Apparently my options for iOS Mastodon clients are (a) ones that won’t let me hide boosts/reblogs, or (b) an app with lots of nice customization options that shows apostrophes as “& # 39;”

Still kicking around ideas. We only test in short bursts. She's especially interested in playing RPGs in the bath tub, and she can only take so many baths (or so she believes).

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I suggested a variant where you get a pool of dice, and after you use the dice, they leave the pool. I thought it would be good for players who can't read. She is not having it, though. She wants access to all the dice, rules be damned.

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I've tried a few variant mechanisms to overlay over the normal dice rules to make this all valid. None feel quite right. My favorite (but still rejected) solution was that rolling 10+ does SO well that you unexpectedly pick up extra responsibilities. Somebody should use that.

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I have explained the rules of 2400 to my 4-year-old. She doesn't care, and I don't mind. She just knows higher numbers are better, so she rolls multiple dice at a time, favoring big ones, but mixing it up whens she can. When she KNOWS a roll is a big deal, she rolls ALL the dice.

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Been working on a 2400 game with my 4-year-old, trying to expand the dice-rolling rules (just for that module) to explicitly encompass the way she wants to roll.

This is a fool's errand, but it reminds me fondly of trying to design a functional game out of old Spellfire cards.

Oddly proud of myself for recognizing one of the voice actors in Paw Patrol from his work on PJ Masks

Hi! mastodon.social is being slow right now, as far as I can tell because there's twice as many people using it at the same time as ever have; I'm working on making it go fast again, but in the meantime, do remember to invite people to joinmastodon.org instead of directly to mastodon.social. People don't have to be on the same server to follow you! Thanks!

I did a huge overhaul to my 24XX game, BANDIT (now it's SUPER BANDIT). The funny thing is I'm running it for my usual group thursday night and it's like... uh... I've already incorporated all the new stuff into this game, last week was just me writing it all down
admiralducksauce.itch.io/24xx-

In case you’re checking up on me for the first time in a while: I’m okay! Been blogging lately about the design process behind my 2400 science-fiction RPG series, playing Elden Ring, and hanging out a lot with my 4-year-old. How are you? pretendo.games/2022/04/06/2400

How about you?

What are you playing lately?

What would you like to be playing?

What systems/settings/characters are on your mind?

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I have a feeling Mastodon will never be able to replace Twitter for me, but if Elon Musk is buying Twitter specifically because he wants to influence policy there, it’s getting “replaced” one way or another.

Currently tooling around on the dice.camp instance (also JasonT) because that's where a bunch of game people are at. Still trying to figure out this whole instance thing.

I guess mastodons are cooler than small birds, as social networking mascots go

@wagnarok @thejessbeast @tinyasterisms Are you posting to this AND Twitter or using an app to post to both?

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