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  Topic: Beta
Rainy13

Replies: 44
Views: 51419

PostForum: Eve Public Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2002 10:52 pm   Subject: Beta
If you want Privateer, you're going to be somewhat disappointed. No twitch at ALL - just mouse and a 3-d any-direction-camera ability. Think of it as 'Earth and Beyond, done right, with PvP instead of ...
  Topic: Massivly Multiplayer Persistent Space Games.
Rainy13

Replies: 53
Views: 41014

PostForum: News, Reviews & Articles   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 4:21 pm   Subject: Massivly Multiplayer Persistent Space Games.
Why do you think I'm not?
  Topic: Remember 3DO?
Rainy13

Replies: 3
Views: 3068

PostForum: News, Reviews & Articles   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2002 8:48 am   Subject: Remember 3DO?
Oh man. You KNOW a move like 3DO's going through is a last ditch grab for legitimacy before bankrupsy. Delisted from Nasdaq? For being under $1 for too long? That's just sad. I mean sad.

What do yo ...
  Topic: Noam Chomsky (as his critics see him)
Rainy13

Replies: 3
Views: 3299

PostForum: Flame War   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2002 8:52 pm   Subject: Noam Chomsky (as his critics see him)
Pretty cool stuff. I really liked that one quote at the end, saying basically that if the law doesn't agree with you, quote principle: if principle doesn't support you, quote law: and if neither suppo ...
  Topic: JG Economics 101 (warning: probably obsolete)
Rainy13

Replies: 9
Views: 18534

PostForum: Free Database (JumpGate)   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2002 9:19 pm   Subject: JG Economics 101 (warning: probably obsolete)
That information is interesting... but it only proves that ND made yet another mistake.

Where IRL has a miner ever earned retail price for the ore he delivers? The refined commodities produced shou ...
  Topic: Project Entropia
Rainy13

Replies: 9
Views: 6697

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2002 6:25 am   Subject: Project Entropia
If that lady was smart, she'd probably push for labels saying that the game is addictive (which it is) but I'd argue that she's a COMPLETE MORON for not checking up on her handicapped son at least 1-2 ...
  Topic: Project Entropia
Rainy13

Replies: 9
Views: 6697

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2002 6:14 am   Subject: Project Entropia
No, that's not Muffy Cynicism speaking, that's common sense - for I hear that voice too, warning of 'bad things' if I even contemplate playing such a game.

Bet it'll have a *very* devout following ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2002 6:20 pm   Subject: Homeworld
I reran the game as Taiidan. I just got to the last mission. My fleet?

1 Kushan Carrier (retired the other)
18 Kushan Destroyers
4 Kushan Cruisers
56 Kushan Ion Frigates
6 Kushan Support Frigat ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2002 8:35 am   Subject: Homeworld
Nice. I had a feeling that others might have encountered the BS *grin* bug. I've tried the reconnect thing, but it usually doesn't help... unless I let the target drift for a while before reconnecting ...
  Topic: yall got a Civ ripper
Rainy13

Replies: 14
Views: 6500

PostForum: Flame War   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2002 6:28 pm   Subject: yall got a Civ ripper
Back off, Bongbong. Major may have a mouth, but so do you. THe first thing you do is attack UMEC's reputation when you arrive. Not question what happened, but say "You got a Civripper". That may be tr ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2002 6:18 pm   Subject: Homeworld
Yeah, I've tried the "let them move away from the jumpgate" trick too, but they don't even get moving from the jumpgate sometimes!!! They warp in and sit there. *grumble*

I'll just go bang my head ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2002 5:44 am   Subject: Homeworld
OKAY! Back on topic *glare* I have a question:

Why are my salvage corvettes sometimes unable to haul in a ship? What I mean is, I glom on with enough 'vettes (3) to, say, a destroyer, but though th ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2002 7:31 am   Subject: Homeworld
Kay. If I see it in a discount bin anywhere, I'll do so. :) I'm so loved *dance*
  Topic: Stickies
Rainy13

Replies: 4
Views: 3744

PostForum: Website/Forum Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2002 5:23 pm   Subject: Stickies
Thank you Muffy. The boards look a LOT nicer now. :)
  Topic: JG 3rd Party Programs
Rainy13

Replies: 18
Views: 23767

PostForum: Free Database (JumpGate)   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2002 5:04 pm   Subject: JG 3rd Party Programs
Thank you Muffy. *HUG*
  Topic: Stickies
Rainy13

Replies: 4
Views: 3744

PostForum: Website/Forum Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2002 4:49 am   Subject: Stickies
Muffy... please, couldja consolidate some of the stickies? They clutter the boards. Look at the free database for example: 1 announcement and seven stickies. That's over half the page. And are all sev ...
  Topic: NWN (shipped)
Rainy13

Replies: 38
Views: 43040

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2002 4:43 am   Subject: NWN (shipped)
Bleh. I don't even play Dungeon Siege anymore. When I bought it, I'd forgotten I disliked the mindless slaying that Diablo and all of its clones possessed. *sigh*
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 9:49 pm   Subject: Homeworld
Welp, case fan's installed (I had to cut a vent in the outer plastic case so the fan could blow air - IBM's supposed to be better than this - and now my heat issues appear resolved still. :)
  Topic: SOLs versus QDA (with guest appearance by the preacherman)
Rainy13

Replies: 8
Views: 5811

PostForum: Comic Relief   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 7:45 pm   Subject: SOLs versus QDA (with guest appearance by the preacherman)
Muffy, every time I read one of these synopses you make, I can't help giggling uncontrolably the whole time. They're amusing, they're witty, and they're so true to life - both JG and other RL conventi ...
  Topic: Shade's fan club
Rainy13

Replies: 5
Views: 5245

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 3:52 pm   Subject: Shade's fan club
&*#^*&$#^* me!!! :o That Shade guy is unreal. Totally unreal. I love it!

Man, I wish now that I'd gotten in on HW when the game and forums were new... cool people there. :)

It's so neat to unde ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 1:05 pm   Subject: Homeworld
Now I see why cloaked ships are definately a luxury, esp. in MP.

I just beat the game. Mission 16 was definately interesting, even going in with 5 Cruisers and 14(+?) Destroyer-class ships (I had a ...
  Topic: Muffy; proof read me, damnit
Rainy13

Replies: 12
Views: 16285

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2002 10:30 pm   Subject: Muffy; proof read me, damnit
That bit about Ultima, Lord British, Lineage and Korea is a surprisingly good read (2 posts above me). Y'all should check it out.
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2002 10:05 pm   Subject: Homeworld
I applied my oldtech brain to the problem (I already use and know yer suggestions, I'm not THAT n00b) and went with the most basic: I popped off my case. It's a heat problem (no more ctds) and my crap ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2002 2:50 am   Subject: Homeworld
I think I see... enough to say that, if your caps aren't in formation, they turn and respond better. The price they pay for that response, however, is increased Friendly Fire damage. *shrug*

I did ...
  Topic: Engine & PP Stats (patch 54)
Rainy13

Replies: 8
Views: 9237

PostForum: Free Database (JumpGate)   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2002 2:44 am   Subject: Engine & PP Stats (patch 54)
halved all engine mass across the board (plz inform me if you notice errors)

It's THRUST not TRUST ;)
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2002 2:43 am   Subject: Homeworld
OMG GG EvilEmpress?

Oh, and any reason I should be getting random CTD while playing? *grumble*
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2002 1:12 am   Subject: Homeworld
Hrms... okay, I guess I *do* have some questions.

1) Is there a difference between Ion Frigates and Ion Array Frigates? if so, which should I keep, and which should I recycle?

2) By the end of M ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2002 3:03 am   Subject: Homeworld
LOL! I love you Muffy, but sometimes you go overboard. I haven't even beaten the Great Wastes (L5?). I've learned most of the commands, and I'm even a dab hand at using salvage corvettes, but larger a ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2002 12:16 pm   Subject: Homeworld
Two things:

First. it doesn't help when you post as GUEST. I like to know to whom I am talking to.

Second, I'm not really getting into it. It's pretty, and I'd love to watch someone else play... ...
  Topic: Homeworld
Rainy13

Replies: 52
Views: 59222

PostForum: ARM projects & Homeworld forum   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2002 11:01 pm   Subject: Homeworld
Okay. I broke down and, as I said I would another time, I bought Homeworld (for 8 bucks too) :) and it's cool. I'm pleased.

Thanks guys.
 
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