Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Casual Gamer?

For those not directly in the gaming industry, you may not have heard the phrase “the casual gamer”. Effectively this is a label embracing all the potential game players who don’t regularly play video games, but potentially or occasionally do play. This audience is (theoretically) larger than the “rest of us”, those of us who […]

Still unable to update WordPress Plugins

Every since upgrading to version 2.8 I have been unable to use the automatic plugin update. I have tried every solution I’ve stumbled across, but since its not a real big deal just to update them manually I have not been overly concerned. I am basically told “cannot create directory” at the end of the […]

Baldur's Gate 2 still receiving praise

Over ten years since its release, Baldur’s Gate 2, a fantasy role-playing game with as strong an emphasis on story, character, and relationships as with combat, is still reviewing positively. IGN has just rated it the #4 PC game of all time. http://pc.ign.com/articles/101/1011624p5.html This was the first game I worked on, upon starting my employment […]

Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon is a brilliant book (yes, I know, it has been around for a long while… I’m very behind in reading through my backlog of books). I admit I have never read anything else that Neal Stephenson has written (but I certainly will now) I mostly read short stories and trade books right now, so […]

Dual Monitors

Dual Monitors What does it do? YourOtherMind, the Writer’s Organizer has always worked with multiple monitors but with this version a few convenience features have been added. The first option maximizes the Writer’s Organizer across all the user’s screens, and the second option restores it to just working on one screen. Reason for this Feature […]

Random Sentences

Random Sentences What does it do? For brainstorming fun random sentences can be generated in the body of any text note. These can be used to help trigger fresh ideas, or to get a blocked writer busy typing up the story behind the random sentence. Reason for this Feature To help with getting past writing […]

Lack of updates… sick

I’ve been ill the last couple weeks, hence the lack of posts, new information. For a bit over two weeks I’ve been living in painkiller land, I won’t get into details on what specifically was wrong with me (it is a bit of yuck) but I’m mostly better now. This week I plan to finally […]