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About PSO2-NA


Just a note for anyone looking around the ruins here for old PSO players: Until a standalone installer is made available, I won't be playing PSO2, as I am a full-time Linux user and don't own an XBox. I MIGHT play if/when a downloadable installer becomes available that I could get working through WINE or […]

Wish It Were Different


If it proves nothing else, this pandemic has demonstrated that people aren't really dying from sickness, they're actually dying because there's not enough dollars, and people refuse to work together without dollars being involved. We could be making enough masks and ventilators. We could be graduating doctors, training nurses, building hospitals. We could be doing […]

Politics Are Disgusting


Today has been a nasty week. Between a two-day running argument with a group calling themselves "Anarcho-Capitalists" ending in the revelation that a rape victim in their utopia would have to self-fund her own justice, and listening to someone I normally trust go hardline-centrist for no apparent reason, I am mentally exhausted already. This "ancap" […]

Oops, sorry coach, I missed the shot


So, gruesome but (maybe) amusing thought: You know how back in gym class, if you didn't want to participate, it was easiest to get out of it by being really, really bad at the sport and getting your team angry at you by playing badly? Wonder how well that would work at a gun range....

Sometimes, I don't know why I bother


So here we have the GLUON robot arm kickstarter, which looked like a pretty damn cool toy at an amazing price. Of course, it was too good to be true, and yet another kickstarter ends up being ruined with no recourse and no explanation from anyone involved. This officially puts my Kickstarter record at more […]

Sigh


Don't believe the nasty stereotypes about male gamers being pigs? Try reading the chat during a woman's yoga stream on Twitch.

Static App Images Are Hard To Update


I was looking at anbox - a neat little program for running Android applications on Ubuntu - and was a bit unhappy to see that it was only supported on LTS releases, primarily because of kernel modules that aren't actually part of the snap package in which it's distributed. We're told that static images are […]