Games, Games, Games

Games we (my family) own. These are all available for game night with the NTTTBGM group. Some of these...

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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My Later Career in Computer Programing

This is a continuation of my story started in this earlier post here. At the end of my last post, I wrote about getting a job working for TimeLogic on a broadcast delay system. I Actually interviewed for that job and had to write some software as a…

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Games

Automation Empire: First Impressions

Automation Empire is a computer game where you create a production system to drill or mine resources and then sell them or refine and combine them into more profitable materials. I’ve spent about 8 hours, an hour or two at a time over the last week playing this…

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Computers & Programming, Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15.3 Beta

I just updated the Linkage program beta version here: https://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi This is a 64-bit Windows desktop program. Contact me to get the beta for Windows XP. I won’t be able to keep updated the Windows XP version forever since Microsoft is probably going to make the build tools…

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Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15.1 Beta

There is a new Beta test version of the Linkage software: https://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi The only significant difference from the previous version is a fix to keep the color of drawing elements when copying and pasting. Drawing elements might have also lost their color when saving files but I didn’t…

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Computers & Programming, Random Thoughts

“Intuitive” Software

in·tu·i·tive in-too-i-tivadjectiveusing or based on what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning; instinctive. I was told recently that the Linkage software was convoluted and not intuitive. This subjective opinion is perfectly valid and I cannot argue against it. I could probably compare the complexity of…

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Random Thoughts

Why “Rectorsquid?”

It’s a short story… My best friend Bob Koritzke was a bit of a prankster. Back around the year 1982, there were many businesses that would leave out little note pads offering free memberships for people who signed up for a mailing list. Bob would fill these out…

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Games

A Review of “Fleet”, a Card Game

“Fleet is an exciting, strategic card game with in-depth decisions and thrilling game play that new and experienced gamers can enjoy! In Fleet, you’ll acquire licenses, launch boats, and fish the great briny blue. The player who best manages his resources and acquires the most VP via fish, licenses, and…

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Games

Pax Pamir Second Edition Just Arrived

UPS delivered the game a day early. That doesn’t make up for me being at the end of the list at the distribution center but it helps. I had Pax Pamir on my Christmas List last year and by the time my mom looked at the list, the…

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Computers & Programming, Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15 Beta!

A new version of Linkage is available to test: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi This is version 3.15 or greater. It will get updated as I fix more bugs and tweak more features. Here are some recent changes, some of which might have already been released in previous versions: The control knobs…

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