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Comrade 08/16/2019 (Fri) 23:29:08 No. 667 [Reply] [Last]
We need to make bunkerchan browseable on smartphones. Clover was really comfy for browsing 8/leftypol/. Any Comrade willing to help implementing the Lynxchan API to Clover/Kuroba?

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Currently they support only the Vichan API, but implementing Lynxchan API shouldn't be too hard.
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>>7056 oh but you can get to /hobby/ anyway using the link in /e/ lol
>>7057 5000 IQ powermove
>>7060 just phoneposter things
>>7055 How do I get Dashchan?

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sci-fi novels Anonymous Comrade 03/19/2020 (Thu) 20:28:48 No. 7148 [Reply] [Last]
a thread for discussion and recommendation of science fiction works talking about themes and ideas or just talking about how awesome they are
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Really like the Japanese novel From the New World which has a free translation in here http://shinsekai.cadet-nine.org Also would recommend the anime which came from the book.
>>7167 What’s the deal with Japan’s fear of superpowers in general?
>>7148 I made a thread about utopias in particular >>6533
>>7148 Blindsight was pretty good and one of the first book that made me question the meaning of sentience. Was it just our still idealism that separates true self awareness with Chinese room AIs. Especially love how it makes the post human alien to the point of lossing our sympathy for them. The Lensmen series is also peak sci-fi opera and that was written by a food engineer (also that DC ripped it off).
>>7174 1) China-Mongol attempt at invasion 2) Japan's small size 3) Japan's own strive for imperialism 4) WW-IIs staggering defeat.

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Anonymous Comrade 03/22/2020 (Sun) 00:23:50 No. 7210 [Reply] [Last]
Did Kojima predict the coronavirus outbreak?

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Godard Anonymous Comrade 03/18/2020 (Wed) 22:13:07 No. 7100 [Reply] [Last]
Do you like Godard movies? Probably most famous leftist director. Do you think he doing disservice to socialist ideas by obscuring them? I love his 60s movies: Pierrot le fou, Weekend, but i must admit i dont understand his latest movies, maybe because i dont understand historical context. I watched Film Socialisme today but i dont know what to think about that, can anyone explain what does he want to achieve?
Can't really help you with his later stuff, but I've enjoyed all of his early New Wave works from the 60s as well. Contempt, My Life to Live, and Alphaville are personal favorites.
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I'm not a film enthusiast (far from it) but I watched La Chinoise on a weed edible. It was great.

/rlm/ thread Anonymous Comrade 10/31/2019 (Thu) 14:55:06 No. 2324 [Reply] [Last]
the new BOTW is top 5 material
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This is of course correct.

On an unrelated not, it's pretty impressive that they don't paywall any of their content. It's only their hack fraud no budget movies you have to pay for.
He strikes me as a "South Park Conservative." You know, someone who doesn't take politics seriously and who doesn't think too deeply about their assumptions, so progressive kind of shit seems silly in general and the current crop of wokies look like they're from another dimension. They'd rather laugh at the weird shit and half-ironically lament how crazy the world has become instead of questioning why it is the way that it is.

I think that without Mike the show might have had a more woke angle (given shit I've heard Jay and Jack say). I'm glad that among all the movies and TV discourse there are people who don't lend the woke marketing shit credence and even mock it sometimes. I think the discourse may be starting to turn on this thanks in part to the 2016 US elections using idpol and the 2020 election flaming out hardcore on that front already. From a strategic ideological perspective, having people just be largely neutral is good because it helps weaken the perceived hegemony of liberal ideology. Also, Mike was the one who started the whole thing and still does a lot of the work, so without him there probably wouldn't be a show at all.
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forgot to post this when it happened but mike redpilled a lot of people with this
>>2324 why the fuck does reddit letter media need a special general to itself? they're derivative crap
>>6959 1. Male movie reviewers literally review movies as bad because female actors don't show enough tits. The male gaze objectifying people to consume them is absolutely an injustice, any Marxis should oppose the commodification of women. Of course brosocialists hate "woke identity politics" so they'll never talk about how Hollywood contributes to the ongoing rape of women in porn lol 2. How many white settler colonialist people will point out the obviously CIA funded movies, or the inherent fascism of heroic myths for Iron Man/Black Panther/etc This is a redpill for morons who don't understand capitalist systems.

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America In Colour Anonymoose 03/15/2020 (Sun) 06:18:24 No. 6931 [Reply] [Last]
Anyone watch this series? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42XISWiH7jc It chronicles from 1920s to 1960s and then various other americana stuff. I watched the 1930s one and it seemed pretty relevant now >Economic crash because of nature >Democratic candidate proposing a new deal >1 term US president >authoritarian regimes emerged in several countries in Europe and South America
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>This video contains content from CBS, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds. also we have a history board >>>/roulette/
>>6932 yeah but I though this was entertainment-ish more than historical knowledgey also fuck geo-blocks! VPN ftw

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Diplomacy Thread Anonymous Comrade 03/14/2020 (Sat) 17:18:33 No. 6916 [Reply] [Last]
Any of you guys play the objectively best board game around? Any alliances better than R/T?
>tfw you need friends to play board games with deal breaker :(

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Hoi4 Modder, Mexican 03/13/2020 (Fri) 23:20:30 No. 6902 [Reply] [Last]
I am a modder for Hearts of Iron IV and I'm currently updating my old mod. My main issue is that I need loading screens/menu screens. The image given is a filler so I'm looking for something different. The images need to be 1920x1440, and they SHOULD be appropriate to have on the Steam Workshop. Thanks!
>>6902 Cursed. Also who's the 1939 Soviet leader?
>>6911 That one lewd Marxist-Leninist cosplayer that became a small meme for doing that maoist cosplay. You know, that one.
/v/ is now the roulette board, please go there for your video game related discussions. >>>/roulette/

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free retro homebrew gaming Anonymous Comrade 01/20/2020 (Mon) 17:19:29 No. 5479 [Reply] [Last]
Do you have an emulator for NES, anon? Mine Shaft: A very simple game, just push left or right as you descend. What's your score? https://www.romhacking.net/homebrew/34/ Nova the Squirrel: Don't be put off by the picture of the lame title screen. This is a full-blown side-scrolling platform adventure that would haven been worthy of official publishing back in the day. https://www.romhacking.net/homebrew/114/ Star Evil: I don't even. https://www.romhacking.net/homebrew/101/
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Get It! is a very old-school game (the level = the screen). Catch items, avoid the baddies. http://www.gravelstudios.com/getit/ What I found very unusual about is that the speed of the player is the same as the speed of the items and enemies bouncing around. So my initial reaction was that it's "objectively" a design mistake, but a few minutes later I got into the flow of things. You just have to anticipate a bit how the things are bouncing. Also has a two-player mode! Remember those dubious cartridges promising to contain a truckload of games? The promised number of games turned out to be a very postmodern way of counting, with different modes or levels of the same game being presented as two or three different games. Graphic assets and sound was also shared between the titles. In this wonderful tradition is 31 in 1 Real Game! by, once again, the Mojon Twins, featuring utterly pointless low-res nudity (I'm not complaining) and parodies. Download is right at the top of this list: http://www.nesworld.com/article.php?system=nes&data=neshomebrew I found Rendezvous and Zombie Calavera Prologue the most interesting. One little thing that irks me about many homebrew titles is how moving diagonally works. They often just add together the movement of each axis, so you move faster diagonally. I'm pretty sure that's not how it works in real life… I also believe that the programmers of the old games back in the day usually took care to avoid that counter-intuitive issue. For example, your spaceship in R-Type does not move faster diagonally and the player can make more precise movements by hugging the left edge of the screen and pressing diagonally.
>>6167 >It's just larping We're talking about video games here, so I don't see why that's a problem, but I've got other points to make. Another thing I've noticed is that higher resolution makes the game a lot laggier. playing the game with the original resolution completely gets rid of the lag (but then the screen is tiny). it's not like the game looks any better, we still use the exact same sprite the only difference the higher resolution make is showing more of the map than you should actually be able to see, at time it even results in you being able to see a black void on the screen which you wouldn't be able to see in the original game.
http://www.nesworld.com/article.php?system=nes&data=neshomebrew I had a look at some other titles on there. What Remains is a short 2019 "adventure" (or rather walking sim) set in 1986 with a plot like Captain Planet on cocaine. They did not try for a very authentic 1986 feel (for example, I don't think "paywalled" was a term in use back then). Got a few sensible chuckles out of me and the same number of eyeroll moments. This is really an actual piece of software that one could unironically label Cultural Marxism.
>>6167 You are thinking about polygonal games. Original Fallout doesn't use polygons and isn't a first-person shooter. (And even with polygons it isn't always sensible to increase the framerate, since the shoddy programming practice of tying mechanics/physics to framerate which often happens with console games when there is no thinking ahead about potentially porting that to other platforms.) Anyway, here's a new NES game: In Böbl, you play fighting er trying to survive despite the attacks existence of your enemies, which are all very hard edge, know what I'm saying. While playing, I often said out loud when dying: Ow, the edge! http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=19718
/v/ is now the roulette board, please go there for your video game related discussions. >>>/roulette/

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Folk/Prole Music Anonymous Comrade 03/01/2020 (Sun) 04:11:51 No. 6529 [Reply] [Last]
Anybody here play an instrument or have musical talent of some kind?
Play banjo and sing in the scots tradition. Wys?
I have been told I am the incarnation of Less Claypool on the bass.
>>6529 i really want to learn the accordion but have honestly no idea how to start doing that, especially considering how expensive instruments are
>>6529 I used to play alto saxophone when I was still in grade school. Because I really liked the idea of playing Jazz music because it was so cool. Though my original pick was going to be a flute because it would have been super cool to learn that from watching cartoons and such. But glad I didn't as flute is very hard to play with huge hands like mine.
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Yes, an old "Melody King" 3/4 (parlor) guitar I got cheap on ebay. I had a Stefan Grossman instructional DVD on fingerpicked blues guitar, in which he said for this genre either get an old battered one from a junk shop, or a cheap new one. Pic related shows the guitar complete " bits of paper modification" to lift the strings high enough to stop fret buzzing. When I've got some money together I'll get a proper guitar "set up" done at a guitar shop. But in the meantime it does the job. I used it to record this : https://youtu.be/9sd0Hd3PygE


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