League of Dysfunctional GentleCats

By Blackwalt - Posted on 21 October 2007

Since so many of us have taken advantage of the $9.89 deal for Marvel Ultimate Alliance it has been suggested that we have a Superhero night.

So this morning as I threw Stormblade out of the house he suggested tonight.

So let's. First four players can join the Herd League for four-player co-op. Anyone else can form their own league.

EBGames deal – Mark II

By Blackwalt - Posted on 20 October 2007

EBGames is now selling Marvel: Ultimate Alliance for $9.89. Average review score of 83% at GameRankings.com. At this price those of us with two Xbox 360s could (did) pickup two copies. Please note that Marvel: Ultimate Alliance supports four player co-op over Live.

Also available at $9.89 was NHL2K7. Read more

Best Halo 3 suicide ever!

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 October 2007

I didn't really understand the point, idea, or advantages of the Halo 3 video capture/theater mode until I saw this clip.

It's hilarious and the player needed the replay to figure out how he had killed himself.

EBGames deal – used Xbox 360 games

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 October 2007

Ebgames has a deal on for used Xbox 360 games.

Buy one, get one for half price.

Forza 2 was $39.99 – two at this price cost $30 each(not buying it but it is a deal)
Rainbow Six Vegas and GRAW2 were $34.99 – two at this price cost $27 each(also a deal - time to get an extra)

All sorts of others available if you are looking to add to your collection.

Idiotic packing Gnomes...

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 October 2007

I just don't get what packing Gnomes are thinking. I ordered a new keyboard and this is how it was packed for shipping.
The memory stick visible in the pictures is for scale.
Closed, the box as it arrivedClosed, the box as it arrived Read more

Hey Coxxorz!

By Stormblade - Posted on 19 October 2007

I have your PWN3D shirt. At least I think I do. I haven't opened the package to make sure it was right.
And some of you other cheapskates owe me money ... oh yeah ... I haven't given you a bill ...

Herd of Cats joy ride

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 October 2007

Fitting four to a Warthog isn't easy but we managed.

Q-Bert/Jehreg – H07 riding shotgun
MoriceRevek – H02 manning the .50 cal
Coxxorz – H07 Warthog surfing
Blackwalt – H01(not shown) driving, somewhat erratically according to the passengers Read more

... It's Alive!! ...

By Stormblade - Posted on 18 October 2007

Yes, I have been out of action the last couple of weeks as my personal and professional lives have been simultaneously imploding. I am slowly regaining the urge to kill things again. Unfortunately, I have now been away from Halo 3 long enough that the modicum of competitiveness I once had is gone. I am sure I will just be cannon fodder (see Q-Bert).

Anyway, I will be back online tonight and ready to die ... er, kill.

Life imitates Xbox 360 – Rainbow Six Vegas

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 October 2007

**Update**: Sensationalism is still alive and well. Not surprising when you consider where I work. Security reports: stolen car, plain clothes cops, the police report "no gun".

In all seriousness.

SWAT has just pursued and taken down an armed gunman in our lobby and parking lot.

Complete with running screaming bystanders, a stolen car and a chase.

True to my HoC camping style. I stayed(hid) in my office until it was over...

This was way better than last year's car bomb

Blackwalt 4, Cozzorz 3

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 October 2007


Red vs. Blue, the Herd of Cats way – by accident.

Last night with a two man Halo 3 party of Coxxorz and myself we got separated by the automatic matchmaking. We didn't realize it immediately but entered into the 8 vs 8 Team Slayer on opposite teams. Coxxorz Blue, Blackwalt Red. Read more

New Xbox 360 Console bundle with Halo 3

By Coxxorz - Posted on 18 October 2007

You head it here first, folks. For a limited time, Dell Canada is offering a new bundle that comes with Halo 3, Forza 2, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, and an HDMI cable, for just $399. Read more

Woot!!! More GRAW 2 co-op

By Blackwalt - Posted on 17 October 2007

Computer and Videogames announced an upcoming release of downloadable content for Graw2. The GRAW 2 Co-Op Collection will be available on Xbox Live late next month.

    The pack includes five brand new campaign missions continuing the story from GRAW 2 and nine adversarial maps for online play. Seven of those nine are remakes from Ghost Recons past (Caves, Railroad Bridge, Battlefield, Plantation, Swamp Airfield, Prison and Castle), leaving two that are totally new (Business Park and Rooftop).

The age old debate begins again...

By Blackwalt - Posted on 17 October 2007

Xbox video games vs Education fund. With $165.0486850176726614176093708922016 to spend, what to do becomes a great debate.

"Daddy, Daddy, I need to be edumacated!"

"No, no, no, lots of time for that. Give me my money, I need to play Orange Box and PGR4."

"EdumacatioN!!" Read more

National Car Rental - Redux

By Ice - Posted on 16 October 2007

OK National Car rental has annoyed me again.

What did they do this time? Well this time the agreed to reverse the credit card payment they had made on the bogus tire changing charge.
Worse yet the lady on other end of the phone was polite and seemed pleasant, I didn't even have to raise my voice.

So why does this piss me off? Well how else can I be an cutting edge blog if I don't have an antagonist. First I had the mad Monkey Breeding scientist, then I thought I had National Car. Read more

Heroes: Kindness of Strangers

By Q-Bert - Posted on 16 October 2007

Or a better title would have been: "Heroes: Filler" Read more

COXXORZ RANDOM XBONE DEAL OF THE DAY

Titanfall 2 is on sale pretty much everywhere for $19.99. Reviewed well and is supposed to have a good single player campaign.

RANDOM QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Are you going to need a tinfoil hat? We can always borrow a design from Stormblade.

-Blackwalt

To Rolly C during an odd
conversation outside IKEA
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