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    Safari / Diving / Dinosaur games?

    As in, are there any good ones on PC?

    I'm specifically meaning the sort of non-violent (or optionally violent at least) type like Endless Ocean on the Wii, or Afrika on the PS3; something I can...
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    Phobos and Deimos?

    Phobos and Deimos?
  3. I had a look at the Surface 3 and AMD using...

    I had a look at the Surface 3 and AMD using models, but I think they're a bit weak for me (not sure about the ability to upgrade the former, too).

    Driver performance under Linux isn't a big...
  4. Laptop that can run games but isn't a _gaming_ laptop

    I'm looking for recommendations on manufacturers/builders for a 13-14" (preferably) laptop; I used to have a (slightly upgraded) MSI GX640 gaming laptop that just broke catastrophically.

    I don't...
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    Er, isn't that a bit like comparing IL-2 against...

    Er, isn't that a bit like comparing IL-2 against an RTS? They're entirely different genres, arguably even if you move the fleet management aspects into a typical space sim viewpoint.
  6. World of Goo. To date, it's the only PC game...

    World of Goo. To date, it's the only PC game I've been able to get my otherwise games-phobic wife to play (which she did, nigh-obsessively, through most of the OCD challenges). Also, possibly the...
  7. Max Payne 3 has a brilliant but very short...

    Max Payne 3 has a brilliant but very short section set in an airport - http://youtu.be/L3o-z5Xw-F4. (the rest of the game was soundtracked brilliantly - IMO - by the same band, similar to a movie...
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    Pff, my first moon lander didn't have a lander -...

    Pff, my first moon lander didn't have a lander - I just jumped in the air and grabbed the side. Has to be said, the only other successful landing (with a much nicer, ladder equipped, lander) did end...
  9. Have you played any of the games before? ...

    Have you played any of the games before?

    Because that's the key thing. I went through the first ones (CoD, the expansion, CoD2, Cod4:MW), and they're all more or less the same thing; which is why...
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    Sticky: Dirt 2 still has GFWL with, AFAIK, no confirmed...

    Dirt 2 still has GFWL with, AFAIK, no confirmed plans to remove it - so probably not too surprising it's not in there.
  11. Abu Hamza could count them on the fingers of one...

    Abu Hamza could count them on the fingers of one hand.
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    Sticky: I have been, somewhat oddly*, playing the Kerbal...

    I have been, somewhat oddly*, playing the Kerbal Space Program demo. Partly because it's surprisingly addictive (and I regret not getting it in the Steam sale), but mostly because my daughter loves...
  13. It'd probably help if they didn't have the 'more...

    It'd probably help if they didn't have the 'more than 2000 games on sale' bit persisting in the banner. Is it just me, or is this the first time they've actually stopped the regular discounts before...
  14. Natch, it's the stuff that wasn't on flash or...

    Natch, it's the stuff that wasn't on flash or daily deals (or that lost community votes). C'est la vie - I just wish the front page had been clearer about exactly when the sale ended (whether it was...
  15. It's kind of annoying, IMO - I'd been waiting...

    It's kind of annoying, IMO - I'd been waiting until today before making a decision on buying some stuff and..well, no chance now. I always find it really confusing as to when Steam sales actually...
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    Sticky: I'm mostly playing stuff for trading card...

    I'm mostly playing stuff for trading card purposes on Steam, largely as a mechanism to filter my vast unplayed library. Although I've not actually bought anything this sale round.

    Strike Suit...
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    Sounds a shame (need a space-sim fix), but good...

    Sounds a shame (need a space-sim fix), but good to know. I'll skip it for the moment then.

    At the risk of diverting the topic, is there anything (complete or in a reasonably featured early...
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    True, what I really mean is that China stands out...

    True, what I really mean is that China stands out as the nation feasibly able to use military might as a big stick (especially with the current activities to extend bluewater naval capacity).

    I...
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    Is there an update on the state of the game? ...

    Is there an update on the state of the game? I've been pondering buying it in the winter sale, but not sure if there's a game there as such.

    (the early access page indicates there's enough to...
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    I think people seem to forget that, if you're...

    I think people seem to forget that, if you're having a game with the US - the whole country - as a protagonist force, there are very few opposing forces capable of making that game a fair challenge. ...
  21. Former didn't work, but the logitech vista...

    Former didn't work, but the logitech vista drivers did. Except not in any games, annoyingly. Not sure if it's some vista+ directInput thing? ho hum.
  22. Vibration feedback in Windows 7 for XP-era peripherals

    Er, crikey, that title is a bit of a mouthful...

    I have a cheap-but-cheerful Logitech 'Vibration Feedback' (different from Force Feedback, in that it just vibrates rather than has more nuanced...
  23. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Is there a consensus on which is the better game...

    Is there a consensus on which is the better game - Napoleon, Empire or Shogun (2)?



    I do, but then again I've been hammering not just the last few Steam sales (summer and autumn/halloween) as...
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    Steam-Id is aldo_14 - Half Life 2 (does anyone...

    Steam-Id is aldo_14
    - Half Life 2 (does anyone in the world not have this?)
    - 50% Poker Night At The Inventory
    - -33% valve (didn't everyone get this? Still, if it's useful...)
    -50%...
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    SLI works a bit like RAID mirroring, I think (in...

    SLI works a bit like RAID mirroring, I think (in this respect).

    Not that this comment adds anything useful, I'd just like to express my jealousy of your phenomenonemally Big Shiny Gpu.
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