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[I left this in my out-tray. I’m an idiot] One of those. I learnt a new thing! I played with Aftereffects for several dozen hours, learning how enough bits of it work to make something, and produced a new video…

It’s weird to see someone you knew as a person revered as an icon, especially someone who I disagreed with as much as Rocky. But he died last night, after a long life filled with music, and I’ll miss him…

Not the band of wizards, the game. The Magic Circle is the the closest thing to an advancement of whatever genre Portal is since… well, since Portal. It’s not Portal, though. It’s kind of an RPG in the same way…

A few days in a field has cleared my brain fabulously, although I’m a few days off the week update. Work Bug fixing in one place, refactoring in another. Soon, new development. Invoicing week on planet Istic.net, which means getting…

34 years old, which means that this site is now 15. I really should work out what it’s for.

Last year, flush with the success of a year without changing employment more than once, I bought one of the most geeky items I have ever bought. On spec, I ordered a wi-fi enabled kettle. This isn’t as crazy as…

It’s been two years since I built my new computer. Well, it’s been about two months since I built my computer, but before that, it was two years. Well, not since I built this computer. This computer was built under…

It’s winter time, and there’s a need to be afraid.It’s winter time, we let in Bob, and our fate is made.And in our world of plenty, comes a certain oily stench. It’s a fucking bandaid thing, At Christmas time. But…

This is a spoiler-free review of Dreamfall: Chapters.  Spoilers for Dreamfall & TLJ are within. This I said this morning: I’ve been waiting for the sequel to Dreamfall since I finished the first one. Then waiting for Dreamfall Chapters since…

Hey look, Gamergate opinion. So, last month I wrote a long screedy article about GamerGate, focusing on the appropriation of the Gamer identity. There I said a lot of things about the people doing this misogynistic crap. I called them…