Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege | Can I Play?

Always wanted to get back into the fps gaming sphere. Well this isn't precisely a fps, it's more of a military, strategic shooter? Go figs. Here's me trying it out for the first time. Not as bad in hindsight when looking at the video mind you. Actually felt entirely out of place while trying it out and the controls and felt heavy and laboured.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Text based incremental browser games


Text based incremental browser games. Incremental games are genre of games which are purely text driven which requires input and constant action from the player to survive and plot the course of the narrative.

This is a collection of incremental games which are purely text based. No filler, minimalist yet atmospherically involving game at its finest.




Here are the games if you want to try them out:
Chickens -
http://gamehelp16.github.io/chickens/
Swarmsim -
https://www.swarmsim.com/#/tab/larva
Kittens Game -
https://bloodrizer.ru/games/kittens/
A Dark Room -
http://adarkroom.doublespeakgames.com/
Drowning -
http://game.notch.net/drowning/#

Thursday, August 27, 2020

So I tried restoring a water damaged MDF table

Check out what happens on my attempt at a MDF table that has water damage.



Friday, August 14, 2020

Free training from Pluralsight this weekend

  That's right, one of the best online portals for learning is opening up their entire catalog this weekend.

All access pass to pluralsight
All access pass to Pluralsight
Pluralsight offer over 6,500 video courses authored by experts. They also offer 30+ interactive courses and 20+ projects. Try it free for three days starting this Friday the 14th of August.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

5 breathable face masks for exercising

Undoubtedly, one of the key symbols of the Covid-19 epidemic has been the face mask. There have been numerous stances on whether wearing masks are of any benefit, to it is vital and back and forth. Regardless of whatever new studies come out, the overriding consensus is leaning toward wearing a mask as being for the overall good. So:

WEAR A MASK. FOR THE LOVE OF PETE.

Regardless of the contentious, divisive nature of the mask, you can still get masks which aren't just for your and the public's safety but can also be a fashion statement and be much more functional and breathable than your run of the mill masks. Here are 5 masks you should be rocking if you want something other than the typical surgeon's mask and are the active sporty tiype

*Note: none of these masks are for medical usage or use as PPE unless explicitly stated
This 3 layer, 100% cotton mask is made in the good old USA. Featuring a 180 thread count and thickly woven. This mask should have you sitting pretty.
Comfortable, breathable and washable too
Set of four with two patterned and two plain, yet stylish colours. These are one size fits all reusable and washable. With four masks, they will go down with a group of friends of family with each person having their own mask and no confusion as to whose is whose.
Another multi-pack, featuring six masks this time around. These nylon/spandex blend masks come in a sleek design with vibrant colours. Machine washable and no hassle returns if for some reason you find these great masks unsatisfactory.
Two ply, 100% cotton masks come in a set of three. The straps are cotton/rayon and stretchable. Made in the USA. Washable and offers all day comfort.
These masks have style and print cranked up a notch. Featuring breathable double layered resilient Lycra material, one size fits most. This mask is washable and a hoot from Billy T.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Faber Castell 6 drawing pencils

Faber-Castell, a name too well known when it comes to stationery. Check out this 6 piece drawing pencil set from them. The following affiliate links will take you to the geographic locations nearest you. And don't forget to visit the Faber-Castell website as well.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Great value keyboard | Logitech K120 Keyboard

Logitech K120 is a great value keyboard with responsive keys which have a nice travel. USB connectivity means you can just plug in the keyboard and doesn't require any software or driver installation as the pc instantly detects it and setups it for you. Extendable feet allow the keyboard to be raised at an angle or placed completely flat. Not exactly "whisper quiet" as stated, but acceptable for home or office use.

7/10 - Especially a great value at the price it is available at and a great quality brand. Check out other devices at the logitech site.

The following link is actually an even better deal as it comes with a mouse as well (US Only, the rest is just a keyboard):
Amazon (US)


Amazon (UK)

Amazon (India)
Here are some descriptions for the device from logitech themselves:
  • Low-profile keys give you a quiet, comfortable typing experience
  • Type naturally with the standard keyboard layout you're used to, including full-size F-keys and number pad
  • Thin, sleek design keeps your hands in a relaxed and neutral position for effortless typing
  • Durable, spill-resistant design and sturdy adjustable tilt legs
  • Simple wired USB connection - works with windows-based PCs and linux
  • You will enjoy a comfortable and quiet typing experience thanks to the low-profile keys that barely make a sound, and standard layout with full-size F-keys and number pad
  • With its thin profile that keeps your hands in a more neutral position, spill-resistant design, durable keys that can withstand up to 10 million keystrokes and sturdy, adjustable tilt legs