Monthly Archives: July 2012

SWTOR Free to Play

Well, it’s happened. Star Wars the Old Republic is going Free 2 Play. Does this mean that the subscription game model is officially dead? Maybe. If SWTOR can’t succeed on it, I don’t think we’ll see many more big games …

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Patentright

As a writer, I’m a fan of copyright. It protects me from people stealing my stories and treating them as their own. However, as a user of the internet. I think copyright and patent laws are to restrictive and byzantine. …

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Hello? Is this thing on?

So it’s been a little quiet around here lately. I’ve done maybe 3 posts in the last two weeks. We’ve had workers here rebuilding our shower (and running out of tile) so that’s caused a bit of a distraction to …

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What is the GSA?

Are they an elite force of government assassins whose job it is to kill people who cheat in games?  Are they a group of gamers who write articles about games? Or are they crack team of heroes sent back in …

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Comcast Sucks

Some of you may have seen me complaining about Comcast on Twitter last week. So I thought I’d explain the full extent of their suckiness. For a long time, my internet has had a tendency to not work at random …

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Under Siege

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The latest update to Star Trek Online went live last Thursday, Season 6: Under Siege. Like everything Cryptic does, it’s a mixed bag. Though , for a change, mostly positive. I’ll break my thoughts down below. The Good Overall, this …

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Civ Update

I’ve had some time to dig into the new Civ expansion some over the last few weeks. Overall, I’m really enjoying it. I’ll give you a summary of the games I’ve played and then take a look at some of …

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STO Character Profile: Jaarod Naris part 3

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Starfleet Dossier: Jaarod Naris (circa 2409) Rank: Rear Admiral Species: Bajoran Assignment: Commanding Officer, Task Force 733 In 2409, the ship’s of Jaarod’s special operations task force became integrated into Starfleet’s main fleet structure. The bulk of them joined TF-733, under Jaarod’s command …

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Couch to 5k

I started the Couch to 5k program two weeks ago. The way it works, is 3 days a week, every other day, you go on a run that is a series of running and walking intervals. Each week the run …

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Spiderman Review

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I originally had no interest in seeing “The Amazing Spiderman”. When I heard about it, my first reaction was, “Really?”. Anothe remake so soon after the previous ones seemed excessive.  It has only been 5 years since “Spiderman 3”, and …

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