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Submission + - New binary release of Seed7 for Windows (sourceforge.net)

Thomas Mertes writes: "Seed7 version 2011-05-08 was released as binary version for Windows: seed7_05_20110508_win.tgz Seed7, see: http://seed7.sourceforge.net/ is an extensible programming language with the following features: User defined statements and operators, abstract data types, templates without special syntax, OO with interfaces and multiple dispatch, statically typed, interpreted or compiled, portable, runs under Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows."
PlayStation (Games)

Submission + - PSN outage vs. past Internet interruptions (technologizer.com)

harrymcc writes: "Sony's PlayStation Network outage is creeping towards the one-month point. That, and the fact that it involved a security breach, surely makes it the worst such interruption in Internet history. I created a chart that compares it to some other ones that made the news, beginning with the famous AOL and eBay outages of the 1990s."

Comment Re:Will it stay free? (Score 1) 188

Yes, it's free.

So there's no ongoing benefit to Blizzard keeping the Starcraft 2 servers going after about a year when the sales start to trail off.

What is it like TWELVE YEARS now and people are still playing Starcraft against one another via LAN? You think there's any chance that Blizzard is going to still be running a Starcraft 2 server in 2022?

Sometimes, being a fan of a product to the extent that you'd buy it no matter what works against your own best interest.

The ORIGINAL Diablo is still playable on Battle.net, as is Diablo II, Starcraft, Warcraft, etc. Blizzard isn't one to drop their servers when the game gets old.

PC Games (Games)

Submission + - Blizzard Announces Starcraft 2

Thomas M Hughes writes: At Blizzard's World Wide Invitational, it was just announced moments ago that the game studio will be developing and hopefully releasing Starcraft II. I imagine much more news will come in the next few days, as the flood gates are now open.

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