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So the Verge article for which I wrote some thoughts about Jack Dorsey announcing #Bluesky is out and it used only a few sentences from what I came up with, so I wanna share the full thing...

I was asked, if Twitter did indeed adopt #ActivityPub instead of coming up with something new, would it be better or worse for the decentralized social web?

bsnes v113 released. This release features several emulation improvements, including corrected Super Game Boy 2 audio emulation. See the full changelog and find download links here: byuu.org/posts/bsnes-v113

gettext and git are one of those PB&J combinations

The luxury of time and doing this as a hobby is precious

Turns out I really enjoy editing, who knew? At first I just thought I was looking for correctness, but when you're translating thought for thought there's so much more room and need for expression

"If one doesn't tell their own story, then others will tell it for them."

I fleshed out my website's about page quite substantially, if anyone were interested. If I missed any major events, please let me know, thanks!

about.byuu.org

Which is all to say that it's not the most enjoyable read but it is as relevant as it ever was.

I'm using this as a primer before reading Carl Barks and Don Rosa.

It's like seeing the seeds of Gamer Gate in the stories we tell our children.

When it does come together though, it's sharp and illuminating. It brings to bare the neuroses that make up the foundation of the Magic Kingdom and the collective Western psyche.

How to Read Donald Duck is most valuable as a document of the Chilean response to American cultural imperialism.

A lot of the time you're just mired in a series quotations devoid of context

Wrestlers have awesome base stats, you definitely want one for the early game when you can't afford good gear

Much like III, you're rolling your own party from about a half dozen classes. Some builds optimize for tank combat and some are better for on-foot.

Experience is scaled to a character's level so it's not too onerous to start from scratch.

Different quests exercise different mechanics. The more you go off the beaten path, the more you'll learn the game's myriad systems

gag endings are a hallmark of the series

Just decide to not go on an adventure at all or get married and ride off into the sunset

Since I can't seem to find this reliably:

If you want to play games without scaling on a after you press A to select the cartridge, hold Select until it boots

New article: The State of (SNES) Emulation, Part V.

I write a new entry in this series every three or so years. This article serves as a recap of 2016-2019. This most recent entry has been one of the most eventful yet! Here's to three more years~

articles.byuu.org/state-of-emu

is the answer to Fallout; very focused on exploration and customization.

It's fairly lighthearted, everything's either melodrama or played for laughs.

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