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Zdoom + Gamepad

Posted by Serguei2, 04 June 2018 · 83 views

I took two days to find the right combination to play zdoom with the gamepad.
Zdoom is a free engine to play classic fps games. It supports doom, hexen, strife, ...
Good thing.  The joystick has evolved since Atari 2600.

Minecraft in glorious 16 colours

Posted by Serguei2, 15 May 2018 · 124 views

I decided to build my own texture pack in Minecraft.
I downloaded Paint.Net because it supports transparent color, Microsoft Paint does not support transparent.
After trials and errors, I managed to build my texture pack in 16 EGA colours. 
I saw texture packs based on NES, so why not in EGA.
The reason I used Beta 1.7 is...

Google celebrates George Méliès

Posted by Serguei2, 03 May 2018 · 134 views

Google celebrates George Méliès.

Here one of Melies's movies

Google's system is too lag to watch the movie in 360o (3D)

From: are single player games going to die?

Posted by Serguei2, 22 April 2018 · 165 views

Source: Is single player going to die?

Minecraft: easy spot ores texture pack

Posted by Serguei2, 02 April 2018 · 134 views

From: Different use of computer

Posted by Serguei2, 22 February 2018 · 182 views

Source: Different use of computer

Nickel could disappear since penny

Posted by Serguei2, 02 February 2018 · 220 views

In Canada, the nickel could be phased out too.

It's how Batman 1966 series is killed

Posted by Serguei2, 29 January 2018 · 217 views

I started watching Batman featuring Adam West and Burt Ward since September in CHCH.
The first season is great.
The second season is great too.
The third season is questionable:
- Flashing cards in fight scenes is annoying.
- Batgirl? Is she a great addition in the series? I don't know.
- The story seems to be cru...

I feel generosity today

Posted by Serguei2, 19 January 2018 · 190 views

I just gave $20 to Mira foundation.

What's an antenna?

Posted by Serguei2, 16 January 2018 · 175 views

People seems to forget antennas since hdtv is introduced
In 2000s, sellers said the only way to watch hdtv is to subscribe satellite/cable service.

From cinema theaters to DVD/Blu-Ray to television

Posted by Serguei2, 10 January 2018 · 197 views

Paddington 2 will be released in cinema theaters at January 12th in USA/Canada..
I wonder how much time I need to wait for DVD/Blu-ray release and when we can watch it on television networks.

Happy new year

Posted by Serguei2, 01 January 2018 · 147 views

Happy new year folks

Official last and final blog

Posted by Serguei2, 30 December 2017 · 205 views

This is the official last final blog I wrote

Merry Christmas

Posted by Serguei2, 24 December 2017 · 274 views

Merry Christmas folks.

The Titan Yacht

Posted by Serguei2, 20 December 2017 · 181 views

The first episode of the titan yacht is great. I love the Gilligan's Island humor in it and the characters fit well in the series.
Unfortunately, later episodes are just Teen Titans Go style.

From: Net Neutrality

Posted by Serguei2, 16 December 2017 · 184 views

Source: Net Neutrality
Seems important to me.

From: Who is this robot from Hanna-Barbera

Posted by Serguei2, 15 December 2017 · 171 views

Source: Who is this robot from Hanna-Barbera

I got Mouse, South Park season 9, Froot Loops cereal from mail

Posted by Serguei2, 15 November 2017 · 480 views

I got Mouse, South Park season 9, Froot Loops cereal from mail I got my order yesterday. My new mouse, South Park season 9 and Froot Loops cereal.
I started wonder if one day, we could order the whole grocerie by mail.
Ice cream, frozen cakes, fish, fruits, vegetables and other could be a challenge to send them by mail.

From: How 2600 reaches 90s when better consoles fail

Posted by Serguei2, 14 November 2017 · 241 views

Source: How 2600 reaches 90s when better consoles fail
It's awesome when a 1977 console is still popular in 1990s.

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