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Forum: Off-Topic October 1st, 2021, 13:32
Replies: 962
Views: 127,912
Posted By SleepingDog
We know, from Israel studies, that the vaccines…

We know, from Israel studies, that the vaccines are not 100% effective. Fortunately the figure appears to be 90%-ish against serious symptoms and death. So the mask also helps the fully vaccinated…
Forum: Games Reviews & Comments August 31st, 2021, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By SleepingDog
Not just PC Gamer but metacritic has 88% based on…

Not just PC Gamer but metacritic has 88% based on 16 reviews with fans scoring 80% (47 reviews). Is there a touch of The Sims about it?
Forum: Off-Topic July 18th, 2021, 09:19
Replies: 66
Views: 3,426
Posted By SleepingDog
Ripper, I think that the timing is too late…

Ripper,

I think that the timing is too late to be benevolent. If we wait another 10 years then we will miss the targets which are based on the best estimates of our scientists. There are two…
Forum: Off-Topic July 17th, 2021, 22:59
Replies: 66
Views: 3,426
Posted By SleepingDog
Hi Ripper, Found this on the amendment to…

Hi Ripper,

Found this on the amendment to the CO2 bill:-

Among other things, the amendment would have raised the domestic GHG emission target to at least 50% by 2030 and to net zero by 2050 in…
Forum: Off-Topic July 17th, 2021, 17:53
Replies: 66
Views: 3,426
Posted By SleepingDog
Federal Act on greenhouse gas emissions

I will start by admitting that I do not understand the context of what I am about to say. The Swiss political system has referendums which the voters vote in and Parliament then "enacts".

Federal…
Forum: Off-Topic July 15th, 2021, 23:33
Replies: 66
Views: 3,426
Posted By SleepingDog
It is sad but what is worse is that I think that…

It is sad but what is worse is that I think that we will need something that is bigger and badder in terms in human tragedy before the majority accept that major change is needed.

This is not…
Forum: Off-Topic June 21st, 2021, 10:24
Replies: 856
Views: 117,794
Posted By SleepingDog
Alrik, You are absolutely right. Even now…

Alrik,
You are absolutely right. Even now there is a residual group of people who believe that the Jews are the source of all problems in the Uk/ world. If you go far enough back then we have the…
Forum: Off-Topic June 20th, 2021, 18:49
Replies: 266
Views: 36,420
Posted By SleepingDog
In English English (as opposed to American…

In English English (as opposed to American English or any other variant) there are only 5 vowels in the alphabet. They are a, e, i, o and u. However there is another definition of vowels which is…
Forum: News Comments June 18th, 2021, 23:21
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By SleepingDog
From their Patreon site: We are creating…

From their Patreon site:

We are creating high quality and detailed films and mini-series using Unreal Engine's Virtual Production. That includes everything from Star Wars Shorts, the Knights of…
Forum: Off-Topic June 14th, 2021, 23:24
Replies: 6,135
Views: 725,327
Posted By SleepingDog
There seems to be a dearth of quality TV series…

There seems to be a dearth of quality TV series from the providers I use. Covid impact catching up with a lag? Re-watching The X-files (s4 Scully has cancer!), Roswell (s3 - the extra season that…
Forum: General RPG June 14th, 2021, 22:58
Replies: 29
Views: 2,737
Posted By SleepingDog
I would probably add a willingness to examine the…

I would probably add a willingness to examine the manual and journal. Probably need to be handy with paper and pen - mapping, clues & story. They tend to require focus and effort. By the way GOG…
Forum: NWN 2 June 5th, 2021, 11:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,270
Posted By SleepingDog
Yes - the same "devs". There are recent posts…

Yes - the same "devs". There are recent posts and comments on Facebook. For BG2 fans probably worth a look.
Forum: Off-Topic May 26th, 2021, 12:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By SleepingDog
The Digital Human

On BBC Sounds there is a 30 minute podcast (24th May). It covers:-

"Aleks Krotoski explores how we can prevent gems of video game history from being lost, while following the unlikely story of how…
Forum: Off-Topic May 23rd, 2021, 23:15
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By SleepingDog
I agree with most of you - games do not exist…

I agree with most of you - games do not exist outside the technology and morals of the time. Eventually most (all?) will die because they no longer answer some need or question that you have. Games…
Forum: Polls & Comments May 23rd, 2021, 14:20
Replies: 56
Views: 3,813
Posted By SleepingDog
I remember I had bought an Amiga 500 Plus shortly…

I remember I had bought an Amiga 500 Plus shortly after they came out (1991) to play games on. There were a few RPGs like Abandoned Places (1992), Shadowlands (1992) and Eye of the Beholder (1991)…
Forum: Off-Topic May 9th, 2021, 22:39
Replies: 6,135
Views: 725,327
Posted By SleepingDog
Blinded - Those Who Kill

I have just been watching "Blinded - Those Who Kill" which is available on the iPlayer and is being broadcasted on BBC4. It's a Danish spoken police drama about the hunt for a serial killer. Here…
Forum: Off-Topic May 8th, 2021, 12:03
Replies: 962
Views: 127,912
Posted By SleepingDog
Zloth - you are right in a sense of what is…

Zloth - you are right in a sense of what is practical on a national scale. There is a but. According to our govt site the test for antibodies depends on whether you have had a vaccine or not. It…
Forum: Polls & Comments May 5th, 2021, 23:23
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By SleepingDog
I voted never. I tend to only buy games that…

I voted never. I tend to only buy games that have released all their DLCs which usually means they are discounted and fairly bug free. Can afford to pay full price - just a bit "Scrooge" like.
Forum: Polls & Comments April 3rd, 2021, 09:41
Replies: 31
Views: 4,690
Posted By SleepingDog
I think I voted never. It's not totally true. I…

I think I voted never. It's not totally true. I am investigating co-op games, in particular "Man of Medan", which I got working yesterday. I am happy doing card/ board games that are co-op such as…
Forum: Off-Topic April 1st, 2021, 16:56
Replies: 962
Views: 127,912
Posted By SleepingDog
re: flu jab - The NHS states that you might feel…

re: flu jab - The NHS states that you might feel some discomfort for a day or so and their remedy is take a pain killer (paracetamol). It's very rare for anyone to have a serious allergic reaction…
Forum: Off-Topic April 1st, 2021, 12:19
Replies: 962
Views: 127,912
Posted By SleepingDog
Is one dose enough? Maybe.

Promise - no politics.

There have been two small scale studies but they have a big requirement. This only applies to those who have had covid-19 and a 1st shot of a vaccine. The 1st study (in…
Forum: Polls & Comments March 30th, 2021, 16:28
Replies: 36
Views: 4,535
Posted By SleepingDog
This is a really hard question. Given my age…

This is a really hard question. Given my age then going back in the past would be stupid - I doubt I would survive very long. Going to the future may mean that they have techniques which would…
Forum: Off-Topic March 29th, 2021, 11:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By SleepingDog
I think that it is inevitable that graphical…

I think that it is inevitable that graphical quality will continue to increase in the manner you describe. It is also noticeable that there has been games released recently that focus on story…
Forum: Off-Topic March 20th, 2021, 11:48
Replies: 962
Views: 127,912
Posted By SleepingDog
Got my Astra Zeneca jab yesterday. No reactions…

Got my Astra Zeneca jab yesterday. No reactions so far. My wife had the Pfizer one a few weeks ago and she had no reaction either. Still it is a bit of a relieve that we have probably got some…
Forum: Polls & Comments December 6th, 2020, 12:27
Replies: 64
Views: 9,050
Posted By SleepingDog
The 1st rpg was in the 90s. I am not absolutely…

The 1st rpg was in the 90s. I am not absolutely sure but it was Abandoned Places or ShadowLands. Then I moved to Eye of the Beholder and never looked back.

I did experiment with a Sinclar…
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