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In which lockdown is bemoaned, some code is written, RPGs continue on, and the excess of television provides an opportunity to waste more time. Outside The Asylum Day 121 of lockdown. I mean, the first few weeks were dogsitting, but…

An impression of the Great Library of Alexandria

But in-character justification for being off-brief is very much the “Bob doesn’t have to do P.E today because he is ill. Signed Bob’s Mum” of roleplaying design.

The first version of Aquarionics Dot Com went up on the 27th December 1999. It was built in hand-written HTML, had an “innovative” navigation system that included javascript files so I only had to update them in one place (and…

Queues at the Cyberpunk booth

Moving house is tomorrow, so lets do this instead. Last weekend I went to EGX 2019. I’ve been once before, on a day-pass in 2011, where I was unimpressed by the queue to play time ratios, and the lack of…

This is not a comprehensive or legal guide, and some of the aspects of this are just generally not a good idea. This is how we did it, though: 1: Raising a Deposit or, Tragic Luck A couple of years…

Hi, LTNS. I’m still working for Pernod Ricard (Who make Jameson, Absolut, The Glenlivet, Jacob’s Creek and other alcohols you may be aware of) as lead DevOps for our public facing websites for European based-brands. Except the French ones. I’m…

It’s 23:34, as I type this, on January 26th 2019. Significant only because it’s Austrailia day, and the day after Burns Night, and therefore also my birthday. I’m 38. Gosh. I’ve been writing these posts on this site as it…

They tell many tales of this green and eerie land. They say that the gods lay beneath us, That the spirits lay around us, That the power flows through us, and to us, and from. They say monsters come from…

Thanks to the good graces of Leigh, I got a beta code for Fallout 76 just in time for the last scheduled betas this weekend. You can see my full stream on twitch for a while, but in summary: It’s…

So, I am a professional system administrator. It says it on my business cards and everything. Every couple of months, when I have to explain to the receptionist at the London office that yes, I do work here, and so…