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Real Name Tom Landry   
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Description Stats: chain smoking, coffee swilling, overweight middle-aged male single dad with one 13 year old in residence.
Likes: games, cute Japanese chicks, milk duds, red meat, fresh bread, reading sci-fi, money, a good cigar now and
Homepage http://tjlandry.blogspot.com/
Signed On Jun 17, 2001, 15:14
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News Comments > Fallout MMOG Tease
19. Re: Fallout MMOG Tease Sep 19, 2010, 19:50 Hump
 
WyldKat wrote on Sep 19, 2010, 19:35:
Please Interplay, just give it up already?

The original team that made Fallout 1 and 2 great are LONG GONE, not to mention Interplay simply does not have the funds to make a proper Fallout MMO.

Interplay had their shot with Van Buren, but their fumbling of the IP isn't Bethesdas fault. Bethesda took a great but dead franchise and resurrected it, as well as turned it from a "cult hit" to a "mega hit".

Cult hits don't sustain MMORPGs, we all found that out with APB.

I'll give them the benefit of the doubt. it could either end up a steaming pile like "Fallen Earth" or it might actually be decent.
 
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News Comments > Fallout MMOG Tease
13. Re: Fallout MMOG Tease Sep 19, 2010, 18:14 Hump
 
I got this thing in my email. i had no idea what the fuck it was until i read the legal fine print at the bottom. Interesting.....weird.....*shrug*  
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News Comments > BioShock Infinite Gameplay Trailer
1. Re: BioShock Infinite Gameplay Trailer Sep 18, 2010, 19:57 Hump
 
Don't bother. It intermixes the original trailer with maybe 5 seconds of new footage. Much like G4, Gametrailers is turning into a place where corporate game PR types can dump a load into the waiting mouths of 10-16 yr olds with parents that have disposable income. Fast, brain numbing editing in lieu of anything substantial.  
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News Comments > Activison Considering Selling Cut-Scene Movies
19. Re: Activison Considering Selling Cut-Scene Movies Sep 16, 2010, 22:27 Hump
 
I Have no doubt that one day Kotick will be killed by an irate customer  
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News Comments > Open Letter from Erin Wood
1. Re: Open Letter from Erin Wood Sep 15, 2010, 19:01 Hump
 
fucking. heartbreaking.  
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News Comments > Iron Grip: Marauders Beta Continues
1. Re: Iron Grip: Marauders Beta Continues Sep 14, 2010, 18:15 Hump
 
oh, I thought this was going to be similar to the Iron Grip game using an FPS experience.  
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News Comments > Section 8: Prejudice Announcement
1. Re: Section 8: Prejudice Announcement Sep 13, 2010, 20:54 Hump
 
The multiplayer of the original was a really well thought out game. unfortunately the weapons weren't much fun to use and the game was really focused on teamplay which most people aren't willing to devote their time to.  
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
1. Re: Sunday Consolidation Sep 12, 2010, 18:57 Hump
 
Looks like Halo : Reach is generally considered the best in the series now. It certainly looks amazing.  
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News Comments > DNF Interview
4. Re: DNF Interview Sep 10, 2010, 21:34 Hump
 
I wasn't aware that he even sold the site. I thought he still had a controlling interest. Too bad, he should've gotten a better lawyer who could've worked it so he was still attached to the site and drawing income.  
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News Comments > Need for Speed World Goes Free
17. Re: Need for Speed World Goes Free Sep 9, 2010, 19:24 Hump
 
how long has this been out?  
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News Comments > FireFall Revealed
6. Re: FireFall Revealed Sep 7, 2010, 21:40 Hump
 
theres a 10 minute video out. The game looks really good but if you're expecting a new Tribes you'll be disappointed. Essentially it looks like Borderlands with a cleaner sci-fi manga style with a small helping of RPG upgrading and persistance. In a way it looks like what Global Agenda should've been.  
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News Comments > On DNF IP Ownership
1. Re: On DNF IP Ownership Sep 6, 2010, 12:46 Hump
 
I remember reading the footnote in your post but it's implication simply didn't register (NPI).

re BIA: I thought Hells Highway pretty much tanked at retail but I guess I was wrong if they plan on continuing the IP.
 
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News Comments > On the DNF Revival
33. Re: On the DNF Revival Sep 6, 2010, 03:00 Hump
 
One other bit of info not included here is that Gearbox now owns the rights to Duke. Period.

http://kotaku.com/5630726/gearbox-software-now-owns-duke-nukems-future

If Pitchford was able to pull THAT off without draining the company's working capital he deserves to be an egotistical prick.
 
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News Comments > On the DNF Revival
25. Re: On the DNF Revival Sep 5, 2010, 22:34 Hump
 
"Gearge Broussards comment on two weapons in DNF on Shacknews forums-

Yeah, blame us for it if you want. It may change in the future and I don't know what will happen with it, but it was us. I stand by it too, as you cannot discount designing games for a modern world and part of that world is consoles where the bulk of the sales can be. And on those consoles you have a controller. We tried for a long time to support lots of guns but we simply could not find a nice way to map it to a controller, despite trying 4-5 designs. We gave it enough time and decided to stop swimming against the current and adopt what was basically the "standard".

It's not 1996 anymore."

Even Derek Smart was able to figure out a way to map a HUGE amount of commands for a space sim onto the 360 controller. What it comes down to is Fat Man doesn't think console gamers are smart enough to to adapt to what is essentially a "Alt + Key" system. Discounting even that scenario most gamers on PC use a mouse wheel to scroll between weapons. On the gamepad you could apply the "mousewheel" system to the D-Pad.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Space Combat Trailer
32. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Space Combat Trailer Sep 4, 2010, 15:58 Hump
 
After a few years of the "Gears of War" look in every title to come out its nice to see how developers are bringing bright, saturated colors back into gaming again.  
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News Comments > TERA Trailer
2. Re: TERA Trailer Sep 4, 2010, 15:52 Hump
 
so the whole game takes place inside a huge Boss?


now that's BIG.
 
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News Comments > Valve Courting Minecraft Developer?
13. Re: Valve Courting Minecraft Developer? Aug 30, 2010, 17:02 Hump
 
all I know about Minecraft is that some people spend a huge amount of time and effort building stuff and then the /b/tards kick the door in and destroy everything they can.

yes, its juvenile but hilarious.
 
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News Comments > Acclaim Closed
17. Re: Acclaim Closed Aug 27, 2010, 18:20 Hump
 
there goes my dream of a sequel to Forsaken.....

*runs away crying like a little girl*
 
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News Comments > Valve Would Like to Make the Half-Life Movie
9. Re: Valve Would Like to Make the Half-Life Movie Aug 26, 2010, 22:03 Hump
 
the "Meet the Team" shorts were ALL brilliant and highly entertaining. Further, the dialogue and great sense of humor shown in EP3 made that game. It seems they definitely have the talent.  
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News Comments > Elemental/PC Gamer Follow-up
44. Re: Elemental/PC Gamer Follow-up Aug 25, 2010, 17:28 Hump
 
Popeyes fucking buries KFC.  
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