Ikea and Blackwalt discuss As-is

By Blackwalt - Posted on 20 August 2007

As mentioned in my blog yesterday I finished setting up Rolly's new bed.

It turned out to have a fairly noticeable crack in one of the ends. We had purchase As-is and final sale saving $150 bucks. But choose the bed marked "packaging" and checked carefully the content of the damaged box.

Turns out the split wood was in the undamaged box. Figures. Read more

Chat Feature

By Stormblade - Posted on 20 August 2007

There should be a chat feature on the site for those online. At least, I think it would be cool.

Hey, Q-Bert, get on it, will ya?

Waah!!! Broken Xbox 360! AGAIN!

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 August 2007

Its a bad news and good news kind of thing.

Update: picture added.

Bad News: My Xbox 360 Core system failed last night. This is my second Core system failure in exactly the same way. Unfortunately not with the 3 red lights of death (free warranty replacement) but with a frozen display with artifacts all over.

Civ tonite

By Q-Bert - Posted on 19 August 2007

Mikes, Maurice, and me are playing newest Civ multi-player tonite.
Anyone else ?

Must-haves for Stormblade

By Stormblade - Posted on 19 August 2007

Ok, in anticipation of the impending arrival of the Stormblade gaming system, I have been working on acquiring the necessary game foundation in order to properly participate HOPC activities. I have already secured COD3 and I know GRAW2 and R6: Vegas are requirements. Read more

Age old Pirates vs. Ninjas question to be settled with dodgeball

By Coxxorz - Posted on 19 August 2007

Finally, there's a studio brave enough to answer this burning question. Blazing Lizard Inc. aims to do so with a downloadable game on a "to-be-announced" home console system in the first quarter of 2008. In case you're still reading, there is multiplayer support for 8 players online, and 4 players co-op(!)

If you don't believe me, read for yourself.

Future Shop Friends & Family Sale this Sunday

By Coxxorz - Posted on 19 August 2007

For those of you who need Xbox-related items on short notice... accessories and lots more on sale for 10% off and up:

http://www.futureshop.ca/marketing/friendsandfamily/default.asp

Anybody playing tonight?

By Coxxorz - Posted on 18 August 2007

I got the fever for the flava...

Plus, Mrs. Coxxorz returns tomorrow.

:-/

See? I'm not the only one

By Coxxorz - Posted on 18 August 2007

Haven't you always secretly (or not so secretly) wished that "Crotch Shots" were worth extra points? Or even worthy of an achievement? I mean why should Head Shots get all the glory? Look at the size of the average terrorist head, compared to their nads. It's huge! Much harder to send Mendoza's men packing with a surgical strike to their nether regions. Not to mention far more painful.

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Namco Bandai Games announces Warhammer®: Battle March™

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 August 2007

MoriceRevek and Blackwalt are positively giddy!

Read the full press release at Namco Bandai Games.

But for now... "players will be able to control six unique armies – the Empire, Chaos, Skaven, High Elves as well as the all-new Dark Elf and Orcs & Goblins forces."

Orcs and Goblins and Skaven! Giddy, I tell you, Giddy!

TeamXbox has screenshots.

Change to Blog Settings

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 August 2007

Blog entries will no longer post on the front page automatically.

If you want it to appear on the front page as well select Promoted to front page under publishing options.

Otherwise blog entries appear on the user's blog page or under Recent blog posts in the right hand column under the poll.

Oh, and vote in the poll!

Having Q-Bert as an employee...

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 August 2007

...must suck.

"What's the hurry?"
"This is supposed to work!?!?"
"Gawddam, this is hard!"
"The clients keep interrupting."
"I'm not paid enough for this!"
"Just a few more seconds, what's the hurry?"
"Bathroom break, be back in 30 minutes."
waaaaahmbulance, I swear ....

Adding inline images.

By Q-Bert - Posted on 18 August 2007

OK, when you invoke Image Assist, and you select an image, make sure you keep "Not a URL" and then select a size to display. It will select thumbnail by default, which might not be what you wish.

All this together will permit you to display an inline image in your post/blog.

Having Blackwalt as a boss...

By Q-Bert - Posted on 18 August 2007

... must suck.

"Hurry!"
"Why doesn't this work?!?!"
"Gawddam, how hard could it possibly be?"
"My clients are calling!"
"I pay you too much!"
"What are you waiting for?"
"I will be in the bathroom if you need me..."
waaaaahmbulance, I swear ....

State of the Union

By Half-pint - Posted on 18 August 2007

As transcribed by Rolly. Edited for length. Honest

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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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