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I didn't know that fanfiction had its own culture of storytelling games until I read these. They're a whole new landscape of storytelling games if you're only familiar with storytelling RPGs.


 
The kiddo was sitting, picking at the grass as I was reading to him from our current book.
"Daddy, it's easier to find dog poop in the grass than a four leaf clover."
"Yeah,
that's kind of a metaphor for things right now, isn't it."
"Yeah."


 


 


 


 


 


 
It's absolutely possible for a game's presentation to be so inspiring that gamers will make it work in play despite mechanical and procedural design problems. Many well known RPGs have done this.


 
It's not that you won't be able to sell it anymore, it's just that ordering it from China will get a lot more expensive, because suddenly you have to pay the real transportation costs, rather than a heavily subsidised version.

It's actually good for small content creators shipping from the US or the EU.



 
One of the first successful defenses against a murder charge on grounds of spousal abuse and self-defense.



 
"Tell your friend how you will destroy the person you’ve noticed. You’re not cruel though. You don’t destroy people by giving them addictions or crushing adversities. You destroy people by opening and exposing them to life without their protections..."


 


 


 
Last strip for issue two of my son's comic! (I broke the six panel format with my script for this one. He broke the shape of the seventh panel with his art. We're an undisciplined collaboration.)




 
I had a dream last night that someone gave my son an antique train set for his birthday. When I was trying to set it up for him I discovered the engine had removable panels that could be reversed and reattached to show their other side. The other sides had nazi insignia.
@paulczege That sounds like a metaphor for, well, a lot of entertainment and fiction and games and things.



 


 
Meanwhile, in dystopia...


 


 
He could pardon Flynn and bring him back. Would Flynn be worse than Bolton?

Erik Prince? I can't imagine the money opportunity that would make him want to do it.