...for characters of level 9 or higher . CritterCon 12 . Trip Day Eleven: In Which We Finally Return To Hogar Dulce Hogar . Well, folks, we got home around 11:45. mostly thanks to an airspeed of 225 mph. It's good to be home. The kids have invited over about 40 of their school chums … Continue reading Module R-9:The Iron Castle Of The Vampire Queen
... Mmmmmm . CritterCon 12 Trip Day Ten: In Which We Get Our Kicks Above Route 66 . We woke up this morning with the Bus straddling the Texas/New Mexico border, about a mile north of Interstate 40, much of which took the place of old Route 66. Once we were all ready for … Continue reading Pork Chop Salad
...he's sensitive CritterCon 12Trip Day Nine (Con Day 4): In Which More Games Are Played, Love & Hate Go Center Stage, Goodbyes Are Said, And Good Lord, Is There Ever Pie It is late and I need to bust ass to finish this before midnight. Quick and dirty, folks!Breakfast: Waffles From Outer Space! Ate too … Continue reading Don’t Tease The Flesh Golem!
...so he ate the little fuckers CritterCon 12 . Trip Day Eight (Con Day 3): In Which The Great And Powerful Cupcake Rides A Dragon, Old Time Radio Is Done, Cars Go To War, And Pubs Are Crawled . The day started with breakfast in bed for everyone, once again courtesy of Mr. & Mrs. … Continue reading Wicked Hamsters Belittled My Emu
...yes, but they're pretty malleable . . CritterCon 12 Trip Day Seven (Con Day 2): In Which Many Shenanigans Take Place, Mud Is Applied, Weenies Are Compared And Partying Is Pulperiffic . It is very late, like, 2:45 in the morning, and I am more than a little intoxicated and tired from partying. You, Gentle … Continue reading Good God, Sir, Have You No Morals?
...BEFORE any business could take place . . CritterCon 12 . Trip Day Six (Con Day 1): In Which Games Are Played, Panels Are Participated In, Food Is Eaten, And Werewolves Are Not Found In London . As I often do when reporting on cons, I will be giving the quick and dirty version of … Continue reading Chapter 415: In Which Our Hero, Temporarily Bereft Of Funds And In Debt At A Brothel, Robs A French Prince While Dressed As A Strumpet
...caused by a very large moose CritterCon 12 Trip Day Five: In Which We Arrive In Critter City, Have A Good Cry, And Gather Together Our Extended Family NOTE: You have probably wondered where the critter commentary is this year. Truth is, they all decided to just comment once we got to the con, so … Continue reading Dr. Silkmelon And Mr. Porkwaffle Observe A Disturbance In The Forest
...he's back and ready to party in your ear. CritterCon 12 Trip Day Four: In Which We Enter Oklahoma, Then Texas, Only To Find Both States Full Of Kaiju I would like to apologize for the brevity of this post, but it has been a very long day. 19 hours long, to be exact. Here's … Continue reading The Return Of Pete The Wonder Monkey
...Vrooom! CritterCon 12 Trip Day Three: In Which Our Merry Band Of Adventurers Deal With Assorted Invasions And A Flea Market Of Unusual Size. For our third day, we woke up in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, several hundred miles east of where we went to bed in Kanab. Apparently, somebody who was not me … Continue reading Dogs Riding Motorcycles, Cats Driving Sports Cars, Mice In Pickup Trucks
...featuring all of your favorite stars CritterCon 12 Trip Day Two: In Which We Actually Encounter Roadside Attractions While Buckling A Swash In The Sky Sunday, August 11th, 8:49 PM We began our day by once again re-configuring the cab of the Bus. This time, it was turned into a airship, seemingly floating a couple … Continue reading The Big Broadcast Of 2010
...we keep it locked away CritterCon 12 Trip Day One 1: In Which The Starship “Bus” Goes Where No Blue Raccoon Has Gone Before Saturday, August 10th, 8:30 PM Well, our first day of travel went well. True to his word, Brownie woke me up at 6:30 so we could get going by … Continue reading We Don’t Speak Of The Purple Underwear
...they do love their melons. CritterCon 12 Intro: Friday, August 9th, 5:30 PM Note: Sadly, we are making this year's trip without Silky, Daisy & Max, who passed away in November (Silky) and at the end of June (Daisy & Max). We miss them terribly and this trip report is dedicated to them. … Continue reading The Rare And Beautiful 15 Toed Melon Eating Ape Of Potawango Island
...and other stories CritterCon 10 Day Three Having planned this trip out carefully, I decided that between Castroville and Santa Barbara, there were no roadside attractions worth stopping at, or, if there were, they were ones we had already been to. With that in mind, the Bus started heading down the highway about … Continue reading Under The Onion Tree
...co-starring her her Uncle Swingy Tompkins Great googly moogly, Dear Readers, It's that time of year again! CritterCon 10 Day Zero Hi, folks! It is just shy of 11:30 pm, Wednesday, August 2, and I'm the only person awake on the Magic Bus. I'll be hitting the sack soon and then around five in the … Continue reading The Suspenseful And Thrilling, Yet Oddly Mindblowing, Story Of Mostly Purple Patty And The Milk Cow Boogie
...a little shout out to tie dyers DogCon 9 Day Seven: In which we spend our last day at the con and finish it off with plans for next year. This will be short and sweet, folks, since it is almost 1:00 am and the bus is rocketing across our great country at just under … Continue reading Dye Hard
...and a rasher of bacon. DogCon 9 Day Six: In which I update this report throughout the day, just to be different. 8:00 am: We started our day with a delicious breakfast at Pancakeville. That place never skimps on the portions. I highly recommend the cheesecake pancakes. 9:00 am: While most of our … Continue reading Chapter 704: In Which Our Hero, Being Without Funds, Cons A Pig Farmer Into Giving Him A Five Pound Note
...you do not want to deal with angry skinks DogCon 9 Day Seven: In which, while we humans eat an expensive dinner prior to yet another party, the critters discuss their day at the con. Sasha: I started the day playing in the live critters only dungeon with Silky, Roxie and Sadie. Sadie: It was … Continue reading Radical Lorikeets Angered My Skinks
...and they're wearing tuxedos DogCon 9 Day Five: In which we reach Critter City, meet up with lots of friends and prepare to party. Having spent the night less than an hour from Critter City, we all got up late today, around 9:30. After a fairly light breakfast, we got on the road and rolled … Continue reading Hot Damn! It’s The Dancing Elks!
...MUCH happier than Jellyfish It is that time of year again, folks... DogCon 9 Day Zero: In which I once again set things up for the actual con report. Greetings once again from the Magic Bus, currently parked in the driveway of the D&G Cross Home For Not At All Normal Basset Hounds. It is … Continue reading Jollyfish
...and yes, stink. CatCon 8 Day 12: In which we head home, but only after hitting a brand new roadside attraction. So, we interrupted out trip home (actually, our trip to Spike & Mary's) with a stop at the, you guessed it, World Famous Sex Toy Museum. As museums go, this one is both fascinating … Continue reading A Mink On The Brink Begins To Drink And Think
...co-starring her mom, Mostly Green Josephine CatCon 8 Day 11, Con Day 4: It's all about the pie! The convention is almost over and, as we do every year, we had big fun. Last night's Old Time Radio shows went of without a hitch and were very well received. Next year, the con staff wants … Continue reading The Almost Certainly True, But Still Damned Hard To Believe, Story Of Mostly Purple Patty And The Singing Dugongs
...it's war! CatCon 8 Day 10, Con Day 3: It's all about the Old Time Radio! Very quick report today, kids! Breakfast: Ate at Mistress Diana's Breakfast Dungeon. Great food and the décor is quite eye opening. (Daisy: WOAH! WTF?) (Leon: And humans laugh at us because we lick our butts?) Seminars: Went to two. … Continue reading The Pastry Goblins Attack The Ice Cream Dwarves!
...not their best idea CatCon 8 Day 9, Con Day 2: It's all about the warm mud! This morning, a great number of us had breakfast at Waffles From Outer Space!, which I may have mentioned in the past has BACON & BUTTER FLAVORED SYRUP. (Sasha: Every year, Daddy buys a 5 gallon jug of … Continue reading Bucky & Squint Take A Goose To The Movies
...first, get your grill nice and clean CatCon 8 Day 8, Con Day 1: It's all about the LARPing! Note: For info on the new names that appear below, see previous con reports. On top of the gaming, seminars (two for me, three for Spike), GMing (me, Brian, Peter, Daisy), (Daisy: I ran a dogs … Continue reading To Grill A Mockingbird
...Irish Catholics, no doubt CatCon 8 Day 7, Con Day 0: It's all about the goodie bag! We arrived in Critter City about 10 am this morning, after stopping for a hearty breakfast at Chuckwagon Jim's, a pretty darned good place to eat. (Silky: Biscuits & gravy for dogs!) (Leon: Fried catfish for me!) Our … Continue reading White Drunks On Pope