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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
12. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 14, 2013, 11:23 The Half Elf
 
Blue Pulse of Death?  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 13, 2013, 21:21 The Half Elf
 
I'd hit it!  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 13, 2013, 20:51 The Half Elf
 
Wish they'd remove Last Team Standing from the Jobs and put it over in deathmatch.  
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News Comments > X Rebirth & Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition Preloads
11. Re: X Rebirth & Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition Preloads Nov 13, 2013, 20:47 The Half Elf
 
Where's Creston so I can beg him to get me a copy of Rebirth  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
8. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Nov 12, 2013, 00:52 The Half Elf
 
Kosumo wrote on Nov 11, 2013, 19:05:
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 11, 2013, 18:55:
more than that, they need 90% under priviliged slaving away or the entire capitalist bullshit construct would fall apart.

Remind me again why we should stop climate change. Let it kill humanity. Nothing of value would be lost to the universe.

Dude, wtf, do you think that aliens could make better Micheal Bay films than Micheal Bay ..... I DON'T THINK SO! (Other than Micheal Bay you're right)

Independence Day.

I Win!
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
7. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Nov 12, 2013, 00:50 The Half Elf
 
As a ex-meth user (and someone who never smokes marijuana but would like to see it legalized and taxed to death), from a quick google, roughly 200,000 deaths from drugs in 2012. Alcohol causes nearly 4 percent of deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence, according to the World Health Organization.

If you want to get rid of drug user's there is a very simple and easy way to do it. Have drug center's that give out free drugs, but you cannot leave until your sober. Most idiots (and I came close a few times) will kill themselves on the drugs. Thank god I was a recreational user and not a 'I need a fix to funtion' type, but certain drugs like Heroin do need to be destroyed due to the horrible effects.
 
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News Comments > FTL: Faster Than Light Expansion Next Year
17. Re: FTL: Faster Than Light Expansion Next Year Nov 12, 2013, 00:20 The Half Elf
 
Whiskers wrote on Nov 11, 2013, 22:16:
Yosemite Sam wrote on Nov 11, 2013, 22:06:
Nice of them to make it free. The one thing I would have liked to see added, but wasn't, is a never ending game mode. Would be nice instead of just working your way to the boss fight and end game, to instead be able to move around the maps freely without the pursuit.

There is a mod that does this. It's called Infinite Space
http://www.ftlgame.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=3542

Bless you for linking this!
 
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News Comments > Sunday Interviews
9. Re: Sunday Interviews Nov 11, 2013, 00:19 The Half Elf
 
GL1zdA wrote on Nov 10, 2013, 17:45:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 10, 2013, 13:32:
Blizzard president Mike Morhaime on razing Diablo 3's auction house, rebuilding Titan

"I think our players recognized that. We were really looking to see what would happen with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions, because they don't have an auction house. The response to the console versions was extremely positive, and most people cited the lack of an auction house."

Well, that and the offline mode.

They created the auction house to undercut or compete with black market gold farmers. I get that. The problem is that they took the additional step of designing the loot system so that it forced you to the auction house. That's where they screwed the pooch. Had they made a complete game that stood alone, THEN added in the auction house, I don't think you would have seen nearly the same number of complaints.
I don't think they designed the loot system around the AH. If you remember loot from D2 or LoD, it was similar to what we have got in D3. It was hard to have nice items in D2/LoD without trading, and before 1.10, after several trades, you could have a character who would slay everything on Hell in any location. The same worked in D3, except for insane champions/unique monsters (Invincible-Molter-Jailer and similar), but they simply adjusted the difficulty.

I don't get why people want offline mode in Diablo 3 - a game where you know the story after 10 hours and after that you only look for loot so your character can be more leet than others and you play with others to socialize. Diablo single player is like drinking alone, it's the last step before the border between being a nerd and a lunatic.

Because when I didn't have internet for the last 2 weeks I really would have liked to play Diablo 3, but couldn't due to lack of internet connection.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
9. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Nov 10, 2013, 20:08 The Half Elf
 
nin wrote on Nov 10, 2013, 13:20:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 10, 2013, 13:17:
And That’s A Wrap! BlizzCon® 2013 Has Officially Come to an End.

Zug-zug.

I'm surprised, especially with the design of the new WOW expansion to cover the history of WC1/WC2, that they didn't announce any sort of online download of the two games. I'd gladly pay $5-$10 each for digital copies that would run fine under 7/8...


Probably will be in the CE's on the flash drive like Starcraft 2 and Diablo 3.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
14. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 10, 2013, 19:46 The Half Elf
 
Rigs wrote on Nov 10, 2013, 13:45:
Not that I'm advocating cheating (perish the thought! *thinks back to the fact that he's cheated in every single single-player game he's ever played* heh) but if you look at the video (and can stand the guy's 'uh, but ya' over and over and over and...ARGH!) at about 1:42, you'll see that it says that if you leave a job too many times without finishing it, you'll be put in the pool as well. I wouldn't say that's cheating, just being a pain in the ass...fine line? *shrugs*

=-Rigs-=

Well the 'pool' is bullshit. I was put in the 'Bad Sport' pool for 2 days because I was blowing up other players vehicles without them in it. I was being griefed by bastard's that cheated and glitched their way up to the 80's the first week, so I would kill them and blow up their cars so it would cost them time and money to get the car back.


They need to just do what they did with GTA4 and Red Dead. Have 'fun' and 'normal' servers, allow people to create crews like posse's in RDR, tweak what a Bad Sport is, and finally go over the transaction bank logs of characters the first few weeks that Online was live and somewhat functional.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
7. Re: Saturday Consolidation Nov 10, 2013, 10:38 The Half Elf
 
Hell that's about 20 mins away... I can go pick it up for ya nin if ya want... But you won't get it until a month after Watch Dogs comes out  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
19. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Nov 10, 2013, 04:09 The Half Elf
 
But at the same time my 1st Gen Nexus 7 tablet can play GTA3 pretty smooth (I think, as I have never played it past the 1st mission because the controls just suck ass to me personally).  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 9, 2013, 01:44 The Half Elf
 
Question: How many of those 300 cars from Forza were 1)with the launch of the game, and 2) were part of DLC packs/Season pass? Or the VIP Pass or given out for free, or were exclusive if you had previous saved games or achievments from previous games. Easily over 100 cars just in the DLC packs.

Also they mention the 1000 cars in Gran Turismo. Do I really need to point out how GT5 had 100's of crap low quality cars, vs the premium cars, or still shitty damage modeling? GT5 Prolog was released in 2007 as a 'lite' version of the game with only 37 cars, and the 'rest' of the game was released in 2010. Also GT5 had 100 different versions of ricer's with the exact same body just different specs.

Or new driving physic's due to open wheel cars? And what about Maps? Forza 4 had a dozen or so maps, with dozen's of variations, but wouldn't even add them all to the playlists of games like Tag Virus. And even then I believe there was only 1 or 2 maps added to the over the entire life of the franchise because of the work involved to make them, and it fragmented the player base (was awesome to get point to point races back in Horizon's).

The article itself is just so... mindlessly... stupid? I mean it suffers from the 'screen door on a sub' mentality of being full of holes.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Nov 9, 2013, 01:17 The Half Elf
 
To me the game was great for 1 to 3 runs, but after that I was done with it, and sure as hell didn't want to run a 8th or 9th character back through the game for the loot.
Had they done some sorta universal patch with each DLC so (for example) you could use the DLC vehicles if the host had them in any part of the game that supported the vehicle type, would have been nice.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
20. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 8, 2013, 20:06 The Half Elf
 
Prez wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 15:59:
Cutter wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 14:41:
Prez wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 12:10:
I'm not a console gamer but if someone gave me a PS4 I would take it and probably get some use out of it. That said, after I read the headline that Slurpee was giving away free Xbones it dawned on me that I wouldn't take one even if it were free.

Sure you would, and so would I...so we could turn around, sell them and use the money for something else.

I would feel so dirty though!

Prez with all the money you made you could buy the last few games on Steam that you don't have

There is even an achievement for it too!
 
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News Comments > AMD Beta Driver Addresses R9 290 Variances
24. Re: AMD Beta Driver Addresses R9 290 Variances Nov 8, 2013, 19:58 The Half Elf
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 19:00:
Who here own a 290? No one? Then shut up.

The question should be, 'Who here weighs 290?'
 
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News Comments > AMD Beta Driver Addresses R9 290 Variances
9. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 8, 2013, 13:21 The Half Elf
 
The problem isn't AMD's design, it has always been with it drivers. Not playing the fanboi card or anything but ATI drivers have been a mixed bag for over a decade.  
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News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Nov 8, 2013, 07:59 The Half Elf
 
nin wrote on Nov 7, 2013, 21:29:
Prez wrote on Nov 7, 2013, 21:20:
Is Blood Dragon just Far Cry 3 with a retro 80's vibe or does it do its own thing?

Good God, does Prez not own this?!? HOW?!


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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Nov 8, 2013, 07:51 The Half Elf
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 04:07:
shinchan0s wrote on Nov 8, 2013, 00:28:
That movie ain't Robocop. Robocop's supposed to be, you know, a robot and not some cyborg ninja.

This. Also the suit looks absolutely horrible and nothing like the original robocop, which was completely badass. He is supposed to be 90% robot, not 90% gay...

Hey now I'd do him.. I mean it's all about the hardware right? *wink wink nudge nudge*
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
11. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 8, 2013, 02:24 The Half Elf
 
Forza 5, that's it.  
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