The Haus

Friday, May 31, 2002

Carmack on DOOM III on Slashdot

id's John Carmack made a couple of posts on Slashdot regarding DOOM III. The first deals with some comments that have been misunderstood or misinterpreted about 3D hardware. The second talks about the game's high hardware requirements and that there will be a Linux binary (yesh!). Thanks Blue's News.

JKII Tools Release #2

Raven's James Monroe updated his .plan with news that the second version of the Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast editing tools have been released. Check the full .plan update for all the details and download locations.

SoF II Multiplayer Issues

Raven's Bryan Dube made a whopping great update to his .plan with multiplayer fixes and additional content that will be in the upcoming patch for Soldier of Fortune II.

I installed the SoF II single player demo, but I can't get the violence lock off. Let's face facts, one of the main reasons to play SoF II is for the GHOUL stuff. Hopefully I can figure it out soon. If so, I'll post the answer here. And no, Kenn Hoekstra's .plan update from a couple of days ago didn't help.

UPDATE! I figured it out. You have to add +set lock_blood 0 to the commandline. After you add that, the lock icon will appear at the bottom of the screen in the options menu. Hit "enter" when prompted for a password.

Wednesday, May 29, 2002

New Licq Experiment

I downloaded the new daily build of Licq tonight to see if I could get KDE3 support to work (I like being able to dock to the taskbar). Licq is an open-source ICQ clone for Linux. I compiled it and everything seems to be working great so far! If you need ICQ functionality in Linux and don't want to mess with Java, I highly recommend Licq.


My beloved Red Wings just dispatched the Nordilanche 2-0 in a stellar performance. They need one more in Detroit on Friday to go to the Stanley Cup Finals against the mighty (?) Carolina Hurricanes.

No Old News

Recent Headlines

January 5, 2015: It Returns!
August 10, 2007: SCO SUCKS IT DOWN!
July 5, 2007: Slackware 12.0 Released
May 20, 2007: PhpBB 3.0 RC 1 Released
February 2, 2007: DOOM3 1.31 Patch

January 27, 2007: Join the World Community Grid
January 17, 2007: Flash Player 9 for Linux
December 30, 2006: Darkness over Daggerford 1.2
December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
December 9, 2006: WRT54G 1.01.1 Firmware OK with Linux/Mac

All original information on this website is copyright © TheHaus.Net, 1999-2005. The use of original images, text, and/or code from this website without expressed written consent is prohibited. The authors of this site cannot be held responsible for any damage, real or imagined, which comes from the use of information presented on this site. All trademarks used are the properties of their respective owners. This site is not to be used as a floatation device (but if you try, I want a video tape of it).