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Recently there has been some news about Mojang changing their EULA to restrict private servers from charging real money for in-game services. This quickly spawned discussions on reddit and almost all major gaming news organizations gave their take on it. To be fair, the EULA was reworded, but the rules had been the same for some time. The difference here is that Mojang has never enforced its EULA rules, and it has actually endorsed some of those pay2win servers which makes their EULA void. They cannot forbid something in their EULA and support a server who is breaking it.

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Hi everyone,

Opa here.

Summer Games Done Quick is a speedrunning marathon, where speedrunners run many really good games and collect donations for charity organisations. It is hosted by speeddemosarchive.com in coorporation with speedrunslive.com. This time the money goes to the “Doctors without Borders”- Foundation, which help to spread medical care all over the world and help persons, who cant effort medical health care.

Speedrunning means, that you try to beat a game as fast as possible, mostly with glitches that weren´t removed from the game. Mostly older games are played in Speedrunning but there are some of the newer games in, for example Dishonored.

It has come to my attention that I have a problem. I own an immense amount of games through steam and still have nothing to play. Over half of the games I own on steam aren’t even downloaded this is mostly due to my slow internet connection but its partially due to the fact that while I have over 3TB of drive space most of it is full.  I have only played a quarter of the games that are downloaded and I can’t be motivated to play the others. I have some phenomenally great games that are ready to be played and yet here I sit not really looking forward to playing them.

After my last minecraft project I wanted to take it easy. I didn’t to plan a project out angle by angle and block by block. I wanted something a bit easier so I decided to do an American Flag. But even though it was built in survival I wanted to make something that I hadn’t seen before so I decided to use lava, snow and water for red, white and blue. Now I know that lava isn’t a perfect match for red, because it’s orange but call it creative freedom because it looks awesome. The flag is 117 blocks tall 222 blocks wide and it is to scale.

Welcome to the continuing monthly EVE Blog Banters and our 54th edition! For more details about what the blog banters are visit the Blog Banter page.

Today’s topic comes Diaries of a Space Noob blog and other sources:

Quick post. I was listening to a song and a question occurred to me. Where are the EVE heroes? Against a dark background surely all we have are anti-heroes? A lot of mockery is aimed at any who attempt to be white knights. EVE is a dark place and yet pretty much all other MMO’s try to place the player in the role of some form of hero, boosting the ego and taking the player out of the humdrum 1 in 7 billion that is RL. Why have I fitted into EVE? Did I never want to be that? So I guess my question is:

I have been playing minecraft for several years and I have always had a way of mining that I thought was most efficient. I have had discussions with friends who think that creating new tunnels every two blocks is more efficient than creating them every three blocks. I decided to put some numbers to the test to see how efficient and effective my method was in reality.

Hawken is a free to play Mech FPS developed by Adhesive Games and published by Meteor entertainment.
If you’ve never heard of Adhesive Games, don’t fret, it’s because they haven’t developed anything else.

Menu

Upon first launching the game I have to say, the menu music blew me away. It is rare for me to notice the music in the menus, but in Hawken’s case it just drew me in something fierce.
Speaking of menu’s, Hawken has lots of options in the settings menu, more so than what you sometimes see in AAA-titles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwSdSLHi108

Mechs

Welcome to the continuing monthly EVE Blog Banters and our 53rd edition! For more details about what the blog banters are visit the Blog Banter page.

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Today’s topic comes from a tweet from @erlendur in a conversation he was having with a pilot about having multiple overview tabs open in separate windows:

So that is the topic this month: The Overview. Is it sufficient? If not how can it be improved? Is there some way to replace it? Does it give too much information, or not enough? Please be creative and specific as the overview currently is the heartbeat of the GUI.