I’ve posted here before about playing Dungeons & Dragons with my kids. We played a few nights together last Summer, but most of our family game nights in the months since were spent playing board games or poker. But, as the coronavirus forced us all to stay put far more often than we’d all prefer,… Continue reading D&D in the Age of the Lockdown
We try to have a weekly family game night. Usually, this is a board game or similar. The kids know that I have a bunch of old D&D books and are generally familiar with the game. A couple of weeks ago, a new D&D Essentials box set was released. This incorporates a new mechanism so… Continue reading Family Game Night
Our nephew, Keith, invited us to one of the The Escape Game adventures. These are really popular and I can see why. Anyone who was a fan of point-and-click puzzle computer games (like me) would love getting to be inside the game and that’s exactly what this feels like. My older brother, Stephen, and Keith’s… Continue reading We Escaped!
As part of my goals for 2019, I am going to try to write about some of my DIY and maker projects. So, here’s an unexpected one to start off the yearâ€¦ The other evening, I heard a thud and an “uh-oh” from my 11yo daughter’s room. Turns out, when hopping on to the bed to… Continue reading Repairing a Kid’s Bed