Gizmondo Bizarro

When former Gizmondo executive Stefan Eriksson wrecked his million-dollar Ferrari on the Pacific Coast Highway last month, it simply seemed like a fitting metaphor for the death of his hapless handheld – the destruction of one expensive piece of machinery to mark the end of another. –Gizmondo Bizarro (Game Revolution) If all the news reports are accurate, the Gizmondo game system seems to let you race a Mercedes SLR, crash a…

Half-Life 2 Mod: Week 3 — Trees, Wall Sconces, Ceiling Fixtures

Thanks to a comment a former student added to last week’s post, I found some pleasant, lush models of trees, along with numerous other realistic residential items. I’ve added the fluorescent light fixtures and wall sconces inside, and some pretty trees outside. I also started working with a street model (curbs and sidewalks), but ran into some file-name snags. Nothing major — I just didn’t feel like doing a lot…