Surviving the grasping plateau

Thursday, January 29, 2015 by spiralspy

Good news is: getting sigils is ludicrously easy. Bad news is: the efficient method is also incredibly boring. Your success depends on your patience, teamwork and your ability to not panic. That being said, the most important thing is to neither solo nor join random parties. Everyone needs to know what s/he is doing and stick to their job: comb, bait or puzzle...

Fashionspy: Rose Regalia returns … again

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by spiralspy

Well, reruns... can't say I'm too  excited. Here's the rag dolls link for this promo.

TradeTrax v1.3 released

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 by spiralspy

Took me a bit longer than I had hoped, but I finally made a new release for TradeTrax. The release notes are here, the software itself is available from the TradeTrax project page. This release mainly focuses on UI improvements, multi ledger support and making TradeTrax more suitable for collectors (e...

People spend way too much time on facebook

Monday, January 19, 2015 by spiralspy

I'm talking about the "let's be friends" faction. My definition of a friend is someone I like to be with based on my past experiences with that person. It does not include random strangers, I just met and certainly not random strangers, I have never spoken to before. (more…)

Promoboxes: Why always costumes, but never furniture?

Sunday, January 18, 2015 by spiralspy

Well, I probably know the answer already: costumes belong to you while furniture belongs to the guild. You risk loosing some serious cash if you either leave yourself or are kicked out. Hence, a lot less people would not buy a furniture box. (more…)

Starting Lockdown in training mode

Saturday, January 17, 2015 by spiralspy

Let's say you are new to Lockdown. What do you get for 200 cr? Well, most likely your ass handed to you. Lockdown is the realm of the credit card kids where the rich will take you apart with maxed UV gear. You will mostly certainly not get a training session in a regular match.
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Bug of the day: steam deleting your entire hard drive

Friday, January 16, 2015 by spiralspy

Total fun: the steam Linux client includes a shellscript that is meant to reset the installation, but doesn't check if the path for deleting files is actually set. Result: the script just starts deleting every file it finds (and it finds them all) as long as it has permission to do so...

Conspiracy Theories: OOO manipulates droprates

Thursday, January 15, 2015 by spiralspy

Now here's a nice conspiracy theory I can't leave uncommented (paraphrased): (more…)