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Two Minutes Hate

big brother orwell rally privacy loss
I have written an FAQ to accompany this piece available here [Two Minutes Hate: FAQ] that addresses my thoughts on Zak's behavior in our community, clarifications on my thoughts on anger and abuse, and more. I encourage you to read it alongside this post. It’s 2002. My hair is purple. I’ve got a tongue ring. My band practices outside the dorms every night, lousy Pearl Jam covers echoing off...
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The Impossible Trinity: Actor, Audience, Author

Impossible Trinity
One of my favorite concepts in economics is the impossible trinity, a macroeconomic framework that explains why monetary policy can’t do everything it wants to do all at the same time. Monetary policy design is hard, and I love that “the trillema” reminds us that we can’t always get what we want, even if we get to set monetary policy for a whole country. Lately, I’ve been thinking about an impo...
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New Magpies: Sarah Richardson and Derrick Kapchinsky

Baby magpies
As you may know, we had a pretty good year last year here at Magpie HQ. In addition to the launch of our Chaos Worlds line for Dungeon World (The Last Days of Anglekite) and Epyllion early in the year, we wrapped up 2015 with the phenomenally successful Masks, marking our first six-figure Kickstarter! We’re so grateful for everyone that backed, pledged, patroned, and supported us in 2016; you ...
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Brendan Conway Joins Magpie Games as Assistant Developer

Learning' To Fly!
We are very excited to announce that we have a new member of the Magpie Games team! Brendan Conway, long-time Magpie Games contributor and collaborator, has accepted a position as Assistant Developer! We've had a lot of exciting success lately with various crowdfunding projects (The Fate Codex, Urban Shadows, etc) and Brendan is going to be helping us get those projects out the door sooner rather ...
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