martu Comments

  • Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings - Cinematic

  • martu 17/04/2007

    In answer to your question - surely not Reply 0
  • Valhalla Knights - Trailer

  • martu 16/02/2007

    Ok this looks too good what is going to be the major flaw?? Reply 0
  • Pope has pop at videogames

  • martu 25/01/2007

    @Og

    You're asking for the impossible, no one can be 100% sure of how the first replicators started all we can do is speculate. But speculate based on the evidence we have which is what that paper and many others do.



    Science is a tentative process where what we 'know' today can be wrong tomorrow. If it's certainty you're after don't look to science.



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  • martu 25/01/2007

    @neuroniky

    I think I understand.

    So can I ask why you're a Catholic and not a Muslim?
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  • martu 25/01/2007

    @Og

    Krebs cycle evolution



    The reason why A level biology does not cover the evolution of the Krebs cycle is because it's really rather complicated and too much for anything less than undergraduate study. If you're interested the above link is a start on learning more about it but you'll probably need a bit more than A level biology to tackle it. Gould is a good place to start.



    But to the thrust of your argument which as far as I can see is this:



    I do not understand or can't imagine how X came about therefore God did it.



    replace X with Big Bang, Krebs etc.



    Now how is this any different to people many, many years ago who didn't know how the sun came up and assumed a supernatural power was responsible? It's no different, it's a God of the Gaps argument and thanks to people doing science the gaps are getting smaller.



    To be clear this isn't an argument for the non existence of a God. It's an argument why lack of knowledge is not evidence of a God.
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  • martu 25/01/2007

    @AcidSnake

    Thanks that's quality



    @neuroniky

    Do you respect the opinions of everyone? Bin laden is seen as a prophet by many do you respect his opinions?



    I don't think Catholics (or any religious people for that matter) are dumb but I do think that most have been hoodwinked. I am not a Catholic for exactly the same reason you are not a Muslim or, indeed, a Wiccan. When you understand why you're not a muslim or wiccan you'll understand why I am not a catholic.



    To paraphrase a man whose name I have forgotten...

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  • martu 25/01/2007

    No I haven't but I dare say it's wittier than mine, got a link? Reply 0
  • martu 25/01/2007

    @AcidSnake

    Yes transubstantiation is a very odd belief
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  • martu 25/01/2007

    This a bit rich coming from the head of an organisation that involves ritualised cannibalism and whose flagship character and signature image is a semi naked bloke being tortured.



    Ban this sick filth.
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  • Chili Con Carnage - Trailer

  • martu 22/01/2007

    WTF? Reply 0
  • Star Wars: Lethal alliance - Trailer

  • martu 15/12/2006

    Did someone kick Vader in the nads before he spoke? Reply 0
  • F.E.A.R.

  • martu 14/11/2006

    @Clive Dunn



    Many jokers though
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  • martu 14/11/2006

    I have a favourite game and if you don't like it as much as me, or dare to say another game is as good or better, I'll scweam. I really will.



    FFS.



    Good review of a top game, if you like FPS's get it. Yes on a second playthrough it's not as 'clever' but if that's an issue for you play something else after completion instead, maybe that homoerotic 3rd person shooter everyone is ranting about?
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  • Dead or Alive 4

  • martu 26/01/2006

    To the fanboys (and girls too I suppose):



    Look it's very simple - you're invited to comment on the article. If you disagree with the article can you please point out specifically what you disagree with?



    Here I'll help start like this:



    I don't agree with your criticism of 1 because in my experience of playing the game 2



    replace 1 and 2 respectively.



    This isn't tough. And you never know this may start an interesting conversation about the game.



    I used to enjoy comment threads.

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  • Fallout to make console debut

  • martu 13/03/2003





    Good game indeed.
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  • Game Boy Advance SP

  • martu 21/02/2003

    I didn't know that - I am googling now to have a look. Impressive.



    Repton was good old fashioned gaming, one mistake and you're dead. Great fun.
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  • martu 21/02/2003

    If I remember correctly the exile advert had a number to ring after completion but I'm not sure what you won.



    As an Electron owner this didn't bother me, I was very jealous of those rich kids with their BBC Micros.
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  • martu 21/02/2003

    I think that was a playground rumour along with the one about Louise Crocker being pregnant. Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    Now that's dedication - Repton always used to tempt me away from Elite after a few hours and my rating hadn't gone up. Impatience I suppose. Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    Cheers - I meant jumping to different galaxies my bad - I read about the button pressing 'fix' in Acorn user or somewhere but I never got it to work.



    Time to connect it up to my TV again and carry on trying for 'Elite', I've been 'Deadly' for over 10 years now...
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  • martu 21/02/2003

    Off topic but did anyone ever get hyperspace jumps to work on Elite for the Electron? Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    I experienced those 50p meters too - electricity going off about two thirds of the way through Elite loading on an Acorn Electron was always a favourite. Youngsters of today moaning about loading times? Pah! Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    Just as I complete AW2's final map probably.... Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    But sometimes you do forget or at least I do - keeping the extra battery with you is an easy backup just in case. Reply 0
  • martu 21/02/2003

    I agree as long as the screen and buttons are protected who cares what the case looks like?



    Why haven't they included a battery add on like you get with most MiniDisc players? Would have been a nice to have.



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  • martu 20/02/2003

    How long until cheaper 3rd party headphone adaptors arrive? There is no justification for not adding a headphone socket except to get more money out of us. Yes I know you don't have to buy the damn thing but if you do you need a headphone connection. Reply 0
  • When in Rome, do the Total War

  • martu 27/01/2003

    Thanks for the info I'll do that.



    I think tonight I'll return to my most recent mtw game, France only has Ille de France left and I have them surrounded, nothing better than the feeling after destroying another faction. Welsh longbowmen are great.
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  • martu 27/01/2003

    If the video isn't in-game it isn't very good is it? I mean I'm sure you'd be able to get a much better quality movie together as a trailer, it must be in-game and that is very exciting indeed. One of those games that I'll upgrade for I expect, especially with DoomIII soon too. Reply 0
  • martu 27/01/2003

    Elephants, it has elephants. Reply 0
  • Vice City rips up the record books

  • martu 13/11/2002

    Love the game just superb but I do have a question - what chance of adding a bit of gritty realism?



    By that I mean why isn't the underworld a bit more grubby and seedy like the Sopranos - drinking, smoking, crack whores etc



    Nope this isn't some sad fantasy of mine honest, but it would add to the game in some ways but obviously cause your average Daily Mail readers to have an aneurysm. Which is another bonus.
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  • Leeds United - The Official Management Game

  • martu 08/11/2002

    I'm sorry Reply 0
  • martu 08/11/2002

    It probably costs a lot more while not fully delivering the goods. Reply 0
  • martu 08/11/2002

    Why no screen shots from the Southampton FC version which is available now?



    'Just Football' wanted to get the big three - Saints, Celtic and Rangers, done first :)



    First post etc.
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  • Unreal Championship

  • martu 08/11/2002

    "Can I just suggest trying Goldeneye with kb/mouse via emulator. You'll find that it's much easier."



    Why would you want it to be easier???
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  • martu 07/11/2002

    "but playing an FPS on a joypad smells too much like regressing to playing on keyboard only to me... Doomish."



    Have you tried it? Until Halo I was PC only for my FPSes but gave Halo a go and it works, it really does.



    What do you lose?

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  • martu 07/11/2002

    Now we have game input device fanboys.



    Unbelievable.
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  • What's New?

  • martu 08/11/2002

    I used Amazon as I just added it to a large order of books - according to the web site it was posted yesterday and should be with me today. I'm pleasantly surprised as I have TimeSplitters to try and complete over the weekend and didn't expect Amazon to be so prompt. Reply 0
  • martu 08/11/2002

    My copy is on it's way and I can't wait to kill my first random punter.



    What an odd hobby we have.
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  • martu 08/11/2002

    Is anyone with a PS2 not buying it? Reply 0
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

  • martu 04/11/2002

    Is there any 'Adam and the Ants'? Reply 0
  • TS2 is on store shelves in UK

  • martu 04/11/2002

    I went for the GC version as it's my favourite controller out of the 3 and I haven't been disappointed.



    I'm more of a PC FPS fan, not really getting into a console FPS until Halo, and I'm finding the control very precise and natural. The sensitivity of the crosshairs, especially when zooming, took a bit of time to get used to but when it clicks it feels just right. Even the use of the Z trigger (in default set up) works well for me.
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  • martu 04/11/2002

    A quick question which may just be proving my stupidity but how can you tell which direction you're being shot from? Swearing at the screen didn't seem to help. Reply 0
  • martu 04/11/2002

    But it's still fun to play unlimited stamina games too, being unrealsitic can add to the gameplay. Reply 0
  • martu 04/11/2002

    How can it be more realistic without jump? Surely that's something you might be doing irl if someone was shooting at you?



    It don't think it's more realistic but do feel it adds to a different gameplay experience - Quake 3 tactics are pretty useless.
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  • martu 04/11/2002

    Simply Games sent mine a day early - much appreciated.



    I noticed plenty of copies in Beckenham over the weekend too.
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  • Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

  • martu 01/11/2002

    "Heh, believe me, you'd kill us if we mentioned the stuff that was actually frightening :-)"



    I hadn't thought of that - time to buy.
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  • martu 01/11/2002

    Anyone else a bit disappointed the reviews have mentioned the missing controller thing? It's not going to have the same impact now is it? Reply 0
  • Formula One 2002

  • martu 31/10/2002

    Weapons would be nice but just banning Schumi would help surely?



    "Sorry you're just too good, please bugger off so we can see the mortals race each other, thanks"
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