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  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:39 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
My younger nephews love it a lot and play it on the xbox 360. They're always asking me to join them so I'll get on and we'll build something in creative mode, or just dick around in survival mode.

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  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:30 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
I actually did buy Minecraft eventually!

Though it cost more than ten bucks by the time I got around to it!
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 40
Views: 85669

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:27 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical
Hey I remembered my password!

I'm glad these forums are still here, even if no one is reading/posting in them.
  Topic: A New TGQ
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 23
Views: 11916

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:17 am   Subject: A New TGQ
I've kept TGQ on my favorites list against exactly this sort of eventuality.
So does this mean you're not interested in something like this?

-Wes

I think he meant he's kept the site bookmarked ...
  Topic: A New TGQ
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 23
Views: 11916

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:43 pm   Subject: A New TGQ
I'm down for it!
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:34 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
vault 11. ho ho ho.

Yes! I loved that. Also the Black Mountain quest, which I just finished. I like how some of these quests have non-violent solutions.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 2:32 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Hey yeah this is pretty good. Just spent three hours doing the opening quests in Goodsprings. Ringo didn't make it :( I have a feeling that if he had there might have been more to follow up on with hi ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 10:20 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
your decisions have weight to them and that you can cut off entire quest threads

Whoa this is really the case? I'm suddenly a lot more interested now.

There's a thread on select button now as we ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:18 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/10/21/wot-i-think-fallout-new-vegas/

Hmmm yeah I'm thinking I'll sit this one out for the time being. Maybe I'll grab Fallout 3 GOTY version off Steam during th ...
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:15 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
I know I really have no excuse :/

Why can't all PC games be sold through Steam :(
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:45 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
Yeah but PayPal! Is there a way to buy it without using PayPal? Could I just send the guy a check or something? I mean I guess I can use PayPal if I really have to.
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:24 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
So I downloaded Minecraft Classic last night but couldn't play it because I wasn't able to register due to server overload :/

I can still play it in the browser though! I just can't save or do anyt ...
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 17
Views: 10919

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:41 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
Man I still haven't jumped onto the minecraft bandwagon. I played one of the free versions back when it first came out and thought it was pretty neat. I guess I should jump in at some point but it kee ...
  Topic: STALKER
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 211
Views: 98564

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:22 pm   Subject: STALKER
What kind of processor do you have, Wes?
  Topic: STALKER
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 211
Views: 98564

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:36 pm   Subject: STALKER
Thanks Cycle!

You're right, this game is fucking brutal! I'm playing on Veteran difficulty and was dying a lot in the first quest, but then I turned the mouse sensitivity down and did a lot better. ...
  Topic: STALKER
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 211
Views: 98564

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:43 pm   Subject: STALKER
Those are some amazing screens, dhex. This whole thread makes me want to really play the game, but I doubt it'd run that great on my computer. I'll check it out in a couple years though, when my compu ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:21 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Yeah I haven't actually played any games by Obsidian myself (though I do intend to check out Alpha Protocol at some point) but I figure since they're using the Fallout 3 engine then the game should at ...
  Topic: 300 mechanics in 300 days
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4
Views: 3547

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:28 pm   Subject: 300 mechanics in 300 days
Yeah, that's years old. He got all angry when someone "stole" his

Wow that's dumb. If he didn't want people "stealing his ideas" then he should have copyrighted them or something. Jeez.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:26 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
Fallout 3 was kind of not that great overall but I really enjoyed exploring the wasteland enough that I spent probably upwards of 80 hours on the game. Hearing that Obsidian was doing the followup has ...
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 40
Views: 85669

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:06 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical
Deleted some spam from the main forum because I checked back in and realized I've been derelict in my mod duties. But that's not the real reason I'm here.

Basically, I miss this place. It's pretty ...
  Topic: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 26
Views: 12963

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:31 pm   Subject: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
And since Sergei started the ball rolling, I guess I'll put up my submitted article to issue 9 (may you forever rest in limbo). The last piece of writing I ever did for TGQ, warts and all:

Untitled ...
  Topic: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 26
Views: 12963

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:29 pm   Subject: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
That was good, Sergei.

Yeah. This is a good eulogy. It's the kind of essay most people will never write because they don't have the balls, and because they're worried about looking silly. That is w ...
  Topic: Metroidvania Game List
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 62386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:12 pm   Subject: Metroidvania Game List
Oh I've played it a number of times though I doubt I have anything new to say about it that hasn't already been said 'round these parts.
  Topic: Metroidvania Game List
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 62386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:47 pm   Subject: Metroidvania Game List
Okay I'd like to hear why now as I'm pretty sure the entire game design is basically "Metroid in 3D first person", which doesn't change anything about how Metroid plays except the perspective in which ...
  Topic: Metroidvania Game List
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 62386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:33 pm   Subject: Metroidvania Game List
I'm going to finally play Metroid Prime thanks to the trilogy release on Wii. Does that count as a Metroidvania?
Surprisingly, I'm pretty sure it doesn't!

-WesOkay I'd like to hear why now as I'm ...
  Topic: Metroidvania Game List
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 62386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:15 pm   Subject: Metroidvania Game List
Anyway, blast from the past!

Shadow Complex was pretty good, yeah. And I checked out that La Mulana translation about a year or so back but never got very far in it. Definitely a great game though, ...
  Topic: Metroidvania Game List
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 62386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:13 pm   Subject: Metroidvania Game List
Turn on email notifications for when threads get bumped.
  Topic: more squirrel news for dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 83
Views: 61563

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:30 am   Subject: more squirrel news for dhex
http://i44.tinypic.com/2egba77.gif

Saw it on another forum and I thought "dhex!".
  Topic: Impressions thread!
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 75
Views: 25957

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:26 am   Subject: Impressions thread!
I agree Cycle this is a way better impressions thread.
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 12
Views: 10116

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:17 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
So it's been a few days and I've been busy with real life stuff like school and being sick for a day there (very unpleasant business, that) but I have not forgotten my quest to delve into the world of ...
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 12
Views: 10116

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:25 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
As far as I know yes, this is the game in 256 colors. It really is something to behold and at times it is even quite lovely. At times.

I have another batch of images I'm about to start uploading. M ...
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 12
Views: 10116

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:19 am   Subject: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
your link just runs to: http://www.gamersquarter.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=77873#77873

So it does. Sorry about that.

http://www.rpgcodex.net/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=18778&highlight=&sid=6 ...
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 12
Views: 10116

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:22 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
That link I posted in the other thread tells you how you can use your original game disc for playing the game via dosbox. Play Daggerfall with me dhex. Very Happy

I was playing earlier and I checked into a ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:00 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
duuuuude...how'd you get daggerfall running smoothly? that bitch crashes on me in xp more than billy joel crashes into things (ha ha he has a drinking problem)

some screenies would be neat. brings ...
  Topic: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 12
Views: 10116

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:14 pm   Subject: Mr. Mechanical plays Daggerfall (NSF56k)
So if you've been following the http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/4620/fall003cd2.png

This is the overworld map of the game. Each region has its own towns, dungeons, etc. Since I've just made it o ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:12 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
(Mr. Mech, post screenshots!)

That's a good idea, I'll look into figuring out what I need to do to be able to do that.

Made it topside last night in Daggerfall and then promptly fast traveled my ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:14 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Of course it would be something like that. Guess I should have paid closer attention to the help message. But yeah, thanks. I've managed to make it as far as the large room with the big staircase wher ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 7:10 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Daggerfall update: Started new game as Battlemage, answered the questions so I could get the ebony dagger which I heard was useful during the beginning. Found the menu that let me remap the controls. ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:56 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Also, is there any truth to the Star Wars parallels people kept making?

Perhaps! Last night after posting I went back and explored the rest of the little starting area so I could find all the treas ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097314

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:32 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Rogue Galaxy and Sega Classics Collection for PS2. Found them both on the cheap today, as well as Odin Sphere and Nightmare of Druaga.

I've only played about forty minutes into Rogue Galaxy so far, ...
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:41 am   Subject: dhex
http://www.thebailoutgame.us/

That's pretty funny. The only way to get on the leaderboard though is to just bail everyone out. I managed it with about $400B leftover.

Entered my name as "Austria ...
  Topic: Mega. Man. Nine.
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 40
Views: 13827

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:50 pm   Subject: Mega. Man. Nine.
So this is on Xbox Live Arcade now! The trial game only lets you play Concrete Man's stage, though. That third elephant is pretty tough! I like the feel of the game, the way it feels when you move aro ...
  Topic: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 1116
Views: 268089

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:51 pm   Subject: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
I'm still going the distance with Marathon! Up to the level Two Times Two Equals... at the moment. I think I am in love with this series. Something about it, the whole scenario just tickles all the ri ...
  Topic: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 1116
Views: 268089

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:08 pm   Subject: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Freaking Bob-B-Q has stumped me. I guess I just need to keep shooting everything and not stop. Too bad I can't find a health station or a save terminal, but that's not so bad since I saved at the end ...
  Topic: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 1116
Views: 268089

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:44 pm   Subject: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Still playing the original Marathon, up to level eight so far! I think this puts me at about 1/4 of the way through the game. Level design is starting to get kind of interesting. The music and sound e ...
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:16 pm   Subject: dhex
anyway that's a dumb fucking thing to say.

Man there were a lot of dumb things said in that thread.
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:31 am   Subject: dhex
you mention mlk and gandhi, both of whom used

Both of whom also spent some time in jail, I believe. Yeah. That whole fear of being arrested and sent to jail for a few days or however long is what ...
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:32 am   Subject: dhex
Also kind of really really glad I don't live in a large city right now at this point in time. An isolated commune out in the country is starting to look like an attractive location.
Eh?
An undergrou ...
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:30 am   Subject: dhex
it never was the country they thought it was, though.

Man ain't that the truth.

Well, I guess collective action is still viable. As long as it's peaceful and non-violent the cops will always sho ...
  Topic: dhex
Mr. Mechanical

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:01 am   Subject: dhex
if this story actually gets legs, it could turn into something far bigger.

Like maybe people will start waking up to the fact that this country is no longer the same country they thought it was? Ma ...
 
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