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Is there a quick and dirty way to determine which of two Borderlands weapons of a given type is “all-around-better”?

Essentially, I'm looking for a cheap, lazy proxy to determine which of my weapons in a given category (shotguns, say) is the overall best. Yes, I know I can (and probably should) compare each feature,...
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1answer
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What are the different ways to kill your characters in Maniac Mansion?

Maniac Mansion was one of my favorite adventure games growing up. I found out that if I fill up the pool while someone was still in it, the character would die with a little gravestone outside the ...
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1answer
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How much alien blaster ammo is there in Fallout 3?

One of the reasons I never cared for the alien blaster (and never went after the firelance) was that the ammo and repair part supply for both seemed ... lacking. Really lacking. I don't remember any (...
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3answers
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Dwarf Fortress Character and Graphics Sets [closed]

What are clear, intuitive tile sets that help beginning players understand what all is on the map? Tiles are spread across two different sets: character sets are the ASCII and graphics sets are the ...
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4answers
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Is it faster to build a sentry in-place or build it near the resupply and then haul it?

I'm trying to understand what is the faster way to get a strong sentry to the front at the beginning of the round (the setup time). Is it better to build a sentry directly on the front? This has the ...
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1answer
2k views

Dwarf Fortress Legendary Dining Hall

What makes a room a "legendary dining hall"?
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8answers
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How can I reliably activate vocal Star Power in Rock Band?

I'm new to Rock Band (played Guitar Hero a fair bit though), and I'm having trouble activating star power consistently using vocals. My screaming is apparently not loud enough or something. I seem ...
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12answers
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How do I build large, healthy cities in Simcity 4?

Every time I play Simcity 4, my cities usually end up broke and overpolluted by the time they reach 100k citizens. What's the best way to try and get a happy, healthy, and profitable large city?
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3answers
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About vehicles kills in Borderlands and experience/items gain

I am playing Borderlands and I found that using a vehicle you can easily kill most enemies appear in open field. Machine guns and missile launcher damage is ok but not too different from using your ...
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4answers
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Strategies for “I, Zombie Endless”

What are some good strategies for the "I, Zombie Endless" modes in Plants vs. Zombies?
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3answers
2k views

Which are the improvements on single player in Mount & Blade: Warband?

I liked Mount & Blade and I would like to known which are the improvements on the single player in Warband about gameplay, graphics, etc.. I am not really interested in multiplayer.
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2answers
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Just Cause 2 mercenary mode increased difficulty when completing settlements

I have finished the story mode of Just Cause 2. Now I'm plowing through the settlements (aiming for a level of completion). However, the speed and ferocity in which the Panauan army defends these ...
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1answer
352 views

What's the range of the wrangler?

How much extra range does the Engineer's sentry gun have when using The Wrangler? I know that its range is increased, but not the extent...
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4answers
658 views

Osmos lag on older pc

I installed Osmos the other day on an older PC. I started the game and it lags so much that I dont even get to see the menu screen. Any ideas as to why this is happening? The PC specs are as ...
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2answers
20k views

When does the Yeti Zombie appear in Plants vs Zombies?

I am yet to see the Yeti Zombie in Plants vs Zombies (PC/iPhone) and I've been playing for 50hrs+. Is there a specific condition that needs to be filled for him to show, a way to trigger his arrival ...
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2answers
593 views

Where can I find the alien weapon?

I'm wondering where to find the alien weapon in fallout 3. A friend of mine played a new game and put it on very difficult and then he went to Super Duper Mart. He found some raiders, killed them and ...
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2answers
317 views

In the third and fourth generations, which pokemon require events?

Between the third and fourth generation of Pokemon games, which Pokemon cannot be obtained without an Action Replay or similar in any of the GBA/DS games without going to a Nintendo Event? And are ...
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4answers
941 views

Productivity in Dwarf Fortress

Will bad things happen if I don't keep my dwarfs busy? Any reason to not have idle dwarfs standing around other then personal satisfaction of working 'em to death?
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2answers
152 views

Where's Mr. Scratch coming in?

Answer to this question mentions Mr. Scratch. I do not remember the name mentioned in the game, but I must have missed it. Can someone please remind me?
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2answers
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How do you get into the basement room near Sinclair Spirits?

How do you get into the basement room in Fort Frolic near Sinclair Spirits? The entrance is under a grate that won't open. The room is on the left, and the grate is under the number 24, on this map: ...
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2answers
4k views

Can I change key bindings in Dwarf Fortress?

Is there a way to change what keys are mapped to secondary scrolling?
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2answers
4k views

Psionic storms - how exactly do they work?

I'm trying to understand how exactly do psionic storms do damage, and how to deal with them. I understand they do damage-over-time - is that evenly spread over the storm's duration? How many times ...
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2answers
435 views

Is it possibile to use a WiiMote as a controller for an Android phone?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a WiiMote as a game controller (for emulators) on an Android phone? I suppose it would have to map as a hardware keyboard?
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1answer
919 views

Help me to understand the Alan Wake ending

Spoiler Alert: I have completed Alan Wake. I have talked to other friends who have completed it, but I still do not know what happened.
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2answers
2k views

How do you efficiently manage chains of tasks in Dwarf Fortress?

I'm a beginner at Dwarf Fortress. I was just about keeping on top of things, until my first wave of migrants arrived. Now I have 15 dwarves to keep track of, and my previous strategy of micromanaging ...
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1answer
15k views

Which is better for Pikachu in Pokémon Red: Swift or Slash?

Which Pokémon move is better to teach to a Pikachu in Pokémon Red: Swift or Slash?
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2answers
1k views

Dwarf Fortress industry dependencies

I'm looking for an industry dependency map. I seem to remember seeing one at some point, but I can't find it again. Something that shows, for example, seeds are required for farms, which produce ...
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2answers
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How much xp per hour is fishing rocktails at level 90 fishing?

How much xp per hour can I expect fishing rocktails at level 90 fishing on RuneScape?
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1answer
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Is it possible to save a replay in Burnout Paradise?

Burnout Paradise is very spectacular and sometimes after some crazy jump or incident I would like to save a replay of the action. Is it possible to save a replay in Burnout Paradise?
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1answer
2k views

Xbox 360 error light meanings

What kind of error lights does Xbox 360 have? What are the meanings of each error light?
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7answers
5k views

Bioshock on Steam Hangs on Startup

When i start Bioshock from steam, it hangs on the splash screen. I have Windows 7 x64,and have installed all the latest drivers. HW details: i5 750, Asus P7P55D MB, ATI HD5770
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1answer
1k views

If you use cheats is it impossible to beat Sephiroth in the final fight?

When I was a wee lad I use to love playing Final Fantasy 7. Well, at some point I decided to use some cheat codes the first time playing it through. When I got to the final battle it was absolutely ...
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2answers
2k views

What is the end credits song in Borderlands?

I just beat the last boss in Borderlands, but then a friend skipped the end song. It was sounding pretty cool, so I was wondering what it was.
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1answer
2k views

Does a Mutation count as a campaign?

In left 4 dead 2, there's currently a mutation called Four Swordsmen, where you can only use a sword to play the level. I was wondering if finishing a level would award me the Confederacy Of Crunches ...
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2answers
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Is Red Dead Redemption multiplayer region locked?

I have an american PS3. I bought the UK version of Red Dead Redemption. I am currently living in Italy I tried to play a multiplayer match with a friend with an american PS3 and american RDD. He is ...
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Do Super Jumps count toward your total when in a race?

In Burnout Paradise, there are several progressions you can make in the game, such as smashing through shortcuts, finding super jumps, and driving through certain billboards. When you perform these ...
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2answers
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How can I tell companion influence level in KotOR 2?

How can I tell how much influence I've got with my NPC companions in Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords? The game tells you when you gain dark side or light side, and also tells you when ...
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1answer
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Any looting strategies for Puzzle Quest 2?

I manage to match rare chests probably only in 1 looting minigame out of 5. Are there any strategies to increase this chance? As I understand 2 rare chests appear in random places after "heroic ...
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How to get old 16-bit Windows games to work on 64-bit Windows?

Trying to play some old Windows 95 games on Windows 7 64-bit, I'm getting the following error: The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your ...
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1answer
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Poe souls in Zelda: Twilight Princess

Where are all of the Poe souls located in the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess?
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3answers
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How do I remember which units counter which in StarCraft 2?

I find myself clicking on the "Help" button at the top of the screen to figure out Rock-Paper-Scissors counters on the fly. The Help system is nice, but I'd prefer if there were some easier way to ...
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7answers
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What are the primary stats for a holy paladin in World of Warcraft?

What are the primary stats for a holy paladin in World of Warcraft? Do the stats for leveling differ from those used for end-game?
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2answers
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Walk-through for Portal advanced test chambers

Where can I find a good walk-through of Portal's advanced test chambers?
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2answers
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Tactics versus new “updated” engineers

With the new engineer update, some old tactics seem to no longer work against certain sentries. Specifically I'm talking about a level one with a shield. The only ways we found to bring them down ...
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10answers
792 views

Techniques to deal with game 'addiction' [closed]

I'm sure it's happened to all of you that around midnight you realize you've been playing for four or five hours more than you had time for tonight and it's not first time this week. (well maybe not ...
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4answers
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Bluetooth Keyboards

Are there any worthwhile alternatives to the official PS3 wireless keyboard?
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3answers
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What's the best tactic vs Titans in Resistance 2?

It's kind of discouraging to get killed by Titans a lot in Resistance 2 and I'm wondering if I simply fail to see a weak spot or what I'm doing wrong. So does anyone have an idea what the best ...
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6answers
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Find saved games from internet and load to XBox 360

Is it possible to find "game save" files from the internet and then load them to XBox 360 via a USB flash disk? I have an Elite version.
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3answers
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Why does Steam not sell the Mac versions of all games? [closed]

Specifically, there is a Mac version of DragonsAge and of Modern Warfare but none of these are offered on Steam. Could anyone explain why?
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1answer
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In Fieldrunners (iPhone) what is a good strategy for the Marathon Challenge in Grasslands?

As the question says, I can't get above LVL 33 and I'm aligning 7 Teslas in the middle of the field in a line but it doesn't seem to work right. Thanks for your input,

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