“The human mind seldom arrives at truth upon any subject, till it has first reached the extremity of error.” – Benjamin Rush, Essays, Literary, Moral & Philosophical (147)
The above quote was written in 1798 by one of the newly-founded United States’ leading citizens. Benjamin Rush, a Philadelphia physician, educator, politician and reformer was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and founded Dickinson College. I cite him now for his medical reputation. One of the premier physicians of his day, he founded the American psychiatry tradition, publishing the first textbook on the subject. His contributions to the field of medical science are still influential to this day.
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It’s very cold and snowy and I was bored so I doodled Ringabel and Edea as Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask in my yearly act of fandom. I honestly could see similar costumes appearing in this game, which has a worrisome preoccupation with the characters playing dress-up.
“Where did you even GET these costumes?”
“The Master Sage, of course. His collection is… extensive.”
“Today Ringabel, both you AND your clothes are black as pitch.”
“Would you have preferred the Bravo Bikini?”
Here’s what I played for the first time in 2013. I’ve tried to include absolutely everything. The list is split into two sublists: games I feel like writing a bit about, and everything else. If a game is free I have provided a link to the game. As an aside, did you know that I now have a podcast where we interview people in the games industry? I bet you didn’t! You should follow it. No seriously, you should.
This is a Spoiler-Free Post.
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Margaret Atwood once commented, “I believe that everyone else my age is an adult whereas I am merely in disguise.” Today I have some thoughts on getting older.
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I recently wrote and ran a Pathfinder campaign in which my friends accidentally unleashed an unstoppable race of titans upon the world, wiping out most life. Oops. Here are the maps that I made in preparation, as well as some brief thoughts about what I learned from my first wholly-homebrewed campaign. I imagine none the insights are new, but it was an experience for me.
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In the name of the moon, I will punish you!
I regret nothing, but am deeply sorry for this.
This is going to continue to be a me-only [me-mostly] blog, but now you can see the stuff I like from other people’s tumblr’s reblogged at http://HuffLikesThis.tumblr.com.
Tell your friends and/or enemies!
So I haven’t written anything for a long time, but here’s a post that’s just full of snails. Hit the jump for all of the snail-related hijinks. All of them.
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