My partner and I picked up a “romantic comedy as a board game” and ran our first playthrough. Here are my initial thoughts.
I recently learned how to run multiple versions of PHP on my local machine and switch between them using Homebrew. It’s pretty straightforward, actually.
I have been using our Ender 5 FDM 3D printer pretty heavily over the last year or so primarily for making miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons. D&D minis can cost anywhere between $5 – $50 or more, so the most cost effective way of having a lot of miniatures at your disposal is, well, build… Continue reading Experiments in Resin 3D Printing
After four years of agency (and some product) work at Human Made, the time has come to say goodbye and start a new adventure. As of September, I have been working as an engineer at Pantheon on the new CMS Ecosystems team as a WordPress specialist. I’m sad to be leaving my friends at Human… Continue reading New beginnings
Our family has a lot of board games. Gaming has always been a huge part of how we entertain ourselves and also an important part of our kids’ education. But typical “educational games” are almost uniformly awful. And unnecessary — all games can be educational in one way or another, whether they use math or… Continue reading 18 Tabletop games that are great for kids
Mouse rubbed his jaw. The muscles were tight from clenching his teeth which had been chattering all night as he tried to sleep in the shallow cave he found as the sun began to set last night. Having no skill in fire building, he merely huddled against the rounded wall and tried to make himself… Continue reading 9. Desert
Alia woke in the dark room as she did every other morning. She got dressed and made tea. The kettle heated the water for precisely three minutes and thirty-seven seconds before clicking off. While it was simmering, she put the tea infuser in her cup and scooped exactly two teaspoons of looseleaf, ceylon tea into… Continue reading 8. Creature
This is how the paladin fell. “…and lead us not into temptation…” Javid didn’t know much, but he knew the Dawnfather brought the light, brought good, brought hope. Most of all, he knew the Dawnfather saved his mother when she was near-death after eating destroying angel mushrooms when he was too young to know the… Continue reading 7. Temptation
“This last card, Death, represents your future. But don’t worry, it’s not talking about your actual death. Death represents an ending and, possibly, a new beginning. However, when it’s reversed, as it is now, it’s the lack of that end. This card is saying that you are stuck, or there’s a danger that you might… Continue reading 6. Oath
The smell of coffee and ramen intermingled with Cheetos, a 12-pack worth of empty cans of Mountain Lightning and a hint of male body odor. The fluorescent lights overhead buzzed somewhat, joining a chorus of crickets outside the open window. The mood was tense. The group sat around a small table, notebooks, clipboards, binders or… Continue reading 5. Challenge