twitter.com/shannonmcmaster/status/1390687531944005637 If fact there are two awesome Dracula threads here. Posting externally because T-site hides things.
twitter.com/xodrventure/status/1311784713812668417 So now it's a link on my blog.
And I loved that it was semantically ambiguous. It opened things up to a variety of responses. I felt I had more to say, but it wasn't my thread, and it was already a day old when I came across it. For a place to start this post, here are the things I said at... Continue Reading →
I gave a world-building-focused reply, which I don't want to loose to the vagaries of the twitter algorithm... Maybe they just haven’t figured out gunpowder or steel yet. Tech development isn’t like plant dev, it isn’t hard-coded into any DNA. It’s contingent: people have to want to develop it, have the resources to, succeed, &... Continue Reading →
At some level of abstraction defining and making equivalent "games" as rules that guide play draws a thing Americans are familiar with called 1040 into the corral of games. Because all you have done at that level of abstraction is begged the question "what is X?" Aaannnd... you now have two X to deal with.... Continue Reading →
Gilmore Girls reunion show, but a cozy: Star Hollow Murders. The most festival small town in Connecticut just got deadly. And municipal water. Finally. Rory’s baby is now in 1st grade. Rory & Lorelai always find stiffs on the way to each week’s new seasonal festival’s food truck for hotdogs, elephant ears or coffee or... Continue Reading →
I have mentioned my church at a bar in a couple of previous posts. I even mentioned ritual in one of those posts. Before I start reading The Power of Ritual for book club, I wanted to get some thoughts down. To see how they change. On Thursday nights, in a social club called the... Continue Reading →