Wednesday, July 10


Little Witch Academias



Funded in six hours.

Update: Now that I've watched the original, it's no surprise it funded so quickly.

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Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Wednesday, July 10 2013 10:43 PM (+rSRq)

2 Very true, that.  Though in this case, they give you the first episode free even if you don't back the second episode, so it's hard to complain.

For me, my day job pays well enough that I have all the ordinary needs and wants covered.  I could splash out on a $1000 GeForce Titan video card, for example, but really, my Radeon 7950 is good enough.  I seem to mostly play games that either aren't graphics-intensive or were graphics-intensive when they came out five years ago, so actually my old 4850 is good enough most of the time.

So most of the things I seriously want but don't have are things that don't exist.  For me, Kickstarter is one of those magical shops that drifts between dimensions and sells could-have-beens and never-weres.  And the track record of projects I've backed has been pretty good so far, with only a couple of notable hiccups (one being Double Fine).  Better than magical transdimensional shops usually manage, by all accounts.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wednesday, July 10 2013 11:00 PM (PiXy!)

3 That was totally wicked!  Holy CRAP was that fun!

Posted by: Wonderduck at Friday, July 12 2013 01:17 PM (VhbIQ)

4 After watching the first episode, I had to back it. First time I back something on Kickstarter, too. I'm sad that it'll take almost an year before the episode is done though.

Posted by: Kian at Monday, July 15 2013 06:58 AM (GU8BL)


I have been a bit perturbed about some of the more vocal people arguing against an English dub for Little Witch Academia.  I can see some of their points, but threatening to pull their pledges if an English dub is put into the stretch goals is...questionably silly would be a polite term for it.

Well, Kick-heart is shipping tomorrow, and Shadowrun Returns is sending out Steam keys in advance of release, so I might start seeing some payoff from my Kickstarter pledges.

And yes, Little Witch Academia is great.


Posted by: cxt217 at Tuesday, July 16 2013 12:38 PM (J2n1x)

6 Pixy?  As you're the master computer builder, I have a tech problem... see the post at The Pond for details, if you'd be so kind?

Posted by: Wonderduck at Monday, July 22 2013 10:48 PM (F+CeQ)

7 OT, but XKCD finally finished the Time comic.  This site has a slideshow thing so you can scan through the whole thing, if you don't like doing the animated gif thing (which I disliked, because you couldn't stop and read the text.)

Posted by: RickC at Saturday, July 27 2013 08:38 AM (WQ6Vb)

8 Holy cow.


Chrome crashed about 2/3 of the way through. sad

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, July 30 2013 01:16 PM (PiXy!)

9 Sorry, Pixy, but we've got a spammer who's logged in. He left two on my blog last night and I deleted them. A third just showed up so I "hid" it. He's also left two on Brickmuppet's blog.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Sunday, August 04 2013 02:41 AM (+rSRq)

10 Also, Wired has an interview with Randall about Time.

Posted by: RickC at Tuesday, August 06 2013 10:10 AM (WQ6Vb)

11 Thanks Steven.  I'll activate the expungifier.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, August 06 2013 07:29 PM (PiXy!)

12 Pixy, please visit Chizumatic. Mark made a link that doesn't act right when clicked, and I'm not sure how he did it.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Monday, August 12 2013 12:47 PM (+rSRq)

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Monday, August 12 2013 02:17 PM (+rSRq)

14 When I click on his link, it gets smaller but it doesn't actually link. IE-10.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Tuesday, August 13 2013 04:10 AM (+rSRq)

15 That's pretty bizarre.  For me, it works fine in Chrome, but in IE 10 it sort of dances--by which I mean it moves up a line or two on the page.  Hitting tab, then shift-tab, to make sure focus is on the link, and then hitting Enter will follow the link.
More:  That's weird; there's a pair of <brs there; one after the opening anchor tag, and another, I think, after the closing tag.

Posted by: RickC at Tuesday, August 13 2013 09:34 AM (WQ6Vb)

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