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Counter Strike

Grrr! I want my beta invite for CS:GO already! Been playing lots of Counter Strike Source lately to keep the skills up. Unfortunately the online community hasn’t changed… I don’t know what it’s like in other countries, but in Australia it’s a debilitating bogan c-word culture with less appeal than the original DoTA community. It …

Unappreciated Game of the Week: Master Sword Continued

Every Saturday I’ll be giving the spotlight to a poor unappreciated game that didn’t get the attention it deserved for one reason or another. This week it’s Master Sword Continued a Half Life 1 mod that’s been around for near a decade and still has a strong online community. In short, Master Sword Continued is …

Building My New PC

So, I ordered all of this from PC Case Gear last week, which I’m highly recommending if you are ordering from Australia, and I’ve just finished putting it together. It’s my first real custom build. If you’re wondering why a few components are missing; I already have a decent graphics card, power supply and my …

CoolerMaster V8 is BIG!

So I ordered this cooler for my new computer, I was told it was just about the biggest cooler around, but I didn’t think it was this colossal! I’m glad I got the CoolerMaster HAF X case, I don’t think this would fit in many other cases. Thermal pasting this thing is a huge job, …

Logitech G-Keys

I’ve finally found a useful application for my keyboard macro keys; auto-entering test data when testing console applications! This bad boy has saved me at least 10 minutes of tedious repetitive test data entry on my java assignment. Does anyone actually use theirs for gaming apart from chat macros? I have buttons bound to open …

Razer Naga Issues

Still having difficulty getting used to my new Razer Naga mouse. I usually handle mice with all 3 middle fingers on the buttons/scroll wheel, but there is barely any room to do that on the Naga, at least not comfortably… I also have issues with getting the DPI and sensitivity right, I can’t seem to …

Meep!

Playing ‘Call of Cthulhu Dark Corners of the Earth’ in the dark. Reminds me of my first run through the Penumbra and Amnesia games. Combine investigative/problem solving gameplay with first person atmospheric creepiness and you have a truly scary game. None of those cheap shock tactics certain console ports use. *ahem* F.E.A.R…