Kindle matchbook coming in October

imageI know Microsoft just bought Nokia, and that that is without a doubt the biggest news of the day. However, since I am working through my home office, with the intent of vacating it, I found the Kindle Bookmatch to be really exciting news. In a few months all by books will be packed in boxes and stowed away, so I have been looking at the Kindle as a replacement. However, buying all my books again could be a really costly affair. Imagine my suprise when I saw today’s Amazon anoucement.

Introducing Kindle MatchBook

For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases will soon allow you to buy the Kindle edition for $2.99, $1.99, $0.99, or free.

Available for thousands of great print books purchased new from Amazon, going all the way back to 1995 when Amazon first opened its online bookstore.

Check it out here and read more about it here. Luckily I have bought most of my recent books from Amazon, so hopefully I will get to benefit from this deal. Here’s to hoping.

Maybe I could finally get the last of the Dragonlance novels that I miss.

Renewed my domain

Despite claiming I was done with gaming, I have decided to renew my domain. If it is because I am reading the Lost Chronicles or something else remains unknown, but for some reason I can’t seem to let go of this RPG thing.

The funny thing is, that I was reading an article about D&D next, which was published on a Danish tech news site, and I made feel slightly optimistic about the future of our game.

Maybe I will even find a group one of these days.

Here we go again

So, it has been a very long time since I blogged, and to be honest, it has been on purpose. See, a couple of months ago I had my DM over for a visit, and when I say “over” I mean he was back from the US for a couple of days.

Well we hung out like old times and I quickly came to realize that everything we had together in terms of role playing games was gone. We have both gone our separate ways and we no longer share the same common frame of reference.

And that’s when I dawned on me, I think I am finally done with RPGs. I mean, I have no one to play with, and even if I did I wonder if I would actually do it. Perhaps I have lived in the past for many years now, hoping for the return of something that is irrevocably dead.

Without getting too whiney or sentimental, I am putting this blog on hiatus. I will not delete the contents, but the domain name is going to die in about six months, since I am not going to renew it. The Gigaboot name was a joke with my old friend based on a campaign in Glantri, but since that is all in the past and can never be restored I will let it slip away.

Back

I was experimenting with theme files yesterday, and it messed up my blog completely. I ahve spent some time today attempting to return my blog to normal, and despite a few missing links in the blogroll I should be up and running again.