I will admit that both of Lewis's series are guilty pleasures for me, I really would have a hard time calling the Space Trilogy anywhere near the same level as Foundation, and I certainly can see why it as a whole is not at all beloved. » 2/24/15 11:18pm Tuesday 11:18pm

Flux cores are a 'modern' convenience. As long as you aren't doing circuit board or other 'needlepoint' type soldering it's perfectly reasonable to do the old school method of applying the flux to the surface being soldered first, then soldering. » 2/18/15 5:59pm 2/18/15 5:59pm

Even his 'good game' aren't really 'his' games. He's not a developer he's a carnival barker. When he has a top notch team in place to take all the shit he pulls out of his ass when talking to the public and turn it into something workable, they make a good game. » 2/14/15 5:40pm 2/14/15 5:40pm

Memory may be foggy, but that didn't sound like either of the original voices for Karan S'jet. I'm hoping that's just because they couldn't get them in time for a trailer and not because they've also decided to re-record the voice track for the game. » 1/25/15 4:04pm 1/25/15 4:04pm

Given the implication is that this was a nuclear weapons testing facility, and knowing how poorly the people working for the Manhattan and later projects understood of the long term dangers of radioactivity or the necessary precautions to safely work with it without giving everyone on your team cancer, I could see why… » 1/02/15 9:52am 1/02/15 9:52am

That's a good idea either way. They were also the chain caught illegally blocking connections to non-Marriott access points (i.e. hotspots) and are currently lobbying the FCC to rule that they should be able to continue to do so to 'ensure the level of quality' of the network their guests receive. » 12/30/14 3:09pm 12/30/14 3:09pm

So the article assumes the Empire as the primary combatant for the SW side of the conflict and the Federation for the ST side. Reasonable, but it does sort of skew the article. Of course the 'good guys' are going to have an advantage over the 'bad guys'. Especially when one is written as the glowing example of never… » 12/29/14 5:33pm 12/29/14 5:33pm