July 24 2014, 03:50 AM

dioburandou:

1mbps:

dioburandou:

greatjaggi:

Okay you have ten seconds think of an rpg class thats never existed before

Ass devourer, they eat the asses right off of people

What the fuck

OP gave me ten seconds

July 24 2014, 02:53 AM
fuckyeahcats:

lepremiernoel.tumblr.com

fuckyeahcats:

lepremiernoel.tumblr.com

July 24 2014, 01:55 AM

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry 

thisfeliciaday:

This article is heartbreaking. And true.

There is a reason I throttled back on doing a lot of creative gaming content a few years ago. And why I still avoid taking some jobs in the gaming world when they’re offered to me. And why, when we have a female host on any of our Geek and Sundry gaming shows, we have to monitor the comments on YouTube extra, to remove the many comments that are offensive and pollute our community’s spirit of equality. Because I hate that shit. 

There is an endemic acceptance in the gamer world that “well, it comes with the territory” when a woman receives threats and harassment and the hateful anonymous internet dialogue is focused on her body and whether they would “do” her or not. I don’t know why this became okay. It’s a vocal minority that has been given way too much power over the industry dialogue, and I am so happy to see more and more articles like this shining the light on what reasonable gamer men and women have been conned into accepting as a given.

NOTHING is a given in this world. And frankly, it taints the art form we so love and keeps it back from becoming more respected and more diverse to not at least TRY to fight it. Gaming deserves more than complacency in this area.

Even posting this link will cause me to receive hateful Tumblr PMs. I can always tell when something I write gets linked on certain places on the internet (like 4 Chan or a few other forums of troll-hood), because I’ll immediately get dozens of hate mails along the veins of what is posted in this article. 

Well, I’m a lucky one to be prominent enough to have 10 supporters for every hater. I mostly feel sorry for girls and women who aren’t in my position, who may just give up on gaming when they’re too beaten down to fight anymore.

We have to change that. For the good of what we love doing, gamers! Okay, back to work :)

July 24 2014, 12:57 AM

gallifrey-feels:

advocatingavian:

dorkly:

"Eye of the Tiger" Played on an Old Dot-Matrix Printer

"Papa, what did the ’80s sound like?"

This is so many levels of brilliant

Aw man, that old concertina fold printer paper though!

July 23 2014, 11:02 PM

futurejournalismproject:

Summer Reading from The New Yorker

The New Yorker is opening up its Web site for the next few months, letting visitors read everything currently being published — along with archives back to 2007 — for free.

The move comes alongside a site redesign.

Via The New Yorker:

Beginning this week, absolutely everything new that we publish—the work in the print magazine and the work published online only—will be unlocked. All of it, for everyone. Call it a summer-long free-for-all. Non-subscribers will get a chance to explore The New Yorker fully and freely, just as subscribers always have. Then, in the fall, we move to a second phase, implementing an easier-to-use, logical, metered paywall.

Images: Twitter posts from The New Yorker… and an ellipsis for good measure.

July 23 2014, 09:07 PM
doctor-pie:

party don’t start til i walk in.

doctor-pie:

party don’t start til i walk in.

July 23 2014, 07:12 PM
kittehkats:


 Roomservice Blogg  • 1 day ago 
Stop. Working. And. Pet. Me. Now.

kittehkats:

Roomservice Blogg • 1 day ago

Stop. Working. And. Pet. Me. Now.

July 23 2014, 06:15 PM

At the beginning of the Portal development process, we sat down as a group to decide what philosopher or school of philosophy our game would be based on. That was followed by about 15 minutes of silence, and then someone mentioned that a lot of people like cake.

 - Erik Wolpaw, writer of Portal. (via elucipher)