SDCC Just Didn’t Think About The Ladies This Time.
Third Edition Earthdawn Dice Roller in Java
I normally never critique a company for not hiring female devs or DBAs; I tend to think it’s the responsibility of women to be good enough to deserve employment. This time, however, I think it’s quite appropriate for a system that seriously screwed with women who have two last names after marriage. I’ll start by […]
The IDE Wars: NetBeans or Eclipse for Java Software Development
So, I play an RPG called Earthdawn; it’s a lot like D&D, but for real nerds. One of the things we all do in my gaming group is write our own dice rollers; rolling actual dice is SO passé–and there’s an ongoing argument about whether or not a seeded random is more or less random […]
“Murder” or “Theft”?
I’ve been working on several applications for a few years; some are ready or released into the wild. I’ve used NetBeans and Eclipse to develop one application in particular; I’ve written an Earthdawn dice roller application. Earthdawn is like Dungeons & Dragons, but for real nerds. The Earthdawn dice system is complex, including a shifting […]
Dungeon Delve with Wil Wheaton at ECCC, Pt. 3 (final)
Hello! This is my first post over here, so hopefully you all will be kind, and allow me to run my legal mouth off just a touch. ^.^ In honor of the Hallmark Holiday that is the fourteenth of February, I thought I’d revisit an oldie but goodie from the annals of “Seriously? It’s just […]
Stench rises from the ooze swirling through the Freeport sewers. The revolting sludge clings to our boots, infests our noses, darkens our spirits. As the faint phosporescence illumines the passages ahead, we see a junction in these ancient underground passages. Rats squeak in the darkness ahead, and a low moan of foul wind tells us […]