Archive for September, 2007

SWPocketmodel.com Star Wars PocketModel staff interview
By September 13, 20070 Comments Read More →

SWPocketmodel.com Star Wars PocketModel staff interview

SWPocketmodel.com, the best fan-run site for the collectible mini-model tactical tabletop combat Star Wars game (my write-up is here), video recorded a neat little interview with two staff members from WizKids, the game’s manufacturer. The interview is all video, and requires a Flash player, but it’s pretty interesting whether you play the game or not. […]

Posted in: games, link and run
My 360 has a blog of its own
By September 12, 20071 Comments Read More →

My 360 has a blog of its own

This isn’t going to be news to anyone who owns an Xbox 360 already, but since I’m a recent 360 owner you’re going to read about it anyway. 360voice takes each player’s publicly viewable gamer card and turns it into a blog. You can not only see what your friends played most recently (which the […]

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Another Iron Man movie trailer
By September 11, 20070 Comments Read More →

Another Iron Man movie trailer

Thanks to JonBob for posting about this on the Ars Technica forums: there is a new Iron Man movie trailer in HD available (QuickTime required). Robert Downy, Jr. plays Tony Stark, the weapons dealer/inventor turned superhero turned alcoholic turned superhero again. Out of all the Marvel heroes I liked — Captain America, Wolverine, etc — […]

Posted in: link and run, movies
It’s just a game, or is it?

It’s just a game, or is it?

My Year of the Zombie game ran last Tuesday. The group decided to break out from the Magic Kingdom’s underground utilidors and try to find more survivors at nearby Epcot. They then proceeded to go above ground and play tag with the undead in a park full of tens of thousands of zombies. I always […]

Posted in: games, zombies
I’d hate to be the guy in the back

I’d hate to be the guy in the back

Two Richmonders and their friend from Tampa Bay, Florida, are attempting to set a world record by riding 2400 miles from Tampa Bay to San Diego on a bicycle built for three. The group is making the trek to raise money for children in Haiti, and have raised just over $16,000USD. Here’s a press release […]

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Get a move on.

Get a move on.

I helped my friends Teach and Ninja Mary move from Richmond to Columbus, Ohio over the holiday weekend. The plan seemed simple: get picked up at 10AM, drive Teach’s car while Ninja Mary took her own car and Teach piloted the moving truck, and stay overnight at a bed and breakfast. We’d make the final […]

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