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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Human Revolution UE4 Video
14. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution UE4 Video Apr 30, 2014, 18:14 Overon
 
Are there still smart PC gamers impressed by tech demos?  
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News Comments > S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha Mod
12. Re: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha Mod Apr 29, 2014, 07:06 Overon
 
So my question besides graphically how is the gameplay different? Also how is it different from the "complete" mods?  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II
17. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II Apr 25, 2014, 00:24 Overon
 
Durante strikes again. Last time he greatly improved the graphics and texture capability (through texture replacement) of Dark Souls 1 with DSFIX mod and he has done similar with Dark Souls 2:
PC Gamer Article

You guys who want those higher resolutions should try the mod out.
Of course it won't fix the shitty mouse and keyboard controls.

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News Comments > Alien: Isolation Trailer
18. Re: Alien: Isolation Trailer Apr 17, 2014, 17:57 Overon
 
Anything is better than the last aliens game. Or rather we should not believe tech demos. We should wait for the release. Otherwise we risk the infamous graphics downgrade.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
136. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 12, 2014, 19:16 Overon
 
Ryan Lange wrote on Apr 12, 2014, 14:18:
Hump wrote on Apr 11, 2014, 23:53:
For the amount of money fans invested in this thing, they deserved a better demo.

Money doesn't make development go faster when you're already working full time on the project.
Money does make development go faster because an extra pair of hands and a brain can write code, create design docks, etc. It's about throughput and more people increase throughput capacity. As far star citizen more people can fix the bugs that we have seen in this reveal.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
88. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 12, 2014, 09:24 Overon
 
I have not been following development closely. But showering a developer with money with no timetables and guarantees that can be enforced seems to me to be way too far into the wishful thinking realm. It try to avoid that realm.

Chris Roberts and his team should manage expectations better. Keep expectation more realistic otherwise a situation of major disappointment is being set up.

This DFM seems to have been delayed and this is what they showed after the multi month delay. This is not a healthy sign for the future.

Please people, be more skeptical.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
34. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 11, 2014, 20:05 Overon
 
Kosumo wrote on Apr 11, 2014, 18:51:
It's also very clear if you watch the whole unedited presontation why no publishers wished to work with Chris.

And to think people are saying that he saved the space sim gene while all the time, (the last 12 years since he released anything) there have been other making them and plodding away.

At 50 million are they gonna add snake oil?

Why did no publisher want to work with Chris Roberts? Don't keep me in suspense I want to hear a detractor's opinion because I only see the fanboys.

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News Comments > Watch Dogs Requires Uplay
39. Re: Watch Dogs Requires Uplay Apr 8, 2014, 23:19 Overon
 
I didn't realize that Watchdogs was Ubisoft and I forgotten aboout UPlay even existed until I read this headline.  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Requires Uplay
33. Re: Watch Dogs Requires Uplay Apr 8, 2014, 17:22 Overon
 
U-Play means no buy from me. I voted.  
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News Comments > Full Watch Dogs System Specs
9. Re: Full Watch Dogs System Specs Apr 6, 2014, 14:57 Overon
 
After the graphics downgrade, I would have thought the recommended specs would be lower.  
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News Comments > GameSpy Shutting Down Services
7. Re: GameSpy Shutting Down Services Apr 3, 2014, 19:24 Overon
 
necrosis wrote on Apr 3, 2014, 19:18:
GameSpy. Its use not needed in a world where game companies want to control everything.

No user run dedicated servers. No toolkits for modding. Servers shut down a year after game launch. DRM. You name it.

Welcome to the future.
And all we have to blame is the gamers themselves who voted with their money and didn't care that it happened.
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
28. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Mar 29, 2014, 13:05 Overon
 
I'm glad there are some skeptical people who learn lesson from previous tech demo shenanigans.  
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News Comments > Women In Video Games Initiative
17. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 28, 2014, 17:57 Overon
 
Bring on more women!  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
26. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Mar 28, 2014, 17:56 Overon
 
Graphics downgrade shows. Doesn't look anywhere as pretty as what was shown in previous trailers. But as I said then "Don't trust tech demos and trailers. Wait to see what it looks like when it ships." Look at the Dark Souls 2 lighting and texture downgrade. Let's learn a lesson from this.  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Betrayer
15. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Betrayer Mar 24, 2014, 17:53 Overon
 
I hope it's good.  
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News Comments > EverQuest Next Landmark Closed Beta Next Week
5. Re: EverQuest Next Landmark Closed Beta Next Week Mar 22, 2014, 15:04 Overon
 
Yes that is what I was thinking of.  
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News Comments > EverQuest Next Landmark Closed Beta Next Week
1. Re: EverQuest Next Landmark Closed Beta Next Week Mar 22, 2014, 14:31 Overon
 
Is this now the longest running MMORPG?  
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News Comments > Op Ed
16. Re: Op Ed Mar 19, 2014, 17:53 Overon
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 19, 2014, 10:35:
And a lot of them do like it because that's what men are. What are we supposed to play like? Girls? I'm sick of this gender-norming crap. Yes, we share commonalities but there are also very distinct differences between the genders as well and that's as it should be. Remember that TNG episode on that gender-neutral planet? That was just fucking creepy. Say what you like, I like my chicks hot and my beer cold. And while I'm pretty progressive but I like to kick-back and get my cro-magnon on too, have a few drinks, eat a huge bloody steak and watch some John Wayne flicks. Is that ok? Do you mind?
Why do you feel so threatened? Humans have all kinds of values and desires. Some may not like the things you just listed. The same question can be asked of you "Is that ok? Do you mind?"
 
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News Comments > Galactic Command Echo Squad SE Demo
12. Re: Galactic Command Echo Squad SE Demo Mar 16, 2014, 23:29 Overon
 
harlock wrote on Mar 16, 2014, 22:48:
The Half Elf wrote on Mar 16, 2014, 18:22:
Yeah he's got a history, but if ya look at his posting history on Blues, he's been rather insightful into other things beyond his own software,

like suing forum posters for defamation?
I think maybe Derek Smart has mellowed out.
 
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News Comments > Respawn Chasing Titanfall Cheaters
24. Re: Respawn Chasing Titanfall Cheaters Mar 13, 2014, 11:56 Overon
 
Isn't this game heavily peer to peer or at least client side determines events. That would go a long way of explaining cheating.  
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