Interesting links and resources from around the Internet. Whatever you do, don't look at the source code. If you'd like an account, email ols.
via ols 2023-02-01 14:46:15 (permalink)
Programatically generate gorgeous social media images in Go by Mat Ryer - PACE.
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OSR-Style Challenges "Rulings Not Rules" is Insufficient
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An RPG Lexicon
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Free Kriegsspiel Worlds, Not Rules, Etc.
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The Invisible Rulebooks
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Less Rules To Do More
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Minimalist Gaming Doesn't Exist!
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Behind The Screen
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Sources of D&D
via ols 2023-02-01 08:42:44 (permalink)
The D&D game is an amalgamation of many literary sources, from recent fantasy fiction to ancient mythology. Since understanding how these elements were intended to work, or how to best build on or alter them may sometimes require knowledge of their original context, a listing in one place of such influences could be a great help.
Bonus Episodes — Errant Adventures
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Advancement in Classic D&D
via ols 2023-02-01 08:40:07 (permalink)
We frequently marvel at how sketchy the advice was in Original D&D
via ols 2023-02-01 08:33:50 (permalink)
like many other people who spend a lot of time online, i have friends beyond the stricture of proximity. this makes timezones and trying to remember everyone’s individual utc offset a bit of a pain
ImageWand privacyfirst image conversion experiment with Golang & WASM
via ols 2022-11-09 10:18:29 (permalink)
What if there was some website to convert images locally, without requiring a server? What if the technology for that already exists?
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Nymphs in your Area!
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Minimalism vs. Complexity
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Im Looking For My People, Not More People
via ols 2022-09-28 09:38:00 (permalink)
A nonexhaustive list of my favorite things about working at companies with a culture of writing
via ols 2022-02-21 09:39:41 (permalink)
Writing is democratic. anyone with an insight or idea can write it down regardless of status or access. And, anyone can read it, regardless of status or access.
Mended Drum Jigsaw
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The Merry Mushmen
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Reactions to OD&D
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A reckless guide to OpenBSD
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Cocktail party ideas
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[I]f you’re using a CDN for any reason other than laziness, it’s likely not a good reason.
Zeroday in ubiquitous Log4j tool poses a grave threat to the Internet
via ols 2021-12-10 08:51:41 (permalink)
Every message was copied to the police the inside story of the most daring surveillance sting in history
via ols 2021-12-09 17:41:54 (permalink)
Billed as the most secure phone on the planet, An0m became a viral sensation in the underworld. There was just one problem for anyone using it for criminal means: it was run by the police
What desktop Linux needs to succeed in the mainstream
via ols 2021-12-09 10:18:03 (permalink)
[W]e have failed to build an operating system for people who are not like us.
by ols 2021-12-09 09:51:26 (permalink)
How to Pronounce "th" in English
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Integrating Openring to a Blog
via ols 2021-12-09 09:31:11 (permalink)
Openring [is] a decentralized alternative to a very good idea [webring.com]. Openring makes it easier for people to find others’ work on similar areas of interest.
Why I Live in IRC
via ols 2021-12-09 07:58:01 (permalink)
I have created filters from various sources that send notifications to various IRC channels about things I am interested in.
How the worklife balance of one IT guy threw the NYC subway system into chaos
via ols 2021-12-09 07:56:37 (permalink)
the one man capable of rebooting the vending system had a truly admirable work-life balance: Miguel was not answering his phone during his Friday night commute home […] three hours north
Solarpunk, Climate Change and the New Thinkable
via ols 2021-12-09 07:54:47 (permalink)
Solarpunk sits at the intersection of possible positive futures and likely negative ones. It is a recognition of humanity’s wide-ranging damage upon the natural world and inevitably, upon itself.
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The standard salvaged computing platform
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