Miles 'wedtm' Smith


Web Developer / Infrastructure Engineer for StarMade and Learn2League. I write about software development and the video game industry.


  1. QuickPacket.com thinks it's 2002 still

    I've been working on a new media project and needed a decent chipset with good transcoding capabilities. I didn't need any fancy support, and could even handle it going down for some time. This felt like a prime chance to checkout another up-and-coming host. As I normally do, I went…


  2. Fail Often

    I quit my job as general manager of a software development firm in 2010. At the time I had exactly $0 in my savings, and I had a budding family to support. Time after time, I remember hearing people tell me that I was crazy, stupid, irresponsible, and plenty of…


  3. The Art of Public Bitching

    It looks like there is no lack of controversy in the world of Gaming. PlugPayPlay, a gaming service provider that has been promoting heavily within the CubeWorld community recently is in some hot water. I find it interesting that a company could think in this day and age, that they…


  4. Clarification on CubeWorldForum.org

    I wanted to post some information regarding the $15k estimate that I gave in my previous post. I said we had put that into CWF, just into hosting costs. I really struggled with releasing these. I feel that if you don’t believe my previous post, posting this proof probably…


  5. CubeWorldForum.org

    It’s with great sadness that I am no longer involved with CubeworldForum.org. I started hosting CWF just about a year ago. Barely anyone had heard of CubeWorld back then, and they were a small community. I had just come off a rather upsetting ordeal with Curse. We had…


  6. Beg HN: Rethink Your Job Posting Strategy

    There isn’t a single thing in this universe that grinds my gears more than seeing a company “market” how bad their competitor is. Now I’m sure the guys at streak.com are great, they might even have a decent product. But you wouldn’t know by this post…