Also known as lag spikes, or FPS drops, or frame stuttering, this annoying problem doesn’t happen only in Valve’s Source engine, as I’ve experienced, but also in GoldSrc(yeah, the Half-Life 1 engine). A gif will best explain this phenomenon: You can imagine that if in single player this is super annoying, multiplayer games like CS:GO […]Read more "Source Engine frame drops"
As Minecraft became more and more popular a plethora of server hosting solutions began to appear. Unfortunately Minecraft is a hungry resource eater, and even for about 10 players it requires quite a beefy computer with lots of RAM. Needless to say, the cheapest solutions of hosting are often disappointing, while those that provide lots […]Read more "Hosting a Minecraft server behind a router"
RAGE is free to play this weekend on STEAM. I thought I’d give it a try. I think it has a certain Borderlands feel to it, although not featuring that cartoonish outline. Actually, at a first glance it looks quite realistic. It’s running on the id Tech 5 Engine, and I’m amazed of how well […]Read more "Trying RAGE"
With patience you can travel across the seas. Patient people can expect fantastic rewards. Hard work produces marvelous results. No matter what, keep having hope that you will succeed. These all seem to be worthy attributes of Valve Time. Valve Time has been known to bring some fans to their knees, begging for new releases. […]Read more "Black Mesa Source Review"
Yesterday, 14th August, the beta of Counterstrike Global Offensive was released. At about 5,5 gb, it took a while until it was downloaded. I’m not going to write a detailed review here, I’m going to just expose how I felt about a couple of rounds. Firstly, we’re now welcomed by a redesigned menu, with an […]Read more "CS:GO first impressions"
Now before mappers go raging on me, stay calm-I know the ways of Hammer editor, I have used it in the past and still use it to this day. Even though the Hammer editor is not difficult to learn, it is a time consuming process that spans across several weeks or months. If one wants […]Read more "Portal 2 puzzle editor looks gorgeous"
Prophet(former Alcatraz, I suppose) returns to New York once again after finding the truth about the CELL organization’s Nanodomes. The citizens were told that the giant citywide structures were resurrected to protect the population and to cleanse these metropolises of the remnants of Ceph forces. In reality, the Nanodomes are CELL’s covert attempt at a […]Read more "Crysis 3 coming in 2013"
Gamers will have their senses delighted with a new game that will be released this year. Developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored will put us in the skin of Corvo, a past guard in the service of the Empress and now convicted for assassinating her. Corvo will seek vengeance against the person who framed […]Read more "Dishonored"