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Discussion in 'Games' started by PreacherBoy, Apr 29, 2002.

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  1. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yes. Press screening.

    2:15pm May 2 my time, which is like the evening of May 1 your time (probably).

    Can't wait to hit PSA running on Thursday night when I get home... [face_mischief]

     
  2. Sithman

    Sithman Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    How'd you get it? I heard the Insider was sending out random invitations to people, but I didn't know they were doing it already!

    If that's not how you got it, then how?
     
  3. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Modview is fine, smartypants.

    PB, any word on the contents and release date of the next set of JO tools (rumoured to be released in the next fortnight).

     
  4. PreacherBoy

    PreacherBoy Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Just as long as you keep it away from us, that's fine with me. The best part of the whole ordeal is camping out. You can't beat that.
     
  5. Sithman

    Sithman Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Yah, I know, PB! I'm seeing it at midnight with all my friends and even the 501st will be there! :)
     
  6. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Camping! Hah. I have better things to do with my time than stand in a line listening to kids say "I hear a cloned Darth Maul army does the attacking".

    Sithy, I work for a company that is distributing a particular piece of AOTC related merchandise. If you've paid attention over the years you'll know where I work / what I do. (I'd prefer it not to be made public at this time though, thanks). Work got an allocation of tickets, and I secured one by threatening a temper tantrum.


     
  7. barnsthefatjedi

    barnsthefatjedi Jedi Knight star 5

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    No peripheral part of the movie experience is better than the movie itself.
     
  8. Jedi Bib

    Jedi Bib Jedi Knight star 6

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    I don't think I'm going to be able to camp out :(
     
  9. Sithman

    Sithman Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    That stinks. :( I wasn't able to last time for TPM. :(

    How come you can't make it? I sure there's a Boston FF you could organize with or something! :)
     
  10. Jedi Bib

    Jedi Bib Jedi Knight star 6

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    I'm practically the founder of Fan Force Boston. I know what's going on, I just can't make it.
     
  11. Sithman

    Sithman Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Oh, are you out of town or something? Or school?
     
  12. PreacherBoy

    PreacherBoy Jedi Youngling star 5

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    jp-30- I know who you work for! I know who you work for!

    I'll be in line for those precious 12:01AM tickets, just like in '99.

    //good times
     
  13. Jedi Bib

    Jedi Bib Jedi Knight star 6

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    What a loser, camping out for movie tickets. :p
     
  14. barnsthefatjedi

    barnsthefatjedi Jedi Knight star 5

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    Screw that. Mine will be pre-booked.
     
  15. WSAENOTSOCK

    WSAENOTSOCK Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Well, those screenies don't look as bad as the original Dark Forces...

    I'm replaying that at the moment (3 levels more to finish) and it's a nice breath of relief that my PC (at the extreme low end of the spectrum, but a tad better than jp's) is a "Very Fast" computer for DF heheeh.

    JO:
    [image=http://www.hansen.net.nz/images/shot0000.jpg]

    DF:
    [link=http://www.gamesdomain.com/gdreview/zones/reviews/pc/dark09.html]nice pixels[/link] and [link=http://www.mobygames.com/game/shots/gameShotId,2408/gameId,500/]more[/link]


    JO:
    [image=http://www.hansen.net.nz/images/shot0004.jpg]

    DF:
    [link=http://www.gamesdomain.com/gdreview/zones/reviews/pc/dark34.html]ahah[/link]

    System reqs for DF (for old times' sake)
    COMPUTER: IBM and 100% compatibles
    OPERATING SYSTEM: MS-DOS 5.0 or higher
    CPU: 386DX/33 minimum (486DX/33 or higher strongly recommended) - heheheheheheh
    CD-ROM drive required
    MEMORY: 8 megabytes RAM (6.5 megabytes XMS free)
    HARD DISK DRIVE: 3.5 megabytes available space required
    INPUT DEVICE: keyboard; joystick and mouse optional
    VIDEO: 256-colour VGA/MCGA (Local Bus or PCI recommended)
    SOUND CARDS: various popular sound cards are supported


    If you wanna laugh at REALLY REALLY bad sys specs and the screenshots they produce, take a look at [link=http://xxii.df-21.org/shots.html]this[/link]
     
  16. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Hey!

    There are "after tweaking" images too, that are pretty good for a 4MB card.

    http://www.hansen.net.nz/images/shot0008.jpg
    http://www.hansen.net.nz/images/shot0009.jpg
    http://www.hansen.net.nz/images/shot0010.jpg

     
  17. Debo

    Debo Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Poor jp. They sure pick on ya, don't they? :D
     
  18. PreacherBoy

    PreacherBoy Jedi Youngling star 5

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    By the time jp is even able to play MP, we'll be at a level of understanding that will take him 2 weeks to achieve. Excellent...
     
  19. Jeff 42

    Jeff 42 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Actually, WSAENOTSOCK, those last DF screenshots have nothing to do with system specs. They're just from an incredibly crappy level. I remember downloading it once out of curiousity because it had the lowest score on a level review site, and it's really that bad.
     
  20. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I don't care if I lose at MP, as long as I die looking pretty.

     
  21. PreacherBoy

    PreacherBoy Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Which you will, if you play as Jan.
     
  22. Dan

    Dan Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I'm guessing we can't post any nude Tavion skins? ;) She's a ***** anyway.

    And I don't even know when AOTC is coming out. I'll just show up at 7:20 for the 7:30 showing whatever day it comes out.
     
  23. Jeff 42

    Jeff 42 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Good luck getting tickets, then.
     
  24. Dan

    Dan Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I'm not worrying about it. Everybody in my town's too damn stupid to like Star Wars. That's how it was with TPM too.
     
  25. PreacherBoy

    PreacherBoy Jedi Youngling star 5

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    HE LIVES IN PALM BEACH, FLORIDA... YOU KNOW, THE PLACE WHERE THEY DON'T KNOW HOW TO POP-OUT A CHAD.
     
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