Author Archives: Thomas Phinney

About Thomas Phinney

Thomas is a typographer and board game fan, living in Portland, Oregon.

Assorted minor updates

Just posted a minor update to the Logistics branch rules. Also added notes on the maps page as to how many players each map is for. Other than that, lately I have been working mostly on pieces for Empire. Well, … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

I just deleted a ton of spam-type users and installed some security on user registrations. I tried to save the handful of “real people.” If you were a real user and got deleted, I’m sorry about that, you’ll have to … Continue reading

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More history transcripts

I’ve just added three more transcripts to the “History Resources” page: J.D. Eveland & Jim Kahan transcript from Storytelling, Reunions, 2004 Peter Langston on Empire the mainframe game vs Empire the board game Eveland/Kahan/Drake/Phinney email thread, 2011 Enjoy!

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Wiki & Forum

I just installed some Forum infrastructure. I have yet to customize it, or set up any sections within the forum, but it is there and should be working… look under the Community menu in the nav bar. (I guess you … Continue reading

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Rules & survey

As mentioned last post, I have been hard at work on a new version of the Logistics branch of the rules (v 4.0 alpha 3). I posted it at the bottom of the rules page over the weekend. I am … Continue reading

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Blog launch & site news

Maybe this won’t be a lasting feature of the site, but since we’re using WordPress for content management, and it is first and foremost a blogging system, I thought I would go ahead and use the blog. First up, I was … Continue reading

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