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I happen to like the way themes look... 1,711 Views / 14 Replies  
I happen to like the way themes look "interpreted" through the OS X GUI but I guess not everyone shares that sentiment. =P
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Apr 6, 2007 at 03:40 AM, in GUI Customization
He might have heard of PSX he just didn't hear of... 1,857 Views / 12 Replies  
He might have heard of PSX he just didn't hear of PCSX which is a specific emulator but he reversed the C and the S.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:17 AM, in Gaming
I couldn't even play a game of winrott which is... 803 Views / 3 Replies  
I couldn't even play a game of winrott which is an port of a 2 1/2 D game from 1994 on VPC on my Mac. :eek: I use my PC laptop for windows only games... at least until I get an intel mac.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jun 28, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Gaming
The green and orange was because it was inspired... 1,449 Views / 12 Replies  
The green and orange was because it was inspired by zelda wind waker as far as I know.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Mar 22, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in GUI Customization
Medium in Doom 3 is too high for either mac mini... 3,626 Views / 33 Replies  
Medium in Doom 3 is too high for either mac mini it should be run on low even on the new mac mini as it only has 64mb (regardless of whether it's integrated or not). I'm surprised the G4 mini got...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Mar 8, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Gaming
Much appreciated :) 999 Views / 5 Replies  
Much appreciated :)
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Mar 2, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in GUI Customization
No quicktime? 999 Views / 5 Replies  
No quicktime?
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Mar 1, 2006 at 09:02 PM, in GUI Customization
I would wait and see if apple doesn't end up... 953 Views / 11 Replies  
I would wait and see if apple doesn't end up offering upgrades for the new mac mini myself. If not in a few months like with the macbook pro but in the next revision.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Mar 1, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well I originally said medium for such a... 3,550 Views / 38 Replies  
Well I originally said medium for such a configuration but obviously that's not generous enough for some people so hey no need to "dare" me. According to several sites high (not ultra but high) is...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 23, 2006 at 01:17 AM, in Gaming
Actually I looked it up and it's more like low is... 3,550 Views / 38 Replies  
Actually I looked it up and it's more like low is for 64mb, medium for 128, high for 256 and ultra for 512. My mistake but what I said still stands. These pages back up what I said:...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 22, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in Gaming
Shapeshifter 2.3 doesn't seem to be applying the... 1,876 Views / 24 Replies  
Shapeshifter 2.3 doesn't seem to be applying the appskins to iTunes 6.0.3 on my mac.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 22, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in GUI Customization
It does still run in classic. Although I would... 818 Views / 4 Replies  
It does still run in classic. Although I would still like it if there was a native version as I don't like having classic installed.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 22, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in Gaming
I hope people realize that medium quality is for... 3,550 Views / 38 Replies  
I hope people realize that medium quality is for GPU's with 256mb and high is for GPU's with 512mb and not complain when they can't run high well on a GPU with 128mb. =p
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 22, 2006 at 03:48 PM, in Gaming
Zelda is more of an adventure game than an RPG. 1,637 Views / 22 Replies  
Zelda is more of an adventure game than an RPG.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 22, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Gaming
While it's not EXACTLY like mario or zelda here... 1,637 Views / 22 Replies  
While it's not EXACTLY like mario or zelda here is a game that pretty much fits your criteria.

http://www.digipen.edu/GameGallery/websites/ScavengerHunt/index.html
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 21, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in Gaming
Poll: When I'm walking down a hallway I always have to... 1,592 Views / 25 Replies  
When I'm walking down a hallway I always have to supress the urge to eat everything and everyone on site, curse you pac-man! ;) When I want to go up to a high balcony I also have to supress the urge...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 21, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Gaming
VPC doesn't emulate a decent video card anyway... 2,484 Views / 4 Replies  
VPC doesn't emulate a decent video card anyway nor does it run at full speed of the host computer so why would it be a solution for gaming?
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 10, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Gaming
WINE is hardly a solution for running PC games... 3,573 Views / 53 Replies  
WINE is hardly a solution for running PC games especially not in the next couple of months even if it gets opengl support, neither is virtualization if you look at the speed and what type of hardware...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 10, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Gaming
Maybe you're seeing a dim future for PC gaming... 3,573 Views / 53 Replies  
Maybe you're seeing a dim future for PC gaming because you want to see it. There are a lot of games coming out now and in the future for the PC. A lot more games than for the mac. It's not going...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Feb 10, 2006 at 04:03 PM, in Gaming
I don't see why it would be so bad when the iMac... 1,663 Views / 25 Replies  
I don't see why it would be so bad when the iMac has other things the Mac Mini doesn't have even with a hardware upgrade such as built in screen, speakers and iSight plus it includes peripherals...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jan 25, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
If there are levels that look exactly the same as... 1,626 Views / 43 Replies  
If there are levels that look exactly the same as Quake 3 in Quake 4 (which I have yet to see everything I have seen thus far is different than Quake 3) that doesn't mean they are the exact same...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Dec 18, 2005 at 01:34 AM, in Gaming
I can't believe you all are still talking about... 3,852 Views / 50 Replies  
I can't believe you all are still talking about this as if it's news. So people like to customize their PC to be more like a mac, big deal, GET OVER IT. Besides, some people who do that end up buying...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Nov 2, 2005 at 07:59 PM, in GUI Customization
They should at least when upgrading the... 13,233 Views / 127 Replies  
They should at least when upgrading the powerbooks upgrade the mac mini to be equal to what the powerbooks previously where.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Oct 13, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
For a sec I was hoping he knew how to tile the bg... 1,066 Views / 5 Replies  
For a sec I was hoping he knew how to tile the bg in the folder. =p
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Oct 11, 2005 at 11:22 AM, in GUI Customization
A S3 Virge is not a 3D accelerator. 604 Views / 4 Replies  
A S3 Virge is not a 3D accelerator.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 12, 2005 at 05:44 PM, in Gaming
Virtual PC emulates a S3 Virge which you can't... 604 Views / 4 Replies  
Virtual PC emulates a S3 Virge which you can't change. That's way below the minimum system ruquirements for any 3d game.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 5, 2005 at 07:30 PM, in Gaming
I just wish we could at least set a bg to tile in... 2,086,155 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I just wish we could at least set a bg to tile in a finder window if not also stretch or set fixed.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 3, 2005 at 02:21 PM, in GUI Customization
The question is do you think that if they do use... 1,145 Views / 44 Replies  
The question is do you think that if they do use that (palladium) to it's fullest extent that all the current content and hardware will up and self destruct and people would line up for it in droves?...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 2, 2005 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Maybe but this all depends on what the final... 839 Views / 15 Replies  
Maybe but this all depends on what the final machine will be like. Which there is no guarantee as the developer mac doesn't have the final hardware in it. But I would never partition my mac drive...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 2, 2005 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not when you have a modern display system like... 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
Not when you have a modern display system like apple does, 32mb is pushing it. You can't compare it to systems like that (x11) except maybe longho... errr Vista or maybe if you are using a server...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Aug 2, 2005 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
"A little vino, would be keeno...I want some... 1,531 Views / 63 Replies  
"A little vino, would be keeno...I want
some WHINE!"--Tom Hanks, Bachelor Party
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 31, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was for me too but when there is a possibility... 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
It was for me too but when there is a possibility of an update I don't expect to be offered the same thing you know? My deal is not whether the mini is viable in the first place which seems to me...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 31, 2005 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
*edit* Whoops you understand now. False alarm, lol 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
*edit* Whoops you understand now. False alarm, lol
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 30, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
You STILL didn't do what I suggested, :brick: Am... 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
You STILL didn't do what I suggested, :brick: Am I that complicated? That's not I repeat NOT the crux of what I said. Not even remotely. In fact, I'll try to make it easier for you by removing the...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 30, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I expected that to happen. A person just grabs... 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
I expected that to happen. A person just grabs one bit of what I said and takes it out of context. *shakes head* That's weak, just weak. Did you stop reading there or what? One major reason why I...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 30, 2005 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
At this point I think this should be considered a... 22,204 Views / 391 Replies  
At this point I think this should be considered a non issue. Ok it does suck that they weren't even able to upgrade the GPU one bit this year but come next year there will be one that is a whole lot...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 30, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's "shoryuken" ;) 940 Views / 15 Replies  
That's "shoryuken" ;)
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 30, 2005 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The AOpen mini proves you can offer better at the... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
The AOpen mini proves you can offer better at the same size and price with this years tech. It's just Apple's hardware providers that are holding them back.

I am more and more glad they decided...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 29, 2005 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hudson I did a little research and the... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
Hudson I did a little research and the motherboard AOpen put in their Mini (http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News/Details.aspx?NewsId=13972) has a PCI Express GPU...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 29, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just as you shrugged me off this whole time... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
Just as you shrugged me off this whole time almost entirely dismissing me with what could almost be considered disrespect simplyfying what I said. It wasn't just peripherals. I never said it was a...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Funny, I feel the same about you. I'm not whining... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
Funny, I feel the same about you. I'm not whining I am trying to explain rationally because you keep saying the same thing. If I am whining so are you about your position. I don't owe you anything...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
No I expect a 700(+ after a 1GB RAM upgrade)... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
No I expect a 700(+ after a 1GB RAM upgrade) dollar top of the line mini to be more than it currently is in a refresh. I don't accept any excuses I have no reason to "upgrade".

Once again I do...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dude, simmer down some. What I said still stands,... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
Dude, simmer down some. What I said still stands, GET OVER IT. =p You expect me to "get over it" and continue to give them my money? No, not until Intel at the very least.

In fact I didn't expect...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Don't get me wrong, the mini isn't the object of... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
Don't get me wrong, the mini isn't the object of my scorn. In fact I love my mini. I just think it could stand some (real) updates. Especially when other computer makers are getting even more than we...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
6-8 months ago the mini was a novelty and other... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
6-8 months ago the mini was a novelty and other macs where slower like the eMac which hadn't been upgraded yet it was a better deal for those who have a KB, Display, and Mouse like me.

But that's...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 28, 2005 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just don't think there is any value to selling... 2,298 Views / 57 Replies  
I just don't think there is any value to selling the same hardware for the same or more money at every "refresh". If they continue to do that I am not suprised if everyone stopped buying it. To me...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 27, 2005 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm definetly not "upgrading" to this. I mean... 1,996 Views / 42 Replies  
I'm definetly not "upgrading" to this. I mean look at my sig. This is NO upgrade, I have to agree with you hakstoy. They are just trying to move stock.
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 26, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is not an upgrade at all IMO. Just BTO sold... 2,904 Views / 59 Replies  
This is not an upgrade at all IMO. Just BTO sold as a preconfigured model. I have NO incentive to "upgrade" to this and I can't with good concience suggest getting one anymore until they offer REAL...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 26, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Exposé is the same speed on Tiger here as it was... 2,541 Views / 65 Replies  
Exposé is the same speed on Tiger here as it was on Panther. I had plenty of time on Panther to know what it is like & tiger works just fine for me compared to it. It's not just Randman that Tiger is...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 26, 2005 at 01:03 AM, in Mac OS X
The eMac upgrade wasn't just to Mini level they... 1,996 Views / 42 Replies  
The eMac upgrade wasn't just to Mini level they got a better GPU for Tiger & a faster hard drive it wasn't just peripherals I was talking about. Do you begrudge the mini that? I think you just don't...
Posted by smoke-tetsu, on Jul 25, 2005 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
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