Crafting

That Craft That Came From the Moon

Or rather, crafts.The Destiny beta came and went. I surprised myself and Babe by actually playing it myself rather than sticking to the vicarious gamer role that I embrace with pride. I was able to play with my sister from another mister and prove that I really have no skills as a FPS player. (I kept looking… Continue reading That Craft That Came From the Moon

Crafting

Per Audacia ad astra (Or, how to get one step closer to world domination)

In the video game world, my love is basically divided among three subjects: Nintendo, Halo, and Bungie. (OK, there is a sliver for Kingdom Hearts and LEGO games --and the Batman Arkham series-- but you get the point.) It seemed appropriate that in celebration of Bungie Day, I would decide to craft something. "Something" being… Continue reading Per Audacia ad astra (Or, how to get one step closer to world domination)

Crafting · Gaming

Have yourself a geeky little Christmas

So, you want to make your own Destiny-themed Christmas card? Of course you do. The tutorial to make a card (i.e. listen to me talk for three minutes about the evilness of glue guns, how to convert the card into an ornament, and suggestions for your own Destiny themed messages) is in this vid. The… Continue reading Have yourself a geeky little Christmas

Crafting · Fangirling

Writing contests, word limits, and Bungie — oh my!

Recently, Bungie, er, The Black Garden (a group over at bungie.net) ran a contest: write a >300 word story about this image from Destiny. I didn't win the contest, but I did find it fun to try to write for a world we know practically nothing about. I wrote two ficlets. I ultimately chose the second… Continue reading Writing contests, word limits, and Bungie — oh my!