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FourPak
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FourPak
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MMOGS are my LIFE!
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Re: Ug
Jun 6, 2007, 20:42
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Re: Ug Jun 6, 2007, 20:42
Jun 6, 2007, 20:42
 
The majority of consumers are just like him.
the majority of citizens are just like him,
and the pursuit of / demand for mediocrity extends way beyond entertainment.

This comment was edited on Jun 6, 20:44.
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Re: UO
Jun 2, 2007, 15:00
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Re: UO Jun 2, 2007, 15:00
Jun 2, 2007, 15:00
 
corp por from 2 screens away. wheee.

In fact the housing reflects the type of players - Ghetto

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Re: No subject
May 31, 2007, 20:42
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Re: No subject May 31, 2007, 20:42
May 31, 2007, 20:42
 
a large glut of beta-test offers
they need the free advertising in the buildup to an October-ish release, closed beta slots are primarily given to the gaming press or owners of pro fan sites.

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Latitude Longitude
May 29, 2007, 21:03
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Latitude Longitude May 29, 2007, 21:03
May 29, 2007, 21:03
 
odd, it put me at
longitude : 122.260399 W
latitude : 37.753399 N
which is in the Yellow Sea NE of Qingdao China.

How did they know??? HOW DID THEY FIND ME!!!

This comment was edited on May 29, 21:08.
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Re: GameTap
May 29, 2007, 20:36
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Re: GameTap May 29, 2007, 20:36
May 29, 2007, 20:36
 
Really good video of Lord British, Ultima dev, and his mansion!
mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/turner/gl/gametap/TappedIn_LordBritish_88da0.wmv

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GameTap
May 29, 2007, 20:13
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GameTap May 29, 2007, 20:13
May 29, 2007, 20:13
 
GameTap eh...
i wonder, will you actually Own the game?
because currently GameTap
games cannot be purchased, and are automatically deactivated when the user unsubscribes from the service.
hmmm.

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Re: No subject
May 29, 2007, 19:53
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Re: No subject May 29, 2007, 19:53
May 29, 2007, 19:53
 
"needs better localization"

looked at some of their other games, saw:
'Alarm fur Cobra 11'
Alarm Fur???
then noticed
provox.hr = Croatia

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Air engine video
May 28, 2007, 13:57
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Air engine video May 28, 2007, 13:57
May 28, 2007, 13:57
 
practical, simple, cheap, powerful, efficient, and can be mass produced Now:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=jjSOvbsE460

damnit if only there was some way to prevent it from being killed by the global oil Corporations.

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No subject
May 28, 2007, 13:01
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No subject May 28, 2007, 13:01
May 28, 2007, 13:01
 
Other participating organizations include the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)


1.
 
?
May 28, 2007, 12:44
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? May 28, 2007, 12:44
May 28, 2007, 12:44
 
video games cause global warming?

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Mars caves
May 27, 2007, 19:19
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Mars caves May 27, 2007, 19:19
May 27, 2007, 19:19
 
Clearly these are either entrances to:
A) a Krell outpost
or
B) a Morloch cavern

How weird would it be to find million year old graffitti carved on the walls of one of these caves, or maybe bit marks from some gigantic drilling machine.

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Re: Great Story
May 27, 2007, 18:41
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Re: Great Story May 27, 2007, 18:41
May 27, 2007, 18:41
 
Another instance such as this is the shrine in the Barrens dedicated to one of their programmers / artists who died during development, which you can only see if you yourself are dead.
zow. nice memorial but, kinda eerie.

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Art imitates Life
May 27, 2007, 17:55
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Art imitates Life May 27, 2007, 17:55
May 27, 2007, 17:55
 
Even in a game, Corporate Capitalism is a dismal failure and brings out the absolute worst in people. No surprise the player orgs are called Corporations. Art imitates Life.

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Re: Neuromancer
May 20, 2007, 17:26
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Re: Neuromancer May 20, 2007, 17:26
May 20, 2007, 17:26
 
yeah much of the book doesn't translate easily to the screen - battling mainframe AI's with icebreaker viruses, etc. A cyberpunk jumble of Blade Runner + Tron + The Matrix + Johnny Mnemonic + Max Headroom.

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Re: PT boats
Apr 27, 2007, 22:13
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Re: PT boats Apr 27, 2007, 22:13
Apr 27, 2007, 22:13
 
These days the Persian Gulf offers many 1st hand opportunities to pilot or man a patrol boat.

If anyone dares to volunteer.

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Re: industrial espionage
Apr 27, 2007, 21:35
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Re: industrial espionage Apr 27, 2007, 21:35
Apr 27, 2007, 21:35
 
the source code for Lineage II may have been stolen
A virtual William Wallace Award to whoever Set This Knowledge FREE!
Fight against that? No, we will run, and we will live.

http://www.videosift.com/video/Braveheart-William-Wallaces-Battle-of-Stirling-Speech

William: Ay, fight and you may die, run and you'll live. At least a while. And dying in your beds many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that for one chance, just one chance to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take our FREEDOM.

This comment was edited on Apr 27, 21:36.
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Re: no Bill Roper
Apr 27, 2007, 21:25
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Re: no Bill Roper Apr 27, 2007, 21:25
Apr 27, 2007, 21:25
 
player bases are not a good way to measure a game's quality
No? Then what is? Reviewers? Critics?

Who is the Arbiter of Quality? You? Me?
YES!
Each player decides for himself what constitutes Quality.
And when 8M individuals decide that hey, This Is Good, well...

1.
 
Gamecock To Crash E3
Apr 27, 2007, 20:48
1.
Gamecock To Crash E3 Apr 27, 2007, 20:48
Apr 27, 2007, 20:48
 
bwahahaha YES! i hope so, it would be great to see these new "Corporate E3" prima donna elitist snobs upstaged by some chaos warrior RealGamers!

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Re: $100 Laptop
Apr 27, 2007, 20:37
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Re: $100 Laptop Apr 27, 2007, 20:37
Apr 27, 2007, 20:37
 
Aren't there still some flawed orginial Pentium chips out there?
ding!grats! Yes there must be truckloads of old processor and memory chips moldering away in satockrooms of surplus stores in North Dakota and elsewhere.

Or how about using the chips that FAIL the full Intel(TM) test? maybe only 1/2 the chip works - so what? that's still 100x more power than is needed to run basic functions slowly.

A dirty little (not so) secret:
Retail stores *cough*HomeDepot*cough* are compelled by manufacturers like Toro and Black & Decker and Stihl to throw away perfectly good but cosmetically flawed hardware every day. Everything from fully functioning shop-vacs to chainsaws to drills and other tools are thrown away and not even given the opportunity to be acquired by charities or other worthwhile parties.
This comment was edited on Apr 27, 20:39.
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e-books
Apr 27, 2007, 20:21
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e-books Apr 27, 2007, 20:21
Apr 27, 2007, 20:21
 
gimme a laptop sized screen w/ a slightly larger case, with a SIMPLE ability to bookmark, mark and underline passages and download current copies of Fantasy & Science Fiction and Asimov's Science Fiction, and a holder to clip onto a bathroom's toilet paper roll and i'd buy one if it was cheap.

Actually you can make one yourself from an old old 2nd hand laptop bought cheap from one of those junk computer scavenger stores like Halted Specialties http://www.halted.com/ , a treasure trove of ancient and arcance electronic curiosities that time forgot.

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