Randy Hoyt

Boston 1775

Boston 1775

We put together a large map of 1775 Boston for my son’s presentation at school this week (with help from FedEx Office, Wikipedia, and PhotoShop). “It is June 1775. We’ve been under siege here in Boston for two months.”

Nov 13

Pocket 391

Pocket 391

I had a blast from the past when someone starred this tweet from 3½ years ago:

7 March 2013 — 7:41 PM
I read all my Instapaper list on my SFO->MCO flight today. Based on recommendations from friends, I’m finally going to give @Pocket a try.

I reached “Instapaper Zero” that day and switched to Pocket. I still add to or read from Pocket every day.I’m currently at “Pocket 391″, but I’m actively working on it with a burn-down chart now.

The Game

The Game

I’ve really been enjoying playing the solo/coöperative game The Game over the last few weeks — especially with Beth Sobel’s beautiful Textile reskin. I finally played all 98 cards and won this morning!

Oct 17

World’s Fair 1893 at Unpub 6

World’s Fair 1893 at Unpub 6

I played World’s Fair 1893 with Alex (the game designer) for the first time in real life this weekend at Unpub 6. (We played it a lot during development, but only online through Roll20.)

Apr 11

The Viking Ship At The 1893 World’s Fair

Today, based on archaeological research from the 1960s, scholars believe that Vikings came to America 500 years before Christopher Columbus did. But that wasn't the case in 1893. Many people doubted that Vikings could have reached North America, until this exhibit from Norway at the fair removed those doubts. … Read Post →

Apr 07