Something I never thought I’d say: Just finished Quake 2. I got the game when it came out — Xmas, 1997. Eleven years ago. I had played the original Quake into the ground — I had downloaded the demo when it came out, gotten the full version when it was released, and found the online community of extras (more maps, etc). So, Quake 2 seemed like a good idea. Hmmm. Not so much.
Yesterday, I made mention of Quake, Quake II, and Open Arena. A day later, I need to say more. I grew up around Macs, but moreso around PC’s after I got into high school. I think I did a decent job of staying fluent in Mac-speak, though, as I always found a way to “need” to use them, be it in the lab for school or laying out newspapers or magazines. It helped that I married a graphic designer; from then on, we always had a Mac in the house, no matter how many PC’s we had, too. But