Bearded Dork The Beginning

So I had originally envisioned this as a video blog, I’m not sure why. Due to logistical concerns I’m not sure I’ll go that route. I’ll most likely just do this the old fashioned way, which is cool too because really I’m an old fashioned guy.

I have children, that’s primarily what I do all day.

I also am an Admin at a fansite for the soon to be defunct D20 Saga rules-set of the Star Wars Roleplaying Game. I (along the same note am also workin on a Saga Edition Character Sheet for Microsoft Excel. I have the one from the WOTC forums, but the more I try to use it the more frustrating it becomes. Especially given that people over on The Boards keep trying to use it, substituting it’s judgement for thier own. It’s really slow really clunky and makes a lot of mistakes. But it is unfortuately the best one I’ve found.

I’ll post up the one I’m working on and hopefully that will motivate me to work harder on it. I’ve kind of gotten bogged down for the time being in repetetive data entry. It’s time for me to move on to another part of the project. The interconnectivity of it all, kind of makes finding a place to start a new portion rather daunting. I want to do work where I will have a minimal amount of redoing once I implement another section of it all.

I’m also playing in a Pathfinder game on Monday nights. When 4th Edition D&D came out people basically went three ways, 1) “New Edition, Awesome!” 2) “4th Sucks I’m sticking with 3.5”, and 3) “If you want to get technical about it 3.5 kinda sucks too, but the fine folks at Paizo have mostly fixed it, oh hey and it’s backwards compatible.” It’s a suprisingly divisive thing. Bless the folks in Group 1, they are supporting the backbone of the hobby, and you gotta respect that. 4th edition is not for me, and yes I have played it. Group 2, I don’t get it. As you have probably guessed I’m more of the group 3 sort. Pathfinder is a solid successor to previous editions of Dungeons & Dragons. But I’m not really all that Jazzed about this particular game.

Soon I’ll be starting “The Dawn of Defiance” campaign that WOTC put out for Star Wars. We’ll see how that one goes I’m rather exited.