Posted by: Daerandin 2020-07-07 19:30:45 0 comments
Since I recently performed a fresh Arch Linux install on brand new hardware, I decided to delve into a somewhat new topic for myself, security. I am not saying that I know nothing about computer security, but previously I never delved any deeper into the topic than learning security best practices. This was my journey to teach myself computer security on a slightly more advanced level. Please don't take this as a tutorial on how …View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2020-04-28 17:23:51 0 comments
This website used to rely on several Google services, in particular Google Analytics for learning about visitors, and Google ReCaptcha to try and prevent spam on the Contact and Signup forms.
Posted by: Daerandin 2020-01-26 23:26:44 0 comments
Currently, this website is relying on Google for all automatic emails. When you register a new account, request a password reset, or use the contact form for this website, there are emails sent. These emails are currently sent via Google email service and this is something I want to change. Google is known for being a hoarder of information, and I'm not comfortable with that. The plan is to migrate to ProtonMail (opens in a …View full article
Posted by: Daerandin 2019-03-25 21:24:13 0 comments
Since the focus for this website is games, I feel that DRM is a very important topic. For those of you who don't immediately recognize the DRM abbreviation, it basically means "copy protection". Personally I don't like that word, because if makes it sound like it's a positive thing, protecting the game. DRM does not protect games, it is an obstacle to gamers. I will use a very simple example, even though this example is …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 2018-07-19 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 laziness …View full article