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Halo 3 = Two hours to go! Whoah!

September 24th, 2007 at 7:08 pm » Comments (0)

So we are at the two hour mark before Halo 3 is released and I am taking my pre-order receipt from May and heading down to the mall. Is tomorrow a national holiday or will I need to write a note to my kids school explaining why he is out playing Halo with his dad? [...]





Sony Releases PS3 In Japan

November 13th, 2006 at 7:21 pm » Comments (0)

After watching this Japanese news report about the release of the Sony PlayStation 3 in Japan, I will never complain about a long line at Best Buy.





V-Scale’n

October 13th, 2006 at 5:48 am » Comments (3)

Since my entry on V-Scale model railroading, a bunch of people have asked me questions and become very curious about v-scale. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so a video must be worth a million words. This video from TeiscoDelRay of his Harbor Island Trainz route is a great example of v-scale.





War, Table Top Style

October 10th, 2006 at 10:28 pm » Comments (0)

Build a western town on your dinning room table, re-enact the sea battles of the Roman Empire with a few friends, or defend against an Orc army invasion in your den. If you are into models or games, this is where the two meet in miniature wargames. A few years ago I had some business [...]





FlyBoys

October 6th, 2006 at 6:54 am » Comments (0)

So anyone who is into aviation or airplanes is probably headed out to see FlyBoys the movie. Of course I am one of them, and the reviews from my fellow R/C FlyBoys is that it is a good flick. Apparently it is a good couples movie too, as they threw in a love story for [...]