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by Skofo
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411832

Re: Team Fortress 2

Offensive engineers (and any engineers, really) are pretty much only useful when the opposing team isn't at all organized. So if you're on that type of server, you could probably set one up right by enemy spawn and kill at least a half dozen with ease.
by Skofo
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: free Swiss tournament pairing software?
Replies: 3
Views: 7196

Re: free Swiss tournament pairing software?

How soon do you need it? You could probably learn Python and make a simple tournament organizer yourself in a day.
by Skofo
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

TWEY uses the D pad quite fine thank you. For a little DDR minigame you play on the top screen while you actually fight on the bottom screen, using the stylus . Also TWEWY was kinda iffy so it's not a game worth mentioning anyway. Text, text, text, text, text, text, text, text, fight, text, rinse, ...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: World of Goo
Replies: 12
Views: 4161

Re: World of Goo

:? First you say the game is very decent, then you start naming all the negative points. Isn't that typically the courteous thing to do? You first give words and points of praise about something and after that you mention the parts you didn't like about it. Just because he didn't think it was a per...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1074
Views: 95167

Re: Super Smash Bros.

Awia wrote:I once broke the counter on the home run contest in SSMM, granted I was using an action replay at the time...


HA HA. Hax0r. It's seriously not that hard.

ACU-LP wrote:What happens when you break the counter?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5iXbQmS10c
by Skofo
Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal!
Replies: 385
Views: 63560

Re: Portal!

No, whats it about? The events before Portal. I thought it was pretty neatly designed. I thought that the guides in Prelude were a superb contrast to GLaDOS, and it's obvious that the levels were made with players that already beat Portal in mind, so most fans won't see themselves getting bored muc...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD TF2 Server Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 6103

Re: XKCD TF2 Server Poll

WraithXt1 wrote:Bump! Lets get a game night together this Sat evening!

The servers been up all this time, I get 3-4 people in ther every now and then


Why Saturday night?

You don't assume that most xkcd forum members actually have lives? Try Friday.
by Skofo
Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sandbox Game Discussion
Replies: 15
Views: 2012

Re: Sandbox Game Discussion

Noone has mentioned Powder Game wtf?

But yah, anyway, OP, I call your stuff bullshit. A game's sub-sub-genre is in the eye of the beholder.
by Skofo
Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PC gaming: Which OS to use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2877

Re: PC gaming: Which OS to use?

Jebobek wrote:So basically I can chill out at 32 right now because im at 2 gig, then when I upgrade my whole system in 1-2 years to 4gig/ better mobo/ better vid card/ etc I should upgrade to 64, right?


No, you should use 32-bit processors forever. Then you will get to call yourself "old-school".
by Skofo
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

Maseiken wrote:D.S Shut-your-Face!
They're on sale...


Huh. I think someone deleted my previous post.

Anyway, as I said: What's with this sudden rudeness out of nowhere? I gave you solid advice and you slap it back in my face, and then I point it out and my post gets deleted. (By who, I wonder? Hmmmm..)
by Skofo
Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:12 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

Xaddak wrote:Starting profiles can in fact be saved.

"DOG EATING", where I start with 14 dogs...


Any place to download em?
by Skofo
Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

So, I'm about to buy a DS. No, seriously, a DS, I'm getting a "Preowned" one from EB. Why? Because it's cheap. I'm a little worried about the 'Preowned' aspect, when it comes to Touchscreens though. Hopefully I'll get one that was used for a total of 3 seconds before some moron decided th...
by Skofo
Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

It's like using the sun, a bunch of mirrors and a giant magnifying glass just to fry eggs, you know? You have a problem with my stove? Yes! Sun stoves are freaky, horrible, godless spawns of Satan. How do you fry things at night!? On a more related note, is there any way to speed up the process of ...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Underrated & Obscure Games
Replies: 171
Views: 26404

Re: Underrated games

It was indeed fairly entertaining, I used to play it quite a bit. Making money was a bit of a git though. Making money in that game was one of the easiest things to do, ever! EA Games really didn't look into the concept of inflation much. The problem was that you could buy one pizzamaker for a few ...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Underrated & Obscure Games
Replies: 171
Views: 26404

Re: Underrated games

Ape Escape.

Dammit, it's the best game ever!


I just checked it on Game Rankings, and it looks like a lot of people agree with me...

So I'm going to go withhhhh... uh... I -know- that I've played some underrated games.....

Oh right! The Sims Online. Best and most underrated MMO ever.
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

So wait, is it true that Nintendo is saying the DSi is supposed to compliment the DS Lite and not replace it? That is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard if it's true. I think that this is just Nintendo's way of saying "Hey, owners of our old and outdated DS's, we are going to release ye...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

[NOT sarcastic rubbish, I was actually impressed!] [baseless assumptions] What makes you say that? Of course I have. I read under the 'Downloads' page of the Dwarf Fortress website that there is no Linux version of the download. That was essentially the subject of all the evil I've been spewing. Th...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

Damn they are sold out... :C Just have to wait till 2009 Hey, on the bright side, they mentioned that the amount of Pandoras in and the amount of time until the next batch will depend on how fast the first batch sells. They may very well likely start shipping the next one sooner than 2009, as I don...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

[NOT sarcastic rubbish, I was actually impressed!] [baseless assumptions] What makes you say that? Of course I have. I read under the 'Downloads' page of the Dwarf Fortress website that there is no Linux version of the download. That was essentially the subject of all the evil I've been spewing. Th...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD - The Sims, we're a City!
Replies: 154
Views: 11119

Re: XKCD - The Sims, we're a City!

I have all of the Original Sims games and the Sims 2, Sims 2 Pets, Sims 2 University, Sims 2 Business and Sims 2 Apartment Life. My favourite out of them all was the original Sims, the Makin' Magic expansion pack. This topic counts as a general Sims topic, right? I played all of those too! :D They ...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

[whale-sized rebuttal essay] Oh my. I believe I just got told ! Well done, kudos to you! It is obvious that you are the superiour one in this field of expertise. Rub the underside of your nose in pride. So with that, I'ma scurry along now with my tail inbetween my legs and go play Dwarf Fortress un...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Name That Game!
Replies: 12
Views: 2279

Re: Name That Game!

Hi *, I didnt see a thread like this, so I thought I might start one. Idea is that somebody posts a full ingame-screenshot and others have to guess what game it is. The first successful one may post the next or give that right to somebody else. Hints not to be given within the first 24h. First scre...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

Even so, this is a roguelike. A text-based roleplaying game, played in a terminal. One of the easiest types of games to program, and even easier to port it to run on a toaster. Thing with Wine is that it takes up a lot of memory just to load it up, before even running anything through it. Plus you n...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

Axman wrote:Aw, I waited for my October allowance and they're sold out.

'TIL 2009, FFS!


Oh wow, all 3000 are sold out already?

Guess I have 'till next year to rake up the money for it..
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

I can't find any info on how much this bad boy weighs, anyone know? All I know is that Pandora's battery supposedly weighs 120g. A DS weighs about 270g, and it's a pretty safe bet that the Pandora will be heavier. I really doubt that it'll be heavy-uncomfortable, though. I'm guessing that it'll wei...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 713049

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

A roguelike with no Linux support?

HA HA, no thank you.
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

SecondTalon wrote:Let's keep the Pandora talk in the Pandora thread, m'kay?


Comparing the DSi to other modern handhelds is relevant to this thread.
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

Endless Mike wrote:So why not get an Eee PC?

Same reason why some people want to buy an Eee PC instead of a (another) big desktop computer machine. Size, dude.

Also, battery power and controls.

But as I said before, most people just don't have much use for that. Some do!
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Should I get a PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 1626

Re: Should I get a PS3?

So yeah, stop the trolling or cop a High Culture ban. We are so not doing the console flamewars thing here. Where do you see trolling or flaming here? I think you are projecting your own subdued console fanboyishness on the rest of us. I'm going to advise silence from here on out. What? I asked a l...
by Skofo
Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411832

Re: Team Fortress 2

http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=1823 Gentlemen, http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:-FoC18i_TLl_iM:http://www.deviantart.com/download/71190360/TF2___Spy_1_by_clickmon.png Spy update confirmed. also http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=1872 Git along there, little doggies Work on the next ...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Should I get a PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 1626

Re: Should I get a PS3?

NinjaArcana wrote: In regards to simply having a PS3 against not having one, I would say to get it, just to have a Blu-ray player for future use (if you do not have one already).


By the time Bluray becomes mainstream there will be a PS4 already.
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

If my computer has this ability, why would I want the pandora? If I could get a similar device, with a far larger company's support, what makes this device special so as to consider buying it? It fits in yo hands, brothah. It's all about portability (and it makes you uber-popular in the homebrew-ge...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Should I get a PS3?
Replies: 14
Views: 1626

Re: Should I get a PS3?

Yes. Actually buy five, and then post a video on YouTube showing them all off at the same time. Screw your parents' money. Meanwhile, I'll be all uncool and enjoying the thousands of brilliant old-school and indie games that were made within the past 50 years, which will cost me about 20 times less ...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411832

Re: Team Fortress 2

For those that care, this Friday is the one year anniversary of TF2 - what does that mean? Apparently there are rumors they'll be releasing news of a couple of class updates, possibly spy and sniper. But none of this is confirmed. Holy fuck, it's been one year already? It felt like just a few month...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

Looks awesome, but what games does it have? Any games from these: * Atari 2600, 7800, 5200, and Lynx * Nintendo NES, SNES, Gameboy, and GBA * Sega Master System and Genesis * NEC PCEngine (TurboGrafx-16) * SNK NeoGeo, NeoGeo Pocket, and Pocket Color * Sony Playstation * Atari 400, 800, and ST * Ami...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandora console
Replies: 37
Views: 4774

Re: Pandora console

So why not just get a GP2X now instead of waiting for this? [*]More power; can run PS1 games, Firefox, Openoffice, etc. [*]Larger array of controls; able to play Ape Escape and Street Fighter arcade games right off the bat. [*]Long-ass battery life; lasts 10 hours for games, 100 for music; useful a...
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: PC gaming: Which OS to use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2877

Re: PC gaming: Which OS to use?

FreeBSD is a great choice for games.
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo DSi
Replies: 75
Views: 4617

Re: Nintendo DSi

Bah, they're releasing yet another one? Nintendo has really dropped the ball this generation in terms of originality... I liked them better when they were losing.

I'll just get a Pandora. PS1 emulation ftw
by Skofo
Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411832

Re: Team Fortress 2

It is also strongly implied that the classes represtent different people, hence why there can be more than one of each class, I personally have been led to believe the characters in the game are hired armie by warring factions and unions. Maybe they are all cloned in an underground factory and forc...
by Skofo
Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Linux Programming (C++)
Replies: 13
Views: 2060

Re: Linux Programming (C++)

SDL looks like it may be what I'm looking for. My only concern is that it's a n00b library. I'm not trying to sound elitist or anything, but I just remember that whenever I heard SDL tossed around in the past, it was because somebody wanted to make a game who was rather inexperienced, and SDL was a...

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