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Crossing geekdoms



Feb 24 2007, 9:04pm

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Crossing geekdoms Can't Post

I've become addicted to a computer game called Fate, which is basically a virtual Dungeons & Dragons... I don't know why it's so habit-forming, but it is. One (or one's character) wanders through levels of a dungeon, bashing things and killing things and amassing gold and points (yes, it is indeed a guilty pleasure), and lots and lots of stuff.

Obviously the designers of the game were Tolkien geeks, because there are (of course) orcs, and giant spiders - - and this:

(Don't ask about the fish. It's a long story.)

There was also a Cheesehead, so they were geeks and football fans...

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Feb 25 2007, 2:59am

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{linners} *Bwhahaha!!* You're such a geek!!!! *still sniggering* [In reply to] Can't Post


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Feb 25 2007, 3:17am

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Oooo-kaayyy [In reply to] Can't Post

*Backs away slowly, nodding and smiling*

Where's Frodo?

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Feb 25 2007, 4:21am

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Yikes! That's as bad as [In reply to] Can't Post

that World of Warcraft my son's involved in. He keeps mentioning stuff from there that is so obviously lifted from Tolkien!

And it's apparently just as addictive, also...Shocked

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Feb 28 2007, 3:59am

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I know what you mean.... [In reply to] Can't Post

I know exactly what you mean. I too have recently discovered the game "Fate". Yes it is easy to see the Tolkien references. I like seeing the unicorns and such.

And it is also a great stress reliever.


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