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Something New: Rendering LEGOís With Mecabricks & Blender
Since 1995, Iíve been rendering LEGO models using POV-Ray. For most of that time, Iíve used scripting to place and build those models. Itís been fun and Iíve learned a lot over the years, each model looking a bit better than the first…
Posted Jun 05, 2016 by Steven 5 min read

Up Is Down in Faller, Mayís ZX81 Program
Walls and creatures always make for a nice game and Faller, our program of the month, has both. It takes a bit of imagination, but watch the icky spider climb up the wall towards you. Their goal, of course, is to knock you off and claim the wall for themselves…
Posted May 21, 2016 by Steven 1 min read

POV-Ray Render of LEGO Model 353 Terrace House
Trying to get back into my LEGO ray tracing yesterday, I begin looking for old instructions on the internet again. Itís been awhile since Iíd done that. Like coming home after being gone awhile, I enjoyed browsing through the old and new scans that are out there…
Posted May 15, 2016 by Steven 3 min read

April 2016 Camp NaNoWriMo is Over - Winner Time
As we close out April, it is time to submit my official word count for Camp. Yep, I hit my final count and can enter the winner's circle, but itís bitter sweet. Although I penned some more scenes for my novel, Steel Strong, it wasnít as much as Iíd planned…
Posted Apr 30, 2016 by Steven 2 min read

Laser Blast is Aprilís ZX81 Program of the Month
April is close to wrapping up and I was able to find time this weekend to type in another ZX81 game. Laser Blast, this monthís program, has you saving the world. Kind of clichť I know, but hey this was 1984. George Orwellís novel didnít come true, but at least we could blast alienís with lasers…
Posted Apr 27, 2016 by Steven 1 min read

My 2016 Site Makeover
Finally making the leap, I released a new template for my primary website this weekend. As noted in the past, Iíve been fed up with my 2006 based theme and have been testing out new designs for a few months now…
Posted Apr 10, 2016 by Steven 6 min read

2016 Camp NaNoWriMo Kickoff
As the rain falls on the last Sunday in March, I know that my website design will soon be put aside for a bit. It has been fun, yet other activities are looming. With spring comes Camp NaNoWriMo and I look forward to writing…
Posted Mar 27, 2016 by Steven 2 min read

Fun with Article Images
If you hadn't noticed, in addition to adding reflections, I've been updating the images I use for my articles. I did this once before, but I added a silly highlight that just didn't look right. I've now removed that highlight…
Posted Apr 06, 2008 by Steven 1 min read

Minor Tweaks
Most be a code night for me, as I've been cleaning up a few things and fixing bugs. First up, I've been tweaking the way the tags display on the site. I added the ability to limit the tag cloud display and then did just that in the plugin. Now, only the top 25 tags show…
Posted Mar 15, 2008 by SafePit 1 min read