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Red Panda Thinks: Randomization and number crunching, killers of pen & paper RPG's narrative.

“Red Panda Thinks” is an ongoing series of posts where I’ll expose my personal
opinion on everything game related. Everything I write here is my own personal opinion, conflict of interest, if any, will be fully disclosed before every publication.
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Under Hill, Growing Dragons, Singles

I rited last night, mostly in trance and meditation. One thing I found myself doing was calling down coils of Luin for the gods and friends—hell, doing so for myself as a matter of praxis—which at least seems to help me. 316 more words


Representation and Trance

I briefly meditated last night before bed, up a bit late, and I had been reading Brave Sparrow and Teen Witch again, and I had looked at the author’s talk to a queer RPG group/con on using gaming to seek/create new narratives outside the normative to shape ourselves with. 139 more words


Gods, Love, Meaning, and Interconnectedness

Column: What Do They Mean?.

When something means something else, or when someone means some thing, we are stating that there’s a correspondence between one thing and another thing.

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Interstitial Interval

My dreams were frenetic and busy, and though I think I dreamt of Phonogram, I don’t think I dreamt of my goddess, per se. I kept waking up wondering if I’d done so, but I don’t think I did. 38 more words


Transactional Marriage and the Societal Values of Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility is extensively critical of late 18th, early 19th century English social values. Whether in reference to the marriage market, perceived standards human decency based on notions of gentility, money as a pervasive social influence, or traditional gender roles, Austen’s criticism spares no subject. 2,335 more words


Bruno, Space, Art

____ was considering mortality and what comes afterwards and he was willing to consider certain notions in abstract, he’s stubbornly dismissive of non-normative, non-consensus phenomenon. 256 more words