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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014  08:47:48 AM

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‘Unreal 2’ brings swords to gun fight
There are some games, no matter how dated, that always remain in your collection. Despite getting rid of my Xbox years ago, one game is still stacked with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4 games. This relic, “Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict,” remains one of the best – if not defining – third-person shooters of all time. Luckily, I can still play it on the old Xbox 360, and although the online aspect is no longer available, a second player can always join in via splitscreen. Keep moving “Unreal Championship” featured a fast-paced, run-and-gun, arcade style of combat. “UC” favored movement and penalized those who took time to pause. It was a costly mistake that often ends in a respawn. You wouldn’t find any vehicles or snipers camping at the same spot. “UC2” builds on that formula...
 
Calendar of Events
Fort Hood Calendar of Events
Oct. 16 Disability awareness event National Disability Employment Awareness Month will be observed from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today in both atriums of the III Corps Headquarters. The event is open to the public and free refreshments will be provided. Various vendor and resources relating to disability employment will be on hand. Oct. 17 Garrison Golf Scramble The Fort Hood Garrison Command Golf Scramble will have a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday at the Courses of Clear Creek in support of Santa’s Workshop. The cost is $40 per participant. The event is open to all. On-site registration begins at 9 a.m. Friday. The scramble includes prizes for closest to fairway center, longest drive (his and hers), longest putt made, and closest to the pin. Three mulligans are available for $5 and...
 
Across Central Texas
Across Central Texas
Austin Austin Steam Train The 66-mile round trip aboard the Hill Country Flyer is the area’s original train ride. The train, pulled by the 1960 Alco diesel locomotive, departs from the Cedar Park depot at 10 a.m. and travels to Burnet through the Texas Hill Country, crossing the wooden trestle bridge over the South San Gabriel River and traveling through Short Creek Canyon. Guests will enjoy lunch on their own, a leisurely stroll around the square and the wild west gunfight during the 2.5-hour layover in Burnet. The train returns to Cedar Park in the afternoon around 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.austinsteamtrain.org. Salado Scottish Clan Gathering The 53rd annual Scottish Clan Gathering & Highland Games, Texas’ oldest Celtic festival, will be held Nov. 7-9 at the Salado...
 
 
 
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