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by twdog
27 Apr 2016, 21:42:37
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCV: Ravebomb Roulette
Replies: 42
Views: 3008

Re: TWG XCV: Ravebomb Roulette

Probably Rainbow Dash; I've given to understand that she always dresses in style
by twdog
25 Apr 2016, 20:53:33
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCV: Ravebomb Roulette
Replies: 42
Views: 3008

Re: TWG XCV: Ravebomb Roulette

So ... I check IN here at the desk and then I can shoot Zark on Day 4?
by twdog
25 Apr 2016, 09:59:34
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So, with necklessone's game delayed, I just wanted to say that there are a couple of single thread games you might want to sign up for.


dfer's has a quantum game taking sign ups

I've got a game of resistance taking sign ups
by twdog
25 Apr 2016, 09:51:15
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCV: Seventy-Three Games Later
Replies: 44
Views: 2922

Re: TWG XCV: Seventy-Three Games Later

That's ok, we understand. Hope things calm down for you.

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In the meantime people should sign up for dfer's quantum game and/or my resistance game
by twdog
13 Apr 2016, 11:58:41
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCV: Seventy-Three Games Later
Replies: 44
Views: 2922

Re: TWG XCV: Seventy-Three Games Later

IN
by twdog
26 Mar 2016, 16:40:45
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

and the space. Zomg. The leg space. That's by far the best part of first class; all the other perks are nice and all, but that one over shadows all others. But I feel bad for you, because now that you've been out of cattle class, on future flights you'll either need to spend more to get humane seat...
by twdog
18 Mar 2016, 09:05:36
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCIV - The Final Ballad of the Dictatur and the Revolutioneers
Replies: 69
Views: 4818

Re: TWG XCIV - The Final Ballad of the Dictatur and the Revolutioneers

They'll sign up as "DISCOUNT_LOUIS_VUITTON_FOR_YOU" and it'll turn out they've been using that name since the 80s.
by twdog
11 Mar 2016, 08:01:15
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

i'll only judge based on which one you chose. Sorry to hear about it tho man, at least you got it back. Unicorn Twilight. None of that rage inducing twilicorn crap for me! Glad for the happy ending. Hopefully no damage to the car? The ignition is broken, but it shouldn't be too much work to get it ...
by twdog
10 Mar 2016, 15:43:17
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So I got my car back! It was found abandoned at scene of a home break in. Somehow I can't shake the feeling that one of you all is behind this, trying to get revenge for my over complicated map games. Brutal, dude. What kind of car do vampires drive anyway? Late 90s accord, but not like there's anyt...
by twdog
10 Mar 2016, 07:51:00
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So ... I wasn't able to get to work on time today, but I really don't think it's my fault given that I discovered my car was stolen when I walked out my front door. On a related note, if your dog starts flipping out and barking her head off in the middle of the night, you should probably check out w...
by twdog
04 Mar 2016, 18:26:15
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCIII - Too Many Seers
Replies: 36
Views: 2638

Re: TWG XCIII - Too Many Seers

In
by twdog
22 Feb 2016, 17:40:51
Forum: Town Square
Topic: Day 1 - HOLY CRAP A SEVERED HEAD
Replies: 30
Views: 1853

Re: Day 1 - HOLY CRAP A SEVERED HEAD

ravebomb, for the very well reasoned strategy of me not wanting to miss the first vote of the game.
by twdog
18 Feb 2016, 13:31:44
Forum: Town Square
Topic: Day 0 - Bumbling and Fumbling
Replies: 20
Views: 1124

Re: Day 0 - Bumbling and Fumbling

... grumbles about Alicorn inflation ...
by twdog
15 Feb 2016, 11:29:10
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCII: Dfer's got this...
Replies: 34
Views: 2671

Re: TWG XC: Dfer's got this...

In
by twdog
07 Feb 2016, 20:43:01
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Seriously though, Notes is a great platform, for what it does. As a pure email client, sure it's got issues. But the app dev stuff.... the POWER. I feel that in some ways Notes get's the hate from that power, you've got a weird UI, and an odd database paradigm, and a LOT of rope to hang yourself wi...
by twdog
30 Jan 2016, 09:40:50
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.
Replies: 22
Views: 1182

Re: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.

I'd prefer (especially after the last game!) 24 hour days, but I'd be onboard with 48+ days if it's a side game. I don't mind being kicked out early in a long game if there's regular paced games going on at the same time, and especially so if I'm playing both. But if we're sticking to one, and there...
by twdog
29 Jan 2016, 14:49:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG LXXXIX: Last Mare Standing
Replies: 39
Views: 2676

Re: TWG LXXXIX: Last Mare Standing

Okaros wrote:this will more complicated than a vanilla game but should be far less involved than, says, a twdog Map Game


lol

Is that like saying ... there will be an explosion, but should be far smaller than, say, Tsar Bomba


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Also, In
by twdog
29 Jan 2016, 11:23:51
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.
Replies: 22
Views: 1182

Re: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.

I don't want to go too much off into the weeds, but I will touch on points real quick. I just don't think twdog's particular method or requiring a hard number on any one player worked well. I think simply saying that day will end after everyone votes or one player has a majority of the possible vote...
by twdog
29 Jan 2016, 09:33:16
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.
Replies: 22
Views: 1182

Re: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.

My only objection to that would be that the last time we tried it, it ended up being too much for some people to handle. Now, that was a special case (Dystopia's attempt at drawing his daily OPs, at the same time as a normal daily game at the same time as the first Quantum single-threads) but I thi...
by twdog
29 Jan 2016, 09:12:50
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.
Replies: 22
Views: 1182

Re: OVERLORD MESSAGE - Game Participation and You.

I think trying to recruit new blood is a great idea, whether from other wolf forums or from GESC. For a while I know we weren't posting threads back over on Ars, so better visibility there is a good thing. Just saying, if we decided to play a single-thread game in GESC, I wouldn't lock it. I agree,...
by twdog
26 Jan 2016, 21:13:45
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I like the 18, but I actually like the 10 a bit more. Someone once described laphroaig to me as "the unholy fusion of a peat bog and a bottle of iodine" I don't think that's entirely accurate ... it's more like a fusion of peat and iodine dumped in a burnt oak barrel. I like a number of di...
by twdog
26 Jan 2016, 20:58:00
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So ... does this call for a 10 -12 year old scotch, or more like a 18+ year old scotch?
by twdog
19 Jan 2016, 15:39:00
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

I think it'll be ok, just whatever you can do.
by twdog
19 Jan 2016, 15:24:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Actually, I can still work you in because we haven't hit our first deadline yet for about another 5 and half hours. It's just as well, because one of the teams is having an issue. Is that ok with you?
by twdog
19 Jan 2016, 05:15:31
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

First person to get 9 votes.


You can retract your vote as usual, but if at any point someone has 9 votes on them the day ends and they get lynched.
by twdog
18 Jan 2016, 22:37:36
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Ok
by twdog
18 Jan 2016, 22:28:16
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Admetus wrote:Oh, it's way on the bottom below all the rest. You should bump it up over the archive folder.


done
by twdog
18 Jan 2016, 21:33:34
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

I could complain about my work some more, but for a change of pace I decided to put the game up
by twdog
18 Jan 2016, 00:22:18
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Sorry everyone, this has been a less then awesome weekend for me; I expected us to be starting days ago. Anyway, I'm going to temp fate and say we'll be up in the morning It's not worth having a DR plan if you don't have fire drills, too. Looks like you're gonna have one whether you want it or not! ...
by twdog
15 Jan 2016, 13:18:15
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Actually someone initiated a failover to our DR site without understanding all the implications

edit:

The amount of fucks ups we deal with here ... you know, if some upstart agile company comes and disrupts our industry and puts us out of business I'm won't be surprised at all.
by twdog
14 Jan 2016, 22:23:17
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

I know we were supposed to start today, sorry that didn't happen. There was an ... umm ... issue .... that came up at my work and I've been dealing with that all day. I only got home a short time ago, so I'm catching a bit of sleep and we'll launch tomorrow mid morning Again, sorry about the delay
by twdog
13 Jan 2016, 18:40:12
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Glad to see you, you're in!
by twdog
12 Jan 2016, 08:30:16
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

I'm letting sign ups run through today and tomorrow, and then we start on Thursday.
by twdog
11 Jan 2016, 14:39:03
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

thanks!
by twdog
10 Jan 2016, 11:17:44
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

threw up an GESC thread, and sent out some Ars PMs
by twdog
08 Jan 2016, 12:36:30
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

I'm going to see if I can round up some more people; we've got 11, and I want at least 16. Unfortunately, this may push off the start date a bit.
by twdog
06 Jan 2016, 19:37:31
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

7-zark-7 wrote:
twdog wrote:We'll see what happens, but I'm telling you right up front that you can't vig the GM


Not even high noon, day four?

More in a bit,

7z7


That wouldn't be a vig shot, now would it?
by twdog
06 Jan 2016, 19:23:03
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

We'll see what happens, but I'm telling you right up front that you can't vig the GM
by twdog
06 Jan 2016, 18:41:33
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Let's try this again ...
by twdog
06 Jan 2016, 14:19:51
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Can someone that's part of the "email opt in group" confirm you got a PM?
by twdog
06 Jan 2016, 14:00:23
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

Actually, rule #1 is going to be "pray to RNGesus" because I'm rolling 3d6 for everyone's special power attempts


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I always thought Quaritch was the hero in that movie. Of course, I also thought this ...

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by twdog
05 Jan 2016, 17:41:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

Re: TWG XCI: What turned up

It's a ripped off totally original universe. This was originally going to be a medieval city under siege, but as I played around with it I decided the medieval setting was clashing with my mechanics. As I worked with the mechanics, I played around with a number of different settings, and last time a...
by twdog
05 Jan 2016, 11:13:34
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Sorry, something came up last night and I was in meetings this morning. Anyway, signup thread is up.
by twdog
05 Jan 2016, 10:58:13
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCI: What turned up
Replies: 64
Views: 4097

TWG XCI: What turned up

It’s the 27th century, and we turn our attention to the system of Kepler-14297, commonly known to it’s residents as k14k, an uninspired and somewhat inaccurate name. Actually, that’s not exactly true; what we’re really turning our attention to is the 4th planet, and more specifically, to the lone co...
by twdog
04 Jan 2016, 13:47:14
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I've got a pair of Sun 911 external disk packs at the house; 4 x 3.5" 2GB SCSI drives each. Also, I have an external SCSI caddy cdrom ... and an external SCSI DAT drive ... they're hooked up to a sparcstation 10 ... that sits on top of an SGI Iris Indigo ... next to an rs/6000 ... Umm, I may ha...
by twdog
04 Jan 2016, 10:03:04
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So, first day back at work this year, and things are already off to a rocky start. We have a number of interns, and one of them has been working with my team. Up till now, I had good impression of her. Sure, she didn't have much experience, but that's always how it is with interns; the important thi...
by twdog
30 Dec 2015, 10:12:36
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I'm sorry to hear that, both for that other family and your daughter. While I'm not a psychologist, I do have some experience with therapy for preteens, and the only thing I'd say is that you avoid making it like ... THIS IS TRAGIC AND YOU MUST FEEL BAD ABOUT IT!!! ... which people sometimes do, oft...
by twdog
28 Dec 2015, 15:03:06
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2406
Views: 111302

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

So YOU'RE the one encouraging them! Every time I get pizza, even from small time specialty places, I get a whole pile of packets of cheese and crushed red pepper. And I've got decent Parmesan, so even setting aside the crushed red pepper, it's not like I need their overly processed "cheese"...

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