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Signed On May 24, 2003, 03:25
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News Comments > Blizzard Confirms Paid WoW Leveling
11. Re: Blizzard Confirms Paid WoW Leveling Feb 25, 2014, 20:45 Prez
 
Fletch wrote on Feb 25, 2014, 20:26:
GameAnger wrote on Feb 25, 2014, 19:31:
Compare this to leveling an entire character to 90, I like the idea.

Isn't leveling a character supposed to be the fun/point of the game?


Exactly what my first thought was. But then I remembered that people play MMO' s for different reasons than we play single player games. If you are playing with friends it's a drag for everyone involved to play together with characters of vastly different levels.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
39. Re: Morning Metaverse Feb 25, 2014, 18:54 Prez
 
I couldn't hope to give a better answer than Scottish Martial Arts, but in general I found the breakdown of political affiliation in the military largely mirrors what you find in the general populace. A lot depends on where the people at your command are from; your young guys from Alabama and Mississippi are going to lean right; inner city minorities will tend to lean left. These aren't hard and fast rules though. You really learn the intricacies of different people's viewpoints and value systems when you are forced into close quarters as I was in the submarine force. You learn to appreciate and even celebrate differences as it makes the otherwise unbearably stagnant and oppressively dull existence while underway a little less so by spicing things up. At any rate I can definitively say that it makes it painfully apparent that nothing is as cut and dried and black and white as how Axis interprets the world.

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News Comments > PC Deus Ex: The Fall Next Month
18. Re: PC Deus Ex: The Fall Next Month Feb 25, 2014, 12:35 Prez
 
J wrote on Feb 25, 2014, 10:03:
I never asked for sloppy seconds!

Some of us are happy just to get any at all!

Wait, are we talking games here?
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 25, 2014, 09:16 Prez
 
I have a friend at work who comes to me with his computer needs since I'm the closest thing to a computer geek he knows. Yesterday he brought me his brand new laptop and said in an exasperated tone "Please take this thing and put Windows 7 on it. I just can't use windows 8 anymore. It is AWFUL." He is a low tech, lite PC user. This is the exact type of person that Windows 8 was supposed to appeal to, and he can't get away from it fast enough.

I am leaning towards leaving Windows 8 on it and just installing Classic Shell; I suspect that is the far easier solution.
 
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News Comments > PC Deus Ex: The Fall Next Month
4. Re: PC Deus Ex: The Fall Next Month Feb 25, 2014, 09:11 Prez
 
Well, I'll at least try it. But I really want a Human Revolution sequel. I thought that game was great. I can't wait to dive into the new edition next week during my off time.  
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News Comments > THIEF Reviews
71. Re: THIEF Reviews Feb 24, 2014, 18:36 Prez
 
harlock wrote on Feb 24, 2014, 17:11:
Quboid wrote on Feb 24, 2014, 16:27:
I didn't really get the "bury head in sand" thing either. Did anyone? For some reason you seem to think that respecting the opinion of a particular critic is akin to burying one's head in the sand - is that right?

no thats not it

if you dont want to understand it, you wont.. plain and simple - and thats another aspect ImOof the same thing.. which makes it all so tidy

if you want the game to be good, its going to affect your judgment.. if you want to be critical, that will affect your judgment

if you want to gloss over things, that will affect your judgment.. if you want to see clearly, that will affect your judgment

hopefully you have a better picture by now, if not, go ahead and blame yourself

How the hell did I not peg you for Space Captain earlier? This makes this your... what, 3rd alter ego since being banned? I thought you were too good for this place?
 
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News Comments > THIEF Reviews
44. Re: THIEF Reviews Feb 24, 2014, 15:30 Prez
 
harlock wrote on Feb 24, 2014, 13:34:
NKD wrote on Feb 24, 2014, 13:25:
TotalBiscuit seemed to like it a lot. Good enough for me.

shouldnt "good enough for you" be based on how much you like it? whats stopping anyone from playing this game? adequate peer pressure?

at the same time it doesnt mean people who dont like it are going away, or dont exist, or arent capable of forming opinions either

"gonna bury my head in the sand, because, damnit, i wanna" .. heh ok go for it - but make sure to tell everyone before you do

Jesus, how about some perspective? Some people have reviewers that they know have tastes closely aligned with their own. Total Biscuit tends to be over critical if anything in my experience; for him to say he likes a game is usually a good indication that it may be worth trying out for me. I have no idea where the whole "bury my head in the sand" comment came from - it makes no sense in the context of the discussion.
 
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News Comments > THIEF Reviews
12. Re: THIEF Reviews Feb 24, 2014, 12:31 Prez
 
The first review I picked to read was the PC Gamer one. With a score of 79% it seemed pretty positive overall. The next one I read was Gamespot's which was considerably less positive. This is going to be one of those divisive games I guess.  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Rambo The Video Game
8. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Rambo The Video Game Feb 21, 2014, 14:23 Prez
 
This game to a game reviewer:

"I'm your worst nightmare!"
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Feb 21, 2014, 12:36 Prez
 
nin wrote on Feb 21, 2014, 09:27:
Amazon rebrands LoveFilm, ups Prime subscription price.

Guessing this is UK only (so far)? My rebill this coming July is still listed @ $79...

Yeah, I checked mine right after I read this - it's still listed at $79. 49 to 79 pounds is a pretty hefty jump for our friends across the pond though. Is the acquisition/integration with "LoveFilm" worth it?
 
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News Comments > Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims
90. Re: Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims Feb 21, 2014, 12:32 Prez
 
Verno wrote on Feb 21, 2014, 12:25:
It's not just EA, Microsoft really needs this game to be a massive success and you can bet they will leverage their major industry presence to ensure it is. From a business perspective it makes sense.

Good point. Still, I think McCoy could probably be forgiven for the vehemence of his statement considering how much work he and his team obviously poured into putting this game out. That doesn't mean he is correct in his assumption that none of the glowing reviews were paid for of course...
 
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News Comments > Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims
88. Re: Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims Feb 21, 2014, 12:21 Prez
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 20, 2014, 10:48:
Me doth think the shill protest too much.

On the one hand his reaction is understandable. If I was a developer and I worked my ass on a game and believed that the positive reviews were well-earned I would react the same way. On the other hand, this guy ought to at least be conscientious of the fact that his publisher is known to do shady things all the damn time and have brought this kind of suspicion on themselves.
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate PC Plans
4. Re: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate PC Plans Feb 20, 2014, 12:07 Prez
 
The fact that they made a point to announce that they were too busy working on paid dlc to be bothered with putting out a patch for those with issues is just mystifying to me. It's not exactly a rare practice in today's world to be sure, but why in the world would you announce it???  
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News Comments > Irrational Games Closing
40. Re: Irrational Games Closing Feb 19, 2014, 16:45 Prez
 
Creston wrote on Feb 18, 2014, 18:49:
Wow, that seems kinda... harsh? Guys make a very succesful game, and then because Ken Levine wants to make a smaller studio, everyone else gets sacked?

Thanks, Ken Levine?

I don't keep up with all the development studios, but even so I am shocked that I didn't see this coming.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 19, 2014, 12:10 Prez
 
Yay! I was having withdrawls for the last few days. Gotta have my Bluesnews daily fix.  
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News Comments > Scant State of Decay Expansion Details
1. Re: Scant State of Decay Expansion Details Feb 12, 2014, 09:50 Prez
 
I really loved State of Decay. It really did a story driven sandbox game right, and it was highly addictive.  
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News Comments > EA: Battlefield 4 "Exceedingly Successful;" Complaints Are "Noise"
5. Re: EA: Battlefield 4 Feb 12, 2014, 09:48 Prez
 
The more EA people talk, the more I am convinced that my choice to never buy another EA product again is the right one.  
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News Comments > Thief Trailer
27. Re: Thief Trailer Feb 11, 2014, 17:56 Prez
 
My favorite anti-hero has been Riddick since "Pitch Black". Love that movie.  
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News Comments > Adam Orth Making a Game - Deal With It
33. Re: Adam Orth Making a Game - Deal With It Feb 11, 2014, 12:16 Prez
 
Angrius Maximis wrote on Feb 11, 2014, 09:16:
I think its funny that the XBOX1 was always online. ...

No it wasn't. Sailors on deployed ships could still use it to play a host of games; I know of several of my old shipmates who did just that. The Navy reserves it's satellite link for critical warfighting systems.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
46. Re: Morning Metaverse Feb 11, 2014, 08:17 Prez
 
We'll make a leftie of you yet Prez

Haha! I prefer to stay middle-of-the-road on most things, but there is sometimes undeniable truth in what either side might be saying. If conservatives are calling me liberal and liberals are calling me conservative, I know I am maintaining the proper balance!
 
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