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Crusader Kings Disaster

Posted 10th September 2015 at 06:30 PM by simontoad
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After building up the power and lands of the Capet family over about two centuries, I had control of the Duchies of Luxembourg and Bourbon, and the lands of the Duchy of Lower Lorraine. Capet family members (and therefore potential allies) held the Duchy of Savoy and the Kingdom of Saxony, both vassals of the Emperor of Francia. Bourbon made me a vassal of the King of Aquitaine, also a vassal of the Emperor. Suddenly, the King starts demanding my lands and titles one by one, because I found myself,...
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A gamer and his headset - PART 2

Posted 6th February 2015 at 01:30 PM by delushin

So where was I? Ah yea the good old Astro A50s and the interactive customer support over a known built by design interference issue, that is not an issue - remember just turn it up!

It turns out that all of the wireless and battery and connectors and wires and transistors and capacitors mostly reside in the right ear cup. Then there is some noise gate kick in that adds to the buzz which can be amplified...
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A gamer and his headset - PART 1

Posted 4th February 2015 at 12:59 PM by delushin

It has been far and few between my commitment to this blog and now it is time to get some things happening again. Of course that means I am going to talk about me and my new toy, my ModMic v4.0! As well as the journey of how I got there, so lets jump right in!

HEADSETS - What a load of crap!

There is no point in putting it any other way, especially when talking about the sales pitch of the decade ... The "Gaming" Headset ... not sure if that is the...
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Posted 13th October 2013 at 10:40 AM by Ebonytears

They say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. I think in many ways that is very true. Take for instance your hands. Look at them. 5 fingers all meeting at a fleshy palm attatched to your arm by a wrist. Most of us don't really pay attention to them at all. We don't take the time to care for them, some of us might rub some cream into them or spend time on the nails but the actual hand itself is pretty much ignored.

Now, while looking at your hands imagine if you can't...
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Retro Console Collecting - Part XII (Schizo Resurrects a Console From the Dead)

Posted 12th October 2013 at 10:25 AM by Schizo (Retro Console Collecting)

Welcome back for yet another installation of Retro Console Collecting - the blog that promises updates, and never delivers!

In my defense, I'll contend that I'm faster at posting blogs than Congress is at passing a budget! Oh hey, did I just make a political joke? I must really be scraping the bottom of the barrel here.

Anyway, for those of you who are long time readers (and haven't hung yourselves yet), you may remember a few years back I managed to win an Ebay auction...
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