2021-03-30

Quest Complete: Hackerman Keeb

 So I was trying to figure out what our boy Hackerman was holding here:


It's a Microbee PC85, turns out.


https://microbee.com.au/museum/1985_Premium_PC85/

https://twitter.com/kungfuryfilm/status/594518491622813696

Mystery solved!

2021-03-29

Recommended Youtube Channel: Glarses

 Glarses' channel is about a year old.  Dude is not only extremely entertaining but also informative on the "keyboard enthusiast" hobby - aka "Keebtards" community.

Link to his channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Glarses/videos

Here's a good example video from him.  I sincerely hope he continues to make frequent and consistent content, because I've already watched everything on his channel over the weekend.  Just thought I'd share with the world something I liked.

Here's his Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/Glarses/


2021-03-24

Great guide to keycaps profiles

 I really like keyboards. When you interact with a PC all day every day, I think it's important that your primary interaction with the thing bring you some joy.

This has, however, led to the following situation:


Every... damn... time.

I was cruising around trying to find the perfect retro keycaps and there's some confusion about exactly what they are technically called.  Basically, if you're only casually into keyboards, there's a giant alphabet soup of different design aspects and you need a guide to truly "get it".  I went looking for one today, found it, and figured you might desire to find it too.

Here's that guide:

https://thekeeblog.com/overview-of-different-keycap-profiles/

Want more? Ok:

https://drop.com/talk/2784/mechanical-keyboards-101-an-introduction-to-the-hobby

Want some keeb-porn? Alrighty. I normally loathe Pinterest but I'll make an exception for this one:

https://www.pinterest.com/jtdeluna/m-e-c-h-k-e-y-s/

Also, look at the forums at Geekhack:

https://geekhack.org/index.php


2021-03-22

Destiny 2 - Garden of Frustration

 I chopped out a lot of failure, but did leave some in just so people don't get the notion that this is any sort of easy, or we're good at it.



I'm not a fan of FPS jumping puzzles.  Destiny has an unreasonable amount of this bullshit.  I try to do the bare minimum - I'm no parkour explorer and I don't even want to bother with the "hidden chests" puzzles.  If I wasn't with people who were leading me around, this would NEVER happen.



And we reach the final boss fight.... then proceed to fail it for an hour.  Good times.

2021-03-12

Poolside FM

Oh my, what dis?

https://poolside.fm



2021-03-11

Diaclone: Somebody please make a video game franchise using this!

This would make an amazing video game franchise wouldn't it? Probably get it a LOT cheaper than Transformers, and omg the different mecha are amazing - especially the little power-armor dudes.

Cool video I found on Shogun Warriors

 I had some of these as a kid. Always wanted Raideen and Mazinger, but didn't get them. I had Gaiking, Godzilla, and Dragoon - plus some of the die cast ones. Sadly, lost to time.