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The Glass Wings mailing list and blog is for general idle chit-chat about things we find interesting, especially humor, animation or other subjects relevant to the Glass Wings web site.

Lo-Fi Let's Play: LOOM

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:47:25 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://boingboing.net/2015/03/20/lo-fi-lets-play-loom.html

"Come along with me and revisit a classic Lucasfilm Games experience.
There's a lot special about LOOM, which recently went on sale at the
DRM-free digital store Good Old Games."

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Produce and Star in an Upcoming ‘Fraggle Rock’ Movie Based on the 1980s Television Show

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:42:17 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/joseph-gordon-levitt-will-produce-and-star-in-an-upcoming-fraggle-rock-movie-based-on-the-1980s-television-show/>

"The film will be produced by New Regency and Jim Henson’s daughter Lisa
Henson with the Henson Company."

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The Worst Taboo In Urban Fantasy

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:41:03 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://io9.com/the-worst-taboo-in-urban-fantasy-1692481622

"Urban fantasy often seems more open-minded than other fantasy
subgenres. You can have more sex, more swearing, loads of blasphemy, and
tons of gonzo violence. So what can't you have in urban fantasy books?

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Project Loon update

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:48:37 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://plus.google.com/+ProjectLoon/posts/8WesAvwxJrm

"One of Project Loon’s earliest Eureka moments was the idea that we
could provide continuous Internet connection not by keeping balloons
stationary over a given location (which would require lots and lots of

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Cosplay Music Video From PAX East 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts Featuring Creative Costumes and Video Games

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:47:10 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/cosplay-music-video-from-pax-east-2015-in-boston-massachusetts-featuring-creative-costumes-and-video-games/>

"Beat Down Boogie has released a new cosplay music video from their
recent visit to PAX East 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts that features
excited folks dancing around and showing off their creative costumes

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Webcomic: Pepper & Carrot

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:46:03 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.peppercarrot.com/en/static3/webcomics

"Pepper&Carrot is a comedy/humor webcomic suited for everyone, every
age.  No mature content, no violence.  Free and open-source,
Pepper&Carrot is a proud example of how cool could be free-culture."

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Worldwide more than 50 events about Open Standards

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:09:42 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://fsfe.org/news/2015/news-20150324-01.en.html

"On March 25 is this years Document Freedom Day and, depending on your
time zone, it has already started. Document Freedom Day is the global
campaign for document liberation by local groups throughout the world.

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A Visually Impressive Cover of the ‘Sesame Street’ Song ‘I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon’ Made With Toys

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:47:26 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/a-visually-impressive-cover-of-the-sesame-street-song-i-dont-want-to-live-on-the-moon-made-with-toys/>

"Adobe designer Dave Werner has created a visually impressive cover of
the Sesame Street song “I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon” written by
Jeff Moss. Werner’s video features an Ernie puppet who sings the song as

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How can I write a game about [some marginalized group] without being insensitive?

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:46:17 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://plus.google.com/117301572585814320386/posts/CM2mnZZXcHd

"Your job, as a writer, is to tell people's stories. Since only telling
your own story is myopic, being a writer means learning how to speak to
others about their experiences and understand them."

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Subbable and Patreon are Joining Forces

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:44:34 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1886807

"Patreon is Creator First, and damnit, so are Hank and John. They
exemplify Creator First, not only in philosophy, but in action. Hank and
John, I am so excited to be working with you dudes. And we are honored

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