I know you’re mostly talking about “rules,” but I think that what you’re also implying is that it doesn’t feel like D&D. I don’t agree with you on that, but it reminded me of something.... I was watching an interview with Mike Mearls last night about Nautiloids, and he did talk a bit about the fact that Larian took… Read more
I understand this potentially charitable reading of why it’s happening, but it doesn’t really mitigate the horror. “Don’t worry, your formal head of state is only shielding the pedophiles she’s personally related to” isn’t all that comforting to the general public and is less than meaningless to the victims, even… Read more
Wait, why does recognitions get to do it? So many of us want to throw him in the ocean.
All of this culminated in the ending of the game. Unlocking the paragon ending (aka Synthesis) requires you to be thoroughly-paragon, whereas the renegade choices (Destroy and Control) are available almost by default. This alone forces people to go for paragon for completion. Read more
I’ve never seen so much confusion about a game before. Like, is it that difficult? Singleplayer = Overwatch 2, everything else = both games. They had to split up the team to work on both games at the same time, or whatever.
This seems like a super ideal situation in which Overwatch players are gonna get a ton of free… Read more
Lois McMaster Bujold is my favorite author (excepting maybe my avatar’s creator!) and I am so glad she is first on this list. Paladin of Souls, the second novel in the Chalion series of books, is one of my favorite books, ever. I also love Robin Hobb and Naomi Novik, and I read Nimona back when it was still a web… Read more
Lovers of the Keurig pod for their morning beverages may be excited about a new product more related to evening…
The plaque reads, “Ah ha ha haaaa. Arrrraah ha ha haaaaaa.”
This synthesizer is another manifestation of man’s innate desire to subvert the will of the jungle, by rendering primal shrieks and hushed exhalations into the safety of the technological realm, where there is no darkness, only blinding, godless light from which nothing can find shelter.