For a while now I’ve been actively interested in benchmarking, but there is not much proper testing software out there. Most of it is either heavily bloated, favors one vendor over the other or is just straight up outdated now. So I did what any normal sane person would do and started writing my own benchmark tools. The Benchmarks Single/Double Precision Inverse Square Root This tool tests the raw CPU performance for calculating the inverse square root using four different tests: raw float calculations, sse enhanced float calculations, quake 3s version and a sse enhanced quake 3 version. Each test is repeated 10.000.000 times and then the average time is taken to calculate a score. Download and Source Code Single Precision Inverse Square Root: 32-Bit, 64-Bit Double Precision Inverse Square Root: 32-Bit, 64-Bit Source Code: On GitHub Read more

AMD Hardware Encoder for OBS Studio

AMD Hardware Encoder for OBS Studio is a plugin that adds native AMD Hardware encoding to OBS Studio using the AMD Advanced Media Framework. It has been included in OBS Studio since OBS Version 0.16.0 and has reached full stable with plugin version 2.2.4 and above. Read more

Mod: Prop Hunt Extended

Prop Hunt Extended was a Game Mode / Mod for the game Garry’s Mod, based on the successful mod Prop Hunt. It added features such as rotating the prop to fit in better, taunt pack support, a camera view that respected the world geometry and more features were planned. Read more

Library: BlitzExtensions

BlitzExtensions is a group of User Libraries for the Blitz2D, Blitz3D and BlitzPlus languages. It brings additions such as SQLite support, multiple Type Lists, Pointers to Functions and Variables and more. It is made out of multiple modules, which work together due to their nature of being self contained. Read more

Design: Trello Digital Dark

Trello Digital Dark is a style for the Stylish extension or to be used with the Opera custom css function. It turns Trello into a night compatible website, being easy on the eyes instead of blinding the user. Link: Read more

Community: Altered Gaming (Rebirth)

Altered Gaming (Rebirth) was the name given to a famous, though almost dead, gaming community. It was later merged with Level Null which resulted in much lower hosting costs. Donation and Ad Revenue held the Servers up for about a year before everyone moved on to other games and projects. No successor for hosting was ever found. Read more

Community: Level Null

Level Null was a gaming community that had quite the large user base, reaching about ~16000 players in games like Minecraft, Garry’s Mod, Counter Strike Source and Team Fortress 2. It hosted in total 44 serversĀ and was later merged with Altered Gaming to reduce hostingĀ costs. Read more

Game: Sirius Online

Sirius Online is a Space Action Adventure game that is supposed to closely follow in Freelancers steps – a multiplayer space game that is fun to play with no extra strings attached while staying moddable. Read more