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by Chibiabos
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:46 am
Forum: Randomness
Topic: Shareware: The Past and Future of PC Gaming
Replies: 18
Views: 3596

Re: Shareware: The Past and Future of PC Gaming

I got into computing in the 1980s, when shareware came on floppy disks -- 5 1/4" and later 3 1/2" -- through mail order. I remember the thrill of a disk arriving in the mail, more often than not it was an exciting, pleasant experience to have new software. Shareware was a way for talented programmer...
by Chibiabos
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:07 am
Forum: Randomness
Topic: Good morning :)
Replies: 8
Views: 1794

Re: Good morning :)

Grah

My fault, sorry. :( I got seduced by the lack of mention of pharmaceuticals, porn or prostitutes in the message. I fail. :(
by Chibiabos
Sun Feb 06, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Wolfire
Topic: Warrior Rabbit
Replies: 10
Views: 2693

Re: Warrior Rabbit

You can get tag-compatible youtube links by pressing the small "Share" button under the video. It will open a text field with a basic URL to the video. Whenever I do that, Youtube always sticks a tag in like &feature=related or embedded or some crap. I am always having to manually remove such tags,...
by Chibiabos
Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Wolfire
Topic: i suddenly stumbled upon phoenix engine in wikipedia...
Replies: 21
Views: 5745

Re: i suddenly stumbled upon phoenix engine in wikipedia...

If anyone at Wolfire wants you to deface wikipedia articles, I'd be sorely disappointed.
by Chibiabos
Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:07 am
Forum: Wolfire
Topic: i suddenly stumbled upon phoenix engine in wikipedia...
Replies: 21
Views: 5745

Re: i suddenly stumbled upon phoenix engine in wikipedia...

Guys, do not delete the information on the Relic engine of the same name. That is making this into an edit war.
by Chibiabos
Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:32 am
Forum: Lugaru
Topic: iCoder: Aren't they just a delightful bunch?
Replies: 30
Views: 19177

Re: iCoder: Aren't they just a delightful bunch?

I noted the counterfeit sales on Wikipedia's article on the Mac App Store here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_App_Store#Counterfeit_Apps And on the article about Lugaru here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lugaru#Counterfeit_sales_on_Apple.27s_Mac_App_store My writing and wiki editing skills are a ...
by Chibiabos
Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Lugaru
Topic: iCoder: Aren't they just a delightful bunch?
Replies: 30
Views: 19177

Re: iCoder: Aren't they just a delightful bunch?

Its now up to 9 sites, including 2 in German and 1 in French. http://www.google.com/search?q=lugaru+apple&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#q=lugaru+apple&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbs=nws:1&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&...
by Chibiabos
Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: Randomness
Topic: Look at this Douche
Replies: 87
Views: 14435

Re: Look at this Douche

Oh whoops, I totally stuck this on the wrong thread, sorry. XD
by Chibiabos
Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Randomness
Topic: Look at this Douche
Replies: 87
Views: 14435

Re: Look at this Douche

At the time of this reply, Google news search lists 8 sites have picked up this story (2 in German): http://kotaku.com/5750238/the-case-of-the-identical-rabbit-games http://thenextweb.com/apple/2011/02/03/counterfeit-app-lugaru-appears-on-the-mac-app-store/ http://www.destructoid.com/lugaru-shameles...
by Chibiabos
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Wolfire
Topic: System requirements for Overgrowth?
Replies: 89
Views: 62083

Re: System requirements for Overgrowth?

Newb addendum question: can/will it be able to take advantage of multiprocessors and 64-bit? I'm amazed at the lack of support from big studios, especially for my beloved strategy games like Civ V that lags badly maxing out one of my four cores and hitting the 32-bit memory ceiling of around 2 GB of...