Warcraft and Squishing

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One of the features in the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion to World of Warcraft was a squishing of numbers. I wasn’t planning to make a post on this, but I thought it was interesting enough to through up — you see on the night before the pre-patch that included the “squishing” I took some screenshots of some of my characters before, so that later I could compare them to the “after effect” of squishing. So earlier I went through and took some “after” shots to compare. Oh and keep in mind some of the characters were re-kajiggered so some Continue reading

Titan Cancelled

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Looks like Blizzard has cancelled Titan. It’s not surprising really, it was in production/development for so long it really seemed like they just couldn’t get it right.

Not to mention the success of Hearthstone and eventually Heroes of the Storm. I wonder if the official shelving of this project will result in faster dev times for the other games?

Screenshots from WoW

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I’ve always been kind of uninterested in taking screenshots, even though they can be really fun. I think it stems back to my older computer(s) that would freeze up whenever I tried to take them. The game I’ve played the longest is probably World of Warcraft, and while I don’t have many screenshots, compared to others, I do have quite a few. I was going through my WoW folder and discovered some screenshots dating back to The Burning Crusade, although a majority are from after that point. Figured I’d put them on my site — I didn’t catalog as much Continue reading

Stuff

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I’ve been working on my ‘backend’ setup for awhile, the last few weeks I’ve basically just been letting things go to see how stable they are — as far as I can tell they’ve been great. I’m planning on a post or two detailing some of my experiences running my own VPS with digital ocean, and what I miss from shared hosting. For instance, I took email for granted. I’m still not sure if my SIMPLE AND BASIC forward (neo@kupatrix) works or not; I’ve been running into an issue with gmail auto-flagging system emails from my backend as spam :(

Listening to VG Music from the Past

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I’ve been going through my files, some date back to ancient times, when dialup was standard, and blinking html was cool. In the past I used to have a Drupal-powered website, this was before I learned about WordPress, and I admit that I enjoyed it, I don’t think I really had that much trouble with it, but as far as a running a single person site, it seemed overkill. Eventually I moved on to WordPress, but in doing so I wiped my old site clean, along with it some various sections and files. Why does any of that matter? Well Continue reading