Dr. Cactus Archive

The memorial service for Gary Gygax was today, an event I wish I could have attended. He passed away earlier this week and I have found myself more saddened by it than I would have expected. During the past few days there have been many tributes and expressions of what Gary meant to his fans, […]

I’m going to be part of “Slide Slam: Designing Video Games” at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMOCA) on the 28th of this month. I have no idea what I’m supposed to do except that I’ve got 15 minutes or so of stage time to talk about designing video games. I guess I’ll have […]

I’ve been plunging back into painting miniatures after a break of many years. It’s been so long that I discovered much of my old supplies were no good anymore and naturally that’s the kind of discovery I make right at the moment I need that particular paint, glue, or tool and I’m forced to improvise.
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