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CAGcast #283: RAM JAM


#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17080 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago   Has been playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:44 AM

Shipwreck buys a PC with RAM, Wombat tells Cheapy to stop being a dick, and Cheapy continues to be a dick.

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#2 LiK   Internet Superstar CAGiversary!   2297 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:00 AM

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#3 Kaneco   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   77 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:03 AM

Been waiting for my weekly dose of cheapy's dickiness....

#4 Sway   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2708 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:12 AM

Thank you Gaming Moses.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:32 AM



#6 Thomas96   I am Thomaticus! CAGiversary!   5951 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:45 AM

PAC JAM, PAC JAM, PAC JAM, PAC JAM, (its a Miami thing!)

#7 Jqwerty   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   72 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:46 AM

I <3 you Wombat. Even though you SUCK AT GAMEZZZZZZ

#8 mrx001   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1276 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 06:49 AM

Three old talk about games podcast.

#9 thorbahn3   Everyone talks too much! Super Moderators   3550 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 07:22 AM

I'm surprised Wombat didn't call cheapy, Dickie D for being a dick about Wombat's PC talk.
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#10 thenexus6   more human than human CAGiversary!   1959 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 10:52 AM

I haven't listened yet, but to you plan to record a PC build / setup video ?

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#11 Clarke   The Pretender CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:46 AM

This is the most cringe worthy episodes I've listened to in a while. I'm still scratching my head as to why both Cheapy and Shipwreck are buying new computers. Their current ones are more than sufficient for the games they want to play and they could easily bootcamp into Windows if need be.

Shipwreck stated he doesn't know much about Diablo and he has played .2 hours of Torchlight on Steam, so this decision seems quite impulsive to me. For their sake I feel it would have been better for them to splurge on something they won't let gather dust after a month. If the living room situation for Cheapy was really that big of a deal he should have gotten a high end Macbook and the same goes for Shipwreck if he wasn't satisfied with his current computer.

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#12 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7521 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:57 AM

This is the most cringe worthy episodes I've listened to in a while. I'm still scratching my head as to why both Cheapy and Shipwreck are buying new computers. Their current ones are more than sufficient for the games they want to play and they could easily bootcamp into Windows if need be.

Shipwreck stated he doesn't know much about Diablo and he has played .2 hours of Torchlight on Steam, so this decision seems quite impulsive to me. For their sake I feel it would have been better for them to splurge on something they won't let gather dust after a month. If the living room situation for Cheapy was really that big of a deal he should have gotten a high end Macbook and the same goes for Shipwreck if he wasn't satisfied with his current computer.


Here are my answers! I don't want to install bootcamp and Windows on my MacBook Pro because I use it for pretty much everything from video editing to writing to media serving and I don't want to make a second partition and install Windows on my primary machine.

The reason I played .2 hours of Torchlight on Steam was because it kept freezing up in the first town when I tried playing it. So I just waited for the XBLA version and played 12 hours of it there. I wanted to give PC gaming an honest shot and although it was a bit of an impulse buy, I wanted a dedicated gaming device to do that.
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#13 Curufinwe   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   965 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 12:16 PM

This is the most cringe worthy episodes I've listened to in a while. I'm still scratching my head as to why both Cheapy and Shipwreck are buying new computers. Their current ones are more than sufficient for the games they want to play and they could easily bootcamp into Windows if need be.

Shipwreck stated he doesn't know much about Diablo and he has played .2 hours of Torchlight on Steam, so this decision seems quite impulsive to me. For their sake I feel it would have been better for them to splurge on something they won't let gather dust after a month. If the living room situation for Cheapy was really that big of a deal he should have gotten a high end Macbook and the same goes for Shipwreck if he wasn't satisfied with his current computer.


What's cringeworthy is you insisting that Macbooks are the solution. There's nothing wrong with Cheapy and Shipwreck using their own money to buy dedicated gaming PCs to play games on now, and for years to come.

Cheapy said he'll play any game with slow motion shooting, but did he play Vanquish?


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#14 Argive   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   161 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 12:23 PM

Yeah, I've had poor experiences with performance under OSX. Apple's drivers are very poor. When I had a Macbook Pro (mid 2007 2.4ghz with 8600gt), I still wanted to boot camp into windows for Starcraft 2 just so I could have the settings higher. Yes, you can boot camp into windows, but that is kind of a hassle. Especially if you intend to continue using OSX for the majority if your computing.

I'm glad Cheapy and Ship are making the effort to give PC gaming a shot. It's always been a big gap in the cagcast.

Anyway! Wombat: Thanks for reading my comment about DOTA haha. I realize now that I should have said that Awesomenauts is a side scrolling DOTA, not simply a 2d DOTA. Normal DOTA has 2D gameplay too, just from an isometric perspective.

Great podcast so far! I'm about halfway through it.

#15 ebok007   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   36 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 12:51 PM

With that title, I was expecting the opening song to be some sort of Black Betty remix. Missed opportunities.

I've said it once, I'll say it a thousand times: why does conversation about gaming PCs always include talk of a $2000+ rig? I get it, the desire for the newest and best, combined with the funding to build such a computer is hard to resist; however, when I build a new PC every couple years, I spend about $500-600 for every part and can run anything I throw at it with ease. It's a frustrating myth about PC gamers, a lot of us aren't that extravagant.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:04 PM

With that title, I was expecting the opening song to be some sort of Black Betty remix. Missed opportunities.


Due to my love of the movie The Wrestler the phrase "RAM JAM" will be forever linked to this song:


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Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:44 PM

My brother and I are gonna listen on our way to the Indians game tonight!
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#18 LiK   Internet Superstar CAGiversary!   2297 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 01:48 PM

You and me Ship, ITAGAKI DEFENSE FORCE!
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#19 detectiveconan16   Batbutt. So Jealous. CAGiversary!   5509 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 02:52 PM

Why don't they use a dehumidifier or something in the stadium, instead of blowing the AC full burn. Unless it's an expensive scheme to force people to buy overpriced sweatshirts.

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#20 Thomas96   I am Thomaticus! CAGiversary!   5951 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:31 PM

Here are my answers! I don't want to install bootcamp and Windows on my MacBook Pro because I use it for pretty much everything from video editing to writing to media serving and I don't want to make a second partition and install Windows on my primary machine.

The reason I played .2 hours of Torchlight on Steam was because it kept freezing up in the first town when I tried playing it. So I just waited for the XBLA version and played 12 hours of it there. I wanted to give PC gaming an honest shot and although it was a bit of an impulse buy, I wanted a dedicated gaming device to do that.


Just because you can afford to buy a dedicated gaming PC doesn't give you the right to buy one on a whim.

#21 Thomas96   I am Thomaticus! CAGiversary!   5951 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:37 PM

What's cringeworthy is you insisting that Macbooks are the solution. There's nothing wrong with Cheapy and Shipwreck using their own money to buy dedicated gaming PCs to play games on now, and for years to come.

Cheapy said he'll play any game with slow motion shooting, but did he play Vanquish?


That's a great reccommendation.... This game has the BEST Train level of any game EVER! [in my opinion]
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#22 4thHorseman   The New God CAGiversary!   2270 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:49 PM

No urge for mod gaming Ship? That's one of the few reasons I would want to get into PC gaming. Some of what I hear sounds absolutely crazy and better than anything most games themselves put into it.

#23 Yamato   not motivated CAGiversary!   3854 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 03:52 PM

No urge for mod gaming Ship? That's one of the few reasons I would want to get into PC gaming. Some of what I hear sounds absolutely crazy and better than anything most games themselves put into it.


He'll come around.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 04:23 PM

Shipwreck do you collect Sectaurs? I have a few even the one that has the battery operated flapping wings,

I was surprised that Wombat didn't yell out Kazoo or Gazoo.
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#25 GaryZero   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   89 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 04:26 PM

Ship you wanna play Day Z but its a MOD for Arma II. Get over your fear of MODs.
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#26 LiK   Internet Superstar CAGiversary!   2297 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 04:35 PM

Ship is an engineer so he'll get into mods eventually. He just hasn't tasted it yet.
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#27 jm2u   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   242 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 04:38 PM

Just because you can afford to buy a dedicated gaming PC doesn't give you the right to buy one on a whim.


Actually, I think it does just that. Money can be exchanged for goods or services.

#28 ThomasTruong   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   63 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 04:55 PM

Actually, I think it does just that. Money can be exchanged for goods or services.

I laughed.

#29 Yamato   not motivated CAGiversary!   3854 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:04 PM

Just because you can afford to buy a dedicated gaming PC doesn't give you the right to buy one on a whim.


Get a load of this guy.

#30 Chronis   Enjoys mediocre games that you hate CAGiversary!   3062 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 18 May 2012 - 05:06 PM

I really don't get why some of you are hating on Cheapy and Ship wanting to buy ridiculous PCs if they can afford it. Especially since they haven't done so before. I don't see Shipwreck doing something like this, but if Cheapy decided to drop $2K every year or two for a new PC, then the complaints would make sense. But for now, whats to say he won't keep that computer for years to come?

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