Archive for February, 2012

My Adventures on Asteroid 5251, Part 4

2012-02-27 by John the Green. 0 comments

When we last left, I was starving and being chased by several spiders during the night with no chance of finding nearby shelter.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

2012-02-17 by agent86. 2 comments

Before playing the demo, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning wasn’t really even a blip on my radar. It’s a weird post-holiday-season release from EA that is dropping a month before the real anticipated EA release of the first half of the year – Mass Effect 3. I’m really looking forward to ME3, but I was intrigued by the prospect of a new fantasy RPG series from a major publisher. I was really looking forward to something new and fresh, but I wasn’t really expecting what I ended up getting.

Have you ever bitten into a raw potato? If you ever have, perhaps you can understand what I mean when I say this game is dense, and at the same time painfully bland.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: A Contest

2012-02-07 by Lauren Gundrum. 0 comments

This contest has ended. Congratulations to

If you want to see the details of the contest, read below.
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In honor of the release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, we’re holding a contest.

To enter, ask or answer questions related to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning as you play the game. Anything tagged kingdoms-amalur-reckoning is eligible for this contest.
Prizes:
  
 
There will be two winners: the person who (1) asks the most viewed question and (2) the person who gives the answer with the highest score. Each of these people will receive either a Cohesion XP 11.2 Gaming Chair Ottoman with Wireless Audio or a PS Vita (whichever they prefer).
The Rules
  • The contest is open to both new and current gaming.stackexchange.com users.
  • Everyone is eligible to participate regardless of geographic location. If you live in an area of the world where it is too difficult for us to ship you your prize, we’ll figure something else out on a case by case basis.
  • The only metrics we’re using to determine winners views and votes. So ask as many good questions and give as many good answers as you can, and share them using whatever means you see fit. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google Plus, whatever works for you.
Dates: The contest begins Tuesday February 7th at 12:01 am and goes until Friday, February 17th at 11:59 pm (UTC). Only questions and answers posted within that time period will count towards this contest.