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Van Hemlock News for September 20th 2009
Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:37:00 GMT [download/play]



News for week ending 20th September 2009.

Tune in later in the week for the second half of the show, in which we have some XBOX Indie games and the latest operation cheapseats, Pirates of the Burning Sea.

You can follow us on twitter as @vanhemlock and @jonshute, read our blogs at www.vanhemlock.com and www.chimpsinspace.com or leave us a comment at www.virginworlds.com or on iTunes. Or you can just enjoy the show.

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Episode 70 Discussion Thread

'PS3 Failure Rate ..' by Elsyth
Submitted on 2009-09-22 09:01:23 CST
last numbers I'd heard was the XBox running at 23.7% failure rate and the PS3 at 10% failure rate (re.gamespot). With the three year repair service on the Xbox, I know which one I'd rather buy.




'Eve Cap ship changes' by Btek
Submitted on 2009-09-22 12:02:44 CST
From the info released so far it seems CCP is making life more dangerous for caps. Ie: Titans and Supercarriers (ex-Moms) becoming specific anti-cap platforms, plus the new sovereignty mechanics. Hopefully this leads to mass cap slaughter, and a reduction of the 'Caps Online' trend in the game.

We'll see...



'Eve Cap ship changes' by Btek
Submitted on 2009-09-22 12:12:43 CST
From the info released so far it seems CCP is making life more dangerous for caps. Ie: Titans and Supercarriers (ex-Moms) becoming specific anti-cap platforms, plus the new sovereignty mechanics. Hopefully this leads to mass cap slaughter, and a reduction of the 'Caps Online' trend in the game.

We'll see...



'1 year warranty? Waitaminute!' by Akely
Submitted on 2009-09-29 15:50:51 CST
PS3:
I'm quite sure you stated in an earlier show that ALL consumer goods sold in the EU have 2 years of warranty. Was I dreaming? Or is Sony trying to pretend that's not the law?

Patent silly stuff:
I'm in the camp that thinks that ideas you do not realize (as in actually make something that uses the idea) should not be illegible for patenting in the first place. Silly stuff.
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I really like the new two show format. But the show numbering here on VW is confusing... x.0 , x.5 x.7... I suggest you bite the bullet and make another logo (and music?) and call it the (gasp) Jon Shute News Show! :P