Okay, time for my #introduction. :)
Hi, I'm Sven! 👋
I'm a happily married and very curious IT consultant from Berlin in his young thirties. I'm into podcasts, movies, books and language, and also enjoy discussions about tech, society, politics and the usual stuff of everyday life.
Even though I'm German, I'm trying something new by establishing English as my primary posting language. I'm always open for improvement, so feel free to hit me up with corrections or suggestions at any time. :)
I started playing »Vampyr« today. Finally a game again that managed to get me hooked right from the start. So far, it's been holding up pretty well and I'm excited to see how it will continue. Only culprit so far has been the graphics that look somewhat outdated for a 2018 release, but at least not in an annoying or disturbing way. :) #VideoGames
· Paid bills ✓
· Went grocery shopping ✓
· Bought ice cream ✓
· Bought strawberries ✓
· Made lunch ✓
· Prepared dinner for next week ✓
· Watching the finals of the Bundesliga
· Eating strawberries
· Eating ice cream
So while searching for specific values for some of your suggestions (because, why write them on your official websites, right, manufacturers?), I stumbled upon this gem of a test (German): https://enduro-mtb.com/die-beste-mtb-regenjacke/
I found it especially useful for having a nice overview over current mid- and high-end models and the important values. :)
For my non-German cyclists: The last two columns are waterproofness and breathability.
Do my fellow cyclists happen to have recommendations for rain jackets? I'm currently using an outdoor jacket by The North Face that is supposed to be breathable but ... well ... doesn't seem to be, so I'm sweating quite a lot.
I don't care much about form and style as long as I can rely on staying dry outside AND inside, even with heavy rainfalls. :) #cycling
So I just registered an account where I used a password with >90 characters. Then I logged in with this password.
Then, a few minutes later, I registered another account for my wife on the same site but got an error that the password had an upper limit of 40 characters.
Now I'm wondering whether
a) I somehow tricked the site on my first try
b) ran into an error on the second try
c) women have other password limits than men.
For now, I go with c), as it is by far the most hilarious answer. :D
(“Comparison of CO2 emissions“ – My emissions vs. German average.)
I'm currently examining well-rated RPGs that have been released recently and I can't believe that almost none of them are fully voiced, or voiced at all.
The bang for the buck seems quite good and, seriously: When I come home from work where I was reading stuff on a screen all day, I definitely don't want to read more stuff on a screen, no matter how good the story is.
Really, I love voice acting in games and feel like that especially RPGs should embrace it a lot more. It's 2019, after all. :)
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Hat sich von euch mal jemand näher mit „den Humanisten“ beschäftigt? Sind die prinzipiell wählbar? :)
Yesterday, I was able to finally kick off a remote #PnP session with my friends.
Tool-wise, we ended up with #roll20, which works pretty well, so thanks for this suggestion!
Regarding the actual system, I read about »Dungeon World« somewhere. After some reasearch on my end, I liked the idea a lot, so we actually ended up with that. The system has a lot of advantages when it comes to remote play, also the integration with roll20 is pretty neat, so overall, it seems pretty suitable. #RPG
#cycling Computer Scientist
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
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