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  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:29 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
being recently laid off means it's time to play dragon warrior 7!
i tried the game before and hated it, but for some reason now i'm enjoying myself quite a bit. i'm 45 or so hours in.
we had some so ...
  Topic: Share your Banners here!
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2007 4:22 am   Subject: Share your Banners here!
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2007 4:16 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
also what's up with the gratuitous death animation and increasing scantily-cladiness of the games. (okay, i know the answer, but come on)
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2007 4:14 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
rambling/confusing i'm sure, and not to be 10-15 years late, or anything, but:

i went and played/beat super metroid for the first time the other day. i had no idea how much metroid prime owed to it ...
  Topic: Thread Topics that are too lame to warrant their own thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:53 pm   Subject: Thread Topics that are too lame to warrant their own thread
Speaking of commercials, there's a certain Olive Garden commercial where the host from Double Dare 2000 is sitting at the table ordering food. He's all, "Eh, I'll know what I want when I see it." As ...
  Topic: Thread Topics that are too lame to warrant their own thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:07 pm   Subject: Thread Topics that are too lame to warrant their own thread
i didn't read this thread, but there's a new wendy's commercial (the one where they're sucking down helium in the office) and i swear to god that the voice-over at the end of the commercial is the sam ...
  Topic: many more stories are yet to be written (knytt stories)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:56 pm   Subject: many more stories are yet to be written (knytt stories)
so have any of you found any good levels to download? i wasn't overly impressed with the 3rd party pack that's no the main knytt stories page. dess, both of your levels are far better than any of thos ...
  Topic: Recommend me some Interactive Fiction
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:41 pm   Subject: Recommend me some Interactive Fiction
i never had much trouble gleaning meaning from shrapnel, myself.
shade, on the other hand, seems to make sense just under the surface but i can't figure out, what, if anything, it's all about. (bad t ...
  Topic: Recommend me some Interactive Fiction
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:17 pm   Subject: Recommend me some Interactive Fiction
a couple of short 'n' sweet ones:

shrapnel by adam cadre
shade by andrew plotkin
  Topic: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed May 30, 2007 12:02 am   Subject: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
awesome!!
  Topic: Junk Link thread
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 9:38 pm   Subject: Junk Link thread
http://www.greylodge.org/tracker/gettorrent.php?info_hash=1cfbeb45cb49cbfec30521da6e7eee3e47b07303



.cbr file, viewable with http://www.geocities.com/davidayton/CDisplay
  Topic: Junk Link thread
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 9:31 pm   Subject: Junk Link thread
s. monkey i was just being facetious or something! it's all right.

and dracko!!! i've been looking for some voynich for a while. i had/have a torrent for a really high quality version of seraphinia ...
  Topic: Junk Link thread
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 7:35 pm   Subject: Junk Link thread
i don't care to play by your RULES, S. Monkey!

(the first three are some nice illustrations of a few sorts, and the last is a pretty nice visual guide to mycology. not the best source of info, but ...
  Topic: Junk Link thread
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 7:32 pm   Subject: Junk Link thread
http://michaelpaulus.com/gallery/v/character-Skeletons/

http://caliban.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de/~stueber/haeckel/kunstformen/natur.html

http://draves.org/pix/kdn/

http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/
  Topic: Playing with dolls v3.0 (56k maybe not :( )
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 7:03 pm   Subject: Playing with dolls v3.0 (56k maybe not :( )
i have a ton to learn, obviously, but at the moment it's really fun making abstract shapes, throwing and sticking random objects together. and the face modeler is great, too.
  Topic: Playing with dolls v3.0 (56k maybe not :( )
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 10:49 pm   Subject: Playing with dolls v3.0 (56k maybe not :( )
i just grabbed version 9 of this! it's pretty great, but i feel like there's a whole ton i don't know about, and i haven't really heard anyone talk about it except for right here. i can't find much of ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 11:16 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
just finished the statue of liberty in deus ex. everything from here on is brand new!

i've noticed i play this game in much the same way i did metal gear solid 2: conflicted about killing/stunning. ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:12 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
i just installed deus ex, again, after deciding to see what what selectbutton.net was all about* and reading a thread about the game.

i downloaded the demo of it years ago, beat it in one sitting a ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun May 20, 2007 4:40 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
hrm, dess, maybe it's just up to u4 that are awful on pc, then?
does the pc u5 have music/sound?
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun May 20, 2007 2:42 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
you may want to grab a C64 emulator for ultimas 1-5. the pc versions of them are much worse, audio-visually (4 color cga graphics, no music, etc).
i think there was an update for ultima 4 to add the ...
  Topic: DWARF FORTRESS
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu May 17, 2007 1:18 am   Subject: DWARF FORTRESS
at some point this is just going to have to be TOO MUCH. eg today's entry:

Added about 70 new minerals today

... i mean, i like how fully fleshed out it is now. will it continue to be playable?
  Topic: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 11:42 pm   Subject: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
also, is that golgo 13 music in the hell temple?
  Topic: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 11:41 pm   Subject: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
yeah, i'd really like to watch that, but i can't take it for very long with the volume up :[[[[


super mario in hell is pretty hilarious, though!
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 7:54 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
ultima 7 ... combat


if i remember correctly, you can pretty easily outfit your entire crew with ridiculously powerful weapons (two-handed swords worked well for me) before the time you first get ...
  Topic: Share your Banners here!
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed May 02, 2007 12:42 am   Subject: Share your Banners here!



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  Topic: I just got bit by a fucking pit bull!
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed May 02, 2007 12:39 am   Subject: I just got bit by a fucking pit bull!
:o


whose pit bull is this?
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed May 02, 2007 12:36 am   Subject: i found something. (images)
remember how in one of the last levels of the first part of jill the M comes crashing down for no good reason? and then how you didn't know what the M meant for over a decade?



also if anyone ha ...
  Topic: and the forests will echo with laughter: super zzt (images!)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 7:59 pm   Subject: and the forests will echo with laughter: super zzt (images!)
love love love this thread!! i just downloaded the original zzt and will just into maz soonish...

so, hey, dess. how are you playing the games? i seem to remember, long long ago, in dos holding an ...
  Topic: and the forests will echo with laughter: super zzt (images!)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:29 am   Subject: and the forests will echo with laughter: super zzt (images!)
wow -- i never did play super zzt. are the graphics that smooshed, or is that an effect of dosbox's screenshotting?
i was pretty great at the original zzt, though. i'm going to have to find the fully ...
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 12:37 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
what the heck

jazz jackrabbit

epic pinball
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:26 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
oof, parts 2 and 3 of jill of the jungle are way more difficult than 1 ever was.
  Topic: Share your Banners here!
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:05 pm   Subject: Share your Banners here!
i definitely almost made that 'you are more ugly' banner
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:48 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
episode 1 is shareware and can probably be found easily
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:41 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
i'll post solar winds 2 if you post jillojun 2&3
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:09 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
god, i was obsessed with jill of the jungle as a kid! i could beat the first episode in one life, getting all the items and secrets in something like five seconds. i always really wanted to play the o ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:04 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
oh, you know, i really need to play undiscovered underground. i've known about it for ages and haven't looked into it..
i also found my old zork anthology cd -- the five text adventures (and planetfa ...
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:59 pm   Subject: i found something. (images)
and for star control 2 lite, you can't beat solar winds.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:40 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
i haven't been on the internet at all for a month, and i had a lot of time to play some old pc games. i'll try to remember them all...

i got real bored with the warcraft 3 expansion, real quick. it ...
  Topic: i found something. (images)
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: i found something. (images)
it is a source of consternation that i cannot get the games to run correctly on this computer.

http://dosbox.sourceforge.net (!!)



i have so, so many fond memories of playing most, if not al ...
  Topic: Favourite current-gen game?
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:16 am   Subject: Favourite current-gen game?
SH3 is pretty great for what it is, though -- a schlocky tense gore-filled action game. if you manage to play it on the pc, it looks 'n' sounds very nice too.

i more or less missed out on the ps2 e ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:14 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
last one for today

robot needs oil "volta"
i've been kinda obsessed with this song recently. it reminds me of orbital's "chime" but.... not. i dunno, i just love it
  Topic: I can't stop listening
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:33 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
paul giovanni and magnet "willow's song"
from the soundtrack to the movie "the wicker man." the original UK one, not the useless recent remake with nicholas cage in it which DOESN'T EXIST. all pagan ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:25 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
i'm uploading stuff here and there. check this space!


mia "bird flu"
i think this just came out very recently. i've heard people who didn't like her first album really liking this one!

bibio ...
  Topic: The forum is too wide
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 12:30 am   Subject: The forum is too wide
a pleasant surprise!
  Topic: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 3:12 am   Subject: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
yahoo! thanks for the links, wes
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 3:11 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
and don't forget that paul ruebens (sp?) was the host of the ydkj tv show!
  Topic: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:29 pm   Subject: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
or, you know, not necessarily just "this game is coming out this day!" type stuff, but places with more in-depth looks at gaming, like that gaming quarters one or whatever it's called
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:21 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
the plot in warcraft 3 is totally disposable and stupid. why is everyone at war? why is the undead so intent on destroying the world? why do the orcs and humans hate each other? why is anything happen ...
  Topic: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
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PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:17 pm   Subject: where d'ya get yer gaming news?
i just realized that i've been relying on word of mouth to hear things about video games, and don't really know of any quality gaming resources/blogs/aggregators/etc! please post your usuals!

i use ...
  Topic: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, LADIES
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PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:13 pm   Subject: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, LADIES
no money until friday, so we're going to have a belated v-day thing this weekend. we're probably going to have some drinks and/or eat out at a restaurant (go with whatever meaning you want, there!)
 
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