- A 33 year old male gamer
- Joined on January 13th 2008, last online 2 days ago.
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When my kid is old enough I'll probably start gaming with him again. :)
Season's greetings! I would like to personally invite you to join this year's Steam Secret Santa event, thread link below. Please drop by and help us make this holiday season a bit more merry for everyone. Looking forward to seeing you there!
So get this. A while back (like 2 years), I asked you about a failed SMART test on my dad's computer. Low and behold, the hard drive finally completely crashed on us.
Well, with our luck, my dad's hard drive at his office was acting up as well, and that crashed within weeks of the same time. Lets take the story about 2 weeks later, and another guy at my dad's office just had his hard drive crash too. I ordered these 2 computers at the same time...I guess it was cheap parts.
3 danged hard drives all crashing in like a months time. 2 of the computers were only 2 years old, and the other probably 4. Just ridiculous.
Regardless, my dad has since learned his lesson, and he now has me build his computers with much more reliable parts instead of ordering the cheap ones.
In terms of hard drives and backup storage, I've started using FreeNAS and its awesome. I built a dedicated machine with over 12TB of storage which uses ZFS and allows me to plug in any spare drives I have to add to my total storage at any time. If a drive fails, I just unplug it without any data loss...
Something to consider if you're tired of dealing with multiple external hard drives and them failing.
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KungKras said: EDIT: The dreamcast is one of the best consoles ever though. That people found a way to still play Phantasy Star online on it should be a testament to that. The fact that there were over 20 games made since its demise and 3 new games coming out this year should be a testament to that....
BMaker11 said: disolitude said: BMaker11 said: I said this a while ago: We are nostalgic for the DC because it got canned. But was it the "best console ever", as some have said? No! Yes, it had great games like Sonic Adventure, Power Stone, Shenmue, 2K Sports games exclusive, Jet Set Radio, etc. We're fond of those games and they are the shining examples of the DCs...
BMaker11 said: I said this a while ago: We are nostalgic for the DC because it got canned. But was it the "best console ever", as some have said? No! Yes, it had great games like Sonic Adventure, Power Stone, Shenmue, 2K Sports games exclusive, Jet Set Radio, etc. We're fond of those games and they are the shining examples of the DCs library. But we never stop and remember: that's all it...
Occupation: Kicking ass!
Education: Got one
Eye colour: Brown
Hair colour: Brown
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Relationship status: Dating
Favourite Games: 16 bit era(Gen 4 consoles) - Sonic series, Streets of Rage series, Mortal Kombat 2, Landstalker, Zelda, Vectorman series
32 bit era(Gen 5 consoles) - Castlevania:SOTN, Nights, Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil series, Street Fighter Alpha series
Gen 6 consoles - Sonic Adventure, Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, Resident evil 4, Metal Gear Solid 3, Gradius V, Guitar Hero, Halo series, Ikaruga
Gen 7 consoles - Fear, Portal, Gears of War, Rock Band, Mario Strikers, Devil May Cry 4, Halo 3
Favourite Music: Heavy Metal
Favourite Films: Terminator 1 - 2, Dark City, Seven, The Matrix, Blade Runner, Aliens