Ok a 3rd Liebster Award Nomination


This was highly unexpected. First, you had my original nomination back when I did book reviews by The Aimless Review. Then about 5 days ago I got nominated again by ParticleBit, and now I am getting nominated a 3rd time by TheWellRedMages.

I need to add this to my awards section over to the side I think hehe

Alright this time I was nominated by the retro loving nerds over at WellRedMage. Lets see what they wanna know.

1. DC or Marvel? (first and foremost) – Marvel. Its what I grew up on. Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, ect.

2. Favorite console? – PC. Sorry folks. Consoles are fine but this is what I grew up on.

3. Favorite video game? – This is like asking me to pick my favorite child. If I had to pick one…it would be Betrayal at Krondor.

4. Favorite character or franchise that needs a comeback? – No earthly clue.

5. Favorite film? – Big Trouble in Little China. Its all in the reflexes.

6. Favorite book? – Whats with you and asking me to pick favorites?! The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings.

7. Favorite non-gaming pasttime? – Reading.

8. Favorite thing about blogging and your blogging goals? (two for the price o’ one!) – I just like writing. I dont really have goals. I cant do ads or anything so I cant support myself from it. I dont really know. I just do it cause I can do it I suppose.

9. Favorite thing you find most inspiring in life? – Truthfully? NO idea.

10. What can The Well-Red Mage blog do to improve? (shameless, hehe) – Just keep up the good consistent work.

11. What’s a game you think I should review? – Crystalis. No one ever gives that game its due damnit!

As normal I am not going to nominate folks because frankly I simply dont know who to do.  All the people I watch and read are awesome and I hate having to try to pick and choose.  If you see this, you are nominated, so just answer the questions below.

  1. Your system of Choice?
  2. Favorite food?
  3. What book do you think I should read?
  4. Favorite form of gaming?
  5. Biggest Gaming Regret?
  6. Favorite Youtube Channel?
  7. Favorite Author?
  8. Favorite Genre of Games?
  9. Favorite Genre of Books?
  10. Do you play Tabletop RPGs?  Which ones?
  11. What should I do to improve?  If anything!

The Liebster Award

So The Aimless Review threw this nomination at me. Guess we shall play the quiz game then folks haha. I was nominated over the weekend but I tend to avoid doing blog stuff then as I spend it relaxing. Rather then working though I suppose.

Apparently, I am asked 10 questions. I suppose I am supposed to ask 10 others when I am done but frankly I am not awake enough for that. The questions asked of me, and my responses are:

1. What is one thing you absolutely cannot live without? (Besides the obvious food, water and oxygen) – My wife. PERIOD.

2. Do you have any interesting hobbies or play a sport? – I dabble in game design on occasion.  Even wrote a Miniatures Wargame once that people can download.

3. What is the craziest thing you have done for a dare? – Got a blowjob in a Walmart at 3am. Yup. Did that when I was 20.

4. You have a whole night to yourself at home and your internet connection is not working. What would you do to keep yourself entertained the rest of the night? – Read. I do have a book blog ya know.

5. What’s your favourite food to cook and why? – Soup. You can make so many variants!

6. If you could move to another country tomorrow and money was no object, where would you move and why? – I have no earthly idea.

7. What’s your favourite TV show at the moment and what keeps you hooked on it? – I dont watch TV. Seriously.

8. Why did you start your blog and what’s your favourite part about blogging? – Connecting with other fans of books. And I started it cause I thought “I could do that”.

9. Your itunes account has been hacked and you can only allowed to listen to one album for the next year. Which one would you choose? – Careless Juja Legend of the Boar Knight.

10. Are you fluent in any languages other than English? Leave me a “hello” in all of them for me, please! – Nope. I speak English.

Now I suppose I am supposed to nominate some folks and things but…eh. If you read this and want to participate consider yourself nominated. I am in a lazy mood today and don’t feel like dealing with it haha. You can just answer the same 10 questions as I did cause they are good ones.

Thanks again to The Aimless Review for the nomination though! 🙂

The Creative Blogger Award – Nominated by Read It Or Not Reviews

creative blogger awardSo I woke up to this, which was cool, especially considering that I forgot to set my alarm this morning and woke up with 5 minutes to go before I had to leave for work. In those 5 minutes I had to: Check my blood sugar, write it down, get dressed, take my meds, check WordPress real fast, and then get moving.

So seeing this really brightened my day. So again, thanks to TK Lawrence of Read It Or Not Reviews for nominating me for this. I am hitting all sorts of fancy milestones haha.

The Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  • Share 5 facts about yourself.
  • Nominate some bloggers in return and notify them about their nomination.
  • Keep the rules in your post to make it easy for everyone to know what to do.

Five Facts about Me, Myself, and I:

  • I am a Type 2 Diabetic, genetically predisposed, and have genetic heart issues.
  • I have been married for 8 years and together for 10 with the same wonderful woman!
  • I wrote a Miniatures Wargame Ruleset once. One of these days I will actually write some fiction for that world.
  • I was born in Yokosuka Japan on a Navel Base, and got to go to the grand opening of Toyko Disney Land in April 1983. I was 11 months old hehe
  • I nearly drowned as a kid at a place called Rock Springs / Kelly Park here in Orlando
  • BONUS FACT! I am bit of a game player…with 500 games on Steam, 100 on GoG, about 70 on Origin, and about 10 on UPlay, and a few more scattered. Recently been playing Skyrim again, modded.

Now I am supposed to nominate some folks…let me see…. Who who who shall I nominate. If you dont want to participate of course don’t feel pressured to, and if you already have done it then great! More then one person thinks you are cool!


Scifi and Scary
Dirty SciFi Buddha
Sara Roethle

Now time to get back to slacking and working. More of the slacking I think. Less of the working hehe.

The Siblinghood of the World Bloggers Tag


So apparently I am interesting enough to be tagged for this? Who would have known, given this entire blog is literally a day old at this point (technically, its about 10 hours old, but I digress)

I got tagged by Magini, of Magic of Books. Thanks for the vote of confidence!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • Answer the ten questions sent to you
  • Make up ten new questions for your nominees to answer
  • Nominate ten blogs

So real fast, before I answer the questions sent to me..

This blog is literally 10 hours old. Not a joke. I created it at 10am EST today. Its now 8:36pm as I write this. I don’t know enough people to nominate anyone nor do I have a strong opinion about anyone here.

Its like I am a baby taking my first steps into this world.

As such, I won’t be creating questions or nominating anyone. At least not right now. Perhaps, down the road, I will, since technically I could? You know what I DO WHAT I WANT! /rebel

Or better yet, how bout this. I am gonna list those who are following me as the nominees. If you are on that list and haven’t done it then boom go for it.


Questions for Me:

1. What’s the best (real) place you’ve ever been to?
I was born in Japan on a naval base does that count? Honestly it would probably be St Augustine FL with my wife on a vacation.

2. What’s your favorite dessert?
I am a type 2 diabetic so I try to avoid sweets. But if given the chance…anything Lemon. I fucking love lemon.

3. What character from books, movies, TV show would you bring to real life if you could?
Oh christ I don’t even know.  Maybe Jimmy the Hand from the Midkemia books, or Wax from Alloy of Law.

4. How would your dream holidays look like? (fantasy worlds included)
Anyone with my wife honestly. I am a simple man.

5. Do you collect anything except books?
Digital Video Games. I have like 500 on steam, 100 on GoG, 40 on Origin, and like 10 on Uplay. Oh and a few just extras.  Just look up Stomphoof on Steam if you care to.

6. How much time a week you spend blogging?
Between this and my Tumblr prolly 5-8 hours a week.

7. What movie would you watch to pick up your mood?
Labyrinth or Big Trouble in Little China. Whimsy or Comedy.

8. Is there a song or set of songs that you turn on when you’re trying to calm down?
There are 2.


Note: That second video? I know the guy who wrote that cover variant.  As well as the guy doing all the parts but the sax.

9. What’s your favorite board game?
7 Wonders is a good one, unless you count Dungeons and Dragons 😛

10. Do you have a pet? Can you share a photo?
I used to own Guinea Pigs. I have a photo somewhere….here!



Kristine of the Writers Inkwell

Told ya I didn’t know anyone.  Lets see, for the 10 questions:

  1. Favorite Author of all time!
  2. If you could bring a single fiction item into the real world what would it be?
  3. What is a song that gets you AMPED?!
  4. What is your worst fear?
  5. What food could you never give up?
  6. What do you do for a day job?
  7. What got you into blogging in the first place?
  8. What do you consider your current greatest achievement?
  9. If you had to give up one thing, what would it be?
  10. Whats the weather like where you are right now?