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I’m going to write things on this website – most of the time it’ll be about TTRPGs, but occasionally i’ll write about life. I’ll tag them as appropriate so you can viciously ignore the life stuff.

latest posts

ENTER THE MEGADUNGEON

The skein had snapped, and now paradise burned. It was the mountainfolk who had succumbed first. Theirs was a harsher lot than most, and upon that strife was borne a terrible desire. When the Faceless Stranger came to their homes, clad with cloak of starlight and air of ambition, they thought it was a travelling […]

the post-pandemic roundup: in person vs online

So it feels like the pandemic is winding down, and everyone’s returning to a way that things were before. When I say this, I don’t mean that the actual virus is in check, oh no, but that people are doing more things and the UK government is allowing you to do them. It seems fairly […]

the algorithms in games rant

Long ago in a distant past, your matchmaking option for a multiplayer game with more than one person was thus: you went into a server browser, looked for a community server that was about right for your skill level (with names ranging from “NEW PLAYER FRIENDLY !” to “HARDCORE[XXX]RIPPERS”), and you joined it. If the […]

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Michael’s Blog on Various Things That Are Far More Intelligent Than My Blog

Ryan’s Blog on Formula 1, A Sport My Brother Loves, But I Personally Do Not Care For

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