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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4] Shadwen - stealth action from Frozenbyte on: May 06, 2016, 12:47:45 PM
There's a demo on Steam, probably on GOG as well, will most likely check it out over the weekend. As noted in the comments, does seem a bit... floaty.
42  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Person of Interest - Season 3 starting on: May 05, 2016, 01:31:29 AM
Beowulf cluster.  icon_cool
43  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (5/3/16) on: May 03, 2016, 05:16:32 AM
No thing.
44  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Sudden PC Problems (Won't finish booting) on: April 29, 2016, 01:10:41 PM
<raises hand> Amen, brother. Been there, done that, got the t-shirt.
45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (4/26/16) on: April 26, 2016, 01:23:39 AM

Quote from: SeaMoosi on April 25, 2016, 06:30:52 AM

PLAY SEVERED.
Hmmm... you may just have cost me $15.  mad icon_wink
46  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gears of War 4 on: April 17, 2016, 01:05:56 PM

Quote from: rittchard on April 11, 2016, 04:50:53 PM

That commercial they showed on TV was super cool!  I had no idea what was going on though.

I was... disturbed... by it.  icon_wink
47  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1]Quantum Break on: April 14, 2016, 01:01:12 PM
I just got my Windows 10 version installed last night but haven't played, only saw that it sync'd up saves and I could have picked up from where I'd left off on the Xbox.  thumbsup

Only 'issues' I had at first were, okay you just installed but where did you install yourself? Never asked, turns out the default location for where 'apps' are saved is the C: drive of course, which is definitely not where I wanted it. Thankfully you can 'Move' them after the fact. Then there was the whole 'How in the heck do I quit?' moment... was using a 360 controller and finally figured out I had to grab the mouse and shove it up into the upper right-hand corner and then click on the 'x' in the title bar. Errr, okay.

Oh, and part way through Act 1 on Normal I decided to start over on Easy as I mostly just wanted to enjoy the story and minimize the combat. Rittchard, seem to recall you wondering if you can die on easy - the answer is yes, yes you can. In the parking lot trying to get Will's car, it seems that the car I was hunkered down behind blowed up or some such thing. Dead. Try again, Time Lord, try again. icon_neutral

Finished Act 1 late last night and was surprised how long the 'tv episode' was. Streamed down without issues, very nicely done.
48  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: April 09, 2016, 02:02:17 PM
Well... that's certainly an interesting thought and not something I would have thunk. Guess we'll have to wait and see!  paranoid
49  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gaming Trend getting some street cred! (sorta) on: April 09, 2016, 12:20:57 AM
Time to go back and edit the title to take out the "(sorta)" part.  nod
50  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] The Flash on: March 30, 2016, 01:03:39 PM
I'm not currently watching The Flash but did catch some of the earlier episodes. Just watched the Supergirl cross-over and now I'm wondering what the Tony Stark like thing he had latched onto his chest was?
51  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ever won anything good? on: March 28, 2016, 01:32:12 PM
Back in 1999 when Activision was about to release Heavy Gear II, they had a contest which I won. Got a signed copy of a "gold master" for the game and a box full of swag, primarily a video card (3dfx Voodoo something?) and other stuff I don't really recall.
52  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: March 28, 2016, 01:10:20 PM
For a brief, shining moment... yes. As it was meant to.
53  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: March 26, 2016, 04:03:10 AM
Debido a lo que sucedió en el episodio más reciente:
Spoiler for Hiden:
Felicity. Leaving poor Oliver. "I'm already gone". icon_cry
Isn't Google translate a wonderful thing? And did I see Chanel #5 from Scream Queens as the next Villain o' the Week?  paranoid
54  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: March 25, 2016, 12:55:49 PM
 icon_cry
55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (3/22/16) on: March 21, 2016, 01:31:07 PM
PS4: I have the season pass so Automatron and pre-ordered Day of the Tentacle Remastered. I kickstarted République so have it on the iPad but am considering a double-dip so I can play it on the Big Screen.  icon_biggrin
56  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: weird artifact on: March 12, 2016, 02:00:56 PM
Out of curiosity, what Nvidia driver do you have?  I'm not having any issues but I've read that "the latest" drivers are "completely borked". Does sound like heat or a failing card, however, in spite of the temp being fine. Good luck. I hate tracking down shit like that.  disgust
57  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] SUPERHOT on: February 27, 2016, 09:54:12 PM
I saw the prototype website but haven't taken it for a spin, guess I need to.  icon_cool
58  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Free Steam Keys on: February 13, 2016, 02:37:04 PM
Fafhdr, rather than enter the tags manually you can also just highlight the text you want to "strike through" and then click the fourth button over on the top row. The end result is the same... this and you'll see the tags if you quote the message when replying. icon_wink
59  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Which of These Two Floorstanding Speaker Would You Choose? on: February 11, 2016, 04:38:58 AM
Aesthetically, the first one looks much better but I would guess it could depend on the look you are going for. The second one looks pretty... raw, like the cover came off and no-one bothered to replace it.  Industrial chic perhaps?  icon_wink
60  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Witness on: February 03, 2016, 05:45:59 AM
First week sales and the $40 price point: Five million dollars in revenue. Better than Braid's first year but not enough to cover the cost. Yet.
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/3/16) on: February 01, 2016, 02:13:41 PM

Quote from: Reemul on February 01, 2016, 09:40:34 AM

Xcom2 pre ordered.

Same!
62  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Witness on: January 28, 2016, 10:21:06 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 27, 2016, 03:00:43 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on January 27, 2016, 02:54:42 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 27, 2016, 02:39:56 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on January 27, 2016, 01:54:54 PM

And... 'stuck' in the first area with seven switches completed but no idea how to even locate the eight which I need to unlock the bottom panel on the gate. Gentle hint, kind folks?

Oh boy, you're in for a great time with this game considering the part you're stuck at is the tutorial. slywink

Yah, yah, rub it in Puzzle Master. Thanks for nothing. finger

It was late and I was dead tired so I'm going to blame it on that. Next time I'll bring a fresh brain... well, fresher anywho.  icon_wink

One thing that helps with this game is to think outside the box, sometimes literally. You were certain that you just couldn't find a missing puzzle, but simply couldn't track it down. In those cases, it's a good idea to take a step back and reconsider your conclusions, because you might have made an assumption that the game is now telling you isn't true. In this case you're looking for something that doesn't exist.

I don't get a lot of time to play lately but FWIW, my second session saw me solve this almost immediately - so coming back with a different mindset definitely helped. I had found all of the panels, of course, but for some reason had thought... and I guess I should spoiler this:

Spoiler for First area:
Thought that I couldn't simply turn one output cable off when lighting up the other, this on that one panel with one in and two out. Which is why I ran all over the place looking for something else more obtuse for the solution. When I came back and simply reset / reran the panel for the other output, everything was unlocked. D'oh.  Roll Eyes
Now wandering around the next area, learning the meaning behind the white and black boxes inside the squares in the panel.  icon_cool
63  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox free Games With Gold program on: January 28, 2016, 05:03:42 AM
It was PS+. And yes, Hand of Fate is awesome.  thumbsup
64  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Witness on: January 27, 2016, 02:54:42 PM

Quote from: TiLT on January 27, 2016, 02:39:56 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on January 27, 2016, 01:54:54 PM

And... 'stuck' in the first area with seven switches completed but no idea how to even locate the eight which I need to unlock the bottom panel on the gate. Gentle hint, kind folks?

Oh boy, you're in for a great time with this game considering the part you're stuck at is the tutorial. slywink

Yah, yah, rub it in Puzzle Master. Thanks for nothing. finger

It was late and I was dead tired so I'm going to blame it on that. Next time I'll bring a fresh brain... well, fresher anywho.  icon_wink
65  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Witness on: January 27, 2016, 01:54:54 PM
And... 'stuck' in the first area with seven switches completed but no idea how to even locate the eight which I need to unlock the bottom panel on the gate. Gentle hint, kind folks?
66  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Arrow on: January 21, 2016, 01:57:37 PM
At least now we know someone on the list who isn't in the grave...
67  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (1/18/2016) on: January 20, 2016, 02:47:05 PM
Picked up the Limited Edition of Life is Strange for the PS4.
68  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: [Android] Cradle of Empires on: January 16, 2016, 02:55:02 PM
So... available on Amazon but not compatible with my Match-3 crazy wife's Kindle Fire, why would that be?
69  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Omikron: The Nomad's Soul - Free in honor of David Bowie on: January 16, 2016, 02:44:35 PM
What an oddity of a game... but free? Okay. I may download it for old time's sake.
70  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC,XB1,PS4] A Boy and His Blob on: January 07, 2016, 03:36:01 PM
Starring the voice talents of... Don Johnson?  icon_wink
71  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Rise of Tomb Raider on: January 07, 2016, 03:33:06 PM

Quote from: Gratch on January 07, 2016, 04:55:49 AM

Quote from: Azhag on January 07, 2016, 01:08:56 AM

I would have gone PS4, but not waiting that long. GMG pre-order is a go.

Same here.

Much as I loved the first one, still perfectly happy to wait...
72  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Fallout: New Vegas - late to the party thread on: December 27, 2015, 08:59:20 PM
I went through FO3 and all of its DLC but stopped part way through New Vegas. I wouldn't mind getting back to it after FO4.
73  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Ni No Kuni 2 Announced! on: December 06, 2015, 09:01:51 PM
I enjoyed the first one but did eventually burn out on it. Will definitely keep an eye on this.
74  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Philips Mitsubishi DLP Bulb on: December 05, 2015, 04:18:24 PM
I had an aging Mitsubishi 65" DLP TV that I decided to replace the (original 8yo) lamp in as shockingly, it was getting dimmer and dimmer. Bought this genuine Philips replacement in May and the difference was night and day. Only problem was about two or three weeks later the actual DLP chip starting going bad with mirrors getting stuck and rather than keep fixing things decided to put it out to pasture and get something more better. So now I have a perfectly good DLP bulb sitting around here with very few hours on it and nothing to put it in so wondering if anyone might need one? The link shows the models it is known to work in.

Paid $90, looking for $40. Thanks.
75  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Psychonauts 2!!! on: December 04, 2015, 04:26:28 AM
$3.3M funding goal. Any idea how much of the 'partial' is that?
76  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV]Gotham - Batman Prequel on: November 12, 2015, 01:10:40 PM
"We need to talk".  Not something you ever want to hear from your wife / girlfriend.  icon_frown
77  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (11/10) on: November 09, 2015, 04:09:36 AM
Fallout 4. Obviously.  icon_wink

I'm going to defer my purchase of 'Rise' until it is on the PS4.
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 07, 2015, 02:29:29 PM

Quote from: TiLT on November 06, 2015, 04:19:11 PM

Quote from: Destructor on November 06, 2015, 02:41:31 PM

So, when can sites put up their reviews of Fallout 4?

Nobody can answer that, BECAUSE IT WAS EMBARGOED.

Yes, that's right - no site could tell ANYONE ELSE when they could post a review (which has an embargoed time/date, mind you), because that information WAS EMBARGOED TOO.

This is actually standard practice and has been for a while. We just don't get to hear about it because these embargoes are under NDA. Luckily some of the review sites have had enough. The very recently launched OpenCritic (everyone, please start using this instead of Metacritic) has deals with a number of anonymous review sites where they are supplied these "secret" embargoes. This means the review embargo date for Fallout 4 has been known for a while already. All these embargo dates are posted clearly on OpenCritic.

Read this Polygon article on the subject on Flipboard, there's a little more information on the practice in it.
79  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playing through the Uncharted series for the first time on: October 25, 2015, 02:01:07 PM
I played (most of) the series back in the day and this has reminded me of my experience as well. I was blown away by it originally, even writing to ND to tell them so and got a reply back from 'the team', which as cool. Pistol and AK-47 for me as well. And then I hit one of those seemingly endless spawning sections and got frustrated as hell. I had to step away for a goodly period of time and then come back at it with a fresh brain. Until the next one. Did eventually finish it, one of the few games I own that I've actually completed. Wish that was true of the others, got most of the way through 2 and never started 3 even though I bought it, just never got back to it with my PS3 backlog. icon_frown

Picked up the collection for the PS4 and restarted playing with the second one. Good times.  thumbsup
80  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Until Dawn on: October 18, 2015, 01:58:04 PM
10GB 1.03 update patch:

*Fixes to prevent progression blocker in Episode 9 (including fix for existing save games suffering from the issue)
*Option for inverted Y aiming controls added to Settings menu
*Fixes for unlocking “Ashley Snaps” and “The Exorcism of Emily” trophies
*Various bug fixes

Been holding off on this since there wasn't exactly a dearth of others to play, with the invert option added spent a couple of hours with this.  thumbsup Had no clue earlier that Mr. Robot's Elliot was in it along with all those other folks... mostly because I didn't know the name Rami Malek. D'oh.  icon_neutral

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