Thursday, January 15, 2009

Hurricane Ike's Wake

A glimpse in to Galveston's difficult if not impossible recovery - the people who are there and trying, and the dire need for state and federal funding that hasn't come through.

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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Games: Value vs. Worth.... Part Deux

[Fracture]About a year and a half ago, I posted a rant about video games, their prices and how that impacts review scores (or even perception to the quality of the game.

Needless to say I was pleasantly surprised the other day when Arstechnica's Opposable Thumbs Journal made their first post in a new series titled Bargain Bin Review... and ended up giving the much maligned Fracture a good review at its new bargain price of $19.99.

Fracture was a demo I quite enjoyed and while I didn't think it was worth rushing out and buying it at its original MSRP, I did think it had an intriguing idea... maybe some like minded cheap asses, like myself, will give it a second look.