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ghidorah's Avatar Picture ghidorah – December 09, 2007 04:50PM Reply Quote
thats right--games.

Dr. Strangelove – September 26, 2008 06:01PM Reply Quote
Anyone here played spore? What's the verdict?

John Willoughby – September 26, 2008 07:27PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
I've played it up to the civilization phase. It's cool what they've done, but I enjoyed it much more when my critter was an evolving animal than a sentient being. Of course, things may pick up later on. Part of my problem is that I was a ruthless carnivore, which worked great until I was civilized. Then all the other nations treated me like, I don't know, a ruthless carnivore. I didn't last long.

El Jeffe – September 27, 2008 03:40AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
My Mac Mini has issues displaying all elements. It looks like an advanced Bugdom.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/27/2008 03:40AM by El Jeffe.

John Willoughby – November 20, 2008 12:12PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support

John Willoughby – November 20, 2008 12:13PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
By the way, DDT, you might be interested in : this.

ddt – November 20, 2008 02:03PM Reply Quote
ha! thanks. haven't fired that up in a year but i'll check it out.


ddt – December 02, 2008 09:22AM Reply Quote
dpbd and cross-posted:

ran into a fanboi-run store in LA that has a lot of old video game stuff -- games, systems, accessories.



tliet – December 02, 2008 11:43AM Reply Quote
I like their platform icon for 'PC'.

ARL (Moderator) – December 02, 2008 02:18PM Reply Quote
I whinge therefore I am!

ARL (Moderator) – December 08, 2008 05:21PM Reply Quote
I whinge therefore I am!
Any sporkers bothered with the WOTLK upgrade?

John Willoughby – December 08, 2008 08:01PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
Oh, yeah, got my troll shaman to 80 already. Death Knight is 73, got a couple of others to 71. Fun to see new content after so long, but not revolutionary.

ARL (Moderator) – December 08, 2008 09:33PM Reply Quote
I whinge therefore I am!
Good God, you work quick.

I still have only done about half of outlands. Heaps left to do/see/go.

>Death Knight is 73

Seen a lot of people convert to Death Knights. Maybe it's the rush of people who don't quite know what to do with their fancy "new" character, but if I see a death Knight under lvl 75 in a pvp instance, I'm all over them like a fly on shite...

Maybe that'll change - However I'm also enjoying the whole "ret pallies no longer suck at pvp" changes that came through with the 3.0 patch. And as mentioned previously, with a decent graphics card I no longer just own the graveyard...

The only problem is I made it to lvl 70 about two weeks before the new upgrade, and already there's this "omg, you're all just 70s" attitude in battlegrounds, which is a bit harsh, IMO... (I just want to get my gear)

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John Willoughby – December 09, 2008 11:15AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support

El Jeffe – December 09, 2008 12:53PM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Just got a call from the car... son bought used xbox for $50 from gamestop. Plus battlefront 2 star wars.
Hope I don't get hit with the Jeff Cooper smoker's special. :)

Cloudscout – December 11, 2008 10:50AM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!
My new addiction is "Mob Wars" on Facebook. It reminds me of the old dialup BBS games.

Yesterday some guy decided to keep attacking me. He was strong enough to win most of the fights which would earn him money each time but not enough to really make a big dent in my cash. I would retaliate by putting him on the hitlist. The bounty was much, much more than what I was losing to his attacks but it was kind of a fun little pissing match. I'd hitlist him which guarantees he'll be dead within seconds as thousands of players clamor for the bounty.

Over the course of the evening last night, I earned a LOT more money and quadrupled the size of my mob and their armaments. This morning, he started his attacks again with a much different result. He eventually sent me the following message:


hey.. u increased ur mobsize overnight, raised ur levels.. impressing.
but i can still fuck u.. eheheh

Nevermind the fact that this message reads like a bad spam email (Increase your mobsize overnight with our herbal viagra!), he obviously didn't get the hint. He kept trying and, through his repeated failures, actually HELPED me jump two levels. Then he sent this:


i don t think u have the health and the stamina for intense fighting.. anyway lets stop this nosens ! who started it anyway ?

He was wrong. I had enough cash to keep my "Boss" healthy and I have friends whose in-game wealth is astronomical so I had them repeatedly hit-listing him, too. I was bored, though, so I just ended up inviting him to join my mob (which means we're unable to attack each other anymore). Ahh, such juvenile fun.

tliet – December 12, 2008 11:49PM Reply Quote
Nifty advertisement on games.yahoo.com by Apple:

Good to see that the game aspect of the iPhone/iPod touch is emphasised now.

ddt – December 13, 2008 03:58AM Reply Quote
have seen that on tv a lot, but the added jiggling of the page elements is very cool (look for it to become the most annoying, overdone thing soon). how do they do it?


ghidorah – December 14, 2008 01:47PM Reply Quote
Raise taxes on cavemen. --jw
let me know when I can play wow on one

ARL (Moderator) – December 14, 2008 05:13PM Reply Quote
I whinge therefore I am!

tliet – December 14, 2008 09:47PM Reply Quote
Does it run on the Nintendo DS? Or the PSP?

(I sincerely don't know as I hardly play any games apart from some tiny ones on the Treo to kill waiting time)

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