Just on a quick note I wouldn't call TF2 being based on real life weaponry...
Apart from that I played a little of the first Halo and didn't like it. Consequently I can't understand all the fuzz either, except the MS behemouth standing behind it.
MAybe it's because most console companies make their profits out of the games, not the consoles (the only console on the market that is selling at a profit is the WII). Thus this adds another layer of costs on the games that is missing in PC games, so there goes your additional 15-20 bucks.
I feel really sticking out form all the high end machines here.
AMD Athlon 2400+
ASUS Nvidea 6600GT
10GB + 80GB internal storage (10GB HDD is for windows XP Pro)
250 GB external storage.
And a nice noname 17" tube monitor.
*saves for his new machine*
I guess it depends on where you buy your rig.
I would never go for one of the cheapo things sold with large lectronics chains, but on the other hand a friend has a Dell PC and they build a wonderfull machine. Plus I think all these upcoming companies on the web providing 'pro gamer' rigs, will...
Personally I am not really concerned about music. After all peoples favourites differ and someone who listenes Korn isn't likely to listen to Britney Spears, no matter how brutal Britney's liyrics are ;)
In my last year of highschool we compared current 'comments' on video games with those...
Funny, I was at a test today at the pshrinks's at the uni. They claimed they wanted to test whether you get higher reflexes from playing games. Well actually they lied and wanted to test our behaviour. (they told me afterwards)
I played NFS with a car made 'worse' by a cheat and so they...
I'd be interested.
Have you ever played this ruleset or is it completely new to you?
If yes could you explain your experiences a little bit?
And how do you want to run it here in the forum? (or did I get you wrong there?)