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2201  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Good games from 2004-2006? on: December 25, 2007, 11:51:00 PM
So, now that I have a computer that's good, but not great, I'm looking for games that I can use to push it a little, just for fun.  I have Call of Duty 2, Titan Quest, Civ 4, Pirates!, and Oblivion.  What other games came out that I've missed?
2202  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bourne Ultimatum Impressions [Spoilers Welcome] on: December 15, 2007, 08:34:24 PM
Apparently, no one could stand Doug Liman.  He has executive producer credit, but no one wanted him around the other movies.  He's apparently a big jerk, which is why after launching a multi-million grossing franchise and a movie that did fairly decently (Mr. and Mrs. Smith) he hasn't done anything since.
2203  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Poster on: December 14, 2007, 06:22:13 PM

That was a BRILLIANT trailer.
2204  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Escapist: Zero Punctuation on: December 13, 2007, 11:30:53 PM
Man, this guy nails it.  He agrees with me left and right.
2205  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Poster on: December 06, 2007, 04:48:09 PM
Search's Showbiz section.  It was a couple of days ago.

I am so pumped for this to come out.  You can tell that they know they have a good movie, because they keep on releasing stuff for it.
2206  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Favourite videogame music? on: December 03, 2007, 04:40:48 PM
There's a great track from Mega Man 4 for the Gameboy that's now my ringtone.

Also, I gotta say the Katamari Damacy theme.
2207  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: November 27, 2007, 06:49:51 PM

Quote from: IkeVandergraaf on November 27, 2007, 04:33:13 PM

Who are these hippies?

2208  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: October NPDs on: November 17, 2007, 12:06:00 AM
I don't see Nintendo adding an MP3 player into the next iteration of the DS.  They're too nervous about piracy, and being able to put things on a DS would just make them jittery.  Besides, we've seen how well it's worked for the PSP.  How many firmware updates have they made since day 1 to stop piracy?  And how long does it take to crack each one?

I'm still trying to figure out Nintendo's next move, especially with a handheld.  Do they just do a DS with more power, like the Game Boy -> Color -> Advance progression?  Or do they shake it up even more?  Maybe add motion sensing to the DS2?

And what about the Wii?  Are they sure this is the route from now on?  Motion sensing?  Or do they have something else up their sleeve for the next gen?
2209  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: November 16, 2007, 11:57:13 PM
This from the guy with a shirtless Trebek and Shatner as his tag.
2210  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: EB Loses Another Customer on: November 16, 2007, 11:55:54 PM
Well, and in my area, there's only Gamestop that sells used games, so I end up going there all the time.  I don't buy new games, ever.  If another place sold them, though, I'd be all over it.
2211  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: October NPDs on: November 16, 2007, 07:49:38 PM
I foresee the PS3 going like the Gamecube did, struggling, plodding along in relative obscurity, just laying groundwork for the next console.  But this generation is pretty much screwed at that pace.  They're being outsold by the PS2.
2212  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Games that got better after you played them for awhile on: November 16, 2007, 07:44:27 PM
Lords of the Realm 2.  I played it, and could see that there was something there, but it was way too difficult.  Then a friend of mine showed me the ins and outs, and after then, it went down as one of my all-time favorite games.
2213  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Escapist: Zero Punctuation on: November 15, 2007, 07:15:59 PM
The animations are perfect.  They remind me of a twisted employee orientation film.
2214  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Escapist: Zero Punctuation on: November 14, 2007, 07:28:33 PM
Wow, this guy just does not dissapoint.
2215  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Manning on: November 12, 2007, 03:17:23 PM
There's more choking in this thread than (fill in porn reference).
2216  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / LF Nintendo DS on: November 05, 2007, 02:13:11 PM
Just putting out feelers to see if anyone's trying to get rid of a Nintendo DS.  Just PM me if you're interested.
2217  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS: EVGA 7900 GT KO. Price Drop! on: November 02, 2007, 11:53:58 PM
Geez.  I would so get this, but cash is tight right now.  Damn.
2218  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Games and Hardware FS on: October 30, 2007, 11:48:52 PM
So I'm confused, is there still RAM left?  If there is, I might be very interested.
2219  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Monday Timewaster] Portal - In Flash! on: October 27, 2007, 06:10:01 PM
Played it again.  It's not bad.  I'm undecided.
2220  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Monday Timewaster] Portal - In Flash! on: October 25, 2007, 02:38:37 AM
I don't know.  Does the real game have walls that you can't put portals on?  That would suck.
2221  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Monday Timewaster] Portal - In Flash! on: October 24, 2007, 09:09:44 PM
Ugh.  Please tell me that's not how Portal is.
2222  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: The Half-Life 2 Steam Giveaway! on: October 24, 2007, 03:52:24 PM
If anyone still has a copy of HL2, I'll take it.
2223  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Some Old Playstation Games for Sale on: October 11, 2007, 05:28:18 PM
You got PM re Parappa the Rapper.
2224  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Oblivion performance? on: September 27, 2007, 11:02:35 PM
You would have great performance.  It would be comparable, I believe.  I have an Athlon 64 3200+ with 1.5 GB of RAM and a 6800, and I got pretty good performance.  You should be OK.
2225  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Did you ever wonder who was the first to... on: September 24, 2007, 07:52:59 PM
I'd like to be there at the invention of gay sex.  Think of that conversation.

"You want to do WHAT now?  Put it where I POOP?"
2226  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL Week 3 on: September 24, 2007, 07:49:14 PM
I saw some crack reporter say that Tom Brady is on pace for 55 TD passes.  Can we stop doing this, please?

Look, after three games, I think we're jumping to conclusions.  He'll have great numbers, but he'll taper off at some point.  I mean, honestly, the Packers are on pace to finish the season undefeated.  Can we get over that ridiculous stat?
2227  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Children and video games : when is it too soon? on: September 20, 2007, 05:04:01 PM
My wife works with children, and we've done a lot of research on the subject.  Scientifically, they say that up to about 3 years old (ballpark) a child shouldn't watch TV or play video games, and it should be severely limited after that point.  The reason is that a child doesn't understand that what's on the TV is not real.  There's no disconnect like with an adult.  What is happening on TV is happening inside that box, quite literally.

Now, with my children (when I have them, of course), my wife says Absolutely No Video Games until they're, I don't know, 12 or something knowing her.  I take a different tack.  I say that when you have a time for video games and a time for playing outside, it's ok.  If you have enormous amounts of interaction with the child's parents like we plan to do, it's not damaging.  I believe that video games teach problem solving skills that they might otherwise miss.

However, absolutely NO games will be allowed with weapons for my children for quite a while.  I think Animal Crossing is going to get the most play for quite a while and maybe Wii Sports.
2228  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fun little animations? on: September 07, 2007, 10:45:49 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on September 07, 2007, 12:11:35 AM

and since we seem to have a bloody theme going with some of these:

That was from a Mr. Show episode.  So out of left field.
2229  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 300 Mexicans! on: August 30, 2007, 06:51:42 PM

Quote from: unbreakable on August 30, 2007, 04:49:18 AM

"300 Mexicans" would be a great band name.

Almost as good as 30 Odd Foot of Grunts.
2230  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: The Official GT Trader Feedback List (updated 6/07) on: August 25, 2007, 05:27:40 PM
+1 to Caine.  Really great condition!  Awesome.
2231  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: August 16, 2007, 11:53:29 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on August 12, 2007, 04:41:48 PM

for naednek:

I really can't see why someone would not like LOLcats.  I mean, are you not human?
2232  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: O...M...G... Kung Fu Hustle!!! on: August 09, 2007, 05:51:53 PM
I called this movie "pure movie joy" when I went to see it in the theatre.  I stand by that statement.  I couldn't wipe the smile off my face throughout the whole thing.
2233  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bourne Ultimatum Impressions [Spoilers Welcome] on: August 08, 2007, 10:32:24 PM
Yeah, I thought it was awesome how it combined elements of all three movies, but gave each movie a little more meaning, meaning that you want to watch them all again.  My wife was practically cheering on the Pamela Landy character.  She was a great character: strong, without being bitchy, which most actresses/directors don't know how to pull off.  Definitely a day one purchase.
2234  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / WTS: Working NES with Zapper & 3 Controllers on: August 01, 2007, 10:50:32 PM
So, I have this NES that works, but I don't need it around the house.  I want to sell it.  Here's what you get:

NES and hookups
Zapper (with badass scope)
3 controllers
Super Mario Bros.
Hogan's Alley
Whatever else I can find

I'm asking 50 for it, shipping included, OBO.  Let me know.
2235  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Misc game sale + PS2 blowout on: July 31, 2007, 02:33:04 PM
Man, I love that game TBA.  I've played and replayed it.
2236  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Gateway Laptop For Sale *PRICE DROPPED FOR THE LAST TIME* on: July 23, 2007, 09:27:56 PM
Actually, jblank, the guy who I talked about the laptop to is really intrigued but has no money.  Sorry.  I tried!
2237  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Gateway Laptop For Sale *PRICE DROPPED MORE* on: July 23, 2007, 12:48:12 PM
Hang on to this:  I might have a buyer for you.  I'll let you know.
2238  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Bioshock: 7 minutes of video on: June 23, 2007, 06:52:54 PM
I really like that box art.  That is all.
2239  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Looking for decent AGP card on: June 23, 2007, 06:50:52 PM
I have a 5700 LE (256 MB RAM) that I want to unload on anyone who's willing.  Shoot me a PM.
2240  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Nintendo DS F/S on: January 26, 2007, 07:50:37 PM
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