Monthly Archives: September 2011

look on the bright side – Greedo still misses

Starwars fans upset with Lucas, again? Nooooo! Seriously, who is surprised Lucas made additional changes to the Starwars Trilogy for the blu-ray release? Are they really worse than the initial changes made to “A New Hope” and “Return of the … Continue reading

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better late than mediocre

“A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” In classic Blizzard tradition, the ship date much anticipated sequel “Diablo 3” will be pushed back until early next year, costing them a holiday … Continue reading

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an unbreakable record?

Time to check some really old math, again. More than a hundred years of well-proven science assume just a few things are perfectly constant; Newton’s gravitational constant and the velocity of light are on the short list. Our most treasured … Continue reading

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Blizzard’s 180 degree turn

Blizzard recently announced it would partner with Paypal to support buying virtual assets with real world currency from other players in the upcoming “Diablo III” in-game auction house. Read the press release here: http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/news/?d=2011-9#140956 This is a crisp 180 degree … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Baggins

Tis the season for elves and jolly bearded men in boots, and chain mail. http://www-images.theonering.org/torwp/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/HBT-DWF-007.jpg Some years back, we were treated to Christmas with Frodo three years running, four if you count the following holiday extended-edition DVD sales; I know … Continue reading

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