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...
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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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Linkage Program

Assur Triad Simulation

I’m working on simulating the Assur Triad using an iterative algorithm. The algorithm essentially treats two of the three “legs” of the triad as a 4-bar mechanism and simulates it as one of the legs is rotated through all possible positions. Well, not ALL possible positions because that…

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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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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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