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81  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gaming Trend needs a Community Manager on: September 13, 2011, 01:52:22 AM
Does the candidate have to live in the US?
82  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Raid [Movie] on: September 12, 2011, 03:38:46 AM
At first I thought this was a Thai movie but upon further reading, it turns out to be an Indonesian movie. This is the first Indonesian movie that I'm actually excited about seeing, considering the local movie scene is mostly crap this is a very nice change for once.
83  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: World of Planes/Warplanes on: September 07, 2011, 03:11:32 AM
This is supposed to be F2P, right?
84  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dead Island on: September 07, 2011, 02:01:29 AM
So it's worth getting then? Even with all the bugs so far?
85  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Dead Island on: September 06, 2011, 04:11:28 AM
I'm so interested in this game but I'm debating whether or not it'll be worth it for me since MP may not be as feasible with the pings and lack of local servers. Good thing it won't be unlocking til Sept 9 for my part of the world, so I have some time to wait for reviews before deciding if it's a buy or not.

With that, bring on the impressions!!  icon_smile
86  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Orchestra 2 - STEAM on: September 05, 2011, 02:56:16 AM

Quote from: Vidiot on September 05, 2011, 01:19:16 AM

If you get it from Greenman (Assuming the sale code is still good) you get the DD version for 35$.  Check the deals forum.

Greenman code still works. I just picked it up for $34 (to the detriment of my wallet).
87  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Orchestra 2 - STEAM on: September 05, 2011, 01:07:23 AM
Does the regular version on Steam includes the beta access or is that only for the digital deluxe edition?

I'm still planning to pick this up but probably on the last day of the sale if the beta access isn't included with the regular version.
88  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Impressions and stuff! [Official Review too!] on: September 05, 2011, 12:48:54 AM
I usually stock up on EMP, gas and frag nades and mines prior to boss battles. I find those to be pretty effective for killing bosses.

Spoiler for Hiden:
I finished the game and I don't remember any of the bosses being immune to EMP and gas

I wish the grenades would stack up in the inventory though.
89  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Orchestra 2 - STEAM on: September 03, 2011, 08:10:06 PM

Quote from: Razgon on September 03, 2011, 04:09:00 PM

oh - Sorry to hear that - In europe the ping on Harks server is pretty damn good though, so you might be surprised

When I tried connecting to US servers for different games, my average ping is around 300-350. Not quite good enough for FPS.
90  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Impressions and stuff! [Official Review too!] on: September 03, 2011, 03:17:44 PM
I got a question for the pacifist achievement. Does turning turrets and bots to attack enemies counts as them being killed by "your hand"?

I noticed when I did that, even though I get them going hostile, I still got the "ghost" experience.
91  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Red Orchestra 2 - STEAM on: September 03, 2011, 03:11:37 PM
I want to get it but in my part of the world, the MP is hopeless with the pings I get and lack of local servers.

I may still get it though.
92  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Impressions and stuff! [Official Review too!] on: August 30, 2011, 02:50:52 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on August 29, 2011, 01:31:07 PM

Spoiler about Malik

Spoiler for Hiden:
Saving Malik brought a smile to my face for some reason. Btw, I blew my pacifist achievement saving her

Awesome . Awesome, Awesome game

Just past that part a little bit and I went back and replayed it. Didn't know that could happen. Thanks! I also blew that achievement but no regrets doing it.
93  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Impressions and stuff! on: August 23, 2011, 09:23:14 AM
Won't be unlocking in my part of the woods for another 2 days and 15 hours crybaby
94  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: From Dust on: August 21, 2011, 04:07:36 PM
I finished it yesterday and I loved it.

I don't like the Ubisoft Uplay crap but the game runs pretty beautifully on my rig at 1920x1080. It probably could look better but the gameplay makes up for the lack of eye candy.
95  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Please use Spoiler tags on: August 08, 2011, 04:39:08 AM
It just started playing here in Jakarta after the import ban of foreign movies and I watched it over the weekend.

I don't think it was too bad, the action scenes were a bit much at times but it was entertaining since I had no expectations going in.

Can't believe no one mentioned Alan Tudyk's Firefly reference!
96  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Pirates of the Black Cove on: August 04, 2011, 04:34:36 AM
I tried the steam demo last night and uninstalled the demo right afterwards. The game is way too arcadey for my taste. The graphic is nice but as for gameplay, I'd rather go back to Sid Meier's Pirates! remake.
97  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Android App/Game Recommendations Thread on: August 01, 2011, 02:43:23 AM

Quote from: Hrothgar on August 01, 2011, 01:53:11 AM

Apparently the tegra 2 has some exclusive games.  Are any of them good/must haves?

Galaxy on Fire 2 THD is nice for Tegra2, it's free up to a certain point then you have to pay $15 to unlock the rest of the game.
98  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: From Dust on: July 28, 2011, 02:51:08 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on July 28, 2011, 08:54:30 AM

well crud:

3rd-party DRM: Ubisoft Online Service

about the only saving grace so far is that it doesn't have the additional line 'Ubisoft requires a permanent Internet connection to play this video game at all times' yet.

This may prevent me from buying it. Not because I'm boycotting Ubisoft due to their draconian DRM scheme but because in my neck of the woods, the internet is like the electricity, they go down and random times.
99  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Random Youtube Links Part 1: This time it's random Youtube Links (NSFW) on: July 21, 2011, 02:27:37 AM
I didn't see it posted, so here goes: Korea's answer to Susan Boyle
100  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Trapped Dead on: July 16, 2011, 05:21:43 AM
Trapped Dead just showed up on Steam.

Anyone know if it's worth getting for $8?
101  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Google+ on: July 09, 2011, 05:22:22 AM
I'm on at marcelt at gmail, feel free to add me to your OO/GT circle
102  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Google+ on: July 08, 2011, 06:14:29 AM

Quote from: JayDee on July 08, 2011, 02:55:58 AM

Do you actually have an invite button available now in your G+ profile? I don't...

I did earlier today and part of yesterday, it's gone now.
103  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Google+ on: July 07, 2011, 11:27:44 PM

Quote from: Kagath on July 07, 2011, 07:36:47 PM

I'll take an invite if there's anymore.

PM me your email and I'll send you an invite if you haven't already gotten one.
104  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Recommend me a programming language on: July 07, 2011, 08:20:45 AM
You can watch the video lessons for Phyton at Khan Academy as well as learn about many other subjects.

Good for killing time in a productive way I think.
105  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Google+ on: July 07, 2011, 06:42:21 AM
Looks like it filled up again.

If you got an invite but not able to join, keep the email and periodically check it to see if they're letting more people in. My original invitation was emailed to me about 3 days ago and I just got in today.
106  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Google+ on: July 07, 2011, 02:49:02 AM
So looks like they opened it for more people, I just got in. If you already have an invite better jump on it before they close it again  icon_biggrin

If you need an invite, you can PM me.

Edit: Also looks like you can join without an invite, at least my coworker was able to earlier today, not sure about now.
107  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ok. I need help. How do I make friends? on: July 06, 2011, 07:56:14 AM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on July 05, 2011, 09:25:55 PM

I'd really like friends that we could do things with - hit the movies, play some board games, have em over for Rock Band, burn some meat on the grill, go camping, etc. etc.   Yea, these people should 'get' me and we should be able to talk.    Best friends come from that same pool, after trust is built I think.

I find that when my close friends get married and have families of their own, the hang out time diminish significantly, especially after kids come into the picture. Not saying it's not possible anymore but it is tougher to arrange.
108  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: 2011 is Half Gone. How's Your Year So Far? on: July 04, 2011, 07:19:06 AM
It's been good for me.

- Proposed to my gf and getting married next January
- Started going back to the gym on a regular basis
- Happy with my current job
- Good health for me and my parents

The first half is going swimmingly well and hoping it'll continue this way for the next foreseeable future.
109  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Ok. I need help. How do I make friends? on: July 04, 2011, 07:06:16 AM
Happy birthday Ron!

I'm one of those people with very few friends but the few I call my friends are pretty darn close, the rest are just acquaintances. I tend to keep my co-workers as work friends only and hardly ever hang out with them outside of work, and most of the friends I hang with are friends from high school and new friends that know my friends, and a few from the forums that I've met.

Sorry, not really helping in the "how to make new friends" department.
110  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Frozen Synapse - stunning-looking indie turn-based tactical game on: June 28, 2011, 04:46:10 AM

Quote from: map on June 28, 2011, 02:01:47 AM

I got it. Elegant simplicity. Is there away to play where you aren't aware of the opponents position?

Play the "dark" modes
111  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Lulz and "50,000 user's gaming forum accounts" on: June 27, 2011, 02:22:51 AM
I just went to Battlefield Heroes' website and they've taken it offline to investigate the security breach.
112  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Steam Daily Deal 6-23 Droplitz + Divinity 2 DKS + Homefront + Bond Sale on: June 24, 2011, 03:41:39 AM
So tempted at Homefront for half price.
113  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: [WIN7]Trying to delete 'free Space' to make it 'Unallocated' on: June 21, 2011, 08:22:57 AM
Download a Linux LiveCD and use their partition tool (GParted).

Be careful when you resize a live drive though, you may end up making the data gone. Make sure you have sufficient backup of everything important.
114  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Samuel Jackson reads audiobook "Go the F*ck to Sleep" on: June 15, 2011, 04:23:08 AM
It's up on YouTube
115  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Anyone ever gotten rid of the coolwebsearch trojan? on: June 14, 2011, 02:48:45 AM
Check out I helped removed them while I was actively volunteering there but I haven't done it since I've moved back to Indonesia so I'm out of practice and out of the loop on what's new.
116  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Welcome! on: June 06, 2011, 04:08:40 AM
Very impressive indeed! Awesome job guys!!
117  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Going to take the plunge from Windows 7 to Ubuntu - Now all things Ubuntu/Linux on: May 30, 2011, 11:56:14 AM
Huw, any update on which distro you like best now?

My work just sent me to Linux training, so I have some basics along with stuff I picked up at work. Work basically uses CentOS 5.5 with KDE and I'm kind of looking for a decent distro to learn on. So far, I've tried Ubuntu (with KDE installed), OpenSUSE, Mandriva and currently trying out Sabayon. All these are on VMs since I don't have a dedicated machine for it yet.

Right now I'm most familiar with CentOS since that was what I use at work and what I was trained on. I don't like the Unity on Ubuntu 11.04, just seems weird to me. I like the look of OpenSUSE, it's very polished. So far, Sabayon is pretty nifty as well. However, I'm running all these on Virtualbox VMs, so they just run fine, no hardware issues, lol.

I guess I'll give them a try and see which one I like best. Right now, I'm leaning towards Ubuntu (with KDE) and OpenSUSE.
118  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Frozen Synapse 2-4-1 on Steam on: May 30, 2011, 04:07:54 AM
Nevermind, picked up a copy myself.
119  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Just passed my Motorcyle Certification on: May 30, 2011, 04:00:35 AM
Buy a bunch of those foam earplugs, you'll need them if you're planning to do any freeway rides or long rides or both. It'll save your eardrums and hearing for future use.
120  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: World of ww2 tank mmo on: May 24, 2011, 12:48:34 PM
There have been streaks in this game where I can't catch a break and keep losing match after match and just makes me wonder why I still play. Then there are matches where I just completely blew away the competition, like a couple of nights ago in Abbey. I was in my M5, lowest tank on the team, going against lowes, tigers, etc. Ran up the middle road all the way to their base unopposed, killed 2 arties and spotted the 3rd for my team's arties to take him out and single handedly capped the flag. That was a good game.

Tonight though, I'm on a losing streak, so far, no single victories yet.
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