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by Aslanna
May 15, 2024, 7:15 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1351
Views: 245815

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

Eh, I disagree with the sentiment that just because data breaches happen, you shouldn't be at all guarded with your personal information. The bits of info you list might not be the worst on their own, but can be put together with other information to better assist people in socially engineering you...
by Aslanna
May 13, 2024, 7:09 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 117
Views: 7517

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Well hey. Xbox/Microsoft sure had a great week of PR. After spending ~$70b to acquire a bunch of studios they are now giving everyone the boot, even at studios (Tango Gameworks in particular) that recently released a successful game albeit it critically but apparently not financially. Well hey that'...
by Aslanna
May 9, 2024, 7:19 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Californication
Replies: 83
Views: 11478

Re: Californication

I have retrieved all the seasons and have been considering rewatching this. Who is with me?
by Aslanna
May 9, 2024, 2:22 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

I think the Intel processors are fine it's just their idea of what "in spec" means. Along with the motherboard vendors cranking stuff up too high as a default. Not a good combo!
by Aslanna
May 6, 2024, 6:26 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1351
Views: 245815

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

They shouldn't have caved! The requirement was there from day one. The issue was that due to massive popularity, which the servers couldn't handle, the devs (Arrowhead), and not Sony, turned that requirement off. So people who bought it, then played after the initial refund period, would not be able...
by Aslanna
April 24, 2024, 7:02 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

Seeing reports about 13/14 gen Intel processors having some issues. So you might want to look into that if you haven't already!
by Aslanna
April 17, 2024, 7:31 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 110
Views: 10496

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

Arizona House Republicans again block repeal of 1864 abortion ban

Fuckin Republicans, man. Taking women back to civil war times. Great job!
by Aslanna
April 15, 2024, 2:03 am
Forum: Site/Board Development
Topic: Cloudflare?
Replies: 17
Views: 22807

Re: Cloudflare?

It's weird that VV mostly works for me now but more and more sites seem to be using Cloudflare and the VPN provider I use seems to have a lot of their servers on the 'block list'. I suppose this is how big brother wins the war against VPNs.. Block all their servers from accessing anything. Why have ...
by Aslanna
March 31, 2024, 2:33 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Dungeons & Dragons 2: The Elemental Might
Replies: 10
Views: 1292

Re:

They need to make a nice high budget series with good writing, actors and special effects. Speaking of that.. I watched the 2023 Dungeons & Dragons:Honor Among Thieves movie and I found it quite entertaining. Surely better than the ones they made 20 years ago that I had totally forgotten about....
by Aslanna
March 31, 2024, 1:52 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Replies: 64
Views: 11718

Re: Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Funk hates it if that influences your decision any.

It has some low points but overall it's entertaining. If you like non-PC comedy that is.
by Aslanna
March 29, 2024, 8:50 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Replies: 64
Views: 11718

Re: Always Sunny in Philadelphia

This show is still being made so obviously someone thinks it is funny and still worth the bother to make and/or watch.

Although I think Season 18 may be the final one.
by Aslanna
March 28, 2024, 10:12 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Stable Diffusion and AI stuff
Replies: 30
Views: 1857

Re: Stable Diffusion and AI stuff

It looks like civitai made some changes which has broken the model browser in Stability Matrix. At least for me. I don't see anyone else reporting issues though so I'm not sure what's with that. I'm undecided on the new Content Rating system but it's nice that I can now filter out anime and furry (a...
by Aslanna
March 7, 2024, 2:56 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 23
Views: 3035

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Coming to PC in May

PC features trailer thingie
by Aslanna
March 7, 2024, 2:54 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: My EQ Life...
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: My EQ Life...

Don't do it!

EQ is going to be 25 years old this year. Let that sink in.
by Aslanna
February 15, 2024, 8:50 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 117
Views: 7517

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Well there's a shock... The internet was freaking out about nothing. 4 'old' xbox games coming to Switch and PS5: Hi-Fi Rush, Pentiment, Sea of Thieves, and Grounded. That's it. All those xbox fanatics can stop their crying now. But it was quite entertaining for the past two weeks so I'm sad that is...
by Aslanna
February 8, 2024, 10:24 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS3 thread!
Replies: 1556
Views: 319467

Re: The Official PS3 thread!

I hooked up the ole PS3 to play through Spec Ops The Line and yeah... It's hard going back to the past. Even for a game installed on the HDD the load times are lengthy. And, from what I understand, as they used a SATA 2 interface there's no real benefit to adding an SSD from the few videos I've watc...
by Aslanna
February 8, 2024, 10:02 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 117
Views: 7517

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

It is quite amusing seeing the absolute meltdown of the hardcore xbox fanboys at the rumors of some (not all!) previously xbox exclusive games coming to Switch and PS5. They (the xbox zealots) are losing their goddamn minds at something that may not even be true and it is rather entertaining. People...
by Aslanna
February 7, 2024, 10:14 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Hobbit Trailer
Replies: 63
Views: 15696

Re: Hobbit Trailer

I never did get around to watching the third Hobbit movie. Someone did release a 4 hour 'Tolkien Edit' of the three combined so maybe I will watch that instead. Even if the quality is a bit on the DVD side.
by Aslanna
February 7, 2024, 9:17 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 17
Views: 3396

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

I still haven't watched Season 3 but may get around to it someday.

And with Henry gone I probably won't bother with any other seasons that may come along.
by Aslanna
January 31, 2024, 9:53 pm
Forum: Site/Board Development
Topic: Cloudflare?
Replies: 17
Views: 22807

Re: Cloudflare?

For years Cloudflare has blocked me while on VPN from accessing this site but has recently started working.

Which is good because my work recently starting blocking this site as it's classified as 'Gaming'. Really? This site hasn't been gaming-related for years.
by Aslanna
January 25, 2024, 9:15 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

Looking at previous orders I see I paid $100 for the 2 TB 980 Pro (with heatsink) and now they are $175 so I think I'll hold off on buying two of those like I was planning. I am going to gamble that those will be cheaper than that by the time intel releases their 15th generation CPUs (Arrow Lake) in...
by Aslanna
January 21, 2024, 4:23 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

My only other advice is to wait two weeks and see if some of those components go on sale over Black Friday. Buy any SSD stuff soon though as Samsung said they are raising nand prices 20% per quarter over the next 2-3 quarters. At least I believe that’s what I saw reported somewhere. I guess that wa...
by Aslanna
January 14, 2024, 12:37 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

There was an issue with those cables when the 4090s came out. The main cause was the connector might not give you enough feedback and people think they were plugged in all the way but they actually weren't. Which was leading to melted/burned cards. So while it was user error for the most part the po...
by Aslanna
January 3, 2024, 1:00 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)
Replies: 6
Views: 739

Re: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)

I still haven't gotten around to playing this. I think I waited because with the first one I finished it right away and then by the time the DLC came out many months later I didn't feel like going back and try to remember how to play it. Now that the DLC is out I'll get to it someday!
by Aslanna
January 3, 2024, 12:47 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Google Stadia
Replies: 11
Views: 2830

Re: Google Stadia

I do get the concern about Google abandoning things but I don't see it happening here. A lot of things they give up on have been free products. Once people get into their ecosystem and start spending actual money it will be a lot harder for them to just pull the plug on the whole thing. Maybe I am ...
by Aslanna
January 3, 2024, 12:42 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

If you went with the K over the KF then you can at least install Windows and get everything setup while waiting on a GPU. See.. Worth the extra $15 or whatever miniscule amount it is!
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I fucking did it...
Replies: 12
Views: 2228

Re: I fucking did it...

I think they have one every year these days. Sadly it's mostly just cut and paste spells with new levels and AAs. At least the last time I looked. Which to be honest has been a few years now.
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 110
Views: 10496

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

<t>Look at what is happening in Texas to see why overturning Roe v Wade was a terrible decision. Luckily she had the resources to go out of state for the procedure but I'd imagine 90% of the people can't do that. And now the Supreme Court is reviewing whether to make Mifepristone illegal because, su...
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:41 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Your Music Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 3084

Re: Your Music Collection

Mine is 100,000 files and 780 GB so not crazy huge. For a while I was only getting flac's but now I find 320k good enough.

At least half are albums that I downloaded and only listened to once. I probably should have deleted them afterwards but never got around to it.
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:28 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Dragon's Dogma 360/PS3
Replies: 68
Views: 19723

Re: Dragon's Dogma 360/PS3

March 22nd so you wont have that long to wait to find out for yourself

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT0rIgaiPWA

I probably won't be playing it but for those who are I hope it's good!
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:21 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Cestus Dei (Veeshan) 1999-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 9280

Re: Cestus Dei (Veeshan) 1999-2011

Last update!

I logged on maybe a year ago now only to find out that Cestus Dei has closed up shop. Sad. But it was limping along for the most part with the co-raiding they had been doing for years with.. Uh.. KoF? It's been awhile so I forgot exactly.
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:14 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 4152

Re: E3 - 2019

RIP E3 (1995-2019).
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:12 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 111
Views: 51441

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

I've only had 1 iPhone, and have had no issue with it, so not really looking to switch. But other than an iPhone I'm not all the invested in the IOS ecosystem, either. Messaging weirdness doesn't matter too much to me. I'm not a fan of Android although I'm sure they work fine for what they are. I do...
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:06 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 54
Views: 6968

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Search for 870 EVO and you'll see all sorts of issues with early failures. Also, and not 870 in particular, older files are super slow when it comes to transfer rates. I don't know if that has been resolved with firmware updates but there are things you can do to update your file dates so the system...
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:03 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Everything - File Search
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Everything - File Search

I didn't mean content search for Everything. I mean in general. Having an application for that could be nice. I'm sure those exist but I haven't looked into that since I am lazy.
by Aslanna
December 18, 2023, 9:02 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Windows 11 and RTX 3080ti
Replies: 12
Views: 1176

Re: Windows 11 and RTX 3080ti

RIP EVGA. I've always, at least since going Nvidia, bought EVGA for my graphics card. No clue who I'll go with now. But I have a couple years before I have to think about that since I won't be upgrading anytime soon. It does seem nice that Intel hasn't killed their graphics cards yet and have been w...
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:54 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: PSVita
Replies: 166
Views: 35284

Re: PSVita

RIP Vita. Sony killed it with their proprietary memory cards. Well I guess the cards themselves weren’t the problem but the price was. They really should have been priced liked comparable SD cards. They also fucked up by not making a local output connector. They could have beat the Switch to market ...
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:49 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Dragon's Dogma 360/PS3
Replies: 68
Views: 19723

Re: Dragon's Dogma 360/PS3

Dragon’s Dogma 2 announced for next year!

I have the first one but never got around to playing it.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:47 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Fuse (360/PS3)
Replies: 18
Views: 3717

Re: Fuse (360/PS3)

It’s funny rereading this thread seeing how much Winnow is trying to gaslight us (and himself) that Fuse was actually good.

It won’t happen but I’d really like to see Insomniac make/release Overstrike. The game they originally announced before EA got all up in their business.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:36 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Borderlands 3 (PS4 / PC / XBO)
Replies: 58
Views: 4065

Re: Borderlands 3 (PS4 / PC / XBO)

I don’t know if they ever fixed the PS4 version (terrible UI performance) but I recently went though BL3 on PS5 and had no issues. Even got the Platinum trophy for it. I did give up on the DLC but I might go back to it someday. I also want to try the Tiny Tina Wonderlands game but no real rush on th...
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:30 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Google Stadia
Replies: 11
Views: 2830

Re: Google Stadia

Update! RIP Stadia.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:25 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Windows 11 and RTX 3080ti
Replies: 12
Views: 1176

Re: Windows 11 and RTX 3080ti

Sounds like Win 12 is on the way sooner rather than later so no reason not to wait and just skip Win11. Unless Win12 ends up being even worse than Win11.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:20 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Everything - File Search
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Everything - File Search

Content search would be great as long as you can exclude (or include) certain directories. Filenames are fine but for me it’s limiting. Regardless it is better than the search in Windows Explorer which is terrible in all aspects.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:15 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 54
Views: 6968

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

My 4TB magnetic was split between ai and emulation so I designated the new SSD for ai with the magnetic only having emulation stuff. At some point I may replace that with an ssd. I have been hearing some issues with the 870 EVO though so that is a bit concerning. Hopefully those have been resolved w...
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 8:02 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 111
Views: 51441

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

I don’t use many apps so no real reason to upgrade. I’d say as long as batteries are available that’s the better way to go. Unless you don’t care about money then sure buy a new phone every year. Now that I work from home I’ve almost considered ditching a cellphone and going back to dialup. Although...
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 7:55 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Finally building a PC
Replies: 30
Views: 939

Re: Finally building a PC

I did see a single 4090 when I was at microcenter the other day. I didn’t check the price but mc isn’t really known for gouging people so I imagine it was at MSRP.
by Aslanna
December 15, 2023, 3:14 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 111
Views: 51441

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

Well I finally joined the 21st century and got a smartphone. Mostly due to a new job that will involve a lot of travel for the next few months so I figured that would be a good investment. I decided to go with the 128GB 6s for my first phone. <…> I wont be one of those people who upgrade every time...
by Aslanna
December 13, 2023, 7:42 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 54
Views: 6968

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

A few recent upgrades lately but nothing too fancy. All of them have been storage related. Replaced an 8 TB drive with an 18TB. That is basically my Plex drive so I have some room to grow now as I was down to a few hundred GB free. Replaced a 250GB SSD (bought in 2014 for $110) with a 1TB SSD ($53 i...
by Aslanna
December 12, 2023, 9:46 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Retro Nostalgia
Replies: 10
Views: 736

Re: Retro Nostalgia

Jumpman Jr I actually had the cartridge for so I played that a lot. It’s one of the ones I still occasionally play now. Ultimate Wizard is another. I can’t really remember all the ones I liked but I did play Summer (and Winter) Games from Epyx a lot but never could get into Archon. I did play a bunc...
by Aslanna
December 12, 2023, 9:19 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Everything - File Search
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Everything - File Search

It is alright. But super limiting unless all you care about is filenames. I’d really like to search content which I think it can do but is superslow.