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Better still
Season 4 for Diablo 3 is upon us, and with it a whole host of changes to the game.  They are pretty much all great ones to my mind and I find myself with the urge to play D3 like has never before been the case, barring right at release.  In part this is bec...
Season 4 for Diablo 3 is upon us, and with it a whole host of changes to the game.  They are pretty much all great ones to my mind and I find myself with the urge to play D3 like has never before been the case, barring right ...
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Breasts, the public display of
There is controversy afoot in New York surrounding the right of people to go topless in public.  There is, according to one Ruben Diaz, a minister and politician, a problem with topless women being in Times Square where they attempt to get tips for being in...
There is controversy afoot in New York surrounding the right of people to go topless in public.  There is, according to one Ruben Diaz, a minister and politician, a problem with topless women being in Times Square where they ...
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Scientists vs. science
The scientific method and scientific endeavour in general is not the same as the conduct of individual scientists.  I read a great article today talking about that point, and I think it is worthwhile reading for anyone who wants to learn about the way the s...
The scientific method and scientific endeavour in general is not the same as the conduct of individual scientists.  I read a great article today talking about that point, and I think it is worthwhile reading for anyone who wa...
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A dare
Wendy and I are in Nova Scotia right now on what threatens to be a yearly tradition.  We are visiting some friends and ended up out for dinner tonight on the patio at a little pub in Wolfville.  The fish and chips was good but not exciting, but the entertai...
Wendy and I are in Nova Scotia right now on what threatens to be a yearly tradition.  We are visiting some friends and ended up out for dinner tonight on the patio at a little pub in Wolfville.  The fish and chips was good bu...
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Stop oversimplifying
There was an incident recently in the US where a presidential hopeful called Bernie Sanders was set to deliver a big speech to a crowd of many thousands and was boldly interrupted.  Two women and one man claiming to represent Black Lives Matter (BLM) barged...
There was an incident recently in the US where a presidential hopeful called Bernie Sanders was set to deliver a big speech to a crowd of many thousands and was boldly interrupted.  Two women and one man claiming to represent...
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Level up!
I kind of expect incompetence from retail employees but sometimes I am left truly stunned, aghast at the enormity of their uselessness score. On Saturday Wendy and I decided to buy a new computer.  (She wants to use it to play WOW with me again.  Yay!)  We ...
I kind of expect incompetence from retail employees but sometimes I am left truly stunned, aghast at the enormity of their uselessness score. On Saturday Wendy and I decided to buy a new computer.  (She wants to use it to pla...
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Punish them
Ashley Madison, the world's foremost dating site for people having illicit affairs, was very publicly hacked.  The names and information of many of the people who created accounts on the site have been published and there is a great deal of angst and terror...
Ashley Madison, the world's foremost dating site for people having illicit affairs, was very publicly hacked.  The names and information of many of the people who created accounts on the site have been published and there is ...
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A single coconut tree
There are two things I think of when I think of surviving stranded on an island.  The first is a tiny hunk of desert with a single coconut tree on it, as is the standard for any number of cartoon jokes.  The other is Robinson Crusoe, which I read a bunch of...
There are two things I think of when I think of surviving stranded on an island.  The first is a tiny hunk of desert with a single coconut tree on it, as is the standard for any number of cartoon jokes.  The other is Robinson...
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How to save the world
So here is the question:  How do you want to go about saving the world?  I have written before about Sentinels of the Multiverse, a cooperative superhero themed game, and just this week I got to try Legendary, a quite different cooperative superhero themed ...
So here is the question:  How do you want to go about saving the world?  I have written before about Sentinels of the Multiverse, a cooperative superhero themed game, and just this week I got to try Legendary, a quite differe...
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Creeping up
Today the entirety of the new Hearthstone set was revealed, and it had two particularly standout entries:  Ice Rager and Evil Heckler. Neither of these cards is super interesting in and of itself.  Both are common, basic bodies that will surely see play in ...
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Construction
I really enjoy upping the quality of my game prototypes.  It is silly, almost, in that they aren't finished products so maybe I shouldn't be pouring time into them like this, but I get a real satisfaction from improving the way they look.  As as example, th...
I really enjoy upping the quality of my game prototypes.  It is silly, almost, in that they aren't finished products so maybe I shouldn't be pouring time into them like this, but I get a real satisfaction from improving the w...
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Better at everything
Humans are getting better at everything.  See 538's article about Katie Ledecky , an astounding swimmer, who right now is better at any swimming distance than anyone who ever existed prior to 1961, male or female.  She is only 18, and will almost certainly ...
Humans are getting better at everything.  See 538's article about Katie Ledecky, an astounding swimmer, who right now is better at any swimming distance than anyone who ever existed prior to 1961, male or female.  She is only...
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Too much the geek perhaps
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I am the Sky the lives in Toronto, plays games a lot, and writes about all kinds of things at http://abrightcape.blogspot.ca/ Hopefully now you know whether or not I am the right Sky.
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Fifty feel tall and made of steel
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    Mathematics, 1997 - 2001
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