Category Archives: Games

The Force Is Still Leashed, and LucasArts Are Morons

The Force Is Still Leashed, and LucasArts Are Morons

Okay, I’ve had almost two full weeks to get over the fact that LucasArts — bless their damned souls — released their sweet new game titled Star Wars: The Force Unleashed to every conceivable platform… EXCEPT the PC!? [umm... whiskey tango foxtrot?] It wouldn’t be so bad if this was any ordinary game… but Lucas [...]

What I’m Up To

What I’m Up To

I’ve been a little silent on here… but not for lack of things to rant about. I’ve been traveling to Lake Placid, watching the Olympics, and playing the game Mass Effect. I’ll be posting pictures from Lake Placid soon… and I’ll also be weighing in on the Mass Effect game (because there’s a little controversy [...]

Geekonomics Makes WarCraft Flow

Geekonomics Makes WarCraft Flow

A recent article in Wired Magazine (Geekonomics, April 06) asks “What if everything in the world were free?” At first the brief mental dream of this utopia may be alluring, but the inevitable consequences would surely be societal disaster. But why? Quite simply, as long as we’re human we’ll act like humans. At first listen [...]

He’s on fire!

He’s on fire!

A news story (linked on the picture and again below) reminded me of the arcade game NBA Jam that I played on occasion. This NBA 2 on 2 basketball game’s popularity came not only from the fact that it featured real digital likenesses of real NBA players with their real team jerseys (before this time [...]

Call of Duty

Call of Duty

My new hard drive is finally being used, but not how I’d like. Despite my best efforts, and the use of some otherwise reliable hard drive companies’ software, I was not able to convert my new drive over to the boot drive (C:) with a valid image of the original hard drive. The closest I [...]

Where’d -99 come from?

Where’d -99 come from?

I have been asked how this website (the one you’re reading) got its name… so sit right back and you’ll hear a tale. Way back in the year 1997 I was gaming online with some Navy buddies of mine. Quake 2 had just come out and we hopped onto a server that had a paintball [...]