Thursday, April 12, 2018

RP1 trivia

Good meeting last night. This might conceivably bear on the whole gatekeeping discussion, but mostly I just think it's a great, cool design: The Ready Player One logo is also a maze.

(Incidentally, I learned this in a random two-minute dive into Twitter, from this post. So there's that.)

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Name of the Year Bracket

Holy crap, these are funny. And apparently all real. Dr. Narwhals Mating seems like the odds-on favorite, but I really like Gandalf Hernandez too.

Speaking of which, I haven't watched A good look at how the Hobbit movies got so bad yet, but it looks worth digging into.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Just in Case

Magic Item Generator just in case you run out of ideas while playing D&D or some such. For example, this could be a very useful magic item:

Jittering Shuriken of the Gorilla      
This lightly-vibrating set of 10 throwing stars grants the user exceptional strength whenever a star hits a target. It can convert up to one gallon of water into espresso, once per day.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

You are SO old.

The final episode of The Wire aired ten years ago, today. Here's a nice retrospective from The Guardian that even those of us who have only seen two episodes can appreciate.