Memoir '44 and Other Command & Colors Games

Gen Con 2014 Aidan demoed a copy of Memoir ’44 at the Days of Wonder booth after I was unable to snag a copy of Five Tribes on the first day. He loved the game but didn’t get a copy until his his birthday a few months later. We’…

Gen Con with Kids? Are we crazy? - Part 1

Two weeks ago I was in Indianapolis with Ray and the kids attending Gen Con. This was our third year making the trek. Actually, Ray and I went alone the first year and then last year we decided to bring the kids. This year the kids insisted on going again……

Gen Con Advice From A First Timer

This year was our first Gen Con, we got housing but only at a hotel by the airport. There is zero traffic so driving in was easy and parking if you got there around 9am was reasonable and available. I heard lots of complaints about the shuttle bus so if…

A Modern Programming Operating System [Part 2]

[Please also check out Part 1] In this new post about a modern programming operating system I'm going to comment on what a flood of people gave me in the comments on the post and on Hacker News. I'm very thankful for the overwhelming support and ideas that came from…

A Modern Programming Operating System

I was reminiscing about my childhood and computers in comparison to what my own children have. How booting up the Vic20 and later the C128 and being presented with nothing more than a blue screen and a flashing cursor prompting me to type in some basic code. I could save…

Postfix TLS Errors

Ive been seeing this in my local postfix log: Dec 10 08:46:50 totoro.local postfix/smtp[59905]: Untrusted TLS connection established to smtp.gmail.com[74.125.142.109]:587: TLSv1 with cipher RC4-SHA (128/128 bits It wasn't harmful, mail still is sent. But annoying, yes! The…

My Top 12 Albums of 2012

Here are my top 12 albums for 2012, they are no in order as I consider them all great for varies reasons :) I also included a couple of bonus items that came out as an EP or a single. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die Ben Folds Five -…

Re-blogging

Decided to restart the ol'blog. I'm getting kind of fed up with Twitter and Facebook isn't the right platform for posts on a technical level. I thought of using Google+ but the thought of maintaining yet another social network didn't sound like the right thing either. So I imported my…