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 […]


We’re Back, Baby!

So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we haven’t been doing much in the way of weekly podcasts on this website for the last couple of months. Sure, “Knights of the Tabletop”, our actual-play roleplaying podcast has continued unabated, but we recorded those months ago, before my surgery put everything else on hold for […]


The Hard Ride

Keep in mind, this is all subject to change, depending upon the Pandemic and other factors. That said… My Lovely Brideā„¢ 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 […]


Doing Our Part

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a bit of a bug going around right now. While people are either stuck in their homes (for the most part) due to this pandemic, or considered “Essential Employees” (like myself), and forced to brave the elements to continue working, you know what neither of these groups […]

Pixels & Dice Podcast

Con-Croup – Pixels & Dice #164

Today we’ll be discussing gaming conventions, renaissance faires, and other geek gatherings, in the shadow of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Music from “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( See more trash like this at Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | […]