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December 2009 Entries

This year went by pretty fast. Actually the whole decade did. I celebrated my 3rd year at Magenic (back in June) and a few months ago decided to get back into the retail game biz. Reality Check Games was the name I used back in South Carolina, and I sold that store back when I moved to Minnesota a little over two years ago. Sadly, they ended up going out of business (for a variety of reasons I won't go into here) a while back. I thought and thought for a while on what to call the new store in Minneapolis, ......

I'm sure most of you reading this have heard of, seen or actively used Stack Overflow. If you're like me, you probably thought to yourself... this would be such a great resource for other stuff... like games. Fortunately, that's exactly what www.SmarterGamer.com is. Quite literally, it's StackOverflow for gamers. It doesn't matter if you're into board games, video games, card games, minis games or those weird games you used to play with your older cousin when your mom wasn't home (ok, maybe not THOSE ......

There's a new NINE Questions posted, over at http://www.NINEQuestions.net featuring Robin Edwards... God's gift to the .NET User Group scene in Southwest Virginia.

Enjoy.


Between work, life and umm... more work, I haven't really had much time for blogging *lately. (*for varying definitions of lately, the most accepted being "several months.") It hasn't helped that 99% of the random crap I usually spew onto this blog could apparently be summarized in 140 characters or less. Looking back, I guess Twitter damn near killed this blog. That and being **extremely sick over the last few weeks didn't help much either. (**Diabetes sucks, whether you ignore it or not. I've tried ......

After a lengthy break, the user group support kits from Microsoft have resumed. FedEx dropped off a big white box this morning, so if you are still awaiting yours... it should be there when you get home from work (or maybe in the next couple days.) User Group leaders didn't have the option of picking and choosing the contents for this cycle (or any future cycles, I would assume...) but don't fret, the contents are quite good. Assuming all the "Dev Group" kits are identical, this is what you can expect: ......