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Friday, June 11, 2004

Raytraced Quake III Arena

Some enterprising folks came up with a modified version of Quake III Arena that uses a raytracing renderer. There's a movie of it in action that you can check out. Pretty cool stuff.


For all of you UT99 fans who miss the LavaGiant CTF map, Spoondog has created an updated version for Unreal Tournament 2004. Beyond Unreal has a list of mirrors. There are a couple more in their comments section.

More Crushing News for SCO

Groklaw brings word of even more bad news for SCO. In the Novell case, SCO was denied its request to get the trial moved to a state court. Thus, it remains a copyright issue instead of a contract issue. Oops. In the IBM case, SCO was denied its motion to split the case into two separate ones for the contract and the patent claims. Unfortunately, this could still drag on for a long time. If the IBM case goes to trial (which some doubt), it would not begin until November of next year. However, now SCO has three choices: 1) prove its claims in a court of law, 2) try negotiating a deal (fat chance), or 3) bleed so much cash it goes out of business. If I were a betting man, I'd go with #3.

Thursday, June 10, 2004

Half-Life 2 Code Thieves Arrested

According to a press release on various websites, arrests have been made all over the world in connection with the Half-Life 2 code theft. According to the release, various people in the gaming community helped track down the thieves. It'll be interesting to see where this goes.

Past Two Days' 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

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