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Clinton Begin
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Generic Mutants & Masterminds Conversion Table
Because, geek...  One of the most interesting role playing game systems I've come across lately is Mutants & Masterminds 3rd Edition . This system is D20 based, but only loosely. They've done a great deal of creative thinking around how damage and powers wo...

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How I Buy Board Games
How I buy Board Games Those who know me well, know that I rarely pay full price for anything. I believe if someone is selling it, then someone else is selling it cheaper. :-)  Board games are no exception. Board games can be very expensive.  And yet, if you...

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I finally got around to documenting my standing desk design. 

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An Awesome Budget Standing Desk
It's been six months since I built my standing desk, and I have to say: I'll never go back.  My latest setup is shown in the photo above.  The two photos that follow show the desk in various angles and stages. I started with this design: http://iamnotaprogr...

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Fast-Play House Rules for Talisman
Talisman is one of my favorite board games. However, it is heavily criticized for being too heavily based on random chance (dice rolls) and it can be a bit of a grind.  These are not good qualities for any game, but somehow Talisman remains a popular title....

Next biggest things in digital media:

1) Photo search - Let me search through photos without tagging.  E.g. "Cameron playing Carcassonne" would find my oldest son's face and the OCR'd word "Carcassonne" on the game box sitting on the table.  I know someone (likely Google) must be getting close to this.

2) Digital storage disruption - Even a gigabit network and a multi-terabyte NAS is not good enough for HD home videos. We need something bigger and faster.

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Full circle! David Seah, the creator of the Emergent Task Timing system reacted kindly to my implementation. This is what happens when people share ideas and invention. It's what the Internet should be for. :-)

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