PC Gamer (June 2010)
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PC Gamer is a magazine founded in Britain in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future Publishing. The magazine has several regional editions, with the UK and US editions becoming the best selling PC games magazines in their respective countries. The magazine features news on developments in the video game industry, previews of new games, and reviews of the latest popular PC games, along with other features relating to hardware, mods, "classic" games and various other topics.
PC Gamer reviews are written by the magazine's editors and freelance writers, and rate games on a percent scale. In the US edition, no game has yet received a rating higher than 98% (Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Half-Life 2, and Crysis), while the UK edition has never awarded more than 96% (Civilization II, Half-Life, Half-Life 2 and Quake II).
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Moisten! Moisten! Adding water to your map with the Water brush is more tricky. Currently you can only add water in enormous tiles and there’s no way to change the map’s overall water level. Water (or lava, if you chose the Volcanic texture set) appears between ground level and the first raised level. If you’re making a water-focused map, brush the whole map with the cliff tool to bring the ground level of your map up to the first raised level. 6 From the dropdown menu select “View,” then
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vehicles in their upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic. The trailer shows the player riding a traditional speeder bike through a canyon. Here’s hoping that tauntauns, sandcrawlers and tanks aren’t far behind. MAKING A DIFFERENCE GUILD WARS 2 DYNAMIC EVENTS RULE When an NPC army marches towards a friendly town in GW2, players can either run out and ambush the warband en route or let them advance and set up camp nearby. If left alone, they’ll send snipers and scouts into the nearby hills to