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Signed On Mar 31, 2003, 18:20
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News Comments > First Borderlands DLC Announced
11. Re: First Borderlands DLC Announced Oct 15, 2009, 23:03 Veinman
 
Charge or not, I don't want to hear about DLC for a game that isn't even out yet.  
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead 2 Demo Details
32. Re: Left 4 Dead 2 Demo Details Oct 15, 2009, 16:12 Veinman
 
To put this in a brighter light for those (like myself) that are waiting on this one, I distinctly recall last year that the "beta" demo unleashed on people who pre-ordered got patched at least a couple of times so that when full public consumption was allowed, you got a much more refined demo.

I was in that early batch last year, but only because I had already played the game at PAX and I knew I liked it.
 
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead 2 Demo Details
10. Re: Left 4 Dead 2 Demo Details Oct 15, 2009, 12:53 Veinman
 
I'll definitely check out the demo.... if I'm not too busy playing Borderlands.  
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News Comments > Borderlands Launch Party
11. Re: Borderlands Launch Party Oct 15, 2009, 09:17 Veinman
 
I've pre-ordered, and can't wait to play. I got it with the 4 pack deal, so there's little chance of it not providing my money's worth.  
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News Comments > On Sale
5. Re: On Sale Oct 14, 2009, 23:47 Veinman
 
I picked up Civ IV Complete. So far I've only played about 90 minutes of Colonization. I like it, but am still learning the ropes.  
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News Comments > On Sale
7. Re: On Sale Oct 13, 2009, 23:14 Veinman
 
I think I'm finally going to pull the trigger on Civ IV. Is Colonization any good?  
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News Comments > Pick Your Own World of Goo Price
15. Re: Pick Your Own World of Goo Price Oct 13, 2009, 16:33 Veinman
 
So when buying straight from them, are you getting any DRM?  
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News Comments > Final 2 L4D2 Campaigns Revealed?
22. Re: Final 2 L4D2 Campaigns Revealed? Oct 12, 2009, 16:12 Veinman
 
so L4D has nothing to do with cooperatively killing endless waves of respawning enemies in massive groups?

While hordes of enemies are in both games, I'd say 2 key differences set these games apart significantly. First, in Gauntlet you CAN stop the monsters from re-spawning, and you could argue that this is your immediate objective, as opposed to just getting to the exit.

Second, and I'm really quite surprised that no one has modded this into L4D yet (at least that I'm aware), the characters in Gauntlet were actually different from each other.

That said, L4D could be a good base game to make a Gauntlet total conversion.
 
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News Comments > Final 2 L4D2 Campaigns Revealed?
8. Re: Final 2 L4D2 Campaigns Revealed? Oct 12, 2009, 11:59 Veinman
 
reminded me of a FPS style Guantlet

That would not be a bad thing. Why hasn't anyone made that?

L4D is fun, but it's fair to say that you should buy it on sale since the content in the first game is/was lacking, although I've had a lot of fun lately with user campaigns.

edit- and I forgot to add, it's really nothing like a first person Gauntlet.

This comment was edited on Oct 12, 2009, 12:08.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 12, 2009, 10:37 Veinman
 
I must see Black Dynamite. Rudy Ray Moore would be proud.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Oct 12, 2009, 10:03 Veinman
 
It's a real disappointment to me how OpFlash turned out, based only on the reviews as I have not played it. I'll still give a demo a shot, if one comes out, but again, based on what I've read, they ruined their chances of getting my $40.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Zombie Shooter 2
7. Re: Ships Ahoy - Zombie Shooter 2 Oct 10, 2009, 19:08 Veinman
 
Hopefully it's far better than the first Zombie Shooter. That one was way too short. Alien Shooter 2 was fantastic.  
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News Comments > L4D2 Realism Mode Outlined
8. Re: L4D2 Realism Mode Outlined Oct 8, 2009, 13:18 Veinman
 
I would theorize that it simply keeps Expert level damage, but does away with any HUD aids like seeing your teammates through walls.
 
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News Comments > L4D2 Scavenge Mode Revealed
5. Re: L4D2 Scavenge Mode Revealed Oct 8, 2009, 11:00 Veinman
 
Hopefully the infected can't win every time by simply camping the generator.  
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News Comments > OFP: Dragon Rising Dedicated Server Plea
14. Re: OFP: Dragon Rising Dedicated Server Plea Oct 7, 2009, 16:12 Veinman
 
Has there been any online review that literally compares Arma 2 and Dragon Rising? I'd like to see concrete comparisons of features.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
69. Re: OFP Dragon Rising Out Oct 7, 2009, 14:55 Veinman
 
R6:V's cover system was particularly heinous, since you could actually aim while completely behind cover.

Not in High Stakes mode.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
66. Re: OFP Dragon Rising Out Oct 7, 2009, 10:04 Veinman
 
yeh that makes sense - in fact the only game i know of on consoles that has leaning is Socom3, and its performed by tilting the controller (with sixaxis)

Rainbow Six Vegas has lean, both to the left and right (for corners) and up (for looking over the hood of a car).
 
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News Comments > Impulse Top 10
12. Re: Impulse Top 10 Oct 6, 2009, 14:24 Veinman
 
When a pre-order for a game that doesn't even come out this year is the 2nd best seller, I have to wonder just how poor the sales really are.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
14. Re: OFP Dragon Rising Ships Oct 6, 2009, 11:55 Veinman
 
Apparently the disc has SecuROM... I'm interested to know more about how it's used.  
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News Comments > Modern Warfare 2 PC Delay?
1. Re: Modern Warfare 2 PC Delay? Oct 5, 2009, 10:20 Veinman
 
Cue the 'extra time to make a great experience' press release.  
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