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Space Engineers 

Because meteor showers are enabled, I have several gun turrets around the base set to 800m targeting distance, they don't target characters to avoid wasting ammunition on the occasional wolves.

For the same reason, the vital parts are built underground behind the main building, in the mountain: refineries, assembler, power generator and batteries, cargo storage, hydrogen storage, and oxygen processing.

I'm trying to balance form and function, with a *slight* lean towards form

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Space Engineers 

I really wanted to have a large hanger fully built before nightfall, so I can stay inside during the night and build a ship that will take me to space. And I did it!

For scale: the large door on the front is 10 meters high and 20 meters wide. The hangar goes into the mountain, it's laid out to provide an unobstructed 30m × 30m workspace.

A similarly large landing pad is already built on the other side of the base

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Space Engineers 

So basically I have this survival-mode game which is fully vanilla save for a couple mods to make the nights darker. Animals are on, meteor storms are on, day/night cycle is set to the maximum 24h.

I started with a drop pod on the Earth-like planet and my goal is to do a grand tour of every planet and build a base on each of them that I can use to refuel and carry on.

I'm in no rush, I just want things to be interesting. Today is day 5 (I'm not in space yet), so ~120 hours in

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work 

"Ah yes we will go for a microservices architecture with noSQL persistence, it's easier"

Six months later...

"Basically this story involves implementing our own cascades on updates and deletes"

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The "virgin hyperloop" hit a top speed of about 100 mph, please note that a steam locomotive hit 128 mph in 1938. It was even called the Magnificent Mallard, a name that is at least trying.

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Work? But I don't want to! I want to play Space Engineers! Can't someone else do it?

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Potentially handy script.

gitlab.com/uoou/dotfiles/-/blo

Basically like Popcorntime on the CLI (i.e. watch films and tv straight from torrents).

Use like:

`pop "my fair lady"`

or

`pop "the andromeda strain 1971"`

or

`pop "the mandalorian" 2 1`

So long as what you search for is the #1 result on imdb and a torrent exists, it should start playing.

The hard work is all done by peerflix.

Needs: peerflix, jq and mpv (player can be changed by editing the peerflix lines in the script).

Why is there a Breitbart link in my feed?

Ah yes, Mamot. Of course

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My brother who teaches English in Japan has been making teaching materials so the kids can learn how British people celebrate Christmas.
I think this is a work of deadpan comic genius.

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*phone rings*

"Hello, it's <therapist>, did you forget today's appointment?"

Indeed I have. Remember last time, when I told you I cannot trust my memory anymore? That's why

Remember when games were sold for 50€, got at most a patch for critical game-breaking bugs six month later, and then a "gold" deluxe release a year later that also sold for 50€?

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"They're milking you of your hard-earned money with all these DLC, they're greedy and lazy"

The game: has been steadily improved and supported for seven years, costs 17€, all DLC cost a total of 26€

This scale of entitlement ? Only found in Gamers™

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also check out blackbandcamp.info/#/ for a list of black artists and labels if you'd like to a bit more shopping today

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Today is Bandcamp Friday, 100% of proceeds go to artists, and drone/doom/kraut band Des Yeux released a 20+ minutes long track as a fundraising effort to provide adequate IT for kids in less fortunate communities who need it for online schooling: desyeux.bandcamp.com/album/vid

This online meeting has been going for two and a half hours now. One of my coworkers sometimes forgets to mute their microphone right after speaking, and we can hear them practice some guitar licks

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