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25 MMOG's shown at E3 this year.

There where 25 MMOG's shown at E3 this year.  Here is a list of them.  http://www.mmogchart.com/E32005.html  And to think I am considering developing my next game as an MMOG.

Posted On Tuesday, May 31, 2005 6:13 PM

cnpack - Free Delphi IDE Enhancement

Ok,  I have been using this IDE Enhancement for my Delphi 7 environment for a couple weeks now.  It is very cool and very practical.  They have compiles for other versions of Delphi as well so check it out.  Comes with source and oh did I mention it was FREE!

 http://cnpack.org/

Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2005 3:09 PM

X Box 360 specs

Here is a great article on the “technical” aspect of the new X Box 360.

http://www.bit-tech.net/columns/2005/05/13/xbox_360_pc_enthusiasts/1.html

Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2005 12:31 PM

New pictures of E3!
I have added 8 new pictures of the E3 trip.  I will add more as I have time.

Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2005 8:22 AM

Thursday and Beyond
Well, I am home now from E3. What an exhausting trip. I couldn't sleep on the Red Eye coming home so I got about 1 hour sleep in 36. I am more rested up now and ready to head back to work in the morning. Thursday at E3 I spent most of the day on the floor of the Expo. Trying to soak in as much as I could. I finally go to go to the Midway and Atari shows. Midway was terrible but Atari was pretty good. They where giving away the best T-Shirts of the show with the “In the beginning there was PONG” ......

Posted On Sunday, May 22, 2005 11:55 PM

Wednesday at E3
Wednesday was a pretty exciting day at E3. It was the first day the expo floor was open. The biggest thing to note was all the people. They where expecting 40,000 people yesterday and I think they all showed up and more. There where TV cameras everywhere. The expo floor (there are actually 3 floors) was a sea of games and gagets that the vendors wherer begging you to come check up. Here are my quick highlights of the expo yesterday. First the bad: SOE (Sony Online Entertainment) - I was upset with ......

Posted On Thursday, May 19, 2005 10:26 AM

Tuesday at E3
Wow, today was a really amazing day at E3. Today was workshop day. I spent the day going to different workshops. The first session I went to was a discussion on networked media and how it relates to gaming. I then went to a session on game development for cell phones. It was a very interesting discussion. Although I am not planning on doing anything with Mobile computing at this time the information was priceless. The third session was amazing. It was a panel discussion about game designers. The ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2005 2:19 AM

Monday --> Tuesday Morning
Well Monday was a very exciting and busy day. The flight to L.A. was incredible. It was very smooth and relaxing. Ray (the guy I am travelling with) slept 3 hours on the plane. I slept about 3 min. Once we arrived in L.A. we took a trip down to Long Beach. We walked the beach to find something to bring home like a rock, shell or something along that line, but instead I found 2 bamboo sticks and a bounce ball. Humm the bounce ball I don't think is organic. Anyway my kids will like them. Ray and I ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 17, 2005 10:25 AM

It's Monday morning 4:00 am

Well here it is ... Monday morning at 4:00 am and I am getting my final things together for the trip.  I just downloaded the floor layouts and wow is this going to be cool! 

Ok.. time to drive to Charlotte!  

Wheee.....

Posted On Monday, May 16, 2005 4:21 AM

Oh, in case you missed it... Pennant Fever is a reality!
It has been a couple months now but some of you may have wondered what every happened to that baseball game Dana kept telling us about? Well thanks to a good friend of mime Darryl Strickland Pennant Fever is doing well and is for sale. You can check the game out here : http://www.pf05.com/ Darryl has done an amazing job with the game. I currently do no development on the game as I am doing research in other area for future games ......

Posted On Saturday, May 14, 2005 1:26 AM

Going to E3 !!!
Well, can you believe it!? I am headed off to the E3 Expo Monday morning (May 16th) http://www.e3expo.com/index... . Me and a friend will be flying to Los Angeles and spending Monday - Thursday looking at the latest technology in the Gaming industry. I will be researching for a future game I am designing (more about that later). It should be really cool. The show is closed to the public so it is a real inside look. I will be posting daily reports from the show here on this blog, so check back daily ......

Posted On Saturday, May 14, 2005 12:51 AM

Welcome to Dana's Blog

Well here I am officially blogging.  It is my desire to discuss a variety of topic from gaming to programming.  I hope you will check out often what is going on here in Dana's blog.  Thanks for reading!!!

Posted On Saturday, May 14, 2005 12:38 AM

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