Monday, July 13, 2015

Carnage 2015 Events

Here's what I've submitted so far. This'll probably be it:

Doctor Who vs. Cthulhu (Friday, 11:30 pm)
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space
A panicked message from his old classmate, Drax, leads the sixth Doctor to a frozen ruin on the surface of Pluto. An unscrupulous syndicate has determined that the planet is passing through a region of "soft space" that can be used to access a parallel universe known as E-Space. In their efforts to exploit this potential energy well, the Synarchy has tapped into the dreams of something sleeping on the other side, and quite possibly disturbed the ancient star god enough to awaken it. Oh, and, "Promise you won't get nettled? Come on, Doc, it ain't all that bad! It's just that you may not be the only old school chum I called."

The Fire Within (Saturday, 1pm - 5pm)
13th Age
A fallen star, a dead mayor, villagers scouring the hills for an unknown prize, and a mysterious prisoner that no one has seen.

Doctor Who: Out of Joint (Saturday, 7pm - 11pm)
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space
Swept into a twisted branch of the Time Vortex created by the nascent Time War, the Eighth Doctor finds himself surrounded by an impossible assortment of companions in an abandoned Dalek city far in Skaro's future. Or, more precisely, a maze of Skaro's possible futures.

The theme this year is "Carnage of the Lost World."

Saturday, July 04, 2015


Is it really so hard to understand that constantly insisting on technical precision in conversational language is an obnoxious waste of time? When people are making speeches, the difference between a democracy and a republic is almost always irrelevant. There's no reason not to refer to the Whateverittechnicallyusedtobe as the Confederate flag, because that's what it's called here in the future. I've even heard people sniffing haughtily over the difference between strategy and tactics, which... seriously? And don't even get me started on the gun jargon evangelists. The point is, outside of specialized professional usage, if everybody knows what you mean when you say a word, then THAT'S WHAT IT MEANS.

Okay, I feel better now.