Here, fishy fishy! Oh, those are dice?

Back when I first started into the world of tabletop roleplaying games, it felt like my dice choices were limited. I had some handed down from my cousin, and eventually it was picking up some basic colors from the local shop. Well, now, there is an amazing array of makers out there creating lovely custom stuff. One of ones that caught my eye recently is the Keyfish Crit by Green Leaf Geek.

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Put your marbles on the run with the Makeway

And now, as Monty Python used to say, it’s time for something completely different. At some point in your life, you’ve probably played with a marble run. Perhaps it was the Nintendo game, or those simple wooden blocks. Or maybe even some plastic tower contraption (which is what my kids have in the basement). Well, something that you can stick onto a metal surface elevates things – and that’s what the MakeWay is offering.

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Are you not entertained? If not, then perhaps Gladius is what you need

The crew here at KN, we like ourselves some games. Be it video games, TTRPGs, or classic tabletop games, we like to play games. I can’t speak for everyone else, but for me that takes the form of playing with my family, and playing over lunch with co-workers. It’s that latter group that seems well-suited to Gladius.

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To infinity – and your notes, with the Rocketbook Orbit

When it comes to taking notes, most of the articles and studies I’ve read agree – when you actually write your notes (versus typing them directly on your laptop) you retain the information better, because you have to make on-the-fly edits for what you write down (to keep up) versus just hammering away at the keyboard for a verbatim copy. Even so, the ability to get those notes digitized (and therefore archivable and searchable) is compelling. One of the latest to bridge that divide is the Rocketbook Orbit.

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Roam where you want to, all around the world, with the GerTent

Spring is just around the corner, which means one thing for my family. Ok, well, several things, but the one germane to this article is that fact that camping season is just around the corner. We’re pretty well set at the moment with our ginormous family tent, but that doesn’t mean you, too, can’t look longingly at the GerTent.

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It’s back to Ptolus for you!

When it comes to your tabletop role playing games (TTRPGs), you’ve got a choice of how to run your games. If you’re just starting out, prebuilt modules and adventures are a solid way to go – it builds a framework and story for you that you can riff on (or follow to the letter) as you need to. Alternatively, you can go completely freeform. That’s fun if your imaginative, but it can talk a lot of prep work. If you want to fall somewhere in the middle, then something like Ptolus could serve you well.

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Give your toes some breathing room as you run with NimbleToes

If you’re thinking about getting into better shape, running – at least at first – seems like one of the easiest things to pick up. Just get a pair of running shoes on your feet, and off you go. Then, if you get serious about it, you realize that there’s a lot more that can go into shoe selection (it’s why stores will precisely measure your foot and check your stride to recommend things). What if you’ve embraced the “barefoot style” and want to run? There are a few brand that comes to mind (Xero and Vivo) but those tend to eschew the cushiony feel of running shoes. Enter NimbleToes.

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Speaking of everything old being new – how about Nixie tubes?

As I mentioned yesterday, there’s a lot of old stuff being dredged up and put into new contexts in our current day and age. Nixie tubes are one of those that have long held my interest. I’ve been very tempted in the past by some build-your-own kits, but have never sprung for it. Perhaps this Nixler will get me to take the leap.

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