DnD Back-peddles on New License

It is refreshing to see a company own up to making a bad call and working to correct the matter so quickly. You can put it down to the bean counters seeing the cost of the backlash, but I’d rather chalk it up to a win for a community that stood up for itself.

Nestflix

It’s “stupid” projects like this - the ones that are done purely for the love of it - that make me love the internet. There’s no commercial angle to it, it’s pure goofy fun. 

Also, I will never forgive the writers of Explosión Gigantesca de Romance for not bringing Chad back after his fake death. Where is their integrity?

In the Valley of the Gods

Game development is a journey that twists and turns in unpredictable directions, so I understand it getting cancelled. But man... I would have loved to see In the Valley of the Gods release.

Big Thunder Mountain Resort

Have you ever wondered what’s behind Big Thunder Mountain? It’s the immersive DVC “Little Thunder Mountain Resort” made with MidJourney AI.

There are plenty of problems to be found with how a lot of this AI generated art has been trained, etc.. So so many problems. Still, the thought of a Big Thunder Mountain Resort makes me very happy.

He's also posted versions on Instagram of Pirates of the Caribbean, Wakanda, The Hollywood Tower Hotel, and The Haunted Mansion. I’m saving the pictures for Big Thunder here in case things at the original source go… poorly since I haven't seen them on his Instagram so far.

Vintage Mini Trick-or-Treat Bags

From the “all things vintage” department. I could swear I got some of these handed out to me when I was a kid. Love that old, cheaply printed aesthetic.

Fan Creates New 2D Mario Game With Mario Maker 2

I’ve finally finished creating my Super World in Mario Maker 2 and have unofficially named it Super Mario Bros 5. I’ve been working towards this moment since 2015, trying to create a classic Mario game that plays as if Nintendo created it themselves.

I love that this sort of thing is possible if you're determined enough. I only wish I had a Switch so I could actually play the thing.

The Queue

Right, everyone. I need to be serious for a moment. Because the greatest thing that ever happened is happening right now.

I don't particularly care either way about the Queen. But the queue? The Queue is a triumph of Britishness. It's incredible.

Yep. That's about the most British thing I've heard of.

Movie Magic

Movie Magic was required viewing for me when it aired on the Discovery Channel from 1994-1997. Each episode would dive into how various effects were achieved and I found it mesmerizing.

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