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15401  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Kobra on: August 10, 2006, 02:16:10 PM
Kobra, welcome to GT. We hope you enjoy your stay.
15402  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Kobra on: August 10, 2006, 02:15:18 PM
Quote from: "Arkon"
Quote from: "-Lord Ebonstone-"
So now I have competition for resident asshole?   frown

I do hope your viral marketeer contract is over for Starforce and GameTap, though.

Nice way to welcome Kobra there LE.  Perhaps you missed the part where he said

Quote from: "Kobra"
If you disliked me at OO, all I ask is you give me a chance here.

To be fair, the biggest slight to Kobra was putting him in the same class (resident asshole) as LE. biggrin That to me is LE saying Welcome to GT! in about as friendly a way as he can. smile
15403  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kobra on: August 10, 2006, 02:13:37 PM
Quote from: "tiny ogre"
Quote from: "Knightshade Dragon"
Hell, U2k even got a chance here, and so did Kahless.  (not that it did them any good)

You did ban U2K way before OO did though!

Like he said... we've got a "No trashin' the joint" policy. We all respect each other. Even LE gets fair treatment here. He can be a dour individual; we take all kinds. biggrin
15404  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Who said yes to TML's Advances? on: August 10, 2006, 02:40:44 AM
Ninjas dig neanderthals (Missing Links), I guess. biggrin
15405  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 10, 2006, 02:39:13 AM
dude That rocks!!! Congrats... the extra dude-lung means she can stay down longer... too bad you won't know she's there with her mad ninja skills.

And at least the pic wasn't mitch over the hot chick. :: shudder ::
15406  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Who said yes to TML's Advances? on: August 09, 2006, 08:54:00 PM
Quote from: "happydog"
Quote from: "-Lord Ebonstone-"
All that being said, there really needs to be a Thong option.

+1 vote for the man Thong.

Actually it was a boy thong. ManThong would be an awesome gamertag though.

It's not taken either. biggrin
15407  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Who said yes to TML's Advances? on: August 09, 2006, 03:58:49 PM
Quote from: "-Lord Ebonstone-"
All that being said, there really needs to be a Thong option.

I was thinking the same thing, 30sec after I hit Submit.
15408  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / warning finally discovers the Xbox... on: August 09, 2006, 03:53:33 PM
Quote from: "whiteboyskim"
If you ignore pretty much the whole game then yeah, Halo 2 isn't anywhere near as annoying. Especially the non-ending. slywink

How can I put this eloquently? Oh, yah!

STFU N00B. Halo2 FTW slywink

What happened in Empire Strikes back? Did the good guys win? No. Obi died, Luke lost a hand, Vader STILL hadn't had a change of clothing, and they were all headed to carebear land in the sequel.

How is THAT an ending?
15409  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / The Official GT Trader Feedback List (updated 7/30) on: August 09, 2006, 03:49:00 PM
+1 to Warning for Quake4.

Shipped well, but did you have to include the dog feces?
15410  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 09, 2006, 03:45:28 PM
Speaking of voting: I opened a poll.

TML's personal life now has 3 active threads on GT. biggrin

[edited to bring attention to the poll]
15411  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Who said yes to TML's Advances? on: August 09, 2006, 03:43:42 PM
:: sigh ::

It's gotta be the insidious boss-lady tickler.
15412  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 09, 2006, 03:40:33 PM
I say he got a yes from his man-eyes ninja boss lady.
15413  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / PSP Essentials? on: August 09, 2006, 03:37:27 PM
I'm surprised that no one said "Trade-in-value for DS."  :shock:
I'm not rainin' on the PSP parade; I was just surprised. biggrin
15414  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / warning finally discovers the Xbox... on: August 09, 2006, 03:09:58 PM
10 levels of MoTS. That's what it is. Use grenades,

The flood in Halo2 is better / worse.

They are less prominent or abundant, but those little fuckers will go all head-crab and reanimate corpses. The nice thing is that you can burn the bodies.
15415  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Speaking of Quake Wars... on: August 09, 2006, 03:34:39 AM
Quote from: "SomeIGNSchmuck"
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: Class Profile
We go in-depth with the characters and classes of Quake Wars.
by Mark Bozon
 August 4, 2006 - With as many options and abilities found on the battlefield, we see it fitting to break down the initial advantages and disadvantages of the combating teams as they stand right now for the E3/QuakeCon version of Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. As with any game in pre-release condition, it's important to note that these specifications and class details are subject to change. Although we've heard first hand from Activisiton and id Software that they more than likely will change, we'll still take this chance to detail for you all exactly what we experienced on the front lines here at QuakeCon 2006.

In addition to the abilities found below, each character class can also be leveled up individually through online matches, allowing for new weapons, stronger abilities and faster building times. A great example of this is the Strogg technician, which will later acquire the ability to have a constant healing aura that slowly revitalizes damaged allies. These abilities were not included in the current build, though we can't wait to get our hands on them when the time comes.


The Humans


Alliance: Global Defense Force, Earth
Weapons: Assault Rifle, Rocket Launcher, GPMG, Shotgun
Equipment:HE Charge (Explosives)
Description: The solider unit is the basic ground force for the human GDF resistance. Using a combination of basic ground attacks, soldiers are an integral part of a successful team. Assault Rifles are great for one-on-one duels, while the Rocket Launcher contains the ability to lock-on to enemy vehicles, making the soldier a definite threat against a sloppy ground attack. The HE Charge explosives are used for detonating enemy buildings, and act as the primary soldier objective. No other ally can use HE Charges, so a strong base of soldiers is a must.


Alliance: Global Defense Force, Earth
Weapons: Assault Rifle
Equipment: Defibrillator, Health Pack
Description: When teammates go down, there's no quick way back into battle. Unless, however, there's a medic around. Using a defibrillator for recovering downed allies, medics can assure that a team stays together and lethal no matter how much opposition there may be. Resurrection is near-instantaneous, and is a definite must-have class on the field. The health pack item can be thrown on the ground for indirect support, and medics can even use the packs on themselves. Say what you will about the importance of any other class, but there's no denying the influence medics can have during a serious online match.


Alliance: Global Defense Force, Earth
Weapons: Shotgun, Assault Rifle (w/Grenade Launcher)
Equipment: Deploy Tool: Anti-personnel/Anti-vehicle/Anti-Missile Turrets, Mines
Description: On the home front, engineers have the ability to work as builders for the main base, deploying defense turrets for ground, vehicle, and missiles. In addition to the building tools, engineers are often used to infiltrate and sabotage enemy buildings and vehicles. The ability to place mines is also key to strong home defenses. Successful engineers will spend their time securing spawn points by deploying turrets and defaulting to close-range combat with either their shotgun or modified assault rifle/grenade launcher.


Field Ops
Alliance: Global Defense Force, Earth
Weapons: Assault Rifle
Equipment: Deploy Tool: Artillery, Rocket Artillery, Hammer Artillery
Description: As the offensive compliment to the engineer, field ops will be used to build attacking turrets from any human-secured point. Using the three levels of artillery (basic, rocket, and hammer) the field ops is an integral part of the offensive ground-game. Once turrets are build, field ops are well-suited for vehicle use until up close, in which case they can work as aids for the soldiers or covering units for medics.


Covert Ops
Alliance: Global Defense Force, Earth
Weapons: Sniper Rifle, Silenced Machine-Pistol, Scoped Assault Rifle
Equipment: Third-eye Camera Bomb, Deploy Tool: Radar Station
Description: As a hybrid of sniper, soldier, and builder, covert ops can be used to build stations for spawn-point surveillance, as well as in-direct battle using the sniper rifle and scoped assault rifle. At the same time, a perfectly outfitted covert ops soldier can work in tandem up close with soldiers, field ops, and medics if an all-out offensive press is needed. Grabbing the silenced machine-pistol as their primary weapon, covert ops can then participate in building infiltration. Third-eye cameras work great for on-the-fly surveillance and can even be used as a bomb when discovered.

The Strogg


Alliance: Alien, Unknown
Weapons: Lacerator, Obliterator, Hyper Blaster, NailGun
Equipment: Plasma Charge
Description: As the Strogg counter-balance to the human soldier, the aggressor is great for up-close and dirty fighting, making use of the stronger ground-vs-ground fighting of the Strogg race. The lacerator, Strogg compliment to the assault rifle, is a favored weapon across the board, as it combines accuracy, speed, and a huge magazine. It's lethal. Plasma charges work just like the human HE Charge, making the Strogg aggressor a necessity for infiltration missions. These guys are full-offense, and feared on the field.


Alliance: Alien, Unknown
Weapons: Lacerator
Equipment: Strogent Tool, Strogent Cells, Energy Shield
Description: The necessity for constant offense is again shown with the Strogg technician, alien version of the medic class. Rather than reviving downed allies, the Strogg instead will live and die based on their firepower. The strogent tool can be used to infect any downed enemy fighter, making them an instant one-time spawn point for any Strogg unit. What this means is that Strogg offense is accumulative, as the more they kill, the closer they spawn. The addition of strogent cells (used for both Strogg health and ammo) makes the technician on of the best support specialists in the world, offering ammunition, health, and spawn points in the heat of battle. Technicians should be a first priority when entering a battle… they'll keep the fight from ending.


Alliance: Alien, Unknown
Weapons: Lacerator, NailGun
Equipment: Deploy Tool: Anti-Personnel/Anti-Vehicle/Anti-Missile, Gravity Mine
Description: Acting as the anti-engineer, Strogg constructors are used in literally the same way, deploying defensive turrets for their spawn points. Taking defense one step further, however, constructors will do well to make great use of the gravity mines, which fill two different functions. For starters, a gravity mine placed on the ground (or in any open space) will act as a proximity mine that detonates when enemy units get within range. As a second use, gravity mines can also be used in any enclosed area as laser trip-wires, detonating only when the green line is crossed. Effective players will use multiple gravity mines together to create nearly impassable areas. Did we mention the mines only triggered by humans? Team-specific doorways are a beautiful thing…


Alliance: Alien, Unknown
Weapons: Lacerator
Equipment: Deploy Tool: Rail Howitzer, Plasma Mortar (w/Vehicle Lock-on), SSG, Violator Air strike Marker
Description: The Strogg oppressor does for offense what the constructor adds to the defense. Using the preferred lacerator weapon, opressors can deploy awesome offensive action from the safety of their base. As with all Strogg forces, however, the focus is always on the attack. Oppressors are no different, using the dreaded violator air strike marker, a hand-held grenade with amazing damage. When tossed, the marker does't detonate though. Instead, it calls a huge laser blast (like a technical tornado) that spreads insane amounts of damage in a direct line. This ability alone makes the oppressor an essential unit to have in the heat of battle, especially when huge, slow-moving vehicles are involved.


Alliance: Alien, Unknown
Weapons: RailGun, Accurised Lacerator (w/Scope)
Equipment: Deploy Tool: Psi-Radar, Flyer Drone, Teleporter
Description: As the final exclamation point to the Strogg offense, the infiltrator acts as a far more aggressive field-sniper than the human counter-part, using the dreaded (and classic) railgun to deliver instant sniper shots from across the map. If sniping isn't your style, the accurised lacerator can be used is a much faster stealth weapon. As if that wasn't enough, the infiltrator also has the ability to use flyer drones, which can be deployed and controlled as flying bombs. When quick movement is essential, the teleporter can be used similar to the UT 2004 translocator device. They may not have the up-close threat of the human covert ops, but the Strogg infiltrators are amazingly powerful from mid to long range.

Note: Due to asset restraints the character art depicted may not directly correspond with class types.

15416  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / warning finally discovers the Xbox... on: August 09, 2006, 03:29:56 AM
Quote from: "corruptrelic"
When there are so many other better games out there based on the unreal engine (as XIII was) why bother with it?
I played the PS2 version and if I remember correctly it only had 6 players! Nobody ever played it online, the bots were "iffy", gameplay limited to 6 players, and while the graphics looked interesting (cell-shaded) it still seemed behind the times.

In such a crowded FPS market with classics like Counter-Strike, Unreal Championship 1 & 2, Starwars Battlefront, and others out there, is it really that hard to see why XIII was over looked? It didn't offer anything new to the table except it's style of graphics.

Comparing PS2 ports to XBOX is like comparing a bicycle to a motorcycle. The Xbox version was much better. Also, Counter-strike on xbox was panned by most gaming sites for being lacklustre and not at all worth the coin. Since you enjoy it, it shows different strokes. Unreal Championship 1 was horrid. I didn't personally like the battlefront ones (I only recommended them due to popular taste).
15417  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / warning finally discovers the Xbox... on: August 08, 2006, 04:29:04 PM
It's almost a FPS.. you play Glitch, similar to the little robot (#5) from short circuit. You get weapons n crap and you are going up against some big evil mfgring or somesuch. Anyways, glitch can take over bad guys as well as battling out himself.

Awesome game; I played the demo but could never find the game used at the right price.
15418  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Should I upgrade my video card? on: August 08, 2006, 04:23:57 PM
a 6800 comes in AGP flavor.
15419  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / BC vs. GT on: August 08, 2006, 04:22:31 PM
i've only got UT2K4 and Quake4. No BF2 for me.
15420  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Happy Birthday Warning! on: August 08, 2006, 04:00:30 PM
Warning, stay away from TML. Especially if you happen to be an indian girl or have man eyes. This is my birthday gift to you. biggrin
15421  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Are you the destroyer of threads? on: August 08, 2006, 03:59:04 PM
Gah. TML must hate this thread.

Oh, and mitch, even with a smokin' body like the one in the other thread; you still is one ugly bitch, yo. slywink
15422  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 08, 2006, 03:57:37 PM
Quote from: "TheMissingLink"
The boss came up behind me and tickled me last night.

It was ultra-erotic.

So is the indian girl a pirate? Details man, DETAILS!
15423  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 08, 2006, 03:56:46 PM
Quote from: "Ralph-Wiggum"
Just make sure she's legal.  :wink:

And don't let your boss see or you might be getting the pink slip soon.

You think his ninja boss with man-eyes and a dude-lung wears pink slips? Wouldn't they bunch up in the shozoku? Odd picture that paints.
15424  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / warning finally discovers the Xbox... on: August 08, 2006, 03:42:03 PM
Games worth playing (IMHO) on the BC list:

Amped® 2
Crimson Skies®: High Road to Revenge™
Dead or Alive® 3
Fable®: The Lost Chapters™
Forza Motorsport™
Fuzion Frenzy®
Grabbed by the Ghoulies™
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas™
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Halo® 2
Jade Empire™3
LEGO® Star Wars®
Metal Arms™: Glitch in the System
Ninja Gaiden® Black
Quantum Redshift®
RalliSport Challenge
Star Wars Battlefront™
Star Wars Battlefront™ II
Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™
Star Wars® Knights of the Old Republic® II: The Sith Lords™
The Incredible Hulk™: Ultimate Destruction
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Series
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® 3 Series
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® Series
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater™ 4

Despite low reviews, Grabbed and XIII are fun.

Games missing from the list that I would recommend watching for :


Project Gotham 1 & 2
Panzer Dragoon Orta
Phantom Dust
Crimson Sea
15425  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Need Beta Testers on: August 08, 2006, 04:13:48 AM
Hated it. No black theme. biggrin
15426  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Are you the destroyer of threads? on: August 08, 2006, 01:09:24 AM
whats with all the hand-job jokes?
15427  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / 10 most odd statues... on: August 08, 2006, 01:05:11 AM
Infant Armor. Genius!
15428  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Need Beta Testers on: August 08, 2006, 01:03:06 AM
I have no doubt we'll be subjected to his odd ways soon enough.
15429  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Are you the destroyer of threads? on: August 06, 2006, 09:58:51 PM
So you got my message then, friend with the need of larger member? Happiness found my insight dwelling in success of bigger bulges.
15430  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [Live] Dead Rising Demo! on: August 06, 2006, 09:48:54 PM
Quote from: "Destructor"
I did that once (and found a basket with a generic teddy bear head too), but I can't find the bin anymore I pulled the Servbot head out of. I found the ones I can throw and put on other zombies, but not the wearable one.

When you first start, go to the bookstore (immediate left) and then follow the left wall (after getting books) to the toystore with the heads. The rack behind the heads (its a display table that you can walk around) allows you to change clothes. thats where you get the servbot head.
15431  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Take the Gamer Test on: August 06, 2006, 02:54:39 AM
rang in at 49/50; the only one I got wrong was the best selling PS1 game. I coulda SWORE FFVII beat out GT. slywink I think they should check their facts... heh.

The only one I guessed at were the CS Source vs. CS CZ (I've only played the former briefly; the latter has never interested me) and the Q3 vs UT mod. The thing that tipped me off was the ammo count in the bottom right.. I'd remember that font anywhere biggrin

Spoiler for Hiden:

Tetris has the line , box, T,  2 "L's" and 2 "Z's" (seven).
I counted in my head for that one. biggrin
15432  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / GTOfficial x360 Live Gamertag List on: August 06, 2006, 02:36:17 AM
I'll have this updated by wednesday. :: sigh :: I almost had it done friday, but work got busy.
15433  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Weekend Playlist! 4/Aug/06 Edition on: August 04, 2006, 06:39:34 PM
I'll be high on paint fumes and beer. I dunno, some DW5:E for me I think.
15434  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Castlevania: Symphony of the Night to the 360? on: August 04, 2006, 06:38:16 PM
Besides, a deagle will make you just as dead.
15435  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Where's the "Where's Calvin/Rage?" thread? on: August 04, 2006, 06:35:00 PM
and my first reply would be



15436  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 04, 2006, 06:32:50 PM
Quote from: "jimmyorr99"
Quote from: "Purge"
Quote from: "Ralph-Wiggum"
Five words: Indian/Boss menage a trois.

It's actually six words :  Indian/Boss NINJA menage-a-trois
Add pirates to that and you're golden.

Indian Pirate/Boss NINJA menage-a-trois ... add live streaming video and we'd go triple platinum!
15437  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Are you the destroyer of threads? on: August 04, 2006, 06:30:45 PM
Quote from: "Arkon"
Quote from: "warning"
Quote from: "CeeKay"
hey, if his skidmarks go through his underwear he needs to learn to wipe better  :wink:

My skidmarks are rated by the government as a Class 3 Corrosive Element.  Ceekay's nose will be falling off shortly and we'll put it up on Ebay.

ooooh... I bid 5 cents!

I wouldn't bid a wooden nickel on a confirmed brown-noser.  :lol:

The only difference between a brown-noser and a shit-head is depth perception; try not to be a pain in the ass!

...So You Know ,.~''`*
15438  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Should I continue trying to woo my boss? *asked out both* on: August 04, 2006, 06:18:12 PM
Quote from: "Ralph-Wiggum"
Five words: Indian/Boss menage a trois.

It's actually six words :  Indian/Boss NINJA menage-a-trois
15439  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Where's the "Where's Calvin/Rage?" thread? on: August 04, 2006, 06:10:38 PM
My comment about Calvin not leaving feedback was facetious; I didn't mean anything by it. Clearly he's had other priorities. frown

Calvin, come BACK!! biggrin
15440  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Where's the "Where's Calvin/Rage?" thread? on: August 04, 2006, 04:14:00 PM
Yeah. I'm not a conspiracy nut, but I'd like to be notified if I commented in a thread that was deleted, and why it was deleted.

Otherwise it's shady. I did comment on that thread and now I'm questioning the actions of the moderators and the content of the thread that was enough to DELETE and not just lock it. I mean, what could be that bad that we couldn't see messages?

... maybe George dubya's administration had something to do with it. ninja
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