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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > Red Orchestra 2 GotY & Free Weekend Launch
6. Re: Red Orchestra 2 GotY & Free Weekend Launch May 25, 2012, 06:54 Overon
 
How is the classic mode different?  
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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack DLC Next Week
13. Re: Mass Effect 3 Rebellion Pack DLC Next Week May 24, 2012, 18:07 Overon
 
So where is that patch that fixes the ending shit?  
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News Comments > Diablo III Hacking?
106. Re: General complaints, longish May 21, 2012, 18:06 Overon
 
When you have real money in play, then you are really motivating the hackers to look for exploits to make real money.  
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News Comments > ZeniMax Trademarks Dragonborn
5. Re: ZeniMax Trademarks Dragonborn May 20, 2012, 16:37 Overon
 
Dragonborn appears in Dungeons and Dragons. How can they trademark that?

It's like tramemarking "elf"
 
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News Comments > Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend
76. Re: Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend May 18, 2012, 16:10 Overon
 
1AngryGamer wrote on May 18, 2012, 15:48:
Creston wrote on May 18, 2012, 15:46:
Overon wrote on May 18, 2012, 15:23:
Will torchlight require a persistent online connection for single player and/or a login like Diablo 3?

No, it won't.

Creston

OH NO ITS SO BAD TO HAVE THAT EEEEK!!! I CANT HANDLE THE YEAR 2012!
You mad bro?
 
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News Comments > Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend
71. Re: Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend May 18, 2012, 15:23 Overon
 
Will torchlight require a persistent online connection for single player and/or a login like Diablo 3?  
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News Comments > Tribes: Ascend Passes 1M Downloads
22. Re: Tribes: Ascend Passes 1M Downloads May 16, 2012, 13:41 Overon
 
I love Tribes Ascend. I am level 30. It's the only first person shooter where almost every weapon shot feels like a skill shot. That's probably because almost all the weapons are not hitscan and thus have travel time and you really have to lead your shots more so than other games when you are just compensating for ping lag.

Team stacking is a problem in pubs. I think if they added a "random" team joining button, it would go a long way toward balancing the teams.
I also wish that they made it easier to vote kick and especially mute players, right from the GUI. Maybe they will eventually. I hope so.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Diablo III
246. Re: Ships Ahoy - Diablo III May 16, 2012, 09:06 Overon
 
Speculation does not equal actual knowledge. Who here actually has knowledge of what the problem with Blizzard Diablo 3 downtime was?  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Diablo III
88. Re: Ships Ahoy - Diablo III May 15, 2012, 14:51 Overon
 
Look, it is simply not acceptable, from my consumer perspective, to decide to implement a login system and persisent internet connection that negatively impacts MY ACCESS to a game that I paid for in single player play.

But this is a dead horse and it's done.
 
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News Comments > PC Alan Wake’s American Nightmare This Month
9. Re: PC Alan Wake’s American Nightmare This Month May 9, 2012, 10:13 Overon
 
The only nightmare in this game is the gameplay. It's boring and repetitive.  
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News Comments > Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc?
58. Re: Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc? May 7, 2012, 07:11 Overon
 
69 on metacritic with 37 critic reviews means the game is dick.  
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News Comments > Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition Next Month?
1. Re: Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition Next Month? May 4, 2012, 22:24 Overon
 
Game of the year? Trailer of the year that misrepresented the game, that's for sure!  
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News Comments > Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Preorders; Specs
1. Re: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Preorders; Specs May 4, 2012, 22:22 Overon
 
The game is terrible. 52 on metacritic for the 360 version based on 56 critic reviews. That is terrible. How likely is it that it sucks on the 360 and has no consolitis on PC? Not very bloody likely!  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
5. Re: Evening Mobilization May 4, 2012, 09:44 Overon
 
I would like to read the original quotes not the paraphrasing of quotes because I know how easy it is to read into something that was not actually said. I just want to address that possibilty.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Launch Events
27. Re: Diablo III Launch Events Apr 26, 2012, 06:34 Overon
 
The most interesting thing to me will be if pirates are going to be able to get around the online DRM. I doubt they will. It would be an interesting challenge and I suspect that the only way to do it would be emulate Blizzard.net. Also because of this online DRM requirement, Blizzard has painted a big bullseye sign. There will be people who will be trying to launch denial of service attacks of some kind on Blizzard.net so that legitimate customers will not be able to play to make a point about this kind of DRM. And I'm saying now, that if people are prevented from playing because of the online requirement, there will be hell to pay and there will be a ton of vitriol thrown against Blizzard.

I guess I don't know if Blizzard.net has been attacked in the past with any success.

For those that you that may be "in the know," has Blizzard addressed concerns that are found here:
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/09/22/how-diablo-iiis-drm-will-affect-you/
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 25, 2012, 09:22 Overon
 
Crytek has a history of misleading claims. Let the evidence speak for itself.  
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News Comments > Max Payne 3 Specs
14. Re: Max Payne 3 Specs Apr 23, 2012, 23:05 Overon
 
I don't understand why these ranges of hardware requirements are being posted rather than the recommended specs.  
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News Comments > Leaked Valve Employee Handbook?
38. Re: Leaked Valve Employee Handbook? Apr 22, 2012, 21:44 Overon
 
Dev wrote on Apr 22, 2012, 20:19:
Overon wrote on Apr 22, 2012, 09:51:
Reading how Valve does things make me finally understand why "Valve Time" exists. I'm not knocking them though for it.

What I don't understand is why its a surprise? Why is it "finally understand?" Its exactly the stuff they've been saying for years.

I quote them from interviews, and people deny that it can be possible or insist that I must be taking it out of context, yet its right there in the employee handbook.

I've said for a while now that this organizational structure explains a lot of stuff about valve, especially puzzling stuff.
It's a surprise to me because I don't read any Valve interviews really. So I'm ignorant about what they say their work culture is like.
 
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News Comments > Leaked Valve Employee Handbook?
33. Re: Leaked Valve Employee Handbook? Apr 22, 2012, 09:51 Overon
 
Reading how Valve does things make me finally understand why "Valve Time" exists. I'm not knocking them though for it.  
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News Comments > The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition Released
28. Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition Released Apr 16, 2012, 23:28 Overon
 
Well I love CD Projekt and Witcher series. But I also appreciate well thought out simple patching and downloading things you don't want/need is ridiculous and should be streamlined.

Aside from that I'm still feeling the love of CD Projekt and I'm basking in it.
 
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