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1121  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 16, 2010, 02:40:06 PM
I will certainly admit that some of the jumping stuff is pissing me off.
For instance: one section had me pull a lever  thereby release some guillotine like platform contraption to fall from the ceiling. While it is falling I have to get to a ledge before the trap lowers too far and kills me
Took me about 30mins or so to get by it. Very frustrating. Why?
Because – without the trap falling from above I can easily double jump to the little alcove that will provide some protection. I can double jump with my eyes closed a hundred times.
But when the trap is sprung and the guillotine like platform is coming down I am suddenly unable to double jump and grab the platform? WTF?
I finally realized that I have to run and double jump rather than double jump from a standing position. Fing LAME! Believe me I did this time and time again to test the theory.
But anyway – I am enjoying the game. I like the level design and the feeling of dread. I will keep playing on until the end and probably send it to Calvin.

Roman
1122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 14, 2010, 08:51:37 PM
I just started Lust - talk about yucky vaginas!!  saywhat

The QT to dispatch Minos was way cool.
1123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 12, 2010, 09:20:24 PM
sweet!
I just hope this did not open up any new exploits....

I am off to the other end of Toronto (Oshawa) this evening and will try to be online later this evening time permitting.

Roman
1124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 12, 2010, 01:13:29 PM
I think that is my plan as well after last night. 5 of 10 games had cheaters and I did not have fun.

It will be hard though - i do enjoy playing with everyone...

Roman
1125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 10, 2010, 05:15:01 PM
sure if you actively want to sit for 6+ hours and play something this will happen. But I would wager that the majority of us out here cannot put in that kind of time in one sitting.
I played for about 1.5hrs last evening and only managed to get onto Charon's boat and quit. I am enjoying it immensely thus far.

My 60 bucks will work itself out in the end - besides I rarely if ever buy a game for ROI above and beyond the smiles it gives me.

Roman
1126  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help with CV on: February 09, 2010, 06:23:46 PM
resume / qualifications
1127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 09, 2010, 06:10:10 PM
just got back from lunch with the 360 version. PS3 version looked nice with all the extras - but I like the 360 controller better.

Might try to play this evening - although after playin MW2 last night until 1ish I am pretty beat today.......

Roman
1128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 09, 2010, 03:31:56 PM
friggin' Yanks and your deep discounts!  crybaby disgust

I am looking at 69.99!!! At least I have $100 on a trade in credit.
1129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 09, 2010, 01:59:14 PM

Quote from: Nonnahob on February 09, 2010, 01:47:22 PM

I'm going on hiatus until the care package glitch is implemented.

Played last night with Calvin, Romy and Archdan and saw all kinds of abuse with the care package. We probably left five or six rooms (once we knew it was happening, we bailed instantly).

The worst example was when we had this great game going on Favela, back and forth with the lead until about 5000/5000. Then all of a sudden some kid on the other team gets about 6 care packages. Half their team is defending him at the top of the street (where it is already a good place to defend, in the back area with the trench). The kid is doing the care package glitch with friends protecting him. We ended up losing. What a freaking buzzkill to be having a good competitive (and balanced) game and have someone screw it up with cheating. So frustrating.

yup. Looking forward to Dante's today. It was pretty lame to be under constant exploit. Lame lame lame. 
1130  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: February 08, 2010, 08:48:04 PM

Quote from: The Grue on February 08, 2010, 07:09:49 PM

Quote from: Scraper on February 08, 2010, 07:08:11 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on February 08, 2010, 08:02:01 AM

bring on the chicks!



That dude with the ball has giant man tits.

I think that's a chick.

Geesh - if you're gonna post shots of carpet munchers - make them hot!!
1131  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 08, 2010, 08:45:14 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on February 08, 2010, 03:48:05 PM

Gamefly is shipping this today, it's gonna be a good week with Bioshock 2 and this at home! 

 drool crybaby Both Ebgames near my work and home are waiting until tmrw to sell. Was really hoping to pick this up today and play later tonight - ah well.

Roman
1132  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (2/8) on: February 08, 2010, 08:20:46 PM
Dante's Inferno for me.
1133  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: McDonald's sweet chili dipping sauce on: February 08, 2010, 01:51:09 PM
up North here in igloo land we just got 2 new sauces for the nuggets:
Tangy Mango
Asian spicy? - tastes like spicy peanut sauce.

They are very good and a nice change from the everyday.

Roman
1134  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 05, 2010, 08:10:53 PM
noop. none at all. Calvin was very calm and diplomatic 99% of the conversation - which was one sided from my standpoint as I am 'friends only' on Live chat.

Conversation went something like this.

Calvin- “hey (gamertage) despite your cheating you still lost’
Calvin –“no I said you were cheating “
Calvin- “really? Really? Tell me how this is not cheating? Tell me how ‘because its in the game’ the devs wanted it this way”
Calvin- “No dude – no one is whining I am simply asking you why you feel the need to cheat?”
Calvin- “ well I just f*cked your mom so how do you like that?”


PS - Dan: glad you got your stuff back in order. Can I borrow your new CC# for a couple of purchases?
1135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 05, 2010, 02:17:28 PM
ya this was after you guys disbanded. We still had fun - I think that we have just resigned ourselves to the fact that the game is broken and no one cares so we just grin and bear it.
Other than leaving negative feedback and adding the glitchers to our list of 'avoided' players we are stuck.

I am looking forward to some Dante's Inferno next week anyway.

Roman
1136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 05, 2010, 02:02:24 PM
Tons of care package glitching last night - from the unlimited sprinter to unlimited air drops. Lame lame lame - yet we keep coming back for more  icon_lol
Although we did manage to eek out a win regardless. After which Calvin called the guy out and said that he had sex with his mom - the guy left after the next game probably to see if Calvin really was upstairs laying pipe  ninja
Roman
1137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: New Ketchup packets on the way on: February 04, 2010, 08:31:48 PM

Quote from: naednek on February 04, 2010, 08:24:56 PM

Except you couldn't squeeze it on something.

This design allows you to do both. So maybe Whateverburger should call up Heinz.

p0Wn4g3
1138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / New Ketchup packets on the way on: February 04, 2010, 07:04:35 PM
http://www.thestar.com/business/article/760548--finally-those-tiny-annoying-ketchup-packets-get-a-makeover

Really like the new idea - I always struggle with those dams tinfoily packets. Trying to tear just the corner off without it actually tearing down the entire side was always a gamble.

Roman
1139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 03, 2010, 03:39:51 PM
looks promising. Thanks for posting the reviews
1140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 03, 2010, 02:01:00 PM
meh. Not sure the trailer does the game demo any justice. I am really looking forward to playing this.
1141  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Spartacus: Blood and Sand [new TV series] on: February 02, 2010, 09:36:38 PM
I read the above post like this:

A scriptwriter's session for Spartacus:

writer 1:  And I think we need to introduce Napoleon as his arch nemesis at this juncture!

writer 2:  But Napoleon wasn't even born until...

writer 1:  BOOBIES!
1142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 02, 2010, 07:38:08 PM
So Nonna is high and in love with that guy from IW?

 eek
1143  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Spartacus: Blood and Sand [new TV series] on: February 02, 2010, 05:00:32 PM
caught up with it lastnight for ep#2.

First thoughts - wholly Beefcake Batman! Talk about sweaty six packs galore. If I was a pole smoker I would be excited to say the least. However I did enjoy the gratuitous boobie / lesbosian shot from time to time to help rid the mind of the sausage festivus.

The show thus far is a mix of Gladiator (revenge dead wife) 300 (cinematics / blood spurts) and Braveheart (trying desperately to hold onto the bit of cloth a la William Wallace) whilst he is being beaten.

Dialogue with the gladiators is laughable at best-  I got tired of them all laughing each time a pleb was beat down/cut down etc etc.

I may give it another go - it helps pass the time before THE PACIFIC!!!

Roman

1144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: February 02, 2010, 01:57:45 PM
Great question Lettuce - I too have noticed as of late that there are a ton more rooms with lower level accounts out there. Even more now than I would have expected given the age of the title - I mean over Xmas there was bound to be a metric ton of n00bs out there. But now? Seems a little odd even if nothing more than a coincidence.

Roman
1145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3]Dantes Inferno on: February 01, 2010, 03:26:06 PM
Finally played the demo yesterday evening and colour me impressed.

Sure this is God of War – but this time it is on the 360. I admit that I enjoyed hacking and slashing and some of the finishing moves etc etc.

I have to say that I was mightly impressed with the visuals – most notably the part when you are in the cathedral and the wall falls away from you – I was REALLY impressed with the detail and animation there. The visuals overall were really quite crisp and seemed to stand out on my TV.
I also enjoyed the part at the end of the demo when you can ride that big ‘Brumak’ looking thing.
I may make this a day one purchase.


Roman
1146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 29, 2010, 02:17:35 PM
Calvin and I encountered more unlimited care package glitching last night again. And broken lobbies. Sigh.
1147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 28, 2010, 03:01:04 PM
[quote/]
Roman, how often would you say you're seeing it? Is it periodic like the old javelin glitch or is it everywhere like dual shotties?
[/quote]

That was my first and only time I have seen it. But I have not played since Sunday.


EDIT - I will say however that the matchmaking and lobby was horrible. Hung lobbies were the flavour of the night. Closed lobbies ... etc etc.
1148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 28, 2010, 11:56:42 AM
Calvin, M4cker, Hadron and I fell victim to the new care package glitch last night in Rundown. finger
Harrier
Harrier
Chopper
Chopper
Harrier
AC130

not fun at all - but we still pulled off the win in the end. Plus I just camped the Cantina's rafters for payback - 10 kills.
1149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 22, 2010, 11:40:21 PM
is that Calvin? Fuck! That dice is so fucking gay! How did it roll right through my bullets? Oh my GOD!!
1150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 22, 2010, 06:41:43 PM
agreed %110 on dropped lobbies and terrible matchmaking. Add CSL to the mix and well that just means that we never ever got connected to a good lobby.
1151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Demon's Souls PS3 US version on: January 20, 2010, 04:46:36 PM
Question on walkthroughs for Demon’s Souls.
I have never used a walkthrough guide for any game that I have played but am using one for DS. I chose to refer to a WT because of the sheer complexity and volume of content in this title.

I am wondering if I am cheating myself in terms of a gaming experience here? I mean without it I would have never known how to get the ‘Thief’s Ring’
Spoiler for Hiden:
“jump off stairs onto ledge and jump down to platform where Ostravia is waiting….”
But that would mean that I would have missed out on a significant find that would only serve to help me later in the game.
I like to explore and note that there are some areas that the WT make no mention of (at least in my current location) and wonder if I am missing out – or are they simply trying to save me from dying too early. And yes I am looking at you
Spoiler for Hiden:
Red Eyed Knight
in 1-2?
Thoughts?
1152  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Demon's Souls PS3 US version on: January 19, 2010, 09:43:53 PM
total idiot here Roll Eyes
Thanks - I went to the slot for my rings (fingers) and equiped from there. Now comes the decision to start over again based on the fact that I lost 2600 souls already.
1153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Demon's Souls PS3 US version on: January 19, 2010, 02:54:50 PM
i highlight the item in my inventory and press 'X'. The options are typically:
equip
drop
re-org

Equip is always greyed out?
1154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Demon's Souls PS3 US version on: January 19, 2010, 01:23:57 PM
why can't my priest equip anything that I have picked up? Rings / swords etc etc. Is it because I am in soul form? I am on 1-2 now.
Is it perhaps based on class - meaning that my priest cannot wear the thief's ring?

If so I may have to start over and play another character who can actually use the items I find.
1155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 1/15/10 on: January 15, 2010, 09:19:15 PM
Demon's Souls - PS3
Mw2 - Xbox
1156  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Newish 360/PS3 Games and 360 Arcade w/HDD bundle For Sale on: January 15, 2010, 08:05:19 PM
Calvin  - what gives? We were just talking about many of these games last night during the breaks in MW2. Are you abandoning all games?
1157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 14, 2010, 08:45:44 PM
I just realized why I initially posted this thread - I did not have an issue with the danger close perk. Heck  - anyone who every plays with me knows that I love me some dangerclose with my Javelin....... ninja

What I wanted to stress was that the One Man Army perk allowed the refill of ammo. I thought it was only to allow you to switch loadouts during the game. BUT when you selected a previous loadout that was already devoid of ammo that it would remain there.

There I said it.

Thanks,
Roman
1158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 14, 2010, 08:38:47 PM
I changed my obvious ignorant use of the term 'glitch/cheat/hack' to imbalance. Apologies for the ruffled feathers.
1159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Modern Warfare 2 Impressions [And official GT Review] on: January 14, 2010, 04:30:30 PM
Not sure if this is new at all - but I came across the following video on a 'one man army' IMBALANCE via Blue's.

http://beforeitsnews.com/story/11848/Modern_Warfare_2_God_Mode_Video.html

I hope to god that I never encounter this. I am not normally a complainer (probably because I am not good enough) but I will most definitely rage quit should the happen to me on any given map.

Thoughts?

Thanks in advance,
Roman
1160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360] Gaming Headphones on: January 13, 2010, 01:46:22 PM
 The X31s are very good and probably provide as much as most people require, and seem to be much louder than the 41s.  The 41s, however, are slightly more comfortable, and can also be used for TV.  [/quote]

I can also use my X31s for TV / DVD - I use the audio out ports on my TV. thumbsup
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