parties | slippery when salted and dancing
to joco | the energy game
The Golden Compass :)
"Boycott this film,"
urges The Catholic League-
which is ironic.
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"I really dig that your games are made in America. I
dig that your 'Carl
Sagan was a pothead' tidbit reminded my roommate that astronomy
is awesome, even though her professor is doing his best to squelch
all the fun out of it. I dig that you're a bunch of hippies,
making smart things for smart people, and smart things for everybody
else, too, because there's always potential for change. So maybe
this is more of a love letter than a marketing survey, but this
is what you get. Keep up the good work!"
--Marina Y, comments with Order #87900
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||Have a Larry Christmas!
Holidays everybody! As you might imagine we're just super
extra busy right now, dealing with all the extra sales that have
been coming in as folks do their Christmas shopping in our
webstore (not to mention finding spare time to do such shopping
ourselves). But at least we've already gotten our holiday cards
mailed out! Here's the newest card, which I hinted about in my
last update: it's Larry the Zombie! He's on the cover of Zombie Fluxx,
but not on any of the cards inside. But now you can add Larry
to your horde!
Larry does the same trick as the Radioactive
Potato - you can't win if you have him, but he moves anytime
the Goal changes. But unlike the Potato, he also counts as a
Zombie, so you can get rid of him any time you can kill a Zombie.
Of course, that won't be very often if you put Larry into a non-Zombie
Fluxx deck, in which case you should also add a Destroy a Creeper
action from the Party
Pack, without which you'll never be able to get rid of Larry
for good once he shows up!
If you didn't get one of these postcards, then you aren't
in our database, but that's OK you can still get one -- leftovers
are available while supplies last in our online store! Also,
be sure to sign up for our Fan
Club so you'll get in on whatever we mail out next!
all I've got time for right now... have a great holiday!
PS: if you still want something from our
webstore in time for Christmas, we need your order in our
system by Sunday the 16th (or a little later if you want to pay
for expedited shipping).
||As a big fan of His Dark Materials, I was excited
and nervous about seeing this trilogy turned into movies. So
we went right out and saw The Golden Compass during opening
week, and overall I was very pleased with it. I hope they do
as good a job on the other two books!
||For as long as I can remember, sales tax in Maryland has
been an easy to calculate 5%. But alas, next month it's going
up to 6%!
||"I remember. I covered the Vietnam War. I remember the
lies that were told, the lives that were lost - and the shock
when, twenty years after the war ended, former Defense Secretary
Robert S. McNamara admitted he knew it was a mistake all along.
Today, our nation is fighting two wars: one abroad and one at
home. While the war in Iraq is in the headlines, the other war
is still being fought on our own streets. Its casualties are
the wasted lives of our own citizens. I am speaking of the war
on drugs. And I cannot help but wonder how many more lives, and
how much more money, will be wasted before another Robert McNamara
admits what is plain for all to see: the war on drugs is a failure."
-- Walter Cronkite, "Why
I Support DPA, and So Should You"