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Friday, January 19, 2001


I just finished playing through American McGee's Alice, and this is a fantastic game. Wonderful graphics, excellent gameplay, engrossing plot. Good stuff. The ending was a bit less than I could wish for, but I still think it was great. Course, the ending of ANY game tops the end of Half Life :-) Heck, solitare's ending is better than that.

New NVIDIA Linux drivers released

There are new version 0.9-6 Linux video drivers available for NVIDIA graphics cards. The readme and FAQ for this version is also available and has more detail on the download.

Updated UT render DLLs

The Unreal Technology Page has a set of new rendering .DLLs available for download-these are supposed to improve framerates through additions of new features, and the porting of the DirectX module to DX8. The OpenGL renderer has also been updated to be in line with the DX version.

New Unreal Fortress released

There's a new version of the Unreal Fortress mod (Build 390) available for download. New features include:

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Quake the Movie Trailer

If you haven't snagged it yet, download the teaser for Quake The Movie. In case you've forgotten, QtM is a movie made entirely with Quake III Arena. Pretty cool stuff. I can't wait until the full movie is out. Thanks Evil Avatar for the reminder.

Speaking of which, 3D Action Planet posted an interview with Tritin Films, the folks behind the aforementioned movie.

Why Microsoft sucks

For the Visual Basic programmers in the crowd: VB.NOT, a description of what WON'T be happening in the Microsoft.NET version of Visual Basic. I can tell you in two words: gratuitous rewrites. Enjoy.

Jason Newsted leaves Metallica

My shocker news of the day: Jason Newsted leaves Metallica. This like totally sucks :-(

AMD Announces Athlon Extreme OC Processor

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: AMD has announced its plans for a new Athlon variant aimed at the overclocking crowd. The first CPUs, rated at 75MHz, can easily be overclocked to 10 times its rated speed, and a 50MHz chip is coming soon. Read all about it here.

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