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The Craftiness Has Consumed You

Yes, another Destiny craft. Really, at this point, no one should be surprised. If you have played Destiny, you have seen this symbol at least once. If you play like me, then you've seen this symbol A LOT. But that's ok because it looks pretty awesome and when I was asked to make a project… Continue reading The Craftiness Has Consumed You

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Sorry, but this craft is Taken

Or, it will be. I'm doing a giveaway over on Twitter, but for those of you who don't want to wait to see if the odds are in your favor, you can make this symbol from Destiny's The Taken King yourself. The supplies: 4" hoop 14 count aida cloth Any color (I picked black, obviously)… Continue reading Sorry, but this craft is Taken

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Play Games. Heal Kids. Become Legend.

It's all about the children over at extra-life.org and I'm proud do my (very little) part in supporting such an awesome cause. For those of you who are unfamiliar with what Extra Life is, it's donation drive for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. For 24 hours, gamers come together and play, receiving donations that go to the hospital that they have… Continue reading Play Games. Heal Kids. Become Legend.

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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 · 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!