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

El Jeffe – March 21, 2009 01:41PM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Sorry no. I bet I could find some Mac gamers that are. I think my clan (old/ex clan) are playing it.

rino – March 21, 2009 05:56PM Reply Quote
In America, the only respectable form of socialism is socialism for the rich.
I want to be playing it on OSX or Windows ... soon after I receive my new Mac Pro.

The macrumors.com forums have some benchmarks (and a lot of banter natch).

John Willoughby – April 25, 2009 07:09PM Reply Quote
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ARL (Moderator) – April 25, 2009 08:11PM Reply Quote
My WoW account expires tomorrow :(

John Willoughby – April 26, 2009 12:07AM Reply Quote
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ARL (Moderator) – April 26, 2009 07:40PM Reply Quote
I'm a little sad and lost today. Life has no meaning any more...

Think I'll last a month before I join back up.

Goodbye Sporkles... (there's two others who've used my name now, grr!)

ddt – May 02, 2009 05:31PM Reply Quote
oooh! friend's brainstorm in a chat: a great old-style adventure game called "Rescue the Nigerian Prince". start with a modified nigerian spam-type letter... .

ddt

ARL (Moderator) – May 02, 2009 09:58PM Reply Quote
Title: "Valuable Business Proposition!"

John Willoughby – May 07, 2009 10:35AM Reply Quote
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ARL (Moderator) – May 08, 2009 01:16AM Reply Quote
God, were they still around?

ddt – May 09, 2009 09:28AM Reply Quote
mr. w, i suppose it's time for you to get into little big planet (note norse pack available): http://www.us.playstation.com/PSN/store/30809?EMC-News&ATTR=PSU_PSStoreNWs_W006_PS3_A8J_001_LittleBigPlanet_H

ddt

John Willoughby – May 09, 2009 01:06PM Reply Quote
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Heh. I like the idea of Little Big Planet, but I don't really play games on my PS3. (Too much competition from the kids!) It can only improve with Norse trappings, of course.

ARL (Moderator) – May 09, 2009 10:52PM Reply Quote
I've been compensating for my lack of WoW time by replaying 10-yr-old games like MythII (now a universal binary!).

I think that's defeating the purpose of canceling the WoW account.

John Willoughby – May 10, 2009 12:19AM Reply Quote
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Well, you ARE saving money.

ARL (Moderator) – May 10, 2009 06:35AM Reply Quote
http://tain.totalcodex.net/

This didn't help matters...

ddt – May 10, 2009 03:06PM Reply Quote
jw, I'm told LBP is orders of magnitude better in multiplayer. and you and the kids could work on building levels together!

ddt

John Willoughby – May 10, 2009 03:16PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
It's not competition for game time. They want to watch TV on the same set that the PS3 is hooked up to.

johnny k – June 20, 2009 12:47AM Reply Quote
A guy from the lab was bored yesterday and made a USB SNES cart reader. (God these people are smart.) Super Mario Bros 3 worked like a charm on my Mac right off the cartridge. He's going to make a couple more; think I can snag one. Would be cool to build into a drive bay.



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ghidorah – June 23, 2009 03:43PM Reply Quote
Raise taxes on cavemen. --jw
awesome hack

Cloudscout – September 23, 2009 06:51PM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!
Today I parted with my Ms. Pac-Man machine. I bought it 4 months ago for $250 and put another $40 into it to get it working. I sold it for $550 today so that I can buy a Cruis'n World machine. The Ms. Pac-Man was nice because it was all original and in amazing condition but, to be honest, I was never going to play it very much. I only bought it because it was too good of a deal to pass up. Cruis'n World is a game I've wanted for a long time. An actual sit-down racing game. I may eventually convert it into a MAME machine so I can plan other racing games on the cabinet as well but that's going to be a while since it will require a lot of rather expensive parts and adapters for a good conversion.

That said, I'm hosting my second Retro Gaming Party on Saturday, October 10th. It's going to be a good one. If anyone has any temptation to visit Minnesota, that would be a convenient weekend to do so. ;)

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