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  1. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Played a bit of Pokken Tournament DX during the free trial. Really enjoyed the game. Would love to buy it while on sale for the first time, but been blowing side-hustle money on tools and materials, so can't really justify the price. Hopefully get it next sale. Think that's about it for the...
  2. Kendrik

    [Weekly - F/Sa] Week In Review

    Couple days late again. C'est la vie! Busy work week while everyone was scrambling to meet some deadlines in anticipation of fall semester. For me, meant working the full week to help them get their stuff ready, then working on Saturday to get their stuff into the production environment.
  3. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    I don't know that I've played anything in the last week or so? Been on side hustle in many evenings to fund projects and tool acquisition. Gotta get back on PSO2 sooner than later. Oh! I scooped up Far Cry 5 on deep discount a week and change ago. Been able to play a little here and there. Love...
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    [Weekly - F/Sa] Week In Review

    Wrong day, but such is life. Been busy in prep for baby...with potentially bumping up the arrival date? Pounding out hours on side-hustle when I can to fund some tool and project stuff as well as get prepped for some furlough days I'll be taking once baby comes. Projects include laundry room...
  5. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Phantasy Star Online 2. There are other games, but I'm not playing them. PSO2 has been a looooong time coming for me, and I'm super happy with it being here. It delivers as expected. I mean, I've played it on multiple platforms before...but in Japanese. I don't speak Japanese. Getting to play...
  6. Kendrik

    Chill games

    Year and change later, I stand by my previous post... with one modification. lol
  7. Kendrik

    Tribe of Judah celebrates 21 years May 19, 2020

    Hmm. Not sure I can track my ToJ involvement to a specific date. I know my CGA account goes back to 2008, and a different user I had was running a short stint in 2007. I ran the ToJ newsletter for a year-ish (10/2010-10/2011). Been a while. Anyway, congrats on the birthday, ToJ! It's not an...
  8. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Maining Minecraft right now on Switch. Got a private Realm set up for my two siblings and myself. Been a good time. Really easy to get sucked into exploration and/or creating stuff (must be why they call it Minecraft), even more so when I can do it on my Switch. Haven't really been on much else...
  9. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Tell you what you probably already know, but base game does not have all the characters. You'll want Special Edition to get EVERYTHING, and that's $33.50 right now. You can bring down the cost and get LOTS OF THINGS for something closer to $17 by buying BASE ($4.80) + ADDITIONAL CHARACTER PACK...
  10. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Was gonna respond yesterday, then that obviously didn't happen. Welp, trying again! Division 2 is my gaming bread-and-butter these days. Approaching the end of the base game's campaign, and the game has constantly delivered, often getting better the more I play. Just now getting to some of the...
  11. Kendrik

    The Asian American Christian Collaborative's Statement on Anti-Asian Racism in the Time of COVID-19

    Unfortunately, however we want to view this, the reality is that I have a number of Asian-American friends across the country, and I'm pretty sure this fear is real for most of them, whether they have been the immediate recipient of wrong behaviors or not. Even if the problem isn't as bad as...
  12. Kendrik

    COVID-19 community check-in and discussion

    So far, we're doing quite alright. My department (IT) is digging in its heels more than just about any other department at the university as far as recommending work from home goes. The option is available, but requires approval and such. I'm on the edge of pursuing it. Others on my team already...
  13. Kendrik

    Free Word Processing Software?

    +1 to OpenOffice recommendations. Used to run NeoOffice when I had a Mac some years ago. I'm personally invested in the Google suite, but since you said "offline" was an essential feature, I'ma stick with the OpenOffice recommendation.
  14. Kendrik

    The role of forums in 2020?

    I still need to come back to this in a thoughtful fashion full of pro- statements, but my opening question is gnawing at me. I mean this in all love and no negativity in response to the pro-forums folks: What would it take to see the forums as successful? I understand some of the appeals forums...
  15. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. This game was made for me. It nails Star Wars feel, controls tightly, is difficult (I'm playing on Jedi Master) but never infuriating for me, rewards exploration, and is gorgeous to boot. It's honestly the most compelling game I've played since Spider-Man. I want to...
  16. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    On the PokeGo note: I work on a university campus. I don't have to put effort in to play. Every trip to the restroom, to another building across campus, is an opportunity to catch new things and spin stops. In any other circumstance, I probably wouldn't play. I never go out of my way to play it...
  17. Kendrik

    [Weekly - Su/M] What did you learn/teach at church?

    Finished up the series on the Holy Spirit by talking about His work of conviction and transformation. The pastor focused on Psalm 139:23-24 and concluded with a challenge for people to pray it for a week. I said I would take the challenge. Not expecting an easy week now. XD Psalm 139:23-24...
  18. Kendrik

    [Weekly - W] Now Playing

    Back on Pokemon Go. Put in the work to clear out enough items that I could visit Pokestops again. Not going particularly ham on the game right now, but have it back open. Honestly, don't remember what else I've played this last week. Spent too much time sleeping instead. lol Oh! But I did put...
  19. Kendrik

    The Return Of The BlockHead!

    Welcome back, Lewie! If/when you do get on Discord, it's definitely where the bulk of the conversational party is these days!
  20. Kendrik

    [Weekly - Su/M] What did you learn/teach at church?

    Not from church proper but from small group afterward, felt challenged in our talk about the David and Goliath story that Saul was off, chillin', looking for someone to go fight Goliath. Meanwhile, he was not just the leader of the people, but the most fitting candidate to take on Goliath. Made...
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