Flux’s Decahedron #2: The Ten Best Monster Types

The Ten Best Monster Types

Thanks to reader feedback from my last column, I’m now sure that D2X is actually called Diablo II Expansion: Lord of Darkness.  Or possibly Destruction, no one was quite sure about the “D”.  I was informed that the game was sold as “Lord of Distruction” in New Zealand. But that’s not important right now.

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The Ninth Circle #2: Baang: Or Why I No Longer Buy Computer Games

Baang: Or Why I No Longer Buy Computer Games

In the 20 years I have been selecting and buying computer games, they have changed in many ways. However, there is one way in which they have not changed; some are good, others are not. Finding out which game is in which category before you buy is the trick, and while this is not easy, it is easier now than it ever was in the past.

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The Ninth Circle #2: Baang: Or Why I No Longer Buy Computer Games

Baang: Or Why I No Longer Buy Computer Games

In the 20 years I have been selecting and buying computer games, they have changed in many ways. However, there is one way in which they have not changed; some are good, others are not. Finding out which game is in which category before you buy is the trick, and while this is not easy, it is easier now than it ever was in the past.

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Salem’s Fire #2: An Appeal for Sanity

An Appeal for Sanity

Right now the music and movie industries are convinced they have a big problem on their hands.  Right now thousands of dollars of music and movies are being downloaded the world over. Stay with me, I am not writing another, “RIAA, leave us alone!” article, nor another, “Down with the evil pirates!” article.  I?m not even going to try to be everybody?s friend and ride the fence. I have come with a simple plan, a simple program that can make this situation go away.

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Salem’s Fire #2: An Appeal for Sanity

An Appeal for Sanity

Right now the music and movie industries are convinced they have a big problem on their hands.  Right now thousands of dollars of music and movies are being downloaded the world over. Stay with me, I am not writing another, “RIAA, leave us alone!” article, nor another, “Down with the evil pirates!” article.  I?m not even going to try to be everybody?s friend and ride the fence. I have come with a simple plan, a simple program that can make this situation go away.

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