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Bret Gillan
Attended State University of New York at Oswego
Lived in Astoria, NY
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Usually Steam is really good at letting me know when something is added to its store that I would dig, but this one slipped by me. Thankfully +Thor Olavsrud gave me a heads up.
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"A carl has been found having relations with a rock outside of marriage, which is a privilege reserved for the circle."

TAKE HIS COWS. 

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Locrian was formed in late 2005 by André Foisy and Terence Hannum. Allmusic has described the band as an ”eclectic mixture of black metal, electronics, drone and noise rock”. The band have identified krautrock and '90s death metal as influences as well.
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The new Poltergeist movie was pretty solid though the theme of men having to swoop in to save women constantly got really noticeable by the end of it. Even the paranormal researcher who is an academic and seems extremely competent eventually has to call in a guy from a reality show when things get to be too much for her.

I enjoyed it, but man, Zelda Rubinstein is irreplaceable and I struggled with that the most.
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Correct me if I am wrong, but in the original it was the mom that did all the saving right? And the lead researcher was that short woman from Silverado, right?

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https://apps.quanticfoundry.com/lab/10#

Your Gaming Style : Calm, Spontaneous, Relaxed, Independent, Grounded, and Practical

I actually am not interested in a lot of things that this survey measured. I like consequential actions, I like feeling as though I'm having an impact on the settings and characters, I like building things and none of the questions really measured that. As a result it looks like I don't give a shit about anything.

I can't say it's poorly designed, but I felt like I was telling it that I didn't like video games at all. But it's description of my style seems to fit I suppose.
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It was hard for me to answer some of these. I like a few seriously divergent styles.

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Locrian was formed in late 2005 by André Foisy and Terence Hannum. Allmusic has described the band as an ”eclectic mixture of black metal, electronics, drone and noise rock”. The band have identified krautrock and '90s death metal as influences as well.
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Tell me this is how you delivered your two weeks notice.
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I'm reading the first Pathfinder Adventure Path. There's a woman in this town who has interplanar heritage so she gets abused and mistreated by the people of the village. This guy is like "baby I like you" and he's the only person in town who's kind to her so she goes for him, but then when she gets pregnant he calls her a slut and bails. Her dad then calls her a slut and locks her up and is going to force her to join a convent. Then she miscarries. Is this someone the PCs are there to help and support?

NOPE THAT'S THE VILLAIN OF THE FIRST ARC OF THE ADVENTURE PATH. She gets all pissed off and decides to get revenge on everyone and worship a GODDESS OF MADNESS. Are you fucking kidding me?!

I had heard the Adventure Paths were good but this hot trash is unsalvageable.
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I've had players decide that it is the supposed villains that need saving and left the intolerant and superstitious villagers to their well-deserved fate.

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If the Imperial Radch series is going to be a trilogy, I have no idea how all the loose ends will be wrapped up in the third book without it being extremely hectic. Ancillary Sword starts off with what I thought was going to be a several chapter side plot and it turns out to be the entire book. I'm not really complaining, mind you. I love Leckie's writing, I love the universe she's crafted, and I love the weird AI-turned-human protagonist. If this stretched out to seven books I'd be very happy.

I just hope we finally get to meet the Presger (super technological terrifying aliens) next book.

Next: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
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These have been on my "to-read" list for forever. This much praise just bumped them up a bit

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I can't do it! I'm on the last scenario of Age of Wonders and while I could just wander the map and assassinate leaders, the enemy AIs start in such a strong position that its impossible to hold any territory which is really dissatisfying. I wanted to beat it but I don't think I can persevere through this one last tedious slog.

The game's multiplayer design which is meant to keep you from turtling means you can't hold territory that you take, and with the AI starting with dozens of cities it just means I eventually get overwhelmed. So phooey.
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Well it's a 16 year old game and I imagine they wanted to make the last scenario really challenging.

But fuck.

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Not sure whether to post this to my wrestling or video games collection but this one won out.

Hell yeah I'm pre-ordering.
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    Cognitive Science, 1999 - 2015
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I like games and horror movies and ambient music.
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Third place in a spelling bee in third grade.
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