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By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 19th, 2017
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Man, what a weird week. Sunday was the last day of Expo. Monday was spent partially at the repair shop for my car, and then finding out my bathtub was leaking. The rest of the week has been working from home, waiting for repairmen, dealing with paint and fiberglass fumes, and now I’m taking som...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 17th, 2017
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If there’s one thing I can use this week, it’s a pick-me-up. As you saw from this morning’s Podcast Roundup post, it’s been quite a couple of days since Expo over the weekend. I need to energize with some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: New Hunter̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. As you read this, I’m having a blast here at the CMON Expo. I know I’m going to sound biased, but this really is one of my favorite shows of the year since it’s so calm, cool, and relaxed compared to something like Adepticon or Gen Con. You can just hang out and [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 10th, 2017
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It’s getting busy here in the office, what with the CMON Expo coming up this weekend. Lots of the usually out-of-office staff are coming in. I baked cookies for the occasion. But it’s not just cookies that will sustain us for the show. We’ll also need to fill up on some bite-sized g...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 5th, 2017
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Friday! Woo! *runs around with arms over my head* Yeah, I’m excited for the weekend. Some of the toy soldiers I ordered a couple weeks ago finally came in at the LGS (yes, it’s Guild Ball stuff) and so I’m planning on being there bright and early at 10am when they open to get ’...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 3rd, 2017
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Well, we’re halfway there, everyone. Next weekend is as far ahead of us as the previous one is behind us. Just gotta power through another 2.5 days and we’ll be back at Saturday. Ah, glorious Saturday. But if we’re going to get there, we should recharge ourselves with some bite-size...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 28th, 2017
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Woo! We’ve made it back to Friday. We all know my love of today. But it’s not just any Friday. It’s International Tabletop Day Eve. Yes, tomorrow we celebrate our hobby all over the world. Hopefully you’re planning on going out and celebrating. Many LGSs and gaming clubs have ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 26th, 2017
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Busy weeks tend to be fast weeks. This is a busy week, and therefore it is a fast week. I can’t believe it’s Wednesday already. Soon, it will once again be the weekend. Have you gotten your plans set? Mine are still a bit up in the air. The Hunter’s Guild releases didn’t come ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 21st, 2017
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Well, it’s Friday again. Woo! I hope your week went by as quickly as mine did. Being busy after a long weekend will do that. And this weekend looks to be really busy as well. Lots of projects just showed up at the door that I will be dealing with on Sunday as well as […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 19th, 2017
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The week continues on. Most of my friends had a really busy weekend, so they’re having a bit of a time making it through the week. But it’s halfway over. The next weekend is making its way here as fast as the natural laws of time will allow. What might help is by filling up […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 14th, 2017
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Friday is once again upon us. Gateway to the weekend. So many possibilities. I’m as busy as a one-armed paper hanger. Making all sorts of things in prep for tomorrow’s MST3K binge party. I hate to go to a gathering empty-handed, so I’m making brownies, cookies, and prepping stuff so...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2017
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The work week continues along. We’re halfway home (“home” in this case being the weekend, of course). If we’ve made it this far, there’s a good chance we’ll make it the rest of the way. But just to make sure, we should bulk up on some bite-size gaming stories. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 7th, 2017
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Well, after what seemed like two Thursdays in a row, we have made our way, finally, to Friday. And I, for one, welcome our new almost-weekend overlords. With any luck, your weekend will be filled with gaming. If not, I still hope it’s restful. But before we can get there, we should fill up on [...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 5th, 2017
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The week rolls along, just as the thunder outside rolls along. I have to say, obviously I hope that everyone stays safe and there’s no property damage, but at the same time, the Midwesterner in me is going, “Squeee! Thunderstorms! Yay!” I miss the storms that’d roll through Ka...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 31st, 2017
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We’ve made it, everyone. It’s Friday (be sure to get your free item from Kroger). With any luck, your weekend will be filled with all things gaming. I’m… gonna take it a bit easy. It’s pollen season here in GA, and while I’m not particularly allergic to any of it, ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Mar 29th, 2017
1 Comment
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The week marches on. We’re through the first half and headed towards the finish. Just gotta make it 2.5 more days and it’ll be the weekend once more. The first couple days have been sort of a mixed bag. Hopefully things will smooth out for everyone and we can make it to Saturday intact. W...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 24th, 2017
1 Comment
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Hey kids. We have made it. It’s Friday at last. This certainly has been an eventful week. It’s also gone by quickly, at least for me. I hope everyone at Adepticon is having a good time. If you’re not there, I still hope you have a weekend of gaming planned. And if you’re going...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Hey kids. I see from my friends feed that quite a lot of you are headed to Chicago for Adepticon. I really wish I was going. I would be, but there’s a bunch of proofing projects that are coming along, and I know how you gamers get if you have to wait even an extra […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 17th, 2017
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This has been quite a week. There’s been all the excitement coming out of GAMA, with lots of great announcements being made. And tomorrow I’ve got Board Game Day up at the library. I’m feeling a bit drained from it all. Better nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the pla...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 15th, 2017
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Well, quite a week we’re having, aren’t we? But that’s what happens during big shows like GAMA. I’m sure all the surprises aren’t finished, either. Well, if we’re going to be hitting F5 on all our gaming sites, hoping for the latest updates, we’ll need to sta...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 10th, 2017
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*drags myself to the next post, clawing at the ground as I go* This has been some week. New office. Bunch of visitors the the office. And with GAMA next week, I’ve had several late nights working on (redacted). But, yesterday I got to watch the preview video for (redacted). So that was cool. Bu...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 8th, 2017
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Amazing what a difference a week makes. Last week, I was lamenting how long it was all taking. This morning, I woke up and was like, “Whoah… it’s already Wednesday!” That certainly works for me. Faster to get to the weekend, the better. But if we’re going to be going alo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 3rd, 2017
1 Comment
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Well, it’s finally Friday. Seems like it’s taken forever. Also, who wants to take bets on me clocking out this evening and then suddenly feeling like I’m clocking in on Monday morning? You know weekends never work like the work week. It’s going to just go by in a flash, I̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 1st, 2017
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Is this week going by slowly for everyone else, too, or is it just me? I don’t know if it’s because I’m working from home as the new office continues to be set up, or if it’s just that this week is one that’s taking forever. Maybe it’s that I don’t currently ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 24th, 2017
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Man, no day has felt entirely “right” this week. Monday was an amalgam of Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Tuesday was like a Monday. Wednesday was kinda like a Friday. Yesterday was like a Saturday, but a lot busier. Today’s… still getting started, honestly. But it doesn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Feb 22nd, 2017
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We’re already to Wednesday. That’s what happens when you’ve got a day off at the start of the week. This’ll be my last day here in the old office. We’re moving up the street a couple miles to a new building. Got a couple days at home, though, as they work to finish up so...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 17th, 2017
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It has been a busy week. Work has been full of time working on (redacted). I can’t wait until I can tell you all about it. Other than that, I’m making pizza tonight. And by that, I mean I made my own sauce from scratch, and the dough ball that will be the crust is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 15th, 2017
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We’re making our way there, ladies and gentlemen. The previous weekend is as far from us as the next one is to us. Have you started getting together any plans? We’ve got the gaming day at the library coming up this weekend. Gonna hang out and play some Guild Ball and hopefully Fujian Trad...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 10th, 2017
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We’ve arrived, beautiful readers. Friday is here and we’re making our way through it to the weekend. It won’t be long now and there’ll be a couple great days of just hanging out and maybe doing some gaming. I’m happy because my friend came back from LVO and brought me th...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 8th, 2017
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The week rolls along (and I’ve got Ace of Spades playing), so you know I’m working at a pretty fevered tempo. If I’m going to keep up this pace as I work on TGN stuff and then get busy with some work on (redacted), I need to get a good meal of bite-sized gaming stories. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 3rd, 2017
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We’ve made it back to Friday. The weekend stretches before us like an empty canvass, ready to be painted with all the colors in life’s palate… Man, listening to Chuck Mangione while typing posts will do something to me, apparently. But anyway, it’s time to stuff ourselves once...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 1st, 2017
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The middle of the week and the start of a new month. 2017 is already 1/12 in the books. January sure did go by quick (at least for me). Before you know it, we’ll be announcing Black Friday sales. Ok, maybe that’s a bit much. Plenty of things to do between now and then. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 27th, 2017
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The weekend is pretty much upon us. We just need to finish up this afternoon and we’ll be there. Do you have plans? I’m still unsure. Though I think I want to make a cheesecake, because it’s been a while since I’ve made cheesecake. Probably make more strawberry-lime sauce to g...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 25th, 2017
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We’re halfway there, everyone. Midway point of the week. The weekend’s coming ever-closer. Hopefully you have some sort of gaming plans scheduled. I mean, it’s the weekend. Don’t want to just be sitting at home doing nothing (though, actually, there’s something to be sai...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 20th, 2017
1 Comment
1671 Views
And we’ve made it, once again, to Friday. Woot! The weekend lays ahead of us. If you’re lucky, you’ve got some gaming scheduled. That’s what I’ll be doing. In the meantime, we’ve got our regular set of bite-sized gaming stories for you. On the platter today we have...