Various Stuff & Things – General entries, other articles

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My Dungeons and Dragons Ted Talk

Back in February, I was lucky enough to get to go on stage at TEDx Ohio State University and talk about one of my big passions, tabletop roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons. These sorts of games have had an incredible impact on my life,…
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The Book of the Tarrasque

My latest book, the Book of the Tarrasque is out now at Drive Thru RPG! Are You Ready For The World Ender? The Tarrasque, the unkillable challenge of Dungeons and Dragons. Do you have what it takes to fight the monster? Do you have what…

My that's a dashing 3D modeled Kilt you have...

Shapeways did a review of Hero Forge's current status and linked to a review I did of Hero Forge over on Gnome Stew. Look whose stately 3D model they chose to feature in their first image. Kilts make everything better.

Window Coverings For A Private Zen Room

Window Coverings For A Private Zen Room Our house is quite close to another house and my reading room/meditation space (work in progress) looks right into their windows. To fix that, I made some DIY window coverings from: Fabric I…
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Focal Point

My latest book - Focal Point -  is now available for purchase through Drive Thru RPG and Engine Publishing, as well as at your FLGS and Studio 2 Publishing. I was one of three authors (Phil Vecchione and Walt Ciechanowski being  the others),…

Joining Encoded Designs

Just under a week ago I got back from an eventful and fun Gencon 2015. While I was there I wore multiple hats, and kilts, while working tech support for the MCG booth, meeting with the line developers for various writing projects I'm working…

Getting Some Writing Done

I posted on facebook a few days ago about a bunch of projects I've completed recently in my life as a web designer. Things I've created that have been keeping me busy these last few months, and thus really bad about keeping up with communicating…

Woocommerce Search Orders By Item or Sku Plugin

A while back a client, by which I mean every client I've ever had with a woocommerce store on their site, asked me if they can search through their orders to find all orders that contain a certain item. As my introduction to Woocommerce was…

New Website!

Well, I've done it. Finally got off of my lazy, kilted back-side and redid my website. I went through a process to get here, trying out one theme, then trying another and dismissing it once I got content up. Sometimes, the arduous process is…
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Building Strong, Sturdy Book Crates For Modular Bookcases

Building Strong, Sturdy Book Crates For Modular Bookcases I’ve moved twice in the last year, and before I settle down for a while I’ll probably move twice more in the next year. I’ve also got a fair amount of books – gaming books,…
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Custom Sonic Screwdriver

Custom Sonic Screwdriver I’m an unabashed fan of Dr. Who, both the old and the new series. So, when my maker itch was needing a little scratching one day, I decided to see what I could do about creating some custom Sonic Screwdrivers…
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Enter The Imaginarium

Hey Silvervine Fans, Quick update to let you know that Rick Shantery and I will be running Silvervine at Enter The Imaginarium down in Louisville, Kentucky on September 19th to 21st. The schedule will be jam packed with Silvervine and there will be plenty of pickup games going on there as well. Additionally, I'll be on some panels about gaming and dishing out some awesome advice to help you with your games. Here is the relevant info: