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7841  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Crackdown 2: Impressions and Reviews incoming! on: July 05, 2010, 05:19:49 PM
that might be the best way to play it or you'll have higher level smacktards joining up to grief you and mess with your game. 

keeping my fingers crossed that it will be in the mail soon.

for anyone looking to snag this, kmart is having a launch day sale.  a $20 credit on other MS stuff.  not as good as a price drop, but still money in your pocket and a good way to save on getting a live card if your sub has expired.
7842  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Transformers 360 FS on: July 05, 2010, 05:01:11 PM
pm inc
7843  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 05, 2010, 04:59:43 PM
went back and picked up civ IV complete, despite having the original CE in the box.  colonization sounds like fun and i'll be able to see what that whole "fall from heaven 2" mod is about.

passed on star wolves after spending some time looking at the reviews.  sounds like wasted potential mixed with some fun, but after this sale, i had to stop somewhere.  also held back on crazy machines 2;  have enough puzzle games already.
7844  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (07/05) on: July 05, 2010, 08:17:24 AM
hopefully getting "super plumber butt arrow number", as ceekay put it, via gamefly.  sent both games in a week early to make sure at least one of them was back before this week. 
7845  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Calm Down on: July 05, 2010, 05:07:01 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 05, 2010, 02:55:26 AM

Quote from: Teggy on July 05, 2010, 02:35:57 AM

Wait until you see the hamster dance.

slywink

THE HAMSTER DANCE!

careful with that, you'll blow his mind.
7846  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / [DS] LoZ: Trainz!, Bowser's Inside Story, Infinite Space FS on: July 05, 2010, 04:58:28 AM
decided to clear up some space of games i haven't played with in a bit. 

Both games in great shape, CIBU.

Looking for $15 each via paypal. 

7847  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Once again.. Putting out feelers for a used Saitek HOTAS X45 or X52 on: July 05, 2010, 04:53:48 AM
pm inc
7848  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 05, 2010, 03:36:18 AM

Quote from: Purge on July 05, 2010, 02:48:32 AM

Full List:
snip...

wow, guess i was a little bored eh?

tbh, i was getting a little antsy towards the ends there, like i had to get online by 10 to post the deals. 

nothing quite like being out of work these days.
7849  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 04, 2010, 05:12:05 PM
Max and the Magic Marker
Beat Hazard
Monkey Island Complete Pack
Chrome: Specforce
Zeno Clash
Audiosurf
Puzzle Kingdoms

here's what i picked up.  some good gaming and some good budget gaming as well.  should keep me occupied for a while and i was able to keep from buying everything on a whim. 

7850  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 04, 2010, 05:07:40 PM
last day, and it's a rehash:

Borderlands - $10.19
Civ IV complete - $9.99
ARMA 2 - $19.99
BF: BC2 - $33.49
Trine - $4.00
L4D2 - $10.19
Tales of Monkey Island complete - $11.69
RFG - $5.00
ME2 - $23.99
Just Cause 2 - $24.99
Killing Floor - $4.99
GTA 4 - $4.99
World of Goo - $5.00
Thief Deadly Shadows - $2.99
Bioshock 2 - $14.99


not bad if you missed some of these as there were decent sale prices for the most part.

so, what was your final haul?
7851  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: RIP Damageinc =( on: July 04, 2010, 04:01:18 AM
RIP bro.  you will be missed frown 

7852  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 03, 2010, 11:09:56 PM

Quote from: Canuck on July 03, 2010, 10:42:02 PM

So is this the last of the sales?  Am I safe to go out and pick up Kings Bounty Gold for $10?

i think there is one last day, but it's likely to be a re-hash of some of the previous sales. 
7853  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 03, 2010, 05:30:55 PM
their timing is odd when it comes to the switchover.  i forgot to buy shatter until 9:50 the morning after it went on sale and tried to get it.  said 2.50 in the screen, but jumped to 10 when i tried to buy it.  the new stuff hadn't even gone on sale yet. 
7854  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 03, 2010, 05:07:23 PM
today's deals:

Sam & Max: the Devil's Playground - $17.49
Just Cause 2 - $24.99
BF: BC2 - $33.49
DMC4 - $7.50
Freedom Force pack - $1.87
Mount & Blade - $10.20
Metro 2033 - $24.99
World of Goo - $5.00
Portal - $1.99

likely in with sam & max

looks like borderlands is still at 10.19 in case you missed yesterday's sale.  dlc is still on sale too.  in fact, it looks like the sales from yesterday are still in effect, at least for a while.  

it's been scrapped, as expected.
7855  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 07/02/10 - Happy Independence Day Edition! on: July 02, 2010, 09:53:39 PM
likely some bioshock 2 and maybe red dead coop.

still playing bits and pieces of the other games, but nothing has really caught me lately.

plan on trying some of the games bought during the steam sale.
7856  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Max and the Magic Marker on: July 02, 2010, 08:33:26 PM
picked it up and played the first two levels.  really enjoying it so far and imho, it's a better game than crayon physics.  there is more than just getting two items to meet which gives you more to work on.  there are the added challenge of enemies and collectibles and different objects in the world to interact with. 
7857  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Steam warning on: July 02, 2010, 07:31:18 PM
part of their delay may be due to the massive sale going on now, but i have heard of people having issues getting support from them in the past. 

7858  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I need more music like this, please on: July 02, 2010, 07:28:08 PM
check to see if slacker is available in your country.  i actually like it's music matching abilities better than when i tried pandora. 
7859  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Crackdown 2 on: July 02, 2010, 07:25:12 PM
well that's odd. 

can't wait til next week.  seeing purge playing this is making me jealous. 

purge, how does it compare to the first one?  i've played the demo and enjoyed it even though you don't have enough time to get to the cooler stuff.
7860  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 02, 2010, 06:54:56 PM
i played through all of the Empires at war campaigns and they were all very fun, even though i tired of the land assaults towards the end and just moved the death star around to eliminate the pesky rebel bases. 

the smuggler campaign was my favorite though.  rebel, not so much.

i also picked up max and the magic marker after watching the video.  it's like crayon physics but better. 
7861  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 02, 2010, 05:27:19 PM
agreed, but i thought they would have had a better deal on it, and crysis for that matter.

at least you can get borderlands with all the dlc for around 20 bucks.  imo, a much better value for the money.
7862  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 02, 2010, 05:08:47 PM
today's deals:

Beat Hazard - $2.49
Bionic Commando pack - $11.24
Borderlands - $10.19
   All DLC - $3.39
Prototype - $14.99
Crysis - $14.99
  Crysis Max pack  - $19.99
Saints Row 2 - $7.49
SW Empires at War Gold - $4.99
Max and the Magic Marker - $5.00
Day of Defeat Source- $1.24
HL2 - $3.39
  Orange Box - $20.09


not much to look at for me, except beat hazard
7863  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 01, 2010, 05:56:51 PM
winterbottom is pretty good.  i picked it up with the xbla sale of the week.
7864  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Saddle up! The Red Dead Redemption impressions thread. on: July 01, 2010, 05:19:59 PM
finished the coop missions last night and man the river was a pita.  20 minutes and almost 200 enemies.  got to expect the respawning enemies, but i hate that they just show up on the map without warning.  every time we died it was due to someone running down on us and getting us in a crossfire. 

worst part of it was getting incapped and then falling back into the water where you couldn't be revived.  that's a pretty stupid thing to happen
7865  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Transformers 360 FS $45 shipped on: July 01, 2010, 05:15:06 PM
any interest in trades? 
7866  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Once again.. Putting out feelers for a used Saitek HOTAS X45 or X52 on: July 01, 2010, 05:14:15 PM
i'll see if my stepfathers old x52 is still around and what my mom wants to charge for it.  i'll let you know.
7867  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: July 01, 2010, 05:02:24 PM
today's deals:

Bioshock - $4.99
Star Wars Galaxies complete  - $4.99
Titan Quest - $4.99
X3 Gold  - $10.19
Misadventures of PB winterbottom - $2.49
Madballs in Babo Invasion - $1.99
Thief Deadly Shadows - $2.99
Tropico 3 - $7.49
   Tropico 3: Absolute power Expansion  - $6.79
GTA SA - $3.74
40% off all Dragon Age content
   DA: Origins - $23.99
   DA: Origins Deluxe - $29.99
   DA: Origins Awakening - $23.99
7868  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Final Destination 5 is now called..... on: July 01, 2010, 04:58:45 PM
at least it's not going to hurt the series' stellar reputation.  and now they can cash in on crappy 3d effects to add in even more pointless gore.  hooray crap!
7869  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie] Grown Ups on: July 01, 2010, 04:55:46 PM

Quote from: Roman on July 01, 2010, 04:25:06 AM

Quote from: Captain Caveman link=topic=40532.msg697300#msg697300 date=
Quote from: Roman link=topic=40532.msg697075#msg697075 date=
Rob Schneider's blonde daughter  in the movie! My goodness - those legs go on until forever!

Holy shit, she was born in the '90s. That's the most depressing thing I've seen all week.

Yup  crybaby crybaby retard


+old
7870  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Paquiao Mayweather in Nov? Apparently terms have been reached! on: July 01, 2010, 04:53:52 PM
about time.

go manny!
7871  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: First Confirmed Photo of an Alien Planet on: July 01, 2010, 04:50:56 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 01, 2010, 04:05:13 PM

I thought it was kill and rape.  dammit, am I getting it backwards again?

only if you like a struggle  icon_twisted
7872  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Batman 3 on: July 01, 2010, 07:53:01 AM
a dark riddler would work very well.  smart sociopath who sets up batman in twisted games.  robin williams makes a mean villain.
7873  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Saddle up! The Red Dead Redemption impressions thread. on: July 01, 2010, 04:34:44 AM
finally got to play coop last night and it's good fun.  looking forward to getting the rest of the missions gold starred.  yay for free.
7874  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Program to erase harddrives before recycle? on: July 01, 2010, 04:22:12 AM
i was always fond of disassembling them and keeping the platters around the desk, as a warning to the new ones, if you will. 

i did learn through this that if you smack a platter with a hammer, it will leave pixie dust and potentially dangerous glass dust on your desk. 
7875  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Very frustrating wireless connection issue on: July 01, 2010, 04:08:52 AM
sounds like you have a problem with DNS entries not being sent from the router.  check your configuration on the computers for DNS entries other than the router (likely, a 192.168.x.1 address depending on default config)  if you aren't seeing some form of outside dns entry, then that explains why your network is good while the web is not.
it will also show you if you are getting an IP conflict. 

with many routers, you can assign an address for each machine by mapping it to their MAC address.  that way you don't have to worry about manually assigning it to your laptop.  this will reduce work if you have to take the laptop to another location and then rely on their network.  i do this with both wired and wireless devices in my house.
7876  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Device Convergence on: June 30, 2010, 06:39:23 PM
south park nailed it years ago with this btw.

7877  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Device Convergence on: June 30, 2010, 06:37:49 PM
we have phones that do everything you could want mobile (gps, games, IM, voip, camera, video), home entertainment boxes that game/video on demand/social network/media hub and cameras that double as HD video recorders. 

it seems that everything these days is destined to do a bazillion features rather than specialize.  so long single use devices.  you will not be missed.
7878  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: June 30, 2010, 05:08:01 PM
today's deals:

Shatter - $2.50
Torchlight - $5.00
Red Orchestra - $2.50
ME2 - $23.99
L4D - $6.80
RFG - $5.00
Flatout UC - $2.00
Guild 2 + Pirates expansion - $6.25
The Void - $5.00
7879  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Happy Birthday Diablo 2! (and Happy belated birthday Deus Ex) on: June 30, 2010, 02:23:06 AM
I've started up DE myself and plan to get both it and IW finished before the third game hits.
7880  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: If you like your wallet DO NOT GO TO STEAM. Summer sale! on: June 29, 2010, 05:23:15 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on June 29, 2010, 05:18:27 PM

Quote from: Caine on June 29, 2010, 05:12:19 PM

not much info on numen.  3rd person action rpg apparently developed by akella according to one source.  pics looked grainy, video looked decent.  might be worth a gamble. 

there's a user review on the Steam forums.

thanks for that.  looks like i am going to hold back on it then.
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