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RUNNING WITH RIFLES - Not new, not finished, but one of the best indie games available today

A few years ago, I discovered Desura. I loved this huge abundance of mixed indie titles, but really didn’t like Desura. As much as I hate to say it, Steam has a (rightfully earned) monopoly on the digital distribution world, and Desura just couldn’t stand up to it. 957 more words


Bull Fight (1984)

“I felt like destroying something beautiful” – Jack, “Fight Club”

And boy did I! If there has been one moment in my life that made me feel truly a man, as close to Hemingway as i’ll ever get, it was when I slayed my first bull in Coreland/Sega’s “Bull Fight”. 577 more words

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Re:creation dev log. November 2014. Core game mechanic explained and more.

Re:creation info/press kit | Previous dev log

I did a lot of stuff this month and I’ll start with the most important thing.
I’m ready to present the core game mechanic in the game! 874 more words


New Pattern Release: Muireann

She’s finally here! The top-down girls’ cardigan you’ve been waiting for. Or, at least, the pattern I’ve been taking ages to release to you.

I wrote this pattern in 2011 and it’s been in the back of my mind since then to get it into shape for general release.  446 more words

Knitting - FOs

Stuck in the Doldrums Again

It’s my most favorite part of a sweater.  The torso.  Nothing like knitting skein after skein of plain ol’ stockinet stitch with no end in sight.  313 more words


What Would Deming Do? And What Happened to Overtime?

I’ve mentioned Edwards Deming before (here). His ideas on cooperation between workers and management enabled Japanese industry to out-compete American industry, which operated on the familiar top-down management model. 302 more words

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