steam, digital rights, EUpol
It basically says that people within the EU should be able to resell their steam bought games as well as that geo blocking stores between different EU members violates their digital single market policies. Valve wants to appeal against this TGI (Tribunal de Grande Instance) ruling.
What RMS, Torvalds and the like cost us
For every gross dude you tolerate, there's almost certainly several people who are pushed out of that space you created for him
The more influential the gross dude, the more people will emulate him and help to push out even more people
And it's mostly women who get pushed out
So for the likes of RMS and Torvalds, the damage they have done to the field of Computer Science may be incalculable
Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.
I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.
Boosts gratefully appreciated.
#TIL The famous author H.G. Wells (War of the words, The Timemashine) published a book called 'Little Wars' in 1913.
This was the first printed ruleset for a tabletop wargame with miniatures ever and makes Wells the grandfather of games like Warhammer and BattleTech.
At the internet archive they have a nice scan of 'Little Wars':
for those who may be interested, 2 academic jobs in Bergen
-Associate professor in Digital Culture (Games Studies / Interactive Digital Narrative)
-Associate professor in Digital Culture (Electronic Literature)
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Anyone know of a project needing a voice actor or narrator? I have a fairly deep south-west england voice that's looking for some exposure. Will do it for free if it's a small or non-profit project, charges if it's for an established company or project. Voice samples available on request.
Boosts appreciated, get me out there!
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Game Making Tools is a few things, but mostly a wiki for amateur game/vidcon makerers.
1/2 admin accounts, handles most of the adminy announcement stuff :)
Hi! Game Making Social is a part of the Fediverse dedicated to being a well-moderated, cosy, friendly place to talk and share stuff about amateur videogame making, and everything surrounding that.
It's kinda an offshoot of Game Making Tools, which is a wiki(+) for a similar audience.
Game makers, game writers, game curators, etc. etc. most welcome!
I also try to maintain a list of not-jerk game-making communities on the wiki, which you might find interesting.
Please read the rules before signing-up :)
PS: We have Animal Crossing, LSD, and Klik & Play emoji :3