One frustrating aspect to amateur gold prospecting is the difficulty refining gold from black sand pay dirt. There are a number of devices around that make the task easier, but for my money, a Miller Table with its regulated slow water flow and attracting surface is the best.
Writing fantasy is hard work, and sometimes it's easy to get lost - whether you're a beginner or a pro. These tips will remind you about the most important aspects of fantasy worldbuilding.
I am continuing to create modern buildings for my 21st century modern model railway. Here is my next challenge: the ubiquitous coffee shop. Costa creates some of the best. I hope you enjoy reading.
Flash fiction or microfiction is a genre involving very short stories. Despite their brevity, the stories can convey a lot of information and be very effective.
An in-depth look at Pathfinder's fighter and what you can do to make sure you're a solid asset to your group. This guide takes a look at several common fighter types (based on fighting style) and provides sample builds for them to get you started. Recently updated to expand sample builds up through 10th level.
Almost anything can be collectible and collected. If you're looking to get into collecting for a hobby then look no further than this article for some good collecting ideas.
If you want to try panning for gold, you might want to practice the techniques at home in your own yard.
Sci-Fi authors Orson Scott Card and Bruce Sterling dare American readers to take a fresh look at their ideas about cultural and moral superiority in their futuristic tales.
Learn how to run a great poker home game. Includes everything you need to know about hosting the best game in town.
Read my review of Epic Spell Wars of The Battle Wizards- Rumble at Castle Tentakill, a 2-4 player card game that's very funny and entertaining.