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It’s The End Of The World As We Know It, And I Feel Fine!
Posted: 25 May 2012 12:56 AM   [ Ignore ]
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So, the end came, the end went, the beginning came and I sort of slept through it!


Is the new beginning the glorious website rebirth that we were promised?  I don’t know, I’m grumpy because they’ve somehow made the forum brighter than before, and it was already bright!  Never mind.


Where is Fast-Grab?  It’s where I spent most of my money, and it made sure I visited the website several times a day to see if it had changed.  During those times I would surf the offers and products and often buy things that weren’t on the fast-grab.


To be honest I haven’t finished either of the renders I was working on, but I do still tinker.  Been playing World of Warcraft for a while, can’t believe I went back to that but I am enjoying it.


I am learning about lighting.  But I’m learning it on my own, by trial and error (which will make the hairs on Waldemar’s neck stand up on end) so that I can say “Oh yes, that works” and “Oh God, did I do that?” and put those to good effect.


So what did you guys do at the end of the world?

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Posted: 25 May 2012 01:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I played Homeworld 1 over again. Tinkered on a render or two but I really just goofed off trying to get old games to run on the new PC. Have you ever installed a Win 95 game on a Win7 PC? You get some weird results.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 01:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I did play Frontier a bit, a while ago, but that was on Win XP and I had to run a slower-downer-thingo or I wouldn’t be able to play it.

Waiting for Diablo 3 to arrive!  *bounce*

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Posted: 25 May 2012 02:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Now thats an old one. Frontier was great in it’s day.
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P.S. I hate you a little bit now. My newest game is almost a year old, but then I am hard to please.


I’m in need of a new 3D space combat game so BAD.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 02:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Diablo 3 is definitely on my must have list for 2012. I do hope that it surpasses all expectation and lives up to the standard that was Diablo 1 & 2. cool grin

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Posted: 25 May 2012 02:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Yeehah,  our Barry has ermaerged from whatever cocoon he was hibernating in.  cool smirk

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Posted: 25 May 2012 02:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Yep, my man is back. Harry is here and Jacob is still darting around. What about Andy? Did I miss him? Anne is good and Wendy also, but I think a few of the BBSFFC is still not accounted for.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 04:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Andy is around and about, doing what Andy does best.  I have seen him.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 06:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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yes, depressed I cannot download my Supersuit pro bundle, reckon it will work well in iClone even if I cannot do facial animation was planning on just converting the empty suit and sticking invisible body iClone heads attached to it.
will try again at the crack of dawn when my 3G broadband better.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 06:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Urgh, had a bad hypo in the middle of a supermarket!  Will feel crappy for a couple of days now.  Oh well.


So anyway, what’s up with the fast grab?  Is it coming back?

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Posted: 25 May 2012 06:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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BlumBlumShub - 25 May 2012 06:33 AM

Urgh, had a bad hypo in the middle of a supermarket!  Will feel crappy for a couple of days now.  Oh well.


So anyway, what’s up with the fast grab?  Is it coming back?

Maybe, maybe not.  Depends if the web guys can work out a way to incoporate it into the Software package they are now using.  It was one of Daz3D’s “homemade” coding options that had been added to the old store.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 08:56 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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chohole - 25 May 2012 06:41 AM
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Urgh, had a bad hypo in the middle of a supermarket!  Will feel crappy for a couple of days now.  Oh well.


So anyway, what’s up with the fast grab?  Is it coming back?

Maybe, maybe not.  Depends if the web guys can work out a way to incoporate it into the Software package they are now using.  It was one of Daz3D’s “homemade” coding options that had been added to the old store.

Fabulous.  Everything’s so expensive now, the forum is ugly, potentially no more fast-grab and there are a massive NINE platinum club items.

Forgive my whining, but when the hype says something’s improving and things get worse I get grumpy.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 09:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Theres lots more than just 9 Plat club items, Honest there is.  ANd there are a few $1 items as well.

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Posted: 25 May 2012 10:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Went past the shop after work and picked up Diablo 3. Haven’t started playing yet though. Good thing it’s weekend. cheese

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Posted: 25 May 2012 05:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Harry Dresden - 25 May 2012 10:51 AM

Went past the shop after work and picked up Diablo 3. Haven’t started playing yet though. Good thing it’s weekend. cheese

Mine hasn’t arrived yet, will probably be here soon.  There are things I already don’t like about it but I forgive it just for being called Diablo!

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Posted: 26 May 2012 01:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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I played a bit last night and I have mixed feelings about this game. It looks good visually, it’s the same hack & slash monster killing fun it always was and it has some amazing cinematic scenes.  It’s Diablo all right.

My biggest issue is with the fact that it requires an internet connection every step of the way. Don’t get me wrong, I understand why they did it this way as it is the only way to make the auction house work without cheating. And it’s a good way to keep content fresh and all that. It’s great really. If you live in a first world country where the internet is super fast and cheap. I lagged in a single player game folks. That’s absurd. But it’s a personal gripe and I’m hoping the lagging was just temporary. Still, what happens when they do maintenance on those servers? Then it’s no Diablo.

But apart from the negative effect I do believe the real money auction house system will add a whole new addiction to mindless monster killing. Everyone will be hunting for that rare one in a million item that’s going to make him a fortune. They’ve turned it into a virtual fortune hunting game. It’s crazy but it might just work! LOL

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