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...
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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Sculpture and Art

Rough Frame for Lifter

I am almost done roughing out the frame for the new ball lift sculpture machine. I find that welding the various extensions to it causes a lot of warping and I need to heat and straighten it more than I would like. I also need to make a…

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Linkage Program

Linkage 3.8 Released

Linkage 3.8.1 is the current version as of this post. It is no longer a Beta test. Warning: The “Connect” feature is now called “Link” and the “L” button will do what he “C” button did before. I left the “C” button doing the same thing to help…

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Linkage Program

Simulating the Assur Triad

Someone told me that what I’m having trouble with is called an “Assur Group” and some research led to me think that its more specifically called an “Assur triad”. The mechanism above is what gives me trouble. Each of the connectors B, D, F, can be simulated and…

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Games

Terraforming Mars is the Best Game Ever

I exaggerate. It’s a great game for me an the group I play with but saying it is more than that presumes I know what every other board game player wants in a game and finds in this one. I played with three other people last night. Let’s…

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Linkage Program

Linkage 3.8 Beta Now–Get It–It’s Cool

I just created a new Linkage 3.8 build. It’s got a few more changes from the last test version and a few are big enough to give this version a new minor version number. get it here: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi This…

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