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121  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: on: January 06, 2014, 09:37:45 PM

Quote from: Punisher on January 03, 2014, 08:22:55 PM

Quote from: naednek on January 03, 2014, 04:10:11 AM

Quote from: Purge on January 03, 2014, 04:07:13 AM

Earphones. 8322 from monoprice iirc. ~20bux

Yeah, I need speakers....
just curious... why do you need speakers instead of headphones?

a: I like to play games without something in my ears when I can (IE when kids aren't asleep)
b: my son likes to listen my music on my desktop.  I can't access my mp3s on my home theatre
c: why does it matter about my needs, other than I just want speakers...
122  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: 2 free codes - Company of Heroes 2 in-game content on: January 06, 2014, 03:12:13 AM
I'd take them if no one else does. 
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: January 06, 2014, 03:10:37 AM
Ya I'm loving this game.  The pacing is perfect, and while the meat of the game hasn't changed it has introduced enough new stuff to keep me very interested.  I didn't finish AC III or revelations because of the cookie cutter parts of the game.   
124  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Wild Card Weekend on: January 06, 2014, 12:56:48 AM
Wow what a nail biter
Liked how the Refs let the WR/CB's play, but didn't like the blatent holding against the 49ers defense. That Rogers 4th down play only happened because of that hold. But other than that, a great game that wasn't heavily officiated for once!

125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: January 04, 2014, 05:39:58 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on January 04, 2014, 05:37:03 PM

Quote from: Purge on January 04, 2014, 04:59:12 PM

That's the first I'd heard PvP. Seems silly if we're all working towards the common goal. We'll see how they write that up.

They've talked about it since the beginning.  I believe it works out that in your game they appear as either rioters, terrorists, or what have you.

Ya the E3 video showed the PVP part of it and the part you saw on this video was from the E3 video.
126  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: on: January 03, 2014, 04:10:11 AM

Quote from: Purge on January 03, 2014, 04:07:13 AM

Earphones. 8322 from monoprice iirc. ~20bux

Yeah, I need speakers....
127  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / PC speakers recommendation on: January 03, 2014, 03:59:55 AM
My trusted Altec Lansing 5.1 speakers of over 15 years bit the dust this week.  I only used the front speakers and sub on my Altec Lansings due to the room set up.  I bought the Logitech Z200's as a cheap replacement knowing that it wouldn't sound as good.  These were getting good reviews on amazon and it was spoken highly of.  So I bought them.  My brother had logitechs before so I know it was a decent brand.  With that said, they sound horrible.

Any recommendations on speakers priced no more than $40?  I don't need a sub but would use it if it was cheap enough and didn't sacrifice sound quality.  Or are <$40 speakers supposed to sound bad....
128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS3] The Last Of Us on: January 02, 2014, 05:44:43 PM

Quote from: Gratch on January 01, 2014, 05:19:15 PM

2.   It really breaks the immersion to see my character sneaking around and being very stealthy...while my two partners are climbing over, around, and through the prowling baddies.  I totally get why the devs made your companions undetectable, but it just looks completely ridiculous.

Imagine if your partners were detectable...  Imagine the frustration of stupid AI and pathfinding.  This was the compromise.
129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: January 02, 2014, 05:43:17 PM
If it matters I own the PC version
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: January 02, 2014, 03:48:05 PM
Ok help me save some time...  where do I go to sign up for the GT clan?  I went to Clan HQ and it doesn't show that I own Ghost, but I'm in the GT clan....  The last game it sees is Blackops II
131  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Books Read 2014 Edition on: January 01, 2014, 10:19:49 PM
Last years version here
132  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Wild Card Weekend on: December 31, 2013, 03:22:40 PM
133  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] The Following on: December 30, 2013, 07:04:48 PM
Spoiler for Hiden:
The way it ended I thought it was a one season thing.  Now I'm seeing previews for a 2nd season, and I'm thinking how?   And do I want to watch it?
134  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 17 on: December 30, 2013, 03:07:17 AM

Quote from: leo8877 on December 30, 2013, 02:34:43 AM

I don't think the Niners secondary is going to fare too well against the Packers.

or any passing QB.

Don't know if it was AZ who adjusted after the 1st quarter or if the 49ers thought that was all they needed to do was play 1 qtr.
135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Games Finished 2014 Edition on: December 29, 2013, 02:25:26 PM
Gaming in 2009:The good year
Gaming in 2010: Gaming with the baby
Gaming in 2011 during naps and bedtime
Gaming in 2012 gaming time gets shorter and shorter the more kids we have
Gaming in 2013 The Juggling Act

Games Finished
Call of Duty Ghost PC 1/19/14

Currently Playing
Call of Duty Ghost Multiplayer PC
Assassins Creed IV PC
StarCraft II Zerg Campaign PC
Crysis III PC

Games on Backlog
Assassins Creed III PC
BioShock  PC
Black Mesa PC
Deus Ex Human Revolution PC
Don't Starve PC
Driver San Francisco PC
Faster Than Light PC
Portal 2 PC
Saints Row: The Third PC
Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity PC
Skyrim PC
The Witcher 2 PC
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/XB1/PS3/PS4/Wii U/PC]Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag on: December 28, 2013, 02:02:59 AM
So any advice on PC settings?  I don't know which kind of AA and such is the best to use, and I'm having a hard time finding a graphics guide....  I have a Radeon 6970 and so far the only game that really tested my PC was crysis 3
137  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Christmas Loot Thread! on: December 28, 2013, 12:52:49 AM

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on December 27, 2013, 06:37:48 PM

Quote from: Caine on December 27, 2013, 06:35:34 PM

damn, that's a hell of an act of kindness KD. 

I try to do something like it every year, I just don't usually make it public.   icon_redface

Ya, last year he gave me 50% ownership of

A very generous man!
138  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Christmas Loot Thread! on: December 27, 2013, 06:07:56 AM
49ers hat
49ers shirt that has a silhouette of Colin Kapernick "kapernicking"
Starcraft II zerg expansion game
Milwaukee Drill
3 TB hard drive (internal)
3 TB external hard drive for backups
a ticket to a concert
a electric carving knife
Sony Movie Studio Plus 12
Shop Vac
139  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Smilies broken on: December 26, 2013, 02:31:44 AM
christmas is saved!   
140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: I'm replaying Skyrim. What mods do I need to take it to the next level? on: December 26, 2013, 12:16:22 AM
Look into the ENB mods and try out Project ENB...

In the description section it will show you how to install.  It's easy.
141  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [movie] Pacific Rim on: December 24, 2013, 07:34:58 PM
Ya I finally saw this too last week and thought it was pretty bad.  Glad I didn't go and waste my money in a theatre for this one.
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 24, 2013, 03:01:06 PM
Sony already said they will be having a hard time getting ps4 during christmas.  They expect to have more shortly after christmas
143  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 16 on: December 24, 2013, 01:37:25 AM
Tonight is possibly the last game to played in Candlestick (I say possibly because we could be hosting a playoff game or two...)

Here's my favorite memory of going to Candlestick.

My favorite memory of Candlestick Park was when Matt Nelson and I had season tickets. It was the season right after they were 2-14 and we got them fairly cheap. $500 each with parking included. That season the niners played the Raiders and we had some raider fans in front of us. Because it was Raiders vs 49ers it was a fiesty atmosphere with fights being a common occurance.

The raider fans in front of us we're cool, and we were going back and forth playfully. The game was close and it ended up in overtime. 49ers marched down the field and was ready to hit a FG. Raider fans were already leaving the stadium at this point and the niner fans were letting them have it. We let the guys in front of us have it when they packed up in assumed defeat. The FG was a 25 yarder. Should be easy. But, we had Wade Richey. Sure enough he misses, (they don't call him Wide Richey for nothing) and all the Raider fans who haven't left the stadium came running back to their seats. Of course we give them a hard time for abandoning their team.

Raiders march down the field and set themselves up for a easy FG. They had Sebastian Janikowski and he's always on the mark, especially during that year. And yes 49ers fans started to leave including us... Sad to say. But hey, we want to beat traffic, and Janikowski is unstoppable. So we head out and the Raider fans in front of us gives us the same friendly treatment.

Matt and I head out and we watch the kick from the concourse TV and see that he actually missed it. So we run back to our seats and without missing a beat the Raider fans give us what we deserved.

49ers ended up winning that game, and it was probably the most fun experience I had at Candlestick. Everything was crazy from fights in the stands, the game itself and the friendly banter.
144  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: December 23, 2013, 05:12:06 PM

Quote from: TiLT on December 22, 2013, 10:02:27 PM

CeeKay, do you really need to repost everything you like in this thread with nothing but a smiley or thumbs up? It's getting kind of obnoxious, to be honest.

He's treating it as if it's facebook.  Ya, annoying
145  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 16 on: December 23, 2013, 02:12:24 AM
While I know this makes it a little harder for the 49ers, I loved that the hawks lost at home!

146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 12/20/13 on: December 20, 2013, 07:07:59 PM
We're doing our family christmas on the 21st so hopefully call of duty ghost, or batman origins
147  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Duck Dynasty on: December 20, 2013, 05:12:46 PM

Quote from: CeeKay on December 20, 2013, 05:08:50 PM

icon_lol  that's just mean, moving Eco's topic to someplace he can't go icon_twisted

Heh, I didn't see who created it, just know the subject will turn into religious debates. 
148  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / MOVED: Duck Dynasty on: December 20, 2013, 05:06:51 PM
This topic has been moved to Political / Religious Nonsense.
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 20, 2013, 12:12:05 AM

Quote from: msduncan on December 19, 2013, 11:51:40 PM

I have seen both XB1 and PS4 pop into stock briefly before disappearing quickly around the B'ham Alabama area.    I'm guessing it's the same most places.

Edit:  And I might add that I had a strange instinctive urge to purchase one when I saw it even though I already own both.    Gamer instincts or something?

You could purchase one and send it to me smile  I prefer PS4 but wouldn't complain about getting xbox 1.  I plan on getting both at some point
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 20, 2013, 12:11:14 AM

Quote from: Zekester on December 19, 2013, 11:44:42 PM


Once in awhile I make the mistake of participating in the obviously one-sided political forums, and need to take a break for awhile. With the release of the new systems, I was again interested in what the members here were saying.

So where exactly do I stand, naednek?

Well that's awkward...  I could have sworn the last flare up resulted in a ban.  My apologies for calling you out.
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: December 19, 2013, 10:56:31 PM

Quote from: th'FOOL on December 19, 2013, 04:59:32 PM

Quote from: YellowKing on December 19, 2013, 01:44:30 PM

Only certain people awaken the beast.

Can this sort of behavior stop, please?

Actually I'm changing the question to a statement/order

This sort of behavior will stop.  Starting now.  The attacks, the baiting by both console camps are not only evident in this thread but in the other related threads.  If it continues, a personal warning will take place, and after that, temporary bans.  Don't be part of the club where Zekester, jblank and other ex-members sit.  It's not worth it, and frankly, I really don't want to deal with it.  It's a freaking console! If you like yours, cool, don't piss on the other's parade.

152  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2013 -- Week 15 on: December 16, 2013, 05:40:02 AM
I love December and the cowboys.
153  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Nice Beaver!]Naked Gun to get a reboot on: December 14, 2013, 11:55:30 PM
Ya I didn't like any of the Monte Python and the Blazing Saddle types of movies.  Just not funny.
154  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [Nice Beaver!]Naked Gun to get a reboot on: December 14, 2013, 03:51:46 PM
It can't be any worse than it already was.
155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2013 GOTY/G.O.A.T on: December 14, 2013, 03:45:12 PM

Quote from: Purge on December 14, 2013, 12:42:39 AM

Ken, you might want to edit your post above, since GOAT would mean this:


See to me, GOAT means Greatest of all time.  And my coworkers were just talking about GOAT as our clan name in BF4...  I think I just subconsciously put it there. 
156  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2013 GOTY/GOAT on: December 13, 2013, 10:12:54 PM

Quote from: Gratch on December 13, 2013, 06:33:44 PM

Quote from: Teggy on December 13, 2013, 05:00:33 PM

None of you guys played The Last of Us?

I've avoided it because I have absolutely zero interest in anything having to do with zombies.  Seriously...enough already.

I'm sure I'll check it out on a clearance sale sometime, but I'm not in any hurry to do so.

I think you missed out then, because 1: It's not your typical zombie game/movie/story.  2: The presentation and how the story is told is quite remarkable.
157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2013 GOTY/G.O.A.T on: December 13, 2013, 10:11:45 PM
GOTY:  The Last of US hands down.  The only game that came close was GTAV

Runner ups: GTAV, Tomb Raider
158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360/PS3/PC/Wii U/PS4/XB1]Call of Duty:Ghosts on: December 12, 2013, 04:42:42 PM
people, people, please don't justify DLC by purchasing this stupid wolf replacement.  It's the horse armor all over again.  think before you spend your money.  By  buying the horse armor you already changed the landscape of video games into something much worse.  Lets not ruin it even more.
159  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Need some testing on: December 11, 2013, 07:10:24 PM
Did it work?    yes
Browser type and version chrome 31.0.1650.63 m
How was the quality?  fine in the embedded screen, grainy at full screen
Was the ad intrusive?   no ad
Could you run it fullscreen?yes

Now that I tested, will I be listed in the credits?
160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Peggle 2 on: December 10, 2013, 09:18:22 PM

Quote from: davidrobots on December 10, 2013, 06:13:54 PM

Oh man, this is making me want to buy an Xbox One more than anything.

seriously, a puzzle game makes you want to spend $500? 
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