Tag Archives: games

“you are not signed in” message – Duke Nukem Forever multiplayer

My buddy Kevin and I were trying to play some Duke Nukem Forever the other day and I encountered an error when trying to access the multiplayer portion (i.e. the options were grayed out). So if you are playing DNF and get a message similar to this: You are not signed in. You must be signed in to access online content. then it is likely all you need to do is exit Steam and the re-signin to resolve the issue  

John Carmack Oculus VR CTO

Some znews about Oculus VR in my inbox this morning: We have incredible news to share with the community: legendary game programmer John Carmack will be officially joining the Oculus team as our new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). John is one of the brightest minds of our generation — pioneer, visionary, and industry legend. There are very few people in the world that can contribute to the Oculus Rift and the future of virtual reality like John can. Source: email.

Starcraft 2 Patch 2.0.8 & Blizzard Setup -> Playable -> Optimal

Update at 85.8%

Pretty cool that SC2* can let you go ahead and play before patch/updates are even in the ‘green zone’ See below… (sorry I didn’t get a screenshot in the yellow zone..) Setup -> Playable -> Optimal diablo 3 – What are the precise differences between “playable” and “optimal”? – Arqadehttp://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/63323/what-are-the-precise-differences-between-playable-and-optimalWhen you download the Diablo 3 client there’s a “playable” stage and an “optimal” completion. I’m assuming “optimal” includes stuff like higher-quality textures but I could not find any precise… Blizzard

Movie Trivia for Oscars Party

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Tomorrow evening my wife will be hosting her second annual Oscars Party. Everything is in order for the party except she needs some movie trivia questions for the party. We came up with the following movie trivia questions, they may not be the best in the world but they will get the job done! Feel free to use them for your own Oscars/movie party or event NOTE: these movie trivia questions are not necessarily related to the Oscars, they are simply

Duke Nukem Forever & AMD Dual Core Optimizer (on Intel!)

settings: prefer-maximum-performance-nvidia (improve FPS)

Recently I experienced some stuttering while playing DNF with my buddy Kevin. I tried adjusting the video settings to lower quality, yet I still experienced stutter and visual lag (not ping related). Eventually I narrowed the potential culprits to: #1 stuttering from a slow RAID1 hard drive setup that DNF/Steam was loaded on #2 AMD Dual Core Optimizer was installed by DNF/Steam even though I have an Intel CPU #3 the NVIDIA control panel being set for 3D acceleration to