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How To: Fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death

In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death. For this you got to put the PS3 into stand by mode. Press down the button located at the top end of the console for 7-10 seconds and listen for 3 beeps. Repeat this step again. Then this message is flashed on the TV screen – ‘connect the controller using a USB cable etc’. Once you connect the USB cable, the trouble shooter prompt comes up displaying 6 options. You can use the 6 options to troubleshoot yo...

How To: Use a "no CD" crack to play PC games without a disc

In this tutorial, we learn how to use a "no CD" crack to play PC games without a disc. First, go to www.gameburnworld.com and search for your game using the search bar. Once you find the game you want, click on the version that you want. After this, the game will start to download onto your computer using the software you choose. Once it's finished, install it and open up the executable file. Now, move this file and make a copy of it on your desktop. Now you can delete your original copy and ...

How To: Put an SNES emulator on your R4/M3 card

TheCondowit shows you how to put an SNES emulator on your R4/M3 card. The user says that the first thing you want to do is goto SNEmulDS homepage then scroll down when you get there and goto the green text. Next the user tells you to click on the R4DS / M3 Simply. The user then walks you through some more steps then shows you a live demonstration of the emulator in action to confirm that it works. After following all the steps the user provides, you should be able to put an SNES emulator onto...

How To: Make a bomb/rocket in Garry's Mod for Half-Life

kivan2400 shows us how to make a bomb/rocket in Garry's Mod for Half-Life for the PC. First download Gary's Mod. Once you have downloaded Gary's Mod, begin by placing four barrels in a diamond shape. Alternate four gas canisters between the barrels you placed. Place an exploding barrel in the middle of your diamond. Next put thrusters on the ends of everything you just created, both types of barrels and the gas canisters. Use your duplicator to make as many as you want and launch them.

How To: Clear your World of Warcraft cache

In this tutorial, we learn how to clear your World of Warcraft cache. First, you will go to your computer, then the local disk (C:), then users. From here, go to the public folder, then click on 'games', and then 'Word of Warcraft'. Once here, you will need to delete the 'cache' and 'wtf' folders. Next, you can exit out of this and continue to play your game as normal. This will clear out history from your game and make it load faster than before. If you aren't a Vista user, you will be able ...

How To: Make a Call of Duty 4 working server

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Call of Duty 4 working server. First, go into your game and go to "start new server". Next, name it whatever you want and put internet into the dedicated section. After this, save the information and a console will pop up. Don't close this, minimize it. Next, open up your game and go to "join game" and search for your server. When you find it, click on the information and write down the IP address it has inside of it. Now, go to XFire and type in the I...

How To: Download and Change Your PlayStation 3's Wallpaper Without Using Your Computer

The PlayStation 3 is a sweet gaming system, and even though Blu-ray discs didn't really live up to all the hype and there is still no HBO GO app available, I love my PS3. One of the coolest things about it is that you can customize it to look however you want. One of the most common ways to do this is by changing the wallpaper, but most people use their computers to transfer wallpaper images over.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 20

No need to figure out the 20th puzzle, entitled "The Origin of the Species", in Assassin's Creed 2. Here's the answers! Puzzle wheel: Start by turning the fifth ring right ten times, then turn the fourth ring left twice. Then rotate the third (and first) rings right twice, the second ring right five times and the first ring left three times. Image 1: Highlight the eye at the top of the painting. Code wheel puzzle: Ignore the numbers and focus on the Assassin motto: “Nothing is true, everythin...

How To: Find North in Minecraft Without Using a Compass

It's easy to lose oneself when playing Minecraft and easier still to get plum lost. That's why it's always good to have a compass on hand. No compass? No problem. There are, in fact, no fewer than seven methods at your disposal for finding true north in a Minecraft world. Better still, a lot of them are accessible to you from the very moment you start playing the game.

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite case

The Nintendo DS Lite is quite the handheld device. It has two screens, one being a touch screen, great sound quality, and a great selection of games. It is also a great accomplishment for Nintendo comparing the original Game Boy to the tech they have now. But despite its technological advancement, things can break, especially handheld devices like the DS Lite. In this tutorial, find out how to replace the original casing to a Nintendo DS Lite. Be aware that if you open your DS Lite, you may v...

How To: Play Any NES or SNES Game with Friends Right in Your Web Browser

Feeling nostalgic for Super Mario Kart, but don't want to fire up the old Super Nintendo? Never fear, with a free Flash-based emulator called SNESbox, you can relive the 90s and play all your favorite games right from your browser, without having to install anything. With 1,861 games, if there's something made for the Super Nintendo that you want to play, they almost certainly have it. Sure, there are tons of emulators you can use, but SNESbox is different in that it gives you the ability to ...

How To: Fix your broken Xbox 360 using the towel trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix an Xbox360 with the towel trick. This technique is for an Xbox360 that has the 3 red flashing lights on the power button and does not function properly. Begin by unplugging all the cables from the Xbox360, except for the power cable. Then turn on the console and wrap it in 3 towels. Leave it to heat up for 25 minutes. Now unwrap the console and turn off the power. Let it cool off for 15-20 minutes. This video will benefit those viewers who have...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 6

See the key to the sixth puzzle "Brothers" in Assassin's Creed 2. This is where things start to get tricky; while the first batch of ring puzzles were simple, these link some of their rings together, so that you can’t move one without moving another. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Hack FarmVille with Cheat Engine

Many FarmVille farmers want money fast, or experience fast, or want to level up, or want to speed things up— make and earn things faster. No matter how long they play, they're not getting what they want, and that is to outshine everybody else. But you can't reach the top by simply playing the game.

How To: Capture perfect gameplay footage from your Nintendo DS

If you'd like to capture footage from your Nintendo DS, either to share online or make walkthroughs or playthroughs with commentaries, download all of the necessary files from Lifehacker, then watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to get capturing. For recording gameplay this way, you'll need a DS or DS Lite, microSD card, NDS flash cartridge, Wi-Fi connection, SD card reader and a computer (along with all of those files you need to download).

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 12

This is the 12th puzzle, entitled "Titans of Industry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle 1: The key here is in the “4=1” on the blueprint at the left of the screen. Line up the red 4 over the gray 1 and input the following code: 917240. Image 1: This one’s the opposite of the light-bulb “puzzle” from before – just move the dollar sign over the bulbs to extinguish them. Image 2: Highlight the glowing ball at the center of the image. Code wheel puzzle 2: Your hints here are the “2” on t...

How To: Get your PSP to play your ISO or CSO

Did you know that you could make an ISO or CSO image of your PSP UMD and then run it off your memory stick. This solves space issues and the games even run faster! What you need to do is first go to the root of your memory stick and make a folder called 'ISO". Put the ISO that you've made from your UMD into this folder and then startup your PSP. In the PSP menu go to 'GAME' and then launch the custom firmware enabler. Inside go into the settings menu and into configuration and change the UMD ...

How To: Hack pokemon platinum for Nintendo DS

If you're looking how to hack Pokemon Platinum from Nintendo for your Nintendo DS, this tutorial is just what you need. Follow the steps and see what you get. You'll need an R4 card to make it work, so make sure you have one. You'll be downloading a hack engine that at first looks complicated, but it's really pretty simple to use. Check it out and get hacking today! This video is really thorough and you should be able to follow it quite easily. This will let you hack pokemon plantnum.

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