Newllio is doing the YouTubes

Newell has always been into the ol multimedia scene. At the moment he’s putting a consistent effort over at the YouTubes with his Cities: Skylines and Minecraft tutorials. I had known for quite time time, but never done anything about, the layout and aesthetic quality of my pedestrian footpaths and spaces in Skylines. After watching…

Naval Action QuickStart Guide part #2

Following on from the previous video where we collected missions at port, checked out basic cutter and  bought repair kit, we set sail. In the second part of this QuickStart guide we look at finding the Admirality orders, engaging a pirate, how to get close enough to use carronades and (hopefully) how to avoid getting…

A royal nuisance 

I was reading about the debate that occurred at the time Australia was trying to evidence what to call its new decimal currency. It’s all very interesting. But the takeaway point, for me anyway, is that even something so inconsequential, so long ago, still was devise even enough to cause death threats. Nowadays we think…

Sam, Cam ‘n Smug’s World

Minecraft is a game with lasting power, that’s for sure. We’ve run a server on-and-off for quite some time now. If the NBN ever reaches where I live we’ll no doubt host our own. Currently though my DSL2 connection clocks in at about 0.8Mbps up and with three users in the house, that’s not enough…

The Hawkeye State

Iowa was a thing. Turned out pretty much as expected I think. I didn’t know that the coin-toss was a legitimate mechanism in certain democratic processes but they are! I’m sure some commentator will cast ire on that. On to New Hampshire! as they say…

Naval Action: Quickstart video

Naval Action is an early access title available on Steam at the moment. This is the first time I’ve actually payed to play an alpha, but so far it’s been very entertaining. At this stage since so much is subject to change I won’t do a review of the game, however I have created a…