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12/20/2015 oldbyte10 Add Comment
Once upon a time, Ace of Spades was a really nice game, a crossroads of sorts between Team Fortress 2 and Minecraft (or so they said). Its 90s-style graphics simply made it more appealing to gamers, both hardcore and in those countries that still use Pentium III computers. Ben Aksoy, the really nice guy he was, updated the game twice a week, and in no time we went from 0.15 to 0.75. The forums thrived, new open-source server software was in the works… until the Fire Nation attacked.
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12/15/2015 oldbyte10 Add Comment
First off, the movie was [SPOILER]. The best part was when [SPOILER]. I’d really recommend everyone to watch it when it comes out on DVD and make sure to note [SPOILER].
The House of Mouse is watching you!
12/08/2015 oldbyte10 Add Comment
This is more of a small note to myself to not look at College Confidential in the future.
11/28/2015 oldbyte10 Add Comment
The Hour of Code sure has alleviated quite a few hurdles in the early stages of learning how to program by introducing “engaging” courses for people between the ages of Really Young™ and Really Old™. But what does that mean for programmers like me who are already competent in the field?
11/17/2015 oldbyte10 Add Comment
So I reluctantly got an older version of Pokemon Type Wild and started playing it. I noticed that the music was sounding a bit funkier…. and I found that the music for the older versions for Type Wild were MIDIs!
I find MIDI to be a highly flexible format (you can make the instruments 8-bit, mash it up, …); as such, I cherish MIDI and especially VGMusic for its massive library of MIDIified (and original) game music.
This is a lucky discovery because then I can remake the MIDIs into nicer quality audio files for those who don’t have 500 MB worth of instrument data.
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11/17/2015 oldbyte10 2 Comments
Aliases are what associate all the ideas that we diffuse on the Internet to a single name. It adds reputation to our identities and can be used to attach our Internet selves to our real, human selves.
But aliases are not such a simple concept as filling out your name and start contributing away. There is much more to an alias, from its origins to its applications.
After thinking about making a blog for a very long time, I decided to just download WordPress and go for it. It’s by far the most popular blogging software used on the Internet – and the most sought-for by spammers and h4x0rs. “Blogging” on Word documents, while giving a nice user experience, means absolutely nothing because nobody is reading what you’re writing. Your writings are simply in draft form… forever.
So why not post it on the Web where everyone can read it? Yeah, “everyone” meaning that one guy who found this tiny blog on the corner of the interwebs. Speaking on a podium in an empty auditorium save for that one guy is good practice, I would think. To speak before man, you must speak before his subordinate: the chair.
Wow 130 words so fast? Dang, I’m already getting good at blogging.
This website definitely needs some attention. Maybe I will find some time to fill it with content.