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Something is wrong with the NetHack server
Blake Thomas in development
2018-01-20

This morning, a bunch of people on Discord told me that the Nethack server looks like this:

It's not supposed to look like that, so I started to investigate.

This looked like some client-side problems I had to deal with while writing the client in the first place, so I decided to start debugging ... (Read more)

The blog engine source is now on Github
Blake Thomas in meta
2018-01-19

In case anyone was interested in the 150-line blog engine.

Edit: Addition of CSS has pushed it to 215 lines.

So people apparently want me to write a blog
Blake Thomas in meta
2018-01-18

Crazy, innit? I tried to start a blog a few years ago but stopped because nobody was reading it. Now that there's some interest, here goes for round 2.

This blog is a set of static pages auto-generated by a bash script. I decided to roll my own blog engine after being disappointed with various off-the-shelf solutions (most of which do not generate static pages well). The computer that runs this site is an overworked Amazon EC2 instance that doesn't need to deal with pushing three ... (Read more)