Saturday, February 28, 2009

BrickGamers 30 - Good vs Evil?

Like the music (and movie) industry, the software industry is also a victim to piracy, and it's not just operating systems and applications, but even games too. We're sure many gamers in Malaysia play pirated games - simply because we can't afford to pay original prices with the exchange rate.

As such, there's a tug-of-war between game makers and pirates, and when both sides see themselves as good and the other as evil, eventually the person in between will get affected, and in this case, the gamer. Sometimes the legit gamer has to bear the brunt of the problem, which might make the honest gamer wonder if it's worth to go original when they have to face these problems.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Dream Job or Side Career?

dream job

For a lot of game players out there, most would at some point in time dreamed of having a job to play games as a living, instead of the standard 9-to-5 job.

Well, ever since the rapid expansion of the gaming industry and establishments of professional gaming organization such as the WCG (World Cyber Games), such prospects do indeed become a reality for some! But it is definitely not for the faint hearted!

Sunday, February 15, 2009

The Reign Continues


For those who don't live in Malaysia (home of BrickGamers), the Warcraft III mod called DOTA (Defense of the Ancients) is the main driving force (and hence cash cow) of cyber cafes here. A cyber cafe with rows and rows of computers all running it is a very common sight here. From the looks of it, 2009 is no different. We're sure you all know why considering the economic climate!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Star Craft II Protoss Immortal, Phew Phew!

From the same guy, Flickr user Pepa Quin, who built the Terran Banshee came another awesome creation. This time we have the new Protoss unit immortal.

Source : Brothers Brick

Monday, February 9, 2009

The system requirement is a lie!

If you are a long time PC gamer you are sure to be familiar with this... when all new games are like on auto slow motion, it is time to get an upgrade or a new machine, or rig as some prefer to call it.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Pix of New 2009 Lego Sets!

Like what you see? Malaysian Lego fans looking for new 2009 sets might want to check out the Brickboy Forum here for images of what's coming soon! You'll know when it arrives at Brickboy!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Awesome Half Life scene

Flickr user ORRANGE built this stunning diorama of Half-Life 2.
The only thing missing is the crowbar.

Source : Brothers Brick

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Long holidays .... long rest?

With so many titles released and tonnes of stages to catch up... it is only the inevitable for some.