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Role Playing Games

I’ve been dabbling in Role Playing Games like D&D lately.  I’ve been using a commercial online game supply maker to make some playing cards for a RPG I’m designing, and I’m pleased with the results. I’m calling it Deckahedron

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Readying laser-cut Carcassonne

I’ve been finding some time recently to continue working on my designs for a laser-cut Carcassonne board.  It’s gone through revisions as I’ve been solving tricky problems and re-doing parts I wasn’t happy with.  Now I’ve got some wood to … Continue reading

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New Instructable

http://instructables.com/id/Custom-Catan-Frame-and-Tiles/ I’ve made an instructable to complement / replace the instructions I’ve had up for a while. Making an instructable serves a few purposes. It is a way to make the instructions richer, with more photos and even videos.  It … Continue reading

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Dominion Caddy: Apollo’s Garden

More work on my Dominion card “caddy” design. I call this one “Apollo’s Garden”. Here you can see both the original pencil sketch and the cleaned-up, tweaked and refined design in the vector file.

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Farkslaught

Wow, I’m getting a ton of hits from Fark right now! In honour of the current flood, I’ve added a coupon to my online store. Enter the code “FARKME” between now and Saturday and receive 10% off your order. Woot!

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Matchmaker

Today: finding well-matched pairs to make frames.

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Keep that shipping train going

20 packages got shipped out today. That’s a big bite out of the remaining orders. Chomp.

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Contrast

I've cut and etched a subset of the fancywood pieces.  After applying a varnish, the color really changes.  You can see here how the walnut got much more brown, the padauk darkened, and the curly maple changed minimally, picking up … Continue reading

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Woo!

From 1 hour, 35 minutes to 30 minutes, 10 seconds!  Yay, data! (Sounds like what I used to say 55 minutes into every episode of Star Trek: TNG) Don't yet know if I can make all the orders by Christmas, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day for Laser Beams

I was at the laser today. While cutting and etching a new board, I did another test of the pips. I printed all of the numbers out, and then some. I came home, sanded the board and sprayed on a … Continue reading

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