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    Endless_SerpentsEndless_Serpents Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    Only Bananaman. For a quick death.

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    Endless_SerpentsEndless_Serpents Registered User regular
    Naw I kid, I’d want access to Gobelins, you can keep the rest.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/gobelins

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKh-DP89FPY

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    SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    Zonugal wrote: »
    The three western animated TV shows I can confidently lock-in for myself are:
    #1. Batman: The Animated Series
    - Year(s): 1992 – 1995
    - Seasons/Episodes: 3 seasons; 85 episodes
    - Summary: The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City

    #2. King of the Hill
    - Year(s): 1997 – 2010
    - Seasons/Episodes: 13 seasons/258 episodes
    - Summary: A straight-laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

    #3. Adventure Time
    - Year(s): 2010 – 2018
    - Seasons/Episodes: 10 seasons/289 episodes
    - Summary: A 12-year-old boy and his best friend, a wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers, go on a series of surreal adventures with each other in a remote future.
    King of the Hill is a good call, but man, I hate Peggy so much

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Tis a shame you hate the best character in the show...

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    Today's genre/category is: Rock Albums

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    What six rock albums do you choose for your communal doomsday bunker?

    Are you leaning towards it all being classic rock or spread it out among a variety of sub-genres? Will all six of your choices be the British Invasion?

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2022
    I know I'd bring Aqua Teen Hunger Force as one of them.

    EDIT: OH WE'RE ON ROCK ALBUMS THIS TIME

    MY FORTE

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    1. Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle Earth
    2. Pentakill Chapter III
    3. Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
    4. Powerwolf Sacrament of Sin
    5. Beast in Black from Hell with Love
    6. Protomen The Cover Up

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    rhylithrhylith Death Rabbits HoustonRegistered User regular
    I’ve got 3 for me figured out quick but the other 3 are a struggle. Would the rest of the bunker be contributing as well and I’m just bringing my stuff, or is this like a collective everyone only gets this situation?

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    sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    In no particular order:

    Batman: The Animated Series

    Avatar: the Last Airbender

    She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

    Castlevania

    Kim Possible

    Bob's Burgers - Because I've never seen it so at least I've got something new to look forward to when the world ends.

    This is a pretty good list.

    I would probably replace Kim Possible with Dexter's Lab and Castlevania with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or Gargoyles.

    Maybe Bob's Burgers with the Simpsons, but it's close.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    I think for myself these are locked in:

    #1. The Big Lebowski (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    #2. Tenacious D
    #3. 1 (the Beatles)
    #4. Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack (Collector’s Edition)
    #1. The Big Lebowski (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    -- Artist(s): Various Artists
    -- Year: 1998
    -- Songs:
    The Man In Me (Bob Dyland; 3:08)
    Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles (Captain Beefheart; 2:54)
    My Mood Swings (Elvis Costello; 2:10)
    Ataypura (Yma Sumac; 3:03)
    Traffic Boom (Piero Piccioni; 3:15)
    I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good (Nina Simone; 4:07)
    Stamping Ground (Moondog With Orchestra*; 5:16)
    Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) (Kenny Rogers & The First Edition; 3:20)
    Walking Song (Meredith Monk; 2:55)
    "Glück Das Mir Verblieb" From The Opera "Die Tote Stadt" (Ilona Steingruber, Anton Dermota & The Austrian State Radio Orchestra*; 5:07)
    Lujon (Henry Mancini; 2:38)
    Hotel California (Gipsy Kings; 5:47)
    Wie Glauben (Carter Burwell; 3:21)
    Dead Flowers (Townes Van Zandt; 4:47)

    #2. Tenacious D
    -- Artist(s): Jack Black and Kyle Gass
    -- Year: 2001
    -- Songs:
    Kielbasa (Tenacious D; 3:02)
    One Note Song (Tenacious D; 1:24)
    Tribute (Tenacious D; 4:08)
    Wonderboy (Tenacious D; 4:07)
    Hard Fucking (Tenacious D; 0:36)
    Fuck Her Gently (Tenacious D; 2:03)
    Explosivo (Tenacious D; 1:55)
    Dio (Tenacious D; 1:41)
    Inward Singing (Tenacious D; 2:13)
    Kyle Quit The Band (Tenacious D; 1:30)
    The Road (Tenacious D; 2:20)
    Cock Pushups (Tenacious D; 0:47)
    Lee (Tenacious D; 1:02)
    Friendship Test (Tenacious D; 1:31)
    Friendship (Tenacious D; 2:00)
    Karate Schnitzel (Tenacious D; 0:37)
    Karate (Tenacious D; 1:05)
    Rock Your Socks (Tenacious D; 3:33)
    Drive-Thru (Tenacious D; 3:01)
    Double Team (Tenacious D; 3:11)
    City Hall (Tenacious D; 6:47)

    #3. 1
    -- Artist(s): The Beatles
    -- Year: 2000
    -- Songs:
    Love Me Do (The Beatles; 2:21)
    From Me to You (The Beatles; 1:55)
    She Loves You (The Beatles; 2:21)
    I Want to Hold Your Hand (The Beatles; 2:24)
    Can't Buy Me Love (The Beatles; 2:11)
    A Hard Day's Night (The Beatles; 2:33)
    I Feel Fine (The Beatles; 2:18)
    Eight Days a Week (The Beatles; 2:43)
    Ticket to Ride (The Beatles; 3:08)
    Help! (The Beatles; 2:18)
    Yesterday (The Beatles; 2:05)
    Day Tripper (The Beatles; 2:48)
    We Can Work It Out (The Beatles; 2:15)
    Paperback Writer (The Beatles; 2:16)
    Yellow Submarine (The Beatles; 2:37)
    Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles; 2:06)
    Penny Lane (The Beatles; 3:00)
    All You Need Is Love (The Beatles; 3:46)
    Hello, Goodbye (The Beatles; 3:26)
    Lady Madonna (The Beatles; 2:15)
    Hey Jude (The Beatles; 7:03)
    Get Back (The Beatles; 3:12)
    The Ballad of John and Yoko (The Beatles; 2:57)
    Something (The Beatles; 3:01)
    Come Together (The Beatles; 4:16)
    Let It Be (The Beatles; 3:48)
    The Long and Winding Road (The Beatles; 3:36)

    #4. Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack (Collector’s Edition)
    -- Artist(s): Various Artists
    -- Year: 2001
    -- Songs:
    Hound Dog (Elvis Presley; 2:16)
    Rebel Rouser (Duane Eddy; 2:21)
    (I Don't Know Why) But I Do (Clarence "Frogman" Henry; 2:18)
    Walk Right In (The Rooftop Singers; 2:33)
    Land of 1000 Dances (Wilson Pickett; 2:25)
    Blowin' in the Wind (Joan Baez; 2:49)
    Fortunate Son (Creedence Clearwater Revival; 2:18)
    I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) (The Four Tops; 2:43)
    Respect (Aretha Franklin; 2:27)
    Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan; 4:35)
    Sloop John B (The Beach Boys; 2:56)
    California Dreamin' (The Mamas & the Papas; 2:39)
    For What It's Worth (Buffalo Springfield; 2:38)
    What the World Needs Now Is Love (Jackie DeShannon; 3:13)
    Break on Through (The Doors; 2:28)
    Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel; 3:51)
    Volunteers (Jefferson Airplane; 2:04)
    Get Together (The Youngbloods; 4:36)
    San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) (Scott McKenzie; 2:58)
    Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) (The Byrds; 3:54)
    Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (The 5th Dimension; 4:48)
    Everybody's Talkin' (Harry Nilsson; 2:44)
    Joy to the World (Three Dog Night; 3:16)
    Stoned Love (The Supremes; 2:59)
    Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (B. J. Thomas; 3:00)
    Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man) (Randy Newman; 2:46)
    Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd; 4:43)
    Running On Empty (Jackson Browne; 4:56)
    It Keeps You Runnin' (The Doobie Brothers; 4:13)
    I've Got to Use My Imagination (Gladys Knight & the Pips; 3:30)
    Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac; 3:39)
    On the Road Again (Willie Nelson; 2:29)
    Against the Wind (Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band; 5:33)
    Forrest Gump Suite (Alan Silvestri; 8:48)

    I still need to do some research to find a suitable Nu Metal album (it might be Dracula 2000 or Blair Witch Project 2: Book of Shadows) and I'll probably finish the list with some KISS

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    I’ve got 3 for me figured out quick but the other 3 are a struggle. Would the rest of the bunker be contributing as well and I’m just bringing my stuff, or is this like a collective everyone only gets this situation?

    In this hypothetical? You are the only one choosing.

    So, you can be a media-tyrant and pick only the items you want or try to really be mindful of that communal aspect by choosing items you think a group of people would enjoy.

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    PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    Renegade - Styx
    Permanent Waves - Rush
    Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi
    A Kind of Magic - Queen
    Dreamboat Annie - Heart
    4 - Foreigner

    You made me actually go through album lists to compile this, because I only know individual songs from these bands as I wasn't around when the albums came out.

    I also didn't include anything from the bands I love from the 90s because I think you'd likely be making grunge and metal their own categories.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    Pinfeldorf wrote: »
    I also didn't include anything from the bands I love from the 90s because I think you'd likely be making grunge and metal their own categories.

    I think I am going to throw grunge into "Alternative" (and yeah, metal will get its own category)

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    IronKnuckle's GhostIronKnuckle's Ghost This is also my fault Registered User regular
    I'm awfully tempted to just do six hair metal albums.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    I'm awfully tempted to just do six hair metal albums.

    Its your bunker, live your truth.

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    Zonugal wrote: »
    Pinfeldorf wrote: »
    I also didn't include anything from the bands I love from the 90s because I think you'd likely be making grunge and metal their own categories.

    I think I am going to throw grunge into "Alternative" (and yeah, metal will get its own category)

    I did not realize you were drawing a line between metal and rock, because almost all of mine are metal.

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    3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

    Probably a contentious choice among folks who like Pink Floyd, but I personally think this is their strongest album.

    Led Zeppelin - IV

    Suuuuper boring choice, I know. But I really do love this album.

    System of a Down - Toxicity

    This is maaaaybe the most important album I ever bought for how it influenced my tastes? It also just fucking slaps.

    Incubus - Wish You Were Here

    You can't really wear out a CD, but I would have done with this one if you could. These days I'm not such a huge Incubus fan but I still think this is a really strong album overall.

    Thrice - Vheissu

    Thrice's discography is weird as hell because they can never seem to settle on a genre. I think this is my favorite of theirs though. Also, they're great live. Being in the pit during The Earth Will Shake is an extremely fun experience.

    Tenacious D - Tenacious D

    Come on, how can you not include this one. One of the greatest albums ever made.

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    3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    I resisted the urge to include any metal bands because Zonny specified rock. I am proud of myself.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Zonugal wrote: »
    Pinfeldorf wrote: »
    I also didn't include anything from the bands I love from the 90s because I think you'd likely be making grunge and metal their own categories.

    I think I am going to throw grunge into "Alternative" (and yeah, metal will get its own category)

    I did not realize you were drawing a line between metal and rock, because almost all of mine are metal.

    Listen, ya see, the thing is... genres are bullshit.

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    PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    Getting into metal or whatever the fuck The Deftones are, any top 5 list should have White Pony in it. I'm not a huge Deftones fan but that album is *chef's kiss*

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    3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    I'd place Deftones firmly in metal but yeah White Pony is very good.

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    It's fine, I'll just have some repeats on my Rock and Metal lists.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Hey, circling back to Action & Horror Games, what genre do y'all consider the Diablo games to be?

    I think action rpg is the standard bucket they're placed into.

    But I really think of them as hack-and-slash games.

    If that's generally agreed upon, I think Diablo 2 with its expansions is absolutely my 6th pick for Action & Horror Games.

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    PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    Diablo 2 is ARPG and also Horror. So it falls more under the action umbrella than the RPG umbrella, but it definitely still falls under Horror. Diablo 3, though, I would say departs too much from the Horror roots and loses just enough that I wouldn't consider it a Horror game.

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    sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    I really don't think D2 qualifies as a horror game. I barely think D1 does.

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    SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    1. Guns and Roses - Appetite for Destruction
    2. Hootie and the Blowfish - Cracked Rear View
    3. Metallica - Metallica
    4. Nirvana - Nevermind
    5. Journey - Escape
    6. Alice in Chains - Unplugged in New York

    Definitely held back a couple for the Metal list, and I'm guessing there will be Pop and Rap lists as well?

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    sarukun wrote: »
    I really don't think D2 qualifies as a horror game. I barely think D1 does.

    D1 absolutely does, especially given the time.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Sorce wrote: »
    1. Guns and Roses - Appetite for Destruction
    2. Hootie and the Blowfish - Cracked Rear View
    3. Metallica - Metallica
    4. Nirvana - Nevermind
    5. Journey - Escape
    6. Alice in Chains - Unplugged in New York

    Definitely held back a couple for the Metal list, and I'm guessing there will be Pop and Rap lists as well?

    You guess correctly.

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    Dex DynamoDex Dynamo Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    I'm late but it is the apocalypse, what is time

    I don't play video games, so pass on category #1

    Action Movies
    • Die Hard: A classic, one of the best written action films of all time, and I can say from experience stands up to rewatches ad infinium
    • Mad Max: Fury Road: Both an eminently rewatchable film, and an important reminder to never stop fighting in uncertain times
    • Shoot-em-up: Laughter is a profoundly forgotten thing in the apocalypse, and I've never laughed harder at an action film
    • Highlander: Unfortunately, might be my favorite film of all time, I regret to say
    • Creed: Look, if the world is going, I'm going to want to cry and remember my beloved city of Philly, and ALSO, the movie fucking rips
    • Hellboy 2: The Golden Army: Here partially on a technicality because I suspect my other categories might be full, and I want to make sure this gets included

    Western Animation
    • Bob's Burgers: 1, there's like 12 seasons of it, and 2, they're all wonderful
    • King of the Hill: Another sweet-spot combo of super long-running and wonderful
    • Justice League/Justice League Unlimited: I need stories of heroism in whatever new world awaits us
    • The Simpsons: YES it's mostly middling-to-bad, but there are also thirty seasons
    • The Venture Bros: Legitimately my favorite show of all time, animated or no
    • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: The only feature length Western animated film on the list, and genuinely maybe my favorite piece of superhero entertainment ever created in any medium

    Rock Albums
    • Queen: Greatest Hits: An important album for me and my identity as a queer man; something I need to carry through to the future
    • The Mountain Goats: Beat the Champ: I am also making it a personal mission to preserve the artform of professional wrestling into whatever comes next
    • David Bowie: Changes One: Really necessary to understand a fair number of jokes in Venture Bros, already in the bunker
    • They Might Be Giants: Dial-A-Song: 20 Years of They Might Be Giants: Another important album to me, and just a lot of music I love
    • Jimmy Buffett: Songs You Know By Heart: Listen, I don't need to explain myself to you

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    Action movies:
    Die Hard
    True Lies
    Infinity War
    Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse
    Spider-man: No Way Home
    Terminator 2

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    sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    sarukun wrote: »
    I really don't think D2 qualifies as a horror game. I barely think D1 does.

    D1 absolutely does, especially given the time.

    I think it's clear that D1 wanted a creepy atmosphere and to spook the player somewhat.

    I really don't think that's what they were going for in D2.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Today's genre/category is: Fantasy Books

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    What six fantasy books do you choose for your communal doomsday bunker?

    Are you leaning towards older classics of the genre or will you try to include some newer/modern inclusions? Will any of your picks be Dungeons & Dragons paperback novels?

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    PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    There will be no books in my bunker because books are for nerds.

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    IronKnuckle's GhostIronKnuckle's Ghost This is also my fault Registered User regular
    Finally a category I can pick without too much thought.

    The Black Company - Glen Cook. The most renowned and most feared mercenary company in the world takes another contract. Mercenaries do their best not to think too much about those they are working for, but company doctor and chronicler Croaker can't help but be worried that he's on the wrong side.

    The Eye of the World - Robert Jordan. The first of the Wheel of Time series and by far the most self-contained and tightly-paced. Way before Jordan got lost in a world of detailed descriptions of dresses, food, and how men and women can't understand each other, he wrote this fairly typical hero's journey sort of thing. Five kids from a farm town get swept up in an end of the world plot courtesy of a witch and her samurai retainer. Could one of them be the Dragon Reborn, the hero who is prophesized both to vanquish evil forever, and also bring the world to ruin in the process?

    The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien. It's The Hobbit. Not only was this book purposefully written to be read to children over the course of several bedtimes, it's also a gripping fantasy staple.

    The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch. Growing up on the mean streets of Camorr is hard enough, but doubly so when you're an orphan. Triply so if you're inducted into the Gentlemen Bastards, a secret order of thieves who not only steal from the wealthy, but do so with style. Too bad someone is out there assassinating the people who keep Camorr's underworld relatively stable.

    The Phoenix Guards - Steven Brust. Khaavren of the House of Tiassa and three newly-made friends become quasi-legitimate military officials in the Dragaeran Empire. Swashbuckling adventure awaits, but so does grave danger when a threat to the empire gradually begins to take form.

    His Majesty's Dragon - Naomi Novik. Newly crowned Emperor of the French Napoleon Bonaparte is raging across Europe. The British Empire tries to keep him contained, but everyone smells a particularly frightful war fast approaching. Will Laurence, Captain in the Royal Navy, successfully captures a French ship and is surprised to discover its only cargo: a dragon egg of unfamiliar description. Racing home, the egg hatches before Laurence can hand it off to the British Aerial Corps, and the dragon imprints on him. Shamed at being forced into the Aerial Corps, Laurence and his dragon companion Temeraire both must learn how to fly and fight in the skies above Europe. But Temeraire is like no dragon ever before seen in Europe. Could he be the key to tipping the balance of power away from Bonaparte?

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    3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    May I just say it was a struggle to pick single books instead of entire series, here.

    The Raven Tower, by Ann Leckie. Ann Leckie is best known for her scifi series the Imperial Radch trilogy, but a couple years ago she wrote what is one of the more interesting fantasy books I've ever read. Its take on gods isn't especially unique, but the way it plays out is really interesting, and it has one of my favorite POV characters of all time.

    Three Parts Dead, by Max Gladstone. This is the third book chronologically in his Craft Sequence but the first book released for it, so it's the easiest on ramp. This series has one of the most wild settings I've ever encountered. It's urban fantasy, but magic is done solely via necromancy, which is performed by agreeing on elaborate contracts with demons, gods, and extra-planar entities (as well as each other) in a literal courtroom. Every magic practitioner is a necromancer-lawyer, which sounds like it should be lame as hell but actually kicks ass. Also there's a skeleton with sunglasses who likes to drink pina coladas.

    The Fifth Season, by N. K. Jemisin. I feel like a lot of us will include this one. All three books in this trilogy won a Hugo, and for good reason. It is just a phenomenal book that is not especially subtle with its commentary, full of well written and fully realized characters that you will care about immediately. Probably one of the best fantasy books ever written.

    City of Stairs, by Robert Jackson Bennett. This is another one with a weird take on gods and religion, full of political intrigue and spy games. It's set in an industrializing society that has recently killed most of the gods that previously ruled, and set up new nations in power that are still consolidating their hold. The whole series is brilliant.

    Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett. This is a horrible starting point for Discworld, but it's the first one I read for some reason and it's always stuck with me as a result (Moist is also one of my favorite Discworld characters). What's not to love about the story of a con man getting a reprieve from death if he can salvage the floundering post office of Ankh-Morpork?

    American Gods, by Neil Gaiman. I read this book as a teenager and it changed me.

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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    Alright, this took me some time to research and compile:
    #1. The Arabian Nights
    - Author(s): Sir Richard Burton (author/translator)
    - Year(s): 1811/1888
    - Pages: 750 pages
    - Summary: A collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. The work was collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central and South Asia, and North Africa. Some tales trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic, Egyptian, Indian, Persian, and Mesopotamian folklore and literature.

    #2. Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
    - Author(s): Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
    - Year(s): 1857
    - Pages: 676
    - Summary: This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes 201 of our cherished favorites, including Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Cap, and many more in their original, dark-Germanic versions.

    #3. Bulfinch's Mythology
    - Author(s): Thomas Bulfinch
    - Year(s): 1881
    - Pages: 396
    - Summary: The book is a collection of three volumes of prose that recount myths and stories from three eras: Greek and Roman mythology (“The Age of Fable”), King Arthur legends (“The Age of Chivalry”) and medieval romances (“Legends of Charlemagne”).

    #4. Conan The Barbarian: The Complete Collection
    - Author(s): Robert E. Howard
    - Year(s): 1932/1936
    - Pages: 823
    - Summary: This book contains the complete adventures of Conan the Barbarian stories in the chronological order of their original publication. Also known as Conan the Cimmerian, he is a fictional sword & sorcery hero in the pseudo-historical "Hyborian Age", a time set after the destruction of Atlantis and before the rise of any known ancient civilization.

    #5. The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition
    - Author(s): J.R.R. Tolkien
    - Year(s): 1954/1955
    - Pages: 1,178
    - Summary: The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest to destroy an evil artifact & save the world, undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider.

    #6. Dragonlance Chronicles Trilogy: A Dragonlance Omnibus
    - Author(s): Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
    - Year(s): 1985
    - Pages: 1075
    - Summary: A trilogy of fantasy novels (Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, & Dragons of Spring Dawning), which take place in the Dragonlance setting centered around the conflict known as the "War of the Lance", in which the Heroes of the Lance march to fight against Verminaard, the lord of the draconians, and the dark goddess Takhisis.

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    NaphtaliNaphtali Hazy + Flow SeaRegistered User regular
    sarukun wrote: »
    I really don't think D2 qualifies as a horror game. I barely think D1 does.

    y'ever play D2 on a PC with minimum requirements and die to duriel before the graphics even load?

    true horror

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    Small gods
    Men at Arms
    Feet of Clay
    Fifth Elephant
    Night Watch
    Thud!

    All by Terry Pratchett.

    I reread these things every other year or so, of course I would bring them with me.

    Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but dies in the process.
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    ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    edited January 2022
    Today's genre/category is: Arcade/Puzzle/Simulation Video Games

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    What six Arcade/Puzzle/Simulation video games do you choose for your communal doomsday bunker?

    Are you favoring a great experience over re-playability? Are you looking for something that has a terrific single-player experience or something that your bunker community will be able to enjoy together at once via multiplayer?

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    SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    1. Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego?
    2. Tetris
    3. SimCity
    4. MS Flight Simulator
    5. Candy Crush
    6. Number Munchers

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