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2561  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: LOTRO: Book 7 Update on: May 12, 2009, 01:44:16 PM
I hit 60 over the weekend with my first character. I'm now one of the few lvl 60 Wardens.

I will probably start up a new toon soon. The ride to 60 was really rewarding and I can honestly say that this was the first time I hit lvl cap in a game and I didn't feel like I was grinding just to get there. I actually wanted the lvl to hold off because there is so much more left to do. I still have to gather my various deeds, collect reputation, finish books 1.10. on up and so on. I figure there is enough to keep me busy with this toon on and off until the next major expansion comes out.

2562  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I need downloadable stuff to put on my PSP on: May 11, 2009, 04:26:46 AM
I dont really understand your question. Are you looking for games or just free movies and tv?
2563  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: The Official GT Trader Feedback List (Updated May 5th 2009 1:55 PM) on: May 08, 2009, 05:07:45 PM
+1 to Outfit79. It was his first trade here and it did exactly what he said he would do.
2564  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: For Sale: Resident Evil 5 PS 3 mint on: May 08, 2009, 05:06:48 PM
I got SF IV in the mail today Outfit. Thx for the fast trade.
2565  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: My DQ V for your Chrono Trigger DS on: May 08, 2009, 12:22:26 PM
I'm only interested in a trade at this point.
2566  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Eurogamer gives Darkfall Online 2/10 on: May 07, 2009, 01:01:05 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on May 06, 2009, 02:08:46 PM

If I was a mumorpuger game developer I'd provide reviewers with game characters at starter levels, mid levels, and end-game levels so that they could get an idea of what the entire game has to offer without investing hundreds of hours.

The funny thing is, if you ask them to do that they will. I know at the very least Turbine does.
2567  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Eurogamer busted! on: May 07, 2009, 12:58:08 PM
The only MMO review I have ever written was for LoTRO Mines of Moria (Awesome game by the way) and I played that game for almost 6 weeks before I wrote the review. Even then I felt like I was missing key parts of the game. So 9 hours is no where near enough time to judge an MMO in my opinion, let alone 2 hours.
2568  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: For Sale: Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray Disc Player on: May 07, 2009, 12:47:34 AM
If you can wait till next Friday (pay day) then I'm all over it.
2569  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / My DQ V for your Chrono Trigger DS on: May 07, 2009, 12:46:46 AM
Anyone have Chrono Trigger DS and willing to trade for Dragon Quest V?
2570  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [comics] Batman: Battle for the Cowel on: May 06, 2009, 03:30:28 PM

Quote from: Fireball1244 on May 06, 2009, 05:53:29 AM

One thing I've liked in Battle for the Cowl is that they've made mention of Comic Book Death Syndrome. Dick and Alfred have discussed how Tim seems to not be coping with Bruce's death, and they theorize that it's because he's seen so many people die (Superman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, etc) and come back from that death that he no longer thinks of death as a finality.

It could also be that Tim has already seen this exact F'ing storyline before, except he broke his back instead of getting hit by a death ray. Still it's the same damn storyline from a little over 15 years ago.
2571  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Discussion, May/Jun 2009: God of War on: May 06, 2009, 02:21:16 PM
Upgrade the blades first and then the lightening attack (Can't remember its name). The blades are your primary weapon so you will get the most out of your XP that way. If you kill enough guys and find enough chests you should have no problem maxing most of your powers out by the end of the game.
2572  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Target (30%+ off PC titles, including a few games) on: May 06, 2009, 02:16:26 PM
I spotted Dead Space for the PS3 at $29.99 as part of a price drop and I picked up Ninja Giaden DS for $14.99 as part of  a price drop.
2573  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: X-Men Origins: Deadpool on: May 06, 2009, 01:27:07 PM
I still haven't seen Wolverine yet, but Ryan Reynolds seems like the perfect cast for Deadpool. Anyone who has seen Van Wilder or even his old TV show, knows that he can play a smart ass really well. It also doesn't hurt that he's in good shape physically.
2574  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Windows 7 Beta on: May 06, 2009, 02:16:56 AM

Quote from: LoneStarSpur on May 06, 2009, 12:48:00 AM

Quote from: Scraper on May 06, 2009, 12:38:35 AM

If you have the 7000 installed do you have to reformat and reload to install RC?
MS would like for you to do a fresh install, but one one of the W7 blogs there are instructions on how to do an upgrade.

Do you have a link for that?
2575  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Windows 7 Beta on: May 06, 2009, 12:38:35 AM
If you have the 7000 installed do you have to reformat and reload to install RC?
2576  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazing Race 14 on: May 05, 2009, 05:03:58 PM
I'm rooting for Margie and Luke (Don't make fun of me because I'm deaf, but I expect special treatment because I am deaf) to loose. That elbow throwing momma's boy annoys the hell out of me.
2577  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Club: May 2009 Game Voting on: May 02, 2009, 02:10:55 AM
I picked this up at Gamestop today, and I'm about an hour into it. All I can say is that  using the dodge stick is your friend. Like all other GoW games, dodging at the right time will negate all injury no matter if they hit you or not. It saves your ass in boss battles.
2578  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Discussion, May/Jun 2009: God of War on: April 30, 2009, 03:20:57 PM

Quote from: Godzilla Blitz on April 30, 2009, 12:27:24 PM

Quote from: TheMissingLink on April 30, 2009, 06:19:51 AM

Hmmm, I don't remember that boss being such a bugger...

Progressive scan in God of War II makes the game look worse. Every time I load it up I fool around with the settings and muuuuuch prefer it off. It just looks too jagged. I wouldn't worry about the fact that you can't get progressive scan to work for the original, tbh.

At the final area in GoW2! Will be joining you guys next week...

Thanks, I'll give up on progressive scan.

About that boss, I took a look on the net and getting stuck there is common enough that there are quite a few hits on it. I took a look this morning at the controller and I think the button might be a bit mushy. I'm going to try switching controllers tonight.

For God of War and other quick tap games I will quickly place my controller on my right leg and tap as fast as I can with the index finger instead of my thumb. I find that to be faster for me.
2579  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Discussion, May/Jun 2009: God of War on: April 30, 2009, 02:44:54 PM
I will play it and pledge to beat it during May.
2580  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So it begins..... on: April 30, 2009, 02:04:25 PM
Reading that story, how could the company be criminally fined for that. The worker who got attacked was performing maintenance on it and thought he had cut power to it, but obviously he didn't. So isn't it his fault he got hurt? I would  compare this to a furnace repair man who forgets to cut the gas and blows himself up.

But yeah, it does make a good story about killer robots.
2581  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gothic 2 gold worth $10? on: April 28, 2009, 02:45:42 PM
I'd say it's worth it. It adds an entirely new campaign within the game. I would guess it takes anywhere from 10 to 15 hours to beat the addon stuff. So that's less than $1 per game hour. The add on really doesn't add to the main storyline at all though, it's just more G2 goodness. Heck I would play the addon over G3 any day.
2582  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Club: May 2009 Game Voting on: April 28, 2009, 01:45:09 PM
I will add a news post on the front page on Friday. I will definately finish this one this time since I am gearing up for 3 later in the year.
2583  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [trailer] Moon on: April 27, 2009, 01:47:05 PM
Give me WoW, LoTR Online and Fallout 3 and I could be good for at least 3 months. After that I would start to make up the imaginary friends too.
2584  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Precoqnition (fortune telling) for real? on: April 25, 2009, 01:00:42 AM

Quote from: Turtle on April 25, 2009, 12:32:45 AM

Uh guys, we're already predicting the future, your mind does it every single moment you're alive, it's how we humans exist.  But, it's no special trick.

Instead, you have to realize that there is a very small delay between what every human perceives with his senses, this includes the act of sensing and the brain processing that raw data into something usable.  Because of this, all brains have a basic ability to use prior information to predict what will happen in that delay.

This is also why certain optical illusions work.  Certain patters to the human eye are processed by the brain that trigger a predictive response.

Taking this even further, we also predict the weather somewhat accurately two to three days in advance.

It's all a lot of probability and stuff.  And there is no absolutely predicting complex events down to small details, and no absolute predicting of everything due to the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle.

I guess what I'm saying is, predicting the future, remains in the realm of science fiction, but it's pretty cool to realize the amazing stuff we're doing along those lines right now.  Isn't science cool?

So what you're saying is that my prediction about the GT update is coming true based on my triggering of a predicitve response?  icon_twisted
2585  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: More Issues on: April 24, 2009, 06:56:25 PM
Maybe a bad hard drive?
2586  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Club: May 2009 Game Voting on: April 24, 2009, 05:43:38 PM

Quote from: Godzilla Blitz on April 24, 2009, 05:36:57 PM

Drum Roll...

The Winner is...

God of War!

Dust off those PS2s. We'll start in a week. I'm excited for this one. I hope I can finish it though. I played a half hour of God of War on the PSP. I thought it was hard.

The first Boss in the PSP version (The Dragon thing) is one of the hardest bosses in the game. After that one the rest of the bosses are easy to medium.
2587  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Precoqnition (fortune telling) for real? on: April 24, 2009, 05:15:20 PM
I predict that the GT makeover won't happen prior to April 25th, 2009.
2588  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: e3 Expo - What are you looking forward to? on: April 23, 2009, 03:34:23 PM
The PSP2 if it is announced.

Also Wii exclusives. I think they are going to announce another Wii Zelda and hopefully another Mario platformer.

Also Drake's Fortune 2.
2589  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Review XBLA and PSN Games on: April 23, 2009, 03:28:27 PM
I've done reviews for WipeOut HD, Siren, Savage Moon,  The Last Guy, Warhawk's last expansion and I'm working on one for Burn Zombie Burn. 

I know for sure we had one for Ratchet and Clank Quest for Booty.

I have unofficially become the PSN reviewer guy though. If there is a specific game you want done we can always ask for press coverage of it from the developer, sometimes they will give us early access.
2590  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Did Someone Go To That Thing Or What Happened 2: The Once and Future Thing on: April 23, 2009, 03:27:02 PM
We do have some people set to go, but nothing is finalized yet as far as numbers and who. But I do agree that this is the year for GT to really step up it's E3 coverage.
2591  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Preview] Fallout 3: Broken Steel on: April 23, 2009, 03:09:52 PM
Ron was there any mention of the DL content ever coming to the PS3? That's the only version I have and if it's not coming to the PS3 then I will trade in for the PC version. I thought we would see them brought over within reasonable time. But no mentions makes me think it won't happen.
2592  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Do you REALLY believe that extraterrestrial life has visited Earth? on: April 22, 2009, 03:07:47 PM

Quote from: Moliere on April 22, 2009, 02:25:36 PM

Quote from: Farscry on April 22, 2009, 02:10:01 PM

There are a significant number of UFO incidents and other phenomena that have yet to be truly explained.

Like what? We don't have to go around explaining every fuzzy picture of a Frisbee or weather balloon. We don't have to explain the origin of every crop circle. These things are not proof or even consideration of alien life.

When a police officer witnesses a crime and then reports that crime to the court, it is considered solid evidence that the crime happened. Police officers have reported witnessing UFO's. This is some evidence that an "Unknown Flying Object" has been spotted in the Earth's atmosphere. But it is not proof that it was an intelligent alien.

My point is that plenty of people we would consider to be credible in other aspects of life have come forward and reported seeing UFO's. Thus from those reports people could believe that there are UFOs, we just have to make a really long jump to say their reports are proof of intelligent aliens.
2593  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] The Ruins on: April 21, 2009, 05:54:46 PM
Spoiler for Hiden:
Was the Ruins the one with the Vines that eat people? If so I'm going to call those vines as one of the worst horror movie villains of all time. Right up there with Pumpkinhead and that midget from Leprechaun.
2594  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Club: May 2009 Game Voting on: April 21, 2009, 02:12:30 PM
God of War
2595  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Game of the Month Discussion, Mar/Apr 2009: Deus Ex Game of the Year on: April 16, 2009, 01:36:20 AM

Quote from: disarm on April 16, 2009, 01:27:44 AM

Quote from: Godzilla Blitz on April 15, 2009, 10:50:36 PM

Is the PSP version of God of War just an enhanced version of the original PS2 version? Or are the stories and content pretty different?

the PSP GoW is it's own game, with a story that takes place before the events of either of the PS2 games. 

personally, i'll be voting for God of War as the next GotM...been wanting to play the series ever since i picked up my PS3 almost nine months ago, and GotM would give me the perfect excuse to pick them up icon_cool

Actually GoW PSP takes place between GoW1 and GoW2. It's a really good game too. The only down side to it is that it can be beaten in about 6 hours.
2596  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Valkyria Chronicles....How is it? on: April 15, 2009, 03:21:16 PM
I picked this one up from the Gamestop sale and I'm loving it. It's cool that Vyse and Aika from Skies of Arcadia are in the game (One of my favorite games). They're even the same characters if you read their bio. Has anyone else spotted any other familiar characters?
2597  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazing Race 14 on: April 14, 2009, 03:55:37 PM
I haven't seen Sundays episode yet. My wife and I are actually enjoying this season quite a bit. Season 13 was the first one we didn't watch all the way through. Mostly because we couldn't find any teams to root for. This season is different though. It's the first one in a long time where I haven't found a team I despise and want to see lose. All of the teams seem to be composed of decent people who don't bicker with one another. Perhaps the only team I would not want to see win the whole thing are the Brother and Sister Lawyer team. The brother thinks he is way smarter than he really is and it's a bit annoying, but still, he is no where near as bad as some of the people in the past.
2598  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Final Fantasy VII now on Japan PSN on: April 10, 2009, 01:35:50 PM
Good lord I would buy the PS1 FFs in an instant. Especially if they made them playable on the PSP. I own all the retail versions and still play them on and off. But it would be nice to have them Downloaded and installed on the PSP.
2599  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 1 year and 1600 posts later on: April 07, 2009, 05:57:39 PM
How the heck have you managed to post over 60 times today alone? Even on my best posting days I'm around 20.
2600  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: PS3 Co-Op suggestion on: April 07, 2009, 03:42:55 PM
Resident Evil 5 is a no brainer here. The best Co-op game around.
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