2005 December

DDR Series Part III: Dance Praise, a Christian Alternative

In my previous post for this series, I revealed alternative ways to play DDR on computer. I didn’t mention this program because it deserved a full article review.

Before I continue, I want to thank Digital Praise for the complimentary copy of Dance Praise. I really appreciate it.
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December 21st, 2005 | 17 Comments | DDR

Free Mailing and Shipping Materials

In my previous post, I talked about giving the perfect Christmas gift by obtaining “Dear Santa” letters at the post office. Well, whenever you do that, be sure to pick up some Priority Mail boxes from USPS.
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December 18th, 2005 | No Comments | Buying and Selling

DDR Series Part II: Free, open-source DDR for Computer

Note: Since this program deals with freeware programs, I have also included this article in the freeware review.

Continuing on the long-awaited sequel to the Dance Dance Revolution series, I bring you Part II! In my last article, I gave a crash course introduction to the concept of “DDR” and DDR games. As promised, I said that I would reveal how to play DDR on the computer.

Why Play DDR on the Computer?
At home, I attend the Fil-am International SDA church. About 50% of the members there are of Philippines decent. Now, for some reason, DDR seems to be prevalent with the Asian population. During one of our church parties, some of the kids busted out the DDR Extreme for PS2. That night, I was hooked! I wanted to play DDR at home and bring it to my boarding school so that my friends and I could stay up all night DDRing (which, by the way, we ended up doing many times). Problem was … I didn’t have a PS2, or a PSOne, or an Xbox, or a Gamecube. And I didn’t feel like buying one either. I only had a computer. Surely, there must be a way to play DDR on PC. But, how would I connect the controllers? Were there already controllers that hookup to USB or parallel ports? If there was a way, how did it work?
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December 18th, 2005 | 1 Comment | DDR

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