A screenshot of the Stellaris entry in my Steam library, with 419 hours total played and 27 hours in the past two weeks.

Back to Gaming: Stellaris

Since I started with the Kubernetes Migration in my Homelab last December, It had gotten a tad bit monomaniacal, spending my free time only on the migration, and almost nothing else. So by beginning of March, I hadn’t even launched Steam in three months, let alone played anything. To remedy that, I went ahead and didn’t just chose any game. Oh no, I chose one of my all-time favorites: Stellaris. It is a game in one of my favorite genres, Grand Strategy or 4x, whichever you prefer....

March 24, 2024 · 11 min · Michael

Europa Barbarorum and Linux Gaming

I’ve been a gamer for all my life, and I’ve been using Linux as my main OS since I started studying computer science and thought to myself “every self-respecting CS student should run Linux”. (I was young and deeply into CS nerd culture okay? It was a different time! 😉) For a long time, those two things, Linux and gaming, didn’t really go together, at least as long as you were a mainstream gamer....

November 11, 2023 · 10 min · Michael