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Comment: Re:Attempting with existing title was a mistake (Score 2) 239

by coolguyclay (#49569209) Attached to: Valve Pulls the Plug On Paid Mods For Skyrim
Bethesda has released their Creation Kit (that makes all these mods) for free. Depending how this plays out, I wonder if this type of thing would have a different cost to it in the future. It's great that mod makers can get paid for using their time and free tools, and this "licensing" is typical of software that is free to use for non-commercial purposes. Once a mod becomes commercial, it's a whole different thing, and those free tool makers (Bethesda) want/deserve their share.
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Finnish Guy Gets Prosthetic USB Finger Storage 113

Posted by samzenpus
from the I'd-still-choose-a-shotgun-leg dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Jerry had a motorcycle accident last May and lost a finger. When the doctor working on the artificial finger heard he is a hacker, the immediate suggestion was to embed a USB 'finger drive' to the design. Now he carries a Billix Linux distribution as part of his hand."

Comment: Re:Light? (Score 1) 491

by coolguyclay (#13038753) Attached to: Doomed: How id Lost Its Crown
I think this was the entire point of the game. You can't rush into a dark room you can't see into. You have to check around corners and, yes, things will pop out at you. I think the whole 'no flashlight and gun at the same time' bit was to add a little atmosphere . . . and possibly make you nervous while you play.

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