Once upon a time, a large number of angry video game players were up in arms about perceived corruption in games journalism. They took their outrage to social networks, joining in with the existing outrage going on under the hashtag #gamergate. And yet every time they tried to discuss the injustices demonstrated to them in […]

Stephenson’s Rocket – the new name for Ye Olde SteamOSe

I’ve made a new release of my curiously popular SteamOS derivative, and given it a new name: Stephenson’s Rocket. You can download the new release from here. Release highlights: Updated to alchemist_beta 93 Support for pre-HD5000 Radeon cards Support for motherboard-based “FakeRAID” Video tutorial series – about an hour of instructional material for all competency […]

Dear Fake Debian Developers, shoo.

Another post about the Valve/Collabora free games thing. This time, the bad bit – people trying to scam free games from us. Before I start, I want to make one thing clear – there are people who have requested keys who don’t meet the criteria, but are honest and legitimate in their requests. This blogspam […]

How to build a bungalow… begin with the chimney

Whilst nobody was looking, Mono became the most important framework in the world of games. And I mean that with only a smidge more than my usual levels of hyperbole. It really is fantastically important, as far as game development goes. I blogged a long time ago about its use inside EA’s multi-million-selling The Sims […]