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Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:10 PM

Is retrowire the only gamer on DU?

DUN DUN DUN NN NN

LETS FIND OUT!!!!

(I know I'm not lol)

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Reply Is retrowire the only gamer on DU? (Original post)
retrowire Apr 2017 OP
PoliticAverse Apr 2017 #1
retrowire Apr 2017 #2
padfun Apr 2017 #3
comradebillyboy Apr 2017 #4
hibbing Apr 2017 #12
PennyK May 2017 #14
Sailor65x1 Apr 2017 #5
htuttle Apr 2017 #6
uriel1972 Apr 2017 #8
Gore1FL May 2017 #15
Beartracks Aug 2017 #16
Egnever Apr 2017 #7
Initech Apr 2017 #9
retrowire Apr 2017 #10
Initech Apr 2017 #11
stonecutter357 May 2017 #13
Ferrets are Cool Dec 2017 #17
yuiyoshida Dec 2017 #18

Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:19 PM

1. Is this a guessing game? n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:27 PM

2. Well this is the gaming thread so let's make a meta game out of it lol nt

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:37 PM

3. I'm a gamer

I was on World of Warcraft back in Thanksgiving 2004 when it started.I've reached high levels in LOTRO as well. But never did play Everquest. I played EVE online several years ago.

Lately I have been playing strategy games but I will always love RPG MMO's.

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:50 PM

4. I am a big fan of the Fallout series, Total War games and the Civ

series.

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #4)

Sat Apr 29, 2017, 12:11 AM

12. I'm thinking Fallout 4 next

I've never played one and the price on it is a bit cheaper these days. I've kind of taken a break, I bought two used games for cheap which were crap, Madden, which I never have liked the football games and a Star Wars game that is a snooze and cheap looking.


Peace

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Response to hibbing (Reply #12)

Thu May 4, 2017, 08:38 AM

14. I loved it

A very diverting game and if you've ever been in Boston, all the landmarks are there. I lost my urge for gaming somehow when my Year of Dealing with cancer started, but I still plan to get back and play the expansion bits.

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 05:51 PM

5. The cake is a lie...

 

I go back past the 2600. I'm currently absorbed in the new Mass Effect.

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 06:20 PM

6. It wasn't long after Pong that I'd moved on to harder games, like Hunt the Wumpus and Star Trek

Years later, I'd progressed to Zork, ...then Wizardry and Netrek. TSR's Pool of Radiance, then Civilization and Sim City... Oh the hours I've wasted that I'll never get back.

Nowadays, it's pretty much whatever looks interesting for under $10 (a self imposed limit) on Steam. Unless it's a Sid Meier game. Then I'll pay more.

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Response to htuttle (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 28, 2017, 11:00 AM

8. SSI Gold Box FTW...

I spent so many hours on those games... I loved the "save game exploit".

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Response to htuttle (Reply #6)

Fri May 12, 2017, 11:38 PM

15. That's about my story as well with a few of the same games.

I used to buy off the $9 rack when computer stores were still a thing. I do it at amazon, at steam or directly now.

I did spend $30 on Kerbal Space Program a couple of years ago (still play it) and I bought GTA V almost as soon as it came out on PC. (still play it).

After hours of frustration in Wizardry on an Apple ][+, I found an article about hacking the characters with a hex editor, and did so. That made the game much more playable.

The Ultima series was my favorite. I played the precursor, Akalabeth: World of Doom, and Ultimas 1-4 on an Apple ii of some sort or another. I owned a MS-DOS system (12Mhz 8088) for 5. It took forever.

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon had this bug where if you went far enough negative in cash, specifically 2147483649. The value of the Available cash variable was limited to 2147483648 (4 bytes). As far as the game, the computer, or both were concerned, 2147483649 = 2147483647. This only happened when you tried to do this. Normal play would result in you losing before you ever could ever establish that kind of debt. Needless to say that little glitch turns things around pretty quickly

And Civilization! "Our words are backed with NUCLEAR WEAPONS!"

Thanks for the trip down memory lane!

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #15)

Sat Aug 5, 2017, 09:44 PM

16. "Needless to say that little glitch turns things around pretty quickly"



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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 07:44 PM

7. I think I will have gamer on my tombstone.

 

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Currently playing overwatch, hearthstone,and black desert online.

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Fri Apr 28, 2017, 08:37 PM

9. Me!

I love GTA V, Fallout, and Civilization. I have two custom PCs I play on. I just haven't had much time to play lately.

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Response to Initech (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 28, 2017, 09:00 PM

10. Two custom PC's? So jealous!

Those are all great franchises. I myself, am typically absorbed in all the indie fare. Seek me out for recommendations if you're ever curious!

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Response to retrowire (Reply #10)

Fri Apr 28, 2017, 10:22 PM

11. OK!

So here's my two PCs:

PC 1:

Phanteks Enthoo Pro
EVGA Supernova G2 850 W
Gigabyte Z170X Designate
Cryorig R1
Intel Core i7-6700K at 4.0 GHz
16GB G.Skill Trident Z DDR4 3200
Samsung 950 Pro 256GB M2 SSD
1tb Western Digital Caviar Blue
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080
Windows 10
Asus 4K monitor

PC2:

NZXT H440
EVGA Supernova G2 750 W
MSI Z97 Gaming 5
Intel Core i5-4690k
16gb G.Skill Area DDR3 1600
Samsung 840 Evo 250gb
1tb Western Digital Caviar Blue
Gigabyte GTX 970
Windows 10

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu May 4, 2017, 01:06 AM

13. Do you even dance BRO!

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Response to stonecutter357 (Reply #13)

Mon Dec 4, 2017, 10:51 AM

17. That was magnificient

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Response to retrowire (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:08 PM

18. I'm a gamer, play WARFRAME

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