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Nickname Icewind
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Signed On Aug 21, 2002, 18:44
Total Comments 1497 (Pro)
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News Comments > etc.
4. Re: etc. Nov 22, 2010, 23:38 Icewind
 
Sepharo wrote on Nov 22, 2010, 18:59:
So you haven't played it?

I watch a lot of Minecraft videos and I've been playing the game for a few months or so now. It's great fun. I don't play it because it's a meme or something.

Well, if that's you in your avatar then it all makes sense.
 
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News Comments > CD Projekt vs Piracy
8. Re: CD Projekt vs Piracy Nov 22, 2010, 22:48 Icewind
 
Looks like the other shoe dropped on this story.

How sad.
 
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News Comments > OnLive Reviewed
50. Re: OnLive Reviewed Nov 22, 2010, 19:30 Icewind
 
If the reviewer could feel it with his 20mbps connection, I'm guessing my 3mbps connection isn't even possible.

Not that it matters since I have a very capable PC, but still. I don't know anyone around here, even out of the group I go and LAN with, that has a connection faster than 3mbps around here.
 
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News Comments > etc.
2. Re: etc. Nov 22, 2010, 17:16 Icewind
 
I don't get the sudden explosion of Minecraft news and popularity. Sure it's a clever little diversion of a game and I give it credit for such a game being made by one man...but is it really so revolutionary?

It's getting "The portal effect" I think, where the game is popular due to it being more of a meme than a truly amazing game.
 
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News Comments > Witcher 2 Preorder Response
29. Re: Witcher 2 Preorder Response Nov 22, 2010, 16:32 Icewind
 
Jerykk wrote on Nov 22, 2010, 15:19:
Icewind wrote on Nov 22, 2010, 15:04:
I can't wait till the sales figures of this game hit the web. Once 2011 is over I want every DRM using publisher to look at this game and ask themselves:

Is it worth it?

Unless it sells more than 3 million units, publishers won't care.

It could sell 50 million and they would still *pretend* like they don't care. The truth is they do, deep down. They see the writing on the wall and that's one of the reasons...

<tinfoilhat>one of the reasons why they conspire to move us all to consoles, so they can have more control over how, when and where we play our games.</tinfoilhat>
 
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News Comments > Witcher 2 Preorder Response
20. Re: Witcher 2 Preorder Response Nov 22, 2010, 15:04 Icewind
 
I can't wait till the sales figures of this game hit the web. Once 2011 is over I want every DRM using publisher to look at this game and ask themselves:

Is it worth it?
 
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News Comments > Duke Nukem Forever Interviews
5. Re: Duke Nukem Forever Interviews Nov 21, 2010, 19:40 Icewind
 
I don't see Duke Nukem really becoming as big as it once was. The game is making those Halo-esque design compromises that the old fans aren't going to put up with.

Regenerating health? No Boot melee attack? I think they even said you can only carry 2 weapons at a time.

I'm waiting until the demo goes public and I can try it before I pre-order it.
 
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News Comments > Steam Bestsellers
1. Re: Steam Bestsellers Nov 21, 2010, 14:31 Icewind
 
Not even The Witcher can stop CODBLOPS.  
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News Comments > More Mass Effect Clues
11. Re: More Mass Effect Clues Nov 20, 2010, 02:33 Icewind
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Nov 20, 2010, 01:49:
Anyone who watches the "VGAs" deserves to die.

Literally.

Normally I'd scoff at a person's pessimism and call them out for elitism...

but in this case you're right.

I watched it last year out of curiosity and wish I hadn't. It was like watching G4.

 
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News Comments > EA on OnLive
6. Re: EA on OnLive Nov 20, 2010, 00:48 Icewind
 
I say it again:

Never going to work.

On a related note, I ordered a new Nvidia 580gtx today.

OnLive users, good luck with that.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
6. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 19, 2010, 19:06 Icewind
 
Lady Dong?

OH lawdy.
 
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News Comments > Two Worlds II Patch
8. Re: Two Worlds II Patch Nov 19, 2010, 19:03 Icewind
 
Eldaron Imotholin wrote on Nov 19, 2010, 16:33:
Patch.. wait, what?! How did I miss this game being shipped already? *shocked & excited*

You didn't miss anything. The NA release was held back until January because of Fallout NV and Gothic 4. Though all other territories have the game already.

What sucks for them is that most people have either imported or pirated the EU release (Like I did) and they are going to lose even more sales due to their idiotic fears.
 
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News Comments > FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial Extended
5. Re: FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial Extended Nov 18, 2010, 23:37 Icewind
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Nov 18, 2010, 22:13:
FREE TRIAL!!!! (after you buy the game for $50)!!!!!!

I know 12 million people disagree with me, but MMOs should either cost $50 to "buy" and then have DLC or be free to download and then cost a monthly fee. They should never cost money to "buy" and then cost more money monthly.

Give it about 3-4 years and every single MMO will be following that rule.
 
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News Comments > Portal 2 Delayed Again
7. Re: Portal 2 Delayed Again Nov 18, 2010, 19:28 Icewind
 
Ventura wrote on Nov 18, 2010, 19:24:
I should be ashamed, but I still haven't played the first, despite having added it to my Steam account back when they were giving it away for free.

I know, I know... I'll get around to it

Haven't gotten around to finishing a 2-3 hour game?

 
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News Comments > DRM-Free Witcher 2 Preorders on GOG.com
25. Re: DRM-Free Witcher 2 Preorders on GOG.com Nov 18, 2010, 18:27 Icewind
 
I'm going to a lot of sites where people are saying this is a mistake (Like on Shacknews, for one) and I don't see how this can be seen as anything but good. DRM protects nobody and doing away with it completely will actually gain you sales from folks like me who want to support the idea.

Well, that and I was buying Witcher 2 anyway.

 
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News Comments > PC Fable 3 Not Dead
11. Re: PC Fable 3 Not Dead Nov 18, 2010, 00:56 Icewind
 
Verno wrote on Nov 17, 2010, 23:34:
Fable 2 was a better game anyways.

Yeah, but even by basic RPG standards it was still a steaming shit pile. It made Oblivion look deep and challenging, which is a monumental feat.

Also I hate all the PETA crap. Best part was when your dog died. I clapped during that scene.

I only wish I could have killed it myself right after I started the game.
 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers
7. Re: New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers Nov 17, 2010, 18:39 Icewind
 
Overon wrote on Nov 17, 2010, 17:55:
Ant wrote on Nov 17, 2010, 15:37:
Hmm, nothing big for Windows XP and new icons (AMD instead of ATI).
Yeah some places it says amd catalyst or amd graphics and other places during the install says ati catalyst.

They should have just kept the ATI name. Even though its all under the same umbrella most people simply know "ATI". This silly half and half branding their doing just looks retarded.

That being said, I want the 6 series. Now.
 
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News Comments > VGA Nominees
7. Re: VGA Nominees Nov 17, 2010, 18:34 Icewind
 
The best RPG category always makes me laugh. It's obvious no one there even knows what an RPG is. Fable 3? The train-wreck known as FF13?

How about Resonance of Fate? Mount & Blade Warband? Arc Rise Fantasia? Divinity 2? Hell you could even put Breath of Death 7 in there simply for trying something hilariously new (sort of).

As always, the awards are a joke.
 
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News Comments > Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced
28. Re: Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced Nov 17, 2010, 14:30 Icewind
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Nov 17, 2010, 14:25:

If the game was a GFWL title then for all intents and purposes it would be DRM-free again

LOL

That's cute. You think GFWL isn't a form of DRM.

teeheeee....
 
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News Comments > Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced
27. Re: Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced Nov 17, 2010, 14:29 Icewind
 
^mortis^ wrote on Nov 17, 2010, 13:32:

Regardless, the PC version has more FREE DLC content that the XBOX/PS3 will ever see: they're called Mods.


^m^

^THIS

See, I'm not too excited over this mod. It sounds stupid. Why bother with half-assed DLC that probably costs ten bucks for 2 hours of gameplay when Falloutnexus has given me a few dozen mods to play with for free?

If anything, I feel sorry for the console kiddies since they are stuck with vanilla FO:NV, just like they were stuck with vanilla Oblivion and FO3.
 
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