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ITGS Mod and Open Source Essay - Counter Strike game and Gimp photo editing.

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Timothy NP Situmeang 10 October 2012 Mr Glenn ITGS SL ITGS Mod and Open Source Essay On the year 2000, the game counter strike was first launched. Counter strike is a tactical first-person shooting video game which is a modified version from Half life. The game counterstrike is more known than half life because it?s popularity in online gaming, before the existence of Point Blank or Call of Duty. Minh Le and Jess Cliffe created Counter strike the valve corporation then bought the rights because of its popularity. The first Counter strike is called Condition zero, Source and the latest version which was just released is Global Offensive. As a modified game from half life the difference between half life and counter strike is that in counter strike the game is separated into two sides, terrorist and counter terrorist unlike half life where you are a character. Each team will have different missions, for the terrorist their mission is to plant the bomb while for counter terrorist their mission is to deactivate the bomb, the team can also win by eliminating other players. ...read more.

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Some people will be happy with the new counter strike because of its graphics and new features, but a gamer like myself would not be satisfied, since the reason I play counter strike is because its freedom on choosing and how we are able to play with different mods. I still believe Counter Strike Condition Zero will still be the famous version among the rest, with its simple requirements we can enjoy the fun of firs tactical shooting game. Open Source Program On the 20th century editing pictures have become a trend after you take pictures, without editing pictures we sometimes feel that the picture we took is not that good or wow to the audience. Photoshop is known to all photographers, but what about us who want to edit in a simple and use free software? GIMP allows us to do that. This open source software is well known for its simple editing. GIMP is created by Spence Kimball and Peter Mattis. ...read more.

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Other than that we as users can tweak GIMP making it more comfortable for use to use. One weakness I find in GIMP is when wanting to install plug-ins it may be complicated, with combining its source codes. Reference: "Handy Tweaks To Make GIMP Replace Photoshop | Smashing Magazine." Handy Tweaks To Make GIMP Replace Photoshop | Smashing Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/03/8-handy-tweaks-to-make-gimp-replace-photoshop/>. "Free GIMP Plugins." TechZilo. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.techzilo.com/gimp-plugins/>. "GIMP." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Sept. 2012. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIMP>. "5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins." 5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://maketecheasier.com/5-useful-and-fun-non-python-gimp-plug-ins/2010/02/06>. "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Review." IGN. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/08/28/counter-strike-global-offensive-review>. "Counter-Strike." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Sept. 2012. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counter-Strike>. "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for PC Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More - Metacritic."Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for PC Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More - Metacritic. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/counter-strike-global-offensive>. "Counterstrike: Global Offensive." Counterstrike: Global Offensive. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://blog.counter-strike.net/>. ...read more.

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