Go on, do flesh tones, I dare you.
My electric bill payment got blocked by the credit card company! What I do? Maybe go to their website, see what what.
But — what this?
Some dude on the Internet wrote the following about playing Amber:
Here’s a recipe for making yourself really miserable in ADRPG: Go in with a character that you enjoy because of his physical and mental abilities.
Here’s a recipe for making yourself really happy in ADRPG: Go in with a character that you enjoy because of the way they view their family members.
This game, more than (almost) any I’ve seen supports talking about other people: to their face, behind their back, eulogizing them, praising them, pitching them as prospects for the throne, using them as bogeymen to scare your rivals … and so on, ad infinitum.
That game, where you’re in a very constrained family with all sorts of powerful and abrasive personalities, is fun. The other game, where you’re a trans-dimensional ass-kicker but the GM randomly decides that you don’t have a strong enough grip to hang on to the back of a bucking black dragon, is really frustrating.
Zack Snyder‘s revelation that the ending of the Watchmen movie will omit the extradimensional cephalophod of the comics has inspired an <airquotes>internet backlash</airquotes>:
[via LMG, I think].
Reading the interview in the first link I think they’ve actually got a more elegant ending than the one in the graphic novel. Certainly better than Sam Hamm’s solution (repeat after me: Time Travel is never the answer).
And I like the trailer better, after repeated viewings. It’s easy to be pessimistic and cynical, but let’s not forget that Zack Snyder is second only to Robert Rodriguez in realizing a comic creator’s artistic vision faithfully on film.
Adobe Labs has released a 64 bit Linux version of Flash Player 10. Before releasing 64 bit versions for Windows or Mac. Via Tal, whose review can be summarized with the Bo-ism*: Is Fast!
No more zombie 32 bit plugin wrapper processes thrashing in gasps of mad memory consumption?