Monthly Archives: December 2008

Today NCSoft, tomorrow Blizzard?

From Virtual Worlds News:

On Christmas Eve, Worlds.com filed a complaint against NCsoft for infringing on its virtual world and MMO patent. Worlds.com, which was one of the early virtual world developers from the ’90s, made waves earlier this month when it announced that it had selected an intellectual property firm to defend its two patents related to scaling virtual spaces and enabling users to interact and chat in 3D environments.

NCSoft is the company behind my beloved Dungeon Runners, so naturally, I am taking an interest in this lawsuit. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!

Season’s Greetings from the Andersons… the message is being passed on by Jonathan Coulton, and illustrated by the Jonathan Coulton Project.

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A Valid Excuse For My Absence

My apologies for neglecting my blog for a month. I blame a combination of over-exhaustion after the election (It’s over…? Thank God, I can sit back and breathe for a while!), exceptional stress at work, and a smaller amount of free time than usual. What little I have had I have spent playing The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. I believe I have mentioned it, briefly, in a previous blog post. It deserves a more detailed mention, however, and since I have a couple of hours to spare before the rest of the family wakes up–yay for jetlag!–I might as well write about my new favorite PC game. Continue reading

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