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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 73-100 + Bonus Level

Zee Finale! The Code Our secret weapon Giving us a needed edge Against unfair foes * The Olden Days of Blocky Limbs Razor edged pixels A step above stick figures Acknowledge your past * Striving for Beyond Realism I see … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 17-44

Way back in 2013, I started posts under this title.  Originally, these Haiku were going to be part of a book with pictures, which hid letters for a final Haiku.  Played off the Easter Egg idea, but the artist couldn’t … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs: 9-12

Sanely Yelling at the Television I hear whispering Of my friends who are my squad They can hear me too – Wide Berth Needed Newest type of play Where we punch and swing and jump A threat to all near … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs: 5-8

Body of the Game Remember cartridge Who evolved into a disk Homes of hidden worlds * Red, White, and Yellow The three-pronged lifeline A snake that brings sound and sight Curled behind the tube * You Tell Us How to … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs: 1-4

Press to Begin All gamers know you Button that starts and pauses Our lives owe you much * Where Many of Us Began Blinking lights and noise Where tickets flow like water We whetted our thumbs *  Tools of Our … Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons: A Basic Walkthrough

I’ve been asked by many people to explain Dungeons & Dragons.  I bring this game up a lot because my time in the game is the inspiration for my books.  That being said, I’m not even close to an expert.  … Continue reading

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Precursor to Project Phoenix: Heroes Unlimited

There were three big gaming systems that I played in college.  Dungeons & Dragons, which led to Windemere.  Vampire/White Wolf, which led to Clyde.  Heroes Unlimited, which led to Project Phoenix aka my white whale.  I’m going to explain my … Continue reading

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