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MajorSlackVideos Official FAQ

Major SlackThere is not enough space in my Youtube channel description to answer all the most frequently asked questions posted on my videos so this page is dedicated to answering some of those questions...

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Borderlands Review – Page 3

  Cakewalking the Badlands Slack's Rating: 9 User Rating Not that the game is ridiculously difficult and in fact a huge point of contention on the official Borderlands forums is whether the game is too easy or not. And in … MORE...

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Borderlands Review – Page 2

  Entertaining Enemies Slack's Rating: 9 User Rating Speaking of bad guys, Borderlands also stands out not so much for its diversity of enemies as the hilarious ways they act and react. Be prepared for the likes of pint-sized Midget … MORE...

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Borderlands – Road Warrior Meets Diablo

New PC Game Borderlands screenshotMarketed as the first 'role playing shooter', Borderlands proves itself to be a game of a different color with its Heavy Metal style graphics and its fabulously addicting mix of RPG and FPS gameplay...

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Dead Space Review – Page 3

  Gripes Slack's Rating: 8.5 User Rating Another thing that happened to me after getting about halfway through Dead Space is that the gripes I had about this game started to feel more like just the rules of engagement that … MORE...

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Dead Space Review – Page 2

  Game Currency and The Store Slack's Rating: 8.5 User Rating The currency in Dead Space is credits which are acquired as pickups also scattered around the game's environment. Credits can also be acquired by selling items at stores, one … MORE...

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Dead Space – 21st Century Survival Horror

New PC Game Dead Space screenshotEngineer Isaac Clarke chops, lops and purées his way through hordes of aliens aboard the spaceship USG Ishimura while trying to get to the bottom of a mysterious artifact. This excellent gory scarefest published in 2008 by EA is possibly the 21st century reference standard for survival horror video games...

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Far Cry 2: Special Weapons 2

None of these three weapons found on the left side of the right armoury wall in the PC game Far Cry 2 especially appeal to me but they may appeal to you. Here's a rundown of the Dart Rifle, the Type 63 Mortar and the Flamethrower and how to unlock them at the weapon dealer...

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Far Cry 2: Special Weapons 1

People frequently ask me on my Youtube channel why I prefer the RPG-7 instead of the Carl G Rocket launcher. This page explains why plus gives a rundown of the PKM and the M-249 SAW. Includes an armoury wall screenshot, weapon descriptions and the required convoy missions (if applicable).

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Far Cry 2: Secondary Weapons Guide

Unless you're a card-carrying member of the NRA, you may not be able to tell the difference between an Uzi and a MAC-10. This Far Cry 2 secondary weapons guide —which includes all the game's pistols and machine pistols— will help you sort things out. Includes a labelled screenshot of the secondary weapons wall in the armoury plus detailed descriptions and which convoy missions to do to unlock your favorite...

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Far Cry 2: Primary Weapons Guide 2

My Far Cry 2 weapons guide continues here with a screenshot of the second batch of primary weapons found on the left wall as soon as you walk into the armoury. If stealthy sniping is your strategy (which is a good one), here's where to find the game's selection of sniper rifles. On the other hand, if you've got a hankerin' to do some spankerin', one of the game's shotguns might be more to your liking. Includes descriptions for each and how to unlock it at the weapon dealer...

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Far Cry 2: Primary Weapons Guide 1

If you're having problems telling which weapon is which in the Far Cry 2 armoury, this comprehensive weapons guide will help you out. This page shows the first batch of weapons found on the left wall of the armoury as soon as you walk in. Here you'll find all the game's assault rifles and the MGL-140 Grenade Launcher. Includes a labelled screenshot which you can click on to jump to weapon descriptions...

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Prototype Review 3 – Gameplay

  Slack's Rating: 7.5 User Rating The strangest thing about my Prototype experience was all the while I was playing it and struggling to find enough profanities to curse it down to the depths of Hades in this review, I … MORE...

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Prototype Review 2 – Hostile Game Design

  Slack's Rating: 7.5 User Rating Okay well, I'm thinking, I guess I just need some more practice with Prototype. I'll just replay mission three until I get the hang of how to handle Alex. So after miraculously completing mission … MORE...

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Prototype – Welcome to Video Game Hell

New PC Game Prototype screenshotShape-shifting antihero Alex Mercer takes on monsters and the military in midtown Manhattan. This sandbox-style third person shooter gives you lots to play with but the chaotic gameplay and wonky controls make developing sound strategies and playing with finesse a real challenge...

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How to Have Fun Playing Far Cry 2

Finding yourself screaming "For f#@k sakes!!" every five minutes while playing Far Cry 2 as you're once again forced to run and gun to take cover from enemies who seemingly pop up out of nowhere? Getting frequently accosted by enemy patrols? Has the game quickly turned into a repetitive bore? You may be approaching the game the wrong way. Believe me, I was there. Now I think Far Cry 2 is the best video game EVER. Read what strategies I developed to turn the game completely around for me...

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Building a Weapon Loadout in Far Cry 2

Here's how to build a well balanced weapon loadout in Far Cry 2. This is important to open up the gameplay and make sure you don't lock yourself in to close combat situations all the time which eventually gets very repetitive. The key is to abandon the idea of having a machine gun or assault rifle in the primary weapon slot and instead use that for a sniper rifle...

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Far Cry 2 – Starter Weapon Loadout

Here's a detailed rundown of what would be best referred to as my starter or 'first tier' weapon loadout in Far Cry 2. The star of the show here is the M1903 sniper rifle which becomes available right after you finish the training missions...

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Advanced Far Cry 2 Weapon Loadout

Putting up with the Makarov pistol in your starter weapon loadout will finally pay off here after you do all the weapon shop missions and gain access to some better weapons, most particularly, the Dragunov sniper rifle and the MAC 10...

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Far Cry 2 Video Game Strategies

One of the key things to having fun in Far Cry 2 is to be keenly aware of enemy alert levels and to only put the enemy into alert mode on your own terms and when you are fully ready. Here's a detailed description of enemy behavior and how to avoid pitfalls which lead to getting repeatedly flanked and outgunned...

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