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161  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2015, 02:36:05 PM
162  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2015, 02:34:32 PM
163  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2015, 02:31:57 PM
It's baseball season

164  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 17, 2015, 02:30:21 PM

Quote from: Purge on April 17, 2015, 02:24:35 PM

Or if a mod could move it, and the subsequent posts about it to the R&P version of this thread?

Why remove it? It's simply not funny but I wouldn't go so far as to remove it. Lets post some more pics and get to a new page so we don't have to look at it.
165  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Star Wars Episode VII Director Revealed on: April 17, 2015, 01:11:24 PM

Quote from: Gratch on April 17, 2015, 10:12:13 AM

Quote from: ATB on April 17, 2015, 06:18:06 AM

Meh trailer is meh.

ATB must have confused his Golden Girls rerun for the Star Wars trailer again.  It's ok, these things sometimes happen as you get older.  :p

I'm honestly a little bit worried about ATB at this point in the week. First we get that horrible dog/decapitation picture in the funny thread (Which I can look past) but now we get a "meh" on the trailer? Where there's smoke there's fire, I think he may have some sort of brain damage that's affecting his judgment.
166  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 16, 2015, 05:20:50 PM

Quote from: Purge on April 16, 2015, 04:34:10 PM

It's a parody of Islamic extremism where making fun of Mohammed is met with executions.

The man in the red t-shirt is likely Alan Henning (it's the closest match I can find), and that decapitation occurred in 2014. Alan was a volunteer humanitarian aid worker, (I'd rather give a face to the victims than to remember the villains).

The `funny` is likely in reference to the multiple violent acts including:

and the most recent attack on a European magazine:

Yeah I'm aware of current events. I just don't know why anyone would consider that picture even remotely humorous.
167  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: April 16, 2015, 04:21:58 PM

Quote from: Purge on April 16, 2015, 03:39:25 PM

Yeah. That one didn't make me even smile.

I don't even get it. Why is it supposed to be funny?
168  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [PS4] Bloodborne (previously known as Project Beast) on: April 08, 2015, 11:14:35 AM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on April 07, 2015, 04:49:30 PM

Quote from: hepcat on April 07, 2015, 03:24:56 PM

Argh, I'm trying to avoid picking this one up until it drops in price.  I've already got enough of a backlog. But you folks are making it hard to do that!   crybaby

It's my favorite Souls game to date.
Ditto that. It's really good. It's also a lengthy game so you get more bang for your buck.
169  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 27, 2015, 06:18:56 PM
The collision detection is pretty solid in this game so if you roll straight at a bad guy you will get stuck in front of them. Try rolling away or just to the right or left.
170  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: PS Vita Impressions! Price drop! Casual Edition! Vita TV! on: March 27, 2015, 01:54:52 PM
As for the integration with the PS4 there aren't a lot of games that use it as a pure second screen (ie to display maps, inventory, etc.). BUT every single PS4 game can be played through the Vita's remote play feature. So if your tv is being used for something else you can always play your PS4 games through the Vita.

Also I have a post above about the Vita 2.0 vs Vita 1.0 up above and honestly both are good systems. I would say go with which ever one you can get a better deal on. 1.0 has a slightly better screen, but 2.0 has a much longer battery life and it is lighter so it feels better in your hands.
171  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: March 27, 2015, 01:47:32 PM

Quote from: TiLT on March 26, 2015, 07:37:33 PM

Quote from: Turtle on March 26, 2015, 06:55:39 PM

So, they kind of have a suspend mode in now? However, looks like they limited it to only when the system isn't being used further?

I'm not sure I understand what you mean. This is a full suspend mode from what I understand. The limitations are probably only going to be related to online-only titles.

Yeah I don't get what he means either. The PS4 has always had a suspend mode when the PS4 was still left on. You could hit the PS button go back to your main screen and watch youtube or surf the PSN store and then go right back to your game. The difference now is that you can actually put the PS4 in sleep mode and then turn it back on and be right back where you left your game. In other words it doesn't close your programs when you go into sleep mode now.
172  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: March 27, 2015, 01:45:06 PM
I'm going to go on the record and say that suspend mode is awesome. You can literally turn your PS4 on and be back in your game within 10 seconds.
173  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox free Games With Gold program on: March 26, 2015, 05:52:28 PM
Child of Light is a good game.
174  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [PS4] Bloodborne (previously known as Project Beast) on: March 26, 2015, 01:27:40 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on March 26, 2015, 01:07:16 PM

Father G gave me some trouble in his 3rd phase, mostly that if he hit me once I was pretty much dead.  The first 2 phases I never really had a problem with.  BSB was a similar deal, and I beat my head against him for over an hour before going exploring and eventually finding some armor with resists that allowed me to take him out.   So far you seem always able to go in at least two directions and choose from 2 different bosses at a time.  Before I take on my fourth boss though I'm off to farm so I can buy this sweet new trick weapon I just unlocked at the store for 20k.
The first time I tried the priest I was lvl 17 and I got him half way down. The second time I was 20 and I had the hunter armor.
175  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 26, 2015, 12:33:11 PM
I beat the priest this morning. It only took me 2 tries. I think I'm getting the hang of this game.
176  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [PS4] Bloodborne (previously known as Project Beast) on: March 25, 2015, 09:20:28 PM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on March 25, 2015, 09:11:17 PM

Watching Twitch feeds of people playing this game and getting royally frustrated is pretty amusing. icon_biggrin
This game is definitely not for the entitled generation who expect everything to be spoon fed to them. Let them keep playing cod on Xbox live.
177  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: March 25, 2015, 08:01:46 PM
That is awesome. I love beerfest and I know I cant afford a z-J.
178  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 25, 2015, 07:41:14 PM
I beat the first boss this morning after about 6 tries and some grinding. I must say I am loving this game.

Hint: make sure you equip your consumables and then cycle through them with down on the d pad. It makes using them much easier.
179  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] Bloodborne (previously known as Project Beast) on: March 20, 2015, 01:22:58 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on March 20, 2015, 01:05:39 PM

It seems like a good time to bump this thread...  I've never played any of the previous games and am not entirely sold on it, but may well get it anyway.  Anyone excited?

Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

I pre-ordered it. If you haven't played any of the previous games then you are in for a treat, oh and get ready to die. The series is difficult but not cheap. If you die it's usually your fault, caution and a willingness to save often is necessary.
180  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Cord Cutting Tool on: March 19, 2015, 06:29:09 PM

Quote from: Eco-Logic on March 19, 2015, 06:23:40 PM

Lee,, I share your pain regarding the only thing keeping me with one of the worst companies on earth, Comcast, being soccer on NBC.

There are options, though none are dvr friendly. 

If you ever figure anything out let me know.   

I can easily find an HD stream on Saturdays and Sundays to watch soccer, and need to figure out how to make my computer record said stream.  Then, I'm officially done.    I never wanted to go back to Comcast and look forward to when I can give them the finger and move on.

Well on the bright side you don't have to worry about watching the Champions league for the rest of the year.  dude
181  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This is my thread on: March 19, 2015, 01:13:46 PM
I'm so Jealous. How did you pull enough weight to get your own thread?
182  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel + Netflix = Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Jessic Jones, Defenders on: March 18, 2015, 01:44:09 PM

Quote from: rittchard on March 11, 2015, 05:08:30 PM

Quote from: farley2k on March 10, 2015, 03:12:18 PM

New trailer for Daredevil. This looks dark and gritty but kind of good (dark and gritty isn't usually my thing)

I saw it last night too, looks pretty cool.  Also excited this will be the first new show I'll watch entirely in 4K!

That trailer looks really good.
183  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Help/Advice for amateur fighting on: March 13, 2015, 03:00:54 PM
Good luck tomorrow.

A comment on the poster: I am by no means bilingual but I think we are getting to a point where using both Marzo and March /Sabido and Saturday is unnecessary. I would think 1 or the other would be sufficient.  It's odd that they chose to do dual language for those two items only. I can envision a day not to far from now where we could easily mix Spanish and English on a poster or sign and most people wouldn't miss a beat. Spanglish perhaps.

Off topic comment over.

Again good luck this weekend Kato.
184  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: PS Vita Impressions! Price drop! Casual Edition! Vita TV! on: March 11, 2015, 01:39:52 PM
If you can play 3rd person action games then I highly recommend Tearaway. It's a really enjoyable game, it's fun, the mood is light, and it actually puts the Vita's hardware abilities to good use.
185  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4,Vita, PC] Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number on: March 10, 2015, 11:08:30 PM
I really could not get into part 1. To me it just seemed like a 16-bit violence simulator. Did I miss something with that assessment?
186  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: HBO to start "no cable sub required" streaming service in 2015 on: March 10, 2015, 02:49:35 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on March 10, 2015, 02:32:00 PM

And Comcast now can't slow down your packets for bypassing them.  ninja

Which I guarantee they would have done.
187  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: on: March 09, 2015, 08:53:57 PM
I think resogun is free if you have ps plus. If you dont have plus get it. You will get a minimum of 2 free games a month.

The vita is great for RPGs if you're into them. Tales, Persona, FFX.
188  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Image search on the word 'symptom'. You WON'T believe the Results! (NSFW?) on: March 04, 2015, 04:36:36 PM
Dude seriously WTF? Thank god it's just a cartoon, if that was a real photo I don't think I would be able to eat lunch today.
189  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: March 04, 2015, 04:09:21 PM

Quote from: JayDee on March 04, 2015, 02:35:45 PM

Sony needs to step up their AAA title game for the PS4. Xbox One got Tomb Raider Remastered and PS4 gets more indies. In fact the only AAA title I can recall PS+ giving out is the DLC for Infamous.

Seriously? By your count  it is currently 1-1 on AAA titles (Tomb Raider vs First Light). The fact is Sony gives away 6 games per month and historically there have been some really great games in there. Also just last week Tomb Raider was on sale for $15 on the PSN, at that price it's a steal.
190  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: March 03, 2015, 11:39:33 PM
Valient hearts is a really good game. Take your time to explore and find the unlockables because they act as a history lesson.
191  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver stopped responding... on: March 03, 2015, 02:26:58 PM

Quote from: mirage775 on March 03, 2015, 12:03:59 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on March 03, 2015, 04:15:32 AM

Sounds like you troubleshooted as best you could without doing a complete hard drive wipe.  Is Titanfall the only game doing this? Or all your games?

Nope, I tried the newest Tomb Raider and it made it into about 5 minutes through the cave and locked up.  I also tried the Tomb Raider game that looks like Diablo and it immediately crashed as soon as I started to move...  But, on games that require next to no special/hard graphics, like Beat Hazard and BroForce, they'll play absolutely fine. 

Should I just backup all my pics and docs and wipe the thing or will putting in this new GTX 960 fix it?  I'll post my rig info tonight, after class.  Thanks

If you already have the new card on the way I would just wait to see if that fixes it. I know you updated the Nvidia drivers, but did you completely uninstall them prior to installing the new one. I would definitely do that prior to putting the new card in. Basically, uninstall the Drivers with the old card in. Turn off PC, install new card, turn PC on, install most recent Nvidia drivers. If that doesn't fix it then you know it's not the card or the Nvidia driver.
192  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] The Walking Dead Season 5 on: March 02, 2015, 03:16:17 PM

Quote from: Roman on March 02, 2015, 01:48:09 PM

any thoughts on the fence supports being on the 'wrong' side? I'm no engineer but I would have thought that by having the fence supports on the inside of the fence that it could better withstand the pushing from hordes of undead.


It's definitely strange and the director went out of his way to show the supports being on the outside so I doubt it's just something the design and writing crew over looked. Either it is meant to keep people in or at some point in the story the stupid design will show that the Alexandria people really don't know what they're doing.

I haven't read the comics so I don't really know what to expect with this group. I do find it hard to believe that they could survive this long being that close to a highly populated area, even more so if they are as naive as they are playing. Even if the Army did evacuate there would still be a ton of walkers and other people in the DC area.
193  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: February 24, 2015, 03:25:51 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 24, 2015, 02:46:11 PM

Quote from: TiLT on February 24, 2015, 02:21:41 PM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on February 24, 2015, 02:01:49 PM

[sigh] OK, time to confess that I apparently SUCK at killing Lycans - as in the first damn one at the end of Chapter 1. What's the "trick" here? OK, great, I can dodge when the red X shows up but so what - how in the hell do I kill it? Can't seem to shoot it, the R1 secondary weapon on the rifle doesn't seem to phase it and any time we grapple, my mad button mashing still ends up with me dead.  mad

So what works?

Just shoot them a few times, then run up to them and do the context-sensitive killing blow. You should get a tutorial message about this the first time you have to do it. It's not hard at all, honestly.

I wouldn't think so, which is why I was getting pissed off about being 'stuck'. I've yet to see any tutorial message about a 'killing blow', I'll see if I can get it to trigger tonight.

After you shoot them enough times they will go down and not move and then the button will appear allowing you to finish it off. If you don't finish it fast enough it will get back up and try to kill you again.
194  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Interrogation or helpful? (GameStop) on: February 23, 2015, 06:17:11 PM
My experiences at local gamestops haven't been nearly as bad. They usually ask me about pre-orders on a game or two, but it's never as bad as Ron's experience. I usually say "No I'm not interested in anything else right now" and that's good enough. I pay and leave.

With that said I have never bought a system from Gamestop and I usually only buy niche games that are hard to find at other stores, so I'm not in there all that often.

195  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: February 20, 2015, 10:36:28 PM

Quote from: TiLT on February 20, 2015, 09:54:59 PM

Well, I've played the first three chapters (plus prologue) now, and I've enjoyed them a lot. I think I'm starting to see why so many reviewers disliked the game though. We've gone through a very gradual change in video games over the last 10 years or so, where developers and publishers (particularly those) don't want to risk the player becoming bored, so there has to be action all the time. Better yet, there should be plenty of action between the action, just to avoid any risk that you'll lose interest. Ubisoft has become particularly bad at this. Count the number of random encounters you'll run into when moving from one location to another in Assassin's Creed Unity or Far Cry 4, for example. It gets tiresome really quickly, unless you've got a really short attention span (which admittedly the primary target group most likely has). EA isn't much better (worse? Opinions, opinions...) either though.

The Order: 1886 doesn't care about that. It does its own thing at its own pace, and you'd better like it or else. At least up to where I am, this is a storytelling game first and foremost, with the occasional and competent shooter section to break up the dialogue and linear exploration. This doesn't really fly with modern action game expectations, and most players will probably be left tapping their feet impatiently while waiting for something "fun" to happen. If you can appreciate a good story with well-acted characters though (caveat: it could take a 180 later on for all I know, but at this point the story and characterization feels surprisingly mature and restrained, even more so when compared to the incredibly banal Gears of War series), you'll find something to like here.

People often compare this game to Ryse now that the verdict is out, but that seems a little unfair. Ryse's gameplay was extremely simplistic, while The Order: 1886 is a full-blown shooter with some very original weapons.

I'm at the exact same point in the game and I agree completely. I just hope the story doesn't peter out, because at this point it seems like it's building up to something good. The game honestly reminds me of a mix between Gears and recent Telltale games (Walking Dead, GoT and Borderlands). Heavy on story and QTEs (like TT games) but then it will break out into full on 3rd person shooting. So far I like it.
196  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: February 19, 2015, 10:53:18 PM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on February 19, 2015, 10:21:56 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on February 19, 2015, 08:54:31 PM

Wow the trolls are out in the review comments on the main page!

For sure.  I just can't bother with people's accusations anymore.  Let them rage.  No point in getting wrapped up in it.
The best part is they haven't even played the game yet to form their own opinion. Trolls.
197  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Assassin's Creed Unity on: February 19, 2015, 07:10:46 PM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on February 18, 2015, 09:55:21 PM

I thought AC3 was just okay, but it's been so long since I played it, maybe that is through rose colored glasses. I absolutely loved AC4, mainly because the pirate theme was so appealing to me.

I don't know, based on how you just described Unity, I suppose I'll wait until it's in the bargain bin at $20 or something before getting it.

That's a good bet. I paid $30 for it and I haven't gotten my money's worth. It's just not a fun game for me. This is coming from someone who loved AC4.
198  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: February 19, 2015, 01:48:11 PM

Quote from: Teggy on February 19, 2015, 01:44:11 PM

Well, maybe this will come to PS+. Reviews ain't pretty.

Ron disagrees I'll believe him on this one.
199  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4/XB1/PC] Assassin's Creed Unity on: February 18, 2015, 07:15:38 PM

Quote from: Autistic Angel on February 18, 2015, 06:41:14 PM

According to Game Informer, Patch 5 is removing all requirements for the Unity companion app and the "Initiates" website:

Quote from: Game Informer
The title previously required users to connect with a companion app and the AC Initiates website in order to unlock certain items. That changes today.

“Patch 5” unlocks all of the blue and gold chests connected with progression related to Initiates and the app.

The patch, which also includes a new round of performance optimizations and bug fixes, is expected on consoles today and on PC later in the week.

-Autistic Angel

I bet they are only removing the companion app requirement because 90% of the people who actually tried to use it couldn't even get it to sync. Which is really just one of the many things they fucked up with this game.

I tried playing Unity, but I just can't get into it. The next AC will need to have absolutely glowing reviews for me to even consider it. I should have known better too after I had the same experience with Watch Dogs.
200  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: February 16, 2015, 02:03:42 PM

Quote from: TiLT on February 16, 2015, 12:59:34 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on February 16, 2015, 12:51:26 PM

I'm seeing on twitter that this game is only 5 hours.  Is that true?

There's a Let's Play for the game, which your number is based upon, that clocks in at roughly 5 1/2 hours, I believe. The player rushes through the game without exploring anything, and almost never dies. I haven't seen it myself, but this is what I've been told. The player himself says that the game is longer than his Let's Play suggests, with reports indicating that the average length for most people should be somewhere between 8 and 15 hours.

I've heard the same thing, so it's a safe bet that the game is 8 to 12 hours for most gamers.
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