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Thursday, June 13, 2002

Detroit Red Wings == Stanley Cup Champions!

My dearly loved Wings did it, eliminating Carolina four games to one with a 3-1 victory. Lord Stanley's hardware is finally back home! Head Coach Scotty Bowman announced that he is retiring so it will be interesting to see what this off-season holds. For now, I'm slipping out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini.

RTCW Patches Released

id and Activision have released the version 1.33 patches for Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and the Game of the Year map pach for Windows and Linux. Here are some links:

Wednesday, June 12, 2002


Was doing some snooping around on the NASA Human Spaceflight website today, and saw that there was a very good opportunity for me to observe the International Space Station streaking across our evening sky here in Green Bay, WI. Very cool, even though I only got to see a couple seconds of it slipping away. We had 50% cloudcover that blocked most of the later half of the pass, and my eyes just aren't up to seeing that kind of object in the sky. Thankfully I had Eeyore to point out the streaking star in our sky.

Deus Ex 2 Q&A

Gamespot has a Q&A with ION Storm's Harvey Smith reviewing Deus Ex 2: Invisible War. While there's nothing earth-shattering in the review, there are a couple of new screenshots of the game in there, and some discussion of the new physics engine and the completely new attitude towards AI and the player interaction with the environment. Good stuff.

Another MOO3 Interview

Apolyton Civilization has posted an interview with Quicksilver's Rantz Hoseley on the current status of Master of Orion 3. There's a bunch of info on the current status of the game, and all the changes that have been made (no IFP! YEAH!) in the game since they started internal testing.

DOOM III Rendering

Beyond3D posted a very technical interview with id's John Carmack about the rendering technology of the DOOM III engine. Don't expect to understand a whole lot of it unless you understand the details of a modern 3D renderer. Otherwise, your brain might explode. I know mine did. Thanks Blue.

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