Author: <span class="vcard">DevastatioN</span>

Looking Back at Quakecon 2019

It felt great to be back at Quakecon 2019 to see all of my friends again, meet other friends for the first time and even make new friends!  Was also great to see numerous DooM 2 tournaments at the event to compete in. Some of the highlights were getting to meet Ms. X, a famous…


New Version of Self-Learning Chess Workbook

I’ve uploaded my self-learning chess workbook, and it’s now called The Chess Primer. You can get a copy of it here. Few fixes were made and a new section that explains how to play demolition chess, which is a great way to get used to how the pieces move!  I’ve also added a visual “cheat…


Chess National Candidate Master Certificate!

Finally received my National Candidate Master certificate from the Chess Federation of Canada in the mail today!  Was waiting for a while for this! This is achieved by having a rating of 2000 or higher at some point and having three or more tournament performances of 2100 or higher. Perhaps someday I can get the full…


Featured on In The Keep Podcast!

I was featured on the “In The Keep” Podcast by TheMotherload! In The Keep Podcast – #19 DevastatioN (Doom 2 Pro) (Note there may be language inappropriate for children at points of the podcast) I was able to meet and hang out with TheMotherLoad at Quakecon (YEAR OF DOOM!) this year.  Many great conversations and…


Hurricane Dorian Images

So hurricane Dorian came crashing through Halifax the other day, below are some pictures I took on the following day. Luckily no damage to my property, but clearly many trees down in the area.  We had power restored after 48 hours.  Luckily I am a fan of oil lamps and can generate light by using…