Monthly Archives: June 2006

Emperor – Rise of the Middle Kingdom

Publisher:-  Sierra Entertainment   Developer:- BreakAway Games   Genre:- City-Building (Historic)   Release date:- September 2002   Windows Compatibility:- Win XP, Win ME, Win 2000, Win 98   Minimum Specs:- P2 400Mhz, 64MB RAM, 4MB VRAM, HD space 800+ MB … Continue reading

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Holland bows out to Portugal again!

‘Het Wilhelmus’ anthem has been played for the last time in the World Cup 2006 in what proved to be a rather peculiar match. Not so much the way the Dutch lost. They deserved to lose, no doubt, as Portugal … Continue reading

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HD Tune

—HD Tune—     Ever heard of tales regarding notebooks/laptops melting into one plasticky goo or for that matter, laptops shutting down themselves without reason, ruining hard work and earning another white hair on your cranium, or at least where … Continue reading

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Val aan!

Well, the Dutch did get through, but not after a listless 2nd half which threatened to turn the situation the other way round. If Ivory Coast were to win, then it’s the Dutch facing the wrong end of the table,depending … Continue reading

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Germany 2006 – Is a Little Entertainment too Much to Ask?

After the Netherlands’ match last Sunday, I commented that the Dutch team played poorly and resolutely hoped that their performance will somehow be lifted when they face either Argentina or Cote’ d’Ivoire soon. Then further matches had other national teams playing akin to … Continue reading

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Holland – Inexperience at higher level shows

So the Netherlands did scrape a 1-0 win over a virtually revamped Serbia-Montenegro side which did not put away its chances and allowed the Dutch to breach their proud World Cup qualifiying record of having conceded just one goal in … Continue reading

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La Marseillaise – Vive la France!

The blessed one: Claude Rouget de Lisle (oft credited with Rouget de Lisle; de Lisle)   The stake to claim in posterity: as the national anthem of France. Listen to it during this World Cup 2006 when the France team … Continue reading

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