Dungeons & Dragons BURNS DOWN as WotC Goes into Radio Silence on OGL 1.1!…


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Date: January 11, 2023

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“OGL 1.1 is rocking the Dungeons & Fandom to its very core, and Wizards of the Coast is suspiciously silent on the matter. A few days ago they tweeted details were coming… then nothing. We talk about the TTRPG only now realizing that Wizards of the Coast is a corporation and not a community.”

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David Sacks: The tech reset has only just begun…

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Date: January 10, 2023

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“UnHerd’s Freddie Sayers chats with PayPal co-founder David Sacks.

00:00 – 01:18 – Introduction
01:18 – 05:51 – What’s the mood at Twitter HQ?
05:51 – 12:21 – How many people are needed to keep the lights on in Silicon Valley?
12:21 – 17:03 – What’s going on in the oil and gas industry?
17:03 – 21:16 – ‘The Musk era’
21:16 – 28:18 – What’s going on with the vaccine debate?
28:18 – 31:20 – What will happen to the world of finance?
31:20 – 39:05 – When will people leave?
39:05 – 42:36 – Who will be Twitter’s next CEO?
42:36 – 43:19 – Concluding thoughts”

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7 YEARS LATER: Media Admits Russiagate Was Fake…

Date: January 10, 2023

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“Krystal and Saagar discuss new information on how exaggerated the claims of Russian influence on American politics was years after the Russiagate narrative was pushed by the media.”

“Russiagate” was an obvious lie, from the very beginning.

…It was also straight up stupid…It was all media manipulation…nothing more.

This was the “nothingburger”.

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Canada To Legalize Euthanasia For “Mature Minors”…

Date: January 10, 2023

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“In this video I discuss Canada’s ever expanding Euthanasia policy that now may be expanded to what the nation refers to as “Mature Minors”

Without any intention, I’ve somehow found myself in what feels like the right wing, authoritarian part of YouStooged again…

I’m not familiar with this guy, and hence have developed no sense of reliability in their outlook and words…

To be completely honest, I’ve seen a few references to “Canada aggressively euthanizing people”…was a bit curious, but highly suspected that it was hyperbole, intended to further the aspirations of the authoritarian right.

I remain unconvinced, that this is not the case…and I do not vouch for the validity of the claims being made.

I think this is worth a listen, even if just for understanding what’s being claimed.

Of course…I am a strong advocate of Death with Dignity…But disposing of “undesirables” is not part of that movement…at all.

The question of where death with dignity is appropriate with children and adolescents, is a very difficult question…

I know there can be [in my opinion] extremely ridiculous and unnecessary reasons, for people to seek and receive euthanasia…At the same time, I struggle with the idea that “I” have any right to demand that others persist on in their own life.

I simply have no personal right to demand of you, that you keep living…I don’t have a right, to anyone else being alive…And regardless of your rational in maybe ending your life…I don’t know exactly what your experience in daily life is…I don’t know all the ways you suffer…or what keeps life worth the struggle, in your mind.

It’s not about what I want…It’s just entirely possible, that some people might be better off dead than languishing on…and maybe they should have that choice.

I get really disgusted, when seeing outsiders attempt intertwining this with the “sexual consent” issue…as if MAPs are looking to exploit the deaths of children, teens and adults, “just so they can shag a kid”…And to those sorts I say, Fuck You! These are two entirely separate issues..and I would never trade other peoples lives, for my own sex life.

Plus…in case you have not noticed…it is the state that has been pushing this…and states tend to be outright treacherous towards MAPs…States are not trying to pave a way, towards sexual freedom for children, teens and MAPs…On the contrary…States, by their actions, are clearly hell bent on making the lives of MAPs as miserable as possible.

It is laughable and sick, for anyone to suggest that the state is going to start killing children, in attempts of working up to handing children over to us for sex.

If you believe that…you clearly have no clue, of what is objectively going on in this world.

Far less controversial [and I think rightfully so]…administering drugs which hasten death, while someone of any age is on their death bed [or even just anywhere, suffering with an immediately mortal, untreatable condition], sparing them of minutes or hours of struggling to breathe and survive…that is an ethical and humane thing to do.

I don’t believe this should ever be pushed onto anyone, who is capable of surviving…I also think that anyone considering willingly doing it, should understand the finality of it all.

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Game Watches: Better than you Don’t Remember…


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Date: January 10, 2023

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“Game watches, game watches, game watches, legend has it, that if you say this 3 times into a mirror, one will magically appear on your wrist. Legend also has it, that you may become so infuriated with the game, that it gets smashed in seconds. However, there were actually decent game wrist watches, and the history of this gaming medium is both interesting and colourful. Join me, as we begin in 1977 and journey though the Casio Game 10, the GCE Game Time, Nelsonic game watches and of course, Tiger’s offerings.”

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One D&D OGL 1.1 is Online! Dungeons & Dragons Fandom BETRAYED by WotC!…


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Date: January 10, 2023

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“Looks like the leaks were true. WotC’s OGL 1.1 is much more draconian than OGL 1.0, and the D&D community is only now realizing that Wizards of the Coast is a corporation and NOT a community. Will TTRPG player leave DnD for alternatives? Would Critical Role even leave DnD in favor of something else? I expect FIERCE backlash…”

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What we know now about the 6-year-old school shooter in Newport News, Virginia…

Date: January 09, 2023

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“(AP) — The 6-year-old Virginia student who shot and wounded his teacher pulled the handgun from a backpack and shot her while she was teaching his first-grade class, a police chief said.

Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew on Monday offered the first description of how the shooting happened. He had previously said that the shooting was not accidental and declined to elaborate.

He said the student pulled the gun out, pointed at the teacher and fired at her. He said there was no physical struggle over the gun preceding the gunshot. No students were injured.

Drew said that the gun had been legally purchased by the child’s mother in York County. It was in the child’s residence, he put it in his back pack and brought it to school, the chief said.

The teacher who was wounded Friday in the shooting, Abby Zwerner, was in stable condition Monday at an area hospital. Describing her as a hero, Drew said he had spoken to her and one of her biggest concerns was for her students.

Drew said after the shooting, the boy was physically restrained by a school employee and that he struck the employee. The boy was taken away in a police car.

A candlelight vigil in honor of Zwerner was planned for Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Principal Briana Foster Newton said in an update on the school’s website that the school will be closed for the week.

Police have declined to describe what led to the altercation or any other details about what happened in the classroom, citing the ongoing investigation. They have also declined to say how the boy got access to the gun or who owns the weapon.

Virginia law does not allow 6-year-olds to be tried as adults. In addition, a 6-year-old is too young to be committed to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice if found guilty. Authorities have not specified where the boy was being held.

On Monday morning, several parents, grandparents and community members gathered with a local pastor in an open patch of grass outside the school.

Among them was parent Eric Billet, who said each of his three children in the Newport News school system, two of whom go to Richneck, has reacted differently to the shooting.

Billet’s son who is in middle school has raised concerns about school security, telling his dad that he felt safer at theme parks, which the boy argued had better security than his school. His second-grade son is doing better, Billet said, fist-bumping a police officer on his way out of school Friday.

His daughter, a fourth-grader, has had nightmares every night, Billet said.

But at the same time, he said, “she was also disappointed she couldn’t go to school this week.”

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