Tag Archives: gui

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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Fixing Ubuntu 10.4 Window Buttons

For whatever reason they decided to break window buttons in the gnome GUI for Ubuntu 10.4. I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu and can’t be bothered to have such inconsistencies. Here’s how to “unbreak” this. push Alt+F2 type ‘gconf-editor‘ without … 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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