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by stdio
27 Jul 2017, 18:48:54
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I was doing lots of googling on how to get to New Zealand - thinking cruises through Hawaii and Tahiti and the like, and I stumbled upon some discussion about freighter transport. Since the whole point is to experience new things (and to take my sweet time about it), I thought that yeah - this woul...
by stdio
17 Jul 2017, 10:44:27
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 634

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

In
by stdio
03 Jul 2017, 10:21:45
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

... and I'm back Busy summer here - had my 20 year college reunion last weekend, a stage show with the dance studio yesterday, volleyball twice a week, etc. The big news is probably that come end-of-summer, I'm buggering out of the job and going off to wander around the world a bit. Sold my house, h...
by stdio
07 Jun 2017, 18:46:39
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead
Replies: 31
Views: 765

Re: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead

necklessone wrote:Also, Day 0 should be visible but not accessible. I want users to be able to see the game even when not logged into their masks.


Could you also make the wolf board public r/o? I think that'd be very helpful.
by stdio
31 May 2017, 18:55:30
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 6
Replies: 13
Views: 353

Re: Day 6

thanks for running the game!
by stdio
31 May 2017, 18:54:52
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead
Replies: 31
Views: 765

Re: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead

in
by stdio
25 May 2017, 18:53:37
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 4
Replies: 23
Views: 403

Re: Day 4

#Vote for: Dfer


You two realize how suspicious this looks, right? Especially gungir's bit about "not sold on him" and then voting?
by stdio
25 May 2017, 16:36:52
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 4
Replies: 23
Views: 403

Re: Day 4

RETRACTED was;

the fairy catmother
by stdio
24 May 2017, 14:36:01
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 3
Replies: 21
Views: 439

Re: Day 3

That's why I say we lynch necklessone, I think it'd be informative
by stdio
24 May 2017, 14:34:42
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So the weirdest thing happened to me this morning. I got a virus mailed me to .... not email, actual mail. Snail mail No joke, I'm serious! This morning I received an envelope addressed to me, and inside was a crappy sales brochure (with bad grammar and watermarked shutterstock images) for a consult...
by stdio
24 May 2017, 13:48:53
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 3
Replies: 21
Views: 439

Re: Day 3

#Vote for: Necklessone


Because I don't like him voting admetus over dfer while making a weird comment about spoiling ties

I'd actually like to lynch dfer, but there's not even 1 vote for him right now, so I'm voting for necklessone
by stdio
23 May 2017, 16:37:52
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 27
Views: 538

Re: Day 2

#Vote for: dferrantino
by stdio
22 May 2017, 13:36:06
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 1
Replies: 27
Views: 493

Re: Day 1

necklessone wrote:Also, um...isn't blindsniper not playing?


well ... um .... that's embarrassing. Let's pretend that didn't happen and I'll go for
#Vote for: Mister E. Meat
by stdio
21 May 2017, 20:20:41
Forum: Vanilla Light
Topic: Day 1
Replies: 27
Views: 493

Re: Day 1

Blindsniper RETRACTED because invalid

made it to the last day of the previous game.

edit:

I AM AN IDIOT THAT CANNOT READ THE PLAYER LIST
by stdio
17 May 2017, 16:23:32
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXIII - Abso Vani Redux
Replies: 27
Views: 586

Re: TWG CXIII - Abso Vani Redux

in
by stdio
07 May 2017, 13:35:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXII : One Punch Man
Replies: 30
Views: 999

Re: TWG CXII : One Punch Man

Has this game started yet? I'd like IN if it hasn't.

edit:

nvn, just saw the dates
by stdio
10 Apr 2017, 18:37:57
Forum: The Excourticated
Topic: Card Stock - Dead Chat
Replies: 77
Views: 1128

Re: Card Stock - Dead Chat

thanks for running this game, sorry I wasn't really in it; I'm about to leave on a 2 week trip tomorrow and I've got a ton of things that I was trying to wrap up, but I still appreciate the time you put into this.
by stdio
09 Apr 2017, 19:16:06
Forum: The Court
Topic: Draw & Discard - Day 5
Replies: 40
Views: 610

Re: Draw & Discard - Day 5

I'll pick
#Vote for: fcm


because I'm not sure about any of you, and I don't want to be the killing vote on zark
by stdio
06 Apr 2017, 17:32:27
Forum: The Court
Topic: Draw & Discard - Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 586

Re: Draw & Discard - Day 3

#Vote for: hellheart


because it seems a bit greedy for me to have the most lynch votes
by stdio
05 Apr 2017, 19:56:22
Forum: The Court
Topic: Draw & Discard - Day 2
Replies: 51
Views: 820

Re: Draw & Discard - Day 2

so, what?! Are you saying your choice is in another castle or something!? YOU'RE JUST LIKE THE GODDAMN TOAD!!!! JUST TELL ME WHAT I NEED TO DO!!!

edit:


never mind, just saw you made a choice after all. Fuck you, you tease.
by stdio
05 Apr 2017, 19:26:00
Forum: The Court
Topic: Draw & Discard - Day 2
Replies: 51
Views: 820

Re: Draw & Discard - Day 2

I'd suggest
#Vote for: admetus
, because he made it to the last day in the previous game
by stdio
04 Apr 2017, 17:28:39
Forum: The Court
Topic: Draw & Discard - Day 1
Replies: 20
Views: 448

Re: Draw & Discard - Day 1

sorry everyone, including you
#Vote for: zark
by stdio
27 Mar 2017, 12:35:11
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CX: Love Letter (signup)
Replies: 37
Views: 1048

Re: TWG CX: Love Letter (signup)

In
by stdio
24 Mar 2017, 16:03:37
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

For a long time we were getting data from our customers via ebcdic files with zone and packed decimals, and those were an enormous pain in the ass to deal with. If you so much as glanced at them wrong, they corrupted. This had the side effect of keeping our development stack extremely rigid, and alm...
by stdio
24 Mar 2017, 14:43:48
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I really really really hate js. We spent DAYS tracking down a bug that turned out to be due to js treating ... false == 'false' ... as false, which is just more evidence of how shitty duck typing in general and js in particular is. This wasn't even our problem! We provide an api and it&...
by stdio
21 Mar 2017, 19:15:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

she should be ready to go now
by stdio
21 Mar 2017, 19:12:11
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

I sent out an email to the "email optin group" so I'm not sure what happened there. Anyway, I've got 3 people that haven't picked up their role PM, so adding another player and randomly re-rolling that group lets me put her in the game while still having some secrecy
by stdio
21 Mar 2017, 10:29:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

I made the dayboard read only for people not playing but might want to follow along, let me know if you'd like to be added to the dead board
by stdio
21 Mar 2017, 09:18:37
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

roles are out, let me know if you didn't get one
by stdio
21 Mar 2017, 08:15:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

Sorry everyone for dropping off the face of the earth. So initially I had planned this game to have a bunch of exotic rules and roles, plus a 3rd party dead faction that’d be coming into the borderlands from another universe, kinda like the combine in half life. Unfortunately, we don’t have the numb...
by stdio
16 Mar 2017, 15:42:23
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

dferrantino wrote:The Sam apologizes.


Let's be honest, he's an iostream fan, isn't he? :shake:
by stdio
16 Mar 2017, 13:10:17
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

lol!

edit:


I don't really post to ars, so if you or whoever wants to make the post that's fine by me.
by stdio
16 Mar 2017, 12:44:20
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

It just occured to me I should make an ars post, so I created an account to do that. Now I just need to spam enough posts to use the PM system ...
by stdio
13 Mar 2017, 19:51:54
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I probably shouldn't have said anything, but I'm just still in shock over the whole thing. The short version that I'll post here is that mom's teenage years were a giant trainwreck. Like, imagine a train crashes. Then another train crashes into that one. Then a 3rd train. Then a plane falls out of t...
by stdio
13 Mar 2017, 19:09:37
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

Re: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

In-ish. What is your start date? Day 1 starts on the 20th Given that we're trying to do 2 games a month, and that you want to give people time to sign up for the game, I'm wondering if we shouldn't maybe start signups for the next game while the current one is ongoing. Maybe post the signup thread ...
by stdio
13 Mar 2017, 17:31:53
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up
Replies: 31
Views: 949

TWG CIX: The Borderland sign up

​Bad news people, it’s The Borderland not Borderland s . Sorry about that. This is a revised version of twdog’s timer game (TWG 101), so you might all ready know the basic concept. Theme wise, it’s loosely based on “The Borderland”, a 1963 episode of The Outer Limits that failed to fully realize it’...
by stdio
13 Mar 2017, 16:45:37
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Sorry I havn’t been around, something crazy happened last week and I haven’t had the mental bandwidth to deal with twg.

The world is full of secrets; turns out one of those secrets is that I have an older brother no one ever told me about.
by stdio
27 Feb 2017, 08:26:06
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

This game will probably start on march 13th, so I'd like a little more feed back to make sure that I'm not missing anything obvious. For the timer, I'm going to make it so that if it hits zero at the end of the day, then the lynch is skipped and if it hits zero during the night the maul is skipped. ...
by stdio
19 Feb 2017, 15:27:19
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CVIII: Humanity's next giant leap!
Replies: 27
Views: 840

Re: TWG CVIII: Humanity's next giant leap!

I'm ready to start my new life that awaits me IN the Off-world colonies!
by stdio
18 Feb 2017, 12:02:33
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

yeah, I realized I should do it that way after I made that post. I like that for a few reasons, including that it keeps the game accessible for players without a lot of time.
by stdio
18 Feb 2017, 11:43:47
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

Maybe make a separate vote to either empower the Dreamlands or extend the day? i.e. you're voting based on where to send the metaphysical energy or something? That frees up the lynch to be reliable. Ok, that might work. You could make the public vote be about lynchs as usual, but the private vote b...
by stdio
17 Feb 2017, 19:19:25
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

There will be an unintended consequence of the day's vote leader being unknown throughout the thread, which may make things like a last minute seer reveal much more difficult to correctly accomplish, depending on how the extend voters spread their fake Day votes. (Edit - or maybe it is intended. No...
by stdio
17 Feb 2017, 15:36:08
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

Also you should ban PMs to/from those in the Dreamlands, otherwise the wolves will continue coordinating amongst themselves via PM. I feel like the wolves using PMs to coordinate with each other access The Dreamlands and thus circumventing read only board is just going to have to be a necessary evi...
by stdio
17 Feb 2017, 15:12:54
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

thoughts? [*]PMs enabled from the start for all players, but they need to be relayed with me RIP your inbox. :twisted: (If you're going to route all PMs through you, you will absolutely need limitations on quantity and size of PMs or you're going to get flooded) I agree, but I think it might be the...
by stdio
17 Feb 2017, 10:21:22
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The Games Idea Thread
Replies: 252
Views: 11322

Re: The Games Idea Thread

I've got a game scheduled for the start of March, and it's going to be a version 2 of twdog's Aspendale game. I'm posting the revised game here for review for any feedback on major issues I'm missing. I’m probably not going to use a lovecraft theme for this, but for the sake of convenience I’m using...
by stdio
14 Feb 2017, 08:00:13
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So, I just want to point out that the Humble Freedom Bundle is both an amazing deal at $30 and an excellent way to give $30 (or more) to either the ACLU, Doctors without Borders, or the International Rescue Committee. 100% of the proceeds go to those charities. Seriously, the list of stuff in this ...
by stdio
01 Feb 2017, 15:25:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CVII: Going Postal Signup Thread
Replies: 56
Views: 1667

Re: TWG CVII: Going Postal Signup Thread

I've always wanted a daughter. Not because of any particular desire to be a parent, but just for the Girl Scout cookies.
by stdio
30 Jan 2017, 09:30:22
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2307
Views: 80854

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Poltical post incoming, please skip if you don't want to read it. I'm posting varents of this on sites I hang out on I don't work for the Federal govement, but my work does collect PII (Personally Identifable Information) on millions of people and that data does get sent to the Feds. People give us ...

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