Gandhi has been historically the most aggressive character in Civilization due to an original bug in the first game that caused him to go all-out once he reaches democracy. They just kept the thing going ever since.
To further explain this bug, because I was chatting with mothmonarch about Civilization and other strategy games last night and I never got around to explaining this fully, but I love this story:
Gandhi’s AI in the original game had its aggression set to the absolute minimum (0 on a scale of 0 to 10, I believe, I may have this wrong but the basic idea I’m about to explain is accurate, as far as I can tell). Adopting democracy lowers an AI civ’s aggression by 2 points, so when someone who is fully peaceful loses two points of aggression, they should still be nice and polite, right?
Except this is an old DOS game, and so computer math is in place. What actually happened was that Gandhi’s aggression level ticked backwards two steps, from 0 to 255. On a scale of 0 to 10, Gandhi is now 255 points of pure nuclear rage.
And that’s the story as I recall it, but again I may have gotten some details wrong, so feel free to correct me! After that, as the original poster said, the devs loved the bug so much that they just kept it in as a running joke!
“On a scale of 0 to 10, Gandhi is now 255 points of pure nuclear rage.”
I about pissed myself laughing at this.
a lot of ppl seem confused on what cultural appropriation is so lemme break it down
IT IS NOT: enjoying food from another culture, enjoying music from another culture, learning about another culture, or learning another language
IT IS: using another culture as a costume, wearing religious articles as accessories when you are not a follower of that religion, using a race as a mascot, disrespecting religious or cultural practices.
this looks like a man just got switched into a cats body and he’s having some self realization of the situation and he’s buggin
"I have a meeting tomorrow with the vice president of distribution. I can’t go in like this! I need a much nicer collar!"
Two MSU basketball players raped a woman in the dorms then one admitted to it. Their only consequence was that they had to move out of the dorms. This picture is of me and one other woman holding up this banner during Midnight Madness. Two other brave souls had a banner on the other side for a while before some jerk started playing tug or war with them over it. This was taken before we got booed at by 10,000 people and police escorted from the stadium.
How screwed up are people to boo at this?
Let’s keep reposting this. Rapists should be charged.
how is sport more important than the lives of women?
like honestly baffling
You kept my room?
this makes me sad because you can see that Simons family didnt keep his room, maybe that was healthy for the family to say goodbye unlike Kier’s and Rick’s. But it makes me think that Simon never had a very good home life even before he died and killed his mother in his untreated state.
I call this the photoset of lies
Because Kieren’s room is a lie because they kept it as if he was alive
Rick’s is a lie with all those posters of girls
Simon’s is a lie because it’s not really his room anymore and yet they’re pretending it is
If you go this way, Rick’s a lie because they kept it as if he stayed alive too.
I call this the photoset of outside display of persona in a seemingly inside setting.
I confused myself.
Your room is supposed to be your place, intimate, a display of who you are.
Kieren’s is quite accurate in that sense. Most of the paintings are of people he loves and cares for. However, as someone previously noticed in a reblog of the “cage painting”, almost none of the painting represent himself. Even before getting PDS, Kieren avoided, not mirrors but, depictions of himself. Rather focusing on others and what they meant to him than himself and how to care for himself without others.
Rick’s room is a closeted one. He’s not necessarily gay, maybe he never loved any boy other than Kieren. But the display of machism with the posters of “babes” is obviously…a display.
Nothing seems personal in his room. It’s all for show. To please an abusive dad. The crowd.
So when Rick has to make choices, it’s even harder, because he never really thought about what HE wanted. Always worrying about what his dad wanted for him.
Simon’s is a stark contrast, reminder of the fact that he tried to move to America and possibly spent years outside of the family home, as a drug addict.
The football and Morrissey’s posters, the single bed, the drapes: this is a teenager’s room. Simon died at 27.
This room is reminiscent of when he was younger and “all his nerves were exposed, raw”. He fled and took drugs to escape that feeling. And now he is back, “unfixed”, in the same surroundings reminiscent of his discomfort.
All the scenes where he is in his room, he looks like a child.
I could go on and on but I have to go and this is getting too long. Bleh. Can’t even proofread myself.
I agree with literally all of the above and I’m so fucking glad to finally see someone use the phrase “abusive dad” in relation to Bill thank you oh my god