RPG Pondering: Message Boards & Newsgroups

I talk about my favorite text-based ways to communicate with fellow gamers. 3.5 Private Sanctuary forum.35privatesanctuary.com The RPGsite www.therpgsite.com Fear the Boot www.feartheboot.com Giant in the Playground (Order of the Stick) www.giantitp.com The RPG.net forum.rpg.net Usenet Info www.usenet.com Eternal September eternal-september.org Thunderbird www.mozilla.org

Kevin Malloy

Kevin Malloy Image by John Sloan I first met Kevin Malloy eons ago in the USENET newsgroup rec.motorcycles. A few years later Kathleen and I moved to Colorado, and a few years after that Kevin and I ended up working at the same company in the same building. Kevin is one of my heros: he’s […]

2005-01-01_All_Year_Posts

2005-01-01_All_Year_Posts Image by Marc_Smith This is a treemap of the Usenet newsgroup discussion community space generated by the Netscan system at Microsoft Research. This map represents a year of message reception by all Usenet newsgroups that were collected by the Netscan service. The area of each box is proportional to the number of messages that […]

2006-01-01_All_Year_Posts

2006-01-01_All_Year_Posts Image by Marc_Smith This is a treemap of the Usenet newsgroup discussion community space generated by the Netscan system at Microsoft Research. This map represents a year of message reception by all Usenet newsgroups that were collected by the Netscan service. The area of each box is proportional to the number of messages that […]