If you have not yet heard of Artemis, the fantastic Spaceship Bridge Simulation game by Thom Robertson, then you should check it out right now.

Chances are you’re here because you HAVE heard of it, though. According to the developer, an iOS app is in the works, but it still isn’t out. We had a need for an extra station at a party the other night, so I spent one of my days off figuring out a way to play Artemis using an iPad.

It turns out I’m not the only one to have struggled with this. Artemis forum member troy has posted a write-up of how he accomplished the same goal using some different equipment than me. My method is similar – the short of it is that you use a virtual machine or machines running Artemis, and connect to those from an iPad using some sort of remote desktop functionality.

Continue reading “Artemis on iPads – before the app comes out”

I created this little webapp for the 2012 election with the help of a student taking Post-AP Computer Science. She worked on a desktop application to display the results throughout the day on the big screen TVs throughout the school.

Source code: https://github.com/jamesmallen/hbvoting