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Signed On Aug 1, 2001, 01:48
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News Comments > Into the Black
6. Re: Into the Black Aug 24, 2013, 00:33 Fletch
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 23, 2013, 23:48:
A lot of the anti-Affleck tweets make fun of his Boston accent. This makes no sense to me, as Bale was British, but was fine as an American in the role. Affleck has done lots of non-Bostonian parts, so this isn't really an issue.
Here's one...
"Affleck gonna be like "It's the Jokah! Or the Riddlah! Rahbin! Call Commissionah Gahden!"
LOL
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: Into the Black Aug 24, 2013, 00:28 Fletch
 
"the venn diagram of "good movies ben affleck has been in" and "movies ben affleck also directed" is a single circle."
My sentiments, exactly. I used to hate Ben Affleck movies until I saw "Gone Baby Gone". He's directed some damn good movies. Still, he shouldn't play Batman any more than he should play MLK, or Caesar, or Don Quixote, or Daredevil.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on WoW F2P Prospects
5. Re: Blizzard on WoW F2P Prospects Aug 24, 2013, 00:16 Fletch
 
Eyesight's not the greatest any more, but I read that as "Wow FAP Projects".  
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News Comments > id Hiring a Design Director
11. Re: id Hiring a Design Director Aug 24, 2013, 00:13 Fletch
 
Do you have skills producing high-quality work under tight time schedules, as well as experience working with a team to flesh out a coherent, well-structured story? Well, you won't need those here.  
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News Comments > id Hiring a Design Director
10. Re: id Hiring a Design Director Aug 23, 2013, 23:57 Fletch
 
They need a RememberTheGameplayThatBoughtTheFerraris Director. I nominate Romero (pre-"former id partner" version).  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Also Features Microtransactions
27. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Also Features Microtransactions Aug 23, 2013, 20:05 Fletch
 
Oh, FFS.  
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News Comments > Everybody's Gone To The Rapture PS4
28. Re: Everybody's Gone To The <strike>Rapture</strike> PS4 Aug 23, 2013, 13:05 Fletch
 
MajorD wrote on Aug 23, 2013, 10:05:
Indies are starting to become sell outs too!

Are indies supposed to stay small and "indie" for you? If they are "discovered" and become more successful, they are a sellout?

As a PC gamer, I'm still pissed about the whole Bungie/Microsoft thing, but that's because Halo was ruined as a PC game by the move. Indies signing exclusivity deals only irks me if it ruins or eliminates a promising PC version of a game, and even then... not really. It's not like they are taking food off my table. Lots of indies out there with cool games who don't want a lot of my money to play them.

I still like Green Day, too.
 
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News Comments > Steve Ballmer to Retire
18. Re: Steve Ballmer to Retire Aug 23, 2013, 12:40 Fletch
 
I'm available. Just give me 6 months probationary period to turn the company around. If it doesn't work out, I can live comfortably for the rest of my off the 6 months of salary you paid me.  
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News Comments > Everybody's Gone To The Rapture PS4
16. Re: Everybody's Gone To The <strike>Rapture</strike> PS4 Aug 23, 2013, 02:41 Fletch
 
Scud wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 23:28:
Not really the same thing, if something is only on the PC you can bet it's probably not because someone PAID the developer to ignore other platforms. I do agree however that the exclusives game is one game I have no interest in playing.

I don't give a shit WHY a game is only developed for the PC. Call it PC exclusive, or a limited release due to limited resources/budget/etc... whatever. Semantics.

What I care about is a game that is developed for the PC and NOT consoles. A game that isn't compromised in gameplay, interface, or controls because of console and gamepad considerations. If someone wants to miss out on a possibly great PC game because a DIFFERENT game they're also developing is a console exclusive... their loss. A simple "forest for the trees" hissy fit, imo. I'll support the developer and the platform by giving them my money for good PC games, and not giving them my money for crappy console ports.

PS - I can't think of a single console-exclusive release that was worth a plate of cold piss once it was eventually released on the PC.


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News Comments > On Sale
4. Re: Humble Origin Bundle now includes... Aug 22, 2013, 23:09 Fletch
 
I wouldn't install Origin if they paid ME.  
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News Comments > Everybody's Gone To The Rapture PS4
6. Re: Everybody's Gone To The <strike>Rapture</strike> PS4 Aug 22, 2013, 22:59 Fletch
 
Dagnamit wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 21:42:
I refuse the support the "exclusive" model bullshit. Too bad, I was looking forward to playing A Machine for Pigs. No way I'm giving my money to that dev.

Huh? Isn't "A Machine For Pigs" a PC exclusive? Oh, that's right... you don't want to support "the exclusive model bullshit". Very honorable of you to support that sentiment even when it's for your chosen platform.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
6. Re: Ships Ahoy - The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Aug 22, 2013, 05:21 Fletch
 
DarkCntry wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 19:24:
The funny thing is that XCOM is ubiquitous with the idea of chest-high walls for cover and other examples of what you mentioned, the only difference is that it's now a third-person viewpoint.

Hehe. True. (but it's far from "the only difference")
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online to Use Subscriptions
60. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online to Use Subscriptions Aug 22, 2013, 04:30 Fletch
 
Illumin wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 02:34:
Ill know after 30 days...

And $60.

 
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News Comments > Endless Legend Announced
3. Re: Endless Legend Announced Aug 22, 2013, 04:12 Fletch
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 19:51:
Wow, that's an intesting look. How the hell do they do that? Almost looks like some miniatures world. Colour me interested so far.
Does look cool. Google "tilt-shift".
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online to Use Subscriptions
38. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online to Use Subscriptions Aug 21, 2013, 14:43 Fletch
 
Atomic wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 13:49:
I can't fathom playing an Elder Scrolls game I cannot mod, let alone one I have to pay a subscription to play. Pass.
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online to Use Subscriptions
37. Re: The right move! Aug 21, 2013, 14:41 Fletch
 
JohnBirshire wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 12:47:
However, the players that actually keep the game afloat are getting screwed.

Ridiculous. If you are hardcore into the game, why shouldn't you pay more? If you are willing to pay "to keep the game afloat", and DO pay, you are screwing yourself. UNLESS, of course, you actually ENJOY the game and feel what you pay is worth it to keep playing. Casuals obviously don't feel it's worth it, and probably wouldn't play at all if it was subscription-based. If you do, it's on YOU. The content you are paying for is "restricted" precisely because people like YOU are willing to pay for it. Those "freeloaders" you refer to might call you a SUCKER.
 
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News Comments > Terminator Games Planned
10. Re: Terminator Games Planned Aug 21, 2013, 14:02 Fletch
 
"... specifying that they have the exclusive console game rights..."
PC gamers, move along. Nothing to see here.

 
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News Comments > XCOM: Enemy Within Announced
18. Re: XCOM: Enemy Within Announced Aug 21, 2013, 13:12 Fletch
 
1badmf wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 12:55:
if you pause it at :30 and then right arrow through the static, there's clearly a symbol of some kind. don't remember it from the game though. anybody have any idea what it means?

Hmmm... right at the end of "enemy agents could be..." Maybe one of the agents found a gold ring with an ancient Elvish inscription.
 
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News Comments > XCOM: Enemy Within Announced
7. Re: XCOM: Enemy Within Announced Aug 21, 2013, 11:09 Fletch
 
I am a huge fan of the originals (UFO and TFTD), so, in light of the industry's abysmal history when "re-imagining" beloved pc games, I was down on the remake when it first came out. After watching some LP's on YT, I relented, bought it, and had a blast. I'll get this.  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer
16. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Aug 21, 2013, 09:59 Fletch
 
nin wrote on Aug 21, 2013, 08:49:
I say, good fellow, is this excrement fresh?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY7ZX6ngOSs

 
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