Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Lead Bucket Breaks Free

This week the Lead Bucket breaks free from the weekly Bucket of Links to stand on its own two feet (do buckets have feet?). A round up of the best miniatures related posts from blogs. All American hero or an egotistical, blood thirsty, incompetent murder: George Armstrong Custer in 10mm Argh me hearties there be more...

Hide & Seek – Pervasive Games in London

There are two great reasons for visiting The Sandpit. Firstly if you are in London and enjoy games then their regularly monthly events look a great deal of fun. Secondly, this article about making a game out of writing a book is well worth reading.

UK Meet-up Reminder

The UK Bloggers and Blog Readers meet up is in Nottingham on the 28th February: Full details

Dungeons & Discourse

If like Dungeons & Dragons and psychology / philosophy, then you will love this cartoon. The full version is here and a second comic is here. The artist, Aaron Diaz, is superbly talented and the archive is well worth reading. The cartoons are surreal, smart and covering everything from quantum physics to Nelson Mandela fighting more...

Miniature of the Week: Ape-X Super Villain

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Poll: Players and GMs

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6d6 Fireball on Twitter

If you have been following me on Twitter, you may want to start following the 6d6 Fireball twitter. This will only carry 6d6 related material so you won’t need to filter out all my Tintin and personal stuff. In theory Rob will also be posting on the 6d6 Fireball Twitter feed as well but he more...

Miniatures for Heros

This glorious World War I figure has been produced in aid of the Combat Stress charity. Of course back then there was no such term as combat stress, the common term being shell shock. Diagnosis was by no means frequent and the condition was somewhat brushed under the table, many sufferers being sent back to more...

5 Gallon Bucket

The biggest round up of the best blogging this week and it has a lot of good & bad news for Wizards of the Coast. Questing GM has the latest PDFs and class news in the Word of Wizards. Meanwhile Critical Hits have Exclusive Preview: “Real Ultimate Power” Sourcebook Rituals came in for a big more...

Last Orders Gentlefolk Please!

I came to D&D Third Edition quite late. It is strange but however much you enjoy something, on occasion you don’t get around to it and D&D became a bit like that for me. Bringing up my step-daughter and keeping my former wife in the manner she was accustomed to meant I ended up limiting more...