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Playing Pipeline (a board game)

First, I want to apologize for not taking pictures of the actual games. I usually end up posting some image I “borrowed” from the internet and it’s time I stopped doing that so you can see just how great or terrible my games can go. Pipeline is a…

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Tokyo Metro – First Impressions

I played Tokyo Metro for the first time last night with two friends. I need writing practice so here’s my first impression of the game. Tokyo Metro is a worker placement game with some automated train movement and a stock-based economic feature. The game is played in rounds…

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Wil Wheaton’s Blog Style

I sometimes read Wil Wheaton’s blog. For anyone who reads my blog and somehow doesn’t know of Wil Wheaton, he’s an actor who was in the movie Stand By Me and later played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He’s done other acting since then but…

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Taxes and Board Games

I was doing my taxes a few days ago because, for some reason, I thought it would be good to get them mailed before the normal non-extended tax due date. It was a philosophical decision. I had a moment of panic in the morning before I got out…

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HP Spectre 15t

I bought a new Windows laptop and I’m a bit disappointed. The latest AMOLED screens on HP laptops supposedly all have this same issue; The screen has texture at the pixel or sub-pixel level. It is absolutely horrible. From what I have read, this is because of how…

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Programming in Breadth: Hello World

Many programming books start out with a chapter called “Hello World” or at least a section of the chapter where the programming itself is being taught. After installing text editors, compilers, etc., a program must be written that does something visible, and so, the “hello world” program is…

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Mental Injury, and is Facebook a Blog?

I wrote a post on Facebook and it was sort of long. it was just some thoughts I had. I’m recreating that here because FB is not really a blog and it’s unfair to push more than 100-200 words onto people who are just browsing for kitten pictures……

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