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7 Wonders You are the leader of one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources,...

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...
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Infrequent Posts, Swift, RBS, etc…

I have not had much inclination to write on my blog recently. I don’t thinks it’s because of a lack of possible content, but rather because of a lack of motivation. I did post that I released a new version of the Linkage program but that was a…

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3.10.5 is Released

I’ve been a bit lazy about updates. I updated the Linkage software to version 3.10.5 a few weeks or months ago. It’s no longer a beta program. This new version has a method of simulating links that are positioned by three other links. the algorithm to do this…

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Linkage Program

New Linkage 3.10.5 beta

There is a new Linkage program ready to test. I just fixed a bug with pasting elements that were selected with a box or in certain other ways. The bug caused a crash when the elements were pasted. The typical Linkage installer is here: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi The 64 bit…

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New Board Game Idea

Every once in a while, I try to design a board game. The first was a circular game where the whole idea was to land on spots to collect cards of a desired collection. Navigation around the board was tricky due to side trips not being well thought…

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Linkage Program

Linkage for MacOS (not soon)

I started work on a macOS version of the Linkage program. It’s going to be years before it’s done but it’s also going to be an interesting project. I opted to use the native tools and languages to make my C.V. so filled with programming languages and operating…

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Twilight Imperium Marathon

Four of us in the NTTTBGM played Twilight Imperium yesterday. It was a marathon for sure. We started at noon reading rules and watching a video. The rules seemed fairly clear and by 3:15 PM when our fourth player showed up, we had learned how to play and…

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UNR Accepts Puzzle Hunt Event Listing

A few days ago, I went to the events.unr.edu website and entered information for the UNR Puzzle Hunt self-guided tour. I listed it as “daily” for as many years as they would accept. I entered the link to http://www.unrpuzzlehunt.com and then submitted it. A few days later, I…

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Game Day for NTTTBGM

The North Tahoe Table Top Board Game Meetup had another game day yesterday. We meet twice a week so it wasn’t an unusual event! We played Lords of Waterdeep with all expansions with six people. I don’t know why we torture ourselves by playing games with more than…

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Public and Private Information in Board Games

The issue of public vs. private information in board games is an interesting one. If you have every played a board game of any complexity, you have dealt with the issue in some way. Most people ignore it completely or deal with it subconsciously or accidentally. Private information…

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