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81  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Star Trek vs babylon 5 space battle on: June 27, 2008, 03:11:56 AM
Yeah the music stopped me from watching the whole thing. 
82  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Return to the original Everquest - 3 Years Later (56K Warning) on: June 25, 2008, 11:37:35 PM
I ultimately quit UO because I hated getting ganked and losing my stuff but I must say there were a few times where I was able to take advantage as well.

Once I was travelling down the road and found a backpack.  Even though a little alarm was going off in my head I checked it.  Next thing I know I'm dead and some guy steps from behind a tent with a crossbow to take everything I had.

Then there was the time I was walking down the road and found a guy dead full of all kinds of armor and stuff I'd never seen.  I looted just as fast as I could and ran.

The biggest though, was the time a friend and I were running through the wilderness and I guess we found where a house had just decayed or something because we found a treasure trove of chests and all kinds of gear just laying around.  We were in the middle of grabbing all we could when a portal opened and some guy in full plate stepped out.  We both recalled as fast as possible.

I still quit UO in disgust though.
83  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS/FT PNY 8800GT Vid Card (Will trade for PSP) on: June 24, 2008, 07:43:41 PM
84  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Return to the original Everquest - 3 Years Later (56K Warning) on: June 23, 2008, 02:48:19 PM
Rolling an evil guy on Venekor.  Have no idea why I'm doing this..mainly because I have a fat internet pipe to do the download, have quit Wow, and am getting tired of CoD4.

EDIT: ok Sarnak Necro in TD named Redfive

EDIT part deux: are we not on Venekor?  Oasis is it?
85  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Return to the original Everquest - 3 Years Later (56K Warning) on: June 23, 2008, 05:35:49 AM

Quote from: morlac on June 11, 2008, 03:13:05 PM

I made a revisit soon after the Dungeons of Norrath expansion and started over from scratch.  It was a fantastic expansion and kept me busy for 4-6 months and I managed to level 2 toons to 40+.  The goblin camps In Butcherblock had their loot tables redone and they would drop items worth 1-3 plat.  This made outfitting a newb very easy.  I was dumbfounded that most folks had no idea about this as I was constantly getting compliments on my gear for my level(having no high lvl mains to twink).  Good stuff!  I think I'll revist;)

Hey I remember those days!
86  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Top 20 Arcade Games of All Time? on: June 07, 2008, 09:10:17 PM
Damn people, what about Commando?

Spy Hunter
Star Wars
Gauntlet (but I was always intimidated about how many quarters I could lose so quickly)

I never felt the love but Track and Field was huge.
87  Gaming / Analog Gaming / Re: Axis and Allies - Started on: June 07, 2008, 05:10:49 AM
I was in on most of the games over at OO and would love to get in on more.  My email is  *myforumhandle*[email protected]
88  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Unofficial Starcraft 2 Requirements on: May 24, 2008, 02:30:56 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on May 23, 2008, 10:17:48 PM

Quote from: Pyperkub on May 23, 2008, 09:59:45 PM

You need a new rig to meet those specs?????  Crikey! My 6 year old rig meets those specs...

I'm still PC gaming on a 6800GT!  

89  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Teh Funny] The cast of Seinfeld plays D&D (big image warning) on: May 14, 2008, 07:24:42 PM

Quote from: Rowdy on May 14, 2008, 06:19:53 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on May 13, 2008, 08:27:10 PM

Much like the show, I received no laughs from that.  Zero.  None.   thumbsdown


My wife and I have a theory that there are two kinds of people in North America - Seinfeld people and Friends people.  We find Friends absolutely laugh out loud hilarious.  Seinfeld is boring in the extreme.

I like them both, except the last few seasons of friends where Ross turned into an absolute girly man.  Seinfeld is total genius but the comic was kind of meh.
90  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Good hostage movies? on: May 02, 2008, 07:47:01 PM
Second for Collateral.  Cruise is pretty good and I like Michael Mann.
91  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I Hate the San Antonio Spurs on: April 23, 2008, 07:45:40 PM
That video is pretty cool.  I guess it took four championships before people finally felt the need to start putting things like that together but nonetheless it was probably inevitable.

92  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I Hate the San Antonio Spurs on: April 22, 2008, 02:16:59 PM

Quote from: LordMortis on April 22, 2008, 12:57:24 PM

Oh, and fix your damned freeways already.  Travel is starting to get really annoying.

The freeways here have been under construction since I've lived here (1991) and certain parts even longer than that.  We're just used to it now.
93  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: battlestar galactica - where do I start? on: April 22, 2008, 03:58:33 AM

Quote from: warning on April 22, 2008, 12:40:18 AM

Quote from: Daehawk on April 21, 2008, 10:59:36 PM

Start with the original series and watch all that one.

Start with the original series and watch one episode.  That'll be enough to make you cringe in horror.  Might I recommend one with the kid and the robot dog?  Yeah.  That'd be a good place to start.

Then watch the new miniseries and the rest of the new show.  And be amazed at the improvement in sci-fi since the 70's.

I'll be the first to admit that the robot dog was ridiculous but you can't find anything good about the original series?  Seriously?
94  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I Hate the San Antonio Spurs on: April 22, 2008, 03:55:02 AM

Quote from: El-Producto on April 19, 2008, 10:17:07 PM

...I don't know what I'll do if the Suns lose this series...

Same thing you did last year about this time?  icon_twisted

95  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: WTB Dominions 3 on: July 27, 2007, 02:48:59 PM

Still would like to try to pick this up if anyone here is looking to get rid of a copy.

96  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: WTB Dominions 3 on: July 24, 2007, 05:15:07 PM
Haven't worked this out yet so if anyone else is interested please let me know.
97  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: WTB Dominions 3 on: July 24, 2007, 12:58:43 PM
YGPM Darkstar
98  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / WTB Dominions 3 on: July 24, 2007, 04:47:50 AM
Can Paypal.

Hit me up if interested.

99  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Final Fantasy III Friend Codes on: March 26, 2007, 10:04:02 PM

Quote from: ROTC1983 on February 08, 2007, 06:24:38 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on February 07, 2007, 12:18:45 PM

I'll add mine as soon as I can.  If anyone wasn't aware, there are some sidequests that can only be unlocked by sending mog-mail to other people.  Timely thread!

What do the side quests add? (As in, is it worth it? Tongue)

My brother-in-law who is mostly on top of his FF stuff says that you need to get mail from like 10 people or something to get the very best weapons in the game.  He's pissed and I tend to agree if that's true. 
100  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red 5 gets $18.5 million in venture capital on: December 28, 2006, 05:27:43 AM
They got the name right at least.
101  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / PC Games for Sale on: August 28, 2006, 07:30:04 PM
All games listed are complete and price includes shipping:

Guild Wars: Factions  $25
Rise of Legends  $25
Titan Quest  $28
Star Wars: Empire at War $23

102  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Battlefield 2142 beta imminent. on: August 16, 2006, 03:32:42 AM

Quote from: depward on August 10, 2006, 05:39:11 PM

I've really never played any games in the Battlefield series.  I downloaded the demo for BF1942 or whatever but that's it.

The demo for BF1942 was the single most influential demo I have ever played.  It was also the one I played the most. By far.

Looking forward to 2142 though I'm not really tired of BF2.
103  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Memories are Made of This ( - NSFW - ) on: May 21, 2006, 07:28:26 AM
OMFG the slo mo at the end sells it.
104  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Anyone else playing Rise of Legends? on: May 21, 2006, 06:26:02 AM
To those of you that listed names, I sent a buddy invite.  Glad to see some folks playing..I can't find anyone at OO and games with random players make me want to drink gasoline.
105  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / The return in force to Eve Online. on: September 20, 2005, 08:08:48 PM
Who won?
106  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / AC2 Implodes; Gamers ask, "What's AC2?" on: August 26, 2005, 06:19:44 AM
Quote from: "dangerballs"
Quote from: "AgtFox"
Wouldn't this basically be because Turbine is out on its own now and probably doesn't want to be Microsoft's bitch anymore...or did Turbine take all control over AC2?  I forget.

Turbine bought out the rights to AC2 and rereleased the games with the Legions upgrade.  Looks like the plan didn't work and they didn't get enough players to make the game successful.  

the game looked pretty good, but it just didn't hold my interest.  There was just too much of a grind going on.

AC 1 was the game that Turbine bought from Microsoft and Throne of Destiny was the expansion that was just released with the graphics upgrade.  AFAIK AC2 was always Turbine's game.

AC 1 was great fun and I played it for several years but AC 2 just didn't do anything for me, other than pretty graphics.
107  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / So how is EQ2 holding up? on: January 20, 2005, 06:11:39 PM
It was released on Nov. 8th unless I'm mistaken.
108  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / I'm convinced Steve Martin is no longer funny on: December 21, 2004, 07:34:58 PM
Quote from: "Daehawk"
Ummm he has'nt been funny since the early 80's at the latest.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles came out '87ish so you're off a couple of years at least.  That movie and his work before has pretty much given him a pass in my eyes to do whatever he wants.
109  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Server Race and Class Statistics on: December 08, 2004, 11:35:26 PM
Huh, Troll priest here as well....wonder if there's something you and I don't know.
110  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / EQ2 Buddy Key Anyone? [Taken] on: December 07, 2004, 06:20:44 PM
Anyone else have any of these they won't use?  My station name is tied to my (full at the time) Hotmail account so if I was sent one I probably missed it.  I have a friend I could lend this to.  

111  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Filthy Horde Invading Elven lands....(Pictures) on: December 05, 2004, 05:05:22 PM
Kinda cool to see screenshots with us (Wanderers) in red hehe.  All ours are from our point of view.

Have to say it was pretty damn cool running into Elven lands with over 70 guildies.  Too bad I was only level 8  :shock:   Yes, I got one shotted many times hehe.
112  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Aargh! I can't play Pirates!!! on: December 02, 2004, 11:13:01 PM
No CD patch here.  Thanks to the pirates for letting me play Pirates!
113  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Looking for comparison - EQ2 and WOW on: December 02, 2004, 09:10:26 PM
Fez, congrats on an outstanding comparison there.  I think you managed to walk the line without falling into either camp and you gave some genuinely helpful information.

The only small point of contention I would have is that you say you don't always get updates in EQ when you gain an item towards a quest.  I've found that even if I don't have it up in the quest helper window I still get an audio cue and text in the very middle of the screen saying what I've gathered.
114  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / EQ2. i hate it. on: December 01, 2004, 10:13:07 PM
I play EQ2 and really enjoy it.  I wish I could play WoW also, but I don't have time so I have to pick one.  I'm sure it's awesome.

I guess it's useless to try to play peacemaker in one of these threads because there's nothing like competing MMOs to get the 'my game is better than yours' juices flowing.

Eh, carry on.
115  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Tabasco hot sauce on: November 30, 2004, 06:45:58 PM
Quote from: "Xmann"
 i usually use Blairs Death sauce when i want to set my dumper on fire and Tabasco Habanero or Chipotle for flavoring.  

I still haven't come across a day where I wanted to set my dumper on fire.

I don't much care for the flavor of Tabasco.  I've tried many times and I like sauces like that but Tabasco doesn't really do it for me.
116  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Sid Meier's Pirates Impressions? on: November 23, 2004, 04:08:14 PM
Anyone know what the collector's edition will include?
117  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / LotR: The Third Age...anyone played it? on: November 19, 2004, 06:35:27 PM
Quote from: "Gratch"
 After reading about that joke of an ending, I decided to take it back while I the trade in value was good.

Word.  I came to the same conclusion after only about 3 hours of play.  There are so many things I didn't like about this game.  Hoping I can get at least $30 on a trade in for it.
118  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / EQ2 Server Choice on: November 10, 2004, 03:41:48 PM
We [The Wanderers] are currently the largest guild on the Crushbone server [after two days Tongue ] .  

If you'd like to join our chat channel in game type /join Wanderers.  When you join the chat window should tell you that you joined and give you a number, this is your chat channel--it usually defaults to 1.

Then just type /1  and your message to chat in the channel.
119  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / EQ2 Server Choice on: November 09, 2004, 01:48:36 PM
Quote from: "Fez"
I tried to go to the Wanderers website but it didn't load.  Is the guild represented in both the evil and good sides of EQ 2?

In what seems to be a rapidly growing major release tradition, the site was down last night for awhile.  It's back up now though so you shouldn't have any trouble registering and saying hello.
120  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / EQ2 Server Choice on: November 08, 2004, 08:55:05 PM
I believe the Wanderers are going with Mistmoore.  Thought I'd let everyone know as it may be fun to group together even if you don't wish to join us formally.
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