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Now reading Nnedi Okorafor's Binti: Home.
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Reading China Mieville's London's Overthrow.
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Yea!
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This is really fun, fast-paced SF, set in an intriguing system in which I really want to run a game.
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The sleep of Reason breeds monsters...
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Reminds me of +Daniel Swensen​​'s classic Aspect maps of spacecraft and orbitals for Starblazer Adventures. 
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Running on fumes? This is a really, really fumey book.
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No shortage of empires...
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Probably also important to remember that International Women's Day is a socialist holiday with a long tradition in the international labor, peace, and social justice movements. It's never exactly been a left substitute for Mother's Day, but its own thing. And if you think of IWD solely in the context of heterosexual relationships, that's kind of missing the point, and for some of queer folks it's also a form of erasure. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women's_Day
A quick note to menfolk on International Women's Day

Seen a lot of well-intentioned support on my feed in the form of, "I'm gonna do X special thing for the woman/women in my life for IWD," like cook a nice meal, take care of a certain task, etc.

And I get where that comes from, like, I'm gonna be in the kitchen too, making proverbial sandwiches (read: much better food than actual sandwiches). But let's think about this for a moment, get a little nuanced.

* Is the thing you're doing something you'll do on just about any special occasion, or do normally? If so, what might you do that you don't normally do?

* Is the thing something you don't normally do? If so, why isn't that normal? Might you consider going a step further and committing to a lasting change in what you perceive as normal and how you respond to that for the benefit of the women around you?

* When you decided on what you'd do, did you ask for input, or did you make that decision unilaterally? Whose feelings/priorities/needs are you actually centering in your choice of celebratory acts?

These are questions I'm asking myself today, because part of the system that fucks over women involves men treating as special a bunch of things that should be normal. Check yourselves, man-friends, and try not to make today about you by accident, and I'll try to do the same, this social media post notwithstanding.

Kthxbye :)

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I just saw +Casey G.​ setting up this game two weeks ago at Con of the North, and now it's a Thing!
Stay Frosty is live! $4.99 because Drivethru has a “games under $5.00” category. If you like print games, hold off. I’m waiting for a print from Lulu and it will be for sale there soon.
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