This is one of several posts in my "Learn You Some Linux For Great Good" series. Part 0: A Word of Caution Part 1: Installation Part 2: Getting Comfortable Part 3: Command Line Syntax To fully understand the command line, you need to have a good grasp of the syntax of the command line. If you already understand how the shell breaks up arguments, and the concepts of flags, pipes, and redirections, then skip ahead to the next part.Read More
This is one of several posts in my "Learn You Some Linux For Great Good" series. Part 0: A Word of Caution Part 1: Installation Part 2: Getting Comfortable Part 3: Command Line Syntax Once you’ve finished installation, your computer should ask you to restart. If it doesn’t, do it anyway. I’m sure you’re just dying to test out your new installation of Linux. Baby Steps When you reboot, you should see a menu pop up.Read More
For those of you who see me every day (or, in the case of my parents, had to deal with this mess), you already know the story. For everyone else: I got in a car accident on February 13th. It was the stupidest accident I’ve ever heard of. I wasn’t hurt, and the other drivers weren’t hurt. It was about as fortunate as an accident like this can be. First off, some backstory: I noticed a few days earlier that my wheel was wobbling somewhat when I drove.Read More
This is a follow-up to my previous Dungeons and Dragons post.
Good news everyone! I finished my first session as a GM, and I didn’t die! I’ve found a few strengths and many weaknesses, but I at least have some idea what’s going on. The Preparation I have a couple of close friends who have been GMs before. Neither of them has tons and tons of experience, but they have a good idea of what they’re doing. They recommended that I watch all of Matt Colville’s Running the Game series.Read More
I’m going to start being a Game Master for a D&D game on Friday. I have no idea what I’m doing. That’s not exactly true. I’ve got a world that a friend built, I’ve got a few ideas going in, and I’ve got some generators I can use. But going into something like this with exactly zero experience is always going to be nerve-wracking. I’ve never run an encounter. I’ve never run a battle.Read More