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Turtle Wow--turtlewow_logo_full

Entertainment > Games >

https://turtle-wow.org/

A classic/vanilla World of Warcraft server with additional modifications.

While it looks like it has hope, it fails because there are no quest markers on the minimap, so I don't know where to find quests. I don't want to re-live that part of things.



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Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/892970/Valheim/
https://www.valheimgame.com/

An awkward early-access survival game which features wandering around, being killed by boars and trees, and attempting to build structures.

I might have been able to deal with boring and ugly, but the interface is shit; pass. Maybe when this is released I'll care again.

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Software >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/ca/products/davinciresolve/

A video editor, and more; too much more.

A terrible initial impression; it requires some patience, watching a tutorial and following instructions. Don't wander around; don't use strange features, and stay in the "Edit" view!



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Google > Chrome >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia) [ 1 ] warning: Ideology; and notice how this browser doesn't even have its own page.
https://trends.gab.com/ [ 2 ] was https://dissenter.com/

A web browser that uses components from Chrome to build a more security-conscious browser which also has a server-independent commenting mechanism like an old ICQ project had.

Like Chrome, it's missing fundamental things.

  • Abandoned - As of 2022-02-18 - The project was to be reworked to be based on Firefox instead of Brave, but that didn't seem to get off the ground.



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Footnotes

^ 1 warning: Ideology; and notice how this browser doesn't even have its own page.
^ 2 was https://dissenter.com/

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://starcraft2.com/en-us/
https://starcraft2.com/en-gb/

A 4x game.

Recommended, but I don't like it; I'm just not into this any more.

  • properly titled StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

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Markor icon

Software, Android >

(on Google Play)
(on F-Droid)
https://gsantner.net/project/markor.html

A particularly powerful plain text editor

It's a great text editor, but its todo.txt functionality is wholly unusable and won't be fixed.

  • External storage access optional



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