BioShock comes to Brighton Beach

Posted August 8th, 2009 in Journal by Karn Bianco

To promote BioShock 2, 2K Games recently circulated a letter purportedly written by one Mark Meltzer – a potential new in-game character who is in search of his lost daughter – requesting that people travel to one of ten listed beaches at dawn on Saturday, August 8th (today). Locations included Bondi Beach in Australia, Jones Beach in New York, various European beaches, and good ol’ Brighton Beach here in England.

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Opera-ting on Firefox

Posted April 12th, 2009 in Journal by Karn Bianco

I’m a big fan of both Firefox and Opera, but it’s fair to say that Firefox is the more customisable of the two. The wealth of freely available add-ons is staggering, easily blowing Opera’s Widgets out of the water.

Nevertheless, Opera has a bunch of great features that Firefox does not. The following is a list of add-ons and semi-hidden features that can be used to replicate Opera’s best bits in Firefox.

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Mr. Razin on Doomsday

Posted March 24th, 2009 in Journal, Television by Karn Bianco

What do Boney M, The Seekers, a seventeenth century Cossack leader, and the Twilight Zone all have in common? Not a great deal, to be fair, but more than you might expect!

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Welcome to the Scriptorium

Posted March 21st, 2009 in Journal by Karn Bianco

Hello there — my name is Karn Spydar Lee Bianco and this is my blog. I’m currently studying Computer Games Programming at Derby University in addition to writing for various games publications under the guise of a freelance journalist.

Topics of discussion will be mostly programming or games-oriented. If you want to know more about me I have fashioned an ‘About Me‘ page — containing details about by listening, reading, and playing habits — for your perusal.