SAM MORRELL


ASTROPHYSICIST

Gaming

My New Project – Axe Engine

October 25, 2013

Despite being deep into the 3rd year of both a physics degree and deep into a masters project, I’ve decided to try something quite ambitious. For ages, I’ve wanted to try my hand at writing a 3D game engine, and until now I’ve had neither the confidence or the knowledge to carry off such a...

First Impressions of Bioshock Infinite

April 10, 2013

Way back in 2008 I picked up a game called Bioshock. I saw a review of this and it looked absolutely amazing. The whole package. An engrossing story, innovative gameplay concepts and stunning looking shaders to boot. At the time I picked it up and was a little disappointed with it. Firstly, I never really...

My Initial Impressions of RAGE – A Year On

January 14, 2013

Hello everyone. I wrote this post below about a year ago, and for some reason never actually published it. Since this article was written there have been patches, improved graphics drivers and most importantly for me, a new computer. So now I can quite happily say that all of the below has been remedied. It...

Just Cause 2 – Looks Good to Me!

March 15, 2010

Hey everyone. I haven’t posted anything gaming inspired for a little while so here we go. I have what is possibly one of the most powerful home computers in the area so it’s only natural that I give it a bit of a workout every now and then… recently I’ve been stretching it’s muscles with...

Great Home Offices

August 15, 2009

I’m sure that many geeks out there, whether they be computer geeks or just other technology geeks, have their own workspace at home. I do, it’s just a small desk in my room at the moment… kinda not good. But thanks to the wonders of YouTube I can see other people setups, and boy there...