Good or Evil? Battlefield 3 Shortcut/Unlock Bundle
March 30, 2012
With the Spring 2012 (1.04) patch to Battlefield 3, DICE introduced a new feature that has some people up in arms: Shortcut Bundles. On each platform you can now buy one of 7 unique shortcut bundles that will unlock all the weapons for a particular class or all the upgrades for a group of vehicles. Depending on how you look at this, the unlock bundles are either “cheating” or “making life easier”. The argument is an old one; it’s the argument of Real Money Transfer/Trading.
Build Complete: My Gaming Rig
March 27, 2012
This is the 3rd post in a series. Check out the first and second entries for information on planning and building your own PC. A few weeks ago I decided it was time to build myself a new desktop, despite not having had one for many years. I set out to build a machine that was reasonably competent at playing games; I also wanted it to be fairly small and quiet. Lastly, I wanted something that would handle future upgrades with a minimal amount of part replacement. This wasn’t going to be a crazy complicated build since I didn’t want to sink a ton of money into it. I ended up with a bit more than I expected…