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Signed On Jan 31, 2003, 00:06
Total Comments 2011 (Senior)
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News Comments > No Dead Island: Riptide in Germany
28. Re: No Dead Island: Riptide in Germany Dec 1, 2012, 13:58 necrosis
 
PHJF wrote on Dec 1, 2012, 08:39:
This is in stark contrast to Gearbox who claimed Borderlands 2 was uncut, but in fact they removed head decaps and other effects in order to comply with German (and other) law.

Actually they fucked up across the board and Borderlands 2 was censored in America. Even with the "full gore" option ticked, there are no decapitations, no elemental death effects, no flying body parts. But oh look we have horrible-looking PhysX blood everywhere...
This is the worst. When censorship from a few countries spills over into all countries. Borderlands 2, Fallout 3... I am sure there are a few others where this has happened.

I really can not see a publisher/developer losing shit tons of money by not bowing to their stupid censorship laws.
 
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News Comments > No Dead Island: Riptide in Germany
27. Re: No Dead Island: Riptide in Germany Dec 1, 2012, 13:52 necrosis
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 30, 2012, 21:15:
"Protection from what, Tommy? Zee Germans?"
Best movie ever.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround
22. Re: Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround Nov 30, 2012, 14:46 necrosis
 
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 30, 2012, 13:06:
Techie714 wrote on Nov 30, 2012, 12:09:
I really want this game but Uplay (Always on DRM) makes this a no buy. Even though you can set it to offline mode it's still BS...IMO. Just more crap to install on your PC & if you get it through Steam why must you have Uplay.....

The irony is that anytime a person uses steam in the first place they're using Always on DRM.
Uh... what? Yousaidwhat
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround
10. Re: Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround Nov 30, 2012, 12:56 necrosis
 
Shok wrote on Nov 30, 2012, 12:48:
I'm pretty sure Uplay is only required if you buy it outside of Steam. I think the video review Blue posted yesterday mentioned that but I can't be positive that's where I remember hearing it. Nevermind, the Steam page says, "Requires a UPlay account". Fuckballs! as Debra Morgan says...

In any event, I agree with giving Ubisoft the finger whenever possible because of their past DRM bullshit. Vote with your wallet though or it will never change.
No it requires it. AC3 did as well.

I also like how Steam thinks AC3 is running because it launches UPlay. So I have something like 48 hours on AC3 already though actual play time is more like 6 hours because I would exit the game but not kill UPlay when I took breaks over Thanksgiving weekend.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 30, 2012, 10:53 necrosis
 
iTunes is complicated? What?  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Bans All Client Mods
28. Re: PlanetSide 2 Bans All Client Mods Nov 28, 2012, 16:26 necrosis
 
Sleep wrote on Nov 28, 2012, 11:53:
hmmm shouty shouty.

Well, these are mostly around a widescreen fix and sweetfx.
Widescreen fix? Like how Dice said that widescreen was akin to cheating because you could see a bit more in one of the BF games?
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Bans All Client Mods
8. Re: PlanetSide 2 Bans All Client Mods Nov 28, 2012, 10:37 necrosis
 
I wonder if they are doing this because the cheat detection is a tad overzealous.

Can't wait for false bans.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
20. Re: Sunday Consolidation Nov 26, 2012, 08:51 necrosis
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 06:32:
necrosis wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 01:54:
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 01:23:
Question: If consoles (like the 360) are more PC hardware based, and have more RAM and mandatory hard drive installs, would we see more console games (and in turn pc games) really pushing what could be done with games?
It use to be that PC's were the showroom's of high end gaming (Crysis, Quake, Alan Wake back when it was shown on a System brought back in time from the future, etc), but now we are becoming the retro cool indie game place with games like Minecraft.

It's like bell bottom jeans coming back in style every 10-15 years.

Indie games are taking off on PC because PC does not have the stupidly insane publishing (and patch release) costs that consoles do. All that 'certification' and crap costs money and is mandatory on all consoles. Money these small groups don't have. Because these indie games only really exist on PC they get the most hype on PC.

AAA titles are dead in the PC world.

Dont worry, the certification crap is coming to the PC. Just wait for Windows 9 and see...
Windows 9? Try Windows 8. If you want your application on the "Metro" tiles interface thing it MUST go through the Windows store which requires certification.

THE FUTURE IS NOW!
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
7. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Nov 26, 2012, 02:03 necrosis
 
The biggest problem with passwords are the users themselves.

Passwords are fairly secure but the users make their passwords the stupidest shit, never change them, and use the same password for everything.

The easier we make 'questions' and the like the easier we make it for the hackers too. You can only make things so simple for the truly stupid who do not belong online before you might as well not have any security at all.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
16. Re: Sunday Consolidation Nov 26, 2012, 01:54 necrosis
 
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 01:23:
Question: If consoles (like the 360) are more PC hardware based, and have more RAM and mandatory hard drive installs, would we see more console games (and in turn pc games) really pushing what could be done with games?
It use to be that PC's were the showroom's of high end gaming (Crysis, Quake, Alan Wake back when it was shown on a System brought back in time from the future, etc), but now we are becoming the retro cool indie game place with games like Minecraft.

It's like bell bottom jeans coming back in style every 10-15 years.

Indie games are taking off on PC because PC does not have the stupidly insane publishing (and patch release) costs that consoles do. All that 'certification' and crap costs money and is mandatory on all consoles. Money these small groups don't have. Because these indie games only really exist on PC they get the most hype on PC.

AAA titles are dead in the PC world.
 
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge 2 in Development
17. Re: Mirror's Edge 2 in Development Nov 21, 2012, 14:32 necrosis
 
Here is to hoping they do proper 16:10 support.  
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
12. Re: Sunday Consolidation Nov 11, 2012, 22:40 necrosis
 
I think console gaming is dieing because people are wising up to the crap they are shoveled.

Makes me sad when I look back at the good PC franchises destroyed because of developers dumping them down for your average idiot console player.
 
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News Comments > Original DOOM 3 Back on Steam; BFG Source Release Coming
18. Re: Original DOOM 3 Back on Steam; BFG Source Release Coming Nov 10, 2012, 20:42 necrosis
 
Icewind wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 17:38:
Next you're going to tell me EA didn't remove their games from steam to bump up sales of them on Origin. Of course, EA paid for that and had to re-up them on steam to placate the masses.
Actually no. EA did not remove them. Valve booted them off because then ran against the new ToS for putting games on Steam. Which was if you offer DLC for a game that is on Steam you MUST also offer the DLC on Steam. EA only offered the DLC via ingame purchased/Origin.
 
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News Comments > No PC Halo 4 Because It's "Designed Specifically for Xbox 360"
31. Re: No PC Halo 4 Because It's Nov 7, 2012, 00:49 necrosis
 
Halo has left a bad taste in my mouth since the first, and made worse with the second. Why? The insane hype for such a subpar game.

The first time I played Halo it felt like the DOOM clones from 5 years prior. Stupidly bland maps that were copy and pasted. Halo 2 was more of the same. Yet people flipped their everloving shits over the game like it was the best thing since sex. It just infuriated me that people held this piece of crap game so high when PC FPS's were lightyears ahead.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed III Microtransactions?
4. Re: Assassin's Creed III Microtransactions? Oct 30, 2012, 12:04 necrosis
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 29, 2012, 21:59:
nin wrote on Oct 29, 2012, 21:37:
Could never get into these, despite trying several times. Not bad (heck, I love the concept) but something else always ended up grabbing my attention away.

<Looks at brotherhood, still in shrinkwrap, sighs>


I'm replaying 2 atm and Brohood next. I'll grab 3 soon.

Soon = in 1 month, at least, if your playing on PC.

Assholes have us on a delay as usual for no fucking reason other than to be pricks.
 
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News Comments > PAX Australia in Melbourne
1. Re: PAX Australia in Melbourne Oct 22, 2012, 10:36 necrosis
 
Here is to hoping for a PAX on the east coast of the US in a more centralized location.  
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News Comments > Mass Effect DLC Next Month on Xbox
8. Re: Mass Effect DLC Next Month on Xbox Oct 12, 2012, 14:46 necrosis
 
http://blog.bioware.com/2012/10/12/the-war-for-omega-begins/

Mass Effect 3: Omega (Single-player DLC) Coming November 27th to PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 (November 28th to PS3 in Europe).

$14.99, 1200 MS/BW Points
 
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News Comments > Valve Play Testing
9. Re: Valve Play Testing Oct 10, 2012, 08:47 necrosis
 
I like the motion sick part.

I have HORRIBLE motion sickness problems. To the point I can barely be a passenger in a car. If I read anything its instant puke city. Don't even get me started on boats and airplanes.

BUT

No computer game (PC or console) has EVER made me motion sick. Even with the bulshit FOV's these asshat developers are forcing on us on these horrible PC ports. Bad FOV only pisses me off. It does not make me sick.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced
30. Re: Dragon Age III Inquisition Announced Sep 17, 2012, 14:10 necrosis
 
KS wrote on Sep 17, 2012, 12:06:
"One of our driving factors is a completely faithful reproduction of the gameplay experience. PC players can expect a completely identical experience to what console players came to love in DA 2."
And that right there makes me shiver and not want to touch this game with a 1,000 foot pole.
 
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News Comments > Black Mesa Released
24. Re: Black Mesa Released Sep 14, 2012, 14:06 necrosis
 
NegaDeath wrote on Sep 14, 2012, 12:55:
I swear I just saw a pig fly by.
A cop pig from DNF.
 
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