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Old 02-18-2004, 06:29 PM   #16
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And by the way, I really don't need a thread with a bunch of people telling me to get a life. If you don't like videogames, fine, but don't open the post. That isn't exactly constructive.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 06:57 PM   #17
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And by the way, I really don't need a thread with a bunch of people telling me to get a life. If you don't like videogames, fine, but don't open the post. That isn't exactly constructive.
Squall's got a point. Lets not judge someone how they spend their time and life and either contribute to the thread in a helpful manner or just move on to the next thread.

Now, lets move on with the subject please.. Thanks.

-trickykid
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:24 PM   #18
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Cool.

I'm done for good....and I don't mean in this thread.

Thanks to all for a good time while it lasted.


I'm out,
Whitehat

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Old 02-19-2004, 04:11 PM   #19
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Cool.

I'm done for good....and I don't mean in this thread.

Thanks to all for a good time while it lasted.


I'm out,
Whitehat
see you on monday
 
Old 02-19-2004, 04:41 PM   #20
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Coooooooooooooooooooooooooooool!!!!
 
Old 02-19-2004, 04:49 PM   #21
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I just beat tony hawk's underground for ps2 and it ws fun, any one else tryed it?

-Joey
 
Old 02-19-2004, 07:16 PM   #22
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Cool.

I'm done for good....and I don't mean in this thread.

Thanks to all for a good time while it lasted.


I'm out,
Whitehat
I'm glad to see that nobody bit at this...

I never had any intension of leaving. I just know how everyone likes the "I give up I'm leaving" threads so much. I just thought that I might as well add comedy to what had already become a terrible thread.

Oh well. Anyway.... Like trickykid said.... I won't get personal.


Whitehat
 
Old 02-19-2004, 07:43 PM   #23
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Knew you wouldn't. It isn't your style to leave over these things.
 
Old 02-19-2004, 08:20 PM   #24
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Squall,

Lets just forget about all this stuff. I apologize for what I said in earlier threads.

Peace dude!

Whitehat
 
Old 02-20-2004, 03:31 AM   #25
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personally i feel that there should be no gerneral forum here, it would stop war posting and fighting

a little extreme i know
 
Old 02-20-2004, 04:40 AM   #26
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Gill Bates - it is the nature of the General forum to always have disagreements and, dare I say, squabbles. However, as you will see from the above exchange these disagreements can be resolved with humour and/or a little maturity.

If we were to get rid of General, you would probably see these disagreements spill over into the "KDE v Gnome" type threads and that would just get messy.

Oh, and war posters will get stopped - check back over the posts by the mods and you will see that when things get out of hand we will take action. Luckily, LQ is a pretty self regulating place.

And now, back to the topic - I enjoy playing the Star Wars titles on pc and the Silent Hill series on PSx. Wouldn't say that I can't live without them, they are merely an enjoyable interlude from my real life.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 10:13 AM   #27
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I don't mean to upset anyone

I think xbox sucks because:

1) EXPENSIVE: they have dropped there prices because of Sony kicking their ****

2) LIMITED NUMBER OF GAMES

3) BAD HANDSET

4) COPY OTHER CONSOLES GAMES: for example they copied dead and alive which was first developed for ps2 and what do they do........copy it

5) GRAPHICS AREN'T THAT BRILLANT: yes i know they are sligtly better than ps2

6) MICOROSOFT: evil company

7) EXCLUSIVE DEALS WITH XBOX: just beccause microsoft are the richest company in the world it doesn't mean they should have exclusive deals

8) LOOKS UGLY: a heavy box

9 RUBBISH NAME:

10) MICROSOFT HAVE LIMITED EXPERIENCE ABOUT GAMING
 
Old 02-20-2004, 11:24 AM   #28
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petercool, you could not be more wrong...

1 - Same price as PS2. In fact, it's way cheaper. When and how can you get a new PS2, with a harddrive, 2 games, network card for 180 USD or less... if you like having to buy a memory card right out the box... then it's fine . The Xbox is expensive to build, but uncle Bill pays the loss. That has no impact to the end user, since M$ has frikin amounts of money...

2 - The number of games is relative. PS2 has a hole lot more, but many are crappy, specially the very first generation. What is the point having 2.000 games if a few are good. In this matter, the very best one is Nintendo Game Cube, which really wants quality, instead of number of releases. Has anyone ever played "The Crow" to PSone? That is the most lame game ever made by anyone, and proves that Sony only wants release games. A game like that should be forbidden... no kidding. The PS2 graphics are bad, the emotion engine is lame....

3 - The hand control is WAY better then PS2. Unless you are a fighting game hardcore, Xbox is WAY better for racing and shooters. That's a fact. ( indeed, the S-Pad, since the first one was too big). Also, with a cheap adapter, you can easily plug the Dual Shock 2 to the Xbox... and keyboard... and mouse... and scanner....

4 - Is that so? So then Sony has stolen/copied Castlevania, Street Fighter, Megaman series... all of them were from Super Nintendo which did not appear (or appeared badly) on N64. Same goes to SNK games, as King of Fighters Fatal Fury nd Samurai Shodown. The last two were SNK/NeoGeo and Super Nintendo. Besides, it's lame that japanese companies do not support Xbox. I'm a big Capcom fan, and I'm very upset with them. It's ok to Sony monopolize the console market, but not M$? Lame...

5 - Slightly better? I believe you have not seem the differences of effects used in GTA3 for Xbox and PS2. Xbox has a way more solid FPS, customs sound tracks that you can copy your CD's to the hd, much further draw distances, reflection of vehicles... (very lame on PS2 with the cars appearing from nowhere...). With an monitor adapter, you can go up to 1280x960 with an Xbox... It's MADE to have good graphics. You cannot compare a Rendering machine, multitasking processor(Xbox) with the bad graphics card (which is shared with PS2's processor)... Take a look at the reflections of the today dated Halo... never ever PS2 could handle it.

6 - That is irrelevant, has no impact to the end user.

7 - Once again, you are wrong. In fact, it's ok to Sony monopolize the game marketing with Square exclusive games, but not M$, just because it's M$?... lol.

8 - Xbox surely is big. But it has a lot of stuff inside not found on any other console, as harddrive and network card plus 4 joypad slots (add a multitap to item 1, to make it more expensive as well, since you won't need one with Xbox). If you actually look at the xbox, you see how well built it is. Golden cables, USB for fast response.

9 - That's is once again irrelevant. It has no impact on the console performance or the end user.

10 - Wrong again. Microsoft has a huge story with Games. They made DirectX, which is used by 99% of the games on the shelves. Classics as Flight Simulator, Dungeon Siege and Mechwarrios speaks itselfs. Plus, it's not up to MS exclusively to make the games.....

I could argue with you all day Xbox Vs PS2 (just you review 6,9 and 10, because it makes you look like a PS2 fanboy...ghehe).. Personally, I think GameCube is the coolest to play, with solid FPS and Nintendo quality. But Xbox Vs PS2 is no question. The games and the controls are something to argue with because it's a matter of taste.. The rest are facts, and in facts, Xbox smashes PS2 in each and every single byte as possible...

Last edited by Mega Man X; 02-20-2004 at 02:13 PM.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 11:30 AM   #29
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just remember not to use physical attacks. you'll end up harming rinoa. single enemy targeted magic works best. ive already beaten the game. have fun with Ultimecia/Griever and her castle... LOL
 
Old 02-20-2004, 11:46 AM   #30
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I think xbox rocks because:

1) I can get an ethernet ready 733mhz 10gb machine with built in USB and graphics adapter for 55 a throw, and stick linux on them in a synch and get a cluster for next to nothing.

2) kinda irrelevant i think....
 
  


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