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theJollySin / Robe_of_Augmentation.md
Last active Feb 12, 2020
Proposal for Changes to Robe of Augmentation
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Proposal for Replacing the Robe of Augmentation

Step 1: Remove this robe

Step 2: Add an unrandart based on Quicksilver Dragon Scales

Why Dragon Scales?

Let's take stock of the kinds of unrandart armors we currently have. If you ignore what makes them unique, the base armour types are:

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theJollySin / THE_keyboard.md
Created Oct 7, 2019
An Erogonomic Keyboard Dream List
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theJollySin / linux_roguelikes.md
Last active Aug 23, 2019
Linux-Friendly Roguelikes
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theJollySin / mapping_a_village.md
Created Mar 11, 2019
building a map of a fictional village
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Mapping a Village

Often, in the process of writing for fantasy, we need to create little towns and villages. I feel like these are rarely practical or realistic creations. But why not? There are so many resources to draw from. Let's look at some little villages, particularly old ones, and see what they look like.

Burg Frankenstein

This is a village so iconic it inspired one of the first horror / sci-fi novels. There is a creepy-ass castle over-looking a tiny village that winds along a little river in a deep valley cut through the mountains:

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theJollySin / my_distros.gv
Last active Jan 22, 2019
Linux Distros I Have Known and Loved
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digraph distros{
rankdir="LR";
node [color=lightgrey, fillcolor=lightgrey, shape=note]
Ubuntu [color=purple];
"Scientific Linux" [color=green];
CentOS [color=Orange];
Kali [color=CornflowerBlue];
Raspbian [color=red];
Linux -> Debian;
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theJollySin / software_journal.md
Created Jan 15, 2019
Software Engineering and Computer Science Journals
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theJollySin / updating_decaf_mud.md
Last active Oct 27, 2018
Updating DecafMUD for the Discworld.
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Updating DecafMUD

FullCafMUD, DiscMUD, DiscMUDClient, AtuinClient, MendedDrumClient, TeleMUD

Research

  • Here is some original, old school version of DecafMUD
  • DecafMUD - original home page
  • The live client at starturtle.net uses Websockets and Flash.
  • Grab Wireshark to sniff out what is being sent to/from the client during the game.
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theJollySin / freemont_diner_buttermilk_biscuits.md
Last active Mar 5, 2019
Fremont Diner Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
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Buttermilk Biscuits

Makes 12 2 ½” biscuits

This is a recipe for fluffy biscuits, not flakey. They are best straight out of the oven with butter or jam. Always make extra, they are great split, buttered, and griddled for breakfast sandwiches. We use a food processor to mix the butter and flour. You can use your hands or a fork but using the food processor helps to keep the butter cold which will help make tender biscuits (and it is much faster & more uniform).

Equipment

  • food processor
  • 2 ½” round biscuit cutter
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