Great Moments In Television
By Dwip October 27, 2009 at 3:25 am Comments (1) RSS Feed for this post

As we all know, one of the missions of this blog is to share excellent or not so excellent fashion statements on television shows. In that vein, I feel that I would be remiss if I did not share the following with you: The first bit of this is also quite informative for other such fashion statements, as well as amusing ass kicking moments and dialogue.


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Something Cool
By Dwip October 26, 2009 at 4:56 am Comments (0) RSS Feed for this post

This blog, which offers up various iconic photographs with commentary. Super cool.


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Quote
By Dwip October 24, 2009 at 1:45 pm Comments (0) RSS Feed for this post

Lay on, Macduff, And damn’d be him that first cries, “Hold, enough!” —Macbeth, Act 5 scene 8


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Bumper Cars
By Dwip October 17, 2009 at 1:52 pm Comments (4) RSS Feed for this post

In which Sarah and I, driving down Dixwell, get whomped by a car behind us stopping just a little too late at a red light. Humans are fine, no worries. Cars, maybe not so much, as you can see. Offhand, I’d say I need a new bumper. Teal’c says, remember to drive and dress safely, kids.


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Champions of Cyrodiil: The Return
By Dwip October 13, 2009 at 5:31 pm Comments Off on Champions of Cyrodiil: The Return RSS Feed for this post

In homage to my original post on the subject, and because I just got Astarius about where I want him to be, let’s do a little more show and tell, and bring that last post up to date. Really new stuff at the end, some scattered updates throughout. Valerius: Male Dunmer Custom Class, Level 29, Sign of the Lady Playing Time: 70h, 2m (144 game days) Skills: Blade 125, Alteration 47, Destruction 75, Mysticism 59, Restoration 56, Light Armor 100, Sneak 72 Factions: Champion of Cyrodiil, Mage’s Guild (Arch-Mage), Fighter’s Guild (Master), Blades (Knight-Brother), Knights of the White Stallion (Knight-Errant) My first character, who also beat the main quest, explored a LOT, and did two factions worth of quests (Fighter’s […]


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Things I Have Recently Learned From Stargate SG-1
By Dwip October 5, 2009 at 12:42 am Comments (2) RSS Feed for this post

…I clearly am not ready for interstellar conquest, as I do not possess the proper levels of totally crazy metal snake armor, nor do I possess the proper amounts of laser staves. This is all the fault of John Scalzi, who linked us all to the pilot for Stargate: Universe on Hulu. It was good. I liked it. I apparently have a whole lot of backstory to catch up on. On that note, let us hear it for Hulu.


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On Annoying XML Design
By Dwip October 3, 2009 at 4:31 am Comments (3) RSS Feed for this post

Let us take a brief moment and discuss module handling in Fantasy Grounds II, if for no other reason than the time is going to come when I’m going to want to remember the fix I just did. So, it’s possible to import data into an FG2 game using modules, which are basically archives with a big XML file and some random images and things. When FG fires itself up, it loads up all these individual XML files, categorizes them, and displays the parsed results. Which is good. Very useful for writing adventures and the like. However, there’s a problem. See, in a module XML file, each individual entity, let’s say an encounter, has a unique name, expressed as a […]


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