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Finishing challenges: prestige first?

I'm currently just trying to finish out off the challenges available pre-prestige, but am wondering if anyone out there has any experience doing this after prestiging, and whether it seems earier to ...
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How does Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter differ from the original game?

I own the original Serious Sam: The First Encounter and I absolutely love it. What has changed in the new HD version? Is it worth a new purchase?
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Can I register a retail boxed copy of a game with Steam?

I personally do not like to purchase games digitally. There's just something magical about going to the store, picking up a boxed game, staring at the amazing box art, bringing the game home and ...
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What does it mean when a game is labeled "Games for Windows"?

Several games these days have a banner across the top of the box that reads Games for Windows. What does this mean? Should I care?
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What video output formats are supported on the Nintendo Gamecube?

I have a composite output cable for my Gamecube, but it would be nice if it supported a higher quality output, such as S-Video or Component. Does the Gamecube have output support for these outputs?
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Strategy for earning the Wheels of Hazard pin in Bad Company 2?

I just can't seem to earn the "Wheels of Hazard" pin in Bad Company 2 (in a round, score three roadkills in any vehicle). The quadbike on Port Valdez seems like an obvious choice, but I always either ...
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In Dragon Age, how can you get Morrigan to come with you with Isabela in the Pearl?

If you go to the Pearl, you can get Isabela to give you Dueling lessons by either playing cards or having a bit of .. fun.. on her ship. How can you get Morrigan to join in? I've got her as ...
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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies "Q-...
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How do you get the Pirate bunny?

I can't seem to work out how to get the pirate bunny in Bunni. The creator says that I can't have it because I'm not special enough. How can I get special?
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How can I guarantee a hat drop?

How can I get a hat? I've been playing for ages, and haven't got a darn tootin' thing.
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Why are some 32-bit PC games not supported on 64-bit operating systems?

I have the original box-copy of "Medal of Honor Airborne", where the system requirements state that the game cannot be played on Windows Vista 64-bit. Why are some games not supported on 64-bit ...
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How to start with a Minimalistic build in Dwarf Fortress

What are the first things you should do when starting with a minimalistic build (1 anvil, 1 copper nugget) in Dwarf Fortress.
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How to map mutliple keys to a button in Half Life 2/Team Fortress 2?

I'm sick of trying to get my rocket jumps accurate enough to actually jump places, that I'm left trying to jump instead of killing the enemy. This would be helpful in Half Life 2 too. As they have ...
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What's the code to get 30 lives in the original Contra?

There was a code you entered into Contra for NES to get 30 extra lives. You entered it with the controller. What was it?
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How can I record demos of my gameplay?

I remember seeing a lot of cool Counter Strike videos back in the day. How do you go about recording your gameplay (any game) into an easy to edit format? Do you need special software? How much does ...
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In Fallout 3 (on the Xbox 360) is there any fix for the "moving PIP-Boy" bug?

I love me some Fallout 3. In fact, it's paused as I write this. That said, there's a fairly well-known bug (definitely in the Xbox version, I don't know about the others) where the PIP-Boy display ...
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Does a steering wheel controller offer advantages over a standard controller that will help me improve in a racing game?

This applies to pretty much any racing game. What advantages, if any, does a steering wheel controller offer over a standard (analog) controller that will help me improve? Or is the steering wheel ...
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Taking multiple screenshots during gameplay

How can I take multiple screenshots from a PC game during playing?
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Of what use is the Heavy dropping a sandwich?

Recently I've accidentally discovered that you can Right-Click to drop a sandwich (Heavy's 2nd weapon), but then I can't pick it up again. Anyone know what's the point of dropping the sandwich apart ...
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At what points in Forza 3 do you start races in higher positions?

Semi-migrated from SmarterGamer. I'm playing through the career mode of Forza Motorsports 3, and now get starting positions ranging from 1-3. When I started the game, I was starting at position 8. (...
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1 answer
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Using a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC

Can I use a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC?
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Difference between "Batman: Arkham Asylum" on PS3 and XBox 360

What differences are there between "Batman: Arkham Asylum" on PS3 and XBox 360?
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Are FPS browser-dependent in games like Quake Live or Battlefield Heroes?

Could the number of frames per seconds you get in browser-based games like Quake Live, Battlefield Heroes or Free Realms be affected by the browser version or browser type? I mean choosing Chrome ...
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Where do those nasty red balls (eggs?) come from in Darwinia?

Two questions, really: Does the game explain at some point where those red "eggs" come from? Where does these red "eggs" come from?
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Are there any tactics for Bejeweled Blitz?

I average a score of ~60,000 on Bejeweled Blitz for iPhone, yet I see a lot of my friends posting scores of over 250,000. Are there any tactics for achieving such a high score, or is it really just ...
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What build order should I use for Zerg in StarCraft 2?

I'm familiar with the general mechanics of the game, but what's the best build order for the beginning of the game?
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How to play Amiga games on PC

Is it possible to play Amiga games on a PC with Windows OS, and is it also possible to connect an Amiga type joystick to PC and play the games with it?
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Does any GTA game feature another GTA title as a mini game? [closed]

Are there any mini games inside any of the Grand Theft Auto games that is essentially a mini version of an older GTA title?
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"Under the Radar" achievement in GTA4?

Under which bridges do I have to fly to get the "Under the Radar" achievement in GTA4?
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What are the different custom scenarios for Age Of Empires 2?

I've been a member of GameRanger for a while, and I am familiar with RM - Random Map, and CBA - Castle Blood Auto, but I have noticed other game types such as Path Blood and Michi. Can you give me a ...
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What are the differences between XBOX 360 Consoles?

How many versions of Xbox 360 consoles exist, and what are the differences between them?
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How can I check which coop missions I have gold medal in Red Dead Redemption?

In the coop missions from the "Outlaws To The End" DLC.
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Official mutations on left 4 dead 2

I just bought Left 4 Dead 2, and I noticed there's a "mutation" (mod) to play, but only one per week (I think it's per week). Is there a way to play past official mutations, or is it intended for ...
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What builds are the pro Zerg players using in StarCraft?

I'm trying to be a better Zerg player. What are the pros doing for openings? (this is specifically for the original StarCraft)
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When does the weekly drop count reset?

Ever since the weekly drop limits went into place, I only get a few items a week. What is the exact time each week the drop count resets?
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Which is better for a Gaming PC Graphics Card - more RAM, or faster GPU?

If I have budget for one of two graphics cards as an upgrade, where one has more RAM but the other a faster clock speed on the GPU, which would have the biggest impact on gaming performance? The one ...
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Purpose of SMB Warp Zones?

What was Nintendo's intention of adding the Warp Zones into the original Super Mario Brothers? Was it meant to be an easter egg for players to find? Was it used by the programmers while debugging?
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How can I craft the Golden Wrench?

Soon Valve is announcing the Engineer Update. There is a lot of hype about "The Golden Wrench", an item that can be crafted and used by the engineer class. What I did not understand is which item ...
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How does the Pokemon HeartGold / SoulSilver Safari Zone work?

At serebii.net I read that some Pokemon show themselves in the safari zone with certain types of blocks, but it does not really say if blocks will stay, how they level, or that switching out will ...
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Are there alternate or secret exits for some levels in New Super Mario Bros for Wii?

In Super Mario World on the Super NES (16-bit), some levels on the world map were represented by a different-colored globe, which indicated that there were secret exits hidden on them that would open ...
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Can you kill two players with a single shot in Urban Terror?

Phrased another way, does any kind of round penetrate players e.g. those fired by the PSG-1 or the SR8?
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How do I recover lost achievements?

A few weeks ago my cousin recovered his Gamertag on my Xbox 360 because we were playing Xplosion Man at my place and he wanted to get the achievements. Some time after, he started playing Red Dead ...
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Where is the infinite (99) lives staircase in the original Super Mario Bros?

I know there's a staircase at the end of one of the levels where a well-timed jump onto a turtle coming down a staircase will allow me to keep landing on the same shell until I max out my extra lives. ...
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Passing the Meat Circus level on Psychonauts

I've been enjoying Psychonauts immensely, and I think the difficulty progression was all fine and well - until the last level, the dreaded meat circus. I just can't make it - the protecting-flying-...
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Playing QuakeLive on Mac?

Is there a way to play QuakeLive on a Mac?
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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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What is an effective close combat weapon in Quake Wars?

What is an effective close combat weapon in Quake Wars?
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Do "Gaming" mousepads make a difference with today's optical mice?

There seem to be a lot of "Gaming" mousepads on the market - some very expensive. Do these make any real impact with today's optical mice over an old mousepad or desk?
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How do I know if my plants are already fully grown in Plants vs Zombies?

I still need to buy some upgrades, so I want to sell some of my plants from my Zen Garden when they are fully grown. But how do I know when they are fully grown? Attributes to Randell
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Is there a respec mechanism in Dragon Age: Origins?

I'm starting to regret some earlier decisions regarding my skills and talents. Is there some sort of respec mechanism that I can find later in the game? Alternatively, are there mods for this?

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