Running your own server: the fun that wasn’t

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by spiralspy

So, I decided to put my skills to where my mouth is and after stating that you wouldn't want to run your own Spiral Knights server, figure out how much trouble it would really be...

Sprite pods and the colorblind (avoid getting scammed)

Thursday, June 25, 2015 by spiralspy

UPDATE: This post is now obsolete. Sprites pods have been patched to include their type in their name. So, we are recoloring sprites now? I got a problem with that! No, it's not that it's yet another reskin promo, but the fact that I'm having a hard time telling the reskins apart! I'm not an artist, I don't have perfect color vision/memory and I'm pretty sure, I'm not the only one with this problem...

Buying accounts

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by spiralspy

I just came across this tremendously stupid thread on Reddit. To quote: Looking to buy a Vang. account. skype: <REDACTED>, I'm paying in paypal up to 100$. Not looking for big cr. Let's ignore for a moment that the language skills of the poster in that thread don't exactly raise confidence in him/her actually coughing up the money and that the whole thing feels rather like a scam to take over and pillage accounts...

Glitch collection Vol. I

Friday, January 2, 2015 by spiralspy

Complex systems tend to go wrong in complex ways. But that doesn't mean you can't have some fun when they do :). (more…)


Saturday, September 27, 2014 by spiralspy

Do you happen to be lazy? Hate typing in your password every time you start the SK client? Turns out that you don't have to. (more…)

Tweak: Removing the window border

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by spiralspy

Do you play windowed or fullscreen? I prefer windowed since I have a 16:9 monitor. I don't like how the visuals stretch in fullscreen mode and I also find it easier to keep an eye on everything if the viewport is only 1024x768 pixels in size. (more…)