I just realized I d like (decently organised) product placement after watching an episode of Lie to me. They have these super cool conference call phone devices. (Like the ShoreTel IP Phone 8000 but it looks better) With cameras apparently, since they use those in some episodes. I’m very curious about such conference call devices and I’d loveContinue reading “Product Placement”
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Command line Phobia
Many people suffer Command line Phobia. Lots of people still throw it up a s a negative point. Today however, while looking at the Vassal pages, I realized the default argument (too hard, too complicated) actually works the opposite way too. The page says Linux Most Linux distributions ship a JRE. If you do notContinue reading “Command line Phobia”
Amnesia – The Dark Descent
Amnesia is the newest game by Frictional Games, and more importantly – runs natively on linux! (and on windows and mac.) Frictional games is also the company behind the Penumbra series, whose engine was recently open sourced after being featured in the Humble Indie Bundle. (another fine initiative for Linux Gaming) The penumbra series isContinue reading “Amnesia – The Dark Descent”
Danger Patrol – a Daring play test!
Today was game day! Yet trough a series of very unexpected events, we ended up short and decided not to continue the research into who is killing off the fair maidens of Paridon .. So I got my print of the Danger Patrol beta rules (by onesevendesign.com) and we started a game of heroic adventures,Continue reading “Danger Patrol – a Daring play test!”
Stories & Games
I recently listened to Actual Play, Actual People Episode 25 – Dirty Secrets: With Porn Stars and was Really intrigued by the concept of free role-playing. So I went and bought the Dirty Secrets pdf file from the producer (Nice guy, very fast email support!), darkomengames.com. (very nice book!) I had a look and reallyContinue reading “Stories & Games”
Creating Dutch dictionary for android
As a follow up to yesterdays post, a howto for creating the LatinIME dictionary (in this case raw-nl/main.dict) files! All info necessary to do so is readily available on http://code.google.com/p/softkeyboard/wiki/BinaryDictionaries As a base, you need a wad of decent text, the more the better! The quality of the dictionary will improve as more data isContinue reading “Creating Dutch dictionary for android”
Where are the Keyboard Dictionaries in #Android?
I love the Froyo multiple languages keyboard feature! Its AWESOME, sliding a finger over the keyboard to change language .. Awesome! If your specific dictionary is in there. Which it probably isnt, since there are only 6 dictionaries in the default keyboard. And Dutch isnt in there. Dutch is in several other keyboards, like theContinue reading “Where are the Keyboard Dictionaries in #Android?”
The Wonderful Telenet detailed usage view.
I dont get it. Telenet has this Wonderful detail view. Im not on the unlimited plan and I can see my downloading habits in this great graph, How much (yeah, thats 83G this month), what type of volume, .. Its all there. Then Why the Fuck do I have friends, paying more than I do, NOT gettingContinue reading “The Wonderful Telenet detailed usage view.”
The internet is a creative and often cruel place!
And documenting the most popular and often most cruel pieces of creativity is http://knowyourmeme.com/ And there are some AMAZING things on here. Do read the dedicated pages however, the base video might be worth watching, but the epic part is what happens with it afterwards. Peoples reactions, follow up videos, remixes or parody.. From theContinue reading “The internet is a creative and often cruel place!”
Really updating the Hero
After the dissapointments and sparkle of hope I talked about in “Updating the Hero” earlier, I kept a close watch on the site with that crontab I described. (damn, what machine is that running on again? .. probably the Soekris…) The crontab yielded results several times, but it was never the update I was waitingContinue reading “Really updating the Hero”
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