Category Archives: Gaming

House of Cards

Goodbye. Annie Hicks, August 2001 – November 2006

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An Actual Game (Gasp!)

So… We held our first Dungeon Crawl Xtreme game last night… despite my being late to my own game (don’t ask, long story) and Greg and JD were sitting in my livingroom unattended for 20 minutes while Kevin napped the … Continue reading

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Zinged

Karen is planning her very first Hall plot… Read more to see a snippet of our recent conversation:

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Say What?

Conversation in the Hick’s Household: KT: ::reading email:: So, Karen seems to think – last night – that it was a good idea to go out for drinks with the guy who shot her. Kevin: ::spits out a half-eaten mouthful … Continue reading

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Pathetic.

I don’t know what’s more pathetic… That someone paid my character 2 gold pieces to take off all her armor (which strips a female character down to a very skimpy bikini) and dance. Or that I actually did it.

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What, Again?

I guess I’m just the social animal or something. Within a week of starting to play Worlds of Warcraft, I was in a guild. Clan Banzai (Horde)/Noble House of Bonsai (Alliance). (Yeah, yeah, I know “that’s such a gay name” … Continue reading

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Reality: An Excercise in Gaming

After much thought, and a six-week hiatus which did nothing to change my mind about what I’d thought; I came to the somewhat disappointing conclusion (at least from Kevin’s point of view) that I was not capable of running two … Continue reading

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Rocks Fall. Everybody Dies.

The 7th Sea Golden Rule: Have Fun Now, there’s one thing we haven’t told the players, and that there is a second golden rule, but it only applies to Game Masters. The Second 7th Sea Golden Rule: If someone isn’t … Continue reading

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The Iniquities of Neopets

Kevin: Oh. oh, DEAR. KT: What? Kevin: SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED! Grundo Master must steal neopets for the Master. KT: Oh, that’s nothing, don’t worry about it. Kevin: ::hastily checks his pets and his inventory:: Nothing’s wrong. KT: I know. It … Continue reading

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Better Than Scott Peterson

Kevin calls me from work to ask a question. Kevin: Hey Sweetie, how are you? KT: I’m fine. Can I kill you? Kevin: ::long pause:: Um…. no? KT: Oh. Hmmmm. Kevin: What? KT: Well, I can’t think of any other … Continue reading

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