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Upgrade

Deployed a big upgrade to the infrastructure of the website this weekend. Psikik.com has been in a container for a while but I've been…
24 August 2020 @ 10:00AM

Session Notes

Spent another evening working on the campaigns section of the website. I'm building out basic markdown templates for content I expect to…

More Campaign Updates

Spent yesterday doing more work on the campaigns section. Added initial passes of WAGER and Awakening episode prep notes, along with…

Campaigns Updated

Spent yesterday updating the Campaigns area of the website. I have a goal to bring most of my campaign, session, and character notes to…

Site Update - Theme Bug Fixes

Happy Independence Day! Spent my day off yesterday fixing a few bugs in the theme. Very thankful for Docker as it let me reproduce bugs on…

Site Update - Adding Collections

Added collections , previously referred to as notebooks, for books , films and games . Stuff still to do: Move to gitlab.com Setup a CI…

Site Update - Theming

The upgrade of gatsby was painless. The switch to mdx took a bit as I also moved all of my content out of /src and into /content. The…

Site Update - Rebuild

Taking a few days to give some care to my site. Upgrade gatsby Implement mdx Replace theme with Theme-UI

Keep Voting!

Keep voting! If not for yourself, than for us!

Babels at the Museum

Babels and I went to the Florida Museum of Natural History with my parents. He was pretty excited about the teeth.

Waterdeep Bar Fight (In Three Acts)

Time for a bar fight! Round 2. Dovan goes down. A win for the good guys!

DragonCon Room View

Our view from our room at DragonCon 2018.

Vote!

We did it!

Breakfast

Breakfast! Reminds me of a very important breakfast date 6 years ago.

Independence Day MODS Trip

Trip to my old museum haunt.

Tomb of Annihilation

Back in my 2018 Life Update post, I mentioned starting a new Adventurers League Tomb of Annihilation campaign. At DragonCon, David and…

Wakanda Forever

Sorry for the late post. I got lost in Wakanda. This is an amazing movie. One worthy of all the praise its receiving. And we don't need to…

2018 Reading Goal

Along with a return to blogging and emerging from my newborn cocoon, I have set a goal to read, on average, one book a week. To that end, I…

2018 Update

Life Update Welcome back to Concreate Chaos, life preparing for and with an infant has been crazy. I started wrapping up my commitments…

Brendan Cosplay - Planning

Planning With Babels going as Salamence and my Lucas costume being a bit well-worn, I've decided its time for a new Pokémon trainer…

Wander-Lost Recap 1

Kicking off a new campaign is always fun. New settings, new characters, new adventures. Wander-Lost is no exception. As the Matrix of GMship…

Wander-Lost Introducing Chase Starryeyes

In the previous post , I introduced the new campaign, Wander-Lost, being run for my regular RPG group. We play bi-weekly and fill the…

Wander-Lost Introduction

As we enter the autumn season, my main RPG group has wrapped up another campaign. This summer, our brave astronauts landed on Mars. They…

OctoPi 3

In December, we bought a Lulzbot Mini from Aleph Objects and it has been a fantastic purchase. Our first few months of ownership saw a…

1GAM January Postmortem

(./2016-02-01 - Game Night.jpeg) January is in the rear view mirror and I'm happy to say I completed a game. Sure there's no art. And it's…

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