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Nickname Shok
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Signed On Apr 11, 2001, 15:27
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Oct 3, 2013, 19:04 Shok
 
Thought that name sounded familiar. Now I have to pull out my Outlaws cd's for some musical reminiscing.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 30, 2013, 16:52 Shok
 
Re: Terraria,

I might have to reinstall it I guess. I installed the android version on my tablet yesterday and it was ok but the controls were still goofy using touchscreen...

re: 32 real life cheat codes,

Setting homepage to a random wikipedia page sounds pretty neat, to do it use the url http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Auction Houses Shutting Down Next Year
36. Re: Diablo III Auction Houses Shutting Down Next Year Sep 17, 2013, 17:14 Shok
 
I still won't buy Diablo 3 as long as it's single player requires online only DRM. There are too many other games worth my money that let me play them w/o internet. I voted with my wallet on release but they still sold millions so whatever...  
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News Comments > Evening Screenshots
2. Re: Evening Screenshots Sep 16, 2013, 23:01 Shok
 
You aren't missing much. Since I've been in it the last few months there have only been like 2 days of access and a couple of 4hr 'try to kill the servers' events...  
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News Comments > Godus Early Access
8. Re: Godus Early Access Sep 15, 2013, 16:32 Shok
 
I would still play Populous if it weren't for the carpal tunnel strain that one causes. I'm hoping by release Godus isn't bad or it's a no buy for me.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Beta Access and System Requirements
3. Re: Battlefield 4 Beta Access and System Requirements Sep 9, 2013, 20:49 Shok
 
If(Still requires Origin?)
{
middle_finger(EA);
Do_not_buy();
}
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: GOG Linux Sep 8, 2013, 10:09 Shok
 
Luckily, wine is pretty damn good for installing a fair number of GOG games. And even the native linux DOSBOX client helps.

I've been messing around in Ubuntu the past few weeks and it has come a long way as far as gaming support since the last time I tried it a few years ago. Still not worth giving up multi-booting a Win7 partition but even so there are some days I never even boot into Win7.
 
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News Comments > Gone Gold - Rise of Venice
3. Re: Gone Gold - Rise of Venice Sep 5, 2013, 23:20 Shok
 
Looks like yet another port royale engine derivative. Maybe 5th? time's the charm?  
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News Comments > DCS: Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight Preorders/Beta
4. Re: DCS: Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight Preorders/Beta Sep 4, 2013, 20:54 Shok
 
Tumbler wrote on Sep 4, 2013, 19:56:
Ooo, that will be fun to sit in and push buttons.

ROFL so so true. At the end of the day that's all I can ever retain from the DCS games. My attention span is too short I guess. Five minutes and I'm like, "hrmm what about that other game I could be playing? *ALT-F4*"
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
8. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 1, 2013, 14:35 Shok
 
Been using YNAB since March and love it. I still "cheat" some and spend more than I should but it has still helped for bill planning a ton.  
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Aug 31, 2013, 16:17 Shok
 
I can honestly say even if they pulled a Microsoft AOE 10 cent sale I wouldn't bite on Aliens...  
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News Comments > Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access
1. Re: Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access Aug 21, 2013, 23:02 Shok
 
I've got a major addiction to ALB. I'm at 100 hrs and counting, barely competent at it lol, but still having a blast.  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Aug 19, 2013, 21:31 Shok
 
Yeah, and they get more Origin installs which is probably more valuable to them in the long run. But whatever. I bought it for $1.01 and will not install Origin to play the one non-Steam game (Dead Space 3). I have such a backlog of games if I ever feel like playing it it won't be for five years and by then maybe EA and/or Origin will be history.  
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News Comments > SHAMBLES: Notch's One Week Shooter
1. Re: SHAMBLES: Notch's One Week Shooter Aug 17, 2013, 11:16 Shok
 
I remember miners4k which Blue posted here years ago. Lemme find my comment on it and link the old url...


EDIT: 2008! Wow!

Here it is on mojang's page today (java required).

This comment was edited on Aug 17, 2013, 11:28.
 
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News Comments > EA Financial Results
4. Re: EA Financial Results Jul 23, 2013, 21:24 Shok
 
Still Origin free!

Hell, the only reason I would install Origin would be if EA came out with Outlaws 2...
 
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News Comments > Steam Game Resale EU Court Case This Year?
21. Re: Steam Game Resale EU Court Case This Year? Jul 21, 2013, 16:07 Shok
 
Valve will have to orbitally nuke all online sales in EU. It's the only way to be sure the lawyers don't win.  
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News Comments > On Sale
28. Re: On Sale Jul 20, 2013, 09:43 Shok
 
I've picked up a lot in the sale so far:

Monaco
Dark Souls
Alan Wake Bundle
Wargame: Airland Battle
Natural Selection II
Fallout New Vegas Ultimate
Kerbal Space Program
System Shock 2
Tropico 4 Collector's Bundle
Far Cry 3 - Blood Dragon
Bastion

plus 2 x YNAB (budget software) for gifts

I'll probably pick up a few more by Monday...I'm a sucker for anything less than $5, especially AAA titles!
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Jul 17, 2013, 20:07 Shok
 
Dark Souls is a dolla cheaper on Amazon with code "gooncave"  
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Jul 14, 2013, 07:22 Shok
 
YNAB personal budget software is on the flash sale until 1est today (Sunday). It's a steal at $15, I bought it in March on sale for $40 or so. The phone app is free, website has excellent support and tutorials, and finance info syncs via dropbox on all devices. It also can be run without steam. It has a different methodology than Quicken but is better I think.

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Jul 12, 2013, 22:21 Shok
 
Reddit also posted this Chicago newspaper headline...

 
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