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Kirill
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16.
 
Aww...
Feb 26, 2004, 22:36
16.
Aww... Feb 26, 2004, 22:36
Feb 26, 2004, 22:36
 
Booo...

They created worlds

11.
 
.....
Dec 8, 2003, 21:58
11.
..... Dec 8, 2003, 21:58
Dec 8, 2003, 21:58
 
Oh



My



God....

13.
 
A true shame
Nov 5, 2003, 00:56
13.
A true shame Nov 5, 2003, 00:56
Nov 5, 2003, 00:56
 
Microprose published a bunch of great games over the years. F-15 series, Master of Magic, Master of Orion, the Tycoon games, and ofcourse X-Com. Check out their 100+ games at the mobygames link in this thread.

I wish the former employees the best of luck in finding new jobs in the game biz. Thanks for all the great games, guys.

This comment was edited on Nov 5, 01:02.
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No subject
Sep 18, 2003, 12:41
No subject Sep 18, 2003, 12:41
Sep 18, 2003, 12:41
 
Very sorry to hear that, Blue. Our thoughts are with you and yours.

9.
 
DOOM TC?
Jul 21, 2003, 13:09
9.
DOOM TC? Jul 21, 2003, 13:09
Jul 21, 2003, 13:09
 
For some reason this game brought back memories of strafing alongside walls in DOOM and mashing the space bar, hoping to find a secret stash of goodies, only to hear the doom guy's futile grunting.

Ofcourse since this game jumped on the "Realistic" bandwagon, it will contain a month+ of gameplay and unfortunately no secret areas

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Re: Now that...
Mar 26, 2003, 15:28
16.
Re: Now that... Mar 26, 2003, 15:28
Mar 26, 2003, 15:28
 
Wow no kidding. Reading this totally blew me away. I wish X2 would have the multiplayer of freelancer, tho.

A dedicated server for a bunch of friends sounds about right for these games.

1.
 
Strategy First
Jan 8, 2003, 15:33
1.
Strategy First Jan 8, 2003, 15:33
Jan 8, 2003, 15:33
 
Wow, this is good news. Both Jagged Alliance and Wizardry 8 were very nice games. If you find them in a bargain bin somewhere, they wont dissapoint.

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No subject
Dec 19, 2002, 16:11
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No subject Dec 19, 2002, 16:11
Dec 19, 2002, 16:11
 
Why isnt it about the graphics? Whats wrong with having good graphics in strategy games? The two arent mutually exclusive....

That was *the* reason why I bought Moo2... picked up a box for a game I never heard of, looked at the back and said "Ooh, this game looks prety cool" and picked it up.

This comment was edited on Dec 19, 18:29.
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Re: sigh
Dec 6, 2002, 13:29
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Re: sigh Dec 6, 2002, 13:29
Dec 6, 2002, 13:29
 
No kidding. Game Designer (especially at Black Isle) would be such a cool gig. Unfortunately I think that to become one, you must either work your way up from an unrelated entry level position (QA or Level Design) or startup your own co. and get some experience. There really arent any positions for entry-level designers.

All I have are some adventures created with the old Forgotten Realms thing years ago heh

But yeah, IMHO game designers definately have the coolest jobs in the biz.

10.
 
Anti-Spam legislation
Oct 25, 2002, 12:10
10.
Anti-Spam legislation Oct 25, 2002, 12:10
Oct 25, 2002, 12:10
 
As an attending member of the DMA conference, I'd like to clarify that up until now legislation was fought off because legitimate companies were being lumped together with porn/nigerian scams/kiddie-porn. As such, legislation proposed then would have hurt legitimate companies a lot more than the purveyors of the crap above, since the majority of illegal and offensive email comes from exploited open relays and from overseas.

A big focus of the email side of the SF DMA conference (its actually mostly about paper mail) was the importance to distinguish and make clear to legislators the differences between responsible companies vs those that would cheat/scam the public.

This is also the reason ACLU was against most of the legislation proposed... Laws was hastily written by lawmakers who had a pissed off constituency and did not necessarily understand the internet. Proposed laws were too broad and would have violated free speech in their aims at attempting to stop the spam.

Now, there is a whole lot of opinions and experience levels ranging from novice ("Nigerian money? Cool!") to zealot ("Email should be kept to morse code!"). But the way the DMA members see this is that before we can start looking at email sent by legitimate companies that you can reach/complain about, we have to pass laws against the porn/scam/illegal material and make sure that not all email is lumped together.

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Re: No subject
Sep 19, 2002, 14:55
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Re: No subject Sep 19, 2002, 14:55
Sep 19, 2002, 14:55
 
1) Blizzard invented RTS.

I believe that credit goes to Westwood with Dune 2.

5 hours... Wooo!
And its a Starcraft fighting game. No! Its Blackthorne2 Yes!

This comment was edited on Sep 19, 15:21.
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Ad blocking...
Sep 17, 2002, 13:56
13.
Ad blocking... Sep 17, 2002, 13:56
Sep 17, 2002, 13:56
 
Unfortunately, if you are using ad-blocking software, youre actually doing a disservice to the sites you are visiting.

If I may quote Ray here:
"If the majority of the users are blocking the advertisements, why should a company spend the money on them?"

Internet advertising is in a pretty crappy place as is, and if the numbers show a site is not worth any ad space, the offers will start drying up. Sites that depend on advertising revenue to stay afloat will have a hard time doing so..

TINSTAAFL (There is no such thing as a free lunch); While advertising might be annoying at times, remember: It's only fair that you give a little bit of your attention in return for the content you came here to read. It wouldnt hurt to click on a few adds here and there either...

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Re: SpamCop... actually...
Sep 4, 2002, 16:07
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Re: SpamCop... actually... Sep 4, 2002, 16:07
Sep 4, 2002, 16:07
 
SpamCop and Unsubscribing does work.... sometimes.

Basically, there are two types of spam. The intentional spam, and the unintentional spam.

Intentional spam is anything XXX related, scams, schemes, etc... The person who sent the message *knows* they are spamming everyone. Most of the time you can identify these if they mention some Senate bill they are in compliance with (there is no such bill). The messages are usually sent by hijacking open relays, spamcop will do very little, and unsubscribing following the methods in the message will make matters worse

Then theres the unintentional spam. Most of the time it happens because a n00b Marketing Manager doesnt understand net-ettiquete and thinks that its ok to send people a message they didnt ask for, as long as you give them an option to opt-out. In these cases, unsubscribing will most likely get you off the list, and spamcop actually does its' job properly.

Bottom line is that unsubscribing and using spamcop will not work all the time, but it will work some of the time. It's sertainly better than doing nothing.

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Re: No subject
Oct 30, 2001, 18:14
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Re: No subject Oct 30, 2001, 18:14
Oct 30, 2001, 18:14
 
Youre moving to different games after 5 years? Oh No!

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Re: Cheating, The Universe, & Everything...
Oct 25, 2001, 13:11
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Re: Cheating, The Universe, & Everything... Oct 25, 2001, 13:11
Oct 25, 2001, 13:11
 
"Punkbuster will cease further HL engine support"
-OMFG!!! VALVE YUO IDIOTS WHY DONT YOU DO SOMETHING?@!!@#!

"We're working now on our own anti-cheating technology now"
-OMFG!!! STUPID VALVE!!1 WTFF!!11!~!!??

/sarcasm

seriously... what do you want from them?

2.
 
Re: The demo was not good...
Oct 19, 2001, 19:15
2.
Re: The demo was not good... Oct 19, 2001, 19:15
Oct 19, 2001, 19:15
 
My thoughts exactly. It is literaly an Age of Empires TC..
Not cool, not cool at all.

7.
 
Holy Moley
Oct 12, 2001, 14:21
7.
Holy Moley Oct 12, 2001, 14:21
Oct 12, 2001, 14:21
 
Wow.... I think the last time I spooged was back in the Half Life days...

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Easter Egg?
Aug 31, 2001, 12:51
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Easter Egg? Aug 31, 2001, 12:51
Aug 31, 2001, 12:51
 
Theres an image map in both of those teasers, you can click on the little slice of sun and it will bring up a larger version of the image. It will also allow you to go to the other teaser.

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