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Game Design Retrospective

In 2010 I quit my corporate job to become a indie game designer. Before The Great House Remodel ate my life, I managed to get two games in the Apple iOS App Store. I haven’t worked on a game full … Continue reading

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Slashing Trees and Slapping Gods

The road into the property needed trimming up to 11′ so that Junior’s new fan and solar panels won’t have to endure undue sylvan fondling every time I drive somewhere. It took over four hours in the blistering heat in … Continue reading

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Art Therapy for Demon Trees

And so the Universe’s War Against Scott’s Trip to Portland Begins… At a moment of maximum carefulness (no irony) I managed to do this to my van: I was carefully trying to pull under a tree between two other cars … Continue reading

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Screaming Drills, Power Trips, and Nuclear Fusion

I created my first solar panel mounting rail! In about a week, my panels should be on the van generating power. I used 1/4″ thick 3″x 3″ aluminum angle for the mounts, which turns out to be Wild Overkill. I … Continue reading

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A Dish Best Served Cold

I ordered the fridge for my van conversion, the last major component I needed before I start installing things! I got a 4.2 cubit foot Vitrifrigo with a 12VDC Danfoss compressor. Details are on my Official Sprinter Source build page … Continue reading

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Putting My RV Build on Sprinter-Source.com

I’ve started my Sprinter conversion thread on Sprinter-Source.com. I’m turning my empty cargo van into an off-grid urban stealth camper and mobile office. The first post has nearly all my hardware listed and why I chose it. This forum has … Continue reading

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Riding Herd on Electrons

I’m transforming Junior, my Sprinter van, into an urban stealth camper and mobile office so I can live and work off grid anywhere. Junior has now successfully boiled water with his fully-wired battery pack! I can now use my tea water heater, coffee maker, computer and monitor, and other 120V appliances inside the van. This […]

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