Guernsey Global Games Jam 2016

I recently participated in the Guernsey Global Games Jam 2016 and with our team we’ve created a cracking game called ‘Sacrificial Inferno’. Here is the website. Here are a couple of work in progress videos… Sacrificial Inferno Gameplay & Mechanics Sacrificial Inferno Procedurally Generated Levels Also, I’ve uploaded a couple of real life photos from the event onto my gaming website, gamelydigest.com. See here.

Login via SSH Key

This is a follow on to my previous post ‘Simple Security on a Linux VPS’ in which I said I would post about how to setup SSH key access on a server. SSH key access works by adding your local machines identify to a file on the server called authorized_keys. Once your key is in the file, you can login as that server user using your local key. Previously, I would SSH onto the server and paste my local SSH key into authorized_keys using nano but I’ve since found a much quicker way to do it by running this command....

Simple Security on a Linux VPS

I maintain a number of Linux VPS (5 at the time of writing) and wanted to cover some basic security measures. When you sign up for a Linux VPS you tend to be given a root login to set it up. You should never leave it with root access as it’s a security risk. The minimum you want to do is create a new login and prevent root from logging on via SSH. Another good precaution is to change the default SSH port. For maximum security you want to use SSH keys for access which I’ll cover in another post....