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by aireoth
Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games them were canceled and you want to played
Replies: 65
Views: 6593

Re: Games them were canceled and you want to played

I have a huge list, but just to name a few. BC for the Xbox (so sad to see it go) Black Isle's Torn Dungeon Keeper 3 Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans Both X-Com games (Alliance and Genesis) The Indestructibles (Bullfrogs biggest project EVER) the original Mechwarrior 2, prior to its complete r...
by aireoth
Tue May 26, 2009 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Trek Movie (2009) - Spoilers Starting at Page 2
Replies: 233
Views: 75665

Re: Star Trek Movie (2009) - Spoilers Starting at Page 2

how the hell does a supernova threaten the Galaxy!? Uh, it made Nero go back in time and attempt to destroy the Galaxy's least evil political body. It also threatened to destabilize the geopolitical (cosmopolitical? astropolitical?) situation and bring about massive war. So, yeah. Don't assume he's...
by aireoth
Mon May 25, 2009 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Trek Movie (2009) - Spoilers Starting at Page 2
Replies: 233
Views: 75665

Re: Star Trek Movie (2009) - Spoilers Starting at Page 2

Good Movie, decent Star Trek, couple issues. Mostly I had a problem with the script, the plot holes where massive (how the hell does a supernova threaten the Galaxy!? Also, how crappy are your sensors and astronomical scans if the unthinkable happens and Romulus is destroyed, in the ST universe they...
by aireoth
Wed May 06, 2009 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most Bogus Gaming moments.
Replies: 179
Views: 22102

Re: Most Bogus Gaming moments.

The end of Fallout 3. Fawkes telling me its my destiny, stfu and get in there you dumb ass mutant. Halo 2 and 3 Destructible terrain was promised, also Halo 3 had way to many glitches with the walkers, I kept getting flung 100 meters in the air when they stepped near me! Final Fantasy 1 on the Ninte...
by aireoth
Wed May 06, 2009 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: X-Men: Origins (Wolverine)
Replies: 64
Views: 6275

Re: X-Men: Origins (Wolverine)

I thought I'd chime in with a bit of a review. Only thing I gotta outright disagree with you on is Sabretooth. I found him to be pathetically one-dimensional and dull. Rest of the movie was pretty meh, but it had Hugh Jackman in it so that part wasn't too bad. All I was trying to say about Sabertoo...
by aireoth
Tue May 05, 2009 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: X-Men: Origins (Wolverine)
Replies: 64
Views: 6275

Re: X-Men: Origins (Wolverine)

I thought I'd chime in with a bit of a review. A Word on Wolverine IGN wrote ‘Not the disaster you were expecting’ and partially I am inclined to agree. From the stand point of a non-comic reader I can understand that this movie would be at least enjoyable. The action isn’t terrible, the dialogue is...
by aireoth
Tue May 05, 2009 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart
Replies: 56
Views: 11421

Re: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart

To hard to pick, as some have tried to point out, John is more flexible, but is he really? If the political climate was completely reversed and an all-star conservative was in (someone equal to Obama) and the liberals where on their heels, would John be that much better? To me they are really just t...
by aireoth
Tue May 05, 2009 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Borg vs. Zerg
Replies: 308
Views: 49857

Re: Borg vs. Zerg

Wouldn't they be more likely to conglomerate into some form of Super Borg? If they did fight it would pretty much be the same with Borg vs Flood, can't really get past the personal shields of the Borg, and the cubes adapt quickly, so it would just be a matter of time and assimilation. The Borg would...
by aireoth
Tue May 05, 2009 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: best game developer of all time
Replies: 181
Views: 13312

Re: best game developer of all time

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remedy_Entertainment :shock: I'm an adult, I can admit when I'm wrong, that is possibly the laziest developer of all time. Also I'm sure there are many developers I'm missing or forgetting, been playing games since I got my hands on the Black Cauldron and Space Flight. ...
by aireoth
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: best game developer of all time
Replies: 181
Views: 13312

Re: best game developer of all time

Blizzard did not define RTS, dune did that with Cryo Interactive, and then WESTWOOD, which popularized the genre and created every almost every element that has existed in it since 1992. Blizzard refined the genre once, and while a brilliant refinement it was at the time, they have done jack squat s...
by aireoth
Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: OOTD's or InstinctSage's turn.
Replies: 241
Views: 20799

Re: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: PD-tVoF - aireoth's turn

Starting up now, will have the year done in no time
by aireoth
Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: OOTD's or InstinctSage's turn.
Replies: 241
Views: 20799

Re: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: PD-tVoF - aireoth's turn

Is there a link to the save file?
by aireoth
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1941
Views: 560296

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Yes Jumping Flash is the first one, that game was a lot of fun!

Second one, nope no ghosts, and it wasn't breakdown. It was more Adventure, thirdish person, and not a lot of fighting, if any.
by aireoth
Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1941
Views: 560296

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Ok I want to post two, one has bugged me for years, and the other I just thought of. System: Playstation Developer: No clue Genre: Platformer/Puzzle Time: Early (I think) Description: This game was pretty epic in its day, you where some sort of robotic rabbit thing, you could jump incredibly high, a...
by aireoth
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1941
Views: 560296

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Yep, brilliant game, Silicon Knights is a good company, and proves that Canadians can make great games (Bioware, SK, and Ubisoft Montreal). Sad that Too Human had so many problems.
by aireoth
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1941
Views: 560296

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

System: Gamecube Developer: Ubisoft (I think) Perspective: Third Person Genre: Horror Time: early-mid Plot: I don't really remember it to well, you come to a mansion where one of your relatives died (I think) and you find this old book. You start reading it and strange things begin to happen, I know...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games that aged well (Merge'd - Old Favorites)
Replies: 462
Views: 82676

Re: Games that aged well (PC)

Battlezone 2, I wish I knew people that still play it. One of the greats, two endings depending on player choice, a choice that is directly tied into a plot. The plot was pretty good too. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlezone_2 Canon Fodder is great as well, I'm a fan of Star Control 2 and Star Fl...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The single best computer food
Replies: 205
Views: 41447

Re: The single best computer food

I like staying away from greesy/finger food as it tends to get on the keyboard or make you wash your hands. I usually do noodles, soup or a salad, eat with a fork while reading up on wikipedia or xkcd. As I am currently jobless and spend much of my time hunting or at home posting, I tend to eat what...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 13.6v on the 12v rail
Replies: 32
Views: 3743

Re: 13.6v on the 12v rail

Its a 2000 Subaru 2.5 Impreza, 2 door, dark blue. I love the two door look and the more subtle spoiler (to the giant washboard of the STi), so when I wrecked it I decide to keep the hulk and rebuild it. After years of collecting parts I have all the internal pieces of a 2002 Japanese STi. Basically ...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 13.6v on the 12v rail
Replies: 32
Views: 3743

Re: 13.6v on the 12v rail

I am nerdifically excited to see how this works out, as both a personal computer enthusiast and a car nut. I am currently rewiring my car from the wiring harness of the engine to the dashboard as I'm converting right to left hand drive and the wires need extending. I have been thinking about the ide...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)
Replies: 918
Views: 196707

Re: Firefly

Nathan Fillion was not supposed to be portrayed as "supertough machoman", Except for the part where he's a war hero, and varying degrees of invulnerable, and I don't see what that has to do with not letting me see his arms. Although now that you mention it, he and Zoe kind of dress simila...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: At least 15 killed in school shooting in Germany
Replies: 34
Views: 3130

Re: At least 15 killed in school shooting in Germany

"Fellow students described him as “quiet” and“ reserved,” although it appears that he had recent spent increasing amounts of time before a computer playing a shoot-em-up video game called Counter Strike." - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article5893907.ece So according ...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: New Trek?
Replies: 57
Views: 4589

Re: New Trek?

It would be nice to see Star Trek come back to tv, but they need to find the balance they had in TNG, which hasn't really exists in the other incarnations.

The movie worries me, saw the trailer at Watchmen and they made it look like a ADHD spazfest, with explosions every other second...
by aireoth
Wed Mar 11, 2009 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: The best realised universe
Replies: 64
Views: 10278

Re: The best realised universe

Tolkien, its old, he died before completing all of it, but he did the best I've seen creating a world with a depth rarely witnessed. Warhammer 40K has one major problem, its full of holes when you compair it to the boardgame, for example Space Marines are not near indestructible enough. I know its a...
by aireoth
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: OOTD's or InstinctSage's turn.
Replies: 241
Views: 20799

Re: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: PD-tVoF - SuperGlucose's turn

I have hopes that the fortress can be saved!
by aireoth
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)
Replies: 2120
Views: 431851

Re: Dungeons and Dragons (and other tabletop RPGs)

Just a thought, having read through a few pages. Has anyone here thought of running an OpenRPG game, DnD or otherwise? If so PM me, as I would be highly interested.
by aireoth
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: A few questions on a new system

Ok, I'm buying in one month now, which will be next paycheck. Pretty similar to the system above, though I'm torn between the HD 4870 x2 and the 295 GTX, as they are very close to the same price in Canada. Probably going with a X4 Phenom II 940, OC it as much as I can, and perhaps squeez a second GP...
by aireoth
Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: OOTD's or InstinctSage's turn.
Replies: 241
Views: 20799

Re: Bloodline Dwarf Fortress #2: PD-tVoF - SuperGlucose's turn

You guys got room for one more?
I love DF, and bloodlines sounds like even more fun.
by aireoth
Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Replies: 360
Views: 154473

Re: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

How did Dr. Who even make it into ST vs SW? I mean in that case, lets throw in Warhammer 40k and Marvel Comics, ultimate nullifier ftw, the multiverse is obliterated and every one loses except Abraxas. Back on this religious topic. Yes Star Trek has deus ex machina on its side, pulling deflector gri...
by aireoth
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Replies: 360
Views: 154473

Re: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

aireoth wrote: First, Star Trek completely lacks fighters, You fail. Fighters NEVER make sense in sci-fi! http://www.projectrho.com/rocket/rocket3x.html#fighters If your going to drag reality into this, then both universe collapse under the weight of being fiction, and this argument, while already ...
by aireoth
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 478888

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Make Love!*
*The Bruce Campbell Way

I must say I am enjoying so far.
by aireoth
Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Replies: 360
Views: 154473

Re: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

Honestly, I think it would come down to one thing, airsuperiority. I know this takes place in space, but the concept is the same, Star Trek, as much as I love it, is not, and never has been, a universe properly setup for war. First, Star Trek completely lacks fighters, other then a few shuttles and ...
by aireoth
Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: A few questions on a new system

OK so here is the two systems I'm looking at, I could switch to Intel and it would make the nVidia setup the same price, and ATi about 70$ more. ATi AMD Biostar TA790GX128M ATX AM2+/AM3 AMD790GX 2PCI-E 2PCI RAID Video Sound GBLAN CrossFireX Motherboard $130.99 AMD Phenom™ II X4 940 Quad-Core Black E...
by aireoth
Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: A few questions on a new system

Ok so now its a toss up between the GTX 295 and the HD 4870 x2, both cards are pretty much the same price where I can get them.
by aireoth
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dawn of War 2
Replies: 100
Views: 11295

Re: Dawn of War 2

So now that it has been out for a while, Thoughts? Questions? Fetishes? Personally I like some aspects and hate others, I love the closer to CoH aspect of the game, with squads actually moving to cover during a fire fight. Also the enhanced cover options in the game, much closer to CoH, which in my ...
by aireoth
Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:41 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: A few questions on a new system

oops yea, I meant 64bit. As I said though most of my friends running ATi couldn't care less about drivers, and as far as I know 64bit systems are quite tricky to run, one piece out of place and it seems to cause problems.
by aireoth
Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88620

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

It really comes down to ground battle or space. Even then I think GR would win, just like against Star Trek, the Star Wars universe is just properly setup from a military standpoint (So is halo). Fighters is a big key to this, star wars is setup essentially like a carrier fleet, though all ships in ...
by aireoth
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

Re: A few questions on a new system

Its not just for gaming, as it will also be used for home movies and editing video for a film club, using Avid. I would say the split will be 65/35 gaming vs editing. On that note I'm going to push to build around the 8470 X2, which is $600 canadian, leaving me with a remaining budget of $900, I'm g...
by aireoth
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A few questions on a new system
Replies: 27
Views: 2056

A few questions on a new system

I know tech changes very quickly, as I used to build my own systems. Still I've been out of the home built computers and components since late 2006 with a old AMD Opteron around 1.6Ghz that I had impressivly overclocked close to 2.8Ghz with a beefy fan. Since then I've been out of the market due to ...

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