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"Goodbye, Jean-Luc, I'm gonna miss you. You had such potential. But then again, all good things must come to an end."
- Q, Star Trek: TNG

It's Alive! Nuketown 7 is in production!

by Ken Newquist / November 26, 2012

It's alive! Nuketown 7 is now in production. It's not quite finished yet -- there are a couple of bugs here and there that need to be squashed -- but the site has been upgraded to Drupal 7 and it's running its spiffy new theme. The social media buttons are active and -- amazingly -- working and we can now post microcontent updates directly from the site to Twitter.

A test twitter update from Nothing to see here ... unless there's something to see here.

Nuketown Radio Active 86 is recorded. Now for editing…

Radio Active #86: Return of the Return

by Ken Newquist / November 25, 2012

On this edition of Nuketown Radio Active I return from a far-too-long hiatus to talk about the year that was and the year that will be. Topping that list is a look at the redesigned, Drupal-7 powered Nuketown and a return to geeky writing. With site news out of the way I take a look at the RPG and Xbox 360 games I've been playing and put out the call for PS3 game suggestions. Finally, I round out the podcast with some thoughts on the upcoming Star Wars Trilogy.

Off the Bookshelf: Existence, Newton's Wake, Mistborn

by Ken Newquist / November 24, 2012

I made a serious dent in my Summer 2012 Reading List, but as always a few books carried forward, and a few others dropped off as we moved into fall. One book I carried forward was David Brin's Existance, a novel of first contact that occasionally gets too preachy for its own good. Summer book The Way of Kings led me to try Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn trilogy, which is about a truly epic fantasy heist.