Category Archives: Muskrat Ramblings

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What does DJ Gandalf say?

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HUGE thanks to my good friend, and brilliant artist, Christina McAllister, for bringing my silly little tweet to life.

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My new game – ‘ROFL!’ from Cryptozoic!

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  I’ve been working on four big projects, which I’ve had to be a bit quiet about, until they were announced. HERE IS THE FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT! My new party game will be out soon. MY. NEW. GAME! From Crypto-freaking-zoic! I’m incredibly proud of ROFL! Indeed, I am Kermit Flail Arms Happy about this design! I’ve […]

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THIS x 1,000!!!!!

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Fake Geek Fail and the Beetle Bailey Test

To be clear: I think “Tales From the Con” is a fine webcomic, and I’ve enjoyed reading through its archives. Well drawn, and good gags. Many cosplayer-friendly strips, too. The unfortunate strip published today, however, put a thought in my mind. Certain as I am that this particular “Tales From The Con” wasn’t meant as […]

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Gerry Anderson, RIP

  Gerry Anderson passed away, today,¬†according to the Guardian. He was 83 years old. A 1970s Thunderbird 2 Dinky was one of my favorite toys, ever. I mean, seriously, yes: Thunderbirds; UFO; Captain Scarlet; Stingray; et al. But that toy…that toy…to me, Thunderbird 2 was as beautiful as a Spitfire, or a Mustang. It was […]

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Madison’s Self-Hating Toys-R-Us Store

  THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, Madison’s self-hating Toys-R-Us asked the question “Why Shop For Toys? WHY?” (no – really it did)… A bit existential, for a toy store. Particularly a big-box one. Still, questioning the reason for one’s existence is seldom a bad thing… (The covered-up bit reads “Anywhere Else.” Design and placement matter, people!) – […]

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They Say It’s Your Birthday (da da da da da dah!)

  It’s taken a few days for this all to sink in… It’s not my birthday, yet – that comes this next Saturday, the day after “Black Friday,” disturbingly enough. Black indeed. Alas, alack, I never have done birthdays well… Last Saturday, though, my wonderful, gorgeous, remarkable wife threw me a 50th birthday party, at […]

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ALL HAIL KING TORG!

Here’s something I drew, yesterday. For something new. That could be Kobold-related. In fact, possibly a FEW Kobold-related things to talk about, soon. But not now. Not now. In the meantime…in the meantime…I’m drawing new art. For…something. ALL HAIL KING TORG! here’s another sketch I’m working on. NEW KOBOLDY GOODNESS IS NOT JUST A ONE-OFF, […]

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Dork Tower is 15 years old! Have a present!

Dork Tower is 15 years old! For the rest of the week, every digital comic at ¬†DriveThruComics.com is half price! There’s no better time to join the Army of Dorkness! Over the past two years, our friends at DriveThru have worked diligently to get the earlier comics and trades up. For the first time in […]

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Publishing Your Game – A Primer in 17 Simple Tweets

  Late this past August, I was hit with the kind of enquiry most professionals, I believe, dread. Here it is. In full. First off, thank you for taking the time to read this. So, I have an idea for a table top game and am clueless on how to proceed with it. I was […]

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