GNious writes "Seems there is a casting-call for Nerds, looking for individuals for "King of the Nerds Season 2" — What better place to find them, than /. ?
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GNious writes "Ex-BioWare dev, Trent Oster explains how fan negativity could have attributed to Muzyka and Zeschuk's departure."Link to Original Source
GNious writes "An online petition demanding a refund (or at least some compensation) for the Sony(tm) Playstation(tm) 3 has been signed by more than 7500 owners, all complaining of an inferior product being sold at full retail price. Perhaps someone in the video games business should look into the concept of merchantability, or are gamers just complaining too easily?"Link to Original Source
GNious writes "Despite warnings from Microsoft and the Danish minister of Science, Helge Sander, the municipality of Rødovre, DK, has exchanged Microsoft Office for OpenOffice.org citing savings in License and end-user time as reasons. This comes after concerns that a similar move by Lyngby-Taarnbæk was causing the Software Giant to try and have the responsible IT Manager removed. Microsoft also penned a stern warning (http://lyngby-taarbaek.lokalavisen.dk/it-i-lyngby-taarb%C3%A6ks-skoler---%C3%A5bent-brev-til-borgmester-rolf-aagaard-svendsen/20091102/laeserbreve/911029910) to Lyngby-Taarnbæk when they moved their schools to OOo."Link to Original Source
GNious writes "Bioware has a thread about porting the upcoming game Dragon Age to Apple Mac OS X and/or Linux.
Debate include such topics as porting houses, physics engines and the value of the market, with an enormous amount of requests for such games as Neverwinter Nights 2.
With the potential for selling upwards of 1000 copies (counting individual requests) of a game at possibly $50 each, is the decision to exclude a platform and the associated revenue the correct one, or are the petitioners the ones that have gotten it wrong to think that their ca 1-5% marketshare matters?"