The Ninth Circle #1: A Patch or a Crutch?

A Patch or a Crutch?

You’re at the movies, watching a film on the first day of its release. The projector isn’t really working well, and a lot of the special effects are simply missing. Instead you watch the actors perform against the blue screen. Due to delays, the effects won’t be there for about a month after the film’s release.

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The Ninth Circle #1: A Patch or a Crutch?

A Patch or a Crutch?

You’re at the movies, watching a film on the first day of its release. The projector isn’t really working well, and a lot of the special effects are simply missing. Instead you watch the actors perform against the blue screen. Due to delays, the effects won’t be there for about a month after the film’s release.

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Bone Appetit #3: Interview with a PK

Interview with a Player Killer Proviso: OK, no humor this time. This is serious business for serious people to discuss in a serious manner. I?m serious. No really, I?m not kidding this time.

Format and explanation: Following submission of the first draft of this behemoth, Flux pointed that the format was pretty confusing, particularly the Question and Answer sections. He didn?t actually use the words ?soup sandwich? but I can take a hint. So here is how its all laid out: First we have an overly lengthy introductory paragraph or two, then a series of Q&As from some Player Killers I interviewed, and interspersed throughout the article are some PK statistics in italics. These statistics are really just estimates from experienced HC players and PKs. OK, that means they are guesses, sue me.

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Bone Appetit #3: Interview with a PK

Interview with a Player Killer Proviso: OK, no humor this time. This is serious business for serious people to discuss in a serious manner. I?m serious. No really, I?m not kidding this time.

Format and explanation: Following submission of the first draft of this behemoth, Flux pointed that the format was pretty confusing, particularly the Question and Answer sections. He didn?t actually use the words ?soup sandwich? but I can take a hint. So here is how its all laid out: First we have an overly lengthy introductory paragraph or two, then a series of Q&As from some Player Killers I interviewed, and interspersed throughout the article are some PK statistics in italics. These statistics are really just estimates from experienced HC players and PKs. OK, that means they are guesses, sue me.

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