Rip City Con Day 6 – A Grand (Tactical) Affair

I’m always a bit amazed at how fast time goes at one of our group’s retreats. It seems you walk in the door, blink, and its nearly a week later when you open your eyes again. Of course, that phenomenon is accentuated when the game you’re looking forward to most is near the end of […]

RCG Con 2018 Preview

A long long time ago, in a galaxy far… Whoops, wrong crawl. It was 20 years ago today… Actually, that one is the right reference. Because it was 20 years ago in March that the Rip City Gamers had their very first session. Ho. Lee. Crap. And every year since, including that very year, RCG […]


After about ten hours of trying to figure out how to directly log in to WordPress, an exercise in frustration if there ever was one, I have finally gotten there. The problem was Bluehost hijacking the login process and WordPress not recognizing me directly. I was finally able to get in by creating a new […]

My First ASL Tournament

I’ve been going up to BottosCon in Vancouver, B.C. for several years now. My good friend Rob Bottos runs this event, and he does a fantastic job. What I haven’t been as fond of in recent years is the sign-up process, which has an online registration component, but most of the time the registration is […]

The Great Boardgaming Group Retreat Metagame Hunt

My board gaming group has an annual weeklong retreat coming up. We’ve had metagames running in the past, mostly in the background, that have been fairly successful overall. Chris, who used to host at his place on the beach before they sold it, came up with really good ones, usually involving some sort of cryptocurrency […]