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121  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: September 13, 2014, 05:03:37 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on September 13, 2014, 04:25:55 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on September 13, 2014, 01:18:10 PM

Where are they from?

The moon?  slywink

Not they like those them but specifically the animated gifs that farley2k posted.  Tongue
122  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: September 13, 2014, 01:18:10 PM
Where are they from?
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360,XB1] Forza Horizon 2 on: September 12, 2014, 05:26:39 AM
Apparently... when the credits roll you'll have seen only 15-18% of the game.
124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 11, 2014, 04:18:39 AM

Quote from: Soulchilde on September 03, 2014, 02:46:18 PM

Quote from: farley2k on September 03, 2014, 02:27:54 PM

So is there a Gamingtrend group/clan?

Wanderers Guild   Looks like it can be PS4 and XB1.  Anyway, I've promoted Rittch to admin since he's going PS4 and I'll be XB1.  Hark has a group as well and we've formed an alliance

Also you can be in multiple clans

Sorry to ask this but the Wanderers Guild is a group rather than a clan. What in the heck is the difference?  icon_confused

Ok, found the answer here:

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What is a Clan, and how is it different from a Group?

A Clan is a limited number of like minded gamers that actively collaborate and participated together. Clans have existed for decades, but bungie.net finally has the option to support them directly on their own website.

A Clan is not a Group (in the technical sense), Clans are limited to 100 members per platform (PlayStation/Xbox) per Group. A Group has an unlimited number of members that can collaborate and share discussion together. Clan rosters are monitored by a Group Founder/Administration and members have the option to change them.

There are some rewards, achievements and trophies specific to Destiny that must be completed with members of your Clan. Clan settings can be enabled from a Group when Administration activates it through "Admin Tools" > "Clan Settings" from the Group's homepage. Members must apply (on the Group's Homepage) after Clan Settings have been enabled.
125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 06, 2014, 09:47:09 PM

Quote from: Razgon on September 04, 2014, 06:48:43 AM

PS4 request sent as well

Ditto.
126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: August 31, 2014, 02:11:47 PM
Sounds like you read the same article that I did... I'm planning on doing this as well.  icon_cool
127  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Netflix Profiles mysteriously appear on: August 30, 2014, 09:32:55 PM
Hmmm... a 360 but that was a long ass time ago.  [shrug]
128  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Netflix Profiles mysteriously appear on: August 30, 2014, 04:02:56 PM
Went into Netflix on my PS4 last night for the first time in a while and it asked me "Who's watching?" and showed me three profiles: mine and two others I did not add. Just checked online and while one of them has only watched one movie, the other has an 'interesting' history. So... I'm assuming my Netflix account was 'hacked' in some fashion and these were a couple of freeloaders? Deleted both profiles (sorry two and ubuntu), changed my password and did the 'sign out of all devices' thing, guess we'll see what happens next.
129  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [ios] Commander the Great War on: August 30, 2014, 02:53:22 PM
I'm just not a big fan of that unit scale.  icon_neutral
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: August 25, 2014, 11:41:36 PM

Quote from: TiLT on August 25, 2014, 09:02:40 PM

That's based off of Diablo 3's secret level, Whimsyshire. Here's a guide on how to reach it. I'm not sure if these steps are still valid though, after all the patching. I think there's a cow level too, which is even more hidden.

Interesting. One of the lines of "loading wisdom" (for lack of a better term) is "There is no cow level" which made me L-O-L.
131  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: One of my dogs died suddenly today. on: August 23, 2014, 11:26:47 PM
Heartfelt condolences, that sucks.  icon_cry
132  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: My current musical obsession (metal) on: August 20, 2014, 12:43:28 PM

Quote from: Gratch on August 19, 2014, 07:50:22 PM

They're not particularly "metal" any more, but Opeth's new album is streaming in its entirety here

Huh, don't know Opeth but... I liked it. Thanks for the link.  thumbsup
133  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/PS3/Vita] Counterspy on: August 19, 2014, 11:43:50 PM
I have this preloaded on my PS4 but not sure I'm going to get any play time tonight.  icon_frown
134  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: August 17, 2014, 11:00:49 PM

Quote from: The Grue on August 17, 2014, 10:37:46 PM

I'm only double dipping as I knew there was going to be a PS4 version, so I had enough willpower to skip the PS3 one.

Same here.  nod
135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: August 17, 2014, 01:05:28 AM
I plan on purchasing it. And hopefully find some play time as well. icon_wink
136  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anime thread of anime on: August 12, 2014, 01:05:41 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on August 12, 2014, 01:09:32 AM

Holy crap is the dub different from the sub for that Harlock movie.

LOL! Forgot about that. Things there always seem to start up with CC on and right away I was all WTF is going on here?  saywhat
137  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (08/11) on: August 11, 2014, 04:38:32 AM
Probably... Risen 3. What the heck.
138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Anime thread of anime on: August 08, 2014, 02:27:23 PM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on August 02, 2014, 04:45:03 AM

The recent CGI Captain Harlock movie just showed up on Netflix. This is something I've been dying to see since I saw the trailer months ago. I heard it's not that good but I loved the old Harlock TV series so I'll still give it a go.

Huh, watched it last night and enjoyed even with not knowing anything about Harlock going in.
139  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Where do you stand on the crucial topic of hotdogs? on: August 07, 2014, 11:42:34 PM
I went quite some time without consuming a hotdog but always enjoyed the Hebrew Nationals that I would get a Costco once in a blue moon. Then saw an ad for Park's Finest Premium Franks from Ball Park and decided to try them. All beef, no preservatives, no nitrates or nitrites. Come in four flavors, I tried the 'Slow Smoked Hickory' ones and they was pretty darn good. Only odd thing is they come seven to a package but figured that must be a price point thing.
140  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Should I get a cat? on: August 05, 2014, 01:23:14 PM

Quote from: Harpua3 on August 05, 2014, 09:39:48 AM

Too much pussy is never enough. Tongue

Thank you, Mrs. Slocombe.  icon_wink
141  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: August 05, 2014, 01:21:32 PM

Quote from: Gratch on August 04, 2014, 08:40:52 PM

Secret of Mana is only $3.99 today.  Worth it just for the music.  smile

On sale through the 10th. However, what worries me is it is an iPhone game... how does that translate to playing it on an iPad?
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: August 03, 2014, 02:36:27 AM

Quote from: Bashtor on August 02, 2014, 10:34:00 PM

Quote from: EddieA on August 02, 2014, 12:59:27 AM

Quote from: th'FOOL on August 01, 2014, 05:13:45 PM

Keep in mind that this specifically applies to the end-game raids

True, this isn't going to affect much content.  Bungie hasn't confirmed this, but it looks like there might only be one raid in the whole game.

I knew it was end game content, hence me not being too annoyed by it.  I hadn't heard only one raid possibly.  If we are talking only one or two raid situations, then it is definately minimal.  I still don't like it, but I understand it with the time commitment they are talking to finish something like this (unless I'm misunderstanding).  Still, this is is more likely to make me not play that content, as opposed to changing my gaming habits, but who knows. 

Some information on the raids here.
143  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Should I get a cat? on: August 02, 2014, 03:26:51 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on August 02, 2014, 12:32:07 AM

Litter pans have to be cleaned out daily or the room they're in will reek. We invested in a Litter Genie (it's a diaper genie for litter), and that has helped a great deal. Basically instead of having to throw out a bag daily, you can dump waste in the Litter Genie for a few days before taking the bag out.

Just wanted to put in a quick plug for this. We went 8 years from losing our last cat to finding a new one and on a whim picked one of these up. It has been awesome and is highly recommended for anyone emptying a cat box.  icon_wink
144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: July 30, 2014, 01:47:40 PM
Yah, going through that intro again wasn't really something I was looking forward to.  icon_cry
145  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Horns on: July 29, 2014, 01:34:28 PM
Read the book. Should be... interesting.
146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: July 28, 2014, 01:25:56 PM
A quite large 10, apparently.
147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: July 24, 2014, 01:35:34 PM
I asked because I too don't "MMO" so wanted to make sure I wasn't doing something wrong or would piss people off by accidentally shooting them or ignoring them or not reviving them or some other unknown breach of etiquette.  icon_wink

As to the other questions, a couple of sites I found helpful were:

www.destinythegame.com    (lots of information there)
www.bungie.net                   (sign up and link to your PS4 id to see your stats, cards, etc)

A little buried but under Settings is Log Out and then there are two options that appear - one to log out of the character and one to log out of the game. Can't really help with all of the other stuff, I'm afraid.
148  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 23, 2014, 10:58:17 PM

Quote from: rittchard on July 23, 2014, 10:55:53 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on July 23, 2014, 09:06:06 PM

Hang a nut sack from your trailer hitch?

I actually don't know what this means, is it some sort of euphemism involving male genitalia?

Unfortunately... no.
149  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Would you ever??? on: July 23, 2014, 09:53:22 PM
Not just 'in the south', I've seen them here in Colorado.  Roll Eyes
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: July 23, 2014, 09:48:19 PM
Silly question perhaps but how exactly does the 'single player' work in this game? I can find various articles mentioning that it will be supported although they are 'sloping the floor towards socialization' and at some point in the story progression co-op parties will be required for success. However, right now I'm wondering how it all works. The intro run up to The Tower went fine but when I next go down to the surface to look for an FTL drive it tells me it is suitable for 1-3 players and I see there are other players running around. Do I just... ignore them... and all of the 'Revive?' prompts I keep seeing?  icon_neutral
151  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: What virus/malware software do you use? on: July 19, 2014, 04:21:36 PM
Yikes. Perhaps I should rethink my choice of MSE.  icon_neutral
152  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Passenger Jet Shot Down over Ukraine on: July 19, 2014, 01:51:40 PM
Do you have a link for that, Turtle? Never mind, found one such mention here.

Also this was a very complex SA-11 Buk SAM missile system leading people to think that "Russian soldiers may have been assisting or manning the weapon". I doubt we'll ever know the full truth behind this.  icon_frown
153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Divinity : Original Sin on: July 19, 2014, 02:46:49 AM
Odd... certainly used to be there as I remember reading it.  icon_neutral
154  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: What virus/malware software do you use? on: July 17, 2014, 02:54:40 AM
One article on the combination of MSE and MABM, others out there. However, when you ask these kind of questions in a Microsoft forum, they say all you need is MSE.  icon_wink
155  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: What virus/malware software do you use? on: July 16, 2014, 01:45:11 PM

Quote from: Lee on July 15, 2014, 10:26:52 PM

Isn't running MalwareBytes and Windows Defender/MSE bad since they are both monitoring for malware. Couldn't that cause a conflict?

Nope. Pretty standard to run anti-virus and anti-malware together, from what I've read.
156  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: What virus/malware software do you use? on: July 14, 2014, 01:12:42 PM
MSE with Malwarebytes... and I paid for the latter.
157  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Gauging interest in a pair of EVGA GTX460 SC video cards on: July 06, 2014, 02:38:52 PM
I've got a pair of EVGA "Superclocked" GTX460 1GB DDR5 video cards that I am no longer using. Not a darn thing wrong with them, just decided to swap them out for a single EVGA GTX780 FTW card. Any interest out there in the community? They were $270 each when I picked them up but I'm sure we could come to an agreement on a sweet combo deal if there's any interest. Much rather they go to someone here than having to futz with EBay or things of that ilk.

Let me know. Thanks!

(cross-posted at OO)
158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (06/30) on: July 05, 2014, 03:31:53 AM

Quote from: Lordnine on July 04, 2014, 11:52:04 PM

Quote from: Lee on July 04, 2014, 10:30:23 PM

I was ignoring D:OS because I don't have a PC that will run it. Then I saw that it's Mac too. Why isn't there an impressions thread?

Is it good? Haven't seen any reviews yet.

Edit: read Qt3's thread. People seem to like it...sounds like it still has a few patches coming out.  I am torn, I have the summer off (unfortunately) but I am broke. Food or new game? Decisions, decisions...
Iíve given up on posting impressions threads because no one ever responds to them.  Tongue

Itís good, very good in fact.  Do you like games like Fallout 1&2 or Baldurís Gate?  If so you will probably like Divinity: Original Sin.  Even better if you play it in co-op.

Seems like the majority of PC impression threads are over at OO... including one for D:OS.
159  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: Civilization Revolution 2 Reased for Ipad...and apparently nobody knew... on: July 02, 2014, 12:36:40 PM
From The Guardian:

The new game adds new units, technology, buildings and wonders, as well as beefed-up graphics compared to its predecessor. For veterans, the inclusion of jet fighters, lasers and even Silicon Valley will spice up an already-engrossing game.

Civilization Revolution 2 also notably shuns the dominant free-to-play business model in mobile gaming. It costs £10.49 to download from the App Store, with no in-app purchases.

 thumbsup
160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/neXtBox/360/Ps3/Ps4] Wolfenstein:The New Order on: June 29, 2014, 07:30:20 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on June 29, 2014, 02:48:33 PM

Quote from: naednek on June 29, 2014, 06:47:43 AM

well, now I kind of wished I stayed with the PS4 version...  The game engine is the same they used for Rage, and that had major texture pop in.  I forgot about that.  And it's prevalent in Wolfenstein.  I wished I did some research before buying.  I'm pretty sure I had upgraded my PC since Rage came out, and that the fact the texture pop in isn't noticible at all in the PS4 version, would make you think that my PC would be able to handle it.

Yeah, I couldn't play Rage on the PC for more than 1 minute without going crazy from texture popping and I finished Wolfenstein on the PS4 and never noticed it once. 

I remember that was really terrible in the initial release but from what I recall they straightened that out over time. Between patches and the "launch options" you can use, you should be some degree of fine. FWIW, found these in my Steam version:

+cvaradd g_fov 12 +com_allowconsole 1 +com_skipIntroVideo 1 +image_anisotropy 16 +image_usecompression 0 +g_showplayershadow 1 +m_smooth 0
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