Rory Alsop
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Is it best to stick together or spread out in MW3 team deathmatch?
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Keeping a group together, but reasonably well spread out helps to protect you from an experienced enemy team. Keep in visual range in order to be able to provide covering fire, and use your role ...

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How do you stop vines from spreading?
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Vines spread - it's what they do. To stop them spreading: remove the 'source' vines - the top ones, or ones on a block, and others hanging below will fall to the ground. use a moat, they won't spread ...

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Why do L8+ agents attack portals but then do not claim it
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I have two main reasons for doing this: I tend to be in a hurry. I get a bit of hacking and bursting done on my commute, and a little during lunch breaks and weekends. So if I'm out for lunch I am ...

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Water Elevator does not work in death-pit EXP farm
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http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Tutorials/Water_Ladder says that the water ladder no longer works (since beta 1.6.6). You should use signs instead.

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Should I pick my tables up by hand?
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An alternate solution, as I never move my chests or tables: I always create a new set (furnace, crafting table and chest) wherever I set a new "safe-house" or area to work in. This just means I can ...

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Why do video game framerates need to be so much higher than TV and cinema framerates?
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You need the higher framerates because the resolution and clarity of monitors is much higher than TV and cinema, and you are trying to spot any tiny movement or detail as it may be critical in-game. ...

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I'm stuck at the chasm in Scanner Sombre
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After many, many falls trying to jump at every angle between the outcrops, I have found the way to get across.

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Portal attack power in ingress
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The Ingress Portal Attack Simulator gives a very good indication of the portal's attack strength - the author is currently updating for the new shield and link mitigation. You can get hit by many ...

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How do I play Portal 2 workshop maps?
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The maps should be saved in: Windows XP/Vista/7 32bit c:\program files\steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\portal2\maps Windows XP/Vista/7 64bit c:\program files (x86)\steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\...

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Is there a owned portal list available?
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With the number of players who have joined since Ingress left beta, the cmost useful tactic now is to pick a territory you can personally manage on a day to day basis (unless you are out in the sticks ...

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All current quests are in Markarth - and they hate me there
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I couldn't use the patch, and I wasn't stealthy enough, so I tried sheathing the weapon. It turns out that you can't just turn up with your weapon sheathed - they still attack, and you need to send ...

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What's the best tactics to avoid zombies in DayZ?
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Dayzguides made this video which gives excellent guidance. A quick summary: Avoid them by crawling if at all possible Run up hills in a zig-zag (ideally a hill with trees on) and crawl as soon as you ...

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How can I get more saved-game slots in Portal 2?
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You can save over previous save slots - if you find you run out just keep some useful ones. Remember you shouldn't need very many - only enough to complete a single level, then maybe again to get ...

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How do people have the ability to do super jumps in modern warfare 2?
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Definitely a cheat. Flag them to a server admin. In general, while people might be much better than you on reflexes or aiming, if they are significantly better than all rest of the players, or do odd ...

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What can I do if my Steam client gets clogged with nearly-complete downloads?
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What I do is cancel all downloads and just enable one at a time. This happened when I bought some large bundles in sales. It seems to work. I don't know whether it is related to load, or whether ...

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What's the fastest way to find mineshafts?
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The other option I use when specifically trying to find mineshafts is to build a very tall tower and stand on it, then disconnect. When you reconnect you get some time before all the chunks around you ...

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How do I kill someone if they are using a riot shield?
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Grenade behind them is what I have always liked :-) It's simple and you can do it at a reasonable range.

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Are there any known songs for guitar hero?
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With these sorts of games, you should really make your purchase decision based on the one that has the best track listing for you. And an alternative way to look at it, which I took, was to use it ...

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Country support for Ingress
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Many countries have players - it is supposed to be global, barring the restrictions @EBongo mentioned. The official intel site at Ingress.com/intel has a global map which shows all portals and fields....

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Keeping a long term base in DayZ
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As many players specifically watch for bases/hidden caches etc, the only real technique to protect your stash is to work in a small group of individuals to have continuous activity on the server. Of ...

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Guitar Hero III with keyboard only
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This would go against the way the game is written - you are supposed to press a button to emulate the picking action, and use another button to denote which fret is selected. You could do it though, ...

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How should I destroy a Mob Spawner?
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I always surround them in cobblestone, just in case I want to harvest later. Pop torches all round to dissuade spawning, then build walls, ceiling and a floor. When you want to harvest, build your ...

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What to do when I can't find sheep?
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I had this problem when I first started playing - couldn't figure out how to make bread so just killed everything nearby and ate it. Didn't realise they wouldn't respawn. Ended up just heading into ...

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Modern Warfare 3 crashes my computer in the middle of game
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I had an issue very similar with a machine with the GeForce GTX 570ti and after struggling through various suggestions on the EVGA forums, the core of it came down to the annoying way NVIDIA drivers ...

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Are enemies vulnerable to a specific weapon type?
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It does look this way, yes. I tried gold cutter vs ice melter on the first boss and ice melter seems to take it down faster (not 100% definite, as that's a tricky weapon to guarantee is entirely on ...

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What route did you use to earn the Stunt Superstar award in Burnout Paradise?
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I like to start just north of the Wildcats stadium, an dhead up the scaffolding on the left heading south, then round the back of the stadium and up the ramps here. When you come to the end and pop ...

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How to redirect the lasers in Testchamber 19 in Chapter 4?
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Interesting - I kind of wish I had done it this way. I had a slightly different idea, which was a complete PITA on timing: i.e. in that very small fraction of a second I was trying to line up and ...

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Can I run a steam game without updating it first?
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You can do it by opening Steam without internet then connect and then go online. However, if the game already started updating, you HAVE to let it finish or else steam won't let you play it.

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Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa?
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An additional way to do this is with very cheap adapters: I have GH 1 for the PS2, GH 2 and 3 for PS3, and RB 1 and 2 for PS3 and I find the worst guitar of the lot is the Les Paul (it just seems to ...

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PS3 keeps saying my WPA key is wrong
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I have seen very similar issues when the signal suffers interference. Even if you have high signal strength this can happen. Simple things you can try: Configure your router to use a different ...

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