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    Do you prefer SSVS or LB1 or LB2?

    I just got my copy of Samurai Shodown V Special MVS and it absolutely rocks! SS3 was my favorite up to this point but I'm not very good at it and the gameplay is awfully unforgiving. I didn't really like 4 or 5, but 5S has 'something' to it that makes it feel much tighter and polished than 4...
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    Brief Wars Rarely Produce Lasting Results. Long Wars Often Do.

    I found an interesting article written by a Harvard law school professor regarding the Civil War and the second Iraq War. It's not going to change any minds, but it does provide some thoughtful arguments which might not seem entirely evident. As usual, I've boldfaced some of the more...
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    Anyone else looking forward to FFIV (GBA)?

    This looks much more appealing than the FFII-Easytype (US) release. I saw a picture of Cecil using Darkwave (which wasn't available in the US version of the game), and I really hope they're including the full version of items, difficulty, etc., that FFIV(JP) had over FFII(US). On top of...
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    Canadian Government Falls; Elections in January,2933,176982,00.html Canadian Government Falls; Elections in January Tuesday, November 29, 2005 TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin dissolved the House of Commons Tuesday and elections were set following Parliament's vote of no confidence in the...
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    Vatican Official Refutes Intelligent Design

    *Continues grinding his axe* Vatican Official Refutes Intelligent Design By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Writer VATICAN CITY - The Vatican's chief astronomer said Friday that "intelligent design" isn't science and doesn't...
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    Intelligent Design is not Science

    I ran across this article from a philosophy professor today. I'm preaching to the choir here (mostly), but I thought a few of you might find it interesting. Particularly relevant sections have been bolded. For those of you who don't like to read, here's the British definition of science...
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    I'm looking to buy a working SF3:TS on CPS3. I don't need the art, but I need everything else... mobo (with 6dimm?), CD, CD drive, cables, etc. Everything that I'd need to be able to play this on a supergun. Other than the battery issue, what is the difference between the US and JP versions...
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    WTB: CPS2 AvP & MvSF (Blue)

    Does anyone have a blue Aliens vs Predator and/or a Marvel vs Street Fighter they'd be willing to let go of for a reasonable price? I can pay immediately via Paypal. Please PM me your asking price.
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    Sony installing Spyware with DRM Rootkit Sony Attacks PC's Worldwide With DRM Rootkit Rootkits are cloaking technologies that hide files, Registry keys, and other system objects from diagnostic and security software, and they are usually employed by the authors of malware, including viruses...
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    Newbie CPS3 Questions

    I'm feeling confident enough to try changing the CPS3 battery so I'm looking to get a SF3TS on CPS3 now. I just had some generic CPS3 questions that I was hoping people could help me out with before I hit the trading boards. What exactly do I need to acquire to play SF3TS? I'm looking at...
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    Senate Chooses Japanese Garden over AIDS Treatment

    Some of you folks have probably heard of the Bridge to Nowhere, a $223M project that will build a bridge nearly the length of the Golden Gate to connect Ketchikan (Pop ~8000) to Gravina Island (Pop 50). The government could buy every resident on Gravina a private jet for cheaper. There is...
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    Chinese Auto Safety

    Times Online UK: Monday, October 17. 2005 Wary of the Chinese Auto Industry? You should be. This is the new Jiangling Landwind SUV This is a pretty sporty looking SUV isnt it? NOT so fast this is a still of the...
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    The Truth of Bush's Conference with Troops

    Relevant portions bolded for those of you who don't like to read: October 13, 2005 AP Response to Bush Teleconference Staged! Media Madness Hatched by Dafydd UPDATE 18:23: See below. Now the AP has taken to attacking the...
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    PETA: Your Daddy Kills Animals!

    Sequel to: "PETA operatives began handing out the graphic flyers to children on September 24, "Fish Amnesty Day" (apparently for the liberation of all those piscine political prisoners). This comes nearly two years after PETA...
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    Subway Ad Angers French Expats,2933,171619,00.html French-Bashing Chicken? The French are at it again, this time accusing the U.S. restaurant chain Subway of engaging in French-bashing. In a recent ad campaign Subway promoted its chicken cordon bleu sandwich with a picture of a chicken dressed...
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    Jackson + LotR Team will create Halo movie Microsoft, film studios tap Jackson for 'Halo' By Lisa Baertlein 1 hour, 35 minutes ago LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Oscar-winning creative team behind the "The Lord of the Rings" films, including director Peter Jackson, has...
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    Oblivion 20 minute gameplay video

    If you don't have a fileplanet account, it's worth setting up for this. 122mb. I think my sex just fell out.
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    Soul Calibur on Jamma

    Question for any of those who own or have played SC1 or SC2's on arcade: is there any aspect where the arcade version is superior to the Dreamcast or X-Box port? I've been thinking about picking up 1 or 2, but I was wondering if Namco ended up improving upon everything (graphics, music, etc.)...
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    Buying an LCD on eBay?

    Has anyone bought an LCD monitor off of eBay before? I've decided that my Trinitron, as great as it is, takes up too much space, and I don't game that much anymore so I don't mind the downgrade to an LCD. I'm looking at getting either the Dell UltraSharp 2405FPW 24" or the Dell UltraSharp...
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    Firefly: Serenity

    On a forum full of geeks, there has to be some Firefly love in here. Anyone else seeing this tonight? I haven't wanted to watch a movie this badly since LotR.