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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Adium is good except it doesn't have video chat and is awful at transferring files.

    But it looks really good and supports scads of protocols.

    I could not give a rat's ass about the first (except maybe to say "I don't want this feature") and the second isn't important when everyone you know has hosting available or good email accts

    i could give you a reason to want video chat

    (it involves mayonnaise and phantom menace)

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  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Rat's ass is a treat in some countries.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Elldren would prefer to keep the rat's ass in regards to the first.

    my rat's ass!

    Elldren on
    fuck gendered marketing
  • QuidQuid I don't... what... hnnng Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Hey SOTAR, you still planning to go with us on Wednesday?

    Quid on
  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Organichu wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Adium is good except it doesn't have video chat and is awful at transferring files.

    But it looks really good and supports scads of protocols.

    I could not give a rat's ass about the first (except maybe to say "I don't want this feature") and the second isn't important when everyone you know has hosting available or good email accts

    i could give you a reason to want video chat

    (it involves mayonnaise and phantom menace)

    eeeeeeuuuugh

    on both counts

    Elldren on
    fuck gendered marketing
  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    i've eaten rat

    Organichu on
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Quid wrote: »
    Hey SOTAR, you still planning to go with us on Wednesday?

    I can't :(. Low on cash.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    WMain00 wrote: »
    Today I need to rewrite the experimental half of my report to something more professional looking, then start doing graphs. Then determine from these graphs whether my experiment was a success or a failure.

    EDIT: I reckon the best way to stop D&D D&D from failing would be to play it over IRC in timed sessions. Only disadvantage with that though is we'd all need to be around at the same time....world clock issues might stop that.

    Hmmmmm....

    There's no way I'm running a live game for 20 people.

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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Adium is good except it doesn't have video chat and is awful at transferring files.

    But it looks really good and supports scads of protocols.

    I could not give a rat's ass about the first (except maybe to say "I don't want this feature") and the second isn't important when everyone you know has hosting available or good email accts

    i could give you a reason to want video chat

    (it involves mayonnaise and phantom menace)

    eeeeeeuuuugh

    on both counts

    yisssss

    desired effect achieved

    8-)

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Alright, the Thanatos post has been bookmarked.

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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    hahahaah the description of this YT video is amazing

    Female lioness go to hunt but get jumped by a pack of Hyena's And the Big Male has to go save his Bitches...

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  • WMain00WMain00 Registered User
    edited April 2010
    WMain00 wrote: »
    Today I need to rewrite the experimental half of my report to something more professional looking, then start doing graphs. Then determine from these graphs whether my experiment was a success or a failure.

    EDIT: I reckon the best way to stop D&D D&D from failing would be to play it over IRC in timed sessions. Only disadvantage with that though is we'd all need to be around at the same time....world clock issues might stop that.

    Hmmmmm....

    There's no way I'm running a live game for 20 people.

    It would probably not be feasible with that amount, no.

    (also will you check my damn character!)

    :P

    WMain00 on
  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Organichu wrote: »
    hahahaah the description of this YT video is amazing

    Female lioness go to hunt but get jumped by a pack of Hyena's And the Big Male has to go save his Bitches...

    that's the only reason they keep the bastard around

    Elldren on
    fuck gendered marketing
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Quaker puts out some damn good cereal.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    WMain00 wrote: »
    WMain00 wrote: »
    Today I need to rewrite the experimental half of my report to something more professional looking, then start doing graphs. Then determine from these graphs whether my experiment was a success or a failure.

    EDIT: I reckon the best way to stop D&D D&D from failing would be to play it over IRC in timed sessions. Only disadvantage with that though is we'd all need to be around at the same time....world clock issues might stop that.

    Hmmmmm....

    There's no way I'm running a live game for 20 people.

    It would probably not be feasible with that amount, no.

    (also will you check my damn character!)

    :P

    How in god's name did you get 25 Wisdom?

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  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Running a Dungeons & Dragons PBP is a lot like making love to a beautiful woman. It's great at first but eventually you get bored and resent the demands she's making on your time and then slowly you drift apart.

    Later, when you're alone you'll regret splitting up and try again with someone new. This too will fade, and you will be locked in an endless cycle of diminishing love, before finally dying unloved in a home for the terminally lonely.

    Bogart on
  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Also, sweet character pic, WMain. People who play Deva never fail to impress on the roleplaying front, so I'm excited to see what you do.

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  • WMain00WMain00 Registered User
    edited April 2010
    How in god's name did you get 25 Wisdom?

    A typo I believe. I'm slightly new to the game, but I wanted to try something new from the offset rather than roll a standard "Human Warrior" guy. So when playing I might ask a couple of questions on what i'm doing. Hope that's alright?

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  • Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Running a Dungeons & Dragons PBP is a lot like making love to a beautiful woman. It's great at first but eventually you get bored and resent the demands she's making on your time and then slowly you drift apart.

    Later, when you're alone you'll regret splitting up and try again with someone new. This too will fade, and you will be locked in an endless cycle of diminishing love, before finally dying unloved in a home for the terminally lonely.

    In the Iron Heroes PBP I play in, it's got all dramatic and shit. My character is about to beat his childhood friend to death. Luckily, said friend is also a player who has a backup character on hand.

    Mojo_Jojo on
    Homogeneous distribution of your varieties of amuse-gueule
  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    WMain00 wrote: »
    How in god's name did you get 25 Wisdom?

    A typo I believe. I'm slightly new to the game, but I wanted to try something new from the offset rather than roll a standard "Human Warrior" guy. So when playing I might ask a couple of questions on what i'm doing. Hope that's alright?

    That's just fine, myself as well as many of the players will be happy to help you out. :)

    Silas Brown on
  • QuidQuid I don't... what... hnnng Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Quid wrote: »
    Hey SOTAR, you still planning to go with us on Wednesday?

    I can't :(. Low on cash.

    Kay.

    Later in the day there might be an invite to play Arkham Horror.

    Quid on
  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    Bogart on
  • Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    Completed a PBP? Are you a witch?

    Mojo_Jojo on
    Homogeneous distribution of your varieties of amuse-gueule
  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    I've been in three critical failures games that ended early. I'm actually a little bitter about it. It just seems so irresponsible to garner so much effort and excitement from the players and just drop it for Dragon Age or whatever.

    Silas Brown on
  • WMain00WMain00 Registered User
    edited April 2010
    WMain00 wrote: »
    How in god's name did you get 25 Wisdom?

    A typo I believe. I'm slightly new to the game, but I wanted to try something new from the offset rather than roll a standard "Human Warrior" guy. So when playing I might ask a couple of questions on what i'm doing. Hope that's alright?

    That's just fine, myself as well as many of the players will be happy to help you out. :)

    Ta muchy.

    WMain00 on
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Anyone up for SC2 beta? Sotar.sotar

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Moriarty will drop D&D&D&D for Pathfinder.

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  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Mojo_Jojo wrote: »
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    Completed a PBP? Are you a witch?

    It wasn't easy. Two guys left about half way through (though one came back right before the end), one guy left just before the final combat, and there were periods where the thing had to be dragged kicking and screaming back into the light of day, but six months later it was done. The sequel has lost one character already (dude just disappeared from the site completely), but has only a couple of combats to go before the end.

    I dunno if I want to run a third, because hot damn they take a long time

    Bogart on
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    After patch downloads :x!

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Mojo_Jojo wrote: »
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    Completed a PBP? Are you a witch?

    It wasn't easy. Two guys left about half way through (though one came back right before the end), one guy left just before the final combat, and there were periods where the thing had to be dragged kicking and screaming back into the light of day, but six months later it was done. The sequel has lost one character already (dude just disappeared from the site completely), but has only a couple of combats to go before the end.

    I dunno if I want to run a third, because hot damn they take a long time

    How many levels was each one?

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Having been in a long running and completed PBEM game, it's possible

    Elldren on
    fuck gendered marketing
  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bedtime. Peace, [chat].

    Silas Brown on
  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    I've been in three critical failures games that ended early. I'm actually a little bitter about it. It just seems so irresponsible to garner so much effort and excitement from the players and just drop it for Dragon Age or whatever.

    I wouldn't call it irresponsible. I mean, it's a PBP D&D game. You will survive its demise.

    Real life gets in the way. The work involved for the DM builds up and becomes a pain rather than a joy. Players dither and drag simple decisions out for days, killing enthusiasm. A million things can kill a PBP.

    Bogart on
  • Aroused BullAroused Bull Registered User
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    I've been in three critical failures games that ended early. I'm actually a little bitter about it. It just seems so irresponsible to garner so much effort and excitement from the players and just drop it for Dragon Age or whatever.

    I wouldn't call it irresponsible. I mean, it's a PBP D&D game. You will survive its demise.

    Real life gets in the way. The work involved for the DM builds up and becomes a pain rather than a joy. Players dither and drag simple decisions out for days, killing enthusiasm. A million things can kill a PBP.

    The players

    It's always the players. Screw 'em.

    Aroused Bull on
  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Mojo_Jojo wrote: »
    Bogart wrote: »
    I run and completed one PBP, and am close to finishing running another, but both the ones I've been a player in have folded soon after the first combat.

    Completed a PBP? Are you a witch?

    It wasn't easy. Two guys left about half way through (though one came back right before the end), one guy left just before the final combat, and there were periods where the thing had to be dragged kicking and screaming back into the light of day, but six months later it was done. The sequel has lost one character already (dude just disappeared from the site completely), but has only a couple of combats to go before the end.

    I dunno if I want to run a third, because hot damn they take a long time

    How many levels was each one?

    First one went from 1 to 3. Second one is almost at level 4. Levelling is sloooooooow.

    Bogart on
  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I guess I'm not sleeping

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  • BogartBogart Gonna Be A Man In Motion Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Having been in a long running and completed PBEM game, it's possible

    Definitely, but probably possible only via the correct combination of DM commitment, determination to see it through from all concerned, fun and luck.

    Bogart on
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elendil wrote: »
    I guess I'm not sleeping

    How is the new laptop?

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elendil wrote: »
    I guess I'm not sleeping

    How is the new laptop?

    Heheh.

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  • QuidQuid I don't... what... hnnng Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Quid wrote: »
    I am on a train called the Squeegle express.

    Wait what?

    Quid on
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