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Nickname Sepharo
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Description I like games... Hi.
Homepage http://steamcommunity.com/groups/detroitgamers
Signed On May 29, 2003, 01:51
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User ID 17249
 
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News Comments > Elijah Wood Joins Broken Age
5. Re: Elijah Wood Joins Broken Age Dec 8, 2013, 21:58 Sepharo
 
jacobvandy wrote on Dec 8, 2013, 21:24:
Yeah... Having backed this as a project that was not pitched as aiming to waste money on include celebrity voice-overs, I'm somewhat concerned.

I think the documentary said at some point that the celebrities are doing it as a favor. Though they did splurge on professional voice overs for the main cast. Jack Black, Wil Wheaton, and Elijah Wood are doing it for free or on the cheap I believe.

edit: Oh derp. I guess I should read and watch before I go to the comments. I guess Wood is doing a main character.
 
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News Comments > etc.
10. Re: etc. Dec 8, 2013, 18:45 Sepharo
 
Creston wrote on Dec 8, 2013, 13:47:
I quite liked the PAR, but not enough that I visited it daily. It was more of a "Hey, that looks interesting" link from their main page that I'd click.

I hope Ben will land on his feet. I think he's pretty good.

We are quite literally looking for a person that can do four jobs: Web Development, Software Development, Sys Admin, and the (dreaded) GENERAL IT

Yeah, good luck finding that guy. SysAdmins don't do development and vice versa. Most software devs don't really do web dev, though I guess you might find a dabbler. And NO developer knows SHIT about general IT support.

And they want all that for little money? Heh.

The PA positions have always been staffed by fans. I mean they've had multiple competitions for positions now. Two documented on PA: The Series and the other in Strip Search. They're going to pay shit because people who want into their work culture are willing to accept shit pay to work at PA HQ.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
35. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 6, 2013, 13:20 Sepharo
 
InBlack wrote on Dec 6, 2013, 07:26:
Sepharo wrote on Dec 5, 2013, 23:17:
I still pay for Hulu+ <gasp> but rarely use it. I'm actually watching a ton of Amazon Prime HD content though. Finished Under the Dome and halfway through Falling Skies. Watched Skyfall and Hunger Games too. Still haven't got the Netflix for some reason.

Falling Skies is absolutely, unbelievably terrible. Its underlying storyline is interesting, but the general writing, dialogue, and acting is so horrid it makes you want to puke. The only reason I watch it is because there is nothing new in SF worth watching atm.

Hey, you and I watch it for the same reason
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
31. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 5, 2013, 23:17 Sepharo
 
I still pay for Hulu+ <gasp> but rarely use it. I'm actually watching a ton of Amazon Prime HD content though. Finished Under the Dome and halfway through Falling Skies. Watched Skyfall and Hunger Games too. Still haven't got the Netflix for some reason.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 5, 2013, 13:20 Sepharo
 
Went 13-3 last week.
Was wrong with Browns, Cardinals, and Bills.
Got an upset right with the Vikings (thanks experts).
And the Bengals were slightly less favored.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
12. Re: etc., etc. Dec 4, 2013, 13:42 Sepharo
 
Task wrote on Dec 4, 2013, 12:58:
BitWraith wrote on Dec 4, 2013, 08:42:
Task wrote on Dec 3, 2013, 21:20:
The girl is guaranteed to be played by actress Ellen Page, lol.

Speaking of her, what's with all the video game girls looking like Ellen Page?

The only games I know of are The Last of Us (looks like her, voiced by a different actress) and Beyond Two Souls (looks like her, voiced by her, modeled after her).

"Modeled after her" doesn't give the technology the credit it deserves. She is the actor portraying the character.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DwHjNenAmw
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
41. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 3, 2013, 22:52 Sepharo
 
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This comment was edited on Dec 4, 2013, 02:59.
 
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PC Gaming > Skyrim Tweaks/Links/Info, etc
21. No subject Dec 1, 2013, 14:43 Sepharo
 
I ripped the Something Awful Skyrim mod guide for you guys:

http://goo.gl/JoW9lp

Skip to the second half or so for specific mod recommendations

If you happen to be a member you can view it here:
http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3567959
 
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News Comments > Black Friday Legal Briefs
7. Re: Black Friday Legal Briefs Dec 1, 2013, 01:23 Sepharo
 
Creston wrote on Nov 30, 2013, 22:10:
jimnms wrote on Nov 30, 2013, 19:30:
One, why the fuck does the software cost $1.35 million per server and $5,000 per device?

That's probably what they charge you when they find you've been pirating shit. A license of winzip costs like 30 bucks, but if they audit you and see you have 900 unlicensed copies, they charge you several grand per license.

Nah that's possibly the price for the software. The more specialized the software and the market the higher the price is. I know the software and maintenance my company sells to local government isn't cheap.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
38. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 29, 2013, 02:58 Sepharo
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 28, 2013, 12:16:
Fucken Packers and fucken Lions today, eh?

First time in 10 years and it was a blowout.
I wish it had been Rodgers.
 
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News Comments > etc.
14. Re: etc. Nov 27, 2013, 12:34 Sepharo
 
That article isn't even going to attempt to put forth an argument about why EA was voted worst company?

It kind of has this annoying "we all know EA isn't really the worst company" tone to it.
 
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News Comments > LEGO: The Hobbit Announced
33. Re: LEGO: The Hobbit Announced Nov 27, 2013, 12:01 Sepharo
 
PHJF wrote on Nov 27, 2013, 09:01:
And that's a classic movie so revered by critics that nobody will consider doing a remake.

It was a different time. I hate old movies (anything prior to the 70s, largely) because of everything from cinematography to scores to the olde-timey acting. The only "classic" movie I actually thought was timeless was Citizen Kane, mostly for Welles' talents.

Sounds like you need to watch better classic movies then.
Welles did more than Citizen Kane

One of my favs
 
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News Comments > LEGO: The Hobbit Announced
32. Re: LEGO: The Hobbit Announced Nov 27, 2013, 12:00 Sepharo
 
PHJF wrote on Nov 27, 2013, 09:01:
And that's a classic movie so revered by critics that nobody will consider doing a remake.

It was a different time. I hate old movies (anything prior to the 70s, largely) because of everything from cinematography to scores to the olde-timey acting. The only "classic" movie I actually thought was timeless was Citizen Kane, mostly for Welles' talents.

Sounds like you need to watch better classic movies then.
Welles did more than Citizen Kane
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Crowdfunding Hits $29M
25. Re: Star Citizen Crowdfunding Hits $29M Nov 23, 2013, 17:20 Sepharo
 
Sleep wrote on Nov 23, 2013, 17:12:
1badmf wrote on Nov 23, 2013, 16:55:
i can't believe i'm reading this. some of you honestly think that chris roberts is committing fraud!?

Seriously, why worry about it. they have absolutely zero impact on funding or development, they just like hating on anything successful. Always reminds me of the Steam 'Boycott MW2' group, who were all playing MW2 on release. Same will happen here, in the meantime let them moan.

Edit heres the pic.

That group had about a thousand members... At the launch hour 25 or so of them were playing the game, in Steam people playing games sort to the top of a members list. Can't believe that screenshot prompted numerous articles and people still bring it up.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
74. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 22, 2013, 00:44 Sepharo
 
OVI checkpoints or sobriety checkpoints were found legal by the Supreme Court. That article was not about those though it was about a survey ran by the federal government and aided by local police on drivers. Some lady freaked out. If you can believe it the CNN article I linked earlier says:
Deputies were told they were not to make arrests, he said. If a breath sample indicated that a driver was legally intoxicated, "The organization would handle them as far as a ride home."
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
10. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 22, 2013, 00:27 Sepharo
 
Prez wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 14:25:
I prefer "Because fuck people, that's why."

"Because money."
"Got fuck-you money."
 
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News Comments > Black Mesa Goes Commercial
61. Re: Black Mesa Goes Commercial Nov 21, 2013, 13:53 Sepharo
 
Wesp5 wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 13:41:
Beamer wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 12:39:
And they do. Not quick enough for your liking, but then you also whine about Battlefield games coming out every other week.

1. I didn't complain about BF or CoD games coming out each year. Only about their short singleplayer campaign lengths :)!

2. Valve wanted to release episodes to get out content faster. The last HL2 episode was released 6 years ago. You find this a reasonable time? I don't! Most other companies have released several AAA titles in the meantime. Valve keeps releasing small riddle games and MP mods!

3. Maybe all of you are MP people who can play the same game over and over for years and are happy if you get a new renderer or a new hat once in a while ;). But I loved Valve for their singleplayer games which were among the best games ever! Now they just don't do them anymore. Don't tell me they couldn't have finished HL2:EP3 in the time they did P, P2, L4D, L4D2, TF2 and DOTA2. Why are they stalling? I guess because it's easier for them to make money that way...

You're so uninformed that I don't know why I'm bothering to respond.

Valve was working on HL2:Ep3 but stopped because they admitted the episodic approach was a failure. They're working on HL3 and it's taking so long because they can afford to make it exactly right. I'd rather a superb HL3 then a ho-hum Ep3.

Also if you don't think Portal and Portal 2 were AAA single player games (assuming you were referring to them when you said "small riddle games") then you're just wrong and few will agree with you.
 
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News Comments > Black Mesa Goes Commercial
60. Re: Black Mesa Goes Commercial Nov 21, 2013, 13:48 Sepharo
 
Wesp5 wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 13:31:
Sepharo wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 12:08:
Nov 2000 - Present -- Commercial product from Valve.

Yeah, and how much different is this from the mod?

Very.

-When you quote someone, just hit the quote button and start typing beneath the last automatic [ / quote ] tag.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 21, 2013, 13:06 Sepharo
 
Creston wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 12:25:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 11:30:
That Texas story is a serious WTF.

No kidding, holy shit. Time to sue the police officers involved, I'd say. Voluntary survey, my ass, after a cop forces you to pull over.

Are they even allowed to pull you over in uniform if they're not on duty?

fucking ass federal government.

I read another article about these stops about a year ago... It's a night and day comparison between the two articles. This one is extremely sensational while the other was more scientific and about the study.

The stop amounts to, "Hey we're doing a study and we'll pay you to participate but you don't have to if you don't want to." "No thanks I'm busy and need to get to my destination." "Okay, have a nice day."

edit: Not the article I was talking about but a bit more information:
http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/19/us/drug-survey-roadblocks/index.html

This study is going on across the country and similar studies have been done for decades.
 
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News Comments > Black Mesa Goes Commercial
56. Re: Black Mesa Goes Commercial Nov 21, 2013, 12:08 Sepharo
 
Wesp5 wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 12:00:
Sepharo wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 11:56:
More people have played Valve-era CS then any of their other games until F2P TF2 and DoTA2.

And again you are talking about a mod that was not developed by Valve. Interestingly enough the creator of CS left Valve long ago, probably because he didn't just want to release his mod over and over. Until now Valve sells four versions of CS, at least EA and Activision create new levels for their endless BF and CoD series ;)!

Lifetime of CS:

June 1999 - Nov 2000 -- Mod of Valve game from Minh Le and Jess Cliffe with late support from Valve
Nov 2000 - Present -- Commercial product from Valve.
 
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