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Signed On May 27, 2002, 02:26
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News Comments > Get Well Soon Tom Hall
6. Re: Get Well Soon Tom Hall Apr 15, 2010, 17:47 Stolk
 
Icewind wrote on Apr 15, 2010, 16:44:
Anachronox is one of the most under-appreciated RPGs of all time.

But, but... I've always over-appreciated that game, naming it one of my top 3 favorite games.
 
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News Comments > Borderlands DLC Interview
10. Re: Borderlands DLC Interview Apr 14, 2010, 12:59 Stolk
 
NKD wrote on Apr 14, 2010, 11:49:
In theory, yeah. But in reality people don't want balanced coverage, they want coverage they can agree with. Fanboys will go to sites that fellate their favorite devs, while haters will go to sites that are overly critical. It's why channels like Fox News and MSNBC are so much more popular than credible news sources.

Also why Blue's comment threads are often so painful to read.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
5. Re: Op Ed Apr 7, 2010, 17:52 Stolk
 
There's millions of crack addicts in the world too.

I'm not one so I can't say how fun it is.
 
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News Comments > GameStop Used Game Lawsuit
53. Re: GameStop Used Game Lawsuit Mar 26, 2010, 15:54 Stolk
 
Careful. This thread is reaching the analogy limit.
 
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News Comments > GameStop Used Game Lawsuit
34. Re: GameStop Used Game Lawsuit Mar 26, 2010, 13:23 Stolk
 
You guys get so caught up in one-upping each other in silly discussion, you miss what's important. Finding creative ways to make fun of this uninformed idiot that makes a stink because of his ignorance and 10 dollars.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
28. Re: Op Ed Mar 25, 2010, 17:25 Stolk
 
DG wrote on Mar 25, 2010, 14:58:
GfWL offers no benefits to the consumer, no obvious benefits to developers, and no obvious benefit to MS.

I get achievements and bump my gamerscore for games I'd rather play on my PC instead of the xbox. That's a benefit to me. Bioshock 2, Fallout 3, Gears of War and pretty soon Batman. The only annoyance I've experienced with it is if my internet connection drops. Call me a happy small percentage.
 
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News Comments > F.3.A.R. Revealed?
27. Re: F.3.A.R. Revealed? Mar 25, 2010, 01:52 Stolk
 
Tanto Edge wrote on Mar 24, 2010, 19:27:
Hey, it could be worse, you could be a fan of the Thi4f series.

What's next? Unchart3d?
Assassins Cr33d?
BF: Bad Compan3?
Half-Lif3?

Hey, maybe BioSh3ck. This time I'll play as the paranormal wet girl

I would expect it will be quite some time before we see a 33rd Assassins Creed.
 
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News Comments > Battlestar Galactica Online Announcement
4. Re: Battlestar Galactica Online Announcement Mar 9, 2010, 16:01 Stolk
 
The positivity here is refreshing.  
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News Comments > Valve's Mac Plans Announced
43. Re: Valve's Mac Plans Announced Mar 8, 2010, 17:35 Stolk
 
MMORPGHoD wrote on Mar 8, 2010, 16:30:
Possibly, or there could be a grayed out list similar to 'Not installed' for the PC only games. Since they're letting you log in with the same login id for both, I was thinking they'd list everything purchased for that account rather than hide them. There are actually some options for those games (View Forum, View Store page) that might still be useful in some cases

Yah that's a good point I suppose. For usability they'll want to make it possible to purchase for either platform no matter which platform is currently being used. But (to put it extreme) I cannot imagine, by default upon logging into Steam on a MAC, that they would show thousands of games, and only 3 or 4 can run on a MAC. Regarding your list of purchased games, I have to guess MAC gamers (if there is such a thing)know what to expect if they purchase both PC and MAC games. If they only purchase MAC games, they certainly aren't going to see a long list
 
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News Comments > Valve's Mac Plans Announced
32. Re: Valve's Mac Plans Announced Mar 8, 2010, 16:20 Stolk
 
MMORPGHoD wrote on Mar 8, 2010, 16:13:
killer_roach wrote on Mar 8, 2010, 15:45:
It's not like Valve's games are system-intensive or anything... even a two-year-old Mac should be able to run L4D2 without much hassle. Is it the best of solutions? Probably not, but if Valve thinks it's worth doing, more power to them.

Oh it's not the few and far between valve games I was thinking of. It's all those other games over steam.. Bioshock 2, CoD:MF2, Mass Effect 2, BF:BC2 .. and on and on. I would be frustrated to look at my games list on my mac and see how many of them I can't run on it. By the time they do end up porting those games to the mac, I've moved on. Maybe it's a step towards making Macs more game friendly, meh probably not. But I suppose it can't hurt.

By the way, where can you even get a list of new game releases on the mac? Amazon doesn't seem to make it easy at all to see a mac game list, although I do see ME2 is now only $30.. for the PC of course ;).

Err, I doubt they would show PC only games in the MAC client.
 
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News Comments > BioShock 2 DLC Next Week
12. Re: BioShock 2 DLC Next Week Mar 8, 2010, 12:09 Stolk
 
Overon wrote on Mar 5, 2010, 18:38:
I have a widescreen monitor as well though and don't see any distortion when set to the proper resolution in game, and the silly widescreen issue with the Bioshocks never has bothered me.
If you are running in using a 16:10 aspect ratio then you have distortion.

Some facts. I have a widescreen monitor. I don't have distortion in Bioshock 2. I pay Bioshock in widescreen. I am at work so can't get any further facts. Done with the game anyway. Very good ending as far as endings go.
 
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News Comments > BioShock 2 DLC Next Week
5. Re: BioShock 2 DLC Next Week Mar 5, 2010, 15:26 Stolk
 
I did notice that mouse speed setting issue. For me it goes from too slow to too fast in one increment but I dealt with it. I have a widescreen monitor as well though and don't see any distortion when set to the proper resolution in game, and the silly widescreen issue with the Bioshocks never has bothered me.

I'm nearing the end I think and I've really enjoyed it, more so than the first game. The first game's atmosphere was a bit more chilling though. To each his own.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 17, 2010, 10:47 Stolk
 
Whew...! I thought that was saying Nicholas Cage was done doing thrillers.  
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News Comments > Aliens vs. Predator Trailer
7. Re: Aliens vs. Predator Trailer Oct 16, 2009, 22:24 Stolk
 
Yay! Let's hope for more than 2 quick saves every frustrating map!!!  
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News Comments > Gold - Borderlands
13. Re: Gold - Borderlands Oct 9, 2009, 22:41 Stolk
 
Dead flowers and moonlight.  
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Applications
43. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Applications Sep 29, 2009, 14:52 Stolk
 
Pretty flowers and sunshine.  
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News Comments > WoW Faction Changes Begin, Race Changes Planned
25. Re: re: Sep 3, 2009, 13:53 Stolk
 
Reitsuki is the only person here that has posted an intelligent comment to this.

No, the guy that said he quit the game was the most intelligent person I saw
 
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News Comments > Champions Online Discount Subs Return
28. Re: CO Discount Subs Return Aug 27, 2009, 21:53 Stolk
 
The open beta ended on the 24th, although they left the servers up for another two days. They shut them down for the wipe yesterday evening. Yes, it's a Bill Roper plot.

Actually the wipe will occur tonight. Servers were up for a few hours tonight and finally closed for real a little over an hour ago. So while people were typing on blues news comments about not everyone able to get in beta, open beta was open.
 
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News Comments > Champions Online Discount Subs Return
8. Re: CO Discount Subs Return Aug 27, 2009, 13:48 Stolk
 
Wow, you folks have really been traumatized by Bill Roper. Maybe you should seek counseling.

I was thinking along the same lines. Wasn't sure how to put it into words. But yes, a peculiar group here.
 
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News Comments > WoW Cataclysm Videos
6. Re: WoW Cataclysm Videos Aug 21, 2009, 19:18 Stolk
 
teehee. How many addicted fans have said the same thing...  
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