Building a cheap playseat out of IKEA furniture

I've recently bought a driving wheel for my gaming PC, which I have in my living room connected to the TV. So I had to find a solution to anchor the wheel and drive comfortably. Looking at the prices of regular playseats, I rapidly started thinking out alternatives, for the…

I built an ErgoDox

Well, not from scratch. I bought a kit to build an ErgoDox keyboard on Mass Drop which made things considerably easier. The kit brings all the necessary parts and it's really easy to ensemble. There is a more comprehensive build guide in their site, but I wanted to share my…

Lorenzo Gil interviewed by OpenShift

Lorenzo Gil, my friend that coded Yith Library with me, has been interviewed by OpenShift, the people who kindly host our production server. You can find the interview at the OpenShift blog. On my end things have been quiet lately, as you can guess by the lack of activity in…

I made some Gunpoint levels

Gunpoint is an excellent game, no doubt about it. It is a lot of fun, it has hilarious dialog and original mechanics, and it includes a level editor. So after finishing the game I started playing with the editor and I produced two levels. You can find them at the…

HaxeFlixel, or an easy way to put your game everywhere

I had some free time lately, so I have started playing with a multiplatform 2D game engine. It is not the first time I try to do something like this (I have tried MOAI before) but this time it looks like I'm actually gonna finish something... maybe. And all because…

jQuery Password Strength Meter for Twitter Bootstrap

I've been working lately on a jQuery plugin for measuring passwords strength. It uses Bootstrap components for the visual feedback, it works with Bootstrap 2 and 3. The plugin is hosted on the jQuery plugin registry. And the code is available on GitHub (MIT & GPL v3 dual license). It…

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective is a very good game, but it completely lacks of replay value. Sadly, there is no way to replay a case when you have already solved it. The only option left is to act as a host, and try to enjoy a session where other people…

ArchLinux setup on a Thinkpad e330

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e330: Intel i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz 8GB RAM 16GB SSD + 500GB HDD "hybrid" drive Intel HD 4000 + nVidia Geforce 610M 13'' non-glare screen 1366x768 resolution I comes with Windows 7, but I have installed my distro of choice on it, ArchLinux. The hybrid lie…