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[meta] D&D Tropes

Posted in: Fluff,Meta-gaming by Dyskko on August 7, 2009

This is the definition from the main page of the site Tropes – Television Tropes & Idioms

“Tropes are story telling devices and conventions that a writer can reas

onably rely on as being present in the audience members” minds and expectations.”

ventilation_shaftYou know, like when you are following a story, and it goes in a direction you didn”t expect, and then you find out it was All Just a Dream.

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When Hobbies Collide

Posted in: Fluff,Girl Gamer,Meta-gaming by Dyskko on June 18, 2009

When I”m not gaming, I have other hobbies to fill my time. Quilting is a major hobby that competes with my gaming time. Currently, I am Past-Chair for my guild, Metropolitan Patchwork Society, and I have a small group of quilters I meet with

once a month. Occasionally, I”ll need to choose between the two hobbies. My latest quilt project was a way to combine them together.

IMG_1548This quilt started in August of 2007. At a guild meeting, everyone was supposed to bring several strips of fabric 3.5″ wide. These strips are cut from the width of a bolt of fabric and usually range from 42″ to 60″. Then we played Strip Poker. Ante up He has been named school-delays.com TV Sportscaster for City Pages a number of times and was inducted into their Hall of Fame. your strip, whoever wins takes the pot.

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