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Signed On Jul 3, 2002, 22:42
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News Comments > Hardware Reviews
8. Re: Hardware Reviews Oct 7, 2013, 18:32 JediPunisher
 
mag wrote on Oct 5, 2013, 03:44:
I'm perfectly pleased with my G700s.

The G700s is almost perfect... except for the short battery life and thick recharge cable.

Logitech needs to figure out a way to add a shake charger and/or a solar cell to the palm area of the G700s which would greatly extend the battery life. Certainly, it would add $10-20 to the cost of the mouse, but it would be well worth it.

I'd also like to see a pinky button to act as shift key, effectively doubling the number of buttons.
 
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News Comments > Hardware Reviews
4. Re: Hardware Reviews Oct 5, 2013, 00:15 JediPunisher
 
No 12th button... Switch on top of mouse selects between higher drain performance and endurance modes (not for dpi, but the 500Hz report rate I assume), and is not programmable.

The mouse wheel has no left/right tilt. So, it's basically the same wheel from their $10 mouse.
 
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News Comments > Hardware Reviews
2. Re: Hardware Reviews Oct 4, 2013, 16:43 JediPunisher
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 10:45:
Kinda wish I hadn't just bought a mouse. That Logitech G602 looks rather nice.

Be happy you didn't... I just returned mine for a refund.

Twice the reviewer talked about 12 buttons... but the G602 has only 11 buttons. If he can't get something that basic right, you should ignore the review.

The G602 looks sharp and works great; the 2500dpi is plenty and the tracking is perfect... but the mouse feels cheap compared to other premium Logitech mice I've owned. For example, the mouse wheel is the same one from their budget mice, and lacks the tilt function; You can barely feel the notches, and it is so tight when turning, that scrolling long pages is a chore. The six thumb buttons all feel the same and are simply too close together to be useful in a FPS or any fast action game where pressing the wrong button could mean death. Also, the mouse doesn't fit my hand well, and textured surface feels weird, similar to sandpaper. And did I mention the driver software is buggy? In all, I was very disappointed in this mouse. If only Logitech would put the G602's new sensor in the G700s... then we could game for weeks between charges, and I'll be first in line to buy one.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
11. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 25, 2013, 14:50 JediPunisher
 
Young kids are heavily influenced by games like GTA … Their minds are like sponges, soaking up everything around them and integrating it into their psyche. It’s the responsibility of parents to shield their young impressionable kids from games like this… But I believe many parents are really buying this game for themselves, and are just ashamed to admit it to the store clerk.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
17. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 10, 2013, 00:31 JediPunisher
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 20:21:
Also grabbed the 149 super sweet edition of GTA5 today. Get to throw the money bag in my GTA4 lockbox. :)

To complete your swag, you should order the green Los Santos sheriff cap.
I been wearing mine about a week, and already had a few compliments on it... It's actually pretty nice and worth the $15.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
12. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 9, 2013, 18:22 JediPunisher
 
nin wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 18:14:
Imagine Vin Diesel saying it...that tone.

Better yet, James Earl Jones.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
9. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 9, 2013, 17:40 JediPunisher
 
"Xbox One vs. PS4 Performance Debate Rages."

No contest... While the PS4 has more powerful hardware, the XB1's processing power is boosted up to 600% by "the power of The Cloud! " tm
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hits $18M - $20M Goal is Planetary FPS Combat
23. Re: Star Citizen Hits $18M - $20M Goal is Planetary FPS Combat Sep 7, 2013, 14:09 JediPunisher
 
$21M Goal - add Derek Smart to the team.

But seriously, I just hope this doesn't turn into another Battlecruiser 3000AD.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
7. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 5, 2013, 00:55 JediPunisher
 
Yippee!! The XB1 has a boosted clock rate of 1.75 GHz!!! Amazing! Beam

Wait a minute... Wasn't the AdBox 360 clocked at 3.2 GHz???
Well, at least XB1 games have access to 8 cores 6 cores versus 3 on the 360.
Half the clock speed and double the cores... Looks like a wash to me.
Someone, please remind me why I preordered this. Flush
Oh, that's right... the XB1's processing power is boosted by "the power of The Cloud!"
 
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News Comments > Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure Next Year
6. Re: Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure Next Year Aug 29, 2013, 16:51 JediPunisher
 
Can't wait for this one... I'm glad I Kickstarted it.  
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Video
12. Re: Wasteland 2 Video Aug 29, 2013, 16:40 JediPunisher
 
Things are looking good.
It appears Brian Fargo will deliver on his promises, and my $250 pledge has been put to good use.

This comment was edited on Aug 29, 2013, 16:46.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
7. Re: Morning Safety Dance Aug 28, 2013, 15:13 JediPunisher
 
HardOCP is reporting about a study in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence that found that violent video games do not cause teens to become aggressive, and in fact had a "slight calming effect" on vulnerable teens. In other words, Chris Lane would not be dead if GTA V had been released a couple of weeks ago.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
6. Re: Morning Safety Dance Aug 28, 2013, 14:46 JediPunisher
 
Yes, let's ban violent and addictive video games!
Society would be sooo much safer if we turn millions of teens loose on the streets with too much free time and nothing to do.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 28, 2013, 00:30 JediPunisher
 
Well, I’ve finally found a mouse to replace my trusty old MX1100… I just preordered the G602.

While the G700s is great, the need for daily charging via a big stiff cable really kills it. So, the MX1100 has been my primary mouse for years.
The G602 has 11 buttons versus 10 on the MX1100 and 13 on the G700.
The battery life is between 250-1400 hours on a pair of AAs… amazing when you consider that the G700s can only last a few hours between charges.
The G700s offers an insane 8200 DPI, which is great for first-person shooters if you like spinning in circles with a flick of your wrist. The G602 maxes out at a more sensible 2500 DPI. And I like the fact that the G602 has no tilt-scroll wheel… Too many times I’ve inadvertently clicked the wheel while using the tilt function, or vice-versa.

Ozmodan wrote on Aug 27, 2013, 21:51:
Wireless and gaming mouse do not go together.

I'm guessing you haven't used a wireless gaming mouse in the past few years. Some people hate wireless mice due to lag and low report rates, but those problems are a distant memory... The G602 has a USB report rate of 500Hz.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
36. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 25, 2013, 19:20 JediPunisher
 
ventry wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 17:49:
That ran like shit when released on the PC and STILLLLLL has the bug where if you use an optical mouse you can't play bowling,darts,pool,ETC.

Yeah, it's sad, but many console -> PC ports are best played with a gamepad.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
29. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 25, 2013, 17:17 JediPunisher
 
Dmitri_M wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 15:57:
Shrug. I have not finished a GTA game since the 2d ones. For me at least, the 3d ones are mostly sandbox police murder games. I don't play the storylines.

Did you play GTA IV? It was far more than a “sandbox police murder game”… It was a Russian mafia sandbox police murder game with the best storyline in the series.
Nevertheless, San Andreas was still my favorite, due to its larger sandbox; That's why I'm excited for GTA V... It looks like San Andreas on steroids.
 
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News Comments > Steve Ballmer to Retire
32. Re: Steve Ballmer to Retire Aug 23, 2013, 15:36 JediPunisher
 
Somehow I picture a angry mob of disgruntled customers with torches and pitchforks storming the castle. Bat
I hope Ballmer doesn't fall out of a Window on his way out.
But, I've got to give him credit... Steve did the impossible by making many desktop Windows 8 users miss DOS.


 
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News Comments > Legend of Dungeon Preorders Get Beta Access
2. Re: Legend of Dungeon Preorders Get Beta Access Aug 13, 2013, 23:39 JediPunisher
 
Legend of Dungeon: it's sort of a retro Atari 2600 Gauntlet-style co-op game, but with modern pixel shaders. While the game looks mildly interesting, I threw a few dollars at the Kickstarter last year because these are the kinds of independent developers that we need to support.  
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News Comments > Wasteland Re-release Plans
34. Re: Wasteland Re-release Plans Aug 11, 2013, 17:12 JediPunisher
 
I loved Strike Commander... and the new PC I had to build to run the thing. I also enjoyed Pacific Strike... but not as much as Wings of Glory.  
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News Comments > Wasteland Re-release Plans
27. Re: Wasteland Re-release Plans Aug 10, 2013, 23:22 JediPunisher
 
Why all the hate for old DOS games? Some of the best games I ever played were DOS games... and half the fun was getting them to run in the first place.

I never played Wasteland, but I did play EA's Wasteland clone/unofficial sequel, Fountain of Wet Dreams which I picked up for a dollar about 15 years ago. It was similar to Bards Tale, but with Killer Clowns, and I enjoyed it enough that I played it to completion. I hear Wasteland was better with more depth, so I wouldn't mind giving it a try.
 
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