Many might be surprised to hear that I watched the World Cup. You see, Bob Kerman left his cup of tea in his command module because in the vacuum of space the tea would boil off. Unfortunately for Bob his command module isn’t pressurized to sea level pressure so his cup of tea is taking […]
I was looking on Amazon over the weekend for PC steering wheels when I remembered that my phone could do the job! Install JD SimWheel from the Play Store, grab the device driver and server from here for your PC and you’re 90% of the way there. It might take a few minutes tinkering with […]
You know how it is, you’ve flown to Minmus in a tiny cramped rocket and by the time you return home the engine is running in vapours. There was a promise of dessert when I landed but all I got was sand and a mocking cactus in the distance. — Jeb
My son is going to love this when he sees this. Mind blown I’m sure!
I noticed a Commodore 64 screen last night in the game Saints Row 4. The keyboard is definitely not a C64 one, neither is it a C128 but I’ll forgive that oversight. There are various retro parts of the game, like a 2D side scrolling beat-em-up to rescue one of the characters but this was […]
There’s a great interview with Squad, makers of Kerbal Space Program on Polygon. I had no idea the company was and still is a marketing company but it’s great to hear more about their plans to work with NASA. Now, if only docking two ships was easier I could rescue the crew of that space […]
I don’t play Ingress much these days but this is impressive. The UK and Ireland are all blue thanks to Resistance effort. I’m looking forward to reading the mission report.
Steam In-Home Streaming allows you to stream a game from one machine on a network to another. The idea being that your powerful desktop machine will run the game and stream the picture and perform input/output through a weak computer attached to a living room TV. One of the problems it faces is wifi latency. […]
This was to be an oh so glorious rescue. I built the rover described here, with some modifications of my own: Larger fuel tank, extra rockets. I tested it on Kerbin. It was able to land without parachutes from 4,000m. Everything was perfect for the rescue of two would-be-rescuers from a previous mission and the […]
Dondorf Kerman is the first Kerbal on Duna and he was busy. Unfortunately he totally misjudged how thick the atmosphere was and broke three landing gear struts and two of his engines! Luckily he was able to repair the landing gear but he wouldn’t be going home. Meanwhile Huddun Kerman was determined to save his […]