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161  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 9 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 07, 2013, 09:49:44 AM

Quote from: wonderpug on November 06, 2013, 09:34:47 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on November 06, 2013, 08:54:58 PM

This is really cool. First live preview I've seen of how Xbox Fitness will work.

Sean T's Insanity!!!

This may have just pushed the Xbone to the top for me.  The wife and I did most of the Insanity program earlier this year and I could see her being all over the Kinect version, not to mention all those other training videos shown in the background at the start of that video. 

The fitness thing is what draws me the most to the xbox.  Liked the video and I hope and expect that the next gen stuff will be able to track floor exercises and won't need a large distance from the tv.  Exciting to see the many workout choices in the menu, hope the cost isn't overwhelming. 
162  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 9 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 06, 2013, 03:52:19 PM

Quote from: TiLT on November 06, 2013, 02:41:47 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on November 06, 2013, 02:30:44 PM

The biggest problem with both Music Unlimited and Xbox Music is that they are not Spotify.  Just give me Spotify on consoles ya goofs!

Fat chance of that when neither of them is even offering us the ability to play MP3s... yet. Tongue

Maybe we are talking different things here but the Xbox One can stream MP3's

http://www.winbeta.org/news/xbox-one-feature-mp3-playback-and-support-dlna-unlike-ps4

I'm not up on DLNA and personally never played MP3's on the PS3 or 360.
163  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 10 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 06, 2013, 03:44:17 AM
Hope it is good but I don't want to be spoiled by game play so didn't watch the footage, DR3 is one of my day one titles for Xbox along with Forza.
164  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 10 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 05, 2013, 10:58:47 PM
 I can see where a business might think $1500 is a small expense but isn't that the cost of the license?  Should the Unity License price be bumped to $10,000 and then given away free?  That would make a better story line I guess.

  I also didn't see where developing a game using Unity would lock the developer into a Microsoft only release for the title, is that the case?  If so then I would agree that it isn't the best news but if the developer can also design the same game for the PS4 concurrently then why demean this news? 
165  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 12 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 04, 2013, 06:20:51 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on November 04, 2013, 06:05:57 AM

Quote from: Turtle on November 04, 2013, 05:50:14 AM

PS4 only
Basement Crawl
Deep Down
Dream Club: Host Girls on Stage
Driveclub
Earth Defense Force
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture
inFamous: Second Son
Joysound Drive 2
Killzone: Shadow Fall
Knack
Lily Bergamo
MLB 14: The Show
Mobile Suit Gundam
N++
Nikoli no Puzzle 4: Sudoku
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive
Pool Nation: Extreme/FX
Resogun
Rime
Shadow of the Beast
The Idolm@ster
The Order: 1886
The Playroom
Tottemo E Mahjong Plus

Platform only
Doki-Doki Universe
Escape Plan
flOw
Flower
Helldivers
Hohokum
Natural Doctrine
Pavillion
Rocketbirds 2: Evolution
Sound Shapes
Super Exploding Zoo
Switch Galaxy Ultra
Velocity 2X
Yakuza Ishin

I'll just have to accept that I'm just not in Sony's target audience-  there is only one game on that whole list that is a must have for me, Second Son.

Resogun is getting some good pre-release talk.  The Order might be another I'd go for depending on reviews.  
166  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: November 01, 2013, 01:39:17 AM
What I see in the talk about the consoles is;

XBone Rez issues  finger   finger   finger

Sony can't play MP3's but a tweet says we will mention it to dev team  thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

XBone has exclusive titles  finger  finger  finger

Sony has exclusive titles Yay! Naughty Dog is awesome!   thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup
167  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 30, 2013, 12:18:06 AM
Sony or MS
PS4 or XB1
Launch day none perform
168  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 28, 2013, 02:51:02 AM

Quote from: Hetz on October 28, 2013, 12:36:08 AM



All of that summary is opinion of a poster on an Xbox forum. Take that for what it's worth, which is not much. I'd prefer to listen to actual journalists or developers....not fanboys from either side.



The irony is strong in this one.
169  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: October 27, 2013, 04:04:33 AM
 deadhorse
170  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 27, 2013, 03:49:52 AM

Quote from: Hetz on October 27, 2013, 02:18:15 AM

For what it's worth, it's starting to sound that there are more than just resolution issues with Xb1 games....

[TiLT] Source? [/TilT]
171  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: October 26, 2013, 03:56:13 PM

Quote from: naednek on October 26, 2013, 12:05:58 PM

Well, I just cancelled my preorder.  I preorered both after E3 just while I waited to make up my mind.  In the end, I'm going to cancel both and wait a while.

To be honest I feel this is the smart play, both Sony and MS have histories of over promising and under delivering.  Wish I was smart but I am going to keep both on order but the PS4 order is on life support at the moment due to lack of release day games I want to play.
172  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: October 22, 2013, 09:17:21 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on October 22, 2013, 07:58:59 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on October 22, 2013, 06:33:23 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on October 22, 2013, 06:18:54 PM

It looks good, you have some glasses that you look at these games through  ninja

Oh, with it being PS4 footage I thought I was supposed to say it looks amazing! Tongue

It just looks very crossgen.

but it IS crossgen, not sure why this is even worth mentioning.  I really doubt anyone thought launch titles (especially those appearing on current gen as well) would be the titles to showcase what the next gen can do.

While the graphics might not be the showcase perhaps dedicated servers would be?  Or are they moving to dedicated servers for the PS3/360 versions as well? 
173  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4] The Order: 1886 on: October 22, 2013, 09:15:01 PM
I like the look of the game but agree with TiLT, a RPG set in this world would be very cool.  Do we have any RPG's slated for the new generation?  The Witcher 3 is one right? but any others?
174  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Healthcare Exchanges Are Live. How's it Looking For You? on: October 22, 2013, 05:23:10 PM
I agree with your points AA but am concerned that Obamacare will be twisted to allow companies to get out from providing healthcare insurance.  During the 80's and 90's the stock market was all go go go and companies such as the one I work for (Pacific Gas and Electric) actually never had to put money into their pension plans since it was based on company stock and the stock value was rising faster than benefits were being paid out.  When the market slumped in 2000 all of a sudden that was no longer true and many companies were underfunded in the pension plan.  Congress enacted laws designed to protect pension plans by requiring companies to keep the plans fully funded,and the result was companies just deleted pension plans and gave workers small cash balance payouts as compensation.  Companies were using the requirement to fully fund the pension plan as an excuse to remove the plan altogether.

I have no idea if Obamacare will provide for the same sort of she iguanas (hehe I tried spelling shenanigans and got auto correct she iguanas) but recent history has shown that companies surely will try and twist it around to their best profit to cost benefit.
175  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: October 22, 2013, 04:58:34 PM

Quote from: Purge on October 22, 2013, 04:43:22 PM


More more importantly, Dark Souls 2 also out that day!  I'm going to need vacation scheduled for that week.
176  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 30 days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: October 22, 2013, 06:37:01 AM
I'm getting system of a down what with the PS'ers shouting from the rooftops that lack of pre-release vids of XBone games is almost certain proof that 1) the games aren't ready, 2) the games are better on the PS system. 

OMG! Infinity Ward showed PS4 footage!  XBone is suxor and Kinect2 worthless hahahahaha!

Oh well I will get both and hope they both are good consoles, maybe that is why I don't feel any need to validate my decision by showing the other choice in a bad light.
177  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is your 1st PS4 Launch Game on: October 17, 2013, 09:07:47 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on October 17, 2013, 08:08:31 PM

Quote from: Scraper on October 17, 2013, 07:42:05 PM

Holy smokes after watching this trailer I may have to add NBA2K14 to my list.

Video

I was trying to figure out where to post that.
I really wish 2k would get back access to the NFL license.

Does that video show actual game play?  It seemed more like a reprocessed highlight reel.  Did look good and may be tempted although I'm not a big basketball fan.
178  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on: October 17, 2013, 08:13:05 AM

Quote from: EddieA on October 16, 2013, 11:46:26 AM


Also, regarding last night's show, was anyone else confused by the part at the beginning?  Why were people trying to secretly move diamonds by creating such a conspicuous scene?  Why were the people on the street and subway barely reacting to such a bizarre sight?  Why did it look so much like a scene from a deranged version of Deal or No Deal  icon_biggrin



See now you have me thinking it was a take on Goldcase from 30 Rock!
179  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is your 1st PS4 Launch Game on: October 15, 2013, 09:03:07 PM

Quote from: TiLT on October 15, 2013, 08:58:42 PM

Quote from: Zinfan on October 15, 2013, 08:55:01 PM

and  I have never played a Lego game.

You should. They are good, solid fun.

I'll check it out, could be a solid choice for my first PS4 game.
180  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is your 1st PS4 Launch Game on: October 15, 2013, 08:55:01 PM
Not real sure, burnt out on AC and a barely played ACIII at all.  Not into FIFA, CoD on Xbone if I get it at all, Killzone never looked like something I wanted to play and  I have never played a Lego game.  I guess buy the console and see what games get the best reviews?  Then go that way?  Could cancel the system pre-order and may still do so but there will be games for the PS4 that I will want to play long before any price drop happens and that is the way I'm leaning now.
181  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [E3 2012] Watch Dogs on: October 15, 2013, 08:38:35 PM
Failure to launch!  There goes the only game I had on order for the PS4.  Need to figure out if I'm going to keep my pre-order or not.
182  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How are you feeling about your pre-orders now? on: October 14, 2013, 09:55:20 PM
I like to see people getting excited about a new console but so much of this thread is more along the lines of people getting excited about the possible failures of the console they are not planning to buy and that is decidedly not exciting.  Who here thinks you are going to change someone's mind based on Internet rumors and insider info?  And yet the vitriol is growing faster and faster.  Release dates cannot come fast enough so we can finally separate fact from fiction.

Feeling good about my pre-orders but not so good about this thread.
183  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Walking Dead tap dances onto AMC for Season 4 on: October 14, 2013, 09:42:41 PM
I am hoping for a overarching plot line as weekly stabbing of walkers gets old for me if the survivors have no plan and no way out.  I'm getting nitpicky as well on stupid things that have no real bearing on the story like why wasn't Herschel the vet looking after the pig and why was the lady from the woods so dirty and yet her tent was spotless?  Small things but probably an indicator that I am losing interest.
184  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So what's your ride? on: October 14, 2013, 09:33:59 PM
My favorite ride.  Pic taken last Friday



It is a Moto Guzzi V7 Stone that I hope to ride to South America after I retire.

I also have a 2008 Honda Element and a Piaggio MP-3 scooter
185  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How are you feeling about your pre-orders now? on: October 04, 2013, 08:12:31 AM
How is buying the XBone considered betting on futures and the PS4 not?  Neither has hit the ground yet so I suppose if you are not a betting man then a wait and see attitude would fit best.
186  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Grand Theft Auto V on: October 03, 2013, 08:41:45 PM
Waited 15 minutes for the first online event to start once I got in but gave up after that. 
187  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: You're In the Mood for A Drink. What's Your Pleasure? on: October 03, 2013, 09:12:29 AM
I'm never in the mood for a drink but on the rare occasions that I'm out for dinner with friends I may have a beer preferably one on tap.  Last Christmas I was visiting family and my two BIL's were drinking rum and cokes, I pulled a Sheldon Cooper and had diet virgin rum and cokes.
188  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Joss Whedon's new tv show on: September 30, 2013, 06:51:46 PM
Sounds like you need to buy a XB1 instead of a PS4, guaranteed to have games uglier and more gritty smile, just kidding!  I know what you are saying in regards to the look of the actors in a series but for me I guess I was expecting it and did not take away from the enjoyment of the show.  What did jar me a bit was the car at the end of the episode and the "bus".  Seems to me if you have secret tech then why are you flaunting it around in public?  Small thing that tickled the brain though.

I'm going to continue watching the show but I've already written off several other new shows such as Mom (terrible Chuck Lorre show yet again) and Micheal J Fox show (seems very cookie cutter of a show).  Sleepy Hollow is on the bubble.
189  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Go Away Monday! No One Likes You! on: September 30, 2013, 06:35:31 PM
Mondays are the best days since I have Sunday/Mondays off instead of the usual Sat/Sun.
190  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: You know what I hate about IOS7? on: September 30, 2013, 02:23:54 PM
The 7.0.2 update just bricked my iPad 3.  Tried loading the new update and during the process I got a screen that indicated I needed to plug the iPad into iTunes, took a bit of looking to find out that this means the iPad is in recovery mode and needs to be plugged into a computer with iTunes installed.  Doing that now but you get a message saying all your data will be erased!  iTunes is now downloading the software for the recovery.
191  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How are you feeling about your pre-orders now? on: September 30, 2013, 02:47:28 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on September 30, 2013, 02:40:00 AM

Quote from: Purge on September 30, 2013, 01:27:12 AM

A) doing game reviews,
B) a sucker for new-shiny and
C) a sucker for new-shiny

I wouldn't touch either console till next year.

I'm b & c and I'm still not touching the PS4 for at least a year, they're just not offering anything to entice me right now.  if they had made Second Son, Deep Down (well, Deep Down when we thought it might be a new Dragon's Dogma) and a third game that impressed me launch titles I'd still have my PS4 pre-order, but maybe next year there will be 2 more must haves for me that are exclusives.  They have to be exclusives though, no practical point in dropping $400 for a system if I can already play a game on a system I already have.

I like the shiny shiny as well and I figure that each console will release an exclusive game I want to play way before a price drop for the systems so why not jump in on day one if the money isn't an issue.
192  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Putting down a pet sucks on: September 27, 2013, 09:41:33 PM
Took me awhile to click on this thread, losing a pet is so hard and my wife still hasn't recovered from losing our last cat.  Very sorry for your loss.
193  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How are you feeling about your pre-orders now? on: September 27, 2013, 05:42:25 PM
Here is something that I hope works well on the XB1, Xbox Fitness  http://www.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/games/xbox-fitness .  Not going to claim it is the end all be all, I just want a fitness program with kinect that can do a good job of tracking my movement and provide various workouts.
194  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (09/23) on: September 23, 2013, 07:07:07 AM
Nothing for me, I'm saving up to remodel my house by turning it on it's side so I can have the XBone look like it is aligned vertically.
195  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Sleepy Hollow on: September 17, 2013, 09:19:52 PM

Quote from: rshetts2 on September 17, 2013, 04:42:35 PM

If there was ever a show where you are required to suspend belief, this is it.  I dont mean that in a bad way either.  The whole plot and concept is so over the top, that you just have to accept it and roll with it.  The good thing is, going the way they did, they have a vast wealth of mythology to draw from.  The show is driven by the people who ran Fringe ( which I really liked a lot ) so I think they will be able to make this work.  Its looking like its going to be a fun show to watch. 

Yeah that was my take as well.  I couldn't figure out if the main lead was a Lt for a small town police dept or part of some large police force in a big city, nothing made sense on that level.  I enjoyed it and hope it does well.
196  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] Rogue Legacy on: September 17, 2013, 02:03:01 AM
I play it while listening to podcasts, right now I'm at level 380 with most of the skills max'ed out.  I really got my moneys worth with this one.  I thnk I will try to max all the skills out as I can get over 50k gold on a decent run in new game+ and have just unlocked the end boss again.
197  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Grand Theft Auto V on: September 16, 2013, 06:47:21 AM
F youse crew screws!  Ima lone wolf roaming da wildes, I seese youse rolling my hood Ima cutting loose wit da Chicago Typewriter on youse alls!
198  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 1 on: September 09, 2013, 06:52:46 PM

Quote from: Jimmy the Fish on September 09, 2013, 06:02:52 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on September 09, 2013, 01:11:10 PM

Quote from: Graham on September 09, 2013, 04:04:54 AM

Quote from: naednek on September 09, 2013, 12:52:42 AM

Hard fought game in SF. Clay Matthews is a great LB, but he's Harbaugh's an ass. That's all I gotta say about that.

FTFY

At least Harbaugh doesn't intentionally try to injure the QB of the other team with a dirty, laaaaaaaaaaaaaaate hit.  If Rodgers got hit as late as Kaepernick did, the league office would have exploded.  

Please tell me you don't honestly think that is true. It's a late hit, which Matthews even owned up to after the game, but intentionally trying to injure? Come on now.

I am abig 49'er fan and I didn't think the late hit was that big a deal.  Worthy of a 15 yard penalty for sure but not seeing any intent to harm Kap who had one foot out of bounds when hit.  I think in past seasons before the quarterback became untouchable that no flag would have been thrown, or if say that was a running back Matthews hit, again maybe no flag. 

Adding to that, I wonder if the Packers had gotten psyched up to lay a beating on Kap after what happened in last years playoff game and all day long the 49'ers did not allow them to get shots at him but finally Matthews had his chance and took it.
199  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: It's September 2013, How's Your Year Been? on: September 05, 2013, 04:31:04 PM

Quote from: Misguided on September 05, 2013, 03:02:24 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on September 05, 2013, 02:24:34 PM

Okay, really depends on how this upcoming colonoscopy goes on the 17th.   Iíve been having upper and lower GI issues for years, but lately things have been worse. 

Which prep are you using, Soulchilde? If they want you using GoLYTELY, ask for other options. That stuff will make your year feel considerably worse. Had my 2nd one earlier this year, and the prep was so much easier, but can't remember the name. You may have to be more for an alt prep, depending on your insurance, but worth every penny if you can swing it. The stuff you had to drink was a much smaller quantity, and was more gentle. You still have to drink a fair bit of liquid with it, but can drink almost anything you want. Overall volume is less and you aren't trying to gag down a gallon of that swill.

Back on topic, this year has been much better than last, which was pretty miserable for most of it.



I want to say the stuff I used was called Movieprep or close to that, it's been a few years.

This year same as last year.  Steady as she goes.  Get back to me in two years, I expect changes then.
200  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: September 01, 2013, 09:37:25 PM
Cheeto's lotion would have put it right over the top!
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