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2041  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: October 06, 2005, 09:55:26 PM
Thanks for the heads up on that beta driver, but if I can get a official one that works, I`ll go that route first. So who here has nvidia hardware, 6800gt or other, and what drivers are you using? Thanks again.
2042  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: October 06, 2005, 07:43:28 PM
Thx. If I need to I`ll try the 77.72, are they official? BTW, what other games do you play with them, and with what results? Thx again :wink: !
2043  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind... on: October 06, 2005, 09:16:17 AM
I know I`m late to the party here, but wow. What a frickin` GREAT movie. BTW, did I get the name right? :wink: We rented this last weekend and I was floored, really floored. I still haven`t returned it, I have it for a few more days...for the first time in ages I might watch the same movie TWICE in a week! That`s bigtime for me :shock: .
 So, anyone else absolutely love this movie?
2044  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: October 06, 2005, 07:48:28 AM
I looked around and...there is a patch coming out already, lots of fixes. I did not see this one though, has anyone here witnessed the issue I spoke of?

 Actually, this is it, have a look...http://allboards.lionhead.com/showthread.php?t=98257

 Correct me if I`m wrong, but doesn`t it say that the 78.01 or whatever the newest ones are have no changes from the 77.77  aside from the 6500 supports, or something or other?
2045  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: October 06, 2005, 07:21:46 AM
This game flat out rock. I just played for a few hours and wow. I had to force myself to put it down. I`m very pleased with this so far, this game is seriously in a league of it`s own. Great game. The only this is...heh. I think the drivers im running don`t like the game, Im running the 77.77 I think on 6800 gt and my creature looks like he has ropes hanging off of him , it`s odd and no, it`s not the leash... :roll: . I figure it`s something fixable, so I`m off to look around. Great game though, really great so far.
2046  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Where do you live and do you like it? If you could live... on: October 02, 2005, 05:35:31 AM
Interesting reads indeed. Does anyone here live in Vermont or Maine? That`s where it`s at! :wink:
2047  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Married? Kids? on: October 02, 2005, 05:34:10 AM
Married for a year and a half, but I`ve been with her for 10 years,and we`ve lived together for 8 or so...we rushed into it :roll: . heh. No kids, and no plans on it. I like kids, just not that much :wink: . 24x7...wow. That`s alot of responsibilty!
2048  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: October 02, 2005, 05:32:01 AM
It`s coming in a few days...
2049  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / I'm preloading Day of Defeat: Source right now on: October 01, 2005, 08:01:26 AM
Well, chalk it up to just plain wackyness or something :? , maybe that small fix on tuesday fixed it. After monday I didnt even try to play until today(I was pissed :roll: ), so I fired it up today and it plays great. So I hope that`s the end of that :wink: , that`s for sure! And BTW, DOD:S just plain rocks. Great game, and funny enough...even with that new lighting on etc, it runs smoother thats cs:s for me. Cs:s runs good, but this seems even smoother.
2050  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The Big Ass TV Thread on: October 01, 2005, 04:00:29 AM
Quote from: "Kevin Grey"
Quote from: "Harpua3"
I have a sony 32inch trinitron. It does 480i,480p,720p,1080i, but no widescreen frown , but it still rocks! biggrin . I don`t mind no widescreen and it`s big enough for our small apartment living room. GREAT picture!


I'm assuming that your monitor has an aspect ratio button to change between 4:3 and 16:9?  If so then you are still doing "widescreen."  Change the aspect ratio to 16:9 on the TV and make sure the video source (game console, DVD, etc) is also set up for 16:9 displays and you're in business.  

I bought a 32" HDTV for my gaming TV for just that reason- when watching widescreen content I get approximately a 30" screen.  However when watching standard content (which was important since I play a lot of older games) I'm getting 32" of picture.  If I had gone with the comparably priced 30" widescreen models then my widescreen picture wouldn't have been any bigger but standard content would only be 24" diagonal.  

As long as you're fine with black bars then I think 32" HDTVs are a great tradeoff if you'll spend a healthy portion of the time viewing non-HD material.


 Ya, I don`t mind the black bars at all really. It does have a 16:9 enhanced function or something or other. I just haven`t tried it out, I`m sure with the 360 I will though;)
2051  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Where do you live and do you like it? If you could live... on: September 30, 2005, 08:14:45 AM
Quote from: "Calvin"
I want to live in Southern California. Orange Countyish. I absolutely love it there. Need to find a decent job though, and so far I haven't, so I remain in dreary, miserable Maryland.


 Marylands not treating you real good :cry: . I hear ya I`m in ohio, near cleveland. ick. It`s really not THAT bad, it has nice parks etc. but, it`s far from "fun" to live in, as far as I`m concerned. :wink: I also do like California...that is until i turn on the news and see all that forest fire crap :shock: . I won`t live in a place with that stuff going on, that`s for sure.
2052  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Where do you live and do you like it? If you could live... on: September 30, 2005, 06:20:19 AM
anywhere, where would you? I`m just curious, I posted awhile back about what people would like to do for a living etc., well this is similar(obviously). We both want to move outta here at some point, sooner than later. I`m really open to ANY suggestions. I like cold and warm places. I do like warm better than cold, but to be honest I hate both extremes...really hot and really cold. BUT, I`d really move anywhere if I really liked it. Any ideas?
2053  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / The Big Ass TV Thread on: September 30, 2005, 06:17:12 AM
I have a sony 32inch trinitron. It does 480i,480p,720p,1080i, but no widescreen frown , but it still rocks! biggrin . I don`t mind no widescreen and it`s big enough for our small apartment living room. GREAT picture!
2054  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / F.E.A.R its gold, so who's gettin it? on: September 30, 2005, 06:13:10 AM
I`m REALLY looking forward to this!
2055  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 30, 2005, 04:22:54 AM
Wow, great link thanks. I go away fromt he PC for a day or two and ... :wink:
2056  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / AVOID ANY THREAD WHERE NEW ORLEANS LOOTER POSTS!!!!!!!!! on: September 28, 2005, 10:10:29 PM
Quote from: "Calvin"
Yeah-its just really sick, disturbing, and probably incomprehensible to us how someone could get their jollies with sick shit like this, but I guess that is what separates those with seriously issues from those that just play too many video games smile


 No crap, and I thought I had issues :wink: .
2057  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / AVOID ANY THREAD WHERE NEW ORLEANS LOOTER POSTS!!!!!!!!! on: September 28, 2005, 09:41:54 PM
Me no like tubgirl :!:
2058  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / AVOID ANY THREAD WHERE NEW ORLEANS LOOTER POSTS!!!!!!!!! on: September 28, 2005, 09:18:50 PM
Quote from: "msduncan"
Quote from: "Harpua3"
ICK! That`s all I have to say. This isn`t the norm around here at least. I`m not a fan of whatever the hell you want to call that...


Glad I didn't see it.... but for some reason my curiosity always gets perked.    Can you say what it was without being disgusting?


 Lol, I don`t know if that is possible, but...I`ll put it as nice as possible...It was  a person pooping in their own mouth...or something like that. I didn`t stare.
2059  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 28, 2005, 09:16:56 PM
BTW, at a glance I find gamerankings really helpful too!
2060  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 28, 2005, 09:16:12 PM
Quote from: "Calvin"
Quote from: "siege"
The magazine reviews so far...

GamesMaster: 91%
Gamestar: 82%
Some other german magazine: 80%
EDGE: 7/10
PCFormat: 67%
PCGamer UK: 76%


Wow, that is all over the map-suprised PCGamer UK gave it such a low score-dont they usually review games early and give them like 9.5s?


 Not to sound like ass(I don`t sound like one, but rest assured, I am one :wink: )but...I really only look at gamespy, gamespot, and IGN. I really don`t like any of them, but used together, I think they get the job done. I`ve never used ANY of the sources above. That`s not to say the aren`t good sources, just I`ve never used them before.
2061  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Blast from the past! CG's Dragon Warrior VII review! on: September 28, 2005, 09:02:28 PM
Goatboy rocks!!!



 Wait, that`s REALLY off-this-topic :wink: .
2062  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Lost in Blue on: September 28, 2005, 09:00:12 PM
So, back to the topic...I`m debating on running to the mall and grabbing this. Any impressions?
2063  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 28, 2005, 08:47:41 PM
Quote from: "siege"
The magazine reviews so far...

GamesMaster: 91%
Gamestar: 82%
Some other german magazine: 80%
EDGE: 7/10
PCFormat: 67%
PCGamer UK: 76%


 Lol, those seem to be ALL over the place. A 91% and a 67%... :? , I`ll wait and see I guess :wink: .
2064  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / AVOID ANY THREAD WHERE NEW ORLEANS LOOTER POSTS!!!!!!!!! on: September 28, 2005, 08:28:12 PM
ICK! That`s all I have to say. This isn`t the norm around here at least. I`m not a fan of whatever the hell you want to call that...
2065  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / anyone ever raise a baby squirrel? on: September 28, 2005, 07:50:21 PM
Sorry I have no useful advice, but do you remember the seinfeld episode :lol: !
2066  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / The Best Game You've Played This Gen? on: September 28, 2005, 06:46:25 AM
I can`t really pick a order but here they are...Halo2,Psychonauts,BG&E,Crimson skies, and Ninja gaiden.

 Do handhelds count? Because Meteos ROCKS like no other!
2067  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / I'm preloading Day of Defeat: Source right now on: September 28, 2005, 06:14:47 AM
Wow, noone else here with any of those issues :shock: . I`m going to give it a few days and see if steam gets updated, or well at least not so damn busy then give it another go.
2068  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / I'm preloading Day of Defeat: Source right now on: September 27, 2005, 09:40:39 PM
So noone else had this issue...

 I purchased it, configed it , played it...all smooth. Good fun. Then I turn off my PC, grab a beer, say goodnight to the wife and loo forward to playing this for a few hours...........................Steam says it`s updating..............then it takes 5 minutes to get steam up...then it gives me a error saying my account is bad or something or other...then I try again and it says it`s starting dod:s...but it never does...I try to shutdown steam it says it can`t until i shut down the steam apps...I look in task manager and there`s NOTHING running! I shut down my pc and it say steam stopped responding, and I click end task now...and then I watch my pc sit at "saving your settings" for 30!!!MINUTES!!!and nothing. Then I did the only thing I could, and what I love to do... :roll: Press the reset button on my pc. FUN! :roll: ARGGGHHHHH!!!


 Sorry about the venting, but sheeesh. I`m not alone either, my buddy that works at eb, same thing...look at steam forums...lots of it going around. :twisted:  :evil: !
2069  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 26, 2005, 12:57:58 AM
I`m starting to think you will have one. And I`m starting to think it will be me :wink: .
2070  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 24, 2005, 08:45:45 AM
hehe. I`m a sucker fo rthis stuff :wink: , plus...I...loved...black...and...white...I`m running now... Tongue
2071  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Indigo Prophecy on: September 24, 2005, 06:26:57 AM
Around here, the EBs say next week yet the gamestops have it...
2072  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 24, 2005, 06:25:19 AM
Quote from: "Knightshade Dragon"
You should have no problem:

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

OS - Windows 2000/XP
Processor - Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent 1.6 GHz
Memory - 512MB RAM
Hard Drive - 3.5GB
DVD-ROM - 8 SPEED (PC CD-ROM version also available in USA)
Video Card - 64MB with 1.1 Pixel Shader*
Sound Card - DirectX 9.0c compatible
DirectX - Version 9.0c
Input - Keyboard, mouse


 Thanks. I was thinking i`d be alright. If you guys are lucky I`ll be your guinea pig... :wink:
2073  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Black & White 2 .... on: September 23, 2005, 09:47:09 PM
I`m interested in how this will run on my machine. P4 3.0, 6800gt, 1gb ddr etc. Anyone heard about the performance on this game?
2074  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / What's a good set of headphones for gaming? on: September 21, 2005, 06:00:15 AM
Bose Tripod. http://www.bose.com/controller?event=VIEW_PRODUCT_PAGE_EVENT&product=triport_headphones_index. Great headphones, really great headphones. Well, worth the money IMHO. I have used them one the PSP, the DS, XBOX games, same with cube and PC games and all sound great. BTW, the cable is maybe 5ft...? I`m not really sure, but I think their site might say.
2075  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / F.E.A.R its gold, so who's gettin it? on: September 19, 2005, 09:29:20 AM
Nice, if this one gets great reviews I`ll def grab it. Thanks btw, I figured it would run it well enough :wink: . Not TOP of the line anymore frown , but it still holds its own.
2076  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / F.E.A.R its gold, so who's gettin it? on: September 19, 2005, 07:32:56 AM
So, I`m lazy and haven`t installed the demo yet, how`s the performance on this game? I`m running a 3.0, 1 gb ddr, 6800 gt, sb audigy2 ect. Anyone have a similar rig that has played the demo? Thx.
2077  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / If you could choose any... on: September 14, 2005, 04:32:59 AM
Ahhh, well since I didn`t do this before...not...sure...why...I will now.

 Realistically speaking, I`d like to be a lottery winner...well :roll: . But since I`m not sure about that one, I would like to get into graphic design, web stuff etc. Or maybe music again... :? That`s really the only "passion" I have, you gotta at least like what you do a bit, don`t ya think?
2078  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / If you could choose any... on: September 13, 2005, 10:46:50 PM
Quote from: "Laner"
Be a successful (i.e. able to live comfortably) performing musician.

 
 Heh, I`ve tried that...not as hard as I should have, but still :wink: . That`s a good one though if all works out well.
2079  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Y'all seen the new iPod? on: September 13, 2005, 10:03:52 PM
If I A:had a use for one, and B: wanted to spend money on one, I`d be all over it!!! Really though, like I said I have no use for one, but damn it is slick!
2080  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / FEMA Chief Michael Brown Removed From Katrina Relief on: September 13, 2005, 10:02:13 PM
Maybe it`s just me, but........................................I like............................fox.........................news................................... :shock:  I`ll hide now :wink: . I can see why some people don`t, but to be honest...it`s just more engaging for me, at least to watch, than most other cable news...
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