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  • 07:47 UTC (new) (history) Comments on 2015-05-03 Domain Game Goals . . . . Alex Schroeder [On Google+], Andy wondered about moving some of the 'beancountery' aspects of domain play from the table to the downtime between session, to email, to G+ or to the referee playing 'solitaire'. This is a good question. How much indeed? What I can say is that there is very little interaction between… [en]







  • 14:56 UTC (diff) (history) List of Open Books . . . . Rene Added support and a new suggestion. [en]
  • 09:34 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2013-05-14 When To Roll . . . . Alex Schroeder Interestingly, Arnold K. also appears to use this for Knowledge checks (Just-In-Time Compilation). Players express a plan (set this jelly bear on fire), and at some later point they throw the torch and roll their Intelligence check. If they succeed, then jelly bears do in fact catch fire. If they… [en]
  • 07:43 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2012-03-24 How Emacs Wiki Works . . . . Alex Schroeder Perhaps you are right and eventually Stackoverflow will degenerate into a "worse is better" than -> Usenet (en). Old answers will disappear. The same questions will be asked again and again. But at least we'll have rudimentary scoring. Perhaps this would be a simple thing for a wiki to add. Like… [en]



  • 07:32 UTC (new) (history) 2015-04-17 Gate . . . . Alex Schroeder The shock and awe powers, however, basically just describe the kind of total defeat you'll experience if you make the wrong choices, if you don't prepare for your battles. [en]




  • 20:35 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2015-04-11 Buying CDs . . . . Alex Schroeder Note to self: Silencio, "Silencio is a meditative collection of 20th-century works for string orchestra, including works by Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Vladimir Martynov."
  • 13:18 UTC (new) (history) 2015-04-11 Buying CDs . . . . Alex Schroeder Today I was in a real, physical CD shop, browsing CDs. I looked at the albums with works by Arvo Pärth. I looked at recordings of historical organs. I wondered about ancient music by Jordi Saval. About liturgical music. And then I didn't want to ask the sales people for advice and decided I'd look… [en]