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News Comments > Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed
16. Re: Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed Feb 13, 2015, 11:44 Creston
 
HorrorScope wrote on Feb 13, 2015, 10:35:
SlimRam wrote on Feb 13, 2015, 10:34:
Because Mass Effect was always about multiplayer...

From my hearings quite a few had fun with Mass 3's MP.

I very much enjoyed it. Didn't think I was going to, and wound up playing it much much more than I ever did the SP. (though by now the two have probably evened out.)

While it would have been nice to have more variety in the enemies and the stuff you had to do, it was a good challenge, and the truly massive amount of playable classes and different weapons made for interesting matches.

Even now the PC lobbies still seem pretty decently full. I played a few games a couple weeks back and rarely had to wait for more than 30s or so before a lobby was full and we were off to the races again.

It's weird that even though it's basically exactly the same formula, DA's multiplayer really bores the shit out of me. The combat just isn't as fun, and since that's all you're doing, it just doesn't grab my attention. (Also, in ME's MP, when you got something, it was ALWAYS either a new weapon, or an upgrade to an existing one, but in DA you find maybe one drop in an entire session, and that drop can easily just be 500% worse than the shit you've already got. So it really destroys that whole "Cool, new shit!" feeling.)

Anyway, no surprise that ME4 would have MP. The MP in ME3 and DA:I really didn't make much difference to the SP (the war assets thing notwithstanding, and they patched that out to make no difference anyway pretty soon after), so more game options=good.

I'm pretty damn excited about ME4.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed
14. Re: Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed Feb 13, 2015, 11:39 Creston
 
"Things are getting real now and I need an excellent Producer to come shape online for the next Mass Effect"

Say no more, Chris! *packs bags*

 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Financials
1. Re: Ubisoft Financials Feb 12, 2015, 17:44 Creston
 
Release terribly broken games: get record sales.

Yeah, that's the way to teach publishers not to release broken shit, gamers...
 
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News Comments > GOG.com Galaxy Stress Test Tomorrow
9. Re: GOG.com Galaxy Stress Test Tomorrow Feb 12, 2015, 10:54 Creston
 
Julio wrote on Feb 12, 2015, 10:13:

GOG was also against regional pricing at one point.

At one point? I'm pretty sure they still are. Gog has a thing in place where, if the publisher forces them to sell at a different price point in different countries, they (gog) eat the difference, not you.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
6. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 12, 2015, 10:50 Creston
 
WaltC wrote on Feb 12, 2015, 09:45:
Everything that happens in the FCC is pure politics. They are all trying to get their names up in lights. As soon as the vote takes place, should they vote to slap 322 pages of rules on the ISPs, the lawsuits will fly--and the FCC will end up back in court, where they lost the last time they tried this.

The courts have already stated that the FCC has the authority to use Title II, and the telcoms have already accepted (with mobile etc) that the FCC has the authority to use Title II, so I'm not so sure that they'd lose.

Of course AT&T/Verizon and their ilk will sue, because they have lawyers on retainer anyway, so it doesn't really cost anything, and any single rule they can get overturned is of benefit to them, but I wouldn't be so sure that the courts will vote against the FCC.

In any case, fuck these republican assclowns who are trying to shoot down Net Neutrality. Miserable fucking bribed shysters.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2015, 20:51 Creston
 
Redmask wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 20:39:
Sadly I don't think there is much we can do about it anymore

Not with today's technology, at least not without an absolute world economy-shattering cost, but I'm pretty sure that eventually some form of nanotech will come to the rescue.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2015, 20:49 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 20:06:
Here's a prediction for 2.5m by 2040. Here's another for 2 feet by 2040. These are on the extreme end, but even a 1 foot rise would wipe out the beaches via erosion.

2.5m, hahahaha. By 2040! Those guys need to put down the crackpipe, holy shit. That's completely fucking insane.

Let's put it this way, the Dutch, only the world's foremost water management experts, have an average sea-level-rise scenario of 35-60cm, a bad scenario of 40-85cm and a worst case scenario of 120cm. By the year 2100. And those numbers also take into account ground level sinking, which they predict to be ~ 10cm by 2050.

Source

They have already put plans in motion that will allow them to basically raise the water management height level (ie, banks on rivers, dikes, dunes etc) by 60cm by 2050 which is basically the worst case scenario.

2.5m, what the fuck...

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2015, 20:41 Creston
 
1badmf wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 17:41:
Creston wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 12:52:
1badmf wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 12:44:
in my new genesis coupe =DDDD

Ooooh, you got it? How is it?

so much fun. i got the 2.0 turbo. 'only' 274 hp compared to the 348 of the 3.8, but slightly better mpg. and it makes a really nice exhaust noise. not the gurgle-gurgle of a big v8 that i was never a fan of, but that low constant rumble like distant thunder. needless to say, nobody beats me off the line at the onramp meter light anymore =D

Cool, glad you're enjoying it. If you live nearby, I'd be happy to test that onramp challenge.
 
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News Comments > Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor
8. Re: Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor Feb 11, 2015, 20:38 Creston
 
Fantaz wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 13:07:
I am not sure if you guys are being sarcastic or not?

No, BK looked like a fun game, so I hope these guys actually do well with the successor. Whether they can pull it off with just 6 guys, who knows.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2015, 12:52 Creston
 
1badmf wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 12:44:
in my new genesis coupe =DDDD

Ooooh, you got it? How is it?
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Evolve Drivers
18. Re: NVIDIA Evolve Drivers Feb 11, 2015, 12:15 Creston
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 07:56:
Tim Collins wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 07:19:
970 has problems kids...Nvidia lied and is abusing their market power with high prices/hobbled products.
They don't give a fuck.
This sums it up pretty well.

I can't stop watching that video. It's hilarious. The guy's squealing laughter is so infectious
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2015, 11:51 Creston
 
BobBob wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 10:45:
Bit too hot here. Hitting the low 80's, even at the beach, due to the Santa Ana winds Should subside by Friday for the 3 day weekend. Thumbsup

I was wondering how long it'd be before you'd post. :p

*Looks outside* In the 60s here today. Nice and sunny. (sorry, all you snowed-in blues'ers! I couldn't resist.)
 
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News Comments > Cities: Skylines Next Month
12. Re: Cities: Skylines Next Month Feb 11, 2015, 11:39 Creston
 
Minimum requirements are dual core whereas recommended are quad core, and they also have 6GB and 64 bit in recommended, so I'd guess it'll be okay.

Currently available on GMG with a 20% coupon: KNQFY9-4UP2WZ-VNNQ7Z

 
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News Comments > GSC Would Consider STALKER: Apocalypse Legal Action
10. Re: GSC Would Consider STALKER: Apocalypse Legal Action Feb 11, 2015, 11:17 Creston
 
InBlack wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 09:25:
I love how Russia is the new/old 'bad guy' once again in Western Media.

Yeah, no, we should all fucking sing Russia's praises right now. Any time some cocksucker threatens nuclear war is just a fantastic time for everyone.

Didn't you miss the Cold War? I know I sure did. I'm glad Putin is taking us back to those days!

Rolleyes
 
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News Comments > GSC Would Consider STALKER: Apocalypse Legal Action
9. Re: GSC Would Consider STALKER: Apocalypse Legal Action Feb 11, 2015, 11:15 Creston
 
MacLeod wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 09:07:
wfunder. The site you create to steal money from naive people when your project gets kicked off of kickstarter. :p

I seriously doubt any of that $16182 was actually given by anyone. It's just money "donated" by those asshats themselves to make it appear as if their shitty website is legit.

This entire "game" is literally nothing but a blatant attempt at theft. They will never actually produce a single line of code, or, for that matter, ever even turn on a computer with the intention of doing any kind of work for this "game."

 
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News Comments > Molyneux's Godus Breaking Promises
34. Re: Molyneux's Godus Breaking Promises Feb 11, 2015, 11:09 Creston
 
"I take the point that some of the pledges should have been met, and that we should have taken the time to work on them."

Congratulations on stealing 800,000 dollars, Molyneeeueueuxuxuxusu, you miserable fuck.

Then again, I'm sorry, anyone who gave money to Peter Fucking Molyfuck deserved to have it blow up in their face.
 
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News Comments > Cities: Skylines Next Month
10. Re: Cities: Skylines Next Month Feb 11, 2015, 10:57 Creston
 
30 bucks for regular version, 40 bucks for deluxe. Those are good prices.  
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News Comments > Cities: Skylines Next Month
9. Re: Cities: Skylines Next Month Feb 11, 2015, 10:52 Creston
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 08:46:
The unity engine concerns me a little bit though. Everything runs on a single core

Is that confirmed for Skylines? Unity has been working on going multi-core, as per this thread from Nov 2013.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 11, 2015, 10:40 Creston
 
Verno wrote on Feb 11, 2015, 09:34:
It looks pretty boring to be honest. A cover shooter loaded with QTEs and scripted sequences. Meh.

You know the committee that designed it spent roughly 10 minutes checking off boxes before they called it "done" and went to lunch.
 
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News Comments > Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor
2. Re: Rare Vets Plan Banjo-Kazooie Successor Feb 11, 2015, 10:39 Creston
 
I really am not a platforming fan, but BK always looked pretty cool. I hope things work out for them!  
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