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How Science Works

Byron Davis doing science!

In a lot of my discussions online I see a lack of knowledge in how science actually works. I will try to explain the general process of science in an easy to understand flow. I see that science has 3 basic parts: See a thing that happens. Research/Experiment to see if it’s true. Publish your…

Restoration Domain

In creating Völundr I also created the Restoration Domain. Here is the details of that domain: Restoration Domain Dieties: Völundr, Boccob Granted Powers: You gain the ability to use true sight on one creature a day per 3 levels. Restoring one to their former state requires proper vision. Restoration, Lesser: Dispels magical ability penalty or repairs…

Völundr

I spent a campaign playing an Ur-Priest obsessed with bringing back Völundr. Here’s the info on the God I created for the game: Völundr Also known as The Smith, Völundr is the creation god of the elves who formed the Earth on the great tree. He is attributed with creating the sun which is why it…

Ur-Priest Shenanigans

I like playing characters that don’t have limitations. Why rely on the rest of the party when you can do it all yourself? I’ve already talked about being the Ultimate Mystic Theurge, but I have other iterations I’ve played. This one is the Ur-Priest Mystic Theurge. Sure there are faster ways to get into Ur-Priest.…

Paneer

Paneer Cheese Cubes

Do you ever wonder how we came up with something? Sometimes I will run into a thing and it occurs to me: how did someone think this was a good idea? A lot of these questions for me come from the food world and are usually related to things that technically have gone bad. Today…

Wrak the Mighty Dragon (Kobold)

I don’t play rogues. They’re lame. One of my friends convinced me to give them a second look. So I did. Rogues Can’t Fight This is the biggest problem with Rogues. Sure they can do some cool stuff between encounters, but during encounters they might do 10 points of damage? Whee! I’m gonna change this.…

Ultimate 3.5 Mystic Theurge

We started a Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 game at work and I love playing Wizards. The game was with a bunch of people new to the game so, of course, no one wants to play a Cleric. I decided I would play a Wizard/Cleric, but Mystic Theurge has been described as weak because you are…

What is Net Neutrality?

Put simply it is “all data is equal.” As per usual it’s more complicated than that and I hope to make it more clear. Not all data is equal? No. Provisions need to be made for malicious data or data that is meant to harm servers, computers or other components of the Internet. This data…

Who owns the Internet?

The Structure of the Internet

I already talked about how the Internet works, but it might surprise you to know who actually owns the Internet. You can own the Internet? Yes, and it stems back to telegraphs. I wanted to do a whole history here, but it’s really complex and detracts from what I’m trying to cover. I’ll say this:…