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8601  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I've got a MILF prob guys, help? on: July 28, 2008, 08:22:08 PM
I know plenty of people that use the term MILF to imply any attractive woman who has kids or is old enough to have kids.
8602  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Good current verizon phones? enV2/motorizr? on: July 28, 2008, 05:02:33 PM
I have the env2 and couldn't be happier.  The screen inside is pretty large and the only use for the one outside is to see the number you're dialing or who is calling. 

In 3 weeks I'm averaging about 5 people a week asking me what the name of the phone is and where they can get one.
8603  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo clones: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly :) on: July 28, 2008, 04:05:17 PM

Quote from: disarm on July 27, 2008, 03:21:50 AM

just finished Titan Quest on 'normal' tonight...decent enough game, but i did feel like it was getting a little monotonous toward the end.  by the time i was halfway through Egypt i had most of the equipment that i used through to the end of the game thanks to a few lucky loot drops , and my Ranger (hunter/nature) was pretty much unstoppable up until the final battle with his bow and two feral wolf helpers.  the variation in enemies and scenery helped me push on to the end, but i can't see myself playing it again on the harder difficulties any time soon.  even if they do change up the enemies and loot quite a bit, it's still just more clicking on enemies for another 30 hours.

as for the ending, the final boss fight was pretty enemy that throws a few big attacks that can kill almost instantly, can leech your health and energy, and who has a ton of hit points is not my idea of fun.  there really wasn't any strategy involved other than using statues as cover and drinking somewhere around 50 greater health potions as i ran in circles to keep from getting hit.  i heard they changed the final battle with a patch because people complained it was too easy...would much rather have fought it the original way when you could actually weaken the onslaught a bit. 

i will admit that it was worth finishing just to hear Bang Camaro's Rock of Mages playing over the credits though

Sounds like you don't have the expansion.  IMO the game gets drastically better in Act IV and then again through epic.  The biggest downpoint of each run through is always the boss of the original game.
8604  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: July 28, 2008, 03:35:10 AM

Quote from: ravenvii on July 28, 2008, 02:03:01 AM

Did you click 'Report Abuse'?  Looks like maybe you should slywink
8605  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Dark Knight Spoilers Discussion Thread! on: July 25, 2008, 01:45:54 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 25, 2008, 03:42:46 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on July 25, 2008, 01:30:12 AM

Quote from: yossar on July 25, 2008, 01:18:15 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on July 24, 2008, 06:06:14 PM

Regarding the ferry scene; did you guys think that even though he said the other ferry would explode when the switch was pulled, it would actually blow up their own ship?  That's what I figured was going to happen.  The ol' Joker switch-a-roo.

No, that doesn't work. The Joker spends most of the movie trying to get people to willfully commit evil deeds. The (relatively) evil thing to do is to blow up the other boat.  If you want to encourage chaos and selfishness, you have to reward it; not punish it. 

Agreed, but when I was watching the film I did indeed have the same guess that leo did.

same here.  I was hoping that idiot guy on the non-prison ship would grab the remote and hit it only to blow himself up after the prisoner threw out their remote.  It still would have been an evil deed because whoever triggered the remote would be killing others while trying to save their own ass.

I was kinda hoping that the detonator itself was the only thing rigged to blow and it would kill whoever pushed the button smile
8606  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: #GG on: July 25, 2008, 05:39:53 AM

Quote from: CSL on July 25, 2008, 04:18:26 AM

Quote from: SkyLander on July 25, 2008, 04:00:54 AM

Quote from: gellar on July 25, 2008, 02:49:33 AM

We barned you.



I'll always be your friend.

So you got that going for ya.  Roll Eyes
8607  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Max Payne Trailer on: July 25, 2008, 05:39:23 AM

Quote from: ravenvii on July 25, 2008, 05:21:20 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 25, 2008, 03:46:02 AM

could be a Valkyrie.

Yeah, remember the whole Valkyr drug thing? People who use it has a tendency to jump out of windows, was said to have visions of valkyries taking them.

This is spot on.  I thought the imagery was really appropriate to the series.  I only wish they had shown the scenes where you had to find your way through the maze while tripping.  THAT was odd.
8608  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 25, 2008, 01:40:37 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 25, 2008, 12:52:25 AM

Quote from: Sparhawk on July 24, 2008, 08:32:22 PM

Quote from: DamageInc on July 24, 2008, 03:40:28 PM

Yeeee Haww! I am in, I checked my Beta account online and it said I was invited, so DL'ing now  icon_biggrin


I got in, but decided I didn't want it so I told them they could take it back.

heh, now THAT's torture
8609  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Holy sh*t, we're pregnant! on: July 23, 2008, 04:39:27 PM

Quote from: Gratch on July 23, 2008, 01:36:20 PM


Guess I better get all my gaming time in while I can, eh?  smile

Just don't do RB slywink
8610  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Is ANYONE playing CoD4 online anymore? on: July 23, 2008, 02:26:13 AM
As good as you were ont he 360, I can't imagine how you must play on the PC then.  You had better stats than anyone on my friend's list and some of them were damned good. 

One man's frustration is another man's lucky day I guess.
8611  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 22, 2008, 11:30:24 AM

Quote from: rittchard on July 21, 2008, 09:07:04 PM

Hark, just out of curiosity did you buy the comic book and use the code?  I know Kub and I both did, wondering if that was the common denominator.

No I didn't.  Just signed up way back when they first had signups.
8612  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: *Sigh* I lost my little girl last night... on: July 21, 2008, 03:32:05 PM
Sorry Kd, always hard to deal with
8613  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: FALLOUT 3 on: July 20, 2008, 12:42:08 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 19, 2008, 08:14:33 PM

Quote from: Sarkus on July 19, 2008, 07:12:04 PM

Did I miss it, or are we still waiting for KD's impressions?

he did a great Bea Arthur, but his Marilyn Monroe was a bit off-  he really should have shaved his legs before wearing a dress over an air vent......

That WAS Bea Arthur, though I agree that she should shave her legs before wearing a dress over an air vent.
8614  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: We are in this generation... WATCHMEN on the walls of world freedom... on: July 17, 2008, 11:03:05 PM
hehe, gone too
8615  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: rock band 2 announced! on: July 17, 2008, 07:35:34 PM
At this point anything short of GH4 exclusive Beatles and/or Pink Floyd and I'll just stick to RB2 regardless of song choices on GH4.  GH3 was such a huge mistake in the direction of the game design that combined with the look of their GH:WT, I'm out.
8616  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 17, 2008, 05:41:56 PM
I'm also much bigger into 40k than fantasy (and see how this could have very easily been 40k)
8617  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: (Xbox 360) Mech SRPG from Atlus- Zoids Assault on: July 17, 2008, 03:38:40 PM
It's not really based ont he 80's toy line, it's based on the TV show that came out 5-10 years ago that was based very loosely on the 80's toy line.  They changed pretty much everything except the modular aspects and the name for the TV show.
8618  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 17, 2008, 12:27:24 AM

Quote from: Destructor on July 16, 2008, 09:43:42 PM

Screenshots or it didn't happen.  icon_twisted

I guess it didnt' happen.

see, no reason to be hatin
8619  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 16, 2008, 08:31:50 PM
The hating can now commence icon_twisted
8620  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 15, 2008, 07:06:26 PM
Don't hate me now...

Hate me when the HUGE download finishes.  icon_twisted
8621  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warhammer Online Guild Beta on: July 15, 2008, 06:51:22 PM
As of 10 minutes ago, I no longer care when Open Beta starts since it's irrelevant to me.  ninja
8622  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: See you all in 6-7 months!!! on: July 15, 2008, 06:19:08 PM
Hehe, everytime you go back to base, tell your buds you're going back 'to the vault'.
8623  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Doogie Horrible, M.D. on: July 15, 2008, 03:11:32 PM
Is the website down due to traffic? I can't watch it
8624  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: E3 08 Coverage Begins! on: July 15, 2008, 03:06:00 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on July 15, 2008, 02:15:11 PM

I would like to say that I think it's funny how many people are excited about being able to download games to their Xbox HDs, when a small PS3 install makes then want to slit their wrists.

The difference to me is the 'optional' part... combined with how long the installs take.
8625  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Official Rock Band DLC News, Impressions, and Comments Thread on: July 15, 2008, 03:05:06 PM
Beginning of Eminence Front on expert guitar kicked my ass.
8626  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Official Rock Band DLC News, Impressions, and Comments Thread on: July 15, 2008, 01:23:28 PM
I thought blackened was easier than rtl as well. First time posting by phone, this seems odd
8627  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Official Rock Band DLC News, Impressions, and Comments Thread on: July 15, 2008, 12:10:34 PM
So far Ride the Lightning and Run to the Hills are the only two I can't drum on Hard.  Really pissing me off too. lol

Expert I get stuck on a lot more of them due to double and triple kicks and off-beat kicks. I just don't find the pedal responsive enough for me to do the triples or the rapid doubles after each other.
8628  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: DSL interrupts when phone rings? on: July 15, 2008, 12:00:01 PM

Quote from: TheAtomicKid on July 12, 2008, 06:34:49 PM

one of the single port filters that you normally plug a phone device into? and it stopped the discos? even though theoretically with the filter in place, it shouldn't work at all?



ps: you're lucky the lightning didn't eat your computer :/

heh, I'm confused as well.  The filters are supposed to block the DSL signal compeltely which as TAK said should prevent the DSL from working at all if it's on a filtered line.  Not sure what's going on there. Not 100% if it's even possible, but maybe the DSL signal coming into your house is too strong and thus the need for the filter to bring it down to a 'normal' level.  Do you hear any static or other noise on your phone handsets?
8629  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Norton caught a Trojan on: July 15, 2008, 11:56:31 AM
Though I'll probably regret the offer in the long run slywink  I can also analyze hijack this logs and help out.  It was my full time job for two and a half years.  If you guys need help, just pm me the log.  Also I would suggest you use process explorer in conjunction with hijack this to see what's running in realtime.
8630  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I think we really got the Phantom.... on: July 15, 2008, 11:48:20 AM
I was quite amazed (and saddened) when I saw how much stuff I've bought through Live.

Counting Rock Band tracks I've easily spent over $1000 total.  I have 40ish Arcade games, plenty of expansions and addons and all but a couple RB tracks.

I REALLY wish I could get a 120gb HDD for a reasonable price, they'd more than make up the difference in money I'd spend on filling it up. slywink

My 20gb is down to about 1gb free with all my demos deleted and when RB2 hits I'm goign to be out of room completely.
8631  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: E3 08 Coverage Begins! on: July 15, 2008, 11:35:07 AM

Quote from: JCC on July 15, 2008, 01:06:44 AM

I am going to be curious to see the difference in media between the 360 and PS3 versions of FF13. Wasn't FF13's massive number of movies one of the things Sony was touting about in using Blu-Ray as their storage medium? Will the PS3 version come on 1 disc while the 360 comes out on like 10?

don't forget that part of the new dashboard features for the fall update is to be able to copy disks to the HDD.  I wouldn't be surprised if FFXIII is multidisk, but you only need to keep disk 1 in if you copy the rest to the HDD.
8632  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo clones: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly :) on: July 15, 2008, 10:54:20 AM
If you only fought goatmen and cat people, you didn't even get out of act I.  Roll Eyes
8633  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: katie Holmes (with pic) on: July 14, 2008, 07:06:31 PM
That's pretty depressing overall. 
8634  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Guitars of Rock Band and Guitar Hero? on: July 14, 2008, 06:55:19 PM
I like the RB guitar much better.  I also like the effects switch and would probably play with the guitar even if I thought the GH one felt better (which I don't).
8635  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Forget Diablo III, Dragon Age is coming. on: July 14, 2008, 05:22:37 PM

Quote from: Purge on July 14, 2008, 05:01:36 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 12, 2008, 06:50:07 AM

Quote from: KePoW on July 12, 2008, 06:33:43 AM

Quote from: Purge on July 12, 2008, 05:57:43 AM

Fuck. FMV prerender; no gameplay.

Kinda weak.

That doesn't look like CGI to me... looks in-engine.

If it is pre-rendered CGI, t

then it's pretty shitty quality.

+1  that's not CGI, that's at the very most in game cutscenes. anyone who thinks otherwise really needs to upgrade their PC or get into consoles.

What I meant to say is that it's NOT in-game engine as there is no GAME. It's predetermined sequences recorded for story and if they ran it through their engine then bully for them; they could say they ran it through a coffee machine and I'd have no frame of reference to compare it to.

Freakin' percolated videos that show it as being a LoTR knockoff.

THIS SHALL NOT PASS (Purge's acceptability criteria).

Then you shouldn't say 'prerendered' slywink  The word has a definition and the definition does not include real-time rendering.

/rules lawyering off
8636  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Major feature cuts from Warhammer Online on: July 14, 2008, 04:11:47 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 14, 2008, 03:18:55 PM

Still, after 20 minutes I just walked away.  I'm going to give the open beta a shot but it definitely didn't suck me in right away like WoW or AoC did.

a lot of that is because you've played WoW and AoC slywink

They never grip as much as they used too.  I'm extremely pumped for WAR, but it's still not the same level of 'omg I have to play' that I had back when I played DAOC.
8637  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Too Human demo coming next week on: July 14, 2008, 04:08:56 PM
MUa's camera issues for me were that it was too low and sometimes hard to see things.  In TH the problem is that not only is it sometimes hard to see things, the camera swings around like it's drunk and makes me wish I was too. slywink
8638  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Too Human demo coming next week on: July 14, 2008, 03:05:47 PM
I couldn't play the demo more than about 15 minutes.  The camera movement made me dizzy and the graphics are pretty bad on my 42" tremendous aliasing
8639  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo clones: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly :) on: July 14, 2008, 01:44:35 PM
I had a lot more fun with TQ than with Sacred.

I'm now on my first play through of Epic difficulty and am surprised that I'm still having fun.  I HATE replaying games and would have bet almost any amount of money that I would never play through even with a second character type, let alone through the same story with the same character on harder.  It's a blast.

Looking forward to playing with some of you guys.  It's nice that they throw in a couple extra bosses on Epic and a couple more on Legendary.  Got my first Legendary drop right off the bat in Epic and it is keeping me going.
8640  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS2] Primal on: July 14, 2008, 09:18:21 AM
Is this on the ps2 or ps3?  subject says ps2 but your post is about the ps3.
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