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I can neither confirm nor deny the means by which I came to possess the fail trophy

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3:46 AM on 11.09.2008

Found this at Uneetee. Figured the Street Fighter fans would get a kick.


I know for a fact that at least a few of you have or currently do work in tech support or a related field. And since we nerd types love nothing more than recounting tales of our adventures through fields of retarded users, I present...

The Website is Down

This is at least a month old according to Digg, but I just found it so it must still be relevant.

For those who aren't familiar with Steve Napierski's Dueling Analogs, the strips above and in the gallery below should be an adequate primer for his mix of sometimes absurd, sometimes perverted (but always infrequent) gaming webcomic.

Currently, there is no real schedule for new comics. One or two are usually posted during a normal week, although there have been weeks where a new comic is posted daily.

To improve the timeliness of updates (and presumably the quality of his art), a PayPal donation link has been added on the front page to help Steve purchase a new Wacom tablet, specifically the Cintiq 12WX. In his own words:


I've posted a new donation drive on the home page of Dueling Analogs. Basically, I'm
asking for donations to purchase a Cintiq WX12. I've been trying to save up for one
of these for a while, but unforeseen expense followed by unforeseen expense easily
truncated that plan.

The plan is the use of a Cintiq WX12 will greatly increase the productivity for
Dueling Analogs. It will also give me additional freedom to do more elaborate comics
the way I really want them to be done. Plus there are two very big projects that I
need this for to complete them properly (ie. Konami Code Poster and Dueling Analogs:
Book 1).

Thanks to everyone who takes the time to donate. I greatly appreciate it.


As an added bonus, the week after I receive my Cintiq WX12 Dueling Analogs will have
five updates that week. Also, anyone who donates $50 or more will receive a printable
custom piece of artwork made with said Cintiq.


So if you enjoy Dueling Analogs, hit their front page and scroll down for generosity. If anyone can pony up the cash, $50 doesn't sound too bad for some Destructoid-themed Rejected Mega Man Villians.

Or you could be really sneaky and have Steve design your Dtoid T-shirt entry.
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The clips shown above will air tonight at 8PM ET/7PM CT on WWE Raw. I have absolutely nothing further to say about this.

You probably already read about the CoD4 Live Fire Weekend that starts on Friday the 18th. If you're anything like me, you may have already registered for the event since it's more than likely you'll play CoD4 at least once (FNF) during the weekend and you love free stuff.

But wait, the CoD4 Live Fire Weekend isn't until next week. What about this weekend?

Well, it just so happens that starting tomorrow (April 11) you can participate in a Play & Win Sweepstakes on Xbox LIVE for everyone's favorite XBLA title, Chessmaster LIVE!

As if that wasn't enough, this isn't just any Play & Win weekend. No sir, this weekend is the...

The Hip Hop Chess Federation and bring you the Chessmaster LIVEŽ Hip Hop Weekend April 11-13, 2008. The Hip Hop Chess Federation is devoted to unifying people from different religious, cultural, and social backgrounds by mixing chess, hip hop, and martial arts and reaching out to people worldwide. Get your chess groove on by downloading new 3-D chess sets for Chessmaster LIVE, and play the game online to join in our Play & Win Sweepstakes to win cool prizes.

In related news, there is a Hip Hop Chess Federation.

I think I avoided making any direct comments that someone could cry "racist!" over, though I'm sure someone will anyway

While looking through the Apple Support site for guidance regarding an iMac I'm trying to repair, I unexpectedly came across an answer that had thus far eluded me:



As a public service to anyone reading this that may be an iMac user (or Savant), I've included a more accessible screencap below with the viewing options set to "Old/Blind"



Looking back, I do feel a bit silly rigging up that pulley system just to get the damn thing into my car. At least now I know better. Thanks Apple!
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