Raph Koster, the venerable sage of all things game design, has been busy on the Star Wars Galaxies forums under his well-hidden pseudonym of Holocron. He has some pretty interesting things to say on subjects ranging from combat, twitch and auto-attack to names, anonymity, and pseudonymity. Elsewhere, Brad McQuaid was last seen cross-posting Raph’s post about why you should pay a monthly fee for online games to every forum he has access to, except ours, of course and we are deeply disappointed. I guess he liked the post. I did too. Mad propz go to Kiler for posting on our boards and therefore drawing my attention to it.
When I was a young punk I dyed my hair, sneered at everyone, and thought “Kill your parents” was an arch joke. Now my generation dyes their hair (to hide the grey), sneers at the camera, and exhorts you to let your parents die for their stock options. We have
you are the perfect draw the perfect draw the perfect draw
As entertainment a while back, I used to tell the story of World War One. It was great fun at parties. I’d get rolling during work lunches at bougie little lunch places, and half of the establishment would be staring balefully at our table around the time I cut