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My blog: Studded Plate

Post by timemrick » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:21 am

I've decide to risk the madness that is writing my own gaming blog. Studded Plate will be primarily devoted to my twin obsessions with RPGs and LEGO. To start things off, I've republished three articles I wrote some time back about using LEGO minifigures as RPG miniatures. I plan to write more columns in that vein, as well as reporting on the games I run, reviewing new acquisitions to my gaming library, sharing the progress of other projects, and whatever else strikes my fancy and fits the main theme. Basically, a somewhat more organized approach to the stuff I ramble about here.
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Re: New blog: Studded Plate

Post by Havard » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:20 am

Cool,
I always enjoy reading your work so will be visiting this from time to time Tim!

One thing though: Your blog needs pictures! :)

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Re: New blog: Studded Plate

Post by timemrick » Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:56 am

Tonight's post, The Errata Guy Strikes Again!, reveals how I became Keeper of the Freeport Errata and a Freeport contributor.

And just for Havard, there's a picture this time! :ugeek:
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Post by Semi-Retired Gamer » Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:50 pm

timemrick wrote:I've decide to risk the madness that is writing my own gaming blog. Studded Plate will be primarily devoted to my twin obsessions with RPGs and LEGO. To start things off, I've republished three articles I wrote some time back about using LEGO minifigures as RPG miniatures. I plan to write more columns in that vein, as well as reporting on the games I run, reviewing new acquisitions to my gaming library, sharing the progress of other projects, and whatever else strikes my fancy and fits the main theme. Basically, a somewhat more organized approach to the stuff I ramble about here.
RPGs and Lego?! I am THERE! :cool:
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Post by timemrick » Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:06 am

I've added the following columns since my last post here:
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Post by timemrick » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:13 pm

I've posted two new Pathfinder columns this week:
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Post by timemrick » Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:42 am

Ezren's Magic Stick answers a Pathfinder's player's question about why his bonded weapon a lowly club.
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Post by timemrick » Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:07 am

Why I'll never be able to get Trick Tillinghast out of my head: The characters who become a part of you.
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What I've been playing: A quick overview of our games from the past year and a half.
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Post by timemrick » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:47 am

Denizens of Freeport: Bryn Cooper: A crime boss specializing in secrets, based on a PC from a past Freeport campaign.
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Time of the Tarrasque: The origin of the idea behind my upcoming campaign.
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Earthdawn Races for Pathfinder: Converting the obsidiman and windling.
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Post by timemrick » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:47 am

Roleplaying with my kids: Raising the next generation of roleplayers.

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Post by Vile » Tue May 05, 2015 7:07 am

Ha! that's an awesome name! How did I miss this? :D

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Post by timemrick » Fri May 08, 2015 2:57 am

TBT: Light-Hearted Lovecraftian Lyrics: "Cthulhu Bunny Foofoo" and a parody of "Hakuna Matata."
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Post by timemrick » Fri May 15, 2015 3:22 am

Thoughts about LEGO Friends: The LEGO Friends theme is nearly 3-1/2 years old. Here are some of my thoughts on it as a lifelong LEGO fan, a former LEGO employee, and a parent.
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Post by timemrick » Thu May 21, 2015 11:22 pm

Tales of the Blue Swan: My college AD&D campaign: Waxing nostalgic about my first long-running RPG campaign, over 20 years ago.
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Post by timemrick » Fri May 29, 2015 2:06 am

Time of the Tarrasque: Lands of the Sun teaser: The campaign blurb for my next Pathfinder game, and a link to the player information wiki.
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Post by timemrick » Fri Jun 26, 2015 3:37 am

In celebration of the announcement of a new edition of Blue Rose, here's a Throwback Thursday column about mixing Freeport and Aldea: TBT: Blue Rose Freeport.
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Post by Hugin » Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:20 am

Nice questionnaire. These things are good to refer to and I may just have to 'borrow' it to help out my newer players.

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Post by Angel Tarragon » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:09 am

Hugin wrote:Nice questionnaire. These things are good to refer to and I may just have to 'borrow' it to help out my newer players.
I have to agree, lots of stuff to take into consideration when creating a new character. One thing I dislike about creating so in-depth all at once though is having them meet an untimely demise.

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