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GotY 2017! Best Rogue!

As you may, or may not know, I have been compiling a very serious, scientific, and all-encompassing, genre-defining ranking of roguelikes (and roguelites and roguemites and roguetights and strobelights). 1,358 more words


Voices from the past

It is both surprising and stunning. As you come around the edge of Rudston church, there is the monolith, the tallest in England at 7.6 metres, with reputedly the same length buried under the ground.. 190 more words

Ancient History

Condemned 2: Bloodshot (PS3, Xbox 360)

Developer/Publisher: Monolith/Sega

Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360 (2008)

Gamerankings.com Score: ~82%

Gamestop: $4.99               Ebay

Genre: Action, Adventure, First Person, Horror

While the first game was fairly well received, the sequel outdoes it in many facets, providing a more focus and rewarding experience. 107 more words

$5 Game

2017 Top Doom: 10 - 6

10. Youngblood Supercult – The Great American Death Rattle

Youngblood is a heavy blues band from Topeka, Kansas. I fell in love with them from their 2016 release High Plains. 388 more words


The Royal Bath

​Although this megalith can be named a bath only conditionally, since the designation of this 48-ton granite bowl (made of an integral piece of granite) with a height of almost 2 meters, a depth of more than 1.5 meters and a diameter of more than 5 meters, remains a mystery. 144 more words

Making (Business) Sense of Microservice Architectures

Every major cloud technology conference these days has multiple presentations about moving to a microservices architecture, so I did some research and tried to answer basic questions like what microservices are, what benefits and costs they provide to businesses, and when it might make sense to think about using them. 609 more words