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  Topic: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
ryan

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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:40 pm   Subject: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
A shame about the forums, too. Aside from Quarter To Three, this was the only place I would read regularly and the only one I actually posted in.

I've read that Fusion Publishing is having some pr ...
  Topic: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
ryan

Replies: 37
Views: 17480

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:04 pm   Subject: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
Finished up some work on supplemental materials for Bounty Bay Online and the new STALKER.
  Topic: Wow, my account still works
ryan

Replies: 5
Views: 4154

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:14 am   Subject: Wow, my account still works
Hey Sergei, how's Japan treating you?
  Topic: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
ryan

Replies: 37
Views: 17480

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 11:28 pm   Subject: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
Back to working on the game this thread was originally about. The crazy has been removed from the translation though, which has helped out quite a bit. Hopefully some expansions or something are annou ...
  Topic: Official TGQ Virtual Console And Live Arcade Games Thread
ryan

Replies: 977
Views: 326497

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 11:26 pm   Subject: Official TGQ Virtual Console And Live Arcade Games Thread
Anyone pick up anything good lately? The last VC title I bought was Ys, though I think I'll pick up Suikoden on the PSN at some point.
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
ryan

Replies: 664
Views: 280702

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 11:24 pm   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
Had this been a few weeks back, I could see myself buying the shit out of a lot of Lestrade's stuff. Punishment for not coming here more often. I accept it, Internet! I accept it!
  Topic: Wow, my account still works
ryan

Replies: 5
Views: 4154

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 11:22 pm   Subject: Wow, my account still works
Dhex still posts over at fort90's forum, along with drunkensamurai and a few others. I see updates from wes, sergei, thatbox and a few others on facebook. I check in with Matt every once and a while ...
  Topic: The Ascent - Development Blog [thread name changed]
ryan

Replies: 41
Views: 23441

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Mon May 11, 2009 8:59 pm   Subject: The Ascent - Development Blog [thread name changed]
If you taught yourself how to program, what books did you use? I've thought about it for years, and put a bit of effort into learning Python, but I always stall once the tutorials/books hit chapter 2 ...
  Topic: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
ryan

Replies: 37
Views: 17480

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:25 pm   Subject: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
Said game is now asking for its beta testers to spot and submit typos.

New game has been released and I read in a developer diary that they added shit after we went over it. Guh. The developer's er ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:49 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Killzone 2: why the hell am I 3'6"? And why, after Resistance 2, am I having to fight with a dualshock controller when trying to aim in a first-person shooter? The game isn't bad, but the sluggish mov ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:27 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II. I need someone to play some co-op missions with. Anyone else have it?
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
ryan

Replies: 664
Views: 280702

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:16 pm   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
I'm eying a stack of stuff I'm looking to get rid of. Here we gooo!

PC
1701 A.D. (aka Anon)
Act of War
Battlefield 1942
Call of Duty
Call of Duty 2
Doom - Collector's Edition (in rough shape ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:52 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I'm trying to remember what exactly I did, but it involved cranking up luck to where I was going to win ~55% of the time in gambling. I rigged a system on my laptop involving a weight, a pencil, and s ...
  Topic: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
ryan

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Views: 314071

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:02 pm   Subject: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
If it's not too late to go for that drink, pal, I think I'll take you up on that now. HIGH-FIVE, CYCLE!
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:20 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I've also been

Cute robot! How does XNA stuff work? Will you be able to release it for Windows or do we need an XNA account and download it via 360?
  Topic: Lestrade
ryan

Replies: 952
Views: 419296

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:02 pm   Subject: Lestrade
Is the repair too soon to do the migration? I had to do it recently. Aside from being a pain in the ass, I'm a little worried that they only let you do it once for every 12-month period.
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:37 pm   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
I don't know. I mean, after TGQ started coming out, then HGM was like 'Oh! Well! Here's OUR magazine in PDF!' There is only one thing to do! TGQ: Engage the Strategy Guide Machine!
  Topic: Lestrade
ryan

Replies: 952
Views: 419296

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:33 pm   Subject: Lestrade
Castlevania II scared the hell out of me when I was growing up. My brother loved it and was one of two videogames he actually played (Mega Man 2 the other), so we would be dropped off at home and play ...
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:23 am   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe on the 360 is a good example of them doing weird things. 1UP gave the game a B- while MetaCritic transformed that into a 67. I don't even know how you would get something ...
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:43 am   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
Yeah, and the clerks get annoying about Game Informer. I told them that I didn't want the magazine and to just skip it and twice the employees tried to enter their address in for it. Now I get it, rea ...
  Topic: Lestrade
ryan

Replies: 952
Views: 419296

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:43 am   Subject: Lestrade
MS supplied me with a 360. It broke, then I sent it in and paid $130 for it to be fixed. I got it back on the 26th or so day of the 30 days I had the new warranty, only to find out they fix-broke it. ...
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:24 pm   Subject: dhex
What happens if it's your car that's burned or beaten to hell? I'm not sure how you could claim that on insurance.
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:39 pm   Subject: dhex
Beautiful segway. I've graduated three times now, and each time it's been during a downturn. I would like to enjoy them just a little. I'm not asking for much, just a month before it went to shit woul ...
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:21 pm   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
The only quotes I've read from Sam Kennedy were pulled from NeoGAF and mentioned that 1UP was pricey, since the podcasts didn't generate revenue. He mentioned that they plan on getting some of the sta ...
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:33 am   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
It sounds cheap to me as well, but I would also worry about the aftermath. The staff could up and leave en masse and the press contacts could stop responding. At that point, all you would have is a sh ...
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:34 am   Subject: dhex
Ha, yeah, but what he runs into most of the time are people in their early 20s that have it on them but aren't partaking. The ones who do smoke tend to be older folk who tend to be speeding from just ...
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:47 am   Subject: dhex
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/01/03/police_balk_at_ticketing_marijuana_offenders/

hmmm.

A friend of mine in law enforcement has a certain phrase for dealing with p ...
  Topic: Ahh!! Magazines!
ryan

Replies: 29
Views: 12232

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:28 am   Subject: Ahh!! Magazines!
Two pretty big items in the world of print this week: EGM closing and Hardcore Gaming Magazine for sale. EGM closing sucks more for childhood me, when the magazine was a mini event each month that I l ...
  Topic: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
ryan

Replies: 37
Views: 17480

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:05 am   Subject: Retreat popular tiger leather leg beam
It's great that you have an official holiday until the 11th - the 11th?! good god - but you're over two months behind in payment. I would appreciate being paid back for the costs I paid for out of poc ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:52 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Gah! Resistance 2 is way too dark. I can't see anything half the time, and the flashlight doesn't do any good. There is no option to adjust this in-game, so that leaves me fiddling with my TV's bright ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:26 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Huh! I never skipped them.

It stings to be so wrong.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 1:21 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Does anyone know if Gears uses the broadcast time to load the levels? I don't recall the game have to load too much and those breaks do come frequent enough to serve as Epic's version of the door open ...
  Topic: Gears of War 2 Soundtrack Feat. Shitty Band
ryan

Replies: 22
Views: 10203

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:54 pm   Subject: Gears of War 2 Soundtrack Feat. Shitty Band
Oh!

Shit.
  Topic: Gears of War 2 Soundtrack Feat. Shitty Band
ryan

Replies: 22
Views: 10203

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:28 pm   Subject: Gears of War 2 Soundtrack Feat. Shitty Band
Huh? Epic helped define the shareware model of distribution for games , and titles like Jazz Jackrabbit and Jill of the Jungle were really popular and subsequently emulated. Then being when scrolling ...
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 2:49 pm   Subject: dhex
I'm not sure what their definition of well known is, but I only know of two or three companies that would put that out. I think the best candidate would be CDV.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 5:15 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Trying to wrap up Valkyria Chronicles. I'm enjoying it, but it has some really annoying problems. One isn't so much a problem as it is a mixture of checks and balances offering enough wiggle room to c ...
  Topic: All I know about FPS games I learned from George Romero
ryan

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Views: 31680

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:20 am   Subject: All I know about FPS games I learned from George Romero
Shaper is about the only person I see on there whenever I log in to Steam. I sign on every couple of days, but I don't play toooo much on it.
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:45 am   Subject: dhex
Ugh. Yes. A few semesters back a professor had us read about 15 journal articles a week. Not only was it grueling, but you also got a chance to see just how out of touch most of his contemporaries had ...
  Topic: Shelves! Storage!
ryan

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Views: 4341

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 5:19 pm   Subject: Shelves! Storage!
Ikea seems to only make one run of everything. I really like the heavy mounted unit; I wouldn't mind putting portfolio stuff in it. The T-Rex puppet is also awesome. The depth of the large unit is abo ...
  Topic: Shelves! Storage!
ryan

Replies: 5
Views: 4341

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:58 am   Subject: Shelves! Storage!
I'm setting up my den as a media room/library. I was given some nice recliners that match some oak wood on the wall, so I think we're shooting for a study setting. A friend is going to help me run wir ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:32 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I kind of screwed up my paladin from the original campaign, but I got my ass kicked in mask of the betrayer. I got through the first hour or so pretty well, one fight aside, and then I hit this fight ...
  Topic: dhex
ryan

Replies: 2377
Views: 598897

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:02 pm   Subject: dhex
goddamn, reading the responses to the article made me want to punch them or myself. anything to make it stop.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 11:25 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
King of Fighters: The Orichi Saga on PS2 is fun! After being humiliated in '94 - even more so after finding out the difficulty was on fucking 1 - I took Aderack's advice and skipped '94 and '95 and fo ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:54 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Mortal Kombat vs DC is so ridiculous, but I love it all the same. They have timing down better this go around, but still some really cheap AI. Also, Superman can beat the hell out of you whenever he ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
ryan

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:52 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
haha - will do!

I've maxed out four skills already. I should be able to max out one more my next level up. If I choose the tag perk, then two more. From the achievements, I can tell there are a lot ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
ryan

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:33 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
I keep reading that. I'm putting it off as long as possible. Somehow, I've only managed to pick up a handful of the quests. I think I spend too much time wandering around and killing mercs.
  Topic: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
ryan

Replies: 301
Views: 155388

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:43 am   Subject: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
http://avatar.xboxlive.com/avatar/ent%20ryan/avatar-body.png

I'm your huckleberry. With a monocle. And an overly sassy pose.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:37 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
As dhex said. You wander around and a little pop-up appears telling you that you're picking up a signal, then you select it from the radio portion of the pipboy. It depends on the signal as well. The ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ryan

Replies: 4229
Views: 1097313

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:01 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I've found some great stuff wandering around. I don't want to spoil anything for you, but there are some really cool unmarked locations. I found this really powerful pistol that kills super mutant mas ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
ryan

Replies: 551
Views: 251926

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:01 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
I've only ran into outcasts once. They were a shade rude, and then promptly ambushed by the brotherhood and then some super mutants. They left some nice loot though. I'm going to put off completing th ...
 
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