LNH/REVIEW: Kid Review's Roundup: December 2013

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Sat Jan 18 17:01:39 PST 2014

On 1/18/2014 9:14 AM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:35:32 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
>> On 1/16/2014 8:29 AM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> <snip>
>>> "First, a bit of a nitpick: The whole idea of 'sorting' worlds into
>>> 'Science Worlds' and 'Magic Worlds' has always felt like a false dichotomy
>>> - especially since this listing specifically notes that worlds can contain
>>> more than one. In this case, it feels like a couple of degrees off from an
>>> idea that could work - something about dominant cultures and what their
>>> worldview is."
>> My thinking on that is still under development.  I do assume that either
>> tech, magic, or both may work.  If they both work, it's almost certainly
>> a superhuman world.
> It just seems like a measurement that's at once really vague and really
> draconic, based more on, well, *genre* than anything else. You may as well
> change it to "Science Fiction" and "Fantasy".

ah, but that's not how the Council of Ordered Realities approaches 
things.  That's why they're not the Council of Chaotic Realities.  And 
they can measure whether magic, science, or both are the most powerful. 
  That's hardly a new comics trope.

>> I tried to check before reviewing.  By the means I have on hand, I saw
>> seven posts with the LNH20 imprint, mostly if not totally one-shot
>> stories which could be retroactively merged with the main LNH.
> Blegh ew blegh. The very idea of it makes my skin crawl.

Or, we could split the newsgroup in two or something, based on whether 
we like splitting things in two or something.  Maybe someone could start 
a cascade about splitting things in two...  8{D>

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