Monday, November 28, 2011

Poll Response 9

This week's (or more accurately, three weeks ago's. I just left it "Poll closed" for three weeks. How unprofessional.) poll asked simply "Megadungeons?". The readership has shared, and with surprising regard. I expected megadungeons to be an acquired taste, a niche. Yet 66% of votes said "Yay", and 33% stated "Awesome!". However, 50% responded "Nay", and 33% disgustedly chose "Blech!".

My personal opinion on megadungeons is that they provide memorable and exciting adventure locations, but only when crafted with variety and creativity. 10 by 10 rooms with orc and chest shan't have a place in a megadungeon. Thanks for responding.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

An Attempt At Romance

I was asked to write a romantic story. The only condition was that one character was to be named" Lovely." This isn't my area of expertise, but here goes.

Lovely stepped into the moonlight. It illuminated her face, and she gazed around in anticipation. Her journey through the forest to meet her beloved had ended here. Gary appeared, smiling.


"Oh, Gary!"

Thay embraced. Lovely met his sparkling blue eyes, and her face creased with worry.

"But my father!"

Gary frowned.

"Do not worry, beloved."

Then Lovely's father appeared, accompanied by armed guards.

"Father, no!"

Gary stepped forward, then quickly fell back, as the father had ordered his guards to attack. Gary took fifteen crossbow bolts, and promptly collapsed. Then the father took Lovely and hid her away for eternity.

The End

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

On Neglecting Your Blog, and a Thanks to Readers

I have not paid due attention to Off to Jupiter lately.  Real Life has got me again. I've read everyone else's. (In fact, I've spent the last few hours delving through my Google Reader for the week and a half I was gone) But the only posts I've done lately are either PhotoShop Fridays or the occasional Poll Response. I'd like to start writing better posts, to start posting more often, and to follow through with promises. With that, 100 posts is coming fast, and there will be some sort of surprise for the readers. Thanks for staying faithful and for reading my little blog.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Off the Grid...Again

I'll be gone for about a week. Apologies in advance if I don't respond to comments or anything like that.