Party XP mechanics in MU Online

MU is pretty old, launched all the way back in 2003, with gameplay that boils down to an action RPG taking place across multiple server shards, similar to Diablo. While the game is relatively generic compared to today's titles, the thing that stands out is the shared party XP mechanic and its implications.

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Setting up a dedicated Don't Starve Together server in AWS

Don't Starve Together is best experienced with friends, so you'll want a server to host your adventures. While any player can host a game locally, a dedicated server is needed for the best experience. There's a pretty good guide on how to set up a dedicated DST server available on the DST wiki, but there are a number of issues specific to running on an EC2 instance that the guide doesn't cover, which is what I'll talk about here.

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Batch renaming in PowerShell

If you're looking to add a suffix or prefix to a bunch of files in Windows, here's a quick PowerShell command for doing that to all files in the current directory...

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