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Nickname Quboid
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Description I can't make any car pop a wheelie.
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Signed On Jul 26, 2001, 01:42
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
20. Re: Morning Screenshots Nov 3, 2015, 15:04 Quboid
 
descender wrote on Nov 3, 2015, 13:47:
I love how thrown off people are by the A B X Y buttons on the screen, as if there was any advantage to playing FO3/NV with a mouse+KB over a gamepad. It's not a twitch shooter, who gives a shit? You all really have to start getting over this one, just because a mouse works better for competitive FPS doesn't make gamepad support indicative of a "bad port" problem.

I much prefer using a KB&M to using a controller for this sort of game, to the extent that I sold my console because most games weren't enjoyable.

There's more to wanting a mouse than accuracy, as if that's an odd thing to want even in a slow paced single player game.
 
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
5. Re: Morning Screenshots Nov 3, 2015, 10:33 Quboid
 
I think this is looking pretty good. It's not a huge step up over (modded) Fallout 3/NV but if the open world is detailed enough, I don't expect each scene to look quite as cutting edge as a corridor shooter. In particular the distant content looks more detailed, that's usually the first thing that needs modded.

There's plenty about the Creation Engine that needs work more than the graphics. Have they said if there are loading screens when going inside? I hope that removing this is a priority for Bethesda's 8th-gen console open world games.

Four dialogue options is worrying. I don't think FO3/NV had more than 4 options in 95% of cases so with tighter writing it shouldn't be too bad but it does feel like a step backwards.
 
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News Comments > Game Tycoon 2 Early Access
6. Re: Game Tycoon 2 Early Access Oct 31, 2015, 12:10 Quboid
 
I'm glad they acknowledge this, thanks for pointing that out. I don't mind developers taking inspiration from others - all games do to some extent - but IMHO they lifted too much from GDS to ignore.

I'm not familiar with Game Tycoon at all, I mistook this for GDT at first.
 
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News Comments > Game Tycoon 2 Early Access
2. Re: Game Tycoon 2 Early Access Oct 31, 2015, 00:33 Quboid
 
yonder wrote on Oct 30, 2015, 19:05:
I bet Greenheart Games is ecstatic at the thought of people thinking this is a sequel to their superb Game *Developer* Tycoon!

They kinda ripped off Game Dev Story, I wouldn't feel sorry for them.
 
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News Comments > EA Financials
4. Re: EA Financials Oct 29, 2015, 19:38 Quboid
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 29, 2015, 19:28:
killer_roach wrote on Oct 29, 2015, 19:13:
$0.65 EPS? Doing some quick and dirty math, that's about a $200m profit for the quarter (estimating, based on share price and market cap, they've got about 300 million shares outstanding).

Dude? Why "quick and dirty math" or "about" and "estimating" if you can just, you know, click the link and scroll down a bit to find out that it's $212 million net profit and 326 million shares.
No need to whip out the calculator if others have done the work for you!

Good estimates, TBF.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
11. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Oct 29, 2015, 12:04 Quboid
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 29, 2015, 09:37:
If you believe a male never has a right to act as a male, to question or criticize women than yes, you are an SJW.

I'm glad we've clarified that this label only applies to a tiny, tiny number of people, none of whom post here.
 
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News Comments > Space Engineers Sales Soar
3. Re: Space Engineers Sales Soar Oct 29, 2015, 11:39 Quboid
 
Very impressive. Now how about, you know, actually finishing it ... over 2 years since its release!  
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News Comments > Hitman Trailer
5. Re: Hitman Trailer Oct 28, 2015, 23:27 Quboid
 
Techie714 wrote on Oct 28, 2015, 23:24:
I dont know if it was the graphics or the animations but the people seemed a little "blocky" looking....particularly the arms?

The way 47's arm swings seems very rigid, I think some animation needs more work. It looks very good otherwise.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 28, 2015, 13:21 Quboid
 
EricFate wrote on Oct 28, 2015, 10:31:
Not *may* lose revenue. If someone signs up for a service, uses that service to view your monetized content, and your payout is a weighted percentage of the subscription fee the service is meant to be collecting from them, then any percentage of $0.00 is $0.00.

The people that are going to subscribe to a commercial free service? Those aren't the people who already have ad-blockers installed.

Yes I am. I use an adblocker but I intend to subscribe to this when it is available because I do want content creators and content hosters to get paid.

Besides, just because subscribers aren't paying doesn't mean that the content creators need to lose out.
 
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News Comments > DMCA Changes for Abandoned Games
6. Re: DMCA Changes for Abandoned Games Oct 27, 2015, 17:40 Quboid
 
Good good, it's a nice surprise when sensible things happen.  
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News Comments > PAYDAY 2 Microtransactions Follow-up
22. Re: PAYDAY 2 Microtransactions Follow-up Oct 26, 2015, 22:35 Quboid
 
I wonder how many other studios are watching this and saying "erm, you know that pay to win mechanic we were thinking of adding? Let's not!".  
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Preload Plans
5. Re: Fallout 4 Preload Plans Oct 26, 2015, 20:06 Quboid
 
DangerDog wrote on Oct 26, 2015, 19:59:
A console port of epic proportions?

I'll definitely wait for some reports before buying. I haven't been following it closely to avoid hype but I am very likely to buy it ... if it's not a mess.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 23, 2015, 23:24 Quboid
 
He gave away a third of the shares he owns, worth of course $200,000,000.

No pleasing some people...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 23, 2015, 12:22 Quboid
 
Necrophob wrote on Oct 23, 2015, 11:40:
"Many Antidepressant Studies Found Tainted by Pharma Company Influence"

I guess I'd be shocked, if I wasn't so jaded. Maybe there's a pill for that?

I think it's more of a powder.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
13. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 22, 2015, 21:14 Quboid
 
I'm tempted to get a subscription, but that is a bit pricey. I would rather throw a few bucks a month at a site I visit often than see ads, including Bluesnews.

I can understand why creators are effectively being forced to agree to this. YouTube needs this content to be available ad-free to subscribers or the whole subscription service is pointless.

I'm pretty sure we're all at least 3 times the age of PewDiePie's audience and at the risk of sounding like a cultural sophisticate, most of us have at least 3 times the IQ as well.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
9. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Oct 19, 2015, 18:26 Quboid
 
I'd be surprised if organised crime wasn't involved in eSports. Young, stereotypically unsocial kids are rip for exploitation; add gambling and it's a perfect target. I don't know what there is in terms of support for players but I would guess that it is less developed than established sports so they'd be more isolated.

I'm not saying eSports are rife with match or spot fixing, but the potential is there so there are sure to be some instances all over the globe.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Interviews
9. Re: Sunday Interviews Oct 18, 2015, 13:10 Quboid
 
I buy FIFA every year (the game, not the organisation - it's too pricey) and to be honest I'd be rather miffed if it wasn't essentially the same as the previous version because they're both trying to achieve exactly the same thing. I want squad rosters and tournaments for the new season and a year's refinement in the simulation, controls and graphics. I don't like everything they add, change or remove but I get better value for my money than pretty any other full price game.

Cutter wrote on Oct 18, 2015, 10:03:
And that's the problem with bean counters who run creative companies. EA has a ton of old titles that would be amazeballs and sell like hotcakes if brought up to date.

Darn bean counters, refusing to rehash the same old stuff for easy money ... wait, what?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 15, 2015, 22:19 Quboid
 
Awful news, I hope he beats this.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Oct 15, 2015, 19:38 Quboid
 
You made it!  
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Oct 14, 2015, 20:00 Quboid
 
Good luck, Blue! Thumbsup Yes that was intentional :-)  
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