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      09-19-2011, 10:59 AM   #23
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      09-19-2011, 12:13 PM   #24
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We should post our GT's, anyway if any of you guys play Black Ops, or getting AC Brotherhood, Gears 3, MW3 and Forza 4, my GT is ChinoOrtega
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      09-19-2011, 06:17 PM   #25
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"FaMoUs STuNNa" add it uppp

http://www.bungie.net/Stats/Halo3/De...us+stunna&sg=0

Halo 3 anyone?!
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      09-25-2011, 09:59 PM   #26
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      09-25-2011, 10:14 PM   #27
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Grand Prix Legends and iRacing. FTMFW!

Arcade games like Forza and GranTurismo are for little kids.
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      09-26-2011, 10:18 AM   #28
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Considering that I track my car, I have no problem playing a little kid's arcade game at night.... having a bowl of fruit loops.
That's an excellent reply and I do respect you for tracking your car. I apologize for coming-off like an asshole. I'm really not trying to impeach anyone's character for playing arcade driving games, was just throwing an endorsement out there for the much-more-realistic options.

I track my M3 as well. I've also won several WKA (SouthEast-Jacksonville) 125 shifter kart races, and driven in a few PCA events in my old 911. I then moved to motorcycle racing, winning 37 races and 7 CCS championships before earning my AMA Pro (Expert) roadracing license and entering AMA Pro 750 Superstock, which (as I got older -and- fatter) segued into my current job in the motorcycle industry.... I still maintain that arcade driving games are more frustrating than fun and can be downright counter-productive (teaching you to stick your nose-in and use other cars like a berm with little penalty to yourself etc...). I'm an avid sim racer to this day and can vouch for the effectiveness of sims in honing racecraft and learning real world tracks (something arcades help with, but not as well due to their flawed dynamics).
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      09-26-2011, 10:55 AM   #29
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My XBL tag is AWM3ZCP.... original right?! I mostly play Black ops though and Forza once it's out.
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      10-04-2011, 11:22 AM   #30
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The demo came out yesterday and looks pretty darn good. I can't wait for the full game to come out next week.
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      10-04-2011, 06:59 PM   #31
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Im ready.

I preordered my Collectors Edition from Best Buy so i'll have the M5 and 1M.

Im EXTREMELY disappointed that there wont be any Porsches. They are by far my favorite cars in FM3
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      10-04-2011, 07:12 PM   #32
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No Porsches? How come?

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Im ready.

I preordered my Collectors Edition from Best Buy so i'll have the M5 and 1M.

Im EXTREMELY disappointed that there wont be any Porsches. They are by far my favorite cars in FM3
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      10-04-2011, 08:19 PM   #33
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No Porsches? How come?
EA owns the rights and didn't want Forza 4 to have any P cars. The game does feature some Rufs in it.

The demo does let you drive the new F80 M5.
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      10-11-2011, 06:49 PM   #34
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My pre-ordered from BEST BUY is back ordered. WTF. anyone else preordered from Best Buy received theirs today?
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      10-11-2011, 07:15 PM   #35
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Go to best buy and see if they have it. My preorder was cancelled due to lack of supply vs. demand. Got lucky and went to one that had several copies of the LCE pack.
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      10-11-2011, 07:21 PM   #36
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so i preordered from amazon since bestbuy was having issues, and i got a code for the subaru, is there anyway to trade it for the BMW code?
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      10-11-2011, 08:48 PM   #37
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I received my copy yesterday ... and it rocks!

Second race I was played was in a E92 M3 (to keep the discussion related to M3! ) ... turned off the in-game music, turned up the in-game car sounds, then ripped it around the Nurburgring.

Fantastic!
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      10-11-2011, 08:58 PM   #38
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My pre-ordered from BEST BUY is back ordered. WTF. anyone else preordered from Best Buy received theirs today?
So annoyed! I also pre ordered from best buy a long time ago and they didn't ship till about 3pm MST so didn't receive it today!!! Hopefully I'll be getting it tmw!
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      10-11-2011, 09:14 PM   #39
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Never trust Best Buy for anything. People should know this by now.

Amazon = No Tax + Free Release Date Delivery (or is free delivery for prime subscriptions only?)
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      10-11-2011, 10:12 PM   #40
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Picked up my copy today from game stop. They hit a home run with this version. Love it. Graphics, the car selection etc.
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      10-12-2011, 09:02 AM   #41
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Get the limited one! Its nice! And the games awesome!
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      10-12-2011, 02:58 PM   #42
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Never trust Best Buy for anything. People should know this by now.

Amazon = No Tax + Free Release Date Delivery (or is free delivery for prime subscriptions only?)
true, but i wanted the 1M code. =(
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      10-12-2011, 03:41 PM   #43
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So how can we get the 1M without the code? Will it be available later through DLC?
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I also preordered with Best Buy and my order was cancelled. They offered a $20 gift card and 1600 Microsoft points if I bought the standard version. I ordered the regular version for in store pick up. Went last night to get it and they had one collectors edition on the shelf. WTF. Got that copy, cancelled the regular one on the phone and they said keep the gift card and Microsoft points. I also got a cheesy pair of foam dice.

Great game. Anybody else using the kinect along with the controller? It just tracks your head movement so you can look side to side while driving with the controller. Might have to put a driving wheel on my x-mas list this year.
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