PWNING 9-5 - Microsoft's Blunder of the Decade : What X-Box Should Have Been.
"The Microsoft Gaming business unit lost a piece of the company's spirit
when they made the decision to make an X-Box at all. The fact is this:
Gaming PC's are some of the most advanced pieces of computing technology in
the world, and they come in every range of price, shape, and ridiculousness
-- but there is one, and only one, constant in all of them: Microsoft
software. And Microsoft decided that instead of fostering that huge, massive
customer base in the proven way that they've been successful for 30 years,
they'd instead be a competitor... to themselves."
Trembling Hand- Ten Ways to Fix MMOs
"I shouldn't even have to say this. But an unfinished game should not be
launched. If that means developers have to pare back the features to a
managable level, do so. But don't release if it's not done. Period."
Megawarp.net - Plea for Space Sub-Genre Recognition.
"The crux is that these sub-genres cannot be compared directly. Itís like
apples and oranges. The antidote to ignorant statements and comparisons by
people and the media is understanding and recognition for these space