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News Comments > Titanfall DLC Goes Free to Celebrate Anniversary
12. Re: Titanfall DLC Goes Free to Celebrate Anniversary Mar 12, 2015, 06:42 SpectralMeat
 
ForgedReality wrote on Mar 11, 2015, 23:58:
Had it not been on Origin, I bet the game would have done a lot better.
Yeah they've said something about learned their lesson about going console specific, so I think TF2 will be cross platform but not sure if EA will allow them to sell the game on Steam. I doubt it.
With that said if there are enough people enjoying this game I am sure TF2 will sell well on Origin.

This free DLC decision was a good one anyways. It's rare to see things like this these days from devs and publishers alike.
I personally have never seen CoD DLC go free.
 
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News Comments > Titanfall DLC Goes Free to Celebrate Anniversary
4. Re: Titanfall DLC Goes Free to Celebrate Anniversary Mar 11, 2015, 21:53 SpectralMeat
 
I bet this news bodes well with those 3 people that paid for the season pass.  
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News Comments > Project CARS Delayed
3. Re: Project CARS Delayed Mar 11, 2015, 21:52 SpectralMeat
 
personman145 wrote on Mar 11, 2015, 20:40:
I guess GTA5 will keep me occupied till it comes out.
Hope that won't be delayed again
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Mar 11, 2015, 13:21 SpectralMeat
 
I didn't fuck my city up (yet) but I remember waking up this morning thinking about how to upgrade my road system for better traffic flow, which I've tried during my morning coffee before work.
I can't wait to get home and play some more. Love the game.
 
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News Comments > Descent Reboot Kickstarter
35. Re: Descent Reboot Kickstarter Mar 11, 2015, 13:19 SpectralMeat
 
Sounds like a f2p p2w game.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Cities: Skylines
21. Re: Ships Ahoy - Cities: Skylines Mar 11, 2015, 09:35 SpectralMeat
 
Bradley wrote on Mar 11, 2015, 09:16:
To make it even better, you get all that for only $30.
or less if you get the game from gmg use 23% off VOUCHER CODE: H3U5TZ-9726D1-JIPSHC
http://www.greenmangaming.com/s/ca/en/pc/games/simulation/cities-skylines/
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Cities: Skylines
19. Re: Ships Ahoy - Cities: Skylines Mar 11, 2015, 08:51 SpectralMeat
 
I could only play a good 3 hours last night but I love it so far. The game keeps you constantly engaged and entertained. Always something to do, upgrade, re route, re zone etc.
Excellent game, can't wait to get home from work and play it.
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
1122. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Mar 10, 2015, 14:09 SpectralMeat
 
nin wrote on Mar 10, 2015, 13:55:
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 10, 2015, 13:08:
Yeah not much use for that in game. Can't replace a throttle control and joystick combo. Best to have everything mapped to those.

I was thinking of using it as a keyboard replacement, while still keeping the joystick and throttle.

You could but other than actually typing messages to others you don't really use the keyboard. I personally don't use the keyboard at all.
On the other hand if you just need an excuse to get that toy, just get it, it will help in games!
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
1120. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Mar 10, 2015, 13:08 SpectralMeat
 
Yeah not much use for that in game. Can't replace a throttle control and joystick combo. Best to have everything mapped to those.  
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 PAX East Presentation
2. Re: Just Cause 3 PAX East Presentation Mar 10, 2015, 10:20 SpectralMeat
 
The Half Elf wrote on Mar 10, 2015, 10:19:
Hour long, and no gameplay.
It's a bit strange, they have screenshots of the game but no actual gameplay footage.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Videos
78. Re: Star Citizen Videos Mar 10, 2015, 07:33 SpectralMeat
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 9, 2015, 23:29:
Zor wrote on Mar 9, 2015, 19:17:
Since '98 or '99, yeah. Hadn't really bothered with the comments section until very recently though, so no I really am not up to speed on the community. It certainly hasn't disappointed in the troll category.

As for the point of "the progress is slower than perhaps it should be" I just like to suggest that the only people who should have any say in that are the ones responsible for making it. Since that is not us, who are we to judge? There is no set formula for how long a game should take to create, in any genre.

The only constant is impatience and disappointment. People are certainly within their right to be impatient and be disappointed in how long it's taking. However, that is precisely what they signed up for if they pledged. It's up to each and every backer to have the patience to deal with an open development model.

I just try to imagine what the vitriol would be like for, say, Massive Entertainment if they were openly developing the (already delayed) The Division. But, they're under closed development, and thus beyond the reach of public trolling and constant scrutiny unless you happen to be the ones paying their bills.

While I agree that the combination of transparency and crowdfunding is causing most of the angst here, my point isn't to control the process but to point out that projects with long development cycles tend to be troubled. They can run out of money, lose focus, never settle on a scope, and lots of other problems. Most AAA games have development cycles of 2-3 years. We're 2.5 years in and nowhere near complete. I don't think this project is doomed to failure, but the delays are starting to get a bit worrying.
well said
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Videos
56. Re: Star Citizen Videos Mar 9, 2015, 12:46 SpectralMeat
 
Yet they are asking for feedback from players (so long as it's positive feedback).
Like I said before they should have been focusing on making a kick ass space dogfighting game and work on all the fps and landing on planets, dodgeball, ping pong, space gardening, fish tank stuff after as a dlc. But who am I to say how to develop games.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Videos
46. Re: Star Citizen Videos Mar 9, 2015, 06:44 SpectralMeat
 
InBlack wrote on Mar 9, 2015, 05:27:
Ok, so basically what you are saying that if RSI fucks up and never releases anything anything at all and CR spends all that dough on Star Trek uniform ripoffs, fancy promo videos and a first person arena shooter with one map, no one gets a refund??
Noone can get a refund as it is anyways. Oh and speaking of arena shooter, you nailed that one according to the interview I linked earlier. They are currently working on this zero gravity madden style arena shooter, cuz you know why not.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Videos
28. Re: Star Citizen Videos Mar 8, 2015, 20:30 SpectralMeat
 
Chris Roberts interview  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Video
25. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Video Mar 8, 2015, 09:03 SpectralMeat
 
John wrote on Mar 8, 2015, 00:55:
I thought you all were just being extra critical about the graphics because it appeared to be played on a console, but then I watched it and it does look worse than other gameplay videos I have seen.. Particularly the character models.
Reminds me of Ubisoft and Watch Doge
First gameplay video looked impressive than gameplay videos started to look shittier and shittier as the game got closer to release to make sure the xbox 360 version doesn't look too terrible compared to the pc.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS Module Nears
24. Re: Star Citizen FPS Module Nears Mar 8, 2015, 08:59 SpectralMeat
 
BadIronTree wrote on Mar 8, 2015, 08:36:
More important news for me

Reintroducing-The-Aegis-Retaliator

The-Aegis-Retaliator Video

The-New-Damage-System

The-New-Damage-System video
Pretty graphics but how is the gameplay?
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
1116. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Mar 8, 2015, 08:56 SpectralMeat
 
Good choice
The 2011 socket stuff is pretty expensive. It takes ddr4 ram but no real benefit to gaming.
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
1114. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Mar 7, 2015, 21:00 SpectralMeat
 
Vall Forran wrote on Mar 6, 2015, 17:33:
Intel® Core™ i7-5820K Six-Core 3.30GHz 15MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011-V3

Way overkill imo, but if you have the money to burn go for it.
 
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News Comments > MS: No PC Xbox Gold Fees
32. Re: MS: No PC Xbox Gold Fees Mar 6, 2015, 15:59 SpectralMeat
 
I don't see MS dropping the Gold sub, especially now that Sony charges for multiplayer also.  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
1111. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Mar 6, 2015, 15:43 SpectralMeat
 
Vall Forran wrote on Mar 6, 2015, 12:53:
I installed it, but only played it for a few minutes. I figured the new ships would be for sale at the station I was at, but nope. I went to several high tech stations but couldn't find them. So, I just went back to the main game.

Edit:
I did mess around with the debug camera a little bit. It's cool to finally see your ship from the outside. I think once it goes live, I'll take a little exploration tour.
I think it goes live next week
 
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