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  • 17Aug

    Spider-Man returns to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade!

    Marvel’s Spider-Man is back, soaring over the streets of Manhattan in the 83rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Spider-Man was originally in the parade in 1987 which fans loved. But the balloon was retired in 1998. The new Spider-Man balloon his huge but also has a more modern look. Spider-Man will be part of the Macy’s Parade until 2011. “Spider-Man’s return to the Macy’s Balloon line-up this year is an event of seismic magnitude,” says Robin Hall, executive producer of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “Marvel’s iconic character, which flew for over a decade in the ‘80s and ‘90s was one of the most memorable balloons in Macy’s long Parade history.” Hall continued, “When is Spider-man coming back? is a question that has been shouted from the sidelines each and every year we inflate our helium giants on Thanksgiving eve. This new, updated balloon, featuring a modern, more defined Spider-Man, will

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  • 16Aug

    ArmA II patch and mod tools now available!

    Big improvements have been made to the “ArmA II” game recently, with a patch and mod tools being released this week thanks to Bohemia Interactive and 505 Games. “ARMA II” is available across Australia and New Zealand, and is a war simulation game based in post-soviet republic of Chernarus. Patch 1.03 is available for those playing the game and it promises to correct and contain the following: In-game issues: Major AI tweaking and balancing (especially AI infantry aural detection sensitivity lowered significantly) Improved multiplayer and cooperative campaign (saving games, connection issues) Numerous fixes and improvements in the Harvest Red campaign Engine: New: Functions getPosATL and setPosATL to allow controlling position relative to terrain. New: command line option -showScriptErrors introduced to show errors in scripts on-screen New: Direct analogue throttle and brake for airplanes now available. New: More flexible configuration of Flares in the config (brightness, size) New: Mission name (with

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