Forum Downtime

Last week I flippantly posted on the forums that I was thinking of shutting them down. People obviously didn't like this news. My reasons are probably obvious. I'm not sure small forums are still needed. I'm not sure whether something like reddit makes them redundant for things like discussing a specific subject, and things like … Continue reading Forum Downtime

PlasticSCM Speed Tip

We use PlasticSCM for Rust. If the repository wasn't 30gb and I didn't have to teach people how to use it, I'd probably use GitHub instead. Downloading 30GB from our PlasticSCM server was slow. Really slow. So here's a protip. Find your client.conf file - usually in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\plastic4. Open it, scroll down to <DownloadPoolSize>1</DownloadPoolSize> and … Continue reading PlasticSCM Speed Tip


Sarah had the shits all night. Apparently that's a sign that the baby is due - but we didn't know that. At about 6AM she got pains. So we calmly started timing them and writing them down in a notepad, like they tell you to. The pains were about 5 minutes apart, which is kind … Continue reading Jessica


So I’ve been working on getting Linux Garry’s Mod working this week. And it’s gone well. I’ve got it all compiling nicely, all packaged. But I haven’t been able to test it. We built a Linux testing PC but it doesn’t want to cooperate. When I start Team Fortress up it just shows a black … Continue reading Linuxxx

Trees have leaves

We had a week of sun last week. And now all the trees have booted up! The first image here is a week ago. The second is 10 seconds ago. So yeah. Just to confirm. The sun and rain makes trees grow their leaves and stuff.


Open Broadcaster Software is an open source live streaming/recording program. This is going to sound like an advert – but it isn’t. I just really really like it and want it to succeed. If anyone has tried streaming their desktop they probably know about xsplit. It’s about as good as it gets. It works, you … Continue reading OBS