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Be part of a Master Thesis on Gaming!

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Dear John, My name is Dorothée Jankuhn. I’m a Master Student in Cultural Anthropology at the Göttingen University in Germany. We briefly met at the Hannover Spielt last year. My master thesis is about German Style Boardgames and their distinctive perception outside of Europe. For that I still need intervievees or people willing to fill out […]

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Boba Fett, Cake Boss

Boba Fett, Cake Boss It was my nephew’s 13th birthday, Monday. So the Lovely and Talented Judith,  Daughter, Age 5, and I spent the weekend with family, in the great city of St. Louis. My nephew’s a great kid, and is currently in a Star Wars phase. But I repeat myself. He also got Daughter, […]

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Dave Trampier, 1954-2014

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Dave Trampier, 1954-2014 I just found out, through a friend, that Dave Trampier passed away, a few days ago. An absolute pioneer of RPG comics, and one of the iconic first-wave fantasy roleplaying artists, Dave also left us with one of the greatest mysteries in gaming: his utter disappearance in 1988. Even if you’re unfamiliar […]

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DORK ADDENDA – Some Nice Games You May Have Missed

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DORK ADDENDA I’m in Las Vegas this week, for the GAMA Trade Show, so I’m running some gaming-heavy strips from Game Trade Magazine, and trying not to lose too much money on quarter video poker. Not everyone knew about the games I talk about in the strips here, here and here, so I added some info […]

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THIS IS WHAT IS KNOWN AS A TEASER!

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This is what is known as a “teaser.” Consider yourself teased. – John GOT A QUESTION FOR THE HOUSE OF MUSKRAT? Click here for our handy-dandy online Feedback Form! Please be sure to add your name, and where you’re writing from. Or, drop us a line the old-fashioned way, at: Muskrat Mailbag Box 45063 Madison, WI 53744 […]

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Origins 2014

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The Origins Game Fair, 2014 GUYS! GUYS! I’m honored and delighted to announce that I’ll be the Artist Guest of Honor at the 2014 Origins Game Fair, in Columbus, Ohio. This is a huge honor, frankly. It’s been too long long since I’ve been to Origins, and I can’t wait to get back there. I’ve […]

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HEY, KIDS! Free comic books!

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FREE COMIC BOOKS! Hey, gang! There are a couple of cool sales of my stuff going on at the moment. Honestly, it’s sorta difficult keeping up with them all. But I share, because I love! Also because I like paying rent. We’ll get to the free comics in a minute… But first, FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING […]

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MUSKRAT MAILBAG – The Tao That Shall Not Be Named!

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Hi John, Let me just say that I am a fan of your work and have been for over a decade. Which makes it a little frustrating that you haven’t finished the story from the comics after issue 36. I mean the last issue has content for the old Kobolds Ate My Baby which just […]

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See You on the Other Side, Egon

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See You On the Other Side, Egon… Like many of my pals, I was gutted to learn of  the passing of Harold Ramis. The New York Times possibly put it best, calling him an “Alchemist of Comedy.” I was rushing, yesterday, and cartoons were taking far longer than they should. But I really wanted to […]

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NOT DORK TOWER – You Came In That Thing? 21.02.14

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GOT A QUESTION FOR THE HOUSE OF MUSKRAT? Click here for our handy-dandy online Feedback Form! Please be sure to add your name, and where you’re writing from. Or, drop us a line the old-fashioned way, at: Muskrat Mailbag Box 45063 Madison, WI 53744 If you’re REALLY motivated, send us something!  We love getting cool stuff in the mail!  […]

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