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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Apr 4, 2013, 15:16 Overon
 
Problem with tomb raider is that the plot does not mesh well with a gameplay. Laura does not want to kill a deer for food, has a problem with violence against humans, and the next scene she's doing brutal executions as if it's gear of war. Makes no sense.  
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News Comments > Resident Evil 6 PC Specs
13. Re: Resident Evil 6 PC Specs Apr 3, 2013, 17:29 Overon
 
Better be good.  
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News Comments > Zeno Clash 2 This Month; Preorders
1. Re: Zeno Clash 2 This Month; Preorders Apr 1, 2013, 20:09 Overon
 
Is it april fools?  
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Payment Concerns
20. Re: MechWarrior Online Payment Concerns Mar 31, 2013, 10:39 Overon
 
Unfortunately there is another controversy with the game. For the first time they have implemented a coolant feature (for those of you don't know, the reason you can't keep constantly shooting your weapons is because the generate heat, and heat will shut your mech down or cause it to take damage) that requires you to pay money for. Now there are other coolants that you do not have to pay money to buy. However the most effective coolant has to be bought with real money, there is no way to get it without paying real money.

This has people screaming "pay to win" and this is by definition pay to win when the best stuff can only be acquired with real money. There is only one item in the game so far, and hopefully they will reverse that decision and make it purchasable without using real money.

Community Representatives look out for the interests of the developer and publisher, first and foremost and player interests second. When those are at odds, it's clear whose interest they Community Representatives are going advocate.

I think they need to step back and reassess the whole "Merc Corps" fee.
 
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News Comments > Tomb Raider Sets Sales Record
24. Re: Tomb Raider Sets Sales Record Mar 30, 2013, 12:15 Overon
 
My main problem with the game is the schizophrenic design. It is like the plot was written by one team, and the gameplay by another. I can't think of another situation that could explain the story showing Laura as a vulnerable figure who is reluctant to kill deer for food and then minutes later performing brutal executions of humans in the gameplay. It doesn't fit and it's too jarring for me to take the game seriously or enjoy it.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
14. Re: Game Reviews Mar 21, 2013, 17:24 Overon
 
Support the guys who pay their own money to buy games, less chance that they are influenced by free stuff by the games they are reviewing.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Trailer Tease
24. Re: Battlefield 4 Trailer Tease Mar 19, 2013, 17:06 Overon
 
By far the lamest teaser I have ever seen. Next time they should just have a crude stick figure drawing to top this video.  
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News Comments > New Warhammer 40,000 TBS Game Planned
7. Re: New Warhammer 40,000 TBS Game Planned Mar 14, 2013, 22:14 Overon
 
I have faith in the Emperor! I follow the Imperial Creed, for the Imperial Truth is blasphemy!  
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News Comments > SimCity Hacked to Play Offline?
116. Re: SimCity Hacked to Play Offline? Mar 14, 2013, 18:26 Overon
 
Oh shit, EA got caught in a lie? Say it ain't so! Hey but you kids keep giving them money so the can continue to fuck you over.  
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News Comments > New Thief's New Garrett Profiled
26. Re: New Thief's New Garrett Profiled Mar 14, 2013, 18:02 Overon
 
Okay so this is being designed for consoles. Strike one.
The character looks like a gothic Altair. Strike two.
The gameplay looks more action packed. Strike three.

I think games are not being designed for me tastes, I'm not the target demographic. What the fuck does a ragged half cape give you if you are trying to stay stealthy? It does nothing! So we have a character that is really an assassin who likes to steal on the side. I have low hopes.
 
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News Comments > Alice 3 Possibilities Raised
18. Re: Alice 3 Possibilities Raised Mar 14, 2013, 17:31 Overon
 
Meh it depends on how the game is made right?

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News Comments > SimCity Marketing Campaign Paused
20. Re: SimCity Marketing Campaign Paused Mar 8, 2013, 17:37 Overon
 
The more painful to EA and their customers, the more likely a lesson will be learned. PC gamers stop buying online DRM schemes for single player games. Vote with your wallets.  
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News Comments > Zeno Clash 2 Trailer
4. Re: Zeno Clash 2 Trailer Mar 6, 2013, 19:38 Overon
 
Loved the fucked up setting of the first game. Going to love the setting in this one.  
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News Comments > Dead Space 4 Cancelled?
69. Re: Dead Space 4 Cancelled? Mar 5, 2013, 17:12 Overon
 
Other than the coop, Dead Space 3 is largely same as Dead Space 1 and Dead Space 2. I played all three.  
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News Comments > Lord British's Countdown
7. Re: Lord British's Countdown Mar 2, 2013, 16:48 Overon
 
Lord british counts down to a bowel movement...  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Details and Screenshots
28. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Details and Screenshots Mar 1, 2013, 18:01 Overon
 
So far the best thing is Roach is finally in a Witcher game.  
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News Comments > PC Lead Platform for Watch_Dogs
27. Re: PC Lead Platform for Watch_Dogs Feb 27, 2013, 17:22 Overon
 
Is PS4 now more PC than Xbox 360 is?  
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Postmortem
28. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Postmortem Feb 25, 2013, 17:36 Overon
 
Lesson here is beware of tech demos. They can easily mislead. Based on the article it looks to me that they had cut back graphics because of console ps3 limitations. I wonder if the game would have looked better if they didn't "lower common denominator" the game.  
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News Comments > Ziff Davis Closing 1UP, GameSpy, and UGO
13. Re: Ziff Davis Closing 1UP, GameSpy, and UGO Feb 21, 2013, 17:52 Overon
 
End of an era for sure. I feel bad for everyone losing their jobs.  
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News Comments > Tribes Ascend Game of the Year Edition
2. Re: Tribes Ascend Game of the Year Edition Feb 14, 2013, 20:41 Overon
 
I don't know the skiing feels allright to me, granted I played Tribes 2 and Tribes Ascend.  
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