Juliamon: nobody called them, it was instinct
Juliamon: instinct and schedules
PotatoWraiths: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: Crossing the Streams (The LoadingReadyRun Crew comes together (from the comfort of their homes) to play some video games! Game: Yellow & Yangtze) at Wed 05:00 PM PDT (8m from now).
ContingentCat: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: Crossing the Streams (The LoadingReadyRun Crew comes together (from the comfort of their homes) to play some video games! Game: Yellow & Yangtze) at Wed 05:00 PM PDT (4m from now).
ContingentCat: !findquote yellow
LRRbot: Could not find any matching quotes.
PotatoWraiths: the minutes do continue to minute
ContingentCat: as minutes are wont to do
PotatoWraiths: from the title, I think I can assume rivers in China are involved
ContingentCat: that's a fair guess
RandomTrivia: Hi friends! lrrHEART
RandomTrivia: lrrSIG
PharaohBender27: lrrSIG !
ButButTheJesus: lrrSIG
Nigouki: oh, crossing actual streams today
laikagoat: lrrSIG lrrSIG
Manae: !next
LRRbot: Next scheduled stream: Crossing the Streams (The LoadingReadyRun Crew comes together (from the comfort of their homes) to play some video games! Game: Yellow & Yangtze) at Wed 05:00 PM PDT (0s ago).
RandomTrivia: Good shot Manae!
DeM0nFiRe: lrrSIG
Manae: *bow*
ButButTheJesus: @Manae r u a wizard
PharaohBender27: Nice job, @Manae !
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Manae: @ButButTheJesus Naw, I'm just synced to moonbase local
LordZarano: T-2 minutes for the first all civilian launch to orbit
opal_moth: hiya everyone
ButButTheJesus: ah ok
Nigouki: is it possible to do (0s from now)? or just (0s ago)?
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paronomasiac042: 54? That is... time sure do time, huh?
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RandomTrivia: I believe it's always "0s ago"
RomanGoro: !show
LRRbot: Currently live: Let's NOPE
paronomasiac042: liar!
RomanGoro: !show override crossing
LRRbot: Currently live: Crossing the Streams (overriden)
kusinohki: nearly lost track of time, but I am here
ContingentCat: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG
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LordZarano: Liftoff!!
kusinohki: hyped to see this. big fan of T&E. read the rules years ago, but never got a chance to play
lirazel64: Wheee!
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ButButTheJesus: gonggggggg
electra310: Hooray, just in time! It kept not appearing on my Twitch list.
Mortimew: Squid4
LordZarano: Max-Q
ButButTheJesus: go time
serramarkov: Hooray, I made it!
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lirazel64: Wheeee!
Ba_Dum_Tish: Always enjoy the crossing the streams intro opening with Kathleen mad with power
RandomTrivia: Look! Four wonderful people! lrrSHINE
PharaohBender27: Ahoy-hoy, lrrIAN , lrrNELSON , lrrCORI , and lrrMATT !
control_rig: Already done!
TheDailyMapleSyrup: Already did matt
Ba_Dum_Tish: This is our fault
LordZarano: Stage separation confirmed!
RandomTrivia: We did this. No ragerts
ContingentCat: I did on Sunday because I'm working on election day
Nigouki: as someone from Ontario I apologize in advance for what we might do to the rest of the country
JohnAnyteller: I see you.
ButButTheJesus: hows it taste ian
djalternative: a reminder to vote is welcome regardless of when it is
opal_moth: needs canals
flouncy_magooo: I'm a bit of a riverphile myself
ButButTheJesus: RIVERS MUH DUDE
paronomasiac042: these four with this game, this will be a delightfully weird stream, huh?
ContingentCat: katesWot
RandomTrivia: sergeCanal ?
PharaohBender27: Turns out there are THREE rivers! Kappa
JohnAnyteller: but there *are* two rivers, right?
CaptainSpam: Ah, so this is a game about Weezer songs?
electra310: Ooh, sergeCanal
Trahas: would you say these 2 rivers are really more like streams? and that you would be crossing them?
Robot_Bones: but the third river is DLC
SquareDotCube: So Catan by way of Carcassone
Haroldholmes25: @JohnAnyteller yes in fact, and they are indeed the yellow and yangtze rivers
lirazel64: Is there a canal?
Mai_Andra: Hmm. Yangtze is immediately recognizable as a river (and a runabout...) I had forgotten there is also a Yellow River.
electra310: We can only hope
kusinohki: don't worry about the names too much... you're collecting points in various colors
coachNelly: here we go!
RandomTrivia: benginFacepalm
ContingentCat: oh it's like golf
kusinohki: another way to think of it - 1 red, 1 blue, 1 black, and 1 green equals 1 point
KharadBanar: I think the cameras are hiding a part of the gameplay
Mai_Andra: ♫♪
DanTheMediocre: so low score, all money wins?
ContingentCat: Cori got the remix
coachNelly: camera hiding gameplay is on purpose
PotatoWraiths: wait does Ian have a train in his background
chaostreader: @potatowraiths Yes.
KharadBanar: ok thanks @coachnelly
PotatoWraiths: cooool
MatthewJudesGhost: Gosh this is one of my favourite games of all time
margieargie: Ooooh, clever
RandomTrivia: It's anti-stream-sniping tech :D
CaptainSpam: Well, that's fair.
opal_moth: quick cori go run and look at his screen
Nigouki: Red Leader standing by
ContingentCat: cool technology
RandomTrivia: As we know, these four are cutthroat players who will take any advantage they can get to win lrrBEEJ
RandomTrivia: *narrator voice* "Nelson died first"
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RandomTrivia: LUL
opal_moth: traitor ... so ben
insanecat6mtg: I wonder how much Chinese inspiration this game will have beyond the aesthetics?
KharadBanar: Traitor Joe‘s
JadedCynic: 'merchant'
ContingentCat: you can pronouce tratior "Ben"
ContingentCat: lrrBEEJ
opal_moth: i trade in traitors
djalternative: I want a highlight vid that's just the crew saying, "welcome to the highlights"
bunn_tech: The traitorist trader
oyleslyck: Tray-tor was a man - he was a dragon man...
SquareDotCube: A tower of serving platters: Tray Tor
kusinohki: @insanecat6mtg honestly? very little. this game is also known as "tigris and euphrates 2.0"
SkylerRingtail: Maintain society distancing!
kusinohki: peasant are revolting? but what are they doing?
Nigouki: touching states? on crossing the streams? lewd
Mai_Andra: "In order to start a war, you make them kiss."
JadedCynic: you all ahve 'lebensraum'
kusinohki: make the states touch - and also, both states have to have the same color leader
kusinohki: I think there's only one of each color pagoda??
TheWooglie: I feel like Cori likes destroying others pagodas
insanecat6mtg: @kusinohki Ah! So you could theoretically skin this game for any place that has two important rivers and it wouldn't matter then. Got it.
coachNelly: sorry team the ol' little nellys do be wildin out a bit
PharaohBender27: Little ones do that at times
opal_moth: nah little nellys are just being normal kids <3
Juliamon: kiddos gonna kiddo
McMims: I honestly assumed it was my neighbors that I could hear over my headphones
coachNelly: oh yeah its not like 'big problem loud' its just 'nelly mute mic' loud
JadedCynic: hi-oh!
Sogheim: I appreciate knowing that the little nellys are normal kids and not changed by their father's celebrity status
rabbitgta: we can make an exception for panda express
kusinohki: @insanecat6mtg possibly. I have a very long rant regarding theme when it comes to T&E that I won't post here...
kalira77: as long as they're making noise, they're definitely still alive
oyleslyck: blue - from lack of oxygen
JadedCynic: even though it's the Yellow (or Yangtze) river :D
coachNelly: @kalira77 this is kinda my parenting style tbh
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RuiFaleiro: As an EMT, screaming is a sign of a clear airway.
opal_moth: goofy goober
Sogheim: they did vote, the recall election was defeated
djalternative: that was yesterday, Nelson
oyleslyck: recall vote in Cali over, no won
coachNelly: oh lol thanks
KeytarCat: Cal election over, recall failed!
djalternative: Gavin's still in
ContingentCat: Lower levels elections are important too
coachNelly: im a day late on tiktok news
Juliamon: States vote on Tuesdays
coachNelly: hooray!
PharaohBender27: Yeah U.S. elections are on Tuesdays, for . . . reasons
snowb0und: Voting is not consistent with Marxist praxis
kusinohki: also, blue tiles can only go on the rivers
ContingentCat: american electoral rules are weird
djalternative: @PharaohBender27 Farmin' reasons
VioletSonata: Hi! I absolutely love you guys!
serramarkov: Vote or don't complain! (Unless you're legally not allowed to vote, then you get to complain).
PharaohBender27: @djalternative I mean maybe originally, but now it's more just cultural habit than anything else
mowdownjoe: @PharaohBender27 300-year old reasons that don't make sense but we dare not mess with the founder's original vision, oh no! /s
ButButTheJesus: but what is it good for
PharaohBender27: @snowb0und That might actually explain why a former coworker of mine who was a Marxist seemed pretty down on the whole idea of democracy
djalternative: @PharaohBender27 yeah. they couldn't do it on sunday and it takes about a day for rural residents to make it into town so tuseday it was. doesn't matter now but that's why we did it then
snowb0und: I prefer agrarian communist anarcho-syndicalism
kusinohki: leaders next to any black tiles
snowb0und: Abe Pagoda, star of Good Burger
Haroldholmes25: you can dance if you wanna
oyleslyck: matt reeeealllly wants to see others go to war
NarwhalsInATrenchcoat: So matt's a PMC
JadedCynic: but what is it GOOD for?
KeytarCat: "Defense Contractors"
CaptainEnder7: You can war if you want to. You can leave your friends behind.
lyropithic: I've got a niiice land war in Asia for you
kusinohki: no pagoda is an island
laikagoat: fionaLOL
RandomTrivia: D'awww
ButButTheJesus: hewwo smol hooman
Thequickgreyfox: what a helper
zimmercj: Baby Nelly!
kalira77 subscribed at Tier 1. They've subscribed for 15 months!
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incredulouspasserby: Never too young to go to war
kalira77: well hello small nelly
RandomTrivia: A permanent under your control left the battlefield this turn! lrrBEEJ
PharaohBender27: Fight! Fight! Fight!
TheDailyMapleSyrup: Hey kiddo, listen to your daddy.
kusinohki: it's been too long since I've read the rules to this. worried if I say anything it will be true of T&E but not this...
lirazel64: Smolnelly
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ContingentCat: !findquote bad
LRRbot: Quote #3105: "Honor is bad." —Cameron [2016-08-04]
Kaorti: yes. smearking cheeto dust on the cards.
Kaorti: *smearing
kusinohki: put down the cheetos and step away from the games!
Masslost: if you live with the person your playing games with can make things ackward
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL Nice thing about playing the digital version of these games is that we can't mess up the rules. We can play *badly*, of course, but not actually cheat :p
insanecat6mtg: Makes sense. IRL defender would have...you know...defenses.
RandomTrivia: What is it good for?
PharaohBender27: katesRaid
elah806: Fish pagoda sounds like somewhere you'd find belopaaaaa
lirazel64: The king of Zor, he called for war, and the king of Zam he answered...
JadedCynic: and HERE is where 'war is a tool of diplomacy' (von CLauswitz)
djalternative: @RandomTrivia Taking other people's resources and claiming they were yours from the beginning
JadedCynic: SUPPLIES
oyleslyck: Ian had all the mans
zimmercj: I mean, Ian had 24 hours of Les Mans
ContingentCat: surprise mans
RandomTrivia: @RandomTrivia Say it again!
Nemo_Rasa: so many mans
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL Fish Pagoda sounds like a Weird Al song to me, for some reason
JadedCynic: "Said I never had much use for it; not that I wasn't any good at it" - Quigley :D
RandomTrivia: @LoadingReadyRun That would be a parody of My Sharona, I would guess :D
KharadBanar: Overclownfidence is a slow and hilarious killer
kusinohki: @LoadingReadyRun that was "my bologna"
RandomTrivia: @LoadingReadyRun Wait he did that?
RandomTrivia: Shit, I was joking
saucemaster5000: is there anyone in chat familiar with the Knizia-verse that knows how this compares to the original tigris and euphrates?
JadedCynic: "Sire! The peasants are revolting!" "Oh, come now - they're not that bad..."
kusinohki: @saucemaster5000 I really enjoy T&E but I've haven't had a chance to play this yet *sigh*
JadedCynic: so all those fishermen are freemen
JadedCynic: lrrWOW
kusinohki: a wild point pagoda?? get him!
PharaohBender27: You *thought* you had seen a pagoda!
chaostreader: Does Nelson have three pagodas?
RaklarLS: "We got an antenna that makes it technically 10 meters taller than the previous one!"
coachNelly: yeah i got three
opal_moth: pagodas are for closers
kusinohki: waiting for a pagoda steal
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kusinohki: "hidden but trackable information" is an argument as old as games itself...
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RandomTrivia: People's lives are uprooted and society suffers lrrBEEJ
kusinohki: winner also get some points
damn_i_am_pretty: begun the Birb War has
RaklarLS: team Naughtian
coachNelly: this game seems pretty great so far tbh
PharaohBender27: Really? I would have thought it was just "No Ians!"
ButButTheJesus: yundum wig
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mitomanox: Thanks to @TheMerricat for my sub gift!
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damn_i_am_pretty: so revolting
kusinohki: was that a catastrophe tile?
RandomTrivia: That's just rioting, isn't it?
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL @kusinohki I would actually be interested in seeing/hearing a discussion by experienced game designers about the pros and cons of "hidden but trackable information"
RaklarLS: the pagoda migrated :o
RandomTrivia: That IS why we're here, Matt
Saxpython: <3 <3 <3
kusinohki: @LoadingReadyRun here's a good primer - http://www.thegamesjournal.com/articles/OpenandClosed.shtml
insanecat6mtg: So can there only be 1 yellow pagoda, but the other colors can have multiple?
JadedCynic: oh yeah, nation C can make nation A & nation B go to war - see Europe in 1914...
DeM0nFiRe: Is it just me or is that a F?
Diabore: panic?
Easilycrazyhat: rup?
DarkMorford: F
Diabore: !panic
LRRbot: lrrFINE THERE IS NO NEED TO PANIC, IT'S FINE. lrrFINE
TheWooglie: oshiF
JadedCynic: hiccup
DeM0nFiRe: !panic
LRRbot: lrrFINE THERE IS NO NEED TO PANIC, IT'S FINE. lrrFINE
laikagoat: fionaVoid
kusinohki: @insanecat6mtg I want to say 1 yellow, 2 of the other colors, but I've already been wrong about this before
Nigouki: oh, it's not just me
opal_moth: hiccup
JadedCynic: !picnic
LRRbot: lrrFINE THERE IS NO NEED TO PANIC, IT'S FINE. lrrFINE
control_rig: Matt invoked the Chaos Gremlins
lirazel64: lrrFINE
Sarah_Serinde: If the stream is flashing, refresh to stop it
saucemaster5000: wow bad war
Mai_Andra: The warring nations kissed too greedily and too deep...
Thequickgreyfox: oh good, it's not just me
TheDailyMapleSyrup: chaos gremlin killed the stream
ButButTheJesus: well that's a new one
JadedCynic: no big, just a short picnic
ContingentCat: oh no
PharaohBender27: Oh dear
control_rig: Yeah I blame Chaos Gremlins too
Mcgwee: oh good I thought it was just me
underhill33: Haven't had that happen before
SnackPak_: that flashing is not fun
opal_moth: refreshed to stop the flash <3
mitomanox: lrrFINE
Thequickgreyfox: lrrFINE
coachNelly: stream deadio?
Biggjudicem: sorry guys, I killed the stream. Just logged in and started watching
TheWooglie: that's Paul computer dying IIRC
mitomanox: <3
zimmercj: This is whagt happens when you go to war
Mcgwee: lrrFINE
PharaohBender27: @coachNelly Afraid so
kusinohki: that happened.... Monday night I think?
corianderd: we lost Paul :(
coachNelly: poor sweet paul's comp
opal_moth: we blame ian ?
Mai_Andra: ♫ When two tribes go to war ♫
JadedCynic: @zimmercj So I guess that might all it's good for?
coachNelly: so everyone knows.... we have not concluded this war
ButButTheJesus: WAR! HUH! GOOD GOD YALL
NightWingMistHawk: sergeHeart Paul’s comp
ThingsOnMyStream: Ah poop
zimmercj: RIP lrrPAUL
Mcgwee: as we go on, we remember..
Nemo_Rasa: @opal_moth no, we #blamejames
RandomTrivia: Oh dear
PharaohBender27: We should make a Patreon stretch goal for lrrPAUL to get a new computer
TheDailyMapleSyrup: lrrSHINE lrrHEART lrrPAUL
RandomTrivia: panicBasket lrrFINE panicBasket
Sarah_Serinde: Paul has a pretty new and good computer
JadedCynic: always #BlameJames....but also #BlameTwitch ;)
Saxpython: War, what is good for
opal_moth: true it is always some how james fault
zimmercj: georgVibes georgVibes georgVibes
ContingentCat: Blame Bezos
PharaohBender27: @Sarah_Serinde Oh, OK - nevermind, then
Mcgwee: benginHeck
RandomTrivia: Paul also has those phat pipes, if rumour/Graham joking is to be believed
insanecat6mtg: Well... I'll take that as a cue to go walk the dog I'm sitting. Hopefully the stream will be fixed before I return.
JadedCynic: Even the best of computers can still occasionally phail
coachNelly: blame bezos is already a mantra
JadedCynic: @insanecat6mtg have a good walk!
opal_moth: well at least now i have a nice new cup of tea ready
kalira77: war is in a state of armistice until such time as the nation of Paul returns to an online state
RandomTrivia: Right, I should also go top up my tea
kusinohki: I should fix dinner.... brb
RandomTrivia: Fluid-cycling time then
Biggjudicem: ! break?
saucemaster5000: man these streams make me miss in person board game nights so much -- I had like one month where I am where it was safe to do so in the last year and a half
JadedCynic: yeahhhh
ContingentCat: !advice
LRRbot: Three, two, one, cheese! One, two, go!
opal_moth: !badadvice
LRRbot: Bake your sword into a loaf of french bread.
JadedCynic: I was just planning a trip to a tabletop cafe for me & the wife after winter of 2019-2020 was over...welp
lirazel64: https://youtu.be/BGfJp3ajcUU I feel as though Zor and Zam needs to be more known.
coachNelly: !unsubscribe sevrofacts
Easilycrazyhat: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrARROWS lrrSHINE
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL coming back
RandomTrivia: lrrSIG
saucemaster5000: one day.. I have a backlog of new games to play with friends
opal_moth: !findquote nelson
LRRbot: Could not find any matching quotes.
PharaohBender27: lrrSIG !
SnackPak_: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG
ContingentCat: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG
TheDailyMapleSyrup: !goodadvice
LRRbot: On the internet???
Thequickgreyfox: good job Paul!
DeM0nFiRe: lrrSIG
SnackPak_: welcome back Paul
JadedCynic: yay
opal_moth: yay!
gualdhar: @saucemaster5000 I was sooo close to in-person Magic tournaments where I live
TheDailyMapleSyrup: lrrSIG <3
mitomanox: lrrSHINE lrrSHINE lrrSHINE lrrSHINE lrrSHINE lrrSHINE lrrFINE
rabbitgta: looks like they are back up
TheDailyMapleSyrup: Soon...
RandomTrivia: LUL
JadedCynic: I hear music....yes!
PharaohBender27: Welcome back!
Thequickgreyfox: visuals!
mitomanox: patience is the word, we all know how harwordking these people are and and we stand by them <3
opal_moth: everything was fine until the ian nation meddled '
ButButTheJesus: katesLol
RandomTrivia: *Cha-la Head Cha-la intensifies*
Saxpython: Top 10 anime betrayl
Tiber727: Victor is a draft dodger.
Asimech: I feel like Sergeant Victor has something to say about that.
opal_moth: garf cart
mitomanox: lrrSHINE lrrPAUL
RandomTrivia: Cori pls LUL
JadedCynic: that typically happens to AT LEAST half of warring nations
elah806: Cori inventing the investment economy
mitomanox: puppy doge man eyes lrrSPOOP
saucemaster5000: Discarded Fisherman is my barbershop Quartet
RandomTrivia: SSSsss lrrCOW
Saxpython: lol
JadedCynic: *ahem*
Mai_Andra: They just suddenly explode into several smaller pagodas...
Saxpython: #ComfyCouch