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April 5th, 2009
Count To A Hundred
by Scorpia

We all know games come with numbers these days, thanks (?) mainly to ever-expanding series. But can you count to a hundred with them? The guys over at gamesradar just managed that. Some of the entries may be a bit of a stretch, however, overall it’s a little scary to see how much numbers have invaded the game world in titles. Go see for yourself:

Video Games By The Numbers at gamesradar

March 31st, 2009
GOG Turns 100
by Scorpia

Who knows? Maybe they will last 100 years. However, this 100 means they’ve added the hundredth game to their catalogue. And they’re giving it away for free.

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March 22nd, 2009
There’s Always Something
by Scorpia

Well folks, I’m having a little trouble here. The GF5 review was supposed to go up tonight. Unfortunately, this new version of WordPress does things differently, and I’m not able to get the screenshots uploaded. There may be a configuration error somewhere.

I’ll talk to Dale about this tomorrow, and with luck, the review will be available sometimes Monday. There’s always something…

March 18th, 2009
A Note To RSS Users
by Scorpia

Some of you may be experiencing problems with the feed from our site. Grassblade mentioned it, and perhaps others are having trouble as well. We have checked, and it seems that the feed is okay at our end.

However, the problems of the last week and a half or so, with the system being up and down so much, may have thrown your aggregator out of whack. Dale suggests that you delete your feed, then add it back in again. This may clear up the problem. If you try that and it doesn’t work, please let us know.

March 15th, 2009
Uh Oh – UPDATE 3/16
by Scorpia

Folks, I’ve got some kind of weird modem problem on my main machine. For some reason, the modem isn’t being recognized. Looking in the properties of the dial-up box, it shows “removed” next to the modem name. And it was just fine this afternoon.

I don’t know what’s going on here, but I sure didn’t need this on top of everything else. Especially since I can’t find the install disk. So everything is on hold until I can fix the problem. ARRGGHH!!

Update: it seems to have cleared itself. On booting up this morning, I found everything back to normal. Apparently the full shutdown did something that the “restart” yesterday didn’t. Whew! I hope it stays all right now.

March 13th, 2009
Blizzard Wants Stories
by Scorpia

Is Blizzard looking for writers? It seems that way with this new contest they’re running. What they want are 3,000 to 10,000 word stories set in the Warcraft, StarCraft, or Diablo universe.

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March 12th, 2009
Long And Winding Road
by Scorpia

So, at last, we’re back on. It’s been a rough couple of days for Dale, who really worked hard to track down the problem.

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March 9th, 2009
Tech Problems
by Scorpia

Folks, you’ve probably noticed that the site has been hanging from time to time, and you can’t get in. We’ve noticed it, too ;) Dale has been working on the problem, and has narrowed it down to a couple of possibilities.

He’ll be trying the first solution sometime today, and let’s all hope it’s the right answer to the problem. Meanwhile, our apologies for the inconvenience and downtime (especially yesterday, ouch).