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StarCraft 2 Heart of the Swarm Campaign First Impressions (No Spoilers)

StarCraft 2 Heart of the Swarm Campaign First Impressions (No Spoilers)

NO SPOILERS My copy of StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm arrived on launch day. I had pre-loaded the client via Blizzard’s Battle.net service, and all I had to do to get playing was enter my license key. I started the first of the single player campaign missions at about 7:30PM and played for the […]

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StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

The second StarCraft 2 video game, Heart of the Swarm is due for release on March 12 of this year. I’ve been following news about the expansion for awhile, and have been spending time playing the beta. However, the beta test only covers the multiplayer / competitive aspect, and does not hint at the single […]

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Change Your Battle Net Password

Change Your Battle Net Password

Blizzard Entertainment announced yesterday that their online gaming service Battle.Net has been compromised by hackers. Blizzard stated that key information could have been obtained, including encrypted passwords and personal question information. However, I don’t think they know the full extent of the breach. Blizzard recommends that everyone change their password. This means that if you’ve […]

Another Weekend With Diablo 3

Another Weekend With Diablo 3

I was allowed into the closed beta for the Diablo 3 video game back in February. I played a few rounds through the game back then. While everything seemed well executed, I didn’t have very much fun. Blizzard Entertainment recently opened Diablo III to everyone last weekend. Their objective was to stress-test their servers ahead […]

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My First Hours With Diablo III

My First Hours With Diablo III

I was a junior in college when the original Diablo video game came out from Blizzard Entertainment. The game puts you in the role of an adventurer fighting against the forces of Hell. The game primarily uses the mouse for movement, combat, and abilities. I remember watching my friend Roclar play it. “Okay, so there’s […]

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Battle.net Mobile User Authenticator for Android Review

Battle.net Mobile User Authenticator for Android Review

I’m a big fan of two-factor security. Basically, two-factor (sometimes called multi-factor) security consists of something you know, like a password, and something have, like a key or a badge. I employ two-factor security on my eBay and PayPal accounts. I also use two-factor security for my job when I am working from home. In […]

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