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Videogames

The Most Important Gift You Can Give Today

Sometimes it pays to do the things we love. When I found out that Felipe Pepe was recruiting volunteers to help him create a compendium of the history of computer RPGs (“Role-Playing Games,” for those less familiar with videogame acronyms) I immediately knew that I wanted in. I never imagined that one day my work […]

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Fiction

Cracks – 4 – Pain

Cold. Was that the word? The body, this body-that-was-hers-but-that-was-not, this trembling body, remembered the word. “C-c-cold,” Sirja said through chattering teeth. “Cold” did not exist in her world. Pain. One of her white fangs plunged into the soft flesh of her lip, and blood began to flow down her bare chest, the warmth of the […]

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Philosophy

Journals

Revisiting journals from 10, 7 or even 5 years ago is fascinating. It is motivating to see goals that have not only been fulfilled, but far surpassed. Today, there are things in my life that worked out much better than my biggest dreams of half a decade ago. And it is also an injection of […]

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Random

Rain on Demand

Rainy days like today are very productive. There is something about the rain that helps me focus. Of course, not every day is like today. On those days I have Rainy Mood. Yes, I know this note is looking a lot like an ad for aspirin or toiletries, but I’m not an affiliate, I don’t […]

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Fiction

The Arrival

Aurora spread her arms over her head and stretched, savoring the shadow cast by the stone archway. The construction stretched across the skies above and blocked the intense sun of the arid plains of Jahaara. The priestess undid the gray turban that covered her head and face, and shook the sweat of her curly brown […]