Two words: Diablo Two… 🙂 Wow. So far, the game is great with one exception. Lag. Battle-net seems to have been slammed via all 2 million people on Thursday and Friday. I am sure that B-Net will return to full strength after they add a few more servers to the farm.
Diablo 2 Stress Test coming to a close. “Dear Battle.net Stress Testers, As we promised, we wanted to alert you that the Diablo II Battle.net stress test will be coming to a close this Monday, June 26th at 8:00 AM PT in order for us to prepare for next week’s launch of Diablo II. We want to extend a sincere thanks to all the beta testers who have logged many hours helping us optimize servers during the last few weeks. But, before we bring the test to a close, we [Continue Reading]
This just in from Blizzard entertainment in my Inbox! “Dear Battle.net Stress Testers, We wanted to personally notify you that Diablo II has gone gold and the master CDs have been released to manufacturing. We expect the game to begin shipping to stores worldwide as early as the end of June. Even though the game has gone gold, the stress test will continue throughout the next couple of weeks. The optimization of servers is completely independent from the game going gold, so you will continue to see network improvement up [Continue Reading]
May is the time for Creative to once again kick out some drivers for my web cam. Check out BV LIVE! here [link removed]… Blizzard has also announced that the Diablo 2 Stress Test may start as early as next week! I do wish that I am one of the top few to be able to download a copy. More to come!
There is now a new Diablo 2 section! Upon Blizzards release of the game, I will be posting Diablo 2 Character Sheets as well as Info that pertains to the game…pretty much like I did with Diablo… For now, on May 1, 2000 thru May 7, 2000, Gamespot is hosting a signup for the Diablo 2 open beta. 100,000 people world wide will be selected to partake and I am hoping that I am one of the lucky few…
Glad that I could join in on the SETI@Home [link removed] project. I have the program running as you read and I hope to make a dent in the information being processed. Check out BV’s SETI@Home Page here!
RTS games seem to be coming of age, so to speak. Age of Empires 2 has some great new features with some more interesting units to throw in to the mix. Nice one.
I just found out that DirectX 7.0 has been posted. Get the download HERE [link removed]!
Why was I drawn to Best Buy? Fate. Who knows, but regardless, I purchased Darkstone and as far as I can tell from just a few minutes of game play, it looks to me to be a nice one. Check out my new Darkstone Page and send me some information if you can.
I have also found out that Rage of Mages 2 went Gold. I added a Monolith Patches Page [link removed] to the site. I am also still waiting for my Web Server to support FP2000 server.