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« Reply #60 on: June 14, 2017, 02:41:12 am »
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Just for the record I have absolutely no intention of making an "RPGsite RPG".  The thread was purely meant for amusement purposes.

But still. You have to admit the magazine thing is a good idea. Such a great candidate for the theRPGSite award for excellence!
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« Reply #61 on: June 16, 2017, 12:53:05 am »
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It's 4am here and I got the best idea. I win, game over.

TheRPGsite shouldn't produce an RPG... It's should produce a magazine. The Mad Magazine of RPGs. It would focus on gamer articles, social issues, politics (all of which relate to the hobby) and of coarse RPG reviews and a host of other shit that I can't think of right now. But really this is the strength of this forum and it's members. Start quarterly, get an illustrator to do a strip, which pokes fun at everyone here and on the internet... crowdfunding scammers etc. there is a wealth of those.

Parody and the like, and people will love to hate it.


Isn't this essentially what YDIS was? Except it took pokes at both the left and right, including the Pundit himself?

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« Reply #62 on: June 16, 2017, 06:20:11 am »
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Isn't this essentially what YDIS was? Except it took pokes at both the left and right, including the Pundit himself?

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« Reply #63 on: June 17, 2017, 03:35:58 pm »
I saw that "Your Dungeon" site...it's sometimes funny in a vicious Schadenfreude way but largely seems to be scatological rather than satirical or parodic, so not really humor in the vein of Mad.

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« Reply #64 on: June 19, 2017, 06:24:43 pm »
That wasn't a 'humor' site, it was a trolling site by people who despised the OSR. Claiming they're like Mad Magazine would be like if I started a 'lighthearted comedy site' about the Forge.  They didn't "take a poke" at me, you ass, they engaged in open libel and attempted defamation for the purpose of trying to drive me out of the hobby.
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« Reply #65 on: June 19, 2017, 06:43:02 pm »
But luckily you laughed it off and drove yourself smack dab into the midst of the OSR whether they like it or not!

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« Reply #66 on: June 20, 2017, 02:32:48 am »
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That wasn't a 'humor' site, it was a trolling site by people who despised the OSR. Claiming they're like Mad Magazine would be like if I started a 'lighthearted comedy site' about the Forge.  They didn't "take a poke" at me, you ass, they engaged in open libel and attempted defamation for the purpose of trying to drive me out of the hobby.

Should I have said 'shit all over'?

I didn't see anything libellous, to be libel doesn't it have to be believable? And it mostly seemed to be restricted to claiming you were gay, which is juvenile but not exactly libellous. But I never read everything on there and it was pretty unhinged so I assume you must be talking about some harsher stuff, like the BS Fail Forward claims?

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« Reply #67 on: June 20, 2017, 02:55:49 am »
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That wasn't a 'humor' site, it was a trolling site by people who despised the OSR. Claiming they're like Mad Magazine would be like if I started a 'lighthearted comedy site' about the Forge.  They didn't "take a poke" at me, you ass, they engaged in open libel and attempted defamation for the purpose of trying to drive me out of the hobby.

Never was convinced that YDIS hated OSR. Some remarks on that site showed a rather deep understanding of old school D&D and OSR output.

I always thought it was somebody inside the OSR.
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« Reply #68 on: June 20, 2017, 09:24:47 am »
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Never was convinced that YDIS hated OSR. Some remarks on that site showed a rather deep understanding of old school D&D and OSR output.

I always thought it was somebody inside the OSR.

That's not exactly impossible, since Pundit can make people feel strongly about him:D!

OTOH, what is "deep understanding" to one person, is "an unfortunate part of my life" to others. People that tried old school games and had a bad time with them because it wasn't the kind of game they enjoy might come to hate Pundit even more easily than OSR people;).
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« Reply #69 on: June 20, 2017, 02:52:16 pm »
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I always thought it was somebody inside the OSR.

Me too.  Although for the record, I have no idea who it is.  (I've been a target, although to nowhere near the extent that others have.)
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« Reply #70 on: June 20, 2017, 05:55:58 pm »
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That wasn't a 'humor' site, it was a trolling site by people who despised the OSR. Claiming they're like Mad Magazine would be like if I started a 'lighthearted comedy site' about the Forge.  They didn't "take a poke" at me, you ass, they engaged in open libel and attempted defamation for the purpose of trying to drive me out of the hobby.


Just read a lot more from that site than I intended. Leaving aside the impossibility of being driven from a hobby, it certainly was mean-spirited and not very funny. He certainly hates Arrows of Indra and Pundit. But his real invective was saved for Raggi and Malislewski (probably spelled that wrong). Being so juvenile, it would be a tall order for it to rise to the level of libel or defamation. Anyone can see it's just bullshit invective, and not all that creative at that.
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« Reply #71 on: June 21, 2017, 01:31:27 am »
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Just read a lot more from that site than I intended. Leaving aside the impossibility of being driven from a hobby, it certainly was mean-spirited and not very funny. He certainly hates Arrows of Indra and Pundit. But his real invective was saved for Raggi and Malislewski (probably spelled that wrong). Being so juvenile, it would be a tall order for it to rise to the level of libel or defamation. Anyone can see it's just bullshit invective, and not all that creative at that.


Though the "guest article" by Maliszewski was quite funny and on point, if you knew Grognardia's writing at the time.
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« Reply #72 on: June 21, 2017, 01:59:29 am »
Most of it wasn't funny but it clearly was trying to be funny. The 5e PHB errata made me laugh.