Language shift is a hilarious thing. It can turn labor into a robot, it can make important words into mundane meaningless drivel.   For example, it can take the balls off of epic.   You know what I’m talking about. Suddenly getting a free size upgrade on your coffee is EPIC, or saying something clever
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Dated: 14th April 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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So it happens sometimes that I do things that confuse other people.
 

I don’t understand it either, but roll with me.
 

You have certain people who are “cuspers” in the nerd community. They like watching Big Bang Theory, or programming Pop Tart calendars (so they never eat the same flavor in the same week) but they have no fucking clue what Magic: the Gathering is.
 

Sometimes you’ll be doing something like rolling a character for your new D&D campaign and one of these Cuspers will look at you and say “Why the fuck do you have so many dice?” You’ll want to explain, but you run into a problem. It would take forever, they’d get bored, and they’d still be confused. I call this a lose-loser situation (of course, you get to be the loser).
 

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Dated: 13th April 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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I knew that the really cool plans that I laid out in my pre-pax schedule were subject to change, and they did! Thursday: Joe Kozachek drove us from Burlington, Vermont and while he drove, I worked really hard at looking at stuff. We made it to Cambridge around 5:30ish where I took the Green Line
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Dated: 29th March 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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Thanks to the excellent media wranglers handling the expo, I was approved for my Kombo.com press pass for the event! This is awesome since I applied wicked late, and just whiskered my way in. From past experience, I know that gaming cons are usually packed with people elbow to asshole. Adding to that, anything that
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Dated: 11th March 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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The world misses me. I know. Sorry, world, I’ve been out. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be this way. I live in the cheerful, weather-lottery state of Vermont, formerly its own magical fairlyland Republic, long before Texas made it cool (true fact!). The great thing about living here is accessibility to bored nerds who have
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Dated: 8th February 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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