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      31.08.2008 22:15

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      The developers need to take action on the bad things people are saying and ban them

      Sissy fight 2000 in this game your in a playground and you have to take out the others it features up to about 4 players. First of all you make your girl you customize them hair, looks, skin colour etc. You enter the game and the moment you enter people send you abuse it is annoying but have the developers ever thought anything about banning them oh and not forgetting racism as that takes place a lot in there. The game is quite slow and to be honest people go as slow as possible to discuss moves over MSN, Yahoo etc so they can get an easy win and take out the other people. People doing cheating is just annoying whats this game going to give you nothing i am sure they except a medal. The game even shows swearing I thought it would of been disabled well it should of been.

      When your playing the game it gives you moves such as grab, scratch, lick your lolly, cower, and tell on them. This is the type of game to bring online bullys and really take a joke out of some one and more action should be taking place as the developers seem not to care about bulling online. The game is slow and after one match it may not have you coming back but this game is just asking for trouble. Now you may think I am wrong but I certainly do have a point just try the game and see.

      http://www.sissyfight.com/

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      13.12.2002 18:58
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      There’s more to the Internet than just browsing websites. Today most games release come with added option of playing your game online. This can mean anything from racing against players from all over the world or battling against the arena showing off your wit and skills of a warrior. The very thought is an awe-inspiring idea and with this added function games have begun to creep into a new world. I have compiled a list of what I believe to be the best 10 online capable games around today. As games can often be hit and miss in this area it is usually wise to stick to big names such as the quakes and half-lives of the world. Stick to this list for online games and you won’t be much wrong in choosing what to play. 10) Quake – Released way back in 1997. Many people played this excellent first person shooter but have failed to realise its potential in the deathmatch arena. Still regarded as an excellent title and with hundreds of levels and modifications this game is customisable to beyond belief. Extremely hard as the opposition are really good and probably not one for beginners but a great ride nonetheless. 9) Unreal championship 2003 – Although not as good as the original Unreal Tournament its still pretty cool online. Plenty of features including capture the flag and deathmatch modes. Its futuristic style gameplay is reminiscent of quake 3’s style and the gorgeous graphics are enough to make you gasp! Truly excellent when your running through an arena with 16 people on your back through environments with fog and gore everywhere. One of a kind as far as graphics are concerned 8) Midtown madness 2 – A further instalment to excellent racing series. Take to the streets, dodge police and race against players from all over the world. A great sequel, and a joy to play. Graphics are a bit poor though. 7) Doom 2: SniperDoom mod – Whilst trundling through the internet I happened to stumbl
      e upon this mod available at www.clubdoom.tk. Not a game for beginners as its set up as extremely difficult, graphics are a bit poor but the classic doom style play available online is too good to miss and will remind many who broke out in sweats playing this great title way back in 1995 over their office LAN. 6) Delta Force 2 – Poor graphics but astounding gameplay. The sounds are amazing as you hear bullets whiz over your head. Upto 32 players in a single expanse of space. Many people will just sit and snipe you so you had better be good. 5) Quake 3 – Standard title from ID, better than unreal tournament, I think not. Amazing sequel to quake 2, however not as difficult to play online, recommended for beginners. 4) Quake 2 – Remains as the hardest first person shooters online. Watch as experts tear you limb from limb. Master this game and you master them all. Frantic gameplay with weapons which require great skill to use. For advanced users only or expect it to take a while before you win your first match. 3) Half life: counter strike – Regarded by some as the finest online game ever. Team play is extremely important in this game as players are given different roles within the team which must then complete mission objectives. Truly brilliant but with dated graphics and it may not be everyone’s cup of tea 2) Unreal Tournament – This is the game I suggest all beginners should start with. A wide array of weaponry, those are easy to make use of and the sniper rifle is too good! Has the most fun factor out of all the games in the list and has a large selection of modifications available for download. 1) Command & conquer: Renegade – More than just a team game. This title is guaranteed to make you dream of future tactics. Great fun to play and even more fun when you win. This is a game that doesn’t reward accurate players but those who have enough wit to out smart their
      opponent. Use weapons / vehicles and artillery to your advantage to defeat your opponents bases. Destroy a base and they lose their ability to manufacture part of their infrastructure. Topple your opponent and win. An excellent title with more action than the original top-down title could even have hoped for, this is command and conquer for the next generation. Specifically designed for internet or LAN play. Class.

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        18.08.2002 10:12
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        www.paranormaldeathmatch.co.uk “Paranormal Deathmatch is an online battle game where your character fights other people's characters to see who is best. Here is your host, Bruce Forsyth!”… I actually stumbled upon ‘Bruce’s Paranormal Deathmatch’ by accident after following a link from ‘The Rockstar Game’ – which incidentally is another great (free) online game! As the name suggests, we are hardly dealing with any serious issues here (!) – and if I was to sum up this site in just one sentence, it would have to be described as being ‘tacky, yet highly addictive’. I have only registered on this site today (17th August), and have been playing for about three hours, but it is really easy to understand and I am just dying to tell as many people as possible about it!!! Basically, it is a game that is somewhat loosely based on the old ‘rock, paper, scissors’ theme – but with some more advanced adaptations. There are three breeds of character available - alien, magician, and spirit – with three different types in each species… for example, for the breed of ‘spirit’ the player can choose between ‘ghosty, vampire, or zombie’. For the ‘magician’ breed there is even the option of being Paul Daniels or Vanessa the Witch (Vanessa Feltz!). After choosing to register, the player is faced with a screen featuring all nine characters, and all he/she has to do is pick the one he/she wants to play; give it a name; and enter a password – the site doesn’t even ask for your e-mail address! Once this has been done, the player can log into the site using this ‘name & password’ – it really is that simple! After the player has registered and chosen a character, he/she is then taken to the main screen, where everything is fairly self-explanatory. For a quick guide to playing there
        is a link at the top of this screen for new users – “click here to learn how to play” – and here the basics of the game are explained in very simplified terms under specified headings… your first fight; your first win; health; other stuff; etc. The general idea of the game is to ‘fight’ other people using your character. If you fight someone of the same breed then it is evenly matched; fighting someone of the other two breeds may mean that you are advantaged or disadvantaged depending on the breed you are fighting. By fighting and winning, your character is awarded money and ‘Brucie bonus’ points – the money can be used to buy more health or special weapons; and the points help you to progress through to higher levels of strength, etc. The fights themselves are pretty instant… once you have selected an opponent (you can choose any other user – whether they are online or not!), you are given a breakdown of the fight and are told if you won or not – and it is at this point when you are awarded any money/bonus points. If you are ‘knocked out’ whilst fighting, you lose any money that you have and your health is reset to a certain level… although, you can prevent losing too much money by storing some/all of it in the ‘bank’. However, the ‘bank’ is only open once per day for a withdrawal or deposit so you need to plan wisely when to use the facility! There is also a ‘shop’ featured in the game, where you can buy health, weapons, and special items – and there is also the feature to reset your health for free, which means that you can prevent being knocked out in the early stages. At first the game is something of a novelty. After about twenty minutes, if you stick at it that long (!), you may begin to feel like it’s getting a bit boring (nothing much really happening/no substance to the game) – however, do
        try to stick at it! Once you start to progress to higher levels, you begin to realise the need for the special items (expensive!) and weapons available in the shop – and I have a feeling that it is going to get even more tactical the further I progress! My character is currently ‘level 29’ after about three hours of playing – sure I made a few daft mistakes, but it certainly wasn’t too difficult to ‘get over’ them. No doubt I’ll return to the game tomorrow to find that I’ve been ‘knocked out’ by some other player whilst I was off-line – but with money in the bank it shouldn’t take too long to get my revenge!!! I said that the game was tacky and it is… just a bit of mindless fun! I even won a kettle for knocking out ten opponents – Bruce Forsyth is such a gem!!! In relation to the main game, there are league tables to show how people are doing – at the moment of writing this, the person in the lead was at level 302!!! Although this may seem daunting, it soon becomes apparent that people generally fight amongst others of a similar level – the game is designed this way and allows newbies more of a sporting chance! In addition to the above, other features include… Player forum. Chatroom onsite. Log of all your recent fights. Clans – start your own or join someone else’s. The ability to send messages to other players. So after only a few hours of playing I’m totally addicted (but I’m quite sad like that!) – and although it is a bit basic and very cheesy; try to remember that it is totally free! I could have described gameplay in a bit more detail, but I wouldn’t want to spoil the fun of figuring things out for yourselves… besides, I’m also trying not to give away any of my tactics!!! I know I’ve already put the link at the top, but here it
        is again… there are currently 2,099 active accounts at the time of writing this review – let’s hope that this will create a lot more. After all, the more people playing the game, the more fun it will be! www.paranormaldeathmatch.co.uk Note to guide (or whoever?) There was no particular heading for this game for me to put my review in, so I have placed it in here (the most suitable) and will hope that one gets created? I have no idea on the process of creating headings/sections for reviews to be featured – but if Rockstar Game got a heading, I’m sure that this site could be worthy of one also? Cheers!

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          05.08.2002 22:24
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          Check out the games at netives.com. It is always the simple ones that are the best. Take marbles for instance. The aim is to get rid of all of the marbles by forming sets of the same colour. The bigger the colection of marbles the larger the score. Once a group is removed then the marbles above move down in a fashion similar to in connect four. One major advantage is that you can continue to play the game once disconnected from the internet. However highscores will not be recorded.

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            30.06.2002 06:50
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            About a year ago i brought a computer with internet service,the best think on the computer for me is the games,the only ploblems with the games is alot off then are made for kids. which is ok, but nearly all off then are for kids. The good things on these games is you get to learn alot and also talk to alot to people. Alot off the time when you play a game,and your not sure how you play it,it does not explain very good.

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              30.03.2002 20:20
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              I first visited www.vimto.co.uk on the advice of a friend. The site has a couple of games that you can play. The games feature Purple Ronnie (he of the inane rhymes). The two games are Purple Plunge and Purple Burps, the aim of both of these games is to score as many points as possible and to get to the top of the score board. If you are at the top of the score board at the end of the month you can win a personal CD player. In order to play the games you need Shockwave but you can download that from the site. When you arive at the vimto homepage. click on "Dive In" this will take you to the "Vimto Pool" where you can play the games and chat to people. Now to the games themselves. Purple Plunge is a diving game. Purple Ronnie climbs up to the diving board and you are given a sequence of 2 moves to make him perform. You do this by clicking on the clouds that appear next to him as he dives (for example you may be asked to make Ronnie twist and then bomb - to do this you make him dive and then click on the clouds that say dive and fart). The judges stand at the bottom and give you marks for style and the dive itself and a combination of the two, you can also obtain bonus points for each level you complete. If you fail to perform a particular sequence you lose a life (you start with 3). This game is very simple to grasp and is fun but can get slightly repetitive. Another downside is the fact that you need to play for ages to get a good score (I have won the CD player once and in order to get the highest score I played one game over about an hour and a quarter). In my opinion Purple Plunge is the easier of the two games and is my personal favourite although my friend prefers the other. The second game is Purple Burps. In this game Ronnie is standing by a swimming pool and there is a drinks machine behind him with cans flying out. You have to make Ronnie catch the cans, drink, burp and then throw the c
              an in the bin. This is made mre difficult due to the big bully in the pool who trys to grab Ronnie whenever he is near him and saps his energy. If all Ronnie's energy is lost then you lose a life. I was intrigued by these games when I first visited the site and though they are not games you could keep replaying I would advise a visit to the site just for pure novelty and the fact that you could win a prize. On a final note, when I won the CD player from vimto.co.uk it was despathed quickly and efficiently and I received within a few days.

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                18.02.2002 20:24
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                Remember the days when it was easy to be scared and it was the greatest feeling in the whole world? You didn't need the gore of a slasher movie, or the cleverly animated zombies of a Playstation game. All you needed was a dark room, some friends, and plenty of ghost stories and urban legends. Remember how good it felt to huddle together and listen to those tales, to be frightened witless yet know it to be the most delicious feeling in the world? Don't you sometimes wish you could be scared that more innocent, childlike way again, but that your senses have been dulled by too many 'horror' movies???? a couple of weeks ago I found a site that gives you just that opportunity. Bored in my office one very dark wintry afternoon I stumbled across it and relived those childhood voyages into terror for just five sweet minutes. The site is called the Alien Interactive Game, and is based on the film Alien. I won't go into the plot of that film as there are plenty of good reviews on that already. Suffice to say that it's about a group of people trapped in space with an alien on board. Now I'm a dedicated science-fiction hater and find all references to aliens hysterically amusing, but this film is, quite simply, fantastic. The feeling of claustrophobia, of moving relentlessly towards some terrible climax is brilliantly exploited in this film. The Alien Interactive Game recreates this. You are now a member of the team in space. You too are trapped in this terrible atmosphere and you need to find your way out without being detected by the said Alien. So far so good I hear you say. But here's the twist to the games: There's no animation There's no way to physically 'control' your character. There's no joystick, mouse, or key that will move a little figure on the screen. This is the sheer brilliance of the game. It is very much in the style of the old advent
                ure Dungeons and Dragons type books you may have had as a kid. Basically you read the story. At the end of each page you are faced with a decision - e.g. turn left, right, or go straight ahead, approach the alien or do a runner, investigate the ship or get your ass out of there. Sounds like a barrel of laughs - NOT i hear you say! I know in this modern age of Playstation frenzy it sounds a bit pants, but it is the pictures and the sounds that make this game. The site is dark, very, very dark. The pictures are real photos taken from the actual movie (though without permission, I'm afraid). But the photos are not well-defined, they seem somehow blurred and difficult to make out, which serves to heighten the suspense. Added to this are some of the creepiest sounds I've ever come across. Played in a dark room, preferably alone, with the sound turned up, this game can really freak you out. I actually came away with my heart racing and feeling as though I'd actually been on that ship. There are 22 possible endings to this story, so you can play the game lots of times. At the end, if you don't get killed (I always have) I think you are rewarded with a special set of links, but most of these are relevant to Web-TV users only apparently. It doesn't matter, as the game is worth playing in its own right, not for any end purpose. The only drawback to this game is it's too short, it's so easy to get killed off just as you're at the height of your fear. In a way, it's an anticlimax when you get killed. It's the buildup that is so scary....what IS behind that wall? Should I really climb it? Dare I click on that link?? Another incredibly irritating feature which will be only too well known to Dooyooers is the existence of popup ads. These can totally ruin the suspense of the game. My advice is - don't close the first one that pops up. when you click on to th
                e next screen on the game it then hides the popup. Otherwise the wretched things will persist in appearing. The Alien Interactive Game, brilliant in its simplicity, exploits very basic human dreads and terrors. Dark places. Shapes you can't make out. Unnerving noises. The fear of what might be around the corner. In an age where so much of our entertainment is spoonfed to us while we passively soak it up, this game harks back to an earlier age when we did not need computerized or televised material to get our kicks......imagination was more than enough. Enjoy........ http://www.angelfire.com/al/metalalien/

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                  14.11.2001 17:05
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                  I started playing this game Smart Ass two weeks ago and have found it thoroughly addictive! The game is a trivia SMS game with attitude, which lets you play anywhere, anytime whenever you have a mobile (perfect for work since it's less visible than playing a game on your computer)! The process to start playing is simple. Go to http://www.23rdfloor.com/start_central_games_s.htm and register to play. You choose a username and enter your mobile phone number. Once you're registered, text message the word 'ass' to 23277 and you will be ready to begin. You'll get a text message with a trivia question with three multiple choice answers to choose from. There are four levels of questions (from easy to hard) and they are randomly generated. When you decide what your answer is (and there's no time limit), you reply in a text message with the answer (a, b, or c) and then wait to hear if you are right or wrong. You'll get another text message back almost instantly which will tell you if you are a buckaroo, a dumb ass, or may get some other funny retort. If you get the right answer, you'll get some points (based on what level of question it is) and if you get the wrong answer you'll lose points. Your score is kept on a leaderboard on the website so you can always check and see how you are doing. You can keep playing for as long as you choose. The questions will keep coming as long as you want to still play. Every Friday at 1:30pm, the 40 players with the top scores will play sudden death Smart Ass Showdown. They are given questions by text and people have a time limit to respond. The last person standing wins a new Sony Playstation 2. I haven't made it to the Showdown yet but am determined to do it yet! I challenge any of you to also try it out and see how far you get. :)

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                    05.09.2001 05:22
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                    Boxerjam was the first online games site I played on. The site has many games on offer, from word games to Dingbats, my favourites include Strike a Match and Napoleon. Strike a Match is a word game where you link different words that mean the same. Napoleon is a 'different' game based on luck. I enjoy playing against other contestants, you play against upto 7 other players. First you will need to register. A little link below the boxerjam logo, enables you to do this. When playing a game for the first time, you will need to download various files, which takes about 15 minutes, but you only need to do this once. Whilst playing the games you can chat to people all over the world that you are competing against via the chat feature. You also get rewarded for playing the games. When you complete a game you a rewarded with chips which you use to be enetered in a prize draw. Overall I would say this site is very well designed has extremeley good content, and will keep the whole family amused for hours. It has been running since 1996 and works with top sponsors including AOL, and Coca-Cola.

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                      12.08.2001 21:23
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                      A non-profit making un commercial web based card playing community site, incorporating spades and euchre, in leagues and tournament form. Situated on an imaginary island in deepest cyberspace the site has been operational since June 2000, and currently has approximately 1,000 members and is increasing all the time. There can be anything from 10 to 200 users on the site at one time, and is a global affair. I know !! my husband spends most of his time here. I swear he speaks to the other players more than me.;+) Entry to the playing arena is by registration that requires a username, password and email address. A confirmation email will be sent to you upon successful registration. The homepage is quite self-explanatory and provides registration and download areas, as well as other information as to who runs the site and a brief history. Their technical support system appears to be effective both in looks and in practice. It also includes details of forthcoming events, tournaments and leagues. It is important at this point to read the rules and guidelines. You will note that “Any” offensive behaviour is taken a very dim view of, and a ban from the site will shortly follow. The system is manned by sysop/park security that has the capability to help to make your stay more enjoyable. These members have gained their status by being vetted as being helpful, friendly and fair, with a good knowledge of both the games and the site. These members are easily identified by the + sign before their username who will automatically rise to the top of the rooms. Punishments for offenders can range from an hour to a lifetime site ban depending on the severity of the incident involved. The site is operated for the entire families entertainment so profanity is not accepted anywhere in the site. You will need to download the necessary software to play on th
                      e island, which available to down load for free and as the program is very small it takes up minimal hardrive space. The program is unobtrusive and remains out of sight until needed. My hubby has assured me that the actual program is very quick to download. After you have downloaded the initial program a small palm tree icon will appear on your desktop, requiring only the clicketty click of a mouse to take you to a card players heaven. When opening the program for the first time you will notice that it is in its own window, allowing the rest of the net to be used if required. As your membership is new, you will be issued with an anchor icon which identifies you to other users as a new player. Over a period of time you will have the chance to exchange your icon to a season pass(established) You are now in the playing area, where the design of the site is fairly basic, but extremely effective. It consists of 5 separate areas/options. The site map. Extremely relevant This will show you the way around the park. Currently there are three playing areas in use. Casa de spades, where all games are spades related, and includes variants such as, suicide spades(2 partners one of which must call NIL (0 tricks), regular spades, cut-throat spades(single players), and mirror spades (Players bids the spades in their hand) The Euchre pavilion All games are Euchre related. I don’t play euchre so I cannot go into many more details about that. The tournament arena is frequently host to competition games. Tournament time is set by pacific time, which does cause great confusion. If by any chance other users of the site read this then they may take note that it would be far easier to display their own island time as a small unobtrusive icon in the corner of the screen allowing the user to set their own times. Preferences. Nerdy computer stuff LOL. Althou
                      gh there are no real prizes the winners have the privilege of then wearing a winners Rosette for the next 2 days Under construction is Gin city and Hearts del mar, which will add to the repertoire of games available to play in Mystic Island, completion is expected shortly. Each one of the types of card games has their own ranking system and league tables. There is a league ladder for each style too, including suicide spades, mirrors etc. These are generally reset every three months; however there is exception and these are the lifetime ladder which are never reset. If you are fortunate enough to be at the top of a league you will have the privilege of displaying a golden cup icon next to your user name. The lobby, which is where requests for players are made, and general chit chat between players. (It’s also the place to show off a winners rosette) Tables, where the games are played Both card games are played in rooms requiring a maximum of 4 players and which will also accommodate an unlimited number of spectators. The spectators also have the capability to view all of the player’s cards. The actual game play is effective and well set out.The dark background makes it easy to see the cards in your hand. Displayed at all time is the current score and a chat box which allows conversation between players and spectators. I might add here that cheating is not tolerated, and you will be found out. Instant messages etc are out of the question. Community, where the days forthcoming events are displayed. The site was originally set up by Pokah who created it and now maintains it in his spare time as lead programmer, he is also the park manager. Pam is Tournament and park manager she is also the co-founder. Both founders realised the potential in a non-profit making site and are quoted to say, “We are a non-profit game site built by playe
                      rs for players ,free of politics, abusive owners and sysops, our goal is to make every single player happy” In all this is a great site,set up for the right reasons and maintained to the same standards, it is lovely just to go somewhere with out damn adverts popping up all over the place with friendly company all wanting to play a good game of cards with no cheats. http://www.mysticisland.net is where to go

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                        Lets be honest, there are quite a few football management games out there, from newspapers to consoles, everyone's in on the act! Check out http://purefootball.freeloader.com and have a gander at their online management game and you may never bother with any of the above again! Purefootball's selling points? Well, it's free... which is always a bonus. It's up-to-date. It's realistic. It's in-depth. There's interaction with other managers.. where do I start? You take charge of any English Premiership team of your choice and there are hundreds of 'sessions' to choose from, so you have every chance of getting your favourite side. You then take over everything... training, physios, picking a captain, who takes the free-kicks and penalties, the team line-up and formation, players sallary and contracts... transfers etc. etc. All these decisions are based on the player skills (as with most of these games) there is an element of reality, ie Michael Owen really IS good... but there's also a random element to make it more interesting. For example, currently in charge of West Ham Scott Minto is a cracking defender! All these elements keep it interesting and as if that wasn't enough, there are 19 other managers trying to "do you in" approach your players, pinch your top striker after he rejects his new contract and you can get in touch with them and line-up swap deals or bash out a fee for the player you're after. Matches take place on a DAILY basis too (or less frequently if you prefer) so the scenario is constantly changing as players come in and out of contract, get injured, suspended, lose form etc. etc. It's great fun... if you're a footie fan and you enjoy management games, I really recommend you give this a look.

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                        I read with regret that Freeloader had gone to the wall in an op by webreaper. I checked out Freeloader but it still seems to be functioning, so asked webreaper for more info which he duly provided. There seem to be a lot of rumours, but it still seems to be functioning properly. Anyway to the site. If you go to www.freeloader.com you get a choice of English , French , German or US sites. You have to register to gain access to download stuff. Basically the site provides free downloadable games, most of which have been available commercially in exchange for freeloader points and filling small surveys and viewing various adverts. It also runs competitions in conjunction with papers like Metro, where Metro will print a password, you the log on, do a short survey and are entered in a draw for a PC or the like. Ontil webreaper's op I hadn't downloaded anything from freeloader, but my daughter had got Grand Theft Auto London. Going on the premise "you don't know what you've got til it's gone", I looked and got the following games ~ Beneath A Steel Sky ~ Chess ~ Bridge ~ Backgammon All of which are excellent games. You download an executable and a dat file, install the software (which is simplicity itself) and away you go. DOwnloading is a three step process, Select game (assuming you have enough freeloader points), complete various questions, download. I'm not sure how you gain freeloader points, I thing maybe you get so many per week or month. I'd acculuated 460 without doing much (I'd entered two competitons and signed up with their excellent fantasy football where they have weekly, monthly, and end of season prizes). The site is fast and easy to navigate, and as I've stated still there. If you would like free games then go and check it out. All's it will cost you is your time (mine apparently is worth up to 100GBP an hou
                        r when charged to clients , but my employer pays me significantly less than that), and internet access costs. It's also got sites in Germany, France and the US. Their may be rumours of its demise, but at the moment it's still alive and kicking.

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                          11.06.2001 02:03
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                          This site gives you the opportunity to win big money by playing online games and is part of the Lycos Network. After joining the Lycos Network and logging in to Gamesville for the first time you are remembered on future visits and do not need to log in each time. All of the games are completely free to enter but offer cash prizes if you are lucky enough to win, some as high as $10,000. Although the prizes are in US Dollars, UK players are welcome and are eligable to win the cash. Lycos can afford to pay out these large sums by selling advertising space to sponsors who’s adverts are shown during the games and in regular intermissions between games. The games are grouped into seven different categories with a prize awarded for winning any one of the games in the group or a different amount for each game in the group. The amount that can be won increases either every game it is not won or by landing upon some element of the game. The screen displays the name of the most recent winner in that game group and the date they won the prize. It is likely that a game with a payout of around $10,000 will not have been won for around six months. Other games with a smaller prize of $1,000 have been won as recently as 6th June so it does not take a very long time for the amount to build up. The seven groups of games are made up of a total of thirty six individual games. These range from cards to roulette to strategy games and it is a case of trial and error to find a game that you enjoy. Most of the ones I have tried so far have been OK and quite addictive. Big Easy Blackjack, for example, is based around the traditional game of Blackjack (Pontoon) with a points target. When the game starts you have to select how many points you wish to play on each game, between nil and ten. There are three hands to choose from with the following playing options for each, all in American terms:- Stand (Stick) Hit (Twist) Split 1 or
                          2 (If both cards are the same) Each option is given a colour which relates to different odds:- Blue = Evens Green = 2/1 Yellow = 3/1 Red = 4/1 Before selecting your option you can see what the dealers first card is but you only have a limited time to make your choice. After making your selection the screen changes, all hands are finished and a box displays showing whether you have won or not. There are fourteen hands played in each full game and you need to get up to 500 points from a starting position of 150 points to get the money. The nearest I’ve got in about a week or so of occasional playing is 470 points. Hopefully this description gives you an idea of what the Gamesville site is like and what you have to do to win some cash. Obviously it is highly unlikely that you will actually win on Gamesville but somebody has got to win and the games are good fun anyway. If you fancy giving it a go, the address is www.gamesville.lycos.com.

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                            15.05.2001 02:23

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                            Do you ever get the urge to turn into a gorilla and destroy Chicago, rather than just take another coffee break? If you're thinking yes, take yourself to shockwave.com. Its one of the better free sites I've seen, if you're happy with games that are relatively simple but still enjoyable. They carry everything, from shoot'em ups and driving games, through to puzzles and jigsaws. Many are classics, adapted from the arcade. They even offer that old chestnut Tetris: simple but somehow excruciatingly addictive. Others were developed specifically for the site. You need to download software initially but the files are small, and the games themselves are quick to load. Where else on the net can you kill time cleaning up bombs, in a dogfight, or butterfly hunting, while you should be working?

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                            09.05.2001 02:28

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                            Online games are great fun and gives you something to do if you don't mind the phone bills but if your internet is free then no worries there. It lets you play all sorts of people from all around the world and improve your skills in that game. I like all sorts of games but role play and god games my favourite. There are thousands of different types of games avalible over the internet and most of them are free to play. You can name your own character, land, planet or province and send messages to other players and form alliances. It lets you expand your imangination and like I said before it's good, clean fun.

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