Gothic 3 – First Impressions

By | November 26, 2006

After a very long wait, Aspyre has finally released Pirahna Bytes’ Gothic 3 in the states. Jessica and I picked it up last Saturday and have been playing it every evening since then. I would say we’re about 20% of the way through the game at this point, so I thought I would post my first impressions on… Read More »

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Halloween 2006

By | October 31, 2006

Its that time of year again! No, not that time, its Halloween! That of course means pumpkin carving. After last year’s marathon session on October 30th, we decided to get an earlier start this year. Got them on last weekend’s shopping trip and planned our Sunday around carving the unsuspecting cucurbita pepos. We must be getting better at… Read More »

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Still in a time warp

By | October 22, 2006

That last post about Gothic II, model trains and Al Lowe’s new game I started back in May. It took me almost 5 months to get back to it. Talk about being in a long term time warp. There have been a lot of things happening at my company, most of which I can’t talk about publicly because… Read More »

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Gaming time warp

By | October 21, 2006

Talk about out of character for me. A few weeks ago at E3, Al Lowe, one of the greatest video game makers of all time announced that he has created a new company called iBase Entertainment and was creating a new game called Sam Suede in Undercover Exposure. I’ve been a big fan of Al’s since the Leisure… Read More »

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And there was much rejoycing. Yay!

By | April 26, 2006

Study Shows Coffee OK For Heart From the article:  “Coffee lovers can drink up without fear of increasing their risk of heart disease, according to a major new study that found people could consume as many as six cups a day without upping their risk.” This is excellent!  So now I just need to get it down to… Read More »

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MP3 Box Issues

By | January 1, 2006

Well, a few days ago Jessica started having problems with it. The box started locking up. Took a bit of effort to get it back online again (since its headless), three or four reboots before everything came back in. Not happy. My first guess is that it is heat related. The only fan in the unit is the… Read More »

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MP3 Box v0.1

By | December 18, 2005

Its been a busy few weeks since my last posting. I spent a couple Sundays working on the web interface and the streaming interface. It still needs quite a bit of work, but it is very usable now. I “released” it for Jessica to use about a week and a half ago. Here is the software I ended… Read More »

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MP3 Player base distribution update

By | November 24, 2005

So, I’ve been working on the MP3 player project quite a bit over the last few weeks. Christmas is a month away, so with the limited time I’ve got to work on it, I’d rather do that than post. The remote control that comes with the Allwell box doesn’t work. Well, it does, but they tried to be… Read More »

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Happy Halloween!

By | October 31, 2005

So, yesterday afternoon Jessica and I went out to get pumpkins to carve. affresco! Its become a bit of a tradition for us over the last several years that we both really Do enjoy. Since we wholesale nfl jerseys went out NEW on the day before Halloween, pickings were a bit slim, but we managed to find a… Read More »

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MP3 Player Update

By | October 17, 2005

Quick update on the MP3 player project. I spent several hours yesterday looking at cases, embedded systems, and got really, really frustrated. wholesale NFL jerseys The wholesale MLB jerseys Home Theater PC (HTPC) is just now starting to wholesale NFL jerseys catch on, but the manufacturers are charging way too much for a case. Granted, these are some… Read More »

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