HoC Random Meme of the Day - 09252016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 25 September 2016

This occurred to us last night playing Halo the Master Chief Collection

I am slowly working my way backwards through the Halo games. Having completed Halo 5, Halo 4, and Halo 3 Coxxorz joined me for part of my journey through Halo 2 Anniversary: Chapter 4: Outskirts.

And it was good until we started "Ladies Like Armor Plating" on Chapter 5: Metropolis. There was a domestic dispute with Sheila. It didn't end well. Grenades may have been involved. And/or a rocket launcher. Some of us didn't make it.

HoC Random Astroneer of the Day - 09242016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 24 September 2016

Four player co-op space survival

    As an Astroneer, you must find a way to dig out a life on one of a multitude of harsh new worlds. Blast through the terrain to uncover precious artifacts and materials you can use to fuel your quest to become a wealthy baron in the stars. Along the way, discover oddities, raise questions, and uncover mysteries.

    Perhaps not all is as it seems.


    Unlike another recent procedural space exploration title……Astroneer will support online co-op for up to four players.

Coming to Xbox One Game Preview December 2016. Co-op survival. We are doomed.

Via Middle of Nowhere Gaming.

Lara Croft and Zombies

By Stormblade - Posted on 23 September 2016

Video gaming nirvana has been achieved.

HoC Random Deadpool of the Day - 09232016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 23 September 2016

I choose you Chimichanga

Via imgur.

Return to the Mall! Dead Rising 4 trailer

By Blackwalt - Posted on 22 September 2016

Note to Frank West: stay out of malls!

    The weather outside is frightful but the mall is so delightful. Frank West is back with more weapons, more vehicles and even more attitude, for the 4th installment of Dead Rising. Let the Slay ride begin.

Forza Horizon 3 brought to Life in Gymkhana NINE

By Blackwalt - Posted on 21 September 2016

How can this be an accurate portrayal if he doesn't crash into any trees?

    ...the latest installment in the Gymkhana series, starring race car driver Ken Block! Created by Hoonigan Industries in partnership with Hoonigan Racing Division, Gymkhana NINE Raw Industrial Playground draws inspiration from the Forza Horizon series of videogames, recreating the daring tricks and race events that only existed virtually until now.

Via Xbox Wire.

GwG September 2016: Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China

By Blackwalt - Posted on 20 September 2016

The favourite series of one clan member, unfortunately, he already owns it

    The first entry in the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles saga takes place in China, 1526, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent to exact vengeance and restore her fallen brotherhood.

HoC Random Dice Towers of the Day - 09192016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 September 2016

This past Sunday was truly the Day of the Dice Towers

In two week's time Rolly will be hosting a Dungeons & Dragons party for his birthday. Five of his friends will be joining him on his quest. As part of the planning process we have decided to gift all of the attendees with a set of Dungeons & Dragons dice.

Upon further discussion we thought it would be a nice idea to also provide everyone with Dice Towers for their new dice. I had built some Dice Towers before with Hirst Arts bricks but figured I could do something more appropriate (ie: cheap and temporary) out of paper, cardboard, or foamcore. This led to a significant amount of websites and forums that I had never delved into before. Or probably will again.

I came up with four prototypes over the space of the day:

PSA: Warthog redemption in Forza Horizon 3

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 September 2016

Microsoft sends out your Warthog Redemption Code through Xbox Live messaging

Previously some of us were discussing how Microsoft/Xbox would be sending out the Warthog Redemption Codes.

They will be sent using the Xbox Messaging System. I received mine on September 15th.

A couple of notes about earning the Warthog for Forza Horizon 3:

HoC Random Bad Kitty of the Day - 09172016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 17 September 2016

I kept waiting for Aku to make an appearance

Via GeeksareSexy.

A funny thing happened on the way to the Horizon Festival

By Blackwalt - Posted on 16 September 2016

So Stormblade and Blackwalt played the Forza Horizons 3 demo (together)

One thing important to note about Forza titles is the AI drivers are populated from your Xbox Friends List. If your friends have played a recent Forza title your AI Driver is a Drivatar. An AI built on top of your driving history. In theory an AI that will drive similar to how you have driven in Forza. All good.

My drivatar has been updated from Forza 5 and Forza Horizons 2 as well as the Forza Horizons 3 demo. Stormblade's has been updated from the Forza Horizons 3 demo. Which is not relevant here.

It's a nice night for a drive, isn't it

By Blackwalt - Posted on 14 September 2016

Sega Nite! Join us in the Forza Horizon 3 demo and help us determine if it is worth buying

2-12 players supported in the demo which I know you have already downloaded.

Come on. It's only a measely 18GB.

See you online.

So far I have dodged crocodiles (may have been an alligator), raced helicopters and driven along a beach front through the water. Oh, and there were caves.


Forza Horizon 3 Demo available today

By Blackwalt - Posted on 11 September 2016

Not yet but sometime today...

Should be available through this link (eventually).

If you have any interest in Forza Horizon 3 now is your chance to test it out before it's full release on September 27th.

All 18.34GB worth. For a demo.

Is it time to stem the Vermin?

By Blackwalt - Posted on 10 September 2016

I don't mean you guys, I mean a possible co-op/LAN day for Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide

Arriving on consoles October 4th (at $39.99) we need to determine if it is time for a co-op/LAN party.

From Wikipedia:

    Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by Fatshark. The game is set in the Warhammer Fantasy universe. It was released for Microsoft Windows on October 23, 2015 and set to be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in late 2016.

    The game is multiplayer-only, and its structure is similar to Valve's Left 4 Dead series. Set in the End Times, players can team up with three other players to fight against the Skaven, a race of rodent-like monstrous creatures, in the city of Ubersreik. At the end of each match, the players are given the opportunity to roll dice, which determine the weapons they will receive.

I really didn't need to hear anything past "...similar to Valve's Left 4 Dead series."
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Nothing at all related to anything

By Stormblade - Posted on 09 September 2016

Just some very amusing signs.

Figured I would post something as this site is as dead as a zombie's heart after Graybush is through with it.


Wednesday, July 19, in celebration of National Hot Dog Day, IKEA is selling their famous 75¢ Hot Dogs for just 50¢.


I wish someone looked at me the way you look at your rocket launcher.


To Graybush and his XM-52
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