Tag Archives: Civilization

World of Warcraft: The Board Game

I was on www.warcraftunderground.com and I saw there’s a WoW-based boardgame. World of Warcraft: The Board Game allows players to choose their characters (not all races and character combinations are available) and decide whether to fight for the Horde or … Continue reading

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Lost On Liu Gong Island

Yesterday, Dave and I set out for Dalian… which turned into Weihai when we found that the ferry times had changed. I wanted to see Weihai to find out what I gave up for my new school. Just kidding, guys! … Continue reading

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China Blogs

John at Sinosplice brilliantly explains one of the fundamental differences between Chinese and lao wei, and gets himself punched. John first won my love with reasons why life in China is like an RPG. TalkTalkChina, the home of bitter ex-pats … Continue reading

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And in Conclusion, I’m Moving to China

I am moving to China in February to teach English for a year. There are many reasons, the first is that I want to go to China. And no, I don’t speak Chinese. I’m hoping to be posted at a … Continue reading

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Alas, Babylon

The other day, Stick lent me Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank. I’m not sure whether Stick remembered my penchant for post-apocalyptic novels, or if he just wanted me to stop kibbutzing his WarCraft game. Alas, Babylon is yet another post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Playboy: The Mansion

“I got a job,” Stick says proudly. “I’m going to be playtesting for Cyberlore!” While I’m shrieking “That’s great, honey!” my gamergirl gears take a second to catch on. I almost wish I hadn’t. “Aren’t they doing that Playboy game?” … Continue reading

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