The Stochastic Game

Ramblings of General Geekery

Another deep thought from the kids: swiper can’t stop swiping because that’s not only his name, it’s his nature.


We showed our kids Die Hard this weekend and at the end one of them exclaimed “hey why didn’t we watch this for Christmas?!”. So, you know, that settles that debate.


Always nice to see some eagles flying overhead while running errands in the neighborhood


Kickstartled: when you receive a big Kickstarter package that you forgot was finally coming, and it’s much bigger than you expected. For example:

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Signed up to run two games at ChaosiumCon… but now that the schedule is up, seeing all these cool game ideas makes me think my scenarios are lame! Ok time for some pick-me-up chocolate! 🍫😋


I received my French RuneQuest Glorantha books! Lots of cool exclusive and tweaked stuff in there (but note that only the Dundealos campaign book is new material). Congrats and thanks to Studio Deadcrows!

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We watched Holy Grail with the kids (10 and 12) two weeks ago, and one of them is still quoting it randomly almost daily. So I guess I proved that annoying Monty Python referencing occurs naturally in 50% of viewers. Thank you for coming to my TED talk.


I really need to figure out a good process for going from sketch to painting. I’m just fumbling around with brushes and screaming in my head until the piece looks half as good as the sketch was.


The most fun stuff about Dreamlands pirate boats are the sea shantaks


Is Leng in Tibet, or the Dreamlands, or what? Nah, Leng is where the heart is.

By the way please don’t touch the heart. It’s still wet.


Very sad to see a bunch of idiots on the Willingdon ave highway bridge with Canadian flags and “mandate freedom” signs. Good thing is that there were only like two dozens of them, but still…


It looks like everybody received it weeks ago, but the Fellowship finally made it to western Canada!

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You know you’ve got too many RPG PDFs when you have to reorganize game directories in alphabetical sub-directories


“The garage is watered from the sprinklers. It also left a man’s decapitated body lying on the floor next to his own severed head. The head which, at this time, has no name.”


System doesn’t matter. As shown by my players who will just burn shit down and run away regardless of the system #ttrpg


Excellent snow and weather conditions up here. And no wait at the ski lifts! Real moments of beauty when the sun rays pierce through the fog or light up snowflakes like thousands of fireflies

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Interesting how, as our TV and even movie entertainment becomes more serialized, our RPGs become more procedural… #ttrpg


The Troubleshooters, an action/investigation RPG heavily inspired by Tintin, Spirou & Fantasio, and other Belgian/French comics from the 50s~80s. It has lots of cool handouts and props!

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Love! Jealousy! Scandal! And epistolary downtime activities! That’s the Jane Austen RPG!

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The Call of Cthulhu 40th anniversary book looks nice! I like the red colour on the pages…

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We watched Edge of Tomorrow for the 3rd time and it’s still awesome. This time the 12yo kid watched with us and he rated it 10/10. He’s growing to love time travel movies too which makes me very happy.