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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-12-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,023
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Oh, Aerie, I've missed you, too...

Picked up my copies on gog.com sale as a graduation present for myself...with a degree in pocket, i can venture Faerun for a while again :D

Playing a gnome cleric/thief, currently in Siege of...
Forum: Icewind Dale | Heart of Winter | Icewind Dale II Forum 11-20-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Fresh start

Something to consider also would be having some form of druidic magic in the party. Fighter/Druid and Ranger/Clerics seem to be praised alot.

I used to spend a lot of time on these forums, but...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Meteorite in Russia

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart bit on this was hilarious! :D
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,543
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Planescape Torment Sequel announced

Still one of my favorite games of all time! (though, that can be said for many IE games..) Very excited, and I hope it will keep to the spirit of Planescape: Torment. That game was MASSIVE dialogue...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-05-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Skyrim

I have clocked about 350 hours of gameplay on Skyrim, suffice it to say I am a fan :P Haven't had a chance to try out Dawnguard yet, and there's supposed to be another expansion coming up(already...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,018
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Thanks for the info! I've been waiting for the first wave of inevitable bugs to get handled, now I could go buy the actual game :) Did I see this available on Steam?
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: How is everybody???

Sounds like good news for the most part! Nice to hear :) I am graduating with a bachelors in business administration in December, currently working part-time for a "gaming" company developing excel...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

A BG3 would be an amazing surprise, let's hope it reaches enough success to warrant the development of a third title to the franchise. I will do my part by pre-ordering this weekend ;)
Forum: The Elder Scrolls | Daggerfall | Morrowind | Oblivion Forum 08-25-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Elder Scrolls Online!

Just stumbled upon this exciting bit of news today! Ever since Morrowind I have been toying with the thought of bringing the wonderful world of Elder Scrolls into online format, and now it seems next...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,345
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a FUN game! (R.A. Salvatore ect wrote the story)

May have been an old post, but I have been wondering if the game is worth looking into! I think this answers my question ;)
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

Really looking forward to this! Do you know if mods made for the original BG will work with the enhanced edition? I'm sure I could find out through some forum crawling, but it's getting late :P
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,928
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Diablo III - Lets all pick a server together to play on!

Have to agree, it doesn't have all that much going for it in terms of long term playability, I'm sorry to say.
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Years to all! I'm certain the Mayans were wrong...theres only so much you can fit into a stone tablet calendar thingie :P
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-07-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Star Wars The Old Republic Thread

I must admit to being interested, but I just don't know if I have the time for MMORPGS anymore...They drain alot of hours without even noticing :(
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-07-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Impressions of TES V?

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and assume that scrolls require you to put the weapon away, as well as the thrashing of the head around and inability to aim after charging..I confess, I use scrolls...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-02-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Impressions of TES V?

Aelia: How much RAM does your system have? If you have 4GB+, consider getting the "Skyrim 4GB". It's not necessarily a mod, rather a fixed exe of sorts that allows Skyrim to utilize more of the RAM...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Deciding which game to get...

I disagree, I thought the gameplay was good. I disliked how they dumbed it down in certain areas though(less weapons/skills, less spell types, etc), and the world was less interesting than Morrowind...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Deciding which game to get...

I am personally waiting eagerly for Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, Diablo 3 and Heros of Might and Magic 6(though it may well be a flop). Thus trying to avoid buying too many games at this point..However,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Odd news: August 2011

Haha, didn't expect to see news from my neck of the woods here :)
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: And the Europeans call US crazy!

You get crazier stuff from the "not-tongue-in-cheek" religions of the world :P

Also, the theory on global warming makes perfect sense. Time to set sail for the high seas!
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 06-22-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,317
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Bethesda doing it again on Nov.11th?

Which might just be enough to make it a lesser game compared to the previous two. I don't mind playing the OC once or twice, but the mods are what keep me coming back years after as well
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 06-17-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,317
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Bethesda doing it again on Nov.11th?

In the good old days...I think I'll finally become a console convert. Makes no sense to buy a million component upgrades, especially if it's basically the exact same game as on console
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 05-30-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Shogun 2: Total War

Hey all, been a long time since I last visited, hope there's still some familiar faces around :)

I just bought Shogun 2 through Steam, only had time to go through the tutorials so far..Has anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Would you be willing to stand up in a plane flight for a lower price?

Would I fly standing up for 1-2 hours, if it meant paying less than 10 bucks for the whole thing? Abso-friggin-lutely. As long as it's passing all the safety regulations, I think this would be a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Date of Birth

Wow, 8 years and counting!
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,604
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: The more things change....

Welcome back!

-Raistlin the forum lurker ;)
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Read the fine print!!

I can think of a few games that would have been worth my soul :D
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,915
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: There's another Ironworks Gaming besides us? (Gitt'em Choc!)

Commies through and through..Hail the democratic and free Ironworks we have here ;)
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 03-09-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,259
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Flemeth

Are you having trouble without a real tank? I find Sten(and any 2-hander) gets pounded fairly easily even with massive armor on, due to no shield..My char was a shield specialist champion(with wynne,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,820
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Congress Went to Denmark, You Got the Bill

Wow, reckless government spending, theres a surprise :P Doesn't matter who's sitting in the office..people like their luxuries.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Here's a Poser

Thats how i say it too, and alot of others do as well..its the easiest transition from "Oh-9", really..
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Planescape: Torment

Unfortunately the issue mentioned above applies..I remember it took me several attempts to get anywhere in the game, because I found it difficult to get into the game.

I've only played it through...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 12-26-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Yay !!! DA:O ...

4 more days until i get to try it out!! :D
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 12-12-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,675
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: One More For The Road

So what are the thoughts on the length of the game? Is it a good amount of playing, or just a run through?
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Reality TV show contestants arrested..

I don't really understand what the problem is either...an animal was killed, and then eaten. They argue it was done for theatrical reasons or whatever, but it's not like they killed it, and then...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Aah, don't think I'll be willing to wait until March, so I'll just find the best solution for myself for the time being. I'm far too impatient to wait 3 months hehe
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Most certainly did! Am doing my study abroad period in Fairfield University in Connecticut, but spent Thanksgiving in Baltimore at a friends place. Enjoyed a fantastic dinner there too, and got to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

My thought on the matter is, since I have to wait until January anyway(I don't have a desktop with me on my student exchange), I might as well wait until the Fermi cards come out. Then depending on...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Do you know when the Fermi cards will be released? You think they'll be the next big thing? Might have to wait until they release that line of cards..if nothing else, should knock down the prices of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,193
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Common Sense Says Major Hasan Was a Terrorist

I think associating terrorism to religion(any religion) wouldn't be the politically correct thing to do. There's no requirement to be of religious background, I'm sure.

As for what makes one a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Well I can install vista or xp for free, whichever one I prefer. I actually haven't had any major issues with Vista, so might just stick it out with that one until 7 is worked out.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

I can, I built up my current rig from scratch...but it's not a process I really enjoy though hehe. But the thing with package bundles is, theres always something that gets shafted..usually the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

I have a feeling that in the comparative categories, the real difference noticeable to the average schmoe is limited at best, hehe..
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 11-09-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: What platform are you guys getting this on?

I've started planning to upgrade my computing hardware for this game :D Going to set me back a little bit, but that's what student loans are for ;) I was thinking of buying a cordless xbox gamepad as...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Meh, now you guys have me all excited about building a rig from scratch :D And you aren't wrong, the second bundle is mostly just useless stuff with a high price tag..

I had a look at alienware...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Ok, would it be completely overkill to buy the following "bundle";

Intel Core i7 870, 2.93Ghz, LGA1156, 8MB, Boxed

2 x Asus GeForce GTX 275 896MB GDDR3, 2xDVI, HDCP

Asus P7P55D Pro,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

I'll definately keep it in mind then, I have 2 months to think about it before I return to finland :) Thanks for your input Spirit!
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: Computer upgrade!

Thing is, I bought a brand new box that I'm quite fond of, power supply is pretty state of the art(bought it since my old one couldnt handle the last upgrade). I might just go with a nice dual core...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Computer upgrade!

Hey all, needing a little input on computer upgrading. I haven't been following the latest developments very actively, so would appreciate the feedback. :)

My current computer isn't bad by any...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-07-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By Raistlin Majere
Re: My first time against Kangaxx: How anticlimactic!

Good times! Didn't find him until like the third run through the game, and took ages to figure out how he could be killed..hehe
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