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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 15, 2014, 02:04:41 AM
Holy crap at the picture Turtle posted. 


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42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 11, 2014, 11:41:03 PM
I see  the 500 win thing, it's per class (shown under the class when you select it)


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43  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 11, 2014, 07:38:02 PM
I agree about Gelbin.  I've had it go my way and it's a cool card to play, but the random factor is too much for me and I can easily find a worthy substitute. 

Really big patch today as Lee said, and indications are that Hearthstone should go live (non-beta) within a week.  Not that this will change all that much, though, when the iPad version is finally released all bets are off.

Nat Pagle was nerfed a bit in this patch and he is one of my favorite cards.  The end result of the nerf is really just one less turn with an opportunity for a draw.  That doesn't seem that drastic, so I think I'm going to keep him (if you DE him you get 1,600 dust which is a crap load).  I normally only play Nat when I have taunt up to protect him a bit, though I realize many play him on turn 2, and that is one of the main reason's for the nerf.   The other Legendary that was adjusted I haven't actually unlocked yet (Tinkmaster), and the big change with him is that his effect now affects a random minion (so it can impact your own board). 

Anyway, I'm still loving the hell out of this game and the depth of the strategies that can work are staggering.  It has opened my mind to Card games like this, but after trying Magic and some others on the iPad i still find myself wishing I was playing this instead.  Blizzard has another sure-fire winner on their hands, and the competitive competition side to this has already taken off.  I never thought I'd have any interest in spectating a game (when I could be playing one instead).  However, I've found myself watching some tournaments with the best Hearthstone players in it (Trump etc.) and really learned a lot and found it to be super entertaining. 

If you have not tried out this game and like strategy games, or of course CCG's, you better damn well try this game...  Fun can be had without spending a dime.
44  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]South Park:The Stick of Truth on: March 06, 2014, 02:35:08 AM
Great review Ron.  I haven't really watched much South Park, think I'd still enjoy/get it?


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45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Hearthstone on: March 03, 2014, 11:05:08 PM
Ragnaros is pretty game shifting too...  Leeroy Jenkins and the mana cost 6 legendary that summons like a  (not actually)Yeti at its death is pretty great too, as is tinkmaster:)


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46  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 03, 2014, 05:29:59 PM

Quote from: Lordnine on March 03, 2014, 04:55:25 AM

While some legendaries are amazing I would say the majority are very situational and in most cases, you would be better off with more standard “good” and reliable cards.

I haven't decided if I agree or disagree with this, so I at least agree that it's partially accurate smile

I know I've had games decided because of Legendaries  played against me.  I also know I've one many due to playing them (maybe the one's you feel are amazing).

47  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 02, 2014, 01:53:11 PM

Quote from: Lee on March 01, 2014, 07:21:13 AM

I'll add you next time I am on Tokek (or add me, posted my name earlier). We can get some games in.

Eco and I played a few matches tonight. Was fun, we had a few close ones. Do wish they would make chat easier to use for friends.

I really need to branch out and learn some more decks.

Great games Lee.  I'm eager to rematch soon!  Last night I focused on the Arena and didn't do all that well, at least you still get rewards regardless of success.
48  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: March 01, 2014, 04:19:59 AM
I sent you an invite Lee.  Let's get a match soon.
49  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 28, 2014, 05:28:19 PM
www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/angry-chicken-hearthstone/id724741688?mt=2
http://ihearthu.com/

I've made it to 18 so far without spending any money and that is one of the reasons I am really liking this game.  To put this into perspective, those of you that were my friends on Live likely noticed after my MW2 stint, I pretty much played only Fifa.  My gaming time is normally only in Friday and Saturday from 10 till whenever, and last weekend I played 1 game of fifa then started playing this...   Even my wife commented on it.


Anyway, the links I started the post with are links I've found to be helpful and entertaining. 

The reddit link is useful in many ways, with the best example being a thread where a really good player (Trump) made it to Legendary with a Mage deck, without spending any money.

The iTunes link is for the podcast "the angry chicken" which I've listened to twice now and I found it to be entertaining first and the strategies discussed really have helped me to I prove. 

Lastly, ihearthu is probably widely know by anyone playing this game, if it isn't it should be.  They also have a podcast which I've subscribed to but not listened to. 

50  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: February 28, 2014, 05:02:56 PM
Dead Nation looks really fun.  I'm really digging PS+ so far, though Outlast was a bit too creepy for me, the polish was there and it's hard to believe it was given away for free.

I still find the social aspects of psn to be inferior to what I became accustomed to on the 360.  The process for finding the username of the person you're playing and sending them an invitation or a message takes way too long and is the very definition of cumbersome.  I get around it by keeping my iPad or iPhone handy and using it for these things, but still...  Hopefully they will tweak the process.

Personally I can't wait for Infamous 3.  I've not played any of the others, but what I've seen so far looks fantastic.  It kind of reminds me of Prototype, but hopefully a lot deeper.  That's probably a bad comparison though.
51  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 24, 2014, 08:46:29 PM
Awesome Lee!

I've only played the arena once and won 3 games only .  I definitely didn't know what I was doing then.

Since then I've made it to 18 so far In Ranked matches.  Every so often I absolutely stomped though, which keeps it fun.


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52  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: February 24, 2014, 03:56:24 PM
Looks fantastic, I can't wait!


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53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 23, 2014, 10:38:45 PM
I will get my full battle.net name this evening. 

I'm getting a lot better, and occasional get my ass handed to me too so my head hasn't gotten big yet.

I'm best with the Hunter and now have a nasty Druid deck.  I haven't played priest/pally/warlock much yet. 


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54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 23, 2014, 02:27:39 AM
If anyone would like a game I'm St0ckbroker

Where do you access the friends list?


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55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 2/21/14 on: February 22, 2014, 12:03:42 AM
Definitely Hearthstone, FIFA 14 & NBA 2k14 (ps4 and PC)


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56  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: We got new iPhones! What games to get? on: February 19, 2014, 11:55:00 AM

Quote from: Crusis on February 19, 2014, 01:38:45 AM

Threes. The kiss your free time goodbye.

+1
Excellent game.  What is your highest score Crusis?


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57  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 18, 2014, 03:12:40 AM

Quote from: Lee on February 17, 2014, 11:50:36 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on February 17, 2014, 09:41:03 PM

I can't seem to get out of level 19.  I get bumped down to 20 often, too.  Not quite good enough to get a good streak going and gain rank.

Braggart. icon_confused

Lee, I'm thinking we should get a match in soon...  I'm only learning too, but I'm impressed so far.
58  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 17, 2014, 09:29:57 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 17, 2014, 08:15:15 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on February 17, 2014, 07:54:01 PM

Also, I am aware that Blizzard has announced cross-platform play, which is awesome.  I'm curious though, will my unlocks/decks be tied to my battle.net account and automatically be available on the iPad version?  Hopefully they will... 

I think it's pretty much guaranteed that both versions will connect to the same card collections.  Don't hold your breath for the iPad version, though, it sounds like it's a long ways off from being ready.

Sounds good!
I love the strategy/ logic in this game...

Hate it's a long way away though.  I'm not a developer but it doesn't seem like a daunting task to port it to iPad.   


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59  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [iOS] Collectible Card Games? on: February 17, 2014, 09:28:05 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 17, 2014, 08:18:27 PM

Try Ascension.  I have surely put in at least 100 hours into it, if not more.  It's not really a CCG, it's a "deck-building game", but it gets at some of the same gameplay elements.  Instead of building up a permanent, persistent deck, you start each match with a standard set of basic cards and you build your deck as the match progresses.
It looks really good, is there a big "pay wall"?  I don't find that HS has much of a paywall, yet anyway, and love the fact that you can get new decks simply by winning.  Do you still play Ascension? 



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60  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / [iOS] Collectible Card Games? on: February 17, 2014, 08:02:16 PM
I'm playing Hearthstone on the pc and loving the heck out of it.  It's my first CCG ever and I never thought I would like it as much as I do.  I will be grabbing the iPad version the moment it's available, but until then I'm wondering what CCG's on the iPad I should look at to tide me over.  I'm aware of the ones that are out there, many of which have good reviews.  I'm curious which would be the best for someone just starting that is decently comfortable with Hearthstone.  Thoughts?  Should I just play Magic?
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 17, 2014, 07:54:01 PM
Also, I am aware that Blizzard has announced cross-platform play, which is awesome.  I'm curious though, will my unlocks/decks be tied to my battle.net account and automatically be available on the iPad version?  Hopefully they will... 
62  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: February 16, 2014, 06:31:19 AM
Wow this game is really great.  My first time with a CCG and I'm digging it.  I really plan to play it more once it comes out on iPad (any idea when?)

What are the recommended CCG 's in iOS?


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63  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Amazon console? on: February 06, 2014, 12:05:00 PM
Very odd buy, fairly sub-par developer too.  I realize KI is good, but other than that they basically have a catalog of old IP's they kinda ruined.


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64  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman on: February 02, 2014, 08:19:34 PM
On Drudge too, evidently found with a syringe sticking out of his arm.


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65  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Game of Thrones - Season 4 is coming (please mark spoilers) on: February 02, 2014, 12:16:01 AM
Can't wait!!


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66  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Kingdom Come: Deliverance on: January 31, 2014, 10:29:05 PM

Quote from: Caine on January 31, 2014, 05:20:07 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 31, 2014, 07:41:43 AM

The PS4 version will probably follow pretty soon. "Stay tuned" is the latest message from the devs. There's already an announced PS4 version of the game, but only for physical copies AFAIK. I'm kind of surprised Microsoft had a quicker turnover than Sony about this considering both companies' recent history of indie treatment. Good for Microsoft and Xbox One owners.


good to hear this.  I want a copy on PS4 but really wish they lower the entry point to get it and going with a digital copy would seal the deal. 
. Agree with this..


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67  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 29, 2014, 06:33:32 PM
Sorry didn't see earlier post. smile


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68  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 29, 2014, 06:32:52 PM

Quote from: JayDee on January 22, 2014, 03:33:52 PM

Drought?

I have too many games to play and not enough time.

FIFA 14 and NBA 2K14 are taking up 90% of my time which means I'm lucky to squeeze in a few minutes a week with AssCreed IV or Killzone.

I'm so glad my next purchase isn't until MLB 14 in March.

I'm playing FIFA and NBA too, let's get a match sometime (Arsenal_Broker).

You'll probably stomp be in basketball and vice versa in Soccer slywink

Ps1 and PS 2 emulation coming??
http://feedly.com/e/C0aeU82y


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69  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 29, 2014, 01:44:33 PM

Quote from: ATB on January 22, 2014, 02:16:52 PM

Well they were calling for snow and ice. And again, we got nothing.
Man, wish I could give you some of ours.

It took my wife 3.5 hours to pickup my son from school yesterday.  Normally takes 15 minutes.

Schools called at 10:45 and said "we're canceling at 11.  It was chaos yesterday.


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70  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 headphones on: January 24, 2014, 12:59:10 AM
Password changed, I literally didn't post that post Wonderpug, sorry.
71  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 headphones on: January 24, 2014, 12:39:08 AM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on January 21, 2014, 05:17:16 PM

Those look nice, out of my range though.  I don't intend on listening to game sounds through them, so I'm l don't need anything elaborate. 


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This was the last post that I made here...


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72  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 headphones on: January 24, 2014, 12:38:23 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on January 22, 2014, 08:26:12 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on January 22, 2014, 08:04:00 PM

No one?   Fine,really.

Don't be an ass about it.  I saw your thread but have no idea what to recommend, so I had no reason to post anything.  I may not be the only one who is unable to help you.
You may find it hard to believe, but I didn't post that.  Promptly changing my password...


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73  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (01/20) on: January 22, 2014, 09:30:25 PM
Heard a lot of positive vibe about hearthstone...  Ready for it to hit iOS


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74  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Movie] Looper on: January 21, 2014, 07:09:43 PM
Man I agree completely Ironrod, though I never fully got past this issue and therefore never recommended this flick to anyone.


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75  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: 'Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition' for iOS Submitted to Apple for Approval on: January 21, 2014, 05:34:01 PM

Quote from: farley2k on January 21, 2014, 04:37:02 PM

I saw that comment too and I am still trying to figure out what is IAP.  The only thing I can find with Google and "baldur's gate 2 iap" is this story and quote


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Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition coming soon to iPad… with IAPs
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Baldur's Gate 2 Enhanced Edition iPad Android tablet screenshotWe were keeping our finger crossed when Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition was submitted to Apple a month ago, but it didn’t help. The game was refused by Apple’s submission team once or twice, but according to Beamdog’s Trent Oster, the wait is almost over. Apparently, the game’s in-app purchases have been approved and… wait, what?

Yeah, it turns out Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition will feature IAPs on iPad and (eventually) Android tablets. This honestly isn’t a huge surprise, as we’ve predicted something like this will happen way back in August when it was announced that the remake will feature four new characters with unique quest lines, but it’s still a shame that a $15 mobile game will have paywalls.

Which would seem to say that the original game/story is there for $15 but you can get 4 new characters with unique quests for IAP.

That makes me happy then as long as I have the complete game.


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76  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS4 headphones on: January 21, 2014, 05:17:16 PM
Those look nice, out of my range though.  I don't intend on listening to game sounds through them, so I'm l don't need anything elaborate. 


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77  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: 'Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition' for iOS Submitted to Apple for Approval on: January 21, 2014, 04:09:59 PM
I picked it up this morning and may give it a go tonight.  I noticed that only one character is available with other's only unlocked through an IAP.  That is kinda shitty since I just paid $16 for the game.  Does this mean that only one class is playable?
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PS4 headphones on: January 21, 2014, 04:06:19 PM
I'm in the market for a ps4 headset.  I'm primarily interested in it for chat, as I prefer for game music/sounds to go through my sound system.  Any suggestions?    I wish bluetooth headsets were compatible as I'd love to use my LG Tone.
79  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: 'Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition' for iOS Submitted to Apple for Approval on: January 19, 2014, 02:49:15 PM
Anyone pick this up?
80  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 09, 2014, 08:57:50 PM
The appeal to me is being able to play PS3 games on PS4, which with emulation being "impossible" makes streaming the only option.

I will be signing up for sure as I haven't played Last of Us and don't own a ps3.


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