Juniper boosted

Tech + and -, stressful 

Lesson learned, don't install a cheap pcie SATA controller the night before a big presentation.

Pros: i removed it and everything's back to normal
Cons: watching my computer get stuck on BIOS and not react to keyboard input was terrifying

sonic adventure dx posting 

It's all just total nonsense.

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sonic adventure dx posting 

So I just got the light speed boots

You can dash along rings with them to get out of the area they're found in

"Hold the action button..." it tells me. After you hold it a short while, nothing seems to charging any extra and a button nearby turns green.

This is apparently completely irrelevant and *isn't* an indication sonic's fully charged because if you hold it much longer sonic gets this weird shield thing

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sonic adventure dx posting 

Now I keep dying because the geometry has a hole in it

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sonic adventure dx posting 

There are so many bubbles that you can only get by dashing into

If you do you are immediately sent off the edge to your death

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sonic adventure dx posting 

This game is hard

I keep randomly dying because I can't tell which "watch sonic go zoom" scenes need my input and which scenes will throw me into the abyss if I so much as touch my controller

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sonic adventure dx posting 

Also I know this is so minor but my d-pad doesn't work in the menus

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sonic adventure dx posting 

Oh god so each encounter you can play through with each character

And the dialog is different. Things are paraphrased, some minor words are added

Is this some meta commentary on there not existing one story but only individuals interpretations?

what does "canon" mean in this game even

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sonic adventure dx posting 

Oh yeah and the camera

The camera is so bad. You don't use a stick for it, you use buttons to rotate left and right

For some reason these buttons are the left trigger and left bumper. No idea why

And the camera gets stuck on objects all the time. Really awful. There's no feedback either, the camera just sometimes doesn't rotate

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sonic adventure dx posting 

The kid who voices tails is so adorable though

Really makes up for sonic being insufferable

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sonic adventure dx posting 

And the animation for the cutscenes is surreal

None of it lines up and there are these awkward gaps in every animation, tons of empty weird pauses

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After like the first level the game just... stops

everywhere is closed off completely

you have to quit and select tails and unless I missed something there's no notice that you're supposed to do this

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So sonic adventure dx is on steam and was really cheap (~$1)

It's so much worse than I remember

I'm having a blast

Tech stuff 

Filerun allows only 3 users in the free version, yikes
Seafile doesn't let you change file permissions on subfolders for free... yikes

Nextcloud has always been super buggy and slow though for me

Hmm.

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Tech stuff, maybe screenreader unfriendly 

Or should I do nextcloud again but since I now have more than 2 GB of RAM and a CPU from less than a decade ago it'll finally be fast enough?

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Tech stuff, maybe screenreader unfriendly 

SSH is up!

Gooodbyyeee keyboard and looong hdmi cord

Time to install shit:

Borg
Seafile
Filerun maybe?
Murmurd
Jellyfin
A gemini server!
git
yadm (it's lovely)
Ipfs?
Airsonic?

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Tech stuff 

Debian install in progress, let's do this

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Tech stuff 

Hmmmm

Or a clean install of Debian and just copy over the relevant files and reinstall the relevant stuff....

Hmmmmmmmmmm, tempting

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Tech stuff 

Fan arrived, server motherboard replaced

It won't boot

Everything was BIOS and new (well not that new) motherboard has a bad compatibility mode I guess

Time to partially reinstall I guess, I honestly have no clue how to do this. It's gonna be a dirty install

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