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...
Linkage Program

No More GitHub Repo

Sorry but the open-source thing didn’t prove useful. The one person who wanted to port the software to QT gave up long ago. After seeing info about the Linkage software on other sites that don’t link back to me or my site, I’m a bit concerned that someone…

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Linkage Program

Perpendicular Hint

I’m in the process if adding a new Hint feature to the Linkage program. When I was designing a mechanism recently, I had to do a series of adjustments in order to find the pivot point of a link based on two points that an end of that…

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Games, Linkage Program

Life is a Board Game

No, not “The Game of Life” board game: it sucks! I mean that some of the mechanics of board games are present in real life. For instance, one of the players a few nights ago made what they discovered was a bad industry placement as their first move….

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Linkage Program

Hoberman “Sphere” Linkage Tutorial

Note that this tutorial requires a yet-to-be-released version of the Linkage program. If you really want a copy, I can send you the executable file. But it won’t have a digital signature due to me being lazy and just now taking steps to get a new code signing…

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Linkage Program

UI Changes in Linkage Software

The next version of the Linkage software will have a lot of changes. Besides the changes I outlined in this post, there are other new changes that make the program look and act differently. There are also some additional bug fixes I didn’t mention before. The popup element…

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Computers & Programming

Fix MFC Ribbon ToolTip Width

On high DPI displays, the MFC ribbon control shows tooltips at a surprisingly narrow width. This is because there is nothing to account for the DPI and scaling of the display. Fortunately, with a little bit of code during ribbon initialization, this can be mostly fixed. This is…

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Linkage Program

Upcoming Linkage Changes

I’ve been working on the Linkage software a little bit lately. There has not been enough time to add cams, a long-time desire of mine, but I was able to fix a few bugs and make a few tweaks. Here are some new and changed features: Add the…

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Games

Not Alone–Too Many Bones–Sunday Board Gaming

Not Alone is a card game where one player plays a monster/alien and the other players try to “hide” from it until they are rescued. Although the players can all cooperate, that seemed to happen very little. The game does not allow secret communications, or at least our…

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