Lying about Reality

Malcolm Sheppard’s has a somewhat confusing rant about Actual Play reports and how they present very distorted, partial and lacking images of what really happens in roleplaying sessions. Social interactions and story elements that were prominent in the session vanish from the report, and other aspects get a skewed focus in the retelling. In the […]

XPath-inking

What’s the difference between just bookmarking a resource and posting it to your blog? I suspect it’s the pointless and private gloating it inspires. So, I was messing around with using XPath to scrape web pages, and since it’s an obtuse syntax (regular expressions for XML, more or less) and the tutorials aren’t that great, […]