Linkage 3.6 With Beta Backgrounds

Download Linkage 3.x here. Linkage 3.6 is now available. This new version has a background I mage feature that...

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...
About me

Hi to everyone.
My name is Dave!

Hello, my name is Dave! I'm updating my blog content so some of what you see might be weird for a short time. For instance, this "About me" block has a picture of a girl who's name was supposedly Anna. That was weird, for sure. So bear with me while I get this all updated.

Programming in Breadth

Computer Programming in Breadth

I have an idea for writing a programming book. The book would cover basic programming concepts and instead of focusing on a single language, the book would include information on at least seven different programming languages. They might be: C C++ C# Java JavaScript Swift PHP I’m not…

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Games

7 Wonders Duel – Review

My daughter and I have played 7 Wonders Duel twice. That’s enough to give a basic review of the game. It is certainly not enough to describe a good strategy. 7 Wonders Duel is a two player version of the 7 Wonders game. This game seems to have…

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Linkage Program

Interesting Beam Engine

Interesting Beam Engine I threw together this beam engine with the Linkage program. It is interesting because the beam moves horizontally instead of having extra links for the steam cylinder connection.

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Uncategorized

New Linkage 3.4.7 With Oscillating Inputs

Get it here: http://blog.rectorsquid.com/download-linkage/ I just added an Oscillation Limit Angle to the connector properties. If set to something above zero, the input will oscillate back and forth to that number of degrees and back. This number is always positive so you must use the RPM value sign…

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Sculpture and Art

New RBS “Thrown Together”

No, it’s not titled “Thrown Together,” that’s just a description of how I started it. As you can see in the video, the base is the working-platform for a previous sculpture (now sitting on a sheet of acrylic) and the motor mounts are just wood bits. First Full…

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Sculpture and Art

Gears for Lifter #3

The next lifter needs a crank that oscillates for about 200 degrees of a circle. The only way to achieve that is to use a motor crank to drive a crank on the big gear that then drives the small gear and its crank. 100 degrees of movement…

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