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  1. footle

    Edge 138

    God - move even slower than he *already* does? Halo 2: Planet of the Treacle Monsters.
  2. footle

    Edge 138

    So Transformers, eh? Who came on here and dared say they liked it as a third person shooting game with added nostalgia bonuses? I like Halo. *baa*.
  3. There's two bits, until Jumble does the other graphics bit., www.sociometry.co.uk/singstar has a enter name bit on the left hand side. You'll then get a page into which you can write scores. www.sociometry.co.uk/singstar_alt has a prettier interface, and shows all the scores for all difficulties at once.
  4. footle

    Edge 138

    The irony is *killing* me.
  5. PS2 - Frequency, Singstar, Eyetoy. XBox - Halo, KoToR, PGR2 GC - *shrugs* Metroid Prime, Super Monkey Ball PC - Planescape Torment, Grim Fandango, An FPS of some kind (Half Life if you're wanting CS, Far Cry if you're wanting graphics...)
  6. footle

    Edge 138

    I suggest you have a look at Cacky's back-catalogue of posts on the subject. And then consider the nature of the Internet.
  7. footle

    Edge 138

    It'll have been deleted. But I remember reading it.
  8. footle

    Edge 138

    It's fine for Cacky to share stuff in *threads explicitly about Mecha*. This wasn't. Incidentally, the "I'm sure if you were to meet Cacophanus in real life you wouldn't say half the shite that you're coming out with here." is astonishingly close to something an argumentative tosser said in a thread about 3 months ago...
  9. footle

    Edge 138

    Comrade - the cartoon was great. But Cacky's probably emailing PA as we type.
  10. i robot looks like the most misleading use of a licence ever.
  11. footle

    Edge 138

    I'm sure Ollie is perfectly fine in real life. But the *constant* derailment of threads (about Edge, Games TM, or perfectly innocent threads about games) into insults about how we're all a rllmuk hivemind coupled with the unbridled arrogance and mecha-worship grates.
  12. footle

    Edge 138

    Yeah - it deserved at least 28.
  13. footle

    Edge 138

    Ethos / Narrative Conventions are all well and good. But we don't tend to talk about this kind of thing in Cacky's Mech Threads . We end up shouting about why games which are entirely different in mechanics and in play (but which may feature some of the same ethos - look there's a robot!) should be directly compared because, well, Cacky says they should. (As opposed to comparing their ethos, narrative or implementation of same - because that would involve real thought - see Ed's thread on storytelling in Discussion somewhere...). Anyhow - Comrade's got it about right. Q: If everyone thinks you're a tosser, but you... (i) Are the bunch of strangers ganging up on you because they're scared of disagreeing with one another? (ii) Or are you a tosser? Given every other thread on the forum contains disagreement, I think Cacky has to fall into category (ii).
  14. Thing is, it'd have to start checking whether you were consistently singing in harmony. And not just wavering up and down the scale. I'd be worried about the additional algorithm complexity and processing required.
  15. So far I've played with about 20 people. Only one was utterly incapable of getting close to the correct note after multiple attempts. telling which note is higher or lower when they're close is a much harder skill. You'll be fine. Buy it. Now [ be a sheep just like cacky says we are ]
  16. Yes - in the pythagorian scale. Not quite - in the standard western scale.
  17. 4 semitones up from the root note. So... C (D flat, D, E flat) E or G (A flat, A, B flat) B But that's just *one* form of simple harmony. In practice you'd vary it a bit to make something that sounded nice.
  18. No - harmony is generally when you sing something like a third. It'd be easy to demonstrate, if I had a piano to hand - and you could hear it. Octaves are a very particular form of "harmony" - and Singstar is perfectly happy letting you sing the octave.
  19. footle

    Edge 138

    It seems a bit like overkill - how often outside of meets are you ever going to get 5 Xboxes in the same room to play 1 single player game? I liked the idea of that Capcom colouring game though
  20. footle

    Edge 138

    i.e. The Mecha genre is entirely about context. And lumps together games in a way that tells you nothing about how they play. Which means it isn't really a genre in the way that racing, or FPS or RTS games are a genre at all.
  21. footle

    PC Gamer

    I love PCs. PC Gamer 1: "If your PC is powerful enough to run business applications it will be powerful enough to run the latest games."
  22. footle

    Edge 138

    It's obvious you've stocked up on herbs. I hope, for your sake, you don't run out anytime soon.
  23. footle

    Transformers

    i hate singstar. honest. www.sociometry.co.uk/singstar_alt *hint at jumble*
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