Monthly Archive: August 2012

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HoP Idol II Challenge: House Rules

Anybody out there ready for TKE of “Mind War FTW?”  That’s what I though.  Here it is. Article:  House Rules: Insert Hugh Laurie/Dance Music Gag Here Well, this is embarrassing. It?s stupid AM, and here I am staying up to...

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HoP Idol II Challenge: It’s Just a Ride

Here comes Gartenzing of “Gaming All Areas” with the first entry in the quarter-final round (is that what this is- yeah, no idea, I don’t get sports). It?s Just a Ride. Hi all, Gartenzing here from Gaming All Areas. Still...

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Of Death in Gaming: The Overlap, and a Matter of Repect

This post is dedicated to Loquacious. My friend, confidant, and occasional co-conspirator ? Hey, folks. SinSynn here. The following article is personally important to me, since I’ll be sharing information in a similar fashion to my official introduction. In all...

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HoP Idol Challenge Round IV: A New HoP

Hey there kiddos, I’m back from my indefinite hiatus of life kicking my ass to bring you the next HoP Idol Challenge.  Tomorrow, we’ll begin posting the next set of entries- which I can assure you are totally kick ass,...

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Confessions of an English Undead Fancier

Regular HoP readers will doubtless know that one or two of our authors have one or two… proclivities, in particular directions. I’m naming no names and pointing no fingers, I’m just going to make a few remarks about aliens, tentacles...

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New Member Monday – The Art of Furniture Selection

Hey guys, the Illinois Central Servicing Office is gearing up for the busy season and I just thought I’d share some pics of the office furniture that’s been coming in. First up, we’ve got a special piece of office furniture guaranteed to improve his...

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Community Announcement – The End of the Blood Angels

Hey folks, we’ve got a fun little announcement here for you on this fine Friday. Some folks calling themselves “Ballistic Skill Four” contacted us a while ago about a pretty neat-soundin crowd-funding campaign they’re running. I’ll let them do some...

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On Violence in Gaming

Hey, folks, SinSynn here. The one common denominator shared in the vast majority of games we play is violence. Whether you’re playing 40k or Dungeons & Dragons, the primary focus of the experience will be shaped by violence. Whether or...

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New Member Monday – Anxious Robots

Greetings friends and family of the House of Paincakes!  We’re slowly but surely getting settled into the new Illinois Central Servicing Office.  Once the drab, corporate furniture shows up we’ll all be even closer to getting back to full speed. This time...

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[Games Anatomy] The Original Dungeons And Dragons

For those who demanded more precision in identifying ‘the original’ Dungeons and Dragons, that’s Gygax, E. G. and Arneson, D. (1974) Dungeons and Dragons: Rules for Fantastic Medieval Wargames Campaigns Playable with Paper and Pencil and Miniature Figures, Lake Geneva,...

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Weekly Top X- Crime and Punishment

Loquacious is trying to get settled into the new Illinois Central Servicing Office of HOP. The building is undisquisedly ugly, cinder block and steel, with overly shiny floors from a massive coat of Simonizing wax. There are no rock n...