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Thursday, March 2, 2006

SyncError Interview has an interview with Donnie "SyncError" Domino, the new id Software Community Liaison. This is something id has been missing since Romero left the building. Romero was the expert at getting the fan community fired up, and when he left the only person who came close was Paul Steed, and he came and went as well. id has become something of a ghost to their own gamer fanbase since Quake 2, so I think this is a good move for them.

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

QTest Turns 10

This milestone was actually late last week, but the QTest demo turned 10 and Joost Schuur reminisced on the release in his blog. I remember firing up QTest on my P90 and being blown away. Not to mention seeing the NiN logo and thinking it was a big joke. It's amazing how a 3 level demo changed everything in gaming.

Spam Stomper?

According to a ZD Net article, Microsoft is trying out using a Dance-Dance Revolution style controller for operating PCs. Doing a two-foot stop deletes spam. Cute. But I'd prefer a red-button nuke launch at the offending spammer myself.

A.T. Hun comments: Well, that's the stupidest thing I've heard out of Microsoft . . . this morning.

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