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This is just about the best thing ever. Thanks to +Lillith Sullivan for bringing it to my timeline.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, a self-avowed comic book fan, used geek chic to cut through a web of copyright confusion while delivering the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion on the Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment case Monday. Thanks to the decision, Marvel won’t need to pay out any more royalties to Stephen Kimble, the man behind the Web Blaster Spider-Man toy.
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She only did whatever a spider can. ;)
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Finally hit level 60 in Star Wars the Old Republic. Of course, with the 12x XP boost it's hardly the accomplishment it used to be. But the xp boost cuts off at level 55 - so those last 5 levels I earned! :) #swtor  
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hehe I think it's awesome that you've found a good home with GW2's WvW. :) I tried to come back but their PvE I still just find to be a bit lacking. Really enjoying SWTOR and FFXIV. :)
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Captain Kaytte talks her way out of sticky situation. It's not always blasters and credits!
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Based on the international blockbuster film by executive producer Steven Spielberg (which was based on the book by Philip K Dick) and the first of Spielberg’s films to be adapted for television, Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a…
Based on the international blockbuster film by executive producer Steven Spielberg (which was based on the book by Philip K Dick) and the first of Spielberg's films to be adapted for television, Mi...
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OMG I completely missed that. Yeah pretty much exactly what +Jazz White said.
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A few screenshots from my last few days of play. Beautiful Rakata Prime.. the amazing water planet of Manaan.. and some shots from some of the solo flashpoints - which are amazing! #swtor  
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Meet Lana Beniko.. smooth talking, supremely polite, British accented Sith Lord. If anyone's going to convert you to the Dark Side.. 

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So as I'm sure you're aware, I've been on a Star Wars kick of late. Truth be told, it started with that magnificent trailer for Episode 7. But I've been playing Star Wars The Old Republic quite a bit, and watching episodes of The Clone Wars on Netflix.  After a couple of episodes featuring Luminari Unduli and Bariss Offee, the pair quickly became two of my favorite non-lead characters. So of course, nothing would do but for me to create a jedi in SWTOR of the Mirialen race (whose name I had to look up). 
 
Fortunately, SWTOR does offer the Mirialen as a race, and even better luck, I had it unlocked! So I present to you - Jedi Consular Lleyna, soon to be a member of House Bloodpetal. 
 
I will return to my smuggler, and continue to level her to max, and then, should I still be playing SWTOR, shall level my new jedi.

As an even greater bonus, the flat, infectionless voice acting for the Consular fits the quiet, solemn nature of the Mirialen perfectly! 
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YES I couldn't agree more! That would be my next favorite race to play for sure. 
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Why you thumbnails no work YouTube! >.<
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In a Galaxy Far Far Away.. you can earn 12x XP.
So right now, through some indefinite amount of time described only as "the fall" Bioware/EA is giving you 12x XP rewards for any story mission you complete. That's right - that's not a typo. TWELVE TIMES. It's pretty remarkable. It's turned on automaticall...
So right now, through some indefinite amount of time described only as "the fall" Bioware/EA is giving you 12x XP rewards for any story mission you complete. That's right - that's not a typo. TWELVE TIMES. It's pretty remarka...
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I can log in later, so no worries. Arrow is a must, after all! ;)

I'll give you a holler in this thread when I'm online.
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Dat name... Marvel should sue... except they own this now. :P
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Sr. Developer at Robot Entertainment, Inc.
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  • Ensemble Studios
    Sr. Programmer, 2000 - 2009
  • Midway Games
    Sr. Programmer, 1997 - 2000
  • Windstorm Studios
    CEO & President, 2009 - 2011
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Sr. Developer for Robot Entertainment; MMO blogger and aficionado, geek dad, only visiting this planet.
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Senior Developer at Robot Entertainment, the fine folks that brought you Orcs Must Die and Hero Academy!

Former President of Windstorm Studios, and creator of Atomic City Adventures - The Case of the Black Dragon.  Also former Sr. Programmer for Ensemble Studios, worked on Age of Empires, Halo Wars. Also, MMO aficionado (I love using that word).
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Professional game developer for near 15 years..
Education
  • Texas A&M University
    Computer Science, 1983 - 1987
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