As my beloved readers, you all know I’m heavily interested in games. I play boardgames like Settlers of Catan, collectible card games like Magic: the Gathering, PC games, Console games, and even stupid Facebook games.   I’ve been aware of baseball for a while now. I can tell you that my Ted Williams signed and
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Dated: 19th April 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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Language shift is a hilarious thing. It can turn labor into a robot, it can make important words into mundane meaningless drivel.   For example, it can take the balls off of epic.   You know what I’m talking about. Suddenly getting a free size upgrade on your coffee is EPIC, or saying something clever
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Dated: 14th April 2010
Filled Under: Games, Old Cakepie.com
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So it happens sometimes that I do things that confuse other people.
 

I don’t understand it either, but roll with me.
 

You have certain people who are “cuspers” in the nerd community. They like watching Big Bang Theory, or programming Pop Tart calendars (so they never eat the same flavor in the same week) but they have no fucking clue what Magic: the Gathering is.
 

Sometimes you’ll be doing something like rolling a character for your new D&D campaign and one of these Cuspers will look at you and say “Why the fuck do you have so many dice?” You’ll want to explain, but you run into a problem. It would take forever, they’d get bored, and they’d still be confused. I call this a lose-loser situation (of course, you get to be the loser).
 

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Dated: 13th April 2010
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