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Forum: Gaming Today, 14:50
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Poll: Windows Star Citizen
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Posted By bawjaws
OK, I didn't appreciate that each account would...

OK, I didn't appreciate that each account would come with the capacity for alts - I'd assumed that like most MMOs, it would be one character per account.

To be honest, I'm not really sure why...
Forum: Gaming Yesterday, 20:45
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
What does this mean? What are game-character...

What does this mean? What are game-character slots? Sorry for the silly question but I've not been following SC as closely as some, so this has just sailed right over my head :)
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:25
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By bawjaws
I don't see the problem. Ideally, all "bugs"...

I don't see the problem. Ideally, all "bugs" would be fixed immediately by official patches, but in the event that patches aren't immediately available, mods that address the issue are a welcome...
Forum: General 25th Mar 2015, 18:14
Replies: 1,642
Views: 228,866
Posted By bawjaws
I think your post is a little unclear - you seem...

I think your post is a little unclear - you seem to be saying that these programmes aren't BBC programmes because some of them are partially funding by other networks?


Just wondering if you've...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Mar 2015, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By bawjaws
I find FF generally to be a bit of a mess these...

I find FF generally to be a bit of a mess these days as it appears to be increasingly unstable. Unfortunately I just can't get along with Chrome at all (think I'm just too used to other browsers to...
Forum: General 25th Mar 2015, 17:35
Replies: 1,642
Views: 228,866
Posted By bawjaws
Not sure that Clarkson "planned" this as such,...

Not sure that Clarkson "planned" this as such, tbh (who plans to hit a colleague in order to get out of a contract that was ending anyway?). I think what he's done instead is to attempt to manipulate...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Mar 2015, 14:46
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By bawjaws
I agree, Xir - Firefox on my 8.1 tablet is...

I agree, Xir - Firefox on my 8.1 tablet is horrendous. But that's ok, because IE11 is actually really quite good.
Forum: General 24th Mar 2015, 19:48
Replies: 15,788
Views: 1,415,988
Posted By bawjaws
Yeah, that was my understanding too, hence the...

Yeah, that was my understanding too, hence the caveat that it was from 2013. I don't see any problem either - these are news articles and you can only work with the material that you have available.
Forum: General 24th Mar 2015, 18:46
Replies: 15,788
Views: 1,415,988
Posted By bawjaws
Aha, found the post from Gareth (from 2013, mind)...

Aha, found the post from Gareth (from 2013, mind) in which he said:



http://forums.bit-tech.net/showpost.php?p=3352624&postcount=53

So no point in attaching any blame to the writer, he's...
Forum: General 24th Mar 2015, 17:54
Replies: 15,788
Views: 1,415,988
Posted By bawjaws
I'm fairly sure that Gareth has said in the past...

I'm fairly sure that Gareth has said in the past that he's contracted to write a certain number of articles per week, so presumably bit-tech has a target number of articles that they're aiming to...
Forum: Hardware 24th Mar 2015, 17:50
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By bawjaws
To be fair, I like in-depth reviews, but a forum...

To be fair, I like in-depth reviews, but a forum post is a terrible format for them. This is exactly the sort of thing that a multi-page website article would be good for, but in a monolithic forum...
Forum: Gaming 22nd Mar 2015, 19:36
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
What exactly is the money raised from these...

What exactly is the money raised from these ongoing ship sales being used for? I know that they had various stretch goals a while back, but are they using the sales money to add further features?
...
Forum: Hardware 22nd Mar 2015, 14:58
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By bawjaws
Well, that graph has certainly opened my eyes....

Well, that graph has certainly opened my eyes. Was all set to drop a grand on one of these just to run folding at home, but now I'm concerned that that would be ridiculous... :rolleyes:
Forum: Gaming 21st Mar 2015, 20:32
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
How much have you spent on this so far, Cei, if...

How much have you spent on this so far, Cei, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Gaming 20th Mar 2015, 17:56
Replies: 101
Views: 3,427
Posted By bawjaws
How resource-intensive is this game? I was...

How resource-intensive is this game? I was looking at the minimum and recommended specs and the recommended specs in particular seem quite high - how are those with lower than the recommeded specs...
Forum: Article Discussion 20th Mar 2015, 16:56
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By bawjaws
There's apparently a mod called Dynamic...

There's apparently a mod called Dynamic Resolution which makes the graphics a lot sharper. That's the beauty of this game fully supporting mods :)
Forum: Gaming 20th Mar 2015, 10:52
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
I set up a pinhole camera and got a really good...

I set up a pinhole camera and got a really good view of the eclipse, without risking my eyesight. Go me! :D

Now, about that Star Citizen game, heh?
Forum: Gaming 19th Mar 2015, 23:26
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
Good idea? Absolutely not, if you're planning on...

Good idea? Absolutely not, if you're planning on direct observation! Use a pinhole camera to project an image onto paper, but don't try and observe the sun directly without proper protective eyewear....
Forum: Gaming 16th Mar 2015, 16:30
Replies: 101
Views: 3,427
Posted By bawjaws
This looks like it has tremendous potential. I'd...

This looks like it has tremendous potential. I'd be all over it right it if I didn't have a pile of unplayed games to get through (have given up buying new games until I reduce this pile...
Forum: Hardware 13th Mar 2015, 20:38
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By bawjaws
I'm assuming the fact that it uses the narrow...

I'm assuming the fact that it uses the narrow version of the LGA2011-3 socket means that you're going to be boned if you wanted to use a AIO cooler? If so, that's a big shame.

Other than that, it...
Forum: General 13th Mar 2015, 14:09
Replies: 15,788
Views: 1,415,988
Posted By bawjaws
When I read that you'd consumed some kerosene, my...

When I read that you'd consumed some kerosene, my immediate reaction was to assume that it was some sort of siphoning-related mishap :( Nasty stuff and you're quite lucky that you didn't do yourself...
Forum: Gaming 12th Mar 2015, 13:58
Replies: 4,495
Poll: Windows Star Citizen
Views: 241,774
Posted By bawjaws
It's a bigger problem than just dealing with a...

It's a bigger problem than just dealing with a 100GB initial download; there are bound to be a considerable number of patches along the way, and I could see these getting into the tens of GB. Really...
Forum: Hardware 12th Mar 2015, 12:55
Replies: 26
Views: 694
Posted By bawjaws
Soundmagic E10s are cracking headphones for the...

Soundmagic E10s are cracking headphones for the price. Mine are going strong after more than two years of sterling service.
Forum: General 11th Mar 2015, 12:33
Replies: 1,642
Views: 228,866
Posted By bawjaws
I guess they feel that the program needs all...

I guess they feel that the program needs all three presenters for the studio bits, but I think they could just crack on with May and Hammond (and even rope in an extra punter if required)....
Forum: General 11th Mar 2015, 12:00
Replies: 1,642
Views: 228,866
Posted By bawjaws
I see your safety wink, but shall respond anyway...

I see your safety wink, but shall respond anyway :D

Indeed we don't, but if you were accused of punching a colleague, you'd probably be suspended whilst disciplinary proceedings took place (which...
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