Midway

Remarkable job done by Montemayor in this three episode series on the so called Battle of Midway in WWII. The simulation of the ships movements during the combat are very realistic and all data on time and maneuvers are truthful

The letter – Joe Cocker

I saw an old recopilatory CD unlistened at my parents house. I played it and this is what I heard. All this time there, so far and so close at the same time. A real hidden gem. Stright to my top 10 favourite songs list.

Feud

Feud is a free 2-players small strategy game developed by Bearwaves . You command an army of 8 pieces (King, Wizard, Shield, Archers, Medic and Knights) with the objective to kill the opponent’s King. Rules are very simple: the only available move is to switch any of your pieces with other piece on the board, a piece is removed from the game when loses all its health points and every piece has its own special power (defense, heal, attack or swap).

The arts of the game are very well designed. I love the concept and minimalist approach of the overall game. The only thing I don’t like is that you can only choose among four layouts at the beginning of the game, so you can’t really distribute your pieces on the board as you like.

Go play in your Android or iOS device, get hooked and show them some love!

Metamorphosis

Lavinia Meijer playing Metamorphosis Two by Philip Glass. It’s hypnotic to watch her changing hands positions while playing the “clock” rythm.

fx-991MS

Paraphrasing the movie Full Metal Jacket, this is my calculator. There are many like it, but this one is mine. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my calculator is useless. Without my calculator, I am useless.

A real electroacoustic machine! 😉

Or at least it was that way during my university years. I used to know every funtionality and button of this Casio fx-991MS calculator. What’s more, I used to know what I was doing during the calculation process. Now, I see it and it looks like an old Chinese manuscript to me. Of course I recognize every term on it, but in the end, I only use the +, – and = buttons. It’s a pitty all these forgotten and unusued maths in my life. I should start using it againg, for real.

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