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121  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PC/Ps4] The Crew on: August 27, 2014, 10:18:08 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on August 27, 2014, 06:32:54 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on August 27, 2014, 01:06:22 PM

thanks for the code, not buying this one.

Care to elaborate?  What didn't you like about it?  How much or what parts did you play? 

I like the idea of the huge open world to drive around in with tons of activities and missions, so I'll likely give it a try.  I wasn't a huge fan of the handling for some of the cars in the previous beta, but others felt fine once I got used to them.  I'm hoping these early betas are giving them enough feedback to polish things that people complain about consistently.

honestly I wasn't able to play long enough to really see much of the game.  After my first graphic hiccup got me killed (slight lag, then recovered and I went straight off road and flipped) I thought no big deal, it happens I'll just retry.  I click retry and it starts over at the cutscene and WON'T LET ME SKIP IT.  Every time I want to retry, I have to watch 10-15 seconds of cutscene followed by 3-5 seconds of 'pre-race racing' that I am not controlling.  That got old sooooo fast I just turned it off.  Unskippable cutscenes, especially at a check point and repeatable is an automatic no-go for me.  Takes an incredible game for me to look past that and this didn't have a chance to convince me before this happened.
122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: August 27, 2014, 10:14:57 PM
Some people were able to buy it in the short time it was available.  MS did finally acknowledge that it will indeed be up for preorder and preloading soon and that it was a mistake that it was available earlier.
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: August 27, 2014, 05:10:26 PM
Now it's been removed.  I can still see it since I pinned the bundle before they nuked it.  Hopefully it's just a temp removal and not like their 100% reversal of preloading like on Titanfall
124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: August 27, 2014, 04:32:14 PM
nobody tell ATB that preordering digitally (and preloading) is going live any minute and that Destiny and the CE Destiny are already showing in the XB1 store online, both web and consoles.
125  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warframe on: August 27, 2014, 01:38:45 PM
https://warframe.com/news/corpus-take-als-ice-bucket-challenge
126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PC/Ps4] The Crew on: August 27, 2014, 01:06:22 PM
thanks for the code, not buying this one.
127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PC/Ps4] The Crew on: August 26, 2014, 11:55:57 PM
I'll give it a shot
128  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Okay I've tried before but.. on: August 26, 2014, 07:37:53 AM
I'm on PC and XB1, but my hours of operation are all over the place but I'm mostly up all night.
129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (08/25) on: August 25, 2014, 11:02:10 PM
I still can't figure out why you are excited for Destiny, you'll just shelve it, then come back and play when everyone else is done so you can share your stats with an empty thread  ninja
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: August 22, 2014, 04:36:53 PM
that's perty.   in other news can we get Orbis removed from the thread title? throws me off literally every time I see it.  ninja
131  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: August 22, 2014, 03:57:53 AM
my first race is here.  pardon the hair, forgot to do it.

http://www.twitch.tv/harkonis/c/4960602

was almost done with my race when I realized I hadn't plugged in my streaming gear.  plugged it in and was looking at the ios desktop.  Had to restart frown  oddly the first race was 16 laps, my second first race was 21
132  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fish Play Street Fighter on: August 22, 2014, 03:51:27 AM
not sure I want that audience  ninja
133  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Elite: Dangerous on: August 22, 2014, 02:50:10 AM
what setup did you go with? have a link?

(also, www.harkonis.com has had it's first facelift thanks to a GT'r)
134  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Elite: Dangerous on: August 22, 2014, 01:33:43 AM
I would probably prefer yaw on the stick and the thrusters on other (hand or pedals or both).  Currently though I have just a stick so thrusters are on the hat.

TrackIR should be here on the 28th

edit: just noticed you mention the analog thumb stick.  Do the thrusters have analog control?  I thought they were on or off by design.  If so I would like that a lot.
135  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fish Play Street Fighter on: August 21, 2014, 09:31:54 PM
Robert the Bruce won 6 fights in a row when I watched, can't stop the Scots.  ninja
136  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fish Play Street Fighter on: August 21, 2014, 05:55:47 PM
4500 people watching fish play street fighter, I can't compete with that.  I only have 10 watching me. lmao
137  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: August 21, 2014, 05:52:34 PM
so odd, yeah I typed it correctly.  No search result on phone or ipad and the official website still has blank link with coming soon.

the link in the review is the only way I could find it.
138  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: August 21, 2014, 05:15:32 PM
what country are you in?  as far as I can see Motorsports Manager isn't out here
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: August 20, 2014, 10:00:32 PM
Just had a fun ranked fight where I ended up with double thaddius and both the guys that make him still out.  good stuff.
140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: August 20, 2014, 04:45:42 PM
when I start a new character, I start on expert with no gear.  The levels below that are ridiculously easy once you know how to push buttons  ninja

the game is more relaxing on a console ATB, other than that or people who just have a better setup (audio/visual) on the console I think that's it.  If I wasn't broke and had too many games to play already I would be tempted to play it on console.  Partially because a controller is far better on my arthritis
141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hearthstone on: August 20, 2014, 02:56:52 PM
I beat him with a druid rush deck
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: August 19, 2014, 03:29:10 PM

Quote from: farley2k on August 19, 2014, 01:35:50 PM

Destiny companion app now out for iOS and Android

Seems like everything needs a companion app these days.

odd this article just came out considering the app has been out for more than a month
143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Elite: Dangerous on: August 19, 2014, 01:34:58 AM
honestly I get the impression that dogfight precision is going to be better with kb/m, but the overall feel is superior on the stick.  Stick just feels clunky to me on aim so far.
144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Elite: Dangerous on: August 14, 2014, 01:58:34 PM
when you get your rift, you won't need that TrackIR.... hint hint
145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Elite: Dangerous on: August 13, 2014, 06:35:21 PM

Quote from: Suitably Ironic Moniker on August 13, 2014, 06:18:00 PM

Sooo, did anyone else notice the dlc that is being sold on Elite's homepage? I'm sure there's a game I'm forgetting or don't know about, but this may be the first time I've seen a game that cost $150/$75 (depending on which package one has purchased) , and still unfinished in beta, sell dlc. Plus, these $5.00 a pop paint jobs make the horse armor seem positively ideal. Obviously, it is one's choice to purchase the dlc or not, but it is a little off-putting to me that the dev wants to nickel and dime his customers who paid an above average price for a game that isn't even finished yet.

I'm still getting the game eventually, but now I'll feel a little icky.

instead of feeling bad about it, not sure why you wouldn't just not buy them and applaud them for allowing people who want to give them extra money to do so easily. smile

People take DLC entirely too personally.  As you said it's cosmetic only, stop whining. lol

I'll be streaming me learning this game and probably getting ganked after Gencon is over. (fwiw Archeage charged $150 to get into the alpha and it's a fully DLC f2p game, yet it doesn't piss me off at all)
146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1/PS4/PS3/360/PC]Battlefield 4 on: August 13, 2014, 01:58:25 PM
Now you talk to yourself about stats in BF instead of Gears?  ninja
147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on: August 12, 2014, 07:00:38 PM
They start off with a chain of somethign like 6 one shot kills, which shows they don't understand what I want in a shooter slywink
148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hard West - tactical shooter in the old west on: August 12, 2014, 03:21:33 PM
fwiw, this isn't a shooter at all.  It looks fun, but when you say tactical shooter I think more Rainbow Six (old style). 

Looks awesome, it's just that the genre is different.
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gamescom 2014 on: August 12, 2014, 03:05:06 PM
Smite coming to XB1 makes me happy
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (08/11) on: August 12, 2014, 12:15:25 AM
I don't always go all the way, but when I do, I go all the way Gencon
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (08/11) on: August 11, 2014, 04:04:31 PM
too much money at Gencon I'm sure
152  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Podcasts on: August 11, 2014, 10:46:06 AM
I listen to my stream slywink  No time for others yet.  Though if I could get the mumble to stream working again it'd be almost like a podcast while playing.  Mostly me telling Mikagami stuff then him asking that exact same thing a few minutes later because he didn't listen to me.  ninja
153  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Guardians of the Galaxy on: August 11, 2014, 08:28:26 AM
that does suck!
154  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Need some HTML help on: August 11, 2014, 07:44:37 AM
It's been years since I've even messed around with HTML, and I need some help with a page.  What I need is a simple gateway page so that people can easily see both my potential streams.  I have the embed html for each, I just suck at layout and such.

I'd like to have my twitch stream, my hitbox stream and the chat for each embedded in a way that someone can easily just hit the page, see which stream is active and watch.

In a related note I need someone artistic to help redo my logo that has been stagnant for 15+ years.
155  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Guardians of the Galaxy on: August 11, 2014, 05:47:59 AM
poor Romy and Otter, you guys were such solid slots on my friends list.  ninja
156  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures on: August 10, 2014, 08:11:30 AM
UNPAINTED

just saved me a bunch of money
157  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How rough is your family on their phones? on: August 10, 2014, 05:09:58 AM
My SO is hell on her phones/devices.  It bothers me greatly. 
158  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Star Realms [PC, Android, Mac and iOS] on: August 08, 2014, 04:10:14 PM
This is now out on 3 of the 4 platforms. 

http://starrealms.com/star-realms-digital-app/

It's a lot like Ascension only fun! slywink 
159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [Steam] Guns and Robots (F2P) on: August 08, 2014, 02:57:33 PM
This game has me hooked hardcore.  I played about 30 hours in 3 days and still want more smile

It's a round based arena shooter where you build your own robot tank out of parts.  Game structure is like World of Tanks overall.  Inventory space is the biggest limitation to F2P users and it's mostly not P2W.

At any rate the game is a complete blast for me.  If you start playing hit me up for a guild invite, guilds get tiny bonuses but they can add up.

Here's a clip of me playing.  This is three matches first is a Tier 2 fast robot with 2 arms, next is a Tier 2 medium speed with 4 arms, then my Tier 4 medium-fast with 2 arms.

Twitch
Youtube

Here's some more help, not sure it's all up to date.  I'll be streaming a lot of this, along with some Firefall and some ZMR this weekend (will have some item giveaway keys for ZMR)

http://gar.gamepedia.com/Guns_and_Robots_Wiki

Stream is www.harkonis.com
160  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: I'm a former Jehovah's Witness, AMA! on: August 07, 2014, 11:44:01 PM

Quote from: hepcat on August 07, 2014, 02:06:12 PM

What exactly DID Jesus teach, though?  All we have are the written words of so many people...most with agendas...that it's become impossible to know what Christianity really stands for.

I think we should start our own care bear style church.  Keep out the evil PvP'ers and just be content with PvE.

I would burn that church down to the ground, then collect my xp
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