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10-07-2008, 01:45 PM
Hello everyone,

I've been an avid gamer since 1979, started drawing Traveller ship deckplans using CAD software in the early 80s, and moved to Campaign Cartographer when it came out. I've had a few starship deckplans printed in commercial works. For some reason, I lost interest in the genre and have left my deckplans site linger for a long time.

For my fantasy maps I'm a hand-drawn type guy, but have found the joy in using pre-gridlined posterboard for miniature play. For gaming, I moved away from pen and paper games for many years, but, with the release of 4e D&D, I find myself back into it with a passion. Maybe it's the fact that my oldest kids are now able to enjoy the game. I'm currently running two groups of 4e players, one with co-workers (and my wife) and one at home (kids, their friends, and my wife). I plan to upload some of my maps soon.

ok, ok, I'm not that old compared to some of you...

Paul Schirf

10-07-2008, 02:27 PM
Kudos to your wife I say !

We had a thread about how ancient we all were. I am sure that you will find yourself in well aged company...

Im 21 BTW.

A pretty darned experienced 21 I might add :)

10-07-2008, 03:20 PM
If RR is 21... that makes me .... 13 ....

Welcome to the guild :D

10-07-2008, 04:49 PM
Welcome to the guild Schirf. I started with 1e back in the early 80's so I'm slightly older than these two whipper snappers. Have fun here. I look forward to seeing your maps.


Steel General
10-07-2008, 04:55 PM
Welcome Aboard!

I won't comment about age, well yeah I will...I'm Old! :)

10-07-2008, 05:30 PM
Well, I started around 1979 as well, and I am 41, so I have actually have been playing since BEFORE RedRobes was an itch in his Daddy's pants ;)

10-07-2008, 07:28 PM
I have been 21 for a very long time now... ;)

10-07-2008, 08:29 PM
Old? you want old??

Well in my days ... We didn't have pen and paper .... We had charcoal and rock baby


42 here and puttin my teeth in for this one .... erhmmm ... welcome

10-07-2008, 09:24 PM
I refuse to age another year until I perfect the one before it ... .so I've been 13 for over 20 years now :D