• OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Help me build a computer!. on the PC board

    Everyone gets all caught up in the actual parts you're going to need... I'll point you to the how to that you need to see...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Upgrading my graphics card. on the PC board

    Even for 1080 the 970 is not overkill. Tomb Raider (not Definitive) runs at 38 min, 62 max, 51 average on my 2500K 3ghz, 8gig, 970 machine with everything (except TressFX) cranked to max.

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Is a GTX 970 overkill for 1080p/60 FPS?. on the PC board

    With my (admittedly 3 year old) i5 2500k, 8gig of RAM and my brand new 970 (ZOTAC ZT-90101-10P) runs Tomb Raider (the original not the Definitive version) at 38.8 min, 62.0 max, 51.0 average at 1080 w...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Did you take the Giant Bomb survey?. on the General Discussion board

    They really need to remove the "I visited for the Achievement Tracking" tease off these... it just makes me miss my S-Ranks... :-(

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Games may now take your blood, in a addition to your time. on the General Discussion board

    Back in the day a bunch of us would drag out PCs to each others houses to LAN party on Falcon 3, we thought that it would be interesting to have our wives stand behind us and wack us with a baseball b...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Games you replay periodically. on the General Discussion board

    DoomDoom IIThief: The Dark ProjectThief: The Metal AgeUFO: Enemy Unknown (AKA X-COM: UFO Defence)X-COM: Terror From The DeepLemmings

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic What are you listening to duders?. on the Off-Topic board

    Even Worse by Weird Al Yankovic - just started so "Fat" is just ending and "Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White" is begining...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Inverted or non-inverted? (to be specific: up-down in a first-person shooter). on the Inverted Controls board

    Inverted when flying, non when on foot.

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Listen to music on vinyl? Why/why not?. on the Off-Topic board

    One point that no one seems to consider... the music that sounds "better" played from an analogue "source" (before wear begins - which is right on the first play regardless of the analog medium you ch...

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  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Mod Team Appreciation Thread!. on the General Discussion board

    I do not envy what y'all have to deal with... having been a mod (but, to be fair, it was back in the Pleistocene age and on CompuServe [let me tell you, when you've got to pay for all the time you spe...

  • OldGuy posted a message on the post Giant Bomb Raw: Roller Coaster Multi-Cam.

    @edreedfan20 said:I hope we find out how they convinced Six Flags that this was a great idea. I'm so glad they went along with it.It's not hard, Six Flags gets Pub (it made the front page of the AV Cl...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Halloween Movie Help!. on the Off-Topic board

    I'm going old school here (since I'm, well, old)...Psycho (no, not that one, this one)The Innocents (here)Gaslight (here)The Bride of Frankenstein (here) and as a bonus Gods and Monsters is a super fi...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Why Is PewDiePie So Blooming Popular?. on the Off-Topic board

    @everettescott said: @i_stay_puft said: Kid's got charisma that kids love. It's one of those things where if you grew up with youtube he's probably the equivalent to Mr. Rogers....now I've suddenly d...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic This has to be the furthest ahead GB has ever planed. on the PlayStation Home board

    ...It'll be nice and flat and smooth......a bit of sanding and it'll be perfect...

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Black or White GB theme?. on the General Discussion board

    I want options for green or amber on black, 720 pixels wide - and none of this color stuff either.

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Beer suggestions. on the Off-Topic board

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Steam gets a new store.. on the Steam board

    My question? When will they fix the client so that the font and layout are not set as if we're all still running 800x600 monitors. Bleagh.

  • OldGuy posted a message in the forum topic Metal Gear Scanlon this week?. on the General Discussion board

    @hammondoftexas: You should remove that link as it lets non subs get the file (as was mentioned just up the thread...)...