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Signed On Oct 21, 2001, 00:09
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta Signups
9. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta Signups Feb 22, 2012, 14:22 Morgan19
 
Not necessarily. I received a "thank you for applying" email shortly after submitting. I imagine they're just overloaded if everyone's trying to suddenly sign up at once.  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta Signups
6. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta Signups Feb 22, 2012, 14:09 Morgan19
 
Riker wrote on Feb 22, 2012, 14:08:
Downloaded their scanner tool. It told me a network error has occurred, then says "Sorry. =("

Try it again, I had to run it three times before it worked.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta Signups
3. Re: Guild Wars II Beta Signups Feb 22, 2012, 13:57 Morgan19
 
(edit) Weird. A second attempt failed completely, and the third finally went through and showed me the English page.

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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Demo for All
48. Re: Mass Effect 3 Demo for All Feb 17, 2012, 23:08 Morgan19
 
How does one weird animation equal consolitis...? That seems a bit of a stretch, and not even what he was asking about.

^Drag0n^ wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 19:08:
So, again, I'm asking, how bad is the Consolitis?

Did you play ME2, by any chance? From the demo so far, ME3 feels and acts very similarly so that's an easy point of reference in terms of what to expect.

There're plenty of the usual PC options like graphics (which are fine, but admittedly less extensive than other games), audio, remappable controls, mouse settings, etc. so that doesn't seem console-y at all. You can utilize powers with the number keys or by pausing and doing it through a squad menu. Mouse input is very smooth, quick, and responsive. Regarding the UI, it seems very natural to get into the game and play with a mouse and keyboard; while playing the demo I never thought to myself "Gee, this'd be easier with a controller," or have any glaring instance of things feeling badly ported.

In all honesty the only thing I can think of off the top of my head that would come across as console-y is the uber-combined "one button to interact/cover/jump" function. I do sort of miss separate keys to crouch, pick up, interact, etc. but that's not a game-breaker by any stretch. Lots of games have weird control quirks that take some getting used to and I just chalk it up to that.

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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Demo for All
31. Re: Mass Effect 3 Demo for All Feb 17, 2012, 14:09 Morgan19
 
WaltC wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 11:27:
Anyone know how to configure Origin so that the demo does not install to C:\? I've installed Origin on E:\, but it still wants to install the demo on C:\. Thanks in advance?

Under Settings > Downloaded Games, do you have a folder on E:\ specified? I just opened up my Origin (which is on D:\Games\Origin) and the demo went right to downloading and installing in the Origin games folder there.

I enjoyed the quick bit I got to try of the demo so far... I immediately felt right at home playing again, from the grand "holy crap save the world please" cinematics to the "it just feels like ME" gameplay. Definitely Looking forward to the full game.

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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
2. Re: Morning Screenshots Feb 9, 2012, 11:23 Morgan19
 
That's not GW2; looks like it's all stuff from the Winds of Change in GW1, maybe?

(EDIT) Yeah just checked out the GuildWars 2 site. It looks like the story originates there, but it's for GW1's Winds of Change content.

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News Comments > Tribes Ascend Changes
14. Re: Tribes Ascend Changes Feb 2, 2012, 13:11 Morgan19
 
Overon wrote on Feb 2, 2012, 11:19:
So what happens to all the players that have unlocked classes and unlocked perks and abilities to classes that are going away or to classes that are being changed? I hope we don't get shafted.

Posts on the beta boards seem to indicate that, if you've unlocked stuff that's being removed, you'll get the equivalent amount of XP back to re-spend on whatever.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Patch
1. Re: Skyrim Patch Feb 1, 2012, 16:03 Morgan19
 
Yowza, that's quite a list!  
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News Comments > Homefront Ultimate Edition
3. Re: Homefront Ultimate Edition Jan 10, 2012, 13:08 Morgan19
 
Yeah, SP was a joke but MP was actually a lot of fun. Thought it combined twitchier gameplay with more tactical elements nicely.  
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News Comments > Tribes Ascend Patched
1. Re: Tribes Ascend Patched Dec 22, 2011, 10:15 Morgan19
 
Username and password are now remembered when selecting the ‘Remember Me’ checkbox at login.
How novel!
 
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News Comments > No Battlefield 3 VOIP Changes Today
2. Re: No Battlefield 3 VOIP Changes Today Dec 6, 2011, 10:10 Morgan19
 
So you don't want VOIP as part of the installation, but requiring the game and Origin and Battlelog and the kitchen sink is just peachy?  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Fixes; Back to Karkand Teaser Trailer
9. Re: Battlefield 3 Fixes; Back to Karkand Teaser Trailer Nov 5, 2011, 21:18 Morgan19
 
The problem with your gpu will be fixed in a NVIDIA driver update this month
Has nvidia acknowledged the issue and said they're working on a fix, or is it just speculation? Would be awesome if it's true...
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Fixes; Back to Karkand Teaser Trailer
7. Re: Battlefield 3 Fixes; Back to Karkand Teaser Trailer Nov 5, 2011, 13:23 Morgan19
 
When they talk about fixes like this... How do you actually get get the fix? I right-click the game in Origin and the game says it's already up-to-date; the Battlelog browser plugin says the same. Just wondering if these wonderful fixes of their's will solve all the 560 Ti problems.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Improvements
15. Re: Battlefield 3 Improvements Nov 3, 2011, 22:51 Morgan19
 
Still no dice (ha) on getting the damn thing to run again. I've repaired the game through Origin, reinstalled the game, reinstalled Origin, reinstalled GeForce drivers, set the Origin and BF3 exe's to run as Admin or in Windows 7 compatibility mode, already run Win7 in classic non-Aero mode, tried Origin in offline mode, underclocked my videocard, reinstalled MS Framework 4, enabled Limit CPUID and so on.

Nothing has worked. Blah.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Nov 3, 2011, 11:55 Morgan19
 
I hope they reveal Super Mario Bros. 3 at the tournament!  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin?
24. Re: Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin? Nov 2, 2011, 17:22 Morgan19
 
Does Single Player work or do both SP & MP not start?

Nope, both SP and MP have the exact same issue of not starting.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin?
16. Re: Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin? Nov 2, 2011, 15:11 Morgan19
 
So it doesn't get to the point of "logging in"?

I start up Origin, login, and click on BF3 to play; that launches Battlelog and I log in; I find a server and click Play again. Then Origin tells me it's launching BF3, the blank window pops up and then just sits there. I login to Battlelog fine, if that's what you mean?

I also just tried IE9 (have been using Firefox) and it returned an error saying IE9 x64 isn't a supported browser.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin?
11. Re: Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin? Nov 2, 2011, 14:32 Morgan19
 
Do you notice that it opens up Battlefield on your taskbar? Try clicking that on your taskbar.

Heh yes, I noticed; I'm not that unobservant.

Clicking the taskbar icon pops up the window as if it's going to switch over, but it just stays an outlined window and never goes "into" the program no matter how long I wait. I've tried all the usual suggestions... Reinstalled game, Origin, drivers, MS framework, etc. and tried changing how I start it up (through Battlelog, through Origin, through shortcut) to no avail.

The really frustrating thing is that it worked the first day, then has done the same hanging since then, despite absolutely nothing having changed on my system since the first time.

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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin?
4. Re: Battlefield 3 Hacked to Work Without Origin? Nov 2, 2011, 13:35 Morgan19
 
Awesome... Now if only I could get the game to progress past the "Initializing" status. Worked the first day and hasn't since.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA Investigating TDR Issues
7. Re: NVIDIA Investigating TDR Issues Oct 31, 2011, 11:01 Morgan19
 
Your Google-Fu is greater than mine.

Not Google-Fu, but first-hand experience. =P Having had the issue for over a month, I've been (fruitlessly) looking into solutions for just as long.

Glad to see an attempt is finally being made to resolve it... Hopefully.
 
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