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Thursday, September 29, 2005

Cold War

I saw the announcement on Blue's that a game called "Cold War" has gone gold. I took a quick peek at the snapshots and I am intrigued by this game. It looks like a fascinating historical sneak through cold-war Russia. Unless I see some horrid reviews, I think I'm going to pick this one up.

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Adrian Carmack Fired from id, Sues

Shacknews and Blue's News have a link to a subscription-only story on the Wall Street Journal site where Adrian Carmack is suing the other owners of id Software for firing him. He condends that they fired him to get his share of the company more cheaply than if they had taken a reported Activision buyout. Very odd. It sounds like we're not even hearing a fraction of the story right now. Stay tuned.

The Master comments: Personally, I think this is just a continuation of id's downward spiral. Romero is canned because of creative differences. Then Steed gets canned for (rumored) creative differences. Now this. I can't even imagine what working there must be like now. It's got to be a pressure cooker of pure sodium. One drop of water and boom!

A.T. Hun comments: If memory serves, wasn't Adrian one of the main forces behind running Steed out?

The Master comments: Yes--which is why I'm wondering if this whole debacle is just more fallout from previous firings.

NFL Week #3 Final

After Monday night's debacle, I ended up 9-5 whilst Eeyore was 10-4. That game also meant that my fantasy team lost. Rah. Year-to-date I am 27-19 (.587) and she is 26-20 (.565). I'm three games behind last year's pace and Eeyore is three games ahead.

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