Monthly Archives: July 2011

Computer, run a level 4 diagnosis…

My desktop is having unexplained issues. It will occasionally freeze up and crash, often with an accompanying Blue Screen of Death. This usually occurs shortly after I start up STO or LOTRO. Not after playing for awhile. If it’s going …

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Games of the Future

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I thought I’d take a quick look at what games are coming down the line in the near future that I have a strong interest in playing. I might make this a theme this week and look at some other …

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Ignorance is Bliss

I’m of two minds about being politically active. On the one hand, I’m happier when I don’t think about any political issues. While I try to be open minded, I’m also pretty opinionated about things. Particularly things that I’ve done …

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Modular Equipment

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There’s been some beta leaks of screenshots from SWTOR. Take everything with a grain of salt, since A) it’s a leak and B) it’s beta. But the one about modular equipment has me intrigued. I like the idea as the internet …

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Save Our Schools

The Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action is occurring this weekend in Washington DC. The purpose of this march is to call attention to the problems the last decade under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act has caused.  I don’t …

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Poor Chewie

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Let the Lord of Chaos Reign!

Sorry for the Wheel of Time reference. But after reading this it’s hard not to think that some of the most radical Republicans aren’t actually Darkfriends. Their plan is essentially to bring America into economic chaos, so that they can get …

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Even More SWTOR News

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, over on TORWARS there are some more tidbits I picked up on SWTOR. Go read the article there for all the details. I only want to comment on a few things. Weapon …

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SWTOR Comic Con News

I’ve started digging through some news coming out of SDCC. It’s all pretty spread out but there is one post on the SWTOR forums that has lots of links and some bullet points for consideration. Things of note: Exclusive Collector …

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American’s Elect

One of my degrees in college was Political Science. I’ve forgotten 90% of what I learned and probably distorted the remaining 10%. Despite that, I think I got enough of a background to be able to separate at least a …

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