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Signed On Dec 4, 2001, 03:12
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News Comments > Game Reviews
6. Re: Game Reviews Apr 8, 2013, 12:45 Narf2029
 
I remember reading somewhere on KSP's website that the price will increase as they get closer to the release version.  
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News Comments > Guns of Icarus Online Linux Version
5. Re: Guns of Icarus Online Linux Version Feb 24, 2013, 08:13 Narf2029
 
The Half Elf wrote on Feb 24, 2013, 02:02:
Still want Co-Op Bridge Commander

http://www.artemis.eochu.com/
 
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News Comments > CISPA Re-Proposed
1. Re: CISPA Re-Proposed Feb 18, 2013, 20:11 Narf2029
 
I see there's always federal money to be wasted.  
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News Comments > Developer: Demos Kill Sales
27. Re: Developer: Demos Kill Sales Feb 12, 2013, 17:42 Narf2029
 
DEMOS KILL SALES: A demo of a shitty game lets people know it's shitty before they buy. Thus, less sales. Next!  
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News Comments > ROAM If You Want To
16. Re: ROAM If You Want To Jan 30, 2013, 20:19 Narf2029
 
Screw it, $55 says I'm in.  
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News Comments > ROAM If You Want To
15. Re: ROAM If You Want To Jan 30, 2013, 20:05 Narf2029
 
So if you get more than one beta key, do they all turn into full copies or just one of them?  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
11. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 22, 2013, 00:33 Narf2029
 
Don't knock it til you try it. It's surprisingly cathartic.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Double XP Weekend
10. Re: PlanetSide 2 Double XP Weekend Dec 8, 2012, 19:15 Narf2029
 
I haven't looked at all of them but the paid guns I've looked at aren't necessarily better than what is freely available. They all have some kind of tradeoff just like the free guns. The one assault rifle I did buy is more accurate and reloads faster than the free one, but it has lower capacity and much lower rate of fire. It all boils down to what you prefer in your gun. I value accurate shots and fast reloads over high capacity and a spray-and-pray mentality for most fighting so it made sense for me, but it puts me at a disadvantage in a close-range and target-rich environment - an area where the free gun is a far better option.  
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News Comments > NCsoft Seattle "Realignment"
12. Re: More Big Picture Details Dec 5, 2012, 01:04 Narf2029
 
HorrorScope wrote on Dec 4, 2012, 23:53:
Narf - About being pissed about COH, how long do we really expect these to last?

Ultima Online is still running. Everquest is still running. I don't know about UO (edit: according to UO.com they just hit 15 years and they're still developing for it!) but EQ still gets updated. I don't expect an MMO to last forever but if it's still got 100k users and turns a profit consistently, why shut it down? I really doubt the combined user base of UO and EQ top 100k, yet on they go. Most of us former City players are only pissed off about the situation because the shutdown made no sense (not to mention that it was handled in a sudden and cruel way). If it had been losing money then yeah, that makes sense. It may not have been printing money WoW-style, but what does? If it barely saw any new development then yeah, shut it down, but the developers were days away from releasing another major content update when the news hit. And when I say the news hit, I mean the developers found out they were fired when they went to work one day and the building was locked. Who does that?

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News Comments > NCsoft Seattle "Realignment"
6. Re: NCsoft Seattle Dec 4, 2012, 22:03 Narf2029
 
From what I heard (which I heard during the final hours of City of Heroes, so take it with a grain of salt), GW2 is declining already. I also heard many people are quitting or being told to stay away because the devs are planning to make radical changes to gameplay already. Is either thing true? I have no idea, but enough people are saying it that maybe it's hurting NCSoft's bottom line whether it's true or not. I personally won't be getting GW2 unless it finds its way into my hands for free. I won't lie - I'm pretty pissed that City of Heroes was terminated and the last thing I'll do is give NCSoft any of my money again. GW2 was the only other game NCSoft has that I had any interest in, so now there is nothing. But, maybe that's for the best - they can keep their Asian-styled grindfests (since that seems to be all they are interested in making), and if that means they can't stay operational in North America, good riddance.  
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News Comments > SOE on PlanetSide 2 in 2025
40. Re: SOE on PlanetSide 2 in 2025 Dec 2, 2012, 13:25 Narf2029
 
This is definitely a game where you have to work together. I tried going it with just my brother and we got largely hammered, especially because everyone else on TR that night must have had the same plan in mind, vs NC who totally had their shit together. They were handing it to us so bad it's like TR wasn't even there. With battles being so large scale you HAVE to work together on an equally large scale (which I think is a great element) or you'll just spend all night pissing in the wind.

I do agree that base caps are largely pointless. If one guy manages to get to a cap point for just a few minutes the point is captured. I think it'd be better if caps took like 20-30 minutes at their fastest to encourage longer and better planned battles.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Grace Period
3. Re: Star Citizen Grace Period Nov 22, 2012, 01:12 Narf2029
 
If there is ship insurance like EVE, is there also PVP everywhere like EVE? I stay away from EVE for that reason - I work 60-70 hours a week so I'm not at all inclined to spend a week getting something only to lose it in 30 seconds to a gate camper. If Star Citizen has the same risk I'll have to give it a pass as well.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 22, 2012, 01:08 Narf2029
 
It's very telling how a publicly available upgrade copy of Win 8 is like 20 bucks, while a student-only discount upgrade copy of Win 7 is 60.  
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
11. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Nov 11, 2012, 23:28 Narf2029
 
I decided Win 8 was a failure once I started seeing the upgrade packs at a lower price than student editions of Win 7. I think the local Micro Center is selling Win 8 upgrade packs for like $40. If they get any cheaper they might as well give them away.  
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News Comments > One More "Defining" Game for Molyneux
17. Re: One More Nov 10, 2012, 18:05 Narf2029
 
Wallshadows wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 17:07:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 16:35:
Derek Smart comes to mind, fake PHD and all.

You said the name! Brace for impact.

We should be ok. I think you have to say it three times.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
172. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 31, 2012, 12:13 Narf2029
 
So the BlueTower has no power for a little while, big deal. Long as its occupants are safe! Bet the dogs hated it though if the storm got anywhere near.  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V in Spring
48. Re: Grand Theft Auto V in Spring Oct 31, 2012, 12:10 Narf2029
 
Blue's got no power and still manages to get in a tiny bit of news. That's why none of us mind this kind of thing.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Oct 10, 2012, 21:14 Narf2029
 
I find that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a pretty good game IF you try really hard not to think about the original game. On its own merits it is good. It won't be a classic by any stretch but it's good on its own. If you try to measure it against the original XCOM it will not hold up, but if you would rather play the original that much, go do it.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
6. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 30, 2012, 23:18 Narf2029
 
Guilty until innocence is paid for.  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
7. Re: Sunday Metaverse Sep 30, 2012, 23:16 Narf2029
 
Voting is almost a waste in the US anyway. Way too many people vote for a candidate simply because they are on the red team or the blue team. It doesn't matter who they are, what they stand for, or what bad (or even good) things they've done, as long as they are on the "right" team. I doubt the overwhelming majority of voters even realize there are often more than two candidates for a given office.  
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