Games!

Games!

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:33 am

Quake2


Huh??

Even if I had time the gaming thing doesn't interest me, in my tiny mind it's about as interesting as watching grass grow. :D
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Re: Cable Internet

PostBy: Richard S. On: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:53 am

Huh? You never heard of Quake2, possibly the greatest game of all time for in it's time?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quake_II

Quake II was extremely well-received, by reviewers and gamers alike. It was called "The Best Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and went on to sell over one million copies. [2] Quake II was the most popular online game for all of 1998


This by all accounts was the first really popular game for online "shoot em up" gaming. Truly a historic game, absolutely addicting because of the multiplayer aspect, nothing like running around a room shooting your friends. :lol: Pretty common now but in its day the graphics were phenomenal and game play was great. It was something new... There were a few other multiplyer games released before this but this was a huge leap over them.

Free no stings attached demo here:
http://www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake2/index.php?game_section=demo
This link is broken, either the page no longer exists or there is some other issue like a typo.


First 4 or 5 levels I think.
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Re: Cable Internet

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:35 pm

Nope, never heard of it. A link for a demo? Trying to get me to try it? I refuse!!! :D (I might like it and then...)
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Re: Cable Internet

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:39 pm

Adamiscold wrote:
Wood'nCoal wrote:One of my friends who lives abt. 45 miles east of here got Cable Internet/phone/television today as well, from Cablevision. He did the speed test and came up a lot faster then I did. I may upgrade to the next tier.


I have the highest tier that Comcast has but it's more based on the amount of things that I have running. It's a little faster but my concern was running a few devices at the same time and not having one effect the other, like two computers running and playing COD4 and then having the phone ring. To me it's worth the extra couple of bucks a month just to know that nothing is going to interfere with each other. So now my video games and downloading of *censored* wont effect my wife talking on the phone as she's working on her computer. ;)


Do you have xfire adam? I play COD4 alot.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:21 am

I haven't purchased a game since Doom3, multiplayer on that was less than fun.

You know.... I could run games from this server. :rambo2:

Not sure what kind of resources are needed but I do have a lot to spare right now.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: billw On: Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:05 am

When I get the time either call of duty or brothers in arms. I go for months without having the time to play. Nothing like killing Nazi's for fun. :) My kids bought me COD4 last Christmas but my video card won't run it.
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Re: Cable Internet

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:35 am

cArNaGe wrote:
Do you have xfire adam? I play COD4 alot.



xfire? Do you mean Xbox?
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:39 am

billw wrote:When I get the time either call of duty or brothers in arms. I go for months without having the time to play. Nothing like killing Nazi's for fun. :) My kids bought me COD4 last Christmas but my video card won't run it.


Bill that's why you need an xbox360. I bought COD4 last November when it came out played through the game and then put it away for a few months, picked it back up and haven't stopped playing online since! Really haven't had much interest in other games. So much killing people and being able to talk to people all over the country. :rambo: :rambo2:

New COD comes out 11-11-08 and new BIA comes out 9-23-08.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:08 pm

New Call of Duty is out!

Did you get it?

I'm probably going to pick it up tomorrow.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Freddy On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:19 am

Yaaa, I thought Doom was the original multi player game. Back in 1994? 5? I used to hook up with a guy on a "local network" and we'd play. Certainly Quake was much more involved and had great sound effects. I guess I got burned out on gaming. Haven't played in some years. Just too much other stuff to do!
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Devil505 On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:58 am

B4 the internet (& the Coal Forum ;) ) I used to like some games. Silent Service (very realistic WWII submarine simulator by Sid Meier) , Castle Wolfenstein (FPS) & a few others. I go way back to the Commodore 64....They had many great games!

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Re: Games!

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:43 am

cArNaGe wrote:New Call of Duty is out!

Did you get it?

I'm probably going to pick it up tomorrow.



Yes! I really liked the beta and so far the game hasn't disappointed at all. I find it funny that there are now those of us who got the game and are only playing online and have not even tried to play the game's story at all.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:48 am

Freddy wrote:Yaaa, I thought Doom was the original multi player game. Back in 1994? 5? I used to hook up with a guy on a "local network" and we'd play. Certainly Quake was much more involved and had great sound effects. I guess I got burned out on gaming. Haven't played in some years. Just too much other stuff to do!


Devil505 wrote:B4 the Internet (& the Coal Forum ;) ) I used to like some games. Silent Service (very realistic WWII submarine simulator by Sid Meier) , Castle Wolfenstein (FPS) & a few others. I go way back to the Commodore 64....They had many great games!

(Load,8,*)



Freddy, Devil,

One of the best things about these new gaming systems is the ability to talk with people from all over the world. They (xbox,ps3) even have video cams that you can have a video chat with. It's great for families who live across the country and don't have the options of seeing each other as much as they like. I love the xbox360 and playing live online and would recommend it to everyone to at least try it out.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:23 am

If I remember correctly they had the speaking technology as far back as Q2, if not it wasn't long after. I don't do the console thing, haven't in many years.
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Re: Games!

PostBy: ken On: Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:33 am

I like palying the Metal Gear series. Racing games are fun too. Never like bang bang shoot,em up games. Grand Theft Auto is fun. I like picking up the hookers. :D
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