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..
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..
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..
“I can get along with left anarchists…”
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
In yet another chapter of ‘anarchists don’t get along with “Anarcho”-capitalists but the latter are in denial’, I just saw this post on reddit, which made me laugh internally. I suggest reading it in whole, but the last part is what did it for me Me: My advice would ... .. read more..
The Propaganda of Civilization
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Errant Signal once again posted an excellent video about how a theoretically politically neutral game like Civilization, nevertheless provides and reinforces a political paradigm through its mechanics. Watch below the well-worthy video. I couldn’t agree more about the message here. Even whi... .. read more..
My guide on how to play classic Doomtown with a Reloaded meta.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Now that a lot of the cards of Doomtown:Reloaded have been spoiled, I’m seeing a lot of people expressing an interest in teaching their friends how to play Doomtown by using the new rules but old cards, since those are what is available. Many simply prepare normal Doomtown decks, and simply... .. read more..