Garwulf’s Corner #32: Real Sticks and Stones

Before I begin today, I have a bit of important administrivia: I will be at the Ad Astra convention in Toronto from February 8-10, the Guthbreoht sword at my side. With luck, I’ll be doing a reading from Demonsbane and the latest installment of Garwulf’s Corner. More information (along with registration forms) can be found at http://www.ad-astra.org. If you’re coming, pre-register soon; the deadline is January 26.

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Garwulf’s Corner #31: A Matter of Habit

No doubt by now everybody is wondering why I’m not doing the old New Year’s thing of looking back at what happened over the past year in the column. Well, I’ve already done that with my one-year anniversary installment, and I’d like to do something far more interesting. So, I hope everybody had a happy holiday season, and, on that note, I’m going to talk about addiction.

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Garwulf’s Corner #30: Language, Language

For a very long time, I have been fascinated by how language is actually used. It probably started back when I was in high school, and I noticed that some words just look and sound plain weird. It wasn’t too long before I started wondering where they came from. What can I say? I’m funny that way.

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Garwulf’s Corner #29: Will You Be Eating That Ration?

Once upon a time there was a game titled The Four Crystals of Trazere. It was a little role playing game that ran on anything from CGA to VGA and could be fit onto a single modern floppy diskette. It was the standard fantasy formula: a group of four adventurers, each with their own special abilities, goes out into the world and saves it from an ancient evil.

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Garwulf’s Corner #26: One Year Anniversary

This is it! The first anniversary of Garwulf’s Corner. When I started the column a year ago, I had no idea how long it would last, or how well it would be received. Now, however, I have a cadre of loyal readers, and twelve months of wonderful memories.

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Garwulf’s Corner #25: Ask Garwulf

Now…I don’t usually leave columns this close, but this has been one incredible week. Between polishing up a column for the very first English-language Malaysian computer game magazine, preparing for a new job, and preparing legal material in my ongoing battle against VerticalScope, I’ve
barely had time to breathe.

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Garwulf’s Corner #24: Coming of Age

So, it was the second week of August, Kingston had just come out of the sort of heat wave that melts the soles of your shoes faster than you can rush to the local corner store, and I was poking around on the Internet after playing a satisfying game of Counter-Strike at the local gaming parlor.

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