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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [E3 2012] Watch Dogs on: May 22, 2014, 05:45:53 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on May 22, 2014, 05:31:47 PM

shouldn't it be 'AN Ubisoft production' not 'A Ubisoft production'?

Depends on the pronunciation. You don't say "an unicorn", right?
42  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fast food menu items you miss on: April 10, 2014, 11:17:57 PM
I stopped by a Taco Bell for the first time in a while today. God, it was terrible. And I don't mean that the meat was cheap (which it is) or that the ingredients weren't fresh (which they weren't), but it just tasted bad. I got a chicken burrito and the 5 layer beef burrito and both just tasted like acidic mush. I should've just stuck with the soft tacos as those actually taste like real food.
43  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Fast food menu items you miss on: April 09, 2014, 01:07:38 AM
Not necessarily something that's gone, but I went to Wendy's for the first time in years today. What happened to their dollar menu? A Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe is now $1.59? A Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger $1.79? As far as I could tell, they only had three items left priced at $.99: a Jr. Cheeseburger (I guess it's just bread, meat, and cheese?), the crispy chicken sandwich, and the value fries.  The 99 cent menu used to be the reason Wendy's was my fast food of choice back in the day. And even the "value" meals are crazy expensive ($6+). Has low quality ground beef gone up in price that much?
44  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: CeeKay AWOL? on: March 12, 2014, 02:33:34 PM
He's probably just being nice and letting Ron get within 50,000 posts of him....  eek
45  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: March 06, 2014, 03:08:52 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on March 06, 2014, 04:23:00 AM

Ascension just got some big changes.  There's a new 'promo pack' for sale (those just have a handful of cards) but now the base game is free and the expansion card packs that have already been out are available in a $5 bundle.  The game is now ad-supported in a very strange way.  There are now big annoying full-screen ads, even if you've already made purchases before, but if you know to look in the options menu you can uncheck a box to turn all the ads off.  I read someone say you can disable ads even if you haven't spent any money.

Great deal. I went ahead and bought the bundle. If anyone wants to play online, feel free to friend me. My username is ralph-wiggum.
46  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: March 05, 2014, 01:40:43 PM
I just recently finished Avadon: The Black Fortress on my Kindle Fire HD. It was a good game but it was extremely linear. There was an illusion of choice but they really made no difference to the game, story, or quests available (except for the very last choice). There isn't even all that much choice in the skill tree since most skills require you to have equal levels of skills in other tracks (i.e. so you can't just build up one of the three tracks and ignore the other two possible tracks for your class). There was a lot of game there, though; I think it took me ~40 hours to beat it. But by the last 10 hours or so it had gotten fairly repetitive.
47  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: February 15, 2014, 04:35:38 PM
Where are they getting this Critic's Meta Score from and how in the hell does the Godfather 2 get a 71 and The Empire Strikes Back a 78???
48  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X being teased on: February 06, 2014, 08:13:03 PM

Quote from: Ralph-Wiggum on February 03, 2014, 09:54:10 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on January 24, 2014, 08:27:23 PM

Gah, I just got some codes to do a giveaway, and so many of you already bought it!   I'm going to try to spin up the giveaway asap.  smile

Did this happen and I missed it? That would make me sad.  crybaby

Man - talk about a thread killer. Sorry guys!
49  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X being teased on: February 03, 2014, 09:54:10 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on January 24, 2014, 08:27:23 PM

Gah, I just got some codes to do a giveaway, and so many of you already bought it!   I'm going to try to spin up the giveaway asap.  smile

Did this happen and I missed it? That would make me sad.  crybaby
50  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X being teased on: January 24, 2014, 09:08:07 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on January 24, 2014, 08:27:23 PM

Gah, I just got some codes to do a giveaway, and so many of you already bought it!   I'm going to try to spin up the giveaway asap.  smile

 thumbsup
51  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: January 21, 2014, 02:18:28 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on January 21, 2014, 08:39:22 AM



Mind. Blown.
52  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Who's the Best Looking Gaming Trend Editor*? on: January 15, 2014, 03:05:47 PM
Clearly the correct answer is Victor Grunn.
53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Telltale]The Walking Dead on: December 30, 2013, 09:49:56 PM
If you aren't importing your Season 1 saves, is there a way to go through at the beginning of Season 2 and input all your past choices? I'm thinking of switching platforms for Season 2, but I would really like my decisions to be remembered.
54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: December 28, 2013, 02:37:32 PM

Quote from: Ridah on December 27, 2013, 07:10:21 PM

Quote from: ATB on December 27, 2013, 02:36:47 PM

Quote from: Ridah on December 26, 2013, 08:02:21 PM

I've already vocalized my distaste for this game, but seeing it receive so many GOTY awards is making me feel remorseful and want to go back and give it a second try. Hopefully one day we'll get a "definitive" version of it on the PS4 so I might have that opportunity (already gave my PS3 away to my brother).

Weren't your complaints graphical or something?

It's easily a game of the generation candidate.

I did have an issue with the framerate in a specific section of the game, but mostly I disliked the combat and most of the gameplay mechanics.


So more or less you disliked just about everything? I'm going to go out on a limb and say that maybe it's not worth trying to get another copy of the game.
55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2013 GOTY/GOAT on: December 13, 2013, 05:36:00 PM

Quote from: Caine on December 13, 2013, 05:00:44 PM

 
GOAT definitely is A:CM, only by virtue being picked up instead of Simcity, for the despicable approach they took to marketing the game and how badly they mis-managed it.  it wasn't a pretty game to look at either.

I'm confused. Does GOAT not equal Greatest of All Time? From Caine's quote and a few other things, it sounds like it is supposed to the worst game of the year?
56  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: December 13, 2013, 05:30:34 PM
I watched Side Effects the other night. Pretty good, although I thought it tailed off a bit at the end. Worth a watch, though.
57  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 14 on: December 09, 2013, 04:07:19 AM
Luckily for Seattle, it'll take a complete meltdown not to have homefield throughout the playoffs. The Seahawks at home >>> The Seahawks on the road.
58  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: December 06, 2013, 02:10:05 PM
How not to cliff dive.   icon_surprised
59  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How has your life changed since the last "next gen"? on: November 25, 2013, 06:04:54 PM
In 2005 I was living in NC and working in an incredibly boring job. I moved down to Florida in 2007 to get a PhD in biology and somehow, I'm still here.  eek  It's been a great 6 years, though. I should be finishing up in the spring and in the process now of applying for postdocs, so I have no idea where I'll be a year from now. As for gaming, I don't play as much as I used to. I'll still occasionally get into a game and play the hell out of it for a few weeks, but those times seem to come months rather than weeks apart now. Over the last year especially I've gotten into fishing (I've got to take advantage of Florida while I'm still here!) and spent most of my free days out on the water in my somewhat newly purchased kayak.
60  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Did you change your allegiance? on: November 25, 2013, 04:12:26 PM
I don't understand having an allegiance to a console maker. I know people do, but why? Just get whatever has the games/features you want, who cares who makes it? I have a friend that refused to buy an XBox 360 because he's always been a Sony guy and then he complains about games he would like to play on the 360. It's completely ridiculous.
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: November 25, 2013, 03:06:22 PM
This probably doesn't help the XBox's chances in Europe.

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The Xbox One's TV integration suffers noticeable judder in the UK, tests have revealed.

Website HDTVTest.co.uk first flagged up the problem, which occurs when you run a live TV feed from your set-top box, such as a Freeview HD, Sky or Virgin Media box, into Microsoft's console using the HDMI-in port.

The UK and Europe use a 50Hz broadcasting system. The Xbox One outputs at 60Hz, so if you feed it a 50Hz HDMI source, one out of every six frames will be a duplicate, causing judder.

62  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is the worst game you've ever played? on: November 20, 2013, 08:37:41 PM

Quote from: Sparhawk on November 20, 2013, 08:04:06 PM

This is the year that I ran into the worst game that I've ever played.

Ni No Kuni


I finished the game, I tried to find that shining gem everyone was seeing, but I never found it.

Really? The worst game you've ever played? Sure, it might not have lived up to the hype but it was still pretty fun. And why play a 40 hour+ game to completion if you thought it was terrible? Sounds torturous.
63  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2 Days until Xbone. Which system are you getting? on: November 20, 2013, 08:30:35 PM

Quote from: Purge on November 20, 2013, 07:56:40 PM

Honestly, even though "Digital TV" is popular, the vast majority of TV programs aren't recorded in 5.1 - so it's not as big a deal for most people - also, home theaters are a drop in the bucket compared to sound bars and TV speaker use (sad but true).

Is that true? Unless it was just being upscaled by my receiver and I didn't realize it, I think most of the big networks broadcast at least their primetime shows in 5.1 as do the movie channels (HBO at least). As gellar points out, setting it up the way you advise would mean any movie/show watched on HBO wouldn't have surround sound.
64  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: NBA2k14 on: November 20, 2013, 04:24:59 AM
IGN crushed NBA Live. The difference between the two is pretty amazing. It only makes it even more frustrated that EA has the exclusive NFL rights.  disgust
65  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is the worst game you've ever played? on: November 19, 2013, 12:47:50 PM
I found the name of the basketball game that was so bad - NCAA Final Four 97. Just seeing the cover is bringing back horrible memories.
66  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is the worst game you've ever played? on: November 19, 2013, 02:44:07 AM
I can't remember the name of the game, but my worst game was a college basketball game for the PS1. It was a complete mess of a game. I remember simming a season and every team had one player who averaged 90% of their team's points (e.g. Usually ~50 points a game). I was so posses off that I wrote a scathing email to the company. The next day I had a response from their president apologizing for the game!
67  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 4 Days until Xbone. Which system are you getting? on: November 18, 2013, 06:08:47 PM
Sounds like DR3 is not the prettiest game in the world but it is loads of fun. I'll take fun over graphics any day.
68  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Noah - 2014 on: November 15, 2013, 12:25:54 PM
That looks incredible.

I mean, incredibly stupid.
69  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: November 14, 2013, 07:54:36 PM
I'm sure this would get old pretty quickly, but the stuff with the camera is pretty cool.
70  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: 5 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 11, 2013, 05:31:23 AM

Quote from: Canuck on November 11, 2013, 03:24:09 AM

Aren't the first release of all EA sports games on the new generation of consoles always terrible? I've always gotten that impression.

Usually. What generally happens is that they improve the visuals a bit but then remove most of the features (e.g. game modes, AI (although Madden doesn't have much of that anyway), etc.) that are in the current gen version.
71  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: November 11, 2013, 12:18:20 AM
I watched a movie called The Bay last night. More or less an environmental found footage horror movie with a bit more substance than you usually find in these sorts of things. It wasn't great but had some good moments and the premise was interesting enough. I'd give it 3/5 stars. 
72  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: Re: 8 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 07, 2013, 04:05:42 PM

Quote from: Canuck on November 07, 2013, 03:40:51 PM

Quote from: Hetz on November 07, 2013, 03:07:36 PM

http://youtube.com/watch?v=gLQyZspx0a8

Video of Killzone remote play on the Vita! Looks incredible!   drool
Is he playing on two screens at once? Awesome? I didn't notice any lag at all.

Forgive my ignorance but why would you ever do that? Or is the video mainly just to show that there isn't lag and most people will play far away from their tv? On that note, does the PS4 need to be on for remote play?

That workout program for the Xbox1 looks great. I don't think I would ever use it, but I'm sure that'll be a big draw for a lot of people.
73  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Kato, don't eat that banana! on: November 06, 2013, 05:35:56 PM

Quote from: Caine on November 05, 2013, 05:37:02 AM

and if that image wasn't enough to scare the shit out of you, consider what happens if it bites you:

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Aside from causing intense pain, the venom of the spider can also cause priapism in humans. Erections resulting from the bite are uncomfortable, can last for many hours and can lead to impotence.

The ultimate irony: an erection so large and long lasting it results in impotence.
74  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Previous Launch Console Experiences on: November 04, 2013, 09:31:11 PM
I've never bought a console at launch. Captain Caveman did (or tried) a few times, though. From what I remember he got a PS2 at launch (I remember playing a bunch of Madden and SSX) but failed miserably in his quest to get a 360 at launch. He got one eventually, but I can't remember how long it was after the launch.
75  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: November 04, 2013, 03:27:05 PM
A few years old, but I had never seen it. Kermit sings NIN's Hurt (surprisingly NSFW).
76  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 28, 2013, 11:24:05 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on October 28, 2013, 09:44:31 PM

I propose we throw in images or arguments from outdated console wars any time the current one starts getting to bickery.



Oh man - I lusted for a Genesis and Sword of Vermillion. I was so pissed when my dad wouldn't let my brother and I sell our NES to buy a Genesis because he thought no console other than one made by Nintendo would last. I was even madder when my friend to whom we were going to sell the NES then bought a Genesis.
77  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 28, 2013, 08:23:07 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on October 28, 2013, 07:34:53 PM

Ok, and this may still just be a rumor, but I just read that the Xbone won't even have blast processing.

As long as it has Mode 7, I'll be ok.
78  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: October 28, 2013, 07:01:49 PM
The Ohio State marching band with the best halftime show I've ever seen. Of course, it probably looked like a jumbled mess to those not sitting in the upper rows of that side of the field.
79  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 7 on: October 21, 2013, 06:48:32 PM
Now that Norv is gone, SD is actually playing some decent football. While I thought Indy would beat them, I wasn't shocked when SD won.

Unfortunately for Indy, Reggie Wayne is done for the year with a torn ACL. They have some good young receivers, but Wayne was still their most reliable and consistent WR.
80  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: My First Order From Amazon Was Over 13 Years Ago on: October 18, 2013, 08:43:20 PM
January 17, 2001:

Items Ordered    Price
1 of: Chronicle of the Roman Emperors : The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome [Hardcover]
By: Chris Scarre
Sold by: Amazon.com LLC
   $23.96

The price has gone down $3 since then. I got hosed!
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