8FOLD/META: So, What's the Deal with Those Numbers?
pwerdna at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 21:02:40 PDT 2014
On 6/16/2014 9:54 PM, Tom Russell wrote:
> Mostly, this is just me being nerdy, and it also serves the purpose of
> making RACCie eligibility posts easier to rattle off. I'm going to start
> standardizing this nifty little feature using the format [8F-xxx], where
> "xxx" is the Story Number. So, [8F-114] would be our one-hundred-fourteenth
> publication, [8F-115] the one-hundred-fifteenth, and so on.
Ah! Very cool.
> These Event Stories are big stories, but they're not Events in the sense
> that there's going to be a core miniseries with a bunch of tie-ins,
> preludes, epilogues, etc. It's more that these are going to be stories with
> several inter-related facets. Like a universe/continuity in miniature, yet
> still part of the wider Eightfold tapestry.
Ah, like Retcon Hour! <3 *flees*
> Two such Events will be launching this summer. The shorter of these, and
> the one closest to a traditional crossover type story in terms of narrative
> and scope, is VOX DEI, and concerns Gregory Dingham's return. VOX DEI
> stories will be indicated with a [VD-##].
That jerk doesn't deserve an event >:/
> Our other Event, THE PULSE WAR, is something more ambitious and sprawling,
> taking place over a much longer period of time. My anticipation is that THE
> PULSE WAR project will unfold over the space of not the next few months,
> but the next few years. PULSE WAR stories will be indicated with a [PW-##].
Interesting. I look forward to playing off of it, even though mainstream comix
have made me twitchly about events with "war" in the name.
> Eightfoldians old and new are welcome (but of course not required) to
> participate and can e-mail ye olde editor for details and brainstorming.
I am def interested.
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, def.
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