Sunday, June 23, 2013

Origins Game Fair 2013 - Thursday, We Play Arkham Horror

I was just getting out of a seminar when I got the call from Big Mike informing me tersely that the Arkham Horror event we wanted to attend was just upgraded and I should meet my two comrades at the official event registration area pronto.  Keep reading for an invaluable tip on event registration.

Origins Game Fair 2013 - Thursday, We Play and Review Leviathans

Last week Big Mike, California Dave and I attended the Origins Game Fair which I wrote about here, in Origins Game Fair 2013. There's good news and bad news about the next day, which we spent playing miniature and board games, including one game that was upgraded to pseudo V.I.P. status.  Keep reading to learn more than you'd ever want to know about a popular airship miniatures game and the further fumbling of the Origins staff.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Origins Game Fair 2013

I spent a week enjoying Big Mike's sterling hospitality in the company of my brother California Dave, and all three of us attended the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio.  Keep reading for an informative diatribe about the convention, including a few tips on the best way to navigate convention bureaucracy.

Monday, June 10, 2013

The Drowsy Chaperone at the Toledo Rep

Playing June 7-23, 2013 at:
The Toledo Repertoire Theatre
16 10th St.; Toledo, OH 43604

My brother California Dave is in town for an extended visit (he'll be here until his attorney straightens out a few things in L.A.), and being in need of amusement I decided to take Mom and Dave to the latest Toledo Rep production, The Drowsy Chaperone.  This is possibly the best decision I'll make this month, and it's still early.

Right from the time you can hear the hinges creak and the deus ex machina drops in right up until the fat lady closes out the show and the aulaeum drops, you'll be entertained by a Broadway quality production.  Keep reading to get the particulars, without spoilers.