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Nickname Ant
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Description I am just a blue ant =).
Homepage http://aqfl.net
Signed On Jan 12, 2000, 03:53
Total Comments 8217 (Guru)
User ID 1957
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Aw, Blue remembers this time. Jan 11, 2017, 18:42 Ant
 
Kosumo wrote on Jan 11, 2017, 17:41:
Ant wrote on Jan 11, 2017, 14:11:
I expect a lot of computer game (present/gift)s from you guys even if I probably won't play them. Creston, I technically haven't levelled up yet. Just a few more grinding hours. [grin]

Is it one of those levels when you get to pick a new perk? If so what you going for?

I baked you this emojie Cake
I finally levelled up, but didn't get anything good. Just a bunch of happy birthdays from people like you. One said happy emergeday to me since I am an ant. Also, "the cake is a lie".
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Aw, Blue remembers this time. Jan 11, 2017, 14:11 Ant
 
I expect a lot of computer game (present/gift)s from you guys even if I probably won't play them. Creston, I technically haven't levelled up yet. Just a few more grinding hours. [grin]  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Sin City Jan 8, 2017, 13:05 Ant
 
Wow, I was thinking of going to Sin City. It's a good thing I didn't! Too crowded!  
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News Comments > Conan Exiles Trailer
21. AoC Jan 8, 2017, 13:01 Ant
 
I still haven't played the original.  
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News Comments > GeForce Now Streaming Announced
55. GameTap Jan 8, 2017, 12:49 Ant
 
maddog wrote on Jan 5, 2017, 14:07:
I wish someone would bring back the GameTap service. Loved playing the old Atari games and such.

Wow, I forgot about them. Yeah, they had a neat service.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 Free on Origin
17. Re: ME newbie. Jan 6, 2017, 00:22 Ant
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 5, 2017, 23:04:
Ant wrote on Jan 5, 2017, 21:43:
Do we need to play ME1 to understand ME2's story?

Ant, if you never played Mass Effect it's still a good game to play (and a HD mod helps as well). Is it essential? No, but I will say even with ME 3's crappy ending, it's worth the price of admission.
OK and thanks.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 Free on Origin
14. Re: Morning Mobilization Jan 5, 2017, 21:51 Ant
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Jan 5, 2017, 21:49:
Ant wrote on Jan 5, 2017, 21:43:
Do we need to play ME1 to understand ME2's story?

As I recall, the story is pretty self-contained, although there will be occasional references to events/characters from the first game that will make more sense if you've played it.
Thanks.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 Free on Origin
12. ME newbie. Jan 5, 2017, 21:43 Ant
 
Do we need to play ME1 to understand ME2's story?  
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News Comments > Into the Black
30. 80s Jan 1, 2017, 18:32 Ant
 
Kxmode wrote on Jan 1, 2017, 00:52:
nin wrote on Dec 30, 2016, 23:53:
I was, too (born in 75). Carrie's recent admission that she and Ford were boning on the side would have blown my little mind.


I was born in 75 too! The 80's was the best time.
Yep, 80s were rad. We're old now.
 
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General Discussion > Account deleting
2. Re: Account deleting Jan 1, 2017, 18:25 Ant
 
caralimon wrote on Dec 29, 2016, 11:51:
There seems to be no option to do it in the website, how should I go about deleting my account from BluesNews? Thanks.
Ask Blue and Frans?
 
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News Comments > Steam Winter Sale and Awards Voting Begin
65. Portal 2! Dec 25, 2016, 16:01 Ant
 
I still need to buy and play it. Argh!  
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News Comments > Descent: Underground in Development on GOG.com
32. Descent! Dec 25, 2016, 15:51 Ant
 
Descent and Kali. Memories.

Magic Carpet, great game too. I miss Bullfrog.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
29. Silent? Dec 25, 2016, 15:21 Ant
 
Bah. That's the whole point -- loud clicks.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
10. Re: SeaMonkey v2.46, not v2.40 Dec 23, 2016, 00:21 Ant
 
Ant wrote on Dec 22, 2016, 21:15:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1325353 for the issue of the home page showing the old version.
Now, it's fixed!
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
9. SeaMonkey v2.46, not v2.40 Dec 22, 2016, 21:15 Ant
 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1325353 for the issue of the home page showing the old version.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. 2013 for me! Dec 18, 2016, 19:44 Ant
 
SlimRam wrote on Dec 13, 2016, 22:49:
Alan Thicke died, heart attack, he was 69.

Once again, 2016, suck it.
2013 sucked for me with people I know like a co(lleague/worker), family members, a church friend, etc.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailer
53. It's gone! Dec 18, 2016, 19:38 Ant
 
"This video is unavailable..."  
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News Comments > Diablo III Season 8 Ends Soon
6. Re: Diablo III Season 8 Ends Soon Dec 16, 2016, 23:16 Ant
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Dec 16, 2016, 21:33:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Dec 16, 2016, 20:20:
Is the Diablo 1 mode live yet?

got a physical D3 disc lying around I found somewhere, couldnt be arsed to install it... but this would change my mind
D2 would be cool too.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
40. Re: Op Ed Dec 15, 2016, 23:46 Ant
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Dec 15, 2016, 23:32:
I remember Lode Runner just being running around picking up boxes while bad guys chased you...
Based on original 80s game, the bad guys were robots. Lode Runner was a human collecting gold. http://www.loderunnerclassic.com/ ...
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
37. Re: Op Ed Dec 12, 2016, 16:29 Ant
 
jdreyer wrote on Dec 12, 2016, 16:03:
Ant wrote on Dec 11, 2016, 21:58:
jdreyer wrote on Dec 10, 2016, 20:37:
Mr. Tact wrote on Dec 10, 2016, 12:52:
Nope, I meant computer games. Specifically games available on the University of Illinois computer system PLATO. The precursor to most everything you see on the Internet today -- forums, person to person chat, multi-person interactive games. Basically we were doing that starting in the late 70s and laughed our collective asses off at the "creation" of these things on the Internet.

There were lots of time consuming games in the 80s to play:
- The Ultima series (spent SO much time in Ultima IV)
- Lode Runner/Jumpman
- Telengard
- Pinball Construction Set
- Archon
- Dungeon Master
- Prince of Persia
- Battletech: Crescent Hawk Inception
- Simcity
- Tetris
- Elite
- Germany 1985
- Kampfgruppe

And those are just the ones I played on my IBM PC and C-64 that I remember.
Lots of of good games, but on my Apple //c. Jumpman was Lode Runner?
Jumpman waz c64 Lode Runner.
Interesting. I remember a LR port for C64. It used red colors instead of blue like in Apple 2 port. It looks like Jumpman was from Epyx while LR was from B0rderbund.
 
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