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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > H1Z1 Refunds
27. Re: H1Z1 Refunds Jan 17, 2015, 01:24 Overon
 
Gamers don't have the courage of their convictions. It will be like the boycott COD group playing the new COD on day one. Few players will ask for refunds percentage wise. The devs know this and this is a pr win with low monetary cost.  
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News Comments > MS: Windows 10 "Best" OS Ever Created for Gamers
64. Re: MS: Windows 10 Jan 16, 2015, 17:40 Overon
 
Every time a new MS OS comes out it's the same rhetoric: Great for gaming!  
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News Comments > Hotline Miami 2 Dev to Australians: "Just Pirate It"
7. Re: Hotline Miami 2 Dev to Australians: Jan 15, 2015, 21:11 Overon
 
I think I'm going to go out of my way and buy it because of the sentiment behind the comments to pirate it.  
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News Comments > Dark Souls II Update Next Month
5. Re: Dark Souls II Update Next Month Jan 15, 2015, 19:08 Overon
 
So what's the deal with this on the PC?  
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News Comments > Turtle Rock on Evolve DLC Backlash
36. Re: Turtle Rock on Evolve DLC Backlash Jan 15, 2015, 18:48 Overon
 
I was in the alpha. It's unfortunate that the game has weapons that are hard to miss with and a very spammy feel. It's clearly designed for consoles. If they only made it as a real PC game it would have been better. I was in the Alpha and it was just too much console design decisions for me.  
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News Comments > Oddworld: New n Tasty Next Month
1. Re: Oddworld: New n Tasty Next Month Jan 15, 2015, 18:08 Overon
 
This video is pretty compelling as to why the original version of Oddworld is superior to this new remake:

http://youtu.be/QkhDrngAQZ0

That is how you review a game. I wish others could review a game. A lot of reasons given.
 
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News Comments > Evolve 4th Monster; DLC; Season Pass Details
16. Re: Evolve 4th Monster; DLC; Season Pass Details Jan 13, 2015, 17:04 Overon
 
Hard to get excited about the prospects of this game when you hear about season pass and dlc details like this. Also the game looks like it has too much consolitis. We shall see in the upcoming betas.

Remember don't preorder and don't buy day 1. Wait and see.
 
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News Comments > Hellblade for PC Revealed; May Support 4K, Mods
4. Re: Hellblade for PC Revealed; May Support 4K, Mods Jan 8, 2015, 17:43 Overon
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 8, 2015, 15:54:
Mildly interesting, but of course the trailer has zero game footage.

Of course coming from the developers of Devil May Cry, I can sorta guess how the gameplay is going to be...
There are dev walkthrough vids on youtube. Also the first thing they need to do is allow a wide range of field of view setting because in the dev walkthrough it was the typical narrow console game field of view that pc gamers have grown to hate.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Server Issues Follow-up
17. Re: Elite: Dangerous Server Issues Follow-up Jan 5, 2015, 14:46 Overon
 
I have seen multiple videos of this game and it looks like it's boring. It seems to have the classic open world problem: it's a mile wide but puddle deep. Who cares if there are as many stars in the galaxy as in our actual galaxy when there is so few things you can do when you get there.  
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines and AvP 2010 No Longer Sold on Steam
3. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines and AvP 2010 No Longer Sold on Steam Jan 1, 2015, 11:25 Overon
 
Same new year licensing bullshit probably. Not those games are any good.  
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News Comments > Hatred Earns Steam Greenlight
83. Re: Hatred Earns Steam Greenlight Dec 31, 2014, 01:55 Overon
 
Squirmer wrote on Dec 31, 2014, 01:23:
I'm curious whether the libertarians here would support the sale of a pedophile simulator, incidentally.
I would defer to the law in the USA. Current case law, by my understanding is that if the simulated child pornography does not pass the "Miller Test" then it is deemed obscene and illegal. If it does pass the Miller Test then it's not illegal because it is not considered obscene. The Miller test is a test for obscenity which is not protected by the first amendment.

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News Comments > Hatred Earns Steam Greenlight
81. Re: Hatred Earns Steam Greenlight Dec 30, 2014, 22:47 Overon
 
My 3 cents worth is that everyone has their personal line which they are free to advocate and join with like minded individual to advocate. However that applies to everyone equally even though like me want to see the game released no matter how twisted the violence is in the game.  
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News Comments > Another Shadowrun Kickstarter Next Month
21. Re: Another Shadowrun Kickstarter Next Month Dec 30, 2014, 22:37 Overon
 
Is this going to be the same engine as Shodowrun Returns?  
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News Comments > Talos Principle Punishes Pirates
4. Re: Talos Principle Punishes Pirates Dec 29, 2014, 10:24 Overon
 
InBlack wrote on Dec 29, 2014, 09:40:
Overon wrote on Dec 29, 2014, 09:33:
The game has to detect that are you are using some pirated software. Why wouldn't people who bypass copy protection bypass this too?

They are well aware that it will get cracked at some point. Still, its not a bad way to implement DRM. It gives them some more publicity and shows that they have a sense of humour to go along with it.
Agreed.
 
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News Comments > Talos Principle Punishes Pirates
1. Re: Talos Principle Punishes Pirates Dec 29, 2014, 09:33 Overon
 
The game has to detect that are you are using some pirated software. Why wouldn't people who bypass copy protection bypass this too?  
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News Comments > Dark Souls DSfix DMCA SNAFU
7. Re: Dark Souls DSfix DMCA SNAFU Dec 23, 2014, 17:22 Overon
 
Unfortunately the only thing can do is file a counterclaim and then wait to see if the other party once to litigate.  
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News Comments > Outcast 1.1 Released
13. Re: Outcast 1.1 Released Dec 21, 2014, 04:01 Overon
 
I can't take it. The sound and the horrible animations. I know it's a classic and it was way ahead of its time but I can't. It pains me to say that.  
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News Comments > Killing Floor 2 Video Diary
3. Re: Killing Floor 2 Video Diary Dec 19, 2014, 17:21 Overon
 
Looks good. I hope it's not too grindey like the first one.  
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News Comments > Another Shadowrun Kickstarter Next Month
18. Re: Another Shadowrun Kickstarter Next Month Dec 17, 2014, 18:22 Overon
 
Dagnamit wrote on Dec 17, 2014, 08:19:
Overon wrote on Dec 16, 2014, 22:05:
It's finally happening, companies are making a living off of sequential kickstarters. A kickstarter only company.

How is this different than a company seeking normal investors? Sure, the investors don't get equity, but it does leave the creative control in the hands of the devs rather than the moneymen. That's what your money is buying, an uncompromised vision. That's worth paying for imo.
Not very different. I did not mean anyone to infer that what I said was some kind of dig.
 
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News Comments > Valve Apologizes as Hatred Greenlight Campaign Returns
109. Re: Valve Apologizes as Hatred Greenlight Campaign Returns Dec 17, 2014, 18:03 Overon
 
The trailer made me feel disgust. The brutality of the theme is offensive to me. However, I don't advocate censorship of things I find offensive or disgusting. I need better reasons than just "I'm disgusted" or "I'm offended" to want censorship.

Give us better arguments than the above as to why anything should be banned or removed or censored.

Also, let it not be said that I am inconsistent. I think pornographic games should not be censored either. And I agree there is a weird double standard where violence is okay but sex is not in USA society. If anything it should be the other way around.

Also Valve has a right to remove anything it does not want for any reason, good or bad. I also think people have a right to protest Hatred being on Steam and advocate for removing it.

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