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How to enable steam overlay when playing Blood Bowl?

Is it possible with some trick to enable steam overlay (chat, friends) when playing Blood Bowl? It seems that by default is not working and every time I have to ALT-TAB to desktop. EDIT: I am ...
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Misadventures of P.B Winterbottom leaderboards

The Misadventures of P.B Winterbottom is absolutely brilliant (if maybe a little short). Anyway, now that I've finished it, I'm in the process of going through the bonus shorts (levels), and am ...
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Can I get the Morticulturalist achievement if I sell plants from my Zen Garden?

I'm trying to get the Morticulturalist achievement in Plants vs Zombies: Game of the Year edition on Steam and I have filled all of the slots in both my Day and Night time Zen Garden, however, I am ...
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How does difficulty affect world tour in Rock Band 2?

I was wondering what effect difficulty had in world tour. At first glance, it may seem that it is easier to play at easier difficulties in order to make it easier to get more stars and thus progress ...
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Is there a limit on resource sharing?

It's a relatively frequent strategy in 2v2 matches in StarCraft II for one player to immediately leave the game, allowing his ally to have a very strong economy to deal with his two opponents. Of ...
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How can I jump really high in Mario Kart 64?

Some levels, such as Toad's turn pike and the train level, have big shortcuts if you can jump over a large wall. How can I jump over walls in Mario Kart 64? Update: the rainbow road jump does not ...
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How to beat Snatch & Grab?

I'm down to my last Spec Ops mission to get Star 69: Snatch and Grab on Veteran. I can not for the life of me beat this. I've tried 2 player and solo. I've beaten it on easier levels. I've even ...
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How can I conquer or destroy a city on a single tile island in Civilization IV?

It is all written in the title but an image could help. How can conquer or destroy this city?
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In Rock Band/Guitar Hero, what's the best approach to hand postion on the guitar for hard (and higher) difficulties?

Since hard requires more than four (non-thumb) fingers, one has to reposition their hand while playing. What is generally considered the easiest way to approach this? (Start low, and never ...
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Where can I download a shared userdata folder which has unlock all feaures?

I've finished everything in the Normal edition. I now just enjoy playing the Endless Survival with the GotY edition. But to play with the new edition, I have to replay from the beginning - which is ...
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Any way to fix Cathedral crash in Fallout?

I really searched it before on web. I can't get to the 3rd level in Cathedral (Master's Lair). All the solutions I found were from a very old thread in No Mutants Allowed. Nothing worked for me and ...
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Are all units in cover really covered in CoH?

Units in Company of Heroes can be in various kinds of cover. For instance, if the "green cover" symbol appears above a unit group's flag, it means the group is in heavy cover and is hard to hit. ...
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How do you 'read' your opponents building choices?

Scouting is the key to victory I hear, but can anyone explain how to actually decipher what I've learned? It has to be more than just 'now he can produce X unit'. You usually need some buildings to ...
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How do you gauge the Near Pin % of a transaction?

In Recettear, when you're buying/selling, the tutorial gives you the base "range" of acceptable percents to offer to the customers. It seems that there's a magic number to put down in order to get the ...
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Which first two promotions to assign for siege weapons during massive attack?

In Civilization IV to attack and conquest a city a stack of catapult (or other siege weapons) seems to me one of the most effective way. But which first two promotions should I assign to siege ...
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For Couch Surfer, do I have to watch the entirety of the broadcast?

Do I have to watch broadcasts in their entirety or am I able to click the TV screen and then press Esc? Does the screen always show static if I've viewed all broadcasts so far? How many unique ...
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How do I select my race when playing ranked games in Company of Heroes?

I enjoy playing CoH ranked games, but apparently I always get assigned a random race. Is there a way to select which faction I want to play with?
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What strategy to use in Civilization IV when you start in an inaccessible area?

I have played yesterday the Africa scenario, and I started the game in the area of Egypt. There were some good resources but the desert block me to build more than 4 cities and later in the game I ...
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How can I butcher non-tame animals that I've captured?

How can I butcher non-tame animals that I've captured, like deer in cages?
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Starcraft 2 : getting gold on Psionic Assault

I'm having a hard time reaching gold in the Psionic Assault challenge in Starcraft 2. I managed to get silver using combinations of force fields and psionic storms, but it seems that leaves me with ...
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Where to buy posters? [closed]

I watch a lot of Day9 TV, and I just decided to buy some cool and fancy StarCraft II posters, but Googling didn't return any usable results. Blizzard Store failed, because it just offers one poster, ...
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Is 11th drone better than 9th drone overlord? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to spawn your first overlord at 9 or 10 supply? As Zerg, I can make an overlord after my 9th drone or after my 10th. If I make it after the 10th, I can build an ...
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Is there an end to the Hall of Trials?

I recently purchased Recettear, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me if there is an end to the Hall of Trials. I've so far made it to the third floor of the dungeon before dying. It says that ...
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Why can't I spend my destiny points?

I've got a couple thousand destiny points, but the Use Destiny button is grayed out; why?
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Where is the light on the Pip-Boy 3000A?

The text during the loading screens talk about a light on the Pip-Boy, and tell you that having it turned on decreases your ability to sneak. Where is this light located, and how to turn it on/off. (...
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How to holster your weapon in Fallout 3?

I just noticed (during a loading screen) that is possible to holster your weapon. I've checked the keys in the option, yet i was unable find anything related. So how do you holster your weapon.
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In “A Boy and His Blob” for the Nintendo Wii, is there any reason to rescue the blobs in world 4?

In "A Boy and His Blob" for the Nintendo Wii, I have gotten to the fourth world, but have not yet beaten the game... so please don't tell me the ending :-) I have been trying to rescue all the blobs ...
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What causes a brick to blow away perpendiculars?

I've noticed that most of the time, in Bejeweled Blitz, a 4-block match create a bomb which blows up the 8 positions around it. However, occasionally, similar (or perhaps the same?) 4-block matches ...
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Which race in Starcraft 2 has it easiest and safest to expand?

I've had a bit of a discussion about expanding in Starcraft 2. Which race has the easiest and safest expanding? I argue that Zerg has the hardest as they can't add static defense before the creep gets ...
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Understanding StarCraft II without having played Starcraft I

How much will I miss of the StarCraft II plot if I have not played the original? Halo 3 is the worst offender thus far in this respect - things are not explained for gamers who did not slog through ...
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How does Even Teams in NCAA Football 11 work?

How, specifically, does the Even Teams feature work? I know it alters the overall level of each category of one team to match the other team, but it obviously doesn't match teams on a player to player ...
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imac voice chat not working with Starcraft 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone had success with Voice Chat in StarCraft 2? This is for a friend. He has all the latest drivers. The game sound works fine, but he can't hear the rest of the party ...
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If I assign several dwarfs to a same room, does it have any effect?

If I assign several dwarves to same room, for example a large dining room where everybody has a chair, how does it affect things? Would it be better if everyone gets their own separate dining room?
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Strange storm cloud in Worms Reloaded

I did an online match and happened that my opponent used a strange storm cloud on one of my worms. This cloud remained some turns on the head of my worm and then disappeared, but I didn't really ...
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Using Queen and Chrono Boost Effectively

So it looks like both the Queen and Chrono Boost come up every 25 seconds and each last 20 seconds, so unless your using them on multiple targets, you need to be checking back on these things every 25 ...
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How can I observe a game in Company of Heroes?

I'd like to view online multiplayer games, but I did not find a way to observe games. Is that possible, and if so, how? (I already know the answer and am going to post it if noone replies within a ...
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My dwarves are sleeping in each other's beds!

At least for the first few waves of migration, I try to make sure every dwarf has his or her own bedroom. So each one gets a small room with a bed in it assigned to him or her. But the dwarves don't ...
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Getting Better — Playing other races

So, I figure that the next step in getting better as a player is to play as the other races to get to know their strengths/weaknesses/openers/etc. Do you recommend this practice? What do you think ...
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Why can't I butcher a leopard?

I just bought a giant leopard and a giant tiger from those tree-loving elves. I also bought an elephant, which I promptly slaughtered for a strange mood dwarf. But said dwarf has yet to be placated! I ...
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Speed vs Brain: What matters?

What I ask myself is what counts more in StarCraft II? Is it a well balanced strategy (e.g. I know my opponent will get a lot of zerglings only, so I build a Colossus to roast his units) or is it the ...
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Which low-skill labors only reduce time

My fortress is starting to grow, just under the 80 mark with my last migration wave. And, well, I'm getting a lot of unskilled dwarfs migrating in that I'm simply designating as "peasants" to do all ...
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Is there a passive benefit of “Deflector Dish” and similar stats in Star Trek online?

There are several stats (Deflector Dish, Deflector Field, Emitters, etc) that you can have on your Deflector Array. Do these stats have any passive effect? Any effect at all other than ...
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How can I stop a worker destroying my town?

Playing Civ IV yesterday I got fed up with micromanaging my workers and turned one to automatic. I quite frequently do this in the middle game, but this time I happened to notice that it made a ...
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StarCraft 2 leaver's resources

In Starcraft 2, after a player drops/leaves on a team, the resources already gathered by that player is split and distributed among allies that remain. But will the resources (mineral/gas) that are ...
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Do I lose my achievements if I recover my Gamertag?

I was thinking about moving my Gamertag over to another storage device, but I'm afraid of losing all my achievements. If I just change the storage device and Recover Gamertag on the same Xbox, do I ...
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Puzzle Quest 2: Gate Hacker Achievement

I made what appears to be a mistake by "picking locks" for some of the doors when I started out on my quests in Puzzle Quest 2. Am I going to need to start over with a new character and bash all of ...
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Achievements on Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live

Say I play a game on the Xbox 360 and earn some achievements. If I later buy the same game through Games for Windows Live (under the same gamertag), will those achievements show up in both places, or ...
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Do BoS Knights/Paladins/etc. stop dropping holotags?

Under what circumstances would Brotherhood of Steel Knights, Paladins, etc. stop dropping holotags? I got on their bad side by killing the ones outside GnR Studio, but they were dropping them. However,...
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How to get the biggest army in 5 minutes?

What are good plans for getting the most units on the field within 5 minutes? There is only so much that you can do in 5 minutes, and many higher tech units are out of the question. What's the best ...
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How to determine what your opponent is up to?

I'm a new player (ranked low in the Bronze League). How do you determine what your opponent up to? I have trouble keeping my scout probe alive, but analyzing what I see is even a bigger issue. Even ...

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