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by DastardlyOldMan
21 Nov 2018, 12:28:53
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Anyone else seeing slowness on the site for the last ~7-10 days? It's been taking me 20 seconds to load a page (which made GM'ing ugly).
by DastardlyOldMan
17 Nov 2018, 05:42:10
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I don't have the full details yet (I haven't officially been offered the position yet - have to wait xx days for it to be posted locally before they can hire a dirty Yank), but basically an augment to the existing team back in Dayton. Someone who can work closer with the London and Amsterdam offices...
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Nov 2018, 07:36:43
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Actually, my first responsibility is to build up a team in London, so I'll have lots of job openings . . . identity, authentication, and entitlement software engineers with lots o' AWS services, caching, & Ping Federation OTS software.
by DastardlyOldMan
15 Nov 2018, 20:41:35
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Boards should be open - I've passed the GM hat over to rekard.

Should be getting my moving orders by this time next week, so by Turkey Day, I expect to be a ~temporary resident of the UK.
by DastardlyOldMan
27 Oct 2018, 07:16:37
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 182

Re: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules

Stand by for me? I've got two role PMs yet to pick up (three, actually, but one of them's already posted here. . . )
by DastardlyOldMan
24 Oct 2018, 07:36:12
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 182

Re: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules

Day 0 is up and running; let me know if you can't see things. Roles will get assigned and Day 1 will start tonight.
by DastardlyOldMan
21 Oct 2018, 08:47:13
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 182

Re: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules

7-zark-7 wrote:
DastardlyOldMan wrote:might mean a thirty page graphic novel about how squirrels colonized Saturn.


Well f#ck... I guess my idea for Nanowrimo has been done after all.

I'm in your head man - In Your Head.

Someone, please please please give me directions out of here.
by DastardlyOldMan
17 Oct 2018, 08:45:41
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 182

TWG CXXV - Majority Rules

Since we haven't had a game for a bit, and since I'm still in limbo regarding my move/job situation (and going 100% stir-crazy), and since I've still got the GM hat, I'm going to use my time to allow you to amuse me once again. Theme and narrative will be whatever-strikes-my-fancy that day, which mi...
by DastardlyOldMan
04 Sep 2018, 08:16:55
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Condolences, ICB - never easy to deal with.
by DastardlyOldMan
28 Aug 2018, 19:16:26
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So, I've been wandering around for a year now, and it's been everything that I hoped it would be. Lots of great experiences, great people, great sights. I did hit some burnout on moving place to place so often (four days or a week was the norm for one spot, two weeks about the maximum), and I've bee...
by DastardlyOldMan
20 Aug 2018, 13:24:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Elementals II
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: TWG Elementals II

Roles are sent, Day 0 should be open. Yell, scream, and writhe in horror if you didn't get a role PM and were expecting one, or if you can't see the appropriate stuffs.
by DastardlyOldMan
15 Aug 2018, 09:26:59
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Elementals II
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: TWG Elementals II

Still fighting with the power chart a bit; bear with me for another day or two, folks (it will totally be worth it!)
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Aug 2018, 11:06:43
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Elementals II
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: TWG Elementals II

EIGHT YEARS! Man, you guys are old.

Ars thread is up as well.
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Aug 2018, 10:37:41
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Tony Stark should have his toys.

e: or is that Ztark?
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Aug 2018, 10:02:50
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Elementals II
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: TWG Elementals II

Player List (14):

7-Zark-7
dferrantino
Ryvvn
RaveBomb
Visigoth
Jrsthethird
Admetus
Aldax
Omega
rekard
IronCladBurrito
stdio
sphenodont
The Fairy Catmother
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Aug 2018, 10:02:31
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Elementals II
Replies: 23
Views: 409

TWG Elementals II

Ebeneezer McCoy read the summons one more time, and sighed. Now, of all times? Well, it was the prerogative of Merlin to perform the renewal ceremony, but damned if he couldn't have picked a worse time. The Black Council was getting desperate, and Hell knew that the ceremony would be just what they ...
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Aug 2018, 09:13:16
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Yeah - I'm slacking (partially - building up the table of elements and powers ahead of time for this game), but I can at least get a signup thread going.
by DastardlyOldMan
02 Aug 2018, 05:25:35
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The GM Queue v3.0
Replies: 10
Views: 2994

Re: The GM Queue v3.0

Someone give me GM access? I'm flying today, but will be ready to set up over the weekend.
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Jul 2018, 15:50:14
Forum: Newtown Square
Topic: Day 1: Mortus
Replies: 29
Views: 385

Re: Day 1: Mortus

I feel like a vampire myself right now - night is day and day is night and winter turned to summer. I'll break that tie up with an
#Vote for: ICB
.

e:

ICB - 3 - Ryvvn, Admetus, DOM
RaveBomb - 2 - JRS3, dfer
JRS3 - 2 - RaveBomb, JRS3
Ryvvn - 2 - ICB, sphenodont

if I'm reading things correctly.
by DastardlyOldMan
02 Jul 2018, 19:54:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus II
Replies: 22
Views: 457

Re: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus II

Someone needs to be the default Day 2 Lynch. Insert your favorite Christopher Moore titles here.
by DastardlyOldMan
01 Jul 2018, 15:03:49
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The GM Queue v3.0
Replies: 10
Views: 2994

Re: The GM Queue v3.0

I'm about to wander stateside again for a month or two, and would have tons of time to run a game or two as well - put me down after Omega's game. Something non-vanilla for me, probably (maybe return to the elemental concept, or maybe just a vanilla-ish PM game). Plus, if Omega does run a conversion...
by DastardlyOldMan
20 Jun 2018, 14:13:53
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Yeah, after watching Zark's game, I knew I wouldn't play one, but learned a lot just from the sidelines. Hope you picked up some new strategy and ideas, and glad you enjoyed it. I think you made the right choice to clear your signal out of the noise, although that's always tough to do.
by DastardlyOldMan
15 Jun 2018, 17:11:06
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Blindsniper83 wrote:im gonna try and come back

Hey hey! Welcome back, amigo.
by DastardlyOldMan
05 Jun 2018, 17:19:22
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I
Replies: 24
Views: 575

Re: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I

Not sure that I can guarantee a connection - out for now, but I might jump back in. Are you thinking about 48-hour days (those give me a higher chance of wandering into some kind of phone network)?
by DastardlyOldMan
25 May 2018, 17:18:34
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The old weapons of TWG have fallen into enemy hands
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Re: The old weapons of TWG have fallen into enemy hands

Game 11 (also, there were no wolves in that game), but I don't see any mention of the forum in a quick read through of Day 1. Damn, some names in there that we haven't seen in a bit.
by DastardlyOldMan
25 May 2018, 17:04:21
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Wow - congratulations and condolences. It sounds like she lived a full life, and that's all any of us can really ask for. In terms of doing anything to help, there's not much that can ever be done in these situations, other than lending a shoulder. I've always had a difficult time processing grief (...
by DastardlyOldMan
11 May 2018, 18:09:08
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1777

Re: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?

Woohoo - knock 'em dead (well, if you're a wolf, that is).
by DastardlyOldMan
08 May 2018, 01:45:37
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG whatever roman number it is -- Really Serenity. Gorram Real.
Replies: 18
Views: 539

Re: TWG whatever roman number it is -- Really Serenity. Gorram Real.

21 May sounds just fine to me; I'd suggest we continue with the "if all votes aren't in by 24 hours, extend by 24 hours" mechanic that we've been using a bit of late, to keep WoGs down. I'm definitely in, will make sure I'm near civilization around that time.
by DastardlyOldMan
30 Apr 2018, 00:35:12
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Think that I found the original Village. There were *not* a lot of Villagers (but there was a winery across the street). https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3pTQJsdSlclv885zDaXlD7j12MI_dsz1d4bdlhrj8SnvVB6bPiTC-4QAKX14qqHlEsaJOV6w0VkzFUossipdmQVG72WSa6oR6PN_Hvop1hEPYX3uRoi9lNvC2vKuFCbBf4mmkEklfg=w2400
by DastardlyOldMan
29 Apr 2018, 16:34:47
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1777

Re: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?

Thingyman wrote:
DastardlyOldMan wrote:Not here - no way that I have the time to commit to a game of that caliber, and I'm going to be in and out of wifi range quite a bit.


A game starting mid June wouldn't be possible either, perhaps?

I'm traveling for a couple of years or thereabouts.
by DastardlyOldMan
26 Apr 2018, 17:01:47
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1777

Re: Mafia Championship S5: Will You Send Someone?

Not here - no way that I have the time to commit to a game of that caliber, and I'm going to be in and out of wifi range quite a bit.
by DastardlyOldMan
30 Mar 2018, 14:44:35
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 112203

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

On the one hand, I'm a little jealous - just because you're in the middle of it all doing what (I highly suspect) you love, and orchestrating the whole madness to bend to your whim (or maybe having your whim bent around the madness a touch). On the other hand, I'm getting ready to go hike up around ...
by DastardlyOldMan
23 Feb 2018, 14:32:37
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+6: Because he's easy come, easy go
Replies: 12
Views: 490

Re: Day N+6: Because he's easy come, easy go

This gets tricky, because we've gotten what looks like probably the ~first two wolves, so looking back to Day 3 or so isn't going to do us much good. I kind of see what rekard is saying about Admetus, but the timing of it doesn't sync for me - in order for Admetus to be a wolf, he'd have to have bee...
by DastardlyOldMan
22 Feb 2018, 16:18:05
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+5: She's just a poor girl; She needs no sympathy
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: Day N+5: She's just a poor girl; She needs no sympathy

No - just getting into the mindset of "people who would target FCM" a bit, and since she was targeted at Level 1, we have some of that info available.
by DastardlyOldMan
22 Feb 2018, 15:02:25
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+5: She's just a poor girl; She needs no sympathy
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Re: Day N+5: She's just a poor girl; She needs no sympathy

I'll agree with Aldax ; as I mentioned earlier, he'd be one of my main conversion targets if I were converted. I'm also considering who would've converted FCM first - both JRS and Ryvvn are out of the game, so it's not pointing to them. In the first iteration of this game, who was the driver for mau...
by DastardlyOldMan
21 Feb 2018, 14:14:55
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+4: Look up to the skies and see
Replies: 18
Views: 662

Re: Day N+4: Look up to the skies and see

I actually agree with FCM on this one - LoL is the right time for any info we can get, even though a seer in a conversion game is less useful. Um Dom? Scroll up. FCM, unless I'm wildly misreading things. Of course, if I'm not misreading it, and you two are chatting elsewhere, I might have to consid...
by DastardlyOldMan
20 Feb 2018, 22:06:57
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+4: Look up to the skies and see
Replies: 18
Views: 662

Re: Day N+4: Look up to the skies and see

I actually agree with FCM on this one - LoL is the right time for any info we can get, even though a seer in a conversion game is less useful.
by DastardlyOldMan
20 Feb 2018, 14:48:20
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+3: Open your eyes
Replies: 17
Views: 767

Re: Day N+3: Open your eyes

#Vote for: Aldax
would be my choice of conversion at this point, if this is conversion. Quietly active.
by DastardlyOldMan
19 Feb 2018, 13:31:17
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+2: No escape from reality
Replies: 19
Views: 577

Re: Day N+2: No escape from reality

Bah, humbug.
#Vote for: Clearasday
, then - since he's been a bit in absentia.
by DastardlyOldMan
19 Feb 2018, 05:10:57
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+2: No escape from reality
Replies: 19
Views: 577

Re: Day N+2: No escape from reality

OK - the proper response during that game was to
#Vote for: SHODAN - Invalid Vote
. Let's see if that doesn't help us along. Otherwise, I think Ryvvn might have had the right idea :)
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Feb 2018, 19:17:34
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+1: Caught in a landside
Replies: 12
Views: 437

Re: Day N+1: Caught in a landside

No escape from reality.

I'm still voting for
#Vote for: 7-Zark-7
; IIRC, he was the original creator of SHODAN.
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Feb 2018, 02:48:30
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N: Is this the real world?
Replies: 24
Views: 705

Re: Day N: Is this the real world?

#Vote for: 7-Zark-7
by DastardlyOldMan
14 Feb 2018, 20:52:36
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands
Replies: 74
Views: 2226

Re: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands

Ha! So these are all lazy vig shots, in that the targets are all still alive, eh?

Well, if we're going to be lazy about it, I can do that. We should totally lynch a wolf.

#Vote for: A Wolf
by DastardlyOldMan
14 Feb 2018, 13:51:45
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands
Replies: 74
Views: 2226

Re: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands

This power struggle is all well and good, but given the chance, I don't see how we can't
#Vote for: Omega
by DastardlyOldMan
12 Feb 2018, 16:23:29
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands
Replies: 74
Views: 2226

Re: Day 5: Russian Virgin Islands

I feel like I've got nothing, here. The Day 3 voting still makes me wonky, and the Day 4 voting isn't much better (especially with the wolf not voting). I suspect that we've been giving the wolves little choice in the matter - that's the only way I can explain the lack of self-defense voting that we...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Feb 2018, 13:36:17
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 4: U.S. Virgin Islands
Replies: 12
Views: 499

Re: Day 4: U.S. Virgin Islands

Guh - no discussion in my overnight, eh? I'm really tempted to go back to Visigoth today, but I don't have a great read anywhere. Aldax is feeling a little iffy to me - he waited until sphenodont posted before voting, and looks like he was setting up to throw some shade my way, but he came out, tone...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Feb 2018, 13:28:46
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The nature of the medical emergency [apology detected, shields up!]
Replies: 7
Views: 1438

Re: The nature of the medical emergency [apology detected, shields up!]

Just glad everything's relatively OK, Zark, and happy to have you back (even on a limited basis) to entertain us. Now - dance for us.
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Feb 2018, 02:28:04
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 4: U.S. Virgin Islands
Replies: 12
Views: 499

Re: Day 4: U.S. Virgin Islands

Tally looks something like: spheno - 5 - jrs3, RaveBomb, Ryvvn, Visigoth, Aldax Visigoth - 2 - DOM, rekard DOM - 1 - sphenodont And alive-ish players, I think: DastardlyOldMan Ryvvn Aldax Visigoth rekard2 RaveBomb Clearly (at least, to me, because I know I'm human), there's at least one wolf on sphe...
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Feb 2018, 14:05:00
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day 3: British Virgin Islands
Replies: 16
Views: 468

Re: Day 3: British Virgin Islands

Yeah, like i said, it's maybe a soft clear, and the whole meta argument is dicey as usual. Reaching for what I can get with only a day and a ~half of voting record.

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