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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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How can I turn off mouse acceleration for PC Games in Windows XP?

I've heard turning off mouse acceleration can help precision in games. How do I do this in Windows XP?
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Tropico 3 on Steam - need a activation code?

I just bought and downloaded Tropico 3 on Steam. It's now asking me for an activation code. Is this a bug? If not where can I find my code?
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DEFCON strategies

I bought DEFCON thanks to the recent steam sale and am keen to hear good strategies. I find that I'm not playing well enough to see the depth in the game - usually I just dump my missiles in a oner ...
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What are some key ways for someone new to FPS games to improve their game? [closed]

My question is aimed at death match games, such as Halo and Call of Duty. Assume a high degree of comfort with single-player FPSs, but no experience with multiplayer.
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Which content can I transfer from Guild Wars 1 to Guild Wars 2?

As soon as Guild Wars 2 will be released, what content of my Guild Wars 1 account can I transfer over to Guild Wars 2?
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How to kill a bronze colossus?

A bronze colossus just showed up on my map? How can I kill it?
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How do I make a custom uniform?

How do I make a custom uniform in Dwarf Fortress (0.31.10)? I want a uniform that allows leather armor, shields, and axes.
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Is there any way to fix an Xbox 360 that intermittently won't read discs?

My old Xbox 360 often times (but not always) won't read a disc. If I keep ejecting/inserting it will finally work. Is there anything I can do short of sending it back to the factory? It's not under ...
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How to get my birthday present in Guild Wars?

My character gets 1 year old soonish. How do I get the birthday present?
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5 votes
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Will replacing stock fan ban my console?

If I replace the stock fan in my Xbox 360 with something quieter, would my console be flagged as 'modded' and hence ban my console, or live account?
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Is it possible to play a Games for Windows Live game and use Xbox Live at the same time?

I bought Dawn of War 2 for the PC I ran into a problem: When I play DoW2 it logs me into my Games for Windows/Xbox "Live" account, the same I use for my Xbox. This is normally just fine, but my wife ...
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Where can I find the "mutant donkey woman" horse?

I watched this video where the players found a 'Mutant Donkey Woman': Where can this person/horse be found?
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How do I achieve the top score playing drums (solo) in Rock Band 2?

I've found that even if I hit 100% on expert playing drums (solo) in Rock Band 2, I don't have the highest score. How do I figure out how to maximize my score (in general, not for a specific song)?
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Refurbishing "loose" Xbox360 Controller

I have several 360 controllers and the analog sticks seem to get loose on me rather quickly. Is there a way to fix this "looseness", perhaps with a refurb kit or some other method? This would ...
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2 answers
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What games save to the Steam Cloud?

Which games (except Torchlight) store the current state of the game to the Steam cloud? What is the Steam Cloud? Steam is Valve's online game purchasing and digital delivery service/platform. Steam ...
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How can I avoid being detected as an infected in left 4 dead 2?

I always get caught playing as an infected no matter how good I hide (because the infected make noises). What would be a good tactic to minimize detection?
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How do I beat the final boss in Borderlands?

How do I beat the end-boss in Borderlands?
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How do I get three stars on "The Pit" in Special Ops?

I've completed the campaign mode of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and I want to complete Special Ops. I'm stuck on "The Pit". We have to complete the level in 35 seconds to get three stars. I was ...
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What are good builds for 'Brick'?

I play borderlands, and currently have a level 55 Brick character. What are some good builds for Brick, and which builds are the most versatile?
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Can I merge two separate Xbox LIVE Gold accounts under one XBL Gold Family Pack?

Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Gold Family Pack offers four Xbox LIVE Gold accounts for $100. Can I take two separate Xbox LIVE Gold accounts and make them both part of the same Xbox LIVE Gold Family Pack ...
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Are there any specific tactics or strategies I should use to improve my score at Fruit Ninja?

Obviously, I can just "miss fewer fruit" and "avoid more bombs". But when I compare my score to the high scores, I suspect there's a specific approach more specifc than "go study with fruit monks ...
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How do I build a deck?

While playing around in "Magic The Gathering" via Steam I was wondering about how one builds his deck... Buying "online" cards? Obtaining more cards as bonus for completing the campaigns? Where do ...
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17 votes
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What should I do to get into competitive?

I've been playing a lot of pubs for a long time. What steps should I take if I want to give competitive TF2 a shot?
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How should I clean the fans on PS3?

My 40gb PS3 has recently started making dirty fan noises. On my PC I would remove a side panel and clean everything out with a can of compressed air. But I'm unsure if this is the correct procedure ...
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Are the Lips wireless microphones for Xbox 360 compatible with Guitar Hero and Rock Band games?

If it's some, but not all, which ones (other than the early GH games which have no singing)?
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Is Starcraft 2 available for digital download?

Is Blizzard offering Starcraft II for digital download (i.e. something like Steam)?
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Comparing item stats in APB

The compare system in APB seems a little broken to me. As far as I can see you can only compare items that you have purchased, in the inventory screens. Is there a way to compare your currently ...
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1 answer
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Is there any way to play Left 4 Dead on a LAN?

It seems the only option for playing Left 4 Dead with my friends is to have all computers online, even though I bought the 4 pack from Valve. Is there anyway to plan a LAN game on Left 4 Dead 1?
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Getting the $1T and $10T achievements in Mafia Wars

Are there any tricks to getting the "That's with a 'T'" and "Nest Egg" ($1T and $10T) Achievements in Mafia Wars on Facebook? Or do you just have to play for a very long time?
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Game Boy Player with Wii

I used to play GBA games at home with the Game Boy Player accessory for the Nintendo Gamecube. It connects to the bottom of the GameCube, adding a base to it. Is there any way that it could be ...
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Do Galcon and Galcon Fusion track what boards or levels you've completed?

It seems like there's absolutely no reward for finishing a level. You can start on the hardest level for each game type, and it doesn't even indicate which ones you've successfully won. Am I missing ...
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Can I use an Xbox controller with a Mac?

Has anybody got any experience using an Xbox controller with a Mac? I know you can run the firmware on a PC. If not, cheap controller recommendations would be welcome!
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Easiest World of Warcraft Class to Level

What's the easiest WoW class to level-up?
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What's the best strategy for conquering counties in Pocket Empires?

I love playing Pocket Empires on my Android phone and I'm trying to conquer some neighboring counties. I usually send my speed bumps (1 Paladin, 1 Hussar, 1 Militia) and then all my ranged units. ...
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Can I use classic PS2 gamepads on the PS3?

I have the classic PS2-Controllers. Can I use them (obviously not per se) on the PS3?
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How do I re-apply a skill point?

I applied one of the points I earned as I rank up on a skill I don't want. Is there any way to undo that and apply the point to a different skill?
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Should I fully charge my sniper shot?

Is it prudent to fully charge my sniper rifle in most cases? If an enemy gets up close, am I better off trying to scope-n-shoot, no-scope, or try some other weapon?
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How can I buy in the PS Store with an EntroPay card?

This process used to be sweet, but now I just can't buy anything. All I get is The funds could not be added to your wallet message. Does anybody know if it is still possible to buy things from the ...
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Am I missing the display of health?

In some almost-dead situations, I am missing a display of what my actual health level is. It's hart to tell when I need to swallow some painkillers. Do I miss something? Is there something more "...
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Is there a PC controller that behaves exactly like an Xbox 360/PC Windows Controller? [closed]

I have an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows and I know that it's very good and one of the most or even the only, sometimes, PC controller supported by recent games. A friend of mine would like ...
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How to find the better games on Xbox Live Marketplace?

With so many games on Xbox Live Marketplace (XBLM), how can I identify the better games or more popular games from the market?
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What's the key to failure in roguelikes?

I've tried a fair amount of roguelikes. Nethack, ADoM, ToME, Crawl and more. However, I can only very rarely got into midgame. My records, for example, are reaching the beginning of the Quest in ...
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If I play Left 4 Dead 2 through Steam, will I still get Live achievements for it?

Since Steam has it's own achievements for the game, do they replace the Live ones or can I earn both?
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