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ONE OF US :) I had forgotten about all the... 16,346 Views / 82 Replies  
ONE OF US :)

I had forgotten about all the exposition in the beginning. You’re totally right. My guess is that’s a vestige of it being a 3DS title. I’m sure there were also budget limitations...
Posted by subego, on Today at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
For everything not COVID, my attitude has always... 170,489 Views / 840 Replies  
For everything not COVID, my attitude has always been “if I get sick, I get sick”. If I like you, you’re getting a big ol’ hug. I don’t care if you’re contagious. ;)
Posted by subego, on Today at 04:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m trying to like Disgaea, but the procedurally... 16,346 Views / 82 Replies  
I’m trying to like Disgaea, but the procedurally generated dungeons are dull, really, really, really long, and there’s not much payoff.
Posted by subego, on Today at 03:11 PM, in Gaming
Yes! It was the boots. What screwed me up is... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
Yes! It was the boots.

What screwed me up is I thought the solution was timing the push against the boulder. Without boots, depending upon when you pushed back, the boulder would bounce back...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 07:33 PM, in Gaming
I just mentioned in the gaming thread. Old school... 5,879 Views / 38 Replies  
I just mentioned in the gaming thread. Old school games outright abuse the player.

The Switch has a bunch of S/NES games if you have Nintendo Online. No way I could deal without save states.
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 07:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With TP, I thought the puzzle with the giant... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
With TP, I thought the puzzle with the giant boulder men was irritatingly counter-intuitive, and was unnecessarily hard even after being figured out.

When I got to the next area and there were a...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:44 PM, in Gaming
Well, maybe that’s the only example where LoZ... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
Well, maybe that’s the only example where LoZ locks you out, but there are plenty of places where burning a random tree ends up being helpful, no?

As for the Switch itself, highly recommended. :)
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:40 PM, in Gaming
Sadly, soon after that picture, the annoyances in... 16,346 Views / 82 Replies  
Sadly, soon after that picture, the annoyances in the game came to a head and I decided it was time to quit. Over 200 hours total though, so I feel I got my money’s worth. :)

I moved onto Disgaea,...
Posted by subego, on Mar 4, 2021 at 05:35 PM, in Gaming
https://imgur.com/NesvnHr.jpg My enslaved... 16,346 Views / 82 Replies  
https://imgur.com/NesvnHr.jpg

My enslaved bees are total slackers. Whole field full of ripe melons and they’re not doing a goddamn thing.
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 04:24 PM, in Gaming
Looks good! :thumbsup: I’ve never seen a... 5,879 Views / 38 Replies  
Looks good! :thumbsup:

I’ve never seen a pick-n-pluck island like that. :)
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that pic yours, or the one you found? 5,879 Views / 38 Replies  
Is that pic yours, or the one you found?
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, relatively recently I played the original... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
Also, relatively recently I played the original for a few hours.

It’s really good, and fun. The music is notably superior compared to say, Crystalis, which is SNK’s version of Zelda. Crystalis is...
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:14 AM, in Gaming
Excellent post! By the sounds of it, Twilight... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
Excellent post! By the sounds of it, Twilight Princess is the one I hated.

Never played WW, but I too love the graphics.

Any thoughts on BotW? I think most of the people who didn’t like it...
Posted by subego, on Mar 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM, in Gaming
Why would one game using a VPN? 2,872 Views / 5 Replies  
Why would one game using a VPN?
Posted by subego, on Mar 2, 2021 at 01:55 PM, in Gaming
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all... 507,648 Views / 1,199 Replies  
The spindle worth of recordable DVDs I have all look corroded.

Amazon helpfully informed me I bought them 14 years ago.

They still seem to work.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kamala Harris Loves Turtles 303 Views / 0 Replies  
https://imgur.com/f3DxjUN.jpg
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 03:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in... 170,489 Views / 840 Replies  
Gotcha! I was thinking that was code for “in Leavenworth”.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 01:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article... 170,489 Views / 840 Replies  
Is that part right? Reading over the USNI article I missed it.
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A little more info here. ... 170,489 Views / 840 Replies  
A little more info here.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/27/us/politics/coronavirus-vaccine-refusal-military.html

Some reasons given:

1) Youth
2) Paranoia
3) If the military actually gives...
Posted by subego, on Mar 1, 2021 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with... 5,612 Views / 54 Replies  
Everybody raves about LttP. Not so much with Twilight Princess.

I played either Skyward Sword or Twilight Princess on the Wii. I forget which one, but I friggin hated it.
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:53 PM, in Gaming
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second... 5,201 Views / 27 Replies  
A friend got a Switch, so I lent them my second Pro and NES controllers. It’s not like I’m having guests yet.

I bought that charger back when I originally got my Pros, but never tried it out until...
Posted by subego, on Feb 28, 2021 at 12:46 PM, in Gaming
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
I definitely didn’t choose to. Had no idea the place had them until well after I moved in.

They definitely bother me. If the invasion levels were the norm I’d move. In general, they only end up in...
Posted by subego, on Feb 26, 2021 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
I hacked their comms and they’ve ordered a tactical retreat.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Watch out for sunburn! 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
Watch out for sunburn!
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know someone this happened with. She’s an... 170,489 Views / 840 Replies  
I know someone this happened with. She’s an actual therapist at least, but it’s all still tele-health.
Posted by subego, on Feb 25, 2021 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Both would be warm. 487,330 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Both would be warm.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 02:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmmm... Do you fill it with liters or... 487,330 Views / 1,315 Replies  
Hmmm...

Do you fill it with liters or gallons?



Full disclosure: I drink soda in liters.
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over 40° here, so shorts weather! 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
Over 40° here, so shorts weather!
Posted by subego, on Feb 24, 2021 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
JFC. Pick one. :) 487,330 Views / 1,315 Replies  
JFC. Pick one. :)
Posted by subego, on Feb 23, 2021 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s 70 in freedom units. 487,330 Views / 1,315 Replies  
That’s 70 in freedom units.
Posted by subego, on Feb 22, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly,... 13,773 Views / 172 Replies  
I wanted a Pro, but the trashcan was silly, ancient hardware when it was time to buy. Got an iMac instead (about 6 months before the iMac Pro was released).
Posted by subego, on Feb 19, 2021 at 07:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external... 13,773 Views / 172 Replies  
That’s what killed it. I don’t want an external drive unless it’s absolutely necessary.
Posted by subego, on Feb 18, 2021 at 07:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
When I was a boy, Maserati dealers would advertise by giving away cocaine.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go... 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
Whenever I’m in that situation, I splurge and go to the hotel charging $1,000.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 02:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space... 13,773 Views / 172 Replies  
I used to be a casual dual-booter, but the space crunch with SSDs killed that.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away. 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
I can excuse it, but that won’t make it go away.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse. 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
Chicago reporting snowpocalypse.
Posted by subego, on Feb 16, 2021 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Back when I had a Cherokee Sport, the first thing... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
Back when I had a Cherokee Sport, the first thing I did when I got it home was take a hair dryer to the “Sport”, and the sport racing lines on it. Yuck.

Kept the “4x4”.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 07:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Picked up one of these... ... 5,201 Views / 27 Replies  
Picked up one of these...

https://imgur.com/OxlAefV.jpg

Not recommend. USB cable won’t stay seated. Garbage.


Edit: also, that quadralith thing stays lit even when not charging (assuming...
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 12:40 PM, in Gaming
Not until they pry the hand vacuum out of my... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
Not until they pry the hand vacuum out of my cold, dead hands.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m hoping it’s just the cold, but the Jurassic... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
I’m hoping it’s just the cold, but the Jurassic size mother****ing cockroaches in my building have mounted an offensive.
Posted by subego, on Feb 15, 2021 at 06:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oooh... car in ditch alert. 143,631 Views / 422 Replies  
Oooh... car in ditch alert.
Posted by subego, on Feb 14, 2021 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I’m curious what the angle is. As I understand... 29,038 Views / 139 Replies  
I’m curious what the angle is. As I understand it, the distinction in service standards is internal.

Externally, the service standard is already five days. I mean, they won’t take a complaint for...
Posted by subego, on Feb 14, 2021 at 01:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I should add the issues I’m taking with the... 29,038 Views / 139 Replies  
I should add the issues I’m taking with the Times’ presentation are completely separate from the question of whether there was shenanigans. I’m not dismissing that possibility.
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 10:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a similar problem where the autocorrect... 163,722 Views / 524 Replies  
I have a similar problem where the autocorrect will fix the word I’m typing but also randomly capitalize the previous word.
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 06:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry for the delay! In that (flashy)... 29,038 Views / 139 Replies  
Sorry for the delay!

In that (flashy) article, the Times has the “national average” as a single line.

That’s a poor representation of how the USPS defines and evaluates timeliness, especially...
Posted by subego, on Feb 13, 2021 at 05:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
About 100 hours into it, and beginning the 2nd... 16,346 Views / 82 Replies  
About 100 hours into it, and beginning the 2nd year. It’s satisfying because the second year is a bit like a New Game+. I know how all the mechanics work now, and have plenty of cash to spread...
Posted by subego, on Feb 12, 2021 at 02:01 PM, in Gaming
“You think you caught me? Well... I’ll show you!”... 934 Views / 8 Replies  
“You think you caught me? Well... I’ll show you!”

[Activates Fark account]
Posted by subego, on Feb 11, 2021 at 10:36 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Never tried distilled, but when making it for the... 47,784 Views / 198 Replies  
Never tried distilled, but when making it for the production I use bottled water. It’s been awhile though, so I don’t remember the difference.

As an aside, because of the lake, the tap water here...
Posted by subego, on Feb 8, 2021 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I decided it was... twice. I somehow forgot... 47,784 Views / 198 Replies  
I decided it was... twice.

I somehow forgot it opens at 7 and not 6, so I got there at 6:40 the first time.

At least the wind died down for the second trip.
Posted by subego, on Feb 8, 2021 at 12:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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