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1001  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Deciding On A New SUV on: June 15, 2010, 06:28:25 PM

Quote from: Sarkus on June 14, 2010, 11:32:21 PM

 They don't take their $40k commuter SUV down a dry creek bed at a 30 degree incline.  

I do and I have the dents/scratches to prove it. smile
I also use it since flooding happens in my area and also when we go away in the summer, some places we go are rough on regular cars.
Plus, winter is fun!
1002  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Motorola Droid on: June 13, 2010, 01:49:44 AM

Quote from: JCC on June 11, 2010, 08:05:01 PM

Also, there are many cool features that you can use in Android that other phones don't allow. Want to use your phone as a USB tether? There's a (free) app for that.
Where/What please?
1003  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (06/07) on: June 07, 2010, 10:30:49 PM
I am thinking about Sniper, but Steam still has this listed for the 24th, not this week...
1004  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: EVE Online: Tyrannis on: May 29, 2010, 12:46:13 AM

Quote from: LoneStarSpur on May 25, 2010, 09:51:37 PM

I've haven't been doing much but logging in to set my training queue.  icon_frown
I've been doing this for about a year now and keep resubscribing... It's somehow addicting leveling up... Roll Eyes
1005  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Saddle up! The Red Dead Redemption impressions thread. on: May 28, 2010, 11:58:11 PM

Quote from: Turtle on May 28, 2010, 09:10:28 PM

Just so you guys know, you can set a waypoint anywhere on your map. Then once you leave the map you can fast travel to that waypoint. You don't have to wait until you explore and discover that area before you fast travel there.

This is one of the best things ever....
1006  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / APB.. on: May 28, 2010, 12:25:50 AM
Anyone have any info on how this game works? Is it an MMO with a monthly subscribtion? Does the subscribtion just give you "extras", but the regular still let's you play online? Kinda confused... no subscription required = in for me, otherwise will most likely pass...
1007  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How to preserve a lost baby tooth? on: May 25, 2010, 12:37:53 AM

Quote from: Kagath on May 24, 2010, 06:53:18 PM

Carbonite.

The only answer.

+1
even better, you can preserve the whole baby!!
1008  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Badass of the week on: May 24, 2010, 08:19:09 PM
From what I can find out, it's real... There are other videos from different angles with different pieces of wood.... plus, it's on the Internet, so that automatically makes it real...
1009  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Badass of the week on: May 24, 2010, 07:04:49 PM
This bear will kick your ass...
1010  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Iron Man 2 on: May 18, 2010, 02:22:55 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on May 17, 2010, 10:01:54 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on May 17, 2010, 08:26:45 PM

Hey if youre going to write yourself into a movie,  I could think of worse places to end up than between Scarletts legs

too true!

You have to wonder how many takes that took... slywink
1011  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Experienced Terrifying Sleep Paralysis Last Night on: May 18, 2010, 02:20:19 AM
I think closing your eyes and trying to sleep again is supposed to help....
1012  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Lucasarts announcement Monday on: May 18, 2010, 02:08:39 AM

Quote from: kronovan on May 17, 2010, 05:55:32 PM

Really, Slant 6 Games - Heck that's a local dev studio here in Vancouver!? I even know someone on staff there and they haven't mentioned a single word including when we went for brews a few months ago. Of course that wouldn't be the 1st time where that was the case - dev studios around here have extremely tight-lipped policies for their staff.

Well, obviously, you are failing to get them ENOUGH brews.....
1013  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: May 18, 2010, 01:51:45 AM

Quote from: msduncan on May 18, 2010, 01:44:42 AM

So it is 8:41 pm, and my Amazon.com order still shows 'shipping soon' even though I chose release day delivery.

What I didn't tell you people was that I ultimately decided to preorder for the PS3 at my local ebgames as well, just because I couldn't decide.     I figured I could make sure there wasn't any major graphical differences, and play with the 360 crown on multiplay.    When I get ready to sell one, I'll only have lost about 10 bucks.    

But if I didn't have that ebgames one preordered -- I'd be PISSED right now at the thought that I might not get it on release day.    I will still raise hell if I don't get the 360 version tomorrow because I fully intend to get online with you guys.    

Does Amazon.com usually screw up release day delivery?
Mine shows as shipped, however in the past I have had things arrive the day it updates as shipped in amazon, so you might still be ok....
1014  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: May 18, 2010, 01:47:54 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on May 17, 2010, 07:43:57 PM

I want a steel horse to ride.
You can steal a horse to ride or if you want a steel horse, wait for the horse armor dlc...
1015  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: BS or not? Man goes 70 years without food or water on: May 16, 2010, 01:51:26 PM

Quote from: SkyLander on May 16, 2010, 01:53:44 AM

Quote from: Punisher on May 16, 2010, 01:50:41 AM

hmm... I see a new SyFy movie in the making...

Only if it is an undead shark.

Jesus Christ, SuperShark?
1016  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: BS or not? Man goes 70 years without food or water on: May 16, 2010, 01:50:41 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on May 16, 2010, 01:41:14 AM

Quote from: Punisher on May 16, 2010, 01:32:58 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on May 16, 2010, 01:24:32 AM

Quote from: Shkspr on May 16, 2010, 01:14:26 AM

Quote from: Razgon on May 15, 2010, 11:14:03 PM

While this is skirting on R&P, its pretty funny to think about what if Jesus were to show up today, get killed and rose from the dead 3 days later...we'd be saying pretty much the same here then about that ;-)

Naah, we'd set up a poll:  Zombie or Vampire?

he wants to get everyone's hearts and minds... Zombie.

What about the whole "This is the cup of my blood it will bring everlasting life" thing?
Vampire



I think we're dealing with a whole new species here...  the Vambie.
Un-UnDead? although that sounds like a double negative...
Extra UnDead?
UnDeader?
UnDead previously known as UnDead?

Then do you have to stake it in the brain? Might make crossbows more popular....

hmm... I see a new SyFy movie in the making...
1017  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: BS or not? Man goes 70 years without food or water on: May 16, 2010, 01:32:58 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on May 16, 2010, 01:24:32 AM

Quote from: Shkspr on May 16, 2010, 01:14:26 AM

Quote from: Razgon on May 15, 2010, 11:14:03 PM

While this is skirting on R&P, its pretty funny to think about what if Jesus were to show up today, get killed and rose from the dead 3 days later...we'd be saying pretty much the same here then about that ;-)

Naah, we'd set up a poll:  Zombie or Vampire?

he wants to get everyone's hearts and minds... Zombie.

What about the whole "This is the cup of my blood it will bring everlasting life" thing?
Vampire

1018  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Red Dead Redemption Count: 360 and PS3 on: May 15, 2010, 11:03:09 PM
360 - punisherxbox360

Added everyone up to Destructor... Never knew there was a limit to how many friends to request..
1019  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Heroes Season Four on: May 14, 2010, 02:20:46 AM
I think I may just give up watching anything except some reality shows.. It's a little rarer for them to cancel before the show "ends", even though it has happened.. (Which is odd because generally they are done filming everything already)...
Too many shows end with no real finish....
Either that or I wait until the series is finshed and then rent it on DVD.... If it doesnt finish, I skip it...
1020  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: May 13, 2010, 04:00:29 PM
Carbon freeze work. He'll be blind with carbonite sickness and won't be able to play
1021  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: May 12, 2010, 01:21:52 PM
Caved and ordered the 360 verzion from Amazon...
1022  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Dead Redemption gameplay trailer on: May 11, 2010, 06:12:35 PM
Can someone put up a poll to see what version people are getting? Haven't decided yet and may pick whichever one has more people, but I am leaning towards the PS3 version because that's where my surround sound and bigger TV is....

Also, anyone know if there are plans for a PC version and if so, when?
1023  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: gaming on 64-bit Windows 7? on: May 11, 2010, 06:03:20 PM

Quote from: jersoc on May 10, 2010, 06:32:32 AM

i wish developers would force 64bit onto users. it's the only way this is going to change imo. there's no reason to run a 32 bit system anymore. it's outdated and it hurts those of us with a 64 bit system.

take advantage of my 4 cores, that's why i bought a quad. stupid 32bit users holding the real men down.

Many/most new PC's come with the 64 bit version of the OS when bought at retail, so it looks like this is heading that way.... I wouldn't be surprised if the next version of Windows was 64 bit only...
1024  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: New Mechwarrior coming/ Mechwarrior 4 free release soon? on: May 03, 2010, 11:39:03 PM

Quote from: Destructor on May 01, 2010, 11:30:20 PM

Quote from: Thin_J on May 01, 2010, 10:23:03 PM

Quote from: tok on May 01, 2010, 09:30:01 PM

I bought the whole series in one box for like 20 bucks at Best Buy 3 years ago. Are people that hard up for free entertainment that this shuts down web sites?  retard
Never underestimate the power of free.

Never underestimate a gamer that wants to play MechWarrior again. There is a reason that we all went nuts when we saw that trailer/alpha demonstration of MW5 (or whatever it was called) a while back.
The original mechwarrior was the only reason I purchased a PC.... in fact I purchased the game before the PC and took it with me to try out on a demo unit to test it... only PC Richard let me do this and I spent 2 hours on their salesfloor "testing" it.... smile
I think I even helped them sell some units... slywink
1025  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Iron Man 2 on: April 29, 2010, 05:07:27 PM

Quote from: Blackjack on April 28, 2010, 03:17:50 AM

I do sort of like the idea of blowing up the whole ridiculous "secret identity" stuff in favor of going so far in the opposite direction (showing off) that it creates its own problems.

The thing is that with Iron Man, ANYONE can be Iron Man (or War Machine), so even if it's Tony now, he can always say in the future it's someone else.... I think he has done this with the comics and with him having remote controled armor, he can also be in 2 places at once...
1026  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Men in Black 3...... D! on: April 23, 2010, 01:04:19 AM

Quote from: Razgon on April 22, 2010, 04:16:08 PM

gods...can we please get rid of 3D tacked on movies and just let us see the damn movie with our eyes?
Yes, I hate 3D movies that make us watch with our noses...
1027  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I think I need a new dojo (semi-graphic picture warning) on: April 23, 2010, 01:00:21 AM

Quote from: Ridah on April 22, 2010, 05:31:15 AM

This reminds me of that scene in Superbad... slywink

Reading about this frustrates me because I hate bullies, I would love to kick his ass or see someone else kick his ass. Unfortunately, I don't think anyone can  icon_confused

Time to give Chuck Norris and Mr. T a call for tag team...
1028  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kick Ass on: April 16, 2010, 08:48:07 PM
My wife and I just saw this... It Kicked Ass for sure! Awesome action movie! I think HitGirl stole the show though.... Damn, that's one badass 11 year old!!!
1029  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: My new novel is coming soon! Warning - controversial title/topic on: April 15, 2010, 07:51:56 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on April 15, 2010, 07:43:35 PM

as well you should be

Well, only slightly, after all, a glory hole is just the site of a famous battle that had a lot of glory for someone, so worst case scenario is that you get some graphic war pictures.... remember, Google is your friend!
 ninja
1030  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: My new novel is coming soon! Warning - controversial title/topic on: April 15, 2010, 05:28:00 PM

Quote from: Razgon on April 15, 2010, 02:00:23 PM

interesting - I'll be sure to check this out.... oh, and if I may - I dont know what a glory hole is, but you have a tiny spelling error

Quote
Along the way they will encounter bouncing glory hole boxes, militant lesbians, an undead general, a flying demon named Princess Sally, hoards of zombies, and a trio of secret agents hell bent on delivering a cease and desist to Lucifer himself.

its hordes, not hoards - and I mean that very constructively, since I have no idea whether you have an editor or not :-)

Maybe he meant Princess Sally hoards zombies?
1031  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Waiting for my doggie to get out of surgery on: April 14, 2010, 08:00:06 PM
Wow, that's a big cut.....

I wonder why they didn't just shave the whole dog? Just looks like a bad haircut...
1032  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: GTA4: Episodes from Liberty City on: April 13, 2010, 11:44:55 AM
It's purchasable now from Steam...
1033  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Hamlet on: April 09, 2010, 11:15:17 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on April 09, 2010, 05:36:50 AM

Shakespeare's classic play becomes an adventure game, but with a twist.  this has to be better than Hamlet 2!

1) I liked Hamlet 2!
2) This looks like the same plot, but without the awesome "Rock me sexy Jesus" section!
1034  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Cops can't chase in Welford. Not RP, just funny. on: April 08, 2010, 11:18:53 PM
OMG, even forgetting the idiocy of the memo, how did this person ever get elected? Shouldn't politicians be good public speakers?
1035  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Fileplanet = new porn site? on: April 07, 2010, 06:41:04 PM

Quote from: Razgon on April 07, 2010, 02:59:03 PM

heh, would you know, I actually thought of blotting that out, but thought people here were grown-up enough :-D

You have heard of lurkers haven't you?
1036  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Ubisoft unveils new copy protection system: on: April 06, 2010, 11:38:13 AM

Quote from: Wargus on April 06, 2010, 02:59:49 AM

The grail of battletech games was the mechwarior sim that Wizards of the Coast had in their downtown store. Something like 10 pods linked, each set up like the cockpit of a mech with controls for resetting weapon power, gimble lock, heat, etc... dual joystick/throttle stick and foot controls: it was awesome.  I've wanted that setup at home ever since.

and now back to drm:

I was thinking about this earlier: I'm not against DRM, as long as it remains in the background, doesn't mess up my computer, and doesn't keep me from playing a game based on some third party issue out of my control.  I'd love to play AC2, but won't until they remove the DRM. Even then, if they wait to long and other things are out to catch my interest I still may not get it.

1) Those pods were awesome, so using those in conjuntion with everything else we are saying would be perfect.... (I believe you can still buy the pods, but they arent cheap...)

2) I don't think most of us are against DRM in general, but this type of DRM specifically.

3) Does anyone know if Austraila is fixed for S7 yet?
1037  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Ubisoft unveils new copy protection system: on: April 06, 2010, 01:04:20 AM

Quote from: Harkonis on April 06, 2010, 12:19:58 AM


Multiplayer Battletech 3025 was the closest I've been to my perfect game fwiw

Not DRM related, but I too am looking for the ultimate Battletech game.... Actually something similiar to what the DS series of games was supposed to be....

I want something where I can run around, jump in a mech, armor, or aerotech vehicle... dock with and pilot dropships and jumpships, board the same, and go anywhere in a large universe... smile
1038  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Settlers 7 "Paths to a Kingdom" Early impressions! on: April 03, 2010, 05:18:01 PM

Quote from: Lorini on March 31, 2010, 11:22:56 PM

Quote from: Huw the Poo on March 31, 2010, 04:29:46 PM

Quote from: Lorini on March 30, 2010, 10:33:50 PM

Then don't play it if you are in Australia [...] It's just not that big a deal.

Nice fucking attitude there, Lorini.  It's probably a huge deal if you're in Australia and had really been looking forward to the game.

(With apologies to Vizionblind; I did try and stay out of it, but everyone else is doing it (and my post has been very heavily toned-down from what I originally had slywink))

How the hell is $50 of your entertainment dollar a huge deal? I wish I had a life where $50 was a huge deal. Looking at health, family, work these types of things are huge deals. Waiting for Ubisoft to fix this (which they are doing) is not a huge deal. In fact, if $50 is a huge deal in your life, you need to save for something which really is a huge deal.

It must be nice to feel that you can randomly give away $50.... Can I send you my address?  icon_twisted(Not too mention, aren't games more expensive there?)
1039  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Expendables on: April 03, 2010, 05:07:02 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on April 03, 2010, 05:02:55 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on April 03, 2010, 02:41:01 AM

Quote from: USMC Kato on April 03, 2010, 02:29:57 AM

Very impressive cast....so for the sequel, what other action heroes can they add to the next movie?

Jean Claude van Damme
Carl Weathers
Al Leong
Michael Biehn

Jesse Ventura can do a cameo with Billy Dee Williams.

oh lord, how could I forget Chuck Norris, Mr. T and Steven Segal?

This is planned already and is what the Mayans saw in the future for 2012...
1040  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Expendables on: April 03, 2010, 05:06:07 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on April 01, 2010, 10:39:06 PM

Quote from: farley2k on April 01, 2010, 09:16:23 PM

I don't know.  Several scenes made me say Hell Yeah!



while it was all awesome none of them topped scene with the Holy Trinity though.

Holy crap, I knew Sly was in it, but the other 2? The only question is why not sooner!!!
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