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Nickname Icewind
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Signed On Aug 21, 2002, 18:44
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News Comments > OnLive Console with Homefront Preorders
5. Re: OnLive Console with Homefront Preorders Feb 26, 2011, 17:20 Icewind
 
Good luck 75% of America, since unless you're running Fios you probably won't have much fun with on-live.

On-live is for Europe and Asia. We just don't have the speeds for it.
 
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News Comments > On PC Bulletstorm
6. Re: On PC Bulletstorm Feb 23, 2011, 21:50 Icewind
 
DangerDog wrote on Feb 23, 2011, 21:39:
Next time they'll use stronger encryption.

Adrian Chmielarz is People Can Fly's creative director, and he told Ars that the encryption is there to "prevent people from cheating on Echoes and Anarchy Leaderboards," most likely by keeping them from adjusting certain aspects of enemy behavior or power. That's perfectly fair, but they left too many of the game's core settings locked behind the encryption—which is too weak to have kept anyone from the files for more than a few minutes anyway. "Possibly we should separate .ini files: some encrypted, some (visuals, mouse, etc.) open to rape," he continued via Twitter. "Oops, I mean edit."

Hey, is this Adrian dude trying to tread onto Cliffy's turf?

yeah buddy, people are raping your game alright.

Here's the funny thing: The leaderboards are already broken. Some guy only has 21 medals and has the top score, which is 69,696,969. You know, whereas I have about 150K points and 36 medals and rank 56th on the boards.

I thought it was funny, but it goes to show you how futile it was.

I just want the damn letterboxes in 16:10 resolution removed.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Released, DLC Plans
10. Re: Bulletstorm Released, DLC Plans Feb 22, 2011, 15:35 Icewind
 
Beamer wrote on Feb 22, 2011, 15:24:
The biggest knock I've read is the plot, with some reviews really knocking it. I'm not too surprised - the plot of Painkiller was pretty damn dumb.

Ok, in its defense Painkiller was meant to be nothing more than a modern day recreation of DOOM. It's plot was just to give you an excuse as to why you were killing a few thousand demons every stage and why you had awesome weapons and magical abilities. Nothing more.

What's next, you criticize Serious Sam for having a shoddy plot? If you want a story in your FPS then Half-Life or Deus Ex or System Shock 2 is waiting for you, have fun.
 
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News Comments > Smell-O-Vision
22. Re: Smell-O-Vision Feb 21, 2011, 17:36 Icewind
 
No, this is stupid. Maybe for dirty ass nerds who don't know how to clean but for me it's a no-no. I'm OCD, I keep my place clean and I don't need "poor people" smells sullying it.

Same reason I won't let animals in my house is the same reason this device won't be on my PC.
 
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News Comments > Chocolate Strife
5. Re: Chocolate Strife Feb 19, 2011, 21:51 Icewind
 
Ant wrote on Feb 19, 2011, 18:35:
FreonTrip wrote on Feb 19, 2011, 18:11:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 19, 2011, 15:58:
Chocolate Strife, sequel to Chocolate Rain...

Actually it's based on Chocolate Doom, which is an attempt to replicate the behavior of the original Doom executable as closely as possible. Since pre-source release Doom's frequently referred to as "vanilla" Doom, the chocolate moniker's a winking acknowledgment of the project's goals. It's interesting to see Strife getting the same treatment at this point.
Wooooooosh! Dude, it was a joke on the meme.

No shit, I think he gets that. He just wants to clarify, for people sauntering in that have their head up their ass, what "chocolate" is really referring to.

Not everyone is a dipshit.
 
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News Comments > Two Worlds II Review Flap, Sequel Revealed
6. Re: Two Worlds II Review Flap, Sequel Revealed Feb 19, 2011, 18:20 Icewind
 
After 25 hours or so with the game I realized I couldn't play it anymore. It's not BAD and there's nothing WRONG with it, but it just feels so empty and unoriginal. It's the same reason I disliked Gothic 4 and Oblivion. It just doesn't do anything special.

Risen was the last open world game I felt compelled to finish. At least that had a faction system, as incredibly shallow as it was.

so-called "open world" games need to go back and take a look at Ultima 7 if they are confused as to how to be done.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age II Demo Promotion
5. Re: BOOM HERE COMES THE BOOM HOW YOU LIKE ME NOW Feb 18, 2011, 12:43 Icewind
 
space captain wrote on Feb 18, 2011, 12:30:
is this the new shit?

Sadly, yes it is.

Bioware now realizes that they can make more money getting wannabe RPG'ers in their teens and early 20s who just came into the hobby recently excited about their games rather than cater to the hardcore crowd that got them here back in late 1998.

Thankfully, there are better RPGs on the way such as:

This: http://www.irontowerstudio.com/index.htm

This: http://www.deadstate.doublebearproductions.com/faq/

And even this: http://pathofexile.com/

Bioware is just an EA lapdog now. Bioware is the new Origin.

And by that, I mean the late 90s Origin that got raped.
 
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News Comments > Console Diablo III Confirmed?
20. Re: Console Diablo III Confirmed? Feb 18, 2011, 12:40 Icewind
 
Considering how shitty the graphics look, I knew this was coming. It doesn't even have as much visual flair as Titan Quest did, which is downright pathetic.

Doesn't matter though since everyone I know, including my old Diablo 2 buddies, are planning to play Torchlight 2 instead.
 
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News Comments > The Walking Dead & Fables Game Plans
6. Re: The Walking Dead & Fables Game Plans Feb 17, 2011, 22:06 Icewind
 
The Walking Dead game? Yeah, it already came out years ago, it was called "Left 4 Dead".

Try again.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Trailer
16. Re: Bulletstorm Trailer Feb 17, 2011, 20:52 Icewind
 
Undocumented Alien wrote on Feb 17, 2011, 16:25:
I've been messing around with the demo on my PS3, it's a goofy game but mindless fun, I'll probably buy it since they had they presence of mind to make it have COOP which I don't see enough of anymore and it's always fun to just crush stuff with 3 other friends. It's Duke Nukem'ish.

That's exactly why I'm ignoring all of the bad points and getting the game. I have several friends who are and we all plan to coop the hell out of this game.

I still think it's dumb as shit to charge 59.99 for this game but we have the welfare console kiddies to thank for that.
 
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News Comments > Crytek on the Crysis 2 Leak and PC Gaming
47. Re: Crytek on the Crysis 2 Leak and PC Gaming Feb 14, 2011, 19:58 Icewind
 
Remember when Blues was full of PC gamers? Now it's full of wannabes, washed-ups, and "I'm-married-so-I-only-play-casual-crap" gamers.

PC > Console

/end
 
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News Comments > Crytek Responds to Crysis 2 Leak
48. Re: Crytek responds to Crysis 2 Leak Feb 12, 2011, 18:13 Icewind
 
Suddenly_Dead wrote on Feb 12, 2011, 16:40:
I've heard very good things about the performance too, which is a nice change for a Crytek game. Probably a side-effect of targeting the consoles (though the 360 multiplayer beta/demo doesn't even seem to be running at 720p).

That's because this one up on the torrents is locked at Medium detail level on every setting.

Also, the Xbox demo looked atrocious. I played one round and uninstalled it. It looked even worse than Halo 3.
 
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News Comments > Crysis 2 Crisis: Game and Key Leaked?
29. Re: Crysis 2 Crisis: Game and Key Leaked? Feb 12, 2011, 01:40 Icewind
 
spindoctor wrote on Feb 12, 2011, 01:32:
This is very unfortunate and Crytek do not deserve it.

YES THEY DO.

This is what happens when you don't release a PC demo and even go so far as to make the Demo xbox exclusive.

They deserve this. Big time.
 
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News Comments > You Don't Know Jack About Customer Relations
12. Re: You Don't Know Jack About Customer Relations Feb 11, 2011, 16:03 Icewind
 
If you're interested in buying this game than chances are you're also too fat to play it on the consoles too.

Real gamers don't play kiddie shit like this.
 
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News Comments > PC Dead Space 2 Hardcore Fix
7. Re: PC Dead Space 2 Hardcore Fix Feb 10, 2011, 18:35 Icewind
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Feb 10, 2011, 18:13:
Some EA executive is pointing to these save games/unlockers and saying:

"See?! SEE!? This is why we should stop selling PC games, we were going to sell these as DLC for 20 bucks each! We just lost millions!"


Yeah, sell them as unlock codes that re-enabled items that are obviously already there.

EA = cocksuckers.
 
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News Comments > Torchlight II Delay
2. Re: Torchlight II Delay Feb 9, 2011, 21:05 Icewind
 
I had heard the release was actually going to be in the fall and that was about a month ago...so to me this is a move up in release date.

I'm fine with it. I'll be playing Crysis 2 and Dragon Age 2 all March and April anyway.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dungeons
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dungeons Feb 8, 2011, 16:58 Icewind
 
Fion wrote on Feb 8, 2011, 15:51:
Lol yea. I tried the demo but it was kind of odd. The game doesn't really tell you much before throwing you into the game with 'heroes' constantly coming into your dungeon and trying to steal your goodies. You have to collect their souls but knocking them out and imprisoning them but there are all kinds of other distractions going on like invaders from other dungeons and such so you have to choose one or the other. On top of that the game doesn't tell you at all how to create 'pentagrams' for your monsters to stand on to protect areas beyond the very first. I can place them but they say a goblin must activate them and I cannot figure out how to do so and the game does not appear to tell you either.

Frankly it makes me want to find my old Dungeon Keeper 2 disk lol.

Agree with you for the most part. I'm glad they put a demo out because my love of Dungeon Keeper would have made this an impulse purchase.

I think the fact that you have a physical manifestation of yourself is a big part of why I don't like it. In Dungeon Keeper you were very vulnerable. You were a beating heart protected by imps. You had to be careful and merciless and plan ahead to survive. Here it's just sort of a long slog through an awkward GUI.

Plus how can I torture my monsters or torture the enemies even? Where is the multiplayer mode? Where is the feeling of wickedness?

They tried, I'll give them that. Still failed, however.
 
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News Comments > Dead Space 2 Key Remap Patch Plans
20. Re: Dead Space 2 Key Remap Patch Plans Feb 8, 2011, 16:54 Icewind
 
I love how they pretend this is due to them being "nice guys" who "Value their customers".

B.S.

This is just them covering their rear and trying to make it look like they care so they don't get bad PR.
 
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News Comments > On Dungeon Siege III Stability
10. Re: On Dungeon Siege III Stability Feb 8, 2011, 03:46 Icewind
 
Anyone who buys this game is part of the problem. It has fail written all over it.

Like Timeshift did.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Art FB Blackmail
11. Re: Diablo III Art FB Blackmail Feb 8, 2011, 03:38 Icewind
 
Most hardcore Diablo fans don't have Facebooks because they aren't camwhoring fags.

So sorry you won't be hitting the 1 million, but most longtime Diablo fans who've been online since 1996 know better.

Anyone who has a FB page should be sterilized.
 
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