Blog 384: Various Minor Things

Yes.

  • Drakensang: The River of Time is coming.
  • Microsoft killed Unreal II (and others?) by stripping out DirectMusic.
  • Soft Cell’s (only famous) album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret

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Blog 383: Where Did Those Six Gigabytes Go?!

A.K.A. The Obligatory Unreal II Blog

Yeah, straight after finishing Mass Effect 2 I took five minutes out to give Unreal II: The Awakening another spin.

But I won’t talk about how much I love this game, because I’ve done it before so often. This time, after completing the game, I took a spin through some rather intriguing internet material…

I discovered some interesting things about the content that didn’t make it to the final release.

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Blog 382: Mass Effect 2

I had been looking forward to Mass Effect 2 for a long time.

I remember when Mass Effect was all the rage. I heard it was an XBox exclusive that would never come to PC and stopped caring immediately. That was a long time ago.

Then it came out on the PC. Jack was all “lol this is teh awsum”, so I bought it hardly shy of release day.

Luckily there were no such shenanigans for ME2. A pre-ordered Collectors’ Edition arrived last Thursday morning, a day before true European release. Despite being unable to get my DLC entitlements due to the internet fiasco, ME2 did not require internet activation and I was able to get started… While I wasn’t raging at BT tech support people.

Very minor spoilers may ensue, but I don’t explicitly discuss plot details so you should be okay.

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