Michael Sheard, R.I.P

Actor Michael Sheard, of Grange Hill, Dr. Who and Star Wars fame, has passed away at the age of 65 at his home in the Isle of Wight. I fear I only had the honor of meeting him once, at CONvergence 2003. But I could easily see how he became beloved in the eyes of […]

Countdown to 500!

Hard to believe that if I can keep to anything resembling a schedule, there’ll be 500 Dork Towers up soon. Actually, I just checked. As I numbered the Interactive Week cartoons differently, there already are more than 500, by far.But these are the “Made for the Web Only” ‘toons I’m talking about. So…counting down to […]

Huzzah for Hollywood

Sorry I didn’t post this sooner: I’ll be appearing at the 25th Birthday Celebrations for Pegasus Games (aka “Pegasaurus Games,” in Dork Tower) from noon-2 pm both Saturday and Sunday. (Actually, I’ll most likely be there much longer. But those are my “official” times). I’ll be running tons of Out of the Box games, with […]

Non- Mallards stuff for a change!

That promised non-Mallards coolness: **** The Great Luke Ski is releasing his latest CD at GenCon: “unCONVENTIONal.” Some yutz did the cover art for him. Luke wanted me to rap with him on one track (it’ll be very easy to tell which one, once you get the CD). Events, and my massive work schedule, conspired […]

One Last Mallards Game!

There’s one last Mallards game. In Madison, that is. As the Mallards web site puts it: Mallards Set For One Night Stand Your Madison Mallards will return to the Duck Pond for their final home game of the 2005 season Friday, August 19th at 7:05 vs. the Thunder Bay Border Cats for the first game […]

The 2005 Diana Jones Award

The Fifth annual Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming ceremony/party was held Wednesday evening in Indianapolis. For 2005, the committee’s shortlist was: CODE OF UNARIS (role-playing game designed by Gary Pratt, published by Goldleaf Games) Code of Unaris is the first Internet ‘Chat’ role-playing game to use the medium, instead of just being in […]

Go Mallards!

The Madison Mallards beat the Rochester Honkers 6-2 last night, to take game one of the best of three North Woods League southern division championship series. It was a great game to watch. Madison had lost seven of the regular season’s eight games played against Rochester, but the team was well-prepared for the first playoff […]

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