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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Nitewatchman » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:12 pm

samuelzz10 wrote:
Nitewatchman wrote:Also, the "Linux sucks for games blah blah" thing is beginning to be kind of moot. Steam's got a Linux beta, and more and more devs are developing for Linux versions of their games.

mostly true now, but third party support is still lackluster. probably less than 10% of computer owners have linux.

Aaand the percentage of computer owners that would be considered hardcore gamers would be?
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby samuelzz10 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:05 pm

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Nitewatchman wrote:Also, the "Linux sucks for games blah blah" thing is beginning to be kind of moot. Steam's got a Linux beta, and more and more devs are developing for Linux versions of their games.

mostly true now, but third party support is still lackluster. probably less than 10% of computer owners have linux.

Aaand the percentage of computer owners that would be considered hardcore gamers would be?

Literally every country where the most amount of people are middle class has about 1 computer per household, and so a better statistic would be amount of gamers that prefer using computers to game, which would be about 30%.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Kalvinator » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:40 pm

Sir and or

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...we all know that the X-Box is the superior gaming device.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Zupponn » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:53 am

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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Pwnerade » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:34 am

samuelzz10 wrote:That is just making fun of a computers appearance. you sound like you're a CoD worshiper making fun of minecraft.

I was making fun of the fact the the whole thing is in a sealed metal case, preventing the end-user from upgrading the components. It's like a car with a sealed hood. I like being able to check my oil and replace my headlights without going to a mechanic. I also like being able to replace or add parts as needed, rather than buying a whole new overpriced computer. However, if you want to pay way more money to not think about your computer's innards, then that's your choice.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby samuelzz10 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:04 pm

Pwnerade wrote:
samuelzz10 wrote:That is just making fun of a computers appearance. you sound like you're a CoD worshiper making fun of minecraft.

I was making fun of the fact the the whole thing is in a sealed metal case, preventing the end-user from upgrading the components. It's like a car with a sealed hood. I like being able to check my oil and replace my headlights without going to a mechanic. I also like being able to replace or add parts as needed, rather than buying a whole new overpriced computer. However, if you want to pay way more money to not think about your computer's innards, then that's your choice.

That's a good argument, but it's so powerful you'll only need to change it after about 3 years. besides, with heavy tools you could just cut it open. :twisted:
(there is an actual apple tower, and I think it can be opened: http://www.apple.com/macpro/)
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Zupponn » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:45 pm

After three years? With a PC desktop, you can keep your shit updated after much longer than that for much less money, which means more legos or videogames.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby samuelzz10 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:52 pm

Zupponn wrote:After three years? With a PC desktop, you can keep your shit updated after much longer than that for much less money, which means more legos or videogames.

Or you can get the tower, the lesser model for about the same price as the monitor-computer. I just use a mac book.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby aoffan23 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:48 pm

I had a Dell 2400 that I got in 2001. It lasted me 9 years. Sure, it crashed twice, but it still served me decently.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby IVhorseman » Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:44 pm

samuelzz10 wrote:
Zupponn wrote:After three years? With a PC desktop, you can keep your shit updated after much longer than that for much less money, which means more legos or videogames.

Or you can get the tower, the lesser model for about the same price as the monitor-computer. I just use a mac book.


For like 2 grand. You're missing the point entirely.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Nitewatchman » Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:36 pm

To put this to bed, Nethack won the console war here on the forums years ago.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby samuelzz10 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:38 pm

Nitewatchman wrote:To put this to bed, Nethack won the console war here on the forums years ago.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Nitewatchman » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:28 pm

samuelzz10 wrote:
Nitewatchman wrote:To put this to bed, Nethack won the console war here on the forums years ago.
link?

It was in Manliness before it was The Metal.

RAAAAYHAAAWWWWK!

Actually, it might have been here.

Edit:

Well, I found proof that I'm old. Still searching...
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Well, I found a thread with the old MSpaint drawing someone made during the console wars.

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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby GeneralOfDeath » Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:13 pm

I would be a PC gamer if I could afford a PC that could play games at the graphics settings PC gamers tell me are far superior to consoles.
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Re: Want to play some online game with other BrikWarriors

Postby Keldoclock » Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:25 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh455l33 ... YA&index=1

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