Games, Games, Games

I bought a few new games. I wanted to try a few different styles of board games and I...

Art Projects

I have worked on various art projects over the years. This is a collection of some of those projects....

Programming Projects

I have worked on various personal and professional computer programming projects over the years. This is a collection of...
Games

Eurobore, Ameritrash, and Other Board Game Topics

I was just reading a thread on Board Game Geek and noticed someone use the term “Eurobore.” There are two large classifications for games based loosely on things like theme, strategy, luck, and other gaming factors. The Ameritrash games have players relying on luck and have strong themes….

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Linkage Program

Linkage Bugs and Stuff

I was debugging a new feature in the Linkage program and the program seemed to hang. I couldn’t select anything. I thought it was a symptom of debugging but now a user has reported the same problem, I think. I’m trying to figure out what I did recently…

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New Features Coming to Linkage 3.x

I’m working on a adding a text message under the dimensions entry box int he tool bar. When you click on a connector and the text box shows x and y coordinates, the text under the box will show “x, y coordinates” or something like that. If you…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Tutorials on YouTube

Someone asked me to add this to the program itself, and I’ll do that sometime. For now, here’s a playlist of Linkage tutorial on YouTube that I created: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGxa5y5etMwAY238yKu1orXTnzD9h5nL_ There are two or three simple tutorials that someone else made. You can find them doing a search. Since…

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Linkage Program

Fixed That Nagging Delete/Fasten Bug

I think I finally found a bug in the Linkage software that has been, well, bugging me, for months or even years. When deleting a link that has multiple fastened elements, sometimes the Linkage program would crash. The bug only happened intermittently because the order of links and…

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Linkage Program

Another Simulator Bug!

The Linkage simulator works great when there are a lot of links that all chain together into some interesting complex movement. But one place I didn’t do much work on is related to links that just sort of hang on and move with others. Look at the picture…

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Computers & Programming

Software Code Redundancy

I’m currently adding features to an existing Android app. It is written in Java, a language that I can write in but not at all as competently as C++. The programmer is very skilled in many areas but I think that he lacks a little discipline in removing…

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Linkage Program

Archimedes Trammel

It’s really just a trammel thing that somehow got named after Archimedes. At least that’s one story I read. Archimedes Trammel in Action I had to add grid and element snapping for sliding connectors in the latest (not yet available) Linkage program. That was a tough feature to…

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