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Comment: Re:Sadly I don't think it's going to help (Score 2) 55

by Black LED (#49708903) Attached to: MAME Changing License To Fully Libre One

You can't emulate Pinball

Actually, you can. You might be interested in this too.

If you can appropriate an HDTV, lay it on a slant (or attached to a swing arm) and attach some flipper buttons on the sides, you could have a pretty good pinball experience. Hell, you might be able to use a 3D TV if you want stereoscopy.

Comment: Re:Money or Art? (Score 1) 175

by Black LED (#49681241) Attached to: The Decline of Pixel Art
The guy doesn't even know what pixel art is. It's a very specific type of digital art that involves creating images by manually placing each and every pixel by hand. It's comparable to the old ANSI art of the BBS days.

He's trying to claim that sprites from Street Fighter III and King of Fighters is pixel art, when it's certainly not. Those games are very obviously made using standard raster art techniques and tools.

+ - Google deleting YouTube channels for all Google+ holdouts.

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: Recently my YouTube channel of almost nine years has disappeared and according to information gathered from the YouTube Google Group, there is no way to restore the channel unless the user creates a Google+ account. Numerous others have reported on the same issue.

Google has remained silent, however a "Top Contributor" to the Google Groups has alleged that this was a software glitch that only affected certain users, conveniently users who either hadn't ever created a Google+ account and users who had deleted their Google+ accounts.

+ - Google Shuts Down Map Maker Following Hacks->

Submitted by Errorcod3
Errorcod3 writes: After a series of spam attacks and other obscene edits, Google has temporarily taken its crowd-sourced map editing tool Map Maker offline. The online tool has, for years, allowed those in countries without detailed maps to be able to add various details and points of interest to Google Maps, like new roads or parks, for example. But in more recent months, the tool has been instead used by some to upload inappropriate content to Google Maps – like the recent prank which added an image of the Android mascot urinating on the Apple logo, for instance.
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