Paradox Announced a New Crusader Kings II Expansion called Rajas of India


For the Crusader Kings II fans under you. There will be a new expansion called Rajas of India and as the name implies it will be focused on Eastern Persia and India. That also means that it will be a map extension to the east and according to Paradox, you will be able to play as Hindu, Buddhist or Jain ruler which might be fun! Find out more here. Continue reading Paradox Announced a New Crusader Kings II Expansion called Rajas of India

Weekly Photo Challenge: Object


For the Weekly Photo Challenge: Object I come up with a photo of my own guitar. I think this is not really a special photo but still very important to me as I play this guitar since many years. It´s a guitar by the company Coxx and it is a Gibson SG Standard copy or remake. I bought this Coxx guitar a decade ago and most people have said it is a crap guitar but I always though there are more bad guitarists out there than guitars. It´s indeed not one of the expansive guitars but with some tweaks, I … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

Hearts of Iron IV Announced


Paradox Interactive announced Hearts of Iron IV. It´s a World War 2 grand strategy game which must be mentioned if you didn´t know the predecessors. The Hearts of Iron series was always a lot of fun to play but well that comes out of the mouth of a “Paradox Fanboy”. I really love most of their strategy titles. I own a lot of them. Sure, you will get my suggestion when it comes to Paradox Interactive games if you love complex strategy games. Paradox said that Hearts of Iron IV will be the “most authentic real-time simulation of World War … Continue reading Hearts of Iron IV Announced

Acknowledgement Of The Faults? Microsoft Will Bypass The Metro UI By Default With The Next Update!


It´s no secret that many people hate the Metro Interface of Windows 8. many people including me, complained already before the release of Windows 8, that this is not what would be considered as an interface with “Usability”. When the Windows 8.1 update came out, Microsoft did add the possibility for user´s to change the OS so that it would be possible to boot it without the Metro Interface. According to The Verge, Microsoft will set this to default with the next update. That means the OS will start by default with the normal desktop and not with the Metro … Continue reading Acknowledgement Of The Faults? Microsoft Will Bypass The Metro UI By Default With The Next Update!

The Reason For AMD´s Mantle Driver Delay


The AMD Mantle driver (AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta driver) should have been released with the latest Battlefield 4 patch with Mantle support. But the driver was not released on time due to a last-minute delay caused by too late detected driver issues. That´s why AMD did hold back the driver. AMD wrote “We are putting the finishing touches on the AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta driver, which enables support for Mantle and many other fabulous features. We appreciate your patience and will update you as soon as it’s ready for download!”. While we still don´t know for how much time the … Continue reading The Reason For AMD´s Mantle Driver Delay

DICE Released A New Battlefield 4 Patch Including Mantle Support For AMD Cards


DICE just rolled out the PC Game Update January 30 for Battlefield 4. Apart from bug fixes and balancing, the patch comes with the long-awaited Mantle support. This new render engine is a low-level graphics API which should increase the BF4 performance for people who have an AMD video card which supports Mantle. Find out about the requirements and how to use the Mantle renderer here. The main problem is that you will need the AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta drivers but it seems that AMD didn´t get them out today. According to DICE, AMD will post the drivers here soon. … Continue reading DICE Released A New Battlefield 4 Patch Including Mantle Support For AMD Cards