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News Comments > Moebius Trailer
1. Re: Moebius Trailer Jun 12, 2013, 00:48 JediPunisher
 
Yes, it looks like a game from a decade ago... but that’s ok. This is an old-school adventure game in the same vein as Gabriel Knight.

I was a Kickstarter supporter and looking forward to playing it... almost as much as the soundtrack featuring Jane's lovely daughter Raleigh Holmes of the Scarlet Furies.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
15. Re: Evening Consolidation Jun 12, 2013, 00:12 JediPunisher
 
Finally, a next-gen game that deserves to be called "next-gen".
Described as an open world co-op RPG third-person shooter... This will be on my must-buy list! Thumbsup
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Interest in PS4 rises after Xbox One reveal. May 30, 2013, 01:02 JediPunisher
 
Although I consider myself a PC gamer, I have played numerous 360 games (I don't own a PS3). I was eagerly awaiting news on the next Xbox... but after that horrible XB1 event, I am definitely more interested in the PS4.

Good job Microsh!t... first, you drive Windows into the ground and now your console division. You really have to wonder if MS isn't trying to drive their stock price down so they can buy back shares when it hits rock bottom, just before Windows 9 is announced.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
46. Re: Morning Consolidation May 24, 2013, 18:33 JediPunisher
 
InBlack wrote on May 24, 2013, 09:34:
If you dont buy the Xbox ONE will the thought police come a-nockin at your door?

No, but the real police just might.
You'd better behave... The feds are just a subpoena away from having a live feed into your living room. I'm not joking... it WILL happen.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
10. Re: Morning Consolidation May 1, 2013, 16:34 JediPunisher
 
The Fusion? What kind of crappy name is that?
Is it just me, or does Fusion sound a little too effeminate... a name better suited for a hair salon.

For those like me who hate the 360's Metro interface, things will only get worse with the 720. Running Windows 8 and always online, Microsoft will most certainly bombard us with an endless stream of video ads in those live tiles.
A better name would be the AdBloX 720.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Trailers Next Week
23. Re: GTA5 Trailers Next Week Apr 27, 2013, 17:43 JediPunisher
 
Frags4Fun wrote on Apr 26, 2013, 08:34:
I'm still wanting RDR. I sold my last 360 before it came out.

Great game! You really missed out.
Red Dead Redemption was actually better than the last GTA4... definitely one of the best games of this console generation.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Trailers Next Week
22. Re: GTA5 Trailers Next Week Apr 27, 2013, 00:19 JediPunisher
 
I’m hoping GTA5 is delayed for the next-gen consoles… Why?
Because the Piece of Sh4t and AdBloX720 are basically mid-range PCs. In fact, the 720 will actually be running a custom version of Windows 8.
Less custom architecture should mean better and more frequent PC ports, or vice versa... or in this case, the best PC GTA yet. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.
 
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News Comments > Bethesda Unveils The Evil Within
35. Re: Bethesda Unveils The Evil Within Apr 19, 2013, 14:53 JediPunisher
 
Dang... I was really hoping for Fallout 4: Pirates of the Shivering Isles.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
3. Re: Sunday Consolidation Apr 14, 2013, 16:46 JediPunisher
 
I was one of the many who couldn't sign in to XBox Live last night, but at least I could still play a single player game...
something I won't be able to do with the XBox 720, if the rumors are true.

I hope Microsoft is beefing up server capacity...
If this happens again during the holidays, I predict a lot of XBox720 returns.
 
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News Comments > SQUARE ENIX on Tomb Raider Shortfall
36. Re: SQUARE ENIX on Tomb Raider Shortfall Apr 9, 2013, 16:40 JediPunisher
 
Tomb Raider sold 3.5 million units... amazing numbers for this type of game. However, 5-6 million wasn't an unrealistic number, if Lara Croft was nude.

BTW, for those who haven't tried it, the game was excellent... the best Tomb Raider I've played since the first one from 1996. I'd rate it a 9/10.
Speaking of nines, Camilla Luddington does an excellent job with both the voice overs and motion capture... I really hope they cast her for the next movie.
 
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News Comments > Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted
16. Re: Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted Apr 8, 2013, 14:38 JediPunisher
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 8, 2013, 14:26:
if he makes this another Ultima 8 or 9 disaster it's gonna be a laugh.

Most of us blame EA for those... so this is Richard's moment of truth.
At this point, I'd be happy thrilled if Richard sat alone in his basement and created another Ultima IV, blocky graphics and all.
 
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News Comments > Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted
14. Re: Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted Apr 8, 2013, 13:54 JediPunisher
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 8, 2013, 09:41:
Is it just me, or are the numbers unusual on this KS? $1.9m but only 22k backers?

Actually, it tied Porject Fedora in per person funding.
Here are some popular Kickstarter games ranked high to low...

Shroud of the Avatar = $86 per person.
Tex Murphy: Project Fedora = $86/person
Jane Jensen's Moebius = $75/person
Star Citizen = $62/person
Torment = $56/person
Project Eternity = $54/person
Shadowrun Returns = $51/person
Wasteland 2 = $48/person
Double Fine Adventure = $38/person
Dead State = $33/person
Legends of Dawn = $24/person

BTW, I kicked in $150 for the boxed collector's edition.

 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
21. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 5, 2013, 16:24 JediPunisher
 
A constant internet connection will be required while playing single-player games...
Who wants to bet that Microsh!t plans to bombard us with a plethora of in-game video ads?
 
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News Comments > Might & Magic X Legacy Announced
13. Re: Might & Magic X Legacy Announced Mar 21, 2013, 18:15 JediPunisher
 
Great news! I was a fan of the earlier games.
Yes, M&M9 was total crap... but I feel good about this one.
In spite of some prior draconian DRM, Ubisoft has a pretty good track record. Where do I preorder?
 
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News Comments > Lord British Announces Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues
42. Questions and Concerns... Mar 8, 2013, 14:28 JediPunisher
 
"Our team is built around a core of industry experts" … Ok, then who is on the design team?

"We are using powerful, proven tools" ... Like what? What game engine are you using?

Is this game an MMO playable offline, a SP game playable online, or a co-op game?
If this is an MMO, is there a monthly fee?

If those who pledge $500 or more will have persistent tax free housing, and the housing is very limited…
Will there be any housing left for the rest of us, or will we be homeless?
Is the tax on persistent housing payable with in game money or real dollars?

Why is there no boxed version?
Sure, it adds to production costs, but if someone is willing to pay $150 for a map and coin, they will certainly pay $25 extra for a nice CE box and game discs.

Did Richard Garriott ever finish building his 3rd castle, Britannia Manor III?

If Richard is so confident in this project, why doesn’t he offer to match the pledge total? After all, he's not poor.

The comment about “re-playable scenes” worries me… Having a dragon attack every time I cross a mountain pass doesn’t sound like fun…
nor does re-clearing the same dungeon over and over.
The problem that I, and most other Ultima fans, have with an MMO is that we all want to be the hero of the game, the Avatar...
not a dirt farmer, blacksmith, town jester, or the butler to some baron who coughed up $3000 for his city home! Protest
Unless, of course, we can rise to the level of Avatar and skewer that filthy rich baron who made us clean his damned chamber pots!

Game development remains inherently risky”… Um, excuse me while I flush more cash down the Black Gate. Flush

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News Comments > Lord British Announces Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues
18. Re: Lord British Announces Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Mar 8, 2013, 12:35 JediPunisher
 
I'm a huge Ultima fan... I've played them all multiple times, including the spin-offs. But I hated UO (I was a beta tester)... MMOs are not for me. Unfortunately, Shroud of the Avatar sounds like more of an MMO that is playable offline, but details are still lacking.

Nevertheless, I'm in at $25... If I find that it's more of a SP game that can be played online, then I'll bump it to $150.

BTW, where are the boxes? Game discs? Looks like it's all digital. That's NOT what collectors want, and Richard should know that. I'm sure those who pledge hundreds of dollars for a signed collector's edition will be unhappy when they receive their map and coin in a shipping envelope! I'm not feeling too good about this one.
 
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News Comments > Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter Live
173. Re: Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter Live Mar 7, 2013, 20:10 JediPunisher
 
InBlack wrote on Mar 7, 2013, 07:06:
Im looking forward more to Project Eternity than this game. Somehow a Torment game without the Planescape setting just makes no sense to me...

Yes, I will miss the Planescape setting too…
but with some of the people responsible for Planescape on board, such as former TSR/Wizards of the Coast senior designer, Monte Cook… I wouldn’t worry too much.
 
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News Comments > Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter Live
132. Re: Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter Live Mar 6, 2013, 19:45 JediPunisher
 
When it comes to CRPGS, I’ve played them all… everything from Wizardry to Bard's Tale, Dark Sun to Darklands, Final Fantasy to Skyrim... and Planescape Torment is on my top 5 rpgs of all time, right up there with Ultima7 and the original Fallout.

I can’t pass this one up… I’m in at $110 for the boxed LE.
If you haven’t done so already, please support this game!

However, don't forget to save some dough for Richard Garriott’s Kickstarter campaign,
which apparently kicks off in a couple of days. Rumors are that Lord British is returning to his single player roots for this one. Crown Link

 
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News Comments > PC Lead Platform for Watch_Dogs
31. Re: PC Lead Platform for Watch_Dogs Feb 27, 2013, 17:56 JediPunisher
 
I'm sure the PC will be the lead platform for all next-gen console games...
As long as we have a gamepad, motion controllers, and a Kinect-enabled Windows 8 PC with touchscreen, we are all set.
 
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News Comments > QuakeCon 2013 Dates Announced
11. Re: QuakeCon 2013 Dates Announced Feb 26, 2013, 23:11 JediPunisher
 
ViRGE wrote on Feb 26, 2013, 22:53:
I'd think they would have to show D4. What else is there to show?

I'd like to see John Carmack don his yellow football helmet and blast off to Mars in his homemade rocket to battle the Vorticons.
 
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