Category Archives: Gaming

Gamefire.com

The guys from Tales of Heroes, a Company of Heroes RTS game podcast, have started a new gaming website at gamefire.com. The video quality of the Company of Heroes replays (accompanied by witty commentary) has been greatly enhanced, but you have to use the website’s player now to view the video as opposed to downloading it off the website like it was before. The site’s player is fine though and I haven’t had any trouble with it, but it doesn’t seem to work for some people.

The latest video that Bridger put up is one of the best I’ve ever seen. It’s a very exciting match between 2 teams of 2 players called Down to the Wire.

One that was released a few weeks ago, was also an instant classic, check out Hans the Sniper.

All of this should keep you busy while waiting for the Opposing Fronts addon for Company of Heroes :).

Death of a fellow MMORPG player

How come everytime I read about a fellow mmorpg player dies, that I dont even know, it makes me very sad ? I just updated my podcast feed of the Instance and noticed a special episode for Bruce Galloway aka Milliway in game. I have never met him, but reading about him, he was a wonderful helpful person.

From A Shadow Rose – Very nice post on warcry.com

Why do I, a thirty-seven year old man, play a computer game like World of Warcraft? What blatant justification could there possibly be for anyone to sit for hours in front of a computer screen and immerse themselves into a fantasy world of RP and, at least for a time, forget about his RL? I can give you one such answer: Bruce Galloway.

The instance – Rest in peace Bruce Galloway

Screenshots of the ingame funeral

Civ IV: Beyond The Sword

The new civilization IV: Beyond the sword expansion is coming soon. In preparation I played a few games of Civ IV warlords again and I must say, it’s still very good. Beyond the swords will add a lot of nice new features. Especially the corporations and improved new AI sounds good. I preordered my copy from gameplay.co.uk, and it’s usually delivered around the official release date.

Civfanatics – Excellent site with a load of information and a great forum
Beyond the sword – Official site
** UPDATE **
A very nice history and an interview can be found at Gamasutra

Tales of Heroes

Even if you’re only remotely interested in RTS games, grab the latest episode of tales of heroes. It’s a replay of a very long and close game of Company of Heroes with very entertaining and sometimes hilarious commentary by Bridger and Vitensby.

Tales of Heroes Ep. 36.