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Nickname dubfanatic
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Signed On Aug 18, 1999, 17:13
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User ID 169
 
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News Comments > Gold - Left 4 Dead
18. Re: Gold - Left 4 Dead Nov 14, 2008, 00:19 dubfanatic
 
This game is about 100% overpriced for what it is, and what it offers.

Agreed. I wasn't terribly interested in it to begin with, but after I saw the price tag I knew I wouldn't be getting it.

This comment was edited on Nov 14, 2008, 00:20.
 
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News Comments > WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Live
17. Re: WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Live Nov 13, 2008, 23:51 dubfanatic
 
I could say the same thing about the millions that enjoy television, or the millions that enjoy Harry Potter books, or millions that go to dance clubs, or the millions who drink themselves into a stupor, or any other forms of entertainment... but I'm not going to because that's what they call fun.

I am, because I'm a cultural elitist. Anyone who plays WoW past the age of 12 is a man-child.
 
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News Comments > WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Live
15. Re: WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Live Nov 13, 2008, 19:52 dubfanatic
 
Watching the crowd at the midnight sale last night, I am so glad that I never got tied up in WoW and that I stopped playing before I could get "addicted".

Same... I played it for 2 weeks back in first-year uni because a bunch of my floormates were playing it. I got bored of it and quit. Blizzard just sent me an email offering 10 free days on my old account... I don't think I'll be taking them up on the offer.

Also, video game addiction is real. One of those floormates I mentioned was a serious WoW addict. He sold his account with multiple maxed-out chars, and then took over his brother's old account. He dropped out after first year because he skipped his finals to play WoW. He wasn't dumb either... he couldn't have been or he wouldn't have got into that university.

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News Comments > Safety Dance
1. Re: Safety Dance Nov 6, 2008, 23:38 dubfanatic
 
did they fix fullscreen sticking on multiple monitors? no, of course not, because apparently it's a security issue to use your computer when you have a fullscreen video running on another monitor. go figure
 
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News Comments > zOMG! Open Beta
2. Re: zOMG! Open Beta Nov 6, 2008, 23:37 dubfanatic
 
it's an off-shoot of Gaia Online, what do you expect  
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News Comments > Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online Beta Signups
4. Re: Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online Beta Signups Nov 5, 2008, 17:13 dubfanatic
 
glorious nippon
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
39. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2008, 11:30 dubfanatic
 
More socially responsible does not equal capital-S Socialism.

Forgive him... he's been brainwashed by the GOP's latest strategy to equate Obama with Socialism.

I find it so funny how "redistribution of wealth" has become a buzzword for the GOP. What next, "rule of law"?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 3, 2008, 23:26 dubfanatic
 
Here in Washington State 37 of 39 counties are now strictly vote by mail with King County (Seattle) going to it next year. Personally I really like it.

Yep... I'm registered in one of those 37 counties, though I have to vote by mail anyway since I don't even live in the States right now. Either way, it's nice.
 
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News Comments > Saints Row 2 PC in January
13. Re: Saints Row 2 PC in January Oct 30, 2008, 16:15 dubfanatic
 
I swear, it's like some of you PC gamers don't really want the PC platform to actually enjoy some success. You're just happy to slag every press release with bizarre conspiracy theories and accusations.

Amen to that. The sense of entitlement among some PC gamers is just astounding.

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News Comments > Bully PC Issues
17. Re: Bully PC Issues Oct 25, 2008, 20:08 dubfanatic
 
That's not a good sign for GTA IV too. The one preview I saw for GTA IV said the slowdowns were the same for PC as for consoles. So this is two indicators that the PC version will be, at best, not optimized or improved much.

Bully was made by a different studio, so I don't think there's much to worry about, especially considering the high quality ports of the GTA3 series.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Far Cry 2 Beta Drivers
66. Re: NVIDIA Far Cry 2 Beta Drivers Oct 24, 2008, 19:37 dubfanatic
 
ROBBLE ROBBLE ROBBLE ROBBLE ROBBLE  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Wii Fit set to outpace Grand Theft Auto Oct 22, 2008, 23:54 dubfanatic
 
what's the problem? Wii Fit appeals to a larger audience (in more ways than one) than GTA4.  
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News Comments > American McGee's Game Pitch
12. Re: American McGee's Game Pitch Oct 22, 2008, 17:41 dubfanatic
 
kart karts CHINA
 
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News Comments > Four Sins of a Solar Empire Add-ons Planned
19. Re: Four Sins of a Solar Empire Add-ons Planned Oct 22, 2008, 17:28 dubfanatic
 
Beat me to it. If person likes said company/game, well then they're supporting their game with new content. If they don't, they call it milking and micropayments.

The difference is that EA gives a stripped-down version of the game at release. The expansions add things that should have either been released with the game or released for free. While I've never played this game, I haven't heard any similar accusations leveled at this game.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Top 10 Worst Video Game Movies. Oct 22, 2008, 17:23 dubfanatic
 
If you were still in need of a conclusive verdict on the fact that most movies based on games suck, TIME has spoken.

Most? I can't think of a single game-based movie that doesn't suck.
 
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Update
5. Re: Team Fortress 2 Update Oct 22, 2008, 11:23 dubfanatic
 
I just want to see them nerf the scout, I don't care if they don't release any more achievements, as long as they nerf that little crackhead.
 
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News Comments > Spore Downtime Today
16. Re: Spore Downtime Today Oct 22, 2008, 11:20 dubfanatic
 
Obviously, if it's still number 1 each week on the NPD charts. Thinking really helps you know.

That doesn't mean people are still playing it, that just means people are still buying it. A lot of those people might take it home, play it for 3 hours and get bored and never play it again. Thinking really helps you know.
 
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News Comments > UT3 Expansion Revealed
12. Re: UT3 Expansion Revealed Oct 20, 2008, 23:45 dubfanatic
 
I may be in the minority, but I genuinely enjoyed the pacing and level design of 2k4, especially with the ability to quickly move about the map.

I don't think you are in the minority. UT2k4 had great gameplay and could have been a worthy successor to UT99, but Epic went overboard with the mutators and game modes. It was impossible to find a decent server that wasn't loaded with gimmicks.
 
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News Comments > Metaverse
6. Re: No subject Oct 19, 2008, 20:37 dubfanatic
 
I'm not going to stop saying it because someone decided it was a meme.

Nobody decides if something is a meme, it is or it isn't. Personally, I hated it the moment I saw it.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
48. Re: ... Oct 16, 2008, 20:33 dubfanatic
 
It is absolutely clear to me that this guy has an agenda and is probably a covert NMA clown or something like that.

OMG IT'S A CONSPIRACY, a conspiracy to smear MY FALLOUT

INVESTIGATE NMA
GAMERS FOR NMA TRUTH

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