Redecorating a bit

As you can probably see, we’ve done some redecorating around here. This is a new, more simplified design which puts more information at your fingertips and makes it easier to get around.
We’ve moved the old links box on the side to the top of the page, rearranged the navigation (a handy links bar at the top of the page, as well as quick search and topic jump navigation on the side), and cleaned up the blocks a lot. As always, we’re open to suggestions on improving the site, so leave some comments. (Note: Comments system is still kinda messed up, but we’ll work on that soon.)

#Mod_Shrine One Hour Compo!

Tuesday evening I hosted a one hour tracking compo on the #mod_shrine
channel, on! The samples were mostly in tune, only off
by a few cents for the most part, but that didn’t stop these guys from
putting on a good show.
What follows is the results as I posted them in the channel.
Bolded items are artists and their corresponding songs, underline is
the number of points they received.

[20:16:55] this must be xaimus 11th compo, he came in 5th place with
[20:16:59] osh**
[20:17:11] werent there 6 entries?
[20:17:23] tie maybe
[20:17:24] tie around the corner hmm
[20:17:39] points?
[20:17:50] CategoryApl tried his hardest to go, but after his 18th round trip, he decided it was time for a 4th marriage
[20:17:54] 11 im guessing, he underlined 11
[20:17:58] duh
[20:17:59] what
[20:18:00] heh
[20:18:03] just realised it myself 🙂
[20:18:08] that was my 3rd
[20:18:14] 😛
[20:19:02] eh
[20:19:08] ah
[20:19:11] nothing
[20:19:27] mnext slut
[20:19:28] OMG! We have a bow-tie! eKid‘s little lost ate part of DenseGoo‘s display, causing a delay of another 22 minutes…
[20:19:44] heh
[20:20:24] OMG
[20:20:25] soc couldn’t control himself after watching 23 hours of pornotube, he had to leave some [semen on the desk]
[20:20:33] eKid, i’m gonna get you for what your pig done!
[20:20:36] haha ha
[20:20:45] how did you know I looked at pornotube
[20:20:49] 😀
[20:20:50] i guessed!
[20:21:03] it’s a mostly terrible site though
[20:21:23] Tonights champion by First Round Knockout in 30 seconds… s-go with justin timberlake.xm
[20:21:23] btw

Download the files here:

Please note that you will need a module player such as XMPlay, MODPlayer, or WinAmp (but use the BASS plugin).

*Note about the results.txt, it was generated using Juan “reduz”
Linietsky’s Compo Management System, if you want to have a copy of this
program, let me know and I’ll hook you up!

The Corner Store

Hello and welcome to the first installment of my (hopefully) weekly
column! I’ve got some things for you to look at, in and around various
parts of the online and offline community.
First, Halo Related news as follows:’s
dedicated servers continue to draw idiots who think that it’s funny to
shoot teammates regardless of whether friendly fire is off or not; in
addition to that users also continue to perpetuate the myth that an
insulting name is funny on a general audiences server.
In related
news has some new runs to look at; if you’re having
trouble beating Halo 2 (you noob) then this is not for you as some of
these players have spent literal days trying to get a good enough speed
run to submit. Be sure to check out news pages two and three as well
for some no-shot goodness.

Non-Halo news as follows:

Supremacy is still quite a good band, and news floats around that
there’s a new Mars Volta album out so if you’re interested in them give
it a look. Television continues to disappoint some people, the Adult
Swim lineup especially. But for those of us who haven’t already seen
fansubs or shelled out thirty dollars per disc Bleach and Trinity blood
are welcome additions to the Saturday Lineup, as well as new Robot
Chicken for sunday, and most recently a surprisingly on-topic (at least
for a moment) new episode of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.

if those don’t satisfy you you’re always welcome to tune into local
programming and infomercials, History Channel for some laughs at the
secular scholars’ attempts to interpret how the pyramids were built and
Discovery Science keeping you up to date on the little things that make
the world tick.

That’s all for this week; join me next time as I
take a look at the goings-on of the artist side of the universe. I’ll
have artist reviews, commission guides and who’s been where, so don’t
miss it.

This Week in Game Releases

EA pumps out yet another sports game,
while Taito releases Bubble Bobble Revolution for the NDS. In
other, saddening news, Desperate Housewives is now a PC game.
EA is notorious for releasing sports games as though they were a fast
food chain. While not necessarily a bad thing, Fifa ’07 is
shipping this week into a market which has already been inundated with
other EA hits such as Madden NFL ’07, Nascar ’07, NCAA Foootball ’07,
and NHL ’07. The graphics are going to be on the same level as
these other games, and the rosters will more than likely be as accurate
as possible. May not hit the mainstream as hard as Madden, but as
it is being released on every platform imaginable, it is hard to
conceive that this game will not do well.

Taito Corporation is rereleasing its classic Bubble Bobble games on the
Nintendo DS, with what looks to be a new game designed to take
advantage of Nintendo’s Dual Screen technology. Unfortunately,
Bubble Bobble Revolution does not appear very revolutionary, and seems to be relying
solely on the strength of nostalgia to bear the burden of sales.

Also being released this week is Beuna Vista Games’ Desperate
Housewives PC game, which is labeled as a Virtual Life game. It
should appeal to who watch the television show, which means all of you
young gentlemen who have computers must lock your doors, for there is
reason to fear that your mother/girlfriend/sister may install the game
and suddenly pre-empt you from your own business. At least until
Desperate Housewives coems on next week.

For a comprehensive list of games being released this week, check here:

VGDJ #59

This week on the show all about the music and community of OverClocked ReMix:

doth the end of September bring for VGDJ? Seek, and ye shall find.. [click read more ;-)]

doth the end of September bring for VGDJ? Seek, and ye shall find…
Episode 059. This show may be one of our shortest in recent times (less
than 30mb!), but we’ve still got your wacky, weekly hookup to the OCR
community. The compo scene is finally heating up, we get to talk about
our friends the tentacles again (though, in a slightly different way),
and perhaps most notably, we have a new contest giving away some newly
printed OCR shirts/hoodies! What’s it about, you ask? Why, download the
show, and hear for yourself.


Show (MP3)


Dwelling of Duels September 2006 – Silent Hill Month

This month’s theme was Silent Hill. Next month’s theme is any game
released on the Sega system or released by Sega! Entries are due
October 27th, 11:00 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time)
September 2006 – Silent Hill month:
#1 – ansgaros – Silent Hill 4 – Cradel of Forest

#2 – Reboot – Silent Hill 2 – Soggy Meadow

#3 – Scaredsim – Silent Hill 2, 4 – Lost Stars

Congrats to ansgaros!

Here are all of them.

Next month’s DoD page