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Firefox

I started using Mozilla Firefox as my primary browser. It seems to be the best option. Safari is just too buggy has very simple customization options. Mozilla is great, but I don’t need the email or newsreader clients. Too bulky. Camino, the Mozilla option built to take on Safari, suffers from the same “too-simple” problem […]

Posted on May 31, 2004 at 2:47 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Director For Games: Sacraments

Came across a really neat Director game project. Sacraments is an old-school RPG done in Director. http://www.zianet.com/cchamberlin/One of the things I like most about it is the site includes a post mortem write-up. These are great for developers. Plus, “Macromedia Director” is listed in the “What Went Right” section.

Posted on May 21, 2004 at 7:48 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Toon Modifier No Good

I’ve been trying to use the Toon modifier for the first time. Turns out that is just plain doesn’t work. When you assign the Toon modifier to a model, it affects the model resource and the model shader. So you can’t use the same resource or shader for anything else. In addition, I can only […]

Posted on May 10, 2004 at 9:26 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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