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by GCM
Thu Apr 09, 2009 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Red Alert 3
Replies: 38
Views: 3991

Re: Red Alert 3

Question! : Was it ALWAYS $30? I'm thinking about it, but also looking at some indie titles, and I'm prolly not gonna spend on both.
by GCM
Thu Apr 09, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Indie Games Zomg!
Replies: 21
Views: 1909

Indie Games Zomg!

Discusscharged!

I'm currently looking at/considering Mr Robot and Defense Grid: The Awakening, both off Steam. I've also heard somewhere that Braid is available for the PC.

What do you guys think?
by GCM
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games
Replies: 39
Views: 3662

Re: Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games

What I learnt from Team Fortress 2: 1) Sniper rifles charge the longer you scope in. So, before shooting a bank robber who's got a hostage and is about to kill him, be sure to look through your scope for at least four seconds, otherwise you won't kill him. 2) Shooting a rocket at your feet while jum...
by GCM
Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sonic and the Black Knight
Replies: 8
Views: 1139

Re: Sonic and the Black Knight

Yahtzee wrote:It's just Sega throwing random elements into the Sonic name and hoping for the best. Sonic *dart* falls in love with *dart* a glass of water.


Or something of the sort. =P
by GCM
Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0562: "Parking"
Replies: 193
Views: 79493

Re: "Parking" Discussion

coredumperror wrote:This comic is made even greater by the fact that BHG mentioned this act quite some time ago.

:shock:

How did I miss that?!

Image
by GCM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Do you shut your computer down at night?
Replies: 45
Views: 4312

Re: Do you shut your computer down at night?

But sleep/standby mode != hibernation! =O
by GCM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PS3, Xbox360, Wii, Atari 5200. Why buy? (PS3 vs XBox360)
Replies: 88
Views: 12781

Re: Should I sell my 360 and get a PS3?

My right thumb is also slightly lower than my left. ... OK, that's just fucked up. I think you broke your hands playing Xbox. More likely to be excessive amounts of writing tbh, I don't play that much xbox :s I have to agree with jack, the dualshocks are a lot better than Xbox controllers, the symm...
by GCM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: scariest game moment - ***spoiler warning***
Replies: 232
Views: 23743

Re: scariest game moment - ***spoiler warning***

Silent Hill 4 creeped me out particularly when the room no longer healed me and started going into the night, and having hauntings... The only thing that I remember creeping me out/making me jump in Silent Hill 4 was When you look through the peephole to your neighbour's place about halfway thr...
by GCM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)
Replies: 44
Views: 4217

Re: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)

Well, actually I was thinking more along the lines of how-good-would-it-be-now, since I don't think this thread will continue on for yeaaaars to come. (Actually, if it does, then we can all revote XD)

Apologies for that, though. I'll edit it onto my first post.
by GCM
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zero Punctuation - (Yahtzee)
Replies: 552
Views: 74509

Re: Zero Punctuation - (Yahtzee)

RE5 review up. Unfortunately, I'm in the science library doing stuff so I won't see it till later. =P Not sure what he's gonna say, but I'm... a little... what's the word... Well, I'll try to explain. I loved RE4. It was great. Not perfect, but did almost all things right. But judging from what I'v...
by GCM
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games
Replies: 39
Views: 3662

Re: Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games

I'm not sure whether I should be more amused or worried for humanity...

Maybe I'll make a poll.
by GCM
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)
Replies: 44
Views: 4217

Re: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)

I dunno, maybe I should have had more PC options, or at least a better definition. Very well; let's take mine to be decent/normal. 2GBs RAM, 160GB drive (not a big factor), 1.7Ghz Core 2 Duo, a 128MB video card (Nvidia Geforce something), and... it's a laptop. XD Basically specs is what's being aske...
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Beatles Challenge. (Lasting Longer Than 1 Hour)
Replies: 24
Views: 2036

Re: Beatles Challenge. (Lasting Longer Than 1 Hour)

Honestly, you can't possibly assume that a whole bunch of people would reply to your thread (or even be online to see it) in one measly hour, can you? Some of my favorites include: - Rain - The Long and Winding Road - Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - Revolution - Sgt Peppers Part II - Glass Onion - T...
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: scariest game moment - ***spoiler warning***
Replies: 232
Views: 23743

Re: scariest game moment - ***spoiler warning***

I remember when I first played the map pacman_wtf on Team Fortress 2. The horror! :D

Silent Hill 4 creeped me out particularly when the room no longer healed me and started going into the night, and having hauntings...
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zero Punctuation - (Yahtzee)
Replies: 552
Views: 74509

Re: Zero Punctuation - (Yahtzee)

RE5 review up. Unfortunately, I'm in the science library doing stuff so I won't see it till later. =P Not sure what he's gonna say, but I'm... a little... what's the word... Well, I'll try to explain. I loved RE4. It was great. Not perfect, but did almost all things right. But judging from what I've...
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: My pen is graceful like... (Metaphor thread)
Replies: 27
Views: 7007

Re: My pen is graceful like... (Metaphor thread)

The word "like" should indicate it's a simile rather than a metaphor, shouldn't it?

Just bumming around. XD
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games
Replies: 39
Views: 3662

Euro MP calls for big red button to control computer games

Can't find anything related, so...

http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/polit ... ticle.html

Apparently the concept of the power button is lost on some people...
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 18291

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

Lithium is awesome.

It was the only thing that didn't do bad things when I put it in water when I took pre-chemistry. XD

Does anyone have a rough timeline, though? As in, when were they used for pacemakers?
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Do you shut your computer down at night?
Replies: 45
Views: 4312

Re: Do you shut your computer down at night?

Needs a hibernate-when-not-used option. =P

Because that's what I do. Been trying to shut it down instead as of late, though. Is leaving it on the entire time really any better for it?
by GCM
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: BSOD: Vista worse?
Replies: 33
Views: 2882

Re: BSOD: Vista worse?

Currently crapping itself, my computer is. It's not like, every day, but farily often (a few times a week). And not necessarily a BSOD; there's this other way where the screen just freezes up. I check myself on another computer, and it says I'm logged out of Steam, so yeah, crash. XP. Can't say whic...
by GCM
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Thought/Emotion Evoking Games
Replies: 22
Views: 2716

Re: Thought/Emotion Evoking Games

Erm... what hasn't been mentioned here... The Graveyard?
by GCM
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Put Machinima here!
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Put Machinima here!

Found something really interesting? Perhaps you made some of your own? Just want to discuss or check some out? Do it right here. First up, here's something me and my friends did in our free time. TF2. I think it's pretty cool, but don't expect anything mind blowing. No custom animations, continuous ...
by GCM
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Good computer for college?
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Re: Good computer for college?

Get a Dell Vostro. It only BSOD's about once a week. :mrgreen: Sorry. Anyway, I've had mine for about 1.5 years. Other than that, I can't really say. It's a good piece of hardware, works with all your standard fare requirements, and add +1 for gaming if you're into that. Besides the fact that mine's...
by GCM
Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Hibernating is bad now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2638

Re: Hibernating is bad now?

? Never heard of it. How does I do zhat? Sleep/stand-by mode. Oh that. =P I could I guess, but I'd rather not waste the extra energy. I always unplug. ... but 2GB a day (a guess, considering the age of your PC) is not particularly significant. To compare, I listen to half a GB worth of music a day,...
by GCM
Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)
Replies: 44
Views: 4217

Re: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)

Edit: Disabled smileys because 8 ) was appearing as 8). XD
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Hibernating is bad now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2638

Re: Hibernating is bad now?

Your friend is right. Depending on how much RAM you have, it writes up to 4 Gb of data every time you hibernate, then has to read it again when you load. Also, does it continue after you do a proper shutdown? If so, it is probably a virus. Ouch. The radio thing? Yeah. I've shut down a weird looking...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)
Replies: 44
Views: 4217

What hardware do you own? (Consoles + PCs)

I may change this as it goes along. Anyway, I couldn't find any threads on it, and I wanted to find out whether that statistic *ahem* that I got was right or wrong. So, check all that apply! If for some demented reason you feel that the Nokia N-Gage or something should be on the list, I'll edit it. ...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sven Co-Op
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: Sven Co-Op

I swear, I'm just going to start deleting shit like this that makes no damned sense. =( It appears that Sven Co-op is a Half-Life Mod that allows for multiple users to play online cooperatively in a PvE scenario. Their website is here: http://www.svencoop.com/ Now you know. /me watches a star fly b...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PS3, Xbox360, Wii, Atari 5200. Why buy? (PS3 vs XBox360)
Replies: 88
Views: 12781

Re: Should I sell my 360 and get a PS3?

Yes. /thread. Joking, of course. XD For me, the only exclusives to the 360 I've seen are really Halo, GoW and Dead Rising, none of which I'm really that interested in. Probably more, but then I wouldn't have heard of them. =P Everything else is cross platform with at least the PS3 (which I have), if...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Hibernating is bad now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2638

Hibernating is bad now?

So I usually hibernate my computer since it starts up much faster that way than booting and going through the entire process. Today, a friend (from Steam) told me that this wears out the hard drive faster. My question: Really? Because I've been doing it ever since I got it 1.5 years ago. :shock: May...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sven Co-Op
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Sven Co-Op

Anyone? Anyone at all? :mrgreen:

I mainly hang around Cartman-2000's server, just as a note.
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Left 4 fun (and Zombie Panic Source)
Replies: 804
Views: 55080

Re: Left 4 fun (and Zombie Panic Source)

I got bored of it... =O I dunno. It was fun when I started playing it, but it's not as dynamically varied and interesting as Team Fortress 2. People have started falling into the same tactics too; grouping up in corners, molotoving the tank, the closet, etc etc. Probably not gonna touch it till ther...
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 410512

Re: Team Fortress 2

Ishindri wrote:I've been in ESG for a while, though I haven't been playing much lately... there's a goldmine of information in the member-only section of their forums.

STFU...

XD
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:51 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PS3 Blinking Red Light Failure
Replies: 9
Views: 3248

Re: PS3 Blinking Red Light Failure

10 owners? Really? =O

*points accusatory finger*

Anyway, I'm gonna see if this keeps happening. Amusing, isn't it?
by GCM
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0559: "No Pun Intended"
Replies: 156
Views: 40092

Re: "No Pun Intended" Discussion

Comic.
Is.
Awesome.
by GCM
Sat Mar 21, 2009 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0558: "1000 Times"
Replies: 266
Views: 49693

Re: "1000 Times" discussion

Tell me, do I have some sort of mental illness? I've known for a long time that 170 billion (170,000,000,00<wbr>0) is the same as 170,000 million (170,000,000,00<wbr>0). (I know that $0.002 isn't 0.002 cents though, I'm not that silly) I know that this is some joke, but I honestly don't get it. Fro...
by GCM
Sat Mar 21, 2009 10:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Killzone 2
Replies: 4
Views: 896

Re: Killzone 2

One of the games I'm hoping to get a hold of for my new PS3, along with Resistance(s), Rock Band, Quest for Booty, Little Big Planet and Metal Gear 4. =3
by GCM
Sat Mar 21, 2009 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 410512

Re: Team Fortress 2

I love alltalk! Sometimes. It's hard to comm with your teammates, but there was this one time where I was stickying up an oblivious Sniper. And then I went "Hey, <insertnamehere>, hey man, look at me! Look to your right! I'm right here! Turn right!" ...BOOOOOM!!! Fun times... Anyway, updat...
by GCM
Sat Mar 21, 2009 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PS3 Blinking Red Light Failure
Replies: 9
Views: 3248

PS3 Blinking Red Light Failure

"Wait, who is this guy? Never seen him around before mate. But he's got like 400 posts! What's up with that?" Well, basically, I'm an older member of the forums. Man, it's been a while since I've been here. XD No matter. Password reset, gonna hang around here occasionally again. Anyway, fo...
by GCM
Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 410512

Re: Team Fortress 2

Health packs are underused! Seriously, I've been seeing people running around healthpacks shouting medic!

If you know the location of healthpacks, certainly it's much easier to survive?

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