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Final Fantasy 14 image

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/

Yet another MMO, but Japanese and built on a huge franchise and the smouldering remains of an abysmal failure.

I don't understand how this is popular. It has boring repetitive abilities, a confusing layout and a terrible map system.

  • Properly named Final Fantasy XIV
  • Technically I'm looking at Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
  • aka ファイナルファンタジーXIV: 新生エオルゼア
  • aka Fainaru Fantajī Fōtīn: Shinsei Eoruzea

    • Apparently that's not a joke.
  • aka FF14, FFXIV



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X-COM꞉ UFO Defense image

Entertainment > Games >

(XCOM > on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/7760/XCOM_UFO_Defense/
was on microprose.com
was on mythosgames.com

Aliens drop by Earth and evil Humans shoot them down and mug them.

Nothing about the interface makes enough sense, and there are no hints as to how things work. It could have been made much better, even back in the day. I'm not going to forgive how bad it is, especially since there was zero effort by Steam to actually fix basic things like aspect ratio.

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Google > Chrome >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/brave/brave-browser
https://brave.com/

Brave is a web browser that uses components from Chrome to build a more security-conscious browser which also has an alternate advertising mechanism with revenue sharing.

Like Chrome, it's missing fundamental things.



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Software >
Chrome > Chrome extensions >

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock

An ad blocker.



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CudaText_logo.png

Software >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/Alexey-T/CudaText
https://cudatext.github.io/

A capable and fast programmer's editor.

It's capable and fast, but not being able to disable the recent files list is a killer for me.

  • Portable only, but it has an installer so you can easily right-click and open files in it.



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Notepad3 icon 150x150

Software > Text editors >

https://github.com/rizonesoft/Notepad3
https://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/notepad3/

A straightforward and capable Windows text editor which also has a portable version.

This seems like a nice daily driver for little things. I shouldn't replace Geany with it though since I want something cross-platform.

It's really stupid that it doesn't have configurable shortcuts unless I want to compile it from source.

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