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Michael McConnell
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Well, crap. There goes the Masquerade.
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This is nice and all, but I still want a tabletop RPG.
 
The Elder Scrolls Online MMO officially announced! http://go.ign.com/IZ1kbB
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Exploration with friends would be cool, I agree. I'm just not sure I could handle Chuck Norris jokes and misspelled political internet punditry in Tamriel.
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For those interested, Rich Burlew is doing a Kickstarter for Order of the Stick book reprints that's making tons of money. They passed their goal in the first day and there's still two weeks left to go.

Thinking about pledging myself, since I never did get any of the print books.
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Pathfinder Online coming soon(ish). Why do I get the feeling that a Pathfinder MMO will work better than D&D online?
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Free Portal. In case there's someone out there that actually hasn't played it yet.
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Sweet! No free Xbox version, though.
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Gareth Skarka originally shared:
 
Been sitting on this news for a bit, and I'm happy to finally be making the official announcement: BUCKAROO BANZAI ADVENTURE GAME, coming Spring 2012 from Adamant Entertainment:

http://www.adamantentertainment.com/2011/07/18/buckaroo-banzai-is-back/
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No idea about system. In-house probably. If there's any justice in the world, conflict resolution will be based on whichever player has the coolest clothes.
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Kickstarter for $99 open source game console. So far it's made close to 4 million dollars in three days. With all the layoffs and closures in the gaming industry lately, a cheap dev system for out of work game designers could lead to some interesting things.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ouya/ouya-a-new-kind-of-video-game-console
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Wow, that's awesome. Done and done.
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Free Fallout download today. You will need to make an GOG account, though.
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Dr. Who- the first TV show from outer space!
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That's right, lost episodes of Dr. Who are now coming back to us, courtesy of... us. Well, that, and whatever might be acting as a signal mirror 20-some odd light years out (asteroid field possibly).
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That's alright, sometimes the internet just needs to be peed on.
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Sandy Peterson on the 30th anniversary of Call of Cthulhu.
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I finally had the chance to play it a while back. I liked it a lot. The Basic Chasiums system is nice and simple. And some how, we managed to have 2/5 PC's survive! I think the GM did something wrong..

I even picked up the book (RPG) recently, but haven't had the chance to read it yet.
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Want to Make Your Own 3D Games? Jump Into the Sandbox
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Sounds interesting! I'll have to check it out. Maybe I can fulfill that childhood dream of being a game developer after all!
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Computer Science, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    English, 1991 - 1996
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    Web Developer, 2005 - present
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Technical Consultant, 2001 - 2004
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