Tagged: cancer

Microlite75: No Ransom but Cancer Donor Sponsors Accepted

Microlite75: No Ransom but Cancer Donor Sponsors Accepted

Several people suggested have suggested over the last year that I publish my next game on a “ransom” model where I select a large cancer bill and hold up publication of the game until enough donations have been received to cover it. While this might be an excellent way to pay off a...

Brown Box Giveaway Early Results

Brown Box Giveaway Early Results

I went to bed early last night thinking we had done well but were going to be about $200 shy of being able to completely pay off the lab bill. This morning’s email proved a shock to my heart. Almost $1400 in donations overnight, including a couple of donations from people who had...

Cancer Donation Brown OD&D Giveaway Update: 36 Hours Left

Cancer Donation Brown OD&D Giveaway Update: 36 Hours Left

As I write this, there are about 36 hours left in the OD&D Brown Box Giveaway Retroroleplaying Cancer Fund drive (see the Brown Box Dungeons and Dragons Goodies Available (for Cancer Fund Donors) post for more info. Technically, it ends Monday (February 15th) at midnight, but any donations made before 6am or so...

Quick Update: Assassins and Brown Box Cancer Fund Giveaway

Quick Update: Assassins and Brown Box Cancer Fund Giveaway

Just a quick update on a couple of things I’ve been getting email on. First, Assassins. Several people have let me know that they really want the Assassin class in M75. Therefore I will do by best to get one in there. Second, since I posted about getting the Brown Box set of...

Surprise Delivery: Brown Box Original D&D

Surprise Delivery: Brown Box Original D&D

I received a surprise visit from the postman late Wednesday afternoon with an express mail package for me. This was quite a surprise as I wasn’t expecting anything and did not recognize the sender’s address. I opened the package to discover a well-used woodgrain OD&D box staring at me from the packing material....

M74/OD&D Play-By-Post (for Cancer) Idea

M74/OD&D Play-By-Post (for Cancer) Idea

As many of longtime visitors (especially if you visited the Retroroleplaying forum) may know, I have wanted to run a play-by-post Microlite74 or OD&D game for a long time. Unfortunately, my wife has vetoed this idea every time I suggest it as she does not want me devoting any more time to the...

October Cancer Fund Drive: Final Chance At the Giveaways

October Cancer Fund Drive: Final Chance At the Giveaways

Tomorrow, November 2nd, is the last day to make a Retroroleplaying Cancer Fund donation and have a chance at one of our October giveaway items (e.g. rare Traveller fanzines (Working Passage & Imperium Staple) and the RPGA limited edition AD&D Modules R1 (To the Aid of Falx) and R2 (Investigation of Hydell)). All...

Microlite74 2.0 Special Digest-Sized Edition Available

Microlite74 2.0 Special Digest-Sized Edition Available

After producing a very special one-of-a-kind edition of Microlite74 for the kind person who donated the most to my fund drive last month, I decided to produce a second “Special Edition” of Microlite74 that anyone who donates to the cancer fund can download and print a nice digest size edition. Unlike the “one-of-a-kind”...

Erick Wujcik Passes Quietly

Erick Wujcik Passes Quietly

From Kevin Siembieda at Palladium Books: Beloved role-playing game designer, Erick Wujcik, passed away Saturday evening, June 7, 2008. He died from complications related to pancreatic and liver cancer. Kathryn Kozora, his sweetheart of nearly 30 years, and other loved ones were at his side. Erick was diagnosed with cancer in late November,...