Connecting to a m0n0wall box over serial

I dug up my old m0n0wall box today and wanted to see what was on it. It's an old WRAP embedded system from PC Engines. It doesn't have any video out. I didn't want to connect it to my network as it's likely to have the ipaddress and that would cause conflicts with my pfSense box.

FreeBSD 11 on the Acer Aspire One ZG5

For no reason other than boredom I bought an Acer Aspire One ZG5 notebook for £30 on ebay. I wanted to install FreeBSD on it and with and little google-fu I checked that it was indeed compatible with FreeBSD 11. Auction ended, off I go installing the best OS in the world!

In Defence of Writing Your Own Engine

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the trouble makers, the engine-eers! - dazza

How to stick at it: Three years and still going strong!

To celebrate (and commiserate) the fact that I've been working on Smith and Winston for three years I thought I'd answer the most commonly asked question: How do you stick at it for so long? Some of this applies to anything in life, but it's mostly about making games as that's all I do.

Smith and Winston Alpha 4

9 months!

It's been nine months since the last video update. Of course we've been busy working on Smith and Winston. Here is the latest video: