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I wonder if [chat] remembers me

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  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
    ahhhhh

    I'M ON A SHOW WITHIN A SHOW!

    MY NAME IS TRACY MORGAN!

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  • AManFromEarthAManFromEarth Let's get to twerk! The King in the SwampRegistered User regular
    I love that you guys are playing Sim City, but it's making the wait for Sim City 5 soooooo much worse.

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  • Disco TerrierDisco Terrier Jowls aquiver. Registered User regular
    Dave Mustaine endorses Santorum? fuck.

    Time to burn my record collection.

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  • InquisitorInquisitor Registered User regular
    Fuck sim city, sim tower for life.

  • ronyaronya Arrrrrf. the ivory tower's basementRegistered User regular
    sim tower or tribes, inq

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  • bloodyroarxxbloodyroarxx Casa GrandeRegistered User regular
    Dave Mustaine endorses Santorum? fuck.

    Time to burn my record collection.

    I love Megadeth but Dave is not a smart man by any means.

  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    Honk wrote: »
    ME1 is just hands down better at story than ME2.

    This is a popular refrain in certain circles but in many ways it's not actually true.

    ME1 is better plotted than ME2. There is a central mystery that is gradually revealed through a series of interlocking steps, builds to a shocking reveal, then speeds to an exciting climax. ME2, by contrast, has a simple main plot that exists largely as an excuse to provide a tour of the galaxy and a showcase of the characters you meet along the way.

    Plotting is great. Plotting is a nice thing to be able to do. But too many people on the internet think it's all writing is, because plotting is an essentially mechanical action and is thus easily grasped by essentially mechanical people. There's also characterization, theme, and tone, and in all of those ME2 is at least as good as the first one and often better.

    People who talk about how ME1 is better, for instance, tend not to mention
    how Shepard yells like a crazy person about his visions despite the fact that the beacon's little Tool video never shows you, the player, anything at all. The main character is passionately convinced about something that I, Jacob, am not. That was disconcerting and kind of alienating at first! They tend to forget how he acts like a space hick, constantly asking people questions about things he should already know and yelling at random VIs like they're people.

    They don't bring up how the game keeps telling us that Udina is a crafty politician who is committed to earning recognition for Earth, when it actually seems like he's a weird shouty asshole who accomplishes nothing.

    There's the slack pacing on the Citadel, and some of the completely bizarre things that happen there. Weirded out by the Consort's gift? Have a sex scene!

    Those aren't capital crimes. ME1 is a great and thoughtful game, and was my favorite thing ever until ME2 came along. But the weirdly unquestioned meme that it's better-written grinds my teeth.

    it's not better written

    but as a story, it is far superior

    ME2 basically has none

    what it does have is... good writing and a story made to contain it

    ME3 has all of it <3

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  • InquisitorInquisitor Registered User regular
    ronya wrote: »
    sim tower or tribes, inq

    *head explodes*

    (Tribes)

  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    Sim Tower and it's sequel Yoot Tower are pretty neat yeah. Though I think I actually prefer SC2k.

    Attacked by tweeeeeeees!
  • Disco TerrierDisco Terrier Jowls aquiver. Registered User regular
    Dave Mustaine endorses Santorum? fuck.

    Time to burn my record collection.

    I love Megadeth but Dave is not a smart man by any means.

    CERTAINLY.

    :(

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    I am having a great hair day today

    because my hair looks great

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    Inqui have you played Red Orchestra 2?

    After ME3 futuristic stuff wasn't the thing and I wasn't feeling fantasy so bolt action rifles and ruined 1900s-1930s russian architecture hit just the right spot

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  • MazzyxMazzyx Comedy Gold Registered User regular
    Roar I am up for some me3 tonight. Add me on origin, MazzyxPA.

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    but seriously I like how my hair has been today.

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  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
    Last night's 30 Rock was amazing

    Also, I love encountering the classic advice for shopping for vinyl to look for samples

    "The likelihood of finding a good sample is directly related to the number of afros on the cover."

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  • Disco TerrierDisco Terrier Jowls aquiver. Registered User regular
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    I am having a great hair day today

    because my hair looks great

    The last time my hair looked great was in december 2010 :(

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  • InquisitorInquisitor Registered User regular
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    Inqui have you played Red Orchestra 2?

    After ME3 futuristic stuff wasn't the thing and I wasn't feeling fantasy so bolt action rifles and ruined 1900s-1930s russian architecture hit just the right spot

    I played the older RO games but I heard RO2 was not so good.

  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    fuck it all fffffffffck

    poo
  • tyrannustyrannus i am not fat Registered User regular
    RO2 will be good in like a year

  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    My new philosophy is "fuck it."

    I'm just gonna let everything roll off my back. No more stress.

    Switch: SW-7690-2320-9238
    Steam/PSN/Xbox: Drezdar
    Playing: Persona 5 Royal (PS4), Animal Crossing (SW), FF7remake (PS4)
  • emnmnmeemnmnme Registered User regular
    Drez wrote: »
    My new philosophy is "fuck it."

    I'm just gonna let everything roll off my back. No more stress.

    No, Drez! Half-assed nihilism is never the answer!

  • MazzyxMazzyx Comedy Gold Registered User regular
    I keep forgetting that Darksiders 2 comes out this year. I am excite. Darksiders 1 was one of the best surprises I have played.

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited March 2012
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Look at my cute little city.

    http://i.imgur.com/h3hRq.jpg

    I've had SC4 deluxe for ages since I got it on sale from steam but have never really figured it out. I really should.

    The biggest difference is you can micromanage the funding on civic and utility buildings which is required in order to balance the budget.

    you know where I can find info on the area of effect (if that is how it works) of things? Eg: how far is a police station effective? How close do things need to be to roads? etc...

    The area of effect for those types of buildings is entirely dependent on your funding. Changing the funding will change the circle that denotes their range.

    Also I haven't been using any guides. Building industry 4 away from the road works but commercial and residential usually only goes 3 away.

    I've basically been using the knowledge I've learned from 2000.

    Sarksus on
  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
    an hour later

    "not much. wanna grab some drinks?"

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    Inquisitor wrote: »
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    Inqui have you played Red Orchestra 2?

    After ME3 futuristic stuff wasn't the thing and I wasn't feeling fantasy so bolt action rifles and ruined 1900s-1930s russian architecture hit just the right spot

    I played the older RO games but I heard RO2 was not so good.

    oh?

    It's quite fun. Has one of the best cover systems I've seen. Also it's pretty.

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  • tyrannustyrannus i am not fat Registered User regular
    what? RO2's cover system will get you killed most often, whether by just popping you in a bad place, or being put into cover when you're trying to apply a bandage.

  • Solomaxwell6Solomaxwell6 Registered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    They tend to forget how he acts like a space hick, constantly asking people questions about things he should already know and yelling at random VIs like they're people.

    You've clearly never met a real life Marine if you think that's strange. :)

  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    I am having a great hair day today

    because my hair looks great

    The last time my hair looked great was in december 2010 :(

    My condolences.

    I would make you all jealous of my gorgeous hair but I'm going to sleep momentarily instead of camwhoring.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Drez wrote: »
    My new philosophy is "fuck it."

    I'm just gonna let everything roll off my back. No more stress.

    No, Drez! Half-assed nihilism is never the answer!

    It's better than getting angry all the time over dumbshit people and their dumbshit dumbshittery.

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    Steam/PSN/Xbox: Drezdar
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  • mrflippymrflippy Registered User regular
    So how much longer am I going to have to wait before I get a super hot holographic personal assistant?

  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    tyrannus wrote: »
    what? RO2's cover system will get you killed most often, whether by just popping you in a bad place, or being put into cover when you're trying to apply a bandage.

    Second thing has never happened to me.

    And I don't use it that much, because I don't need to - most of the time it's better not to sticky cover.

    But when at a window and it's too crowded to stand back from it, it's gold.

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    I wanna get the mauser up to the level where I get a bayonet. Not that I ever really find myself in the need of one, but I just like the look of the kar98k with a bayonet.

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  • surrealitychecksurrealitycheck lonely, but not unloved dreaming of faulty keys and latchesRegistered User regular
    joooooyyyyyyyyykkkkkkkkkkoooooooorrrrrbbbbbbbbbb

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    after playing a hell of a lot of mass effect, ro2's cover system is solid gold

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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    because a system that makes me rise up just enough to get my rifle over whatever I'm hiding behind and lets me duck down behind it is all I need

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  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
    i just watched that captain america / army dad video


    BIG WET TEARDROPS YOU GUYS

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  • ronyaronya Arrrrrf. the ivory tower's basementRegistered User regular
    joooooyyyyyyyyykkkkkkkkkkoooooooorrrrrbbbbbbbbbb

    in which surrealitycheck falls down a hole all dramatic-like

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  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    edited March 2012
    also RO2 has a p great soundtrack

    Abdhyius on
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  • MimMim I prefer my lovers… dead.Registered User regular
    my cars keep exploding in SimCity 4

    it's sooo cooooool

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