Syriza’s Judo techniques
Monday, February 9, 2015

I’ve been following the latest happenings between Greece and EU with some amount of fascination. While I’m not a believer in parliamentarism, I can’t help but be glad the current government is sticking to their guns and promises to their voters and is willing to go head to head ... .. read more..

Bromance of the Nine Kingdoms on OCTGN
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

No, wait, I meant Flirting of the Nine States, no, Romance of the Nine Empires, yes, that’s the one! So that thing (AKA R9E) is now available to play on OCTGN! This game is based on the ruleset of one of my obscure but favourite classics from back in the final days of the CCG […] .. read more..

And just what the fuck is a W-8BEN?
Monday, January 5, 2015

Oh damnitn bureaucracy has found me! It seems my Patreon account is generating such significant amounts of money, that I need to wade through what is called a “W-8BEN” which includes requirements such as a US Tax ID number (but I’m a EU citizen!), my normal Tax ID number (ugh) a... .. read more..

On the #GamerGate hypocrisy extraordinaire
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Someone on reddit asked reformed gamergators to say what changed their mind. I found the following quote exemplary! It was a mixture of things really, but I think the starting point was Milo’s “You take your tits out for a living tweets” to Liana K. Basically what gradually conv... .. read more..

Quote of the day: “Are we the baddies?”
Thursday, October 23, 2014

As the #GamerGate nonsense plods on with more and more geek idols speaking out against it, some of the people still delusively supporting it are starting to have increasing cognitive dissonance1: I’ve been recommending them to my friends for years. I really expected more from them, but it&#... .. read more..

Quote of the day: Shiva
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Quoth Chuck Wendig: Please: now allow me to grow multiple arms like Shiva the Destroyer, and further, do note that at the ends of each serpentine arm you will find a middle finger, thrust up so that each finger is straining in an angry, arthritic fashion to convey the telepathic disdain I have fo... .. read more..

Novel definition of bigotry
Sunday, August 31, 2014

From an anonymous man-child in my comment section. You are a disgusting bigot because you made assumptions about me. Just insert The Princes Bride quote… .. read more..

Dear Totalbiscuit…
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dear Totalbiscuit, we just had a small chat in twitter when I took exception to your claim that Tone Policing is “made up”. This was all in response to your lengthy blogpost on the recent brouhaha in the gaming sphere, first started with the Zoe Quinn “scandal” ands latter... .. read more..

Fedora Shaming
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

So, fedora shaming is an interesting thing for me to watch grow in popularity. Especially because of all the people associated with fedoras or hating on them. It’s double interesting because I happen to own one. I bought a fedora back in early 2007 on a lark, as a cheap accessory to my outf... .. read more..

How to make custom markers for card games
Friday, June 27, 2014

I’ve recently started teaching/playing Doomtown:Reloaded using some proxies I’ve printed out and one of the few things that are kinda annoying in the card pool, is that there’s a significant amount of card effects which one has to track manually because either the originating ca... .. read more..

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