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September 20, 2007

Berlin Wall Comes With Video Game

What a world. Almost 20 years after the Berlin Wall comes down, they're packaging pieces of it with video games like a toy in a very geeky happy meal. What a world.

I heard about it today while talking to my brother. He told me the actual words of his friend upon receiving a piece with the game were, "Cool! Mine has spray-paint on it."

Incidentally, the game is a real-time strategy called World in Conflict premised on the idea that the Cold War never ended. It got great reviews. It's been a while since I played an RTS, and my current computer isn't up to it. But whenever I get a new one, I may just check this one out. I think I'll pass on getting the version which comes with a piece of the Berlin Wall, though.


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