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Out of time, Site Future Plans, Life Goals, Etc..

published on Dec 01, 2016 Rants!

Well, it's that time again. Time for me to talk about how I never post any more and how I have no time. Life is super busy, I'm doing too many things, I need to find time. etc.. Feh.. These are all lies.

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Don't buy anything from Ubisoft...

published on Aug 19, 2011 Rants! Bs, Drm, Piracy, Ubisoft

If you buy just about any product and have an issue with that product, you have a reasonable expectation of being able to take that product back and get a replacement. Not with software. Read More

Adobe software subscriptions -- Missed it by "that much"!

published on Aug 11, 2011 Randomstrings Adobe, Piracy, Software

Recently Adobe announced that they would be offering their software at rental subscription prices and I was excited!   What a great idea!!  But did they do it right?  I don't think so.. but they are so close! Read More

Mandolin Luthiery -- Making and playing the Mandolin

published on Jul 23, 2011 Hobbies Luthiery, Mandolin, Wood working

I decided to try my hand at becoming a hobby luthier (a maker of stringed instruments) and make myself something to play..    I went back and forth considering all the options and decided that for my first instrument I'd like to make a Mandolin.   Read More

Game Review: Frozen Synapse

published on Jul 22, 2011 Games Review

I have always been a huge fan of the turn based tactical isometric games such as Jagged Alliance, JA2, Xcom..etc..  So this new one excited me! Read More

Game Review: Red Faction - Armageddon

published on Jul 15, 2011 Games Review

I played Red Faction back in 2001 when it first came out and enjoyed the heck out of it.   It was the very first game to come out with the Geo-Mod game engine which allowed for massive destruction of the game models and levels.   Read More