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...
Computers & Programming, Linkage Program

Linkage 3.15 Beta!

A new version of Linkage is available to test: 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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Random Thoughts

New Email Subscription Service!

I think that there are at least a few people who want to know when I post about Linkage program updates or tutorials. Heck, you might even want to know when I post about others things. Now you can get notified by email when there is new awesomeness…

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Barrage Board Game First Impressions

Barrage is a worker placement (euro) game where players compete to product power from hydroelectric power plants. In this review, I will describe my first impressions of the game starting with unboxing and finishing with me stopping a game against myself (me vs. me) at the end of…

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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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Linkage Program

Better Drawings of Links

There are currently two ways to show links in the Linkage software: The link is drawn as a polygon using the outer-most connectors to define the shape, and drawn as a solid object with the connector circles giving the appearance of holes within a larger polygon with rounded…

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