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1:41 PM on 03.12.2010


Not a Pokemon. I am disappointed.

0 out of 10   read

12:51 AM on 09.02.2008

Rock Band DLC Issues and Creation Process Revealed!

A recent post on the Rock Band forums by HMXHenry (Shown Here) reveals the reason Rock Band DLC takes so long to make and possibly the crippling factor that has kept us from downloading Rush's Moving Pictures.

Pie. I fucking knew it.   read

6:32 PM on 01.15.2008

My Heart Was Broken Today

Recently a post by vexed alex put me on a poke-binge.
I went back and played all the old pokemans i could get my hands on red, blue, yellow, but when I prepared to boot up my personal favorite in the collection I was crushed to find that my save file had been deleted! Needless to say, I was crushed. I had spent countless hours on that game tracking down pokemon and trading with the asshats that collected at Toys R Us on Saturday morning to collect the most of "'Em All" as I could.

Fortunately this hadn't happened back then. I'm older now, and after a small amount of mourning I pulled myself together and did the only thing that could perk me up. Start a new file.

It's a magical thing to start a new file on a pokemon game. You only get to do it once in a while, and usually only when you get a new game, so starting up an old classic reminded me of how little I actually remember about my "favorite" pokemon title. I obsessively put in about 8 hours of gameplay. I beat the first few gyms, raised a few cool pokemon and was happy and content to continue after some sleep.

The next morning (today) I turned on my game, hoping to catch some of the early morning pokemon, only to be greeted with another erased save file.

"What the fuck is this shit?" I think was all I said.

Upon investigation on the subject, it appears that the little batteries that the pokemon silver/gold/crystal cartridges use to save the date and time die in a few years. Last year was the year that all those kids who bought a copy of silver or gold when it first came out began to die.

I want to write Nintendo a letter demanding something for the 200+ hours I've wasted on this game.

If you hate pokemon, thats cool. If you just went to check and see if your copy did the same as mine, sorry.   read

8:20 PM on 01.11.2008

Ready To Friday

Take your pick dtoid.

I'm your punching bag.   read

5:55 PM on 01.11.2008

Quiet Up Your RB Drumkit

I believe we can all agree that the "instruments" that came with the many copies of Rock Band are... well, crap.
One of the largest problems is how loud the drum kit is, it can honestly piss neighbors off.
One rock enthusiast Brian Mentock set out to make rubber discs that stick to the pad, and make it both quieter and easier to work with. It's also supposed to give the pads a more realistic feel and sound then the usual loud CLAK CLAK CLAK CLAK CLAK that most people are used to.
Here's a video of someone playing Flirtin' With Disaster on Expert with the Rubber Pads.

For $30 do you think it's worth it?   read

1:49 PM on 12.27.2007

Devil May Cry 4: Hating on Achievement Whores

You could have seen this coming, I know I did.

Devil May Cry 4's achievements were posted on Achieve360 and it looks like only Japanese professionals and crack headed 8 year olds will eventually muster the ability to get all 1000 points for their precious gamerscore.

I pray DMC4 isn't as difficult/impossible as the third installation, because I don't want to have to wait until a "Platinum Hits" edition comes out to finally be able to beat your stupid-ass brother at the top of that gay-ass tower.

Anyway, here's the list.

Good luck gentlemen.   read

12:10 AM on 11.17.2007

Guitar Hero Boss Pack Up'ed My Game

Oh yeah, it's like that.
The new boss pack came out to add to the wonderful freebies given away the other day. It's all the songs that you battle bosses on, both the boss's and your parts combined.

I was happy to see that this basically became three tracks of some of the most insane solo in the game. I have four starred both the Morello and Slash tracks, and fell at Johhny's Solo R in Devil Went Down To Georgia, but after playing only my new tracks for a day I decided to try to get some of those five stars that I didn't have on my expert career.

For some reason, it was really easy to get some songs that simply baffled me before.

Pretty much everything but 3's and 7's and Raining Blood had become simple.

Also, I beat Through The Fire and The Flames on Expert, yep, helped me that much, that I got through the intro on my 5th or 6th try.

Needless to say, the new pack is wonderful, but I don't need to pitch it because it's free and all, but if you're aching to blow cash and want tracks, I would say that you should either get the Velvet Revolver Pack or get GH2 and get the indie pack.
Im'a go play my ultratar now.

8:38 PM on 11.09.2007

This Will Turn Your Brain To Shit

The musical duet known as Blubber Fatality will now perform a classic mindfuck song by They Might Be Giants.

Forever will linger in your mind the fact that you're older than you've ever been and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're, and now you lost the game, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're even older, and now you're older still.

also, cocks   read

1:38 PM on 11.08.2007

A Few Things

I did a few gaming related c-blog worthy events recently and figured I could put them all into one post an possible come up with some worthwhile content.

I honestly doubt it.

First off, I now officially represent the dtoid army on xbox live by dropping a measly 80mspoints and getting a set of pictures that don't really matter, and mistuh dtoid himself. Hoop de freakin doo, I still don't have bomberman, but I have something worse!

Wartech Senko no Ronde came in the mail yesterday, and I got a good chance to be disappointed that it was a 1v1 shmup battle type game, instead of the classic/awesome shmup formula. I played enough to get the "Play An Hour" achievement, but otherwise the game is just really freaking hard, well the last boss is, otherwise the game is retard easy. Maybe the character I picked sucked? Does anyone know if Cuilan was a bad choice? Oh well, hopefully some other dtoiders picked it up and we'll see it on FNF or something.

It is kind of fun. About $10 of fun.

Also I purchased the super duper popular Guitar Hero 3, and beat the expert story mode in a day.
The songs are fun as hell, and they made some great decisions on bands to put in (Gallows song In The Belly Of A Shark was a great surprise), but the new hammer-on system pretty much confounded me until I had already beaten expert and started playing hard for achievement points, cuz I'm a whore like that, that I figured out that it doesn't matter how far apart the notes are and the rules no longer apply.

Guitar Hero 3's online component is fairly workable, I don't know if everyone is having the same issue as me, but if I don't host a game, I most likely won't connect to a game. It sucks, but that failed to connect box is the bane of my existence.

If you want to test your Metal, match frets and rock battle, send me a friend request on xbox live saying your from dtoid.

tl;dr people!
heres a picture to look at:

lol he's deaf!   read

7:12 PM on 10.27.2007

OAKMI FOR THE WII!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

also an old lady yelling at okami
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2:42 AM on 10.27.2007

Robot Has A Message- Also A Review Of Zelda

I don't want to be the guy that pissed this dude off.

Also a review:

The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass:
I enjoyed the game thoroughly from beginning to end, and it feels like the one game in my collection that actually utilizes the stylus in creative ways. The boomerang, grappling hook and bombchu were interesting and fun to use, and really made you have to be quick with the stylus at some points. The tradition of endless collectibles in Zelda games return along with minigames. The game was wonderful, had that cute Windwaker feel to it and it was just a good classic Zelda experience.

I only had a few issues. The game was too short, cropping down the large scale ocean of Windwaker to a four quadrant map was a small let down for me, because it made me feel like I was almost being restricted. The islands that were there had that amazing Zelda whimsy to them that everyone loves so damn much. Also, occasionally the Menu button would get in the way while in furious battle, but all of these issues are easily overlooked and aren't really that huge of an issue when you look at the whole picture.

Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
8.5 / 10

I'm going to play Windwaker now, apparently at the end of it all it just makes you want to play the original more.

Also, cocks.   read

2:21 AM on 10.26.2007

Entertainment for Insomniac Robots

Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man!
im in love with the song right now, i finally stopped listening to 'Still Alive'!
[embed]51099:3973[/embed]   read

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