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Saturday, June 14, 2003


Ah, the joys of cleaning carpets. I've never seen so much black crud in my life :-)

Okay, I've looked at the clips of both Doom 3 and Half-Life 2, and honestly I'm not sure what the big deal is about HL2. I wasn't all that amazed. If the story is worthy I may be impressed. I'm looking forward to Deus Ex 2, D3 and UT2004 myself. I desperately hope they make some more double-dom maps. That's just me, of course :-)

Update: Purchased a USB hub today to allow me to hook up our printer and our digital camera without swapping cables. Quick tip for installation: connect the hub FIRST, make sure it is properly identified and installed in your hardware wizard, THEN connect the USB devices to the hub. Otherwise Windows does dumb thingstm

A.T. Hun comments: The big thing about Half-Life 2 for me is the physics. I like that one gun that can basically turn anything (even a letter from a marquee) into a weapon. Very cool. I think we're getting close to the point where there's enough computing power out there to do some serious physics. I want to make buildings fall down :)

J.t.Qbe comments: I'm pretty bleh on shooters myself. The games I'm looking forward to this year are RPGs: Gothic 2 and Temple of Elemental Evil, along with the expansions for Morrowind (released last week) and Neverwinter Nights.

I think I'm most looking forward to this next week, though: a few weeks ago Just RPG announced its most recent giveaway--a Gameboy Advance SP and the two GBA Golden Sun RPGs. Late Thursday night I caught the site's weekly update--and found out that I'd won! I'll be receiving the GBA and games this coming week. I've never had a Gameboy and have never been able to justify the expense of buying one, so this will be a treat.

News for 06/14/2003

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