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A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veteran

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A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veteran

Postby Glenn Bater » 19 Feb 2013, 14:56

CHRIST. What are you on about? Was this PS3 related? Did you voice an opinion I cannot tell. Nice read
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Re: A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veter

Postby CunningSmile » 19 Feb 2013, 15:10

<thousand yard stare> We lost a lot of good men in 2007, we'd gained the early high ground but the Papa Sierra really fought back hard. I even lost a girlfriend at the Battle of RROD :cry:

You wou;dn't understand Glenn, you weren't there man!!!

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Re: A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veter

Postby OXM ETboy » 19 Feb 2013, 15:13

Yeah, I was at RROD. Third company, fifth brigade. We were on the frontline when the warranties elapsed. I don't know how I made it out of there.
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Re: A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veter

Postby FishyGinger » 19 Feb 2013, 15:27

What the Dickens....
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Postby Mendes » 19 Feb 2013, 16:40

OXM ETboy wrote:Yeah, I was at RROD. Third company, fifth brigade. We were on the frontline when the warranties elapsed. I don't know how I made it out of there.


I too was there... served three tours of duty actually, the final one proved near fatal so I joined the Elite squad...

...all that serves as an important lesson though, this time I will not be so quick to sign up... I'll let the dust of the initial conflict settle before I step in to this arena especially as I feel there are still plenty of battles to be played on in this generation.
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Postby OXM ETboy » 19 Feb 2013, 16:45

the dust of the initial conflict


AIEEE.
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Postby FishyGinger » 19 Feb 2013, 17:15

OXM ETboy wrote:
AIEEE.


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Postby battfink83 » 19 Feb 2013, 17:36

i failed the inital jump, and was removed from the frontline for a year, but, after all my waiting, i was drafted, only to experience RROD first hand after months of loud noises and extreme heat.

after 3 tours to germany for treatment i was finally fixed, and ive been tbagging since.
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Postby Gazisdaman » 19 Feb 2013, 17:54

All India Engineering Entrance Examination?
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Postby Plamsa wing » 19 Feb 2013, 18:05

Is this what happens when you think outside the box? :wink:
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Postby Chameleon » 19 Feb 2013, 18:26

I thank the Lord Gates that I never saw action in the RROD, having spent many a long night as a Married Man unable to to press the Guide Button for fear of "The Glare" (you know the one, dear friends - in my nightmares it scares me still). I did, however, face the horrors of Eastenders and Coronation Street as a result. A particularly harrowing trade-off.

Now, with controller in hand, I announce my intent to close my eyes and volunteer without a second thought when the new battle doth commence.

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Re: A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veter

Postby comabob » 19 Feb 2013, 18:40

I dont know how well this will go down on OXM but here goes -

I've jumped sides. Gone AWOL. Defected to the axis of evil. Ive gone to the darkside and see no reasons why id ever condsider going back.

PS3 = A win for comabob!
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Postby msbhvn » 19 Feb 2013, 18:54

Jonty! Ed's been sniffing the Tipp-Ex again! Can you pry him off the ceiling and get him into rehab? :lol:
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Postby FishyGinger » 19 Feb 2013, 18:59

comabob wrote:I dont know how well this will go down on OXM but here goes -

I've jumped sides. Gone AWOL. Defected to the axis of evil. Ive gone to the darkside and see no reasons why id ever condsider going back.

PS3 = A win for comabob!


I would have thought about it if the PS3 hadn't been designed by monkey-men from another planet with no ideas on menus or controls. And if the exclusives seemed a lot better.
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Re: A new Console War is coming: lessons from a combat veter

Postby comabob » 19 Feb 2013, 19:11

FishyGinger wrote:
comabob wrote:I dont know how well this will go down on OXM but here goes -

I've jumped sides. Gone AWOL. Defected to the axis of evil. Ive gone to the darkside and see no reasons why id ever condsider going back.

PS3 = A win for comabob!


I would have thought about it if the PS3 hadn't been designed by monkey-men from another planet with no ideas on menus or controls. And if the exclusives seemed a lot better.


Exclusives? Id rather have something as different as Flower or journey than cover shooter X or racing sim Y

And infamous 2 is the best superhero/supervillain game ive played - and yes that counts both Batmans and Spiderman 2. And double yes - you can choose to play as hero or villain.
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