On Community

On Community

I am away for the first two weeks of every August. I go back to my home town to teach at a hockey camp. We rent a cottage, generally have crappy wifi, and spend mornings and early afternoons at the rink and late afternoons and evenings on the lake. I grew up in beautiful Cottage…

Player Designed Constructs : By Necessity

Yes, still playing Project 1999 pretty much exclusively. Yes, still completely bonkers. Thank you. I wanted to explore the concept a bit of how players substitute missing game features by using what is available to them, and particularly, how this builds social bonds. Specifically the entire guild in Project 1999 called “Dial A Port”. Realizing…

I Buy IHASPC

I get odd requests here and there to put linkable infographics, promote products, etc. Of course I never do that (unless I actually like and use the product, and even then I don’t respond to the request I just continue on my merry way. This one was interesting to me – because I had made…

Giveth, Taketh Away : Anthem

On a train and reading Reddit it became clear immediately that MasterWork drop rates have increased in Anthem – every other post is about how great it is to get more loot and how much fun everyone is having. Many people (including myself) discussed that due to the inscription pool increasing loot drops would go…