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hairylarry
Gamer+ News August 3, 2020

Tonight on the Related To Geeks Podcast we will talk about Dungeons &
Dragons as represented in other media like movies, television, books,
and music. This is an open game chat and everyone is welcome. The
Related To Geeks Podcast will be held at 9:00 PM Central in the
gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord.

The Related To Geeks Book Club podcast about Brandon Sanderson's
"Warbreaker" has been posted.

https://anchor.fm/relatedtogeeks/episodes/Related-To-Geeks-Book-Club--- Season-1--Episode-7---Warbreaker-ehi53j

Alan made a couple of announcements about his Chronicles Of Ember
Starter Set that should be available now. This looks like a good way to
get into this cold, dangerous, fuzzy RPG. If you like games where you
actually get scared The Chronicles Of Ember is for you.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2377

And added to Links:

https://gamerplus.org/links

Here's an interesting Youtube channel called Tabletop Bellhop, your
cardboard concierge. Interesting videos about all kinds of tabletop
gaming.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCez3_cu7peTRAcb1ZJF4j5A

If you haven't read Order Of The Stick you've got hours of fun in front
of you.

https://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots.html

Let me know what's new in your world of gaming. Message, email, or,
best of all, post about what you've been doing at Gamer+.

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@curators.mixremix.cc
hairylarry@gmail.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News July 27, 2020

Tonight on Inspired Unreaity we will be discussing strategy and tactics.
Does your party set things up in advance of a conflict? Do you plan
escape routes? Have a plan B?

Inspired Unreality is open game chat held every Monday night at 9:00
Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord.

Last Monday Megan, Vivian, and Larry enjoyed discussing "Warbreaker"
at the Related To Geeks Book Club. Although we all had
different problems with the book our shared opinion is "not Brandon
Sanderson's best." I'm already reading our book for next month,
"Armada" by Ernest Cline.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/28

Please welcome Alan, the creator of The Chronicles Of Ember, a unique
role playing experience.

https://gamerplus.org/user/Alan

FollowMeAndDie reports "My YouTube channel passed 850 subscribers
today!"

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2363

Lately I've been enjoying #SixWordStories. Here's my six word SF story.

And then the sun went nova.

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@curators.mixremix.cc
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News July 20, 2020

Tonight at 9:00 PM Central the Related To Geeks Book Club will discuss
"Warbreaker" by Brandon Sanderson. The book is licensed Creative Commons
and can be legally downloaded here.

https://unglue.it/work/7775/

The Related To Geeks Book Club is part of our Inspired Unreality open
game chat held every Monday night in the gamerplus chatrooms at
Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. If you've never been to Tenkar's Tavern
there's an invite for you here.

https://gamerplus.org/index


Megan, Vivian, and I were joined by Alan of Chronicles Of Ember fame
last night at Inspired Unreality. We discussed the post apocalyptic
genre, literature and movies. We also spent a little time on podcast and
vlog production. Plus, of course, dad jokes and other miscellany.

FollowMeAndDie has a new blog post. He says "Today on the blog
I talk about my recent Point Crawl-Like Session Planning. This is my
blog's eleventh anniversary post!"

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2346

I've been doing some coding on one of my not game projects, MixRemix
Radio. If you want to listen:

https://mixremix.cc

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@curators.mixremix.cc
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com
hairylarry
Gamer+ News July 6, 2020

On Inspired Unreality tonight Vivian and I will be discussing the DnD
we know and love best, OSR before it was OSR. Sometimes before it was
even DnD. What can I say. We're old.

And next week, July 20, the Related To Geeks Book Club will discuss
"Warbreaker" by Brandon Sanderson. Follow the link to the Gamer+ Group
for the Related To Geeks Book Club where you can download this Creative
Commons licensed novel.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/28

Inspired Unreality open game chat is held every Monday night at 9:00
Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord.
Everyone is welcome. If you haven't been to Tenkar's Tavern there's an
invite for you here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

ZDL posted The best good luck charm EVAR!

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2316

Here's the Related To Geeks Podcast we did Monday night featuring Megan,
Vivian, and Larry discussing Murder Hobos and pre DnD roll playing in
Beebe, Arkansas.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2319

FollowMeAndDie posted his new podcast, Episode 183 - My Campaign: The
Broken Lands.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2328

And a big shout out to our new gamer, chuckdee, who posted our link on
Mastodon. If you use social media, have a blog or a website, please add
our link. (https://gamerplus.org) Or even better post a link to your
profile. Like this.

https://gamerplus.org/user/chuckdee

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News July 6, 2020

We will be hosting the Related To Geeks Podcast tonight at 9:00
Central on the Inspired Unreality open game chat held in the gamerplus
chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. The topic for tonight is
"Murder Hobos Are Boring - how to avoid see something, kill something,
...". Everyone is welcome to participate.

If you've never been to Tenkar's Tavern there's an invite for you on
Gamer+.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Just scroll down until you see the Tenkar's Tavern graphic and the Join
Server link in the left hand column.

FollowMeAndDie posted an interesting blog about "My thoughts on RPGs,
Alignment, and Race."

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2312

ZDL posted some interesting trinkets in her Fun Toys photo album. I
like the Misadventure Awaits badge showing a 1 on a 20 sider.

https://gamerplus.org/photo/useralbum/ZDL/71

I just posted the Related To Geeks Book Club on Anchor. We discussed
"The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2308

I hope to see you tonight on the Related To Geeks Podcast.

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News June 22, 2020

Tonight, at 9:00 PM Central, on Inspired Unreality we will be talking to Vivian Heyl about family games, how to play DnD with kids, expecially your kids. Please join us in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. Inspired Unreality is an open game chat. Everyone is welcome.

Last week at the Related To Geeks Book Club Megan and I talked about "Circe" by Madeline Miller. We both liked "Circe" and we're going to read Miller's earlier book "Song Of Achilles", another fantasy novel based on Greek mythology.

Then we decided on the books for the next three months.

July 20 - Warbreaker - Brandon Sanderson
August 17 - Armada - Ernest Cline
September 21 - Gilgamesh

The Brandon Sanderson book is licensed Creative Commons. Sanderson discusses what this means here.

https://www.brandonsanderson.com/warbreaker-rights-explanation/

"Warbreaker" is available for free download on unglue.it. Mobi, epub, and pdf formats are available.

https://unglue.it/work/7775/

I've done a lot of work on the Related To Geeks website, integrating it into Gamer+ and reposting photos and links to Gamer+.

Here's the photos.

https://gamerplus.org/photo/userphotos/relatedtogeeks

Here's the links.

https://gamerplus.org/links

And here's the website.

https://relatedtogeeks.com/

I also posted a Related To Geeks Podcast about House Rules.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2282

Join us tonight on Inspired Unreality. It's going to be a good discussion.

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com







hairylarry
Gamer+ News June 1, 2020

Tonight on Inspired Unreality it's the Related To Geeks Podcast. We will be discussing "Podcasts and Vlogs - producing audio and video for the internet", in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern on discord. Inspired Unreality is open game chat. Everyone is invited to participate.

In two weeks we will host the Related To Geeks Book Club. Our book for June is "Circe" by Madeline Miller. Because it takes most of us more than a day to read a novel I try to make announcements in advance. For more about the Related To Geeks Book Club and to make suggestions for our upcoming reads here's the link to the group.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/28

I enjoyed the Circle Of Worldbuilders Masterclass. I didn't have time to
tune in on Sunday but they will be posting the whole class and the notes for people to view/read on their own time.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2221

More pictures in Tabletop Inspiration. Have you ever played The Battle For Wesnoth fantasy adventure video game? Well not only is it a great game but there's a lot of fantasy art made available under Creative Commons or GPL licenses. Enjoy!

https://gamerplus.org/groups/35

Please forward this newletter to your game playing friends. Stay in touch and stay creative.

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com


hairylarry
Gamer+ News May 18, 2020

I finished "Neuromancer" by William Gibson this morning just in time for the Related To Geeks Book Club tonight. We will be meeting in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern at 9:00 PM Central. This is an open chat, if you like Gibson or cyberpunk as a genre you are welcome to join us.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/28

I posted our first episode about "The Tower Of The Elephant" by Robert E. Howard on Anchor.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2192

ZDL started a group called Tabletop Inspiration. She says "This is a group for sharing pictures that can inspire ideas for places and characters in tabletop role-playing games."

https://gamerplus.org/groups/35

Megan started a new Youtube series called Indie Five where she does quick reviews of indie video games.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2191

As always let me know what you've been doing. Stay in touch and stay well.

Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News May 11, 2020

Tonight at 9:00 PM Central is open game chat on Inspired Unreality. Everyone is welcome to participate. All gaming is on topic. Inspired Unreality is held in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. Our initial topic for tonight is Wizards Creating Spells, how does a DM deal with a creative wizard?

Next Monday the Related To Geeks Book Club will discuss "Neuromancer" by William Gibson. This cyberpunk classic is available on the internet library at archive.org. There's still time to read it before the book club discussion.

https://archive.org/details/NeuromancerWilliamGibson/page/n11/mode/2up

Also available on the Internet Archive is the rules for the game "Neuromancer".

https://archive.org/details/manual_Neuromancer/page/n15/mode/2up

Fun!

Yesterday was Mothers Day and my granddaughter's birthday so the Related To Geeks crew spent the day in virtual visits and sharing special videos while we all stayed home. It was great. Not as good as it should have been but still, great.

Our favorite blogger and podcaster, FollowMeAndDie, has been doing everything he can to stay healthy during the pandemic only to discover that he has cancer. He discussed revising his plans on his podcast and blog. Please check in with him. All prayers that he will be fine. Best to you, brother.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2187

If you are reading this in your email the newsletter is also posted in a Gamer+ blog post. Please share this link to pass it on.


https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/192


Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Gamer+ News April 20, 2020

The Related To Geeks Book Club meets tonight on Inspired Unreality. We will be talking about  "The Darklord of Derkholm" by Diana Wynne Jones. Inspired Unreality is held every Monday at 9:00 PM Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. Interested? Drop by. Also, join the Group.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/28

JesseQ is organizing "The Bespin Diamond Heist". In this game you are rescuing Hans Solo from Jabba The Hut.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2169

FollowMeAndDie has a podcast and a blog post about his Return To Gaming on Roll20.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/2172

On Easter Sunday the Related To Geeks family had a game day on Megan's Discord, Megantopia. We did some crafts and played drawing games and word games on Jackbox. This was my first experience playing on Jackbox and Discord. As soon as I realized the game played on both screens at the same time everything was copacetic. I mean, I still lost every game but I wasn't completely confused while losing every game.

Have you been picking up your online game play during the lockdown? What are your favorite online gaming platforms? Post your game plans on Gamer+ and I will include them in this newsletter.

Thanks and stay in touch,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com
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