Game Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – PS4

Title Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, first-person shooter, actionDate completed:January 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.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 at, probably 30).Music: … Continue reading Game Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – PS4

The Arcade Cab Project Part 2: Parts and components

This is a continuation the prior post about about the - as of now - hypothetical arcade cab project. I thought I should start listing some details of the "Mark I" as listed in part I. This project was largely inspired by a few posts on the /r/cade subreddit. It looked relatively easy and I … Continue reading The Arcade Cab Project Part 2: Parts and components

Extracting drivers from Windows

Since about 2014 (as I write this late-2019) I started buying these incredibly low-end and low-priced Intel Atom-based devices. There was something about a device running windows and coming in under $100 that never failed to fascinate me (actually I got a non-windows Atom device for around $45, as a novelty). Let me stop here … Continue reading Extracting drivers from Windows

Game Review: Drake’s Fortune 4: A Thief’s End – PS4

Title Drake's Fortune 4: A Thief's End Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, 3rd-person shooter, puzzle, actionDate completed:January 2020Information on game Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.Graphics: Texture details is quite impressive, a showcase of what a PS4 could do (back when this game came out, anyway)Music: Very impressive with surround sound system, audible cues … Continue reading Game Review: Drake’s Fortune 4: A Thief’s End – PS4

R520 Hyper-V 2019: News and updates (Late Nov 2019)

I mentioned in my prior post (updates to that post below) I had to re-install the Hyper-V server OS. This did indeed go smoothly and has worked since then. The main problem I have with the OS this time is very intermittent errors with connecting to it with Hyper-V manager. Server Manager works, WAC works … Continue reading R520 Hyper-V 2019: News and updates (Late Nov 2019)

R520 Hyper-V 2019: Lets try this again

After being very frustrated with the performance of the combination of virtual machines and my drive pool, I decided to re-install Hyper-V server 2019. Before doing so however I decided it would be a good idea to go through and record some settings in case I needed to go back to a prior configuration. It … Continue reading R520 Hyper-V 2019: Lets try this again

R520 Hyper-V 2019: Well that was fun

After spending I don't know how long on various adventures through first setting up Hyper-V 2019 on the server then further adventures of properly configuring networking on the server I've come to the conclusion the performance of the virtual machines is not good enough. I went through several iterations of what I'm loosely calling "benchmarks" … Continue reading R520 Hyper-V 2019: Well that was fun