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Signed On Apr 23, 2004, 02:42
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News Comments > DayZ Video Blog
11. Re: DayZ Video Blog Sep 9, 2013, 02:59 Jerykk
 
jimnms wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 00:44:
I don't understand why they didn't go with the ArmA III engine for this. There were already early videos of ArmA III before they announced they were doing a stand alone game.

DayZ was already using ArmA2 as a base. Porting it over to ArmA3 would have taken a lot more work.
 
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News Comments > etc.
7. Re: GOG Linux Sep 8, 2013, 20:03 Jerykk
 
Not supporting Linux makes sense from a financial standpoint. The Linux gamer userbase is so tiny that it wouldn't really be worth the costs involved in porting the games to Linux. I imagine that GOG's profit margin is already small enough as it is.  
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News Comments > DayZ Video Blog
7. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 8, 2013, 18:06 Jerykk
 
I think the best incentive to not shoot on sight is to give players stuff to build (which the devs are already working on). When players feel like they are working towards a common goal, they are far less likely to kill each other.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
11. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 8, 2013, 18:00 Jerykk
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Sep 8, 2013, 14:35:
Panickd wrote on Sep 8, 2013, 14:05:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Sep 8, 2013, 10:30:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 8, 2013, 09:49:
Week 3 no Skyrim. The world is a darker place....

Well, I am fairly sure every human being on earth has a copy of Skyrim at this point.

I have 2. One on the PS3 and one on the PC. Buying it on the PS3 was a mistake but my kid seemed to like it.

I feel sorry for all the folks that bought Total War: Rome II. You can't blame them for pre-ordering given the track record of the devs of those games but it was an absolute trainwreck by most accounts.

Yeah, I've read some posts that helped me to avoid it but then I've been locked out of my Steam account for two weeks with no reply to either of the two tickets I created. So like a dumbass I thought I'd buy Blacklist from a German site for about $22 US. It stated you need an active Uplay account. I have used Uplay before. It was bad back then... well, somehow they've made it even worse. LoL
For the past two hours I have tried to figure out why I am forced to bounce off a Proxy IP to access their shit server and finally gain access to Blacklist.
Even more ironic is the fact that my ISP speeds are just under 60mbps yet it looks as if it's going to take most of the day (maybe the night also) to download the game. Another lesson learned.
Ah, well. I guess my luck is just shit lately for some reason.

Shame about your server issues. Blacklist is a great game and a return to form for the series. Definitely worth playing if you can overcome your technical problems.
 
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News Comments > Wangtastic Shadow Warrior Trailer
10. Re: Wangtastic Shadow Warrior Trailer Sep 7, 2013, 17:00 Jerykk
 
The Half Elf wrote on Sep 7, 2013, 12:12:
As little as I played Shadow Warrior, what they showed is all well and good, except 1 small thing. The voice work. Where the fuck is the guy from the first game?

This Lo Wang is significantly younger than the one from the first game, so using the same voice actor would make less sense. Also, this one is much less stereotypical. I believe the voice actor in the first game was actually a white dude.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
42. Re: Gaming is a mature hobby for resonable adults and not righteous manchildren, or not Sep 7, 2013, 04:19 Jerykk
 
While I don't necessarily approve of how Mike has handled the whole controversy, the fact that "dickwolves" are even an issue in the first place is just sad. How can anyone be offended by something so blatantly absurd? And if rape jokes are unacceptable regardless of context, what about jokes involving theft, robbery, murder, domestic violence, extortion, torture, kidnapping, etc? Surely the victims of the aforementioned crimes would be sensitive to any mention of them. Hell, how about we ban any jokes that could possibly offend anyone anywhere? Why are rape jokes the only ones that are apparently worth censoring?  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Sep 3, 2013, 04:53 Jerykk
 
Blacklist is good stuff but the occasional forced alarm or confrontation is incredibly annoying. For example, there's one mission where you have to capture a guy on a subway train. They could have easily made this a stealth-able mission (as they did with the train level in Pandora Tomorrow), but instead they made it a shootout where every enemy knows where you are and is just waiting for you to enter through the only possible entrance.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
21. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 1, 2013, 19:45 Jerykk
 
Saint's Row 4 is fun but it's pretty obvious that it was rushed. Aside from recycling Steelport and most of the NPCs, vehicles and outfits, most of the side-quests are really half-assed and simply consist of "Go complete four random activities."

Thankfully, the superpowers change the gameplay enough to compensate for this but still, it would have been nice to see more original content.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
10. Re: On Sale Aug 31, 2013, 22:10 Jerykk
 
I had no issues with Hotline Miami's controls either. It controls like any other top-down action game with mouse aim.  
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior Preorders
1. Re: Shadow Warrior Preorders Aug 30, 2013, 23:04 Jerykk
 
Initial previews have been surprisingly positive. Not sure if the game is worth $34 yet but things are looking good so far.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Guardians of Middle-earth for Windows
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - Guardians of Middle-earth for Windows Aug 30, 2013, 02:50 Jerykk
 
This is going to fail hard. $20 for the base game + $15 for each character pack? When the game's competitors are all F2P? Why would anyone play this instead of DotA2 or LoL?  
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News Comments > Steam Greenlights 100 Titles
8. Re: Steam Greenlights 100 Titles Aug 29, 2013, 00:16 Jerykk
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Aug 28, 2013, 20:52:
nin wrote on Aug 28, 2013, 20:46:
Super Amazing Wagon Adventure! Woot!


New gift option in case the person has Snuggle Truck already?

Don't hate. Super Amazing Wagon Adventure is great.

Anyway, glad to see some much-deserved titles finally getting greenlit.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Video
5. Re: Wasteland 2 Video Aug 29, 2013, 00:15 Jerykk
 
Looking good. I like how many choices are offered to the player and the combat seems solid enough.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Lost Planet 3
13. Re: Ships Ahoy - Lost Planet 3 Aug 28, 2013, 03:48 Jerykk
 
Apparently this game uses GameSpy for multiplayer matchmaking, which is pretty hilarious. Why would they do that when they're already using Steamworks for everything else?  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
9. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 25, 2013, 16:37 Jerykk
 
Blacklist is significantly better than Conviction. There are still some forced confrontations but for the most part, you can sneak past every enemy. The game gives you the most points for doing so as well. There are also side-missions, which I actual prefer to the story missions because they're more open-ended and don't have any cutscenes or other nonsense. Grim's side-missions are specifically tailored towards pure stealth players too.

Mark & Execute is still around and there are still some scenarios that were clearly designed with it in mind, but all of these scenarios can by beat by other means so M&E is still optional. If you really have no self-restraint, you can play on the highest difficulty which disables M&E.

I don't like the way there's 'convenient' checkpoint-like stashes where you magically resupply ammo and equipment. Is that standard now?

The stashes are disabled if you play on the highest difficulty.

Basically, if you want the best experience, play on the highest difficulty.
 
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News Comments > Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter Fails
19. Re: Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter Fails Aug 24, 2013, 19:09 Jerykk
 
Not surprised at all. Dyack carries a stigma with him and anyone with any knowledge of the industry will avoid him like a plague. Also, the fact that one of the developers was just arrested for child pornography doesn't help either.

Then there's the fact that Eternal Darkness is easily one of the most overrated games of all time. The sanity events were pure gimmick, 90% of the game consisted of tedious backtracking and lousy combat and most of the characters you played had no real development and offered nothing meaningful to the story.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Aug 23, 2013, 12:34 Jerykk
 
Wait, are they capping the FPS at 30 for the PC version of NFS: Rivals too? Because that would be really, really dumb.  
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News Comments > On Sale
3. Re: On Sale Aug 23, 2013, 05:17 Jerykk
 
FYI, the 20% code for GMG doesn't work on games that offer cashback or credit.  
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News Comments > Everybody's Gone To The Rapture PS4
20. Re: Everybody's Gone To The <strike>Rapture</strike> PS4 Aug 23, 2013, 05:05 Jerykk
 
InBlack wrote on Aug 23, 2013, 03:21:
Jerykk wrote on Aug 23, 2013, 00:12:
This is practically guaranteed to come to PC eventually. In fact, every indie game on consoles will likely come out for PC.

You mean like how it happened with Bungie??



Exactly.

What? Since when did Bungie make indie games? Anyway, take a look at how many XBLA and PSN games made their way to PC. Now take a look at how many PS4 indie games are already out or coming out for PC. I don't foresee the trend changing.

Games like The Unfinished Swan would like a word with you.

Guacamelee, Rochard, Toy Soldiers, Mark of the Ninja, Mutant Blobs Attack, Puddle, FEZ, Braid, Super Meat Boy, Iron Brigade, Stacking, Costume Quest, Retrograde, Dyad, Eufloria, PixelJunk Eden, Deadlight, State of Decay, Skullgirls, Bastion, etc, etc would like a word with you.

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News Comments > Everybody's Gone To The Rapture PS4
11. Re: Everybody's Gone To The <strike>Rapture</strike> PS4 Aug 23, 2013, 00:12 Jerykk
 
This is practically guaranteed to come to PC eventually. In fact, every indie game on consoles will likely come out for PC.  
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