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  Topic: why bury the dead (in crpgs)?
dhex

Replies: 2
Views: 5420

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:56 pm   Subject: why bury the dead (in crpgs)?
i've got nowhere else to put this.

i'm on about twenty odd years of playing crpgs and just crpgs. i'm sure someone from the flesh world has written a dissertation or seven on this particular issue, ...
  Topic: Problem with formatting of PDF issues
dhex

Replies: 2
Views: 4739

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 1:04 pm   Subject: Problem with formatting of PDF issues
you can try reformatting the pdfs using calibre (save them as a mobi format, which has worked for a few pdf files i've converted for kindle) but the facing pages setup is unchangeable sans the origina ...
  Topic: A New TGQ
dhex

Replies: 23
Views: 22528

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:26 pm   Subject: A New TGQ
And no. I'm pretty sure he's using the GI Bill or something.

praise jesus and stuff!

anyway, it's not a terrible idea. i'd like to interview the soldak guy cause din's curse is made out of hero ...
  Topic: A New TGQ
dhex

Replies: 23
Views: 22528

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:03 pm   Subject: A New TGQ
english and film? i hope you're not paying out of pocket.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:13 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
not a terrible endgame, but i'd already assassinated caesar ahead of time. (that was fun, btw)
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:17 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
i'm nearing the end and oh man decisions decisions decisions.


I bring this up here because it shows that I'm not against the idea of decision and consequence, just that it matters most when you'r ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:30 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
so if it didn't tell you "mission xyz failed' when you decide to play by your own rules, you'd like it more?
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:50 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
vault 11. ho ho ho.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:20 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
if ringo makes it you get a bump in crimson caravan rep (iirc) and you meet him later on down the road.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:16 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
i'm not one to put a tremendous amount of effort into apologeticas for fields and companies i don't work for, but there is some truth to the rhubarb about obsidian getting shat upon for sins bethesda ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:26 pm   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
i've put in about 30 hours with this. i can only conclude that the rps piece was written by someone playing a different game.
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:15 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex, did you ever figure out how to make the game not stutter?

i'm actually having a decent time with it on my pc, which isn't particularly new. 4gigs ram seems to help, as well as having a lot of ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:12 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
too much jrpg rots yer brain, yo. Smile

seriously though, everything you don't like is everything i feel is beautiful about the dying wrpg genre. choices and consequences, yo. and since you only play ...
  Topic: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
dhex

Replies: 551
Views: 367693

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:56 am   Subject: fallout fans are LEGENDARY and should probably be NSFW!
i think quinns is mostly wrong in that, especially as he liked fallout 3. it's much more fallout-y (isfet would agree with me on this point, dunno if sb is up on this title yet) and while there's stuf ...
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
dhex

Replies: 17
Views: 20212

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:38 am   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
i don't think so as of yet, though notch is apparently none to happy with paypal as well. maybe once it goes with a non-alpha release he'll have secure cc ordering?

but still, ten bucks.
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
dhex

Replies: 17
Views: 20212

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:28 pm   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
buy it. ten bucks is piffle compared to what you get (and in theory will get in the future)
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
dhex

Replies: 17
Views: 20212

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:27 am   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
it's pretty dang rad. i'm actually completely lost right now near my secondary site.

built some huge glass towers at my spawn spot, etc, but can't find my way back to them. i figure if i die again ...
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
dhex

Replies: 17
Views: 20212

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2010 11:39 am   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
minecraft.net to start

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/tag/minecraft/

most fun i've had in a game in a long, long time. and it's still in alpha.

(then again only other game i'm going to play ...
  Topic: so minecraft is pretty neat
dhex

Replies: 17
Views: 20212

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:00 am   Subject: so minecraft is pretty neat
but everyone already knows that.
  Topic: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
dhex

Replies: 26
Views: 24745

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:00 am   Subject: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
manly? well, i'm playing call of pripyat now between feedings and fits with the wee one, and there's absolutely no women in that, so i suppose it's rather masculinist. it's also excellent as all hell.
  Topic: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
dhex

Replies: 26
Views: 24745

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:35 pm   Subject: Graveyard of Honor: A Tribute to the Gamer's Quarter
hi all. sergei threw me this way. i hope matt's still alive (i haven't spoken to him since last thanksgiving) and doing well in his studies, and that everyone else is still doing well in whatever they ...
  Topic: Looks like I'm becoming a daddy!
dhex

Replies: 7
Views: 8681

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:20 am   Subject: Looks like I'm becoming a daddy!
congrats broham. hope your wife and child are doing well.
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:29 am   Subject: dhex
http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/06/03/moving-sale-tascam-32x8-mixer-sherman-filterbank-waldorf-microq-and-more/
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
dhex

Replies: 664
Views: 405301

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 8:11 am   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
MOVING SALE!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180363161735
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri May 22, 2009 7:52 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
and frozen corpses, which is one of my favorite albums ever, i think.

http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/05/22/bonnie-prince-billy-live-the-apollo-may-21-2009/

dear lord that was an amazing show. ha ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 9:54 am   Subject: dhex
i read a reviewer copy a few months back.

rushkoff's flight to economic nihilism is interesting because i've been following him for years, but his overall view is mostly wrong and often silly as h ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 7:43 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
i presume that artist just sits around to document the dumbest conversations he can find.

michael gira is no idiot and sees people dropping 30 bucks to see tg and 60 to see mbv.

the new agorapho ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:04 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/throbbing-gristle-live-brooklyn-masonic-temple-41609/
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:36 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/04/06/john-fahey-ben-chasny-and-coffee-flavored-beer/

but not really about any of those things.
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:57 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
very nice. i look forward to new stuff from him. i like how he gets into it near the end.

"Adam Smith predated Darwin by some 80 years."

oh you kooky counterculture types!

edit:

dear lord ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:56 pm   Subject: dhex
they're written to avoid lawsuits and give the sellers as much room to maneuver as possible. that's why people hire attorneys before they sign stuff like this. you don't ask the guy selling you someth ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:10 am   Subject: dhex
Time to Take a Swim in My Money Pit!

Rally girl protesting NYU fees: We're taking back NYU for ourselves!
Random man: Yeah!
Rally girl: We shouldn't have to pay more than we already do!
Random ...
  Topic: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
dhex

Replies: 1215
Views: 554344

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:41 pm   Subject: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
cycle, since i cannot comment on your blog (livejournal only? boo hoo):

get the fallouts if you don't have them already. (can't speak for tactics, though)

i remember rise of the triad being a lo ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:57 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
dropping heroin for pushups was a damn good idea, trent.

http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/03/05/drone-on-you-lazy-diamonds-nadja-asva/
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:34 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
will oldham at the apollo in may. woopty!
  Topic: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
dhex

Replies: 1116
Views: 467605

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:34 am   Subject: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
gog.com just picked up some old apogee favs. rise of the triad, duke, some other shit i never played.
  Topic: I can't stop listening
dhex

Replies: 1082
Views: 559208

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:26 pm   Subject: I can't stop listening
http://dhex.wordpress.com/2009/02/25/antony-the-johnsons-live-town-hall-february-20-2009/

long story short, town hall is sizeist.
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:02 am   Subject: dhex
i actually threw my slippers at the tv on monday after listening to some woman on one of the "newsmagazine" shows do a boo hoo about how she got fucked over on a mortgage BECAUSE SHE DIDN'T READ THE C ...
  Topic: i want to love fear 2
dhex

Replies: 6
Views: 9069

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:21 am   Subject: i want to love fear 2
actually, the fear 2 ending is pretty good, all told. or at the very least, it's mechanically clever and definitely unexpected.

monolith has always been hit or miss in my estimation. i had the same ...
  Topic: i want to love fear 2
dhex

Replies: 6
Views: 9069

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:55 am   Subject: i want to love fear 2
yeah, that piece hits most of the notes.
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:35 am   Subject: dhex
why does cory doctrow write like a fuckface? why do people read him?

seriously, he's the chuck klosterman of cultural criticism.
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:59 pm   Subject: dhex
http://overlawyered.com/2009/02/paralyzed-in-crash-after-underage-drinking-wins-25m-from-homeowner/

dang!
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:47 pm   Subject: dhex
http://reason.com/news/show/131527.html

super fuck this guy
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:54 am   Subject: dhex
http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1039849853

total (class) war
  Topic: i want to love fear 2
dhex

Replies: 6
Views: 9069

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:51 am   Subject: i want to love fear 2
in part because i loved the first game so much. it's horror was creeping and fleeting, and most importantly, subtle. it's action was ridiculous, and its ai a little too smart for the time. fights were ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:17 pm   Subject: dhex
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/02/16/mass_mileage_charge_being_considered_elsewhere/

awesome.
  Topic: if doing your taxes was a game
dhex

Replies: 6
Views: 8021

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:09 am   Subject: if doing your taxes was a game
though i am convinced most people, especially when young, should be able to do their taxes, it's still a vexing process. that special blend of regular income, freelance income and interest income is t ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 1:46 pm   Subject: dhex
so this was just one guy with an amazon seller's account? or was amazon actually carrying this company's stuff?
  Topic: if doing your taxes was a game
dhex

Replies: 6
Views: 8021

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 1:43 pm   Subject: if doing your taxes was a game
winter being generally better for smells than summer; during the summer the place is damn near unapproachable. during the winter it just smells like a million farts went there to die.

some can run ...
  Topic: dhex
dhex

Replies: 2377
Views: 976174

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:38 am   Subject: dhex
hmm...that's a good point.

on the other hand we might just get deus ex: i hate you dad.
 
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