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https://diyanddragons.blogspot.com/2024/01/xandering-is-slandering.html

Oh cool! The guy who insisted on deadnaming Jennell Jaquays in his very famous article about her wildly influential dungeon design techniques, for years after both her public coming out and his having been informed, has decided, while she was in a coma on her deathbed, to rename the technique discussed in the article after himself, replacing the text of the original article and any of his own references to it online. He presumably discusses the technique in the book of dungeonmaster advice he's just published because his article on her technique was a foundational work in the blog that got him the book deal though who knows if there's any reference to Jaquays there given his apparent need to claim all credit.

Jennell was one of the most influential and foundational designers in the ttrpg hobby and to know that she was my sister as a trans woman has been incredibly important for me and my work. Losing her has been a tragic loss for our community and now to have her name spat on like this just as we've lost her is horrific. Grief and Rage.

Nonlinear dungeon design is Jaquaysian or Jaquaysed or at most distant, Thracian. Making a dungeon more non-linear is Jaquaysing it. Let's agree that Xandering is just being an unbearably spineless white man, given the Buffy context and this one.

Xandering is Slandering diyanddragons.blogspot.com
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Gonna try and share more of the things I make on here, so here's another . This time a frog for my nephew.

I made a lamp! Well it was a lamp already, with the lovely rusted steel tube housing, which I found in a thrift store. Originally it had a neon tube in it but it was either already broken or broke during my investigation so now I've wired in a standard E14 socket with a smart bulb in it now.

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I don't think I'm gonna forgive BG3 for breaking its own rules at a pivotal story point.

To be fair, calling for a roll with an impossibly high DC and then ignoring the results when the player manages to succeed does pretty accurately recreate the experience of playing DnD with a shit GM so 🤷