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rockshard PhDPlayStation Portable

3 days ago

I was pretty much decided on playing Wipeout 1-3 and Crash 1-3, but then I realized that I'd have to play the Wipeout games using dpad. Actually, I'm not sure. Does PSP even support analog in PS1 games?

Suddenly a simple decision becomes super complicated. The first Wipeout obviously couldn't support dual shock and I doubt Wipeout XL does but I know it supports racing wheels, which I don't think Dual Shock can emulate but I'm not sure how I know that. I know Wipeout 3 supports dual shock, the question is whether this still applies on PSP. And if the answer is yes, then it puts it in a completely different class for me than the first two games, so now I'm not sure what order to play them or whether I should even bother with the first two until later.

PlayStation Portable

The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony. Development of the console was announced during E3 2003, and it was unveiled on May 11, 2004, at a Sony press conference before E3 2004. The system was released in Japan on Decem...

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Husky Wing That would cost a lot of money. PS4, Vita, + games.

3 days ago

rockshard PhD I don't want dpad mapped to analog. (at least, I don't think I do. Wouldn't that control like ass?) If the game doesn't support analog natively then I might as well just use the dpad.

2 days ago

rockshard PhD I have a TV, but no console hooked up to it. But maybe this is a good thing because right now I work on RPG Maker from time to time, if I had a console, say goodbye to any hope of my game ever getting released. "That said, why aren't you getting the Crash Trilogy and Wipeout Omega Collection for PS4?" If you're willing to buy me a PS4 then I'd graciously accept. But I wouldn't use it to play Crash remakes. (which seem like mediocre games anyhow) I'd obviously use it to play games I couldn't play for free on PSP, such as Gravity Rush 2, Doom, and maybe FFXV, FFVII, Nier, and so on. And actually, let's add Wipeout Omega to that list because I am going full nerd for the Wipeout series.

2 days ago

rockshard PhDCamera

3 days ago

Scots
A few of us were talking in the office today about what the next successful concepts might be - whether it's a social app, website, online service, or anything else. Thought it would be an entertaining thread.
What do you think would be a cool idea?
Where do you see a need or void?
What's not out there at the present that you would use?

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a smartphone, but this one would NOT be able to make calls, browse the web, play music, or any of that other stuff. However, it would be able to take pictures. That would be its only functionality.

loztdogs
Isn't that called a camera?

Scots
You're thinking of a camera camera. He's just talking about a smart phone that happens only to take pictures. I think this one might actually have some legs.

Camera

A camera is an optical instrument for recording images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both. The images may be individual still photographs or sequences of images constituting videos or movies. The word camera comes from....

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Husky Wing this is a good one, thank you for posting

3 days ago

Husky Wing god i FUCKING just want Prey 2 holy FUCK

3 days ago

Gries He What I like about dedicated cameras is that their existence feeds directly into my consumerist way of life: they have less features but cost more money, so naturally this appeals very much to me

3 days ago

rockshard PhDInside Job

6 days ago

"In the old system, when a homeowner paid their mortgage every month, the money went to their local lender. And since mortgages took decades to repay, lenders were careful. In the new system, lenders sold the mortgages to investment banks. The investment banks combined thousands of mortgages and other loans — including car loans, student loans, and credit-card debt — to create complex derivatives, called collateralized debt obligations, or CDOs. The investment banks then sold the CDOs to investors.

Now, when homeowners paid their mortgages, the money went to investors all over the world.

The investment banks paid rating agencies to evaluate the CDOs, and many of them were given a AAA rating, which is the highest possible investment grade. This made CDOs popular with retirement funds, which could only purchase highly rated securities.

This system was a ticking time bomb. Lenders didn't care anymore about whether a borrower could repay, so they started making riskier loans. The investment banks didn't care, either; the more CDOs they sold, the higher their profits. And the rating agencies, which were paid by the investment banks, had no liability if their ratings of CDOs proved wrong."

Inside Job

Inside Job is a 2010 documentary film about the late-2000s financial crisis directed by Charles H. Ferguson. The film is described by Ferguson as being about "the systemic corruption of the United States by the financial services industry and the conseque...

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Gries He The Big Short

6 days ago

rockshard PhD Huh, going to the Letterboxd page for The Big Short causes my Firefox to crash. This happened twice in a row.

2 days ago

rockshard PhDEconomics

6 days ago

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c9xVWOfXW7U
Husky Wing, what do you think of basic income? Is it viable?

We know how to end poverty. So why don't we? - You...

The idea of a "basic income" has a long intellectual pedigree, and the case for it is better than you might expect. Read more about the simplest plan to end ...

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Husky Wing I'm a massive supporter of universal basic income. I strongly oppose 40-hour work weeks, and think that our definition of "full-time" work is too taxing on workers, and with a universal basic income, people wouldn't have to push themselves to work those long hours. Some people would be able to focus on personal projects to make money on their own. To fund it, we'll just eliminate some tax loopholes! A capitalist society doesn't require anyone to live in desolate poverty (and a mix of capitalism with socialist policies is, I think, ideal for everyone). In our corrupt country, it's not viable, because our establishment wants stark class lines.

6 days ago

rockshard PhDHat

1 week ago

http://www.hatsunlimited.com/hat-styles-guide/

bucket hat
trilby hat (fedora)
duckbill / ivy / flat cap

Maybe I should get one of those. Which do you think would look good on me Favslist?

Hat

A hat is a head covering. It can be worn for protection against the elements, for ceremonial reason, religious reasons, for safety, or as a fashion accessory. In the past, hats were an indicator of social status. In the military, they may denote nationali...

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Gries He snapback

1 week ago

rockshard PhDPC

1 week ago

size of folder containing PSP games: 77 gb
HDD space remaining: 60 gb

Maybe it\'s time to cut back on the downloads.

PC

A personal computer is a general-purpose computer, whose size, capabilities, and original sale price makes it useful for individuals, and which is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator. This contrasted with....

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rockshard PhDAir Conditioner

1 week ago

I hooked up the AC!

Air Conditioner

Air conditioning (often referred to as aircon, AC or A/C) is the process of altering the properties of air (primarily temperature and humidity) to more favourable conditions, typically with the aim of distributing the conditioned air to an occupied space....

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rockshard PhDLetterboxd

3 weeks ago

You can't delete your own ratings. What a shit site! xD

Letterboxd

Letterboxd is a social network based out of Auckland, New Zealand where people can track and share their taste in film. Letterboxd was co-founded by Matthew Buchanan and Karl von Randow in 2011, and as of May 22, 2013, there were 58,500 members. The site....

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Dr Eggnogrockshard PhD

2 months ago

Fuck off

Silent Gamer Delete this!

2 months ago

Gries Herockshard PhD

3 months ago

Delete this status, rockshard

Dr Eggnog Clock is ticking! Diffuse the bomb!

3 months ago