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2020

Sep 22

Prime Runner: Mr Yakada

A prime runner created with the Shadowrun 4E Anniversary Edition rules. Probably too powerful for a player character, but could make an interesting NPC. Attributes B A R S C I L W M E 6 3 (7) 4 (7) 10 (14) 5 2 1 6 8 4 Metatype: Ork (Oni) Standing over 2 meters tall and with bright orange skin and curved horns, the Ork known as Mr Yakada certainly looks like something out of a tale to …

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Sep 21

You wouldn't know a hypocrite if one called you stupid to your face

Of course Senate Majority Leader and #GraveDiggerOfDemocracy Senator McConnell is going to attempt to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, may her memory be a blessing. Of course he doesn’t care about what he said in 2016 regarding not even giving Merrick Garland a vote. None of this is surprising. It is not surprising that we, the American public, cannot and should not take the Senate …

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Aug 25

Introducing: Wednesday Weeds!

Hello! Misinformation sucks, doesn’t it? You’re just checking out the old world wide web for some information on how to deal with allergies and next thing you know you’re listening to a webinar about how you can quit your job and sell essential oils for a living. I hate it when that happens. Even more so, because there are plants and home remedies that can be helpful to people; …

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Jul 9

Mystic: A NPC Class for the d20 System

This class is part of my on going effort to run Spelljammer in 3.5. It closely mirrors the Adept class, but casts arcane spells instead of divine spells. Being an NPC class, it is intended to be worse than PC classes like wizard or sorcerer at every level. It would make a good class for a NPC spelljammer pilot. Mystic Hit Dice d6 Class Skills The mystic’s class skills (and the key ability …

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Jun 30

Control the Conversation

The Tweet Tomi Lahren posted the following on twitter Either masks work or they don’t. If you’re requiring them because they stop the spread then reopen everything. If they don’t work then the mandates are BS. Pick a narrative and stick to it. Either masks work or they don’t. If you’re requiring them because they stop the spread then reopen everything. If they don’t work then the mandates are …

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Apr 2

More Encrypted Email

It is that time again where I’ve rotated the encryption subkey on my gpg key, so be sure you have the latest copy. Review Where to find my key: At keybase Keybase verifies that I control the private key for this key, and verifies the identity of my other accounts using it. From twilighteve.com a signature of the key is available here signature made using the private key. From the standard …

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Mar 22

Free (or donation) Tarot Readings

By now everyone is aware of the global emergency in place, and that the best advice is to stay home unless you are an essential service employee. Staying at home is the best action at the moment, but it may not be easy for all of us; humans are social animals and we suffer real tangible effects from social isolation. With that in mind, I am offering a bit of responsible (ie remote/not-in-person) …

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Jan 21

Bastards, Bastards Everywhere

So I’ve been listening to Behind the Bastards a podcast that has been assimilated by the iHeartRadio conglomerate. Like every person, I think my tastes are better than everyone else’s. Therefore I think you, yes you, should listen to this podcast as well. As any student of history knows, there are a lot of bastards out there. Here are the ten episodes I would recommend listening to if …

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2019

Dec 5

Last gpg key of 2019

The year is drawing to a close, the days are short, it’s time to rotate encryption keys? yep! In keeping with my policy, I have rotated the encryption subkey for my gpg key as it expired at the end of the month. This is only the encryption subkey, so the trust of the main signing key should remain the same for you. The fingerprint remains the same as: F535 AEEC C57B C4EE FE62 6871 B19C D619 …

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Dec 1

A Few of my Favorite Things

It’s getting to be that time of year when people buy presents, gifts, and other little things for each other. It occurs to me that anyone thinking of getting me a gift might desire to get me one that is actually appreciated. So here is a list of things, some great and mostly modest, that are some of my favorite things. Things That Aren’t Things I am in a quite lucky and privileged …

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