In case you missed it, I made a small story game about the suffragettes. It's for three players, doesn't need a Game Master and doesn't require any preparation. It should last for about 2-3 hours.

You can download it from here:
hardcorenarrativist.org/items/

If you try it out, I'd love to have any feedback! I have only been able to playtest it once and I don't often have the chance to play these games, so I'd appreciate any help in testing it 😀

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@xiroux So the assumption is that it's always online and that you buy the games through your account, and there's no obvious way to backup stuff.

It doesn't have to be online to *play* games, right?

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@xiroux It's pretty impressive from what I've seen, but I don't feel that I have the time or the patience to "explore" 😕

I'm not saying the Switch doesn't have *good* games, but that I seem to be _hilariously_ outside of their target audience.

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The Nintendo Switch is the first console in many years that I have considered buying.

But by god, when I look at the list of available games I realise I'm not interested in practically any of them 😢

Most of the games I'm interested in seem to be PS3- or PS4-exclusives, or at least not available for Switch 😭

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@ondiz Hm, I'm not sure I know how to use SciHub. I only see a Google custom search that doesn't give me much, because the only thing I find is the ScienceDirect page itself 😭

Could you check if the author (June Purvis) is on Researchgate? I found her email very easily online, I wonder if I should just ask her directly 🙂 I'm just afraid to be rude 😕

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So, I have read that authors of papers can (and happily do) email you their papers if you ask them. Does that count for _any_ kind of article?

This is the one I'd like to get: sciencedirect.com/science/arti!

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I isolated a rough version of both melodies here: demiurgo.org/tmp/Habits.mp3 (notation, so you can see the notes: demiurgo.org/tmp/Habits.pdf). You can also try to play them yourself in music-explorer.org/. The notes are A and G for the first version, and F, G, A and A# for the cover.

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Music Monday! Today's song is "Habits" by Tove Lo: youtube.com/watch?v=oh2LWWORoi. What I wanted to highlight this time was the change in a specific part of the melody in the cover by Postmodern Jukebox (youtube.com/watch?v=7hHZnvjCbV), and how relatively subtle changes make the cover sound very jazzy. Listen to 0:41-0:44 in the original, and compare to 0:43-0:46 in the cover.

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any designers on here that wanna help out on a mastodon app for ios? particularly interested in working with you if youre part of an underrepresented group in tech.

boost for visibility? 😊

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@benhamill @noelle @gargron I’m gonna take the nuanced view—I think it’s a good goal to rework code so it needs fewer-to-no comments, but in the messy-as-hell world of having to interact with -waves hands- everything, comments _are_ necessary to explain _why_, even if it’s entirely clear _how_

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I've posted a bug bounty: $250 USD if you can fix this issue: Racket's "raco install" (and even "raco setup" I think) does not work right on Guix / GuixSD and tries to write to the read-only store. debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport. groups.google.com/forum/#!topi

I don't have enough time to fix it myself... but if you can do it, I'm happy to pay you!

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If anyone here's looking for an #opensource project to contribute too, please, please, please consider supporting one of the many great screen readers that help #blind and #visuallyimpaired users enjoy a more open - and less money restricted) computing experience. Orca in particular: the Linux screen reader that is a great tool that gets less attention than it deserves. Also TalkBack for Android (Google's been making it awesome with updates, but the opensource version is years out of date).

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I have made updates to my game "Deeds, not Words" after the first playtest. I have not played yet with these rules, but they are not a big change and the first ones worked ok in the first place.

There are more changes and improvements to make (esp. in the character sheet), but I'm happy with the direction:

hardcorenarrativist.org/deedsn

If you read it or try it out, tell me what you think! Take into account this is my first game, though 😅

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