Monthly Archives: October 2017

Fanfiction – “Harry Potter, the accidental ‘evil'” fics

This week, something that just barely qualifies as a list: Two fics where Harry Potter gets mistaken for a demon or other non-human horror to some degree or other. (Sadly,…This week, something that just barely qualifies as a list: Two … Continue reading

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Useful Info On Win16-Targeting Compilers… And a List of DOS/Win16 Resources

Updated 2017-12-10: Updated information on Free Pascal’s real-mode support and added instructions for embedding the DPMI stub used by DJGPP and Free Pascal. Updated 2017-12-08: Added “Tip 4: Open-Source Installer…Updated 2017-12-10: Updated information on Free Pascal’s real-mode support and added … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – The Pureblood Pretense

This time, I’ve changed things up as a side effect of finding a new way to slack off: This review is based on notes I took, but forgot to finally…This time, I’ve changed things up as a side effect of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Consistent Tone: A Brief Tangent

While I was working on my latest fanfic review, I found myself going off on a massive tangent about one of the most common ways I see fanfiction authors ruining…While I was working on my latest fanfic review, I found … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Divine Blood

I’ve been giving too much effusive praise recently, so let’s try something different. Divine Blood by Thrythlind is an interesting case, because it does so many things wrong, yet I…I’ve been giving too much effusive praise recently, so let’s try … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – The Petriculture Cycle

I’ve had another extremely busy week, so I’ve decided to try another approach to delivering a quality recommendation without having to re-read an entire story to make sure I’ve got…I’ve had another extremely busy week, so I’ve decided to try … Continue reading

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Disabling Controller Paks in Mupen64Plus Without a GUI

If you have a Retrode and a copy of Chameleon Twist and you tried to play your dumped game in Mupen64Plus, you may have gotten stuck at this screen on…If you have a Retrode and a copy of Chameleon Twist … Continue reading

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