Friday, August 7, 2020

Dungeons & Dragons & Bitcoin

This is genius.
We visited the (I think) pseudonymous author, John Bull, in his role of historian a few years ago and then again last month: "The Long Way Round: The Plane that Accidentally Circumnavigated the World".
Here's a different side of him we first posted in November 2019:

Dungeons & Dragons & Bitcoin

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ADVENTURERS:    We're here for your treasure!

DRAGONS:            Congrats! Here you go.

ADVENTURERS:    What... what is this?

DRAGON:              DragCoin. It's my new crypto. Gonna be worth millions, bro

ADVENTURERS:    Have you published the blockchain?

DRAGON:              HAHAHA listen to little Bill Gates here!
MANY MORE, Very, Very Good (plus your choice of delivery method)

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Did I mention they are very, very good?
ADVENTURERS:    We're here for your treasure!

DRAGONS:           Congrats. Here.

ADVENTURERS:    Um... this isn't as much as we...

DRAGONS:           You also get equity.


DRAGONS:           Equity
Again, your choice for the rest:
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One more:
ADVENTURERS:     We're here for your treasure!

DRAGON:              No problem. It's over there.

ADVENTURERS:     But it's...

DRAGON:             ...all in copper pieces, yes.

ADVENTURERS:     But there's no way we can carry all that!

DRAGON:              Logistics is a bitch, isn't it?

If he can come up with another field of endeavor we'll upgrade him from garden-variety "genius" to polymath.