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What kind of weirdo writes "Mac" (as in the computer) as "MAC"?

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white leds don't emit light directly - they excite a phosphor, similar to how a crt works.

and we're slowly using them to replace orange sodium vapor streetlights.

what i mean is, someday the sky over _every_ port will _literally_ be the color of a television tuned to a dead channel.

Randomly encountered code comment of the day

What would Sigmund Freud say comes between fear and sex? #dumbJoke Show more

Spaced repetition is a great example of playing the long game.

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The Dictionary of Mu is up for pre-order, shipping in early January.

pakasthreadgames.bigcartel.com

The Dictionary of Mu is a pulp fantasy setting supplement for Ron Edwards' Sorcerer RPG where demons are dead things, bits of history made wrong. Players will decide the fate of the planet through play, adding to the dictionary as they go and creating a deeper and richer history with every demonic summoning.

#thedictionaryofmu #tabletoprpg #roleplayinggames

Dang, back on G+ I learned about 3 distinct drama situations in the RPG world today.

Or at least in that tiny corner of the world where I know people.

(the word "drama" here isn't intended to be minimizing)

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Supporting dice.camp: a few people have asked about how to support dice.camp. The short answer is you don't have to. But if you want to help us meet our costs (about $20/month) we now accept contributions at ko-fi.com/dicecamp.

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dice.camp upgrades! The "A look inside..." preview on the non-logged-in home page will now show just (externally visible) posts from this instance, not the known fediverse, which should give potential joiners a better idea what's up here.

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dice.camp upgrades! I've set a hero image so the initial sign in page and link preview when sharing the url will both look a little more custom and a little less default.

Nearly... quitting time.... productivity... dying.....

You can bag on Javascript all you want, but most of the people using it, the only alternative they've seen is PHP, so Javascript looks amazing in comparison.

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Are you ready for *Driving In Cars with Game Designers*? Alex Grisafi interviewed me and Ron Edwards on the way to the last day of Lucca 2018. Hear me talk about finding inspiration for games and about what's missing from the Big Model. Google Translate is decent, but the text is less than the full interview. The linked audio is complete.
player.it/giochi-di-ruolo/3621
And here's a selfie with Ron after the interview.

povas esti tiel bela, tiel charma. Mi auskultas la muzkgrupon "Kapriol'", kaj iliaj kantoj sonas al mi kiel veraj mezepokaj kantoj, kun cxiom da mistero kaj antikveco de tiaj.

(Jes, mia sento pri la mezepoko chi tie estas iomete romantika kaj nelauhistoria.)

Dang. RIP Stan Lee. (This is the first time I learned about a celebrity death from Mastodon... it hasn't even made the front page of CNN yet, though it is listed on his wikipedia page)

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Write.as is now #FOSS! 🎉 We've named the software behind it #WriteFreely.

WriteFreely lets you self-host a single federated blog or a community of blogs. It's written in Go / #golang, it's lightweight, and runs everywhere -- even on a Raspberry Pi! (We tried 😁)

We just launched v0.1 this weekend, and v0.2 is already coming out early this week. You can try a full demo here: pencil.writefree.ly

Get started with hosting or find a permanent instance here: writefreely.org

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