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by ironbull
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Thanks. I'm actually behind my earlier schedule and will probably defend at the end of October. That'll put my final defense back to February, probably.<br/> <br/> Regarding C&C, the kids have not shown much interest recently. Part of that is probably because I've not been too excited about i...
by ironbull
Mon Jul 28, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anybody in or were in the SCA?
Replies: 34
Views: 991

Keolander wrote: I just don't see the appeal of people getting together to beat the crap out of one another with wooden swords. Actually, beating the crap out of other people with wooden swords is lots of fun. Getting hit isn't quite as cool so you gotta' figure out how to stop that from happening....
by ironbull
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anybody in or were in the SCA?
Replies: 34
Views: 991

yep
by ironbull
Sun Jun 22, 2008 12:24 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>No, 'fraid not. The kids have been busy with other stuff recently (school related stuf and then sports) and I've been slaving away on my dissertation. I'm trying to defend the proposal in September and sit for the final defense in December or January.<br/> <br/> We were talking just a few days ag...
by ironbull
Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Tributes
Topic: Robert Bledsaw, Founder of Judges Guild, Has Died
Replies: 35
Views: 24176

<t>I am so very sorry to learn this. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.<br/> <br/> I had a chance to meet Bob a few years ago at PentaCon in Fort Wayne Indiana. We spoke for a few minutes and I had a chance to thank him for Judges Guild and all the good times I have had over the years beca...
by ironbull
Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: The Artist's Alley
Topic: Glad's drawings of the adventuring life.....
Replies: 471
Views: 145106

That's some good stuff.
by ironbull
Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I've got a monkey on my back...
Replies: 20
Views: 919

Re: I've got a monkey on my back...

moriarty777 wrote: ...and it's in the form of WOTC Mini's For years I stayed away from miniatures in my games completely. I can proudly say that prior to 2008 I did not own a single one. Moriarty, you can still say that. Miniatures are made of lead and have to be painted. Those pre-painted WotC thi...
by ironbull
Wed Feb 06, 2008 5:29 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Session 11 January 26, 2008<br/> <br/> The adventuring party consists of:<br/> <br/> Lilly the Wizard 2nd level human female wizard, played by nine-year-old Olivia<br/> <br/> Robert the Snake 3rd level human male thief, played by six-year-old Lucas<br/> <br/> Myra Black 1st level human female fig...
by ironbull
Sun Feb 03, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Player's Haven
Topic: It. Has. Shipped!
Replies: 17
Views: 6342

Got my package today! I hope to have time to dig into it tomorrow. I've only given it a quick glance, but it looks good so far!
by ironbull
Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The D&D Rules Cyclopedia??
Replies: 23
Views: 3393

Yea, I spent over a year watching ebay auctions. I finally got one in very good condition for $20 plus shipping and was thrilled to get it at that price.
by ironbull
Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:18 am
Forum: Player's Haven
Topic: I'm waiting
Replies: 37
Views: 15521

Treebore wrote:
So just keep plugging away and get it done when you can.

I agree. I've got loads of old stuff to paw through from time to time for ideas. I'd much rather have good stuff slow than average stuff quick.
by ironbull
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Today we are going to spend the day at my brother Craig's house. He has a daughter (Kate - 7 years old). Craig emailed me yesterday and told me that Kate asked if Uncle Brad could bring "that adventure game" her cousins were talking about. So this afternoon Kate and Craig will roll up characters ...
by ironbull
Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:32 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Session 10 January 15, 2008<br/> <br/> The adventuring party consists of:<br/> <br/> Lilly the Wizard 2nd level human female wizard, played by nine-year-old Olivia<br/> <br/> Robert the Snake 2nd level human male thief, played by six-year-old Lucas<br/> <br/> Myra Black 1st level human female fig...
by ironbull
Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

Coleston the Cavalier wrote: Ironbull, this thread is awesome! I understand about the flying dice - got 3 boys (ages 4, 6, & 8)! I was going to ask how your 6 year old knows about getting drunk, but he paid a good price for it. Long live the children's crusade!!! Oh, he's seen me drink a beer now a...
by ironbull
Fri Jan 18, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

Buttmonkey wrote: Darn it, make your kids play some more so we can get an update! Ha ha! Ok, ok! I'll tell them some guy named Buttmonkey says they have to play some more 'cause he wants to know what is going on in the campaign. Seriously, we played last night for a bit. I'll have an update shortly.
by ironbull
Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Player's Haven
Topic: Adventure Games Journal #1 Preview Now on Website
Replies: 13
Views: 5085

Woo Hoo! Super James!
by ironbull
Sat Jan 05, 2008 2:59 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: How we solved the WIS Search 'god' thing
Replies: 17
Views: 1109

Tropico, thanks for that description. That sounds like a good way to handle the issue. I give that post a GETS - Good Enough To Steal.
by ironbull
Thu Jan 03, 2008 4:18 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: BtH-based bonuses to AC and Damage
Replies: 14
Views: 781

Matthew wrote: Sure, and that's the usual counter argument to this suggestion. However, Hit Points are a finite and slowly regenerating resource, discounting magical healing for the moment. Whilst a Fighter with full Hit Points at the start of every combat can be said to be fully benefiting from hi...
by ironbull
Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Making gnomes more unique.
Replies: 30
Views: 1770

<t>Camazotz, thanks for sharing that. <br/> I never used gnomes in any of my campaigns. Never had a player want to play one. Never could figure out a good way to make them "fit" in my campaign world.<br/> <br/> Your short description has given inspiration to me for some ideas for the little buggers....
by ironbull
Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: BtH-based bonuses to AC and Damage
Replies: 14
Views: 781

<t>Interesting ideas. From my perspective, I always thought characters did get better at defending themselves as they went up in level - that's why they have more hit points. As I see it, a 1st level fighter with 7 or 8 hit points can get killed by one good hit from a long sword. A fifth level fight...
by ironbull
Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Session 9 January 1, 2008<br/> <br/> The adventuring party consists of:<br/> <br/> Lilly the Wizard 1st level human female wizard, played by nine-year-old Olivia<br/> <br/> Robert the Snake 2nd level human male thief, played by six-year-old Lucas<br/> <br/> Myra Black 1st level human female fight...
by ironbull
Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:12 am
Forum: Player's Haven
Topic: AGP December 2007 Update
Replies: 5
Views: 3649

James, this sounds great. Thanks for the update. I understand the challenges you have faced getting this project out of the starting gate. I know in the end it will all be worth it. I'm looking forward to January!

thanks again

brad
by ironbull
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: (C&C) TLG 8501 Engineering Dungeons (NOW AVAILABLE)
Replies: 23
Views: 7589

Woo Hoo!
by ironbull
Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Got some good deals!
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Got some good deals!

Rhuvein wrote:
Damn nice. I've been wanting a cheap one for years!

I know what you mean. I have had a search set up to catch all the Rules Cyclopedias on eBay for over two years now. I must have bid on and lost fourty of the things - mainly because I am so cheap.
by ironbull
Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Got some good deals!
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Got some good deals!

<t>Just gotta' share. I just picked up a hard cover Rules Cyclopedia in very good condition off eBay for $20 - that includes the shipping charge. I also just got 17 old Dragon magazine issues (pre-3.x edition) for a buck each. Yep, that includes shipping too.<br/> <br/> I rarely find steals on eBay,...
by ironbull
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

File is on the way.

If anyone else is interested, just drop me a PM with your email address.
by ironbull
Fri Nov 23, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

Cool. If you want the Word document I made that has the coin tokens, I'd be glad to send it your way. Might save you some time. Let me know...
by ironbull
Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Session 8 November 5, 2007<br/> <br/> The adventuring party consists of:<br/> <br/> Lilly the Wizard 1st level human female wizard, played by nine-year-old Olivia<br/> <br/> Robert the Snake 2nd level human male thief, played by six-year-old Lucas<br/> <br/> Myra Black 1st level human female figh...
by ironbull
Fri Nov 09, 2007 1:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A CK in the Making
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Alwyn wrote:
Now if I could just get my wife into RPGing I'd be all set!

Dude, if you get that figured out, let me know. I wish my wife would play with me and the kids. I think she'd really enjoy it. So far no luck even getting her to try it.
by ironbull
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: The Children's Crusade
Replies: 34
Views: 12591

<t>Session 7 October 8, 2007<br/> <br/> The adventuring party consists of:<br/> <br/> Lilly the Wizard 1st level human female wizard, played by nine-year-old Olivia<br/> <br/> Robert the Snake 2nd level human male thief, played by six-year-old Lucas<br/> <br/> Myra Black 1st level human female fight...