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by Melf
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: GaryCon IV
Replies: 65
Views: 21888

Re: GaryCon IV

For all of you C&C fans, the head Troll himself has an event that will be up for pre-registration soon (the second and last prereg event roll-out). Steve's games are always epic romps and highly sought out. So make sure to check the Gary Con website for updates. See you are Gary Con IV in about 40 d...
by Melf
Wed May 04, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What Board/Card Games Are You Playing?
Replies: 119
Views: 19566

Re: What Board/Card Games Are You Playing?

I only played board games during my deployment (RPGs require prep and the same players consistently which wasn't going to be easy). We played: San Juan (cards) Dragon Lairds (Awesome Tom Wham and Jim Ward game) Small World Settlers of Cataan Game of Thrones Stone Age Zombies (once- then i threw it i...
by Melf
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: f**k Canada Customs
Replies: 10
Views: 741

Yes, but you have such great healthcare
Seriously, sorry to hear about your CC problems.
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by Melf
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GARY CON II Update
Replies: 0
Views: 523

GARY CON II Update

<r>The Gary Con II Event Catalogue is posted on the website [/url]<URL url="http://www.garycon.com/registration/2010_catalog.pdf%5Burl"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.garycon.com/registration/201 ... og.pdf[url">http://www.garycon.com/registration/2010_catalog.pdf[url</LINK_TEXT></URL>] Check out the D...
by Melf
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Latest scribble of mine.
Replies: 50
Views: 19604

Great piece Peter!
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by Melf
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary Con II Update
Replies: 24
Views: 2207

Gary Con II Update

<r>Hi Y'all,<br/> <br/> Event Submission for Gary Con II is up and working at our website <URL url="http://www.garycon.com">www.garycon.com</URL> If you are interested in running an event at Gary Con stop by and click on the Event Submission link at the top of the page. Fill out the form and we will...
by Melf
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary Con II Registration is Open!
Replies: 0
Views: 1251

Gary Con II Registration is Open!

<r>Greetings All,<br/> <br/> I tried posting this earlier but ran into some technical challenges- so here it goes again....<br/> <br/> I posted up the Gary Con pre-registration info on a different thread Friday. What I forgot to tell you about is the discounted room rates at the Lodge- the resort th...
by Melf
Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dates and Location announced for Gary Con II
Replies: 16
Views: 2629

Registration Open Now!

<r>Fresh off the Gary Con website:<br/> Early Bird registration for Gary Con II is now open. Gary Con II is set for Friday, March 19th through Sunday, March 21st, 2010 at the Lodge on Geneva Ridge in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The fun begins at 9am Friday morning and runs through 5pm Sunday. That's rig...
by Melf
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dates and Location announced for Gary Con II
Replies: 16
Views: 2629

Deogolf wrote: I can pester him if you like! I sent Mike an email and I am waiting for his response. I really enjoy blasting those Tommies out of the sky last Gary Con and I hope to be able to repeat the experience at Gary Con II! There are several gaming greats that have already told me that they ...
by Melf
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dates and Location announced for Gary Con II
Replies: 16
Views: 2629

GameOgre wrote: Can we get more information about this? Some folks(me!) might like to donate money for this even if we can't make the con. The proposal is working its way through the bureaucratic process right now. As soon as it is approved, we will start fund raising on a larger scale. We will hav...
by Melf
Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:32 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dates and Location announced for Gary Con II
Replies: 16
Views: 2629

Dates and Location announced for Gary Con II

<r>Hi All,<br/> <br/> Gary Con II will be held 19-21 March at the Lodge in Lake Geneva, WI. Gary Con II will be 3 full days of old school gaming goodness <br/> Stop by the website (<URL url="http://www.garycon.com">www.garycon.com</URL>) to check on the latest news and to get registration info.<br/>...
by Melf
Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bears trade for Jay Cutler!
Replies: 27
Views: 5110

Col_Pladoh wrote: Yes, Gary would be very happy! Gail Gygax GO BEARS! Yes. I sure wish I could pick up the phone and chat with him about this exciting prospect. Football season usually doubled our phone talk time. Good memories for sure. _________________ Get the latest news on Gary Con II at www.g...
by Melf
Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bears trade for Jay Cutler!
Replies: 27
Views: 5110

DangerDwarf wrote: Nice! I bet it was engineered by NFL marketing folks who want to finally see some CHicago QB jerseys sell. Whatever it takes! I have some hope for this year. I am going to renew my NFL ticket. Damn maybe Direct TV had a hand in this trade... _________________ Get the latest news ...
by Melf
Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bears trade for Jay Cutler!
Replies: 27
Views: 5110

Bears trade for Jay Cutler!

It's about time we had a QB in Chicago! The Bears surprised me and actually went after and obtained excellent QB Jay Cutler.

GO BEARS!!!!!!
by Melf
Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Garycon forums are up.
Replies: 4
Views: 619

<r>Oh yeah! I should have probably put that out a couple days ago! Thanks Keeper!!! <br/> <br/> I will continue to visit TLG and Dragonsfoot forums, but I will use <URL url="http://www.Garycon.com">www.Garycon.com</URL> as the primary means of posting up new developments as they happen. I am also up...
by Melf
Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My new blog: The Citadel of Eight
Replies: 15
Views: 1165

shadoes wrote: I don't really see it an any different from someone naming a star wars fan blog the Imperial Senate or a trek blog federation council... I saw it as a tribute from where the blogger came from in gaming not as him trying to claim to be one of the 'original'. But that is just me. I was...
by Melf
Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My new blog: The Citadel of Eight
Replies: 15
Views: 1165

<t>I'm glad you enjoy playing D&D and other RPGs so much. But naming it circle of eight is a little odd. I wondered if you had some connection to the old schoolers in LkG. But I see that is not the case. But it is still great that you dig RPGing- so keep blogging. One thing though, Mordie, Bigby...
by Melf
Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Lake Geneva Con Canceled
Replies: 52
Views: 2392

Greg Ellis wrote: Wisconsin in March? No thanks. I live in Canada, so I know a thing or two about winter. Much as I lament the loss of Gary, and understand why you'd like to keep the con as a memorial, I just can't see it being a pleasant trip at that time of year. Besides, do you really want to ce...
by Melf
Tue Mar 24, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Lake Geneva Con Canceled
Replies: 52
Views: 2392

<t>Kerry beat me to the punch- but there will be a Gary Con II. Someone mentioned combining Troll Lords with Gary Con- well TLG is always welcome. And Steve was helping me plan Gary Con already. So I will be surprised if he is not there for Gary Con II.<br/> <br/> Gary Con sprang forth from the memo...
by Melf
Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hail Caesar and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 2273

huds0n wrote:

I got in trouble when my daughter did that with one of my stray beer bottles. Mama wasn't amused
by Melf
Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:53 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hail Caesar and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 2273

I am a bad Irishman. I started cooking the corned beef at 4 pm- so it was supermarket roast chicken for dinner. And I prefer IPA to stout, so I drank a sixer of IPA while wearing a silly green top hat
by Melf
Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A Thank You GaryCon I
Replies: 12
Views: 926

<t>Hi All,<br/> <br/> What an awesome event! GaryCon I was definitely a huge success in my opinion. I am grateful to all those folks that attended and I must give special recognition to several people that volunteered a lot of time and effort to make GaryCon a magical event. <br/> <br/> A heartfelt ...
by Melf
Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Is anyone else planning on running a C&C game at GaryCon
Replies: 15
Views: 2836

Re: Is anyone else planning on running a C&C game at Gar

gideon_thorne wrote: *chuckles* I think the answer, at this point is "no". Unless you can corner Steve. Steve told me he was going to run some C&C on Saturday as I recall. I bet you could brow beat him into doing a good Dad module. I am running a classic AD&D module on Saturday. I think I will try ...
by Melf
Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Is anyone else planning on running a C&C game at GaryCon
Replies: 15
Views: 2836

Fight In The Skies

<t>Great News Guys!<br/> <br/> Mike Carr has kindly accepted my invitation to come and run a game of Fight In The Skies to open GARY CON. That was a Gen Con tradition during the first 10 or so years. For those that don't know it is a fun WWI dogfighting game. It reminds me of a great joke that my Da...
by Melf
Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Is anyone else planning on running a C&C game at GaryCon
Replies: 15
Views: 2836

Fight In The Skies

<t>Great News Guys!<br/> <br/> Mike Carr has kindly accepted my invitation to come and run a game of Fight In The Skies to open GARY CON. That was a Gen Con tradition during the first 10 or so years. For those that don't know it is a fun WWI dogfighting game. It reminds me of a great joke that my Da...
by Melf
Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary Con Update
Replies: 17
Views: 2223

kaskoid wrote:
I'll see you there!! Bring your favorite whip...

Did you find a laurel wreath to wear as you referee the Circus Maximus race Saturday night?

Less than a week! I am stoked!
by Melf
Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary Con Update
Replies: 17
Views: 2223

Sir Osis of Liver wrote: I got my early registration done, but a buddy of mine who wants to go didn't get to it before it closed out. Will there be any registration at the door? Sir Osis of Liver The only limiting factor is the size of the Legion Hall. I have 100 people signed up and approx 25 fami...
by Melf
Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:17 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary Con Update
Replies: 17
Views: 2223

Gary Con Update

<t>Gary Con Hotel Deal:<br/> <br/> [/b]Comfort Suites[/b] will give all Gary Con attendees a Rate of [/b]$69.95[/b] if you tell them you are with Gary Con. The word on the street is this is a nice new hotel with free breakfast, fridge in the room etc. So if you need a place to stay book with the Com...
by Melf
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: DUNDRACON
Replies: 34
Views: 4061

Troll Lord wrote: Yeppers, Luke needs to get his gaming shoes back on. The Lost City of Gaxmoor for C&C is on the docket for Winter 2009 and we'll all be hungry for the undercity soon thereafter. Gaxmoor will be a boxed set this time. New cover art as well. Steve Arrrghh! More to do Atleast I don't...
by Melf
Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: DUNDRACON
Replies: 34
Views: 4061

bloodymage wrote: Was there. Sick and tired most of the weekend. Picked up on a seminar with Steve and Joe. Got the invite, but knew I couldn't do it with the commitments I'd made. I'm planning C&C for ConQuestSac. It will be slow, but I'm determined to get back to C&C goodness. Serl, put me down a...