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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 24, 2014, 11:03 Creston
 
Thanks homie!

Had about 90 bucks left in gift cards, so spent 86 dollars for seasons 1 -6. That's a pretty sweet deal.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 24, 2014, 10:59 Creston
 
nin wrote on Nov 24, 2014, 10:54:
Creston, you see my TNG note the other day? Huge amazon sale...

Aaahhh!! NO!

Is it still on? OMG!
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
24. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 24, 2014, 10:57 Creston
 
jacobvandy wrote on Nov 24, 2014, 09:02:
The humor in this game is freaking out when you come across your first honey badger and shooting it with an RPG, nearly killing yourself and then seeing its ragdoll roll down the hill. I've also accidentally deployed the wingsuit at a low altitude where I was just trying to jump over a crevice, but then flying-squirreled myself into a cliff wall and died.

Hahahaha. Also, honey badger don't care about your RPG!!
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
137. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 24, 2014, 10:52 Creston
 
Verno,

Make sure to have your AI on "Hold Position" to stop them from teleporting back to you. But yes, I agree, the AI is fucking awful. I just play on Normal because I'm tired of having to deal with it. I have no idea how people have the patience to bumblefuck their way through Nightmare.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 24, 2014, 10:50 Creston
 
Are you guys planning to get another doggie, Blue? (I think you've answered this before...)  
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News Comments > U.K. Sales Charts
5. Re: U.K. Sales Charts Nov 24, 2014, 10:48 Creston
 
DA:I deserves it. Awesome game. It is insane how much content they packed into the game.

There is so much to do in it that I feel overwhelmed at times. I think I have 9 actual missions open on my war map, about 20 odd adviser missions, I have no clue what to actually go do next, and so far I've seen 3 of the 12 zones.

I estimate I have roughly 19000 hours of stuff left to do.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
135. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 22, 2014, 01:30 Creston
 
nin wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 21:51:
Creston wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 18:44:
Loving DA:I. I can't recommend it enough.

You and others got a sale out of me, and that's saying something. I'd pretty much written it off until the reviews showed up.


I doubt you'll regret it. It's an excellent game. Just don't stay in the Hinterlands. Get in, do the main mission, do a few side quests to get 4 power, then get out.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
133. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 21, 2014, 18:44 Creston
 
Hehe, yeah I saw that. It's pretty clear they meant for this to be a "get your feet wet for 30 minutes or so, then move on to the cooler parts."

I'm enjoying myself in the Hinterlands because I love to wander around and gawk at all the beautiful, BEAUTIFUL shit it's got in it, and I like the combat, but I'll agree the quests there are mostly boring as hell.

It's fun to crawl around dilapidated castles and dungeons though.

Loving DA:I. I can't recommend it enough.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Nov 21, 2014, 18:41 Creston
 
Google poised to tell Europe's parliament to go fuck itself.  
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News Comments > Project CARS Pre-purchases
4. Re: Project CARS Pre-purchases Nov 21, 2014, 18:39 Creston
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 18:14:
Set a reminder on your PC so that Gary Numan's Cars starts playing on repeat on that day so you'll remember...if you're not too busy dancing to it instead.

Everybody dances to Gary Numan!
 
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News Comments > Project CARS Pre-purchases
1. Re: Project CARS Pre-purchases Nov 21, 2014, 17:47 Creston
 
I'll remember to buy this on March 16th 2015.  
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News Comments > On Assassin's Creed Unity Microtransactions
3. Re: On Assassin's Creed Unity Microtransactions Nov 21, 2014, 17:47 Creston
 
Selling 100 bucks worth of bullshit points and only having 44 bucks worth of shit to buy. Congrats Ubisoft. You've now passed EA as the worst pieces of shit in gaming.

I'm never buying another one of your games unless it's five bucks. Fuck you.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
131. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 21, 2014, 17:45 Creston
 
Yeah, like I said, I'd have left the hinterlands before except I want to save Val Royeaux for when I'm on my shiznits graphics PC. So in the meantime I'm just running around the Hinterlands clearing some stuff up, but I've pretty much come to the end of the doable stuff now. Everything left open is lvl 12.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refunds Reconsidered
2. Re: Elite: Dangerous Refunds Reconsidered Nov 21, 2014, 17:43 Creston
 
If FD genuinely got like 60 million bucks in investor funds, why make such a big deal out of this? Presumably only 10% or so of people wanted a refund, which means you'd be out of ~ 200K.

Most marketoids would tell you that 200K is not a bad price to pay to avoid the kind of terrible, terrible PR you've been dumping all over yourself, and just saying "We made a promise, we didn't keep it, we'll offer everyone who wants one a refund" is fantastic PR that immediately puts you back into everyone's good graces.

Doesn't seem that difficult to figure out (unless they didn't get that 60M that people were talking about, then 200K is probably a rough hit.)

Even so, it reflects poorly on Kickstarted games.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
11. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 21, 2014, 15:26 Creston
 
Julio wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 14:19:
LittleMe wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 13:35:
Julio wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 13:29:
I would think they'd be more worried about the claims that DA:I is wrecking SSD drives...

At first I was concerned about that too, but it turns out to be a disreputable claim by Russian crackers. Read the comments in that thread. Also TB talked about it in his performance review saying it wasn't a credible claim.

Good to know.

Yeah, don't worry about that. I checked it on my SSD, and Verno checked it on his, and there's zero truth to that claim. It's just nonsense.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
10. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 21, 2014, 15:25 Creston
 
harlock wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 15:16:
there's also no day/night cycle, and relevant scheduling for NPCs... which is much more immersion breaking

but its still a really fun game

I really miss a day/night cycle. It would have been so gorgeous in the game...
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Crash Workaround
14. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Crash Workaround Nov 21, 2014, 15:23 Creston
 
jacobvandy wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 14:58:
So the DA:I camera stays pointed forward no matter which direction your character is facing/moving, with your mouse cursor free to click on things in the world or UI at the same time? Which means you have to hold a mouse button to turn the camera or (usually) hold the other to keep the camera centered behind you while you turn your character? That actually is a fairly common control scheme... I've done it for a couple thousand hours in GW2 alone, but it doesn't bother me at all. Though that's primarily because you rarely hold either mouse button down persistently for prolonged periods of time. In fact, I don't know why you would need to do so. Blank

GW2. THAT'S the game that also does it! I knew it was something I'd played recently! DA:O and DA2 also do it.

But for some people who suffer from RSI, it can be a pretty damn painful experience.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
129. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 21, 2014, 15:18 Creston
 
Verno wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 15:14:
Yeah exactly, people really shouldn't get hung up on completing every single thing they come across. A lot of it isn't even intended to be completed right away.

I came SOOOOO fucking close to killing the level 12 rift with my level 6 party...
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
127. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 21, 2014, 15:07 Creston
 
For those who have just started, I thought this was a pretty in-your-face explanation of why you should not stay in the Hinterlands


Still there myself, but that's because I'm playing at work on medium to high settings, and i want to save Val Royeaux for tonight when I can see it on Ultra+FT
 
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
6. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 12:29 Creston
 
A Molten CORGI???!!!

/internet dies of cuteness overload
 
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