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121  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: March 25, 2014, 04:43:47 AM
Sword Art Online actually... and enjoying them myself as well.   icon_cool

And dang but the Christmas episode was all kinds of sad.
122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Ps4] inFAMOUS: Second Son on: March 20, 2014, 01:32:49 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 20, 2014, 01:26:38 PM

Quote from: TiLT on March 20, 2014, 01:06:09 PM

I think the embargo ends in one or two hours. Patience!

Ugh.  That's just like how embargos in the last gen worked.  I thought we'd see some progress.

That's... funny.  icon_biggrin
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Assassin's Creed V: Unity - rumors, early pics on: March 20, 2014, 03:57:20 AM

Quote from: TiLT on March 19, 2014, 09:41:17 PM

Hell, I'll be happy if they give me a way to run without accidentally climbing anything I bump into.

 nod
124  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Person of Interest - Season 3 starting on: March 19, 2014, 01:42:46 PM
Yup, excellent stuff. I had to chuckle when I saw that the name of last night's episode was "/".  icon_cool
125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Qvadriga - Roman Chariot Racer Simulator on: March 19, 2014, 01:24:24 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 18, 2014, 01:57:42 PM

Quote from: jztemple2 on March 18, 2014, 01:41:38 PM

The yellow doohickeys on the left are dolphins, by the way.

Of course they are.  And the strange circular green squiggle my daughter drew is most definitely a kitty, just as she said.  icon_wink

I recall this from my long ago watching of the movie "Ben Hur" - they would tip each golden dolphin over one by one as the official lap counter. No idea what the other doohickeys are, though.  icon_wink

OK, downloaded the demo and in the How to Play section they note the dolphins on one end of the spina and "three golden eggs which drop when the leader ends the main stretch: they count half laps" are at the other end along with the "team banners reflecting current positions". In case anyone was actually wondering.
126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: March 19, 2014, 01:14:28 PM
Funny, that was the first thing I was thinking about the crowd - that's an awful lot of akimbo.  nod
127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Headsets and the next generation on: March 14, 2014, 01:46:37 PM

Quote from: msduncan on March 14, 2014, 12:55:15 AM

I tried to plug the PX4 into the Xbox One today, and the sound works nicely.   Problem?   NO CHAT over the damned headset.   Instead they want me to talk into my Kinect?   wtf?

There's an option to "Use Kinect for chat", perhaps if you uncheck it?
128  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon Prime price hike coming? on: March 13, 2014, 12:58:40 PM
Confirmed. From the email I received this morning:

Quote
We are writing to provide you advance notice that the price of your Prime membership will be increasing. The annual rate will be $99 when your membership renews on July 13, 2014.

Even as fuel and transportation costs have increased, the price of Prime has remained the same for nine years. Since 2005, the number of items eligible for unlimited free Two-Day Shipping has grown from one million to over 20 million. We also added unlimited access to over 40,000 movies and TV episodes with Prime Instant Video and a selection of over 500,000 books to borrow from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.

So $20... and I'll be keeping it for now.
129  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Old Spice, Hair and Huey Lewis on: March 10, 2014, 02:46:34 PM
Awesome!  icon_cool
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 3/07/14 - Daylight Savings Weekend* on: March 07, 2014, 03:03:38 PM
Got a little bit of TR:DE left on the PS4 and may or may not spend some time hunting collectables. Then on to the new Thief. thumbsup
131  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Bitcoin explained on: March 06, 2014, 02:35:10 PM
And then there was this - "Bank" that claimed to solve Bitcoin’s security problem robbed, shuts down.
132  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Should my GTX 780 be running at 80 degC? on: March 05, 2014, 02:24:44 PM
I'd be curious... it got that hot doing what? Playing a particular game? Any game? Posting on GT?  icon_wink

I've been using MSI's Afterburner to monitor / control my Nvidia cards for quite some time, including my current GTX780. I set up a custom fan profile to control fan speed v. temperature. Guess I need to read your linked article to see if somehow what I'm doing is... counter-productive. icon_neutral
133  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [Tablets] First Strike on: March 05, 2014, 06:33:46 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 04, 2014, 07:30:12 PM

Quote from: rittchard on March 04, 2014, 06:57:21 PM

This is coming out next week 3-12-14, the interface looks pretty sweet and it's been a while since I've played a good old fashioned thermonuclear war game  icon_wink :

http://www.firststrike.mobi/

Weird--I'm looking up some info on game strategy for this and it seems like there's only one winning move.

 nod
134  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Using "Program Files (x86)" folder on non-OS drive on: March 02, 2014, 12:28:18 AM
This might help. Basically they've separated the previous 'Program Files' directory into two - one for 32bit software (x86) and one for 64bit software to avoid one interfering with the other. Feel free to do exactly as you did, override the default and put it anywhere you like. Have yet to see any issues in doing that. Anything that 'needs' to be on the O/S drive (like under Windows/System32) will still end up there.
135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomb Raider on: March 01, 2014, 04:28:34 PM
Sweet, thanks.
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Tomb Raider on: March 01, 2014, 03:42:14 PM
Question for those who've finished this. I don't usually complete games but getting close on this one! Golly. nod

If I want to Fast Travel around and get all of the goodies, do I need to do that before a certain point? Or once complete, can I wander the island at will?
137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How I get wireless home theater rear speakers? on: March 01, 2014, 07:20:53 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 28, 2014, 08:00:48 PM

Quote from: Teggy on February 28, 2014, 04:46:29 PM

I use this (an older model of this technically):

http://www.rocketfishproducts.com/products/home-theater/RF-WHTIB.html

Works great for me.

Do you ever have issues with it adding its own background noise, sound being delayed compared to your other speakers, or with the signal getting interrupted?

I'm also using the old / original model of this... without issues. Well, other than having to turn it off when the receiver is off - thought at first I'd be able to leave it on but I get noise from the rear speakers in that case. Heard that was something they fixed later on.
138  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: February 27, 2014, 01:54:47 PM
Thanks. Knew the PS4 version was coming... eventually... and assumed they'd also port to the XB1 as well. I guess we'll see.
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: February 27, 2014, 01:49:06 PM
Any news on the XB1/PS4 release date?
140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/PS4/360/PS3] Thief on: February 26, 2014, 03:06:55 PM
I have it on the PS4 but it showed up late and I got very little play time with it last night. Hopefully more soon.
141  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Almost Human on: February 26, 2014, 12:53:22 AM
Just as an FYI, if anyone was wondering what order the episodes were meant to be shown in the details are here although according to Wyman, "viewers need not worry".

•1.01 Pilot (#1.01)
•1.02 “Skin”- (#1.05)
•1.03 “Are You Receiving” – (#1.06)
•1.04 “The Bends” – (#1.07)
•1.05 “Blood Brothers” – (#1.08)
•1.06 “Arrhythmia” – (#1.03)
•1.07 “Simon Says” – (#1.10)
•1.08 “You Are Here” – (#1.02)
•1.09 “Unbound” – (#1.09)
•1.10 “Perception” – (#1.04)
•1.11 “Disrupt” – (#1.11)
•1.12 “Beholder” – (#1.12)
•1.13 “Straw Man” – (#1.13)

142  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Bravely Default coming to North America on: February 26, 2014, 12:29:39 AM
So... what's the deal with the Nemeses? I've got the full complement of 7 sitting in the village, from level 70 to 99. Do I just leave them alone until the party levels up to something in that range? For grins, I tried to 'Fight' one of them and it was a one-shot party wipe. Youch.
143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (02/24) on: February 24, 2014, 01:35:14 PM
Thief on PS4 plus Shadowrun DLC from the Kickstarter. Castlevania for the PS3 and the Professor at some point.
144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]South Park:The Stick of Truth on: February 23, 2014, 02:54:27 PM
So... would someone who's not steeped in the South Park lore still enjoy the game?
145  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Amazon Gold Box 2/18: Tomb Raider DE on: February 18, 2014, 02:10:59 PM
Amazon has the Definitive Edition on sale for $39.99 'while supplies last'.
146  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Bravely Default coming to North America on: February 17, 2014, 02:54:35 PM
Some folks here are well beyond where others are, especially someone like me with limited play time. I need to get a better handle on the whole job / ability thing before anything you see of mine becomes any kind of 'interesting'.  icon_razz
147  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [VITA] Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc on: February 17, 2014, 02:48:34 PM
Almost at the end of the first case... got frustrated with the 'Truth Bullets'. For whatever reason, pressing the triangle doesn't consistently fire them nor does tapping on the screen and I end up going past the words I want to refute, often several times in a row. Not really sure what's going on, I've even tried 'concentrating' and still don't get what I've done differently when the darn things fire versus when they don't.  icon_confused

Any tips?
148  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [VITA] Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc on: February 16, 2014, 07:33:46 PM
Huh, it's... pink.  icon_wink
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] [Kickstarter] Darkest Dungeon on: February 13, 2014, 05:22:55 AM
In!
150  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Bravely Default coming to North America on: February 12, 2014, 03:17:21 PM
In the same boat... that option didn't seem to be enabled in the demo. And I *just* got the full game and it isn't enabled for me there yet, either. Hopefully soon...
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (02/10) on: February 10, 2014, 02:37:08 PM
Have Danganronpa pre-ordered and I'm sure I'll get Lightning Returns... someday.
152  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Bravely Default coming to North America on: February 09, 2014, 08:49:26 PM

Quote from: Gratch on February 09, 2014, 07:50:03 PM

Quote from: Victoria Raverna on February 09, 2014, 07:46:37 PM

About friends not appearing in game. Maybe they haven't added your friend code on their 3DS. Are you sure that they're now friend with you not just "provisionally registered friend"?

Another possibility is that they haven't started playing Bravely Default or haven't enabled the internet functionality in game.

Yeah, they're all showing up as fully registered.

Do friends have to actually be online at the same in order to add them to the list?  Maybe that's it...just haven't tried to update when anyone else is on...

I still only have the demo (until Wednesday) so that's probably an issue as well.
153  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: February 09, 2014, 03:25:45 PM

Quote from: Gratch on February 09, 2014, 06:30:23 AM

Just watched "John Dies at the End".  Not sure if it was utterly brilliant or the stupidest thing I've ever seen.   saywhat

Ah yes... watched that last year. In the same boat.  nod
154  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Bravely Default coming to North America on: February 08, 2014, 02:30:04 PM
Mine is 5000-2195-0598
155  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Maybe I should have stuck with 7. Windows 8.1 - can't install ANY drivers on: February 07, 2014, 02:30:31 PM

Quote from: gellar on February 06, 2014, 05:38:19 PM

Quote from: Caine on February 06, 2014, 03:22:00 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 06, 2014, 03:18:26 PM

This seemed as good a place as any to post this after recalling Ron's struggles: Gates spends entire first day trying to install 8.1

wow, this reads like an Onion article.  to be a fly on the wall in that office. 

It's filed under Humor so I'm pretty certain it was intended to be an Onion like article.

Yup. Still... LOL.  nod
156  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Maybe I should have stuck with 7. Windows 8.1 - can't install ANY drivers on: February 06, 2014, 03:18:26 PM
This seemed as good a place as any to post this after recalling Ron's struggles: Gates spends entire first day trying to install 8.1
157  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 06, 2014, 06:00:26 AM
Yup, works in Chrome.
158  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 03:25:00 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on February 05, 2014, 02:42:21 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 05, 2014, 02:40:34 PM

I'm only seeing one ad, the same ad on every page. It's the 'World of Warplanes' play for free ad.

So, the forums, then.

Sorry, yes... the forums.
159  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 02:40:34 PM
I'm only seeing one ad, the same ad on every page. It's the 'World of Warplanes' play for free ad.
160  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 05, 2014, 05:21:25 AM
Hmmm... nothing happens when I click on it. I can pause / replay the ad and the mute toggle works, but it doesn't take me anywhere. This is with IE11 and no kind of ad blocking on. FYI.
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