Happy new year, people. It’s 2016 now. Make it a successful, loving, caring, and meaningful one.
Yesterday my server, or to be exact: my domain, was unavailable. I completely missed the expiration emails I received, and did not renew the domain on time. That results in the domain being put in quarantine. But I choose DirectNIC for a reason: they are professional and they are quick. So after contacting them and explaining the situation, paying the neccessary fees and boom….within two hours (including the email exchange and lifting the quarantine status and paying for the whole shebang) my domain is back up again.
Thank you DirectNIC. I’ll be more careful next time (next year!).
This week I bought StarCraft II: The Complete Edition. Did some campaign in Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm, had an Archon session with my colleague, and today I finally won a 1VAI game, albeit a “very easy” one. But that’s my level at the moment.
To get better, I need to practice. A lot. It’s not like Diablo3 in which your heroes get more powerful by getting better gear, it is me that has to improve. What do I need to build. When do I need to build it. When can I attack. What do I do when I am under attack. And most of all, I need to do that by keyboard preferably, not by clicking around in the build menus.
For now I like the Zerg the most, but I’m warned that it is a difficult race to deal with. One of the advantages is that the larvae can mutate into just about anything, but overall Zerg needs a lot of (micro)managing.
So….practice, practice, practice. And set realistic goals. Play 5 times per day is realistic. Win 5 times a day is not.
Update: just had another win. Ultralisks are nice creatures.
I didn’t blog about it earlier, but my trial period was over by the beginning of this month, so I’m now a “real” employee of Ordina!
Just installed Windows Live Writer, to make blogging easier. It imports the current theme properly, so what I’m typing now looks like what will be published, including the dark background etc. Let’s see how this works the coming days.
This is basically a test post.
It’s the time of the year again, all social media sites and apps are overloaded by it. Still gotta decorate my christmas tree, perhaps tomorrow. All the cards are written, that should count for something 🙂
No snow in the forecasts, but lots and lots of rain and wind/storm. Ah well, we don’t have real snow here anyway, it’s always wet messy shit that ruins your shoes and car.
Enjoy the season, be with friends and/or your family, and cherish what you have.
I’m looking for a new job. For those that never worked with me, this is my LinkedIn profile. Resume per request.
Backend is more my thing than frontend, I love C# more than Java, I can do magic with PL/SQL. I’m not cheap, but you get what you pay for.
Just prolongated my KPN subscription and ordered the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung offers a free S-View cover and 32GB memory card until the end of the month, so if any of you (local) S5 owners is interested in the S-View cover, let me know.
Got my first tattoo yesterday. Lines and shading done, colouring will be done in four weeks.