Black Lives Matter

What can I say? I don't think I can ever understand the struggles faced by black and brown people in the US. Not because I don't want to, but becau...

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An Update on Mask Donations

Dear Vanguard,   I wanted to personally thank you all for your contributions to our donation drive. As the overlord of the inbox, I've been ma...

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Reflections on Iga Castle

Japan is one of those places David and I had dreamed about visiting for years.   Potent images still come right away to my mind’s eye, carefully la...

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This Moment

If we can make hospital gowns, we will post a "donate here" button to help cover some of the costs of them. Maybe we can make a difference. Stay tu...

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Take Care of Each Other

Dear Friends,    The spread of COVID-19 has forced the hand of several large conventions into canceling or moving their events. We are in support o...

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In the holiday spirit

When I was in the 7th grade I found a jacket that made me feel like I might actually grow out of the 7th grade. It was a motorcycle style denim jac...

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Letter from Japan

Letter from Japan

We came to Japan to see Tokyo Games show and see if it would ever be a viable market for us. It's quiet. It is really really quiet. There's a gentl...

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