META: Parting ways

Scott Eiler seiler at
Mon Dec 13 17:58:24 PST 2010

On Dec 13, 8:32 am, Tom Russell <joltc... at> wrote:
> Every once in a while, I leave RACC for a few months or a year or
> whatever and I always come back.  Such is my hope now, as I must
> announce-- due to a computer mishap that robbed me not only of home
> internet access but also a computer and, oh yes, the first forty pages
> of the next Jolt City among various other sundry creative projects--
> that I'm unlikely to be active in these parts for the foreseeable
> future.

Yeesh.  Any hope of getting your stuff off your disk drive still?
> And, also, having finally discovered my purpose in life-- I am a board
> game designer, and likely always have been, and you can't believe how
> glad I am to have found this out and how terrible it would have been
> if I had gone my entire life without knowing it-- my interest in
> creating, reading, and commenting on prose superhero fiction has
> dwindled considerably.

Congratulations.  In the last month I've reunited myself with a bunch
of wargames I made for my own enjoyment 30+ years ago.  The one about
Romania was near professional quality, if I do say so myself.  So I
know the feeling.

> I'm confident that, Frosty-like, I will be back someday. And I'll
> still be checking my email during the work-week, so if anyone wants to
> contact me about anything Eightfold related, I'll try my best to get
> back to you in a timely fashion (no promises there, though).
> I love you all like members of my own family, and wish all of you all
> the best.


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