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German Ban On Doom Finally Lifted

bzzzt Re:Now available (176 comments)

Yeah. I remember reading a magazine at the time claiming the cheat code was an acronym for "smashing pumpkins into small pieces of putrid debris". Easy to remember ;)

more than 3 years ago

FPS Games That Need a Remake

bzzzt Re:Goldeneye remake -- any good? (518 comments)

Maybe you expected exactly the same game. It's not.

It's a lot of fun though.

more than 4 years ago

Catching Satnav Errors On Google Street View

bzzzt Re:Give up on these jokers (312 comments)

Hey, it's not like bandwidth is free.
At least there are multiple providers of the OSM data so in theory they should compete on price.

more than 4 years ago

New Wii Menu Update Targets Homebrew Again

bzzzt Re:As a Wii Owner (258 comments)

Bullshit. You can send it in for repair even if it's out of warranty or even repair it yourself if you buy a new drive. (google shows a lot of sites selling parts)

more than 4 years ago

Microsoft Office 2007 In Linux With WINE

bzzzt Re:Really, why? (224 comments)

It's not a question of "speaking" the proprietary stuff, but also of interpreting it correctly and making sure the software acts on the data in a useful way. Calendaring is a difficult problem and not really interesting to the "typical OSS hacker".
There's progress being made though, see http://www.openchange.org/

more than 5 years ago

Firefox Faster In Wine Than Native

bzzzt Re:Firefox is slow on Linux in general (493 comments)

This hack only works on some versions of some drivers. On my system with Intel graphics and recent drivers it completely crashes the X server after some time. Oh, and it's slower too ;)

more than 5 years ago

Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle Theory

bzzzt Re:Point and click hell (149 comments)

Having to look up stuff in the manual is DRM?

more than 6 years ago

Adobe Releases Preview of 64-bit Flash For Linux

bzzzt Re:Silverlight (329 comments)

Microsoft supported Moonlight? All I've seen is some tech-demo thing which craps out on 90% of the Silverlight content I've found. At least Flash works...

more than 6 years ago


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