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Signed On Apr 29, 2002, 19:42
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin II Announced
6. Re: Divinity: Original Sin II Announced Aug 12, 2015, 10:09 Xil
 
nin wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 10:04:
Never got the last one, so if they offer it as a reward, I'll probably be in...


got the last one... well on paper, still waiting for the linux release, so atm I doubt I will back nr 2
 
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News Comments > The Witcher III Patch Notes
11. Re: The Witcher III Patch Notes Aug 1, 2015, 10:40 Xil
 
just finished it, done all the ?, hunts, side quests and gear searches, about 120 hours and got the ending I feel happy with.

What a brilliant game despite the glitch here and there.

ps: not fell down a single cliff with or without horse
 
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News Comments > GOG.com & Windows 10
8. Re: GOG.com & Windows 10 Jul 29, 2015, 12:58 Xil
 
descender wrote on Jul 29, 2015, 12:41:
Gotta agree with Krovven here... I originally read this as "we didn't actually have to do anything to make 85% of our library work in Windows 10".

Still a difference with Steam as they won't test and just leave it up to the developer/dont care. GoG seems to at least test the games and if needed try to get them working. That is about 100% more effort then Steam.
 
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News Comments > Smedley Leaves Daybreak
5. Re: Smedley Leaves Daybreak Jul 23, 2015, 11:54 Xil
 
wtf_man wrote on Jul 23, 2015, 11:36:

Uh... that was more Brad McQuaid. Everquest got way easier after Brad left... but it took time, and competition to force them to do it.

That crack smokin' moron is STILL trying to make a hardcore group only game that will never sell in any commercially significant amount.

True, but looking though my nostalgic coloured glasses I had the best EQ times in those hard and unforgiving days

Grouping took time and you remember the good players and asked them again, friends lists had a purpose These days they self join for a quest, say hi if your lucky, finish quest, disband.
 
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News Comments > KOTOR 2 Patched; OS X & Linux Support Added
31. Re: KOTOR 2 Patched; OS X & Linux Support Added Jul 22, 2015, 12:02 Xil
 
nin wrote on Jul 21, 2015, 18:21:
Wow, how cool is that?!


there are 2 big parties these days who convert games to Linux/Mac: Aspyr Media and Feral Interactive.

Feral also announced new teaser

 
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News Comments > Independent Legal Briefs
2. Re: Independent Legal Briefs Jul 3, 2015, 11:53 Xil
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jul 3, 2015, 11:02:
One wonders why the FBI is offering money to the NSA

good one
 
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Legends of Eisenwald
3. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Legends of Eisenwald Jul 3, 2015, 09:07 Xil
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 2, 2015, 18:09:
Any good? Seeing as half the reviews are negative I'm not holding my breath.

I think its a small gem, but its hard also, don't expect wasteland2 or similiar combat, its harder and more realistic. was a combat movie on blues a few days ago that showed just that.
 
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News Comments > OS X & Linux DirectX 11 Support Plans
4. Re: OS X & Linux DirectX 11 Support Plans Jun 30, 2015, 11:52 Xil
 
TheEmissary wrote on Jun 30, 2015, 11:27:
I guess this is a good thing for people that use OSX and Linux. I can't help but think that is being added too late for it to really matter. If they added support for this two years ago when Linux and OSX native ports for most games were few and far between this would have been a huge deal. As there are tons of native games on all platforms this is really the kind of thing you shrug your shoulders at.

To be honest I would be focusing my efforts on the Vulkan API over supporting an API that is being phased out.

They had directX9 for a long time and to be honest its only recently that I ran into games that 100% need DX11, so far I been running stuff fine. Biggest issues has always been de .net/C# some games need to only their launcher or other silly stuff.

I doubt myself that steamos will so big so I am pretty sure crossover/wine is here to stay.
 
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News Comments > Legends of Eisenwald Trailer
1. Re: Legends of Eisenwald Trailer Jun 26, 2015, 02:06 Xil
 
This game is a small Gem, sadly it did/does not get much exposure  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
5. No subject Jun 17, 2015, 10:00 Xil
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 16, 2015, 23:36:
Retired wrote on Jun 16, 2015, 20:25:
Retailers want to be able to scan your face without your permission.

They do something more important already. The use your phone data to track you in the store via gps data. Have fun!

Source? Because that sounds like it would be running afoul of wiretapping laws. Anyway, I keep my GPS disabled precisely because I don't want to make it any easier for Big Brother to track me than it already is.

This is all such bullshit. Pretty soon you're going to have to live in a cave in the middle of nowhere off the grid to have any privacy.

nothing new that, they use it tosee how people walk through the store, where they stop or not stop, so far they say its anonymous
 
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News Comments > The Bard's Tale IV Kickstarter
9. Re: The Bard's Tale IV Kickstarter Jun 2, 2015, 10:57 Xil
 
not 100% sure what to expect. Will it be like Grimrock, who actually revived the dungeon crawler and not bardtales IV or will it be like Wasteland 2 underground ?

or will we get the "99 skeletons face you" and you go like WTF like in Bardstale I?
 
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News Comments > SOMA in September
9. Re: SOMA in September May 31, 2015, 00:20 Xil
 
MajorD wrote on May 30, 2015, 14:51:
This looks interesting. I hope Frictional Games does not disappoint as usual. I'm looking forward to this.

I find that a bit harsh, disppoint as usual... don't think they ever really did. Penumbra sersies was really good, 1st Amnesia same, 2nd Amnesia (was by the Chinese room) could have been better.

But then those are my feelings
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue May 29, 2015, 10:04 Xil
 
It's an action shot showing him marking some of his territory

Your turning into a David Attenborough there Blue
 
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News Comments > New Need for Speed Requires Internet Connection
10. Re: New Need for Speed Requires Internet Connection May 29, 2015, 09:58 Xil
 
the Power of the Cloud !!!  
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
39. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 11:41 Xil
 
McTurbo wrote on May 21, 2015, 10:48:
I am fine with the way things are. the game is excellent despite unrealistic expectations of both the devs and the players. As the game got bigger and more developed i understand and even accept the cuts required to make it work on consoles. Yet i also expect that at some future date you will release the HD textures we seen for the PC at least and let us play with the settings till we are happy with them.

I dont feel like i was lied to or misled and touched up screenshots and unrealistic videos are just part of marketing that we see from nearly every game or even product commercial.. (ive yet to get a burger that looks like one on TV in 42 years....)

what i am going to do is sit back and take this very very fine game for a ride and enjoy every last ounce of joy i can wring from it..

This, the game experience is simply brilliant, that is what counts in the end
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
8. Re: Sunday Safety Dance May 18, 2015, 11:53 Xil
 
Cutter wrote on May 17, 2015, 17:53:
Which is more frightening? That a plane can be hacked that easily, or that clowns like him are actually doing it?

more frighting is that he did it via the entertainment system !!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. New Method For Making Wood Corners For Drawers Or Boxes. May 16, 2015, 12:06 Xil
 
That fascinated me more then I thought, pretty clever  
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
1. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs May 16, 2015, 11:53 Xil
 
and who is surprised by that ?  
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News Comments > Legends of Eisenwald in July; New Trailer
1. Re: Legends of Eisenwald in July; New Trailer May 16, 2015, 11:47 Xil
 
this one I am looking forward to  
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News Comments > Evening Previews
1. Re: Evening Previews May 16, 2015, 01:12 Xil
 
Legends of Eisenwald, looking forward to this one, the last kickstarter update said it will be released 2-june  
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