
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Time for Season 3 of #OrangeIsTheNewBlack , I think.
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Right, time for a bit of me-time (several weeks of solid mapping are getting to me). Let's try out the XCOM board game! Woot!

Oh, it uses an app...

+Lindsay Law +Andy Leask 
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+Rolf Larsson - Yup, I really enjoyed it. I'll have to play it a few times before I can decide if it is definitely recommend-worthy, but I'm impressed with what I've played so far.
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It's all about gender roles, something even +Lindsay Law and I, a 'traditional marriage', struggle against given she works and I stay at home raising the kids. Who is the 'man' in our relationship? Who is the 'woman'? Who wears the trousers? Who the fuck cares. We're a partnership, thanks. Equality for all, and all that.
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What is this "Face Book" of which you speak?
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New +ENnie Awards nominations. Woot! Also, I am amused to note +Green Ronin Publishing's fully licensed Dragon Age RPG has replaced the somewhat unlicensed Mass Effect RPG.

As it always should have been.
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True. I was being oddly kind there. :D
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I was aged-checked at Sainsburys. I just stared in return, stunned. Then she looked at me closely -- at my greying beard, or greying locks, I presume -- and apologised.

Still, I'm taking that as a win.

+Lindsay Law reckoned it occurred because I was wearing a 'young person's coat' -- in this case, a +BioWare N7 jacket.
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For about 16 years I was apparently 22. What is this age checking? :D
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The moment has passed, and rainbows are slowly replaced with more sombre images, but I've left a pin-badge on +Lindsay Law's waistcoat, because there is still so much left to do to ensure everyone is treated equally across the world, and it's good to be reminded of that.
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Exactly.
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Freelance Creative
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  • Freelance
    2001 - present
    Artist, Cartographer, Games Designer, Author
  • Games Workshop
    1994 - 2001
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Thurso - Holborn Head - Golspie - Dundee
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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.

For those interested in my art, pop over to my gallery here:

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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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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
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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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
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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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
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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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
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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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reviewed 7 months ago
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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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
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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reviewed 7 months ago