thread: 2005-04-27 : The Open House 4: Handshaking

On 2005-04-29, Piers Brown wrote:

Hi, I'm Piers, another one of the lurkers both here and on the Forge.

I'm in my mid-thirties, and I'm doing my PhD at the University of Toronto about very serious stuff which isn't linked in any way to deep-seated obsessions associated with role-playing.  Honest.

Like just about everyone here, I'm a long time gamer, going on for twenty-five years.  More Ars Magica than anything else, but the usual range on semi-obscure games as well, and always with an interest in rules and design.  A decade or so ago I was involved with a group of game designers / writers in Vancouver and we put out a short-lived magazine called Adventures Unlimited, but since then the hobby has been, well, a hobby.

Oddly, I went to university with Pete Darby a long time ago, though I never gamed with him—I know him because he did a radio show with my roommate—and I haven't seen him since.


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