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    It's gorgeous, and I would really love to try it,...

    It's gorgeous, and I would really love to try it, but EA can take it and shove it and twist it once shoved.
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    Don't give in, dude. There are plenty of...

    Don't give in, dude. There are plenty of excellent games that don't require you to compromise your convictions. I am doing just fine not buying Ubi's games. I don't feel that I'm missing out at all....
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    True and therefore sad. I was able to convince...

    True and therefore sad.

    I was able to convince a bunch of people to boycott Ubisoft with my articles. Maybe I'll do this again for Blizzard. Seriously though, even if I convince a thousand it will...
  4. Thread: The Small Stuff

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    Apologies once again. Let's get back to the...

    Apologies once again.

    Let's get back to the topic at hand.

    I, for one, was really pleased to find a copy of Lord of the Rings on a shelf inside a tree-house in Arcadia, while playing The...
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    But "support the troops" was not the phrase we...

    But "support the troops" was not the phrase we were discussing. It was about "part of the world gets so fucked up all the time."

    (For what it's worth, I personally think that we should not be...
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    I'm unprepared to argue that point. =) To me any...

    I'm unprepared to argue that point. =) To me any character I see is first and foremost that character, not a mouthpiece of the author/director/designer. Because of that I evaluate what they are...
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    Oh, I was just saying that in reference to the...

    Oh, I was just saying that in reference to the "imperial propaganda" quip. Since Goebbels was a minister of propaganda and all that. =) Basically I was saying that even propaganda may potentially...
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    Problematic in what sense? These are Marines who...

    Problematic in what sense? These are Marines who are sent into combat, and they are discussing their situation. I don't think the conversation is at all unrealistic or wrong. And I don't think that...
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    Sticky: I'd imagine DOSBox would help. www.dosbox.com ...

    I'd imagine DOSBox would help. www.dosbox.com

    That's what gog.com uses for their DOS games.
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    See, that's a logical fallacy. He is offering you...

    See, that's a logical fallacy. He is offering you two choices both of which are obviously laughable, and implies that a third choice is the correct one - that being racism. What he doesn't take into...
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    Sticky: I know! It's the least logical adventure game...

    I know! It's the least logical adventure game I've ever played. The designers must have been doing shrooms all the while. Still, I love the art style and the humor. I also remember playing it with a...
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    Sticky: I just finished playing my Hard Reset preview,...

    I just finished playing my Hard Reset preview, and am now playing Discworld (1995.)
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    Unpleasant truth is truth non-the-less. Meaning...

    Unpleasant truth is truth non-the-less. Meaning that if Dr. Goebbels says that sun rises in the east and you accuse him of lying because of who he is, it's you who's a clown in this case, not him.
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    I like Ben Kuchera of Ars Technica. Also Bob...

    I like Ben Kuchera of Ars Technica. Also Bob Mandel of The Adrenaline Vault.
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    Sticky: Playing old DOS games on my Android tablet = WIN!...

    Playing old DOS games on my Android tablet = WIN!

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-RZOFdwHP6JQ/Tj1yo38VreI/AAAAAAAAAfQ/cETpcEXzX_k/s640/P20110806115622.png
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    Kyrandia (and other DOS games) on Android.

    Hi guys! Not sure if anyone here might be interested, but I wrote a bit of a guide on how to run some DOS games on Android phones and tablets. It's nothing that you couldn't find yourself, of course,...
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    Halp! Battlefield 2: Bad Company. WTF?!

    I bought it on a Steam sale, and I am frustrated because I SUCK at it.

    When I play MW2, I'm not great but I hold my own. I have more kills then deaths, and every so often I win an FFA match. I am...
  18. Thread: Thread of Metal

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    Kalmah, Nightwish, Sonata Arctica, Amon Amarth,...

    Kalmah, Nightwish, Sonata Arctica, Amon Amarth, Within Temptation (going to a concert in NYC in September), Blind Guardian, Aria, Rhapsody.
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    That's pretty uncool. We've shown you ours... ;)

    That's pretty uncool. We've shown you ours... ;)
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    Sticky: Could I have my login name changed? Specifically...

    Could I have my login name changed?
    Specifically I should very much like if the first letter was capitalized.

    O, mighty forum zods, hear my prayer!

    Edit: Thank you! =) That was fast!
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    I shall cheat. Is that alright? I know it's...

    I shall cheat. Is that alright? I know it's alright.

    Here is my review of all BioWare games at once. Emotional rant included at no charge.

    It was published on May 31st, but probably hasn't gone...
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    Sticky: Hello, I'm Alaric and I write for the Adrenaline...

    Hello, I'm Alaric and I write for the Adrenaline Vault.

    I come here because I'm a PC gamer and want the scoop.
    Also because I want to learn to write like the RPS guys do.
    (And steal their ideas...
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    Here's mine: linkage...

    Here's mine: linkage. A shelf and all.
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