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Wednesday, November 21, 2001

New Palm Desktop for WinXP

Handspring has released Palm Desktop 4.0.1 that includes support for Windows XP. It makes use of XP's multi-user support to allow for different sync settings for different users. Thanks Visor Central.

Not that you asked, but I use JPilot to sync my Visor in Linux.

Wolfenstein at Babbage's

I was down at the local Babbage's this afternoon and saw the regular and collector's editions. Yikes! They aren't cheap, but Babbage's never has sales either. I'd guess that Best Buy will have it on sale next week or the week after.

Serious Sam Linux Port

Ryan "icculus" Gordon sent Linux Games an update report on his port of Serious Sam to Linux. The report consisted of this screenshot. Hey, it's running!

Cloud on Wolfie

HomeLan caught up with id's Kevin Cloud to talk about Return to Castle Wolfenstein now that it is done and in stores. Here's a bit on a single player demo:
HomeLAN - Will a single player demo for the game be released soon and if so what will it contain?

Kevin Cloud - There will be a demo released, but we haven’t made the final decisions on content or schedule quite yet. Gray Matter is still recovering from their final push. I think we’re all going to enjoy our Thanksgiving weekend and get back to work on it next week.
Thanks Blue's News.

JKII Chat Log

MGON posted a log of the recent chat with the designers of Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. If the game is half as good as it sounds, it should be incredible. Thanks Blue.

Thanksgiving Football

The Detroit Free Press has an article on the Detroit Lions' 1962 Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers. The Pack came in undefeated and went on to win the NFL championship. The Lions thumped the Pack that day 26-14, sacking Bart Starr 11 times. Here's a picture of the Lions giving Starr a group hug:

Lions sack Starr

I hope that by some strange miracle of fate, the Lions can pull a similar upset tomorrow.

On that note, with a great sense of fear and trepidation, I pick the Lions over the Packers and the Broncos over the Cowboys on Thursday. It'd be nice if the Lions could beat the Pack on the Pack's last game under the artificial sky of the Silverdome.

The Master comments: Welp, with the help of Justin, Eeyore has made her picks for the big turkey day celebration: Packers, and Cowboys. Let the games (and massive digestive disorders) begin!

Tuesday, November 20, 2001

Mozilla 0.9.6 Released

The Mozilla team has released version 0.9.6 of their open-source web browsing suite. Get 'em whilst they're hot! If you haven't tried Mozilla yet, why not now?

NFL Week #10 Final

Upset city this week. Ugly, ugly, ugly. Thankfully Eeyore and I managed to keep our heads above water, finishing tied at 8-7. That makes me 86-57 (.601) and Eeyore 78-65 (.545) overall. I have no idea who to pick on Thursday. Normally I'd go with the Lions because of their record on Thanksgiving and the Packers' abysmal record in domes. But the Lions are so bad and so decimated, I don't know if I can.

Wolfie Hits Stores Today!

id's Todd Hollenshead updated his .plan with word that Return to Castle Wolfenstein should be hitting many retailers shelves today! W00t!

UPDATE! I stopped at the local Best Buy this evening. There were no copies of Wolfie on the shelves, only the pre-order empty boxes.

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