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81  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [DS] Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded + Kingdom Hearts 3D on: January 18, 2011, 11:15:38 PM

Quote from: EddieA on January 18, 2011, 11:09:50 PM

One of the new Disney worlds for KH 3DS has been revealed - The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Odd choice since Disney pretty much ignores that movie, at least in the theme parks.
82  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: A question for ipad owners on: January 16, 2011, 03:09:32 AM

Quote from: KC on January 15, 2011, 10:46:52 PM

Based on what you use it for, I would keep what you have and enjoy.

Agreed.  Honestly, this seems like a no-brainer.
83  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Xbox 360 with games - $225 shipped on: January 08, 2011, 02:03:01 PM

Quote from: corruptrelic on January 07, 2011, 11:45:48 PM

Only catch is I can't ship it until next weekend (15th-17th) as I'm in fort lauderdale on vacation visiting family and won't get back till then. I brought my PS3  with me and honestly just don't need both systems seems like this generation it's more of a hassle especially when you're on a budget, and I dont think I can ever justify a $10 monthly fee just to play online or use netflix when I can do that and more for free on my PS3.

I'm not faulting you for selling your 360, it sounds like that makes sense for you.  But I am curious as to what you are paying a $10 monthly fee for?  Are you talking about LIVE?  That's like $4 a month.   icon_biggrin
84  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Getting Back Into Board Games on: December 30, 2010, 05:00:51 AM
Got 7 Wonders for Christmas.  Easy to pick up, but satisfying to play.  Also it plays fast- 30 minutes tops and you can play with 3-7 people no problem.  Finally a good game I can pull out when we have more than 5 people.
85  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS BattleLore Board Game (Out of print!) on: December 15, 2010, 08:55:24 PM
I think I might stab myself for selling it last year for about $50.  And that included one of the expansions.  crybaby
86  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: December 14, 2010, 01:45:28 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 14, 2010, 01:39:53 AM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on December 14, 2010, 01:37:30 AM

Frying Gnochi

It's all about the chef's reaction.

was it 'OMG! WRONG THREAD!'?  Tongue

thumbsup Well done.
87  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Getting Back Into Board Games on: December 12, 2010, 01:40:24 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on December 11, 2010, 12:40:07 AM

Thanks for the suggestions; I've put some of those on my wish list.

I bought Castle Ravenloft for a friend of mine. We started playing D&D 4e when it first came out and had a pretty regular group going but we both ended up with more responsibility than time. He constantly laments the fact that he misses D&D but can't justify the time investment. Figured it would be absolutely *perfect* for him (and the bonus being I get to play too!)

I picked up Castle Ravenloft in October and we love it.  It's a hit with our friends, with my wife and with my kids(girls 11 and Cool.  They've taken the thrill of a dungeon crawl and made it a great 1-1.5 hour experience.  The mechanics are plain out outstanding and I love the cooperative strategies we've been forced to develop.  What's awesome is that game is fun with any number 2-5 and people can drop in/drop out as needed.  A really great game!  I'm looking forward to more in this series.
88  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Official Rock Band DLC News, Impressions, and Comments Thread on: December 11, 2010, 11:56:03 AM
Excited about the Billy Joel DLC.  I won't get them all, but there are 5 on there that will be big hits in this house.
89  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Greed Corp on: December 11, 2010, 02:44:30 AM
I picked it up on XBLA for $2 a few weeks ago.  It's not bad, I can't say I'm hooked, but I do play occasionally.
90  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Getting Back Into Board Games on: December 10, 2010, 08:51:23 PM

Quote from: Bullwinkle on December 06, 2010, 10:28:20 PM

I cannot recommend Dominion enough.  It's a fantastic game.  The mechanic centers on deck building (something I've never enjoyed in CCGs) and uses it in an addictive way.

Easily my favorite game of the last few years.

91  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (12/06) on: December 07, 2010, 11:22:02 AM
Cata will arrive from Amazon today, although who knows ow playable it will be today.  I'm starting to burnout on WoW, probably for good, but I'm sure I'll enjoy the next few months of Cataclysm and then take an extended break.
92  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bank gave my Mom counterfit money on: December 04, 2010, 07:46:29 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on December 04, 2010, 05:44:01 PM

there's alot of strange in your story.  1st off chase holds all checks so normally the checks would be deposited and held for a couple of days to clear.  They don't generally cash checks, even ones drawn on a chase account without a hold, unless they are verified payroll or government checks.  They can give cash back if her account can cover it but she should then have a receipt with the tellers # on it. 

I just cashed a check today for $200 at Chase and I didn't get a receipt, nor was I offered one.
93  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Epic Mickey (and you thought Kingdom Hearts was odd) on: December 01, 2010, 12:24:59 AM
I love it because it is Mickey Mouse, but the gameplay so far doesn't really have me too fired up.  I'll play through it for sure, but I'm not sure how much I like it.  (I'm usually a  BEST GAME EVAR kind of person, so I feel bad that I'm meh on it so far.)
94  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Amazon MP3 Daily Deal plus various other MP3 deals (keep it updated!) on: November 27, 2010, 12:45:35 PM
Since Ceekay is too lazy to list them for today:

Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
Battle Studies - John Mayer
High Violet - The National
xx - The XX
You Are Not Alone - Mavis Staples
95  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: A Cataclysm coming to WoW: Direct X 11 on: November 25, 2010, 03:01:14 PM
Took my lvl 40 warlock for a spin this morning.  He was at Theramore, which now has a nifty bridge going due west straight to the Barrens.  I liked that.  After visiting Mudsprocket, he was sent to the edge of Feralas, which is the launching area into the newly flooded Thousand Needles and Shimmering Flats.  Here are some screeenshots from the "Shimmering Deeps" area.

1)  A view from the giant barge the goblins relocated to when the racetrack was lost.
2)  The map view of the area.
3)  A shot from on the barge, which serves as a city with flightpath and rest area.
4)  A giant shark, but he was already dead.  Not sure what his story is.

96  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Seattle, Nov. 22 Storm on: November 24, 2010, 01:01:12 PM

Quote from: hitbyambulance on November 24, 2010, 06:58:29 AM

i'm not in the country right now so i missed it frown

I live in Michigan so I missed it too.  Tongue
97  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is your biggest disappointment / surprise game of the year? on: November 22, 2010, 02:21:38 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on November 21, 2010, 10:34:31 PM

Rock Band: orange frets in medium, 'nuff said.

Every time you whine about this, I am just absolutely baffled.  I'm far from the world's best plastic guitar player but I can't comprehend being so upset about a handful of orange notes in a song.  How terrible are you at this game that you can't do it?   icon_confused  (I don't mean this to be as mean as it probably sounds.)

As for this thread, my surprise of the year is Blur.  I absolutely loved it.

As for disappointments, that would have to be Red Dead.  I expected it to be so great and I could never really get into it.
98  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Bizarre Creations-About to be axed? on: November 16, 2010, 10:14:14 PM
Man, I thought Blur was great.  Absolutely loved it.  Too bad it didn't do better for them.
99  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Time has passed - Is the DSi XL a good buy? on: November 13, 2010, 06:44:23 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on November 13, 2010, 06:01:14 PM

Quote from: Destructor on August 28, 2010, 01:35:07 PM

Quote from: DonD on August 28, 2010, 10:50:27 AM

Any word whether 3DS will be backwards compatible with regular DS games?

Totally compatible. You just won't get a 3D effect with them (obviously).

At least I think Nintendo has said this anyway. It would be rather dumb if it wasn't BC.

I'm waiting for the 3DS, I just wish people would start taking pre-orders already!

Why?  I don't get the rush to place a pre-order.
100  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Have you ever cheated on your spouse? on: November 12, 2010, 03:50:52 AM

Quote from: Moliere on November 06, 2010, 11:49:45 PM

Quote from: PeteRock on November 06, 2010, 09:34:52 PM

Finding the person attractive or desirable is not cheating.  Acting on those feelings is.

That's not what Jesus says:

But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Matthew 5:27-28

First off, thanks Moliere, I didn't know you were such a Bible scholar.  Cool.  Not that your efforts matter, because finding someone attractive doesn't have to be quite the same as looking at them lustfully.

101  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Boycott Purveyor of Pedophile Literature on: November 11, 2010, 02:03:29 AM

Quote from: morlac on November 11, 2010, 01:55:34 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on November 11, 2010, 01:37:48 AM

Quote from: morlac on November 11, 2010, 01:15:53 AM

Not to pour salt on old wounds but boy was reviewing that a low point for GT.

Uh, we didn't review it. If you're going to pour the salt, at least get your facts straight.

Oh right, forgot it was satire and didn't have a score even if the author did play the game and give a description of it.  Just like a review.

edit: Fixed it to make it a bit more accurate for ya.  

Yeah, no kidding.  I was thinking for second maybe I was imagining that review.
102  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Have you ever cheated on your spouse? on: November 03, 2010, 07:41:01 PM

Quote from: Purge on November 03, 2010, 11:51:50 AM

Quote from: YellowKing on November 03, 2010, 02:24:16 AM

My dad basically threw away watching his two boys grow up for the sake of some one-night stand that didn't amount to anything.

No he didn't. He made a decision about his sexual life and while it may have broken an agreement with your mother, it does not mean he was throwing away seeing his boys grow up.

I would say that instead, his boys were taken from him as punishment (which is generally the case). Having sex with someone else does not invalidate one as a parent (mother or father).

Couldn't disagree more.  It sure does invalidate you as a parent since you have an obligation to your children to provide them with the best home situation possible.  Breaking your wedding vows to their mother is an insult to them nearly as much as it is to their mom.
103  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gamestop is now a pawn shop on: October 27, 2010, 09:07:20 PM

Quote from: JuniorDan on October 27, 2010, 07:54:56 PM

Damnnnnnn...How long have it been for you, since you been into a GameStop? Here in FL thats been the norm. for well over 5years now actually they don't take my print anymore. It maybe saved in the database now, but yeah dude they are classed as a pawn shop for good reasons to.

Why would it matter how long since he's been in a GS?    I've never heard of this before and I visit Gamestops regularly.
104  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (10/25) on: October 25, 2010, 11:33:45 PM
Rock Band 3, sans keyboard. 
105  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: the McRib is back! on: October 22, 2010, 12:29:39 AM

Quote from: PeteRock on October 21, 2010, 03:19:40 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on October 20, 2010, 11:45:32 PM

Quote from: SkyLander on October 20, 2010, 04:56:05 PM

Should we be surprised by this?

not really, just excited.

I for the life of me cannot see why.  I think people eat these things for the sake of eating them, simply because they're a limited time thing. 

Yeah, cause that makes sense.   Roll Eyes
106  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Total new person/people/everyone to DnD on: October 19, 2010, 11:16:11 PM
You might want to look into the Castle Ravenloft board game that was recently released. I picked it up last weekend and played 2 sessions with it and it was excellent.
107  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 10/15 on: October 16, 2010, 10:43:54 AM

Quote from: PeteRock on October 15, 2010, 04:45:53 PM

Although I'm also wondering if I can find Mass Effect 2 on the cheap as I never had a chance to pick it up and the first was one of my favorite games.  I'd really like to see how the story continues complete with gameplay improvements as well.

I found a copy of this in a bin at Blockbuster a few nights ago for $9.99.  Complete with manual and the discs turned out to be practically new. Might be worth a look.
108  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: A Cataclysm coming to WoW: Direct X 11 on: October 09, 2010, 06:54:43 PM
I'm with you guys.  As someone who likes to solo quest quite a bit, PvP was WAY too much headache. I suppose if you always quest with guildmates it could be fun, but that just didn't work well for me.
109  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS: Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, Spiderman (DS) on: October 03, 2010, 05:26:49 PM
I'll take both.  PM incoming.
110  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Homemade Space Balloon/Video Camera on: September 30, 2010, 10:34:15 AM

Quote from: Daehawk on September 29, 2010, 10:14:20 PM

You'd think it would frost up.

He put hand warmers in it, the kind you break the stick and that activates them.  That must have been enough.
111  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Homemade Space Balloon/Video Camera on: September 29, 2010, 08:55:25 PM
Awesome, thanks for sharing!  I wish I would have thought of it!
112  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Best Book Ever (?) on: September 23, 2010, 11:52:51 PM

Quote from: farley2k on September 23, 2010, 08:54:56 PM

Quote from: Rowdy on September 23, 2010, 08:53:15 PM

I found Name of the Wind very over rated.  It's like Harry Potter for grown ups.

So wonderfully entertaining, enjoyable to read, and generally a treat for readers?

Exactly, at least for me.  I love the Harry Potter books, so I guess it's no shock I loved The Name of the Wind.
113  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Best Book Ever (?) on: September 23, 2010, 08:24:18 PM
As of right now I would say Byzantium by Stephen Lawhead.  However, if the succeeding books in the series are any good, The Name of the Wind could become my new #1.

114  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Future of GameStop on: September 23, 2010, 08:16:22 PM

Quote from: naednek on September 23, 2010, 07:37:05 PM

I just want to thank all the gamers out there who buy DLC.  Thank you for not taking a stand and saying, I already paid full price for a game, I shouldn't have to buy minor updates/items/map packs to get the full experience of the game.  Thank you all for legitimizing this business.  In the near future, we'll be paying full price for a 40% of the game, and will have to spend even more money to get the rest of it. 

This seems like a funny thing to thank people for.   icon_confused

Personally, I've never bought any DLC for games that I didn't already have the "full experience of".  For example, I enjoyed Bioshock 2 a great deal and certainly don't feel ripped off because Minerva's Den wasn't part of the original release.  I'm excited to spend some points and have some more BS2 to play.
115  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Another !#@#!@ reason to hate Steam (Civ 5) on: September 18, 2010, 09:56:55 PM
Well I sympathize with the OP, I'm sure that was a crushing disappointment.  And it does seem stupid that you have to wait to play the game single player.  But like others said, I guess that's just how it is these days. 
116  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I have MS points..tell me of game worth using them on on: September 18, 2010, 09:38:53 AM
Lara Croft is really good, I'll second it.  I still play Geometry Wars after all these years, too.
117  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Xbox Live: Renew for 12 months for $29.99 on: September 16, 2010, 10:33:36 AM
Keep in mind that if you take the deal they will continue to renew your membership each year at the going rate, which is $49.99 now I think. 
118  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How do you get pee-pee out of paper? on: September 16, 2010, 12:50:31 AM

Quote from: corruptrelic on September 16, 2010, 12:37:38 AM

Get a used copy at Gamestop, trade manuals, then return later in the day.

Please don't do this.  That's a pretty lousy and dishonest thing to do.
119  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Ico/Shadow Of The Colossus to be re-released on the PS3! on: September 14, 2010, 10:40:07 AM

Quote from: Laner on September 13, 2010, 09:14:47 PM

By the time I got to the third boss in Shadow of the Colossus, I had had enough.  Pure tedium, IMO.  Apparently it told a great story, but I got so frustrated by the control scheme and repetitive gameplay that I had no desire to continue.

Of course you're entitled to your opinion, but I would think you played for like what, an hour?  How tedious can that be?  Tongue

I really liked SotC although I didn't quite finish it.  It's not enough to make me get a PS3, but its a step in that direction.
120  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: More 360 Games added FS!! Prices reduced! on: August 31, 2010, 09:12:09 PM
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