Pinned post

Any tabletop roleplaying game designers here? I designed the 2004 edition of PARANOIA, and now I operate the Bundle of Holding ( ), which offers time-limited collections of RPG ebooks.

"A one-page summary of what I have read and seen caring for people with COVID-19. This is a distillation of data and guidelines available elsewhere complete with references (see PDF version)."

Google now camouflages ads in its search results. Chrome extension to fix this (GitHub):

Annual reminder: On the Friday afternoon before Christmas, agencies and businesses release the news they REALLY don't want you to notice.

Countries with the highest risks of housing bubbles (Visual Capitalist infographics):
/Canada, New Zealand, Australia

Hearts of Wulin - wuxia melodrama RPG Powered by the Apocalypse - final 72hrs of a successful Kickstarter:

Long list of open-source clones of classic (and not-so-classic) computer games:

The Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion. And then the murders began.

The terrifying perfection and haunting legacy of Magnasanti, the maxed-out metropolis built in SimCity 3000 in 2010 (The Outline):

Remote Hub - database of tech companies hiring remote workers:

"A new model of the planets’ orbit shuffles things around, calculating that Earth’s closest neighbor, on average, is actually Mercury. In fact, it says every other planet in the solar system’s nearest neighbor is Mercury as well." (Futurism):

Can You Pet the Dog - A catalog of pettable and non-pettable dogs in video games.

"An artist envisioned Disney princesses with careers based on their characters — and they make so much sense" (Insider):

Hammerspace, the extradimensional storage area where cartoon characters keep their giant mallets, has a Wikipedia page:

TIL "no risk, no fun" is a common Anglicism in Germany, spoken (in English) among German speakers as we would say "C'est la vie" or "que sera sera." Apparently Germans believe this is an English proverb, though it originated (in English) as a slogan for a German candy company.

Show older

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!