Anarchist News: **Totw: let's try this again, on criticism**
"First off, I really like good criticism. To me it a sign of someone paying attention and thinking something through. Of course, really, a good compliment can be that too, but even thoughtful, articulate compliments have to get through the fog of "people are just nice," "it's only acceptable to say som…"
There is more that connects us than divides us!
Whether your magic comes from the gods, nature, your bloodline, your studies, music, or a pact with Cthulhu it is still magic!
Whether your fighting prowess comes from sneaking, training, discipline, or rage it is still fighting!
We are all stronger together! Forge bonds with others, and no enemy can face your combined strength!
I believe in us!
~Your Bard, hand outstretched
Few things frustrate me more than having a reasoned argument with someone regarding a contentious topic they're defending poorly and then having them turn around and treat my responses like they belong to Theseus and complain about me on their feed without tagging me or replying so their followers lose all context.
It's possible we screwed up by allowing a word as neutral as "platform" to represent what Waypoint's Artifact review here pretty persuasively calls "the dominant economic form of our era". When controlled privately by for-profit entities, platforms are /fiefdoms/ and all of us - workers, creators, customers alike - are their serfs.
Hey all, I just stumbled across Mastadon this morning and found this awesome community! I'm a writer and systems designer for tabletop RPGs in my free time but love all games. I am looking forward to sharing and discussing with everyone!
I'm a 30-something freelance game designer and writer, though my day job is in IT. I love all kind of games but have special love for tabletop.
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