Posted by: Daerandin 2018-11-09 10:47:26 0 comments
Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games, or MMORPG's, is something I generally don't spend time on. Interacting with other humans is something I tend to find annoying at best. When I sit down to play a game I want to be able to immerse myself into the story and world. If some character comes running up to my character, shouting leet-speak, my immersion is generally ruined. This does not mean that I dispose all kinds ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-10-20 20:34:43 0 comments
Firefly Studios released their first game in 2001. The game was received favorably by both critics and players, and was a commercial success. A lot of people still hold this game in high regard, and it launched a franchise. We are talking about Stronghold. A game where you have to manage the economic aspects of running a medieval castle, while also fending off attacks by building defensive walls and towers. This ended up evolving into ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-09-29 20:02:42 0 comments
Most people in this world is running Windows on their home computers. This is not surprising considering that pretty much all computers are sold with Windows pre-installed. Windows is intended to be easy to use for non-technical people, and if you are into games then it is definitely the easiest choice. Pretty much all games are made for Windows. Any support for other operating systems is mostly an afterthought for games, if such support is ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-09-27 19:55:36 0 comments
GNU just turned 35! If you don't know what GNU is, it can be briefly explained as a collection of computer software. All the system tools and software that Linux distributions use is GNU. For this reason, there are a lot of people that believe it is incorrect to say just Linux, but instead you should refer to it as GNU/Linux. After all, Linux is the kernel while the rest of the operating system ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-09-09 10:55:16 0 comments
The first part of my QFG1 playthrough is up. I decided to go with the Magic User for this playthrough since I find it to be quite enjoyable. In the following games in the series there are some sequences that only the Magic User experience that are very entertaining.
In this first part we are only exploring the town of Spielburg, and learning a bit about the troubles that have befallen this land. Some of ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-08-29 21:53:16 0 comments
So you want to be a hero?
When I was in elementary school, I would frequently visit an uncle who had a large collection of games, not only for the PC but also for the Amiga. In case you are wondering, Amiga was a computer system not too different from the PC. I would spend a lot of time exploring his game collection, always on the lookout for something fun. Among those games was one ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-07-19 09:27:50 0 comments
First time visitors to this website will be greeted with a detailed explanation of this website's information gathering and sharing policy. Anyone who do not consent to this can either close the browser tab/window, or click on the nifty button to instead be redirected to DuckDuckGo. Additionally, there is an included search bar for this website, which lets you search this website with DuckDuckGo.
I have to admit that the search bar is just ...View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2018-07-18 13:53:07 0 comments
Roughly six months ago I decided to start working on a little pet-project of mine. I enjoy coding, but I've not really coded anything to be unleashed upon the rest of the world. Mostly I just write small programs for very specific personal goals on my own computers. I have always been somewhat of a control freak, so adjusting even the most basic stuff is quite satisfying for me. So I started this project where ...View full article