Oscar M.

Coca != Cocaine ?

Interesting article forwarded to me by my cousin from the WSJ on Coca Eradication failing in Bolivia. Unfortunately you need a subscription to view it online but you can get a lot of info from Google News too. And from Erythroxylum: The Coca Plant The Andean culture and the coca plant have thrived for centuries. …

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MAME Box Progress: TVout

Thanks to Google Groups and the atitvout project, I got my MAME Box outputting the display signal through the tvout. It didn’t work until I changed my X-Free config file to use the Vesa VBE driver instead of the ati driver.

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Some of you fine readers may wonder why I’m rolling my own instead of going with a pre-exisiting package.  It’s mostly a learning excercise and so I can practice new programming techniques (thanks php patterns) behind the scenes. This site is a convenient excuse and by-product Anyway, specifically I’ve finally gotten the administration scripts I …

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GalCiv Demo Available

Galactic Civilizations is a better MOO than MOO3, that’s my first impression having played the game for about a week now. I haven’t played MOO3 and based on the overall bad reviews of it I will stay away. StarDock’s game definitely has that “just one more turn” appeal that hypothecially may keep you up until …

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D.C. United kisses sister again

I finally got to go to my first game of this season. DC United put on quite a show but could not walk away with the win. The person who had the most impact on the game was the horrible Referee.