PERSONAL HIGHLIGHT OF 2016:
Unsurprisingly, the highlight of 2016, for me, was my extended 50th birthday celebrations. I'd hoped it would be good, but the generosity and inventiveness of Rachel and Paul ensured it far exceeded my expectations.
From my trip back to Bournemouth and the surprise reunion with my university buddies, to our puppy-friendly holiday on the coast, the Tuesday Knights' celebration, and my incredible Des Taylor commission (pictured above), it was an unforgettable few weeks.
GEEK HIGHLIGHT OF 2016:
Without a doubt my gaming highlight of 2016 was finishing, in style, our three-year Heroes & Other Worlds campaign: The Chronicles Of Cidri.
This was the longest, continuous, campaign that I've run - or even played in. And it bowed out in suitably apocalyptic style.
Which is why I've been rather gun shy about starting a new game just yet, as I feel I set the bar high with that campaign and want to ensure - as best as I can - that we hit the ground running with a new game, and can exceed what we've already achieved.