links for 2009-01-11

  • "This is one of my favorite pencil-and-paper "parlor games;" a game I've played with all of my friends for the last fifteen years or so. Almost all of my really good gaming pals have sat up with me in the small hours of the morning, usually in a Denny's or donut shop or some other late-night dining spot, cursing over difficult letters and begging the waitress for pencils."
    (tags: games)
  • "Wardruna is a Norwegian musical constellation set out to explore and evoke the depths of Norse wisdom and spirituality. Musically Wardruna has its main focus on the cultic musical language found in the near-forgotten arts of galder, seidr and the daily acts of the cultic life, mixed with impulses from Norwegian / Nordic folk music and music from other indigenous cultures."
    (tags: music folk norway)