It was considered bad form to just blurt out "Furrier" unless the association was there to be made. It was also considered masterful to say "Furrier" and win when there was no real association but it felt right to take the win. I'm not sure if solemn nodding and muttering things such as "Nice one, centurion" was the standard congratulations or not, but I'd like to remember it that way. We actually played this a lot and despite the looseness of the format, the games could become pretty interesting. As interesting as word association can be in any case. When we were on the game you could see people trying to plant the seeds for a "furrier" and others trying to dance away from it all while trying not to bow to the white elephant of animal hide. Oh that's mostly BS but still it was fun.
I've had a lot of fun working on my Fantasy RPG Beacon and posting my thoughts on it on the Beacon blog but I've decided that I need a place to write my thoughts on OTHER topics. I thought that it would be good to have a
I think I actually wrote something derisive about what I called Cousin's Soup blogs - or those blogs that talk about your relatives recipes, or what you had for dinner, or the funny story why your aunt was late for her flight to Seattle. I still don't care about most of that stuff, but I do recognize the irony of my blogging about stupid stuff you might not care about. In my defense I encourage you not to read anything you aren't interested in. Ya you probably don't give a rat's ass about a lot of this stuff, but I want to write about it anyway. I think I need a more free form place to do that. I could have started writing about this stuff on the Beacon blog, but I really wanted to keep it focused for the people (forsooth the vast numbers of people!) who are interested in Beacon. So here's the new blog. There's more than one way to skin that cat.