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by Jebobek
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Factorio - automate ALL the things!
Replies: 144
Views: 88616

Re: Factorio - automate ALL the things!

I am here to also enthuse about this game. I just started about a week ago. My brother hosted a startup last night- he had just jumped into electric power on his map. Neither of us had played multiplayer before. I just launched off my first satellite in peaceful mode to understand how everything wor...
by Jebobek
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1347: "t Distribution"
Replies: 65
Views: 22636

Re: 1347: "t Distribution"

Title text: If data fail's the Teacher's t test you can just force it to take the test again until it passes. I'm trying to make sense of this. Fail obviously possesses something (the Teacher's t test belongs to fail, I guess), but I can't get the rest of the sentense to make sense using fail's as ...
by Jebobek
Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1347: "t Distribution"
Replies: 65
Views: 22636

Re: 1347: "t Distribution"

As a teacher I got it pretty fast and laughed. Here is my interpretation: He's looking at Grades, and sees the Student's distribution. "Hmm, not quite fitting it.. maybe if I slightly adjust the normal distribution.. NOPE. Not gonna work!" Then he places his own distribution down which stu...
by Jebobek
Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1299: "I Don't Own a TV"
Replies: 99
Views: 17876

Re: 1299: "I Don't Own a TV"

What is this graph actually saying? Is it "I don't own a physical TV set" or "I'm not subscribed to TV programming?"
by Jebobek
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XBox One
Replies: 90
Views: 17629

Re: XBox One

I'm a playstation fanboy. I'm going to buy a PS4 in a few years for the discounted exclusives. However, when the top news and editorials state that PS4 will do better because ???? preorder units sold out faster than XB1's ???? units I go crazy. I need solid numbers to back it up, otherwise it is jus...
by Jebobek
Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dork Soulds
Replies: 780
Views: 119139

Re: Dork Soulds

Started playing for the last month on and off between taking care of my new baby! Things I have noticed: -Baby does not like the loud SHING when I first press start. She sleeps through everything else. -I am super glad I read about this game and the patience I need for it, especially after hitting t...
by Jebobek
Fri May 17, 2013 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1213: "Combination Vision Test"
Replies: 159
Views: 61274

Re: 1213: "Combination Vision"

The distant 2 that is not quite positioned for a decimal is there to diagnose obsessive compulsive disorder by driving them insane so much that they complain on the fora and out themselves. :twisted:
by Jebobek
Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Bastion
Replies: 44
Views: 10711

Re: Bastion

Bastion had much artwork polish, but making connections between the character and the art felt a little weak to me. Might be a from a lack of audio cues. This bothered me the most when you spammed your rolling, or was knocked up into the air. Spear+Shotgun(name?) here. I combo rolling+shotgun/spear ...
by Jebobek
Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo III
Replies: 2188
Views: 346359

Re: Diablo III

Giving legendaries more of a stat-range is just another form of power-creeping, which is just band-aiding. If they don't do ladders it is just going to be a power creep with no new content. Oh and identify-all should have been in the game day-1, but is a sort of this weird "convenience-creep&qu...
by Jebobek
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sim City
Replies: 333
Views: 82430

Re: Sim City

Diablo III / WoW release-day victim here. For big online-only releases for new IP's, they will always lowball their servers. Expect this to be a thing, for like, 48 hours. I'm sorry :(
by Jebobek
Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1102: "Fastest-Growing"
Replies: 85
Views: 19660

Re: 1102: "Fastest-Growing"

Why does the missionary have hitler hair? Randall probably wanted to make the person appear a bit "off" or a bit "aged", so he went with a thinning hair/combover look. Not surprising, as the foolish are represented as balding quite often in pop culture. (example: snickers bald c...
by Jebobek
Fri May 04, 2012 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls Online
Replies: 58
Views: 32704

Re: Elder Scrolls Online

I guess it won't be Skyrim: multiplayer mode. Drop into the world, do some quests with a few other people you know. Of course, you'd have to double the width of most hallways, unless you're into starting at the backs of your tanky friend.
by Jebobek
Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What makes for good turn-based combat?
Replies: 46
Views: 14779

Re: What makes for good turn-based combat?

My first suggestion would be an attack style depreciation forcing you to change up your moves, like Super Smash Bros, where the damage % depreciates the more you use the same move. This could be built right into the lore, where your enemies will make passive comments in Act 1 like "they're usin...
by Jebobek
Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sim City
Replies: 333
Views: 82430

Re: Sim City

SimCityEA's account on youtube is coming out with some great "inside look" videos. One recent video is about controlling agents which fuel the Residential-Industrial-Commercial loop. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxTcm1YFKcU I like how each vehicle on the road matters: that it no longer &...
by Jebobek
Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2633
Views: 483904

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Jorpho wrote:This is getting out of hand.
http://www.indiegala.com/


Indie Gala Default split of $10:

Devs $7.00
Charity $1.60
Gala Tip $1.40

Humble Bundle Default split of $10:

Devs $6.50
Charity $2.00
Humble Tip $1.50

I was just curious how they did their default splits. Are they the same peoples?
by Jebobek
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 45449

Re: Battlefield 3

SecondTalon wrote:And they coulda used this one. Shame.
I know right??

Just to be clear, its not that I hate the rap for being rap. Its just that I feel.. wrong for being advertised to like that.
by Jebobek
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Inducing
Replies: 120
Views: 27275

Re: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Induci

I had a hard time seeing the 3DS 3D.. then I recalled my good ability to see magic eye images (ST's shark popped right out to me) and let my eyes relax and cross a bit.. BAM, got it. Like others said, even if it didn't phase in and out so much, even if it does not hurt the eyes.. I still would not k...
by Jebobek
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 45449

Re: Battlefield 3

"If you play this game, you are male, and you will have 99 action-based problems but a relationship with a female will not be one of those problems."

The game looks great.. but.. I just can't get past them choosing this song. I'm going to pass.
by Jebobek
Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 364800

Re: Team Fortress 2

I recommend to try it at least for 3 rounds or so, for a laugh. It's quite funny being in a group of ~22 people on your team, but be utterly DECIMATED because the lone individual on the other side has 22,000 hit points, runs faster than a scout, hits for 250 damage, and can superjump across the enti...
by Jebobek
Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 364800

Re: Team Fortress 2

Good example right there. When I run sniper on Saxton Hale maps, I need the no-scope for hitting bosses at medium range. The SMG just doesn't cut it when it comes to damage unless he's really close. So, as of right now, I don't have much use for the Machina unless Hale tends to stay at long range.. ...
by Jebobek
Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 364800

Re: Team Fortress 2

I've gotten into the phase where I'm enjoying a Saxton Hale server for an hour, switch to a regular server, get killed 10 times trying to get out of the spawn, then go back into a Saxton server. It's gotten to the point where I only try to craft gear that will help me out vs. Hale.
by Jebobek
Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Inducing
Replies: 120
Views: 27275

Re: Nintendo 3DS - Soon to be Cheaper, Still Headache Induci

Whether the problem is not enough software, or the hardware is going to be revamped, it is always the same lesson to be learned: Never buy the first version of the next-gen gaming handheld. Ever. A 1-year rule of holding off until the better version comes out (or is at least announced) is always the...
by Jebobek
Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

Wyvern wrote:I found a dungeon full of skeletons, so I made an arrow farm.

Spoiler:
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I am quite jealous of those able to make these kinds of farms. I have found a spider spawner, but string only gets you so far.
by Jebobek
Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

I have not seen or heard of these boosters before. To my untrained eyes, the last half a page of posts is some sort of flashy display of excess iron. It's a glitch, but it's such an embraced glitch that I can't imagine it being fixed, at least without some comparable replacement. Replacement idea f...
by Jebobek
Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0814: "Diode"
Replies: 137
Views: 58758

Re: 0814: Diode

I think many fail to find this one funny mainly because their SO has been doing that for years without a diode...
by Jebobek
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

SecondTalon wrote:
Jebobek wrote:I smell fowl play, however.
Them ducks are devious.
Haha!

Technologically Awkward Duck Vs Notch.PNG
by Jebobek
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

I would code that in a specific 16x16 square plot on "earth", anywhere you place those portals would send you to the same place in hell. So if you filled this invisible plot with portals, they would all send you to the same portal in hell. If you make one step North out of the 16x16 bound...
by Jebobek
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: [i] - Dexterafia: Town Wins
Replies: 502
Views: 48476

Re: Invitational - Dexterafia: D1 Murder at Miami Metro

Sorry for the MIA status for a while. I sort of took Azrael's suggestion to "shut up you're helping the scum" seriously. Not that I'm offended, but I really do think I could be helping the scum find pro-town groups. Initially I was going to jump on the Azrael bandwagon, but honestly I don'...
by Jebobek
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

So, it might just be speculation at this point, but how do you figure the warping will work? Apparently, moving a block in any direction in "hell" is like moving 16 on "earth". Let's say you create a portal, move one space, create another portal, and your second portal is 16 blo...
by Jebobek
Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:27 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

uncivlengr wrote:Speaking of trees, I'd like to attempt this sometime:
Spoiler:
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Is there any explanation as to how this was done? I'd like to do a smaller version of that.
by Jebobek
Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.
Replies: 197
Views: 27086

Re: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.

It reminds me of the Snakes on a Plane hype where they decide that they'd better turn around and work on it some more, such that the finished product might match expectations. The original intended audience might not care as much but those following the hype and those following others following the ...
by Jebobek
Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright
Replies: 25
Views: 4136

Re: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright

Holeee Crap... Yea if this turns into another Mother 3 thing I'm going to lose it. Do they REALIZE how many Americans will want to buy their $300 3DS's in order to sit at home next to their PS3's and Wii's and play the whole game through? MUSIC http://layton-vs-gyakuten.jp/bgm/gyakuten.mp3 clapping....
by Jebobek
Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:45 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: [i] - Dexterafia: Town Wins
Replies: 502
Views: 48476

Re: Invitational - Dexterafia: D1 Murder at Miami Metro

I keep looking at this thread and I'm trying to add something to it but yea, I'm pretty green and day one is rough.. It is possible that those trying to paint Dexter in a bad light have something to gain from his death, or something to fear from his life... Going back to this again, I guess you coul...
by Jebobek
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: [i] - Dexterafia: Town Wins
Replies: 502
Views: 48476

Re: Invitational - Dexterafia: D1 Murder at Miami Metro

It is possible that those trying to paint Dexter in a bad light have something to gain from his death, or something to fear from his life... While thats possible, I'm guessing none of us are 100% sure what kind of kill spree Dex will be going through in this match (well besides himself). Sadly, I r...
by Jebobek
Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: [i] - Dexterafia: Town Wins
Replies: 502
Views: 48476

Re: Invitational - Dexterafia: D1 Murder at Miami Metro

(PA School here, so I'm on eastern US timezone.) Those who are advocating town!Dexter, could you provide some evidence? I have provided several points in favor of indy!Dexter. A serial killer wins when he's the last one alive at the very end, right? My personal assumption stems from the flavor of th...
by Jebobek
Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: [i] - Dexterafia: Town Wins
Replies: 502
Views: 48476

Re: Invitational - Dexterafia: D1 Murder at Miami Metro

Thank you for the Invitational invitation! I only did this a few times before but I'm happy to come back and try another. SK = Serial Killer.. I was looking at the "NK" Jargon and can't find a definition. Never really watched dexter but my SO has, so I'm drilling her for information. I thi...
by Jebobek
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9401
Views: 1365355

Re: Minecraft

Really, REALLY hoping that lanterns will not require iron. Anyone that even starts a minecart network knows how it feels when it comes to iron scarcity. Sometimes I find diamond and wish it was more iron.
by Jebobek
Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8011737

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

SecondTalon wrote:
Moo wrote:Wow, guys, that sounds like the greatest song in the world, or something!
Nah, just a tribute.
Spoiler:
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by Jebobek
Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 453701

Re: WoWzers!

The best and most realistic change i've seen suggested to fix the pve gear in pvp issue is changing resilience slightly. Make it reduce damage from players by 2x% and ignore x% of the targets damage reduction from resilience. So for example, you both have pvp gear on and reduce damage received by 5...
by Jebobek
Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Welcome to Arizona. I hope you brought ID.
Replies: 185
Views: 21527

Re: Welcome to Arizona. I hope you brought ID.

It always seemed misplaced to me when anger is directed at illegal immigrants more than exploitative employers. If there were a way to effectively force most employers who currently benefit from employing undocumented immigrants to offer wages/benefits at the same standard as someone who was a lega...

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