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January 2, 2007 3:08:42 PM

Ok, first, make sure that you have the latest graphics drivers so you can play Minesweeper. This cheat requires nice high FPS in Minesweeper. :wink:

Set your background to something black or dark. Make sure that the pixel in the UPPER LEFT HAND corner of your screen is clear. Open Minesweeper and begin a game.
Hold SHIFT and press X, Z, Y, Y, Z and let go of SHIFT. Shortly after letting go, press SHIFT once.
The upper left hand pixel will now turn white if you hover your mouse over a block that hides a mine. You can finish a hard Minesweeper mission without looking at the game itself once. Try it.

This is SO much better that CSS.
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January 2, 2007 3:45:54 PM

:lol:  This is so very old, but thanks for the memories. BTW, try googling XYZZY for a lot of text adventure goings on.

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(XYZZY origin)
January 3, 2007 2:44:24 AM

Nice links, thanks VBDude. :p 

Minesweeper is one of the three games that will never suck, along with Shogo and Age of Empires II. Well, I guess that's just my opinion...
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January 3, 2007 4:24:01 PM

Shogo, eh? If I'm not mistaken, that was almost the official 3D engine for DirectX 6! (Wikipedia failed me, but MobeyGames had some info in the trivia. And I found an interesting nostalgia trip in an old Tomb Raider website. Thank you Google!) Now, where am I going to get a copy?

I have no trivia for AoEII (hey, Sandy Peterson was part of the Doom team...doh!), I'm just a huge fan.

Boy, your just giving me all sorts of things to do. :wink:
January 3, 2007 4:31:39 PM

OMG AEOII is the best game ever I think!
I got so freaking good at it, I used to be able to beat five computers on "hardest" setting. Then I started LANing it and was able to beat almost anyone I played, with one notable exception: my friend Caleb. He's invincible at that game.

<end random, wandering story>

It's too bad its not TCP supported now, or I'd challange you to a AOEII dual. AOEIII just doesn't cut it.

Let us share stories around the AOE campfire, my friend.
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January 3, 2007 4:54:01 PM

(If there aren't any grrl gamers around the campfire, then this will be pretty pathetic:) 

I would be pwnt, I'm afraid. I was good at the original (was it difficulty level 5?), but my brother and I (avid home LAN-ers at the time) only had one PC capable of running AoEII back in the day, so I played only single player. Sadly, it also lacked necessary RAM, and so, in the middle of the first campaign, maybe one or two maps from completion, I found myself measuring performance in SPF with no end of resources on either side and a terrible lack of military might on my side. I cried for a few days until I returned to the first for accepting consolation. I have not been back since, though I did install it months ago on my current rig (see sig) in hopeful anticipation that I would one day return to play "The best RTS ever!" (- PC Gamer)

For me, just setting it in the Middle Ages makes it my all-time favorite. I almost can't be bothered to play anything more modern knowing I haven't dedicated enough attention to the Holy Grail of RTS. I've never touched AoM, though we do own it, and I couldn't stand the same-y feeling of the new-and-improved AoEIII. I do have Company of Heroes, but the seal has not yet been broken. And now it won't be until I've give this gem the loving care it deserves.

I do feel a little better now. AoEII was worth the time to write this.
January 3, 2007 11:12:19 PM

OMG I just told Riser that I like his hair in the Hitler post, LOL.

Yeah, I just got done with some AoEII today and I lost miserably. Sigh.

<looks for grrls, finds several around campfire, and steals them all- leaving VBDude with a gay guys>

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January 3, 2007 11:24:18 PM

:x... :evil:  ... :( 

I thought we were friends. :wink:
January 3, 2007 11:37:40 PM

VBDude, you seem like you're really in every post here. Are ou going to become a forum fixture and an Other? You dirty bastard with your hubritic rise to forum fixtureness why cant i do that an just go somewhere here in this freakin forum its so lame in the other section though not sure i want to be there really wtf it doesn't matter.
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January 4, 2007 1:52:07 AM

8O Breathe for a minute and put down the booze. I'm not rising to forum fixtureness yet. I'm just everywhere you want to be. :wink:
January 5, 2007 6:50:15 PM

I'm not gay... unless you want me to be...
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January 5, 2007 7:49:51 PM

I'm not gay either... even if you want me to be. Bring back the grrls!
January 8, 2007 8:45:12 PM

Quote:
OMG I just told Riser that I like his hair in the Hitler post, LOL.

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Like OMG REALLY?! What did he say?!! Did he freak out! OMG I think he would freak out! HAH That is SOOO awesome!!! You are, like, so funny!

*stops being a 13 year old girl now
January 9, 2007 11:52:41 AM

Maybe he really wants to be female?
January 10, 2007 10:33:18 PM

I don't know what shocks me more, the fact that "Bring back the grrls!" actually brought in a girl, or the fact that you read far enough to reply to celewign's random thread hop. Either way, you don't play AOE2 by any chance? :wink:
January 12, 2007 12:19:36 PM

:p  I like to lurk.. and when I see stupid things, I keep reading... ;) 

and no I don't, played AOE for a little tiny bit, but it didn't keep my attention that long... :D 
January 12, 2007 2:55:52 PM

That explains the Other to a tee (or any of my posts if you ask Cafuddled). :p 

Perhaps if Ensemble made AOE into a RTSTA (Real-Time Stupid Text Adventure)? :wink:

Actually, that would probably describe a chat room pretty well. :?
January 15, 2007 4:43:04 PM

Or a forum. :wink:
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January 16, 2007 3:00:34 PM

Oh please. You know very well a forum in turn-based.
January 16, 2007 11:34:29 PM

Not at Toms.
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January 17, 2007 2:47:21 PM

Took you long enough.

* Pawn takes queen *

* Click *

Your turn.
January 17, 2007 2:51:43 PM

<moves five armies into one of VBDudes territories>
Your turn.
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January 17, 2007 5:51:06 PM

"C5" "Hit!" <sinks another ship> Your turn.
January 17, 2007 7:49:51 PM

NOOO! That was my sub!

<moves the Spy next to your general...>
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January 17, 2007 8:18:37 PM

My turn? Okay...bam! King me!

Your turn.
January 17, 2007 11:07:54 PM

HA! Your king just landed on Pacific Ave, which I own with one hotel. Pay up $600!
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January 18, 2007 4:12:25 PM

I'll see your 600, and raise you 200. :| [/poker face]
January 18, 2007 6:05:07 PM

21!
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January 18, 2007 7:38:41 PM

Dinking age, eh?

Uno!
January 18, 2007 10:02:01 PM

<takes one of your cards>
Go fish!

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(21 is blackjack, but you knew that...)
January 18, 2007 10:45:53 PM

Beat me to Go Fish! I was looking forward to that one. :( 

X | X | _
X | O | _
_ | _ | O

(Yes, I did. Stayed with the card theme, didn't I? Oh wait, you cheated. You're not supposed to win! 52 Pick-up for you. :p  )
January 19, 2007 12:31:13 PM

X|X|-
X|O| -
O|- |O

You win.
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January 19, 2007 12:56:46 PM

This gets my vote for random thread of the month. Pente!
January 19, 2007 7:39:44 PM

Does a prize come with that? Life!

Quote:
You win.


Hurray! :mrgreen::trophy: I'd like to thank my parents, my comp, my dog, Tom, and all the little people. You guys are the greatest.
January 19, 2007 8:06:10 PM

For you brother. You get one for Chess, Monopoly, Stratego, Tic Tac Toe, Go Fish, Poker, and one more to represent the games I don't remember and are to lazy to check out.
:trophy: :trophy: :trophy: :trophy: :trophy: :trophy: :trophy:
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January 19, 2007 8:41:37 PM

Woops, guess I forgot to thank you...unless you're one of the little people?

See what happens when you play I Win? :p 
January 19, 2007 10:04:53 PM

Well, I'm only 5'11". That's kind of little these days.
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January 19, 2007 10:24:23 PM

Got 3" on me, but I have tall hair. :wink:
January 19, 2007 10:28:46 PM

What are you 12 or something? :p 
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January 19, 2007 10:33:09 PM

:(  , I'm 25 but I come from a short family. Don't make fun of my dwarfism.
January 20, 2007 7:31:57 PM

*towers over the midget*
January 20, 2007 10:04:44 PM

...*cums in pants*....
January 21, 2007 3:55:43 AM

Oh my god. Wingy... for fuhcks sake, grow up.

GOD.
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January 21, 2007 4:17:35 AM

* curls up in corner crying tiny tears * :cry: 
January 22, 2007 5:30:24 PM

*feels so sympathetic to your wife*



*invites her over for more than 2 seconds of pleasure*
January 23, 2007 12:34:16 AM

<vaguely interested in Cheez's odd sexual preferences>
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January 23, 2007 1:20:40 PM

I'm just concerned and feeling sorry for the woman!

(I also hear she's smokin hot, no harm in trying)
January 23, 2007 3:25:47 PM

Have you heard if she's short? :wink:
January 23, 2007 3:48:34 PM

I guess that stuff's normal in Canada... 8O :p 
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