Archive for February, 2006

Submitted… accepted? Whoa!

Okay, I know how much you all loved my post about having my first /. post modded up to +5, so I thought I’d let you know my first article submission got accepted too! As it currently looks: Microsoft Hopes Prizes Will Attract New Searchers Posted by CowboyNeal in The Mysterious Future! from the scratch-and-win […]

BF2 Patch 1.20: Initial Reactions

Well well. EA decided to release patch 1.2 to the world yesterday, February 14th. I played a few rounds on a couple servers to see how the patch had affected things. My thoughts: some things have changed, but not all for the better…

Half Life 2: Aftermath = Half life 2: Episode One

 Thats right, valve have finally delivered on thier promise to make new episodic content! Valve Software has revealed to GameSpot that Aftermath, the upcoming expansion pack to the award-winning 2004 shooter Half-Life 2, has been renamed “Half-Life 2: Episode One.” When asked whether the name change is indicative of a change in direction for the […]

URI Change!

Just a small announcement (that probably didn’t need an exclamation mark) to the effect that this blog has been moved from http://bertieb.dyndns.org:50000/bertieb/ — which was pretty ugly — to http://blog.roberthallam.org; which is nicer looking, more descriptive, and let me experiment to figure out how the directive works in Apache. And here is your word of […]

Steam Friends Beta

Friends on steam used to work…sort of. It would let you find your friends and then join whatever server they were on…sort of. It was plagued by problems, mostly reliability issues, one day it worked and the next day it didn’t. Now Valve have released the first update to it for a long time, and […]