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16:27 <@Briareos> it is now apparent that the nintendo ds exists for
  no other reason than to provide yet another platform
to rerelease all the nintendo franchises on
16:29 <@Briareos> <nintendo> the largest problem in games today is
16:29 <@Briareos> <nintendo> therefore we introduce the ds, which has
  a map on all the time
16:29 <@Briareos> <nintendo> to avoid disorientation
16:29 <@Briareos> <nintendo> which is... uh...
16:29 <@Briareos> <nintendo> a big problem
21:57 < relnev> my apartment is currently a real-world version of
21:29 <+zakk> icculus__: I think I'll listen to this uh,, sometime I'm
  not within earshot of my girlfriend
21:29 < icculus__> I said it was rap, which means by default it's
  demeaning to women!
14:29 <+TTimo> I ate zoid, here I am .. bigger !
23:32 < icculus> zipping up.
20:05 < jvalenzu> camera phones seem handy when you can't remember a
  girl's face but you have her number
20:05 < jvalenzu> so for habitual alchoholics it must be awesome
20:06 < zakk> I have a picture of my girlfriend as my wallpaper on my
20:06 <@Briareos> loooser
Got a washington state drivers license !!!11
I think my box is overheating, since I solved the general lockups
with the acpi stuff I wrote out in the lgfaq, and when I touch my
heatsinks they feel waaaaay too warm.
Going to have to get a new case if I can at some point :|
The one I want is really expensive though, it should help a fair bit.
I think my video card really needs active cooling, at least when it is
rendering OGL it seems to get too hot, though I have only encountered
one lock up/reboot which is obviously due to the video card.
15:29 < erek> zakk: did nvidia send you a nv40 yet?
15:29 < erek> i mean
15:29 < erek> zander*
15:30 < zander> one? dozens!
15:30 < erek> zander: oh
15:30 < zakk> zander even sent me one
15:30 < zander> yeah, i had too many
15:30 < zander> didn't know where to put them
15:30 < zander> zakk was kind enough to relieve me of one
15:31 < zakk> I'm playing it with my new nvidia drivers on doom 3
15:31 < erek> zakk: what?
15:31 < erek> zakk: doom3?
15:31 < zakk> hel yes
15:31 < erek> how did you manage that
15:32 < zakk> I work for ATi
15:33 < erek> zakk: may i see screenshots of doom3
15:33 < zakk> sure, sec
15:35 < peppo> zakk, what do you think id and ati would say about you sending
  along screenshots of d3 to people?
15:35 < peppo> I presume you've signed tons of NDAs
15:35 < zakk> screw them
15:35 < zakk> sure have
15:36 < peppo> let me see then?
15:36 < zakk> sec
15:36 < m0sfet> you think i'd get a nice big bag of cash for turning you in?
15:36 < zakk> it takes a while to load :(
15:36 < zakk> probably not
15:49 < zakk>
15:49 < zakk> see, there is doom3
15:49 < Forge> zakk - You rock.
15:49 < Forge> Get me a copy to review. :)
15:49 < zakk> sure
15:49 < peppo> what if id get wind of that?
15:50 < zakk> boo hoo
15:50 < peppo> you're interested in getting fired?
15:50 < zakk> they can't fire me
15:50 < erek> zakk: fuck man
15:50 < zakk> I'm indispensible
15:50 < erek> zakk: you're crazy
15:51 < erek> zakk: hey, what video card is that?
15:51 < erek> zakk: and can you display fps?
15:51 < Forge> I got to run out; do dinner. bbl.
15:51 < zakk> it's on my nv40 sample
15:52 < zakk> 6800 ultra or whatever they are calling it
15:52 < erek> blahhh
15:52 < peppo> weren't you working for ati?
15:52 < zakk> I am
15:52 < peppo> _were_
15:52 < peppo> ehe.
15:52 < erek> zakk: i wanted to know how my FX 5900 @ 5950 Ultra would perform
15:52 < peppo> emphasis mine :P
15:52 < zakk> erek: sorry, I only have the nv40 and a ti 4200
15:53 < erek> zakk: how does the Ti 4200 do?
15:53 < zakk> it runs like shit unless I lower the res on the nv40
15:53 < erek> damn
15:54 < erek> not a good sign
15:54 < erek> esp if i'm a lower card than your 6800 Ultra :P
15:54 < zakk> keep in mind this is on my athlon 3200 XP with a gig of ram
15:54 < erek> damn
15:54 < erek> zakk: 512MB / XP 2600+
15:55 < peppo> I'm thinking he's lying
15:55 < zakk> I don't care what you think
15:55 < erek> peppo: heh
15:55 < erek> zakk: yeah, you got Beta Linux drivers bro?
15:56 < zakk> nvidia drivers? yeah they aren't really even beta quality though
15:56 < erek> zakk: worse?
15:56 < zakk> right
15:56 < zander> zakk gets all the broken builds
15:57 < zander> he'd get bored otherwise; that's the way of beta testers

Current Games:
Devil May Cry: It's like Castlevania SoTN gone 3D and Resident Evil-ized.
A bit frustrating with the lack of save points though :/

Tenchu 3:
Fun, yet frustrating, review/fimp coming to curmudgeongamer soon.

Simpsons Hit and Run
Currently at The Woman's house, all progress on hold

Burnout 2
I'm confused as to weather or not pedals/wheel help.
Great game otherwise

Splinter Cell
LETS DO IT TO!11111111111
< ubisoft> ok whatever, here's a pile of crap
< tclancy> kewl!
< fans> wh
*** fans was kicked from #clancy by tclancy [WHAT DON'T YOU LIKE]

Zone of Enders: Something Something Something
Big Robots. Hideo Kojima.

Unreal Tournament 2004:
Running a server on, it's passworded.
Great game, VOIP is so nicely done, though many Linux users may be left out
in the cold without Sound Blaster Live's for full duplex.

Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes:
It's MGS. What to not the like?

(all GBA gaming on hold pending lighting upgrade)
Version: 3.12
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