Over the christmas holidays, I generally attempt to do a technical project in something that’s new to me. I think I bit off more than I could chew with the main thing, which was a look at Amazon Lumberyard and

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You are speaking with Svlad, commonly known as “Dirk” Cjelli, currently trading under the name of Gently for reasons which it would be otiose, at this moment, to rehearse. I bid you good evening. If you wish to know more

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Project Fyr Has Never Seen Star Wars – in which me and my partner watch the first six Star Wars movies – is, roughly eight years after inception, complete. It’s been a rough ride – especially the last three films.

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In lieu of actual content, an anthology of my opinions on Mondays: Garfield mode, activate: – – – – – Today is brought to you by the number 94578319, The letter Y, and the phrase “Oh gods it’s still only

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One of the benefits of having had this website up for 17 years is being able to trace things through history. So in 2006 I gave World of Warcraft a heavy go. Nobody in my local circle was really playing

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I’ve been trying to write this post for a week. I wrote part of everything as a frothy public facebook post, but I wanted to line up my thoughts and put them down in a proper post for this. A

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So Steam, by default, when asked to take a screenshot will merrily scatter them hither and yon across your hard-drive with unwarranted abandon. Specifically, it’ll put them in the app’s home directory. This isn’t great, because what with cloud-saves and

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I am a fan of the Myst series. I like their aesthetic – the desolate, long abandoned feel, the giant mechanics, the multivarious worlds – I like the sparse storytelling. I like the way the puzzles build on each other

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Twice in the last two years I’ve written and “performed” eulogies to my last two remaining grandparents. Twice in my life have I been asked to perform eulogies. It’s a skillset I apparently have that I’m not in any hurry

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This is a scheduled post. When you read it, I’ll be nowhere near the internet. A couple of years ago when my grandad died, I posted the eulogy I did here, so I’m going to do the same thing again

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