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Southern Japan jolted by 5.7 magnitude quake

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

TOKYO: Japan’s southern Okinawa island and a chain of neighbouring islands were shaken on Monday by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injury. 80 more words

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The unreleased Half-Life multiplayer mod that you can play now

(Source: arstechnica.com)

It’s not every day that we see the playable release of official Valve content for the original 1998 release of Half-Life. Today is apparently one of those days, even if the “official” content here is a port of a two-decade-old Quake mod that was originally canceled in 2001 and leaked through a 13-year-old hack of Valve’s servers. 434 more words

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On Quake

Although I loved playing Doom, Hexen, and Wolfenstein 3D, I loved playing Quake with a deep fiery passion. According to Thurrott‘s article, “ 3,872 more words

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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Philippines' Mindanao island: USGS

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

REUTERS: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the Philippine’s Mindanao island on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.5, struck at 6:53 a.m. 86 more words

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Strong 6.4 quake hits eastern Japan: USGS

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Japan on Friday, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. 165 more words

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The unreleased Half-Life multiplayer mod that you can play now

(Source: arstechnica.com)

It’s not every day that we see the playable release of official Valve content for the original 1998 release of Half-Life. Today is apparently one of those days, even if the “official” content here is a port of a two-decade-old Quake mod that was originally canceled in 2001 and leaked through a 13-year-old hack of Valve’s servers. 434 more words

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Fans Restore Abandoned Half-Life Project

(Source: kotaku.com)

A long forgotten Valve project is now playable after 13 years in limbo. Based on an old school Quake mod, Half Life: Threewave is a multiplayer capture the flag game that was initially discovered in 2003 during the infamous leak of Half Life 2’s beta. 194 more words

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