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...
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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Linkage Program

Linkage Beta 3.1.20

I fixed a few more bugs and there is now a new Beta test release of the Linkage software: 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 The selection dialog box was not selecting things correctly. If I were a drinker, I would say that I…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Beta 3.7.15

I fixed a few bugs and there is now a Beta test release of the Linkage software: 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 There were a few minor oversights I made when coding the locking connector feature. Whoops. Now they stay put a little…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Software FAQ

These are not asked frequently but “FAQ” seems like a good page title! Q. How is the Windows XP version different from the normal version? A. The XP version does not use 3D graphics acceleration to improve the quality of the graphics on screen. There are no other…

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Computers & Programming

Some Progress on Card Game

I made a little progress on the Unity card game. Current Test Program I changed the card image to be a high resolution PNG image from the print-and-play version of the Unfair board game. I also created a sprite using a large sprite sheet and wrote code to…

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Games

Playing Well and Still Losing

My daughter could not make it to the game group meeting on Sunday so some of us met on Saturday so she could play. Then the usual Sunday meeting happens but with the same people (less my daughter). A new game arrived and I called Tim and we…

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