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The logo for my game, Night Hike (working title).

"You and your friends are going out for a hike, only to find it's night, you're lost, and being hunted by something. You discover a body, gruesomely murdered. This body will give you clues as to the monster that is hunting you. Can you survive until dawn?"

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"Your sacrifice?" the demon asked.
"Skyrim," I reply.
The demon studied me, saw the years I poured into that game. "Done. You'll never play Skyrim again."
And that's how I mastered Fortnite, and keep winning.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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I found out that I have a connection that can print out custom card decks for me. Hells yea. I've been wanting to make a card game for a while, so I'm gonna make a beta version of something I've been kicking around.

For the first time in years, I started listening to music because I was in the _mood_ for it. I never listen to music. Does something to my head. But now? Today? Decided I liked it. Weird.

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this is brilliant Elon Musk Submarit game 😂

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Uspol, ukpol, international relations, birdsite thread, obscenely rich people Show more

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I got conscripted (in a good way) to fix at my local repair cafe!

Man, I just got all riled up about golf courses in California and how they're wastes of water and the commons. We're literally subsidizing rich people hobbies. So fucking ridiculous.

Writing a blog post intermittently to talk about my idea for subversive tech. Wanna make the point for a form I've though of for a while, which can be implemented with p much any wireless tech and a local server.

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In view of #Reddit's management becoming mired in scandal yet again 🙄 , reminder that there's an open federated alternative in development at @prismo

#Alternatives #DeleteReddit

It seems v much like the "just following orders" kind of rhetoric you see in various places. Except the "orders" are from the market rather than a single entity. Since it's not a single person or governing body putting forth the "orders", blame is spread out as markets are manipulated by the wealthy. This isn't to say that the market doesn't exist, but it is malleable and only serves a few. But again that's "just how it goes". Sigh.

Something that is so frustrating when talking about and is the assumption that the factory worker is the same as the CEO. The difference is assumed to be of superficial rank, not of material power. When we talk about the rich, we aren't talking about your neighbor who has a nice car. We're talking about people who decide the fate of countless people based on their whims. This assumption hides the ruling class from their crimes as they are just "working". Like you or me.

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But the thing was that good boots lasted for years and years. A man who could afford fifty dollars had a pair of boots that'd still be keeping his feet dry in ten years' time, while the poor man who could only afford cheap boots would have spent a hundred dollars on boots in the same time and would still have wet feet.

This was the Captain Samuel Vimes 'Boots' theory of socioeconomic unfairness."

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@Gargron From another perspective, he used a public event as a catalyst to create a thing he probably would've made anyway and got some free marketing out of it.

(It's interesting how people seem to think that he is unaware that his publicity stunts are publicity stunts. In interviews, the man has no illusions about his frequent use of showmanship to earn a buck.)

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@Gargron He built a tiny child size submarine from rocket parts, flew it to Thailand and personally delivered it to the rescue crew. The rescue chief then said thanks but this wouldn't work here.