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At 10, I cut my teeth writing text adventure games in Scheme. In high school, I wrote Mandelbrot set programs on a $10 Commodore 64 from a yard sale, an HP 48 calculator, and a Java 1.0 applet. I've entered 68k machine code by hand into RAM on on a computer I built on a breadboard, and I've implemented an object oriented layer in Scheme for scripting interactive educational multimedia.

See my resume on Stack Overflow careers for information on my professional background.

All code samples I post on Stack Overflow (other than those excerpted from other projects for explanatory purposes, which should be credited as so) are licensed under the WTFPLv2, or the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license that all contributions on Stack Overflow are required to be licensed under, at your choice.


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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Good Question
May
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comment Other “network building” style games, like Hackers and Illuminati?
@Lo'oris Really? You disliked it, not just disagreed with it? Because I thought that the majority of the article went towards explaining why Zarcana better fit Andy Looney's gaming preferences (random, chaotic, quirky, not too prone to AP), while Gnostica was still a fine game for people who preferred its style. As such, while I don't agree with Andy Looney's preferences here, I do think it was an interesting article on catering to different audiences with different game designs.
Apr
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comment Diplomacy “lite”?
Hmm. That sounds like it's a somewhat different kind of alliance than I'm looking for, if it's automatically triggered. The nice thing about Diplomacy is that the alliances are not specified at all in-game; you ally with whoever you want, and it can change whenever you want. But the structure of the game makes alliances, and backstabbing, necessary. Still, sounds like an interesting Shogi variant that I should check out.
Mar
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awarded  Good Answer
Feb
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Texas Hold'Em Heads-Up Blind Structure
Feb
21
reviewed Approve suggested edit on do-it-yourself tag wiki
Feb
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on do-it-yourself tag wiki excerpt
Feb
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awarded  Good Answer
Feb
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answered Settlers of Catan play takes hours
Feb
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awarded  Citizen Patrol
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comment Games to learn a foreign language or to enrich your vocabulary in your native language?
Fun game, but I'm not sure I'd recommend it for learning a language; it relies on words so obscure that none of the players knows them, which tend not to be the most useful for someone learning the language to learn, since, well, most native speakers won't even know those words.
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awarded  Good Answer
Dec
25
revised Why are there fewer board games with a triangular grid?
add image credits; edited body
Dec
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comment Why are there fewer board games with a triangular grid?
@Antal S-Z Yes, it was. Sorry, I just realized that I had meant to credit you for it, but never got around to that. If you look at the history, I had found another picture online, but which wasn't as good and was probably infringing on the authors copyright, so I was wondering about good ways of generating the picture myself. The question wound up being about drawing that specific picture, though I had intended it to be just about finding a good tool with which I could do it myself.