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Old 04-18-2013, 04:21 PM   #1921
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Was this posted by the publisher? I've never been to Goodreads so not sure what I was looking at .
In the partial quote at the top of this post the book title, Skin Game, is underlined, that is a link, mouse-click it, you're there.

If I was wrong about what you were asking, then I apologize and leave the following answer; No, that entry was not posted by a publisher. It was likely posted by a user of GoodReads.

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Old 04-18-2013, 04:23 PM   #1922
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In the partial quote at the top of this post the book title, Skin Game, is underlined, that is a link, mouse-click it, you're there.

If I was wrong about what you were asking, then I apologize and leave the following answer; No, that entry was not posted by a publisher. It was likely posted by a user of GoodReads.

The bold was what I was after. Thanks Alan! Gotta spread my karma around before giving it to you again I hate when that happens.
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Cool NovelsAlive.TV Interviews Bestselling Author, Jim Butcher



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On the last day of the RT Convention, NovelsAlive.TV's Dayna Linton, spent a few moments with the MEGA popular bestselling author of the Dresden Files, Jim Butcher.

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Old 04-20-2013, 11:44 AM   #1924
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I started reading Fated by Benedict Jacka. I am only on chapter 3 but I am loving it so far.

My favourite part so far is:

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If there's one thing all diviners share, it's curiosity. We really can't help it; it's just part of who we are. (here is the best part) If you dug a tunnel somewhere in the wilderness a thousand miles from anywhere and hung a sign on it saying, Warning, this leads to the Temple of Horrendous Doom. Do not enter, ever. No, not even then, you'd get back from lunch to find a diviner already inside and two more about to go in.


I can picture this so clearly in my mind. I love it when an author can do that.

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Old 04-20-2013, 03:04 PM   #1925
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Indeed, I also really, really liked "Fated".

And "Cursed".

And ... "Taken" ... as far as I am with it.

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On the last day of the RT Convention, NovelsAlive.TV's Dayna Linton, spent a few moments with the MEGA popular bestselling author of the Dresden Files, Jim Butcher.

PainKiller Jane .... yeah there was a Syfy channel mega-hit...

I can't believe they cancelled Dresden Files for that dreck, but then I hardly understand anything Syfy does.

Also, I read the sample of Fated. It was excellent. I'll be picking up the series on payday
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The bold was what I was after. Thanks Alan!...
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I started ready Fated by Benedict Jacka. I am only on chapter 3 but I am loving it so far.

My favourite part so far is:

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If there's one thing all diviners share, it's curiosity. We really can't help it; it's just part of who we are. (here is the best part) If you dug a tunnel somewhere in the wilderness a thousand miles from anywhere and hung a sign on it saying, Warning, this leads to the Temple of Horrendous Doom. Do not enter, ever. No, not even then, you'd get back from lunch to find a diviner already inside and two more about to go in.


I can picture this so clearly in my mind. I love it when an author can do that.
That's a good one all right. And yes, he's certainly a very skilled writer.

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Indeed, I also really, really liked "Fated".

And "Cursed".

And ... "Taken" ... as far as I am with it.

Best regards,
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Yeah, Taken's the next one for me...then waiting for the new one to be available.

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PainKiller Jane .... yeah there was a Syfy channel mega-hit...

I can't believe they cancelled Dresden Files for that dreck, but then I hardly understand anything Syfy does.

Also, I read the sample of Fated. It was excellent. I'll be picking up the series on payday
I didn't watch that after the first one either!
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:13 PM   #1928
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Jim has added a number of events to his schedule! With the exception of one more con event we can’t announce yet, here’s what the rest of his 2013 looks like:

MisCon 2013
Missoula, MT
May 24-27, 2013
“MisCon is a four-day celebration of literacy and the arts within the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. Held each Memorial Day weekend (Friday through Monday), MisCon has something to fascinate, educate, and entertain you at all times.”

Space City Con
Houston, TX
August 2-4, 2013
“Space City Con is an all-ages festival of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature, and art, in the spirit of Houston, Texas! Envisioned as a “geek festival with free parking,” our goal is to put on the best convention possible for current generations of fans, and instill a love of comics, Sci-fi and fantasy in the next generation. It was founded in 2012, and with only 5 months to prepare, the event drew nearly 2000 unique individuals, most of whom attended all weekend.”

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
August 30 – September 2, 2013

WyrdCon
Costa Mesa, CA
September 12-15, 2013

Encounters 2013
Wichita, KS
October 11-13, 2013
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Check out the Kickstarter, each contribution helps improve the world of Storytelling, a portion of the proceeds will even benefit Jim’s favorite charity, the Missouri Pit Bull fund!

There is even still an opportunity to play a game live with Jim with a Steward badge. Give Wyrd Con a shot a try the live version of storytelling for yourself!

Join us at Wyrd Con IV in Southern California on September 12th – 15th!
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The folks over at Evil Hat Productions, publishers of the award-winning Dresden Files Roleplaying Game, are running a Kickstarter campaign to produce a line of “Fate Dice” (also known as Fudge Dice) for use with the Dresden Files RPG as well as other games using the Fate system. And just last night, they announced the addition of a Dresden Files themed Winter Knight dice set! We’re sharing an image of the four sets they’ve announced so far at the bottom of this post, and you can learn more at the project page.

But that’s not all that’s coming out from the guys at Evil Hat. They’ve just released the Kindle (.mobi) and Nook (.epub) friendly formats of the Dresden Files RPG as well, and at a low price too so you can get a copy that works on your tablet-of-choice. You can pick both volumes in ebook formats at their web-store, on DriveThruRPG, at Amazon, or at Barnes & Noble.

Good gaming, folks!



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Old 04-24-2013, 01:16 AM   #1931
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Does it have AAA Wizardry? I have been unable to find it ANYWHERE!! It's the only Dresden Files story I haven't read.
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It's pretty much impossible to figure out the post (there are almost 2000 posts in this thread) to which you are responding unless you quote it (like I just did yours).

To answer your question, AAAA Wizardry is published by Evil Hat Productions in Dresden Files RPG: Our World.

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