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Member Since 23 Mar 2004
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Journal Entries

markr's complete waste of time > BBC radio player

Posted 27 February 2006

Although it's not games-related, I made an updated version of the BBC radio player for easier access.

This might be against the BBC's rules, but I'm not going to take it down until they ask me to :)



markr's complete waste of time > Shmup-dev competition

Posted 07 February 2006

I'm planning to enter the Shmup-dev horizontal scroller with boss competition.

I've already been working on my entry for a couple of weeks - it's looking pretty good so far (but then, so are other peoples').

Here's a screenie for your viewing pleasure:

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markr's complete waste of time > Web site update!

Posted 15 January 2006

My web site, which I update very infrequently, has been updated.

I've added a couple of new games to the PC games page, and put my web games on the web games page.

This is an offshoot of vectrex.org.uk, which is now (mostly) defunct, but still works.



markr's complete waste of time > LD48 and Xmashack

Posted 18 December 2005

Well, we're coming to the end of another fun game programming year for me.

So far this year I've completed

"Peril" - my TINS05 entry,
"Sidescroller" - an entry for a small 48 hour competition

"Jack" - an entry in LD48 #7 - in the showcase

and I'm working on my final game of the year, my Allegro Xmashack entry, which is looking pretty nice.


markr's complete waste of time > Spammers must die!

Posted 18 November 2005

Spammers are bad for the people they spam, right?

But they've also broken into a server I run. At least, not really "broken in", rather used a rather lame vulnerability in a common open source (rather low quality) web app which we happen to run, to send spam.

This means that our server has been sending spam. Hurrah.

And they've used a robot which uses...