Something quick before I start on the HelCon session reports: Greg Costikyan has written an excellent article on Chess and game design. All I can say is read it — it’s worth the while.
There are two new blogs listed on the sidebar of my blog. I’ve been reading Boardgames-To-Go by Mark Johnson for a while now (since he switched providers and got a RSS feed). It’s good read and highly recommended. Then this Dutch blogger mailed me about her blog asking for permission to use my RSS feed…