Too Good To Be True

So the Oregon Renaissance Faire has been cancelled for 2021. I should have known this would happen, to be honest. Despite a good portion of the population having been vaccinated against COVID-19, including My Lovely Bride™ and I, it simply hasn’t been enough. The virus keeps springing back up, hospitalizations are on the rise, and […]


Fairely Obvious By Now…

Look, I don’t want to be a Debbie Downer about Renaissance Faires, especially after the ruin of 2020, but I suspect I’m going to have to go down this road yet again. I suspect that, even with social distancing, masks being used more, and vaccines being distributed heavily, the 2021 RenFaire season is pretty much […]


The Hard Ride

Keep in mind, this is all subject to change, depending upon the Pandemic and other factors. That said… My Lovely Bride™ and I might just make it to a Renaissance Faire this year! Sure, a lot of things have to fall into place to make it happen. For example, my heart surgery has to have […]


Well, so much for that…

I guess I should have expected this, actually. What with the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the globe right now, and our Governor here in Oregon (Kate Brown) being one to act on the side of extreme caution, I pretty much expected our RenFaire season in Oregon to quickly get cancelled. Well, it finally happened. All large […]


Ravenloft, For Real

My birthday was just a couple of days ago, so I’d like to request a Birthday Wish of the Renaissance Faire community: Can we get a Renaissance Faire in late October, with a Gothic/Horror themed weekend around Halloween, please? Now, I get it. It might be difficult to get a RenFaire arranged that time of […]

Pixels & Dice Podcast

Too Big To Fail – Pixels & Dice #137

It’s a simple question: Is “Magic: The Gathering” too big, to entrenched in the CCG market, to fail? Also, we talk about a local Renaissance Faire coming this weekend. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. See more trash like this at Play in new […]