Anyone heard of Soft82?

This morning I checked my e-mail to find two messages from soft82.com.  The first was to tell me the following: “SoundBoard has been tested by soft82.com team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.” They then… Read More »

Boycott Eidos Interactive

This is something that happened around May 2008, but I thought I’d share it with you.  There are several incidences of idiocy in this story, but at least it has a happy(ish) ending. This is one of those posts that’s kind of long.  You may want to grab yourself a snack before you read any… Read More »

Compromise

I saw one of Apple’s (presumably) new PC vs Mac ads today.  (Some of you are going to say “that’s not new”.  I don’t watch much TV, so it may as well be.)  The ad in question is the one with the guy that plays Putty in Seinfeld. A girl is looking for a new… Read More »

Time snafu

It seems the time zone wasn’t set correctly on my server, and I have no idea what the timestamps on the last three posts should have been.  I changed them based on how wrong I think the server’s setting was, but I can’t reconcile the times I ended up with with what my memory tells… Read More »

C&C 4’s title

For years, C&C fans have referred to the closing chapter of the Tiberian saga as “Tiberian Twilight”.  No, I mean literally.  Nearly a decade.  Back in April 2000, PlanetCNC.com’s Tiberian Twilight page said the following: Command & Conquer 3: Tiberian Twilight will be the third game in the C&C trilogy. Westwood hasn’t given any official… Read More »