Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Fear the Boot Ask Me Anything - We seem to have a lot of subject matter experts here at FtB, let's spread that knowledge around!
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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby d20philia » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:18 pm

Chris (d20philia) - I am a(n) …

Husband of 1 wife, father of 2 boys, alpha for 1 beagle
DM since 1978–79, starting with the Holmes basic D&D box
Aficionado of fantasy, superhero, and sci-fi RPGs
Current player and/or GM for D&D 4e and ICONS
Owner of more games than I can play
DM and host of the Icosahedrophilia podcast
Non-award winning TTRPG author and/or editor
Wannabe educational game designer
Mac/iOS partisan
College professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA
Biblical scholar specializing in the book of Genesis and its interpretations throughout history
Early adopter of educational technologies and new pedagogies (“flipped” classrooms, gameful learning)
Christian (“liberal” by my church’s standards, “conservative” by most churches’ standards)

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby Curn_Bounder » Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:36 am

Curn Bounder-- I am a

Father of 1
Have been divorced
Colorado Native
Former U.S. Army--Intelligence (4 years and not a day more)
Served in South Korea for 2 years
B.A. History
M.A. Political Science
Former Community College Teacher (Political Science--Intro and American Government)
Legislative Performance Auditor (State of Colorado)
Football fan
Coach of youth flag-football team
GM--mostly Pathfinder and Savage Worlds
Co-creator of the Deadland's Twilight Legion "living" campaign in Denver

Aspiring writer (written for Wayfinder and the Pathfinder Chronicler, but no paying jobs)
Aspiring voice-actor (Just started my own audio-fiction podcast)

Practicing Christian
Libertarian (bordering on Anarcho-Capitalist)
Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito
Do not give in to evil but proceed ever more boldly against it.

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby Dntspard » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:27 pm

Dntspard -- I am a

amateur filmmaker
amateur actor
Former Singer in bands
B.A. & Masters Credits in Political Science
SCA (society for creative anachronism) Member
Weapon Enthusiast (Melee, Bows, Guns, etc)
Random Historical knowledge Enthusiast
Former unofficial gang member (will explain if needing to)
Soccer Fan
Law Office Employee
Son of, and potential, Peace Officer
Former Catholic turned Atheist.
Depression/Anger Issue Sufferer
and as of the the discussion with a few people, now labeled, Workout & Weight Loss enthusiast
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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby GothiUllr » Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:47 am

Nicholas (GothiUllr) I am a

Member of the Asatru faith
Private pilot, and aircraft owner
Started paid work when i was 15 and have been continuously employed since
Professional Aircraft Mechanic, with experience with both planes and helicopters, Military and Civilian
I attended part of my primary schooling in a foreign country in both in English speaking and NON English speaking schools.
Third culture kid (Full fledged military brat, with all that entails, also an diplomat's child)
knowledgeable about gender identity issues.
Book binder, leather worker, and amateur carpenter
general DIYer
I brew Mead
Shooting enthusiast
Motorcycle accident/ physical trauma survivor.

I have been a

Ranch hand
Government Employee
Straight spouse to a homosexual wife.

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby SilverseraphAE » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:44 pm

I am a:

Fairly religious Christian (Seventh Day Adventist)
Sabbath Worshiper
Person raised believing RPGS were demonic
Open-minded person
GM (Pathfinder, Monsterhears, Fate [Dresden mostly])
Board Game enthusiast
College Graduate with B.A. in Electronic Media and Film
Amateur writer & Screenwriter
Audio Editor
Podcast host (Saving the Game)
Survivor Fanatic
Former Product Demonstrator/Salesperson
Amateur Cook
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Timespike wrote:My bookseller rage has been kindled

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby Jmerrick » Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:32 am

Jmerrick - I am a:

Video game soundtrack composer
Video game journalist
YouTube content creator
Person with an odd belief system
Washinkai karate synchronised kata champion
Lived in Spain and the UK
Amateur actor
Unemployed Brit on welfare
Composer, Journalist, Podcaster, Gamer, Drinker of Tea.
Skype: joshua.merrick

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby HollowGolem » Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:36 am


Trained Teacher (MA in education)
numbers/math guy
Enrolled Agent (tax preparer)
Former substitute teacher
ancient literature enthusiast
self-styled philosopher (currently an Epicurian Consequentialist, always changing)
under-employed Gen-Y-er
Don't shoot me, Coz'!
Former liberal Christian (Episcopalian), current atheist
amateur student of theology
political moderate (liberal-ish-leaner) who tries to base beliefs on evidence

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby Peetiedog » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:42 am


1) 46
2) Father 7 year old girl - Husband 48 year old wife (don't tell her I posted that) 11 yrs.
3) Attorney (good kind) - 5 years * current
4) Executive Director/Directing Attorney legal aid for senior citizens (housing, public benefits, elder abuse (finically & physical), power of Attorney, advanced health care directives, collection defence, etc... 1 yr.* current career
5) planned parenthood -facilities and clinic protection - 10 years dealt w/ protesters/escorting patients, suspicious packages, bomb threats, health center security upgrades, liason with ATF, FBI, and local PD, staff safety training * stopped in 2003
6) Advocate for survivors of domestic violence - phone line advocate, represented survivors getting restraining orders, train new advocates regarding control and powervdynamics of DV. - 2 yrs stopped 2011
7) volleyball player - 18 years ago, AA ranked Beach volleyball player - seems like a lifetime ago
8) Secular humanist
9) Member of Jewish temple
10) Sea kayaker - live on the California coast
11) Diabetic on insulin pump

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby The Almighty Bear » Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:44 am

Adam Gottfried (The Almighty Bear)

I am...

-a father of two, 4-year-old son, 4-month-old daughter. It bears noting that my son has a powerful peanut allergy which requires the presence of an Epinephrin pen anywhere we go. I'm happy to help answer questions about dealing with that.
-a veteran roleplayer
-a veteran gamemaster
-a former teacher
-a former retail front-liner
-a former website editorialist
-a published and award winning author
-a writer of songs (yeah, I write the songs bitches)
-a sufferer of ADD
-a sufferer of dyslexia
-legally blind and legally blind (product of Stargardt's Disease)
-a student of history
-an avid reader
-a government employee
-an introvert who excels at pretending to be an extrovert.
-had some recent experience with polyamory.
-a straight gay and women's rights activist.
-a former Biblical scholar.
-a student of all religions.
-an avid and knowledgeable Superman fan,

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Re: Subject Matter Experts Wanted!

Postby McNutcase » Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Silas (McNutcase)

I am a:
Sufferer of migraines, both classical (with aura) and simple (without aura)
Person who has suffered untreated Lyme disease (for two years, now finally eradicated)
Hearing-damaged person
Person with impaired mobility
Legal immigrant to the USA

And... that's about all I'd be comfortable with an AMA on. There are plenty of other interesting things about me (heck, I could give the Dos Equis guy a run for his money) but those are the ones I'm comfortable discussing without limits.
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