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PC Games (Games)

Submission + - Chinese MMO Bans Males From Playing Female Charact

Cap'n.Brownbeard writes: ""Players of the Chinese MMORPG, King of the World, may have found themselves unable to log into their accounts this past weekend. The game's publisher, Aurora Technology, has apparently frozen the accounts of all male players choosing to play as a female characters. Now, only female players can play female characters, and they're required to prove their gender via a webcam. Females wanting to play males are still allowed though." http://news.filefront.com/chinese-mmo-bans-males-from-playing-female-characters/"

Submission + - 12 IT skills that employers can't say no to

StonyandCher writes: Have you spoken with a high-tech recruiter or professor of computer science lately? According to observers across the country, the technology skills shortage that pundits were talking about a year ago is real.

The market for IT talent is hot, but only if you have the right skills. If you want to be part of the wave, take a look at what eight experts — including recruiters, curriculum developers, computer science professors and other industry observers — say are the hottest skills of the near future.

Comment pff. (Score 1) 584

I can see why ID would complain - Single player games are by far the easiest to pirate. Games Liek Fear and Prey were extremly easy games to pirate, and you only really need a keygen and a no-cd/fixed-image. All the steam based games are hard to pirate, and in fact i just bought them cause I liked them (games, not steam) so much. Despite the annoyances of steam, it does an excedingly good job of preventing pirating. Also, games like BF2, which only have an online multiplayer worth playing, can check cd-keys on login, and are also difficult to pirate.

Use the Force, Luke.