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Re: Sword & Scoundrel - Early Thursday Teaser Edition

Post by Benedict » 12 Jul 2017, 06:18

thirtythr33 wrote:So I would write the sentence as:
"All of this while keeping an emphasis on who the characters are as much as what they are."

Or if you wanted to remove the repeated reference to the same object, you can rearrange to:
"All of this while keeping the emphasis on who as much as what the characters are."
Or
"All of this while keeping an emphasis on who as much as what the character is."

Or throw out the sentence and start over as Agamemnon did. :roll:
That's why I said it's anachronistic. All three suggestions are correct by contemporary standards. And yes, throwing the whole thing away and start from the beginning is also good.
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Post by nemedeus » 12 Jul 2017, 09:35

thirtythr33 wrote:I don't know much about formal grammar, but as a native English speaker the problem seems to me that the sentence uses a strange combination of plural and singular objects and there are different verbs that have to be used to refer to the same thing differently because of that...
33 at it again, saying what i wanted to express much more eloquently than i could have said it. Thank you, 33! (Gawd, i wish i was smarter...)
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Re: Sword & Scoundrel - Early Thursday Teaser Edition

Post by Korbel » 12 Jul 2017, 09:41

As an native Polish speaker (hehehe) I'd say I didn't expect to witness a lengthy grammar discussion here :D, but well... yeah, accenting "who" and "what" makes more sense, guys. From my perspective. Now go back to writing the game, kurwa, nothing to see here. Thursday's coming fast.
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Post by Agamemnon » 12 Jul 2017, 11:20

On a more productive note,

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We've been approved and will be available to select as soon as the site's front-end is updated again. With luck, that'll be just in time for the character creation book to launch tomorrow.
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Post by Agamemnon » 12 Jul 2017, 13:22

Update:

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The sheet is now live.
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Post by Benedict » 12 Jul 2017, 15:39

Sweet! :D
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Post by thorgarth » 12 Jul 2017, 16:07

So, can we expect the S&S Beta to "hit the rack" at any moment?
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Post by higgins » 12 Jul 2017, 16:35

thorgarth wrote:So, can we expect the S&S Beta to "hit the rack" at any moment?
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Post by Agamemnon » 12 Jul 2017, 19:12

On this glorious day, Barbarossa would like to take a moment and formally thank his buddies Redbull and Self Hatred for their contributions towards this project. Three thousand lines of code later, we are now roll20 active.

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Post by myanbar » 13 Jul 2017, 01:44

It's real! How about that.

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Re: Sword & Scoundrel - Early Thursday Teaser Edition

Post by Barbarossa » 13 Jul 2017, 06:59

I hate HTML... The type "tag" for the drives are "number" so it should only allow numbers.

I just added a min and max value so in a future update it will only allow values from 0 to 5.

Thanks for the heads up. Glad you enjoy the character sheet.

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Post by hector » 13 Jul 2017, 07:30

Unfortunately those are all numbers - even if some of them are in hexadecimal...
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Post by Barbarossa » 13 Jul 2017, 08:12

I guess your right. :lol:
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Post by EinBein » 13 Jul 2017, 09:47

Korbel wrote:
thirtythr33 wrote:OOoooo website updates.
Not funny. At first I was like: "oooh man I'm seeing stars I'm gonna pass out gooddbye world!". Few seconds later I'm still online with the world, so I've started blaming the displaying device. Thank you for that, Grand Heresy. Not funny.
On the iPhone, the sparks look just fine. On the 24" desktop with 1920x1080, the sparks are gigantic, but only showing up every now and then in a very slim ribbon and indeed look like a bug ;) Depends on perspective, as always.
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Post by Agamemnon » 13 Jul 2017, 14:03

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Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife — chopping off what’s incomplete and saying: "Now it’s complete because it’s ended here."
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