Archive for March, 2007

From New York to Dublin…

March 31, 2007

Getting from New York to Dublin

Note step 23.

Thanks to SKH


300 (hours)….

March 21, 2007

300 has been released; it’s a great movie…

…or so I’ve been told. You see, it hasn’t been released here yet. Indeed, it won’t be released here for a couple of weeks yet.

It’s not as though Australia is too far off the map. Yeah, it’s across the Pacific Ocean, and all, but the world is constantly getting smaller. And according to IMDB, it’s been out in the Phillipines for a fortnight. Gah?

Qantas offers me a choice of 14 flight plans from Los Angelas to Sydney each day, including several direct flights. Travel time ranges between 14 and 23 hours (depending on whether you have stop-overs or not). There is no technical reason why it takes a whole month for them to get around to releasing a movie to be released in Australia.

Any ideas?

Seraphiel 0.54 released!

March 11, 2007

The *interesting* way in which the forums are coded meant that turning locations into hyperlinks in the forums was stopping pages and monarchs from being able to delete posts whilst Seraphiel was running. I’ve disabled turning locations into hyperlinks – just for monarchs and pages – for the moment. It will still work for other players.

Both the extension and the Greasemonkey script have been updated.

Seraphiel 0.53 released!

March 11, 2007

This update fixes up some issues in the attack calculator.

Both the Greasemonkey script and the extension have been updated.

Seraphiel 0.52 released!

March 10, 2007

This version fixes a problem on the Kingdom page, properly formats the resources bar if you’ve got it unpinned, and adds a new theme (Tranquility).


Both the Greasemonkey script and the extension have been updated.

Seraphiel 0.51 released!

March 8, 2007

Seraphiel 0.51 has now been released! This new version:

  • Adds a military training cost calculator: see how much the troops you’re about to train will cost
  • Factors in diminishing building efficiency into the buildings calculator
  • Improves the user interface, lightening some things up and adding more options

The technique for setting themes has been changed a bit. Now you can set a theme for Utopia by simply selecting it from a drop-down list at the bottom of Utopia’s preference page. This version looks a lot neater (well, I think so, anyway).

Also you can choose whether you want to “pin” the resources bar to the top of the screen or to simply use the basic resources bar normally found in Utopia. The option is right below the theme drop-down (convenient 😉).

Oh, yeah, and I added a new theme, “Starbright”. You can see it in action in the screenshot below.