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Entertainment PC

Blast from the past: originally published June 1st 2001. Being a computer technician and networking professional, I have quite a few computers at home. The problem is what to do with those old Pentium machines that just can’t keep up…

Counter-Strike

Blast from the past: originally published April 3rd 2001. There’s only one way to describe Counter Strike; a PC phenomenon.  For those few who haven’t heard of it, here’s a short history.  Half Life, a first person shooter with an…

Tropico

Blast from the past: originally published August 20th 2001. Whenever a game comes along with a new spin, you just have to check it out. Just such a title appeared: Tropico from Gathering Of Developers. You are a dictator of a small…

Age Of Mythology

Blast from the past: originally published December 30th 2002. Christmas is almost upon us, so that means our loved ones have to buy us something. They’re looking for dropped hints, circled catalogue pages and the like. For gaming enthusiasts, this is a…

Zeus: Master Of Olympus

Blast from the past: originally published October 2000. A game run that has been near and dear to my heart is the City Building series from Impressions. From Caesar II on I have been an avid fan of building a city,…

Rune

Blast from the past: originally published December 22nd 2000. Lately there hasn’t been much time for game playing, but during those scant free minutes I managed to finish Rune. In case you haven’t heard of it, Rune is a third person…

Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault

Blast from the past: originally published April 18th 2002. I’ve just finished the single player game of Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault ( MOHAA ) and all I can say is “wow”. Like most I’ve grown tired of the first person…

Sudden Strike Forever

Blast from the past: originally published October 19th 2001. I love the expansion pack. Take a game I’ve spent hours enjoying, add more to it and let me enjoy it for a more hours. Not much new to learn, just more of…

Sudden Strike

Blast from the past: originally published March 9th 2001. Quite a few games from Europe have caused a stir in North America, but none as much as Sudden Strike.  This real time strategy cleaned up the awards from the European…

When to upgrade

I’m a PC enthusiast and as such long for the latest and greatest hardware.  Every time a new CPU, chipset or video card gets released and receives rave reviews I instantly go to my chosen online retailers and price things…