Hyper-V 2019: Installing a second server, drivers included (throwback)

July 2021: Below is a blog post I wrote and re-wrote several times over the past 18 months at least. I have since decided to go in a different direction with hypervisors and the purpose of the this spare/old core i7. I've decided to publish this anyway as-is for reference in the future. And a … Continue reading Hyper-V 2019: Installing a second server, drivers included (throwback)

My risky scheme and lack of commitment (Meta #9)

It's been a while since my last meta post and in general and only partially related this blog may be at a turning point. That's pretending for a moment anyone actually read this blog. Yes, lets all pretend. A few things have changed since that faithful meta post about scratch programming. For one thing I … Continue reading My risky scheme and lack of commitment (Meta #9)

Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 1- PS4

Title Mass Effect Legendary Ed - Mass Effect 1 Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:science fiction RPG, tactical third person shooterDate completed:June 2021 (also 2010 or so)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of the exact game from 2007, but with upgraded textures and sound quality. And I do mean the exact game. The same typos, the same … Continue reading Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 1- PS4

Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Title Last of Us Part II Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 Information on game Summary review: The sequel to what many consider a masterpiece from the PS3 era. To me, this felt borderline like an indie movie. Or a screen test for an on screen adaption. Actually a screen adaption is in the works … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Title Last of Us Remastered Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 (and 2014 for original)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of what some might call a masterpiece. Now with new game crippling bugs.Graphics: Significantly better than PS3 and at least mediocre for a PS4 title.Music: Most ambient music what there was. It did what … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)

Title Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Platform: Steam / Windows Available on OS: Windows Genre:first person shooter, shooter, FPS, puzzle, actionGame number:5 of 1005 steam games (< 1%) Date completed:July 2020 (also 2013) Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.Graphics: If you told me this came out in 2020 I'd believe itMusic: With … Continue reading Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)

Game Review: The Outer Worlds – PS4

Title The Outer Worlds Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, first-person RPG, action, RPGDate completed:April 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall, if sometimes hard to follow.Graphics: Texture details is quite impressive. At least with my humble little 1080p TV. I did not notice any frame drops (also don't know the FPS it was running … Continue reading Game Review: The Outer Worlds – PS4

Game Review: Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Switch

Title The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Platform: Nintendo SwitchGenre:Action/adventure, RPG, Action RPGDate completed:April 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall. A worthy remake of a GameBoy classicGraphics: I really enjoyed the cartoonish aesthetic. I think it fits uniquely well to this game in particular.Music: Very impressive with surround sound system, audible … Continue reading Game Review: Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Switch