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Nickname dubfanatic
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Signed On Aug 18, 1999, 17:13
Total Comments 1632 (Pro)
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News Comments > Square Enix & Eidos Agree to Terms
2. Re: Square Enix & Eidos Agree to Terms Mar 4, 2009, 17:13 dubfanatic
 
Yeah... the Japanese don't care much for the PC as a gaming platform (my guess is because they didn't make it). Hopefully they don't treat it like their bastard Euro-American stepchild.

This comment was edited on Mar 4, 2009, 17:13.
 
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News Comments > Legal Briefs
2. Re: Legal Briefs Mar 4, 2009, 07:08 dubfanatic
 
WTF has sentencing got to do with lawyers? The title should also read "or Pirate Bay founders will walk away with a big fat damages fee"

Maybe that's typical in Sweden? I'm pretty sure they don't use English common law.
 
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News Comments > THQ in Trouble?
2. Re: THQ in Trouble? Mar 4, 2009, 06:41 dubfanatic
 
Honestly I'm surprised they lasted as long as they have. They were lucky the last few years with some decent titles, but before they bought Volition they were right down there with WizardWorks and Activision Value.

This comment was edited on Mar 4, 2009, 06:42.
 
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News Comments > JT's Bill Passes Utah House
6. Re: JT's Bill Passes Utah House Mar 3, 2009, 15:20 dubfanatic
 
even so..."selling adult-rated media to minors "...isn't that a bad thing?

If they mean AO-rated games, this bill is pointless because minors already can't buy them and there's already laws against it. I can only imagine they mean M-rated games.
 
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News Comments > Galaxy Online Testing
3. Re: Galaxy Online Testing Mar 3, 2009, 15:16 dubfanatic
 
I wonder what games they are going to blatantly rip off this time.
 
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News Comments > TF2 Cheats Disciplined
37. Re: TF2 Cheats Disciplined Feb 27, 2009, 18:13 dubfanatic
 
HAHA, I was hoping Valve would crack down on this.  
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News Comments > New TF2 Scout Details
29. Re: New TF2 Scout Details Feb 24, 2009, 12:53 dubfanatic
 
GG you fucking jerks. Keep it up, and you'll soon reduce the last decent PC gaming site on the web down to your level.

Good work feeding the troll, morons.
 
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News Comments > Game & Snack
3. Re: Game & Snack Feb 20, 2009, 13:18 dubfanatic
 
wow that is weird... never got around to playing that game though so I might have to look out for these.
 
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News Comments > The ECA Institute Launched
2. Re: The ECA Institute Launched Feb 19, 2009, 23:56 dubfanatic
 
I don't think the video game player lobby carries much weight in DC, so most likely neither.
 
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News Comments > Metaverse
1. Re: Metaverse Feb 19, 2009, 01:29 dubfanatic
 
I don't watch NCAA basketball but the more video sites using Silverlight, the better. Silverlight actually lets you expand to full screen on a secondary monitor while you use your computer on the other monitor. The brilliant minds at Adobe still haven't figured out how to do that.
 
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Updated
3. Re: Team Fortress 2 Updated Feb 19, 2009, 01:25 dubfanatic
 
it wasn't just the "civilian" heavy, the exploit allowed people to use weapons of other classes (e.g. heavy with a medigun). I messed around with the civilian heavy with some friends a couple days ago and I still have my unlockables, so I think they were more concerned about the invalid weapons.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars Free Trial
13. Re: Guild Wars Free Trial Feb 19, 2009, 01:22 dubfanatic
 
hint: while trying to sound like an elitist, try to make sure you know the definitions of the words you use.
 
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News Comments > Intel Sues NVIDIA
23. Re: Intel Sues NVIDIA Feb 18, 2009, 18:32 dubfanatic
 
I might actually switch over to ATI simply because the 4850 is available in fanless from gigabyte.

I have this card. So far I'm pleased with it, though it has highlighted my case's crowding and poor airflow.
 
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News Comments > On TF2 Changes
3. Re: On TF2 Changes Feb 18, 2009, 00:16 dubfanatic
 
IMO they went overboard. Now the only viable counter to a charging demo or scout is the nade launcher, which has a much higher learning curve (and skill ceiling). A noob W+M1 pyro can easily kill even an average pub demo, which doesn't seem very balanced to me.

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News Comments > TF2 Scout Update Next Week
10. Re: TF2 Scout Update Next Week Feb 17, 2009, 20:31 dubfanatic
 
Concerns me all the stuns and snares and knockbacks they're putting in the game. Starting to seem a bit too MMOish to me. That type of stuff has limited place in FPS's imo.

Apparently a designer at Valve once stated they'd never implement a weapon which causes the other player to lose control. I guess they couldn't come up with any other bat upgrade...
 
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News Comments > TF2 Scout Update Next Week
7. Re: TF2 Scout Update Next Week Feb 17, 2009, 19:23 dubfanatic
 
sandman scout + air blast pyro = ultimate uber counter

IMO something is wrong when two offense classes make a D pairing so powerful that it can totally deny ubers. Valve may have screwed the pooch on this one, but I guess I'll have to wait and see before I make a judgment.
 
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News Comments > TF2 & DoD: Source Patched
2. Re: TF2 & DoD: Source Patched Feb 16, 2009, 22:14 dubfanatic
 
YES I can exclude instant respawn servers (at least, the ones that bother to include the tag). Now either implement a blacklist or fix the false client reporting exploit and the server browser will be perfect.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
1. Re: Op Ed Feb 11, 2009, 05:01 dubfanatic
 
We don't have the millennia of history that writing has, yet games have entered the mainstream and are rarely considered solely the domain of social outcasts.

No, computer gaming is not in the mainstream, although I see how you can get that impression if you only hang out with gamers. Example: the question "Read any good books lately?" is commonly heard, but "Played any good games lately?" is only asked between gamers.
 
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News Comments > EVE Online Retail Bonuses
9. Re: EVE Online Retail Bonuses Feb 6, 2009, 14:37 dubfanatic
 
I think they need to include samples of 5-Hour Energy drinks so new players don't fall asleep during "gameplay."

what the hell are you talking about, watching your spaceship go vrooooom and park itself in front of an asteroid is FUN!
 
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News Comments > This is Your Brain on Multiplayer
10. Re: This is Your Brain on Multiplayer Feb 6, 2009, 14:27 dubfanatic
 
Now this is the kind of video game research I can respect.  
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