Book release: Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out!

Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out
Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out: Training Crazy Dogs from Over the Top to Under Control, a clicker training book for reactive, fearful, aggressive dogs

Today’s the day: Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out: Training Crazy Dogs from Over-the-Top to Under Control has hit the shelves!

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A Game Not For One Night, But For A Thousand and One Nights….

English: Princess Parizade Bringing Home the S...
Princess Parizade Bringing Home the Singing Tree, 1906, oil on paper (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My friend Mark gave me a new board game for Christmas. The setting is the world of the traditional 1001 Nights, in which Scheherazade is weaving tales to amuse Shahryar and keep herself alive. Players are story characters, with literally thousands of game paths (very re-playable).

It’s a bit different, as games go, rewarding not just game accomplishments in terms of points or accumulated treasures and things, but extreme storytelling — that is, the more dramatic, tragic, twisted, inspiring, and generally enthralling your character’s journey is, the more likely you’ll win the game.

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