Author Archives: lionson

About lionson

26 year old college student just thiiiis far away from being rich and famous off blogging. Penchant for roleplaying games (video and tabletop), psychology, and politics.

Programming of the High Seas (Arrrr)

I’m a sophomore in college going for a Computer Science degree, and I’m teaching myself to program. I wish I was more surprised by that statement. It’d be nice if my programming course in Python didn’t fail me on homework … Continue reading

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Setting of the Day: Actuary Prison

Setting of the Day: Actuary Prison (The Actuaries are a New World of Darkness: Mage take on the Technocracy drawn up by my friend Aaron.  They carry over the control-obsessed and clandestine nature of the Technocracy, but are smaller in … Continue reading

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Anime’s Shackles

Anime is in an odd place right now, caught in a whirlwind of trope-tastic character definitions and a tenuous business model heavily reliant on long tail sales.  Animation is not cheap.  Just like in Hollywood, that expense acts as a … Continue reading

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Vaccinations – Bored at the County Health Clinic

Vaccinations – Bored at the County Health Clinic For my university, I needed a meningitis vaccination, and I decided to visit the county health clinic in hopes of a good price. After all, I have no health insurance, and I … Continue reading

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Creativity vacuums

Creativity and invention is much more about seeing a problem and finding a novel solution than it is about suddenly mashing bits of junk together with SCIENCE! We don’t invent things in a vacuum. That movie genius who glances at … Continue reading

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World of Insufficient Lighting

The World of Insufficient Lighting The World of Darkness is a horrible and grim place, full of vampires browbeating police chiefs with Dominate and mages traveling to other dimensions for fun and profit. Changelings are enjoying a delicious snack of … Continue reading

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