@blinks Longer discussion over at the friendica server rpgtable.top where I post as nmwinter@rpgtable.top .

Boardgamegeek data analysis

This might be of interest to @blinks and other boardgamers.

It's a neat breakdown of complexity and ratings on boardgamegeek.

The raw data and code are available.

dvatvani.github.io/BGG-Analysi

dvatvani.github.io/BGG-Analysi

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_Sand Dogs_ v0 playtest draft is up for patrons. Everyone else can have it later this month. Enjoy fiends!

patreon.com/halfjack

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Woah! Welcome EVERYBODY! There's a lot of you!

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seems like a neat idea but I don't know if maintaining a widespread permanent real-peson identity on the web is desirable these days. There is safety in pseudonymy. Or even apart from pseudonymy (I don't happen to use a pseudonym here), it's nice to have different contexts where you can interact with different people in a different way. I don't think it would improve my life on Masto to link everyone to my Facebook profile.

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Tonight at 7PM PST/10PM EST on twitch.tv/actualplay. Shoeless peasant Bina Janos is going to try and convince the dwarven prince not to go to war!!!

#burningwheel #ttrpg

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@edheil I am seriously hoping I can get the core concepts down in the next week or so. Maybe sooner. Seeing a light...

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Seeking feedback on , my new RPG. It's an Apocalypse World hack where the apocalypse is the death of everything and everyone magical in a fantasy human empire.

goo.gl/2jrcmY

(Please share, if you're so inclined.)

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Statues - An adventure for 3-5 characters of 1st to 4th level using old-school rules (Blueholme) with twists and open-ended problem-solving in a city rife with overt treasure-hunting and covert Byzantine plotting by multiple factions.

meetup.com/Hong-Kong-Tabletop-

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I'm a third of the way through the Fire and Blood audiobook.

First thought: Westeros history repeats itself.

#GameofThrones characters need to read their history and talk to their maesters (librarians) more.

Ok – missed a day. So on our prep map we picked rooms 1, 2, 4, 17, and the long hallway as our area.

TB demands that we describe so they will live.

Room 1:
The head (recently separated) with needles stuck in it forming an odd pattern.

Inscribed walls.

Dust on the floor was recently disturbed.

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Knowing the needles in the head is a goblin sorcery Ob1

What made the tracks in the dust. Ob2

Room 2
Give them all the things.

Room 4
All the things.

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A timelapse of stars moving in the sky over Nevada's Carson Valley, in convenient GIF form.

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Another sample spread from within the rules reference.

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In light of recent events from my other social media bits in my life, I really think this needs a repost:

...I wanted to post an awesome talk at my #university from Dr. Kand McQueen (kandmcqueen.com/) that was "#Transgender 101 Workshop". It was a great talk and the first thing I did was make sure it was posted as publicly as my university would make it (still working on youtube, but Dr. McQueen has some other talks there).

iu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/medi

#LGBT

Part II Stocking the dungeon

This evening NM time ;)

These rooms were picked since they are thematically consistent. There main purpose is for foreshadowing, describing, and some low level difficulty problems.

The main thing for a module is to go to pg. 124 of the TB main book. Answer those eight questions.

The dungeon is: (pick one) immediate, delayed or dormant threat – to the surrounding area

Second, we are going to break the map down into 3-4 areas plus one rest area.

Our first area contains Rooms 1, 2, 4, 17 and the long hallway off of 1. The rest room is 18.

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So the #OSR #RPG community owners at #gplus have changed the logo VERY soon after the creator of the original OSR logo maker spoke out legally and clearly against harassment. I think more people still on G+ in the OSR community should be asking why.

plus.google.com/+JonSalway/pos

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This quote applies to so many situations in life, not just programming:

"Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it"

-- Patrick McKenzie

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plus.google.com/+StuartRoberts

Short version: designer of nifty osr logo pulls rights to use it on anything that qualifies as hate speech in Canada.

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