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  1. SAGE UK: Young People should have free access to video games

    11-13-2020 at 09:58 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    In among various other findings, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) have collated studies which suggest 18-29 "young" demographic should be given free access to video games to incentivize stay-at-home COVID policy compliance.The UK government is primarily advised by SAGE ...
  2. YouTube's AI system has a thing about age content

    11-07-2020 at 11:54 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    YouTube's AI is now taking on automating the consideration of age restrictions for videos. The AI Police kindly sends out notifications to the content creator in the form of e-mails:

    What heinous content might I have uploaded to be subjected to this? Muhahaha...Just in case you can't ...

    Updated 11-07-2020 at 11:59 AM by Barthax

  3. Windows 10 20H2 - one cinic's view of the new features

    10-23-2020 at 02:04 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Original Microsoft announcement at: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/what-s-new-for-it-pros-in-windows-10-version-20h2/ba-p/1800132

    The second-annual major update to Windows 10 is about to be switched on (the features would have been downloaded during September update ...

    Updated 10-23-2020 at 02:06 AM by Barthax

  4. Mobizen Mirroring

    09-01-2020 at 06:34 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I've been using the Mobizen Mirroring for some time now as it gives me the option to enable "desktop" processing on the Android phones. While not the first recording I've made, I have made my first submission of such footage. The camera angle isn't the greatest in the footage of ...

    Updated 09-01-2020 at 07:05 AM by Barthax

  5. Evercade: Retro cartridge gaming done right?

    08-25-2020 at 11:55 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Every man and his dog is trying to cash in on the retro gaming market share and most are going about it in one of a few ways. It's nice to see someone mixing in with the crowd with a little USP - new handheld, new cartridges with old collections. Enter the Evercade. 4.3" handheld gaming ...
  6. YouTube's system actively support fraudulent claims

    08-25-2020 at 02:55 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Once upon a time, YouTube was great. It didn't last long until copyright got in the way. For quite some time, the lovely people at YouTube allow any content creator to perform a copyright claim against other YouTubers' videos. This typically happened when someone wants to monetise some content ...
  7. Some light MAME-related reading

    08-14-2020 at 04:24 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I created a new wiki page: https://www.twingalaxies.com/wiki_index.php?title=Game:Exploring-MAME-history-for-TG-rules
  8. Google finally (implicitly) admits to having saved all your audio previously

    08-06-2020 at 12:49 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I got an e-mail from Google. Much like the Timeline feature which tracks your every move on GPS, the recording of audio is now optional. When you finally get to the option that you knew nothing about you'll find out it's been recording all along. Not that this behaviour was any kind of secret ...
  9. SP is designed to prevent participation

    07-17-2020 at 01:03 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Haven't got much spare time again & the cycle which causes me to drift away further is in place again. I come here to participate on the scoreboard. There's great bonus experiences like the friendships, the achievements and debates which occur but let's face it: I'm here to document ...
  10. It's a slow news day when...

    07-15-2020 at 02:43 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    ... there's only one game in the world to report on.
  11. (Finished) Simultaneous gaming & adjudicating live...

    07-12-2020 at 06:32 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Done the testing & now I'm streaming. Boring Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast gaming on two androids (really, it is boring grinding stuff) and I'll be adjudicating some bits too. ;)
    All done. Don't worry, you'd didn't missed much & I was rambling like a madman at the end. :P

    Updated 07-12-2020 at 07:50 AM by Barthax

  12. New screen for old phone.

    07-11-2020 at 12:29 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I've been a little busy today...
  13. Streaming setup with modern phone and OBS

    06-29-2020 at 09:16 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    A great little video from Linus Tech Tips. Once upon a time I streamed with my phone because Justin.tv (remember that before Twitch.tv?) had an app for Android... These days if I ever bother to stream, I use my LogiTech C710 but it turns out phones are still an option!(I don't mind if you go deaf ...

    Updated 06-29-2020 at 09:23 AM by Barthax

  14. Humble Capcom Mega Bundle

    03-19-2020 at 05:06 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    https://www.humblebundle.com/games/capcom-mega More of a Resident Evil / Megaman focus but there are others.
  15. Boris Johnson reveals source of data for British handling of Covid

    03-13-2020 at 09:04 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    "Our in depth modelling of the spread of the CorBlimeyVid virus, also known as Coronavirus, was based on sound intelligence gathering. We scouted many intelligent minds, placed them into two groups. One blind control group drank Corona Light while the other drank Corona Extra. Both groups then ...

    Updated 03-13-2020 at 09:09 AM by Barthax

  16. New crazy paving idea

    03-06-2020 at 04:12 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    ... or another sign that the next gen consoles are on the horizon.The roof is finally fixed (not a sign) and we'd saved above the necessary to get it fixed as we weren't sure of the cost the alternative method (third replacement ridge to the roof in two years) - also not a sign. However, this ...

    Updated 03-06-2020 at 04:28 PM by Barthax

  17. Steam Bundle over at Fanatical - Atari and SNK goodies included

    02-18-2020 at 02:31 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    The "Killer12" bundle includes SNK 40th Anniversary (24 Games) and Atari.Vault (100 Games). All PC via Steam.https://www.fanatical.com/en/bundle/killer-bundle-12
    SNK Games:AthenaTNK IIIFantasyCrystalisVanguardChopper IOzma WarsGuerrilla WarAlpha MissionPrehistoric IslePsycho SoldierStreet ...

    Updated 02-18-2020 at 04:18 AM by Barthax

  18. Successfully disputed scores do not "uncover" the next-best approved score

    02-17-2020 at 01:40 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    There's a couple of my own scores I've successfully disputed from old TG. In both cases, the scoreboard already has the correct score in the approvals (during TGSAP). After the dispute is completed & the old score removed, the other approved score does not appear on the scoreboard.Example ...

    Updated 02-17-2020 at 01:42 AM by Barthax

  19. The word Records as used underneath each track

    02-11-2020 at 02:40 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    This is not some wider discussion on the use of the word Records across the scoreboard as a whole. Specifically underneath each track is a the word Records and a count of ... something. I can't put my finger on what that is supposed to be counting because I have different outcomes depending on the ...

    Updated 02-11-2020 at 02:55 AM by Barthax

  20. I didn't think this existed. :D

    02-07-2020 at 12:45 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    If you were to hunt through the forums, you'd find me referencing the non-existence of this particular pinball title. I could have sworn this only existed on the Commodore Amiga but I am thoroughly delighted to have found the "non-existent" PC version of ...

    Updated 02-07-2020 at 12:49 PM by Barthax

  21. Humble Australian Fire Relief Bundle

    01-17-2020 at 02:01 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Need an excuse to give to charity? Get something in return while 100% of proceeds head to charity: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/australia-fire-relief
  22. Taking offence

    01-16-2020 at 09:14 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    One of the worst aspects of online social media is that people want to take offence at the most trifling of pithy comments. You take offence, I take offence. Even the people that state they aren't offended by this post are offended that they've been left out of the post and need to highlight ...

    Updated 01-16-2020 at 09:20 AM by Barthax

  23. Useless stats from the pulse of the first 4 years of TGSAP.

    01-16-2020 at 03:46 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Based on the accepted submissions thread titles (only) of https://www.twingalaxies.com/archive/index.php/f-448.html (so successfully disputed submissions are still in these stats).What's included:Most accepted users (>=50 accepted)PlatformGame (per platform, >= 150)Variations (>=10)"Economy" ...

    Updated 01-16-2020 at 05:43 AM by Barthax

  24. Another little Ingress challenge "in the bag"

    01-10-2020 at 02:46 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    https://community.ingress.com/en/discussion/8340/bannerruck-southport-uk-improve-body-pursue-journey/p1?new=110km carrying 10lb. We started around 09:30 just after the group photo, setting off together but soon splintered into smaller groups at different paces with my wife & I bringing up the rear ...

    Updated 01-10-2020 at 04:53 AM by Barthax

  25. Bethesda release new patch for Doom and Doom II

    01-10-2020 at 01:19 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    https://bethesda.net/community/topic/369943/doom-doom-ii-patch-notes?language%5B%5D=en"Dear DOOMers,We’ll be deploying an update today for DOOM & DOOM II on all platforms that includes Add-on Support including John Romero's SIGIL, 60FPS, Added Aspect Ratio Options, Quick Save and ...
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