About Basho

Bio: Philosopher, filmmaker, writer and AI expert. Occupation: Head of AI for a large corporation. Interests: Watches, debate, cooking, computer-gaming, reading, writing, videoing, martial arts, air­soft, movies, diving, skiing… (The list goes on — Basho is a philosopher and therefore into everything!)

Basho rewrites: Rime of the Frostmaiden – Defeating Auril, DM’s guide and ending

2024-06-06T16:57:18+01:00

**Caution: this post contains spoilers for Rime of  the Frostmaiden!** When I was a child, I had no one to play Dungeons & Dragons with. Now, I am [...]

Basho rewrites: Rime of the Frostmaiden – Defeating Auril, DM’s guide and ending2024-06-06T16:57:18+01:00

Basho’s bonus modules: Rime of the Frostmaiden – an Adventure with Pirates

2024-01-15T17:32:09+00:00

When I was a child, I had no one to play Dungeons & Dragons with. Now, I am 45 and play with my own children. Yes - I [...]

Basho’s bonus modules: Rime of the Frostmaiden – an Adventure with Pirates2024-01-15T17:32:09+00:00

Basho rewrites: Rime of the Frostmaiden – Destruction’s Light.

2023-08-01T14:35:50+01:00

**Caution this post contains spoilers for Destruction's Light!** When I was a child, I had no one to play Dungeons & Dragons with. Now, I am 45 and [...]

Basho rewrites: Rime of the Frostmaiden – Destruction’s Light.2023-08-01T14:35:50+01:00

The Storm King’s Thunder and the Dragon’s Bane

2024-06-06T16:32:03+01:00

There follows the campaign we have played all through the 2020 lockdown. It has helped us all resist the mental anguish of the COVID virus, recover from the infection itself and be a beacon of bright enjoyment for all. Truly the great value of this magical game cannot be overstated when played with attentive and imaginative children. So, I present the chronicle of my son, my daughter and my wife playing their first campaign after the starter set, Storm King's Thunder!

The Storm King’s Thunder and the Dragon’s Bane2024-06-06T16:32:03+01:00

OMEGA Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch” review

2024-06-06T19:20:45+01:00

THE SPEEDMASTER PROFESSIONAL MOONWATCH. For well over half a century, the OMEGA Speedmaster has witnessed events that have tested the limits of physical endurance and human courage, including the first manned lunar landing in July of 1969 and every one of NASA’s piloted missions since March of 1965.

OMEGA Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch” review2024-06-06T19:20:45+01:00

Chan Buddhism, Daoism and Zen – Journey through the East

2024-06-06T16:49:10+01:00

Writing an article about Zen is almost a contradiction in terms. That is unless I simply leave the rest of it blank... Just a finger, pointing to the moon… [...]

Chan Buddhism, Daoism and Zen – Journey through the East2024-06-06T16:49:10+01:00

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation PAYBACK – Download Now

2021-03-29T10:36:43+01:00

This incredibly well played event showcased some of the highest quality effects ever used in milsim. Including RPG attacks, EOD detonations, explosive entry and more.All captured in the 20 minute film from Outside Context. If you have any interest in milsim then this is a must watch!

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation PAYBACK – Download Now2021-03-29T10:36:43+01:00

Endings and Beginnings – Basho and Cesca return home from their adventures

2016-10-18T18:50:19+01:00

Endings are actually beginnings too. This is what I told myself as I sat in the tiny, oh so tiny, room in Osaka. It's one of those glass half empty [...]

Endings and Beginnings – Basho and Cesca return home from their adventures2016-10-18T18:50:19+01:00

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation DEADLIGHT Promo

2021-03-29T10:56:05+01:00

This Tier 1 event included elements of a Tier 1 Sub Op and involved two live kidnaps of players obtaining their Tier 1 Team Badges. Some fantastic action, strong story and roleplay. Basho is proud to present some of the finest milsim on the planet.

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation DEADLIGHT Promo2021-03-29T10:56:05+01:00

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation SANDSTORM DVD release

2021-03-29T10:57:53+01:00

I know I know, its a year late... but, finally my film of Tier 1 Military Simulation's Operation Sandstorm is complete and released for immediate digital download. (I did a write [...]

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Operation SANDSTORM DVD release2021-03-29T10:57:53+01:00
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