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Game Lounge now on HR20-700!!!


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#1 OFFLINE   RhinoGL

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Posted 18 June 2007 - 12:11 PM

Just tuned to 110 and got the channel. I do not think it is supported on the HR20-100 (piano black) yet.

Very cool!:D

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Posted 18 June 2007 - 12:15 PM

Just tuned to 110 and got the channel. I do not think it is supported on the HR20-100 (piano black) yet.

Very cool!:D


great news! :D
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#3 OFFLINE   fliptheflop

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:11 PM

Is anyone able to sign up for the pass? It won't let me over the phone line or online at directv.com.

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 07:43 PM

Same here not able to sign up yet. It says on the bottom that its now available on the D* HD DVR receiver though. If I try and order online it tells me I have to have an interactive box. I have both an H20 and a HR20 so I dont know what that could be able. I don't need a 3rd box...lol
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#5 OFFLINE   fliptheflop

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:15 PM

Same here not able to sign up yet. It says on the bottom that its now available on the D* HD DVR receiver though. If I try and order online it tells me I have to have an interactive box. I have both an H20 and a HR20 so I dont know what that could be able. I don't need a 3rd box...lol


Thats exactly what its doing to me also. It maybe that its up and running but we can't sign up for a pass yet.

#6 OFFLINE   DCSholtis

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:27 PM

I just emailed customer service. Will post when I receive a reply.
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Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:28 PM

Same here not able to sign up yet. It says on the bottom that its now available on the D* HD DVR receiver though. If I try and order online it tells me I have to have an interactive box. I have both an H20 and a HR20 so I dont know what that could be able. I don't need a 3rd box...lol



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Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:46 PM

Sorry but, yawn, IMHO this should be one of the lowest priority items to get going.

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:53 PM

Great news!! Now we can really test the remotes' response time with simple arcade style games.
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#10 OFFLINE   DCSholtis

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 09:18 PM

You have to make sure that the primary receiver on your account is an interactive receiver


I already checked my account though. My HR20 is listed as my primary and its still telling me I need an interactive box. lol
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#11 OFFLINE   RhinoGL

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 09:44 PM

The told my brother it will be fixed by Friday...;)

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 09:49 PM

Cool, ty RhinoGL
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 12:18 PM

I'm good to go. They said for some reason their system isn't letting them add it so the CSR had to log into a seperate system to do it.
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 12:54 PM

With the ability to play video games in so many other ways, computers, game consoles, cell phones even, what makes D* think this is going to be even remotely popular that people will pay EXTRA to play games with 1990 graphics and a remote control as the game controller? Am I missing something here?

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 01:05 PM

With the ability to play video games in so many other ways, computers, game consoles, cell phones even, what makes D* think this is going to be even remotely popular that people will pay EXTRA to play games with 1990 graphics and a remote control as the game controller? Am I missing something here?


“Game Lounge’s unique platform is engaging the minds of both parents and children and bringing family game night back to DirecTV households across the country,” said Eric Shanks, executive vice president, DirecTV Entertainment. “Game Lounge gives families an alternative way to play games together, using a medium that kids are used to while also playing in a controlled environment that parents are comfortable with.”

That's Shanks' explanation. The real reason is because it's been pretty sucessful for Sky and E*.

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 03:03 PM

What is the price?
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 03:11 PM

What is the price?


All Access (unlimited games) is $5.95 a month

Game Pass ("24 hour access to your favorite game category) is $1.95. You can get a few extra hours out of the Game pass if you order at the right time I think.

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 03:12 PM

What is the price?

Read the web page and all will be answered.

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 03:53 PM

Yeah, I was just too lazy. :blush:
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 04:28 PM

Everyone, my brother was told that his HR20-100 (piano black) does not support game lounge yet and ordering from that box is not possible. That explained his problem.




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