Come In Number Six, Your Ten Minutes Is Up.

June 13, 2008 at 1:34 am (Rants) (, , , )

Looks at date.

Looks at datestamp for the last post here.

Yeah I know.

Anyhow, I’ve been super busy and in fact still am super busy. I’m off to Dreamhack tomorrow which will be fun in new and exhausting ways. Then I’m back in the office for a couple of days before gadding off again, this time to a field near Derby where I’ll be on holiday doing much the same thing that I do at work but with fewer creature comforts and without the whole ‘online’ thing.

Anyhow, I wanted to talk today about something I read in a magazine recently.

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Piracy on the High C++

March 12, 2008 at 1:11 am (Musings, Rants) (, , )

I’ve been rubbish at updating recently I’m afraid. Partly it’s due to being enormously busy but mostly due to my propensity for being distracted easily. So let’s get the distractions out of the way first:

Yeah, I’m weak.
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The Man

October 22, 2007 at 4:20 pm (Rants) (, , )

And sticking it to him. It’s a relatively quiet time for the industry, all the big trade shows have come and gone, the line up for Christmas is pretty much now set in stone and the gaming news networks are wondering how to fill all the space they have between now and the avalanche of holiday releases. So as it goes, when news isn’t happening, one must make it oneself. Read the rest of this entry »

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RMT, professional powerlevelling and so forth

February 9, 2007 at 11:32 pm (Musings, Rants) (, )

Recently Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) published a white paper on their Station Exchange service. As can be expected this kicked off a fresh round of debate over real money trading in MMOs and also an interesting discussion on Raph Koster’s blog on the related topic of powerlevelling companies. I inserted my tuppence there but it’s not my home so I didn’t want to climb on the table and declaim too much. Here though, the furniture is less safe. Read the rest of this entry »

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