Category Archives: Family Fun

Holiday Family Time

Out of respect for my kids and my family, I will be taking some time to celebrate with them and enjoy the holiday season. I have one post scheduled for Friday, then you won’t hear from me until January unless something … Continue reading

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Fun Fact Friday: Psychonauts 2 Could Really Happen!

According to this article on Gamespot, the much awaited (at least in my household) sequel to the much loved (again, my house is the guidepost for these figures) game Psychonauts is off to a promising start making over one third of … Continue reading

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Creating a Great 5e D&D Character: Part 1 Personality

Unlike video game RPG’s, tabletop RPG’s allow you to create your character in whatever order you want. If you’ve got a Player’s Handbook (PHB), you can read through the entire thing and create some pretty awesome characters. For most Dungeons … Continue reading

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New Devices vs Tried and True

One question that’s been coming up a lot in my life lately is, “When is it really worth replacing your existing electronic device?”. My usual answer, “when the old one dies”. My daughter’s phone recently had a lot of problems, … Continue reading

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Humans in the Internet of Things

I don’t know how many of you are aware of this system they are calling the “Internet of Things“, but I think it’s very interesting to consider the number of “things” that are interconnected with or without human interaction now that … Continue reading

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Playing Games Makes You Smarter

Who would have thought it? Oh wait, I did. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com, there are a few hobbies that are very beneficial toward the purpose of expanding your brain power. These are all things that people have known help your … Continue reading

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Video Game Play Styles

There came a discussion in my house today. We were watching a YouTube video about a supposed Easter egg in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (ACS), that my son says isn’t an Easter egg, because it comes up in the main storyline. … Continue reading

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Getting Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and a Good Night’s Sleep (Help Wanted)

If you’ve got gamer kids like my son, you know that getting them to go to bed is not nearly as easy as it is for kids who love reading. A book is easy enough to take to bed with you, … Continue reading

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How to Share Your Passions With Your Kids (In a Non-Pushy Way)

I have always hated the “Because I said so” method of parenting. Probably because my mom never really subscribed to it. If there was something she wanted me to do, she almost always gave me a reason. I may not … Continue reading

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Ren Fest Fun

This weekend will be our first Renaissance Festival weekend of the year. The theme this weekend is 1001 Dreams. We get to dress up as fairies and elves. I think I will try to dress like my main character from … Continue reading

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