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BigPapaSmurf
SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 11/01/2004 :  08:47:29  Show Profile Send BigPapaSmurf a Private Message
So I got this new game and besides being the greatest PS2 game ever and an abundance of murding and foul language, there seems to be some skeptic classics hidden in here.

I hear rumors that in a forest in the mountains there is a bigfoot knocking trees over, and when you try to take his picture (yes with telephoto lens) it goes out of focus. I hear theres also a Nessie which also cant be pictured. There are UFOs at Site 69, no fly zone but not sure if they are photoable...

Anyway, for those over 17 I suggest this game as strongly as possible, It blows Vice City out of the water, which is saying alot. For example, you can have multiple girlfrinds if you can find the time to keep them happy and keep your sex appeal up with clothes, hair and muscles. I tried to give my girl flowers but hit the attack button and smacked her with them, she screamed abuse and ran right into trafffic getting killed by a speeding cop car. Classic!

"...things I have neither seen nor experienced nor heard tell of from anybody else; things, what is more, that do not in fact exist and could not ever exist at all. So my readers must not believe a word I say." -Lucian on his book True History

"...They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time." -Lucian critical of early Christians c.166 AD From his book, De Morte Peregrini

Siberia
SFN Addict

Brazil
2322 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  08:51:42   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
Haha, I definately need to buy PS2. That sounds like a classic (just like Fallout 2 - though Fallout's less intense)
But hey... we can't have multiple boyfriends? Shucks

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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Ricky
SFN Die Hard

USA
4907 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  12:02:14   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
If only there were a bunch of Creationists running around that you could wack...

And then Hovind would be the boss.

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
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tomk80
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Netherlands
1278 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  12:11:25   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit tomk80's Homepage Send tomk80 a Private Message
Someone should design a game where you can fight the creationists by becoming part of the evil scientist conspiracy. You could start out as lab-assistent and work your way up to be a professor in evolutionary theory by completing missions such as stealing the souls of poor creationists with science books and hiding and/or destroying evidence like devonian bunnies or cambrian crocodiles (thanks for those Dave). Weapons would include bunsen-burners, injections, dinosaur bones and reaction tubes

Some of the missions might include deconverting Kent Hovind by sneeking up on him and force him to read a science book or forcing your way into the ICR's (?) creation museum and stealing their 'evidence'

Tom

`Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, `if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.'
-Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll-
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Siberia
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Brazil
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Posted - 11/01/2004 :  13:04:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
OMG!
OMG!

That's a GREAT idea!

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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Dave W.
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USA
26015 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  13:36:21   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Credit where credit is due: I first learned of Devonian bunnies and Cambrian croc(k)s from filthy.

- Dave W. (Private Msg, EMail)
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Siberia
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Brazil
2322 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  13:48:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
Mmm, on the sidelines, I've a game called Evolution, where we start with the first amphibians and evolve them all the way up to intelligent beings Depending on the animal you begun with, you may end with:

a) A human
b) A rational parrot
c) A rational dinosaur
d) A rational elephant
e) A rational wombat (yes, a wombat. Go figure.)

You go passing through the eras, seeing the map change, cataclysms occur and other stuff. It's hard because when the lands change you've to move an entire line away from area A to area B or they go extinct Quite slow, too, since most of it is just sit and wait for things to happen, while steering the animals in the screen and making them fight other player's animals. It's also nice it brings up informations on the animals, explain where they can be found, etc, as well as why they chose those other rational species and why they think it could've worked.

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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BigPapaSmurf
SFN Die Hard

3192 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  14:20:02   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send BigPapaSmurf a Private Message
Try EVO, the board game This is one of the best board games ever...Not just because its about evolution I might add. Also get Dvonn, no one should be without Dvonn.

"...things I have neither seen nor experienced nor heard tell of from anybody else; things, what is more, that do not in fact exist and could not ever exist at all. So my readers must not believe a word I say." -Lucian on his book True History

"...They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time." -Lucian critical of early Christians c.166 AD From his book, De Morte Peregrini
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Dave W.
Info Junkie

USA
26015 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  14:31:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Is this the EVO you're talking about? And this would be Dvonn?

I'm going to continue the hijack of this thread by saying that Infection! and Fluxx are excellent games, too.

Okay, hijack over.

- Dave W. (Private Msg, EMail)
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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
14408 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  15:01:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

Credit where credit is due: I first learned of Devonian bunnies and Cambrian croc(k)s from filthy.

Thank you.

But I fear that I stole the Devonian Bunny from someone else and I can't remember whom. The Cambrian Croc is mine own, but I'm not going to copywrite it.


"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

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and Crypto-Communist!

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Dave W.
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USA
26015 Posts

Posted - 11/01/2004 :  18:17:59   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Well, that's odd, filthy, 'cause Googling for "devonian bunny," "devonian rabbit" or "devonian lagomorph" only turns up these discussions here, and a person calling himself "devonian rabbit" on a variety of message boards.

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Starman
SFN Regular

Sweden
1613 Posts

Posted - 11/02/2004 :  01:46:54   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Starman a Private Message
quote:
Mmm, on the sidelines, I've a game called Evolution, where we start with the first amphibians and evolve them all the way up to intelligent beings Depending on the animal you begun with, you may end with:

a) A human
b) A rational parrot
c) A rational dinosaur
d) A rational elephant
e) A rational wombat (yes, a wombat. Go figure.)

From BBC's Science &Nature pages :


The Evolution Game.

Allosaurus game.

"Any religion that makes a form of torture into an icon that they worship seems to me a pretty sick sort of religion quite honestly"
-- Terry Jones
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Siberia
SFN Addict

Brazil
2322 Posts

Posted - 11/02/2004 :  07:56:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Starman

quote:
Mmm, on the sidelines, I've a game called Evolution, where we start with the first amphibians and evolve them all the way up to intelligent beings Depending on the animal you begun with, you may end with:

a) A human
b) A rational parrot
c) A rational dinosaur
d) A rational elephant
e) A rational wombat (yes, a wombat. Go figure.)

From BBC's Science &Nature pages :


The Evolution Game.

Allosaurus game.



Nope, that's not the one (though those are equally interesting). The one I was talking about is a cd-rom type of game (wow, I'm so specific)...

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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satans_mom
Skeptic Friend

USA
148 Posts

Posted - 11/02/2004 :  21:36:41   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send satans_mom an AOL message  Send satans_mom a Yahoo! Message Send satans_mom a Private Message
I am an avid player of Starfox 64.

Yo mama's so fat, she's on both sides of the family.

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