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In which, I review Star Wars: Episode IX: There’s Something About Skywalkers

Went to see the new Star Wars movie this afternoon.  Managed to misread the time on my ticket by an hour, which gave me plenty of time to wander around the local mall and reflect on how SIMPLY HAVING A … Continue reading

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On Steam Erasure

Steam has gotten a little weird lately.  It’s gone from being a place to buy major games that occasionally had really good sales to being a place that’s… well, something of a dumping ground for indie games, and also you … Continue reading

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Solo: A Star Wars Story: Mildly Snarky Comment

Apparently “mildly snarky” is my phrase of the day, and I apologize for using it in consecutive posts.  Also there will be the tiniest of spoilers for Solo in this post, but they’re quite a ways down.  This would be … Continue reading

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Jumping Bayle

With the end of summer, the Everquest progression guild I’m a member of has revved back up and we’re currently beating our heads against the brick wall that is the “Underfoot” expansion, originally released back in December of 2009 and … Continue reading

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No Kool-Aid Involved

Every once in a while, I feel the need to put aside the triple-A manshooting games and work on regaining my Indie Game Hipster Cred.  This last week has been a banner week for that, with Bastion, Limbo, and now … Continue reading

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New Desk (work in progress)

Went to Ikea on Friday with an eye towards redoing my “office”.  I have a new and lasting hatred for Lack shelving, but it’s coming together nicely.

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Sadness in software design

I’ve recently downgraded a machine from Vista business back to XP Professional, a process I will no doubt comment on at length later, and part of it included trying to install the drivers for the Xbox360 controller. Trouble is, I … Continue reading

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On Productivity:

Ages and ages ago, I worked for a software development company that used BRIEF as their standard text editor. If you’re not familiar with BRIEF – and I don’t blame you, honestly, considering that this was over 15 years ago … Continue reading

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Proving the depths of my ineptitude

So, I found out a couple of days ago that Valve put out a free sort-of-level of Half Life 2 as a tech demo for some lighting engine they’d worked up. I quite enjoyed Half Life 2, regardless of the … Continue reading

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F.E.A.R. finished, fails to frighten

Fear was a pretty good FPS.  It was graphically stunning, particularly considering that it’s a few years old, it had a suitably creepy backstory if you took the time to listen to voice mails and check laptops, and the “Penetrator” … Continue reading

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