Serenity or Why Fox Sucks Part II

Well, we finally purchased Serenity on Blue-Ray and what a visual treat that was! The movie itself was about what I expected as a whole, only with some plot twists I did not. I also found the movie darker than the series (both in the lighting of scenes and the …

We finally finished watching Firefly and…

I hate you Fox! Perhaps the best series ever invented by Man and you jackasses decided to run it out of order, not air some shows, and inevitably cancel it when you never even gave it a chance! (For those that have never seen the series, it’s time to decide …

Keeping the Arcade games alive

So as some of you know, I have been fortunate enough to be the keeper of two arcade cabinets – Space Duel (an Atari vector game similar to Asteroids) and Ms. Pac-Man. There are interesting stories to how I ended up with both, but that’s for another day. Both, however, …

StarCraft 2 and the lack of LAN play – let’s talk physics!

This topic has come up now in multiple circles so I thought I would spend some time to form my opinion on the matter. A few days ago, Ars Technica reported that Blizzard was seriously considering dropping LAN play as an option for the upcoming sequel to Star Craft. A …

Leveled Up!

I was going to put something more creative for the title. I was trying to think of what Dragon Warrior (that old NES RPG game) said when you leveled up. I always thought it was grammatically weird…something like "You have increased in level" Anyhoo, I took my RHCE exam earlier …

Why do you taunt me so!

Lately I’ve become a huge follower of Above & Beyond’s A State of Trance. It can be digested in a number of formats including a podcast. So I’ve been listening to that on the way to and from work religiously. They play some amazing stuff too! Trouble is, the stuff …