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1  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Which portable device is best for MS Office? on: June 13, 2014, 06:39:57 PM

Quote from: Greggy_D on June 12, 2014, 11:31:45 PM

Surface RT or Surface Pro?

A big thing to consider is that you will be unable to use macros, VBA or add-ins if you get Office RT.
2  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Beta access for Splash Damage's Extraction on: April 22, 2014, 11:03:44 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on April 22, 2014, 09:04:02 PM

It wants the first and last name of the person referring me and I have a feeling that the right answer isn't Danger Balls

Oops i didnt realize that they needed my name, you can put in troy bowman in that case.  That should work, they are having a stress test tonight as well,
3  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Beta access for Splash Damage's Extraction on: April 22, 2014, 07:36:33 PM
So, the beta for Extraction (used to be called Dirty Bomb) from Splash Damage (aka Return to Castle Wolfenstein multiplayer, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Brink  ninja , Arkham Origins multiplayer) is opening up now and I can share beta access with any friends who are interested here:

You do have to sign up for Betabound (which used to be called Centercode) in order to give feedback on your experience.  The game is published by Nexon and is a FTP objective-based team shooter.
4  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: March 31, 2014, 12:09:35 AM

Quote from: Gratch on March 30, 2014, 10:43:02 PM

Also, are Blood Shards only an Act V thing?  I started over from the beginning with a Crusader, and haven't seen anything about Blood Shards yet.

You get them in Adventure Mode when you collect bounties.
5  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Dead Space (1) for PC for free on Origin on: March 28, 2014, 02:45:57 AM
The topic title says it all.  You just need an Origin account.
6  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Diablo III --Impressions start on page 36 -- on: March 04, 2014, 03:13:15 AM
From the Blizzard forums, it seems like they have boosted xp 50% up until the new expansion drops on March 25th.
7  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Xbox Live - 12 month code, 20 bucks off on: February 21, 2014, 11:02:04 PM
They are also 39.99 at Wal-mart as well.  And that included the Day one and NFL versions if you wanted to get the Killer Instinct character or the NFL drawstring bag with it.
8  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Need a Good Deal on XBL 12 Month on: January 28, 2014, 09:36:23 PM
Amazon has the 12-month online code for 39.99 until Saturday (2/1).
9  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Grand Theft Auto V on: November 04, 2013, 09:50:57 AM

Quote from: msduncan on November 04, 2013, 03:23:01 AM

I don't think they all have identical interiors.   I've seen at least one YouTube video of an apartment that looked different from this.

They are all the same based on the number of spaces in the garage.  So there are three different kinds of interiors 2-car, 6-car, and 10-car apartments.  The main reason that you would want a 10-car apartment though is that only the high-end apartments have a heist planning room (it's the room with the big map of los santos) for setting up online heists.  And I think that is the reason why they set the interiors all the same, they didn't want to have to program the heist setup animations different for each apartment.
10  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1/Ps3/Ps4] Strider returns! on: October 10, 2013, 10:20:05 PM
It would be nice to get a remade version of Run Saber as well.
11  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warframe on: October 08, 2013, 11:51:46 PM has a $3.49 bundle right now for some indie games (all steam) that includes a code for Warframe for 170 plat in case anyone is interested.
12  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Grand Theft Auto V on: September 23, 2013, 12:51:31 PM

Quote from: Turtle on September 22, 2013, 04:53:34 PM

So, I don't have the game yet, but from what I've heard:

Spoiler for Hiden:
They've been systematically killing off every single GTA protagonist of every game in the series? I've heard many are in pretty chump ways. How does Nico die?

Spoiler for Hiden:
I don't think that they killed him off.  During the first heist mission, Lester mentions that someone (Nico) was starting to make some moves in Liberty City, but has gone silent.  At the end of GTA 4 after everyone that wanted to kill him is dead, Nico was saying that he was leaving the criminal life.  So, my guess would be that he just faded into the underground.
13  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warframe on: September 16, 2013, 09:15:45 PM
I play this pretty much every day or so.  Add me under the name: forestjazz . It would be nice to be able to play with a group that could work together and last more than one map.
14  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 26, 2012, 09:41:00 PM
Yet another set of codes...

Xbox 360 SHiFT Code: WT53J-RJBXZ-6Z636-56J3B-RJ39R
PlayStation 3 SHiFT Code : WTWTJ-ZRHHW-JWWK3-9TKJB-ZKK53
15  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 20, 2012, 12:12:16 AM

These are still working and are good for 5 keys
16  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 19, 2012, 10:49:48 PM

Quote from: Purge on December 19, 2012, 10:45:19 PM

App doesn't seem to work for me. I can spin the doomsday wheel, but can't view the confession.

hmmm, works for me, but I had to scroll down on my screen to see the view confession button.
17  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 19, 2012, 10:32:18 PM
Another golden key is available using the Facebook Borderlands Doomsday app which will email you one on the 21st.
18  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 08, 2012, 04:15:04 AM
Yet another:

Borderlands 2 swept the Spike VGAs winning Best Shooter, Character of the Year (Claptrap) and Best Performance by a Human Male (Handsome Jack) and Best Multiplayer!

Let’s celebrate with some bonus SHiFT codes!

PlayStation 3: K3W33-5SX95-35K53-935T3-H6WW6
19  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PC/PS3] Borderlands 2 on: December 08, 2012, 03:39:30 AM
Two more...

SHiFT Codes to celebrate Borderlands 2 winning Best Shooter at the Spike Video Game Awards!

PC / Mac: W3KTT-ZW39K-56TJ3-J333T-X9FKH
PlayStation 3: 5J5B3-FZC9W-JC5C3-STC3B-6TF3W

Let’s celebrate Borderlands 2 winning Best Multiplayer with some SHiFT codes!

Xbox 360: CJ53B-66ZC9-RZR3X-5XJB3-JHC5T
PlayStation 3: 5T5J3-ZHWSW-3K5K3-SJCJB-SCRFB
20  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Is Far Cry considered a hard game? on: December 08, 2012, 03:37:57 AM
The game is pretty difficult, the console rehashes are a little easier, but the PC version is a great game with some very frustrating sequences.

The last section (the volcano) is definitely one of the toughest levels in PC gaming history even on easy.  There is a slight exploit using a chair that can help a bit, but still absolutely brutal.
21  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Amazon MP3 Deals (keep it updated!) on: December 01, 2012, 09:15:32 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 01, 2012, 08:39:39 AM

I'm guessing the daily deals are gone again, but at least there is a new 100 albums for $5 each.

They are also doing a free song giveaway for holiday music - 5 free songs every five days.
22  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Max Payne 3 + Season Pass (Steam) $20 @ on: November 22, 2012, 04:44:36 PM
Saw this at Amazon today.

Max Payne Complete
23  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Steam Deals Thread: 3SwitcheD + Sleeping Dogs - Payday on: October 19, 2012, 12:20:42 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on October 18, 2012, 06:51:15 PM

plus, Weekend Sale:

Payday $4.99

Also includes the DLC for $2.49 if you've already got Payday.
24  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Green Man Gaming Horror Sale on: October 19, 2012, 12:18:11 AM
Thanks.  Just picked up The Darkness 2 for $6.00.  Sweet deal.
25  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Might & Magic Bundle - $16 on: September 09, 2012, 05:15:48 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on September 07, 2012, 03:02:18 AM

man, if they had Might & Magic I-V included in there I'd be all over it.  still a great find though.

They are included in the bundle in the Might and Magic VI Limited Edition package.
26  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: Anyone from the EU/UK willing to ship a game to the US? on: March 05, 2011, 08:43:28 AM
Yeah, I tried using Amazon, but they won't ship the game to the US.  I also tried, but their shipping is really expensive.  I was just hoping that someone might be able to get a used copy at a game store.  I'll keep looking on ebay and the like as well.
27  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Anyone from the EU/UK willing to ship a game to the US? on: March 05, 2011, 07:06:03 AM
I was wondering if we have any members from the EU (UK, in particular) that would be willing to purchase a 360 game (Lips: I love the 80s) and ship it to me in the US.  The game was only released in the EU in PAL format, but apparently it works great with any 360.  I could send money through paypal/amazon.  Thanks.
28  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Internet Exploper (the latest one) - Why does text look strange? on: February 24, 2011, 10:07:46 PM

Quote from: Ridah on February 24, 2011, 06:41:45 PM

Still blurry =(

Try checking the box under the Page -> Compatibility View Settings -> Display all websites in Compatibility View
29  Non-Gaming / Steals and Deals / Re: Steam Holiday Sale 2010 - IT'S STARTED!!!!1! on: December 25, 2010, 03:31:42 AM

Quote from: Daehawk on December 25, 2010, 12:56:30 AM

I've never played a Saints Row game. Is Saints Row 2 any good? Worth the $8 admission fee?

Saints Row 2 on 360 and PS3 is one of the greatest games of this whole console generation...the PC port on the other hand is a complete travesty
30  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Recommend a TV series on DVD please? on: December 25, 2010, 03:30:37 AM
31  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: A Cataclysm coming to WoW: Impressions Incoming! on: December 14, 2010, 08:13:59 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 14, 2010, 08:00:00 AM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on December 13, 2010, 06:41:36 PM

I'm on a res scroll at the moment. 

res scroll?

You can go to the account management page and click on the scroll of resurrection and send someone who has played in the past a few free days to try the game again. 
32  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: xbox 360 250GB on: December 14, 2010, 12:48:17 AM
You can transfer most things over just fine.  However, you'll still need to go on the website and transfer the licenses to the new xbox, and then redownload everything (which will actually just end up being the license file for each download @ a few hundred KB) that you want to play offline.  

There are a few games out there that have non-transferable saves and for those, you'll just be forced to start a new game on the new console.
33  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA] Quake Arena Arcade on: December 11, 2010, 05:25:51 AM
I'm guessing it will be like the (Quake 3-based) Quake Live game that just left beta back in August.  This would have been a sweet chance to pull out the Shadowrun-type PC and Console compatibility thing.
34  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA]X-Men Arcade on: December 11, 2010, 05:23:07 AM
Co-Optimus is reporting the pricing to be 800 points.  But 6-player co-op - that will be insanity.
35  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Official Rock Band DLC News, Impressions, and Comments Thread on: December 11, 2010, 05:17:15 AM
Billy Joel Next Week!

"Billy Joel: The Hits: Rock Band Edition"

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3 system (Dec. 14):

    “Big Shot” X

    “Captain Jack”

    “It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me”

    “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” X

    “Only the Good Die Young” X

    “Piano Man”


    “Say Goodbye to Hollywood”

    “The Entertainer"

    “The Stranger”

    “We Didn’t Start the Fire”

    “You May Be Right”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

(These tracks will be available in Europe on PlayStation 3 system Dec. 15)

These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks, as well as “Billy Joel The Hits: Rock Band Edition” on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii. Tracks marked with “X” will include Pro Guitar and Pro Bass expansions for $0.99 per song.


Price: $1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song

$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points™) per song

$0.99 USD (100 Wii Points/80 Microsoft Points), £0.59 UK, €0.79 EU per song for eligible Pro Guitar/Pro Bass upgrade

$19.99, £9.99 UK, €14.99 EU (1,600 Microsoft Points, 2,000 Wii Points) for Billy Joel The Hits: Rock Band Edition


** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change. **
36  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: A Cataclysm coming to WoW: Impressions Incoming! on: December 11, 2010, 05:05:07 AM

Quote from: rittchard on December 11, 2010, 04:47:04 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 10, 2010, 09:11:16 AM

Quote from: jersoc on December 10, 2010, 08:55:47 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 10, 2010, 05:02:07 AM

well i started up a Worgen Hunter, and have to say the starting area is pretty cool so far.  I hit level 8 in 90 minutes, think I might have to slow down  icon_wink

you disgust me.

I know, I know... here someone put all that hard work into the starting areas and here I am blowing through them without any regard.

Does the lower level Worgen content end around lvl 12-ish?  Does the storyline continue for you later or is that pretty much it for the Worgen?  I hate to be a poopoohead but it was pretty jarring to go from the cool beginner content back to traditional grindquesting again.

All the new character zones are designed to get you from 1-20 before you have to hit the old content.  The new worgen stuff used the same phasing tech that the death knight starting zone had.

That can be good and bad.  Its cool to see the whole world change, but then again, if you are playing with a friend that isn't a worgen, well, you can't.
37  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Need advice on selling expensive item on Ebay/Amazon *update* on: December 10, 2010, 08:47:44 PM
Paypal is also extremely buyer-biased and will freeze your money (among other things) if the buyer complains.  Make sure that you take your funds out as soon as they are available.  

Also, take lots of pictures as you are packing the box just in case. 
38  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Asheron's Call gets a new playable race on: December 03, 2010, 08:44:22 AM
Well, about 300-400 are on each server at peak times and there are 9 servers running, so there are at least 3,000 or so people still playing...
39  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Fable 3, now with impressions + the official GT Review! on: December 02, 2010, 10:12:23 PM

Quote from: Fez on December 02, 2010, 05:45:29 PM

I've only been able to get 500 points at the shooting range in my first night of attempts last night.  Tough to get the 550 necessary to improve the pistol.

They don't go right out and tell you, but you can get lots of points for shooting the "real" random animals and birds that are wandering around on the course on top of the paper targets.  They are just about the only way to get the 550 score.
40  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: FS: Lots o' 360/PS3/PS2/Wii/GC games on: December 02, 2010, 07:47:30 AM
Does Quake 4 include the bonus disc?
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