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1. If you’re making plans for DC on Jan 21, I predict its chances of being sacked by then are about 50-50. #Orcs @maddow @Lawrence @FrankFigliuzzi1 @BeschlossDC
2. Trump's pardoning of monsters was not random. He is building an army of Orcs. Evil, willing to do his bidding. We must prepare to meet them and defend the Capitol. But be assured if you don't remove him, he'll burn DC. @DCPoliceDept @SpeakerPelosi @SenSchumer
3. You have no idea how outgunned the DC National Guard unit is in the face of Trump's Orc army. We need an airborne division. Nothing short. And that won't happen with Trump in power. Remove him or DC is already lost. @VP @senatemajldr
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Loving the discourse regarding orcs in rpgs, specifically #DnD
We need to be aware of real-life racial stereotypes that have been grafted onto fantasy races. And we can, *IF OUR TABLE IS COMFORTABLE*, include prejudice, etc. into our worldbuilding as DMs.
But I personally....
...fall in the camp of thinking that a #ttrpg ought to be an escape from real-world issues (racism, sexism, etc.) and that, if those issues appear at the table, it should be with the consent of all players and portrayed in such a way as to indicate that it is wrong...
... I am certainly not perfect with this, especially running old Gygax #DnD campaigns converted for 5e. I have to actively work to create nuanced races that are not "inherently" anything, and to include moral variation within all present races. But this is an ongoing...
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