This Blog, Nginx, Let's Encrypt, and dwgill.com

This post is part of a series detailing how this site runs. You can view the previous entry here. The Domain The first thing I did after getting the DigitalOcean droplet this site now runs on was to go about getting dwgill.com (which I already owned through Hover) to…

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Hosting this Blog

This post is part of a series detailing how this site runs. You can view the previous entry here. This site is hosted on a $10/month DigitalOcean droplet running Ubuntu 17.04, giving it 1GB of RAM, 30GB of disk, and 2TB of transfer. The principal reason I'm not…

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New Blog, Now on Ghost

So I recently went ahead and started running my blog on Ghost, a blogging platform that seems like a Node powered up-and-coming competitor to Wordpress, with a bit more emphasis on being tinker-friendly to coders like me. I hear enough horror stories about Wordpress that the idea of something a…

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Keeping Notes on Secret Doors

Recently I've since been reading all the advice on D&D I can get. I'm particularly fond of the UA on traps that WotC released a while back, and appreciated the structure recommended in there for designing traps. I thought something similar might be useful in creating secret doors and passages.…

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