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Welcome to the G4TE Community Website
Welcome to Gaming for the Elderly!
We’re glad to see you. If you’ve made it here, you must be interested in video games. That’s great! So are we! In fact, we went ahead and built ourselves a gaming community. As you can tell by our title, we are a community of older gamers.
While you must be 18 years of age to be a member here, most of us are in our 30’s and 40’s.
We are made up of men and women from all over the world. A majority of us are from North America and The United Kingdom. However, we have members from other parts of Europe, Africa and Australia too. We are a diverse group. So you are assured that you will find people just like yourself who like to play and talk about the same games that you enjoy.
I am sure you have played games online before, but you haven’t played them with our community. We play as friends and we play for fun. If you are new to the site, I recommend that you check out our Overseas Connection Podcast. Give it a listen and I am sure you see that you’ll fit right in here. You can check out our Facebook page
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. Feel free to get involved in the conversations! Ask questions if you like! If you are still uncertain, take a look at our guest forum
. You’ll find all of the information and help you need there. We’re sure that you are going to enjoy your time here. Happy gaming and we’ll see you online soon.Remember: “Games may bring people together, but it’s the people that make the games fun!”
Welcome to your new gaming community! We are G4TE and we are looking forward to meeting you!
Your G4TE Staff
at 10:31:46 AM by Murphys Law
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The Overseas Connection gives a First 10 look and impression for Sanctum 2.
Developer: Coffee Stain Studios
Publisher: Coffee Stain Studios
Release Date:May 15, 2013
Platform: Xbox 360, PS3 & PC
Sanctum 2 is the successor to the unique First Person Shooter / Tower Defense game… Sanctum. Sanctum 2 will feel q...
May 12, 2013, 07:27:25 PM by Tephlon12
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Games That Defined This Generation
Amidst all the announcements and hype, the next generation of consoles is rapidly approaching. So as the current-gen heads toward the sunset, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look back at some of the best and most influential games of this especially long generation. Don’t be afraid to give me some feedback on this series and feel free to give me some suggestions on what games you think are specifically worth mentioning....
May 09, 2013, 03:14:16 PM by Murphys Law
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The Overseas Connection gives a First 10 look and impression for the FUSE demo.
Developer: Insomniac Games
Release Date:May 28, 2013
Platform: Xbox 360 & PS3
Fuse is a game that has a lot of attention on it being the first multiplatform game from Insomniac Games coming to the Xbox 360. Known for creative we...
April 24, 2013, 06:02:10 PM by NewsBot
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Arkham Origins Multiplayer Rumored & Microsoft Confirms Next-Gen Xbox Announcement24 April 2013, 5:48 pm
The internet is just bursting with new deals every day and we’re here to help you navigate through all that clutter with our Deals of the Week segment. Something you can expect will show up in every Wednesday episode henceforth. Am I sounding like a salesman yet? But really, who doesn't like knowing when the good deals are happening? A game you've always wanted to play *cough*Arkham City *cough* but never got around to buying…for 15 bucks? You’d be as crazy as Cortana to pass that up. As for your headlines, stuff about Microsoft attempting to one up Sony, Arkham Origins might get multiplayer, and am I crazy but is Call Duty looking a lot more ghostly these days?
Here are the stories covered in today’s Daily Fix: Continue reading…Source: IGN PS3 Articles
April 18, 2013, 09:56:33 AM by Markanix
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April 16, 2013, 10:00:12 PM by NewsBot
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Free '1000 Club' DLC Hitting Forza Horizon16 April 2013, 12:47 am
Run out of mountains to conquer in Forza Horizon? This is for you.
The 1000 Club Expansion offers five new challenges for every car in the game. That’s more than 1,000 challenges across the hundreds of cars featured in Forza Horizon.
Check out the trailer for more details.
The free expansion pack will also include 10 new achievements, worth 250 gamerscore points, plus two new cars: the 1995 RUF CTR2 and a 1956 Ford F100. Luke is Games Editor at IGN AU. You can find him on IGN here or on Twitter @MrLukeReilly, or chat with him and the rest of the Australian team by joining the IGN Australia Facebook community.Continue reading…Source: IGN Xbox 360 Articles
March 31, 2013, 06:18:17 PM by Ima Poster
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I'll not post the HLC28 results yet as it is still March in some countries. Equally if you are Australian and want to get started early, here are 2 April (fool) challenges...
A little round and round one that probably won't take too many laps to get fast on...
Tsukuba Short, Class S
If the #1 spot is a genuine time then the car that the overall leaders assumed was fastest wasn't. By quite a significant time. I don't believe that lap time, but we have more than one club member that is capable of challenging for a top 10 finish if it is real.
And a slow one with compromises to be addressed.
Sunset Club, class F
Do you go for the grip through the corners, or do you go for speed on the banking? decisions, decisions.
Will be speeding things up a lot in May with an R1 HLC.
March 30, 2013, 10:49:21 AM by JGinJj NinJj
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Over the time i have been a member of G4TE i have come to the conclusion a fair few other members enjoy cycling in one of its many forms. From roadies to downhill mud magnets and the odd Raw who adds cycling in to his triathlon's.
So i thought its about time we had a bike club. Well of sorts!
Realy just some where to post about any rides you have enjoyed. Or even not, when the winds in your face and its up hill all the way. ( Dont you just hate those days. )
So i will kick it off with todays ride. Kevfh and i did our irregular ride round the estuary from where we live in Exmouth to Dawlish and back. 42.57 miles from my door to door. It was cold and windy, but we actualy saw the sun for a while. Just under 4 hours ride time 4h45m with lunch break and the odd stop for toilet breaks. ( And to let kev catch up!!! Shhh don't tell him i said that
It was a much nicer ride this week than last where due to flooding and a huge detour it was 5 hours in the saddel!
Its mainly cycle track with a few miles on a dodgy sea wall / foot / cycle path.
Being Easter weekend it seemed every idiot and there dog was out as well which is great apart from most dont keep dogs or children under control. ( Sometimes think both should be on a lead.
This is on mountain bikes by the way. Its much faster on a road bike i am told!
Anyway join the club and share your rides.
March 28, 2013, 12:54:15 PM by Parsnipnose3000
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My kids keep telling me there's another update coming very soon, and this one has the end. I tweeted 4J asking if this meant we'd need a new map, but they didn't reply. Should we proceed with doing this, or is our Minecraft server ready for retirement?
I'm quite happy to keep it open, just as long as it's being used. It's nice to drop in there now and again, and build something. That said, I have a feeling the gold account runs out soon. April probably. I can check later.
What are your thoughts?
March 07, 2013, 06:57:04 PM by Parsnipnose3000
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Teams, randomly assigned :
7 Inf the bro
It's time I organized another silly Forza 4 tournament. So, as discussed, we will be racing famous Movie and TV cars.
Please put your name down in this thread to reserve your spot.
If you cannot commit to a full season, we would be happy to include you as a drop-in, or a stand-in. We intend to have 16 cars taking part in each race, and will probably need to complete the lobby with a couple of AI cars. We will simply replace an AI car with anyone who wishes to join. All players, whether human or AI will score team points.
Teams and team Principles :
I am looking for people to fill the following positions :
Event staff :
Locations Director : (track selection)
Art Directors : Markanix, PGTips, Gonzo (vehicle liveries)
Host : Markanix
Consultants : everyone. ideas please
Man sitting with traffic cone on head : Parsnipnose
There will be two teams, and each team will have a team principle. Please vote for the principals in this thread.. Each team member will be racing for team points. there will be a variety of ways to earn points, and the teams will be able to strategize in order to maximize their earnings. Less capable players will play a crucial role in points earning, alongside their faster team mates.
There will be no individual competition. This time around it's all about the team. Everyone will earn points, every race, regardless of finishing position. A draft of the point earnings table is lower down in this post.
Teams will be assigned randomlys.
Tuning not required.
Each race will feature a famous TV or Movie car. This will be stock, and untuned.
All cars will be identical.
Locations and schedule.
Our locations director will pick the tracks. If nobody wants to be locations director, we will pick tracks at random just before racing.
The Forfeit Car
The flower-mobile. This will be exactly the same as the movie cars, but will be painted bright pink and have flowers all over it. We may also have deflated the tyres and de-tuned it. The first 3 place finishers of a race will each receive a forfeit for the next race. The forfeit car has one sole purpose - interference. It will still earn points, and any player, in addition to the forfeit holders, may elect to drive the forfeit car at any time.
Team principles will be allotted 8 "jokers". Playing a joker enables them to remove a forfeited driver from the flower-mobile, and replace them with one of their top 2 drivers. This is to prevent any less capable drivers from being forced to drive a slower car, and can only be used as such. Unused jokers will score team points at the end of the season.
All race starts will be 9pm GMT | 4pm EST | 1pm PST
April 28th : Week 1.
Race 1. Starsky and Hutch car on Road America
Race 2. James Bond white Esprit at Silverstone
May 5th: Week 2.
Race 1 : Mugello Club | Ferrari GTO 84 (Magnum P.I)
Race 2 : Top Gear west | General Lee
May 12th: no races : USA Mothering Sunday
May 19th: Week 3.
Race 1 : Maple Valley Short | Ferris Bueller 57 250 California
Race 2 : Maple Valley Short Reverse | Bumble Bee (Mark)
May 26th: Week 4.
Race 1 : Twin Ring Motegi East | DB5 James Bond
Race 2 : Road Atlanta Club | Bullitt Mustang
June 2nd: Week 5. - track to be confirmed
June 9th: Week 6. - track to be confirmed
Smokey and the bandit
Mad Max. (Mark)
June 16th: no races, Father's day
June 23rd: Week 7. - track to be confirmed
June 30th : Week 8. - track to be confirmed
#53 Beetle. Herbie - on an oval
Host : Markanix
Simulation : Limited damage
Assists : Personal choice
Points | Finishing positions
1 : 200 < uses flower-mobile next race
2 : 150 < uses flower-mobile next race
3 : 140 < uses flower-mobile next race
4 : 130
5 : 120
6 : 110
7 : 100
8 : 90
9 : 80
10 : 70
11 : 60
12 : 50
13 : 40
14 : 30
15 : 20
16 : 10
Points | Other
Leading a lap (max once per player per race): 25
Finishing with no damage : 100
Fastest clean lap : 25
Pitting (max once per player per race - can be earned by any car including flower-mobiles : 25
Taking part : 15
4 week taking part bonus : 500
8 week taking part bonus : 1000
Crossing the finish line on the last lap in reverse without making contact with another car : 25
Lapping a flower-mobile : 50
Unused jokers : 50 points per joker
If we get a chance...
Soccer : Winning a game : 300 team points
Soccer : Scoring a goal : 50 points
Silly modes still to investigate :
Infection (location and points system)
7. Inf the bro
8. Bongo the propagandarer
March 02, 2013, 11:49:52 AM by TheRealDeFo
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Anyone else have this game? We've got a couple of guys at LaG that are now playing .. and David the Alien has it now too. The game plays much better than the last release. Online play is finally fixed!
Enjoy this video of my terrible driving in Daytona.
BTW - Game is $39 at BestBuy right now.
Monthly Wordsearch #2
Who will be the first to finish? PM or post your screenshot of the completion animation and we'll add you to the hall of fame.
If you can't see the entire puzzle, minimize the panels to the left and right.
Hall of Fame.
WS 1 : Orty. WS 2 : Ima Poster
Clues courtesy of Stik Man
G4TE prize fund