I did mention something about highlighting old-and-neat blog posts, right? And then I stopped doing it. I blame video games. Delicious, winter-release video games. If you’ve ever played a roleplaying game of any kind — Dungeons and Dragons, Vampire: The Masquerade, Baldur’s Gate on the PC… you need to now play Dragon Age: Origins. Don’t ask questions on this one — it’s good. It’s probably the best (and last) single-player RPG of its kind, and it’s been a long time coming. It’s available for PC and consoles.

And with that geek-squeal out of the way (really, it’s that good) — this week’s Golden Oldie is…

Why LAN parties are awesome and clubbing is crap

Yes, thats actually a LAN party. Some 5,000 computers or so... crazy eh?

If you don’t know what a LAN party is, it’s defined in there. Why am I choosing that story in particular? Because next Friday I’m off to another LAN — and if you want to see my report/experiment from the previous LAN party, start with this blog entry, where I introduce Dr Sebastian House…

More pretty, autumnal photos to follow — either over the weekend, or on Tuesday.

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