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Real Name The Half Elf, CptRanger   
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Description "I've never seen a feature like this before. It warms your ass. Wonderful, have you tried it?" -Walter Bishop
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Signed On Mar 14, 2002, 15:47
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News Comments > Activision Blizzard Financials - WoW at 7.4M
3. Re: Activision Blizzard Financials - WoW at 7.4M Nov 4, 2014, 18:59 The Half Elf
 
BobBob wrote on Nov 4, 2014, 18:57:
How many hours does the average player spend playing an MMO?

http://tinyurl.com/sittingandhealth

Vs just sitting around on a smartphone, sitting at work, sitting and watching tv, sitting in a car, sitting at dinner, at a movie, at a sport event?
 
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9. Re: Aero's Quest HTML5 Nov 3, 2014, 22:01 The Half Elf
 
Creston wrote on Nov 3, 2014, 21:08:
NKD wrote on Nov 3, 2014, 20:55:
Didn't really think GTA5 music was all that memorable.

It was pretty terrible. There were some decent tracks on the Rock station (though nothing that would ever be classified as a great hit or anything), the occasional decent classic hiphop, and there were a few good techno/dance tracks, but the rest was trash.

Since Vice City it's been downhill, downhill, downhill. And they didn't even have Ruslana doing a radio station to make up for it.

If I had to put them in order, I'd say Vice City, San Andreas, 3 then 5. I think they just nailed the 80's music with Vice City.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: The Last Court Revealed
5. Re: Dragon Age: The Last Court Revealed Nov 3, 2014, 22:00 The Half Elf
 
Julio wrote on Nov 3, 2014, 19:57:
The ultimate SJW game.

STFU and get on with your sad excuse of a life.
 
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6. Re: Aero's Quest HTML5 Nov 3, 2014, 21:04 The Half Elf
 
NKD wrote on Nov 3, 2014, 20:55:
Didn't really think GTA5 music was all that memorable.

It wasn't. If anything it had the worst collection of music from any GTA game.
 
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News Comments > Cliff Martinez Writing Far Cry 4 Music
1. Re: Cliff Martinez Writing Far Cry 4 Music Nov 3, 2014, 20:20 The Half Elf
 
So it's announced today, that Cliff is going to compose the music for a game that already went gold?!?  
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News Comments > Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Handsome Jack DLC Next Week
4. Re: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Handsome Jack DLC Next Week Nov 2, 2014, 11:13 The Half Elf
 
nin wrote on Nov 2, 2014, 10:36:
Surprise, surprise! More DLC.


No shit, gotta make up for the clusterfuck that Aliens:CM was.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS Reveal
6. Re: Star Citizen FPS Reveal Nov 2, 2014, 10:57 The Half Elf
 
So 60 million dollars, to show off shit that has NOTHING to do with the original pitch of the game. We begged for years to get another Wing Commander/Xwing game, instead we get a FPS, and paying for Chris Roberts sci-fi clothing.

So to recap what has been shown.
A really bad Arena combat space demo
Landing and walking on a planet
A few hangers
Some iffy FPS module
And NOTHING FROM THE ORIGINAL VIDEO RELEASED THAT GOT EVERY SINGLE SPACE SIM GEEK HARD FOR 10 MINS.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 1, 2014, 09:54 The Half Elf
 
Now all you need is John Williams Superman music and a slow motion shot of Gunnar jumping off the front porch!  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 1, 2014, 02:05 The Half Elf
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Oct 31, 2014, 22:12:
Double GTA$ & Double RP for All Deathmatches this Halloween Weekend.

I should probably jump on and boost my character - no one wants to ever play cause I only have low level stuff available....

Hey now, I tried playing with you many times! In GTA5 that is.. *coughs*, but seriously, I sadly had to sell my 360 and GTA5 (and all my beloved Forza Collectors Edition games), but getting reaaaaallly close to pulling the trigger on a ps4 to get back into GTA5.
 
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News Comments > Summer Camp Announced
4. Re: Summer Camp Announced Nov 1, 2014, 02:03 The Half Elf
 
From the makers of Summer Camp, comes...


SUMMER CAMP 2: BAND CAMP!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 31, 2014, 12:55 The Half Elf
 
Gunnar-man costume pics?!?  
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News Comments > Prey 2 Cancelled
12. Re: Prey 2 Cancelled Oct 31, 2014, 12:04 The Half Elf
 
Gives them more time to work on Rune 2?  
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News Comments > The Evil Within Demo
23. Re: The Evil Within Demo Oct 31, 2014, 02:08 The Half Elf
 
Wetworks24 wrote on Oct 31, 2014, 01:07:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Oct 31, 2014, 00:50:
Installed the demo, I've been playing for roughly 20 minutes. Reminds me of classic Resident Evil games, in terms of purposely crappy controls so far. Nice level design though, some nice scripted events, definitely a normal human character so far in terms of abilities. The widescreen bars are pretty annoying.

I'll finish the demo and get a better picture, but I think I'm sold on this game the next time there is a sale.

You can turn off the black bars in the options menu.

Can you turn on better textures? Can you change the camera so it's not a clusterfuck in fights? Can you turn off monster closets? I watched your video, and let me tell you, running around a desk was very impressive.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Financials - Watch Dogs Sells 9M
4. Re: Ubisoft Financials - Watch Dogs Sells 9M Oct 30, 2014, 18:47 The Half Elf
 
It was a moral choice if you wanted to steal from people who really needed the money or not. Only difference was that there isn't a blue/red choice associated with it like Mass Effect/Infamous.  
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News Comments > The Evil Within Demo
4. Re: The Evil Within Demo Oct 30, 2014, 18:45 The Half Elf
 
Wetworks24 wrote on Oct 30, 2014, 18:26:
Wallshadows wrote on Oct 30, 2014, 18:22:
The Zero Punctuation review totally stripped all interest I had in this game. Still though, good on them for providing what is now an uncommon practice.

Yahtzee is the last person I would trust when it comes to giving an unbiased and fair review.

To me the way he framed the review as if he actually believed that the entire game would play like Outlast is dishonest. No person would come to that conclusion unless they were willfully ignorant on the game.

Bethesda showed the entirety of chapter 9 on youtube multiple times before release and it showed exactly how the game would play. Also, if you watched the trailers for it you would know too.

His main complaints seemed to be that the story doesn't make much sense and made the world seem disjointed and that the stealth was pasted on.

Stealth is an integral part of the game, especially if you play on nightmare or akuma difficulty. It was actually one of the parts of the game that I enjoyed the most. If you expect to walk in and just start blasting everything without trying to be a little sneaky before ch 6 you'll be in for a rude awakening. As a matter of fact, you can even stealth during the majority of the boss fights and it was actually useful to do so if you wanted to try alternate strats.

As for the plot, I rather enjoyed it and also enjoyed the variety of scenery. Each chapter brings you to a whole new area and set piece, this kept the game fresh for me and helped me enjoy the 19hrs it took to beat it. The downside is that you never felt like you were part of the real world, but of course that is also part of the story

So yes, you never get to feel like you understand an area like the space station in Alien Isolation. But you also never have to backtrack the same areas over and over and you are treated to new sights and sounds every step of the way. To me, interesting variety in scenery is much more important in a shooter.

Also, his comment that 99% of the combat begins with the enemy ambushing you is COMPLETE bunk and discredits his opinion of the game to me. The vast majority of the combat, heck even whole chapters are presented like mini sandboxes and allows you to approach it however you like.

So Wetwork24, you never did answer my question. What affiliation do you have with this game?

And from most of the reviews I've read about this game, Monster Closets (aka Ambushing) is a HUGE part of this game. Along with horrible controls, camera views, textures, performance, etc etc etc.


Keep on selling this game Wetworks, your boss would be proud.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity GeForce Video
2. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity GeForce Video Oct 29, 2014, 23:35 The Half Elf
 
It comes down to the computer rig. Have a friend who has a high end computer and Watch Dogs was super sexy, but again at a price.  
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News Comments > Evening Patches
3. Re: Evening Patches Oct 29, 2014, 21:58 The Half Elf
 
It's crap. Go read the reviews. It suffers from so many bad things. And don't believe a single word Wetworks24 says. He's been schilling it as a survival horror game.

Bad controls, bad textures, framerate issues, have to tweak the hell out of it to get rid of annoying crap like the letterboxing. Do some googling and you'll see it should be avoided until a 5 dollar steam sale.
 
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News Comments > etc.
6. Re: etc. Oct 29, 2014, 17:13 The Half Elf
 
Just release all the Mega-Man games with a updated engine. Here's 60 bucks, take my money, gimme the HD versions.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 29, 2014, 16:31 The Half Elf
 
InBlack wrote on Oct 29, 2014, 11:37:
That Counterfeiter story is Scorcese film material stuff! Holy shit!

Love to hear more details on the story!
 
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News Comments > New Elite: Dangerous Beta
2. Re: New Elite: Dangerous Beta Oct 28, 2014, 19:38 The Half Elf
 
I've been playing on and off and so far the only thing I've done is courier missions. I have no clue where to go to purchase upgrades for my ship.

And the Thrustmaster-T-Flight-Hotas-Flight-Playstation-3 that was suggested works wonderfully for it.
 
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