…I hate to be an Open Source Grouch, but I have never once had a Linux computer break in a literally unrecoverable way, while my first MacBook apparently needed a full disk wipe within six months.

I spent this morning at an Apple Store waiting for them to diagnose what was wrong with my work MacBook, which had somehow ended up on a loading screen that alternated between saying "200% complete" and "2 of 1" with no further explanation. (We ended up just doing a fresh OS install.)

@shock There might be some leftover nonsense from my other versions (which has some rules modifications and expansions) but I think this correctly reflects standard Dungeon World: github.com/aisamanra/dw-playbo

(Also the LaTeX is awful and hacky, and I'm still gradually improving it.)

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a good way to announce that you got a sweet new car is, "just call me Gloria Mundi, 'cause I got some sick transit."

@shock If you'd like to use these, I'd be happy to put 'em in a public git repo! Some of them are modified from stock Dungeon World, but I'd be happy to have versions without those modifications, too.

The colors right now are mostly for me, to help me remember which things I've converted to use the semantic markup. I'll probably keep some colors, but use a more conservative color scheme in the final product, and with the intention that the pages should still look fine in black-and-white.

I've been doing a frankly unnecessary amount of prep for a Dungeon World game I'm planning to run, which has involved reworking parts of the core rules and playbooks. So—naturally!—I'm also rewriting the core playbooks in LaTeX with an unnecessary amount of semantic markup to indicate move names, move conditions, tags, spell names, &c.

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The metallic-gel-pen-on-black-paper plotter experiments continue. I love how these are turning out.

Today's plotter experiments involved metallic gel pen on black paper, and I'm really loving the effect of this (although I clearly need to experiment more with line pressure.)

Here's a big map plot I did today. I'm not super happy with some of the style features, but it's definitely a start.

I've started plotting simple random geometric images from a little crap library I've thrown together. It's really satisfying to watch code like this turn into physical drawings.

My AxiDraw showed up today! So far, I've just tried little things, but over the weekend, I plan to do larger plotter-ey experiments.

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I have finally resolved to get a plotter—leaning towards the larger AxiDraw—and I am real excited about dipping back into algorithmic art, which I sadly haven't been doing for a while now.

@wilfredh (Unfortunately, I think this means that you won't get any information about boosts/favorites; it'd be nice if you could have two notifications tabs with different local preferences about which notifications they show, so you could have one that shows just replies/mentions, and another with the other information!)

@wilfredh You can use the menu in the top-right of a tab (the icon that looks like horizonal lines with little circles) to get fine-grained control over what shows up in that tab. In this menu, uncheck "Show in column" for everything but "Mentions":

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