Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.




April 2016

Steel Stratus XL

by Alexandre Denault, on Console, iPad, iPod, Apple, Controller

Game controllers for mobile devices are a strange compromise : they offer superior controls in games while severely impacting the “mobility” aspect of mobile devices. Regardless, some games just cannot be played on a touch screen. If you are using an Apple device, you’ll need an mFi controller. Those shopping around for a game controller should take a look at the Steel Series Stratus XL, which offers a solid game…



June 2015

Knights of Pen & Paper : Repetitive Genius

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Android, PC, RPG, Apple

In 2013, I was working on a small RPG game for mobile devices. The idea was to make a game from core concepts of RPGs, such as Legend of the Red Dragon, to the smartphone. Unfortunately, several months before I could complete my project, Behold Studio releases Knights of Pen and Paper. To be fair, it was a much better game than anything I was working on, so I moved…



April 2015

10 Years of Blogging

by Alexandre Denault, on Transformers, Hardware, Videogames, Movies, Linux, Blogs, Apple

Back in April 15, 2005, I wrote : Why would I have a blog? I’ve had different webpages since I’ve been on the Internet (around 1996). But times are changing. Personnal webpages are out, Blogs are in. What’s a guy to do? Four days latter, I wrote my first blog post, describing the importance of upgrading the BIOS on my new MSI K8T Neo2 motherboard. Today, I am…