Moved over because mastodon.social was too noisy, this seems a better speed. So now you have to endure my face instead!
They/them, love talking leftism, tabletop game design and horror/weird fiction as well as pretty much anything else under the sun
@jskellogg hi, I noticed you had stuff on itch.io, specifically rpg stuff. Is it an easy platform to use? I occasionally release rpg stuff and for various reasons I'm not having any fun with DTRPG and I really dont have the energy to host my own site. I just want a site to host a few no-minimum pay-what-you-want things on.
@Ackthrice do you know the RPG Sorcerer? The magic system is based on invoking demons, and the demons, once invoked... are NPCs controlled by the narrator, and have their own goals and needs, and rebel, etc.
Equally magic that always works as expected/ follows consistent rules is usually boring. And makes deus ex machina very tempting. More fun to have the characters at the whims of fate/gods/the ether rather than able to learn the precise application of everything. Otherwise you're probably just looking for an excuseto introduce more modern tech into a traditional 'fantasy' setting which is somewhat pointless.
the neoliberal transformation of the education system into a worker-producing machine has turned the humanities into a societal embarrassment, a jumble of bizarre cultural detritus, and the last few generations of schoolchildren have internalised this distaste. the cultural forces which work to undervalue less-profitable pursuits such as art are then internalised by creators and consumers of art
as an addition if you want to do some good she loves getting letters
Chelsea Elizabeth Manning William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center 2001 Mill Road Alexandria, VA 22314
she can only get white paper, no cards or postcards and shit
apparently she can get newspapers too so trotskyites can participate
Fediverse surveillance instance: Fedichive
There is a new instance¹ that tries to archive the whole Fediverse² and they plan to make a full text search available to everyone. I recommend you block their IPs.
What they are doing is illegal by the way, at least when it concerns EU citizens.
> For all the outrage about the actions of Donald Trump and the #USA’s immigration policies, here in the UK an asylum seeker can be locked up, without charge, for as long as the state decides.
> This is wrong. No ifs, no buts.
> Right now, the Home Office locks up nearly 25,000 people a year, including some of the most vulnerable people that ever come into contact with the British State. These include asylum seekers, pregnant women, and children.
Hi everyone! It's been forever. So I'm trying a thing, thought some of you might be interested. It's a very short, constrained game design jam:
Also, any #wargaming enthusiasts out there tried 6mm games? I really miss wargaming but its so expensive at larger scales, it looks like you could put an army together for about £20-30 in 6mm which is much more achievable. Is it still fun with the tiny ones?
Trying to tease out the parts of a project that serve the project and cutting the rest is soo hard...
Like there are mechanics in this game that I really like but they are intrinsically linked to other knock on effects and linked mechanics that are Not Fun, and I'm having a hard time pulling out what is what...
Aspiring voice actor, tt game designer, agoraphobe and healthcare worker
Toots about: Tabletop games, leftism, art, writing and whatever I've fixated on today
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