The image is an illustration of the female hero from Dungeons of Dredmor covered in blood holding an ax and looking worn from battle.A while back, I explained roguelikes here on Cake-pie, and one of the titles I mentioned was Dungeons of Dredmor (it was also on sale a few times). This morning at 4:26am “Carl Sagan” and I beat it on the hardest setting, and with a random skill build (the computer picks 7 random skills for you). That means that when I created the character, I left my entire chances to win to the computer to decide at random. Permadeath means that when you die, you’re dead. If you saved the game at any point, your save game is deleted. You cannot return to life. BALEETED. Read more…

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Dated: 31st July 2012
Filled Under: Games
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Disability symbolsOur culture treats disabled people as an “other”, like an outside group of alien, foreign, or strange persons who can’t be anything like the rest of us. We automatically think this, but when you examine the idea it doesn’t hold true, don’t you think? I mean, is it really true that those with disabilities are different from “regular” people? Or are they “regular” people now, and we need to learn to overcome our biases and learn to include these persons?
It’s really common to struggle with this. You’re likely not an evil jackwad, but you can do more and you just need to have some tactics. In fact, these tactics when employed can even make you a better communicator with all people and not just those who have disabilities. Read more…

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Posted by Cake-Pie
Dated: 11th July 2012
Filled Under: Solutions
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