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Homepage http://www.speedmatters.org/cwatest
Signed On Nov 5, 2001, 00:47
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News Comments > Double Fine Kickstart Ending; Wasteland 2 Kickstart Beginning
81. Re: Double Fine Kickstart Ending; Wasteland 2 Kickstart Beginning Mar 14, 2012, 09:05 Paranoid Jack
 
WoW, over half a million in under 24 hours. Nice. Though I can't decide what tier to go for... so I have been waiting since yesterday afternoon. I'll go at least 75 but maybe the 100 tier would be the sweet spot for me since I like to keep old game boxes.

On a side note... I'm betting there are a few dozen developers eyeing this option now. And we will soon see a few more throwing their hats into the ring. Can't wait to see what they decide to create or resurrect.
 
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News Comments > Tim Schafer on Psychonauts 2
2. Re: Tim Schafer on Psychonauts 2 Mar 9, 2012, 21:58 Paranoid Jack
 
Definitely a funny character. Love this guy.  
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News Comments > Three Battlefield 3 Expansions Announced
17. Re: Three Battlefield 3 Expansions Announced Mar 7, 2012, 11:14 Paranoid Jack
 
They don't show much of the map but I like what I saw.

Off topic: Reminded me of the old R6 days. A little bit of RavenShield and some of the earlier games. Ah, man I miss those games. RS took it a new direction and then they lost me with their 3rd person stuff.

Even further off topic: I thought UbiSoft was taking a game back to it's roots, Ghost Recon or something?
 
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News Comments > Three Battlefield 3 Expansions Announced
7. Re: Three Battlefield 3 Expansions Announced Mar 7, 2012, 10:13 Paranoid Jack
 
Looking forward to it/them. Warts and all. Nobody makes a better multiplayer shooter for my tastes.

The first one is a must buy, the second is a maybe, and the last I need more info.

@born2expire, As far as Infantry vs. Air balance... I think the jets are unstoppable (in the right hands), some helos are close to that, and the armor is just about right. Its like that in all BF games. Some perks make it hard to take out vehicles when they are used by a smart skilled player. Though a squad working together can take out armor in a few hits no matter what the perks. I know unless you have friends or join a clan trying to find people that work together is like finding ice water in Hell.

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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Mar 5, 2012, 14:46 Paranoid Jack
 
This guy understands games and people. Don't follow him or the studio but I bought Minecraft to check it out. They made something special... something described as ugly by most... yet so addictive, fun, and creative its amazing. Can't wait to see what they do now that they have money.  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta FAQ
17. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta FAQ Feb 24, 2012, 01:06 Paranoid Jack
 
Thanks for the info. I assumed that my e-mail was because I had signed up for their forums or because I own a few of the other GW games. Either way I'm glad to have been able to register. Praying now that I get accepted.  
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News Comments > Morning Previews
2. Re: Morning Previews Feb 23, 2012, 23:16 Paranoid Jack
 
Damn, I almost wish I wouldn't have read that article. Now I'm reading his details on the Necro Traits and my anticipation for the game has gone through the roof again.  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta FAQ
15. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta FAQ Feb 23, 2012, 22:51 Paranoid Jack
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 23, 2012, 10:31:
In case you did not get a confirmation email you can request it here....

https://beta.guildwars2.com/resend

And for email safelists it's noreply@guildwars.com

I still haven't got mine yet. Cry

You've got me worried now. I know they already acknowledged the fact that somebody was sending out bogus beta e-mails. I got an e-mail, followed the link, ran the system scanner, and got this auto response from noreply@guildwars2.com

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Thanks for signing up!

Thanks for signing up for a chance to participate in the Guild Wars 2 beta test. We've received your application and we'll email you if you've been accepted. We appreciate your interest in Guild Wars 2!

Sincerely,

The Guild Wars 2 Team

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Was yours from noreply@guildwars.com or from noreply@guildwars2.com?
 
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News Comments > Obsidian Considering a Kickstart
53. Re: Obsidian Considering a Kickstart Feb 20, 2012, 23:57 Paranoid Jack
 
PHJF wrote on Feb 13, 2012, 23:18:
Resurrect Van Buren

I'd go for that in half a heartbeat. Though I'm guessing Interplay owned it before it was canceled then kept the incomplete game when they cut the funding. Later selling it to Bethesda with the Fallout IP. It would be great if Bethesda gave them the right to polish it up and release it. Though it has about as much chance as a snowball in Hell.

But I would pre-pay to see it funded. No doubt.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
12. Re: Steam Top 10 Feb 19, 2012, 22:34 Paranoid Jack
 
To each his own.... oh, no doubt about it. I was enjoying the Hell out of KoA:R and forgot to cancel my JA:BiA pre-order on Steam. So glad I didn't. I took a break from KoA:R and booted JA:BiA and I am having a lot of fun with the game, warts and all.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 18, 2012, 03:33 Paranoid Jack
 
Ant wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 22:44:
I took today off to make a four days weekend.

LoL, I did the same. +2 for you. +3 for me. Thanks to my job they scheduled me to work next weekend so they also gave me Tuesday off too. 1 down 4 to go.

@Cutter, I thought all employers that require you to join or pay Union dues also had an opt out? Where I work I can opt out and give the money to charity. Without getting into the whole Union debate I think they are a necessary evil for lack of better words. Just like an insurance policy if you will....
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 17, 2012, 16:18 Paranoid Jack
 
@kanniballl & eDave

Ah, yeah. Just one of the many reasons I'm still baffled that our country has turning anti-union.
 
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News Comments > Evening Previews
3. Re: Evening Previews Feb 14, 2012, 22:06 Paranoid Jack
 
I followed it for about three years but that was years ago. They did originally switch to the Torque engine to improve from what they had. But that was a long long time ago. Since then they have been changing a lot about the way the game plays. And fine tuning it.

I've always planned on buy it since it sounds like a game I would love to play. I even wanted to pre-pay for it years ago to help fund the development. But Vince decided he didn't like that idea. Can't really blame him.

I'm very much looking forward to it. I plan on buy the LE if they still plan on doing one. It was to come with the extras and a digital download so that you can play the game while you wait for them to ship it to you. Hope that is still an option.
 
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News Comments > Evening Previews
1. Re: Evening Previews Feb 13, 2012, 20:58 Paranoid Jack
 
WoW, has hell frozen over? I didn't think this game would ever be released. Years ago they said when the demo was released the game would follow soon after.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up
61. Re: Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up Feb 12, 2012, 10:08 Paranoid Jack
 
Look BF3 Hacks Galore > Nope No Hacks or Cheaters Here

Not sure why I am wasting my time but here goes... one last time. We are not on dial up anymore and latency can't help you explain away all the hacks that are out there. So glad you supposedly never see them. You can wear blinders all you like it matters not to me. Oh, and your breakdown made me LMAO, thanks.

"I just got done playing a few hours of CS, some guys were incredibly hard to hit while others were easy. It's not because they were hackers, they were terrible. It's because they don't set their rates right, their pings appear normal but they skip all over the fucking place."

This sounds like a short parody of my parody does it not? Well that is what you called it, right. Hmmm, because they don't set their rates right? Do you mean they may be altering something to make themselves harder to hit but they are still just normal? I'm sorry to you they are terrible players? Which mean you are so much better? You just gave a classic example of a hack or cheat that is not detectable and you yourself even said they were possibly doing it but that doesn't make them hackers? Hackers are cheaters, cheaters are hackers. If you alter the rate at which your packets are being sent to the server so that it makes you hard to hit you are HACKING. If you altered the game in ANY way to give yourself an advantage over people playing the game normally you are HACKING. Some might call it glitching or exploiting but it's all the same to me... you are cheating. And I am not saying you are but again you seem to be going way beyond trying to prove to us that there aren't hacks that are hard to detect... yet, you just gave us an example of one. Thanks for painting yourself into a corner. I promise you I will not come back with a response since you clearly see things in a different light. Sooner or later those rose colored glasses will come off or break. Take it easy kid...
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action
42. Re: Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action Feb 11, 2012, 00:01 Paranoid Jack
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Feb 10, 2012, 00:25:
Paranoid Jack wrote on Feb 9, 2012, 22:10:
Ah, yeah! Why haven't they expanded on this franchise? I know they made money. I love the games but the robot mech suits kind of ruined it a bit.

For the record, games by that same company, using various generations of the Silent Storm Engine:

Silent Storm
Silent Storm: Sentinels
Hammer and Sickle
Nightwatch(available in the US)
Daywatch(not available in the US? I can't find it)

LoL, thanks for all the info. I own them all except Daywatch. I've seen the movies but didn't know there was a game also. I've played through S2 three times, S3 once, and never finished the other two.

 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action
40. Re: Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action Feb 10, 2012, 23:53 Paranoid Jack
 
Ah, never mind I found it...  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up
59. Re: Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up Feb 10, 2012, 23:42 Paranoid Jack
 
If you just mean this is going on and on for far too long you're right, I just hate being misinterpreted]

This... and me2. You said it best. You obviously weren't there. And yes...

I unload clips onto people all the time and either hit nothing or even get hit indicators but do little to no damage on the kill cam... This happens to me in ALL online FPS. Whether it's lag, choke, ping, bullet registration, bugs, or you name it, I don't think those same players that are my targets or my targeters are hacking.

Yeah, I see it all the time too... but for a couple hours straight? Nope. You conveniently over looked parts of my statements (as you still do) but it's all good. Please, no more... you feel strongly there are few hacks out there. But I having played the game around two hundred hours. And I know you are wrong.

Lets just agree to disagree.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up
57. Re: Battlefield 3 Bans Follow-up Feb 9, 2012, 22:26 Paranoid Jack
 
Me thinks you have a reading comprehension issue....

I never mention that he killed me quickly or that it was suspiciously quick. I never said I couldn't hit him as well as he hit me. Those are things you are interjecting into what I said. I said he was able to kill me even after I had shot him repeatedly and then he showed no damage to his health. And the only time I ever killed him was with his back to me. Yet his scores were in line with mine and everyone else near the top of the scoreboard. Not to mention you skip over all the other examples I gave, strange.

The game has hit detection or have you not played it? So when you hit somebody you see an indication of that. So if I can see I have repeatedly hit him and yet he kills me with no damage showing on his tag when the game shows me who killed me then that would be suspicious to anyone with common sense, would it not?

Also, me thinks... thou dost protest too much!
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action
6. Re: Ships Ahoy - Jagged Alliance - Back in Action Feb 9, 2012, 22:10 Paranoid Jack
 
Pineapple Ferguson wrote on Feb 9, 2012, 21:30:
Fire the tools who thought that a modern remake of this classic game needed to be dumbed down and made into an RTS.

WTB a new Silent Storm (without robots.)

Ah, yeah! Why haven't they expanded on this franchise? I know they made money. I love the games but the robot mech suits kind of ruined it a bit.
 
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