Monthly Archive: December 2011

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The Seventh Day of Fishmas

dethtron:  even if this has nothing to do with Fishmas, this card with its super convoluted rules will always have a special place in my heart. Lauby:  Mine too.  It’s not just the fact that we created a card just...

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The Sixth Day of Fishmas

dethtron:  finally, a card truly worthy of a trip to the hospital. Lauby:  I’m going to go on record as saying that this is our best designed card.  It’s super aggressive but with just enough of a draw back to...

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The Weekly Top X- As the Xenos Turns

Lauby leaves the HOP control room to take care of some personal business… and the cameras shift to what appears to be a set of a dungeon, almost like a television show….but not quite.  —————————————————————————————- Hearing the door to his...

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The Fifth Day of Fishmas

Lauby:  see… this is the thing that really irritated me about the whole Bill-bo Shaggins incident.  Bill already had a damn card!  It just didn’t have his name on it. Uglyraincoat: Yeah, but it doesn’t capture the essence of Bill,...

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The Fourth Day of Fishmas

dethtron:  Ok, I know I don’t like being photographed (due to my Amish heritage), but was there not a picture where my jeans and sweater don’t look like the same color?Lauby:  Oh no!  Your secret identity!  Now everyone will know...

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The Third Day of Fishmas

 Lauby: I had a lot of fun making the art on this one.  Googling for images of people on fire was a rate treat.   Uglyraincoat: The elemental’s portly shape is pleasant, accentuated by his can-do body language.  Additionally, the...

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Change – Not Always For the Better…

So then…soon we’ll be switching from one year to another, new years resolutions will be made and then broken almost instantly and a good few people will be using this ‘landmark’ as motivation for a change. Of course there’s always...

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New Member Monday – Presents of Mind

Hello and welcome to another week at the House of Paincakes!  I trust that if you’re reading this, it means that you survived the first leg of the holiday season.  If not, then my condolences to you and your loved ones –...

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The Second Day of Fishmas

 Lauby:  Ah yes.  Banding.  We were so totally into that for this set.  Some kind of hilarious nod to the card design of our youths.   Uglyraincoat: Perhaps this would have gotten used if it was an enchantment, rather than...

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The First Day of Fishmas

Uglyraincoat:  It is good sometimes not to know things.  For example: this is a real fish.  They are a freshwater species that can jump some 6 feet out of the water to catch food (including birds), earning them the moniker...

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The 12 Days of Fishmas – Day 0

A Holiday Message from D. Tron Boys and ghouls do we ever have a treat for you this Christmas. Back in the annals of history the gang had an annual spring fishing trip known only as Fishmas. While this is...

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The Weekly Top X – Is It Bold?

Well HELL yes it’s bold! 1) Gone to Ground – Warmachine the Way I See It: The Intro. A  BOLD  new series for a BOLD game!  I know I’m looking forward to future installments.  It’ll be like those “let’s play X’ threads...

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Gaming on a Budget: Gifts are Free

Yeah yeah yeah, there’s no such thing as a free lunch and all that, but barring any emotional debt that your family and friends might put on you, the holidays are a great time to pad out your gaming collection...