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oh yeah? if we abolish liege-lords, who's going to raise a fighting force from among the indentured peasantry to battle in disputes between liege-lords? 😏

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RPGs are right wing propaganda cos they promote the lie that anyone can step outside and become infinitely rich by doing odd jobs for a few weeks

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"that's not official content" fuck off you are modders, nothing you do is official, that's the POINT you utterly banal nerds

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absolutely violated by someone putting in all the work to make a pirate game set in 1715 but to make it about the "bold and determined men" who hunted pirates in which you can pressgang people "if you're feeling piratical", like pressganging isn't the exact way most people ended up in the navy and took to piracy to escape

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no amount of philosophy will ever maneouvre humans around the fundamental reality that some people are just arseholes

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Here's something I didn't realise I want.

RT @retrobitstv@twitter.com

A little preview of what's coming up in the next episode. Eye of the Beholder driving dual displays on the #Commodore 128. Both the episode and the game's official release are coming soon!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/retrobitstv/status

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For some reason Phantasmagoria (1995) comes bundled with 47 screenshots from Mystery House (1980)

It should probably go without saying, but obviously supporting KF and trying to target people on this instance for harassment gets an instant domain block.

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Little hiccup on the server, not sure what that was about, but seems to be running now.

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Ok, I now have permission to talk about this project in full and in public. I'm working with Alan Kay to build six replicas* of a Xerox PARC Alto display for use in a museum exhibit**. Visitors will see a real Alto and then walk over to one of the replicas to futz with Smalltalk '78***.
Here's a nice writeup of a different project that rejuvenated an actual Alto.
arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/0

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This Is the Data Facebook Gave Police to Prosecute a Teenager for Abortion vice.com/en/article/n7zevd/thi

Cancel it. Delete your account. Help your friends delete theirs. Abandon that dumpster fire.

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Today is 19200 days since the Unix epoch, so hug a serial port

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