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    Girls, Big Jeeps, Girls, Fast Computers, Girls, gamediggers.net, Girls, in that order. You get the idea, I was a hairdresser before I became a network nut.

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  1. struth__

    PUBG (Playerunknown's Battle Grounds)

    What About the peak? how cool is it? Glad to hear you're enjoying it cause it, go to youtube and google "pubg rain" or fog, I swear it's the same rain from OGR but they nerfed it cause players didn't like it, the rain was way too loud, they just needed to turn it down a bit, like the planes flying over, lower volume please, cause I'm listening out for deliveries. an excellent description - the moment you make a decision you realise how many better ones you didn't make... now it's too late, you just have to deal with the consequences and change your strategy. yep, I get the odd chicken dinner with only two kills, nothing wrong with that : ) The weapon ballistics are awesome - all weapons are zeroed at 100 meters, in this video I was lucky enough to find an M416 and a kar98, then I found an eight tims scope and a suppressor. The first kill is at 450 meters but not a headshot, I needed to go a bit higher to achieve that, he only went down because he was already in an engagement and I had him flanked at 90 degrees from his attacker, he wouldent have known where it was coming from on account of the suppressor. Next kill with the Kar is at about 50 meters, not it is a headshot but I'm aiming at the neck, any higher on that one and I would have missed altogether Last two were hard because I had no front grip on the 416, it was bouncing around quite a bit so I resorted to shootin from the hip and that finally got the job done Gotta love that, it's like, see you sooooon, that is if you make it onto the next circle... don't forget to toot the horn (left click) as you drive away laughing. Here's a tip for the GR community you might not know - pressing the >insert< key will mark the map where you currently stand, it's really handy for a multitude of reasons, one of which is remembering where you left your vehicle. Look me up on steam for a game someday
  2. Hello all, I'd just like to let the ghost recon community know that the Gamerecon community, currently playing GRAW2 online together (you lucky devils) are back up after our a short two or three days of downtime. Anyone can join in the fun, there is no cost or tricks involved other than running our launcher and create an account just like you did with GameSpy. You can download all you need at our website, simply google "gamerecon - Services & Resources for Multiplayer Gaming Communities" or just click on the link in my signature below. It's been a big task to keep this system up and running and we seem to be getting some extra traffic so come get some. Enjoy!
  3. struth__

    PUBG (Playerunknown's Battle Grounds)

    Well, I guess no one is playing it, shame
  4. Anyone here played it? It can be more frustrating than the Battlefield series, it's got something in common with OGR though I can't quite put my finger on it, nevertheless, I thought I'd try cause I can't stop playing it... PUBG is a battle royal that's as much about desition making as it is about shooting or accuracy as you must always remain aware of the shrinking player area that can be difficult to predict, not to mention navigate, all the while scavenging for weapons, attachments, armor, health packs and yes, transport for when you need to move a long distance to remain within the player zone. It's absolutely riveting stuff when the key to being the last one standing, or lying, as the case often is at the end of a round, is not how fast you can aim your gun, not how accurate you are at throwing grenades, but how well you match your tactics with the loadout that you previously looted earlier on in the game. I won my first "chicken dinner" (round) using only a red dot sight! I kept low and chose my time to engage at close range to achieve the highest chance of success as I only had a very basic loadout, I did have a silencer and that sealed the fate of others who chose to engage me at distance with a 15x PM scope, I simply through smoke and positioned myself inside the zone waiting for him to be forced to move, it didn't turn out well for the sniper facing my fully optioned Tommy gun on auto at under twenty yards and no one heard a thing, in fact, I doubt anyone saw me apart from the lone sniper who wished he didn't. There are no two rounds that will turn out the same, you can go lone wolf or in teams of two, four or even in squads of eight with the total number of players on the map at approximately 100, however, that number drops fast because even though size of the map is huge, players tend to go to the same places where loot is known to be plentiful and shoot it out early. Others spread out purposelessly to avoid engagement, others just load up a shotgun with a chock and lay and wait for an unsuspecting looter to arrive and become the looted lol. There really is no end to the tactics you can devise in this early access game that's taking the world by storm. As far as graphics are concerned it looks somewhat like an updated version of OGR, or rather, more what I would have preferred for the GR series to have turned out, I'm not much for level up systems like BF including players lighting up all over the map and giving away positions from UAV's & drones, whatever. In PUBG you give your position away by engaging your enemy inappropriately or making mistakes, timing is everything; when to set a trap & ambush, when to loot or when to hunt, when to move and when to camp, or perhaps you'll drive? That always turns out interesting lol Anyway I rate it 9 out of ten chickens and I'm not alone, it's about to overtake CSGO as the most popular online game selling almost five million copies in five months since it's release and a hundred million in revenue. In fact, Microsoft just secured a deal with Bluehole releasing it on Xbox in an effort to kick the sh!# out of sony. Well, I'm off to play another round of PUBG, please add me on steam and team up to share in a "chicken dinner!" together.
  5. Hello Led, Gamerecon forum TS address is >> ts.gamerecon.net LINK The donate link is at the bottom of the gamerecon.net website Hope to catch up on TeamSpeak, I'll be on this weekend
  6. struth__

    Windows 10 Creators Update Issues!

    So true, I'm going back to seven even though I know it will only be supported for less than two more years. Truth is if I could get GRAW2 running on Ubuntu I wouldn't hesitate to run it. As time becomes less of a commodity people are turning to Linux while Windows becomes nothing less than a time vampire!
  7. Hi True, The database connection times out after a month or so - see here I have restarted the script and you should be good to go, don't hesitate to let me know if you have any other question or issues. If you get a chance please post something in our forum so we don't look like a Ghost town and while you're there think about supporting us with a little donation to help me keep this game of games alive Also... If you join our TeamSpeak server while playing it might help the community get back together again Enjoy! -JH
  8. struth__

    GR for Arma 3

    Well done, I can't wait to play it but I have no time right now, I wish I could get people like you working on the gamerecon project. : )
  9. struth__

    GR for Arma 3

    Original Ghost Recon in Arma 3 It looks like someone been busy, I haven't played it yet but I'll report back here once I get a chance to download it and get it on! http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=871329059
  10. Hi pachanga, good to hear you still play GRAW2 once in a while. IMOP wildlands is a port and it's nothing like a GR game, so it's not surprising people still play GRAW2, by your own admission, including you. : ) Cause it is a better game than the crap they sell now in 2017 That's incorrect, it's working fine and it still gets some action. LINK TO LAUNCHER (That works if you run it as admin) Hope to see you all at gamerecon.net Best regards
  11. login_php script needed restarting, happens about once every other month should be fine now : )
  12. Before you do that have you tried running the editor in compatibility mode XP sp2? You could use VirtualBox or the windows hypervisor to manage a VM with win7
  13. New Launcher at gamerecon.net
  14. Wolfseye is correct, the error is win10 not allowing access to the host file, so go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Game Recon\Launcher right click Launcher.exe and run as administrator. That should allow it to run
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