39 posts • joined Wednesday 11th April 2007 18:28 GMT
Halos AI isn't overly brilliant, sure, the enemies hide when you shoot at them, but that's pretty standard nowadays, there's no sense of the enemies working tactically against you.
For some excellent AI check out Brothers in arms and F.E.A.R. In both games the enemies will actively attempt to flank you, and recognise when you are doing it to them, and react accordingly. There's been so many times in those games that I've moved to attack an enemy on his flank only to get filled with lead from behind. In F.E.A.R moreso, I often find myself having to fall back through the level as the enemies attack you aggresively, but not stupidly, they move in pairs so you can't just pick them off, and always laydown cover fire for each other.
F.E.A.R also has a much better atmosphere than Halo, it is a genuinely scary game!
Chuck Vs the BOFH?
Place your bets now....
Why are artists so keen to keep their songs secret? What's the point in writing music if you aren't going to share?
Unless of course you leak it to them by "accident", and then sue the arse off them a few years later to make some easy money?
"Meanwhile, vulnerabilities in Apple's Safari browser sky-rocketed to 25"
Does this further ram home the point that Apple software is only secure because it is not popular, and now it's getting popular, people are attacking it?
*grabs asbestos coat*
Another excellent business oppurtunity....
And jesus is chinese anyway. His last name's "Yun", says he he has no idea where pepole are getting christ from. - Stewie Giriffin
I don't get why people bash MS so much, windows work, it does what it needs to do and was designed to do. If people start attacking it, there's not much MS can do about it but wait until the hole is found, then fix it.
You don't go round round saying the police are crap because they don't catch criminals before they commit a crime, they have to catch them after the crime.
When will people realise...
That if someone has built something, then someone will also be able to "unbuild" it, that's kind of how everything works.
The only thing you cannot "unbuild" would be an atom, as it is not really built from anything (I'm sure someone has a smart arse answer to that).
Is not with the lines, it will be your ISPs centrals being overloaded, and they can't afford new ones as BT charge so goddamn much
For example, when I was on Pipex, I struggled to get over 3mbps in the evening, switched to ADSL24, same PC, router, and cables, and I get 6mbps almost constantly, and usually a lot higher.
BT have always made it clear that the service is "upto", so we can't blame BT for that. We can, however, blame BT for charging so much for a BT central that ISPs cannot afford to buy new ones when their current centrals are full. Or maybe we should blame the general public for demanding lower and lower prices, thus meaning that ISPs do not make enough money to be able to afford to buy new centrals?
Either way, the ADSL MAX technology is great, as long as your ISP has enough bandwidth on the backend to support the faster speeds.
I usually really like the random articles, and often have a laugh at those complaining about the lack of an IT angle, but seriously, this is taking it too far. This is pure gossip!
Your only source is the Sun? You should be ashamed at quoting the Sun. 'nuff said
Cool trailer though
And here's the titanic 2 trailer;
Hehe, gave me a chuckle, defiantely what you need after a morning of speaking to 'tarded customers, and an afternoon of submitting their 'tarded sites to search engines to look forward to
"Maybe someone should start a petition requesting the petition system be taken down because it is thoroughly useless and therefore a waste of money."
Done, let's just hope they accept it!
Surely just another example of america thinking they are policing the world?
"Also the British should nail American firms to wall with prison terms not just fines!"
You really reckon America would allow that?
If america can nail BAE to the wall, then that's one less arms dealer out there, and so more people have to start buying from America.
"As an ISP our average utilisation is around 1% of the total connectivity we sell and peak usage is around 5%, so putting that in context for every100mbit/s we sell to end users leads to a backhaul usage of just 5mbit/s."
Where do you work??? The last ISP I worked at was at 100% utilisation of it's centrals for 7/8 hours a day!!!
One person to blame?
Why must there always be some"one" to blame? Why can't people just accept that a number of different factors led to the porn images being shown, the main people to blame being all the people who malicously attack Windows to install the spyware that brought the pop ups?
If you buy a car, and someone pries the bonnet open and tinkers with the engine so that it blows up, then you don't blame the car manufacturer for making the product insecure, you blame the bastard who went out his to way to break into the car and do the damage.
"No more control freaks, no more lies, no more illegal behaviour from Parlliament and perhaps we can regain some of the freedoms we used to have before throwing sweet papers away was made arrestable."
And what have you been smoking exactly? lol
Ok, so we have 2000 people being watched, and none of them have commited any terrorist acts thus far.
So, how exactly can we prove that if this system is working or not? Do you want to take them off the system, "just to see" if they really are terrorist? Oooh, great idea! How are we going to know it was them if we weren't watching them? We'll be getting back to the old barn and horse scenario again.
Once again, we're in a lose-lose situation for the government. If we don't watch them and they do commit a terrorist act, why didn't the government stop them? And if we do watch them, we're invading their privacy and screwing them over.
But, to be fair, why would these people be being watched if they weren't seen doing something suspicous? 2000 out of a population of over 60 million, I'd have to say that that is a pretty select group of people. I can't really imagine the police going out into the street, and just selecting 2000 people to watch "just in case", there must be some genuine suspicions.
About time we had governing bodies to govern the governing bodies maybe?
It's quite clear that the AG (once again) isn't exactly sure about what it wants people to do, is it really any suprise that myspace maybe freaked and froze up a bit?
Surely it would be a better solution for the AG to give Myspace the list of offenders, and then Myspace can check all new registrations against this list. If anything suspicous is noticed, the account is put into a state of limbo until an administrator checks it out?
How about using standalone (with the ethernet port ripped off) windows/linux/unix machine, locked in a safe, and a simple HTML form linked to a database taking the votes? Multiple choice, you can only choose option, so no one can mess it up. Then when the votes are in, you get a brand new formatted pen drive, take the database to another standalone windows/linux/unix machine, merge the databases, and voila!
Or am I really missing something here?
"the carriers I've read that will be trialling it are chav class, don't think I need to paint a picture of what the conversations will be like onboard those planes."
"Yeeeeah man, it's buzzzzzing!!! This plane is Wicked!!!!"
Might be the right time to take up terrorism....
My experience working in ISPs has brought about the idea that they have the impression of "of course we're going to get hacked and attacked, we're a public network", and as such are very reluctant to take a proper look at problems.
Definately time to change this attitude given the amount of script kiddies running about these days.
"People should get a life and learn how to interact, not just be a pain to everyone else and get everything free"
Or maybe the government shouldn't be so soft?
It's because the government's so soft and nicey nicey that they give so much away for free, and people will take advantage of it. I'm sure a lot of people know people who have been on the dole (sorry, jobseekers allowance) for years, I do. How about the government just cuts the dole of after so long, so people can learn the hard way. That's how I was brought up, learning the hard way. Last time I was sacked, I got a new job in 2 weeks!
"Blair, meanwhile, was promising to get tough on gangs."
That'll be a sight, Tony and his boys squaring up to some yobs, telling them to calm down, or he'll knock their lights out.
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