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Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
« Reply #100 on: August 08, 2016, 01:43:10 PM »
The Radio Station shake is a great location to ransack, but you don't want to stay there.  Best hit that in the morning so you have plenty of time to get back home before dark.
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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #101 on: August 08, 2016, 01:55:57 PM »
    Yeah I saw that! I walked to the base of the mountain and then was like "well, now what?"  :eh

    I couldn't figure out a way up the mountain.

    I think Pleasant valley is cursed or something, the severity and frequency of blizzards here is just unreal. I don't remember ever having this much trouble with the weather in coastal highway. And back then I was wearing mainly cotton clothing. With my bunny mittens and deer boots (plus the good old parka while my wolf pelts cure), I'm still encountering -30 C temp blizzards that sometimes last all day or night. I'm actually a little concerned if I will ever be able to leave this place :hide.

    When I walked in the weather was nice and now at day 80 something.... The snow and ice have turned very malicious.
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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #102 on: August 09, 2016, 12:14:30 AM »
    Hence the name .  .  .  "The Long Dark" .    :coffee
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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #103 on: August 09, 2016, 12:23:08 AM »
    Hence the name .  .  .  "The Long Dark" .    :coffee

    Oh psh, and where are the pictures of your meat shelf?  :scrutiny

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #104 on: August 09, 2016, 12:27:01 AM »
    Canned meat doesn't go bad nearly as quickly.  Would you like ground beef, mini meatballs or pork and green chile stew?  And for the record - here in Phoenix its generally referred to as the "long bright".   AKA, summer.    :cool
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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #105 on: August 09, 2016, 12:41:03 AM »
    Canned meat doesn't go bad nearly as quickly.  Would you like ground beef, mini meatballs or pork and green chile stew?  And for the record - here in Phoenix its generally referred to as the "long bright".   AKA, summer.    :cool

     :rotfl

    I've never heard of canned mini meatballs (no, I don't think chef boyardi counts) nor green chile stew. Regardless, dinner will have to wait a couple years due to education and all that  :neener.

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #106 on: August 10, 2016, 06:29:33 PM »
    Looking at the new update, they gave us a rear peep sight on the rifle. So now we have a rear ghost ring and a rear buckhorn sight on the rifle  :shocked. Why the hell do we have two rear sights? What kind of Lee Enfields do they have in Canada?

    Random video goodness of story mode when it comes out.

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #107 on: October 08, 2016, 02:25:06 PM »
    There's been a new "vigilant trespass" update.

    I played the new interloper mode  :o. I lasted 7 hours and change. You spawn with no food, water, matches, bed roll, and you have the lowest quality clothing- which is also ripped.

    My goodness  :panic.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #108 on: October 09, 2016, 02:09:44 PM »


    Very cool  :cool.

    At 10:50 the bear wakes up and doesn't attack him.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #109 on: October 16, 2016, 11:39:21 PM »
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #110 on: October 21, 2016, 09:19:45 AM »
    I typically don't fish as I find snares to be more reliable for food, but as part of the update: cooking fish gives you a bit of useable lantern fuel.

    This is most interesting  :hmm. I might have to get some tackle and find a lake.

    I still have yet to leave pleasant valley homestead so far. I bagged a bear yesterday just outside my home and harvested everything. With about 35 kg of fresh meat now, I reckon I'll stay here until the meat is eaten or it goes bad.

    I guess that means I'm stuck here for another month or two.

    Kinda wish the cabin had Wi-Fi  ::).
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #111 on: October 26, 2016, 12:07:42 AM »
    So I've purchased it and been playing it. I made it five days before I went to the dam. The weather changed on the way and I froze inside. Started tonight and went to the camp office. It started storming and I can't go out. I have nothing to read so I'm just standing in the cabin listening to the wind and posting. It's -37 outside and I don't know if that's the windchill. 12 hours of daylight left.  Should've gone to the trappers.


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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #112 on: October 26, 2016, 12:10:25 AM »
    Made fish hooks and a bandage. Might take a drink shortly....


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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #113 on: October 26, 2016, 02:02:14 AM »
    How do you save a game?


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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #114 on: October 26, 2016, 08:10:08 AM »
    How do you save a game?



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    It saves automatically only when entering a building. But not when exiting. Also when sleeping too.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #115 on: October 27, 2016, 07:48:21 PM »
    I haven't been back on yet. If you quit after you enter a building you can restart that game?


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    « Reply #116 on: October 27, 2016, 08:51:48 PM »
    I haven't been back on yet. If you quit after you enter a building you can restart that game?


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    That is correct!  :cool

    As long as the building has a door and a loading screen. Open/delapidated buildings and caves don't count.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #117 on: October 27, 2016, 10:38:27 PM »
    That is correct!  :cool

    As long as the building has a door and a loading screen. Open/delapidated buildings and caves don't count.
    Sweet. Thanks


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    « Reply #118 on: October 27, 2016, 10:47:38 PM »
    Sweet. Thanks


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    No problem. I've almost survived 8 hours in interloper mode, so I consider myself something of an expert  :neener.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #119 on: October 28, 2016, 07:11:26 PM »
    Ha I started on the coastal highway yesterday. It's a lot easier there than Mystery Lake.


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    « Reply #120 on: October 28, 2016, 07:24:53 PM »
    Ha I started on the coastal highway yesterday. It's a lot easier there than Mystery Lake.


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    What difficulty? It's my favourite region. Close enough to mystery lake for easy foraging, yet close to the rikken when it comes time to make arrows and what not.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #121 on: October 28, 2016, 09:30:05 PM »
    Interloper is no joke.



    "Maybe the bear will rescue me from the wolf."

    Best comment of the video  :rotfl.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #122 on: October 31, 2016, 09:09:31 PM »
    Happy Halloween everyone  :cool. May there be a 2000 calorie pumpkin pie (that never gets cold and has the potential to ward off wolves) and a bowl full of signal flares next to every Jack o' Lantern in your Canadian travels this day.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #123 on: October 31, 2016, 10:49:39 PM »
    Worst Spawn Ever... LOL... Yeah.  That's some bad luck right there.
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    Re: The Long Dark (bring a sweater)
    « Reply #124 on: October 31, 2016, 10:50:09 PM »
    Also - the Camp Office is a great HQ location. 
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