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 No.6875[Reply]

This shit is ass
When will mere virtuosity stop being fetishized
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 No.6880

>>6879
anon is buttmad that kids can keep time better than him

 No.6881

>>6880
have sex
>>6878
They are already. It’s boring

 No.6899

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>>6877
>They were trained like monkeys from early childhood to play perfectly quantized notes by hand and now they’re big on YouTube
<Why did Adorno "Hate" Jazz?
sci-hub.se/https://www.jstor.org/stable/223286
> If the salon style is responsible for the supposedly individual element in jazz, which Adorno sees as merely a socially produced illusion of freedom, the march represents a "completely fictive community which is formed from nothing other than the alignment of atoms under the force that is exerted upon them"
>Adorno generalizes the argument to suggest that all dance, as synchronized movement, has something in common with the march.In the admixture of salon music and the march, bourgeois individuality,as expressed in movement-the casual gait of individuals from the salon- appears to oppose the strict order of the march, to release the dancer from the prison of strict form and give expression to the arbitrary nature of everyday life, a life which, Adorno argues, is not escaped through dance but playfully transfigured there as a latent order.
>Popular jazz music's apparently liberative gestures-those improvisatory movements that account for its success-express only the attempt to breakout of the fetishized commodity world without ever changing it. The formula to which Adorno repeatedly returns is that of the commodity that must be simultaneously"just like" all the others and yet "original"- the hit tune that must unite an individual characteristic element with utter banality on every other level.
>Adorno identified the characteristic element,what one might term the "virtuosic element," in jazz with performance and with the art of the arrangement that is associated with performance.What is essentially banal,as composition, is given a "make-over" in reproduction.
> Adorno's criticisms of the claims of jazz performance center on the fact that he believes this claim to freedom to be illusory.The interjection of the performer/arranger in jazz does not permit any real altering of the material in order to realize a genuine subjective freedom
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 No.6902

>>6899
Yup, "improvisation" in jazz is literally just substituting chords in otherwise standard chord progressions
There was that infamous Quincy Jones interview from 4 years ago where he mentioned that every Bebop musician copied melodies from Slonimsky's Thesaurus

 No.6903

>>6875
I usually like jazz and I'm the retard who spams fusion on /music/ but I tried to listen to their album but I do find it lacking, can't quite put my finger on it, perhaps a pack of swing? I don't know theory.



/draw/

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 No.1509[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Hello I created this thread for people who like flag design and maps and herlady please enjoy posting creations I will be posting my Creations as well.
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 No.3017

>>3003
borger

 No.3029

>>3003
garbage

 No.3030

>>3003
Dixie but worse

 No.3058

>>3003
боргер

 No.3085

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Russian Red Army flag I made.

PS: Not a member of the CPUSA, I just like their variant of the H&S



/hobby/

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 No.11615[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Noticed a lot people talking about Tolkien’s works and philosophy. So, I created a thread specifically dedicated for that and other things related to it, like the movies and games.
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 No.30784

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>>30529
Fucking kek

 No.30785

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Recently on the ukraine general the topic of Hobbit Camps in Italy came up in regards to NPR discussing Giorgia Meloni (new Italian PM then) and discussing the pipeline to fascism LOTR lead to (in spite of Tolkien himself being anti-fascist and not intending any fascist allegory in the first place - disliking allegory in general in fact). I thought it was thread relevant and rather funny to share. Maybe this is the reason the USSR didn't have an official translation published for decades?

- https://translated.turbopages.org/proxy_u/it-en.en.546a1997-6359766a-ce21ebc7-74722d776562/https/it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campi_Hobbit
- https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/hobbit-camps-fascism-italy
https://archive.ph/cb9kB

 No.31344

>>30785
You have to understand some historical context for Lord of the Rings. Specifically, the Lord of the Rings was arguably the first in what is now a proud tradition of liberals/fascists making political retard takes based on fantasy/sci-fi literature. Around the 60s, people started using it as their equivalent of "the guy we don't like is Voldemort and we're Dumbledore's Army". Ironically for these fascists, the most common political interpretation was the Mordor was Nazi Germany, but "Mordor is the USSR and the orcs are Russians" was a close second, and it's an interpretation that made its way into many of the early fan translations of the book in Eastern Europe. Apparently, one Russian translation completely ran with the idea that the Scouring of the Shire was a satire of communism.

If you haven't read the books, Mordor and the orcs are not even remotely communist, fascist, German or Russian, so these are all retard takes. However, unfortunately, it's retard takes that are apparently very popular in Europe, especially the butthurt belt.

 No.31347

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Also, wanted to say that the Rings of Power has absolutely terrible looking elves. They legit just slapped some prosthetic ears on their actors and called it a day. Jackson picked actors with specific and unusual facial features to play elves. Not here. You could slap some fake ears on me and I could legit play a Rings of Power elf. Most of them don't even have long hair, including Elrond.

 No.31436

Are there any good reviews/articles/videos that are critical of RoP *without* being some anti-woke rightoid screed?



/edu/

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 No.2940[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Hello comrades. I propose a general thread in an attempt to get the /edu/ ball rolling again. Everytime you visit /edu/, post in this thread. Tell us about what you're thinking about, what you're reading, an interesting thing you have learned today, anything! Just be sure to pop in and say hi.
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 No.12040

this guy DJ Pons cracks me the fuck up. He's some researcher from new zealand who's probably the world's most dedicated proponent of dialectical materialism at this moment (tho probably unbeknownst to him).
https://sci-hub.se/10.1504/ijpom.2012.048221
>Abstract: The practice of project management is described by a codified standard, but many projects fail nonetheless. This paper describes a new conceptual approach for project management, using a systems-modelling approach to create a graphical representation. New activities are identified not evident in existing models. The model achieves a three-way integration of theory (proposed causality), process (operational detail), and software tools.

Idk if my brain is just fried from reading too much commie lit but this reads like a joke lmao.

Also his conceptualization of the cordus model brings science back to causality, back to materialism, and is all around very dialectical. It's honestly the most optimistic thing i've read in a long time, i dont care if it turns out to be a debunked chimera in 100 years (not that it has any takers now), because this guy (and the other authors) is bringing militant materialism back to science.
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/1a0c/842dc8fdb878770b6c7bc7a4fb40dcb9d95f.pdf
https://vixra.org/pdf/1104.0015v1.pdf

 No.12051

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>>12029
A lot of what Elull writes is theoretical, and it is very lengthy and verbose, but surprisingly I've never felt bored reading it. Reading anything by him felt more as if I was trying to understand the world around me.

As for Propaganda itself, it's hard to summarize it all, and I'm not going to copy paste the wiki summary of the book because anyone can do that. I can only describe it as "an explanation for why and how I would have gotten sucked into ____ politics." For a book written in the 1960's it's still extremely relevant, maybe even more so.

<Emotionalism, impulsiveness, excess, etc—all these characteristics of the individual caught up in a mass are well known and very helpful to propaganda. Therefore, the individual must never be considered as being alone; the listener to a radio broadcast, though actually alone, is nevertheless part of a large group, and he is aware of it. Radio listeners have been found to exhibit a mass mentality. All are tied together and constitute a sort of society in which all individuals are accomplices and influence each other without knowing it.


>>12038
I'm sorry see if this works.

 No.12072

what the fuck I wasn't expecting Foner's Reconstruction to be like 600 pages

 No.12085


 No.12086

>>12085
OK but you still need some kind of review at the end, right? No matter how cool the experiment design is if you fuck up its execution.



/anime/

 No.17871[Reply]

>rejects conventional morality
>disrespects bourgeois property rights
>die-hard individualist
>theft is cool
>does shit for others simply because he wants to, not out of any spooky obligation
>kind of a dandy
>long face
>tacky sideburns
>prominent widow's peak
>dysfunctional relationships with women
>kind of a loser when you really get down to it
>noticeable popularity among Italians

<never seen in the same room together
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 No.17882

>>17873
>Both are Engels
Can anyone explain this to me?
Is it just a meme or does is there some evidence to back this up?

 No.17883

>>17882
There is a theory/meme that argues that Engels created Stirner to troll Marx, the only proof is that the only images of Stirner we have are drawings made by Engels.

 No.17884

I suppose we're talking about anime lupin,and not the sociopath that is manga lupin right ?

 No.17888

>>17884
What’s the difference?

 No.17902

>>17888
straight up murdering people,steal shit because he can and actual SEX on-screen for a start
it's the lupin from Goemon's Blood Spray and Fujiko's Lie basically,and the Takeshi Koike specials (you know the anime gif with a woman hitting a bong ? it's from that)



/games/

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 No.23655[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Get in the hype train Communism simulator is coming in 3 days. Which will be your starting nation?
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 No.24641

>>24637
if that is the people's will after a revolution then i shall submit to it.

 No.24642

>>24641
Nah, keep talking

 No.24659


 No.24660

First game I played as Korea and made nazbol empire conquering Japan and indonesia. It was insanely easy probably because the civil war in China gave me independence and so I just industrialised in peace, I didn't even join a customs union but had highest GDP per capita, literacy and standard of living on the great powers list. War with all my neighbours was trivial and it was basically plain sailing and I didn't interact with half the mechanics in the game, I just built factories to increase urbanization and GDP even if they weren't profitable. Second game I played Haiti and it was going well until France declared war twice, tanking my economy and the second time they just bled me dry without sending troops until I went bankrupt which was so cringe. I will destroy them in my next playthrough mark my words.

 No.24751

>>24660
>I just built factories to increase urbanization and GDP even if they weren't profitable
True Stalinist way, Feldman-Preobrazensky pilled.



/tech/

 No.17847[Reply]

>Software architecture refers to the fundamental structures of a software system and the discipline of creating such structures and systems. Each structure comprises software elements, relations among them, and properties of both elements and relations. The architecture of a software system is a metaphor, analogous to the architecture of a building. It functions as a blueprint for the system and the developing project, which project management can later use to extrapolate the tasks necessary to be executed by the teams and people involved. Software architecture is about making fundamental structural choices that are costly to change once implemented. Software architecture choices include specific structural options from possibilities in the design of the software.

This is a thread for general discussion of software architecture, the high level design of software and software systems. PDF dumps also appreciated.

Note: Software architecture is separate and at a higher level of abstraction that for example, object oriented design. There are specific patterns, methodologies, etc. for software architecture just as there are design patterns for OOAD.
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 No.17910

>>17898
Is this what Elon Musk was talking about?

 No.17912

>>17910
yeah, pretty much. But if you explained it to your once-tech-literate grandfather and he explained it back to you.

 No.17913

>>17891
>>17892
Update. Predictably did like shit actually designing the system. It was a very naive approach, but I dropped more buzzwords than a clickbait tik tok video, but the engineer was pretty smart, so probably not impressed.

The hardest part was gathering requirements correctly. I stumbled through that and my requirements were shit. Then the design was half-baked, not thought through and mediocre. The engineer was cool and helped me along at least.

The most significant barrier to acing this was probably practicing. The problem was rather easy, tbh, and it didn't require any of the fancy shit you see on the design interview questions while studying. Still I struggled to design it. I was also nervous and figuratively shitting my pants all, so it could have been worse.

All things considered I'd say I did 6/10. At least my other interviews were strong so hopefully they balance out.

 No.17914

>>17849
>has different study plans depending on how much time you have left
You're going to die in seven days, why did you watch that cursed vhs tape anon???
>>17854
>In a world with infinite labor power, the solution would be to simply do it, and then check where you fucked up with your unknown assumptions, delete everything and start again with a better understanding. Obviously, this is never practical nor feasible in real life.
Feasibility is a bourgeois metric. In reality any rushed product is trash. Actual historical progress is only achieved through dialectical struggle through contradictions.

 No.17915

>>17913
GJ anon, especially on short notice



/dead/

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 No.3583[Reply]

Can we talk about how transhumanism is basically trash?
Like fam, why you wanna improve everything's capabilities? Sounds like market logic to me. Things and especially ppl are fine not being more than they are.
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 No.3729

>>3721
Séx with electronics basically

 No.3730

>>3583
> why you wanna improve everything's capabilities?
We are doing that already with technology. You can use a telephoto lense to see things that are too far away to see it with your naked eyes.
I don't think that people want to implant tech into their bodies, because they'd get stuck on a specific technology level. Maybe a thousand years from now when all the relevant technologies are super mature, and no longuer change much over the life-span of a human.

>Sounds like market logic to me

No not really.

 No.3745

>>3583
Pretty much just want as long of life as physically possible. The human body is like living in a straw house when one could potentially live in a brick / steel house.

 No.3756

it'd be useful for people with disabilities and illnesses we cannot heal with our current level of technology, or just for convenience

 No.3758

>>3756
>least eugenicist trans-humanist
oh I know what "help" ppl that view the disabled as in need of being fixed have in store



/anime/

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 No.17890[Reply]

What's your least favorite little girl Chinese cartoon? Mine is Gantz. Has some of the most unlikeable characters I've ever seen. The rapey creep vibe the MC gives off doesn't help either.
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 No.17896

gant is the lost of anime

 No.17897

>>17890
>The rapey creep vibe the MC gives off doesn't help either.
You're fucking stupid OP. Go read your shonen.

Do you know what a character arc is? For one he's worse than "rapey creep vibe" because he tries to blackmail a desperate girl into letting him have sex with her. But that's actually the best part of Gantz is just how much of an scumbag he is at the start of the story and the slow transformation he makes to being a noble person who cares about other people.

>>17896
I'll kind of give you that but the mystery of Gantz is pretty clearly a macguffin. It's about the journey not the destination. I'd actually compare it more to Eva and how the very end is some woo woo philosophical thing.

I love Gantz and how they kept it fresh not following the same dynamics over and over again for the whole series. So many cool subplots that could've been their own whole manga like the suicidal kid who learns telepathy and etc.

 No.17899

>>17897
remember how gantz introduces vampires as a major plot point and then just forgets about them

 No.17900

>>17897
Imagine being willing to forgive a rapist lmao

 No.17901

Goblin Slayer trailer tricked me into believing the show is going to be fun. I was deaperate for an action anime, and kept excusing how bad that fucking garbage was for 6 episode until finally give up any hope that the show will do 180 and turn into something remotely watchable. Just edgy rape fetishistic weeb wishfulfillment fantasy with bad animation, bad dialogue, bad humor, no plot nor originality to speak of. Oh, and its fans keep comparing it to Berserk, because both are dark and have rape in them, and these absolute cretins think thats what makea Berserk good.



/games/

 No.24745[Reply]

I recently got a phone because my old one burned out a few years ago, and I saw there was a mobile animal crossing game called pocket camp. It was fun for a week or so, but they fucking drown you in mechanics that are just there to make you discontent so you buy the solution. Unplayable by level 42.

But it's still an endearing formula, and I'm wondering what FOSS games out there are the closest to animal crossing? Doesn't even need to be on mobile, my main concern is modding. And if there isn't anything all that close, I think a "Super Tux Crossing" game would be a cool project.

Art sauce: https://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?illust_id=88013230&mode=medium

 No.24746

>>24745
Cute art. Regarding your question, ave you considered emulation? The Dolphin emulator works well for the first Gamecube game, while New Leaf can be emulated through Citra. You would need to get the ROMs first tho.

 No.24747

>>24746
Yeah, I'll try that. I gave it a go once but was too busy with school to figure it out. Finished my finals yesterday so that won't be an issue.

 No.24748

New Leaf is the best version

 No.24750

Very cute picture! :3



/roulette/

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 No.2186[Reply]

If it doesn't have any material basis, then it's fake and a waste of time.
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 No.2204

Name something I should care about that doesn’t have a material basis?

 No.2205

>>2203
materialism is an illusion of perception
>>2204
your soul (unless you're a p-zombie, then you're shit out of luck)

 No.2207

>>2204
Common sense

 No.2208

>>2205
soul doesnt exist though, and so is a philosophical zombie unless youre from another reality where how it works is different.
>>2207
has material basis

 No.2209

>>2208
oh it does, you're just a p-zombie after all



/edu/

 No.12059[Reply]

If feudalism had markets, does that demonstrate that capitalism has always existed and is not truly escapable?

 No.12060

>>12059
i don't think it works that way, in feudal times there were many collective relations of production like in the fields but does not mean communism always existed.

 No.12061

Capitalism is *generalized* commodity production.

 No.12070

capital predates capitalism, for example usurer's capital. what sets capitalism apart is that capital enters the sphere of production. in less productive periods capital mostly concerns itself with circulation. this is explained in vol III of Capital

 No.12084

Its so sad how few people manage to read until the last chapters of Das Kapital https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1867-c1/ch32.htm
>What does the primitive accumulation of capital, i.e., its historical genesis, resolve itself into? In so far as it is not immediate transformation of slaves and serfs into wage labourers, and therefore a mere change of form, it only means the expropriation of the immediate producers, i.e., the dissolution of private property based on the labour of its owner. Private property, as the antithesis to social, collective property, exists only where the means of labour and the external conditions of labour belong to private individuals. But according as these private individuals are labourers or not labourers, private property has a different character. The numberless shades, that it at first sight presents, correspond to the intermediate stages lying between these two extremes.
>The private property of the labourer in his means of production is the foundation of petty industry, whether agricultural, manufacturing, or both; petty industry, again, is an essential condition for the development of social production and of the free individuality of the labourer himself. Of course, this petty mode of production exists also under slavery, serfdom, and other states of dependence. But it flourishes, it lets loose its whole energy, it attains its adequate classical form, only where the labourer is the private owner of his own means of labour set in action by himself: the peasant of the land which he cultivates, the artisan of the tool which he handles as a virtuoso.
>This mode of production presupposes parcelling of the soil and scattering of the other means of production. As it excludes the concentration of these means of production, so also it excludes cooperation, division of labour within each separate process of production, the control over, and the productive application of the forces of Nature by society, and the free development of the social productive powers. It is compatible only with a system of production, and a society, moving within narrow and more or less primitive bounds. To perpetuate it would be, as Pecqueur rightly says, “to decree universal mediocrity".
>At a certain stage of dePost too long. Click here to view the full text.



/draw/

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 No.3077[Reply]

ITT Post animations, WIPs, and so on.

Professional animation is usually collaborative, with different people drawing the parts of the animations, doing lines vs color or keyframes vs in-betweens, etc.
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 No.3080

>>3079
true. and there is also things like getting line thickness right, choosing a good color palette

 No.3081

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>>3077
>>3079
For reference, here's the same animation with just the original keyframes (poses) before adding inbetweens and build-up or follow-through. I used several of these animation principles to make the animation look better. How many can you see?

 No.3082

>>3081
>How many can you see?
6 or 7?
also a challenge: animate it at 50 fps :^)

 No.3083

>>3082
It's actually not always ideal to animate things at higher frame rates. That's one of the techniques used (#9 in the video). The frame rate you animate with can convey different things.

The whole animation is 24fps (as in film), but parts of the animation are animated "on twos" i.e. with each step taking 2 of those frames. The early movement of the mouth and eyes are animated this way to make them smoother. A higher frame rate would probably look too jittery because the movement is small enough that variation in the lines would stand out. The beginning of the jerk backwards is also animated on twos so each step stays on screen a bit longer to be easier to see. On the other hand, the windup (leaning forward and squinting) and follow-through animate on ones to draw the eyes and cause anticipation to make the larger movement more legible, and to compress the time it takes to go through those more minor movements.

 No.3084

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>>3083
oh yeah good point. the mind is really good at filling in blanks anyway



/music/

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 No.6579[Reply]

A thread for my favorite kind of music. Chill RnB, Soft Rock, Jazz.

You are now entering the chill zone. Spacey sounds, slow BPMs, beautiful voices and harmonies will bless you.
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 No.6731

ELO - One Summer Dream

They never played his song live at all.

 No.6744

Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti - Ten Years Gone

 No.6745

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Bennie And The Jets

 No.6764


 No.6900

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/games/

 No.24565[Reply]

Are horror games the last bastion of anti-imperialism and leftism in the video game industry?
>Government experimenting with bioweapons research on prisoners
>Corporations profiting off the research
>Innocent proles who accidentally stumble onto their black sites getting arrested on dubious charges and thrown into the prison industrial complex
>Robots answering to Porky who can kill workers on demand
>Experimenting gets out of control (just like Covid) and Porky deciding to cover it all up by killing everyone
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 No.24728

>>24727
>Planescape Torment levels.
Don’t know what this is. I like rpgs and need something different.

 No.24731

>>24728
Shut the fuck up and go download planescape torment, then download arcanum, then download disco Elysium

 No.24735

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>>24714
Reminder thta Glen didn't create the necromprphs nor the markers at all. This was the early concept of the zombie and it looked exactly like Callisto.
>According to The Art of Dead Space, an early idea for the Necromorphs was that their appearance would resemble bloated, translucent corpses that had floated ashore on a beach. However, this concept was put aside and later changed to how they look now. The creative team of Dead Space created hundreds of concepts for the look of the Necromorphs.
>The Necromorphs' creation and design were led by Ben Wanat, who served as production designer on Dead Space and Dead Space 2 and creative director of Dead Space 3. The creatures' backstory, ecology and end goal were developed by Wanat alongside franchise co-writer Chuck Beaver.
Game development is a collectivist product. Not an idea of one or two guys like liberals seem to think. Ben Wanat is now stuck at sledgehammer digging in the CoD mines.
>>24719
Pirate it. The devs were purged by the company and had their IP taken over by nazis. Don't give Baltic Nazis your money.

 No.24744

>>24735
>The devs were purged by the company and had their IP taken over by nazis. Don't give Baltic Nazis your money.
What the fuck, where can I learn about this?

 No.24749

>>24744
the first statement is here : >>23010
the devs still in the company that deboooonked it is here : >>24268



/hobby/

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 No.10732[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

ITT we discuss business strategy and help other anons escape wage slavery, build a business that subverts capitalism from within, and become ethical petty booj with a lefty perspective in mind.

This is for serious discussion only, keep focused on the topic and don't derail the thread.
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 No.30911

>>30899
Thank you anon. I'm gonna give them a try. I'm just looking to make some money on the side, as I live in a third world country with high inflation and can barely make it to the end of the month. Turning it into a full time job would be a long term goal but I don't know if it's plausible.
>>30906
Yeah, that would be interesting.

 No.30918

>>30911
Remember, if you're going to do business you've got to think like a real capitalist i.e. Don't believe the bullshit they say is business', look behind it as any good commie should.

gl anon :D

 No.31379

What market socialist small business are you running out of the Yugo kiosks

 No.31380

>>31379
A cafe and promote it with the gimmick that it's so small

 No.31435

>>31379
>>31380
book café. offer coffee, cookies and pamphlets



/dead/

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 No.3663[Reply]

Anarcho-Monarchy Edition
Shhhh. Secret Grace-chan Thread.
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 No.3688

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Spooky basement.

 No.3693

Why do monarchists like Stirner?

 No.3694

>>3693
What monarchists like stirner?
I could only see them arguing like: If I am to act according to my desire and appropriate the world to my liking, being a monarch gives me the best tool to do that.
However since monarchism is a social system there would also need to be a reason for the ruled to accept the moarchs rule (its gods will, the natural order) which egoism obviously doesn't offer.
Also I would argue that monarchs can't just realise their personal desires through rule because monarchy also imposes constrains on them.

 No.3699

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>grace
wherever thou art I must
<KNEEL

 No.3757

>>3667
Time to post.



/draw/

 No.714[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

We anons humbly request Alunya artwork from drawfriends
As Alunya art would be for all leftyanons' sake & .org
Especially from new drawfriends
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 No.3073

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 No.3075

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An alunya I made a while ago

 No.3076

>>3075
Cute!



/dead/

 No.3690[Reply]

What is its purpose?
Is this purgatory
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 No.3750

>>3746
Well yeah that's why I said "other than"

 No.3751

>>3690
The cure for séx

 No.3753

i can't believe it's been 2 years… waiting for it all to end soon

 No.3754

>>3753
2 years since what?

 No.3755

>>3736
imagine not taking them so you don't trigger some dipshit on the internet



/games/

 No.871[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

What games do leftypol play? I played through Stalker recently, I also like Deus Ex, Mount and Blade Warband, Dark Souls. I play supreme commander daily and generally enjoy strategy games.
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 No.24633

>>24610
which ones are you playing through now? i'm doing a hard 'cturne playthrough on my switch. the hd remaster is pretty disappointing for its msrp, i expected something better. i bought it on a huge discount so it was worth it, but it's still annoying how they basically didn't bother to improve any aspect of the base game or redo/crop the fmvs in a better way. the only good thing they did was add the ability to choose your fusion skills

 No.24736

what is socialist about brutal legend?

 No.24740

I play Budokai Tenkaichi 2 with spergs and get my shit ran

 No.24741

>>24633
i did the hardmode cockturns play and couldn't beat satan. final fight felt like a coin flip.

 No.24743

>>24741
i really think a lot of it is like that, as much as i love the game. the element of enemies and the player being fragile to make level differences matter less than skill, ironically ends up killing you in dungeons and boss fights because of lucky crits and weaknesses you won't know about if you're playing the game blind. the fact that you get a game over if the enemy manages to kill your male-to-fiend doesn't help either



/music/

 No.6897[Reply]

most covers change the timbre, the instruments, or the tempo. Not enough instruments actually change the harmony and the notes. Negative harmony allows you to do so pretty easily (or alternatively, to write "new" songs without much effort)


/games/

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 No.24679[Reply]

Never played it but installing now, anyone fancy grouping up?
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 No.24711

>>24710
There's an urban legend that this is what they did with old Microsoft office stuff, see the comments of this video. Even if it wasn't the case back then, the fact that people believe it may have led to people trying it.

 No.24715

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>>24709
>>24710
People like high res textures and they take up a lot of space. Also movie files on single player games.

I don't know why devs don't make low space versions of their games for people like you. You can get some nice textures where you can see the pixels like old school shit.

 No.24717

>>24715
>don't make low space versions of their games for people like you
because it's extra time of work not in the budget

 No.24718

>>24717
And also probably because people with low end systems don't have a lot of money lying around to buy games. Why make games for broke people?

 No.24742

>>24718
another part of it is that if you're a poorfag, you're probably gonna get a switch lite or some last-gen console to play games with anyways, so games that do have low space versions will usually have them on these platforms rather than the pc, because piracy isn't really the norm outside of slavlands and some specific thirdie cunts



/games/

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 No.12574[Reply]

Are Undertale and Deltarune leftist games?
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 No.21878

>>21840
Most monsters on the street don't even recognize you as a human as far as dialogue goes(main characters and the royal guard being the few exceptions), so it could very well be that random fighting is considered normal among monsters to some extent, and not just because you're a human.

 No.23306

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I'm surprised none of you have hopped on this bandwagon.

 No.23309

>>15283
>Communist? No It preaches non-violence, no?
What? Communism isn't when you go monkey mode and kill without a plan.
Frisk is a human stuck in the barrier, which requires a monster absorb seven human souls to break. A human cannot absorb human souls, and Asgore only had 6 souls, Frisk, and assumed dead, Asriel's human sibling, who Asriel absorbed the soul of before seeking medical attention for, before getting fatally wounded by the villagers and dying, spreading dust onto the flower that would be imbued with determination by Gaster to become Flowey.
You have to do a pacifist route to make Flowey remember they're Asriel, because if you kill, you reinforce Flowey's idealistic maxim of "In this world, it's killed or be killed." By refusing to kill or die, you force Flowey to reach an epiphany, unblock his memories of being Asriel, and use the souls to break the barrier.
It doesn't just blankly preach non-violence, it presents a situation where violence directly goes against your material interests, because you need to refute Flowey's idealism.
IRL, communism requires challenging the idealism that makes people think capitalism is still viable.

 No.23360

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>>23306
I liked spamton at first but the fan reaction of turning him into some kind of hobo sex pest turned me off from him
Jevil is far better anyways, imho.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WQyBHdcTdY

 No.24739

>You will never live to see Papyrus become a puzzlemaster hermit in the catacombs somewhere, creating true clockwork capers that only two dumbasses that the plot needs to succeed could solve so they can get his refined loser-capturing training



/hobby/

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 No.31403[Reply]

Makin radish kimchi.

Boiling glass jar to get rid of bacteria
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 No.31428

>>31427
does it smell like farts

 No.31429

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Had to redistribute this shit

 No.31430

>>31428
It will, only after conumed and farted out..

 No.31433

>>31411
Pickle/10

 No.31434

Thank you PreservingAnon



/games/

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 No.3291[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

I'm making this thread here, because the other boards are practically dead. If a mod chooses to move it to /hobby/, that's cool, I just wanted some exposure on /leftypol/.

As you might now, chess played a large role in the Soviet Union. They outright dominated the game for decades and it was commonly played ever since the inception of the union.

I think chess does possess the potential to develop and train the strategic thinking skills of players, if they abstract from the game and attempt to apply it to the real world.

But it's also a fun game. Because of that I made a /leftypol/ club on chess.com, which is a great website with a nice UI and plenty of resources to learn and improve at chess. I've been using it for months now and got far better at chess and I even do the puzzles on it for fun every day. The way the website is designed makes learning chess and improving really, really easy. Making an account is free and would be quick. I know this sounded like an ad, lol.

So, I'm inviting you comrades to start learning chess or improve whatever skill level you are at and join the /leftypol/ chess club. We could play against each other. Perhaps even organize tournaments. I think it would be really cool if we could get something like this going and make it the community wide hobby. If only 3 people join that would be good enough honestly.

[b]Link[/b]
https://www.chess.com/club/leftypol
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 No.22008

Drama in the chess world https://youtu.be/mHZy9TNOGCk

 No.22602

>>17451
If I recall this is a clip from that overhyped videogame Balan Wonderworld
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oz2fPX-c1jE&ab_channel=NotAlpharad

 No.22624

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>>22008
>Magnus gets butthurt over loosing to a neckbearded teen and ruins his reputation by falsely accusing him of cheating

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 No.24738

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>>17459
>>17455
>>17457
>>17623
Basically pic rel lel



/games/

 No.23084[Reply]

they're remaking dead space which is cool I guess
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 No.23113

It looks really uninspired bare minimum effort for a remake.

 No.24729

>>23089
>>23092
>>23095
>>23096
>>23113
DEAD SPACE BROS
it's shit lol stick to the original all they changed was making it dark as fuck so you can't see anything and have to jack up the brightness setting to max

 No.24730

if you wanted more dead space you should just watch the animated movies lol

 No.24733

>>24730
The animations are still a bit jank but the gore was good.

 No.24734

>>23092
They made the ship fully explorable. So similar to Prey and gave Issaac the voice actor from the second game.



/tech/

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 No.17808[Reply]

> Amazon makes custom CPU (AWS Graviton)
> Google makes cusom CPU (Google Tensor)
> Microsoft makes custom CPU (SQ3)
> Apple makes custom CPU (M1)
> many other big tech companies announce that they are planning custom chips too
Am I the only one worried about this trend?
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 No.17830

>>17813
I hear they're making some pretty neat RISC V cpus, and I think they also make the CPUs for ESP32s which are popular for hobby projects.

 No.17841

>>17829
It's meant to be implemented, not built upon. That would break interoperability.

 No.17844

>>17841
ARM isn't concerned with "interoperability", it's concerned with licensing its patents to manufacturers who use it as a base to design and build their own CPUs for any specialized purpose.

 No.17845

>>17844
They are concerned, you are not allowed to change the architecture. Every Arm processor (licensed from Arm or built from scratch) must conform to the architecture and they validate this.

 No.17911

So is everyone here totally fine with a single corporation owning the whole stack from hardware to software just because theoretically you could run the mainline LInux kernel on it?



/anime/

 No.17532[Reply]

It seems as if the right is going against anime now if it hasn't been for the longest time.
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 No.17595

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It's another "American protectionism is disguised as idpol racism in order to sell it to the average ameritard" episode

 No.17893

>>17559
japanese consumerism is usually superior and more dedicated since they rank artisans above merchants but it's still the same shit at the end of the day, most westerners seem to be more self conscious about it though. this is my general impression.

 No.17894

>>17893
Japanese stuff is also just fucking adorable. Looks good in most spaces.

 No.17895

I remember checking in on 4chan to see what they've been about lately, and they seemed to chant about "tranime" whenever someone posted anime related stuff.
So yeah I guess the left owns anime as a medium now.

 No.17898

>>17895
fuck yeah comrades we did it. Now we gotta release a 52 episodes anime about the Russian Revolution



/games/

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 No.22870[Reply]

post screenshots!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(?)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 No.23853

>>23846
Lovely chihuahua picture!

 No.23897

Forgive Me Father is a pretty fun boomer shooter. Not what I would expect from a H.P. Lovecraft-inspired game, but its all cooler because of this and the comic book-style 2.5D graphics.

 No.23904

>>23897
I preferred it when it was called XIII

 No.24685

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Day 15/16 (I've lost track at this point) of the special military operation to destalkerize and demonolithify the Chernobyl Zone of Exclusion

 No.24732

Ahh, good 'ol Starfield…



/music/

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 No.2808[Reply]

Post chill house, dnb, and other electronic mood music.
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 No.6838

The Internet - Girl (Official Video) ft. KAYTRANADA

 No.6839

A Tribe Called Quest - Find A Way

 No.6840

ATCQ - Like It Like That

 No.6841

ATCQ - The Love

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