New laptop, but not exactly what I planned

Earlier this week I finally decided what I wanted after giving my other options a go. And I was thoroughly disappointed trying them out. A few months ago I wrote a post about how my next laptop would probably be some sort of Dell XPS model with Ubuntu on it. This path mainly came from my dissatisfaction with Apples Mac OS X lately. Earlier this month I discovered an all new line of Dell laptops, the M3800 series, and that looked even better than the XPS hardware. So I decided to install Ubuntu…Read more …

What was your first multiplayer game ever on PC?

Think about it, multiplayer games are so common these days. But what was your very very very very first one. Mine was Tunneler. You know, from before the internet existed in any useful capacity and things were carried via floppy disks. CD-Roms barely existed. Behold! The future of gaming! 16 colours, randomly generated worlds, advanced game mechanics and actual tactics had to be used to win. And it looked like this! A friend wandered in with a floppy disk, which he borrowed from someone and it had this cool game where you'd have…Read more …

Epic beard!

I have this sort of epic beard going on for a week or so... Not sure if I like it. It's itchy though... Does that ever go away? :(Read more …

Ongoing flurry of stupidness

I have 2 internet connections with the same Internet Service Provider (ISP). One at home, one at work. Both connections are 40mbit DSL lines and are in the same geographically in the same neighborhood and as such use the same gateway onto the actual internet. This means that both connect to the same local ISP network and from there go on the actual internet. This also means that if that local network is broken both locations have poor service. This is very very simple. My internet is shit on both locations. Has been…Read more …