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Tate Modern Switch Tower

Tate Modern Thoughts

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

First time at Tate Modern since the new Switch House opened on Saturday 9th July .  There are many good things: The Members bar (formerly members room) is now usable on a Saturday. The New members room is spacious. The 360 views from the top of the Switch House well worth getting to. However there […]

Tate Britain - Pablo Bronstein: Historical Dances in an Antique Setting

London Exhibitions Summer 2016

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

So a quick personal review of things I went to in London last week… Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Serpentine Pavilion 2016 (photo above) which is extremely cool. For first time this year there are the four summer houses elsewhere in the park which were smaller but also interesting.  I’ll probably do separate posts about these when […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Likely Number of Raises

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

7th Sea 2nd edition uses an interesting mechanism to decide how well a character does with an action.  I wanted to have some idea of how many raises a starting character is likely to have depending on their Trait, Skill and any bonus dice they might get.  So I ran some simulations earlier using a […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Traits

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Just a few thoughts about the patterns of points that can be assigned to Traits in 7th Sea 2nd Edition. In second edition the rules create only a few possible patterns for assigning numbers that make up a character’s Traits. Here they are ordered by highest Trait first… Trait Total Points A B C D […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Kickstarter

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

I’m not good at picking favourites. Don’t ask me to pick my favourite book, film or TV show. You’ll get a list. This holds true for Role Playing Games with D&D Ravenloft, Conspiracy X, Panzerfaüste, Call of Cthulhu and SLA Industries all likely to feature (and yes I know Panzerfaüste is a skirmish war game […]

Lego Classical Temple

Lego Experiment

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

One of a series of experiments using the lego architecture set to see if it was possible to create lego models to describe the proportions used in different orders of classical.  Saddly I’ve concluded I’d need more bricks.

Panzerfaüste Regular Infantry Stats

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

I’ve finished adding all the regular infantry sections from my old Panzerfaüste notebook… Æolöndia (Light Elf) Rifle Squad Branzhûm (Orc) Infantry Section Dûn-Nomin (Gnome) Voltigeur Section Friglünd (Troll) LMG Ryhmä Friglünd (Troll) Rifle Ryhmä Khâllazdurin (Dwarf) Grenadier Section Mhâgyr Tragzek (Ogre) Infantry Section Morgûrin (Dark Elf) Rifle Squad Svartheim (Trow) Infantry Section Tedéschñi (Rat) LMG […]

Quick Panzerfaüste Squads Update

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Noticed I’d confused Tôrg Baraz with Friglünd and not wanting to upset the Trolls or the Troglodytes I’ve posted some corrections… Friglünd (Troll) LMG Ryhmä Friglünd (Troll) Rifle Ryhmä Tôrg Baraz (Trogolodytes) Rifle Druzyna If I get the time I’ll post Tedéschñi Rat Rifle and LMG sections tomorrow.

Casee Wilson - Here at a Distance - CD, Badge and Fridge Magnet

Casee Wilson – At a Distance

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Second lovely surprise through the post in two days. This time Casee Wilson’s new album At a Distance.  Just giving it a first proper listen so review will follow…

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