Startup

Startup: It’s Easier Than You Think

I wonder if there’s anything else you could make?

 

User Input

User Input: Help a Brotha Out

Sometimes you just need a sick day.

I’m at home sick. Apparently I ate something that didn’t agree with me, because I’ve been immobilized for two days now, unable to venture too far away from the bathroom

So, as a result, I’m stuck at home, looking for ways to entertain myself. If I […]

Old School Gaming

Retro Games: Jetfighter II

Back in the early days of the home computing boom, just before the Pentium P5 chip set the world on it’s ear, the 66Mhz – 486DX2 processor was king of the MS-DOS gaming era. Paired with a VESA Local Bus card for “mind-blowing” graphic bandwidths, these early home computers represented a huge leap forward in the gaming world at the time.

While primitive by today’s standards, this marked a transition from earlier 2-d games such as Wheel of Fortune, Oregon Trail and Lemmings into the fledgling world of 3-Dimensional gamelay we now take for granted.

Always a popular segment were the flight simulator games, allowing us the curious sensation of flying like the birds without ever leaving the living room, office or den. The most popular flight games have always included some sort of fighting ability, and Jetfighter II represents a hugely popular (and one of my all-time favorite) flight simulators of the day. Continue reading Retro Games: Jetfighter II

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