Pathfinder: The beginning

Recently I purchased the Pathfinder Beginner Box to run a campaign with some friends, I won’t spoil the contents of the Beginner Box but I would recommend giving it a try if you fancy stepping in to ‘pen and paper’ roleplaying. The simplified rules and clear instructions make it very accessible! Instead I’m going to […]

Backing Up

Recently I needed to back up one of my Linux machines as I was planning to upgrade the version of Fedora I had installed. In the past I had used the inbuilt backup tool, but with mixed results. Annoyingly one backup was unreadable after I had reinstalled so I was unable to restore my files. […]

Cyborg Justice!

Recently I found myself thinking about an older game, one that I’d not played quite some time, it was called Cyborg Justice and while it wasn’t the prettiest game it was possibly one of the most fun games I ever played on the Mega Drive. It’s not the best of starts for your unlucky character […]

Fallout 4: A wicked combination

As I’ve been playing a fair bit of Fallout 4 recently, I thought I’d share a nasty combination that I’ve been using. Warning! This contains some spoilers! So the first thing you need is, the Righteous Authority, I play a sneaky sniper in Fallout games, so I’ve modded it with all the mods that increase […]

Lambda Expressions in Java 1.8

Java 1.8 brings many new features, among them is the ability to use Lambda Expressions or just lambdas but unless you’ve used them beforeĀ  it’s not clear what benefit they may offer. This post goes through a simple use case to highlight when a lambda bit be useful. Let’s start with a simple user object, […]

Rise of the Robots!

On the 22nd of March the Commonwealth changed forever because on the 22nd of March the Mechanist and their robot army came to stay. The first DLC for Fallout 4 has arrived and it brings robots, crafting and a new story line for players to explore but what is it like? If you’ve played Fallout […]