Sometimes I’m bad at games, sometimes I’m okay at them, and sometimes I’m having one of those days where I can’t even turn on the damn console.
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And even a bonus slide for any remaining queries:
Feel free to erase this bit here if you reblog, but I just wanted to explain why I made this. Very recently I got into an argument online with a white woman about a film that executed a white savior trope. I explained all the things I found problematic in the film and why I thought it was racist, and she told me that I was both nit-picking and white-shaming. I was also called a hypocrite and a racist (against white people).
I could see that this white woman was set in her willful ignorance, and that any further arguing would only make me more frustrated and her more self-righteous. So instead, I made this (lovely, if I can so myself) powerpoint rather than metaphorically bashing my head against a brick wall in continuing a conversation with her.
May this help you in all your efforts, even if it couldn’t help me in mine.
P.S. So I don’t know if someone has made a powerpoint for racism before (I’m sure someone has), but I haven’t seen one. Please link it to us if you have!
Don’t Play These Games With Friends
Some free advice that I urge you to take to heart.
And with that Season One of Robot Game Squad comes to a close. It’s been very fun and fulfilling but like a British TV show I’ll be back when I have more stories to tell. Thanks for coming along for the ride and I hope to be back at it soon.
When I started playing Cookie Clicker I was making 0.1 cookies per second. I’m now making 41,886,981,021.6. Yes that 41 BILLION cookies per second. It’s actually an interesting game to give to kids to get them to understand large numbers better. But the Grandmas are kind of creepy.
Q:Oh, I do hope you enjoy Attack on Titan!
Oh it’s amazing…and brutal.
Attack on our Psyche
And actually it got way WAY worse. No spoilers but Attack on Titan is one of the most emotionally brutal shows I’ve ever seen. Casandra and I spent the summer going through the first season. But we have two to go and we haven’t brought ourselves to the point where we can watch them. Could anything more bad happen to these people? But yeah - it’s a great show!
THE LAST HALLOWEEN IS LIVE! I am the most excited person in the world. I hope everyone likes the first update. I had to draw a lot of cars and I hate drawing cars, but I suppose I must suffer for my art.
I can’t even put into words how happy I am to finally be sharing my stories with real, actual human beings. This is the job I always wanted!
Tales from the Dining Room Table: Shadows over Camelot
We got a chance to play Shadows over Camelot recently and it had been way to long. We’re certainly now in a golden age of cooperative board games but back in the mid-2000’s there was not a whole lot to choose from. Much of the fun of Shadows comes from the players being able to work on different quests. Some of them are solo quests but others can have all the players join. Here’s where the communication comes in. Sure you could just play with your cards on the table but then it’s just sort of a puzzle. We have a good time skirting around describing our hands in a fun way. My family does not play with the Traitor rule but if your group is into it that adds a whole other dimension to the game. It was fun to get it on the table and I’m looking forward to our next game.