Finding Free Music for your videos

Posted by JuryDutySummons On March 21, 2012 4 COMMENTS

Finding music is tough.  Or, I suppose, let me rephrase… finding music is easy, but finding music you can use is tough. If you use some random song off of itunes then you run a very serious risk of having your video removed from YouTube, muted or having someone else profit from your hard work.   [ Read More ]

HardCore SMP?

Posted by JuryDutySummons On March 13, 2012 Comments Off

Check this out… a hard-core Factions Minecraft server. Die and get banned for 5 days.   Awesome concept.

How I manage my passwords

Posted by JuryDutySummons On March 6, 2012 1 COMMENT

Password management is an important topic, but one that doesn’t seem to get enough attention.   So… here’s how I manage my passwords. Every account I have has a unique password.  It is important to do this due to the very real risk that one account somewhere might become comprised. If one account is compromised then  [ Read More ]

Why I’m starting to hate YouTube

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 28, 2012 2 COMMENTS

First of all all, let me start by saying that I’m referring to YouTube as a company and not the community.  The community has problems, of course, but that is a topic for another day. Ok, so what are my problems with YouTube?  Well, the problems with YouTube the company are many.  Their communication is  [ Read More ]

Jury’s Junkyard – ep 43 & 44 – Building Utopia

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 20, 2012 5 COMMENTS

I’m starting a new mega project…. so far I’m tentatively calling it “Utopia”, but I may change the name at some point.  I’ve gotten a start with clearing out the land, and now I’m working on filling in the outline with glass. The idea was to use the filler to clear out the water source  [ Read More ]

Dwarf Fortress Update

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 15, 2012 2 COMMENTS
Dwarf Fortress

Dwarf Fotress has updated to version 0.34.01.  Lots of new improvements, both to adventure mode and dwarf mode.  DF has just become a lot more !!FUN!!. So how about a new DF LP?  It’s been a while, and I know there are some DF fans out there. Toady One Here’s the release we’ve been working  [ Read More ]

Jury’s Junkyard – ep 42 – Getting shocked by Blutricity

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 14, 2012 2 COMMENTS

Ah, yes, in response to requests that I explore  some more aspects of Redpower I have decided to try my hand at some power, blutricity.  It’s a tad odd, but I figure it out in the end.  

New Minecraft Map Format, Tall maps, better mod support

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 14, 2012 1 COMMENT

Jens of Mojang has anounced that they are working on a new map format they have code-named “Anvil”.  The purpose of this format, as far as I can tell, is to provide a new platform for modding. Perhapse this is in preperation for the modding API they have been working on for a long time?  [ Read More ]

Derping around on TF2 – Ep. 5 – The worm has turned, gentlemen!

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 13, 2012 Comments Off

Just some more Team Fortress 2 Play.I’m having fun, so I’ll keep doing these occasionally. they are fairly quick to record, so it would be easy to spit out dozens of these… but the downside is that less people are interested in these videos then are interested in my minecraft stuff (about 50%) and I  [ Read More ]

Jury’s Junkyard – ep 41 – Let’s Terraform the Earth

Posted by JuryDutySummons On February 13, 2012 Comments Off

In this episode I build the industrial-craft terraformer.   First I need to tie the power requirements into my existing system.  Easy enough, but it eats up much of my diamond supply. After that I decide it would be a good idea to be able to turn this sucker on and off.  I use the  [ Read More ]