Archive for the 'Gaming' Category

Nazi punch alignment matrix

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Based on your alignment, should you Punch a Nazi(TM)? If you can’t stay in character, the gods WILL get angry with you. I found one of these charts clearly made by a Chaotic Good Human, and it was basically “everybody should.” Which is wrong. So I fixed it. Pro tip: If you can’t roleplay, make […]

That’s a lot of mouse feet

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

So I wore out yet another set of mouse feet. Scrape scrape. Didn’t immediately find a set of matching feet for my mouse, and then I thought, “wait, surely there’s a general solution to this.” The solution? 36 yards of PTFE tape. That’s PTFE, also known as “stop saying Teflon, or we’ll sue you.” In this […]

SteelSeries RMA Process — WTF?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

SteelSeries makes great gear. In my experience, this “great gear” also wears out fairly quickly, but outlives the 1-year warranty. Well, usually. My new M800 keyboard has problems after only 6 months, and at $180, it’s definitely worth considering a warranty return. I am now having a new experience: SteelSeries’s RMA process is designed to […]