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Proving the depths of my ineptitude

So, I found out a couple of days ago that Valve put out a free sort-of-level of Half Life 2 as a tech demo for some lighting engine they’d worked up. I quite enjoyed Half Life 2, regardless of the … Continue reading

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F.E.A.R. finished, fails to frighten

Fear was a pretty good FPS.  It was graphically stunning, particularly considering that it’s a few years old, it had a suitably creepy backstory if you took the time to listen to voice mails and check laptops, and the “Penetrator” … Continue reading

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A virus might have been preferable.

I try not to be the “tech support guy” for my family’s computer issues.  I encourage self-sufficiency – and if that doesn’t work, I encourage asking my sister. It’s hard to do that when you’re being fed, though, and this … Continue reading

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OK, this was my fault.

One of the courses I’m taking this term is an online Geology course, because I need science credits to get my AA degree so I can enter the next school as a Junior. I don’t much care for science courses.  … Continue reading

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Avatarized

I don’t actually think that’s a real word. Anyway, I booted up the 360 this morning to see what the “New Xbox Experience” was all about, and managed to be the first person on my friends list* to whip up … Continue reading

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Back on the bike…

BMI is an annoyingly arbitrary scale with plenty of room for exceptions; it doesn’t take into account things like body type or muscle mass when assigning you to “healthy” or “overweight.” But, it is awfully convenient, even when it’s saying … Continue reading

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