Monthly Archives: April 2012

Okay, time to accept it. The newest Halo video game is coming out November 6. We’re already getting details about the multiplayer and we’ll have a pretty good idea of what to expect by this fall. It’s only a matter of time...
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I was going to write an intro for this post, but I think Jimmy pretty much nailed it. The basic premise of these are to give you guidelines on how you should use your software in a legal way. But here's a problem: no one reads them. We can't be expected to. These are written for lawyers, by lawyers. I for one don't want to read 60+ pages of small print legal-speak so I can color when i'm bored.

For years Electronic Arts has a trusted household name in the video game industry. They publish Battlefield, Mass Effect,  and Madden, among other franchises. I used to love EA. But now we're over. For a while now EA has been going to war against its own customers. It wants control over the market and even how we game.

I don't even have to tell you what day it is. When we were kids this holiday was all about whoopie cushions and kick me signs. April Fool's used to be about trolling people. But then the internet happened. Mass trolling is an everyday occurrence on the net. In this kind of environment, April Fool's turns into just another day. But just like it did with everything else, the internet turned it into its own thing.