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Gemini Links 03/05/2023: Second Batch (Still Experimental)

  • Gemini* and Gopher

    • Games

      • Excellent Games: The Longest Journey

        The Longest Journey is perhaps the pinnacle of the point and click genre. It certainly occupies that place for me.

        And, it seems I’m not alone. It’s currently the first point and click in the Metacritic PC Game all time rankings, at spot #78 with a score of 91.


        Running on Linux

        This is a bit of a challenge.

        The game is available on GOG and Steam, but probably won’t work out of the box. There is an updated VM called ResidualVM that runs on Linux, but you’ll need to compile a recent enough version, and that didn’t work for me.

        Here’s how I got it working.

      • 🔤SpellBinding: RBCDHKA Wordo: WHEAT
    • Politics

      • April 2023

        April was a month with quite a few things. We did not get out for the Easter week but since Valencia celebrated this year not only Monday Easter but also the three following Mondays, we leveraged that to spend the less crowded following weekend. We rented a small rural apartment in Gàtova, a small town in the near mountains. We also kept our regular visits to the Carmen Cultural Center, spent a bit of time in the annual Valencia's kite festival and ended the month with a couple of family gatherings.


        Not much to highlight on the professional side. We got announced that our "Shut it Down Days" will continue for the following fiscal year, but only one Friday per month, which is half of what we had since COVID started but still a nice to have.

* Gemini (Primer) links can be opened using Gemini software. It's like the World Wide Web but a lot lighter.

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