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  1. Ele'ill
    28th July 2015 20:26
    where are you?
  2. Hit The North
    9th August 2014 00:56
    Hit The North
    Yo, not seen you post for a while. How are you doing?
  3. Tenka
    17th July 2014 23:34
    No it's a known fact that any writer worth her salt is self-critical to an absolute fault. That's why they generally need some input from trusted (but honest) people in order to improve and keep reaching for the Big Time (e.g., getting a small token payment from a 'zine, or making a few cents through self-publishing. Alas, I am not yet at either of those places.)
  4. Tenka
    27th May 2014 03:32
    Where are you? I uploaded an inspirational picture to my album: (he actually said the quote in caption in some video interview, and I thought, "Well that's obvious." But it made me feel not so bad about writing irregularity.)
  5. Rugged Collectivist
    23rd March 2014 01:04
    Rugged Collectivist
    Happy birthday! One year closer to the singularity.
  6. Comrade Jacob
    22nd March 2014 22:34
    Comrade Jacob
    Hope you enjoy your birthday.
  7. Sinister Intents
    22nd March 2014 14:31
    Sinister Intents
    Happy birthday!
  8. Tenka
    15th February 2014 18:00
    That happens to me, too. Frequent mood-swings and distractions. Still, I should write more than I do considering I don't have school or any prole job.
  9. Tenka
    15th February 2014 17:32
    Did the writing thing not go well? It often doesn't for me (or I wouldn't have made that thread whining). I posted some embarrassing excerpts of a new project (different thread in the group) but perhaps you already saw those. It currently stands at 1,434 words, there having been slow progress. I keep thinking I should just give up but then realise I don't really have anything else, which holds me back from the edge of the precipice.
  10. rylasasin
    1st February 2014 02:49
    It was some lolertarian...ish thing which proposed fixing capitalism by fully automating labor, reducing government down to next to nothing, instead using the tax money to give everyone free money, getting rid of banks, replacing fait/gold/etc money with digital money (in other words, bitcoin before bitcoin ever became a thing.) while LITERALLY SAYING that its not backed by anything and can just be poofed out of the air, making business more transparent by making all information on them readily available (though who's enforcing that they dont' say), all followed up by some bullshit pyramid scheme promising you money if you refered people but had some fine print bullshit tacked onto it.
    I made a rebuttal way back in the day on it (back when I was still a newb to marxism. Well, more of one than I am now. lol).

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    Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker - Mikhail Bakunin
    Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains - Karl Marx
    Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value - R. Buckminster Fuller
    The important thing is not to be human but to be humane - Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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Posted 9th May 2013 at 14:09 by Ẋʼn Comments 4
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So I wanted to take up miniature-based wargaming as a hobby again, but what with having next to no disposable income, what was I to do?

I don't exactly remember where I got the idea from, but I was recently struck with the notion of using those little plastic toy soldiers, you know the ones I mean, the guys that come in tubs or bags of 100-200 individuals.

So I today I went down to the high street and bought two different tubs of cut-price commandos, as well two plastic...

Posted 18th April 2013 at 00:52 by Ẋʼn Comments 0
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(if you want to see a version without the stupid and pointless 15-image limit, click HERE)


The state of the art in agriculture in the 22nd century is bound up in the hurricane of innovation that characterised late 21st-century technological and industrial development, which depending on who you ask is variously known as the Industrial Revolution 2.0, the First Singularity, the End of the Old World, the Great Market Shrink or the Big Mistake. Rapidly increasing...

Posted 30th January 2013 at 19:40 by Ẋʼn Comments 5
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The Core Worlds

Since the 22nd century, Terran civilisation has spread out from Earth in the Solar system to inhabit worlds around other stars, in some cases transforming them into places more hospitable to humanoid life. The motivations for doing so have varied - the propaganda value of making the first successful attempt, a realisation that keeping all one's eggs in one basket is a bad move in an indifferent universe, the opening up of new markets and products for dwindling capitalist...

Posted 15th January 2013 at 11:29 by Ẋʼn Comments 0
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The natives of Ghellhonus

"Dear citizens of the world and the wider solar system,

I would like to address you on the magnificent and amazing discovery in the Alpha Centauri A system. Ever since our ancestors first looked up to the skies and gazed upon the cosmos, we have always wondered what lay beyond our own world. The discovery of extraterrestrial life on the planet of Ghellhonus is a significant discovery and it constitutes the most important scientific milestone

Posted 25th December 2012 at 16:09 by Ẋʼn Comments 1
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What is a mech? For the purposes of these notes I'm defining "mech" as an armoured fighting vehicle that has robotic legs for locomotion. The image below can be considered a typical mech:

As you may have gathered, my conception of mechs in Nova Mundi isn't like those Japanese super robot shows where the vehicles concerned are a brazillion feet tall, run around at the speed of light and...
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