This is one in a series of blog posts about Sabacc: In playing Sabacc, we run into a few of hiccups related to remembering game state. I decided to make a double-sided play mat to help us with these problems: one side for each variant. They’ve worked out well enough that I decided to get … Continue reading Sabacc Play Mats
This is one in a series of blog posts about Sabacc: Upon arriving to our suite at the Galactic Starcruiser, we discovered they’d left us a wonderful little box of snacks in a thematic equipment case. As we’ve intensified our at-home Sabacc situation with playlists, game mats, cheat sheets, custom chips, and custom chip racks, … Continue reading Sabacc To Go
This is one in a series of blog posts about Sabacc: When Christine and I first learned to play Sabacc, it was on the Galactic Starcruiser. Betting was done with little plastic chips, about the size of a dime. After departing, we played in our hotel room — using torn up scraps of paper as … Continue reading My Sabacc Credit Chip Evolution
This is one in a series of blog posts about Sabacc: Ever since returning from the Galactic Starcruiser last month where, when we weren’t stuck in the brig, Christine and I learned to play two variants of Sabacc, we’ve been playing a couple of times a week at home. More detail on that in future … Continue reading Our Sabacc Playlist
UPDATE: A Mastodon friend grabbed one of the noncompliant devices and did a deep analysis. See the “More Technical Detail” section, below, for those details. UPDATE 2: Adafruit has an upcoming adapter that will solve this very problem. I own about a half-dozen rechargeable devices that have “USB-C” charge ports. You’ll note I put that … Continue reading On Dealing With USB-A-to-C Charge Cables
Quite a few of the blogs I read are doing a “top posts of 2022” feature. I figured I’d follow suit. Let’s take a look back, shall we?
We hosted a Bonfire Night party here in Portland, and used it as an opportunity to both learn and teach about Guy Fawkes, then vote on whether he was a hero or villain. Also: an opportunity for papercraft and research.
A minor detail for our Guy Fawkes party: goth-victorian placards identifying food as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or containing nuts.
Designing and manufacturing beautiful goth-victorian invitations, with the side-effect that the filigree coffin doors can scale up to actual-door size!
In which I wind down my Twitter presence and direct you to Mastodon.