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SXSW Panel 2011!

August 12, 2010/0/0/

Greetings Apothecaries & Lords of Pestilence! Healing Blade 1.1 is confirmed for its September launch. We’ll be announcing it to everyone on the NerdcoreLearning and Healing Blade Facebook Groups so that you all get first dibs on it before anyone else! We also need your help in a very important event. The Healing Blade has been […]

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On Creativity

June 8, 2010/0/0/

One of the great joys I derive from practicing medicine is the ability to be creative in terms of figuring out solutions for my patients. There are myriad different ways of approaching the multiple issues affecting hospitalized patients. And while we have evidence based standards of care which should be held with the highest regard, […]

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AMSA 2010 – Day One

March 12, 2010/3/0/

Well, Hon, Francis and I fistbumped our way to Anaheim to meetup with the ever awesome folks at AMSA. Day one was surprisingly epic, as we got to play the Healing Blade game with more than a few interested pre-med and med-students. We were pleasantly surprised with how much fun people were having with the […]

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Healing Blade Print Ad 1

December 15, 2009/0/0/

We just wanted to share with you some of the awesome print ads done up by the folks at Light Image Studios.  We were really trying to capture a strong D&D feel, and think that Kenan and company really nailed it.  Thanks fellas!  Stay tuned for more Healing Blade news, as well as our super […]

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Introducing: Bacillus Cereus

September 10, 2009/0/0/

Working up to the launch of our ‘Healing Blade’ game, we’ve decided to start showcasing some of the bestiary that you as the Apothecary will battling with. Up first is B. Cereus. This foul basilisk is primarily a cave dweller, existing opportunistically on passing adventurers. Its carapace secretes a waxy toxin that upon release causes […]

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THB: Staph Aureus Takes Shape

August 19, 2009/0/0/

Sometimes a picture is very much worth a thousand blog posts. I am pleased to report that we are now working with a team of artists that are dedicated to breathing life into our creature concepts via nothing short of spectacular artwork. Ladies and germs (sic) – the journey has begun. In parallel to the […]

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Healing Blade Dev Notes

July 4, 2009/0/0/

Happiness is figuring out game rules for a game that we think nerdcore med-students will have a lot of fun with. Last week while in Phoenix, Francis and I sat down with a beta build of the game and started card battling. Francis’ first rule iteration was actually pretty awesome, requiring only the odd playability […]

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