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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
16. Re: Evening Tech Bits May 5, 2012, 10:01 Silicon Avatar
 
I guess I don't use DVD movies much anymore, but if I want to it's going to be a hassle with Win 8.

That's the thing. Now it's a marketing problem. "Win 8 charges you more to do what you could do for "free" in Win 7".

That's all people are going to hear.

That's sort of all I hear, honestly. I haven't seen anything about Win 8 that makes me want to upgrade at all.
 
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News Comments > Official The Elder Scrolls Online Announcement
5. Re: Official The Elder Scrolls Online Announcement May 3, 2012, 21:01 Silicon Avatar
 
I think the money I might have spent on this will go to Kickstarter stuff instead.

I just don't see how the developer is going to make this fresh.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Next Year
27. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Next Year May 3, 2012, 14:03 Silicon Avatar
 
I might have played a Fallout MMO but not an Elder Scrolls one.

I'm not sure I would have played the Fallout one either to be honest. The only MMOs I ever touch anymore are the free to play ones and I usually give those up after a month or so.

Games that you can't mod just don't do it for me these days.
 
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News Comments > PC Skullgirls Announced
8. Re: PC Skullgirls Announced May 3, 2012, 09:29 Silicon Avatar
 
Considering that the anime look was largely inspired by Betty Boop and Disney the idea that "white people can't draw anime" is sort of stupid.

The more you know...

 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed
45. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed May 2, 2012, 09:37 Silicon Avatar
 
Get the Nexus Mod Manager. It'll remember what mods you have and tell you if they are out of date.

It's really handy.
 
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News Comments > Questionable Kickstart Cancelled
8. Re: Questionable Kickstart Cancelled May 1, 2012, 10:31 Silicon Avatar
 
Kickstarter will end up being a big-boys only club because of stuff like that.

That will take all the fun out of it too.

 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
3. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 28, 2012, 11:32 Silicon Avatar
 
They're going to start getting it from everyone eventually.

It still won't save retail.

 
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News Comments > Skyrim DLC Hints?
14. Re: Skyrim DLC Hints? Apr 28, 2012, 11:30 Silicon Avatar
 
TES games are sort of the make-your-own fun variety. Yeah there's stuff to do and the MQ is fun to a point but really the big laughs are to be had in doing stuff that obviously wasn't intended.

Plus mods. I never get tired of the funny stuff people put into mods.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Crowbar Tease
20. Re: NVIDIA Crowbar Tease Apr 28, 2012, 11:26 Silicon Avatar
 
I think if you hit a zombie with a pry bar he'd just groan and keep shuffling.
 
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News Comments > Free Portal 2 DLC Next Month
35. Re: Free Portal 2 DLC Next Month Apr 27, 2012, 17:01 Silicon Avatar
 
I remember getting mad and shooting portals everywhere because I couldn't solve a room. As it turned out one of the places I shot a portal to solved the puzzle.

Then I felt stupid because of how hard I'd made the room seem in my head. It was so easy..

 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
4. Re: Evening Safety Dance Apr 26, 2012, 09:53 Silicon Avatar
 
Soo...

Getting your source code leaked is just like pumping millions of gallons of oil pollutant into a massive fishery that supplies tens of thousands of people with food and jobs.

Stay classy, Kaspersky Labs.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Community Demonstration
24. Re: Mass Effect 3 Community Demonstration Apr 25, 2012, 09:28 Silicon Avatar
 
Ain't no man-baby like an internet man-baby.

That's all I'm getting out of this particular "protest".
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Concludes at $3M+
40. Re: Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Concludes at $3M+ Apr 17, 2012, 19:34 Silicon Avatar
 
I'm in. I'm pretty excited about it.  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
3. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Apr 15, 2012, 13:30 Silicon Avatar
 
The ribbon sucks.

MS Office is a great example of feature creep and why it's bad.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 and Obsidian
8. Re: Wasteland 2 and Obsidian Mar 30, 2012, 17:25 Silicon Avatar
 
nin wrote on Mar 30, 2012, 16:51:

It says right at the bottom that inXile is doing the coding, not Obsidian.

It also says they want to use Obisidan's tools.

I assumed those would be the sort of tools that a developer might use to transfer a 3D object to a game-ready format or something like that. Utilities basically.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 and Obsidian
3. Re: Wasteland 2 and Obsidian Mar 30, 2012, 16:35 Silicon Avatar
 
It says right at the bottom that inXile is doing the coding, not Obsidian.

All this does, if they reach the money limit, is get Chris Avellone involved in the project. That's okay I guess. Maybe. Maybe it would be one too many cook. Who knows?

Personally I want modding tools. If they promise modding tools I'll kick more money in.

 
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News Comments > Prince of Persia Source Code Rediscovered
3. Re: Prince of Persia Source Code Rediscovered Mar 29, 2012, 21:31 Silicon Avatar
 
That's pretty funny.

The floppy disks should be fine if they were just kept in a closet.
 
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News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Dropping MMO; THQ Cuts
5. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Dropping MMO; THQ Cuts Mar 29, 2012, 21:28 Silicon Avatar
 
At least they bailed out of it before releasing crap and then folding up completely. Some publishers aren't smart enough even for that.

 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers
23. Re: New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers Mar 29, 2012, 09:20 Silicon Avatar
 
I have trouble with Youtube from time to time on 3 different PCs with 3 different video cards (both Nvidia and ATI). I think it's just Youtube (or Flash) being sucky.

 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers
14. Re: New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers Mar 28, 2012, 19:09 Silicon Avatar
 
Nvidia/ATI is a story of the always being greener on the other side.

 
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