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Re: (TFT) Animated TFT Battles


On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 8:15 PM, Jay Carlisle <maou.tsaou@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jebus yahoo chris christi on a suffering crutch M$ win10'd is... I
> mean... Okay Betty speak nice of the dead or say nothing? Okay then...
> I understand win10 is an unstable core trying to hump and app store on
> Me for freemium profits but it's gob dropping unbelievable how awe
> inducingly awful the thing is. It can't seem to even tell the
> difference between "This Computer" and "My Computer" and the inability
> to determine the simple NOT CLICKING a button was a GUI feature that's
> been bummed since XEROX!
> ...
> Seppuku you M$
> Microsoft is dead.
> Good.
> Where's the corpse?
> I gotta take a leek so bad I can taste it.
> Time to do My munchkin dance.
> Time to tap the admiral
> Netscape Navigator thou arn AVENGED!
> Whine into water bowl pipe then fiddle around a bit and BONG!
> ... It's not so bad, just a box thing Man, You know this. Stop beating
> Your head against this wall and see what needs doing apart from what
> Your volition is itching You for... You know what a lair THAT guy is.
> Why loose it at the end? It's not a race. The best chance for the baby
> to make it is a timing thing above all else. Why'd the Universe
> abandon You now? Patience Jay...
> However that may be sorry David, and a bunch others here over the
> past... sometime anyway. Busy Jay and engineered obsolesence have
> conspired with some... measures for My protection... to make
> communication... interesting at best of late. I've been lax there
> partly because I was unsure of how... contagious I was. Come to find
> We ALL got THAT bug more or less but it's not a good excuse for making
> people feel You don't take them as seriously as You do... Do unto says
> feedback is given to get it and I have feedback but a day like that
> puts such matters on the back burner and not by choice then yada yada
> yada nuthin. I spin an awful lot into the void and is anybody
> listening angst a bad moral hit so I am trying to communicate that I
> have thoughts to offer and I'm curious but better to tell Me what You
> think it is because I'm pulling My hair out at dumping cart cords. I
> draw hexes on graph paper... I can drop floor plans directly on the
> map. I can draw hexes on the globe of Earth and adapt same to any
> planet as 1.3m hex makes quarter inch graph (@ 1 inch hexes) just over
> a square foot each so I go with 1sq ft-ish which is a helluva lot
> better scale than most systems and it's still TFT. Lining up the
> inside tiles with the outside was an issue until I remembered frames
> are relative. Ever see a dance step chart? I can do footsteps in those
> squares when REALLY focused and turns are phases of a second. Turns
> out some other cat was thinking lego and MineCraft is very similar to
> the result digitally speaking. Carlsbad caverns makes for a very bad
> floor to fight on in many places... far from perfect but way easier
> and more objective than what often amounts to abstract periodic
> teselations of whatever scale suits the idea instead of fitting
> objective measure. Shared imagination demands the latter. Why else are
> the hexes there to begin with. Never got a peep over this just
> crickets chirping and echos but that's mostly My fault for being bad
> at talk talk and so I keep trying when seeing redos of Vassal map in
> My head otherwise. I don't understand this reinvent the wheel
> business. A new edition of a ruleset is insulting as instead of
> bumming the rules We have down to the right thing then sticking with
> it We get buy this now scheduling in exchange and if My win10 rant
> don't express how I feel about new for the sake of new then... don't
> ask.
> Program langs strike Me as suffering in somewhat the same way today
> although had I known I'd have experts like happen to lurk My little
> home nest here when I started I may have rethunk the idea of putting
> everything on the page in quite such a Jay way... it was supposed to
> help any others passing this way. Good intentions, failed as idea.
> Happens in this field a LOT. Oh well. I'm at least not married to My
> baby such that I think I own game as property. Lou Reed said He only
> wrote the songs and has no idea what they mean. Think He meant
> everyone takes their Own meaning once a work is out there. If table
> top RPG is art it has the quality of shared creation among all Players
> not passive experience of the work after the creation by mostly a
> single Artist thinking author, painter, etc. GM was a huge mistake for
> the main reason that it plays against this unique strength. Those
> tiles can carry a lot of mechanic weight IF formalized enough for
> objective to just eclipse subjective enough to be standard and not
> home rules fodder. Here's one. A standard sword blade length of 3 foot
> is just enough in the hands of Joe Average Hero to preform a 2 hex jab
> in a fencers forward stepping thrust move. Who knew? Apparently not
> even Steve. It's why My hex-carpet and other measuring tools are in
> the traveling Wizards kit still when most the hardcopy is now carried
> digitally. Visualizing what each other is talking about as closely as
> possible is VERY important. Most people now seem to think the way
> games are marketed are in fact game period. Back to selling over
> perfecting. So I'll tell You what I want or tell Me what it's supposed
> to be and I'll see what the Little People think... or don't encourage
> the list jester just give Him a boot to the head if He gets too
> close... or whatever You'd like really... I'm often offering opinion
> when what they really meant was stroking. I SUCK there. It frequently
> escapes Me that lying is the obvious best solution if time and
> feelings are to be optimized for the short term haul. I keep factoring
> learning into the equation and most people don't wanna renormalize
> after a Jay workup so resent the critique. I on the other hand get the
> term lame most frequently when not hearing Buddy Holly's band...
> babble finished. Except for the text spitter... think Eliza would pass
> most folks Turing Test were it able to access a babble sub instead of
> focused directly on the convo? IDK... I have a question as to many
> peoples ability to pass My Turing Test... anyway, if a computer can
> babble like Me by algo then I'm wrong about any cover for public
> electronic communication at all coming from that direction as Big
> Brother IS watching these days and I've become a bit tickled from some
> of My analyze THAT results... most are... I DESPISE writing. Naked on
> the page is worse than actually for Me. I was also in remedial classes
> and missed all the sentence diagrams and grammar because hey I'm Jay.
> I pass the testing for gifted and talented and get put on the short
> bus in a reverse Forest Gump. Don't cry for Me... I won't have mensa
> not the otherway round but I got nothin for background and larnin
> reading before schoolin screwed My spellin soooooo that on top of same
> paper to three english graders get 3 different grades and I never
> intended to write a damn thing ever so of course here I am... fyi.
> Formal Systems can cover My trickle of cluelessness but it's hard for
> people to overlook. Computers You think can without much problem?
> Better start lookin for AI I'd think if so... Am I off base? Allusion
> May be an illusion check and digital computing rolls its disbelieve...
> hummmmmm
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