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hairylarry
Inspired Unreality! Saturday, May 20. Live from Eclectic Geekery in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Adventure with us in Tobbins Shire. Join Ari and Caper for breakfast and then we'll see where that leads. We'll explore the shire or explore the woods. Maybe even find a cave. It's all up to the players.

Cast of characters:

Arimeth (Ari) - A human healing witch who has been working with the Milyagon witch brewing teas.

Tude - Ari's wildcat. A pet, not a familiar, Tude comes to Ari's waist and is a formidable defender. Tude only speaks cat but is very intelligent, possibly more intelligent than most humans.

Caper Tobbins - Ari's sidekick, a halfling bard and the DM PC.

Insert your character here. It literally takes 2 minutes to create a character in Just Quest. Honestly, the most time consuming part is making up the PC's name.

Get your character sheet here.

https://gamerplus.org/photo/useralbum/hairylarry/124

We are going to try a hybrid game, around the table and on the internet. If you can't make it to Eclectic Geekery join us on Inspired Unreality.

Inspired Unreality is held every Saturday morning at 11:00 AM Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. More info in the right sidebar here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Here's a link to the Just Quest rules minizine.

https://www.minizines.cc/flat/?x=entry:entry200105-065552

Here's a link to the Gamer+ Group, Tales Of Milyagon, including some session summaries from recent games.

https://gamerplus.org/groups/4

And one more Milyagon link, "Yon Rogar’s Hat" a short story I wrote about Wilken Woods, the magic forest that lies between Milyagon and Tobbins Shire.

https://sffshortstories.com/?x=entry:entry190818-150004

Enjoy!

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Hairy Larry
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hairylarry
Ok, the big weekend has arrived. It's the Grand Opening at Eclectic Geekery with games and events every day. It's like a gaming convention in a book store. If you like books and games you should go.

More info including a video and a poster here.

https://www.facebook.com/eclecticgeekerystore

There will be RPG games; D&D 5e, Chronicles of Ember, Dungeon Crawl Classics, and All Outta Bubblegum; and a Miniature Paint and Take. Special thanks to Alan Wortman, Kier Heyl, Will Hose, and Liz Brown for running events!

Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Inspired Unreality open game chat will continue as usual. This week is bring your own topic so if you can't make it to Eclectic Geekery on Saturday at least you can join us chatting about games online.

Inspired Unreality is held every Saturday at 11:00 AM Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. More info and a link here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Next week on Inspired Unreality we will have Actual Play live from Eclectic Geekery. I will be running my game, Just Quest, a rules light system with an OSR feel and we will be adventuring in Tobbins Shire. Everyone is welcome and if you can't sit around a table with us you can play online.

Thanks to ZDL for sending an error report. By the time I checked on it Gamer+ was running fine again. I am still committed to upgrading Gamer+ to better software and running it on my own server. That's just the kind of project I love and I'm looking forward to working on it this summer. The old Gamer+ will remain with all the content we love so much. It will become a static history of the first years on Gamer+ without accepting new posts or gamers.

https://gamerplus.org/user/ZDL

On a personal note I am planning on recording with my band, Bebop Beatniks, Monday night. I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to that.

Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/915

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


hairylarry
May 7 is the first Saturday in May so our topic for Inspired Unreality is Fantasy and Science Fiction. Whatever your interest; books, movies, games; come chat with us.

Inspired Unreality is held every Saturday morning at 11:00 AM Central in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. For more info go here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Last Saturday we chatted from the RPG room at Eclectic Geekery and we enjoyed that so much we decided to add it as a monthly event. We will be playing Just Quest in Tobbin's Shire, on the other side of Wilken Woods from Milyagon. I've been using the Hearth & Hillside Home dice tables for some low combat, explore the shire gaming and it's been great fun.

Free Hearth & Hillside Home dice table pdf
https://weirdandblue.itch.io/hearth-and-hillside-home

Tales Of Milyagon
https://gamerplus.org/groups/4

Just Quest is a rules light OSR style game and Milyagon is our environs. We're going to try a hybrid game with some players sitting around the table and others on Discord. We'll see how that works. Sound exciting? Well that's in two weeks.

Sunday is Mother's day and the family is coming to visit. In case your forgot this is your reminder from Gamer+.

And next weekend is the Eclectic Geekery grand opening. Here's their facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/eclecticgeekerystore

If you're in Northeast Arkansas be sure to go. And then come the following Saturday to to play Just Quest in Tobbins Shire.

Please forward this email to your gaming friends. And share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/913

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
https://mastodon.social/@hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com
hairylarry
Inspired Unreality open game chat. Saturday at 11:00 am central. We will be attempting to chat from Eclectic Geekery, Sarah's and Megan's bookstore. Yep! Going to visit our daughters. In their bookstore.

https://www.facebook.com/eclecticgeekerystore

Inspired Unreality is held every Saturday in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. Everyone is welcome. For more info and a link go here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Next week will be the first Saturday in June so our topic will be fantasy and science fiction. Books, TV, Movies, Games, all on topic. It's a broad topic but we'll hone in on your interests. I've been reading "Malazan Book of the Fallen" by Steven Erikson. And it looks like I'll be reading it for quite a while.

https://steven-erikson.org/malazan-book-of-the-fallen/

Last week we answered the important question, Do Hobbits Drink Hot Chocolate?

After several discouraging searches concluding that Middle Earth has no chocolate I finally found the result I was looking for.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4548

I mean after all how could the hobbit mommys get all their little hobbits home for elevenses without serving a nice mug of chocolate?

In case you've been noticing twitter in the news lately that mastodon link below is a twitter alternative.

I hope you've enjoyed the Gamer+ News. Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

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

hairylarry
Join us on Inspired Unreality open game chat Saturday mornings at 11:00 AM Central. This Saturday is bring your own topic. Everyone is welcome and all gaming is on topic.

Inspired Unreality is held in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. There's more info here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Last week Alan and I perused a few of the spell books he generated with his bash script. I added three of them to Gamer+.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4542

Follow Me And Die has a new blog post on Random Research in games.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4545

Here's a super short I wrote in 2018.

AI Autocomplete
by Larry Heyl CC-BY

In the future everyone will have AI Autocomplete, first for writing, then for talking. The AI will be so good that it soon starts guessing right 100% of the time. People select the Just Say It For Me option since their AI Autocomplete always guesses right.

This is the future of humanity, packhorses for AI Autocompletes talking to each other.

Or is it already happening now?

---

See the illustration here.

https://sffshortstories.com/?x=entry:entry180208-201254

If you have any short fiction you would like to feature get in touch!

Weather permitting I will be livestreaming chill jazz piano from the Twitch Porch with Bebop Beatniks on Monday at 5:00 pm Central.

https://www.twitch.tv/hairylarryland

Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/911

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

hairylarry
Tomorrow! Saturday at 11:00 AM Central. Inspired Unreality open game chat. This Saturday is bring your own topic. Or we could roll one up. Or Actual Play.

Inspired Unreality is held in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tankar's Tavern on Discord. More info here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Everyone is welcome. All gaming is on topic. We look forward to chatting with you.

Last week Duca schooled me in the arts of EU4. He's into historical role playing too. A history buff playing down through the centuries.

Lately I've been posting some of my writing and session summaries so I thought I would feature another Gamer+ gamer today.

Call To March
Follow Me And Die

I had this idea for a short story. I started it about an hour before the Wednesday night game I play in. This is a first draft with minimal editing for the most grievous typos. I’m curious what you think of it.

The youth, slim of build and lean, not yet muscled from long marchings with pack and armor looked to the grizzled veteran. Young Jaran idolized the aged veteran, survivor of many battles, who bore a white scar over his sightless left eye.

Hurry lads, grab your packs and cinch them well before the call to march ends!

How far today, Goram? came the call in unison from the youthful members of the company.

Continue reading

https://followmeanddie.com/2022/04/13/call-to-march/

And here's the Follow Me And Die Gamer+ page.

https://gamerplus.org/user/FollowMeAndDie

Please forward this email and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/909

We are looking forward to getting together with our family.

Happy Easter,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
https://mastodon.social/@hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com

hairylarry
Join Ari and Caper adventuring around Tobbins Shire. Will the humans they saved from Mr. Mistmeister start building brand new antique furniture? Will Ari and Caper meet Mr. Mistmeister and somehow abate the danger? I mean being transported 400 years into the future isn't nice. And if Ari and Caper hadn't found them and rescued them how long would they have been trapped in the mist?

Inspired Unreality open game chat is held every Saturday morning at 11:00 Central in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. This week it's actual play in and around Tobbins Shire, home of river halflings and even some humans!

As we do on the first Saturday of every month we discussed fantasy and science fiction last week. We are also good with bring your own topic. As long as its games.

If you are interested in hosting a game on Inspired Unreality let me know. I'd love to play in one of your games.

As Spring weather arrives we are at a wane in the ebb and tide of covid so we are looking forward to playing music in the park, playing games at Eclectic Geekery, and spending time with our family.

What are your plans? Let us know.

Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/907

Thanks,
Hairy Larry
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
https://mastodon.social/@hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com
hairylarry
Inspired Unreality open game chat is Saturday at 11:00 AM Central. This is the first Saturday of the month so our topic is Fantasy and Science Fiction. This is a broad topic including literature, movies, television, and games. Everyone is welcome. All Fantasy and Science Fiction is on topic.

Inspired Unreality is held every Saturday in the gamerplus chatrooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. If you haven't been to Tenkar's there's a link for you here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

We had a couple of days downtime on our main page again. This time I was able to figure out the problem and repair it. Thanks to FollowMeAndDie for helping me solve this issue.

https://gamerplus.org/user/FollowMeAndDie

Last weekend I visited Eclectic Geekery, Sarah's and Megan's bookstore, and I played chill jazz piano at Beatles Park.

https://gamerplus.org/user/Sarah

https://gamerplus.org/user/Megantopia

I livestreamed over twitch using my phone hotspot. The entire rig, piano, pa, phone, and streaming equipment runs on batteries. So I can go anywhere where my phone gets good signal and livestream without an extension cord.

Way cool.

Gamer+ post with photo (Thanks Carl).
https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4526

HairyLarryLand Twitch Stream (please follow)
https://www.twitch.tv/hairylarryland

Sunbathing In "Low Earth Orbit" on Youtube (please follow)
https://youtu.be/mfRIxCOc3Xw

I don't want to forget about family game last Saturday. My son Carl was DM playing Castles and Crusades. Around the table was my grandson Conner playing a thief, my son Kier playing a fighter, I was a dwarven cleric, my Foster grandson, Simon, played a wizard, and my Foster grandnephew, Luke, played a wizard. Game highlights are at this link.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4524

Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/905

Thanks,
https://gamerplus.org/user/hairylarry
https://mastodon.social/@hairylarry
hairylarry@deltaboogie.com



hairylarry
No Inspired Unreality this Saturday. We have family coming in and we will be busy visiting and gaming. We'll be back next week on April 2nd and our first Saturday topic will be Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Last week at Inspired Unreality Ari and Caper once again adventured around Tobbins Shire. Ari enlisted the help of Dood a th Wood (pronounced Dude ah thah Wude) to divine the spells on the hat and the feather. The feather is a large owl's feather, probably from Wilkin Woods and it is enhanced with fey magic to be a magic augmenter. The hat makes the wearer lighter. The hat takes 25% off and with the feather 50%.

They went to see old Took where Caper bought the pony with ribbons and also bought some light tack for the pony.

Then back to the Inn to see the people they rescued. They now realize they have been thrust 400 years into their future and are at a loss. Ari suggests they make furniture since antique furniture from their era is valued.

https://gamerplus.org/newsfeed/4521

So Saturday, for us, it's family game and visiting my Foster family. Then Sunday, off to Walnut Ridge to see Sarah and Megan's new book store, Eclectic Geekery, and to play a couple of short sets at Beatles Park, right around the corner on Abbey Road. I say short because it's supposed to be chilly.

I am really looking forward to warmer spring weather so I can enjoy playing music outside with my friends.

Please let me know what you've been doing and what you have planned for this spring. Send me an email or message or post on Gamer+.

https://gamerplus.org/index

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



hairylarry
Saturday morning at 11:00 Central - Inspired Unreality open game chat - Bring your own topic - All gaming is on topic.

Inspired Unreality is held in the gamerplus chat rooms at Tenkar's Tavern on Discord. If you've never been there's a link for you here.

https://gamerplus.org/index

Thanks to Ducatislo for joining Alan, Vivian, and myself last Saturday. Ducatislo is from Slovenia and he plays a low fantasy historical RPG using Low Fantasy Gaming Deluxe Edition as the core rules for his game. Really sounds interesting.

He shared this link to a Youtube review.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhNcgrCPAJc

Low Fantasy Gaming Deluxe Edition is from Pickpocket Press and here's the DriveThruRPG link.

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/265388/Low-Fantasy-Gaming-Deluxe-Edition

Next week we will not have Inspired Unreality because we have family coming in and Vivian and I are going to be busy visiting and possibly playing in a family game.

And on next Sunday we'll be going to Walnut Ridge to visit with our family, see the new Eclectic Geekery book store, and play chill jazz piano at Beatles Park.

https://www.facebook.com/eclecticgeekerystore/

https://www.beatlesattheridge.com/attractions/beatles-park/

I'm really looking forward to that. Let me know what your plans are now that Sping has sprung and Omicron is waning. And join us Saturday morning for Inspired Unreality.

Please forward this email to your gaming friends and share this link.

https://gamerplus.org/blogs/post/903

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

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