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Signed On Oct 25, 2001, 23:23
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
7. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 20, 2010, 23:55 Zyrxil
 
Verno wrote on Aug 20, 2010, 21:34:
Diablo is the only franchise Blizzard owns that wouldn't suffer on the consoles and development there probably wouldn't impact the PC version either.

That being said, please don't try and turn every Blizzard IP into console games because most of them simply don't work.
I don't see how. I mean, for melee characters you could use a stick to attack in directions fine, but using abilities that require targeting would suck.
 
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News Comments > New Steam Client
7. Re: New Steam Client Aug 20, 2010, 20:46 Zyrxil
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Aug 20, 2010, 18:12:
Yes, because a Metacritic number without any context whatsoever is incredibly useful information.
It's better than not having it. I can click through for context if I want.
What's the point of the Metacritic score...on a list of games you already own?
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 20, 2010, 20:33 Zyrxil
 
Mortal Kombat Dev Thinks MK vs. Street Fighter is "Inevitable".

Well someone has delusions about how big his franchise is.
 
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News Comments > Mafia with Mafia II Preorders
8. Re: Mafia with Mafia II Preorders Aug 20, 2010, 16:20 Zyrxil
 
HardCore wrote on Aug 20, 2010, 14:08:
I know gifts are not inherently bad but...

Does anyone else get nervous when publishers try to over-sweeten pre-orders with "gifts" so people buy a game before they see or before reviews come out?
Not really, it's almost standard practice these days. You know what didn't have pre-order gifts? Kane & Lynch 2. That's reviewing real well.
 
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News Comments > Lineage II Addict Lawsuit
1. Re: Lineage II Addict Lawsuit Aug 20, 2010, 16:15 Zyrxil
 
Wow, that's mind-blowing that it was allowed to proceed. When was the last time a beer company was sued for alcoholism? But hey, videogames are so new-fangled, let's sue and demonize them.  
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News Comments > Steam Hardware/Software Survey Results
2. Re: Steam Hardware/Software Survey Results Aug 20, 2010, 15:58 Zyrxil
 
"#title_hardware_software_survey"
Oops.
 
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News Comments > Free Portal for Using New EU Payment Option
6. Re: Free Portal for Using New EU Payment Option Aug 20, 2010, 10:11 Zyrxil
 
A51Abductee wrote on Aug 19, 2010, 21:48:
Maybe this explains why I have been unable to purchase anything on Steam for the last few days without it rejecting my info after a silly IP check. I'm currently in Mexico but all my account and CC info is from back home in the States. And yeah, it was working fine for months before this.
Nothing to do with it. Steam has been comparing IP location vs billing location to make sure it's the same country for a long time, as means of preventing CC theft.
 
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News Comments > Mafia II Trailer
1. Re: Mafia II Trailer Aug 19, 2010, 16:14 Zyrxil
 
Enough with the trailers! They're 95% the same footage. Just bump up the release date 6 days so I can be playing this weekend.  
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News Comments > Mafia II Trailer
1. Re: Mafia II Trailer Aug 18, 2010, 15:13 Zyrxil
 
Isn't this like the 8th time this particular trailer has been released?  
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News Comments > StarCraft II Patched
3. Re: StarCraft II Patched Aug 18, 2010, 08:40 Zyrxil
 
Or me.  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Aug 17, 2010, 20:48 Zyrxil
 
Dogfighter was patched with dedicated servers and joystick support, btw.  
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News Comments > DOTA TM Controversy
19. Re: DOTA TM Controversy Aug 17, 2010, 19:02 Zyrxil
 
Golwar wrote on Aug 17, 2010, 18:52:
It is quite simple, Valve had absolutely nothing to do with what made DotA great. So I see absolutely 0 reason why they should benefit from owning the TM.

FFS, as I noted a bunch of posts ago, they trademarked "DOTA". Exactly "DOTA". Not "DotA", not "Defense of the Ancients", but "DOTA". It's beyond retarded to be raging about that.

http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?regser=serial&entry=85102245
 
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News Comments > DOTA TM Controversy
7. Re: DOTA TM Controversy Aug 17, 2010, 15:38 Zyrxil
 
Rob wrote on Aug 17, 2010, 15:11:
I had been wondering since this was first announced, what a worst case scenario would be. Is it possible that once the DOTA name becomes a Valve property, that Blizzard would be forced to pull all references to DOTA from WCIII and SC2(should any exist) in the custom game community? Talk about crapping on your heritage. =(
That's not how trademarks work.

Wolfen wrote on Aug 17, 2010, 15:34:
Well now. This is an interesting turn. Im interested to see how this pans out. Ive always thought of Valve as a pretty community supportive company who picked up popular mods and made some folks dreams come true of turning a hobby into a paid living. I kind of assumed that was what was going on here until this post popped up.
Well, it is. Icefrog created the original DotA. Valve hired Icefrog.
 
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News Comments > DOTA TM Controversy
4. Re: DOTA TM Controversy Aug 17, 2010, 15:00 Zyrxil
 
Besides which, they didn't file a trademark for "Defense of the Ancients", they filed a trademark for "DOTA". To me that says "to be revealed clever acronym that recalls the original".  
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News Comments > StarCraft II Free Name Change Coming
14. Re: StarCraft II Free Name Change Coming Aug 17, 2010, 09:43 Zyrxil
 
Xero wrote on Aug 17, 2010, 07:09:
"additional character name changes for a fee."


Wow...charging for something simple, quick, easy, and obviously automated. Blizzard are becoming money whores. Just to change your name nowadays is going to cost you? Wtf is this world coming to? I understand they don't want people abusing it, but that's when you put CAPS on name changing. How about a 15-30 day name change period? Simple and FREE!!!

If RealID tells us anything it's that Blizzard doesn't want people changing names at all. They want you to be always identifiable, relatively anonymous internet nickname or not. They want you to keep the reputation associated with that name.

The only reason there's a name change service at all is because they know how much demand there is, from their WoW experience. The fee is to discourage you from using it.
 
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News Comments > The Scourge Project Demo
1. Re: The Scourge Project Demo Aug 13, 2010, 10:02 Zyrxil
 
From RPS:
Quintin: Oh itís fucking terrible. I reviewed it for a mag. Itís properly abysmal. Cyberpunky Gears of War with tedious level design, shoddy shooting and awkward mouse support. If we played it together we would never play a videogame together again.

Alec: That only makes me wanna play it more.
 
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News Comments > ZeniMax Acquires Arkane Studios
7. Re: ZeniMax Acquires Arkane Studios Aug 13, 2010, 00:51 Zyrxil
 
They better not make an Arx sequel with the shittastic Gamebryo engine.  
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News Comments > Dungeons Officially Announced
3. Re: Dungeons Officially Announced Aug 12, 2010, 13:14 Zyrxil
 
Wait, he's trapped at the bottom, and must make his way down?  
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News Comments > Mafia II Demo Patched, Contains MP Code?
1. Re: Mafia II Demo Patched, Contains MP Code? Aug 11, 2010, 20:37 Zyrxil
 
Well, that certainly explains why Physx performance was such shit.  
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News Comments > Valve DOTA TM
1. Re: Valve DOTA TM Aug 11, 2010, 10:20 Zyrxil
 
Let the speculation of what it stands for begin!

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