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by Faithful
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Maps
Replies: 52
Views: 10148

Re: Maps

I love maps. I loved my GIS class in college. I love making them. I love fantasy maps in books. LOTR trilogy book - the one where all three books in one - had detailed maps of the entire realm. WoT maps are awesome, especially city designs. On the other hand, I will only use my phone or my GPS while...
by Faithful
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479856

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

If you refer to a web host as an ISP, tell me that you can 'export the site in whatever format is necessary' from your software, and then say that you'd just like a sub-domain, maybe like 'site.org/SUB' and then tell me all you need from me is the password and username for my web host: I am not let...
by Faithful
Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496700

Re: Minecraft

Steax wrote:I suppose PMs would catch their attention sooner, but yeah. And yes, you should leave your minecraft name in here too.


I already PM'ed blalobw.

Minecraft name in case anyone checks it / curious: FaithfulCG

Look forward to building with y'all :)
by Faithful
Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496700

Re: Minecraft

Steax wrote:
Yes, you can use a texture pack for SMP. Come join us on the server!

--

I'm also trying to work out a dice PRNG for the backgammon board. It's... in progress, I guess.


Can I get white listed? I would love to join the SMP
by Faithful
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496700

Re: Minecraft

Just got back into this game, again. Like the first hit of a drug for a junkie, this game is WHOA! AWESOME! still. My map seed decided that I shall only get an Island. 1 Island, with 1 Tree and Flat, and maybe 20 by 20. It does have sand and maybe 6 coal. It's awesome being able to build whatever I ...
by Faithful
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 338848

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

So I'm talking to my friends over 3$ 32oz beers about Mass Effect 3. They don't care so its shot time.

Also...go beer.

That is all.
by Faithful
Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 271886

Re: Mass Effect 3

Regarding the previous post's spoilers The GameFront article omgryebread linked first is definitely worth reading. Ending spoilers:[spoiler]So I understand some of where its coming from, but I am not sure I completely agree with the points. 5 and 4 are spot on. 3, I only really think the Normandy cr...
by Faithful
Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 271886

Re: That That Mass Effect 3

Bleh, when I finish a really good game, I usually don't have much desire to play other things for a bit. I get so into a particular game and it's feel, I don't really feel like full on switching to something else. ME3 did that just as much as ME 1 and 2. Unfortunately, the ending of 3 kind of sappe...
by Faithful
Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 271886

Re: Mass Effect 3

So I finally got around to finishing this game. TLDR - Good but not Great. The relationship set ups were awesome. Characters were awesome. Ending totally disappointed me. In my main game, I renewed my relationship with Ashley and the interactions were cool. The cafe talk, the talk before the final f...
by Faithful
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 271886

Re: Mass Effect 3

I honestly don't care that much about how outrageous they make the plot line. I played ME2 4+ times just to have different endings with relationships / classes / etc so that when ME3 comes out, I can play through all the endings. Only the one game where I used my save from ME1 is 100% complete excep...
by Faithful
Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 271886

Re: Mass Effect 3

To quote the greatest fictional president of all time, Mr. Jack Ryan. "The older you get, the less you like change. Last week, Starbucks stopped selling my favorite roast. Threw me off for days" Change happens. While I am indifferent about the change in ME3, I will be pre ordering it becau...
by Faithful
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports
Replies: 49
Views: 8351

Re: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports

I don't play SC2 anymore, at all. I still love watching it. It's a visual game with the complexities of chess / nfl football. I'm glad I don't really understand the current metagame...it makes the games interesting. I would hate to be like "Well... Protoss went 12/12 gate so the Terran has to g...
by Faithful
Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports
Replies: 49
Views: 8351

Re: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports

By that metric, you could be following current events and find as much entertainment. Sports are like any other game; some people will find it interesting, others won't. I wager some people here would find a football game boring, but be more than happy to watch a Mt:G or Chess game; that's fine in ...
by Faithful
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports
Replies: 49
Views: 8351

Re: I don't understand the appeal of watching sports

Sports bring about a drama in so much as it being unscripted, unabridged and action packed. For example, the Women's World Cup. USA v Brazil - you can't make that shit up. Same with the Giants v Patriots Super Bowl 4 years ago. Or the TLO v Violet (?) TvT match in SC2 way back when. The drama is not...
by Faithful
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Lydia, oh Lydia.

Day 1: I start working for the fool

Day 2: Fool bought a house! I have a solid roof over my head

Day 3...n: Fool left me in the house because I am terrible at sneaking and the fool basically two shots everything anyways. Oh well, back to cleaning.
by Faithful
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Replies: 363
Views: 53400

Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

You, sir, name? wrote:My main complaint is that the interface is absolutely tiny. Reading the text and trying to make out the icons are absolutely murdering my eyes D:


For me it seems huge. What is your resolution in the game? Maybe that is the reason the UI looks huge to me while yours is tiny.
by Faithful
Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Replies: 363
Views: 53400

Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

19 Sage and 10 Commando - Both heal spec'ed. Just some observations: Enjoyed the Sage so much that I out leveled my friends. Combat seems awesome, some classes excel at killing strong individual mobs while others are good at killing many weaker enemies at once. Tanking seems good. Healing is awesome...
by Faithful
Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Personally, in the three characters I have made so far, all make that first trek to the Lovers Stone asap. I feel that 20% in one branch isn't worth it when I can get 15% in all branches. The hardest part about the trek there is that there usually is a dragon fight and a Saber Cat waiting on the...
by Faithful
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Does anyone have a stealth and archery type character and a viable strategy to kill dragons with it? Shoot them with the bow. Also, level up your smithing so you can create the best bow possible. Use your shouts. Find guards nearby. Best way to kill him it to stand close to the dragon so that it is...
by Faithful
Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Can you be a vampire AND a werewolf at the same time? No. If that was possible, you would ruin reality for all the 12-20 year old females who are in love with Twilight. They would go on a murderous rampage through America until coming upon Bethesda Softworks and utterly destroy the TES series with ...
by Faithful
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I use Lydia, as a Mage she is irreplaceable.

She can take 2-3 guys on at a time while my conjured flame spirit and my dual wielding shock/flame spells utterly destroy the mobs.

...but yes, her pathing is less than ideal.
by Faithful
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577538

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Tomorrow... Tomorrow... 'tis only a day awayyyyyy. It was worth the extra 10$ for overnight shipping so I can receive it Saturday morning. I am so excited for this. Any idea what type of character you all will be trying out? Personally, I'm probably going to go with a conjuration mage or a sneaky ar...
by Faithful
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone
Replies: 6609
Views: 913893

Re: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone

Hey guys, umm. Random sub-topic. How do YOU harrass? (this question goes out to all terrans, zergs and protosses) Zerg have it easy. Muta Harass. 5-7 can disrupt an undefended early base. Later on 15+ do some serious damage. Ling run by's: 20-30 lines can destroy a mineral line in minimal amount of...
by Faithful
Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 383203

Re: Diablo III

The worst part about this is that Blizzard is located in California and thus, Hellooooo internet taxes. Diablo 3 will actually show the second largest profit for the state of California, behind weed.
by Faithful
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wishing Well
Replies: 52
Views: 6773

Re: Wishing Well

I wish I was motivated... to do anything.
by Faithful
Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RIFT. It sure looks like WoW
Replies: 72
Views: 35180

Re: RIFT. It sure looks like WoW

I was curious about Rift, but it seems to me like the only thing it does 'better' than WoW is add a bit of class flexibility that is the equivalent of specializations, and has random world events. Ya? Ya, and more. It is more interactive than WoW. When was the last world event in WoW? When the GM's...
by Faithful
Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RIFT. It sure looks like WoW
Replies: 72
Views: 35180

Re: RIFT. It sure looks like WoW

Bringing this back to the top. This game is awesome. I have been playing it for a week and I can not stop. While the game does have similarities to WoW, there are some major differences that I feel separate Rift from World of Warcraft. The interface comes from Warhammer Online, almost exactly. Graph...
by Faithful
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1715516

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: how easy calculus can be with a programmable calculator :) YIL: my college doesn't have enough people to hold my multivariate calculus class (7 people, including me, signed up. Minimum number of students to hold that class is 8. there's a week left to register, and the last person to add the c...
by Faithful
Tue May 24, 2011 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 106543

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

Closing defects.

/headdesk.
by Faithful
Tue May 24, 2011 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1715516

Re: Today I Learned

Tequila is my drink of choice. A nice Reposado is really good for any night.

Cinco de Mayo, I totally splurged on an Anejo
by Faithful
Mon May 23, 2011 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games Where You Build a City
Replies: 17
Views: 5160

Re: Games Where You Build a City

Kingdom of Kefflings allows you to build the Keffling's a city. That's the closest I can think of.

That's on the xbox arcade.

It's actually pretty neat. I built my town, realized I didn't like the lack of efficiency, and redid it all. Took hours and was mildly enjoyable.
by Faithful
Thu May 19, 2011 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479856

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Remember to pronounce Oregon oh-reh-gawn. That way, you spread seething rage to other people, and there's less left in the world for you. Emotions are a zero-sum game. Oh-reh-gawn-ow-ut? My mouth just made really elongated movements to get that out. I'll stick with the New Yorker way of saying it &...
by Faithful
Wed May 11, 2011 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479856

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

If we are talking about robands avatar... its not a bunny.

It's a stoned Dobby.
by Faithful
Tue May 10, 2011 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mobile phones
Replies: 74
Views: 9218

Re: Mobile phones

Just was able to upgrade my phone.

Had a Blackberry, now I have the HTC Thunderbolt.

4g is effing fast...and effing kills my battery.

Thankfully, I can drop it down to 3g and make the battery last all day and night, while others complain theirs dies in 6 hours or less.
by Faithful
Wed May 04, 2011 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 84611

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

Fox News is already on that actually. http://mediamatters.org/research/201105030016 Checked out your link, they aren't linking anything from Fox News, so it's not believable currently. I'm going to go ahead and assume that you're not very good at reading or understanding how sources work. Seriously...
by Faithful
Wed May 04, 2011 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 84611

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

Jahoclave wrote:Fox News is already on that actually.
http://mediamatters.org/research/201105030016


Checked out your link, they aren't linking anything from Fox News, so it's not believable currently.
by Faithful
Wed May 04, 2011 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 84611

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

No picture will be released.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20059739-503544.html?tag=breakingnews

I think I am okay with that.

May the conspiracies begin.
by Faithful
Tue May 03, 2011 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A
Replies: 595
Views: 59802

Re: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A

In light of recent events, I have a few questions regarding the military. 1) I understand the Navy SEALs were the ones who were sent on the mission. Who do they report to? The navy? So the Navy was the military arm that performed this attack? 2) They seem pretty bad ass individuals, is this their pr...
by Faithful
Tue May 03, 2011 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 84611

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

Dream wrote:Patriot Games is a comic farce, as far as realism goes.


Truth.

Yet, I think the most realistic book in terms of small team warfare he has is Rainbow Six.
by Faithful
Tue May 03, 2011 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden is Dead
Replies: 952
Views: 84611

Re: Osama bin Laden is Dead

Again, unnamed sources. Damn it, I hate that. I want an official report, not someone stirring the damn pot. I don't think you'll have a named source anytime soon. Personally, I don't think the public will even get a report of what exactly happened. I happen to agree with you but that is the reality.

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