Monthly Archives: January 2012

Setting Custom Game Icons in Desura

I just discovered Desura’s Linux client and, given the opportunity to have a DRM-free package repository system for my Humble Bundle games, I jumped at the chance. Of course, I…I just discovered Desura’s Linux client and, given the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Good Villain, Bad Villain

The difference between a well-done villain like Ursula in Disney’s The Little Mermaid and a poorly done one like Rasputin in Don Bluth’s Anastasia is actually pretty simple. With a…The difference between a well-done villain like Ursula in Disney’s The … Continue reading

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Freeman’s Mind, Humor, And Themes As A Writing Aid

From a structural standpoint, one of the biggest reasons Freeman’s Mind works so well as humor is that, in the Half-Life story, Ross Scott’s version of Gordon Freeman embodies not…From a structural standpoint, one of the biggest reasons Freeman’s Mind … Continue reading

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My Sites: Now 100% Google-free (FeedBurner excepted)

I’ve been meaning to minimize Google’s ability to track me and my visitors for quite a while now, but this post about Google+ which I stumbled across recently came as…I’ve been meaning to minimize Google’s ability to track me and … Continue reading

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WordPress: Flushing Spam Comments Quickly

While I love a well-configured copy of Spam Karma 2 as an effortless way to keep my blog free of spam, it doesn’t seem to have a way to automatically purge/expire…While I love a well-configured copy of Spam Karma 2 as an … Continue reading

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Open-Source Licensing For The Lay Programmer

When trying to get a new project off the ground, there’s no doubt that community is important, but from all the stuff I’ve run across, one of the least understood…When trying to get a new project off the ground, there’s … Continue reading

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Second-Tier Cartoon Classics and The Effects of Perspective

I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and those of my generation grew up with. If you ask us about companies, everyone can probably name the top-tier…I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and … Continue reading

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