After a small amount of time some games go from a commercial license to another license - usually an open source one. Once games fall into the open source type of license then they usually get modified by the gaming community and made into better versions. These are then usually released on developers websites.
One game that has really been modified a lot and released - which I remember playing this game years ago and loved it - was Warzone 2100. I used to play it on PSX ("Playstation") and loved the game, then when I found out - via WikiPedia... [read more]
Now we all know Napster... all those bad times it went through then it's transformation to legality, well there is a slightly new-ish piece of software released, which I only came across last night and I think it's brilliant!
Think of a Free Napster for life, with no buffering (so instant playing), playlists, custom made radio stations and artist listings that will even make the biggest music fan weak at the knees! Well this piece of software has it!
The software is called Spotify and is free to download for the United Kingdom... [read more]
I have a huge fascination with the weather. Though what we get here in the United Kingdom is poo compared to the likes of the United States of America... with their 15+ inches of snow, deep freezes, massive heatwaves, hail stones the size of grapefruits, hurricanes, magnificent thunderstorms and lightning and of course tornadoes.
Not many people know though, the UK has more tornadoes than the USA - but that's only like that because that's measured by tornadoes by area. Though overall the USA have over 1,000 tornadoes a year! Ranging from just little funnels in the sky to full blown... [read more]
I got a tad bit bored today, so I decided to have a look around and see what free games people have been making on YoYo Games with the wonderful GameMaker software that Mark Overmars created and I ended up coming across a game called Gray and Green, so I thought "OK, I'll have a little go of it and see how good it is" - now this is mainly because the ratings for it were high. I downloaded it and played it and it is a pretty decent game.
The idea of... [read more]