Severing my Mac

Previously, I blogged about my Mac Pro, and its workstationlike qualities making it ideal for a home server. Unfortunately, it turned out to be… less than ideal in practice, and so I’ve embarked on an all-new server adventure!

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Thoughts on Ad Blocking

Ads can be a nuisance, on that we can all agree. The even bigger issue, however, is that they’re by-and-large deeply unethical, and sometimes actively malicious.

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Servering my Mac

I graduated in 2017. Not long after that, my old college shut down. Even while I was there, they were packing the place up and shipping everything useful out to a different building; so, after asking politely, I ended up being the proud owner of a Mac Pro!

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Lunar’s Linux Guide!

Seems like every week, Microsoft does something so ridiculous that it ends up throwing off a bunch of Windows users. Trouble is, moving away from Windows is not an easy task – take it from someone who stalled for the best part of a decade before finally taking the plunge last year. Here’s my little guide to try and make life a touch easier for those looking to make the switch.

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How to Install Any Plugin in OBS Studio Flatpak

After switching over to Debian earlier this year, I’ve generally found it to be a smooth transition – smooth compared to how it used to be, at any rate. But one thing I’ve really struggled with is OBS Studio.

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Mazes of Mordred – A Roguelike Pitch

Several years ago, inspired by Dungeons of Dredmor, I thought it might be nice to put together my own roguelike. It’s an idea that I’ve left to percolate, and I think I’ve come up with what may well be my dream permadeath-hardcore-RPG game.

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 4

Well, it’s been a little while since my last blog post, and I’ve been tinkering with the site a little in a vague effort to get it to look a bit nicer. It’s not really worked, and now the site’s as plain as it can get. But, the show must go on!

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Venus Velociraptor – A Pitch

Venus Velociraptor: A Cartoon Adventure is a first-person metroidvania. Venus has crash-landed her UFO on an uncharted planet, and needs to repair her ship and escape!

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 3

Last time, we looked at upscalers and switching. Next, it’s time to discuss how – and why! – we would split a signal, and the best ways of doing that.

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 2

Last time, we looked at where the video signal ends up in my retro capture setup. But how does it get there, and by what arcane magicks can I display fuzzy old console signals in crisp 1080p? Continue reading

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