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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > More Chris Roberts Game Teasing
23. Re: More Chris Roberts Game Teasing Sep 11, 2012, 06:56 Overon
 
He will soon be asking for money on Kickstarter and I'm sure he will get it.  
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News Comments > Steam Big Picture Beta Begins
6. Re: Steam Big Picture Beta Begins Sep 10, 2012, 21:41 Overon
 
But you still need a pc to play right?  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition
21. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Aug 24, 2012, 08:51 Overon
 
nin wrote on Aug 24, 2012, 07:45:
Someone either doesn't understand PC Gamers, or didn't care. Disgraceful.

I'm pretty sure they said before it was going to be a bare bones port...

I'm sure so will the support be "bare bones" aka not at all.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition
18. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Aug 24, 2012, 07:11 Overon
 
Frame rate capped at 30 fps.
On screen button labels use xbox 360 controller labels (Press a button) even if you don't have an xbox 360 controller plugged in.
Internal rendering resolution is 720P.
Games for Windows Live shit.

Someone either doesn't understand PC Gamers, or didn't care. Disgraceful.

Prediction: PC gamers are going to bitch, sales are going to be less than expected, piracy will be blamed. However judging from the low amount of resources put into the game given the issues above, maybe it will still be profitable and worth it for the developer/publisher.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95%
143. Re: Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95% Aug 23, 2012, 15:39 Overon
 
Did the Yves guy twitter or clarify about those numbers?  
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News Comments > Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95%
102. Re: Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95% Aug 22, 2012, 17:18 Overon
 
I want to see the basis of the 93-95% piracy rate. What is his source? I want to see a robust and scientifically rigorous and methodologically sound study.

The 93-95% rate seems absurd on its face. How can a maximum of 7% pay for your stuff and you can remain in business?
 
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News Comments > Spector Calls Out Carmack & Sweeney
25. Re: Spector Calls Out Carmack & Sweeney Aug 16, 2012, 20:12 Overon
 
I say that there is more emphasis on making characters look real because it's easier than make them act real which is a lot harder.  
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News Comments > TF2 Mann vs. Machine Live
23. Re: TF2 Mann vs. Machine Live Aug 16, 2012, 15:46 Overon
 
The queue wait time estimate is rediculous. What is up with this console style "wait to play" bullshit. If I thought that was aceptable I would be playing console games with this kind of shit.

I thought the above and then I used the steam server browser. I was shocked to discover that there were MvM games I could join from it. But what was shocking is that the player count on these servers looked like 23/24 and 31/32 and I though 6 players was the max. I discovered that the rest of the players were SPECTATORS!
 
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News Comments > More TF2 Mann versus Machine Details
7. Re: More TF2 Mann versus Machine Details Aug 15, 2012, 17:08 Overon
 
Flak wrote on Aug 15, 2012, 17:00:
Overon wrote on Aug 15, 2012, 15:36:
So are the upgrades persistent between gaming sessions or only during that session?

Pretty sure it's session only, can't see the point in playing a horde mode where you unlock something once and always have it moving forward, kind of takes the challenge out of playing new sessions, no?
Yes I wanted to know if it was like Killing Floor. Except when you level up it's permanent bonuses and then you have to seek higher difficulty levels where enemies move faster, do more damage, there are more of them, and there are more of the most powerful ones.
 
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News Comments > More TF2 Mann versus Machine Details
4. Re: More TF2 Mann versus Machine Details Aug 15, 2012, 15:36 Overon
 
So are the upgrades persistent between gaming sessions or only during that session?  
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News Comments > Dishonored Creative Kills Trailer
6. Re: Dishonored Creative Kills Trailer Aug 10, 2012, 07:00 Overon
 
I have to comment on some of the textures. When the player leans out the textures on the wall look absolutely horribly low resolution. I hope the gameplay compensates for the old school textures.

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News Comments > Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles
52. Re: Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles Aug 8, 2012, 17:17 Overon
 
baltar wrote on Aug 8, 2012, 15:31:
So if I Photoshop too many of my co-worker's faces onto gay porn will steam vac ban me from all my apps and games? trololol
No, but if you photoshop too many of your co-worker's faces on straight porn you will get steam vac banned.
 
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News Comments > Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles
51. Re: Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles Aug 8, 2012, 17:03 Overon
 
Call me overly paranoid, but putting too many eggs into one basket is a risky idea.  
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News Comments > QuakeCon 2012 Keynote
1. Re: QuakeCon 2012 Keynote Aug 4, 2012, 17:25 Overon
 
You are only as good as your last game. And your last game was extremely subpar. Megatextures is it dead yet?  
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News Comments > Rise of the Triad Revival Announced
5. Re: Rise of the Triad Revival Announced Aug 2, 2012, 17:24 Overon
 
Panickd wrote on Aug 2, 2012, 17:21:
Wow. It must be the age of everyone dusting off their moldy IPs to see what money they can squeeze out of them.
Also known as the "Era of Sequels and Prequels."
 
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News Comments > Rise of the Triad Revival Announced
2. Re: Rise of the Triad Revival Announced Aug 2, 2012, 17:18 Overon
 
Ludicrous Gibs!  
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News Comments > Steam Precludes Class Action Lawsuits
9. Re: Steam Precludes Class Action Lawsuits Jul 31, 2012, 21:57 Overon
 
Has there ever been a court case where such a "no class action" agreement for use has ever been upheld?  
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News Comments > GNU Guru: Linux Steam "Unethical"
46. Re: GNU Guru: Linux Steam Jul 31, 2012, 15:03 Overon
 
First of all when Stallman says free he means free that you can do what you want with it. Also I'm dismayed of all the non squitors and ad hominems in this thread. Who cares if he eats stuff from his feat or if he's a hippy or his personal appearance. How are personal attacks in any relevent to his arguments? Arguments stand and fall on their own not on the person who is presenting them. Make an argument against his argument. Talking about his personality is irrelevent to the arguments being presented.

This is what I will do: I will present an argument against his. I understand that Stallman has an ideology and that which conflicts with it he find disagreeable. He takes an ideological stance. He wants to keep free software really free and ideologically pure. My idea of freedom is having the choice of software that is free and that which is not and choosing what you want to run. If you want to run only free software, that's fine, if you want to run only commercial sofware, that's fine too. If you want to run both, that's cool. That is more free than what he's saying. The freedom to run non free software!

As a side not, I'm on Windows because I have gotten used to it because that's the only PC platform I can really play games on. If more games would run on GNU/Linux natively (not WINE) I would not be running Windows.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
5. Re: Op Ed Jul 27, 2012, 21:43 Overon
 
If any of these dlc's/special editions/bonuses get released on PC, you can bet that they will be all bundled in a nice easy to download pirate package.  
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News Comments > Quoteworthy - "Windows 8 is a Catastrophe" - Gabe Newell
84. Re: Quoteworthy - Jul 25, 2012, 21:12 Overon
 
I'm interested to know what evidence and logic Gabe can offer for his statements about Windows 8.  
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