My mother died this morning.

There's really no way to sugar coat that. Just before Christmas 2014 she was diagnosed with brain and lung cancer. Mid-February the doctors decided that she was too weak to continue with treatment and she was moved to palliative care. This morning she was to be transported to a hospice, one she volunteered at for many years, to make...
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babal:
So sorry for you :/
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I can't find a way to see the SG's I'd tagged as my favourites anymore... did they just completely remove that feature?

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Cryptics new MMO Neverwinter takes the classic Dungeons & Dragons game and brings it to the online space using an adaptation of the fourth edition rules. People coming to this game with expectations that your MMO skills and knowledge that pre-exists will seamlessly slot into play in this game are in for a shock. Its a pretty steep learning curve, but once you grasp a few easy to remember points the game is fun, fluid and easy to play.

As a Game Developer and something of an expert when it comes to MMOs (see: Malcolm Gladwells 10000 hour rule) for your gaming pleasure Id like to offer these helpful tips:

1) Clerics

Nobody in your group cares about your DPS.

DPS all you want when youre soloing, really, have all the fun in the world shooting your tiny, largely ineffectual spells and eventually watching things explode; when you hit that button to cue up and join a group the only reasons people want you in that team are that youre the only healing class. Feel free to toss in some crowd control, spread around some wards and buffs, really do whatever you like as long as:

A) Every NPC your party is fighting...
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Oh hey! I wrote this too smile
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When you're trying to beat your body into something it doesn't remember being, you probably shouldn't skip meals... I found this out the hard way today. I mean I know I *knew* that, at some point, but still... so much writing, so many deadlines, things just slip - and by things, I mean eating.

I remember going to GenCon with one of my...
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Had a pretty great time last night at the SG MTL meetup. Shame it was at "The Hatter", honestly - it didn't help that it was frosh week, but eventually be migrated across to Hurley's and it was infinitely better there (just without, you know, all the people...)

I can't really say I can remember the names of most of the people I...
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symbol:
It was smile
psyko514:
Good to meet you, dude!
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Cutting someone out of your life, especially someone you love(d) is just about the hardest thing for me to do. But when they are a constant reminder of what you've, when their presence and day to day activities are a slap in the face and insulting and offending, what choice are you left with?

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Hello bronchitis! Where did you come from? How long are you staying? Man these drugs knock the piss out of you. All I want to do is lounge and pet cats.