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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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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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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 >

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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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http://www.wagnardmobile.com/?q=display-driver-uninstaller-ddu-
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=5

A utility to completely remove one's display drivers. Useful for being as thorough as possible, for the various cases where leftovers are making proper troubleshooting or reinstallation difficult.

I couldn't get it to work.

  • aka DDU

This is not (yet?) in development, but is something I will keep an eye on.

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Entertainment > Games >

http://emberthegame.com/

The spiritual successor to Firefall

  • Crowdfunded with small step milestones
  • Unreal Engine 4
  • A shooter first, with great movement, guns and abilities. Skill matters. Progression is horizontal, opening up more options, abilities, and gameplay
  • Mining and gathering resources with the aid of huge, autonomous mechs. Resources matter, and finding and gathering them is fun
  • Build and customize your own "omniframe" suit and weapons system. Customize them to your unique needs and the role you want to fulfill
  • Sandbox world. Terraform the planet over time, create pockets of habitable areas and build refineries, defenses, and bases of operation
  • Play a simulated world, with dynamic events. Go anywhere, do anything. Events will unfold around you as you play -- perhaps even war

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