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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 255On 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.

(Source: halcy)


My infographic for the charity stream coming up this weekend at

From Hootey’s post on the Vinesauce forums;

The 2014 Vinesauce Charity Stream

 Date of Event: July 26th, 2014

Time of Event: 6:00 AM EST - ??:00 AM EST

 Schedule (All times are in Eastern Standard Time):

 Limes — 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Jen and Ima — 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

FearGingers — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Hootey — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Multiplayer Block (We’re playing The Hidden!) — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Rev — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Joel — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Vinny — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

KY — 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Direboar — 12:00 AM to ??:00


 Please join our streamers and community in a celebration of life, hope, generosity, and of course, video games. 

 On July 26th, 10 Vinesauce streamers will be playing classic and well-loved games for 20+ hours (with very brief breaks for setting up), including a multiplayer game block.

 During this event, we will be raising funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, a fantastic organization that works to improve the care, quality of life, and survival rates of children with malignant disease. During the event, we will have a unique donation page that will allow for easy and direct contributions to PCRF, with links from both and from our Twitch page.

 In addition, we have special Vinesauce donation incentives that will be unlocked as the donation meter rises. These perks are just one way that we are showing our appreciation for our amazing community, and are focused on providing even more quality and entertaining streams to come. You can find the links to our schedule (no, seriously) and our donation incentives at the top of this post.

 We hope to have your support on the day of our event, but we also understand that we all have different levels of financial hardship; if you are unable to donate to the cause, please consider telling a friend or sharing the info with others. Helping us get the word out is just as important to making this charity stream a huge success.

 Thank you!

Please check it out and help out in whatever way you can, even if it’s only donating a dollar!




Blossom was all about the do-good, American Heroes.

Buttercup loved the edgy heroes with dark pasts and complex morals.

Bubbles knew Japanese well enough to read and understand comic books from Japan intended for her age group. That’s actually very impressive, but then again, this is the girl who can speak squirrel.

I think you mean “Bubbles was a fucking weeb”




The Zelda Collab!

Starting last November I put together a collab of all the creatures and races within the universe of The Legend of Zelda games! Spanning across Twitter, Tumblr, Deviantart, and even some Facebook folk, nearly 250 different artists submitted artwork!

Here is the full size version of all 255 Entries!

And Here is the list of all the artists who contributed!

Thank you so much to everyone who joined, this was a great experience and I got to meet some awesome people through it! You all are awesome!

Yeah! I contributed! Mine is in the VERYYY rightmost column, 4th one down. :D This was great fun! Thanks for putting it together, Dan!

oh cool it’s done

mine is 3 blocks up and 4 blocks left from the very bottom right corner :>



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