theRepublic

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    < theRepublic
    • A 30 year old male gamer
    • United States
    • Joined on March 7th 2008, last online on 16 May 2016.
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    < noname2200 posted something on theRepublic's wall:

    Looks like our cities are playing each other in hockey. Good job taking game one!

    < BasilZero posted something on theRepublic's wall:

    Are you the HD version of Gribble?

    Lol, someone mentioned this same thing about a year ago.

    on 14 February 2016

    I have a version with the smile turned into a frown. Maybe I should go with that,

    on 14 February 2016

    < theRepublic updated his status:

    Completed Call of Duty: World at War level Downfall on Veteran.

    All finished with this one.

    on 31 December 2015

    < spurgeonryan posted something on theRepublic's wall:

    Sorry, my phone won't allow me to post on comments. It is really surprising that a COD has that much content. Impressive. Glad your about done!

    Well...not sure I would call it that much content.

    To get my money's worth, I play though on every difficulty level. That means this is my forth (and final) play-through.

    It is a different experience on the harder difficulty levels. I don't think I really understood the second to last level until this last play-through.

    At the last checkpoint you are assaulting a building, and eventually trigger a set-piece. On the easier difficulties, it is really easy to just run up close, take cover, and occasionally pot shot some enemies. On the hardest difficulty, I finally understood the need for the sniper rifle and rocket launcher you can find laying around, and the different cover available. That stuff just wasn't needed before, and now I understand the way the level was meant to be played. I also figured out what exactly triggers the set piece (I think).

    Same thing with the last level on the second hardest difficulty. There is a section on the parliament floor. I mostly just killed people on the easier difficulties. On the second hardest difficulty, I figured out exactly who to target to move the objectives along.

    Granted, a lot of the harder difficult only stems from the waves of grenades that the enemies throw right on top of your head even if they shouldn't be able to see you. And their crazy accuracy and reaction speed. And the fact that they all seem to wear crazy good body armor. It is unbelievable the number of times I put a rifle bullet into someone's chest, and instead of acting like they got shot, they just take aim and near insta-kill me instead. So that part of the game just kind of sucks.

    on 14 December 2015

    < theRepublic updated his status:

    Completed Call of Duty: World at War level Heart of the Reich on Veteran.

    Only the last level to go.

    on 08 December 2015

    Sweet! How many hours did you put into it?

    on 08 December 2015

    Without that Wii Channel that accumulated your game data, it is tough to know for sure. I think I was around 60 hours for Modern Warfare, but I played some multiplayer on that game. Maybe 40-50 hours?

    on 11 December 2015

    At the last checkpoint of the last level now. Almost done.

    on 14 December 2015

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    Write 75

    Best game by Rare Ltd

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 May 2016

    I see Diddy Kong Racing is falling behind in the voting. It deserves more love than that. It was a fantastic racing game, and with more vehicle types than you see in pretty much anything else. The planes were great. I loved how it was like an adventure game and racing game all rolled into one. It was my favorite kart racer until Mario Kart Wii came out....

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    Best game by Rare Ltd

    in Gaming Discussion on 16 May 2016

    No one has made a FPS better than GoldenEye or Perfect Dark in all the years since. It actually kind of depresses me a little bit. I went with Perfect Dark because of all the extra multiplayer modes....

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    NSMB turns 10 years old today

    in Nintendo Discussion on 16 May 2016

    Wow, did not expect to see so many haters in this thread. Fantastic game. I played the hell out of it. Maybe I should pull out the ol' DS and give it another go....

    Biography

    Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

    University: University of Missouri

    Height: 0'0

    Build: Other

    Relationship status: Married

    Favourite Games: DS
    Animal Crossing: Wild World
    Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day
    (Don't judge my DS collection too harshly. My girlfriend bought most of those games.)

    GameBoy
    Pokemon Blue
    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX

    GBA
    Advance Wars
    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
    Golden Sun

    GameCube
    Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
    Metroid Prime
    Pikmin 2
    Star Wars: Clone Wars
    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

    N64
    Diddy Kong Racing
    GoldenEye 007
    Perfect Dark
    The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    PC
    Command & Conquer: Red Alert
    Rise of Nations

    PS
    Grand Theft Auto 2

    PS2
    Final Fantasy X

    SNES
    Donkey Kong Country
    Super Mario All-Stars
    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
    Super Mario World
    Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

    Wii
    Mario Kart Wii
    Metroid Prime: Trilogy
    Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition
    Super Mario Galaxy
    Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    WiiWare
    World of Goo

    Xbox
    Halo 2

    Xbox 360
    Gears of War 2

    About Me: I have been gaming since the late 1980's.

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    Started on 08 November 2014

    Started on 08 March 2014

    Started on 26 September 2013

    Game Stats

    • 214 total number of games
    • 0 games in common
    • 8.0 average game rating
    • Wii favourite console (50 games)
    • Platform favourite genre (35 games)
    • 60% of games completed