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How do I open a Mann-Co Supply Crate?

I just received a Mann-Co Supply Crate from the TF2 random drop system -- but it says it's locked. I see that a key is available for purchase in the TF2 Store (for $2.50), but I have no interest in ...
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Is there any way to see a list of tips in Words with Friends?

In Words with Friends, they have tips in the News section. Is there any way to see previous tips (e.e an archive of these tips)?
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Does tapping Z to stop the block selection help or hurt in Mario Kart 64?

When you touch a block in Mario Kart 64, the box that shows the item you have will start cycling between different items. If you press Z, you will get the item sooner. Are there any advantages or ...
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In Mario Kart 64, are there weight classes or does each character have a different weight?

Obviously, some characters weigh more than others (e.g. Bowser weighs more than Toad), which gives them different characteristics such as acceleration, and being able to spin other players by running ...
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How many free rewinds do you get in HarborMaster?

I noticed that HarborMaster for the iPad added a rewind feature. They sell rewinds which you can buy for real money. However, I also noticed that you can use some (one?) without purchasing anything. ...
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Do any of the Dead Rising 2 books help combo weapons?

As with the first game in the series, there exist books and magazines to improve weapon durability. But I don't know how these interact with the combo weapons, if at all. Has anyone experimented with ...
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Are there ways of recording your game without using the game-playing PC's resources?

This question has been crossposted to Super User. Read the answers → In other words, without using recording software that runs on the same PC playing the game. I've tried using FRAPS in the past, ...
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What was “cloak blink time”?

An old item set for the Spy, the Saharan Spy, was added to Team Fortress 2. The set bonus said: Reduced decloak sound volume 0.5 sec longer cloak blink time What does "cloak blink time" mean? ...
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How do I pull a guard off a roof in Assassin's Creed 2?

Every time I try to assassinate a guard on a roof, I always jump up and kill him with my hidden blade. How do I pull a guard off a roof to assassinate him in Assassin's Creed 2?
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What is the Formula for Unit Maintenance in Civilization V?

Question says it all. I know vaguely what is going on, but want something specific. Edit: Here's some "interesting" values in the GlobalDefines.xml file. No idea at this point what they mean. ...
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What parts can safely be automated and where should I micromanage?

I usually let all my worker units roam free on automation, unless I need a specific improvement right now. I usually never care about the tiles worked by a city, at most I may switch the priorities to ...
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Can I play with more than 1 player in Dungeon Defenders (demo)?

I just picked up the PC Dungeon Defenders demo (aka "Dungeon Defense" - I think they are changing the name for he full release). I quite enjoyed playing it single player with my XBox 360 controller. ...
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Do both parties get the same technology out of a research agreement?

When a research agreement has finished and you receive your free technology, does your research partner receive the same technology? I would guess that both parties receive one of their respective "...
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How much culture is required for a city to switch?

How much culture is required for a city to switch? For example, in my current game, a neighboring city shows 53% my culture, 46% it's original owners. At what % will the city join my empire?
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Growing Trees above ground in Dwarf Fortress

This is in reference to Dwarf Fortress 40d (v0.28.181.40d). Later versions of this game have significantly changed the related mechanics. I just embarked on a map with 6 trees on it. There is a small ...
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How to fix a broken screen on Ms. Pacman (Midway) arcade

On my Midway Ms. Pacman arcade machine, when I turn it on, the very left part of the screen is near the center and then every other part of the screen is compressed into one pixel. The part that is ...
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Where do I find custom made maps / campaigns for Elemental: War of Magic?

Been a few weeks now since Elemental: War of Magic released, are there any singleplayer maps / campaigns out there already? Google doesn't turn up anything useful.
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What is a good strategy against the praetorian at Horizon on mass effect 2 insanity difficulty?

My character is a soldier and doesn't have a good regenerative shield like the one used by krypton321 in the YouTube video. I am able to get around 50% of the armor down and then both my squad mates ...
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X3: Terran Conflict — Asking ships to surrender

Does anybody who has played X3:TC know if it ever works to tell ships to surrender when you are in a dog fight with them?
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How do I exit eagle vision in Assassin's Creed 2?

I am just starting out in Assassin's Creed 2, trying to associate a given action with the button it is bound to. I find myself continually pressing the button for Eagle Vision, and I can't seem to ...
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How can I stop Civilization 5 from asking me twice which DirectX mode to play in?

I (pre) downloaded and installed Civilization 5 through Steam, on Windows 7. When I start it, Steam asks me if I would like to start: Civilization 5 Civilization 5 (DirectX 9) Then, Civilization "...
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What effect does happiness have?

I understand that happiness affects growth? Does it matter to what degree my population is happy? Am I ok as long as I have one happy face, or is there a relative effect? Also in Civipedia it says: ...
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In Civilization V does a workshop help build wonders?

The workshop says that it adds +20% production when constructing buildings. Are wonders considered buildings?
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How important are Harbors in Civ V really?

I remember Harbors were quite crucial buildings in Civ IV, but they don't seem to be anymore in Civ V. They only provide a 25% production increase for building sea units and establish a trade route, ...
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How can I go to war without getting everyone else displeased in Civilization V?

I've had this happen a few times, where going to war caused some nations call me "dishonorable" and some others not being affected by my decision to go to war. I can't find a pattern as sometimes ...
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What are fans and fight tokens used for in Mafia Wars?

I noticed today that when I fight in Vegas tournaments I am getting both Fans and Fight tokens. Does anyone know what these are good for or what they mean in the context of the game?
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What are good profession choices for a solo Tauren Hunter?

I just started a Tauren Hunter - I plan to be solo most of the time, and I don't PvP at all. This is my first hunter, and I'm having a great time with him so far. What are considered "ideal" ...
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How to play custom build-anything map in Starcraft 2 with others?

I see players in replays and screen-casts that have maps where they create all kinds of buildings and units very quickly. I'd like to try some scenarios with a friend of mine. Is there a custom map ...
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Borderlands: share/swap guns with players in co-op?

Is it possible to share or swap guns with other players in borderlands? If one player drops a gun, can another player pick it up?
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ALU in Minecraft, what can be achieved with this?

Recently articles popped up of how someone created a working ALU in Minecraft. He is quoted in some articles saying he is going to take it a step further and create a real-working computer in ...
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How can I tell how much my opponents like me in Civilization 5?

In Civilization 4 you can see a score for each AI, which breaks down the reasons for their attitude towards you. Is there something similar in Civilization 5? I'm trying to work out whether it's ...
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What's Revocation?

In Dragon Quest 9, what's "revocation"? How does it affect new treasure maps? Is it the same thing as changing jobs at Alltrades Abbey? Is there a limit to the number of times each party member can ...
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How do I quickly create a safe shelter?

I've recently started playing Minecraft, and I only have a little experience with enemies (I've been playing with the peaceful setting so I can figure out what the heck I'm doing). When I did play ...
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Are puppet cities counted towards the limit of 3 imposed by the “Bollywood” achievement in Civilization V?

Bollywood As Gandhi, win a cultural victory with 3 or fewer cities in your empire. Do puppet cities count towards this limit or not? I'd assume they probably are (since you do get culture ...
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What's the most efficient Minecraft mining strategy?

When I'm not exploring fresh caves or lands in minecraft, I'm busy trying to find deposits of diamond, gold and iron deep in the earth. So far I've just been digging around just above bedrock on a ...
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What is the cost of movement on roads and railroads in Civilization 5?

The manual states (page 52): As long as the unit moves from one tile containing a road/railroad into another tile containing a road/railroad, the unit will expend just a fraction of the normal ...
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Which nations have the best bonus to assist in a conquest victory?

Which nations have the best bonus to assist in a conquest victory?
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I sometimes read about Marauders splash damage… They do have an AOE affect?

I am a little bit confused, because i always thought marauder had only a single target hit, but when i hear about splash damage, i get confused. Do they have an aoe? is that trigger but the slowing ...
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How do I get the lava in my lava fountain to flow?

I am on a multiplayer server and am trying to create a lava fountain in front of my door. I have it enclosed in an area so the lava won't block any routes. The only problem is that I can't get the ...
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Can custom maps in Starcraft 2 automatically enable certain unit upgrades?

If I create a custom map with the Starcraft 2 map editor, how can I specify that some unit upgrades are already researched? For example, if I want all the units to already have the weapons upgrade 1 ...
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How do we save a multi-player game?

Is there a way to save a multi-player game so that we can return to it later? I can't find an option. It was possible in Civ 4.
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How do terrain-based unit promotions work?

If I promote a unit so that it is better a fighting of rough terrain for example. When I am in combat and attacking an enemy, who needs to be in the rough terrain them or me for me to receive the ...
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Lumber Mills in Ancient Forests, Desecration or Good Resource Management?

In Fall From Heave 2 you have ancient forests as well as normal forests. Ancient forests are better, providing an extra food. In both Civ 4 and Fall From Heaven there are lumber mill that can be ...
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Which upgrade do hydralisks/roaches use when meleeing?

In similar vein to this and this: Hydralisks and roaches have a special melee animation when the enemy is within melee-range. I thought this was just for show, and I've actually heard speculation ...
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What can I do to record videos of me gaming for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I record demos of my gameplay? I have looked at a few choices: I liked Fraps, but it's $37 for the full version. dxtory was good but the video quality wasn't clear. I ...
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How do different types of weapons compare in Dwarf Fortress?

How do different types of weapons compare? For example, is sword better than a mace, or are they different somehow?
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Is it possible to win culturally in Civilization V with only one city?

I recently had a culture victory with nine cities - though it became very clear to me that it should have been easier with fewer. Is it possible to never found another city, and still be able to gain ...
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Religion specific units in Fall from Heaven 2?

In Fall from Heaven 2, there are religion specific units such as the "Fawn". To build these units do you need the religion in the city you're building them, or that religion as your state religion, ...
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Is there any bonus for collecting all the rings on a level?

Can all the rings be collected before the end of the level? Does anything special happen if you collect them all? How many rings are on the first level?
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3D Anaglyph Gaming (FIFA10 & Quake3/ioquake3)

I'm organizing a gaming event, which will have FIFA 2010 and Quake 3. We want the audience to be able to see the action in true 3D, so we're going to make use of anaglyph glasses. For this, we'll be ...

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