Yesterday we played our first three-player game of Gloomhaven. Our adventuring party – The Footpads – consisting of Grey Mouse (my vermling Mind Thief level 3) and Charity Cayce (human Scoundrel level 3) were joined for the first time by Lenny, (Inox Brute level 1, played by our friend S.W.). The addition of a third […]Read more "Ed Plays Games – Gloomhaven 3-Player"
Pulmonary embolism: the sudden blockage of a major blood vessel (artery) in the lung, usually by a blood clot. In most cases, the clots are small and are not deadly, but they can damage the lung. But if the clot is large and stops blood flow to the lung, it can be deadly. Quick treatment could […]Read more "Lump pt. IV – an unexpected journey"
Depression Every day Every day Every day Every day I feel just a bit smaller and further away Every Goddamned DayRead more "Ed Writes Poetry"
In 1966 when we moved there, the town of Oroville was in the final stages of an employment boom centered around the construction of Oroville Dam, the Edward Hyatt power plant, and the beginning of the California State Water Project. Proposed in the 1930’s, developed and financed in the 1940’s, with construction beginning in the […]Read more "“-Isms” and Me (Part IV)"
Sophie got me this game for Christmas and we finally tried it out. I’m not going to go over it piece by piece and rule by rule, because better people than I have already done that (for example, here). Instead, I am just going to include some random thoughts that went through my head while […]Read more "Ed Plays Games: Big Trouble in Little China"
I was born in 1961 in San Francisco, California, to Max and Sibyl Metheny. Max was either a beat poet who clerked, or a clerk who did beat poetry depending on how you prioritized profession and passion. Sibyl was a social worker who, at the moment of my birth, transformed into a stay-at-home mother. It […]Read more "“-Isms and Me” (Part III)"
My friend Paul is going to be visiting us for a couple of weeks (on and off – he has business in the Bay Area). Paul is an old Warhammer 40k buddy of mine, and I hope to get in a game with him. Since he no longer has any of his 40k figures (I […]Read more "Warhammer 40k – Eldar"