proprietary software

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Snipes screenshot

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/Davidebyzero/Snipes

A multiplayer, text, third-person shooter originally made for DOS, but I know it from Novell Netware.

I had a hell of a lot of fun with it. Perhaps it's nostalgia which makes me stay so fond of it, but I think the fundamental gameplay still holds up today. I could easily imagine a great updated version of this but I have and still do see this same gameplay in all sorts of other top-down games.

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Software > Microsoft >

(on Wikipedia)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl/

Untested

I don't know if I'll ever care to replace Git on Windows with this, but it's noted here nonetheless.

Windows 10 > Windows 10 configuration >

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http://www.thewindowsclub.com/ultimate-windows-tweaker-4-windows-10

A straightforward and extremely powerful windows configuration tool.

Where configuring Windows involves digging through various applications and their menus, and editing the registry, by placing all the important things in one easily-navigated tool, configuring Windows becomes easy with this tool.



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Google >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html

A web browser by Google, designed to be fast and perfectly willing to sacrifice features.

I'm only using this for roll20.net compatibility.

  • Properly titled Google Chrome
  • Other browsers are built with some of Chrome's open source components:



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Symphony logo

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.symphonygame.com/

A top-down shooter game which uses music to generate levels.

Absolutely fantastic! HOWEVER progress is not auto-saved! Who the fuck makes a game where you can abandon everything you've played just by pressing a button too many times?!



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Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)

I'm not sure how to describe this game. It's an oldschool oldschool point-and-click game.

I think I would have liked this back in the day, but these days I find a bunch of the mechanics and gameplay too frustrating to deal with.

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