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Post Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:33 pm 
 

After the Acaeum dinner the other night I decided I really did need to change my forum name to something a little more appropriate so...

JimK is now ----> Boredflak

And I'll be posting a little more often.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:51 pm 
 

Jim, you just increased your post count by 6% with the announcement of your name change!
But seriously, it was great to get to spend time with Jim at GenCon and I will be doing my con wrap-up shortly. Jim got some AWESOME items during the Collectors Auction and he should probably post all about them. Nudge, nudge. And that will get your post count up too. 19 posts in 10 years? is that like when Sting used to say he would have 6 hour sex sessions with his wife? That is some kind of delayed gratification there Jim :-)


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:20 pm 
 

Heh. Well I try to listen and read a lot more than I type. The internet is filled with people who type or speak without ever bothering to read or learn.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:35 am 
 

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RPG’s, D&D in particular has had a major influence in my life. It’s bonded me together with life long friends...it’s that bond in life not just as friends, but in our jokes, our mannerisms, and what we find funny. Invincible Overlord

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:45 pm 
 

Welcome 8 Bit Elemental, it was fun chatting at the dinner with you and Jim.


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:29 pm 
 

Hello guys,

I've been to Gen Con quite a few times but never made it to the auction... until this year. And I got hooked  :D
For those that might remember me, I'm that strange German that asked all kind of wierd question and didn't even recongnize Frank Mentzler after talking to him for 5 minutes about the history of Gen Con :wink:
Thanks to everybody for being so kind! It was a great time and special thanks to (I hope I'm right here) Invincible Overlord & Bracton!
Now I look forward to build up the largest D&D collection in Germany. See you next year in Indianapolis!

  

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:20 pm 
 

Welcome to all the new members and the newly renamed member!

  

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:15 pm 
 

Tiamat wrote in Introduce Yourself, Fellow Collectors:Hello guys,

I've been to Gen Con quite a few times but never made it to the auction... until this year. And I got hooked  :D
For those that might remember me, I'm that strange German that asked all kind of wierd question and didn't even recongnize Frank Mentzler after talking to him for 5 minutes about the history of Gen Con :wink:
Thanks to everybody for being so kind! It was a great time and special thanks to (I hope I'm right here) Invincible Overlord & Bracton!
Now I look forward to build up the largest D&D collection in Germany. See you next year in Indianapolis!


Welcome to the boards Marcus.   PDT_Armataz_01_34


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:27 pm 
 

Hello.  Signed up for Acaeum after I learned about it at GenCon this year.  

I started playing D&D in the early 80's with the red box edition.  Moved on to AD&D from there and played both in high school.   While in college I learned and played many new systems - Shadowrun, V&V, Call of Cthulhu, and Gurps.  I'm still into gaming, but it's mostly miniatures (40K, Warmachine, FoW, etc) and some Shadowrun when I get together with friends.  

Now I'm 41 and enjoy collecting new and old RPG books and modules.  Like many collectors here, I'm looking for D&D and AD&D stuff from the 80s.  I'm mostly interested in replacing sets I used to have (sold many RPGs before going to grad school in the late 90s) and sets I wish I had back in the day.  I collect stuff I want and will enjoy reading, I'm not really interested in speculation and collecting for value.  

I live in the north Dallas metro area (Argyle) and am always on the lookout for an RPG group.  I've lived here for almost two years and haven't had much luck.  Always looking for suggestions on places to go and meet more gamers.  I tend to stay away from random groups in stores as they tend to be the under 21 crowd min/maxing Pathfinder characters.  Nothing wrong with that, just not my style of play  :D .

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:58 pm 
 

Brian2112 wrote in Introduce Yourself, Fellow Collectors:Hello.  Signed up for Acaeum after I learned about it at GenCon this year.


Welcome aboard Brian---it's always good to meet another Rush fan who likes D&D :D  

Brian2112 wrote in Introduce Yourself, Fellow Collectors:I live in the north Dallas metro area (Argyle) and am always on the lookout for an RPG group.  I've lived here for almost two years and haven't had much luck.  Always looking for suggestions on places to go and meet more gamers.  I tend to stay away from random groups in stores as they tend to be the under 21 crowd min/maxing Pathfinder characters.  Nothing wrong with that, just not my style of play  :D .


If you've not attended yet, you should definitely check out the North Texas RPG Con, held every June in the DFW area:  Welcome to the Frontpage


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Post Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:30 pm 
 

Welcome to all our new members - we always get a few after GenCon, don't we?  ;-)

I hope you all enjoy this site as much as we do.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:19 pm 
 

Hi everyone-

I'm another North Texas person (Mckinney). I first heard of this site at NTRPG Con this year, which marked my return to gaming after a 20-something year absence.

I'm pretty much a straight D&D kind of guy, I know 1e and 5e and not much in-between!  :lol:  But despite my 20-some years off from tabletop gaming I have always considered myself an avid consumer of fantasy content, whether that be comic books, novels, video games, etc. I just stepped away from the traditional dice and paper part for a little while.

I'm also really into fantasy and comic art. The art for the Dragonlance books/modules is what originally brought me to the fantasy genre, and I'm still a big fan of the setting. I also made it to Gen Con this year, partly for the 5e launch and partly for the Dragonlance 30th anniversary event.

At NTRPG this year one of the many nice people I met was Alex (The Gamehole) who was in my Friday night game run by Zeb Cook. He introduced me to his Con as well, so my next event will be Gamehole Con in Madison. Also hope to make Gary Con next time around as well.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:18 pm 
 

Welcome wjaehnig!  You've come to the right place.   :)


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:35 am 
 

Seconded!

Enjoy the many resources here, both digital and human!

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:58 pm 
 

Welcome!  :)


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:05 pm 
 

New to this place, though I found it a while ago when doing research for an article I was writing.  Glad to finally be a member!

I'm Teague Bohlen, a writer and professor of creative writing at the University of Colorado Denver.  Wrote for Topless Robot a bunch (mostly geek-comedy lists), as well as a novel ("The Pull of the Earth") and a textbook ("The Snarktastic Guide to College Success") and am currently working on both a collection of flash fiction and a second novel.

I started gaming back in the early 1980s, when I was 12 or so.  A friend and I used to create characters to run through Keep on the Borderlands until they died.  I think the first long-term character I had we ran through Tegel Manor (Judges' Guild!). I wish I remembered those characters' names, but I remember the times very well, and fondly.  Started reading Dragon Magazine when it was numbered in the low-60s.  Collected all I could after that, on and off.  Still do, when I can.

I'm here because the book "Playing at the World" was an amazing experience, and one I didn't want to come to a close!  I'm fascinated by the history of the game, and heartened by the fact that there are clearly so many of us that are still slightly obsessed with it.  :)

Glad to meet y'all.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:51 pm 
 

Teague wrote in Introduce Yourself, Fellow Collectors:New to this place, though I found it a while ago when doing research for an article I was writing.  Glad to finally be a member!

I'm Teague Bohlen, a writer and professor of creative writing at the University of Colorado Denver.  Wrote for Topless Robot a bunch (mostly geek-comedy lists), as well as a novel ("The Pull of the Earth") and a textbook ("The Snarktastic Guide to College Success") and am currently working on both a collection of flash fiction and a second novel.

I started gaming back in the early 1980s, when I was 12 or so.  A friend and I used to create characters to run through Keep on the Borderlands until they died.  I think the first long-term character I had we ran through Tegel Manor (Judges' Guild!). I wish I remembered those characters' names, but I remember the times very well, and fondly.  Started reading Dragon Magazine when it was numbered in the low-60s.  Collected all I could after that, on and off.  Still do, when I can.

I'm here because the book "Playing at the World" was an amazing experience, and one I didn't want to come to a close!  I'm fascinated by the history of the game, and heartened by the fact that there are clearly so many of us that are still slightly obsessed with it.  :)

Glad to meet y'all.


Greetings!

This place and collecting is addictive, great fun, but addictive.


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:54 pm 
 

I second Jason's statement.

Be afraid...be very afraid.  :D

Welcome!

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