How to Play Hazard (The Dice Game)

Here’s something I came across researching the book project I’m working on right now, set in early Georgian London: hazard, a dice game with crazy rules, though it’s the ancestor of the simplified dice game craps, which I’m pretty sure is familiar to anyone reading this. Kristen Koster has a reasonably good summary of the […]

Mark Majcher’s Twenty Four Game Poems as a TEFL Resource

I recently picked up Mark Majcher‘s book Twenty Four Game Poems on Bundle of Holding (which is basically the Tabletop RPG gamer’s equivalent of Humble Bundle). I actually bought the bundle mainly for this book, because it intrigued me so profoundly, and I have to say, I’m glad I did. A “game poem” is basically just a short, simple […]

Chainsaw Madness

Charlie gave me this. (Link deleted since the site has changed radically. Try this instead. Probably not the same thing, but… it’s fun.) I should know by now that Charlie always gives me weird things, but they still always surprise me. We humans are such a weird species.