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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
5. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Oct 3, 2014, 14:57 SpectralMeat
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 13:29:
I'd be interested in hearing your complaints.
I've loved TA and SC, PA is just not fun. Maybe you like it, good for you but I don't so I will not be supporting their next game until it is finished and I've tried it, enjoy it.

PA seemed so good on paper and the art style was awesome but the actual gameplay is just simply not enjoyable for me.
It may not be easy for you to understand my complaint without giving you specifics like "I hate the color of the mouse cursor" or "the resource counter is too small" or whatever but I just simply don't enjoy the actual gameplay of PA, not sure what it is that irks me about it.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 LE Trailer
6. Re: Far Cry 4 LE Trailer Oct 3, 2014, 14:44 SpectralMeat
 
Too many new games, not enough time/money  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released
82. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released Oct 3, 2014, 12:57 SpectralMeat
 
Ended up grabbing the game I will play it on the weekend.
Thanks for all the feedback guys
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 LE Trailer
4. Re: Far Cry 4 LE Trailer Oct 3, 2014, 12:52 SpectralMeat
 
It will be released next month. Maybe preorder numbers are not high enough so they are trying to build up hype with all these trailers.
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
1. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Oct 3, 2014, 10:24 SpectralMeat
 
Human Resources looks interesting but PA left a bad taste in my mouth.
I'll wait and see how it turns out and maybe pick it up on sale when it is finished.
Kinda disappointing to see they move onto the next game so soon after they've pushed PA out the door.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 LE Trailer
1. Re: Far Cry 4 LE Trailer Oct 3, 2014, 09:58 SpectralMeat
 
That harpoon gun looks freaking awesome!
I've loved the nail gun from FEAR and the gravity gun from Red Faction.
Physics based weapons in games just kick so much ass.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Oct 2, 2014, 06:13 SpectralMeat
 
HoSpanky wrote on Oct 1, 2014, 23:12:
Been a noticable lack of confidence in BOTH of the new consoles. Part of this is from third party publishers wanting their games on as many machines as possible, but some is first-party, which is surprising. Forza 5 was Xbone-exclusive but Forza horizon 2 is on Xbone and 360, and altho they're supposedly different games, videos online prove they're more similar than Microsoft wants to admit.

If they want to sell the new consoles they NEED to make games exclusive to them. Cross-generation games just won't look as good, lowering people's interest in the new machines because the old one "does it almost as well". Every game that isn't an exclusive is also a game that holds back people who are on the fence about upgrading. This is the first time iirc that games were still coming out for both generations a year after launch. Maybe it's due to the longer development cycles games have now, dunno. Just doesn't look like anyone is willing to jump in feet first this time.
Agree 100%
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record
33. Re: Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record Oct 1, 2014, 15:32 SpectralMeat
 
Verno wrote on Oct 1, 2014, 15:03:
have they mentioned at all what is going on with the SP campaign?
There was a video blog thingie released a pretty long time ago talking about the SP game but I haven't seen any updates to that in a long time.
Selling virtual ships and MMO is the main focus, that is what the majority of the backers are interested in I guess.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record
19. Re: Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record Oct 1, 2014, 12:44 SpectralMeat
 
Prime example of why it doesn't matter if Chris Roberts and crew will ever finish this game or not.  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released
31. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released Sep 30, 2014, 13:34 SpectralMeat
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Sep 30, 2014, 13:22:
I play a lot of the new games on PS4 as well. My PC would handle them no problem, but I find I prefer sitting my ass on the couch now. Maybe it's because I am almost 40, but honestly I have been looking at a solution that lets me play my PC from the couch as well. (And not on the TV.) I just want to relax when playing games now. 18 years of hunching over a desk to enjoy my favorites is long enough.

VIVA LA COUCH POTATO!
Same here.
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released
21. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released Sep 30, 2014, 12:56 SpectralMeat
 
Some PC footage if anyone interested.  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released
3. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released Sep 30, 2014, 09:59 SpectralMeat
 
nin wrote on Sep 30, 2014, 09:45:
A late UPS trailer arrival has delayed delivery. We're adjusting plans to deliver your package as quickly as possible. / Delivery will be rescheduled.

Motherfucker!

I hate it when that happens too
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Reviews; Hi-Rez Texture Plans
7. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Reviews; Hi-Rez Texture Plans Sep 26, 2014, 10:31 SpectralMeat
 
The game does look pretty awesome  
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News Comments > Total War: ATTILA Announced
12. Re: Total War: ATTILA Announced Sep 26, 2014, 09:16 SpectralMeat
 
This was quick!
Rome 2 just came last year. I know this won't be out until next year but still seems way too soon
 
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News Comments > Cities: Skylines Diary; Video
4. Re: Cities: Skylines Diary; Video Sep 25, 2014, 14:54 SpectralMeat
 
ASeven wrote on Sep 25, 2014, 12:23:
Creston wrote on Sep 25, 2014, 11:18:
Yeah, I hope it'll be cool. I could do with an actually good Sim City game.

Though it's made by the Cities in Motion devs, and those games are rather meh. It can't be worse than SimCity though and I'm hoping this becomes a hell of a city builder.
Agreed, Cities in Motion games were pretty weak.
This looks good on videos but we'll see how it plays.
 
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News Comments > Cities: Skylines Diary; Video
1. Re: Cities: Skylines Diary; Video Sep 25, 2014, 10:43 SpectralMeat
 
It looks promising  
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer
11. Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Sep 25, 2014, 08:02 SpectralMeat
 
Quinn wrote on Sep 25, 2014, 07:22:
Whiskers wrote on Sep 25, 2014, 06:57:
... Definitely not going to pick it up on release, but might be fun to pick up when it's 50% - 75% off.

That actually ever happens with the COD franchise?!
It did but with older titles. By older I mean 3+ years old like Black Ops1 or MW2.
After the atrocious pile of shit Ghost was with it's fish Ai I am going to wait for a sale with this one if I'll ever even bother to get it.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 24, 2014, 12:42 SpectralMeat
 
Bought it! Can't wait to get home and check it out.
The first one was my all time favorite tower defense game.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 23, 2014, 08:01 SpectralMeat
 
I feel dumber after watching this.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 This Month
30. Re: Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 This Month Sep 19, 2014, 16:26 SpectralMeat
 
Sho wrote on Sep 19, 2014, 16:22:
SpectralMeat wrote on Sep 19, 2014, 16:12:
No there is no story. You can play single player only but that just means everyone around you is npc not human players.
The game is a sandbox game take missions from agent type of deal or just go and explore, become a pirate or do whatever you want type of deal.
That other space game is going to be a little more story driven SP experience, Elite isn't like that, never was never will be.

Thanks (you too, DangerDog). I was aware of the sandbox and persistence plans when I backed it (fairly low/basic pledge, iirc), so that's alright, and everything I've seen so far looks really yummy ... but right now I'm not really sure I'll actually have time to play anything like that anytime soon, so I guess I was hoping they'd tack on a basic campaign to get a taste.
Well the single player "scenarios" are essentially a tutorial and they start you off with the basics and ease you into the combat and take on a dogfight against multiple enemies at ones etc.
If you want a taste that is your best bet. You can replay them as many times as you want if you do not feel like launching into the game and open world just yet.
There is also a "horde" mode where you can really hone your skills.
They did make a lot of effort to make the game easy to get into but difficult to master. Fun for everyone.
 
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