Archive for the ‘Misc Gaming’ Category

Free EGM subscription returns!

Free EGM subscription returns!

Some people may still remember when I linked the free magazine subscripions of OCR awhile back, when now my subscription is UP so it’s time to renew! http://www.zdmcirc.com/forms/EGM_073106_pax_form.html http://www.zdmcirc.com/forms/EGM_070606_newegg_form.html Both links are pretty much exactly the same. All you do is put in your address and wait a month or 2 for your free EGMs. […]

40 Percent of World of Warcraft Players Addicted

40 Percent of World of Warcraft Players Addicted

MMORPGs and game addiction. If you’re suffering from dry eyes, headaches, back aches, erratic sleep patterns, it may be more than just your average hangover: according to Dr. Maressa Orzack, you could be suffering from video and computer game addiction. A clinical psychologist, Orzack is founder and coordinator of Computer Addiction Services at McLean Hospital […]

Within A Deep Forest

Within A Deep Forest

Nifflas, a prominent tracker who hangs out in the modarchive.com irc channel on espernet, is also a freeware game developer.  The project is now “complete.” and Nifflas is focusing his time on the sequel, most likely working on design while he awaits the release of Multimedia Fusion 2, as he has already created a great […]

Videogames Aim For Olympic Recognition

Videogames Aim For Olympic Recognition

Chris Morris at CNN’s Game Over column reports that there is a push on for possible representation of pro gaming at the 2008 Olympics. From the article: “Television networks are getting interested, too. NBC’s USA Network will air a series of seven hour-long shows featuring Major League Gaming tournaments this fall. But financial and network […]

Free MMO with Final Fantasy Tactics Style Combat

Free MMO with Final Fantasy Tactics Style Combat

So I was talking to one of the half-ops over in the WouldYouHitThis chat, when she directed me to this game called “Dofus.” The music and character illustrations on the website immediately drew me in. It totes itself as a “Tactical MMORPG”, but I didn’t really get to full effect of what that meant until […]

CT: Crimson Echoes rom hack demo out

CT: Crimson Echoes rom hack demo out

The ROM hack sequel to Chrono Trigger, “Crimson Echoes,” has been released in demo form again. Three chapters of the game are now playable (versus the simple prologue of the last game), featuring new areas, scenes, events, characters and story as the rich world of Crimson Echoes unfolds. Nearly every era is accessible, and a […]

Spore coming to ALL next-gen systems

Spore coming to ALL next-gen systems

When Nintendo initially announced that Wii would be the “system that never sleeps” and that it’d always be online, I made a comment over on GamesAreFun about how that would be perfect for Spore. I had no idea they’d actually RELEASE Spore on the Wii, though! A recent interview with Will Wright about his upcoming […]

Freeware Video Game Company Simulator & More

Freeware Video Game Company Simulator & More

I happened to stumble upon a website recently that has freeware games.. and not only that, they’re GOOD! One that happened to catch my eye was a game called GameBiz! Where you control a small video game company during the big video game boom of the early 80’s. You manage employees and contracts while deciding […]

Home of the Underdogs is BACK

Home of the Underdogs is BACK

One of the biggest abandonware sites on the internet (Home of the Underdogs) is now back up online and fully functional once again. The site which was down from March 21st 2006 until April 23rd 2006 due to problems with re-registering the domain name now has a new domain for the time being. You can […]

Videogame Remake of 1986’s World Series Game 6

Videogame Remake of 1986’s World Series Game 6

From slashdot: Even non-baseball fans must concede that the re-creation of the bottom half of the 10th inning of Game Six of the 1986 World Series, using the original broadcast audio and a replay with Nintendo’s RBI Baseball, took enormous dedication. ‘Something like the Keith Hernandez at-bat, where he flies out to center, took like […]

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