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Cake day: June 2nd, 2023


  • The problem is that for every one of us uh… “Serious” gamers there are 3 who aren’t like us. Top of my head:

    • the casual gamer, who isn’t opposed to micro transactions
    • the whales, from big to small who get addicted to these
    • children who have (I’ll say it) not great parents who just let them buy stuff so they keep quiet and playing their Nintendos

    I’m sure there’s more, and I’m sure my list is not accurate, but we are a very tiny slice unfortunately. Still doesn’t mean I’m giving them a dime. I proudly wear the basic free armor in Halo Infinite hoping that someday they’ll see me running around and know that I’m playing a free game, years later, never paying them.

  • I’ll be honest man, just don’t do it. I tried, I really did, to make this exact scenario to work. You can get it to work - but it will be extremely brittle. You’re essentially hacking around LXC to do things it wasn’t built to do, and most of it is disabling security that’s there for a reason. At the end of the day you are essentially running docker directly on the host anyway, the passthrough lxc becomes less and less “there” vs passing stuff through. Then, every update to proxmox became anxiety riddled because every update would change or break something on my setup.

    If you want to continue, more power to you, but I hope you heed my warnings. This is a path you will spend a lot of time on and experience a lot of frustration. Spin up a tiny debian VM and run the containers there, the overhead of the VM has been negligible, and any speedup I might have had has been made up 10x by cutting the amount of time I’ve had to hack proxmox to make it work.

  • I’m not a fan of all or nothing, I think there’s a place for a well trained police force. Look at Europe and the UK, they aren’t armed, but they have power still. Someone has to take care of the person who stole a car and is speeding down the freeway going 100+, crisis councilors aren’t going to be driving trying to perform a PIT maneuver.

    I think it’s a blend, in my example the police would bring them into custody, and then trained people work with them after that working out what happened and working with the justice department. There are many things that police aren’t needed at, like domestic issues, but there are plenty we do need them at too. (However, reforming the police needs to happen, I’m not saying they are perfect right now.)