Tag Archives: Games

Libtcod and Roguelikes

Digging around in a friend’s python scripts and editing them for my own use got me thinking about games like Dwarf Fortress, NetHack and even old space trader games like Elite and Freelancer. Generally, Roguelikes are characterized as being text/console … Continue reading

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Building a Steam Chat Bot

First off, I’ll admit, this is a kludge built upon at least two dirty hacks. But it works! We were running in to problems with getting preferred users in to the video game server when full. Battlefield and the Frostbite engine supports … Continue reading

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How to fix your Steam chat message sound back to normal

Valve pushed out their new GUI for Steam today. It has some flaws, but it’s still a very serviceable interface. It looks basically like the Steam Beta, but now it’s mandatory. What might sound strange, however, is the Steam Chat sound is … Continue reading

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