Specialist Technician. PC Gamer. Stargate and Star Wars Fan. Computer Geek. Military Enthusiast. Science Enthusiast (Nut). Mountain Biker. Photographer. Cinematographer. Audiophile. SketchUp Modeller. Video Editor. Audio Editor. (No, my name isn't really Shane M. Schofield...it's an inside joke.)
Posted by SCΛRECROW on Mar 23rd, 2009
Update 3: FileFront is not shutting down!!! Read.
Update 2: It seems that some one has saved FileFront from its untimely demise.
Update 1: NO!!! Not FileFront. Damn it!!! Why did this have to happen? Over 1.5 million files totaling over 48TB will be lost. Must download everything!!!
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Gaming, Modding and Computing Stuff.
The gaming scene has been pretty quiet on my end. Work from University has started to pile up. Although I did get a chance to play a short match of Supreme Commander with a couple of my friends, admittedly this "short" match was about 3 and a half hours long. Can't complain though: UEF for the win!!!
Saw the new videos and screenies of the Stargate: Empire at War mod and they look good.
As per the forum "What's the Story", I am now going to attempt to explain the origin of my screen name: [SCARECROW]. This is going to take a while.
Part 1 - Background Information:
SCARECROW is the call sign of the character Shane M. Schofield in Matthew Reilly's novels: Ice Station, Area 7, Scarecrow and Hell Island. (These books are a good read, by the way. Read them in order!). He is a Captain in the USMC and he tends to do unorthodox (crazy) things in combat situations.
Part 2 - What happened:
So a few years back, I was playing Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield with a group of friends.
In a certain round, I was in a tower (more or less, check the MP Prison map if you have the game) providing sniper cover for my team. This tower had a hole in the floor where you could climb up into it via a long ladder.
2 members of the opposition team were at the bottom of this tower and detected me using a heartbeat sensor, then they threw a grenade up into the tower. I heard the grenade land on the floor, and like SCARECROW I choose to jump out of the window.
Usually a fall from that height would kill, but I got lucky. They thought that they had killed me, so they went up into the tower to check. I on the other hand pulled out my heartbeat sensor, saw that they were in the tower and threw a grenade back in through the window.
This killed them. When they heard what happened they commented that SCARECROW would do something like that, so I started using the nickname [SCARECROW]. And that's where my screen name came from.
Wow. That took a while, not that anyone really cares..
Good Gaming and Good Modding.