If you are the family of a ttrpg designer, they will make a game about you.
If you fuck a ttrpg designer, they will make a game about you.
If you game with a ttrpg designer, they will make a game about you.
If you are the elected representative, or boss, or colleague...
GAME DEVELOPERS: WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST ARTISTIC INFLUENCES THAT:
* AREN'T GAMES
* AREN'T MOVIES
I wonder how this tracks to national averages. 42% of respondents have never had a surgery under general anesthesia. I'm at four, and I'd already had two by the time I was twelve. Both of those were hernia repairs.
How many times in your life have you had a medical/surgical procedure that both:
1. cut into the tissues of your body
2. and, you were unconscious under general anesthesia
I have a new book coming out this month called The Elusive Shift. It's about what the early adopters of the 1970s thought it meant for something to be a role-playing game. If that sounds interesting, you can read more about it here: https://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2020/12/the-elusive-shift-my-new-book.html #rpg #history
Housing is a great theme.
Parsec Ink’s new Triangulation: Habitats anthology opens to submissions today. The theme is housing, sustainable housing. SF/F/H stories. Where does your inspiration come from? The thread is haunting. http://parsecink.com @ParsecInk @ParsecInc #sustainableliving #greenbuilding https://twitter.com/urbanfoxxxx/status/1326295240316227584
My nine-year-old son is a JTOH.
What’s your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? Wrong answers only.
We recently completed a fine game of My Life With Master and I have many thoughts about it. I haven't put them to paper yet, but I will. It's a game that sparked much thought and discussion. Why I hadn't played it after owning the damn thing over 15 years? Dunno. @PaulCzege
One of the hardest problems in science is the protein folding problem. We know how to get from DNA to proteins, but figuring out how proteins fold in 3D is the holy grail of computational biology.
Looks like Google has made a huge leap. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03348-4
It’s one month delayed but here’s my summary of best practices for Avoiding Cultural Bias in Escape Room Design https://youtu.be/ZInAoHNxojo via @YouTube (hint: there may be a puzzle involved!)
@Sandra , do you know Eero Tuovinen?
For my money, Exodus' 20:4-5 specific admonishment against believing strange bullshit is more relevant to our times than breaking out a separate heads-up about the dangers of women from among covetousness in Exodus 20:17.
You can tell a lot about someone by whether they make Exodus 20:4-5 its own commandment, to arrive at ten, or whether they assume it's covered by a first commandment from Exodus 20:3 and instead break …
... internet recipes it's a lot harder.
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