Sega Dreamcast's Cause of Death?

Written by Edwin Lee

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2. Loss of Faith in Sega Brand Beforerepparttar Dreamcast, there wasrepparttar 135543 Sega Saturn, an absolute failure. At that time, Sega was releasing new add-ons and consoles so often that nobody wanted to buyrepparttar 135544 Saturn because they feared Sega would introduce a new console and cut off game development withrepparttar 135545 current one. They were right. Sega soon releasedrepparttar 135546 Dreamcast and rather than gain customers, it gained a bad reputation. The media attacked Sega and denouncedrepparttar 135547 Dreamcast with suspicions and doubts. The trust that Sega had once set up was now broken and people lost faith in Sega’s ability to produce game systems.

3. Overhype ofrepparttar 135548 PS2 The #1 selling game console in 1999 wasrepparttar 135549 Sony PSOne, so naturally people were hyped up about PS2. I definitely was. PS2 wasrepparttar 135550 buzz inrepparttar 135551 gaming industry. It was said to have more superior graphics, sound, and games than any ofrepparttar 135552 consoles atrepparttar 135553 time. Meanwhile,repparttar 135554 Dreamcast was already out in stores and shared similar hardware specs asrepparttar 135555 PS2, which would not be released until one year later. People overlookedrepparttar 135556 Dreamcast because they were all so overhyped about PS2 when reallyrepparttar 135557 two had many similarities.

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Holiday Cookie Exchange

Written by Chris, WebAdmin.

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Members should bake one dozen cookies for each member (assuming you have a smallish group of less than 10 people - you might want to say 1/2 dozen per member if there are lots of participants) and package them separately sorepparttar exchange is easier to make. Withrepparttar 135530 new disposable containers onrepparttar 135531 market, separate packaging is easy. Even a simple paper plate (preferably with a Christmas design) would work.

The party itself works well with finger foods like veggies and dip and buffet style food. If it is an evening do, a wine and cheese spread would be fun too. Make sure everyone knows that this is for participants only, no spouses or kids atrepparttar 135532 party.

Looking for a good recipe to use for your cookie exchange? Try one of these:

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

  • 1 3/4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup Boiling Water
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream sugar and butter together; mix in flour, salt, rolled oats and coconut.

Dissolve soda in boiling water; add to mixture. Add vanilla and chocolate chips; stir to blend.

Roll dough into small balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten each dough ball with fork which has been dipped in cold water.

Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

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