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ChristopherA / Privacy Law
Last active May 14, 2023 01:09
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  • Blorb Principles Several key principles of "Blorb," which is a prep-focused playstyle for tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons:
    • Never Prep Plot: Instead of prepping plot, prep entities such as places, enemies, friends, items, and rewards. What happens in the game should be emergent, not prewritten, based on mechanics and dice rolls.
    • No Paper after Seeing Rock: This principle is about commitment to your prepped decisions. For example, if you've prepped a room to have a certain number of skeletons, you don't change that number when the players reach the room.
    • Three Tiers of Truth: This refers to a method of answering player questions. First, check your prep for the answer; if the answer isn't in your prep, then use a rule or mechanic you've established; if no rule or mechanic applies, make something up but be mindful of game balance.
  • Wallpaper Salience: This principle emphasizes the importance of prepping crucial details, particul
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Game Design of Powered by the Apocalypse
  • Powered by the Apocalypse, part 1
    • Baker lay's out Apocalypse World’s philosophy and foundation, described the fit and purpose of its systems, and talked about which features are central to its workings and which aren’t.
      • The article emphasizes that Powered by the Apocalypse (PbtA) is not a single game system but an approach to game design.
      • Baker outlines the philosophy of PbtA, which is based on the idea that game design is a cycle of drafting, playing, revising, and iterating.
      • The goal of the design process is to create a playable outline of the game. The final product might be a PbtA game or something entirely different, which is deemed as a success either way.
      • The article encourages designers to trust their game and iterate on it, implying the openness of PbtA as a design philosophy
  • Powered by the Apocalypse, part 2 – lumpley games
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ChristopherA / Frontmost Window to
Last active April 5, 2023 21:47
AppleScript: Frontmost Window to 720p.scpt
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System: Frontmost Window to 720p
By Christopher Allen (@ChristopherA)

This applescript will attempt to resize the frontmost window of the frontmost app
to 720p (16:9) less menu bar height to ease video recording. It is particularly designed
for applications that don't otherwise support Applescript events.
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Last active February 15, 2023 19:52
Zoom tricks

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Last active January 24, 2023 21:59
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ChristopherA / Group_Work_Pattern_Language-Fortune_Cookies
Created December 27, 2022 00:38
Group Work Pattern Language - Fortune Cookies List
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Group Work Pattern Language - Fortune Cookies List

(c)2022 by Christopher Allen (@ChristopherA) Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY-SA (Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0) —

Derived from the Group Works Pattern Language, 3rd Edition (2019) (c)2019 Group Pattern Language Project —


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