Welcome to my website. Here you can find information about a variety of different games that I have played over the years. My website is high on content, low on graphics. Please select the game that interests you from the list below.
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Quote of the Moment
How all occasions do inform against me,
And spur my dull revenge! What is a man,
If his chief good and market of his time
Be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more.
Sure, he that made us with such large discourse,
Looking before and after, gave us not
That capability and god-like reason
To fust in us unused. Now, whether it be
Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple
Of thinking too precisely on the event,
A thought which, quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom
And ever three parts coward, I do not know
Why yet I live to say 'This thing's to do;'
Sith I have cause and will and strength and means
To do't. Examples gross as earth exhort me:
Witness this army of such mass and charge
Led by a delicate and tender prince,
Whose spirit with divine ambition puff'd
Makes mouths at the invisible event,
Exposing what is mortal and unsure
To all that fortune, death and danger dare,
Even for an egg-shell. Rightly to be great
Is not to stir without great argument,
But greatly to find quarrel in a straw
When honour's at the stake. How stand I then,
That have a father kill'd, a mother stain'd,
Excitements of my reason and my blood,
And let all sleep? while, to my shame, I see
The imminent death of twenty thousand men,
That, for a fantasy and trick of fame,
Go to their graves like beds, fight for a plot
Whereon the numbers cannot try the cause,
Which is not tomb enough and continent
To hide the slain? O, from this time forth,
My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!
- William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act IV Scene IV
Today I finished typing up the report of the voyage of the Lanius B Cruiser from last week's marathon streaming session. This one was quite a wild ride, and it makes for a fun read or Livestream viewing. (There's a link to the Twitch recording in the report.) I also want to put a notice here on my website that I was hired last week for a full time position. I'll be going to work as a research analyst for the federal government's Center for Medicare Services, starting in a couple of weeks. It's a very exciting time for me, and the pay certainly promises to be a lot better than a part-time college instructor. I'll have to update the personal page here after I start working. In any case, I'll keep readers informed on what's going on, and I'm sure that I'll still have enough time to continue cranking out reports, albeit probably at a somewhat slower pace. Thanks for your continued support.
It's been a month since the last FTL writeup - let's correct that oversight immediately. New today is a report for the Lanius A Cruiser, a game where I had way too much fun with beam weapons. I recommend watching the linked Livestream for this one, at least the ending of it. You kind of need to see this weapon setup in realtime to get the full effect.