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121  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / [ios] Commander the Great War on: July 27, 2014, 10:41:42 PM
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/commander-the-great-war/id880963492?mt=8

Have any of you tried this yet? It is getting outstanding reviews, and has peaked my interest. I have never actually played a war strategy game like this, however I've always wanted to. This may be the first one that I try. Thoughts?

Really good article about it.
www.pockettactics.com/features/field-marshal-owens-guide-commander-great-war-noobs/


122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 26, 2014, 04:09:41 AM
I hit a new personal best tonight and made it to rank 11!  The match to get there was one of the best matches I've ever had.  They guy I beat was playing priest and we both immediately sent each other invites when it was over.  It was so back and forth it was nuts.  If he had won he'd have made it to 11 too!   Anyway, still loving this game and for me it's probably my GOTY so far, with Infamous as a very close second. 

I had never played anything like this before and to like this as much as I do is worthy of at least a mid-year GOTY.0
123  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 25, 2014, 07:41:08 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on July 25, 2014, 06:25:11 AM

I'd personally prefer to stare at some hanging vagina. Um, maybe not. Bad image .
Um yes, very bad image
124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 7/25/14 on: July 25, 2014, 07:38:12 PM
I'll be playing more Watchdogs, Hearthstone and Destiny Beta.  Also love to get in a game with some of you.
125  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Comcast on: July 25, 2014, 12:21:48 AM

Quote from: Lee on July 18, 2014, 10:32:07 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on July 18, 2014, 07:34:30 PM

Quote from: Lee on July 17, 2014, 09:25:48 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on July 17, 2014, 07:31:43 PM

I have something like this too, internet and tv through the electric power board here in Chattanooga.  They claim
We have the fastest internet in the country and I couldn't wait to switch from comcast to them 2 years ago, not because of the speed, but because of my feelings towards comcast, which are enormously negative.

Are you going to be able to keep your service as is? IIRC, it's a Tennessee rep that is the one who started this bill in the first place. She is heavily funded by the cable companies as well.

I haven't heard about this, id like to see them try and take it from me though.  I kid of course, but my particular city is putting a lot on our recognition as " the gig city" and I assure you this isn't because of "Xfinity".  In reality it's a big reason we've had Amazon and VW open centers/plants here.  There is way too much riding on that for some broad (sp, never used it in this context before today, but it seemed appropriate) with Comcast money in her pocket to do a damn thing about it.

Our politicians frankly won't let that happen.  If they do, I'll be here talking about it I promise.

Summary of what is going on in your state with muni-broadband. Your state already came up with a law limiting it, and your congressman is leading the way at the federal level. All of this is being funded by the big cable companies.

Thank you for sharing Lee, she isn't in my district, but anyone supporting this nonsense will not get my vote!
126  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Let's Talk Yogurt on: July 25, 2014, 12:16:28 AM

Quote from: faide on July 24, 2014, 11:44:58 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on July 24, 2014, 06:35:10 PM

I love Yogurt too.  I like tart flavored with fruit, Blue Berries or blackberries are my favorite.  I love granola with it too, and feel if you use low fat yogurt and granola for breakfast that is perfectly healthy.

Regarding heartburn ATB, I used to struggle with that too, but a few weeks ago tried the off brand Prilosec and couldn't be happier.  I've had no heartburn, eaten no tums and find it to work wonderfully.  I'm going to talk with my doctor to make sure it's okay to keep taking it.  It was like 7.99 at Walmart.

I'll be curious to hear what your doctor says about Prilosec.   Mine told me it was ok to use short term, but take it too long and it runs the risk of damaging your kidneys. 

I'll let you know for sure, hate to hear what yours told you as I love never having heart burn.  I first need to schedule a routine physical, which I'll do in the next week or so.
127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 25, 2014, 12:12:49 AM

Quote from: rittchard on July 24, 2014, 10:09:36 PM

This is kind of cool: decks constructed only out of the free cards in the game to beat Heroic.  I haven't tried any of them yet but thought it was interesting:

http://toucharcade.com/2014/07/24/hearthstone-curse-of-naxxramas-guide-free-to-play-decks-heroic-arachnid-quarter/

That is very cool, thanks for sharing.
128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 24, 2014, 06:54:07 PM
Beat the first heroic hero today with zoolock (rush warlock for those not in the know)
129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: July 24, 2014, 06:48:45 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on July 24, 2014, 06:39:54 PM

They are streaming multiplayer on PS4 right now
http://www.twitch.tv/naughtydog

Sweet, thanks, safe to say there are no spoilers in multiplayer?
130  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Let's Talk Yogurt on: July 24, 2014, 06:35:10 PM
I love Yogurt too.  I like tart flavored with fruit, Blue Berries or blackberries are my favorite.  I love granola with it too, and feel if you use low fat yogurt and granola for breakfast that is perfectly healthy.

Regarding heartburn ATB, I used to struggle with that too, but a few weeks ago tried the off brand Prilosec and couldn't be happier.  I've had no heartburn, eaten no tums and find it to work wonderfully.  I'm going to talk with my doctor to make sure it's okay to keep taking it.  It was like 7.99 at Walmart.
131  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 24, 2014, 06:29:26 PM
132  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 24, 2014, 06:29:07 PM
Seems like Rittchard may need a visual aid.
133  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 24, 2014, 06:25:55 PM
Glad we're all on the same page about this.  I'd love to be a fly on the wall when someone makes the decision to buy a pair for their truck.   So crazy.
134  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Would you ever??? on: July 23, 2014, 09:06:06 PM
Hang a nut sack from your trailer hitch? Probably just happens in the south. I've never understood it, and can't imagine the thought process that goes into thinking that is a good idea.
135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 23, 2014, 07:00:08 PM
Which is a good thing, imho
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 23, 2014, 06:59:52 PM
Not at all to get to heroic, now it seems I will have to modify it.
137  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 23, 2014, 06:30:23 PM
Playing heroic now, first time I've felt challenged.  I'll beat it evetnually
138  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 23, 2014, 02:27:54 PM
I imagine programming AI for a game like this is not an easy task.  Hoping to have time to finish the challenges today
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 23, 2014, 11:32:25 AM
I found normal mode to be very easy too, still fun.  Now working on the Druid class challenge.
140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: July 19, 2014, 02:54:53 AM
Woot! Indeed
141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: July 18, 2014, 10:22:29 PM
Please, please , please, I'd love a ps4 beta invite for this weekend.  Any out there?
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 7/18/14 on: July 18, 2014, 07:54:01 PM
Going to be Watchdogs and Hearthstone for me, again.
143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 18, 2014, 07:43:33 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on July 18, 2014, 12:41:10 PM

I enjoyed the raid decks in the wow card game, if this is anything near as fun I'm stoked.   Likewise I'm looking forward to the pve in Hex.
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Hey, what does pve in Hex mean?  I'm sure I should know, but alas I don't.
144  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Comcast on: July 18, 2014, 07:37:24 PM
The absolute best part of this is how much money Comcast is spending here (I'm sure I mentioned I HATE them).  Billboards, radio ads, all referencing the EPB.

I heard a few weeks ago that they would be pulling out of our city and letting Charter take over.  I know not if that is accurate, but they're getting their asses kicked here so it wouldn't surprise me.
145  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Comcast on: July 18, 2014, 07:34:30 PM

Quote from: Lee on July 17, 2014, 09:25:48 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on July 17, 2014, 07:31:43 PM

I have something like this too, internet and tv through the electric power board here in Chattanooga.  They claim
We have the fastest internet in the country and I couldn't wait to switch from comcast to them 2 years ago, not because of the speed, but because of my feelings towards comcast, which are enormously negative.

Are you going to be able to keep your service as is? IIRC, it's a Tennessee rep that is the one who started this bill in the first place. She is heavily funded by the cable companies as well. 

I haven't heard about this, id like to see them try and take it from me though.  I kid of course, but my particular city is putting a lot on our recognition as " the gig city" and I assure you this isn't because of "Xfinity".  In reality it's a big reason we've had Amazon and VW open centers/plants here.  There is way too much riding on that for some broad (sp, never used it in this context before today, but it seemed appropriate) with Comcast money in her pocket to do a damn thing about it.

Our politicians frankly won't let that happen.  If they do, I'll be here talking about it I promise.
146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 18, 2014, 11:25:13 AM
The first wing is free and I have enough gold saved up for the second.  I'll like just buy the others.  I can't wait for it.

I have played faced that Rogue deck (mill rogue is the name), and agree it's tedious.  There are other mill decks so watch out.  I've been playing Miracle Rogue and its a very strong deck (the most card draw and burst power of any I've played).i
147  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Comcast on: July 17, 2014, 07:31:43 PM

Quote from: Ironrod on July 16, 2014, 01:39:51 AM

Quote from: Lee on July 16, 2014, 12:29:42 AM


Still, I have never had a cable company that I did like. We need competition.

What you need is a municipal internet provider. I get mine (cable tv, too!) through our electrical utility. It's taxpayer owned and the payments stay in the community; any profits get turned over to town government. They have fewer than 10,000 customers and when I have a problem I know I'm going to be speaking to either Donna or Chris.

That's right: communism. I'm glad our utility was chartered in 1892 because the conglomerates have made it next to impossible for communities to establish them now. Internet service should be a public utility like electricity and water. Duh.

I have something like this too, internet and tv through the electric power board here in Chattanooga.  They claim
We have the fastest internet in the country and I couldn't wait to switch from comcast to them 2 years ago, not because of the speed, but because of my feelings towards comcast, which are enormously negative.

All I'll say, but the audio clip above isn't surprising, after a conversation I had with Comcast, my wife claims that is the first time she's actually been concerned that I would be arrested.   They are a bad company, and will never receive one more cent from me.
148  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Passenger Jet Shot Down over Ukraine on: July 17, 2014, 03:59:35 PM
So terrible... 



On all news sources now.
149  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Amazon.com Problem... on: July 16, 2014, 11:40:17 PM
Amazon is pretty much one of my favorite companies.  We've been Prime members for 2 or 3 years now and I couldn't be happier with their service and obviously the convenience of ordering things from them is unsurpassed.

While looking for an authentic Apple Smart Cover for my iPad 4 today on Amazon, I came across an issue that is likely known by many, but I find it hard to believe Amazon continues to allow it.

Challenge for those of you reading this:   Can you post a link for an authentic, Apple made smart cover on Amazon?

This one is the only one I can come up with that isn't suspect:
http://www.amazon.com/Apple-Smart-Cover-iPad/dp/B005FUZMGW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405553816&sr=8-1&keywords=ipad+smart+cover

But, this one
http://www.amazon.com/Apple-Smart-Cover-Leather-Black/dp/B0060GEWFC/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1405553816&sr=8-7&keywords=ipad+smart+cover
Also says company "Apple", as do many others, and is obviously not genuine.

Why on earth do that permit companies to put the company as "Apple" when that isn't true?  Seems a huge issue for such a reputable company...

I'll likely get one at Best Buy or the Apple store to be safe.  I need it to pair with this:
http://www.amazon.com/ZeroChroma-Vario-SC-Case-Stand-Black/dp/B00606TOX2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405553997&sr=8-1&keywords=zerochroma+ipad

150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: July 16, 2014, 08:33:02 PM

Quote from: Ridah on July 16, 2014, 04:55:50 PM

There was a Sony press event last night and many outlets played Remastered, I enjoyed Polygon's impressions on the updated graphics. What makes me nervous, though, is the fact that they're including a 30FPS lock, which indicates a wavering framerate. I'm hoping the lock is geared towards multiplayer...

Thanks, I enjoyed that piece at polygon as well.

I've not owned a sony console since the ps2, but did play UC3 through to completion and it remains in my top 10 favorite games of all time.  I'm as excited to play this on ps4 as I could be if it was a new ip.  Games like this are precisely why I went Sony over MS this time.
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (07/14) on: July 16, 2014, 04:29:53 PM
Doh, sorry, should be fixed now smile
152  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / The weekend playlist - 7/11 on: July 15, 2014, 07:07:49 PM
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153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (07/14) on: July 14, 2014, 07:19:19 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on July 14, 2014, 03:14:19 PM

Preorder for TLOU.

This!


Never going to say told you so, as we all suffer from the incompetence.  Also, climate change, as articulated by the global warming fools, is total shite.
154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/Ps3/Vita] Guacamelee on: July 14, 2014, 07:18:17 PM
I'm now interested in this one as the forum effect is strong and Podcast Beyond (PS podcast) are huge fans.  Too bad it wasn't free this month on ps+


Never going to say told you so, as we all suffer from the incompetence.  Also, climate change, as articulated by the global warming fools, is total shite.
155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The weekend playlist - 7/11 on: July 14, 2014, 07:16:25 PM
I've progressed so much further in Watchdogs than I thought I would.  I'm firmly compelled to complete it now, and while I hold firm on the opinion that it is inferior to Imfamous Second Son, I was overly harsh and no longer regret my purchase.


Never going to say told you so, as we all suffer from the incompetence.  Also, climate change, as articulated by the global warming fools, is total shite.
156  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / [Ios MOBA] Fates Forever on: July 09, 2014, 08:42:57 PM
I've been eying this one, so thanks for the update.  The tutorial seemed cool enough to try more of.
157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: July 09, 2014, 08:39:38 PM
I missed the Alpha and was interested.  Agree with YK though, I'm now interested more in stellar single player experiences, which is why I'm chomping at the bit for TLOU!


Never going to say told you so, as we all suffer from the incompetence.
158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: July 08, 2014, 07:57:38 PM
All over this of course, thanks for the update.


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159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / What are you buying this week? (07/07) on: July 07, 2014, 05:04:09 PM
Nada for me too, here it's good with groups of 3 or more


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160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomorrow is July 1, will we have ATB's GOTY? on: July 07, 2014, 12:07:21 PM
My GOTY so far is also Imfamous Second Son, with the free to play masterpiece Hearthstone in second.


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