Albert Bori's Blog

  • Free-to-Play or Free to Pay?

    In this article, I will delve deep into the business model of free-to-play video games. First off, "There's no such thing as a free lunch..." Now that we've got that out of the way, let's discuss some patterns and traits found in free-to-play video games. Continue reading...

  • Ajax Form Validation With HTML5

    Html 5 is a beautiful thing. Especially when dealing with a lot of the annoyances of web development, like form validation. Below is a quick tutorial on how to submit a form using ajax, while taking advantage of the built-in browser form validation. First, we start off with a form: Continue reading...

  • Unable to load Steam Support Library

    While attempting to host a Team Fotress 2 (TF2) server on one of my home computers, I ran into the following error after installing the server files: "Unable to load Steam support library. This server will operate in LAN mode only." Continue reading...

  • Pre-Order SWTOR

    A couple of days ago, Star Wars: The Old Republic, a new MMORPG game based on George Lucas' creative genius, opened up for pre-orders. The game has been highly anticipated by the gaming community, myself included. Although I don't normally pre-order games, regardless of hype, I decided to pre-order this one. Here's why: Continue reading...