X4 Foundations (Egosoft)

What are the odds to stumble over an abandoned Cerberus Vanguard in perfect condition within Argon Prime?

It has my name on it. It’s mine now.

It’s legitimate salvage now.

Alex Kamal, The Expanse

Must be my lucky day. First the Minotaur Raider that fell into my lap earlier – that pirate scum decided to flee – and later this beauty 😀

On Asses and Math by crystalcrystal
“Remember when I asked you for body weight exercises I could do in small spaces?” “Yeah, you wrote in your last letter that did something like 70 squats.” “Ok, so yesterday I did 120 squats, 40 each of regular squats, sumo, and ski squats.” “Nice! You’ll come out of there with an ass...
The story we tell ourselves by an author (IN FULL FLOW)
I came across a very interesting passage in The Storytelling Animal: how stories make us human. It explains the Lake Wobegone Effect, the effect that we think of ourselves as above average when it comes to positive qualities. Like being a good driver (which for a matter of fact I am). In
How to install T2X for Thief 2 on Linux?

T2X Shadows Of The Metal Age main menu [run via Wine]

Good memories 😀 Nice to see I’m not the only nutter who played T2X on


File: /home/beko/.thief2/drive_c/Thief2/t2x/
Size: 4096 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 directory
Device: 97fh/2431d Inode: 127271738 Links: 14
Access: (0755/drwxr-xr-x) Uid: ( 1000/ beko) Gid: ( 1000/ beko)
Context: system_u:object_r:unlabeled_t:s0
Access: 2020-05-25 17:42:23.679421134 +0200
Modify: 2012-04-27 23:13:23.844169998 +0200

According to https://beko.famkos.net/2012/04/28/thief-ii-the-metal-age/ I even wrote a tutorial on this at http://wiki.linuxgaming.de/index.php/Thief_II – and I should really syndicate this back. I’ve a bad feeling this won’t be much longer around.

Unpopular opinion on video tutorials: Cut the chatter in the beginning and get down to the case. Make a VLOG [or else] for the rest. It’s painful to dig through ~30m of video for bits of information.