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Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Networking Latency Question

Well, as I said, it's Xbox ONE, so keyboard and mouse are not an issue. I'll have to look into either the Wi-Fi booster, or finding a way to move the router close enough that a cable is feasible....
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Firestormalpha
Networking Latency Question

Ok, little background.

We've just switched from DSL to cable internet at our house.

In general, I avoid online gaming, never gave latency a second thought. Recently started playing Diablo 3...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Hello Everyone!

Welcome back Cloudy, I've been lurking in the shadows the past few years. Still here though.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Firestormalpha
Microsoft Edge issues?

So I've been tinkering around with Windows 10, and it's not horrible.

Worst part was getting NVidia drivers to install, but I've got that worked out.

This is more to do with the new Browser,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,347
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: IE11 won't add favorites?

I'm currently running a fully updated Kaspersky Antivirus

Running the verification scan right now.

Regarding the link on Cyril's post, I've looked into it, and it's a possibility. I've even...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,347
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: IE11 won't add favorites?

I tried resetting IE's settings, didn't fix the issue. My best guess right now, is something in the registry. One of the links above even tells me where to find the favorites registry entries. They...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,347
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: IE11 won't add favorites?

I've had Firefox recommended already, thanks. :D

And taking advantage of the free Win10 upgrade isn't off the table either.

But I'd like to exhaust my options for repairing the issue before I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,347
Posted By Firestormalpha
IE11 won't add favorites?

Ok, so my IE11 has turned up a fairly odd issue yesterday.
Out of nowhere I can't add anything to my favorites. I open the favorites click on "Add to Favorites" and where normally a dialogue box to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 05-12-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Ok, friend of mine had an old copy of the Official strategy guide. Turns out the maps I thought I was missing out on actually aren't available until Memory Sequence 4. Since I'm only messing around...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 05-10-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By Firestormalpha
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Started playing Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood on the 360. First run through I got pissed off at the game by the third memory sequence, so I took a break and restarted the game.

Got through to the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Firestormalpha
I have a Kindle Fire!!! Now what?...

Like the title says, I decided to pick up a kindle Fire. What's out there to read? Downloaded the Eragon series to start, may pick up Harry Potter and finally read those books, instead of watching...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: What's new?

Ok, figured it out, I think. in the BIOS for the MSI motherboard there's a section marked (obviously) wake up settings, or something like that. Under that tab, everything is defaulted to disabled....
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: What's new?

Ok, short update on my computer. It's fully assembled and running. Well lit up also. First liquid cooler died on me, fortunately no damage to the system overall, that I've noticed. Replaced it with a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Get Ready!! Baldur's Gate II Enhanced is Near!

gog.com is now carrying both BG:EE and BG2:EE. I presently own both the originals with the expansions. Is it worth getting the Enhanced editions? Do they need any fixpacks, and if they do, are there...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: A question about the game Revenant

I don't recall for certain. I know for a few levels at the beginning you can grow two stats by one point each per level, or one stat for two points, and after a certain level, you only get one point...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-13-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: ADOM (i.e. Ancient Domain's of Mystery)

Ok, based on screenshots, it looks similar to many of the games release by spiderweb. Like the Geneforge series or Avernum.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: ADOM (i.e. Ancient Domain's of Mystery)

Can't say that I have. Any other similar games?
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 07-23-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: ADOM (i.e. Ancient Domain's of Mystery)

Honestly never heard of it.... what kind of game is it?
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By Firestormalpha
What's new?

So as the topic says, what's new with everyone?

As for me, in the long time since I've been an active poster, I got a job at a local dollar store, and I've managed to keep the position for 2 1/2...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Just got Temple of Elemental Evil... (possible spoilers if you're a noob like me)

The patch seems to be working. Not sure exactly what it fixes though. So far the only difference I've seen aside from the intro and character screens being rearranged is that I can't see which...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-05-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Just got Temple of Elemental Evil... (possible spoilers if you're a noob like me)

Is it compatible with the gog.com version of ToEE?

As it is, I just cleared the moathouse, but I have noticed some issues. Like being able to equip a heavy crossbow on a Halfling at one point and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-03-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Just got Temple of Elemental Evil... (possible spoilers if you're a noob like me)

I'm playing neutral good. But with a Paladin in my party, so kind of lawful too.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Just got Temple of Elemental Evil... (possible spoilers if you're a noob like me)

Ok, figured out the figurine last night, on a whim I decided to try the identify spell on it.

Still haven't pursued the note any further, so I'll probably check into it today.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-01-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Firestormalpha
Just got Temple of Elemental Evil... (possible spoilers if you're a noob like me)

Possible spoilers if you're new to the game, like me.

Ok, finding Terjon's artifact in Emridy Meadows. Found the rainbow rock with Terjon's amulet inside it, but there's a couple items I'm not...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Fallout 1, 2 and Tactic FREE on gog.com

Alas, presumably for licensing reasons, the fallout games are no longer available through gog.com fortunately, I have my physical copies.

Speaking of gog.com I like their selection, but I was...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-01-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Does anyone out there play Diablo or Diablo II?

From what I've read, the maximum level in Diablo 2 with the expansion is 99.

Because of the way the maps are supposed to be randomized your caves to the North could be East in my play through.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-01-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Does anyone out there play Diablo or Diablo II?

Never really gave much thought to the hirelings myself. This is what I discovered on the battle.net website:
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-25-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Does anyone out there play Diablo or Diablo II?

Well, if you compare it against Diablo 2 and later games, Diablo is rubbish. But, for it's time, it was an awesome game. I've heard the Hellfire update/mod improved on it greatly. Still Windows 95/98...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-22-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: A question about Diablo II and it's expansion

It's not so much four different adventures as it is one big adventure in four parts or ACTS. With the fifth added by the expansion. It is a linear game, so far as I've experienced, you have to play...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: What to try next, FF7, FF8 or FF9

Tough call. I loved them all. I actually liked the character interactions and story in 9 better than 8.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-24-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,483
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Torment - Tides of Numenera

I'm looking at getting a new computer in the undetermined distant future. (car first) What kind of system demands am I looking at?
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: For those playing TES Skyrim

You make me wish that fan-mods/expansions were available on console.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: I always wanted this book to become a movie!! :D

Ok, not sure if it's the fact that I'm operating on my XP computer with ie9, or something with the forums, but I'm not seeing the youtube video.

SO, here's a direct link in case it's not just me....
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Firestormalpha
I always wanted this book to become a movie!! :D

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I really really really, want this to be an awesome movie.
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Batman Vs Superman Movie

Well geez, you may as well ask Clooney to reprise the role then...

Val Kilmer wasn't too bad, but I think Michael Keaton was the best of the earlier Batmans.

Adam West? We shall not speak of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Batman Vs Superman Movie

Now I have to re-watch Captain America, cuz I didn't even notice it was the same guy. He made a really good human torch though.

I just don't think Ben Affleck made a good Daredevil.
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Batman Vs Superman Movie

No actor should get to play more than one superhero. Especially if they didn't do the first one justice.
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: the forbidden Kingdom

Personally, I loved it. Much better than The Medalion. Though it's got nothing on movies like Fearless, or Drunken Master. Another one I enjoyed was Little Big Soldier.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Monitor got fried during a power outage...

I actually tried one of the games last night and the TV just switched resolutions with the computer, ended up with an enlarged 800x600 resolution. letterboxed on the sides. Since I'm sitting about...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Firestormalpha
Monitor got fried during a power outage...

My old monitor, had it for 10 years, died yesterday after a power outage in my neighborhood. Was working just fine, then the power went out. When they fixed the problem, my monitor wouldn't power up....
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Any opinions on xbox one?

It looks like someone took an old NES console and painted it black. Which is ok, I guess, if you're into the whole retro look.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 05-18-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Skyrim

Ok, I may have just answered my own question: http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Temba_Wide-Arm
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 05-17-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Skyrim

I was playing the other day, started a new character, got to Ivarstead and got a quest to hunt down some bears from Temba Wide-Arms.

Anyone know if this is supposed to be a Star Trek:TNG...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-28-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: BioShock Infinite

Not bad, gets downright insane towards the end.

I personally preferred Bioshock1 in terms of level designs and weapons.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Testing... send a few replies please :)

I was wondering what was going on yesterday.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-18-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Metal Fatigue....

Alas, so ends my dropping of eaves.
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Question about CPU speeds...

Ok, managed to fix the validation issue.

Apparently it was related to corrupted files in a ZoneAlarm install.

Followed instructions to remove files and no more validation errors.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Metal Fatigue....

Yep, that's the one. And those are two sites I've never been to/heard of before.

Many thanks, Micah.

:D
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-18-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Firestormalpha
Metal Fatigue....

It's an early 3D-ish RTS that I played when I was in highschool.

You build a base, some general units, etc. But the hook was building your own humanoid mechs.

Anyway, anyone know where I can...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Firestormalpha
Re: Question about CPU speeds...

To revisit an issue I encountered a couple years ago. My dad's XP laptop (the averatec) has some issues.

Mainly, if I attempt certain tasks/actions I get an error message, and then explorer shuts...
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