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Sunday, July 9th, 2006
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LJ entry topics I'm procrastinating on: tornado damage pictures (limited to trees, thankfully), HexxagonDS update, my first ever game of D&D.

For now, a quick one. I was looking at my download stats for and was surprised to see several non-search engine downloads for winnocence. I did a google search. Found out that it was actually included in a couple of web filtering review articles (though always acknowledged as a joke), and I found the original press release. What's great about this is that I think it's my first ever "press release quote" (i.e. something I didn't say):

"What WINnocence really represents is a whole new paradigm in internet filtering. We've combined human interaction with groundbreaking algorithms at such a close level of integration that users hardly notice the experience is filtered. Its that natural," said lead developer Kevin Vance.

This is in amongst descriptions of the Directed User Management Blocks and Inappropriate Network Access Neutralizing Environment technology ;)

P.S. Linux is being a dick about my middle mouse button. I had to paste in all those links without it. Then I loaded up xev to test it, and it wouldn't show up until about the 50th middle click. Now it's back?

P.P.S. Shadow of the Colossus supports 16:9 progressive scan! I didn't know PS2 games could do that. Can any other games do it? It still looks low res and jaggy and the low frame rate is killing me, but at least now it's the right shape.
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[User Picture]From: casey
2006-07-09 08:07 am (UTC)
gotta love all the registered trademarks.

The only other thing that I've come across on PS2 that does 16:9 progressive scan is the FFXII demo that comes packaged with Dragon Quest 8. I assume this means that when FFXII comes out this fall, it will support it. I have been unable to find a definitive list of Gamecube or PS2 games that support 16:9, though. Someone on Planet Gamecube set out to make a GCN list a long time ago, but it looks like he had abandoned it long ago (I was looking for this a couple months ago and the last title he had on there was from 2002). If you come across a PS2 list, let me know, because I would also like to see things that take advantage of my TV's dimensions. :P
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[User Picture]From: jzig
2006-07-09 08:23 am (UTC)
You should attempt to say that. I'd be impressed if you can do it with a straight face. If you can, record it :)
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From: monthigos
2006-07-09 11:16 am (UTC)
That's classic. :D
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