Monthly Archives: August 2008

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Sating the WAR Appetite

As some of us are (hopefully) taking the long weekend here in the US for Labor Day to have a nice little barbeque and spend some time with family and friends, I thought this was an appropriate time to talk a little more about that

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Put on Your Bandwidth Caps

So to have many of the technology and internet addicts quaking in their torrent-laden boots, Comcast, one of the biggest cable and internet service providers out there, has decided to announce and implement publically their 250GB/month cap for data transfer for all its customers, starting

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Jay Mariotti – Some Villain Assembly Required

Today, we’re going to go a little bit off the beaten path of awesome positive geek topics – but don’t worry – I’ll try to bring it all back in, in the end. I promise. Chicago professional media – you know, the folks who actually

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WARtopian Society

Now I know that there are some real inspiring posts on here because I’m all about showing people the “bright side”, but believe or not, there are actually people who have an even sunnier outlook than I do on things. It seems hard to believe,

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Anything You Can Flame, I Can Flame Better

In the vast world of Internet forums, there are many different ways to run them. They can be as nice as a flower blooming in the morning dew or as mean as Simon Cowell on 1 hour of sleep. But no matter how they are

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The Last Hero – Live on TV

If there’s anything that geeks have had to suffer through on a consistent basis, it probably is ridicule. Whether it’s about being too un-athletic to play sports, or being buried in their little gadgets to the point of being stuffed inside a locker, the geeks

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The Penultimate Preview Weekend WAR Review

So after Warhammer Online’s Preview Weekend no doubt there are many reviews and impressions regarding what people think of the MMO genre’s upcoming entry. I’ve seen so many awesome and incredible thoughts about the game, based on these last few days that I just had

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Geek’s Night Out

So I know that I make a lot of comments about all us geeks being shut-ins who like to hug their keyboard more than they would another human being. Not that there’s anything wrong with that – I mean, if you want to have a

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The Post-NDA Pingback Extravaganza

And so, because cheap link posts are always not beyond this particular blog, here’s some blog posts from the first couple days of Warhammer Online’s post-NDA madness. Enjoy! Archmagery: http://archmagery.wordpress.com/2008/08/19/archmagery-vs-the-nda-round-1/ http://archmagery.wordpress.com/2008/08/19/answers-to-wizards-and-wenches-questions/ http://archmagery.wordpress.com/2008/08/19/zomg-exclusive-video/ Book of Grudges: http://bookofgrudges.wordpress.com/2008/08/19/what-we-did-in-closed-beta-and-chickens/ http://bookofgrudges.wordpress.com/2008/08/20/hints-and-tips-for-new-beta-testers/ http://bookofgrudges.wordpress.com/2008/08/19/review-of-warhammer-online-beta/ Keen and Graev’s Gaming Blog: http://www.keenandgraev.com/?p=1334 The