Category Archives: Muskrat Ramblings

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Blowing the Barn Doors Off!

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 4! Nine Days to Go! HOLY CATS, you guys! We hit $7,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, thanks to a hugely generous donation from Joshua Berne. And then we hit $8,500! And now we’re on our way to $9,000! EDIT WE JUST PASSED $9,000!!! (Sept.6) And pledges are still coming in from around […]

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Some Sketchy Editing

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 3! HOLY CATS, you guys! We passed $6,500 raised for the Fair Share Coalition, helping bring CSA foods to local low-income households! Because of this, I’ve added another goodie to the INSANE SADDLE-BAG OF HOLDING! Right now, anybody who pledges to my Insane Charity Bike Ride will get pdfs of: WILD […]

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Insane Charity Bike Ride update! TIME TO PANIC!

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Insane Charity Bike Ride UPDATE 2! HEY, Muskrat-Boy, what’s the deal with those fine postcards? And what’s going on with that Insane Charity Bike Ride of yours? I’m so glad you asked! With two-and-a-half weeks to go until the Bike the Barns ride (eek! eek! eek!), we blew past the original goal of $5,000 raised! However, overall […]

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Stupid Ideas at 2 am Funnies

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Stupid Ideas at 2 am Funnies! Also these things happened tonight: And… Never change, Topsy-Turvy Internetzland! Never change! – John

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“Kitty Finds a Home” by Daughter, Age 5

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Daughter, Age 5…Author! So the other day, sitting outside the Cafe Bavaria in downtown Wauwatosa, Daughter, Age 5, found a small notebook in her backpack. And she wanted us to make a book. Now, granted, Kid’s Washable Markers and 4″ tall notebooks are not generally my media of choice. But you come to a project with the materials you […]

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A Signed, Limited Edition MUNCHKIN POSTCARD…for Charity!

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ONE GOOD DEED…for CHARITY! GUYS! The ONE GOOD DEED Munchkin postcards are at press! They come with a very special, Steve Jackson-sanctioned and official rule: Start a game of Munchkin at Level 3! How do yo get one? Simply by pledging $15* or more (please pledge more, if you can) to my upcoming Insane Charity Bike Ride!  […]

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GEN CON!!!!

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So I’ve been looking over my Gen Con commitments, and apparently the only time I’ll have to walk the floor is 2015. My schedule filled up quickly, in part because eight games and game supplements I worked on are being released between now and the end of Summer. (Yes, eight. Look, I kinda went crazy between Business Manager […]

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Write a Book, Instead

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Artist and writer Austin  Kleon really nailed the feeling of time spent on a smartphone, as opposed to time doing something fun, engaging, and rewarding - like reading a book. So he came up with this blunt, wonderful wallpaper for your iPhone. Go here to download your own copy! It works. That said, I felt I needed something a bit more proactive. And […]

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Hoth or Not?

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Ewok or Wookie? Last week, while staying with my pal Steve, I couldn’t help but notice his dogs , Lambeau and Lovey - LOOK, He enjoys football, OK? - bore a striking resemblance to…let’s not mince words here…Ewoks. Excitedly, I took a couple of snaps, and sent them to my Ewok-Crazed Daughter, Age 5. Seriously. She’s all about the Ewoks. […]

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Dork Tower ZOMBICIDE!

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GUYS! (I seem to start off a lot of posts that way, these days. I can’t help it. There’s SO MUCH fun news!) GUYS!!! Announcing DORK TOWER ZOMBICIDE!!! ZOMBICIDE Season Three is approaching the two MILLION dollar mark on Kickstarter, and they asked me to do a Special Guest Survivor pack for the game. HOLY MOLE […]

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