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    Gaming South Korea Starcraft gamers accused of match rigging

    Police in South Korea are investigating allegations of match fixing by professional players of sci-fi-themed strategy game StarCraft. The game, made by World of Warcraft developer Blizzard, is enormously popular in South Korea. Leagues of professional players compete in televised tournaments...
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    Child vows to take down 4chan/anonymous

    (youtube embedding didn't work?) - Fixed. :)
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    Gaming Learn to Let Go: How Success Killed Duke Nukem

    On the last day, they gathered for a group photo. They were videogame programmers, artists, level builders, artificial-intelligence experts. Their team was — finally — giving up, declaring defeat, and disbanding. So they headed down to the lobby of their building in Garland, Texas, to smile for...
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    Gaming Take-Two sues Apogee, Duke Nukem Forever screenshots leaked

    The next chapter of this saga begins.... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a5LJCCRIwYg0 ============================ Meanwhile, high resolutions screenshots and spreadsheets of the entire plot have been leaked onto the Internet, find them here...
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    Gaming Duke Nukem developer goes bust

    Veteran games developer 3D Realms has closed down because of a lack of funds. Founded in 1987, the firm popularised the concept of shareware gaming and published the seminal Duke Nukem and Wolfenstein 3D first-person shooters. The company was working on a follow-up title, Duke Nukem...
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    PC Defense Grid: The Awakening 75% off This Week on Steam

    Just a heads up. Steam is offering the addictive Tower Defense game Defense Grid: The Awakening for a mere $5.00 , or 75% off the original price. This special is available until May 13th. Read here for more information: http://store.steampowered.com/app/18500/
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    Gaming Electronic Arts to axe 500 jobs

    Video game publishing giant Electronic Arts (EA) is to shed more than 500 jobs, after the firm announced lower than expected profits for the year. Nearly 20% of its share value was wiped out after the profit warning, with its shares closing at $22.78. EA said that higher development and...
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    StarCraft II Q&A: Lead Designer Dustin Browder

    Here's an interesting Q&A made last Monday by Wired as part of their Blizzcon 2008 wrap-up: http://blog.wired.com/games/2008/10/qa-starcraft-ii.html The interviewee, SCII Lead Designer Dustin Browder, gave what was one of the more relaxed and frank interviews that I've read from a Blizzard...
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    Gaming Blizzard wins Warcraft bot battle

    Blizzard has won the first round of a legal battle against the maker of software that automates game play in World of Warcraft. It brought the case against MDY Industries claiming its WowGlider program infringed its copyright. An Arizona district court has ruled MDY does infringe...
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    Blizzard Movies?

    Is there an official site where all the Blizzard games movies are watchable ? I thought Blizzard had made one, but Google doesn't turn up much.
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    Gaming Confessions of a World of Warcraft Addict

    Australia, April 21, 2008 - The scourge of addiction; it consumes everything in its path – families, neighbourhoods, puppy dogs, bicycles, you name it. It's the ghastly boil on the face of humanity - a boil that's about to burst. Sure, humans have always found something to become addicted to...
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    StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 34 released

    StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 34 has been published on the official StarCraft II forums, check it out here: http://www.battle.net/forums/thread.aspx?fn=sc2-general&t=851204&p=1&#post851204
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    unittype compile issue (probably really simple)

    ok, I'm tired, it's been a long day, and I can't figure out what the heck is wrong. This trigger: function Trig_Untitled_Trigger_001_Actions takes nothing returns nothing local unittype someUnitType = udg_someUnitType endfunction...
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    Gaming Legal battle over Warcraft 'bot'

    The makers of World of Warcraft are locked in a legal battle with a firm that has produced a tool to automate many actions in the virtual world. Blizzard is suing Michael Donnelly, the creator of the MMO Glider program, which performs key tasks in the game automatically, such as fighting...
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    gamecache & multiplayer

    I've just been wandering through the topics here covering the gamecache and its use in multiplayer maps. One point still has me confused though - when a piece of data is stored in the gamecache in a multiplayer game, on whose computer is the data stored ? Is there an implication that it will...
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    creeps, creep, creeps

    So, yeah, I was reading this thread: http://www.thehelper.net/forums/showthread.php?t=86806&highlight=random+level+creep+unit-type where they were discussing "Random level x creep unit-type" My point of confusion regarding this topic is, what makes a creep a creep ? Is there a special...
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    highlighting correct answers in threads

    I'm not sure vBulletin supports this, but I was thinking how useful it would be to have a feature where, for example, in the WC3 help forum, when someone posts a question to which they get a whole series of responses, that the original poster can then go and nominate the post(s) which helped...
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    [Sci/Tech] Windows Vista SP1 Released to Manufacturers, Available from mid-March

    "Hi, Mike Nash here from the Windows Product Management group at Microsoft. Today we are excited to announce that we have released Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista to manufacturing (RTM) for our first set of languages (English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese). Service Pack 1 is a very...
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    the [code] tag window is very narrow

    Is it possible to get the tag window to span wider across the screen? At the moment it is so narrow that it makes it incredibly frustrating to read someone's code. Making it variable width would be awesome, because then it's width would be relative to your browser window size. [CODE]This...
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    King's Quest IX gets given the green light

    Vivendi Universal Games has granted a fan license to Phoenix Online Studios to continue work on the fan-based King's Quest IX project, titled "Every Cloak Has Silver Lining". As part of the license, the game name was changed to "The Silver Lining". This is the press release from VUG...
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