Thursday, January 6, 2011

Daily Blogg: Yea that Flu is a killer

Been ill, been very very ill, so ill infact that i have not been online for anything other than mild browsing for over 2 weeks.

To say this years seasonal flu is a killer may not be the understatement i had intended nor as jovial as i hoped. With a death toll in the thousands and millions bedridden and housebound due to the remarkably cold weather and the horrifyingly virulent nature of this illness towns and cites nationwide are still shockingly empty even in the midsts of the January sales.

As it stands i appear to have gotten off fairly lightly with only a 14 day convalescence and will be attempting a more upbeat Blog entry some time before the weekend.

Thanks again for keeping the hope fires lit with your hits, as always i appreciate them more than words can say and i wish you all a heartfelt abet belated Happy New year.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Daily Blogg: CHRIMBO GIVEAWAY!!!


So its the holiday season, its snowing and its -10 outside with a windchill that scares the hell out of the elderly, small children and ...er...me.....*cough*

this years chrimbo giveaway is kinda implied with the amazing piece of art above!

Thats right folks im not only giving away Scott Pilgrim Vs the World (on high quality .avi) but also the COMPLETE series on .cbr for your reading pleasure!

Happy holidays readers and happy new year!


Movie link:
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=4so4z9r2

Comic link:
[Scott Pilgrim 01 - Scott Pilgrim..zip (Scott Pilgrim 01 )]



[Scott Pilgrim 02 - Scott Pilgrim..rar (Scott Pilgrim 02)]



[Scott Pilgrim 03 - Scott Pilgrim..rar (Scott Pilgrim 03)]



[Scott Pilgrim 04 Scott Pilgrim G..zip (Scott Pilgrim 04)]



[Scott Pilgrim 05 - Scott Pilgrim..zip (Scott Pilgrim 05)]

All uploads are to Megaupload and relatively fast, how long they stay stable and viable is presently unknown so grab em while you can!

Now dont forget to tune in later this week for a happy holiday How Too! for those last second gift ideas for friends and family of the cheap and cheerless :p

Peace!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

How Too: Make WoW gorgeous

Did you know World of warcraft only runs on its most basic settings even if you run the sliders all the way up to "Ultra" level? Did you know that most modern computers capable of running the "Ultra" level graphics are generally NOT showing the game at its full potential?

Did you know the already stunning look of cataclysm can be improved with a simple macro?

Thanks to the new modified UI you have plenty of control over WoW using the default video settings, which can be accessed from the main menu, but the limits of these sliders are lower than what the game is actually capable of . For instance, the Ground Clutter Density slider has an in-game maximum setting of 160, but the corresponding console command lets you push this all the way up to 256. The difference is pretty breathtaking too - with not only more vegetation, but higher and more lush plants at that. It also makes more stones, but that doesn't excite us quite so much.

We've actually set up two macros to enable us to stand anywhere and see how the rendering engine handles the highest and lowest details. In order to create a macro, simply hit the Macro button from the main menu (hit [Esc] a few times until it pops up). Give your macro a name and a suitable icon and then type in the commands below. Repeat the process for the second macro, then drag both to a free spot on your action bar. Stand in Terokkar Forest or Nagrand and hit one and then the other and grin like a loon.

Once you use these settings, there are times when you'll be particularly aware of the draw distance of the local objects. Unfortunately groundEffectDist is limited to 140, so there's nothing you can do to improve this value.


Get hidden settings

Create a macro inputted with the following to see WoW in a new light:

/console groundEffectDensity 256
/console groundEffectDist 140
/console detailDoodadAlpha 100
/console horizonfarclip 2112
/console farclip 777
/console characterAmbient 0
/console smallcull 0
/console skycloudlod 3

If your framerate takes a dive, then this macro will sort you out:

/console groundEffectDensity 16
/console groundEffectDist 1
/console horizonfarclip 1305
/console farclip 177
/console characterAmbient 1
/console smallcull 1
/console skycloudlod 1
/console detailDoodadAlpha 1


So there you go, a free graphic update for wow to push your computer to its limits, just dont forget to turn it off when going into towns as you will lag out.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Daily Blogg: oh anon u so krazy

Rule #1. Don't talk about 4chan

Yea.....not gonna be doing that because "somebody" apparently a member of the group Anonymous calling himself 'Coldblood', tells Jane Wakefield why he views its attacks on Visa and Mastercard as defence of Wikileaks.

Now i dont know who this guy is as i haven't trolled /b/ for a very long time but the various '_chans' are generally very quick to LOL while they troll and thus far this namefag has yet to turn up on any of the bigger boards as they tend to destroy 'Attentionfagging' at source with a speed and efficiency that borders on the psychotically obsessed. The simple act of taking on a name ANY name defeats the point of anonymous as a whole.

Heres the video link (not gonna sully the blog with it any more than this)

Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11971259


Now i for one call bulls*it on this as an attention seeing fame hungry faker.
i may be wrong but this does not look sanctioned by /b/ to me.

Anonymous does not forgive, Anonymous does not forget, Anonymous is not gonna like this...

...because Anonymous is Anonymous for a reason.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Daily Blogg: It's Cataday!

At midnight tonight the World of Warcraft finishes its startling alteration to the new "old world" at the hands of Deathwing.

At 12.01am the servers go live and then everything go's to hell and we can start flying round the old world or start rolling furries and snot gnomes...er...i mean Worgen and Goblins and the world firster's and there teams of boosters can start grinding the hell out of the new content to the new shiny level cap of 85.

Now as for me i'll be starting a new shiny wolf man on my Alliance side server (Alonsus) and a new Goblin on my Horde side server (Saurfang) so i can play through the starting quests in the new noob areas and perhaps get into a new toon...

...perhaps a warrior or shaman...

...perhaps both.

oh well ill see you all in there, FOR THE HORDE!!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Advertisement:Toon struck (for Vathos)

I know NOTHING about this game but i wont let that stop me advertising it.
According to a very good friend of mine its all good and he has this to say:

"My favourite ever game Toonstruck. The creators of the game are making number 2 but in order to do so they need "tremendous fan support" and they need this petition fulfilled. "

apparently they want part two finished...y'know...sometime

link here:
http://www.petitionspot.com/petitions/toonstrucktwo#signForm


so if you have 5 mins to spare, throw them a bone.

and if you wanna actually PLAY the game first:

Download here:
http://www.filestube.com/1a832ad426467e6203e9/details.html



peace! and sorry it took so long buddy

Monday, November 22, 2010

How Too: ok its been a while

For those of you keeping track i've been AFK for almost 4 weeks, the reason is we have just had a new addition to the family and this have been sleep deprived and exhausted.
But im back and thats what matters. BTW yes i am aware that my autpo poster took a dump again and am making efforts to fix it as we speak.

None the less i'm back in time for Azeroth to go to hell and due to the world ending (as we know it) i had a bit of a nostalgia well up over the old world and thought i should share it.

but as i said, i've been away...

...so i guess i had better come up with something amazing...

...how about your own World of warcraft server to play with?

...how about a sandbox server based on the ORIGINAL Alpha build?

...how about i make it under 4 gig?

...how about i shut up and post the links?

Files:

http://files.filefront.com/WoWAlphaA.../fileinfo.html
http://files.filefront.com/WoWAlphaA.../fileinfo.html
http://files.filefront.com/WoWAlphaA.../fileinfo.html
http://files.filefront.com/WoWAlphaA.../fileinfo.html
Server:

http://files.filefront.com/AbyssServ.../fileinfo.html
Readme

http://files.filefront.com/WoWAlphaR.../fileinfo.html

its this simple, make a Filefront account, download the zips and unzip em, follow the handy read me and go see what wow looked like prior to release!

be warned this is a ONE MAN SANDBOX!
-you cannot spawn anything
-you cannot engage in combat

to bring up the GM console press the "@" button (UK keyboard)

the commands available are

- speed ## (max 59)
- swimspeed ## (max 59)

er enjoy your new toy!!
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