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FRONTPAGE 98 UPDATE

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Microsoft Corporation has released a patch for FrontPage 98 that fixes a number of bugs and cosmetic issues. The patch, which weighs in as a 423K self-extracting executable, can be downloaded from the Microsoft FrontPage 98b Update page. Update, Microsoft has removed the update in favor of new versions of Frontpage.

MATROX MILLENNIUM G200

MATROX MILLENNIUM G200

The Matrox Millennium G200 is an AGP 8x video card for the personal computer, The Millennium G200 came with 8MB of memory and it has a slot to add as much as 16MB of additional memory. The G200 is a 2D, 3D and video accelerator card that can handle the workload of even the most …

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RAINBOW SIX

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six  was released May 15, 1998 by Red Storm Interactive who also developed the game. Rainbow Six is a tactical first person shooter. Rainbow Six is set in the year 1999. Before each mission is a planning stage, during which the player is given a briefing, and then chooses the operatives to be …

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FISCAL 1997

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The BBS operational costs are making it hard to operate without a revenue source to cover the cost. So far nothing has emerged as suitable for monetizing a BBS. Many corporations are now moving rapidly to the internet. With a dialup internet account we are not able to take advantage of web hosting as the …

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UNREAL

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Unreal was released on April 30, 1998 by GT Interactive. The game was developed by Epic Games. Unreal is a first person shooter. The player takes on the role of prisoner 849. The transport crashes on an unknown planet. The ship ended up on the lip of a canyon on the planet Na Pali, home of …

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WINDOWS 98 BSOD LIVE AT COMDEX

Bill Gates was showing the upcoming Windows 98 at Comdex when the operating system crash after installing a device driver. Gates was quick to mention that Windows 98 was not yet ready for release. Chris Capossela, with Gates looking on, attempted to install a scanner which caused the BSOD. 

STARCRAFT

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Starcraft was released on March 31, 1998 by Blizzard Entertainment. The game was developed by Chris Metzen and James Phinney working with Blizzard, Starcraft is a real-time isometric strategy game. Gameplay is simple. The player selects a gatherer to harvest crystals. Gathers can also make buildings to harvest gas vents. They are the useful to manufacture a …

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STAR WARS: REBELLION

Star Wars: Rebellion was released on February 28, 1998 by LucasArts. The game was developed by Coolhand Interactive. Star Wars: Rebellion is a real-time strategy game. Although an RTS in the broader sense of the term, There are elements of turn-based games as well, as the events of each ‘day’ of game time are processed at the …

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BLACK DAHLIA

Black Dahlia was released on February 28, 1998 by Interplay. The game was developed by Take 2. Black Dahlia is an interactive point and click movie adventure. The Black Dahlia (1987) is a neo-noir crime novel by American author James Ellroy, taking inspiration from the true story of the murder of Elizabeth Short. It is widely …

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INTEL 740 AGP

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The Intel 740 AGP display adapter was released on February 1998. The card sold for $34.94 to OEM purchasers  but the card was never widely offered in retail. The Intel 740 was code named Auburn. Intel worked with Lockheed Martin who wanted to commercialize their expertise in computer graphics. Eventually Intel bought the joint venture …

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