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Re: Your favorite Nintendo Life user?

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komicturtle92 wrote:

Eh, at the end of the day, no one should really care if they are 'liked' or hated.

true that.

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Re: Your favorite Nintendo Life user?

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knock it off with the hate, guys, even the self-hate — let's talk about our favorite users.
my favorites all know who they are, and if they don't by now, then shame on them

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Re: Who is your favorite famous or fictitious mother?

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The_Fox wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

Roseanne. god i love that show~

For real? Something about her voice drives me to kill.

true, her voice was terrible, but her wisecracks were always spot-on IMO :3

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Re: Who is your favorite famous or fictitious mother?

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Roseanne. god i love that show~
guys, give the rules a once-over if you would — no profanity in comments, please. replacing it with a nonsense word at least left the sentence readable; it wouldn't have made sense at all if a random placeholder word hadn't been there, and to be honest we're considering a word filter when the forums are eventually upgraded, so you might want to get used to it. :3
don't like the way things have been handled? use the contact form next time and I'll be glad to explain why I did whatever it was I did.

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Re: Microsoft's idea of 3D - Scary much?

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@thesignpainter, warioswoods: lol, it was another 'Wesley saves the day' episode, though. screw that :3

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Re: Nintendo Channel not updated

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Dear Adam,
Ask Nintendo
theblackdragon
:3

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Re: The Last DVD you Bought!

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@jimmoon: netflix pays licensing fees for all the movies and TV shows it has up for streaming/renting. don't worry, we're still contributing :3

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Re: Donkey Kong 64 rumors!

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if i had a nickel for every video game rumor i've ever heard in my life that never came true... well, i'd have a lot of nickels. you'll forgive me if i don't hold my breath :3

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Re: Recent Changes to Usernames

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Just to head anything off, guys, please be aware that yes, the moderation team has access to a list of all username changes being made now, so we will know exactly who you are at all times. Any inappropriate username changes will be reverted on sight, and the user in question may be warned or banned accordingly. :3

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Re: Radiant Historia

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this is probably the first game with Atlus' name on the cover that i haven't hated with every fiber of my being. in fact, it's pretty damn awesome. i just made it to Chapter 2 in both timelines, so here's hoping it keeps the awesome coming :3

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Re: Zelda Skyward Sword Trailer played backwards reveals...

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ColorsOfSonic wrote:

does it come from another Zelda game or something?

wat

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Re: Club Nintendo Privacy Policy

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this has already been brought to the forums, and mynintendonews is full of it if they're trying to link this to the PSN issue.

that said, no one's seen anything hit their inboxes yet, not on the US side of the pond anyway. if you're not seeing anything, don't worry about it — it'll probably show up later on if it's going to show up at all, and technically we have until the 31st to accept anyway. contact nintendo if you're that worried.

feel free to bring your thoughts to the mainsite article if you'd like to share them. :3

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Re: Boktai!!!

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whatever it was then, the one that never made it over here was the one that sounded the most interesting to me. :3

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Re: Zelda Skyward Sword Trailer played backwards reveals...

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haha, awesome. i love easter eggs like that :3

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Re: Boktai!!!

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Lunar Knights was okay... didn't really start getting fun/interesting until the very end though. I remember liking the weapon upgrade system and absolutely hating the space battles, lol.

i was kinda interested in picking up the first Boktai game until i saw that its sequels (which had plots i would've so been down with playing through) were never localized outside Japan.

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Re: Nintendo Highlights Security Due To The PlayStation Network Attack

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yeah, this looks like it has nothing to do with the PSN. there's no mention of what steps are being taken to protect our information at all, it's just telling us why they're specifically having to ask permission now and giving us the option to opt out of the service entirely if we don't want to be there. that kind of thing is required by law.

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Re: Mortal Kombat World Record?

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wtf, didn't Prince of Persia use rotoscoping? i'm pretty sure that'd count, and it came out in '89. lol disregard that, for some reason i missed the 'one-on-one fighter' part of the description :3

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Re: Flip Notes ok for 9 yo?

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this topic has run its course. there are plenty of opinions here already to help you come up with your own decision if you're that interested. :3

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Re: Kid Icarus: A Dangling Carrot?

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Kid Icarus was a system-seller? news to me.

that said, you know where the Kid Icarus thread is. Please use it :3

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Re: NL Users You Never See Anymore...

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@Mickeymac: Damo's still around, he's just busy behind the scenes. :3

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Re: Start Bugging\Begging Nintendo for the following:

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jerryo wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

... and there's your problem. if it won't work for all DS games, I'll bet Nintendo won't bother with it.

well that is a different problem.
but it doesn't mean it is not possible. as long as the engine supports z buffer extraction then it is very much possible.
the whole technology is really on the display and not the software. on the software you must make sure that you exploit the z buffer properly. the more detailed your zbuffer result the higher detail the 3D effect. (i.e. Street Fighter) if your z output is flat values it will still be 3D but less detailed. resulting in bad quality 3D such as those movies that do 3D as an afterthought.

no, it doesn't mean it's not possible, but Nintendo's about the whole package. if something won't work exactly the way they want it to, they won't release it to the public.

that said, if you'd like to bug or beg Nintendo to do something, you're more than welcome to take it straight to them — if you'd attempt putting together a proof of concept they may actually listen to you. good luck!

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Re: Start Bugging\Begging Nintendo for the following:

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@jerryo: i'm not talking about updating games at all — i was just saying that if the method you describe will not work for all DS games, Nintendo probably won't bother with it.

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Re: Start Bugging\Begging Nintendo for the following:

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jerryo wrote:

There could be a performance issue because a tiny separate software needs to run over your game and extract certain info from the rendering pipeline... There might be an issue with true multitaskingmultithreading... Also maybe not all games would be able to provide you with that information in the way you need it. So 3D possibly wouldn't work with all games.

... and there's your problem. if it won't work for all DS games, I'll bet Nintendo won't bother with it.

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Re: Average Age of 3DS Owners

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not seeing a problem with her reply other than perhaps the fact that she didn't make any attempt to educate you regarding why your assumption was mistaken, which frankly isn't her job anyway, so i can't fault her for it. again, you're lucky all she did was have a laugh :3

anyway, let's get back to the topic please. i'm 28.

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