Well I just missed four goals in the world cup from going to do the washing up. More fool me, right?
So here’s the happenings recently:
I’ve been putting some work in on my setting. Pretty happy with how magic is forming, but I really need to sit down and get the section on the Ascended/gods done. Then I’ll be happy that I can move on somewhere.
I’ve got a few new locations knocking around my head to throw in too. The Greymarkets, and a shady organisation/gang called the Grey, are first on that list.
I’m starting to run a Legend of the 5 Rings 4E game this week. I’m converting the classic Topaz Championship stuff over to get the guys into the setting a bit before throwing other stuff at them. I’ve not used any rules since 1E, so I’m excited to see how this goes. I managed to convert my old character pretty easily though, so I think I’ll get the hang of it easily enough.
Plus I have all kinds of new hooks to add in to the story, even if they’re just to tie in to future stuff I want to do.
I’ve got a group of three Crab samurai, two bushi and a shugenja, so I might have to overhaul the tournament and throw in a bunch more contestants from each clan. Could be tricky, but we’ll see how things go.
In Linux news, I haven’t changed my distro in weeks. I’ve not managed that for about six months, so I must be happy now I’m using CrunchBang. I’ve had a bit of a play around with Conky and the tint2 panel, adding in stats I wanted to see quickly to the former and a launcher to the latter.
So yeah, the next step might be to create a second panel just for the launcher. I’ll see how that goes.
I’m looking into getting myself set up with my own website too, though I’ve not decided which direction to go with that. I’m currently weighing up WordPress vs Squarespace, but I’m still not sure which I’d use more.
I’ve a feeling I’ll end up trying them both.
Should I buy myself a domain name though? I have a nice one sitting in reserve right now. Hmm.
4 thoughts on “Happenings”
I got a domain name at one point, and set it to redirect to my WordPress blog. In the end, I kinda regretted doing so. Having a .com URL didn’t really make a difference in who was finding my blog, as far as I can tell comparing stats then and now. Having a [email protected] email address was good for signing up for services as a privacy screen, but a second Gmail address can accomplish that, too.
Focus on the writing, and everything else will take care of itself.
Thanks for the tip man.
I was only really thinking of the .com if I decided to move to a WordPress.org-based site, rather than the free .com version. I know I can’t really justify any expense at this stages, until I can get potential readership going a bit stronger. Fingers crossed though. If I could pull the Blogger readers over, since they seem to randomly keep getting traffic even when I haven’t touched them in months/years, I’d be happy.
Can Blogger syndicate a feed, maybe with a snippet that links to the full post on WordPress?
I have no idea – but part of my plan for the evening was trying to make it work!