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A Horrifying Realization

I had a horrifying realization today: my subconscious views single women as a scarce resource. (This is in the context of wanting a wife.) This is horrifying for several reasons, the first of which is that women are not a resource, scarce or otherwise. They are individual, unique people. Not that I don't expect that to be obvious, but I think it's worth stating. It is also the view of my conscious mind, which is why I find this revelation about my subconscious so horrifying. But there are two other reasons that I find this mindset (that single women are a scarce resource) to be horrifying. The first are the implications that come from that mindset, and the second is the origin of that mindset (because if it arose in me, it can arise in others). It seems to me that emotions have their home in the subconscious. As I understand it, we emotionally process stimuli far more quickly than we intellectually process that same stimuli. This means this mindset (that single women are a scar

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 50

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I've got an announcement for today, which is that I'm going to be taking a few weeks off from working on Astral Collision. Nothing major, I just need a break, is all! I also have a couple of maps to show off, but nothing major.

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 49

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Having finally overcome my writer's block for Kendran quests (of which I explain the source in this video), I discuss plans going forward and playtest a few encounters related to these plans!

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 48

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Today is all about food! Specifically, I go over the few food effects I'd already set up, then spend the rest of the episode setting up the effects on the rest of the player-made meals!

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 47

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Today is mostly about food (with a side of thinking about possible quest objectives for Kendra)! That is, I figured out the recipes and resulting cuisines crafted through the cooking system. Not that they actually do anything yet...

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 46

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I have at long last finished the lore about Kendran rulers! Hurray! Prepare for a lot of reading, though first, I go over a small UI fix that I implemented.

Making Astral Collision (An RPG Maker MV Project) Part 45

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I spend a lot of the first part of today's episode discussing the way I'm approaching the design and the reasons I have for doing it the way I am. I also go over some interiors I've put together, read more lore I've written, and test a new quest I've added.