Whither Conspiracy!?

I stopped posting examples of my Conspiracy! cards recently.  Not because I ran out of cards, but because I ran dry of inspiration to describe them.  What began as a simple exercise in sharing my design work had evolved into a daily writing exercise … which was great while it was … Continue reading


My words and thoughts have been for myself, of late.  And also for those close to me, both in space and mind.  But they have not been transmitted via this interface.

I’m feeling more wordly lately.  I am hoping to re-commence contributing to this eclectic assemblage of prose.  Soon.  Perhaps, … Continue reading

Gotta get back

The steady stream of Card-a-Day descriptions has enabled me to engage in writing (very) short-form fiction on a near-daily basis, which has been fun and sometimes amusing.  I hope these little snippets have also been enjoyable to readers.

But I need to dust off my stack of half-finished blog posts and … Continue reading

This is not a blog post

Tiny railroad

What’s happening with me?  Not much at the moment.  Well, wait … I shall amend.  Not much worth blogging about at length.

This weekend saw some small progress made on Metropolis, my ambitious tabletop urban development sim.  And, by small progress, I mean some tiny map tiles were made.  My transport network … Continue reading

Adding more to the spell books

In WordPress, shortcodes are where the magic happens.

Basically, when you create a post, it’s text with some light markup (formatting).  If you want to insert anything else, like an image, you’re using a shortcode.  It’s a snippet that WP translates into the entity you want inserted.  They’re fairly simple, … Continue reading