When you get enough loyalty from a dog youre rewarded with another chapter of that dog's story via visual novel. Often during this VN section your character takes a photo to post on the Dog Blog. Every time you post a photo, you gain followers, which increases how much coin you receive per min. More toys and ingredients leads to getting loyalty quicker, which leads to getting more photos for the blog, which leads to getting coin quicker
I'm starting to wonder if they didn't choose "idle" as a genre and then mask it, but instead accidentally reinvented it while trying to create mechanics for running your dog sanctuary. Dogs gain loyalty points each min just by living with you. Giving them treats and toys and petting them temporarily increases how much loyalty you get per min, but toys and ingredients cost coin. You get a nebulous amount of coin per min from your online donors who follow your instagr--i mean Dog Blog
This game has so many mechanics. If you strip it to the barest of bare bones I *think* it is primarily an idle game, a genre I don't know a ton about. I think of most idle games as being about, if not explicitly capitalism, then at least the ideology of infinite growth and accumulation. But OFSDS takes that and makes it about caring for old dogs and running a charity instagram.
I feel how much this game wants to be Good. Not like, well-designed but a net-positive in the world. Most phone games are the opposite. The money is in the friction, the addiction, the streak. So far, every opportunity that this game has to make me feel bad in *any way*, which most other phone games would take bc $$, this game makes a different choice. Example: you don't feed your dogs in-game, you give them treats, toys, and pets. Their well-being is never in doubt
using ublock origin to hide unwanted youtube channels (filter within)
did you know you can use ublock origin filters to hide unwanted channels from youtube, even without being signed in?
for example, if you want to hide all MrBeast videos, just open up the ublock origin dashboard, go to "my filters," and add this:
www.youtube.com##ytd-compact-video-renderer, ytd-rich-item-renderer, ytd-video-renderer, ytd-channel-renderer, .ytp-suggestion-set:has(.ytp-videowall-still-info-author, .ytd-channel-name:has-text(/^(MrBeast|Beast Reacts)($| •)/))
it may not be perfect because i wrote it myself. ymmv
Basically unfollow me now etc etc bc this game rules and I need to talk about it
Hey which one of you lovely weirdos was Columbo-posting a little while ago? My partner and I are gonna watch an ep, inspired entirely by this video of Smaller Columbo tweets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Gfj1FFaC0k
Just uploaded Episode 3 of the VR Monologues, where Kevin Turpansky would like to tell you about his favorite game (he would also like $200) https://youtu.be/BdQdujDn5sI
I was wrong, it was on my 5th attempt that I reached Cerberus, and then my 6th I killed Hades so like, nice. I think I can admit that I am somewhat good at this game now.
Oh my god, thats funny: I got the rod of fishing, and the first fish I catch, and thus first fish in the Codex, is actually the LAST fish I added to the codex in my main run, the Void Skate, which took sooo long bc its in Chaos's realm
As I understand it (mostly from listening to Oh No Ross and Carrie) the major cause of people believing they have been abducted by aliens is experiencing sleep paralysis (think of aliens as the 20th century incubus). Also prevalent are claims of 'recovered' memories (think of Satanic Panic, but instead of satanists its aliens). So what explains lgbt people a) not attributing a sleep paralysis experience to aliens, and b) not going through memory recovery therapy with the quacks who do it
Like, the actual *thing* that is different is not necessarily lgbt people not having similar experiences, but, I'm guessing, LGBT people being less likely to believe in alien abductions *in general* and thus more likely to assign and accept rational explanations for similar experiences.
I can't stop thinking about the headline about alien abduction experiences being much more rare among lgbt people. I feel like its probably related to the fact that big parts of the established UFO community heavily incorporate christianity into their narratives and culture (see the 2017 Oh No! Ross and Carrie episodes where they attend UFO conferences).
If you've not had a chance to check it out, I'm actually still pretty proud of the first VR Monologue video I made. Amazing considering I usually hate any creative work I make within minutes of finishing it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABB-QA5bolc&t=3s
Ham. they/them. Listen to The Morph Report, an Animorphs podcast. On Bandcamp I write songs about being gay as Too Gay To Function. Straight Boys get rekt
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