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Re: The dark side of playing computer games?

It depends. Do you play enough that it becomes a vice for you? Remember, your vices owe you nothing, and you will never regain the time you spend on games. Occasional play is fine, but don't let it get in the way of school, work, love, and life.

Re: I want to drill holes into my PowerVR PCX2 to mount a heatsink. Does anyone have access to an x-ray machine?

I'm not familiar with fishing line. Isn't it usually made out of a kind of plastic that would be at risk of melting? It's usually a single nylon thread so it should survive higher temps than the chip.😉 I agree. Monofilament fishing line, which is readily available and inexpensive, has a crystalline …

Re: I want to drill holes into my PowerVR PCX2 to mount a heatsink. Does anyone have access to an x-ray machine?

Another option is to use fishing line and springs to secure the heatsink. The springs of course will be on top of the heatsink or in channels in the heatsink. You would have the fishing line going around the card top to bottom. I've done this before and it works well. This. Fishing line is …

Re: Authorised fan remakes of/sequels to games

MrFlibble wrote on 2021-08-25, 13:15: schlomoe99 wrote on 2021-08-25, 12:26: What about the Close Combat series? You know of an authorised fan remake? You're right, they weren't fan remakes but commercial ones by a different developer, Matrix games.

Re: Authorised fan remakes of/sequels to games

I've been coming across fan games based on commercial franchises from time to time, and there seems to be more than one that are in one way or another endorsed/allowed/supported by the original franchise's owners. However there seems to centralised source on such projects, and it seems that rather …

Re: Authorised fan remakes of/sequels to games

I'd add PGForever, a fan remake of Panzer General 1 for modern operating systems. I remember that one. Didn't the author go on to create an inspired modern game called Panzer Corps ? But I don't remember PGForever being officially sanctioned by SSI (or whoever owns the 5-Star General franchise now) …

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