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AMERICAN ULTRA was screwed from the beginning because AMERICAN ULTRA is the film its audience needed to see to know they'd actually like AMERICAN ULTRA.
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This is the perfect setting for Kung Fury and/or Hackerman and/or Mitch Buchannon/Michael Knight to show up!

I mean, laser raptors would fit right in. Perhaps Mecha-Hitler?

I’ll stop now.
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or, Spreadsheets are the Best Things in the World. This is a loooooong blog post for you numbers and crowdfunding nerds,* so if you're instantly bored, just trust me, Kickstarter math is weird! This is not a walk in the park as reading goes and I'm not the best writer.
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Kickstarter should totally cite and link to that article from their new projects page. That was an awesome breakdown of the financials of a project.
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It's Fiction Friday! Our current novel is DINOCALYPSE NOW by powerhouse author Chuck Wendig. We'll be posting a new installment every Friday until you've got the whole book — but if you're feeling ...
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this would take really smart writing.  Who could do it?
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“Whoever the STAR WARS Facebook manager is, give them a raise.”
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Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, had been held in Virginia jail without bail for nearly four months, accused of stealing a Mountain Dew, Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.
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More surprising was he made it to jail.
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Episode 66 of the #RPGDesignPanelcast  is a brand-new recording from Gencon 2015. It was a fun seminar by myself, +Caleb Stokes and +Andreas Walters wherein we explained the basics of game design and how to get started. 

Cheers!
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Same here.  (with added Nostalgia Feels™ in the mix)
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Map of the new Community Improvement District in Columbia, Missouri Normally gerrymandering in a medium-sized town that ...
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Fred Hicks is a dad, a gamer, and a game publisher. He runs Evil Hat Productions, and does freelance art direction and layout work for the occasional other game publisher. The rest of the time, though, he's looking after his kids, and spending time with his wife. Life is good.

This is Fred's Google+ home. If you want to fight with him in his home, he will block you, not because you're a dick (but please don't fight with him here), but because his emotional health and sense of peace is more important to him than your alleged right to swing a virtual fist.
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