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by aion7
Sun Nov 21, 2010 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

$1475.79 USD
I don't know exactly how much I've spent. I would guess ~$500
by aion7
Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 372809

Re: Team Fortress 2

Jar'O'Jam wrote:On a unrelated note, this Halloween is a real holiday for me - after more than a year, I've finally received my second hat drop, the Bonnet.
That's funny. I got my 2.5th* the other day, this time for a class I actually play. The Chieftain's Challenge.


*Hatless sniper does not count as a full hat.
by aion7
Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 372809

Re: Team Fortress 2

The only time I don't love the flaregun is when I'm fighting another Pyro. Something about that gun is just... endearing.
by aion7
Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 372809

Re: Team Fortress 2

I like the Black Box, as it with a bit of practice I've found my kill to death ratio with the soldier skyrocket. You just have to be good at taking cover while you reload more and aiming. If you want, I could trade you a refined metal for crafting for your crate. That would be awesome. I have a ser...
by aion7
Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 372809

Re: Team Fortress 2

I hate my drops. After playing ~10 hours of the update, the only new items I found were a vitasaw, a bushwacka and a crate, none of which I will ever use. I crafted an Eternal Reward, and it's absolutely terrible on most maps, but quite fun. I'm thinking about what to make next: degreaser, shortstop...
by aion7
Sun Sep 26, 2010 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Civilization 5!!!
Replies: 481
Views: 112057

Re: Civilization 5!!!

So, I'm liking Songhai. 75 gold per encampment helps a lot early game the UB is good and embarked units defending themselves is quite useful.

My least favorite bug at the moment: the intro video. Why can't I skip it?
by aion7
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The New X-Com/UFO Game.... it's a FPS. Fuck.
Replies: 14
Views: 2691

Re: The New X-Com/UFO Game.... it's a FPS. Fuck.

Why call it X-Com? They couldn't get the license for Fallout or Bioshock.
by aion7
Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 357830

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Diablo II is, in my opinion, the quintessential old co-op PC game.
by aion7
Thu Jul 01, 2010 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Buy Shatter before it's too late. It's awesome.

I also bit on The Void today. I would have bought a couple others, but I don't feel like going through the horrid Games for Windows Live.
by aion7
Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Flotilla and Gothic for me today. I've been meaning to buy Flotilla for a while, simply because of how great Gravity Bone is, and because it's description makes me think of Strange Adventures in Infinite Space but deeper.
by aion7
Sat Jun 26, 2010 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Todays daily deals: Company of Heroes Complete Pack - $24.99 City of Heroes: Architect Edition - $9.99 AudioSurf - $2.50 All Hearts of Iron games are 66% off Left 4 Dead 2 - $10.20 Zeno Clash - $3.75 Supreme Commander 2 - $7.47* Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition: Revenge of the S...
by aion7
Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS, KH
Replies: 32
Views: 4650

Re: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS

You know what would be awesome? F-Zero for 3DS. Seriously. Think about it.
You get:
1) Great sense of speed IN THREE DEE
2) incredibly good gameplay and track design (it's the goddamn F-Zero)
3) Captain Falcon's chest rendered in 3D.
by aion7
Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Civilization 5!!!
Replies: 481
Views: 112057

Re: Civilization 5!!!

So the article says they're taking out religion. I was hoping for a revamp of the system, giving different religions different civilization effecting aspects. I'm a bit disappointed that the whole system is being removed.

Is there any word on what they're doing with the Great Person system?
by aion7
Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 357830

Re: Long, long, long single player games

Nethack (free), X-COM (very cheap), and Mount and Blade (not expensive) could keep me busy for a long period of time.
by aion7
Wed May 05, 2010 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Civilization 5!!!
Replies: 481
Views: 112057

Re: Civilization 5!!!

Civilization? I like him. (Pleased)
by aion7
Wed May 05, 2010 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I already Bought World of Goo twice, but I've been interested in all the others there for a while. This is awesome.
by aion7
Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: games for a club?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Re: games for a club?

If people bring arcade sticks you can play fighting games like Marvel Vs. Capcom 2, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo: High Definition Remix, Street Fighter 4 and The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match.
by aion7
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Video Games inducing Nausea
Replies: 24
Views: 6122

Re: Video Games inducing Nausea

For a while I was feeling sick when playing Metroid Prime 3, but then I stopped having problems. I must have suddenly adjusted or something.
by aion7
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 1998 was the best year ever
Replies: 167
Views: 16292

Re: 1998 was the best year ever

You will all have understood that future perfect reigns supreme.
by aion7
Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 1998 was the best year ever
Replies: 167
Views: 16292

Re: 1998 was the best year ever

SecondTalon wrote:*ahem*

GUN.

There's a reason cops don't use cattle prods.

Now, back to why Every Year is the Best Year Ever...

In that type of game, all the bullets appear to be made of wadded-up paper, so it makes sense to pull out the weaponry that does more damage when you hit people in the face with it.
by aion7
Tue Apr 06, 2010 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So who is a competitive gamer around here?
Replies: 38
Views: 3748

Re: So who is a competitive gamer around here?

I play fighting games, specifically Mvc2 and SF4 (I play HDR and KoF 98/02 also, but not at a tournament level). I haven't done too well at previous tournaments, but I've been getting better recently am about to practice the hell out of SSF4 on release. MWC is gonna be hype, and it lands more than a...
by aion7
Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 1998 was the best year ever
Replies: 167
Views: 16292

Re: 1998 was the best year ever

Kag wrote:
aion7 wrote:While MM is better then OoT, LttP is the best by far.


Right up until you play it again and you realize it's actually got a lot of tedious bullshit.

All the Zeldas do, really.
by aion7
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 1998 was the best year ever
Replies: 167
Views: 16292

Re: 1998 was the best year ever

While MM is better then OoT, LttP is the best by far. Also, 2000 was the best year. Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Diablo 2, Thief 2, Deus Ex, Icewind Dale, the best Pokemon games, Majora's Mask (still not as good as LttP), Baldur's Gate 2, CounterStrike, Escape From Monkey Island, Tekken Tag Tournament, and ...
by aion7
Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME
Replies: 50
Views: 6004

Re: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME

OOMPH! I SPY A HEFT FERN.
HOPS OR A FIEF NYMPHET?
HEREOF MYTHS POP A FIN.
SHH, FOP. A FIREMEN TYPO.
A POOF FREEST HIP HYMN.
by aion7
Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

I wouldn't recommend it. It's just dungeon after dungeon after dungeon, and they're all the same. And most annoyingly, you have to keep clicking to attack something. You'd think that just holding down the mouse button would be enough, but no. You have to keep clicking until you get RSI. If you play...
by aion7
Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Just Cause 2
Replies: 71
Views: 18971

Re: Just Cause 2

To each their own and all that, but I disagree that those are present in the game. The environment is hardly repeating, there's the mountain radar station, helipad military base with missile silo, airstrip in the middle of nowhere, tons of unique towns/military bases, etc. And if your in the middle...
by aion7
Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Just Cause 2
Replies: 71
Views: 18971

Re: Just Cause 2

I was disappointed by the demo personally. I had high hopes going in, and they were crushed by repeating, mostly empty environment, bad AI and bland combat.
by aion7
Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Just some silly math i did...
Replies: 214
Views: 16953

Re: Just some silly math i did...

Alright. I'm jumping in to this discussion.

The risk of getting any sort of virus or malware when downloading a game can be minimized to a near zero percentage rate with little effort.
Not to mention that there are private sites purely for this purpose.
by aion7
Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb redux
Replies: 514
Views: 306020

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

Elements stuff Mutation is probably my favorite card. I'm love the whole cheap stuff + Mutation combos. I'm thinking Boneyard + Mutation could be great. Add in Sparks and Photons, and you've got an army in no time. A deck of a couple Boneyards, a bunch of Mutations, maybe a few Chaos Seeds, a weapo...
by aion7
Sat Mar 06, 2010 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 357830

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Filigree, I would suggest the PC DnD based games like Icewind Dale, and Planescape Torment for character interactions and fairly free combat, and Mount and Blade for openness. Mount and Blade is totally open, with exploration (you can see the full map from the start, but going places, fighting in di...
by aion7
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

I bought it, as I didn't own any of the included games. I noticed a bunch of 2D shooters and what appeared to be a Tempest clone, so I bit.
by aion7
Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 494600

Re: Great Steam Deals (Update me regularly!)

Is Shadowgrounds good? I ask as it + the sequel/spinoff/expansion/whatever-it-is are on sale for a total price of five US dollars.
by aion7
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 372809

Re: Team Fortress 2

"Our arrows will blot out the sun"
"Then we will charge in the shade."
by aion7
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Allusions in video games
Replies: 31
Views: 6195

Re: Allusions in video games

I was wondering what the most pretentious "Portal is really about" theory would look like. I guess dis must be it.
by aion7
Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 357830

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Yeah, CSS is definitely worth the $20, but if you hold out until the next sale, you can save $5 or $10.
Note: I have no idea about pricing in non-US areas.
by aion7
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 357830

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

CSS Still rawks. It's a different subgenre than TF2, though. In TF2, you are less likely to die in one or two shots, and you see your opponent for longer (before one of you is dead). They are both great. L4D is also good if you want something with a bit more random elements. I don't think it's quite...
by aion7
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Old School Fighting Games: Do I just suck?
Replies: 41
Views: 5373

Re: Old School Fighting Games: Do I just suck?

There's also another group. The kind who plays Dhalsim in SF2 because he can teleport around the stage. Or Yoshimitsu in Soul Calibur/Tekken because of his sword-pogo and harakiri moves. Or Christie in Tekken since she has one move where she'll... sit on the ground with her legs open. I rarely win ...
by aion7
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How did you discover video games?
Replies: 49
Views: 6031

Re: How did you discover video games?

Games have always been a part of my life, as my father has coded them since before I was born. I have no clue what my first video game was.
by aion7
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Old School Fighting Games: Do I just suck?
Replies: 41
Views: 5373

Re: Old School Fighting Games: Do I just suck?

You don't have to remember frame data in most fighting games. You just have to have a basic idea of what beats what. Also, most players stick with one character, and not all moves are useful. To illustrate this point: My friend plays T Hawk in SSF2THDR. He knows no exact frame data, but he still doe...
by aion7
Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Aliens Vs. Predator
Replies: 43
Views: 5621

Re: Aliens Vs. Predator

Everyone makes a few terrible games (except Clover/P*). Valve made HL:S, Konami made the 3D Castlevanias, etc.

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