Working up a sweat at @cascadegamescon - 28 points with the Lizard Cult, the closest yet I've come to victory with the scaly skulks. The Otters will win on their next turn....

Checking out @cascadegamescon in the beautiful Dome Room of the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Looks like a very pleasant place to spend a long weekend!

Just enjoyed a delicious bag of ghost shaped potato chips from Poland!

This does now make me realize I have no USB-C extender cable, which would have let me cut one adapter from this chain

I'm lightly amazed my bag of random adapters had what it took to put together this Rube Goldberg chain to convince myself that my unresponsive Fitbit is actually drawing current in its charging cradle: Fitbit Charger โžก A-to-C โžก Current Meter โžก C-to-A โžก A-extender โžก Wall

@ennedia I'm impressed with how much support for it there still is online. There was a new version of the OS released as of 2016

@urbanfuzzy @robert I own a copy and its my ambition to play it some day. It's my understanding that there is an online developed ruleset that is much clearer than the original.

tired: 2020 is the new decade

wired: 2021 is the new decade because there was no year 0

inspired: 2020 is the new decade because array indices start at 0

@zpojqwfejwfhiunz I never realized True Names was pre-Neuromancer. I found it afterwards, and just assumed it was part of the whole early cyberpunk wave.

Just ordered a USB to DB-9 serial converter from Adafruit. There' s still a thriving community for the Z88 around, going to see just how far I can revive this old beast.

ME: *opens email client*
A THOUSAND WORTH CAUSES: "Last chance to give us money!"
ME: *closes email client, and quietly backs away*

@randomgeek I couldn't bring myself to install a gig of stuff just to get an editor ๐Ÿ˜

I lie, I still own the Cambridge Z88 the cable was built for. Four AA cells and it fired right up.

I haven't had a Mac with ADB in a long time though.

TFW you are digging through storage and find a hand-made patch cable that bridges between two obsolete standards for devices you no longer own (DB9 serial to ADB serial)

Closed out the gaming year with an all-day game of High Frontier 3. Ran out of time to bring it to a full conclusion, but my terraforming comets were 4 turns away from reaching Venus, so I feel pretty good about it.

in hindsight, we should make 2020 the return of the Z80 in widespread personal computing platforms.

They seek him here
They seek him there
Those trainers seek him everywhere
They try to catch him
Yes they do
That demned elusive
Pikachu

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