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Gen-Con Day 1 – Day 2, LARP short report

Short version. Zombie Apocalypse LARP: Started human, ended human, participated in six of the game’s major explosions. Good times. Steampunk LARP: Started the game as a Gentleman Boxer nicknamed “The Doctor” (for a boxer, I had disturbingly high medical knowledge), and the bodyguard/meat shield for The Patron. Over the course of the game, I was… Read More »

An internet tradition: Telling the internet that something is on fire

It’s okay, I’ve sent an e-mail to the fire brigade. ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: just burnt a potato in the microwave ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: trying not to trigger the fire alarm and dispose of the potato’s corspe ($) Dr Stephen Dann says: door wide open, aircondition on cold, Jen says: oh dear… Read More »

BarCampCanberra2: The Quickening

Image by Dr Stephen Dann via Flickr A glorious day of technology, people, ideas and political thoughts . BarCampCanberra (#bcc2) also combined my love of liveblog journalism with the twitterstream plus streaming photos to Flickr (barcampcanberra2).  I was a quasi-sponsor this year, having set aside a budget to cover misc.cost.other and rolled out some on-the-day… Read More »