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Signed On Apr 28, 2002, 23:21
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News Comments > WoW China Follow-up
6. Re: WoW China Follow-up Jan 1, 2010, 21:09 Muscular Beaver
 
The myth is that any country besides Switzerland has true democracy. Its more like the communism in Russia was. It was never true communism (nor in any other country that claimed to be communistic).

Because of the events in the recent past, even the most numb people should have noticed that by now. Its only going to get worse from now on.
 
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News Comments > ARMA II Hotfix
22. Re: ARMA II Hotfix Dec 25, 2009, 17:46 Muscular Beaver
 
Im not directly comparing them, I am talking about PC games in general. They mostly have been dumbed down console ports in the last few years. ArmA 2 being a real PC game again with lots of content, complex gameplay and visuals that actually raised the bar again (Crysis being the last in 2007). If you look at Dragon Age and compare it to what we got 10 years ago, it hasnt evolved much, and has actually devolved in many regards. ArmA 2 has evolved in almost all areas.  
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News Comments > ARMA II Hotfix
17. Re: ARMA II Hotfix Dec 25, 2009, 09:58 Muscular Beaver
 
Going to try this game again. There were a few issues that really bothered me, but funnily they all seem to be fixed with the latest patch. That really surprised me.

Anyways, it has great potential and IMO, even though it has huge issues, it should still be Game of the Year for the PC. There simply are no comparable PC games anymore, not even Dragon Age.
 
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News Comments > More WoW In-Game Cutscenes
12. Re: More WoW In-Game Cutscenes Dec 4, 2009, 16:47 Muscular Beaver
 
I dont? So, they had 2 years of time and LOTS and LOTS of funds.

Guess thats not enough for Blizzard to add another short CGI movie.
But youre right, if I read your comments, I guess they actually did well. Why should they put so much money into it when they can sell cheap stuff like that for the price of a full game to people like you?

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News Comments > More WoW In-Game Cutscenes
10. Re: More WoW In-Game Cutscenes Dec 4, 2009, 12:56 Muscular Beaver
 
These ingame cinematics are a joke. When I saw the Wrathgate one, the first thought was "WTF, why so cheap??? where did all my money go??? in some cheap in-game graphics cutscene like you see em everywhere on youtube???".

It was really bad. Before that one, Blizzard was well known for fantasic breathtaking cutscenes (I always wanted them to make an animated motion picture), but this one really disappointed me in many different ways and made me lose even more respect for Blizzard.

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News Comments > EverQuest II: Sentinelís Fate Testing
1. Re: EverQuest II: Sentinelís Fate Testing Dec 3, 2009, 04:59 Muscular Beaver
 
Anyone here playing EQ2?  
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News Comments > ARMA 2 Interview
18. Re: ARMA 2 Interview Dec 1, 2009, 17:23 Muscular Beaver
 
I really wanted to like this game, but after a while it has a few large flaws that keep me from playing it.

The biggest one is the vegetation interfering with gameplay. You simply cant see whats going on around you because everywhere bushes or trees block the view. But if you turn the details down, the game looks awful. So what should you do? I tried it on full detail, but only died every second. Why? because on top of this issue the AI can see through most vegetation (especially the ones on the ground or fallen trees). You know, when I crawl on the ground through pretty high grasses, I simply dont think anyone should see me. But the AI can. To them the grass simply doesnt exist. So they see you very well.

I tried some multiplayer mission where the grass is deactivated (most have that as default anyways since people know how fucking unfair it is) and it was fun for a while, but you know something is missing. And the AI can still see through leaves and if you fired 1 shot, everyone knows where you are and even disembarked tank crew will snipe you from 300 m away with a single bullet in the head with their shortened AKs.

If thats simulation, I sure am happy that I can choose to not play it.
I am a huge realism fan, but this is clearly over the top. Tanks have become pretty useless now too since they get destroyed far easier than in OFP or ArmA1. In OFP you could fire 6 LAW on a M1A1 and then it was toast. In ArmA 2 its 2, then youre either dead or you cant fire or move anymore. Yes, in OFP it was possible with a very well placed shot to disable a tanks main gun, but in ArmA 2 you dont need to show skills like that anymore. 2 shots and its gone. No point in picking up armor in the first place anymore. And Thats also why these vehicles are always deserted on multiplayer maps.

Oh and the "island" is far, far smaller than the huge and many islands in OFP. Its pretty, but it gets old quick. After a few rounds of Domination you have seen it all.

there are more small reasons that drive me nuts in the sum, but Im tired and want to watch a movie.
 
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News Comments > Supreme Commander 2 in Spring
13. Re: Supreme Commander 2 in Spring Nov 19, 2009, 08:04 Muscular Beaver
 
...for both Windows and Xbox 360...

Uh oh...
 
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News Comments > New MW2 PC Petition
60. Re: Dedicated Server mod Nov 17, 2009, 08:07 Muscular Beaver
 
Why dont they just STFU and get a different game and learn from their own failure that was buying this POS?  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline
13. Re: World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadlin Nov 11, 2009, 14:34 Muscular Beaver
 
Yeah I am probably too sensitive to such problems. As I said, it isnt really a problem. The service still works, but for me and others its noticeably slower than before the merge, especially in the account management. Log in in-game takes about 2-3 secs longer than before. account management about 5-10 secs longer.

Oh and btw, I didnt wait until the last day. It was about 2 weeks ago, maybe more. My friend and his wife merged theirs months ago, but he also instantly said that it takes longer to log in now because I asked him about how it works.

But I guess I am really extremely stupid to expect good service from Blizzard. I should put on the blinders like you guys.

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News Comments > World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline
8. Re: World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline Nov 11, 2009, 14:18 Muscular Beaver
 
Yeah I know, so we better ignore everything they say.
Hey, are you an Blizzard employee?
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline
6. Re: World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline Nov 11, 2009, 14:11 Muscular Beaver
 
So you subscribe to the WoW Player mantra of "If I have a problem, and millions of others don't, it's still Blizzard's fault."

Weird that its reported all over the forums then, if I am the only then. Also WG lag is nonexistent I guess, or still servers who have queues and crash regularly.

Ignorance is bliss, huh?
"If I dont see it, its not there"

Alright, Im sorry, I have insulted your deity.




Its no problem of the firewall. That was already mentioned by the wannabe support that Blizzard gives.

Its not really a huge problem, but its obvious that its slower now than before.
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline
3. Re: World of Warcraft Battle.net Deadline Nov 11, 2009, 13:34 Muscular Beaver
 
Since I merged it, about 2 weeks ago, I noticed that logging in the game takes a bit longer, and also logging in Account Management takes extremely long. It was bad before, but today I got extremely mad because every click took ages.

Maybe some day Blizzard will learn to get hardware and bandwidth thats enough to provide a seamless service.

...

Maybe not...
 
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News Comments > No AvP In Germany?
8. Re: No AvP In Germany? Nov 10, 2009, 08:42 Muscular Beaver
 
Of course you can still get them here. There are many shops who import games like that. You just have to be 18, or have someone whos 18 to buy it for you.  
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News Comments > German Mag Says Ubisoft Demanded Positive Assassin's Creed 2 Review
26. Re: AC2 Review Scandal? Nov 9, 2009, 07:37 Muscular Beaver
 
Sadly, Computer Bild is part of one of the biggest publisher in Germany and doesnt really have to fear consequnces if they turned something like that down. So I highly doubt smaller ones would have turned them down because they would fear to no longer receive review samples in time or wont get any more interviews, etc.  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Origins Patched
76. Re: Dragon Age Patched Nov 7, 2009, 12:17 Muscular Beaver
 
Btw, is there a resolution mod for PS:T?  
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News Comments > EverQuest Q&A
1. Re: EverQuest Q&A Nov 3, 2009, 10:28 Muscular Beaver
 
Use the classes of EQ1, innovative (not WoW-innovative) gameplay, updated graphics (EQ2 was the best looking MMO for a very long time), full voice over and I am hooked.
EQ2 gameplay was far too different from EQ1 and the classes were all alike.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 DLC Plans
17. Re: Mass Effect 2 DLC Plans Nov 3, 2009, 09:24 Muscular Beaver
 
At least 10 I would guess. But that also shows why developers choose DLC over normal expansions. Makes milking much easier and more effective.  
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 DLC Plans
14. Re: Mass Effect 2 DLC Plans Nov 3, 2009, 06:17 Muscular Beaver
 
Agreed. If DLCs do anything, then its that I dont buy games at release that are planned being DLC-infected. I rather play my game as a whole or buy a real expansion, than play a game that I can no longer identify with 1 hour every 6 months.

I'll wait until they are in the bargain bin.
 
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Buoyed by Pre-Sales
2. Re: Natural Selection 2 Buoyed by Pre-Sales Nov 2, 2009, 12:51 Muscular Beaver
 
Need to know if its NS1 classic gameplay or fucked up patched NS1 gameplay.
Aliens having a commander doesnt sound good at all.
 
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