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Nickname ColoradoHoudini
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Description Ex NetQuaker..ex 3Wave and Thunderwalker CTF'er (named: Houdini). Played Tribes for Western Alliance, Counterstrike with Frag University (the original FU). Played ET, BF1942 etc...
Old school gamer, ex military.. lived all over the US
Homepage http://
Signed On Jul 20, 2003, 00:24
Total Comments 1381 (Pro)
User ID 17782
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News Comments > Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Beta Nears
43. Re: ... Jun 18, 2007, 13:04 ColoradoHoudini

I admire your love for the game, but it takes it down a few notches when we see that you're a totally new poster.
ET:QW doesnt need corporate shills, especially not on this site.. it will do fine on it's own.

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News Comments > Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Beta Nears
37. Re: No subject Jun 18, 2007, 10:00 ColoradoHoudini
I'm interested because hell, I havent seen a new top-named MP FPS in ages..
BF2142 does not count... so maybe that takes us back to BF2? How long ago was that, a year at least right? I loved that the QW devs basically lambasted the BF2 series because of the horrid physics, terrible hitscan and the dolphin diving to get better accuracy dealy.

I won't pay for a beta, and I won't support fileplanet in that endeavor either. I hope that the beta dudes actually actively search for bugs and report them.. and then, here's the kicker..the DEVS ACTUALLY FIX THEM.
Unlike Tribes:V when all of us real FPS gamers told the devs "this game is gonna tank unless you fix XYZ".. then the game tanked and we stood there and said "told ya".

I really do think the SD fellas will fix the bugs least, i hope so.

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News Comments > Half-Life 2 Episode Two Dated
44. No new FPS's Jun 15, 2007, 18:06 ColoradoHoudini
since BF2.. has there been a big-named MP FPS to hit the market? I don't count BF2142 btw.

We are in a serious drought when it comes to MP FPS's.. I know that I am craving something new right now.. I have a ton of games on my radar, but sweet god they are taking their time getting out.

Unreal Tournament 3
TF 2
(am I missing any?)

I have nothing to play right now, and that's a damn shame. Had a big named MP FPS landed on the scene about 6 months ago, I think it would've done really, really well.

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News Comments > Halo 2 & Shadowrun XP?
27. Re: This line alone says it all Jun 12, 2007, 15:08 ColoradoHoudini
my wife, who is as technically literate as a wet kite, said to me the other night "fucking clean up the mess you made in the kitchen, or you're not getting any tonight" and then later on said "even i know i dont want to use Vista, we don't need to upgrade to it, right, it looks prettier or somethin, right"?

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News Comments > Fury Podcast
4. Re: nice Jun 11, 2007, 13:01 ColoradoHoudini
Wow... nice catch Elf...


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News Comments > Crysis Movies
3. Re: No subject Jun 10, 2007, 19:37 ColoradoHoudini
for those looking for the Bluesnews moment.. 13:44

I watched the vehicle stuff, but of course i dont understand a damn bit of it.

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News Comments > Warhammer: Age of Reckoning Podcast
1. No subject Jun 10, 2007, 18:35 ColoradoHoudini
I love this guys enthusiasm.. and i really hope Warhammer is as good as I think it will be.

I really hope they nail down the boring parts of other MMO's and concentrate on what makes the game fun.
I suppose when you hinge your games success largely upon PvP, err.. RvR.. then the players keep the game going more so than quests and epic dungeons.

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News Comments > New BF2 Beta Map
3. Re: It's all about PR Jun 5, 2007, 22:40 ColoradoHoudini
I'm stuck playing BF2 (infantry only server, same map) until Quake Wars comes out...
sucks, no other FPS's to play.. ugh.

I was even tempted to pick up 2142. okay who threw that???

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News Comments > Tuesday Hardware Reviews
1. No subject May 29, 2007, 15:13 ColoradoHoudini
this is the worst review I have ever read:

It's fucking unreadable, it backtracks mid sentence, contradicts itself and makes no fucking sense.

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News Comments > You Are Empty Patch
6. Re: No subject May 28, 2007, 11:58 ColoradoHoudini
I am's like they know they were speaking right at me. I'm going to go write some bad poetry now.


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News Comments > Football Superstars Announced
3. Re: No subject May 25, 2007, 13:38 ColoradoHoudini
Wasn't there going to be a baseball game like this some years ago?

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News Comments > Halo 2 Delay - Blame the Boobies
33. Re: Not this world May 25, 2007, 13:37 ColoradoHoudini

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News Comments > WoW Patch
43. Re: No subject May 22, 2007, 20:54 ColoradoHoudini
"Welcome to the world of Paladins... we've been dealing with this since launch."

Except you can end game tank very well and single target heal like a dominate as the premier PvP healer.. and were never billed as the DPS hybrid.. and were also the single only reason alliance progressed further raid-wise before the BC came out..
so.. ahh what now?

You haven't had it anywhere near as bad.. no where near.

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News Comments > BF2 Patches Ending?
31. err May 22, 2007, 17:48 ColoradoHoudini
I became upset with WoW's treatment of the Shaman class so i reinstalled BF2 to give me something to play between C&C3 runs..
I still hate the hitscan..but it's not terrible.. just quirky. Having to dolphin dive on the ground to gain accuracy is appalling, you should not gain a benefit from such an action.. oh well.

I play on a 64 player, infantry only server.. keeps me happy.
until ET:QW or UT3 come out anyhow.. or that one modern day shooter using army-types.. the video looked kickass, cant remember the name though.

I also played a ton of BF2142 in beta.. saw too many issues and didnt pick up the full game. It was fun at times for sure.. but not my cup o tea. I sure as hell wouldnt pick it up now, unlessit was under 20clams and came with a free asian massage

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News Comments > WoW Patch
33. Re: No subject May 22, 2007, 17:40 ColoradoHoudini
I stopped playing, but only because the developers dont know what the fuck to do with the Shaman class (my main).
There I am, standing in SSC.. healing.. but I am a DPS hybrid..
I healed from MC-Naxx.. but i'm supposed to be the DPS hybrid.

Now they nerf the Windfury damage (err, adjusted it to be "right"--cough cough) aggro dump still... no real CM representation..sigh.

my mana regen for casting still sucks as elemental.

still a bunch of shaman issues.

BUFF SHAMAN!!!!!!!!!!!

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News Comments > BlueTower Power Outage
49. Re: Good stuff... May 17, 2007, 18:51 ColoradoHoudini
he has to be online for the Blizzard announcement.. i have to see the posts we get on that topic

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News Comments > SOE Acquires Sigil
10. Re: No subject May 16, 2007, 13:12 ColoradoHoudini
To get into BT, you have to .. i think.. Killed Nightbane, killed Magtheridon and also completed the 3 top lvl 70 instances on heroic.
Shattered Halls
---good freaking luck. It took our 5 best geared and best players 6 hours to get though Shadowlabs on heroic. These guys are insanely geared with the best Kara/Mag/Kazzak/Doomwalker/Gruul gear..and still it took that long. perfect class makeup too.
A regular Joe in a regular guild isn't going to be able to do the heroics, never mind the other fights.

So yeah.. if your guild sucks, or if you dont have a ton of time to play, you're never going to see inside of the Black Temple.
unless you play on a private server, which i am thinking of doing.. despite being able to get into the Black Temple after I complete a successful

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News Comments > New Wolfenstein Game Revealed
13. Re: Blegh May 12, 2007, 18:20 ColoradoHoudini
I too would also like another SoF game.. the MP aspect of SoF 2 was really good. I rather enjoyed that game

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News Comments > The Secret World Announced
4. Re: K. May 11, 2007, 13:29 ColoradoHoudini

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News Comments > More on Hellgate Multiplayer
23. Re: Earth to Bill May 10, 2007, 18:51 ColoradoHoudini
After reading all of your responses, I now realize that this subscription model is not going to work for me.

I was so excited about the game, and now after thinking it through, I am no longer hyped. A 3d diablo+ game is not getting my 10clams a month.

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