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Signed On Oct 24, 2002, 15:22
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News Comments > etc.
13. Re: etc. Feb 20, 2013, 12:59 mag
 
nin wrote on Feb 20, 2013, 10:36:
wtf_man wrote on Feb 20, 2013, 10:33:
nin wrote on Feb 20, 2013, 10:07:
I remember my trips to London (a decade or more ago), and hitting every HMV I could find, as well as the Tower (Piccadilly Circus, I think?). I swear to god, it seemed like there was a HMV about every block.

There was a Tower and Virgin stores in Vegas I'd always hit, too, but they're both gone...


Well... Barnes and Noble still sells CDs and Blu-Rays... but ridiculously expensive... can get the same Blu-Ray in a Walmart for $10 cheaper... and the CDs are still the same cost as 15 years ago??? Hah! (The only reason I'd get a CD is for ripping to MP3)

Also, with e-readers and tablets starting to sell e-books... I'm not sure how long Barnes and Noble, and Borders will be around. The Borders book store in my town, shut down 2 years ago. I have to drive 30 miles to get to Barnes and Noble, if I want a book right away. But otherwise I just order those online too.


Borders is gone here, too. We have two Barnes, but I'd be surprised if both are open in 5 years. But I don't really think of music when I go there (same as walmart), as its (at least here) just a small section of popular stuff (IE anything I'd be after they'd either have to order or never heard of).

So all my money goes to amazon.


Haha. Where have you guys been? Borders closed all of its stores two years ago. It's already gone. Completely.

Locally, we still have a few B&Ns spread around the city, but my favorite now (since Borders is gone) is Joseph-Beth. Similar in concept (large bookstore), but there're only a few of them out there, and just in Ohio and Kentucky.
 
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News Comments > Son of Nor
2. Re: Son of Nor Feb 20, 2013, 05:07 mag
 
Neat! Looks to be fun for the right price.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
3. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 19, 2013, 15:58 mag
 
wtf_man wrote on Feb 19, 2013, 09:37:
Peter Molyneux: "Godus will turn you into a real God."

Peter Molyneux: "Godus will make you see colors you've never seen before."
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: New asteroid detector? Feb 18, 2013, 15:16 mag
 
Armengar wrote on Feb 18, 2013, 11:13:
Why bother with an asteroid detector? It isnt like we can do anything useful about them. They either burn up or obliterate the earth. Pretty much the only options with our firepower.

For one like we just saw, you could warn people, "Hey. Stay away from windows."

For one a couple times bigger, you can say, "Take normal tornado precautions."

For the really enormous ones that we spot really early--we actually do have the technology to divert them, given ample lead time.

There's a wide gulf between planet killers and shooting stars that we can have people prepare for.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
10. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 16, 2013, 19:23 mag
 
Some (all?) states with sales taxes already 'require' you to pay sales tax for mail-order and Internet purchases when you file your taxes each year. So. Many of you are already supposed to be paying this tax. You're just skirting the law.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
27. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 16, 2013, 16:03 mag
 
nin wrote on Feb 16, 2013, 13:24:
Ant wrote on Feb 16, 2013, 11:42:
mag wrote on Feb 15, 2013, 21:14:
Orphic Resonance wrote on Feb 15, 2013, 20:20:
netnerd85 wrote on Feb 15, 2013, 14:15:
I think you will find this statement to be completely incorrect. There is a lot of adult humour, sometimes very dark and naughty in there games.

bullshit

give an example

nintendo is for kids, always has been, always will - and their stubborn japanese pride thing aint doing them any favors either

All video games are for kids.
Modern Warfare games are for kids/children???


And GTA muthafucka!


Yes. MW and GTA are games for kids. Kids love that stuff.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
1. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Feb 16, 2013, 16:01 mag
 
AMD wants to set the record straight on its future GPU strategy.

"We're totally releasing new cards this year! We're releasing a <$100 7xxx card, and we're releasing two 8xxx cards that are rebranded 7xxx cards."
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Feb 16, 2013, 00:21 mag
 
"You want to play the games you already own on this thing?! Hahahahano. Pay again."  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
21. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 15, 2013, 21:14 mag
 
Orphic Resonance wrote on Feb 15, 2013, 20:20:
netnerd85 wrote on Feb 15, 2013, 14:15:
I think you will find this statement to be completely incorrect. There is a lot of adult humour, sometimes very dark and naughty in there games.

bullshit

give an example

nintendo is for kids, always has been, always will - and their stubborn japanese pride thing aint doing them any favors either

All video games are for kids.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
24. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 15, 2013, 16:53 mag
 
Shooting them down will be likened to shooting a police officer.

This comment was edited on Feb 15, 2013, 21:15.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Feb 14, 2013, 21:57 mag
 
Tumbler wrote on Feb 14, 2013, 20:56:
Oh joy, see those fucking "triggers". You SEE THOSE!?

I could give a fuck about everything else there but you're going to ship those weird rounded ball sack simulators again!? Are you fucking kidding me!?

Still better than the 360 ones!
 
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News Comments > Steam for Linux Leaves Beta
23. Re: Steam for Linux Leaves Beta Feb 14, 2013, 19:02 mag
 
crypto wrote on Feb 14, 2013, 18:40:
SirKnight wrote on Feb 14, 2013, 15:58:
The NVIDIA linux driver is closed and not free ...

Drivers are free.

Free as in beer, but not free as in speech.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
5. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 14, 2013, 18:04 mag
 
Dev wrote on Feb 14, 2013, 13:01:
Ugh. MS is now locking copies to that particular PC?

I wonder if it still counts adding new RAM as a new computer.
 
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News Comments > More Valve Layoffs
6. Re: More Valve Layoffs Feb 13, 2013, 21:55 mag
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Feb 13, 2013, 21:39:
? If nothing is impacted, then why fire 25 people? Might as well have said nothing. My ASSUMPTION is that the mobile and hardware sections aren't doing as projected and they cut a lot of fat from those projects.....

Maybe 25 people are fired exactly because nothing is impacted. They were unnecessary. Superfluous. Excess.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
7. Re: Evening Metaverse Feb 13, 2013, 15:04 mag
 
Redmask wrote on Feb 13, 2013, 07:22:
I never run out of things to watch on Netflix, they have a great mix of new and older content that is perfect for most viewers.

I am possibly just really picky.
 
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News Comments > Evening Q&As
8. Re: Evening Q&As Feb 13, 2013, 15:01 mag
 
nin wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 23:42:
mag wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 23:22:
I threw money in for a bunch of kickstarters, but this one... felt really off to me. Couldn't bring myself to touch it.

You can always purchase it down the road, once it's out and been reviewed. There's been more than a couple of KS I passed on, even though I liked them, since they had met their goals already.

Nothing wrong with being cautious.


Yeah, that's the plan. I would love a new space combat sim. Also, having Freelancer on his resume gives me pause. Hah.
 
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News Comments > Valve Engineer Fired
17. Re: Valve Engineer Fired Feb 13, 2013, 14:57 mag
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 13, 2013, 14:04:
Seems like as many as 25 people may have been let go from Valve this week.

"So how's the Steambox coming?"
"It's coming along great! We'll have to charge about $800/ea to break even..."
"Get out."
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
8. Re: etc., etc. Feb 12, 2013, 23:29 mag
 
For me... there actually is some kickstarter fatigue. I threw in for a number of projects, and now I'm waiting for results before I throw in any more. Though the Longest Journey kickstarter is pulling me back in.

But Wildman, yeah. Just didn't seem like a game I wanted to play.
 
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News Comments > Bungie's Destiny Details Soon
16. Re: Bungie's Destiny Details Soon Feb 12, 2013, 23:27 mag
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 19:33:
When Halo gains the status of Doom 1+2, Unreal Tournament, Thief 1+2, Deus Ex 1, Far Cry, or Crysis, it will then be worthy. It is not and it never will be. Each of those games, in one category or another, significantly progressed FPS games.

Sure Bungie has made other games:

Myth - A mediocre and forgettable RTS series
Oni - A forgettable TPARPG
Marathon - Forgotten by gaming history except by Mac zealots.

The only reason Bungie is known is for Halo and that is because it was a premier launch title on a console that was fighting out of its weight class. I give them credit for creating it and milking the franchise for all it's worth, because they are a business after all, but let's not pretend that volume equates to achievement.

After all, the Pinto sold in droves, too.


Oni's actually one of my favorite games. It was underappreciated.
 
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News Comments > Bungie's Destiny Details Soon
15. Re: Bungie's Destiny Details Soon Feb 12, 2013, 23:23 mag
 
Spear of Destiny reboot!  
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