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  • <p>I’ve been suckered into playing <strong>Games Workshop</strong>‘s Blood Bowl. And not just playing but playing in a the Fisherman’s Stout Bloodbowl League.</p>
<p>I’ve been interested in this game since it first appeared as a liftout in a holiday edition of <strong>White Dwarf</strong> magazine – way back when it was still owned by Steve Jackson Games and not an in-house advertising vehicle for GW. The game is basically a parody of American football played with fantasy races. Of course, given my Flintloque proclivities, I’ve settled on a team of elves.</p>
<p>Elves, being what they are in the Warhammer universe, are  […]</p>

    Blood Bowl

    I’ve been suckered into playing Games Workshop‘s Blood Bowl. And not just playing but playing in a the Fisherman’s Stout Bloodbowl League.

    I’ve been interested in this game since it first appeared as a liftout in a holiday edition of White Dwarf magazine – way back when it was still owned by Steve Jackson Games and not an in-house advertising vehicle for GW. The game is basically a parody of American football played with fantasy races. Of course, given my Flintloque proclivities, I’ve settled on a team of elves.

    Elves, being what they are in the Warhammer universe, are […]

  • <p>Lately I’ve been bemoaning the fact I’ve so little opportunities to interact with people in French. Oh, sure, I’ve several french-speaking friends on instant messenger and facebook and I’ve made quiet a few friends through the Alliance Francaise but it’s not enough. Conversations on IM are generally short and talking to the people at the Alliance is generally hindered by also having people in the gathering who don’t speak the language — it’s just rude to jabber on when others around you cannot participate. Watching French movies is always a cool way to listen to French (and is one of  […]</p>

    Serendipity: n. Yay Me!

    Lately I’ve been bemoaning the fact I’ve so little opportunities to interact with people in French. Oh, sure, I’ve several french-speaking friends on instant messenger and facebook and I’ve made quiet a few friends through the Alliance Francaise but it’s not enough. Conversations on IM are generally short and talking to the people at the Alliance is generally hindered by also having people in the gathering who don’t speak the language — it’s just rude to jabber on when others around you cannot participate. Watching French movies is always a cool way to listen to French (and is one of […]