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One last chance to make it real

It’s 2023, the year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of OtherSpace MUSH. It’s astonishing to think about how much the world has changed since the story began, but try this on for size. Back then: We didn’t have smartphones. Netflix was just starting out as a service shipping DVDs by mail. Blockbuster still had about…


[SLACK ROLEPLAYING LOG] Chilling Effect #amwriting #storytelling #otherspace

A Nall shuttle delivers Colclough and the two Demarians to the surface of the planet Odari – homeworld of the merchant-minded Odarites. The weather is chilly on the landing pad, just below freezing Fahrenheit in what amounts to a balmy summer day in the city of Ikikir. “I usually pack better than this,” the CIS…


Adios, Azeroth #warcraft #farewell

Stamp go. Stamp quit. I’ve cancelled my World of Warcraft subscription for (I expect) the last time. In the past, I’ve let the subscription lapse between expansions simply due to lack of time (or interest), but now it’s a matter of principle. After more than 14 years, and with no in-game fanfare or drama, I’m…


Bucket Dipper #parenting #storytelling

My son, who turns six in May, didn’t want to keep working on his dictation assignment for kindergarten. The task called for me to read a short sentence, which he would then write on the paper. He’d had a decent day at school – even completed his in-class work – but it was late afternoon…