froborr

froborr

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4 weeks ago @ http://markspoils.blog... - Weekly Shenanigans · 0 replies · +3 points

On Tumblr this led to discussion of Kirby as an eldritch abomination, and on Facebook it led to discussion of Kirby as a messiah-figure, because my friends are awesome. <3

4 weeks ago @ http://markspoils.blog... - Weekly Shenanigans · 0 replies · +3 points

Also, uh... my Kickstarter isn't doing so hot. If anybody wants to back or signal boost, it'd be MUCH appreciated. It's the final volume of my My Little Pony analysis. Roughly, the first volume was about potential; the second was about failure; the third was about creativity; and the fourth is about enlightenment and what comes after the Hero's Journey is over and we're finally able to tell a different story.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/froborr/my-l...

4 weeks ago @ http://markspoils.blog... - Weekly Shenanigans · 3 replies · +3 points

I'm crossposting from Tumblr. If you haven't seen it, here's the trailer for the new Adventure mode from the end of last week's Nintendo Direct.

[youtube WShCN-AYHqA&t=1s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WShCN-AYHqA&t=1s youtube]

And here's what I said about it:

That’s a fucking seraph.

And the theme is all about sparks of light, aka souls, scattered in a cataclysm, which we must bring together by uniting and thereby restore the lost light.

Also that gold stuff that drips down onto Mario to make the fake Mario is totally ichor.

This is, I remind you, a game about a child mashing their Nintendo-themed toys together. And now it is also a game about gathering the sparks scattered in the shevirat ha-kelim in order to bring about the eschaton and repair the world.

4 weeks ago @ http://markspoils.blog... - Weekly Shenanigans · 4 replies · +5 points

So... Smash Bros?

Meta/spoilers in replies.

15 weeks ago @ Mark Watches - Hello, Babylon 5 fans!... · 0 replies · +3 points

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15 weeks ago @ Mark Watches - Hello, Babylon 5 fans!... · 3 replies · +3 points

Ooh, really?

*checks*

Oooooooh, time to poke my friend that was interested in watching but didn't want to fork out cash for the DVDs...

15 weeks ago @ Mark Watches - Hello, Babylon 5 fans!... · 1 reply · +2 points

I would suggest watching the movies in release order, with the possible exception of Thirdspace. I think the best order is:

The Gathering (make sure you get the good version! there are two out there!)
S1-3 in their entirety
S4E1-8
Thirdspace (chronological order)
Rest of S4
In the Beginning
S5E1-17
Thirdspace (release order)
S5E18-19
River of Souls
Rest of S5
A Call to Arms
Crusade
Legend of the Rangers
The Lost Tales

(Yes, I listed Thirdspace twice--pick one depending on which order you're going for. All the other movies aired more or less where they belong chronologically.)

19 weeks ago @ http://markspoils.blog... - Weekly Shenanigans · 0 replies · +2 points

*kermit flails*

25 weeks ago @ Mark Reads - Mark Reads 'Monstrous ... · 3 replies · +23 points

"I couldn’t drink coffee the entire week I was recording the audiobook for Anger Is A Gift."

Wait what? Why?

I'm WAY behind on MR Discworld, and I only read this book once, but the characters I most clearly remember are Tonker, Lofty, and Wazzer. That Girls' School... *shudder*

(Also I just wrote "most clearly resemble" before I corrected. Freudian typo?)

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35 weeks ago @ Mark Watches - Mark Watches 'Steven U... · 0 replies · +7 points

Ooh, good catch on the handedness, I missed that!