What I have been up to lately

Friday, February 17, 2017 by spiralspy

Not a lot to do on spiral knights - shame. But then again, that's hardly news. Since Grey Havens won't give me any more toys to take apart, I'll just switch over to Google. (more…)

It’s Kat hunting season again!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by spiralspy

As far as I can tell, the event setup hasn't changed, so the FAQ from the last event should still apply. I'll amend it should new information be discovered. There is also an even dustier
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Internal Affairs, Tips and Tricks

Downgrading the modelviewer

Saturday, May 30, 2015 by spiralspy

It looks like the last patch somehow broke SpiralSpy v1.5 and I have no clue what exactly went bust. Curiously, the 1.4 version still works, but naturally it cannot open all models (after all, that was the reason for releasing v1.5 to begin with). So till I can figure out what's wrong and fix it, I'll put the old version back on the download page...

Mirroring the SpiralSpy modelviewer

Thursday, May 21, 2015 by spiralspy

Since it just happened, I'd like to repeat that I do not give permission to host the SpiralSpy modelviewer elsewhere. This applies for all previous versions as well and even if the software becomes unavailable from me.
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Internal Affairs

Updating SpiralSpy (the modelviewer): Utter frustration

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 by spiralspy

Money saving tip of the day: try compiling Clyde (the main library on which SK is based). There is no need to pay your barber for a haircut when you can pull your hair out yourself for free! (more…)

Server hiccups – Idiots should not be allowed on the net

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 by spiralspy

Looks like the latest release of Raccoon has drawn some attention. (more…)

Time for a new tool: TradeTrax

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by spiralspy

Ok, I have had it with using pen&paper to keep track of the stuff I buy and sell on the auction house. (more…)

Adding a voice chat server to the scrapyard

Monday, September 15, 2014 by spiralspy

I have actually been toying with the idea of hosting a voice chat server for quite some time, but I always had doubts about it. "Will this use too much bandwidth?", "Can the webserver handle the additional load?", (more…)