What’s making me happy 05-06-2017

Post is almost on time if you count in PST :D

Started running again for the first time in 5 months - it was only 2k and my time wasn’t the best, but it feels so good to get back in the game.

Went to Jenolan caves over the previous weekend - amazing cave system with a lot of stuff to explore in the Blue Mountains
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Cassie introduced me to Spawn Point, which turned out to be a cosy geeky bar in central Sydney. Much alcohol-fueled Mario Kart ensued.

Holy cow, it actually happened - Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is out in English. It’s a strange combination of a Visual Novel and a tactical RPG but the story is excellent. Playing/Watching the first one is highly recommended before starting this one.

Discovered Nidhogg - a fast-paced multiplayer fighting arcade with beautiful retro visuals and fast responsive mechanics.

Falsehoods programmers believe about time is an oldie, but I still find it hilarious.

Got an anti-fatigue mat for my standing desk time at work - made a surprisingly huge difference in my ability to work standing up. I can churn out a couple of hours per day without much issues now, where before I had sore feet after 2-ish hours.

 
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