Author Archives: tyrendes

Grid Application MVVM Template

Introduction I was chatting with a buddy the other day about the C# Grid Application template that comes with Visual Studio 2012 for Windows Store applications.  I followed that up with trying to explain how to correctly set it up … Continue reading

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Learning to Program – Part 1

Introduction Everyone learns in different ways.  And learning to program is one of those things that is unique to the individual.  I learned by reading books and researching online, then applying that in sample programs.  One of the first things … Continue reading

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HAM Radio Musings

For the past month, I have been gearing myself up to get more involved in high-frequency (HF) work on the ham radio.  My Elecraft K3 was struggling with trying to tune and the RF output was weak, so I decided … Continue reading

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Hobby Check-in

Hey everyone… It’s been ages since I’ve posted. I haven’t had any real progress or changes related to the game table.  The system we have works great for our game and we have been using it for over 2 years!  … Continue reading

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Touchscreen and Token Recognition Update

Last night I stumbled on an open source solution called reacTIVision.  It is a client/server setup that has sample C# client code. I just finished porting my token tool over to use this new solution and it is VERY promising.  … Continue reading

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New Blog Series – Life as a DM

I was pondering today about updating my blog to provide some insight into how my mind works as a DM.  I think the best place to start is at the beginning.  So, for today’s installment… In the Beginning I have … Continue reading

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The Game Table – A living thing

Well, we’ve been using the digital game table for a season and it has been wonderful.  As with all systems, the more you use it, the more ideas you get.  The Wiimote interface works, but sometimes it gets the IR … Continue reading

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