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    Greetings from China

    The biggest problem is government interference as a whole. Because the government, the watchdogs for the prison of our existence, we can't quite blame them. Therefore, we turn our eyes onto the "victims" of the enforcement, which would be the game addicts. Problem is, it would be difficult to...
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    Greetings from China

    I'm going to have to agree, sadly, with Ki here. If anyone is to blame, it would have to be the gamers themselves. Aggravating yourself because half of the population is busy rambling away in a virtual world is a bad notion to follow. As for hyp's argument of a lack of phenomena detection...
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    SEPHIROTH IS OVER-RATED!!

    Kingdom Hearts is a terrible game of storyline. The gameplay was pretty good, but the storyline. All of it is a bunch of cameos in response to little bishie-craving fans that go, "zomg! i watns my lil cloudy in kh!" Sephiroth, I can't quite say he was evil. He was driven insane by the fact he...
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    DotA: The Psychological Analysis

    Gauntlet, your theory is a joke. Literally. The closest thing to a "cult" in DotA is probably some ill-minded fraternity of which players reside in. Chat monitors are a violation of privacy as well, and no one would get anything out of DotA unless there were subliminal messages, and if I really...
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    Music Themes

    I'm trying to recreate one specific theme, but all the set functions allow only for a theme to be played once after the initial background music (unwanted) is destroyed.
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    OMG THIS IS ****EN TICKING ME OFF HOW DO I DO THIS

    Press shift when you are selecting the field. However, some fields may crash the game when negative.
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    DotA: The Psychological Analysis

    Blizzard maps are actually very, very fun. But in my opinion, they're a sort of PR gimmick to remind people that "we care about more than patches." Nonetheless, I feel that Blizzard has tried, and has also adopted some good maps, i.e. NOTD Games like Enfos, Uther Party, all those LOAP's...
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    What happens to the games?

    Bnet is a conduit to allow players to host a game. The players are the hosts, the server isn't. Therefore, when all viable hosts leave, the remainder are disconnected and the game's presence is absolved.
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    DotA: The Psychological Analysis

    The friend who was crass commented DotA as the "third-person CS." Essentially true, but when a game so fast-paced and watered down attracts the slums of an online community, you can't expect a lot else but more idiots to pop up. When people start playing a little more intelligently, i.e...
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    DotA: The Psychological Analysis

    Thanks for bringing up some minor points I overlooked. Yes, Guinsoo's going to have his ass handed to him by Blizzard, simply because: 1) He made it with the editor. He can't say it was all his creation 2) From the site, which states "DotA stands for “Defense of the Ancients”, it's a free mod...
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    DotA: The Psychological Analysis

    DotA has spawned a trail of followers, and its poor quality and blankly thought out systems often hook people nonetheless. Why so? In this essay, I intend to explain my personal opinion of how this game, despite all the rambles and hard work the modding community puts into their maps, puts an...
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultima suggestions

    OT: First off, there should've been an Off Topic tag, because what you're saying is completely irrelevant to the creation of an SSBM game for Warcraft. I have no qualms about his idea, given the quality is relatively good.
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    making difficulty for td help

    I'm pretty sure there's a form of an upgrade to increase speed for a unit. As for the dialogue buttons, I suggest variables for the dialogues, and from the button selected, raise the upgrade amounts. However, this will mean that you will have to start off the units slower than what you intend.
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    How to display mana cost of items on item?

    This is characteristic of unique items. For example, the Gloves of Spell Mastery have the Control Magic ability tagged onto them. Therefore, to invoke the spell that is given, there is a mana cost. So when creating abilities, you simply add a mana cost, given that they are active. However, I'm...
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    making difficulty for td help

    There is a trigger function to set the handicaps. I recommend that you try that.
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    EVERYBODY HAVE TO SEE IT! DAMN!

    Same with my brother. IN any event, Guinsoo will screw up and add something legally impossible. Most editors don't read the Terms of Service, but they don't violate them either. The megalomaniac will run into something if the map gets too big. Most editors make great but small-pictured minds...
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultima suggestions

    Create a knockback sequence, and not something based on their health, i.e. dying. For example, create a rackup damage, so it would loop this trigger based on the amount of hits one has taken. Event: A unit is attacked, or something to that effect. Conditions: Yours to add Actions: For each...
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    EVERYBODY HAVE TO SEE IT! DAMN!

    I hope DotA really runs into some legal issues with this. If it becomes some sort of franchise it would infringe on Blizzard's artwork and miscellany copyrights, and finally go down.
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    Import Corruption

    I'll try that out. Odd, too. I had several crashes as well from importing. I'll test it out a bit later. Thanks VG
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    Import Corruption

    My models and files constantly, if not periodically, stop working after a certain period. Can anyone explain this phenomenon to me?
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    Odds & Ends - VG's Map Making Suggestions

    You've bested me beyond my limits, VG, simply out of expertise. I've gotten better, but don't have the field of knowledge anymore. Simply excellent. I hope to hear from you again.
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    Doodad Reconstruction

    Yes, I'm back, but I don't expect anyone to remember. Anyways, I'm building a map where trees will be destroyed, but I do not know how to respawn trees after they are hit by an artillery strike. Off topic: What happened to TTOR in my disappearance?
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    How NOT to flame a mod

    I found that humorous with merit. Society is gonna go to waste in this theory, with certain people... The faulty gene for mental deficiencies at birth like Down's Syndrome, with all the carcinogenic crap we make will eventually override the default genes for human intelligence. We will all be...
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    A disturbing look at WoW and other MMORPGs

    If they use that evidence of murder over video games to ban them, then that will cause some problems. Kinda like the prohibition (heh). http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=158 Anyway, I think people are "uber-nerds" to say, to be so immersed into a game. Obviously people find hundreds of...
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    REBELLION FOR ALL YOU MODERATOR PIGS

    Here's my two cents: Anarchists and the concept of senseless anarchy is pathetic.
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    OMFG R U GOTH!???

    And in this sense, is probably why the United States has seperation of church and state, therefore furhter contibuting to certain freedoms that other countries don't seem to conform to for rash reasons. titan_06: let's not be cynical now, shall we? Cold Voice: Nice speech. It's actually...
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    OMFG R U GOTH!???

    If this was Catholic, we'd have another Inquisition, except something that would drastically violate the 1st Amendment on the Bill of Rights, therefore when the government would try to put this whole thing down, they'd most likely would violate it too. And here's another thing about American...
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    OMFG R U GOTH!???

    I didn't even think it was a joke. It was stupid, whether it was a joke or was serious. If it is serious, those guys are being extremists, almost forcing people to join in with God, being his little free violators of free will. I mean, the second to about 10th ones are all criteria you should...
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    Worst game you have ever played?

    No, Satomi, I was not talking about you. I was mentioning the people who are dumb enough *ahem* excuse my language, that they believe they are going to use the original war3 models to create Pokemon. I believe you're using an expert to create you own, or at least do your very best to not succumb...
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    Worst game you have ever played?

    The Tribes series and or course, Runescape. Runescape was a pathetic game. You had kids ranging from ages 5-16 flooding my frigg'n library computer system to play Runescape, like some giant LAN party. What's even worse is that people actually will pay money for that. Tribes was so frigg'n...
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    Say what you think of the above poster

    I personally think UV is a great person, kinda whimsical and really ingenuitive when it comes to posting good responses
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    Say what you think of the above poster

    Daelin is a great moderator who looks out for the community, while at the same time contributes towards it.
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    I need some help on how to make a sig

    I believe you'd be much better off CnP'ing with MSPaint to create parts of the image, or downloading a trial of photoshop to do that. If necessary, just go to http://good-tutorials.com, look up some neat pictures of the effects, and put them onto your picture like a collage. I'm not sure exactly...
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    I Feel Sorry for you Americans...

    Only a marginal amount of Dota's material was ever worth even glancing at. And that very material wasn't his. I recall something from about 4 months ago where Guinsoo was failing college just to make an effort to update his map. And his update? "Many of the popular heros have been nerfed," in a...
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    How do i make save/load heroes game to game! join here

    I also believe there is an option to allow you to copy the variables required with the trigger. Also, you also may need to tweak the code, because you may be using different items
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    Seaworm Roaming Norwegian Lakes and more!

    It's because God is a figure of religious belief, not a delirious myth fabricated to attract attention. When someone sees something wierd happen, do they blame it on God? No... they blame it on aliens, sea monsters, things that haven't been proven yet. Do not mix science with religion, unless...
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    Are there Aliens and UFO

    I think there is something called the Drake equation for you fanatics to actually see how much life could be in the universe. There are countless stars and such in the universe. All of which are moving away from each other as is expands, as theoretically proven by the Big Bang. Not to mention...
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    Seaworm Roaming Norwegian Lakes and more!

    The main point of my opinion is, if there's so much evidence, then why not actually send something to check it out and see if it's there?
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    I imported models but why doesnt it works

    I believe the Windows operating system can extract them too, but it's far more tedious.
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    Seaworm Roaming Norwegian Lakes and more!

    Not necessarily. If a legend is not recorded, then it gets twisted by the rough and unnerving grinding stones which we call word of mouth. It's actually your choice to take what I said, which is a rational and backed up opinion anyway, or you could go ahead and flame me for desecrating something...
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    Seaworm Roaming Norwegian Lakes and more!

    I'm sorry, but all of this is bogus, fake, nonsense. If something this phenomenal did in fact exist, wouldn't we have already catalogged it into our encyclopedias, and rather not have dozens of "sightings" that are happening so recently, with the steroids and who knows what else circulating...
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    Signature Show-off

    Excuse me for not visiting, I just took the little watch on the suffering of the insolent instead of posting =P Excuse the poor digital freehand, as I have never skinned since I left Excuse this for screen-stretching
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    Noob Dictionary

    Alas, this new ranter hath assumed my role. Decent to say the least, I know you can do better, especially if you build up your vocab and actually write something instead of parsed bits and pieces of noob scrap. Good job for a ranting first
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    New BETA Game Out!!!

    You do not understand the point. Magic is what most MMORPGs contain, and many things as well. But what you're saying is that in this game, anything can become an enemy. This is not the case. By threatening the earth by hauling trebuchets over it, it doesn't turn into a granite wyrm and engulf...
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    Hosted Project News

    At least we now have a bustling, active project ready for the forge of mapmaking. Alas, we are slowly getting back on track, and simply need a little more organization to clean out unneeded things
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    New BETA Game Out!!!

    Nonetheless, that just reduces the realism that is long appreciated in many MMORPGs and other games. Realism is what gives it a point. It tells you some person can't hack the game into a dimensional wormhole, and gives the game some actual limits
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    New BETA Game Out!!!

    In simpler terms, your project is too vague, and does not provide the credentials which tell people that your project will be done, has good reason and talent in it, and is actually worth their time overall
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    Rant Contest Results

    Because of the utter shyness of this forsaken community, I am ashamed that all the ranters, Kerrigan, Rexfist, [email protected], and others hath not submitted any items of worth. So I am going to say the winner would have to be VGSatomi. However, the prizewinner will in fact be Torn, for his...
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    Download problems

    All we need is a miracle for jarin's excellent concept of cleaning out the php pages for the index, thus saving gigabytes of bandwidth
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    Hero Suggestions

    Here's some generic ideas Fliar Enchanter Buff-spellcaster (support/hero killer) Tikiri Slayer Agile Hero Killer Morpheon Illusionist Spellcaster (disorientation) Anarci Titan Tanker Jarusi Banshee Agile stalker (mainly focused on invisibiltiy, possession, and paralysis)...
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