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 News Post: Pre-PAX Pox Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 05:06:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: This, or something very close to it, really did happen.  It’s a brand that brings people together, forging a connection between them, even if they should be discussing the infection that is - even now - gnawing at the root of his lifespan. The thing people always said about the first Division game was that enemies were “bullet sponges.”  This wasn’t a huge surprise to me.  No matter what the metaphor is, in this case one where players constitute an elite sleeper cell of extrajudicial murderers, when you reach higher levels there will be more elite…

 Comic: Pre-PAX Pox Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 07:01:00 PST (Tycho)
New Comic: Pre-PAX Pox

 News Post: Singularity Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 20:52:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: Kirby’s Epic Yarn was cute and fun back in the day, that’s a game I played with a younger iteration of my daughter Ronia, and the Extra version is similar except that it also allows you to play the game while driven by the very whips of hell. I’ve been in The Division 2 pretty much every night since it was came out, which for me was a little early because I bought one of the dumb versions.  I’m not proud of it but that’s where we are.  I bought the one that had some kind of pass or something and I was surprised to learn that I could play it a couple…

 Comic: Singularity Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 17:05:00 PST (Tycho)
New Comic: Singularity

 News Post: Deer Diary Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 18:28:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: One of the the things I like about Games Workshop’s 40k shit is that one of the fundamental tenets of the grim darkness of the far future is that nobody understands how anything works.  Not really.  This doesn’t mean that they are ineffective, or that they constitute non-factors in the events that surround them.  Quite the contrary; it’s just that the range of expression available to human beings is very narrow.  Society has essentially been distilled into a weapon. It describes a culture where all of its points are in one thing. I was talking to Ryan…

 Comic: Deer Diary Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 07:01:00 PST (Tycho)
New Comic: Deer Diary

 News Post: Shirt(s) Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 22:05:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: Wow!  Huge refresh on the AI shirts, with custom character art by Gabe, plus some real inside baseball at the end for the true connoisseur.  I’ll have you know I spelled that correctly the first time. Fly, you fools! (CW)TB

 News Post: The Deeper South Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 21:19:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: Gabe’s “Brightgrave” campaign continues apace, revelations have beenů revealed, and he literally had a point where something big happened and the Title came up.  This is some pretty meta shit: it required describing, as an object inside the shared hallucination of the game world, a word materializing and then hanging in the air. I think “cheeky” is the term.  But I absorb the after-action reports with rapt attention; he’s killing it in there. I lost myself quite easily in The Division 2 last night, caught in a kind of loop where I explored,…

 Comic: The Deeper South Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 07:01:00 PST (Tycho)
New Comic: The Deeper South

 News Post: Lose Lose Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 19:03:00 PST (Tycho)
Tycho: Gabe is literally playing Gambit Prime as I type this, and despite what we might say in the strip he’s over there tooling team after team.  It can’t help but activate an ill-timed sympathy response: he’s like a wicked ghost, iterating a malevolent grudge throughout eternity. I gnawed on Forsaken for a while, gaining succor thereby, but I didn’t bite on the pass until yesterday so the seasonal stuff wasn’t in my playlist yet.  I can turn my head only ninety degrees to the right and see that I want in on this, even without having engaged with the Black…