2D Game Art and the Virtual Console

HD Pixel Art I’m a bit of a game art aficionado. Actually, I’m an admirer of many things related to games (shock), but right now I’m going to talk a little about art specifically. Concept art: awesome. 2D art: awesome. Animated pixel art: awesome. And now HD pixel art? Well, Capcom is redoing their infamous… Continue reading 2D Game Art and the Virtual Console

Free Games and Entertainment

UFO2000 So for the last month or so… some friends (one, in particular) have been nagging me to get UFO 2000 to work. If you’re not familiar with XCOM: UFO Defence or XCOM: Terror From the Deep, they’re really awesome turn-based strategy/simulation games originally released by Microprose in 1993, for the PC. My friends and… Continue reading Free Games and Entertainment

After many hours of playing…

I finished Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii), the other day. After beating the game and watching the ending cinematics, I thought about the overall experience. It’s an extremely long game, but not terribly difficult. Yes, some of the puzzles stumped me for a while, and when I figured them out, they were thus a little more… Continue reading After many hours of playing…

Spicy Shrimp “Kebabs”

Okay. Apparently, my last blog post was in March. If that’s true, … well, that can’t possibly be true. Let’s just forget about that. I finished my 8-month internship, last Friday, and have now returned to school. yay for me. Actually, I’m only taking one course for the first term, so it should be pretty… Continue reading Spicy Shrimp “Kebabs”

jibber jabber

First, some links: Japan Comic (good for people that have been) Oh, Penny Arcade, thou art funny. (Scared gamers making “the switch”) JS Debugger Venkman for Firefox 1.5 (normally has dependency issues for modern versions) Made a small change to my blog. You now have to answer an incredibly difficult skill testing question when making… Continue reading jibber jabber


Yes, that was a long time between posts. I’ve been… busy (killing time). I haven’t felt so motivated to bother doing the alt-tab mouse input thing in Metacity (the official window manager for GNOME), as other things which seem to eclipse it are being developed: Gimmie (which looks awesome!) AIGLX (Redhat) XGL (Novel) (very nice… Continue reading Untitled