Rights and Responsibilities

When you signed up for Worldmill, you probably skimmed over our "Terms of Service" very quickly, or skipped reading them entirely. That's what I usually do when I sign up for things. A quick check to make sure I still retain some rights over my soul and I'm done. There…

Resources

It's become clear to both me and Danny recently that the usage patterns of Foundry GMs are significantly different. This is a short article that explains a little bit about the way Foundry hosting works and why some (a minority, < 5%) users have problems with Worldmill hosting and other…

Wired For Sound (and Vision)

I know a lot of people want to use Foundry's built in support for A/V. I also know a lot of people struggle to make it work. I'm not going to go into the reasons why it's perhaps complex to use, that would be a fairly technical post, but…

One month of milling

We started the month as a brand new company hoping to provide a Foundry hosting service that a few users liked. None of us had started a company before, so it was exciting to see what people thought of our work. We had some goals and they were probably not…

Flexible Foundry Hosting

There's no getting away from it: hosting stateful applications is complicated. Different Foundry hosting providers solve this problem in different ways. I don't think it's appropriate for me to comment on other approaches, so I won't, but I'll give you some insight into how we do things at Worldmill. I'll…

Media Space Minimisation

Media is a blessing and a curse. The pictures are nice, so are the sounds, but the space they take up can be annoying. In general, you don't need to conserve space in your mills, 10Gi or 20 Gi is likely to be enough to keep most people happy. However,…

Hosting Foundry

Let's imagine that you have decided you don't have the infrastructure or technical skills at home to host foundry on your own equipment. In which case your options are: Use someone else's equipment and build a solution yourself ORUse a Foundry hosting providerDo it yourselfThis seems like a good option…

Worldmill Stack

We use many components to deliver Worldmill. Standing on the shoulders of giants and all that. Even writing it down, I'm a little bit surprised at how many things we are actually using to provide this service. Major Components Component Description kubernetes deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications helm…