I jumped the hoops to get head tracking configured and working in #x4foundations (on Linux): https://beko.famkos.net/2021/05/03/head-tracking-for-x4-foundations-on-linux/
It's not pretty.
I found https://github.com/Alia5/X4-rest-server/ today and it makes me way to excited. Tricky to set up and "just" a proof of concept (that proofs very well) but look at this: #x4foundations with a REST server that lets you read (and partially set) additional gamedata more or less live. Awesome! Could plumb all sorts of stuff on that!
I wrote about my journey getting into #x4foundations modding (on Linux): https://beko.famkos.net/2021/05/01/getting-into-x4-foundations-modding-on-linux/
The little one (7) saved for a new toy camera. After doodling around with the camera she mentioned wanting to make “movies” so I gave her a little tripod and suggested to go for a Stop Motion one. She listened to the overall idea and vanished in her room. A day later I was presented with a SD card full with over 300 pictures of one scene each carefully adjusted over the course of three hours. A handcrafted cardboard building on the scene The scene
I’ve to say I am… https://beko.famkos.net/t/1V1x
Today I needed a specific _really_ old #Firefox ESR version (don’t ask, answer may be unsettling) and look, stuff is all still on the Mozilla attic: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/45.0esr/linux-x86_64. Neat! Somewhat dusty but it still starts flawless (on a tmp profile, of course) 🙋 (https://beko.famkos.net/t/1SpY)
Kid found a hand glider and we got some wind today so.. hell, why not. Nobody tell me what to do for eastern 😂 (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1Qgi)
Manual says this play tower is built in 8 hours with two people. Me four days later: Mebbe with screws only. Getting there 💪 (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1Q_u)
Ah yesss… nothing can stop me from going all crazy and building a cockpit now 🤓 😜
Good enough. Now bathtub. Muscles are in pain (and I fell only once off the ladder 😅). (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1PfA)
Usually one has cats to get rid of vermin. One of ours decided that catching bread is easier. I’ve mixed feelings on this. (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1PAn)
Interesting. https://free-software-logo.codeberg.page/ by @mray suggests a logo for Free Software. It’s licensed as CC0 (No copyright) for free use. This can be used to indicate #FOSS / #FLOSS instead of using a company logo like e.g. from GitHub Inc., that may be used to _host_ free or open software but has a distinct logo of it’s own (the Octocat logo is a registered trademark).
It reminds me a lof of the Open Share and Open Source icon e.g. of the OpenWeb Icons set… https://beko.famkos.net/t/1NuP
Made use of the sunny weekend. Upgrades for the kids are coming. This is with the hope that they’ll play more outside (so I get more peace and silence inside 😜). (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1LE5)
I’m stone rich again 😜 now what to do with all the old stones I excavated from the garden? (https://beko.famkos.net/p/1L5S)
@yarmo dived into the archives today. This came with a handbook full of details and history lessons. The handbook is important, because MicroProse opted for a light copy protection by asking occasional questions on this. Haha, that's from an age were you needed a library card or similar to copy a piece of paper.
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