Quest for Gaming

Dying Light

A platform with a low brick wall, overlooking a mountainside

Zombie games never held much of an attraction to me personally. I remember playing Left 4 Dead when it was still fairly new, and it was a decent cooperative experience. I will admit, killing hordes of zombies was fun, but after a while it seemed a bit hollow. There was also a bit of a zombie hype some years back, but it never managed to catch my attention. So I will say it now, I …

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Categories: Role Playing Games, First Person, Action

Shroud of the Avatar Collectors Box

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 …

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Categories: Role Playing Games, Fantasy

Stronghold Legends

Big medieval town

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 …

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Categories: Strategy, Real Time Strategy, Fantasy, Simulation

Linux for your home computer

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 …

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Categories: Privacy, GNU/Linux, Free Software

GNU is 35 years old

GNU LogoGNU 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 is …

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Categories: Programming, GNU/Linux, Free Software

Quest for Glory

So you want to be a hero?

The Hero outside the town of Spielburg The Hero standing by a house

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 …

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Categories: Role Playing Games, Adventure Games, Fantasy

Why DuckDuckGo?

DuckDuckGo Logo

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 laziness …

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Categories: Privacy

Grand Launch

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 …

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Categories: Web Development

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