I wrote about stumbling upon a copy of Dreamcast multimedia email software DreamFlyer for $1, learning about the PinkRabbit family of software it’s based on and compatible with, and liberating the computer versions from time bomb code. Hope you enjoy! https://jessicastokes.net/blog/2021/06/10/unlocking-pinkrabbit/
A little more info on the blog: https://brew.sh/2020/11/18/homebrew-tap-with-bottles-uploaded-to-github-releases/
@hugh Oh sorry, totally missed this. You want to build binary packages? You don’t need to specify bottles if you’re building from source.
Jessica’s playing a Dreamcast golf game, and it has the most “Sonic Adventure” feeling music? It’s incredible. https://youtu.be/9D7TgPBq580
OpenSSL fix is out. Patch if your server is running 1.1.1h or later. https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2021-March/000198.html
Gofundme collected a set of verified fundraisers to help those affected baby the Atlanta shootings: https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate
Wow, Sakaguchi’s new game looks gorgeous. It’s built using real-world dioramas that have been digitized, and the whole thing really does look like a set of miniatures. https://www.theverge.com/games/2021/3/2/22309074/fantasian-diorama-rpg-apple-arcade-hironobu-sakaguchi
Holy shit, Micro Cabin are still around? I thought they were one of those companies that had gone under in the late 90s or early 2000s. Looks like they only do pachinko now, not sure if they still own their back catalogue. https://www.microcabin.co.jp
Flugfeld Simulator: I Like Simulator (Actalogic/UIG Entertainment, PC, 2010) https://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/airport-simulator
Pebble Beach Golf Links Plus (T&E Soft/Softbank, PlayStation, 1996) https://www.mobygames.com/game/playstation/pebble-beach-no-hat-plus
Retro tech lover. Mac Homebrew/Tigerbrew maker. Cute animal admirer.
See also email@example.com for more retro tech/digital preservation posts.