Purchased an Overlord 27″ 1440p 120Hz Monitor

This post is about the new 120Hz 1440p monitors I found that seemed too good to be true and some information on them if your a gamer looking for the next big thing! Read on for more.

The results from my poll about what I should buy myself for christmas 2012 were fairly straight forward as the Asus 120Hz monitor with 3D was leading by a long shot. The problem with the monitor was that it was only 1080p, and i’m a hardcore gamer but not terribly into FPS games which was pretty much the only reason to go for 120Hz in a monitor. If your not a geek then a monitors resolution such as “1440p” is the number of pixels for the height of the monitor, the full resolution name for 1440p is 2560×1440, with the monitor having 2560 pixels along with width for a total of 3,686,400 pixels.

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Minecraft Space Station 2.0!

You may be familiar with my minecraft space station, or even downloaded the previous version. The truth is it looked pretty bland, and I needed to add some of the more modern minecraft features to it such as a beacon beam going through the whole station. Not to mention there were floating letters and staircases all around it.

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Day Z – Newbie guide!

You’ve probably heard of the zombie simulation mod called “Day Z” which runs on the Arma 2 engine and has gained an insane amount of publicity and player base over the past few months. I’ll admit I was dragged into it when I saw my friends playing it because there’s no other game like it out today. Through this guide i’ll be covering what to do and how to play for the first time if your interested in giving it a go, as well as what to do when you spawn on the beach and where to look for weapons, medical supplies and other needed items.

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Point of Contact Blog 3 – Latency and FPS

Game production can be slow and painful finding and fixing the errors that are throughout your games, however i’ve come across a game designers worst nightmare: A game which lags due to too much content. There are only a few viable ways of solving this problem and the lag difference varies on the graphics the computer has so finding a balance of aesthetics and speed is of the utmost importance. If your having some lag trouble in your game maker game, read on to pick up some great tips on reducing or eliminating the lag.

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Point of Contact Blog 1 – The Beginning of the Adventure

As you can probably tell i’ll be documenting and discussing my progress throughout the creation of my game “Point of Contact”. While creating the game i’ll be blogging at the same time my thoughts on the subject and hints and tips for any games you may be creating. I’ve decided to take Point of Contact out of the demo version which is it’s current state and add many, many, many more features, a back-story and a very deep and intricate storyline as well as online multiplayer if I can get the 39.dll working. So read on and follow me through the creation process and pick up some useful tips and tricks for your games!

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