Computer gamers who are into space sims speak the name "Elite" with no little reverence. David Braben and Ian Bell's classic opened a whole galaxy to explore. Two sequels were spawned: Frontier, which boasted an accurate Milky Way and played very well on the Amiga. Then they blew it badly with First Encounters.
Plying the space lanes with complete freedom has been hit or miss. Volition and Interplay graced us with Freespace I and II and of course we cannot forget Independence War
When questioned, Mr Chapman admitted that, until now, he hadn't heard of Cincinnati nor of Tony Perez. Let's hope he never hears of Eric Milton.
Payroll inflexibility. That was the operative word in Cincinnati this offseason, as the club focused on tightening their payroll for 2010. To achieve that, Johnny Gomez was non-tendered because the Reds feared that he might get $3 million in arbitration.
With the decade now a thing of the past, I thought it would be nice to look back at the last 10 years in PC gaming. The listing is not numbered simply because there would be no way to rank one game over another in a fair and impartial manner. You could debate this topic for the next ten decades and still not have a decisive winner. Deus Ex over Half Life 2? KOTOR over Oblivion? It is all in the eye of the beholder. Of course, there will be those who cry foul about their favorite game not being
Updated 04-21-2010 at 04:26 PM by oakland2001
It's the year of the Tiger in Japan.
Happy New Year!
12 years. Can you believe it?
At this time last year, I wasn't sure how much longer this site would last. But with the support of some key members, we've managed to keep this site just barely above water (incidentally, it's never too late to show your support ).
I'm not quite sure what the future holds for this site. But as I've mentioned before, I'll do my part to try and keep this site up for as long as possible.
Updated 12-20-2009 at 02:35 AM by Gwynar