Roy Tang

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Programmer, engineer, scientist, critic, gamer, dreamer, and kid-at-heart.

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2006 August

  • Nintendo DS

    In the current handheld wars, I've sampled both the PSP and the Nintendo DS, and I have to say, I'm much more impressed with the DS. The PSP seems to be a very serious device, as if you tried to cram a PS2 into a handheld and toss in a media player alongside. The DS on the other hand, is just plain fun. Since we've been putting in a lot of long hours at work lately, one of our developers had the bright idea to bring his DS to the office. Now, whenever one has idle time, one of the

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  • Coldsnap Sealed

    I came home at 3am yesterday after a long day at work Saturday. I was a bit sleepy, but because of work I wouldn't be able to play in the Coldsnap-standard Magic tournament on the 26th, so I decided to blow some cash by playing in a Coldsnap release event on MTGO instead. I managed to win five consecutive rounds of Coldsnap sealed, piloting a mediocre decklist. Mediocre meaning I had neither Adarkar Valkyrie nor Ohran Viper. Nonetheless, I got lucky at just the right times, and made quite a few good plays. Vanish into Memory is awesome, especially with

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