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Postby kaga on Mon Nov 15, 2004 9:30 pm

HL2 is finnaly coming after all these years.
anyone getting a copy?
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Postby Ian on Mon Nov 15, 2004 10:04 pm

I'm waiting to see if a) the game gets good reviews and b) Vivendi lets Valve activate the game on time.
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Postby aviationwiz on Mon Nov 15, 2004 10:08 pm

My friend will be skipping school tomorrow to play this game.
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Postby Ian on Mon Nov 15, 2004 11:08 pm

aviationwiz wrote:My friend will be skipping school tomorrow to play this game.


And he'll probably end up working at McDonald's... #-o
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Postby kaga on Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:05 am

yeah i should stop skipping class too..
gamestop gave HL2 a 9.2 i think
and IGN gave it 9.7
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Postby Ian on Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:32 am

Even if its half as good as the original Half Life.. it'll probably be better than most of the games out there.
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Nov 16, 2004 1:37 am

buying it?

hahahahaha, ohh, this forum makes my sides hurt, you guys are too much

anyways, read this:

http://www.slyck.com/news.php?story=587

would you guys hold it against me if i said i just finished getting it?

btw the game truely is amazing, demo doesn't do it justice
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Postby Boba_Fett on Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:00 am



That is the reason I'm not buying it. It will not stem piracy, all it will do is provide massive hinderance to people who don't want/can't to connect their machines to the net. Very, very, bad/stupid idea Valve...
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:23 am

agreed, will only cause problems, you know how many returns ill get at my staples store because of this online activation?
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Postby eliminator on Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:33 am

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Postby eliminator on Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:35 am

Ian wrote:
aviationwiz wrote:My friend will be skipping school tomorrow to play this game.


And he'll probably end up working at McDonald's... #-o


lol!
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Postby aviationwiz on Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:24 am

hoxlund wrote:agreed, will only cause problems, you know how many returns ill get at my staples store because of this online activation?


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Postby LoneWolf on Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:04 am

I figured it'd take about 48-72 hours before someone cracked it. This is one of those games that I don't think I'd buy until having tried it. It has just been in development too long, and there's a lot of hype to live up to. I loved the original Half Life; I'd say this one has to be 2/3 as good as the original for me to play it. If it is, it will still beat Doom 3, which I have enjoyed playing, but is really only groundbreaking in terms of graphics.
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Postby kaga on Tue Nov 16, 2004 4:46 pm

ok got my copy of HL2 and steam is already having problems with sever overload.
i can see some poor dude with a 56k modem trying to load this game ; ; :evil:
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:03 pm

was cracked earlier today =D>
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Postby eliminator on Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:06 pm

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Postby kaga on Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:03 pm

only problem for me is that the game skips here and there.
time for a new video card?? sigh don't want to spend the money
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Postby Boba_Fett on Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:35 pm

Seeing how the newest top of the line cards are roughly 2x faster than the previous generations' top of the line (Radeon 9800 XT and the Geforce FX 5950 Ultra), it would be a safe bet. I got me a Geforce 6800 GT 256mb yesterday. Good Lord Doom III and Far Cry look and play fantastic...
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Postby kaga on Tue Nov 16, 2004 9:47 pm

hmmmm almost 460 for that card.....
i donno if i can sell my extranl HD 120gb and my gameboy advance sp JP version
and sell my 9600 wonder how much i still need...
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Postby eliminator on Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:14 am

Just got the dvd box 8)... very limited...

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Postby hoxlund on Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:54 am

new camera too? noticed the manual and camera box sitting next to your HL2 box
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Postby Spazmogen on Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:22 am

My P3 1ghz with 768mb of PC133 ram just won't cut it. Nor, will my 32mb GeForce 2 GTS card.

Being there will not be any money for a computer upgrade for another 2 or 3 years, there's no way I'll be buying this or any other game for a while.
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