Author Archives: sonofsanta

Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP is the Watchmen of Videogames

Like all right-minded people, I bought the Humble Indie Bundle V the other day, lengthening my Steam library by a few more names and giving me my third copy of Psychonauts. The reason I really bought it (other than the … Continue reading

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Virtual Insanity: Part Two – Opening Windows

Hello again! This is the continuing travel log of my attempts to build a new virtual infrastructure, so if you’ve not read part one, this might seem very specific and strange. I’m not claiming to write The Guide here, I’m … Continue reading

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Systems Center: The Lie of Integration

This is entirely a rant, and only tangentially instructional. It is related to the virtualization malarkey I’m doing at the moment, but won’t actually help anyone set up a similar infrastructure. It might save someone a bit of brain-ache in … Continue reading

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Virtual Insanity: Part One – Let’s Get Physical

This is the start of a lot of writing, because if I put it down in words, it’ll make me believe that I’m in control and I know what I’m doing. I promise you, I’m not and I don’t. Most … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Difficulty

I’ve been playing Fallout 3 recently, and it’s got me thinking, because it’d be more accurate to describe it as trudging through Fallout 3. I, like so many others, have an offensively long backlog on Steam, and nowhere near enough … Continue reading

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Breaking Immersion: First Person is Stupid

Where are your arms right now? Alright, that one was easy, as you can see them resting on your mouse and keyboard. How about: exactly where are your legs and feet? Not just under the desk, but how far do … Continue reading

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So

It wouldn’t be WordPress without a crappy first post would it? So I have enough random ideas for crap to write floating around my head that I should really just start writing it all out. I quite like writing and … Continue reading

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