Posts Tagged ‘Real Life’

Will the new “IT” Movie, see a new wave of Creepy Clown sightings?

Posted on June 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A subject not talked about on here for ages is that of the Clown sightings of the past few years. The worldwide craze started by the Northampton Clown, caused much fear and loathing in the community in the UK and US and started a viral sensation that now is but a distant memory. September sees […]

A Reminder Call out to Writers who want to Collab…

Posted on June 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just a quick call out for anyone who would be interested in becoming an author of one of our growing range of Grinning Skull Studios PDF products for RPGers, Wargamers and other hobbyists. Check out the page on the top or side menu, or visit the page HERE for more details, or just simply drop me […]

A Tale of Two Bossk’s: Cleethorpes Geekabilia 2017

Posted on June 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Back in April, I managed to get myself and most of the kids to Cleethorpes in North Lincolnshire (otherwise known as “Cleggy” to us here), not just for a week away with the family, but to attend a small Con they were holding there. I thought I’d share some pics of the event and some […]

Putting publications in print. Anyone want a copy?

Posted on June 8th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Ploughing through the various ways of self-publishing in print is very interesting. So, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on the subject and show you an early version I have had done for quality comparison. Back in the day, I remember the old indie RPG crowd in a similar position to Grinning Skull, and remembered the […]

Another General Election, same old bag of shit. Grinning Skull’s politics rant!

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, it’s a subject that I don’t entertain very often, the reason being, I fucking hate politics. For us here in the UK, we have a General Election tomorrow to see which c**t gets put into office (or stays in) but while I usually exercise my right to vote, this year I can’t be bothered. I […]

So, yeah, that camp thing..

Posted on June 5th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

As I have mentioned on here about once a year for a decade, I run a gaming camp for kids through the good graces of Saint Stephens and Saint Agnes school, Alexandria, VA, in the first week of August, every … Continue reading

I’ve been a slacker

Posted on June 4th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Okay, I’ll be straight up about it.  I’ve not posted anything in a long, long while.  There’s a reason for it, no matter how lame it may sound.  In late October of 16, I was in the garage cleaning stuff … Continue reading

Brainfarts: Selling adverts in RPG Ebooks: Can it work? Can you make it viable?

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, more thinking out loud here, I’m going to talk about something that is virtually non existent in RPG ebook media as far as I am aware, which could either be a real pain for me, or a real bonus. To recap, while before I could advertise my own projects, material and goods etc on […]

Chinwag: Interview with RPG writer Allen Farr

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, to kick off this month’s Post a day, we’ve got an interview with RPG writer Allen Farr, author of our recent adventure module “The Witch’s Daughter” (available from Grinning Skull Studios), we sat down and had a bit of a chinwag to discuss all things RPG, writing and life… Grim: Hello Allen, welcome to […]

Skulltaliser Update: WE DID IT!

Posted on May 26th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, we’ve done it, funds raised and ready to go! I knew we’d do it before the month’s end. Next, it’ll be monetisation time, an upgrade of the site. Please accept my thanks for all the encouragement and views for going along with my brainfarts, for once it’s given me some focus to get something […]

Skulltaliser Update: WE DID IT!

Posted on May 26th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, we’ve done it, funds raised and ready to go! I knew we’d do it before the month’s end. Next, it’ll be monetisation time, an upgrade of the site. Please accept my thanks for all the encouragement and views for going along with my brainfarts, for once it’s given me some focus to get something […]

Skulltaliser Update: Nearly there chaps!!

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, it’s that time again to reveal an update of the famous Skulltaliser (Drum roll please…) We are nearly there! Only another $18 to go and we are at the goal (well, $19 if you count it as $100 rather than $99, but what’s in a buck?) Once we get there, the brainfarts continue, with […]

Skulltaliser Update: Nearly there chaps!!

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, it’s that time again to reveal an update of the famous Skulltaliser (Drum roll please…) We are nearly there! Only another $18 to go and we are at the goal (well, $19 if you count it as $100 rather than $99, but what’s in a buck?) Once we get there, the brainfarts continue, with […]

Skulltaliser Update (and you can buy me a coffee if you like!)

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, it’s that time again to show you where we are on the mighty Skulltaliser chart at this point in time. So, we’re at $59 so far. Will we reach the goal by the end of the month? I would say so. One thing you can do to help is buying me a coffee! Yes […]

Chris Cornell, R.I.P.

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A quick post (First of the day, that is) Can’t believe that the great Chris Cornell is gone. This is terrible news. He was a fantastic front man, from Soundgarden to Audioslave, and a successful solo career too, his voice was unique and soulful. My thoughts are with his family and those close to him. […]

What It’s like Gaming While Blind

Posted on May 9th, 2017 under , . Posted by

12 years ago, I started an Imperial Guard collection, *cool story bro,* except I was, and am, legally blind. How bad is your vision really? Well, I can’t tell what a model is by looking at it.  I have to feel it up… If you ask me which one of my guardsman has a flamer, the answer is for me to start poking each one of them until I find the flamer. I also have a guide dog. How do you keep track of a 2,000 point 40k game? I have learned to keep a mental map.  Over time I’ve…continue reading

Skulltaliser Update!

Posted on May 8th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just an update to the Skulltaliser total so far today. So, total raised for the pot is $12.94, we’re off at just over a tenth of the way there. Can we get there by the end of the month? I should hope so! I’ll pop the Skulltaliser graphic in the top of the side bar […]

All Hail the Skulltaliser!

Posted on May 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Ok, if you have been reading this blog of late, you’ll be aware that I have a plan to pull in $99 to monetise this here blog, and before I reveal the Skulltaliser in it’s glory, I want to clarify a few things. So, I’m probably not the best at putting what I mean across […]

Seriously though, would YOU be willing to be my Patron?

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, I like talking shit, and if your a regular here, you’ll agree! So earlier, I asked the “lovely and not at all aloof” forum posters on a well known RPG forum, if they could offer any suggestions to add to my mad, get monetised quick scheme. As you might imagine, it’s good job that […]

The Skulltaliser (Otherwise known as, The WordPress Monetisation Rant!)

Posted on May 1st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, where to begin…ages ago, as the old memory serves that is, blundering head first into trying to monetise my blog here, I ended up hitting a snag, old readers will remember the Semalt debarkle, and as a result of that rant, I ended up dropping myself in the shit and getting this blog shut […]

Holiday Time

Posted on April 9th, 2017 under , . Posted by

A am taking a week off in the sun somewhere to chill out and drink Gin.
I may be back.

Al Hayden, saying goodbye.

Posted on March 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I received word on Facebook, which was later confirmed, that my friend Al Hayden took his own life this week. Words simply fail me. It was an emotionally devastating moment to come home from Cold Wars, wondering why Al had … Continue reading

Guess who’s back? The Return of the Skull!!

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Well, long time no post! Yes I’m back. Yup, it’s been a long time since I was here to post, so I thought it was time to get back into the old blogging and let you know what I’m up to. I suppose I’ve been putting off doing a revamp on this site, and yes […]