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Old 09-01-2008, 03:49 AM
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these aren't hacks are they?

seems to me that if you can play doom on the zune it wouldn't be too hard to write a game to operate like a widget correct? i'd really like to see a widget for weather (i'm not looking for instant doplar), a golf score totaler/keeper (the i-touch has a few of these, but i can't find another unit with anything similar...does this mean i should just look to do this on a dap with windows ce?), and of course the missing clock/sleep timer/alarm (which should be almost no thought required for some of you).

personally i think the guy trying to write that doom (i think it was that) is a bit nuts, but then so am i, more power to you!

i love the feel/form factor of the zune, the scroll whateveryoucallit is awesome and the progressive scan is to die for, i don't have any need for doom, but a few simple games should be available to those insomniacs who are occasionally too brain dead to read a book.

thanks for all the help everyone!
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Old 09-01-2008, 06:34 PM
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Getting a weather wiget type thing on the zune would require a good bit of palying around. Basically it would require a "game" on the zune and a program on the computer to update a text file or something. It would likly be almost more combersom then needed.
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Old 09-02-2008, 09:49 AM
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Zune games are not hacks. Games are in beta form right now. Official release is coming in the next 2 months or so.
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Old 09-02-2008, 10:57 AM
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tyvm, i think the reading i was doing was a tad old. i'll be looking forward to seeing the official stuff.
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