Why wait till New Year: the 100kg Grogmeet 2018 challenge 

I really enjoyed Grogmeet on 10-11 November 2017 and the year before.  A lovely time playing table top RPGs. However I also plateau bench pressing at a measly 67.5kg (148.5lbs.)  As I’m 6’4″ and 250lbs that’s not very good at all. Other lifts I’ve seen better gains (I deadlift 130kg, barbell row 90kg for instance) […]

Flashing Blades: The Man behind the Mask (part quatre) 

With Antoine and Chevalier Remi in the lead the characters head north having earlier made much play of sending a (false) scroll by mail coach only  to be be pursued by a dozen carabiners of the Colonel St.Giron’s Horse Guards outside Grenoble.  Steering their carriage into a ruined chateau the players take to its tower […]

Cheshire Pendragon Year 497

There were Four adventures in the year. The Adventure of the Moel’s Mission Sir Hannibal and his Roman squire Spurius travel to Moels to help Admiral Nemo keep an eye out for raiders. On route they pass Thor’s Rock where the Formorion was kiIlled. The rock is surrounded by a ‘green chapel’ of undergrowth – […]

Dissecting Worlds University (v.1) 

Based on a recent excellent episode of the almost educational podcast I’ve put together my ‘ all time faculty’ for a fictional university. I didn’t the time restraints they did recording a podcast  so have expanded facilities and because this is based on US system we have sports coaches.  University of New Brighton  Sports teams: […]

Devacon Game: Mystery at Melchester Rovers

I am lucky enough to be running two games at Devacon on Saturday 29 April 2017. The Convention is £10 in advance or £11 on the door at the Crowne Plaza, Chester. In the afternoon I will run my old Grogmeet Gangbusters game ‘The Nefarious Nine’ and in the evening I will run one of a […]

After 6 Months play: The state of the Crazy Diamond

After 6 months (to the day) of the play the Crazy Diamond Sector has been a bit more fleshed out by the voyages of the MV Scattergun Approach and the sterling help provided in scenarios and ideas by my friend Stubber. Here then is what the Crazy Diamond sector looks like now: A lot more […]

Physical challenges 2017 

Decided to set some physical challenges for 2017 breaking my programme into 5-6 week periods with rest week. This is on top of routine jogging / weights and practicing  Mindfulness 5 days out of 7  Aiming to do the Sefton park spring 10k & wirral half marathon again. Weeks Commencing  2 January – 6 February […]