Monthly Archives: December 2021

Aussie Tech Heads – Episode 752

Telstra 5G, Valheim nominated for Game of the Year on Steam, ServiceNSW IDSupport, NBN Co FTTN woes.

Adventures in Valheim

A few weeks ago I set up a new Linux server at home with my Cubecoders AMP server management console. Just because I can do things from the console it doesn’t mean I want to!

I have been using AMP since it was called MCMyAdmin for managing my Minecraft servers, but they also support a ton of other game servers. I’d heard a friend Shallan50k had been playing Valheim and enjoyed it. I’ve also heard people talk about Satisfactory. I decided to set up servers for those and also Terraria. So far, tho, we’ve only played Valheim as it’s so much fun!

We started out in our island and have died so many times 😀 haha! The first thing Will did was to find a place to live. He found a little abandoned hut and moved in and built the Workbench and added some chests outside for storage, along with beds inside for us.

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VZ200 Christmas demo

I saw a few people had written demos for Christmas for the Commodore 64 and other platforms and I decided I didn’t want the Dick Smith VZ200 to miss out. So, I got out Aseprite and designed some very large sprites and a heading in Paint.Net

Next, I wrote all the required code in Turbo Rascal Syntax Error.

You can see the results below:

Aussie Tech Heads – Episode 751

Aussie Tech Heads – Episode 750