15
March
2008

Mac Games

Well, why not, let’s see if we can’t get some games going for those long trips. “Inside Mac Games”:http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/ has the most comprehensive reviews.

08
March
2008

Playing old Console Games

The iPhone hackers have a bunch of emulators for old NES and other games. There is a whole industry of folks at “ROMNation.net”:http://romnation.net which let you load all kinds of old games. The most interesting emulator is called MAME (which runs the old arcade games of the 1980s). Pretty fun to play with. Kids love […]

08
March
2008

Fritz Chess Program and online Chess

“Fritz”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Fritz I’m learning is really an essential chess program for learning. The latest version is Fritz 11 which was reportedly released in November, but no one seems to be selling it. The main feature is that you can input a game you played during a tournament and it shows you from its database of players […]

07
March
2008

2008 National Junior High Championship

Time to sign up, starting March 4, registration costs go up. The “National Junior High Championship”:http://main.uschess.org/tournaments/2008/jhs/ is next month at the Hyatt Regency at the DFW Airport. Time to sign up. It’s way more convenient being at a major airport, but the thought of four days of airport food are pretty, well, depressing.

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