RCIX
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What is the average battery life of an NES cartridge?
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According to this page, the batteries last 15-20 years.

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How can I stop my dwarves from throwing tantrums?
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Make a giant engraved dining hall. It is the Final Solution to all happiness problems. Seriously. I heard of a guy who had dwarves who starved to death, but were ecstatic because their dining room was ...

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How do I assign rooms in Dwarf Fortress
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query over the bed, press r to make the bedroom, size it with alt+up/down, then optionally assign the room to a dwarf, make it a dormitory, or name the bed.

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How can I modify the appearance of Melon vines?
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According to the wiki, the texture is offset underground then extended up as the melon (or pumpkin) stem grows. It's just a matter of making sure the stem texture is tall enough.

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What is the real duration of the Viking's transformation?
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In Galaxy Data Editor, on the Morph ability for both Viking - Assault Mode and Viking - Fighter Mode, the Random Delay Maximum field is set to 0.5 (seconds). It's just a pre-transform delay for effect ...

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Dwarf Fortress Character and Graphics Sets
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I'm not using it at the moment, but Ironhand's Graphics Set looks gorgeous! I couldn't find any good shots of it in action, though…

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Delete / Un-assign Group numbers to units in Supreme Commander 2
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To change the group designation for a unit, assign the units to the new group, deselect all units, then press Ctrl + the old group number (this assigns the group to nothing). The only way to remove ...

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Can I trust Steam-powered games? Is there any unwanted behavior installed with Steam?
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Up to the point i got Supreme Commander 2, didn't use Steam at all, and now it's my preferred choice for buying games. Not to sound like a shill for Valve, but it has a minimal footprint on your ...

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Productivity in Dwarf Fortress
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AFAIK, it slowly makes them unhappy. But if you have a legendary dining hall, then you don't really need to worry about that :)

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Installing Star Trek Armada 2 on Windows 7?
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Wow! Haven't heard of this game in a while. If you're going to play it though, grab Fleet Operations as it brings the game up to modern standards (in graphics and gameplay). It will require your disk ...

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How do I counter an ACU rush in Supreme Commander 2?
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You really should start with building radar so you can see if they're ACU rushing. From there, if they are, drop everything and start building some point defense. If you have factories, then halt them ...

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Galaxy Editor change map lighting?
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Found it! It's under Window > Lighting.

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Change tileset for already-created Starcraft 2 map?
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If you open Map > Map Options... then go to the Texture tab, then you can change the tileset. Note that changing the tileset will wipe the undo history.

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