Sunday, 24 January 2016

Snow, again

A year on from Snowmageddon, another blizzard is messing up the US east coast. It’s six years since we had the Big Freeze here, and my reaction to snow is still to restock my kitchen.

I’ve discussed weather as a dramatic device and game effect before, and weird weather in particular, and yes, both these articles have the same title. So how about a long period of particularly harsh conditions? Being stuck at the Arctic or Antarctic, or the equator, on Hoth or Tatooine? Developing standard responses to the extremes, but getting in trouble when they fail...

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