Today I’m going to look at MUD. If you are already familiar with Multi User Dungeon’s, then you can probably skip most of this article. So what is a MUD? It’s basically a text adventure game where locations are described with text rather than pictures. It can be played in a browser or with a […]Read More MUD glorious MUD: Interactive literature & gaming
I remember dial-up. I remember the handshaking noises my trusty modem made. I also remember when the idea leaving a machine connected 24-7 online was unthinkable. Even when I ran a BBS I had set times it operated in (we only had one phone line in our house) Today, users, PC’s and apps blur the […]Read More Story Tracker (beta) – A free tool for writers!
My family PC finally took its last gasp last night. It’s GPU fan finally packed in, but then after about 4 years of being “always on” and used nearly every day, its done very well. I would have liked to have simply whipped the cover off the machine and replace the fan myself, its not […]Read More The Reality of Chromebooks/OS – Not as limited as you think!
with the blisteringly quick Sylpheed, a user merely requiring an Email client can’t go wrong – Its memory footprint is tiny, its faster than an MVP after a freebie and with a simple to use no nonsense interface probably the best solution for the vast majority of users. Since I wrote about SeaMonkey, it seems […]Read More Looking at Sylpheed 3.1.1 – Is this the package to unseat Thunderbird on my desktop?
All in one solutions can be very appealing. Since I have multiple communication methods online and SeaMonkey is touted as an “all in one Internet solution”, I simply had to put it to the test against my browser of choice and the associated packages I use. With the release of 2.0.14 what better time? I’m […]Read More Review – SeaMonkey 2.0.14
On the 26th February version 2.3 of this popular emulation package was released over on Sourceforge. Since I am a keen Commodore user (and still own working original hardware) I thought I would take a look at the latest version to see how things have progressed. Providing emulation for the Commodore family of computers (C64/128, […]Read More VICE 2.3 – C64/128, Vic20, Pet, Plus4, CBM-II emulation!
I have received a few emails asking about emulation on the Linux platform. These questions were mostly by Windows users who enjoy running retro titles and don’t know much about Linux and its thriving emulation scene. From being active in many forums I think retro gaming is one of the most popular pastimes of […]Read More Nintendo Emulation w/ Linux! – All you need to know! (and a little more)