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Five Link Friday: Work In Layers

Real Life Map Making

This one is a link Andy C shared in the “Library of Gaming Maps” Google+ community. IT depicts a huge world maps made of stone and dirt by some guy over decades right on the border of a lake.

The Yale Problem

Jonathan Haidt writes about the growing problem of viewpoint orthodoxy in colleges. I find his viewpoint that this orthodoxy arises in high school, despite everyone’s agreement that viewpoint diversity is a good thing.

Layers of Resistance

Goldratt Consulting has this essay written by Dr. Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag that details the various reasons why someone might disagree with a win-win proposition you offer. A useful tool for anyone looking to get more buy-in from others, whether at work, in political discussions, or even with friends. Capture

Campaign Nook: The North Watch

Andrew Durston’s map is an excellently drawn and colored prison. It has even given me some food for thought about doing some hand coloring, with how amazingly his simple layering of darker and lighter shades of marker creates a simple but effective look.

Abaroth’s World: Miniatures

I’ve followed Abaroth’s World for a while. While most of the current updates are to do with puzzles and castle pictures (useful in their own rights), the older posts with step-by-step constructions of elaborate terrain painting are what I keep coming back to. The detail is amazing and the advice very encouraging.

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