Paizo Top Nav Branding
  • Hello, Guest! |
  • Sign In |
  • My Account |
  • Shopping Cart |
  • Help/FAQ
About Paizo Messageboards News Paizo Blog Help/FAQ
Goriath the Balor

Mynameisjake's page

1,648 posts. No reviews. No lists. No wishlists.


Full Name

Anthony Jacob Hensley

Race

AKA MrJake, Master of Puppets, Hellbilly.

Classes/Levels

Epic Level Grognard

Gender

I once met E. Gary Gygax. He was very nice.

Size

He autographed my copy of the 1st Ed. PHB.

Age

Even though he had just said, "No more Autographs, folks. I have to go."

Special Abilities

He didn't even make me ask.

Alignment

He just saw me standing there, looking disappointed.

Deity

He frowned, then held out his hand, signed, and gave me a smile.

Location

This was at GenCon in '80 or '81. I was 14 or 15.

Languages

His daughter was there as well.

Occupation

I remember thinking that she was very pretty.

Homepage URL

According to Firefox, my homepage is www.google.com

About Mynameisjake

I secretly despise my players and enjoy their characters' suffering.

My goal is to someday learn all of their emotional buttons so that I might play them like a well-tuned accordion, taking them to epic highs and devastating lows.

If I ever master such a technique, I shall use it to harvest their tears to distill into what, I imagine, would be the finest Ambrosia.

One of my players has nine toes.

I had nothing to do with that.

The nearest town is very small, yet sports not one, but two Friendly Local Gaming Stores. I consider myself blessed.

I do, however, suspect that at least one is a front for organized crime. Possibly both. I am oddly pleased by this.

I have been in a shoot-out, a car chase (unrelated), and had two photographs in the New York Times. I can't say with certainty which I am more proud of.

Winston Churchill and I agree that sometimes dangling prepositions are preferable to convoluted language.

I believe that a writer should attempt to live a life as interesting as his or her characters.

I did, however, steal that from another writer's bio. Unfortunately, I can't remember who's it was.

A friend once asked me to store his motorcycle over the winter. When he hadn't come to pick it up by midsummer, another friend and I decided to practice our "restoration" skills. We got his wife's permission first, but neglected to mention that we had chosen Barbie Doll Pink (tm) as the color. He thought it was funny. His wife never forgave us.

I live in a very nice neighborhood that sits next to a large lake and a state park. It is so far in the sticks, however, that I often must resort to using "dial-up" for reliable internet access. We can't even get cable here.

Yes, that sucks.


©2002–2014 Paizo Inc.®. Need help? Email customer.service@paizo.com or call 425-250-0800 during our business hours: Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM Pacific Time. View our privacy policy. Paizo Inc., Paizo, the Paizo golem logo, Pathfinder, the Pathfinder logo, Pathfinder Society, GameMastery, and Planet Stories are registered trademarks of Paizo Inc., and Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Campaign Setting, Pathfinder Adventure Path, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Player Companion, Pathfinder Modules, Pathfinder Tales, Pathfinder Battles, Pathfinder Online, PaizoCon, RPG Superstar, The Golem's Got It, Titanic Games, the Titanic logo, and the Planet Stories planet logo are trademarks of Paizo Inc. Dungeons & Dragons, Dragon, Dungeon, and Polyhedron are registered trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and have been used by Paizo Inc. under license. Most product names are trademarks owned or used under license by the companies that publish those products; use of such names without mention of trademark status should not be construed as a challenge to such status.