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Hey folks,

If you have some spare Liberapay cash laying around would you please consider sending it to Sophie Lagace?

liberapay.com/SophieLagace

She outlines the reasons in her blog post here:

mechanteanemone.wordpress.com/

Suffice to say they're going to though a rough patch and could use the financial support.

Thanks!

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New here? Not sure where to start? This intro by @noelle might help out:

gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/

Also I'd like to send you a quick "hello" and a note that if you're on octodon.social that our beloved administrator is @CobaltVelvet. She runs this place and keeps it tidy.

It's also not free as in beer so if you'd like to keep this place running please feel free to help out her Patreon:

patreon.com/CobaltVelvet

(note: I'm not an admin here, I just like this place)

Wizard magic is like playing a classical symphony: careful, precise, intellectual. You study hard, practice endless hours, and don't deviate from the instructions in the book.

Sorcerer magic is like jazz: wild, driven by emotion and what you feel deep inside, improvisational and create and unique to the performer.

Warlock magic is like the blues: you get good at it because you literally sold your soul to the Devil late one night at a deserted crossroads, then you regret that bargain.

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Y'all, this game is a really great anime party game which works well for all ages... this is a reprint drive and gosh I really want it to fund. I've played it and it's very fun and as a backer I hope to get my copy! Check it out. 25 hours left. kickstarter.com/projects/evilh

What way of buying my books puts the most money in my pocket?

"Absolutes" & other No Starch titles: coupon ILUVMICHAEL at nostarch.com pays me commission & gives 30% off ANY title.

Other print: buy anywhere, it doesn't matter.

Ebooks:

"Mastery" books, tiltedwindmillpress.com

Fiction: buy anywhere, doesn't matter

Plus there's:

Patreon: patreon.com/mwlucas

tip jar: tiltedwindmillpress.com/?produ

And thanks for asking! :flan_dance: :flan_molotov: :flan_squee:

If you've ever wondered how a book was made before the era of laser printers here's a decent workflow of how it was done around 1947:

youtube.com/watch?v=GLYHw95Z5G

Reminder that Nintendo killed emulation of their thousands-strong NES library, some of which are unobtainable nowadays, and are only releasing 19 titles while tacking online DRM to them for a monthly subscription price

Is the 30% off of my nostarch.com books with coupon code ILUVMICHAEL not good enough? Do you want to avoid putting extra money in my pocket?

No Starch is having a Day Against DRM sale. RIGHT2READ40 gets you 40% off.

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I love The Design Mechanism's books but dear $DEITY if they would get a different font for their text:

(sample here: drivethrurpg.com/product/13944)

This font is almost impossible to read on any modern eBook device.

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