games

Stats from walled gardens

When I looked at my Goodreads stats this year, for the first time in well over a decade I saw this: I didn't realize it's been over a year since I stopped using

Playing Factorio feels like hobby programming

Endless loops of running between bottlenecks, issues, outages. Lots of bug squishing. Dopamine highs when you complete your latest change and see the whole monster of a thing you've created spring back to life. Count me in.

Exploring a game hoard

I've always kept records of video games I buy (or redeem for free). Given how many various services there are, I found it useful to jot down what I bought where, and where

Roguelike Radio

Last year when thinking about coffeebreak roguelikes, I stumbled upon the Roguelike Radio podcast. Since then, I've listened to nearly 50 episodes. I'm quite picky: Any rambling, drawn-out podcast (that often sounds like