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August 5, 1996 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shiny Entertainment's Web site has pictures of the Laguna Beach company's computer games, a link for sending company employees e-mail and even a list of job openings. But the reason many people visit http://www.shiny.com is to learn how to cheat on the company's games. Shiny, which created the hugely successful Earthworm Jim game, uses its Web site to publish what programmers call "cheat codes," but what players call "tricks" or "tips."
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February 19, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When employees at Shiny Entertainment talk about their forthcoming computer game "Messiah," they sometimes joke about hiding under their desks to avoid the wrath of God. Although the controversial title won't be released until September, the company is already ducking the protests of outraged consumers and some Christian groups. The game stars a small cherub who has been sent by God to clean up the streets of a futuristic Earth.
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BUSINESS
February 19, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When employees at Shiny Entertainment talk about their forthcoming computer game "Messiah," they sometimes joke about hiding under their desks to avoid the wrath of God. Although the controversial title won't be released until September, the company is already ducking the protests of outraged consumers and some Christian groups. The game stars a small cherub who has been sent by God to clean up the streets of a futuristic Earth.
BUSINESS
February 19, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the staffers at Shiny Entertainment talk about their forthcoming computer game Messiah, they sometimes joke about hiding under their desks to avoid the wrath of God. Although the controversial title won't be released until September, the company is already ducking from the protests of outraged consumers and some Christian groups. The game stars a small cherub who has been sent by God to clean up the streets of a futuristic Earth.
BUSINESS
February 19, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the staffers at Shiny Entertainment talk about their forthcoming computer game Messiah, they sometimes joke about hiding under their desks to avoid the wrath of God. Although the controversial title won't be released until September, the company is already ducking from the protests of outraged consumers and some Christian groups. The game stars a small cherub who has been sent by God to clean up the streets of a futuristic Earth.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1996 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shiny Entertainment's Web site has pictures of the Laguna Beach company's computer games, a link for sending company employees e-mail and even a list of job openings. But the reason many people visit http://www.shiny.com is to learn how to cheat on the company's games. Shiny, which created the hugely successful Earthworm Jim game, uses its Web site to publish what programmers call "cheat codes," but what players call "tricks" or "tips."
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