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Games
May 28 2020

Shooting Game Heroes

A look back at the entirety of shooter history, from Space Invaders to the future!

Personal
May 28 2020

NFG’s Amazing World Famous EDGE logo

A long time ago, c. 1989, I created a logo and a lot of people around the world used it, or one just like it, since then.

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We did this to ourselves.

Every culture has to give way to something in the end. Someone fresher and sharper always comes along. But we fucking did this to ourselves. We let the grasping, hating, fearing idiot dregs of our own society tip us right over the fucking precipice.

–Richard Morgan, from the novel Black Man

Hardware
May 19 2020

Build Log: Retrofitting a NeXT Cube

The NeXT computer is a beautiful, crazy thing. I wanted to use the case for a computer that wasn’t slow while simply existing. Herein lies the epic journey: putting a modern monster in a cubic foot PC case.

Games
Mar 17 2020

Atari 7800 Proline Controller Review

The ProLine was comfortable, if you like crab-claw hands.

Games
Mar 16 2020

3D Controllers: The New Era

A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.

Technology
Mar 9 2020

Linux USB Backup

I had the idea to automatically create a backup of my Linux webserver every time I plugged a USB stick into it. Surprisingly it worked!

Games
Oct 13 2019

Rediscovering: Demon’s Crest

Demon’s Crest was overlooked in its day, but it remains one of the most sumptuous action titles for the Super NES.

Personal
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Jul 2 2019

My Old Day Job: Final Update

Several years after I quite the insanity job, I helped close it down. It ended in perfect company style: with disorganization, disinterest and chaos.

Personal
Mar 17 2019

Face Blindness

A friend of mine discovered, as an adult, that she’s been face blind her whole life. It was a remarkable and powerful discovery.

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