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@  The Doctor Who : (26 July 2016 - 07:11 AM)

@Patchy 'cause people like how the kaiser rolls!

@  MEDdMI : (26 July 2016 - 05:47 AM)

I'm officially addicted to the Comics theme. Every other themes are dull and boring now, I can't stand to look at them for more than a few posts.

@  Broadside : (26 July 2016 - 03:59 AM)

"Beast Wars anniversary"? Highly dubious.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

How come everybody wanna keep it like the kaiser?

@  zephyrX9 : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

the kaiser stole our beast wars toys

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 08:35 PM)

beast wars dicketeth anniversary

@  Locoman : (25 July 2016 - 07:16 PM)

My story begins in nineteen-dickety-two. We had to say "dickety" because the Kaiser had stolen our word "twenty". I chased that rascal to get it back, but gave up after dickety-six miles.

@  Telly : (25 July 2016 - 05:21 PM)

its the rye of the kaiser its the thrill of the the fight

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 05:18 PM)

Fierce Grape?

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 05:09 PM)

The Rye or the Kaiser.

@  tffan01 : (25 July 2016 - 04:55 PM)

watch?v=gyKOM3469_Y I've found this weird kids video.

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:20 PM)

Doozer Sticks

@  The Doctor Who : (25 July 2016 - 04:19 PM)

Fraggle Rock!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:18 PM)

Happy Pop (nauseating just saying it)

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 03:51 PM)

Hard Rock Hallelujah!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 03:48 PM)

Soggy Rock

@  Dracula : (25 July 2016 - 02:36 PM)

Tank Concrete!

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

the Third.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

Flint Chesthair!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 02:12 PM)

Sheeps Butt Ramsbottom

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:08 PM)

Fancypants

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:01 PM)

Biggles.

@  Summer : (25 July 2016 - 01:55 PM)

Jones.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (25 July 2016 - 12:08 PM)

Osmosis.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 11:09 AM)

Mayhem is, somewhat ironically, one of the least random parts of the board. I really don't know how that happened.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 06:34 AM)

Not even close.

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 05:51 AM)

What, Mayhem isn't random enough???

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 04:02 AM)

This place never feels random enough in that respect.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:10 AM)

I thought that was snarking at random strangers without fear of retribution.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:22 PM)

Topic-specific threads are the main feature of messageboards like this, you know.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

You should ask that in the TFWiki thread.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

watch?v=94l4qCKMYZ0  

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:18 PM)

there's a pewdiepie video promoting Transformers Earth Wars and it is an official promotion video, does this mean he should get a tfwiki page?

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2016 - 07:01 PM)

I thought King Kong '05 was pretty great! I just wish I hadn't watched it as a double feature with that movie about the island with the giant bugs.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 04:46 PM)

yeah it was long as hell, it took me several days to finish it.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 11:58 AM)

maybe this new one won't take half a day to watch all the way through...

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 11:00 AM)

I believe this new Kong movie will not be as good as the 2005 one.

@  Pennpenn : (24 July 2016 - 08:52 AM)

You'd figure something like that would get a pass, some kind of grandfather clause since the name is already intractably established.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 08:15 AM)

"DS-1 Orbital Battle Station." That's the official classification...

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 08:04 AM)

now that Hasbro can't use the word "Death" on the packaging of their toys, what will they call the Death Star?

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 07:44 AM)

It's in the comic con trailer and seems like a hideous waste. I guess the show makers have no reverence for Doctor Who like they do Star Trek.

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Which is the height of quality for Family Guy jokes...

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 04:00 AM)

David Tennent has done a cutaway for Family Guy. Don't get to excited it was a fart joke.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.


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#1 Treadshot 2.0

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 01:11 PM

Well, on Saturday it will be here. Probably my second-most anticipated game of all time (behind KOTOR 2). So far, those of us who don't mind being spoiled by IGN and the like have found out a few things about the game's plot, and seen video highlighting the differences in gameplay.

For those that are curious, here is some non-spoilerific info:

* Your first-game save-games do in fact import to the new game, including which NPCs live or die, and grant your ME2 character bonuses based on your prior level and alignment.

* The game seems much more like a shooter and much more action-oriented. The physics of biotic attacks have been somewhat reworked.

* Several new alien species will be introduced in this game, including at least one that can be recruited into your party.

* As well as several old species.

* At least one party member from the first Mass Effect is still recruitable as a party member in ME2.

* One of the subplots of the first game figures prominently in this one.

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 01:32 PM

I already have a huge backlog of games due to recently buying a bunch of older titles at bargain basement prices from Newegg, but I think ME2 will take precedence. I only played once through the first one though.

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 02:22 PM

I hopefully will have enough funds to pick it up launch da but even if i have to wait it'll be worth it.

I played through the first one twice, could never break level 50 but i feel my second playthrough was the best so i'll be carrying that one over.
I really really hope they made it easier to use Biotics, havign to hkold down Rb and pause the action became a pain in the ass so i just stuck with overload and used that all the time.



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Posted 19 January 2010 - 02:57 PM

I'm really gonna miss Wrex, he got me out of some tight spots. At least you can get Garrus.

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 03:17 PM

Got it on preorder. Going to miss the old party; hope my Shepard and Liara can hook back up sometime.

Going to miss my never overheating guns and infinite Immunity, too. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 08:09 PM

QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Jan 19 2010, 03:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Got it on preorder. Going to miss the old party; hope my Shepard and Liara can hook back up sometime.

Going to miss my never overheating guns and infinite Immunity, too. icon-fire.gif


I though your guns and armor transfer over.



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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:14 AM

I want it, but it'll have to wait. My money is going to more pressing matters at the moment.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:16 AM

I have it pre-ordered but won't get to actually play it for a couple of weeks. I still need to finish the first game anyway.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:16 AM

QUOTE(Prime 2.0 @ Jan 19 2010, 07:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Jan 19 2010, 03:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Got it on preorder. Going to miss the old party; hope my Shepard and Liara can hook back up sometime.

Going to miss my never overheating guns and infinite Immunity, too. icon-fire.gif


I though your guns and armor transfer over.


Nope, whole new weapon and armor system, makes things like that incompatable.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:19 AM

Paid off the preorder today.

Midnight opening next week. I'm getting it on PC and will be at least installing it that night.
My laptop still has enough power to play games like this.

Though I think this is the last year my laptop will be good enough for new games.
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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:24 AM

Paid off the preorder today.

Midnight opening next week. I'm getting it on PC and will be at least installing it that night.
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Posted 20 January 2010 - 09:05 AM

I bought a digital copy, meaning I can preload it the 22nd and start playing right away on the 26th. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 12:40 PM

I already have my definitive save (with a decent amount of paragon points) ready with all the side missions completed etc. I'm looking forward to see what my results will be in ME2.


But I'm curious to see how Garrus and Tali will react to my "renegade" play save.


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Posted 20 January 2010 - 01:48 PM

Depends on how you did Garrus. He's pretty renegade himself, if you used the right conversation options!

I HAD one, but I lost it in a hard drive crash :/

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 02:02 PM

QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Jan 20 2010, 12:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on how you did Garrus. He's pretty renegade himself, if you used the right conversation options!

I HAD one, but I lost it in a hard drive crash :/


Yeah, Garrus is the "Cop that doesn't play by the rules." He's always annoyed with how C-Sec can fail to catch a bad guy, becuase of all the red tape. He'll do anything to stop a criminal. You can either encourage that, or discourage that over the course of the game.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 02:03 PM

QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Jan 20 2010, 01:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on how you did Garrus. He's pretty renegade himself, if you used the right conversation options!


In my renegade play threw, I never inivited him to join my team. I pretty much said I didn't trust him for being a Turian and I did not want him on my team.


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Posted 20 January 2010 - 02:06 PM

wonder if there will be any controversy with this game . I recall a dev mentioning something maybe jokingly about love in a Elevator.

Livin it up while I'm going down. Sorry

Can't wait for this to come out . Hopefully the game won't be buggy but we are talking about bioware. Usually their games are so good the faults are overlooked.






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Posted 20 January 2010 - 02:06 PM

QUOTE(shumworld @ Jan 20 2010, 01:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Jan 20 2010, 01:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on how you did Garrus. He's pretty renegade himself, if you used the right conversation options!


In my renegade play threw, I never inivited him to join my team. I pretty much said I didn't trust him for being a Turian and I did not want him on my team.


I've always pondered doing a "Xenphobe" playthrough...

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 03:08 PM

QUOTE(mEgAmAgNuS @ Jan 20 2010, 11:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Can't wait for this to come out . Hopefully the game won't be buggy but we are talking about bioware. Usually their games are so good the faults are overlooked.

A major upside to current generation console games is that the developer can actually update them just like PC games.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 05:46 PM

QUOTE(Jealous Beauty @ Jan 20 2010, 03:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mEgAmAgNuS @ Jan 20 2010, 11:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Can't wait for this to come out . Hopefully the game won't be buggy but we are talking about bioware. Usually their games are so good the faults are overlooked.

A major upside to current generation console games is that the developer can actually update them just like PC games.

True but ME1 was abandoned by Bioware like it had the plague.

Sure we got one decent DLC with Bring Down the Sky, but then they threw pennicle station at us and disappeared.

Heres hoping ME2 doesnt suffer the same fate. Considering there that Cerberus network thing for DLC i doubt it but crazier things have happened.



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