Author Archives: Jason Oakley

Improving nVidia 3090

I bought a Gigabyte nVidia 3090 card a couple of weeks ago. I know.. I know.. quite expensive, but you see.. nVidia are going to gimp their 3xxx series cards from crypto and I needed to get in as soon as I could.
I went to a dozen or more online computer shops and saw a few cards around. The cheapest was about $2,300.
I decided to sleep on it and the next morning I made my decision. Logged onto many sites and 99% of them had no cards. I ended up getting one from UMart for $2,700AUD! Ack!

Oh well. I know I’ll make it back easily enough.
I’ve been using NiceHash. It’s probably the easiest way to mine and it just works and works well.
NiceHash lets you transfer to CoinBase for free, so that’s also very handy.
Even more handier now I know the website I buy my vaping stuff from The Vape Store supports CoinBase. I can withdraw my Bitcoin from NiceHash to CoinBase for free and pay for my purchases using Bitcoin! Epic! 🙂

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Aussie Tech Heads – Episode 726

Aussie Tech Heads – Episode ATH 725

VZ200 Ghosts n Goblins demo

I mentioned previously I was working on a port of Joust, but after creating about 4 levels it didn’t really translate well to the small VZ hires screen. So I was suddenly inspired to make Ghosts and Goblins as it’s one of my all time favourite arcade and Commodore 64 game.

The PunyInform text adventure game jam has concluded and there’s 2 more days of voting to go before we see who won it. I’ve uploaded Arthur’s Day Out to my account and also created a ‘Mega65‘ version of the game for that platform which has had a download or two. My friend Simon aka Shallan50k also ported my Commodore 64 game “Toxic Frenzy” to the Mega65!

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Aussie Tech Heads – Episode 723