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Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

Subject:Found these game sites...
Posted by:darth_balls.
Time:8:33 am.
Mood: happy.
Check these out:



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Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Subject:shootout! screenshots
Posted by:dancersdream04.
Time:8:42 pm.
Hey guys there's this game called Shootout! From Kumagames.com. It's a

free game download and it's pretty tight. Check out the graphics here:

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Sunday, January 8th, 2006

Subject:Hi! Newbie with a List for Annoying Villains in VGs or anything really.
Posted by:mercy_slays.
Time:11:50 pm.
101 Ways to Annoy a Villain
A Collaboration of Huntington Beach California High School's Anime Club Members and Alumni
Unedited and if you hate the grammar... it's because these guys (and girls) can't spell for their lives

(101 Ways to Annoy a Villian)
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Friday, January 6th, 2006

Posted by:scoobstr.
Time:2:23 pm.
Последние новости из мира компьютеров, мобильников,игр, гаджетов и кпк ;-)

Аксессуары для Treo 700w от Palm
Малыш занял второе место в чемпионате Halo 2
Сколько будут стоить DVD-плееры нового поколения?
Nokia 6102i и 6103: в лучших традициях Nokia
Виртуальный сноуборд для пассивного отдыха
USB-осьминог на голову
Анонс первого видеоконтента для Blu-ray и HD DVD
Предсказания мира IT на 2006 год
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Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Posted by:scoobstr.
Time:12:53 pm.
Последние новости ИТ, Компьютеров,Мобильников,КПК, Игр и вообще техники на http://utelefona.ru :)

Компьютер для гурманов от Plexera
Windows Vista не будет поддерживать DVD-приводы без региональных кодов
Top 10 неудачных начинаний в сфере ИТ за 2005 год
5 лучших бесплатных игр 2005 года!
Скриншоты из The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth 2

P.S. Все меня сёня поздравляем с ДР! :) Вот тут: http://www.livejournal.com/users/scoobstr/26552.html
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Saturday, December 18th, 2004

Posted by:unrested2.
Time:9:41 pm.
hey guys just joined up here and wanted to see if anyone has recently gotten into Heroscape. its a pretty streamlined war stratgey game that (surprisingly enough) you can just pick up at a walmart or a toys r us. its about 30 bucks and its waaaay worth the money. the rules were really well written and simple to follow without sacraficing great game play and options. also the miniatures come prepainted and look great as does the buildable terrain. if you're really interested or already an avid fan please come joing the community just started by a friend and myself here
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Sunday, February 29th, 2004

Posted by:kersy.
Time:6:43 pm.

i bought advance wars 2, ffx-2, and conker's bad fur day (i dont know why they had N64 games) for $75!!!1

xposted <3
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Friday, February 27th, 2004

Posted by:socalscifi.
Time:2:35 pm.
NFL STREET is a must have. It’s like playing touch football when you were a kid but even better because you’re playing with NFL players. I personally think it’s kick ass. Has anyone seen this NFL STREET contest that EA is doing? I entered and I hope I win that would be sweet to get some autographed gear from the game: http://www.buzztone.com/nfl_street_v2 What do you think of this?I mean this indeed reminds me of the good old days of playing touch football as a kid.Now to be able to play this kind of a game with NFL players? This is going to kick ass! Kind of like a new and improved version of NFL Blitz.
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Wednesday, February 25th, 2004

Posted by:franticbuddha.
Time:1:44 pm.
Hey it's me again.

Thanks for the welcome I got yesterday.

Anyway I was wondering if anyone had any news about Killzone?

Also, the forum I posted is up again. So all of you can stop sending angry E-mails.


Here's the link again.

(X-Posted to make sure everyone who wants the forum gets it.)

PS2 Central

Thanks a lot.

Have a great day.
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Tuesday, February 24th, 2004

Posted by:aechris.
Time:12:43 pm.
I recently saw Harmony Korine's Gummo. I thought it was awesome so I looked up a little more about him. What does this have to do with holier-than-thou gaming? Here's a quote about the director:

"I think that Harmony Korine is an exploitationist, plain and simple. Not that that's neccessarily bad, because I have a lot of respect for classic exploitation. I think that Harmony Korine makes exploitation films for sheltered, bored, jaded intellectuals who are easily horrified by trashy poor people and who are naive enough to accept an obviously biased negative portrayal of those people as an objective and realistic one."

This totally made me feel (the bolded part anyway) like it could easily be applied to the gaming scene as it is now too. I don't know where most of you are at right now, but to me, 95% of everything released is shit. It's probably not really shit, but I'm sick and tired of wading through the mediocre titles we see again and again, year after year. I'm tired of the leagues of third-person action titles. I'm so bored. I'm so jaded.

This is why I'm most happy with Nintendo. Not necessarily with what they're releasing, because most of it isn't all that awesome either, but they're trying. This whole DS jump-start the industry thing is cool because they're trying. Will it fail? I'd bet on it. I'll still get one though. The whole connectivity thing is interesting because again, they're doing something new. Most of the games that use it do so in a totally superficial manner, but they're trying. Like it or not (and if you don't you're stupid), you can't really say you've had an experience quite like 4-player Crystal Chronicles before.

Looking at FF:CC, using the TV and the GBA as two different screens blew me away. It hit me the most as we got into it more. At the end of each stage you all get a letter from someone, your mom, your sister, whoever. That letter goes directly to your GBA, and only you read and reply to it. It's kind of a personal thing that's just you, then ten seconds later you're splitting up the spoils from the past mission together. To jump from single to multi so fast and so effectively is truly a beautiful thing.

I love Nintendo for doing what they're doing. I was worried about this announcement to make new gameplay-enhancing peripherals for the Gamecube, but you know, even though they seem like they don't know what the hell they're doing 90% of the time, they're looking for new ground. They're trying things no one else is. I look forward to Four Swords+ and anything else they can throw at me.

People say a crash is coming not unlike what happened after the Atari, but I think it's more of an intellectual crash. No publisher wants to take the chance on something quirky, something actually interesting anymore when they know a GTA/RE/etc. clone will sell better. What do you think? This place is dead, let's get some conversation going... or is the whole gaming scene really that bad now that no one cares? Is it too late?
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Subject:Some Stuff To Talk About (X-Posted)
Posted by:franticbuddha.
Time:10:57 am.

Names Griff. Just thought I'd say a few things.

First of all I'm trying to find a copy of the original Gex, Discworld and Jumping flash for the playstation. If anyone has seen any of these games it would be great if you could drop me a line.

2. If you haven't played Disgaea for the Playstation 2. I recommend that you take a look. One of the more over looked games of last year.

III: I'm trying to confirm a formatting difference between American PS2 Disks and European PS2 Disks. If you know anything about that I'd appreciate a comment.

{Four} I have a friend who's starting a forum. PS2 Central If you're interested in PS2 stuff check it out. If not no biggie.

Lastly: Hi! It's fun being a member of places like this.

Talk to you later.
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Friday, February 13th, 2004

Posted by:nbcl.
Time:8:10 pm.
Suck my eBay.
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Sunday, January 4th, 2004

Posted by:nbcl.
Time:8:46 pm.
Ok. First off, let's get something straight - is this "Game Snobs" or "Games Nobs"?

Alright. Bad start. Um.

I'm Jonny, I'm 19 and I'm in the UK. I collect UK PAL Saturn releases, alongside Mega-CD and 32X gubbins - the Saturn is my main collection at the moment though. 62 games and counting so far.

That's out of a possible 240 (largest figure I've found yet, thanks to the decidedly average http://www.sega-saturn-museum.co.uk ), so quite a way to go yet. But anyway. Hello, and, er, something else. Probably.

[run out of things to say]
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Saturday, December 27th, 2003

Subject:quality xbox titles?
Posted by:e_dick.
Time:11:44 am.
Mood: embarrassed.
my roomate and i will be purchasing an xbox today. we are rounding out our video game collection (already own ps2, cube, 64, genesis, nes, snes, turbo grafix 16)

we are looking for the better multiplayer/online games for xbox. good racing, fps, etc. games.
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Wednesday, October 29th, 2003

Posted by:waxapple.
Time:12:39 am.
Mood: quixotic.

How goes, Peeps? I found an immense thing on ebay I did. I bid on it too. But I have been outbid and cant afford to bid again. Being the Nintendo enthusiast that you may all be, I thought that....

A Nintendo console older than the NES

...might be of interest to you. How is everyone today, anyhow?

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Wednesday, June 4th, 2003

Subject:Console War? Since When?
Posted by:zerozephr.
Time:5:25 pm.
I was going through old files that I had saved onto zip disks, when I ran across this article that I wrote back in October of 2000 for my ill-fated attempt at a anime/gaming site, Nekomitech. It's no doubt old and decrepit now, but I think some of the ideas are worth something even now.

Console War? Since When?

Back in the good old days, the days we reminisce about now days -- the day when Nintendo was big, but Sega was too, everything 16-bit with 32 just looming on the horizon -- no one really cared what you played, it was all just fun because the systems were so close together. The Genesis had beat the SNES to the store, gaining an important lead over Nintendo, finally making the word 'Sega' a household item, however technically the Nintendo had better technology, but did it have better games? Not really, both systems had their fair share of hits and misses, but both commanded large libraries of great games, classics like the Phantasy Star series and Final Fantasy begged us to buy their respective system, and more often than not, we bought both.

Now it's a little different, with the release of the Playstation 2, Dreamcast owners fight a bickering war with Sony fans over which is better and why the system is superior. Dreamcast owners will uphold their system's longevity so far, and it's impressive collection of games released thus far and the price, whereas Playstation 2 owners will no doubt pull out the spec sheet and point out how their system is technically superior and boasts an impressive array of gadgetry that Sega has assuming deemed not needed in a home gaming system. In defense of Sega, I must say I agree.

However, in defense of Sony they have not merely created a game system, but they have set their sites on creating something else: an all-purpose home entertainment system in a set-top box. The industry realizes that consumers grow weary of all the wasted money and space and want a solution. That's where the Playstation 2 comes in. You get a DVD player, a Playstation 2 and backwards compatibility thereby a Playstation 1 as well, also you can add a 3.5" hard drive and hook the system up to USB peripherals thus creating an inexpensive internet solution. Sega has not created this, they are standing firm in their desire to provide gaming systems, not all-in-one wonder machines, and for a reason. While some of us fancy that type of device, and are willing to spend extra money for it, Sega realizes that quite a number of people are quite happy with a simple, game system for half the cost. It's like comparing apples and oranges, sure they have similar goals but ultimately, the PS2 goes off in a different direction entirely.

And where is ex-video game monopolist Nintendo in all this? Well, this is what got me thinking on this whole tangent to begin with, Nintendo's new GameCube, if you've heard the press releases, will not feature all the bells and whistles one would expect from a Next-Gen system. Nintendo, under fire for such a decision, had determined that the market is full enough with companies wanting to provide all-in one solutions, and have noted that they will not be gearing their next generation console in that direction. To the contrary, the GameCube will feature a graphic-enhancing chipset as opposed to the Playstation 2's chipset which focuses more on crunching numbers. The GC will also not carry industry-standard media, such as DVD, but rather proprietary MO disks. Such a move would be suicide for a company wanting to gain market share by sheer compatibility (remember back in the NES days when Nintendo had strict licensing terms?), but for Nintendo the answer works, they are not looking to create a family entertainment 'console' as such, but rather simply a game machine. Theirs is a target focused a little less than Sega's.

So in the end does it matter? Sure there's a ton of hype surrounding the PS2, and more than a majority of people are going to waste their money on a product they wont even fully use, however it is their money in the end and not yours. But, hype is almost never without some sort of substance, and I'm sure the Playstation 2 will serve it's purpose very well, as will the Dreamcast, it's all really simple when you think about it though, for most of us, a system has to have great games for it, and whether that system be the Playstation 2, Dreamcast, GameCube, or even the X-Box, that is the determining factor. I just wish people would realize this isn't 1989 anymore, and you can only buy one system.
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Tuesday, April 15th, 2003

Subject:Arrr! I'm a real pirate!
Posted by:zerozephr.
Time:4:28 pm.
I don't know about anyone else, but I believe that Korea should be referred to as the world's headquarters for video game piracy. I mean, looking around on Korean sites and whatnot for info on GP32 games, I see so many stolen ideas, and "barely infringing" items. Take for instace, this. I mean, come on! It's like bad porn that makes puns out of mainstream releases. Then you have Entware's site which has a banner with an image from Spirited Away, for no reason whatsoever. I guess they just thought it looked cool, so they took it and made it their own.

This stuff doesn't fly over here, and considering the Japanese copyright laws, I'd think that Korea would be somewhat similar, but from the looks of it, there's no laws concerning it whatsoever. This kind of stuff will lead to the death of the system here because it's just too kitchy. The companies putting this stuff out are either lazy or cheap, and maybe a combo of both. It's nothing new, look at all pirate versions of the Famicom, but to be honest, I'm kind of a purist when it comes to video game brands, this just shows a lack of creativity which is infuriating to see in any producer or developer.

Whew, that being said, I think the GP32 is great for probably one reason: it's openess. What other system can an independant developer program for cheaply and somewhat easily? I like it, but like most geeky things, it usually dies out here quickly.
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Saturday, April 12th, 2003

Subject:HuCard Converter
Posted by:zerozephr.
Time:10:21 am.
Ripped from pcenginefx.com:

Tired of spending a fortune on ebay for that HuCard converter? Well, look no further! The MIRAI ADAPTER from Telegames UK has just been released to fill the demand for a quality converter to play your PC Engine HuCards on your American Turbo!

The good news about this new converter is that it is available now from TZD (www.tzd.com). The bad news is that it's not cheap - it is currently retailing for $99...but if you need a quality converter to play those PCE HuCards on your Turbo, this is the converter to get!

Now, call me surly, but can't you get an actual PC Engine from eBay for around 50 clams? What would be the point of paying twice the amount for a converter, when you can play them on their native platform for half the price. Unless you use this for a TurboExpress, I don't see the point. Even PC Engine GTs go for around that much on eBay, with several games.
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Wednesday, March 26th, 2003

Posted by:zerozephr.
Time:9:13 am.
Just wanted to drop a quick line to welcome our first members denmonx, lifeisanrpg, neonetknight, pinaygeek, and yoshika. Thanks for joining guys, hope you like what you see here!
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Friday, March 21st, 2003

Subject:Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht
Posted by:zerozephr.
Time:8:59 am.
The subtitle literally translating to "The Will to Power", Namco and virgin developer, Monolith, have crafted a fine story of intrigue, mistrust, deception, and conspiracy in mankind’s far-flung future. It’s too bad I’m having a hard time finding an actual game inside it though.

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