Monday, November 4, 2013

Post 2000!

Welcome to the 2000th post at The Other Side!

I wanted to take a little time here for some brief introspection.  I started this blog back in 2007 with no idea what I wanted to do with it. I based the name and style on my older website, also called The Other Side, and this was supposed to be integrated into that.  Well I never rebuilt the old website and instead parsed out material I had written for that here.

In 2008 I decided that this would become a design blog where I would talk about the projects I was working on.  The first of those two projects died on the vine as the case with a lot of freelance work.  While that is too bad, I have been allowed to reuse some of the work in my own projects.
The second project quickly morphed.  I had started Eldritch Witchery back then for the Spellcraft & Swordplay game. In the process on working on that I also came up with the idea of doing The Witch.
They were the reasons I kept this blog going in those early days.
Soon I discovered more blogs and the rest, well here are now. Sadly many of the blogs I started with are not around, but the ones are happen to be quite good. So I feel I am still in very company.

It took me over three years to get to 1000 posts, and then just under two years to get to the next 1000.

With Eldritch Witchery and The Witch now complete the original emphasis for this blog is now gone.  But despite my early thoughts of "not having enough to say" I find that I often can't keep quiet!
So I am expecting to have another 2000 posts. It might take me longer since I am not sure what future blogs have to be honest.  Don't expect video blogs from though, just not my thing really.  But I have more projects on the way. More characters to stat up and more games to talk about.

Of course none this is possible without you, the reader and commenter.
To show my appreciations, I am running another contest.

You can win a copy of Eldritch Witchery or The Witch?  Simple, follow the rules below and in the comments section please post who your favorite witch (or wizard) is.

Grand Prize gets a copy of BOTH books.
First Place Prize gets a copy of Eldritch Witchery
Second Place Prize gets a copy of The Witch.

You can enter every day for more chances.

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Good luck!!


Anthony said...

My favorite witch is Elphaba from Wicked.

Sean said...

Congrats on 2000 Tim & thank you. You've been a daily read for me for the last couple years.

Tim Knight said...

Well done, Tim. Here's the next thousand and ever onwards ;-)

Cross Planes said...

My favorite wizard is Harry Potter.

The Happy Whisk said...

Congrats and boogie boogie.

Anonymous said...


And my favourite wizard/witch is Thulsa Doom from the Dino De Laurentiis' Conan. Snake arrow!

Or is he a priest? Na, I go for wizard. Because, and I don't know if I mentioned that... SNAKE ARROW!!! ;)

ashamrock said...

My favorite Witch is Sally Owens (Practical Magic).

CA Copeland said...

My favorite wizard is Harry Dresden, but my favorite Witches would have to be the Owens sisters, and their aunts, from the book Practical Magic

Kai S. said...

Congrats Tim. It's always a pleasure to read you blog. :-)

Favorite wizard is Krabat from the the german book of the same name by Otfried Preußler:

lars_alexander said...

My favourite wizard is Conrad Veidt as Jaffar in the 'Thief of Bagdad'.
And I'd pick Eldritch Witchery.