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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:55 pm

I didn't invent that method. It's the best way to hide spoilers when there's no actual Spoiler tag.
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Postby PKMKII » Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:53 pm

You can just make the text the same color as the background, [Spoiler]like this[/Spoiler]
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:13 am

PKMKII wrote:You can just make the text the same color as the background, [Spoiler]like this[/Spoiler]
Yes, but this forum uses different board styles, which have different colour schemes. You might not be able to see that colour, but maybe I can.
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Postby Scott the Pirate » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:29 pm

My ex recently gave me her latest ex's PS2... is it worth keeping considering the fact that i already have two Xboxes, an N64 and an Xbox360? Should i just sell it?
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You should give it away to the first person to post after you mentioned it. :whistle:
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Postby Scott the Pirate » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:46 pm

Nice try...

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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:27 am

Scott, PS2 is a great system with a TON of great games, especially since it can play both PS1 and PS2 games, plus DVDs and CDs. I say keep it.
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black bart wrote:Look...this is an order...you all need to join 'Warhawk' so I can shoot you all down and get my 'Distinguished Aerial Superiority' Ribbon...please!


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Postby ubidubikid #1 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:55 pm

I've heard a lot of hubub at my school lately about "call of duty," can someone tell me what the big deal is?
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Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:00 pm

ubidubikid #1 wrote:I've heard a lot of hubub at my school lately about "call of duty," can someone tell me what the big deal is?
I would ask my son but he's been in his room with the door nailed shut since midnight on Monday. He's also using ALL the internet bandwidth. I've a good mind to throttle him (his internet connection, that is).
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:21 am

ubidubikid #1 wrote:I've heard a lot of hubub at my school lately about "call of duty," can someone tell me what the big deal is?
I've played a few rounds, and it is fairly interesting. Well, I can only offer an opinion on the multiplayer, unfortunately. You're either Axis or Allies and you have to kill the other team and take their flag, or whatever rules of the game. The control of the weapons and vehicles is good, it looks pretty fantastic, and it's extremely entertaining when you're with a bunch of friends.
It's what you expect of a WWII shooter, I guess.

Side note: I can't remember which sequel I played, because there are a few of them. It was on the X-Box 360, if that helps, but it may not have been a 360 game.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby black bart » Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:57 am

ubidubikid #1 wrote:I've heard a lot of hubub at my school lately about "call of duty," can someone tell me what the big deal is?


I've seen a video revue of the new game 'Modern Warfare' and it looks awesome. I played the last version right through and the best bit was the SAS sniper section where you had to take aim at some nasty East European Drugs Baron and allow for the curvature of the Earth to shoot him. My only gripe about Call of Duty was the game was far too short for £40. My other gripe is those types of games sometimes make you feel that you are following a prescribed (almost like watching a video) path and you are not really playing a game where you can change the outcome. I tried playing it online but I couldn't stay alive for more than about 4 seconds!

Back to Warhawk for me.

Borderlands sounds good as well.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Roy Hunter » Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:21 am

I just managed to get the boy out of his room for ten minutes in order to feed him. He says that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, to give it its full Sunday name, was made by a different company than the last Call of Duty, and the game play and interactivity is much better than its predecessor. As I understand it, The game relies more on the graphics power of the Xbox 360 than raw processing power, and this enables much bigger multiplayer games, but keeps network lag down, as there isn't so much information being transferred between individual players.
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