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Sunday, May 13, 2012

  

Another Stargate Worlds Lawsuit

An extensive article on AZCentral discusses the most recent court battle over Stargate Worlds following the presumed cancelation of the Stargate MMORPG. They outline a third investor lawsuit, filed in Maricopa County Superior Court in February, seeking approximately $4 million from former Cheyenne Mountain chairman and CEO Gary Whitingand other former Cheyenne Mountain executives, board members and stock promoters. Here's a bit that outlines the allegations of misconduct this involves:

Cheyenne Mountain's court-appointed receiver, Keith Bierman of Phoenix-based MCA Financial Group, said company documents show millions of dollars collected from investors were not spent on development of Stargate Worlds and may yet remain in the hands of Whiting and other former company executives.

Bierman, a bankruptcy consultant appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to try to save the failed Stargate Worlds project, is in the process of liquidating the company's remaining assets. He is seeking the court's permission to investigate the whereabouts of the missing funds in hopes of returning that money to investors.

"There were a significant number of investments that did not appear to come to the company," he said.

Whiting could not be reached for comment on this story. Court documents show he is not currently represented by an attorney.

Steam top 10

Here's Valve's list of the ten top-selling games on Steam for this past week:

  1. Portal 2
  2. Call of Duty; Modern Warfare 3 Collection 1
  3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  4. Sniper Elite V2
  5. Arma II Combined Operations
  6. Portal/Portal 2
  7. Alan Wake
  8. Company of Heroes Complete Pack
  9. Batman: Arkham City
  10. Torchlight II

Gatherings & Competitions

Sunday Consolidation

Sunday Mobilization

Sunday Metaverse

Sunday Tech Bits

Sunday Legal Briefs

Hardware Reviews

  • Deepcool Frostwin Cooler on PureOC.
  • OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD on The SSD Review.
  • Patriot Memory SuperSonic Boost 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive on Nikk Tech.

etc.

Out of the Blue

Happy Mother's Day to all you mothers out there. And to all of you who have let this go until now, here's hoping there are still some flowers in the supermarket (hurry!).

We survived our hectic day yesterday, as we had a pretty early wedding to attend, which was quite lovely. We also managed to make it through the reception, even though we had a couple of hours to kill before that began, which we occupied by doing a little pre-drinking. Lots of dancing ensued which has earned me a lot of brownie points with MrsBlue, and that's not too bad at all either.

R.I.P.: Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo.

Maternal Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: Super Mario Star Scramble 3.
Fancy Wizard.
Links: Dogs 101.
Stories: Richard Branson says Spain can solve its economic problems by legalizing marijuana.
Another Child Falls Into Sonic Grease Pit.
Toxic cloud of Axe Body Spray triggers fire alarm in high school locker room.
Science: Mother's Gluten Sensitivity Linked With Child's Schizophrenia Risk: Study.
Media: Moose VS Bubbas in a Truck. NSFW.
Martin Scorsese: story vs plot.
"Sonofab***h" Supercut.



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