I backed the Kickstarter for the Fidget Cube when I saw it and they finally arrived!
It’s pretty much what it says on the tin; a cube for fiddling with. Each side has a range of surfaces, buttons and widgets all of which give lots of satisfying feedback.
They’re pretty cool! Continue reading “Socially Acceptable, Hi-Tech Fidgeting: The Fidget Cube”
TitanFall 2 is a brilliant FPS that I loved playing for the campaign. The multiplayer modes are great too but can take a bit of adjusting to. It’s strongly tied to movement with loads of tricks and quirks for doing awesomely cool things. Unfortunately what that meant for me starting out was I got killed repeatedly by other people doing awesomely cool things while I flailed about randomly.
So here’s a few tips in how to get started, do decently in games and not just be a slightly more-animated target dummy. Continue reading “Getting Started with TitanFall 2 Multiplayer”
I’ve been playing computer games a long time and for most of that time I’ve been playing games on a PC. While I was clearing out some old stuff I found some relics of the old days 🙂 Continue reading “1.44 Megabytes of PC Gaming Nostalgia”
While it’s normally best practice to not display anything on the host and to batch as much as possible with PowerShell; sometimes you need a UI. Here’s a pair of functions to display a menu on the screen, automatically number the possible responses and only return when a valid choice is made. Continue reading “PowerShell: Display A Menu And Get a Valid Choice”
The original Planescape: Torment is one of my 3 favourite games of all time. The actual order of the three varies a bit depending on which cool bits I remember and how I’m feeling at the time but Torment is probably on the top-spot the most.
I kickstarted Tides of Numenera immediately; a spiritual successor to my (mostly) favourite game of all time ? Yes please!
It’s taken a while, but it’s here. Yay! And I’ve played it! Double-yay! And now, I’ve finished it. Boo.
Here’s some thoughts about it… Continue reading “Torment: Tides of Numenara Spoiler-Free Review”
Our family got tickets for Christmas and we we’re looking forward to seeing it (though the kids we’re a bit unsure about what it was; “Is an Opera a musical? What’s the difference?”. A good question that :D)
I was expecting to go an appreciate the music and singer’s talent, but it was actually tonnes of fun. Continue reading “Pirates of Penzance in London”