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#16741 Kildar

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:02 AM

For those interested in buying the game (like me) can you point us to this modding community...so we can see what mods are currently available? This could sway the decision from "maybe" to "buy!"

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There you go. :) I can't post links yet so I hope this works.



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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:05 AM

Unless they are standing right behind you...


This reminds me, you seriously need to get some almonds for those cookies you've got on top of the fridge.

Not that I would know, of course.

#16743 MysterD

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:08 AM

For those interested in buying the game (like me) can you point us to this modding community...so we can see what mods are currently available? This could sway the decision from "maybe" to "buy!"

thanks!


Same here!
I knew NBA2K12 was heavily modded (see UBR Roster Mod, for starters), but what's going on NBA2K13 for mods?

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There you go. :) I can't post links yet so I hope this works.

http://nba-live.com/...forum.php?f=149


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#16744 LN3000

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:29 AM

Any deals flipping over right about now that I should be looking out for? First post is a mess. :(
Perhaps time for a new thread for these deals, with over 9000 replies.

#16745 T1BillionX

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:49 AM

Hey Tony, are there going to be any Activision or Waner Bros games on EC list? I'm mad I missed Scribblenauts Unlimited and Prototype Pack on the cheap. Would like to see the The Storming, Burning, Reflecting, Flaming, Sabotaging Pack on again if you can.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:55 AM

Any deals flipping over right about now that I should be looking out for? First post is a mess. :(
Perhaps time for a new thread for these deals, with over 9000 replies.


What's wrong with the first post? It has promos listed by date with links.

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#16747 Woocls

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:19 AM

Generally speaking this is just people with terrible terrible password policies. I don't need to hack ubisoft to get your uplay account. I can hack 'random website a' and just try teh username/password combos there. There's a good chance a lot of them will work on other services.

http://xkcd.com/792/

This happens a lot more often than you think and doesn't require any more 'hax0ring' skills than a dog.

I've seen people whine they have a 26 character super complex password. "I can never be hacked!!!" then you ask them is that password reused? And they go "yeah so what?"

I love xkcd! And I have a variety of passwords. Anything without my financial info gets a throw away password. Everyone else gets one of several different passwords. FYI, 26 characters or 9 it doesn't matter. After, I think, it's 8 Alpha-numeric characters it becomes almost mathmatically impossible to hack it by random integers.

#16748 LN3000

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:22 AM

What's wrong with the first post? It has promos listed by date with links.


Yes, but I guess I'm just giving you a hard time, since it doesn't seem to be totally organized.
Still has The Secret World on there, and multiple formatting.
I guess it just screws with my Pseudo-OCD or something.

Just keep doing what you're doing and being awesome, Tony. You make me happy. :bouncy:

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:26 AM

Tony, Is there any chance that CK2 will go on a larger deal during January? I know it's already half off, but at $15, I kinda think it would be a better deal to wait for the paradox packs to roll around again in a few months

#16750 elessar123

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:46 AM

Every account I have that has direct access to my money has it's own password. Then I have maybe 6-7 passwords I reuse, with one default one (with 2 variatlons), and two for less trustworthy sites.

Up until a few years ago, I probably only used 4 total. I think part of the reason I changed it was cause of xkcd.

Edit: Scratch that. I just remembered a few more that I use, such as one for Steam. So in total, I have 20+ different active passwords.

Edit 2: Also, one thing I didn't know was that some IM programs (like AIM and Pidgin) stores passwords in plain text, if you choose to store passwords. So I make sure I have to manually type it in every time.

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#16751 MrBonk

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

I try to have different randomly generated 20+ key passwords for nearly every site. And I use a password manager stored on a separate HDD (That has another giant password just to gain access to the database)to keep track of them all personally.

I think it's stupid that we have to go to such inane lengths to protect ourselves but what can you do. If people weren't assholes or amoral ,life would be easier on teh interweb.

#16752 Lazy_Bum

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

I'm still going through the thread to see if I find an answer but I wanted to ask if anyone else has gotten a Spec ops the line (ROW) confirmation when redeeming Spec ops the line?
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#16753 MrBonk

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:04 AM

i'm still going through the thread to see if i find an answer but i wanted to ask if anyone else has gotten a spec ops the line (row) confirmation when redeeming spec ops the line?

(row)?

#16754 Lazy_Bum

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:06 AM

I'm assuming it stands for Rest Of the World
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#16755 MrBonk

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

I'm assuming it stands for Rest Of the World

Oh, so you are wondering if the key they give you is exclusive for NA or something?

#16756 Lazy_Bum

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:18 AM

I was wondering if that was normal or If I needed to get it change it for a NA version
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:21 AM

I'm still going through the thread to see if I find an answer but I wanted to ask if anyone else has gotten a Spec ops the line (ROW) confirmation when redeeming Spec ops the line?


Where'd you buy it from? It's probably normal, some of the stuff I buy directly from Steam activates as ROW, just means that it's not region restricted. It activated as Spec Ops The Line Retail for me, and I got my key from Amazon. They may have given you a key from a different batch or something. I wouldn't ask for a refund though, seems normal.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:26 AM

Why passwords have never been weaker—and crackers have never been stronger -- Ars


I use http://lastpass.com as it integrates with all browsers, does mobile and also it's security check will show you all your duplicate passwords and where you use them. The Premium version - which allows mobile - costs just $1/month. All I have to remember is my initial password (which is my case is a sentence).

#16759 Lazy_Bum

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 11:39 AM

Where'd you buy it from? It's probably normal, some of the stuff I buy directly from Steam activates as ROW, just means that it's not region restricted. It activated as Spec Ops The Line Retail for me, and I got my key from Amazon. They may have given you a key from a different batch or something. I wouldn't ask for a refund though, seems normal.

I got it from Amazon with the desert to sea bundle on December 26 but I redeemed it today because I just got back from vacation yesterday.
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#16760 Mooby

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

It's fine -- I've gotten 'Rest of the World' games, too, from Amazon.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:05 PM

I use http://lastpass.com as it integrates with all browsers, does mobile and also it's security check will show you all your duplicate passwords and where you use them. The Premium version - which allows mobile - costs just $1/month. All I have to remember is my initial password (which is my case is a sentence).


+1 to this

I used lastpass to generate a password for lastpass and printed the bastard out and now need to remember where it is when i login on a new device. that in itself is hard....


every website has its own password, I have read of people printing out master lists just in case but the 13 or so important sites I manually keep a record of too :)

#16762 JustYourAverageJoe

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:40 PM

Are you in the Steam group? I honestly can't keep track at this point.

And it's not you. The game can be rather difficult solo, especially if you jump into a hard mission. Add me on Steam (idiotekque) and I'll send you an invite. The game shines with groups.

I'm not in the Steam group yet. I've held off only as I don't have anyone but actual known friends on services like Steam/XBL/PSN, and after some poor experiences otherwise, it's been nice to keep it that way. But I may change that, as y'all are awesome peeps. :)

I do like the shotgun suggestion someone made. That's actually a bit tempting. I may need to read a guide and see some example builds.

#16763 MysterD

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

What's wrong with the first post? It has promos listed by date with links.

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I'll tell you what's wrong - next week's promo's ain't listed yet! :P
Yeah, you really do spoil us, giving us often long lists way ahead of time before the next sale pops up! :P

Can't wait for TWD sale!

Oh, BTW - was 2K's sale supposed to end today originally?
Did they extend it (to the 9th) or something?
Or, am I going crazy here?

#16764 darkfear12

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:08 PM

I'm sorry that I have to ask here but where is the coupon that is mentioned on the first page?

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#16765 MysterD

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:17 PM

I'm sorry that I have to ask here but where is the coupon that is mentioned on the first page?

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Did you buy any games in Nov 2012 to Dec 2012 from Amazon DVG?
If yes - see if you have any $5 off Editors Choice games in your e-mails.

#16766 crupp

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:03 PM

I'm considering the strat pack but already have civ 4. Are amazon bundles still one key or can the games be split up?
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

I try to have different randomly generated 20+ key passwords for nearly every site. And I use a password manager stored on a separate HDD (That has another giant password just to gain access to the database)to keep track of them all personally.

I think it's stupid that we have to go to such inane lengths to protect ourselves but what can you do. If people weren't assholes or amoral ,life would be easier on teh interweb.


Do you work in IT? :lol: Because this is just like how I have my passwords arranged.
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#16768 lnknprk

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

I try to have different randomly generated 20+ key passwords for nearly every site. And I use a password manager stored on a separate HDD (That has another giant password just to gain access to the database)to keep track of them all personally.

I think it's stupid that we have to go to such inane lengths to protect ourselves but what can you do. If people weren't assholes or amoral ,life would be easier on teh interweb.


Personally, I think that's a bit excessive since no one really uses brute-force attacks anymore, and that's mostly what you're trying to defend yourself from with 20+ key passwords. It doesn't hurt to use them, but I think it adds a false sense of security more than anything. If I use 7-10 keys and you use 20, we both still have the same chance at being hacked.

#16769 tham1988

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

I'm considering the strat pack but already have civ 4. Are amazon bundles still one key or can the games be split up?


yeah i got that pack
it is 4 separate keys

civ 5 goty
civ 5 gods and kings
civ 4
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#16770 Satoru

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:48 PM

Why passwords have never been weaker—and crackers have never been stronger -- Ars


To be honest if you read the article the person had BAD password security in the first place.

Passwords aern't the problem

PEOPLE ARE THE PROBLEM