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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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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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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