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Discussion in 'General Off-Topic' started by Car crusher, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. TheAdmiester

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    Not sure about that one, you might be better off if you can upgrade before the deadline then install 10 on the new hardware like I thought you meant.
     
  2. 1185323118

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    Just started playing Team Fortress 2 today, looks like a fun game so far
     
  3. CaffeinatedPixels

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    I think it's an ok game, possibly need to put some more hours in first.

     
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  4. Funky7Monkey

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    It looks like it'll have an actual plot, something I enjoy in games. Rather than "looking" for a niece that you really don't know.
     
  5. 1185323118

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    YeahXD, it's fun, have already played all the tutorials and one long game, spend me 2 hours and I haven't start my homework yetXD
     
  6. James Smith

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    Sounds like there could be an interesting story behind that.
     
  7. Shotgun Chuck

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    "I had the microfilm. All I had to do was get out. Shouldn't have been too hard - my disguise was perfect. In the darkness, no one should have been able to tell I wasn't a real dock worker. Somehow, though, they did - and they wasted no time broadcasting that fact, putting up a terrific racket that would have every goon in the place breathing down my neck. I had no choice. I had to run for it, and swim for it. And though I survived the encounter a scratch, emerging on another pier 100 yards away, I found quickly that I had dropped the microfilm somewhere along the way. What I didn't know was whether I'd been on land when it happened. If I had, then not only would my infiltration have been a complete wash, they would have known why I was there - and been able to adjust their plan accordingly."
     
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  8. bhorton

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    This is what happens when the gearbox on an old narrowguage diesel shunter locomotive suddenly jams, jerking the crankshaft suddenly.
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    Gearbox failed while on a passenger train, showering sparks everywhere (open engine bay), then a giant clunk, then the engine stopped. Ruined the Engine block as well, so that will also need replacing.
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  9. nobadesuuchan

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    Never go on a boat again.
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    My internet setup is The Assy telstra broadband router that they gave everyone on my street, it's great at times and absolute garbage at others.
     
  10. ktheminecraftfan

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    Awesome you can hack into other vehicles in the sequal.
     
  11. SixSixSevenSeven

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    nothing exciting, it was even in a pool. Used to do swimming lessons, one week we were to see if we could do 100m clothed, that was just trousers and t shirt. Piece of piss that was. We were gonna go again, were asked if we wanted to try more, sure enough I went and got my boots and a hoody. Did it
     
  12. SuperNoob05

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    I made a simple little calculator in C#. The code is about as badly optimized as Torque3D, but it works perfectly fine.
     
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  13. aljowen

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    While I may not be the biggest fan of Microsoft, they do make some of the sexiest hardware.


    The thumbsticks are also made by alps which is pretty neat.
     
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  14. SixSixSevenSeven

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    the thumbsticks sadly aren't very good at all
     
  15. aljowen

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    Personally I have found the thumb sticks to be pretty ok, very accurate and reliable. The reason I needed to take the controller apart is because the rubber on the thumbstick cover had split while crammed into a rucksack.



    On a completely unrelated note
     
  16. SixSixSevenSeven

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    I have 4 360 pads, sticks are only beaten in suckyness by the GameCube in my opinion. Playstation ones are much better with more reliable centering than the Xbox which requires a large deadzone
     
  17. aljowen

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    The problem the playstation 3 controllers is that they would break very easily. My cousin switched to 3rd party controllers entirely because the ps3 analogue sticks would stop centring after a while and become completely loose. Personally I also prefer the stiffness and shape of the 360 sticks more too (as well as the layout), but that is just personal preference.

    I only have two though the bundled elite one and a second white one which I got at the same time. Maybe a couple months after launch so both are pretty early.
     
  18. CaffeinatedPixels

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    Microsoft makes some damn good controllers. My X360 controller for PC has been going since 2005, and even though the centering is nearly non-existent on the sticks and the D-Pad is sticky it still works just fine.

    My friend, on the other hand, goes through a controller every 2 or 3 months since he uses aftermarket controllers.
     
  19. SixSixSevenSeven

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    2 of mine are original release ones, other 2 i got later, all 4 have major wear issues, all 4 when new had deadzone issues
     
  20. Kitteh5

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    Let me tell ya though, A 360 controller beats a keyboard to death in racing games. As long as I get more than just 100% or 0% I'm happy.
     
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