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by selerial
Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guitar Hero 3
Replies: 50
Views: 7806

Yeah, I probably came off as a bit preachy there, but I just wanted to make sure we were on the same page of who "they" referred to, as it was potentially ambiguous. And I completely agree, of course. If I wanted to play a real guitar, I would. If I want to play a video game about guitar p...
by selerial
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guitar Hero 3
Replies: 50
Views: 7806

Kifle - let's be perfectly clear what you're talking about when you say "they fucked up the franchise". This game was *not designed* by the same company that did GH and GH2 (and GH 80's). That was Harmonix, who have made games like FreQuency and Amplitude and Karaoke revolution, and are ma...
by selerial
Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guitar Hero 3
Replies: 50
Views: 7806

Just picked my copy (PS3) up before work today, so I only got to play two songs on Quick Play before heading out. As a disclaimer, I have a friend that's been into Harmonix games for quite some time and we have been playing those games together for a while. The new guitar feels a lot more solid comp...
by selerial
Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Band-Aid Phase 2 suggestion - Pure Casters
Replies: 51
Views: 7577

I'd just like to throw my two cents in: Elementalists really aren't pure casters. They are more like a tank and caster combo, and can solo a lot of pretty good gear/zones, nevermind xp.

Otherwise, I don't especially have an opinion on the matter.
by selerial
Wed Oct 24, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: communism in america revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 3487

1) Driving is a privilege, a Right has a much stronger backing and is generally considered as something that can't be taken away. The Bill of Rights enumerates these. You won't find operation of a motor vehicle. You earn the privilege by passing a driving test, showing that you are capable of handl...
by selerial
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: communism in america revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 3487

[We don't have a right to drive? I'd say that we DO have the right to drive. No, we don't. Heck, any driving safety course will tell you driving is a privilege, not a right. The government can take your license away in cases of drunk driving and other violations of law. Let me put it this way: basi...
by selerial
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: communism in america revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 3487

Selerial if you were walking down a freeway its illegal, but I think you missed the point. I was thinking about a situation where the government took away your access to the roads (since it is a privilege to drive and the government owns the roads). I suppose I hyperfocused on driving since you cou...
by selerial
Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: communism in america revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 3487

The transportation one is interesting. It's been well established you don't have a right to drive. You have to have insurance to operate a motor vehicle (the only method of transportation on freeways) and you have to pay for a license. So lets say you want to go to the next city over, but you can't...
by selerial
Fri Oct 19, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: communism in america revisited
Replies: 31
Views: 3487

One of my friends always used to growl about "Soviet Russia" and how the US was becoming the same. I've never seen it myself. But I do have one gripe. The RIAA has completely killed modern music, and more specifically modern rock. I can't tell one damned singer from another these days, and...
by selerial
Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Dev News: Project Bandaid (Phase 1)
Replies: 50
Views: 8509

Wow. No stutter. Omg.
by selerial
Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:46 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Wizards and Specialists
Replies: 46
Views: 12875

I have to admit that my initial reaction is a mix of trepidation and concern regarding this change. The core of my reaction is naturally quite simple and obvious - I spent a good deal of effort and had a tremendous amount of help from others (which I still appreciate) getting my "class defining...
by selerial
Thu Aug 31, 2006 6:20 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Bronze Citadel (Fri. 9/1 7:30 EDT)
Replies: 13
Views: 1586

Holy cow, google adds are almost as fun as the game itself I swear.. who can answer these questions from the link at the bottom of this page for me? BTW, im absolutely 100% mad keen for BC this weekend :) * What are the 3 primary components of Successful Ladies Men? A cane, a pimp hat, and a 'fro. ...
by selerial
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: I'm Flaming!
Replies: 4
Views: 1052

Welcome to the OORE - Order Of Retired Elementalists. Our guild hall is next to the OORCs and OORDs, who can Ress and Well you respectively.. if they ever logged in. Just kidding, grats on getting that spell. You even made a list too. I had a list for my run but I think I never posted it, which I ki...
by selerial
Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Broken Loads Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 2597

The radiant opal doesn't load behind a door. And the last time I picked one up, while being about a year ago, it was still loading. I'd searched high and low for the opal a long time ago, and the people who I'd asked indicated it was behind the door. I really don't care to know where it is specific...
by selerial
Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:10 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Broken Loads Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 2597

In the Faerie Forest there's supposed to be a "Radiant Opal" somewhere... either it doesn't load or it loads but the door is no longer functional (some people have thought it's behind a hidden door that's either a (null) or it might be like a "rowan" but with no key to unlock it at a place in the Fa...
by selerial
Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Weapons & Armor Basics
Replies: 36
Views: 10680

Sounds pretty interesting so far. Definitely curious to see what other sort of changes are gonna be implemented (still waiting for the spellcasting updates, being largely a caster player).
by selerial
Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: Multiplay Weekend II
Replies: 46
Views: 13645

If it was made illigal then you would see a completely other playtype that would be really unbalancing. Some classes are very easy to multi. I rolled over airship just because I had a bash trigger on a warrior. I think multi weekends are a cool way to have fun once in a while, but I can give tons o...
by selerial
Tue Jun 06, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Increased fine enforcement for butt litter
Replies: 126
Views: 16245

I am a smoker. I am also an allergy-induced asthmatic. I have to say that if you are going to ban smoking in public areas then you have to ban all things that cause health issues for others as well. Except cigarette smoking is a public health hazard and perfume is not. Ok so sending a person to the...
by selerial
Thu May 04, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: JOTD
Replies: 28
Views: 2631

Daggaz, please explain to me how you can reconcile this: yeah right... nine out of ten australians i've ever met would be slaggin off, gettin drunk on the beach or in their yard. That, or called in sick, aka nursing a nasty hangover from slaggin off and gettin drunk yesterday on the beach. with the ...
by selerial
Thu May 04, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Eve-online
Replies: 11
Views: 1433

I've been playing for the last couple months. I had kinda gotten sick of WoW. It's definitely an exaggeration that it takes 5 hours to get anywhere. It might take that long to get from one side of the galaxy to the other, assuming you avoid gate camps or are in an interceptor or something. But, it i...
by selerial
Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Magic Resistance
Replies: 6
Views: 997

One thing that was never clear to me on this. You've explained a static MR on a mob, but what about a player that wears multiple items with MR? People always said that "it didn't exactly stack", but the change to the score output tends to indicate that it does, by adding up the number. Do multiple p...
by selerial
Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: FFVII: Advent Children
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

I found the voice acting to be not that super. I actually also found the general plot and action sequences to be hastily sketched out and executed. A lot of the fighting seemed to just been on hyper-warp drive, and ultimately not that exciting either. It was predictable that every fight between Clou...
by selerial
Thu Mar 02, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Whatever happened to the longest thread thread?
Replies: 78
Views: 11477

From http://www.cybersamurai.net/Mythology/nordic_gods/G/Gunnungagap.htm Gunnungagap ("Yawning Gap") was the primal abyss. The first place created out of the Gunnungagap was Niflheim, placed at the northern end of Gunnungagap and Muspellheim at the southern end. In Niflheim there was located the eld...
by selerial
Sat Feb 11, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: No more Danish Embassy :x
Replies: 71
Views: 8527

Christianity don't have this sort of problem though, because they only have 1 leader What? Lol, I was thinking the same thing. Care to clarify this, Dis? If you're implying the pope is the leader of christianity, it is wrong. Catholicism != Christianity. Christianity has no leader. Not to mention t...
by selerial
Wed Feb 08, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Odd places you've seen world loading mobs load.
Replies: 54
Views: 7735

I'd just like to point out, I believe Fierrossa is *supposed* to load in hometowns, mainly? I know she can load in some outside zones, but I think they tend to be town-like areas as well.
by selerial
Wed Feb 08, 2006 1:34 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: bump
Replies: 2
Views: 538

For what it's worth, I think the black unicorn on BGR is similarly protected as being a "mount" even though it has an item that's usable somehow somewhere.. And yes, mages can kill mounts. I guess spells don't care about honor. (Oh yeah, and for whatever reason mounts can't fight back, which I think...
by selerial
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Not an idiot trap, just funny
Replies: 7
Views: 926

I've seen this exact same thing somewhere before, but instead of Dear President Bush, it was like.. some sort of relatively militantly right wing female talk show host, I think...

Oh, and it was also probably about three years ago. ;+)
by selerial
Tue Feb 07, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Indiana TorilMUD Gathering 2006
Replies: 251
Views: 38423

Hi. I'll probably go, and I'll probably rent a car and drive from the east coast if anyone else is interested in splitting the cost (I know Birile is). I always imagine that it might be interesting to meet everyone.. it's something I'm vaguely considering. If I were to go I was thinking I'd just fl...
by selerial
Tue Feb 07, 2006 4:03 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: wth yet again
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Fwiw, with a mental I usually order it to kick a target rather than to kill the target, since no matter whether the kick hits or misses, at least it displays an echo to the room. I assume ghasts can kick too, if not then... *shrug*
by selerial
Mon Feb 06, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bard Idea
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Song of Slumber? Didn't that used to exist? I know there used to be a Song of Charming that was removed anyways..
by selerial
Wed Feb 01, 2006 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Help - I'm thinking of buying a '95 BMW
Replies: 34
Views: 3799

'92 Toyota Corolla. Say what you will... I've put over 25K miles on it since I bought it, I drive close to 1K miles in it a month, I've taken it off-road on numerous occasions, I perform minimal maintenance on it, doing 80+ on extended stretches is not an uncommon occurrence. I've put less than $50...
by selerial
Mon Jan 30, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Pop in zones
Replies: 7
Views: 957

It looks like you've (Minofagal) jumped to a conclusion at the end of your post, but guessing at what you were going to say, I think your conclusion is wrong. If you were going to suggest that high-end zones don't repop while people are in them, that feature is already pretty much implemented in alm...
by selerial
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan shouts "ESCALATE!!"
Replies: 26
Views: 2729

Dalar wrote:
Gormal wrote:Ashiwi tells you 'however, I seriously want your man bone'


Ashiwi tells you 'do I look like enough like a little korean boy for Gormal?'


Korean boy? I thought Gormal pounded his hammer with goats.. hmm.

;+)
by selerial
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: New Puppy!
Replies: 45
Views: 5886

No one's mentioned Mennifer yet! Or... Jikle?

Dogs huh? Hm... I haven't named a dog or cat in many years, usually one of my sisters ends up naming them.

One sister has two dogs, named Bowser and Yoshi.

.......I guess I really have nothing to contribute to the subject.
by selerial
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Chuck Norris > Rangers?!
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Deshana wrote:...an obsession i may never comprehend..


Agreed.

Much like Vin Deisel.

And cake/pie.

And pirate/ninja.
by selerial
Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Re-evaluate max_stat benefits?
Replies: 28
Views: 2255

For what it's worth, I think notches are due to the fact that this mud does not use an original code base but is based on old Diku (or whatever) code. Diku used a 1-25 based stat system, where say humans were all maxxed at 18, elves had con at 15 but agi at 21, etc... what happened was that basicall...
by selerial
Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: the meaning of life
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Does humanity need a purpose? Does moss need a reason to grow on a boulder? If the earth were a boulder, we could very well just be some moss. Does the bible really have the merit that everyone places in it? J.R.R. Tolkien wrote in an inspired manner and of an entire world, which to some degree we a...
by selerial
Tue Jan 24, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Hitter Lag Too?
Replies: 9
Views: 946

Uh, pretty sure I've seen lag from casting random spells as my ellie. And definitely not compilation lag or anything, at least not like anything I've seen before. Just casting a spell then having to wait a couple rounds before other commands go through. ...............really not sure what crawled up...
by selerial
Sun Jan 22, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: CODE TYPOS
Replies: 111
Views: 30093

dont know if this is proper place .. but is spellcast healing on elementalist a leftover of conjurers being able to heal fire pets with fireballs?? also have no nature or spirit spells No, I had a conjurer and spellcast_healing never served a purpose for them. For whatever reason, every spellcaster...
by selerial
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: This kid has better foot-eye coordination than all of you
Replies: 14
Views: 1613

Well, I've gained like 30 lbs and lost my wind, but I used to be able to pass 8 step songs. Plus, playing DDR is more about torso/hip position than foot position, and a little kid is going to have like 50 lbs to move around compared to an adult's weight. Still impressive though. Kids of years past h...
by selerial
Wed Jan 18, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sudoko
Replies: 8
Views: 1024

I got a Sudoku book for Christmas... I just haven't actually gotten a pencil sharpener so I can attempt the puzzles. Looks interesting though.
by selerial
Wed Jan 18, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Which mudder has his own video?
Replies: 22
Views: 2300

Somehow Para Para dancing is both a dumb sounding idea and dumb looking in execution and yet it's so hard to turn away.

And that chick in the middle really needs to lose some weight, then I bet she'd be hawt.
by selerial
Mon Jan 16, 2006 4:20 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Spells and Magic
Replies: 60
Views: 8834

I was thinking in the shower about this subject and it sort of spread out to skills in general... I agree that if you're an invoker, you probably shouldn't even have "spellcast_healing". However, if technical limitation require the spell to exist for all casters, then I was thinking that the "practi...
by selerial
Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tia Update:
Replies: 82
Views: 9227

... You know, Shev, if you see this attempt at discussion of the mud's development as a demand to justify your existance, I think you've taken it in entirely the worst way possible. ... I just hope you can get something out of (my posts) without seeing each and everyone as a personal attack. Too da...
by selerial
Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Whatever happened to the longest thread thread?
Replies: 78
Views: 11477

The Argument Sketch From "Monty Python's Previous Record" and "Monty Python's Instant Record Collection" Originally transcribed by Dan Kay (dan@reed.uucp) Fixed up and Added "Complaint" and "Being Hit On The Head lessons" Aug/ 87 by Tak Ariga (tak@gpu.utcs.toronto.edu) The Cast (in order of appearan...
by selerial
Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tia Update:
Replies: 82
Views: 9227

In my opinion the development time that went in to Tia may have been better spent on the following: <snip> Your opinion is noted. I will point out however that I set the priorities for the MUD based on what I believe is best for the game. All feedback is taken into consideration, but I will not all...
by selerial
Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Spells and Magic
Replies: 60
Views: 8834

This is an old complaint I guess, but I'd like to see 10th circle spells have something much lower than a 5% stutter rate when you have 99skill in that sphere. Ideally I'd think that a .1% rate (point one) would be much closer to "master" of a skill. Essentially, stutters should be somewhat rare and...
by selerial
Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:44 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: 1 round against Dragon
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Ambar wrote:
Drache wrote:Wow talk about jumping on the bandwagon. Dalar brings something to this bbs then everybody does it haha


It is a WoW thing, as is QFT and a few others


QFL! Quoted for lies. QFT is much older than WoW. It's just a general forum thing.
by selerial
Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Do you think the mud should be Harder or Easier, and why?
Replies: 27
Views: 2258

I've always held the belief that the combat system in this game is relatively slow, but it just struck me that what I complain about in that regard is probably the same thing that other people are saying when they say that xp is boring. By analogy, consider this. A player has 10hps and can hit for 3...

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