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Doxxing, Dwarf Fortress, and Defense via Towers

What broke this little girl so badly that she felt that the best thing she could do to help feminism was to send highly specific and threatening messages… 754 more words

Gaming

31 Things, Day 14: Playing Video Games

I love video games. Not all video games, mind you; I have specific types I like. What I love is the interactivity of the art form. 448 more words

Writing

XCOM Redesign

XCOM Redesign

This is one I’ve wanted to do for a while, inspired by Gausswerks ‘design reboot’ series, in which he does an imaginary redesign, of a game (or, both a redesign and a reboot?); which not only points out new ideas but also highlights the strengths of the original. 12,107 more words

Dwarf Fortress

Dragonfire

So, I’ve been playing a lot of Dwarf Fortress lately (which goes a long way to explain the lack of new posts). If you don’t know, Dwarf Fortress is a bizarre and ridiculously detailed fantasy game where you send a squad of dwarves into the wilderness to dig for gems and ore and try to stay alive as long as possible. 1,304 more words

Fantasy Round 29: Dwarf Fortress

Dwarf Fortress is a computer game, made mostly by Tarn Adams and his brother Zach.

It is a truly notoriously challenging computer game.  And, once you get past the steep learning curve (which generally requires looking at the extensive wiki) very addictive. 809 more words

Clement's Game

Ransackediron Restored, Part 7: A Dwarf Fortress Story

← Continued from Part 6

10th day of Malachite, 551 years since the Record began,

Stakud “Closebolt” Urolalath, Manager, Head Mason and Bookkeeper for the Expedition Group Anuzlolor, “The Fair Letter”

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Writing

Ransackediron Restored, Part 6: A Dwarf Fortress Story

← Continued from Part 5

28th day of Obsidian, 550 years since the Record began,

Stakud “Closebolt” Urolalath, Manager, Head Mason and Bookkeeper for the Expedition Group Anuzlolor, “The Fair Letter”

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Writing