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Signed On Oct 25, 2001, 23:23
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News Comments > Take Two Acquires Illusion Softworks
8. Re: No subject Jan 8, 2008, 18:57 Zyrxil
 
The same company owning both the GTA series and Mafia (soon to be series) feels a little weird.

 
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News Comments > Wednesday Q&As
1. Age of Conan Jan 2, 2008, 13:04 Zyrxil
 
The employee isn't unnamed at all, it's "the game’s director, Gaute Godager."

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: No subject Dec 27, 2007, 12:08 Zyrxil
 
Uh, you realize she was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, twice before, right? This is more about the current political struggle with Musharraf.

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News Comments > The Witcher Patch
2. Re: Beauty Dec 20, 2007, 12:07 Zyrxil
 
1. Not like Oblivion, this is a story driven RPG, not sandbox.

2. No level cap, but you stop gaining talent points after level 50, so you cannot get all talents.

3. Get the International version from Gogamer, for the sake of principle.

 
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News Comments > Gothic 3 Community Patch
2. Re: No subject Dec 14, 2007, 15:27 Zyrxil
 
The combat is still terrible, but it's playable.

 
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Gameplay Stats
10. Re: No subject Dec 8, 2007, 17:20 Zyrxil
 
Defense is easier than Offense, and Dustbowl reflects that, being a 3 part defense map for Red, which is fine. It's like a beach landing, fighting against heavy odds.

AFAIK, every single melee weapon does the same 45-85 damage, except the Scout Bat which is 2x swing speed, 1/2 damage, and the spy knife which does very little damage on a non-backstab.

As for the friends achievement, I'm apart of a Steam group, that's how I keep track of my friends, does the same thing as a friends list, but it doesn't count for the achievement. Even if they were all on your friends list, what would be the chances of you all being on the same team in a whole round anyway?

 
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News Comments > Spike VGA Winners
2. Re: No subject Dec 8, 2007, 15:38 Zyrxil
 
MOST ADDICTIVE VIDEO GAME FUELED BY DEW
Halo 3 (Microsoft Game Studios/ Bungie Studios)

WTF? Is that a real category? That is seriously messed up.

The rest of the choices aren't too bad I guess, but when you have categories like "STUDIO OF THE YEAR" "BEST MILITARY GAME" "BEST INDIVIDUAL SPORTS GAME" "BEST RHYTHM GAME" in addition to "BEST (insert platform here) GAME", it kills the idea of having to actually CHOOSE one good game per category.

Hell, they might as well have categories like "BEST GAME WITH A NAME STARTING WITH THE LETTER A". Then they wouldn't have to leave out any of the games advertising on the show!
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News Comments > BioShock Patch
12. Re: No subject Dec 4, 2007, 11:37 Zyrxil
 
It's slow because they had to release it simultaneously with the 360 update, which MS requires a ton of testing for. If it was a PC only patch, it would've been out in 1/3 the time.

 
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News Comments > Defending Hellgate: London
12. Re: Bad Billy Nov 7, 2007, 11:58 Zyrxil
 
Isn't the skipping just you misclicking and ending the combo?

 
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News Comments > Gold - The Witcher
11. Re: Nice keep it comming Oct 18, 2007, 18:35 Zyrxil
 
What's being cut out of the US version anyway?

 
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News Comments > More Bungie Rumors
5. Re: ... Oct 3, 2007, 00:37 Zyrxil
 
Read even more closelier...

He said Myth with a gamepad would be awful, which you agree with. Another Myth would be awesome, so few real-time stategy/tactics games do away with the resource management. I think they sold the Myth license before they got bought by Microsoft though, which resulted in the joke that was Myth 3.

 
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News Comments > Portal Preloads
4. Re: No subject Oct 2, 2007, 12:04 Zyrxil
 
Ah, map packs. Once upon a time, there was this platform where post-release support, for free, was expected! But of course those Pee-Cee users were freedom hating hippies, expecting stuff like that. Welcome to the brave new world of micro transactions. Thank you, Microsoft.

 
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News Comments > The Witcher Movie
4. Re: No subject Sep 28, 2007, 23:39 Zyrxil
 
So starved...for good PC RPGs. Looks great so far, please don't let it be marred by awful translations and voice acting, like so many games produced by European studios.

 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Goodbye Splinter Cell Sep 17, 2007, 11:22 Zyrxil
 
With another studio in China, Ubi can make both the odd-numbered and even numbered SCs suck from now on! Oh well, 4 is enough in a series anyway.

 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Adblock Plus Sep 5, 2007, 11:09 Zyrxil
 
Heh, read the comments in the AdblockPlus article, the author is completely and utterly owned in a way rarely seen on the internet: With well reasoned arguments, typed neatly without net abbreviations. It's fantastic.

 
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News Comments > Scallywag: In the Lair of the Medusa Demo
2. Re: No subject Aug 9, 2007, 12:07 Zyrxil
 
Oh come on, this is ridiculous. I realize Shrapnel Games has carved out a niche for themselves in war/strategy games, but a Dungeon Crawler with their usual level of non-graphics? It's a goddamn side project written by someone who never got into the industry "proper" during their freetime in college ("A Note from the Designer"). This they have the balls to sell for $25. Right.

PlayFate.com for what an actual indie dungeon crawler game looks like.

 
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News Comments > Fallout 3 Details
19. Re: No subject Jun 16, 2007, 21:28 Zyrxil
 
9-12 endings? That's it? One of the things I loved about the original Fallouts was the location by location endings, that had like 4 different results depending on how you resolved the quests there.

 
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News Comments > Unreal Tournament 3 Website
20. Re: Unreal has always sucked May 7, 2007, 18:29 Zyrxil
 
Wow, whoever did their website is terrible. 6500x3700 screenshots forcible resized to 768x437, with no convenient way to resize (clicking just closes the window), for the lose.

 
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News Comments > Splinter Cell: Conviction Revealed
20. Re: No subject May 3, 2007, 18:35 Zyrxil
 
PS -- didn't Sam kill a Third Echelon agent at the end of Splinter Cell Double Agent for the old-gen systems? Yowza. I guess we're supposed to assume that didn't happen

Yes he did, and I'd rather they make that the canonical ending. It's just the -better- version. Bitter secret agent losing his reason for living in the death of his daughter, finding another human connection in the Enrica, which gets snatched away by a noob secret agent from another Splinter Cell. Did no one tell that guy if you kill someone, you don't get 100% rating for your mission? Geez, what a scrub

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News Comments > SiN Episodes Q&A
7. Re: Handwriting on the wall... Dec 21, 2006, 22:03 Zyrxil
 
"As it turns out, hitching their wagon to Valve became as much a curse as blessing."

Because when you play HL2 Ep1 and SiN Ep1 back to back, it just became that much more obvious how badly SiN sucked.

 
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