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2019-05-20: This is a great post by @manton the expands a bit more on that New Yorker article from this weekend …

2019-05-20: With all the potential new people joining Micro.blog I’m doing a second Micro Monday …

2019-05-20: For Micro Monday I recommend @davextreme who’s currently in the process of doing a very neat …

2019-05-19: I really liked this post by Bearded-Devil on how they run their city-based sandbox campaign. I bet …

2019-05-19: Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?. It’s great to see Micro.blog and Mastodon discussed …

2019-05-13: Really enjoyed this article from @matthewlang on a “return” to personal websites as a …

2019-05-01: An Ode to the technologies of the Open Web I’ve been meaning to write up something about Jeffrey Zeldman’s excellent recent blog …

2019-04-30: A day late for #MicroMonday but my good friend @Davextreme is doing something very cool with Dracula …

2019-04-29: How I picked picked my email host This is the third post on my switch from Gmail to email hosted at my own domain. You can find the …

2019-04-19: I really like Elizabeth Warren, largely because she is running on policy. But as @smokey points out: …

2019-04-17: Why I Switched from Gmail to my own domain This is a follow up to my previous post where I went into more detail on how I made the switch from …

2019-04-17: Just another note that I’ve changed my primary email address See here for a bit more about …

2019-04-16: We got our solar panels as part of a Solarize NoVA campaign two years ago and we’re very happy …

2019-04-16: Hey everyone in Northern Virginia, or the Piedmont area of Virginia, with even a passing interest in …

2019-04-10: I think I just wrote the longest post I’ve written since I started using Micro.blog!

2019-04-10: How I Switched from Gmail to My Own Domain So, I recently decided to move away from Gmail as my email provider, and on to a new email address …

2019-04-09: After the demise of Google+ a lot of RPG folks went “back to blogs” which is great, but …

2019-04-03: Is there a way to edit or customize the URL scheme for micro.blog hosted sites? This might be …

2019-04-01: 🎲 No doubt the connections that came out of the G+ tabletop community will continue on in their own …

2019-04-01: 🎲 It was weird, and it was underappreciated by the world at large, but I’m really going to …

2019-03-29: Apple Cancels AirPower Wow. I was not expecting this to be the end result. Especially with all the …

2019-03-20: Kickstarter’s staff plans to unionize. Good! Let’s see more of this! (H/T to @grayareas …

2019-03-15: I just came across this really neat RPG Kickstarter - A zine and stickers for creating a hex map! It …

2019-03-14: The conversation here on micro.blog about @cheesemaker’s post (about some of the info in …

2019-03-14: H/T to @cheesemaker, for cluing me in to the …

2019-03-05: As @gruber says: “Every single time Facebook puts a number on something, the truth turns out …

2019-02-28: What is the rights-situation on the issues of Dungeon and Dragon that were published by Paizo back …

2019-02-25: Yesterday I finally set up a separate network and firewall rules for all my IoT devices. I feel …

2019-02-21: After coming in 2nd or 3rd several times, we finally got 1st place at trivia night at our local …

2019-02-15: I believe women. I believe Mandy Morbid, Hannah, Jennifer, and Vivka Grey. Their abuser cannot …

2019-02-15: Abusers would have you believe a lot. That abuse & love are incompatible. That victims wear …

2019-02-15: My friend has posted round 10 of the bad boyfriend bracket this one for some reason hit me as …

2019-02-08: Excited to see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater tonight. I’ll finally get to see Revelations …

2019-02-07: I had short discusson about this recently on twitter, and now @cheri has written a great post about …

2019-02-07: Looking forward to season six of Agent's of SHIELD I’m really looking forward to this summer’s return of Agent’s of SHIELD. Marvel …

2019-02-07: Cowoby Bebop and Simpsons Mashup This is way better than I expected.

2019-02-05: I enjoyed this blog post by @kensanata@tabletop.social with some steps to take when joining a new …

2019-02-04: I’m thinking about using some exporter software for Google+ that’ll back up my Google+ …

2019-01-31: Today at work I’m revisiting some of VNV Nation’s early albums. I’m listning to …

2019-01-31: Discarded smart lightbulbs reveal your wifi passwords, stored in the clear I know it’s early …

2019-01-24: Remember When Ajit Pai Said Killing Net Neutrality Would Boost Network Investment? About …

2019-01-16: The Pure American Banality of Donald Trump’s White House Fast-Food Banquet. As John Gruber says …

2019-01-09: I think this is something that @davextreme might find particularly funny. Tintin in Neo Tokyo (Found …

2019-01-04: This is for anyone who might be intersted in trying out micro.blog. For the next two days I can send …

2019-01-04: Testing threading with Mastodon users a bit, feel free to ignore this post.

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating, and a great day to those who aren’t!

2018-12-13: If you like jazzy Christmas music, I suggest checking out the Etta James album 12 Songs of …

2018-12-11: Well said! “Society didn’t change. Your awareness of it did.”

2018-12-08: Now Playing: King Arthur Pendragon I haven’t written about gaming in a while, but my group’s recent return to King Arthur: …

2018-11-28: A New Christmas Season Tradition: Patti Labelle - Where My Background Singers? A friend of mine over on twitter retweeted a video of Patti Labelle’s disastrous 1996 National …

2018-11-25: We got our bikes fixed up and went for a couple of rides this weekend During the long weekend after Thanksgiving we got our bikes fixed (and cleaned) up, and went for a …

2018-11-22: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

2018-11-16: I Found the Best Burger Place in America. And Then I Killed It. This is a weird slightly sad story, …

2018-11-16: Hey comic book friends! Someone I know is doing some research into rates for comics and was …

2018-11-15: Hey @Manton, I’m very much enjoying being able to follow Mastodon folks via Micro.blog. (and …

2018-11-14: We just got another good post from @Manton explaining the new ActivityPub features of micro.blog. …

2018-11-12: Some Needed Improvements to Micro.blog and Mastodon Communication So I’ve very much been enjoying being able to follow Mastodon users in micro.blog, but I have …

2018-11-12: I would like to recommend @robertbrook for Micro Monday this week. Robert takes the most interesting …

2018-11-11: Veterans, thanks you so much for your service.

2018-11-09: Trapped on a bus on route 1 due to a metro shutdown of a few stations. I think I’m going to be here …

2018-11-09: Micro.blog question: Where can I go to see (and edit) everyone I’m following? I feel like …

2018-11-08: Micro.blog and Mastodon Together At Last I’m very excited about the announcement from @manton yesterday about the ways that micro.blog …

2018-11-06: For those interested in Virginia Politics, I was recently introduced to this site by my friend …

2018-11-06: Hey everyone. If you’re in the US and haven’t already: VOTE! To be more specific: I really …

2018-11-04: “You’re not wrong Walter, you’re just an asshole.” The Big Lebowski is full of great wisdom and …

2018-10-30: I can’t quite justify spending the money right now but that new 11 inch iPap Pro looks mighty …

2018-10-23: DS9 is the best Trek. Sisko is the best captain. Avery Brooks might be the best actor to play a captain. Sisko is the best captain. Avery Brooks might be the best actor to play a captain. Its hard to argue …

2018-10-15: Hey fellow Virginians. Today is the last day to register to vote before the November elections. Even …

2018-10-12: Comic Book Recomendation: These Savage Shores Just a quick comic book recommendation. I recently downloaded and read the first (and for the moment …

2018-10-12: I’m pretty saddened to hear that Greg Stafford passed away yesterday. King Arthur Pendragon is …

2018-10-09: At the black tee shirt convention. Later, Nine Inch Nails will be playing. 🎵

2018-10-09: Further informationon voting: How to register to vote: Deadlines for each state.. Check your …

2018-10-09: Today is the last day to register to vote in a bunch of states! States with registreation deadlines …

2018-10-03: In fact, you should probably check no matter what state you’re in. Even if you have voted …

2018-10-03: Hey Georgia residents. It looks like a lot of poeple have unexpectedly been purged from the voter …

2018-09-27: Kavanaugh is not helping his case by yelling his opening statement.

2018-09-27: This hearing is really tough to listen to. Dr. Blasey Ford is incredibly brave. She’s enduring …

2018-09-24: I mostly missed #BiVisibilityDay yesterday (I was busy and away from my computer for most of the …

2018-09-24: I #BeleiveSurvivors

2018-09-24: Growing discomfort with Google and Chrome For the past several years I’ve primarily used Google’s Chrome browser at work (where I have a …

2018-09-21: Hooray! It’s September 21! You know what that means! And this year you can buy a shirt and …

2018-09-20: What I'd like to see in a new smaller iPhone Even though I don’t have an iPhone SE I am sad that there isn’t (currently) a smaller …

2018-09-18: Steve Jobs Pulling One Over on "The Man" Even When He Is "The Man." Wired has a great feature this week with some pretty great stories about Apples previous …

2018-09-18: This week’s matchup in my friends Bad Boyfriend Bracket is top notch. Find out if …

2018-09-17: I’m really digging the new version of Overcast! @Marco has really done a great job with this …

2018-09-17: So a very good friend of mine is playing through various romance games and writing about what …

2018-09-16: Ok, I finally saw John Wick. Everyone who said I should see it was definitely right. 🎥 🍿

2018-09-14: Oh, and the Guardians of the Galaxy movies (duh).

2018-09-14: I’m finally catching up on the latest seasons of Marvel’s Netflix shows. Luke Cage still has AMAZING …

2018-09-13: Ok, just moved my old gaming blog posts over here to my current blog. Also went ahead and updated my …

2018-09-12: Well I guess that settles it. It’s the iPhone Tennis! I was pulling for Xs being pronounced …

2018-09-09: I was always fascinated by the BeOS, and “what could have been” if Apple had bought Be instead of …

2018-09-06: Thoughts About The One Ring I’m not sure how many folks on micro.blog are into tabletop roleplaying games, but it’s one of my …

2018-09-05: How do people feel about things like affiliate links in posts on micro.blog blogs? (with a clear …

2018-08-30: My Favorite Trek Character Over on Mastodon Scott McNulty asked “Who is your favorite Star Trek character, across all …

2018-08-28: If anyone is looking for a good domain name for a Mastodon instance, Hover currently has .club …

2018-08-28: Happy Birthday Jack Kirby! Remember, Jack wouldn’t tolerate Nazi’s and Fascists and …

2018-08-26: I’ve recently gotten really into the Jazz artist Kamasi Washington. A track from his most …

2018-08-25: Homer: HEY, WHY DIDN’T YOU TELL ME THE NEW ISSUE OF WEIRD WAS HERE? I LOVE THEIR HILARIOUS …

2018-08-24: Are there any plans to add cross-posting to Mastodon to micro.blog? I have no idea what’s …

2018-08-24: So, I’m now on Mastodon (droct@mastodon.social). No idea how much I’ll use Mastodon, but you can …

2018-08-23: My buddies on my desk at home. Welcome to the crew R2!

2018-08-23: I’ve been rewatching a few episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation recently (since I …

2018-08-22: What to do with my old gaming blog I’m enjoying using micro.blog so far. I was originally looking at it mostly as a way to replace …

2018-08-22: I kind of live and die by spellcheck…

2018-08-22: Another micro.blog question: I’ve noticed the web interface is set up in such a way that the …

2018-08-22: Does anyone have any tips or information on moving a blog hosted at blogger to micro.blog hosting? …

2018-08-21: Something I’m trying to understand about micro.blog: If someone just wanted to try it out and …

2018-08-21: This podcast episode was really interesting and smart. The discussion is more nuanced than the title …

2018-08-20: The Venture Brothers Season 7 Just Had it's Turning Point Episode I’ve been enjoying this season of The Venture Brothers, but it wasn’t until this …

2018-08-15: I hear people like this thing? I guess we’ll see what I think!

2018-08-10: Alright, set up a custom domain and am now hosting a micro blog on micro.blog. Expect lots of …

2017-10-30: Testing micro.blog again.

2017-05-08: Something I’ve been wondering about: Could the W1 chip be used in reverse for broadcasting …

2017-05-01: Trying to figure out this micro.blog. I seem to have manage to get rss working from my regular blog, …

2017-04-28: Micro.blog test number two. Will this show up on twitter?

2017-04-28: Trying out my first Microblog post!

2015-09-02: Savage Worlds Sale and Apocalypse World Bundle I’m terrible at blogging, but want to try to get back into it. Nothing to substantive today …

2015-02-20: D&D Sale! This one is quick, but I meant to post this a few days ago and just didn’t get around to it. …

2014-11-14: It's heeeeere! Well look what just arrived! I’ve only had a brief chance to flip through it but so far it …

2014-10-30: Star Wars (finally) Well I’ve been meaning to write this for a long time, and I’ve been talking about it for …

2014-10-08: Dwimmerount is (basically) Complete! It’s been a bit since my last update, but just as a quick update, the Adventurer Conqueror …

2014-08-19: The Gates of Dwimmermount are Open! I’m several days late on this but birthday celebrations and being on vacation have taken up …

2014-08-06: Goodbye to ACKS (for now) Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve posted. Gotta get back on doing that. So last time I …

2014-02-25: Catching up! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Oh well. So since I last posted quite a bit has changed in …

2013-08-30: Looking at 4e again I haven’t kept up with my resolution to write here (at least) twice a month, but I’m …

2013-06-12: Space Combat Systems So one of the things I like best about our ongoing space game (admittedly it’s also sometimes …

2013-06-10: New gaming schwag! This actually happened a little while ago but I never got the entry posted. I got a new dice bag! …

2013-05-06: A little more on Savage Worlds (Part 2) So here is the long awaited (or not) second part of my Savage Worlds appreciation posts. This one …

2013-04-22: Trying out Google+ Commenting [This entry was from my old gaming blog (duke.brandonshire.org). Obviously it doesn’t apply …

2013-03-29: Dwimmermount Thoughts and Developments I haven’t talked about it much here, but I’m a backer of the James Maliszewski’s …

2013-03-19: A little more on Savage Worlds (part 1) I don’t mean for this blog to be an advertisement for Savage Worlds, but I just really really …

2013-02-26: A taste of old-school Late last year, while everyone was in town for the holidays, I got together my old role playing …

2013-02-14: Online Gaming If I’m going to keep to my resolution I’m going to have to get writing again! In the …

2013-01-23: System Update Earlier I wrote about our group’s journey through several different systems for our Sci-Fi …

2013-01-22: I return from a short hiatus So despite what I said before, December did not in fact end up being less busy than November, and …

2012-12-06: I Am Not A Wargamer A few weeks ago, when the regular group(s) couldn’t get together, I got together with a couple …

2012-12-04: System Hopping First of all, sorry for the long stretch between posts. November ended up being very busy for me in …

2012-11-09: Gamma World and Group Creativity This was an entry I was thinking about writing years ago when I first played the most recent version …

2012-11-01: A little cleanup Note: This entry was origianly on my old gaming blog duke.brandonshire.org, and was moved over here …

2012-10-19: Warp Riders 3 Ok! More on my crazy mash-up setting inspired by a metal album! (The first entry about this is here, …

2012-10-09: Warp Riders 2 So last time I gave a quick overview of the idea for a campaign based on the album Warp Riders by …

2012-09-27: Warp Riders When I said in my last post that the idea I had for a campaign was metal, I meant it. It was …

2012-09-27: Some Older Entries Added Just a quick note that I finally imported some gaming related posts from some older blogs here. …

2012-09-25: Randomness And Me Until fairly recently I’ve at least sort of looked down on random encounters and charts and …

2012-09-10: Auctions! Finally! On to some real content! I had an idea a little while back while I was thinking about …

2012-09-07: Focus Note: This was one of the early posts on my old gaming blog duke.brandonshire.org. I’ve moved …

2012-08-31: Current Interests So in my first entry I detailed a general outline of my RPG history. That entry was getting pretty …

2012-08-30: We'll be right back! I was going to try to get a new post out today, and I still may, but we had a staff meeting today …

2012-08-24: Welcome to the Duchy of Brandonshire! Note: This post was originally the first post on my old Gaming blog duke.brandonshire.org. …

2010-11-03: Welcome to Gamma World B!@#$'s! So last night we were down a player, and had another player uncertain of his availability up to the …

2010-05-14: Some thoughts on GMing So for a bit under a year now (I can’t remember exactly when I started but about a year ago I …

2009-05-06: Amnesiac RPG Characters I was listening to a This American Life podcast from a bit ago, part of which discussed amnesia. The …

2008-06-05: Dungeons and Dragons I've been thinking a lot about Dungeons and Dragons lately. My last post which was a general life …