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by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: Event based DEFCON
Replies: 16
Views: 3115

i really like that idea. You could have suprise attacks that really are 100% suprise. Man, that could be mean. :)
by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: SAVE GAME ABILITY?
Replies: 14
Views: 3274

15 minutes? My sessions almost always take over 1 hour (and I'm not even talking about the Bigworld scenarios!) when i'm in a rush I eigther a) start a speed defcon game or b) shove the speed in to high to finish. Basicly, unce I launch all my nukes & my fighters are dead, i just walk away &...
by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DEFCON video competition - now closed
Replies: 51
Views: 10540

if you have a video out on your vid card, plug that & the audio out in to a vcr/digital vid camera with RCA in. The nyou can tape & re-capture to your computer if you have the ability to do that. EDIT: could you sign the winners box copy if you haven't sent it out? ;) just asking! (can't hurt)
by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: download and md5
Replies: 5
Views: 898

i have but the 99% of the time the icon of a corrupted download shows a generic executable icon & it doesn't even run & 1% of the time it gets part way through the install. But I've always just downloaded it again to see (and from a different source if possible). And that would even be sever...
by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:29 am
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: SAVE GAME ABILITY?
Replies: 14
Views: 3274

you can't finish a 15 minute game? Man, tetris must be out of your gaming list. :)
by TheHappyFriar
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: BigWorld Games low fps
Replies: 5
Views: 922

i have an amd 64 3000, 1gb DDR & an ATI 9600. It doesn't run great, but it's playable if you're not zoomed in, especially if you lower the speed of the game down. but don't forget you've got probley a couple hundred AI's running around. Each chip, fighter, AA gun, etc. is AI. So that's what.... ...
by TheHappyFriar
Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:55 am
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: Defcon eats my freakin memory
Replies: 11
Views: 2210

i belive it's the sound system. seems every time a sound is loaded it's not unloaded and/or reused.

i've never had any problems though. have you? I have 1gb of memory too.
by TheHappyFriar
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: The World is Round
Replies: 14
Views: 2954

Re: The World is Round

First, the world is round, for that reason, any object which can fly would fly closer to the poles to fly longer distances. my monitor is flat. A flat world works real nice on my flat monitor. If someone has a problem with the fact the Earth isn't round, & neigther is the area in Defcon, then y...
by TheHappyFriar
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Windows Troubleshooting
Topic: download and md5
Replies: 5
Views: 898

if the installer doesn't work just re-download it.

i'm not sure what you mean by "invalid" except "broken". Unless it's a warez version & you're worried about getting a virus from it.
by TheHappyFriar
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: 100% CPU when in boss mode
Replies: 2
Views: 1265

when it's minimized it's still running, so it will (obiviously) use as much power as when it's in full screen. When you're saving a large spreadsheet & go to check your mail the save doesn't stop, does it? i don't see how yo ucould reduce it. maybe an auto-priority lowering would be agreat idea ...
by TheHappyFriar
Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Has anyone recieved their boxes yet?
Replies: 13
Views: 2600

timonator wrote:me, being in germany, hope for an arrival date of... tomorrow.
like thats going to happen, lol


i'm hoping that too. In the past two weeks, I've had DHL & FedEx stop by once & four packages have been hanging on my mailbox.

Not one was my game though (man, that's annoying!)
by TheHappyFriar
Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Has anyone recieved their boxes yet?
Replies: 13
Views: 2600

i eagerly want to hold the box in my hands.... :)
by TheHappyFriar
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: 3D Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 2497

yup. Torque Game Builder is 2d but it operates via flat textures, nothing else, to give that 2d look.
by TheHappyFriar
Sun Oct 08, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: Copy pasting IP address to direct connect, and adding passw
Replies: 2
Views: 1650

i thought it was strange you could copy/paste the key & not an ip too. Maybe a brain fart on the part of iv? :)
by TheHappyFriar
Sun Oct 08, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aliens in Defcon?
Replies: 10
Views: 2078

what was the purpose of them?

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