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06-27-2014, 11:06 AM
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Just a heads-up for PC gamers who use Chrome: there's an extension called Enhanced Steam. When you're on the Steam store website (but not the app), it will show you what games/DLC you already own + what the cheapest current (and historic) price is for whatever game you're looking at (including prices for retailers outside of Steam).

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07-02-2014, 10:15 AM
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My four year old Toshiba laptop is finally dying, so I'm looking for something new with decent gaming capabilities for less than $1000. It doesn't have to be able to play BF4 on ultra, just something that can play current games competently at high or medium setting.

After a lot of searching I found two Lenovo models that seem quite good for the money, and they're both on sale directly from Lenovo:

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It looks like the y40 is a newer model, so I'm inclined to go with that, but it hasn't been widely reviewed yet. Does anyone have any thoughts? Should I choose one over the other? Or is there a better option out there for under $1K?

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07-02-2014, 10:18 AM
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I've heard good things about Lenovos, but don't have any input on the specific models listed. I haven't been in the market for almost 5 years, so I might be looking for something soon too, but probably not quite that high in price.

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07-02-2014, 10:24 AM
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Aren't Lenovos still essentially just IBM laptops with a re-branding?

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07-02-2014, 10:26 AM
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Aren't Lenovos still essentially just IBM laptops with a re-branding?
My understanding is that IBM sold their laptop division to Lenovo, a Chinese company, years ago.

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07-02-2014, 10:37 AM
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My understanding is that IBM sold their laptop division to Lenovo, a Chinese company, years ago.
Right, and I thought Lenovo didn't change much other than the branding.

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07-02-2014, 10:44 AM
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I think that was the plan at first, though I'm sure some things have changed over time since the sale was a while ago. But I liked my last IBM Thinkpad, so I have no problems with Lenovo trying to maintain IBM's philosophies.

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07-03-2014, 07:57 AM
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a beautiful game and absolutely worth the $15. Anyone else play it?

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07-03-2014, 08:35 AM
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a beautiful game and absolutely worth the $15. Anyone else play it?
That game looks gorgeous, and I was definitely thinking about picking it up. But then the GOG.com and Steam Summer Sales came around, and now I'm knee-deep in games I'll probably never play. So I can't justify spending any more money on more games.

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07-03-2014, 08:41 AM
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That game looks gorgeous, and I was definitely thinking about picking it up. But then the GOG.com and Steam Summer Sales came around, and now I'm knee-deep in games I'll probably never play. So I can't justify spending any more money on more games.
If you can spare the $15, do it. It's really one of the more enjoyable games I've ever played.

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07-03-2014, 11:15 AM
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07-03-2014, 11:20 AM
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a beautiful game and absolutely worth the $15. Anyone else play it?
It's on my Steam wishlist, so I'll get it eventually.

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07-09-2014, 04:45 PM
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NBTW, or someone else who's played it, has that new Hockey Manager game been updated enough to be worth buying?

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07-12-2014, 12:03 AM
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NBTW, or someone else who's played it, has that new Hockey Manager game been updated enough to be worth buying?
Nope. It's better, but still an incomplete game. I'm guessing we're a few iterations away from anything approaching EHM's quality.

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07-12-2014, 11:02 AM
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NBTW, or someone else who's played it, has that new Hockey Manager game been updated enough to be worth buying?
It's terrible.

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07-12-2014, 01:12 PM
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That's disappointing. I started playing EHM again, but when I use the date patch it crashes in like February. They just need to make a new EHM.

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07-12-2014, 08:24 PM
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I own both but I went back to playing ehm. I don't play with the date patch though.

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07-17-2014, 06:14 PM
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I don't know if anyone's been following the development of that Double Fine game, Massive Chalice (a turn-based tactical battle game like the new X-Com), but today's the last day to sign up and pay for the "Bloodline" package. That's the thing were you get to create your own Game Of Thrones-style "house" and legacy (including your own house name, a custom-designed sigil, motto, etc) which the developers will then permanently build into the game. Assuming you've got $100 to blow. (Which I don't, but I will be getting the game when it comes out...)

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07-17-2014, 07:34 PM
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So, I'm trying to get into EHM but I am so confused. How on earth do you get them to play a game...? Or resign someone?

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07-17-2014, 07:38 PM
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So, I'm trying to get into EHM but I am so confused. How on earth do you get them to play a game...? Or resign someone?
You have EHM 07?

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07-17-2014, 07:39 PM
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You have EHM 07?
Yosh. Also trying to get the custom start date mod to work and it does not like it.

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07-17-2014, 07:44 PM
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Yosh. Also trying to get the custom start date mod to work and it does not like it.
Everything basically happens through you hitting continue and simming to the next day. To re-sign and stuff right click on a player's name on your roster (or anywhere) and it'll be there if their contract is expiring. Go to the general manager options tab on one of the top menus...you can choose to 'coach games yourself' or not...they'll be simmed either way but you can make adjustments etc if you coach them (I never do). I think it comes with a PDF guide too that might be helpful to look at.

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07-17-2014, 08:23 PM
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Everything basically happens through you hitting continue and simming to the next day. To re-sign and stuff right click on a player's name on your roster (or anywhere) and it'll be there if their contract is expiring. Go to the general manager options tab on one of the top menus...you can choose to 'coach games yourself' or not...they'll be simmed either way but you can make adjustments etc if you coach them (I never do). I think it comes with a PDF guide too that might be helpful to look at.
I've figured out the issue. I can't get the date change mod to work but I'm using a current roster (well, last years roster) so Grabo is actually signed for like 7 years.

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