Kerbal Space Program – How to get to orbit

September 30, 2016

In a nutshell, first we initiate a Gravity Turn.  We make sure not to exceed Terminal Velocity.  Then we need to get to orbit.  Learn to use the Navball.  When coming down we use Aerobraking.  That’s it, class dismissed. Gravity Turn Terminal Velocity How to Get into Orbit Navball Aerobraking Gravity Turn Getting to space […]

Kerbal Space Program – How to build a rocket

September 30, 2016

What engines to use?  How much fuel to take?  What shape should the craft be?  Stack decouplers or Radial decouplers?  Solid booster or Liquid Fuel Engine?  Let’s start with some basic concepts. Basic concepts Forces There are four forces acting on a craft when in the lower atmosphere within gravity: Thrust, Weight, Lift and Drag. Thrust and […]

Kerbal Space Program

September 28, 2016

Kerbal Space Program (KSP) is a space flight simulation video game where you design and build rockets (and spaceplanes) to launch cute little Kerbal creatures into space. This shouldn’t fly?! Kerbal Space Program is like buying a self-assembly Space Shuttle without instructions. And to make matters worse, the program does little to stop you from […]

Obduction

September 9, 2016

Hunrath, home of the humans, primary color yellow. Kaptar, home of the Arai, primary color blue. Maray, home of the Villein, primary color green. Soria, home of the Mofang, primary color red. The War The Mofang had amazing technology, well beyond the other species, and at first the interactions between worlds seemed cordial and productive. […]

Portal 2

June 25, 2016

  GLAdos “I was getting so lonely down here. It’s good to finally hear someone else’s voice. I’m kidding of course. God, I hate you.”   “Very impressive. Because this message is prerecorded any comments we may make about your success are speculation on our part. Please disregard any undeserved compliments.”   “Here’s an interesting […]

Darksiders 2

June 25, 2016

“Before time was born a bright kingdom was created for the angels, a dark realm for the demons, and a world for mankind.  But War, rider of the apocalypse destroyed the earth before its apointed hour…or so it was claimed.  To spare his brother from oblivion the second horseman rode forth.  And his name…was Death.” […]

Darksiders

June 25, 2016

“He rode forth to take peace from earth and made men to kill one another.  The dark rider was the embodiment of WAR and his horse was RUIN.” War: “It’s not Death you should fear.” Uriel: “You would fight this war alone?” War: [Dropping the remains of the Seventh Seal] “No. Not alone.” http://darksiders.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Lore   […]

Myst

June 25, 2016

Myst Riven Myst III Exile Uru: Ages beyond Myst Expansion “Uru: To D’ni” Expansion “Uru: Path of the Shell” Myst 4 Revelation Myst 5 End of Ages The stories, the puzzles, the artwork; just amazing.  Myst and Riven used cutscene videos to transition the player.  Uru offered continuous free view and 3rd person perspective.  Then […]

Battlezone II

June 25, 2016

Battlezone II is an all time favourite game of mine and at the time seriously underrated.  The gameplay was varied and fun, the grouping of vehicles using [CTRL] + Function keys was quick and easy.  The command of your units using waypoints and the [TAB] key worked extremely well.  Being able to exit and enter […]

Bioshock Infinite

June 22, 2016

Will the circle be unbroken There are loved ones in the glory Whose dear forms you often miss. When you close your earthly story, Will you join them in their bliss? CHORUS: Will the circle be unbroken By and by, by and by? Is a better home awaiting In the sky, in the sky? In […]