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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed
20. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed Oct 14, 2015, 12:25 Creston
 
peteham wrote on Oct 14, 2015, 06:26:
Creston wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 10:15:
Looking forward to playing this.

First they have to get the issues from patch 1.10 sorted, though...

I hadn't heard there were issues; got any more info? Started playing yesterday but didn't get very far. If there's something potentially game breaking I'd rather find out&wait now than 30 hours in

The game crashes quite a bit on initiating dialogue or fast travel. I'd been playing absolutely crash free for a month, so this patch really doesn't do me any favors.

Rather than speed optimizations, they basically cost a lot of people like 10-15 fps on average.

And finally, for me, whenever I kill a monster in a dungeon anywhere, its loot drops on TOP of the dungeon. (Ie, the land above it.) Can be quite a pain in the ass to backtrack to try to find my emerald dust...

(I'm also not a huge fan of the price rebalancing they did, and they basically made food / drinks almost worthless for healing. It used to be you could swig some cranberry juice and eat some grilled pork, and you'd heal about as well as a potion of the swallow, but now food and drinks just override each other, all durations have been set to 10 seconds, and they're about half as effective...)
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2015, 11:59 Creston
 
Drinking that poison is absolutely terrible. I was told to refrigerate it, but honestly, I imagine it probably goes down better if you keep it room temperature.

As for the weight you drop, eh, that's all water weight anyway. Three days later it'll be back on.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Has 1M Backers; More Get Alpha Access
25. Re: Star Citizen Has 1M Backers; More Get Alpha Access Oct 14, 2015, 11:54 Creston
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 14, 2015, 11:40:
Figure about 4-5 million per A-List actor for 4 months of voice acting and MoCap performance.

- Gary Oldman (5 million)
- Mark Hamill (5 million)
- Mark Strong (5 million)
- Gillian Anderson (4 million)
- Andy Serkis (5 million)

Dude, please. Gary Oldman doesn't get 5 million bucks to be the lead in a freaking movie. And the 4 months of mocap was 4 months in TOTAL between all of them, not every single guy was in the studio for 16 hours a day mocapping for 4 straight months.

I'd be surprised if any of them got more than 500K, tops.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Has 1M Backers; More Get Alpha Access
24. Re: Star Citizen Has 1M Backers; More Get Alpha Access Oct 14, 2015, 11:51 Creston
 
we would like to give something back to the entire community for all your incredible support.

I imagine they'd appreciate getting an actual game at some point.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
39. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 19:37 Creston
 
Verno wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 13:54:
jdreyer wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 13:48:
I may upgrade to Win 10 anyway. Beyond the whole tracking/privacy debacle, is there any reason not to?

The privacy stuff was really overblown anyway but that aside there's no real reason to hold off on an upgrade. The changes to licensing are less favorable to consumers but only if your hardware hash changes a lot and even then you can usually just do the phone activation thing. Its pretty much boring old Windows as usual with under the hood improvements. Most of the kinks are worked out and device compatibility is excellent. Just run the setup wizard and it will check your software/hardware first to make sure.

Does it still force every single Nvidia driver upgrade down your throat, whether you want it to or not?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
38. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 19:36 Creston
 
nin wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 14:01:
I'd love to replace it, and plan to next year, but right now I'm in the middle of moving, and money is very tight.


NO! DON'T LEAVE TULSA!!!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2015, 19:32 Creston
 
Exeunt Les Cardinales.  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed
15. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed Oct 13, 2015, 17:06 Creston
 
Yeah there really is no missing it if you have it installed correctly, as the game hits you with like four different screens you have to acknowledge with regards to the new quest.

Check the notice board outside the Seven Cats Inn, and see if anything new is there.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed
10. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed Oct 13, 2015, 13:02 Creston
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 12:17:
HOS basically expands the upper northeast to include LOTS more land to explore, caves, places to clear out, tons and tons more stuff. So yes, in case you're wondering this is truly an expansion.

Oooh, sweeeeet!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
18. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2015, 12:12 Creston
 
LittleMe wrote on Oct 12, 2015, 23:29:
Weren't we supposed to be back on the moon by now according to our false prophet dubyuh?

Not with a 1B/yr budget we won't. Had we diverted enough resources to it, we'd undoubtedly have made it back by now.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 10:27 Creston
 
Out of curiosity, which registry hack do you use to do a clean install with an upgrade version of 7? I still have an upgrade version of 7 lying around, wouldn't mind reinstalling it on an old box.

Thanks
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released
9. Re: Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released Oct 13, 2015, 10:19 Creston
 
I quite enjoyed it, but never finished it. Once I finally made it to Hollywood after ~ 60 hours, and realized it was a monstrously massive place with tons of factions and inter-connected quests, I just gave up. I'm already not a fan of huge cities in RPGs with too much stuff to do at once, and getting me to another such city 60 hours in really doesn't tickle my funny bone. (Pillars of Eternity had the exact same problem for me.)

However, up until that point I thought it was an excellent game. Hopefully they've done some balancing with regards to the skills. It seemed fine in the first area, but once you got to Cali, 95% of all skill checks were at 10+ difficulty, which was ridiculous.


 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed
2. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hearts of Stone Released; Discs Delayed Oct 13, 2015, 10:15 Creston
 
Looking forward to playing this.

First they have to get the issues from patch 1.10 sorted, though...

 
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Episode Three Sets Dubious Record; HL3 Clue in Dota 2?
21. Re: Half-Life 2: Episode Three Sets Dubious Record; HL3 Clue in Dota 2? Oct 12, 2015, 14:21 Creston
 
I give the whole HL3 broohaha a mere three dismissive wanks.
 
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News Comments > Might & Magic Heroes VII Collector's Edition Refunds
4. Re: Might & Magic Heroes VII Collector's Edition Refunds Oct 12, 2015, 14:20 Creston
 
We are accepting complete refunds from any dissatisfied customers

Hehe. Ubisoft is gracious enough to allow YOU to refund THEM their money. :p
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Chase Utley suspended 2 games... Oct 12, 2015, 14:19 Creston
 
Linksil wrote on Oct 12, 2015, 12:57:
I'm sorry but no matter how you look at it utley should have at least been out. He was touched by the player with the ball before he touched the bag (something he never did before leaving the field of play). I don't care about some obscure rule someone will try to dig up, I was always taught if you where tagged/touched by the person with the ball your out.

You need to be tagged with the actual ball itself, not just tagged by the person who happens to be holding the ball (which is what happened here.)

I agree that Utley being allowed back onto second base is retarded, but both Joe Torre and yaddayadda Manfred agreed on the interpretation of the rules as they exist.

Like I said, these kind of slides will be gone in a year.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Cinemax developing new George R. R. Martin show. Oct 12, 2015, 13:53 Creston
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 12, 2015, 10:17:
The show will end in six months on account of Mr. Martin killing everybody off.

Or on account of him having died. Either one is about equally possible by now.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Star Cast Revealed
148. Re: Star Citizen Star Cast Revealed Oct 12, 2015, 13:48 Creston
 
NasWulf wrote on Oct 12, 2015, 12:58:
im done anyways, it's obvious by the posts that these boards are mostly 10 people soap opera anyways. peace out

Bye!
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Star Cast Revealed
82. Re: Star Citizen Star Cast Revealed Oct 11, 2015, 23:36 Creston
 
nin wrote on Oct 11, 2015, 23:25:



I suspect it's both a blessing and a curse. If he didn't make bank the first time around (I'm guessing he didn't) hopefully he does this time.

Heard he was reprising his role as The Joker for this next year (animated)...


Yeah, don't get me wrong, he's not gonna have a second job sacking groceries just to make ends meet, but I would be very surprised if he gets million dollar checks for some of these gigs.

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News Comments > No Disc in Might & Magic Heroes VII Collector's Edition
14. Re: No Disc in Might & Magic Heroes VII Collector's Edition Oct 11, 2015, 23:17 Creston
 
Dacron wrote on Oct 11, 2015, 21:47:
Creston wrote on Oct 11, 2015, 21:26:
Classic Ubisoft.

I'm sure it's a download code for Uplay too. Basically as a double Fuck You.


Some guys didn't even get that, had to contact support and wait up to a week for the game to be added/activated for them.

Holy shit... What a bunch of fucking cuntsacks Ubisoft have become.
 
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