GamesGeekery

Superhero RPG Design Diary 1

I have been developing a superhero tabletop RPG since early last year and some blog-mates have encouraged me to share the challenges of developing it and talk about the process of game design, in general. In this post I’m going to talk about why I’m doing it, and define what …

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Corporate Cosplay

Most of the costumes I make aren’t exactly workplace appropriate. I put mounds of work into them, but I only get to wear them four or five days a year, at conventions, where I effectively pay for the right to do so. This seems very silly. Recently, I’ve started making …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Doll Asylum, Sculptural Vaping, MoMA Emoji, Horror Comics, Magic Wheelchair and More!

Happy Saturday, you guys! I decided to spend my wakeup today brewing these Quickies for you: some are provocative, some entertaining, and possibly one thing that’s just plain wrong. Let’s get to it! The Bender, the Runner, the Spammer—these are three types of expert competitive vapers. You heard me. Cloud …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Hugo Awards, Marvel STEM Covers, Space Booze, Googly-Eyed Cuttlefish and More!

Good day, my little geeksters! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood… and by “neighborhood” I mean the webz. Let’s explore, shall we? Marvel’s new variant comic covers want to get kids into STEM (and the arts, too). Check out the covers at Pop Sci which now includes Ironheart. This …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Ornitographies, Brad Bird, Female Inventors, Depression Algorithm, Marvel Artists Aspirations and More!

Hey there, honeylambs. I’ve got a bunch of Quickies with your name on them. Let’s get to them! All the superlatives! Marvel artists turned black influencers and athletes into super versions of themselves. You have got to see THE FULL LIST! Via Jim T. Zendaya’s Secret ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Role Revealed. …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Elements Anthology, #ROMInk, Riri Controversy, Wandering Star, Vertical Farming and More!

Guyz GUYZ- We have a LOT to break down here. So many cool things have surfaced the last few days. Let’s begin! “Mad Max: Fury Road” is finally going to be released as a black-and-white edition. I’ll bet this is shiny chrome gorgeous! Via Courtney “Sia doesn’t want to be …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Real-Time Lightning Tracker, Golden Ratio Viewfinder, Art Crimes and More!

Oh hi there, dear readers. Yr pal Brian has some real good treats for you today. Do grab a beverage to sip, get comfy and delight in the wonderment that is the Wednesday Quickies. Let’s peruse today’s ART CRIMES. A neural network that uses “Machine-learning techniques that mimic human recognition …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Sugababe and Other Skintabulous News, Desk Safari, Disasterpieces, Swimming with Jellies and More!

Hello, my darlings, and welcome to a new week. Well, really the second day because technically Sunday is the first day of the week, but you get my drift. I have a bunch of cool things for justifiable diversion. Let me digress for a moment. When I think about how …

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