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January 2012 Funtimes!

Funtimes Caption Contest! Please be sure to visit this thread first, so you understand the rules and how this will work! January 2012 Images: 1. 2. 3. 4.

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Whatchu thinkin’ about…?

Running a game, or any kind of organization really, is a tricky thing.  As Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben said (and FDR wrote before him), “with great power comes great responsibility.”  I have a responsibility to the mods to make sure … Continue reading

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Take a noob under your wing

As teams were being assigned a month and a half ago, I realized that there were more new people to Nerd Wars this tournament than in the first tournament.  This amazed me.  How could it be that the game is … Continue reading

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October’s good for magic, right?

October’s a beautiful month in Maine.  It is one of the many reasons I live here. The trees are the brilliant colors of the sunset of the year; there is easy access to apples which want desperately to be made … Continue reading

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Have I told you lately how amazing you are?

It is not even halfway through the month, and you guys have donated over $550 through various (and often creative methods) to help the people of Japan. I am so impressed and in awe of you guys. A lot of … Continue reading

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Put the needle on the record

Round One of Tournament the First – HOW ABOUT THAT, right?  The sheer number of … everything just blew me away.  People are so excited to play, right out of the gate.  And the team spirit and camaraderie is just … Continue reading

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Firsts

Last night, on the first day of the first round of the first tournament, the first project was submitted for Nerd Wars. There have been many firsts in the last couple of days, and I, along with the other mods … Continue reading

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Trying something new

So, I stuck the classic Ravelry love etc. buttons at the bottom of blog posts. Which is pretty sweet. We can change them to read whatever we like. What would be appropriate for the nerdy tribes we are? Or should … Continue reading

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Rosters posted!

I stayed up until 1:30 a.m. posting rosters, updating spreadsheets, sending out RavMail … yes I was very tired, but man it felt good to pass this incredible milestone. Here are some stats, for you number nerds: 329 people were … Continue reading

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New stuff all the time

I was just updating the sponsors page with another wonderful person who is donating a prize to make Nerd Wars awesome, and I reckoned I’d talk about some of the processes by which Nerd Wars continues to not only grow … Continue reading

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