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by Amnesiasoft
Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dentist Advice
Replies: 10
Views: 5993

Re: Dentist Advice

I can vouch for the salt trick working. My dentist is actually the one that told me about it.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Well, I already owned all those games, so I can't think of a reason I would have traded for them :P
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I got Civ IV, King's Bounty Platinum Pack, The Longest Journey + Dreamfall, Day of Defeat: Source, Dungeon Defenders, Flight Control HD, and more useless coupons than you can shake a stick at.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Jorpho wrote:Did you do all of those 100% legitimately? Even the Super Meat Boy and Binding of Isaac ones?

The Binding of Isaac is an awful game and Edmund McMillen is a terrible game designer, do you think I would have played The Binding of Isaac for 5 hours if I hadn't been getting them legitimately?
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: LA Noire
Replies: 30
Views: 7346

Re: LA Noire

So, how many times am I going to accuse someone of lying about something (which they really obviously are) and then the game is going to decide I'm talking about a different part of their story?
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

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And people on the Steam forums said expecting to get all the objectives was unreasonable :D
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Jorpho wrote:two of them are Valve 25% off coupons. :P Is anything more useless?

Yes, 50% off Oddworld. A game that is 75% off during the sale, making it $0.62.
by Amnesiasoft
Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

So, on my crafting/thief/assassin, I got the Black Star, then embarked on the Dark Brotherhood quests. The plan is that every target will get "immortalized": the item I craft using their soul will bear their name. (I need to get some new enchantments, because I'm already running out of us...
by Amnesiasoft
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

SirBryghtside wrote:
bigglesworth wrote:I don't think there's anything worth less than the -% Valve coupons.

33% off Cities XL 2012 begs to differ.

No, 50% off Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is the most worthless coupon. Not because it's a bad game, but the current sale is 75% making $0.62. I mean, really?
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Joss Whedon doing writer things again.
Replies: 41
Views: 10541

Re: Joss Whedon doing director things again.

SirBryghtside wrote:Yeah, it's a parody of sorts.

A parody of horror? That's a recipe for disaster. Trying to make something that's already funny into something funny is a recipe for disaster.
by Amnesiasoft
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

There's also the part where disenchanting gives you gobs and gobs of experience. I haven't actually enchanted or soul trapped anything yet and have 50 ranks in Enchantment.
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Assuming any reasonable quality of encryption: Don't waste your time.
by Amnesiasoft
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Who have you hated escorting the most?
Replies: 68
Views: 10763

Re: Who have you hated escorting the most?

Izawwlgood wrote:I seem to recall her either glowing when near those barricades, or having some kind of 'go that way' functionality, similar to the sword in SotC?

The game never mentioned any such thing, and neither do the three pages of instruction manual.
by Amnesiasoft
Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Who have you hated escorting the most?
Replies: 68
Views: 10763

Re: Who have you hated escorting the most?

I never made the claim that she caused me to get a game over from pathfinding, but it's rather stupid to sit there at the top of a ladder, calling her, and seeing her run in circles around the ladder instead of up it. Then there was that time at the east reflector... I couldn't see any enemies, but ...
by Amnesiasoft
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Who have you hated escorting the most?
Replies: 68
Views: 10763

Re: Who have you hated escorting the most?

Frankly I'm little curious to see whether Yorda (the glowing girl from ICO) comes up very often. People seemed to love the game a lot, and I'm curious whether that was in SPITE of escorting Yorda or whether people honestly didn't mind. This. Entirely this. I do not know what anyone sees in that gam...
by Amnesiasoft
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Microsoft to drop flash from win 8 tablet edition
Replies: 12
Views: 2480

Re: Microsoft to drop flash from win 8 tablet edition

Actually, your title is still a little off. Plugins aren't supported in Internet Explorer in Immersive mode.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

SirBryghtside wrote:I don't really see the point in those mods, when we've already got Boethiah's Pillow Book, Huntsman's Vests and The Lusty Argonian Maid :P

You forgot The Real Barenziah Part 2.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

One thing I learned going through the top 100 mods on TESNexus is that there's an extremely popular tentacle rape mod called "Estrus", so if you're into that kind of thing go for it. Good lord I wish I was kidding about that last one. I love that mod. If only because it means there are an...
by Amnesiasoft
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

SecondTalon wrote:Don't get me wrong, the physical fighter with sufficient skill and appropriate gear should always be able to beat any creature, but if the Wizard/Fighter divide is basically Easy/Hard mode... so what?

And Rogue is Insane difficulty?
by Amnesiasoft
Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

No spellmaking? Gah. I agree it broke the game a bit when abused, but. . gah. Yeah, and they're taking it out for a really good reason. Spellmaking was BORING. If it had a spellcrafting system like Two Worlds II and was being removed? Yeah, okay, I can see getting mad about that. The Oblivion and M...
by Amnesiasoft
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 49787

Re: Battlefield 3

Amalith wrote:Then again, steam only takes non-steam relevant information when you opt into taking a survey.

See that? That's the key difference. Steam asks you, EA... technically asks you... once, deep in the abyss known as a EULA.
by Amnesiasoft
Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question about public washrooms
Replies: 36
Views: 4811

Re: Question about public washrooms

I just find the first stall that is acceptably clean.
by Amnesiasoft
Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:59 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 220909

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

TheChewanater wrote:
Odd_nonposter wrote:http://artoftrolling.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/chatroulette-trolling-untitled37.jpg

Funny, but why is Chrome on there twice?
I'm just trolling. Move along.

I thought that was Firefox?
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google buys Motorola Mobility
Replies: 13
Views: 2581

Re: Google buys Motorola Mobility

Okay, Google bought Motorola for patents. Microsoft and Apple were already suing Motorola over Android patent infringements. They obviously don't believe Motorola had anything important enough to protect themselves with. How does this help Google again?
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Terraria
Replies: 362
Views: 75782

Re: Terraria

Difference of points, I guess. At it's heart, Minecraft is a game about building shit. Terraria, at it's heart, is a game about smashing Baddies in the face. Honestly, I found building stuff in Terraria more fun than Minecraft... Also, smashing Baddies in the face. There's not a whole lot of that i...
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antimatter: We haz it.
Replies: 40
Views: 5935

Re: Antimatter: We haz it.

Diadem wrote:Awesome story.

My favorite acrynom is ALICE: A Large Ion Collider Experiment. Whoever came up with that name deserves a nobel prize. Of literature.

The problem with acronyms is that Acronyms Can Really Obfuscate and Nullify Your Meaning.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Game Design - the collective approach.
Replies: 102
Views: 14257

Re: Game Design - the collective approach.

ConMan wrote:The only problem is that there is still a certain feeling of pointlessness to the boss fight - why did you let us fight him if he kills us anyway? That's a hard part to script around.

Obviously when you do beat the boss, a meteor falls on you. Gotta watch out for those freak accidents man.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 382985

Re: Diablo III

If you choose the cash out route, Blizzard still gets their $1.60, PayPal gets $0.60, and the player only gets $0.60. I mean, hey, it's still sixty cents... but that's barely enough for a 32oz drink at a QT during the summer sale. Sell about 8 of those items and you could treat yourself to Taco Bel...
by Amnesiasoft
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 382985

Re: Diablo III

I don't see how the cash auction house is worse than people selling D2 items on Ebay. Well, Blizzard charges you a flat fee to list the item. Then they take a cut out of the price you sell it for Then they take a cut for cashing out Then their third party payment system takes a cut for cashing out....
by Amnesiasoft
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Beardhammer wrote:If you can run it with all settings maxed out, it's one hell of a gorgeous game.

It's really not, especially for how poorly it runs. The textures are really low resolution, and the shadows look awful. Nothing about the games graphics stand out as impressive. Crysis looks and runs better.
by Amnesiasoft
Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I had a crazy idea for fighting games on consoles
Replies: 34
Views: 4176

Re: I had a crazy idea for fighting games on consoles

http://altdevblogaday.org/2011/06/06/de ... -designer/

This is what I have to say with regards to Street Fighter characters move sets versus other games. (And by me, I mean some random guy on the Internet)
by Amnesiasoft
Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 332746

Re: Kerbal Space Program

Jahoclave wrote:So, is a double double check 2^2 or, because it's two double checks and checking the double (2x2)^2?

Actually, Soralin meant double Czechs.
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 332746

Re: Kerbal Space Program

Speaking of the mods in that link, has anyone gotten the communications satellite to work? The description says in need to be in geosynchronous orbit, but all I've managed to do is jettison it around 50km up. I haven't even gotten into a proper orbit yet, much less a geosynchronus one, but I would ...
by Amnesiasoft
Sun Jul 10, 2011 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Do people laud The Dark Knight for Christian Bale's solid performance of Batman? Yes. (At least, they prefer Bale in Batman Begins to Murphy.) Hell no, they laud Heath Ledger's incredible portrayal of Joker. That's because killing yourself is one of the best ways to get good reviews. Yeah, I seriou...
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577460

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

Looking at my system monitor, Steam is using about 90mb of memory right now. By comparison Yahoo Messenger is using 50 and Chrome is using over 150. Try closing any open Steam windows, and watch it drop down to, like, 8 MB. But even then... 90 MB is not a lot of memory to be using. Maybe more than ...
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Red Faction: Now With Added Aliens!
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Re: Red Faction: Now With Added Aliens!

AvatarIII wrote:I still feel it does have more merit than just the destruction.

Yeah, like the napalm laser gun.
by Amnesiasoft
Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

That sounds about the price that game is worth.
by Amnesiasoft
Sun Jun 26, 2011 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mobile phones
Replies: 74
Views: 9216

Re: mobile phones

Here's a cool article on how MS put together the WinPho7 keyboard. That's pretty neat. I got an HTC Trophy a few weeks ago. I'm really loving Windows Phone 7. It's like Microsoft stopped and said "How do people interact with their phones?" rather than going "HEY LET'S COPY APPLE AND ...
by Amnesiasoft
Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3
Replies: 44
Views: 4900

Re: Mass Effect 3

they said the same sort of thing for Mass Effect 2 and while that game was a little stripped of RPG elements, it was better overall. That's debatable. I felt all the changes to Mass Effect 2 basically did that same thing You, sir, name? said happened regarding difficulty to Dragon Age 2. Playing on...
by Amnesiasoft
Tue Jun 21, 2011 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 539140

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

This sounds interesting, I think I will give it a try.

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