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EU court upholds fine against Valve for geo-blocking
28 September 2023 at 2:22 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: pleasereadthemanualOr how about creating firmware for DVD players that will refuse to play discs not authorized to play in this region?

In the UK, at least, you could buy DVD players from legitimate stores back in the day which came pre-chipped to avoid all that nonsense. One of my first purchases from Scan was one such player!

The Talos Principle 2 from Croteam launches November 2
27 September 2023 at 5:59 pm UTC

I'm hoping that there will be another John J. Dick voiceover DLC!

Paradox Interactive acquires Across the Obelisk, plus new expansion released
17 August 2023 at 4:49 pm UTC

Looks quite interesting but the standard Paradox DLC release practices are too rich for me these days.

Quake II Remastered shadow dropped, Playable on Steam Deck
11 August 2023 at 9:10 am UTC

Nightdive have done a good job with this. I've just had a few minutes fragging away in multiplayer and it was great fun!

There's a couple of mods available to restore the red crosses on the medkits and the original weapon switch sound.

Picked my Steam key up from Gamebillet which was charging a much better price than Steam itself. I still have the original CD from the 1997 release, too!

EDIT: formatting.

The 8BitDo Retro Mechanical Keyboard looks awesome
3 August 2023 at 11:02 pm UTC

No number pad and no official Linux support? I'll give this one a miss!

The Wandering Village gets a big Ocean Update and you can win a key
20 July 2023 at 7:46 pm UTC

I've been into city builders since the original Sim City and would very much like to win a key!

Star Labs announced the compact Byte Mk II PC
14 July 2023 at 11:18 am UTC Likes: 2

Looks rather interesting. Now that the NUC is being phased out, we need some more Mini-PCs on the market.

If You Like… Diablo
14 May 2023 at 10:28 am UTC Likes: 9

"Ah... fresh meat!" :-)

Using a Steam Deck to control a Ukrainian automatic turret, now I've seen it all
25 April 2023 at 6:37 pm UTC Likes: 14

Quoting: LeflThe only fucked up thing is what the russians are doing in ukraine

Agreed. If my country was invaded, I'd be using whatever was at my disposal to repel the invaders and if the Steam Deck fits the job then so be it.