I have a theory that, really… All our current forms of communication are the same.
Read more “Standardisation of Communications: A Theory”
Not in terms of technology or storage or anything technical like that, but broadly in terms of the ways we communicate.
As the witty title may have forewarned you, this post is indeed about a tracking system I developed for spaceships. Not real spaceships mind… It’s for the game Star Wars Combine , and was the request of a personal friend who also has a website.
Read more “In Space, no-one can hear you scream “Dude, where’s my car?””
Let’s talk about project management!
“Don’t even think about it Sam, just don’t”
Aww, but it’s the fun kind I promise! The kind where technology does all the work!
“… I’m listening”
Read more “The Ultimate Dev Tool… Automation!”
Sometime on the 31st of July, I was trying to figure out why my computer wasn’t properly recognising one of the drives that was in it, so I decided to format it to see if that helped.
Read more “Linux Sucks. Gloriously.”
One day a couple of weeks ago I thought to myself…
Discord has a ‘Now Playing’ status message for games, why not co-opt it to show what music you’re playing as well?.
So I did!
Read more “Discord Spotify Now Playing Self-Bot”
Game Development is an interesting discipline to say the least… Nowhere near as insular as you might think at a glance. Read more “Game Developers are Skill Vampires”
During a visit to a town my friend made in Minecraft, I wandered into the tavern and at one point was standing behind the counter. The thought that ‘inhabiting’ this scene triggered directly inspired this post, so thanks Peppy’s tavern!
Read more “Mining Dungeons and Crafting Dragons”
Steam recently announced that they were retiring their Greenlight program and replacing it with what they call “Direct”. What follows are my thoughts on their solution and my alternative. It’s not superbly researched, it’s an opinion piece. Fair warning. Read more “Greenlight vs Direct – A Steam Discussion”
So I just finished watching the second episode of the EC Game Literacy videos (Part 1), (Part 2) and, particularly where they are comparing Games to Novels in terms of level of comprehension, I found it incredibly fascinating.
Read more “Games Literacy (Riffing on Extra Credits)”
So the old WordPress Theme (Caos) wasn’t really working out…
The visuals were rather more suited to my old site style (Black and Orange) but there were several glaring functionality holes, some of which were behind a paywall, but some were just plain broken. Read more “Change is Inevitable”