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Description Developer, and Enthusiast gamer.
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Signed On Apr 24, 2004, 05:12
Total Comments 325 (Amateur)
User ID 20726
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 12, 2015, 19:46 raVen
 
I still say pound: pound bang splat. (#!*)  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
15. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 6, 2015, 20:25 raVen
 
Most of the comments here about HBO and Comcast are kind of moot:
Get HBO Now and stream.

The issue with HBO Go is using your ISP as a login to HBO Go. So get HBO Now when it comes out and stream just like you do with Netflix.

Comcast is really driving cable customers to streaming; and they're shooting themselves in the foot.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 24, 2015, 14:56 raVen
 
Blue,
It's likely that it didn't have a sim card or wasn't trying to make any cellular connections. Hence the long battery life.
 
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News Comments > Hatred Gets Steam Redlight
39. Re: Hatred Gets Steam Redlight Dec 16, 2014, 01:22 raVen
 
I believe when self-publishing on steam, Valve is taking a share of the burden*. (Postal had already been published brick and mortar wise, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Running_with_Scissors,_Inc. )
Greenlight is still Valve's indie publishing, and they're free to deny people from the program.

If another publisher were to step in and publish the game, I'm fairly sure it would be given a chance at digital sales on Steam. However, I'm also fairly certain that they (The Developer) would have to make some concessions to whichever publisher chose to pick them up. As that's how the publishing game works.


*: As there is less of a physical burden (shipping and distributing physical copies), there is still the Stamp of Approval burden, which I can see this is the case they're trying to make. If another publisher were to step in, it would avert Valve from being responsible for the game being released. (Especially if another publisher decided to just distribute physically, and open up other avenues of distrubution.)
 
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News Comments > Hatred Gets Steam Redlight
35. Re: Hatred Gets Steam Redlight Dec 16, 2014, 00:47 raVen
 
Yeahyeah Yeah wrote on Dec 16, 2014, 00:14:
Valve has the right to pull the game from their store. But they shouldn't have.
"Based on what we've seen on Greenlight we would not publish Hatred on Steam. As such we'll be taking it down."

As was with Postal 1 & 2, if they found another publisher willing to publish it they could probably get listed on Steam.

They (Valve) have every right to not publish games they don't want to publish. (From a publishing point of view. They're not banning it from steam.)
 
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News Comments > The Original Strife: Veteran Edition Released
3. Re: The Original Strife: Veteran Edition Released Dec 13, 2014, 12:42 raVen
 
Awesome, I've been waiting for this to come to gog.com or steam for a while now! *BOUGHT*  
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
20. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 16:22 raVen
 
Ant wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 15:51:
Will players without expansions be able to play? I still have my WoW installation on my very old, updated Windows XP Pro SP3 box, from over a decade ago. However, I haven't been updated it for many years. But then I have no time for gaming even reading BN daily. Maybe Christmas break?
It'd probably be faster to download the newer version. Tons of asset changes, and even a new asset format. They've gone on record saying an old disc install is going be less optimal an install than just downloading everything again.
If you've got decent internet speeds, you can get going pretty quickly with the battle.net launcher.
 
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News Comments > Free WoW Time to Compensate for Downtime
7. Re: Free WoW Time to Compensate for Downtime Nov 19, 2014, 16:18 raVen
 
I've been too busy playing wow to comment here.
I'm having a blast, and appreciate the sentiment. on KJ I waited around 21-25 hours in queue over the launch, and took two days off of work. (I played a ton of steamworld dig and Binding of isaac rebirth while I waited, and watched a few movies.)
 
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News Comments > X-Wing & TIE Fighter on GOG.com
57. Re: X-Wing & TIE Fighter on GOG.com Oct 28, 2014, 15:48 raVen
 
Sam and Max is also being offered digitally for the first time ever.  
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News Comments > Metallica to Close BlizzCon
6. Re: Metallica to Close BlizzCon Oct 21, 2014, 13:04 raVen
 
edit: replaced wrong link.
Napster Bad! (Warning lots of language)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIuR5TNyL8Y
 
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News Comments > Metallica to Close BlizzCon
3. Re: Metallica to Close BlizzCon Oct 21, 2014, 12:48 raVen
 
damnit, I don't want those assholes at blizzcon.
anyone want to buy a blizzcon ticket?
 
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News Comments > Next DOOM Details Next Year
12. Re: Next DOOM Details Next Year Jul 19, 2014, 16:07 raVen
 
Original iD is dead.
John Carmack, John Romero, Tom Hall, and Adrian Carmack have nothing to do with the company any longer.
Now it's just an IP horse that Zenimax is going to beat to death.

Hardcore iD fans already know this Zenimax, I for one don't care about your upcoming games.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 11, 2014, 11:31 raVen
 
I approve  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 10, 2014, 15:31 raVen
 
so many cuts / fades to black, I doubt he did most of those in one run.
I haven't played GTA V yet though... (Probably when it releases on PC or PS4)
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
14. Re: Morning Mobilization Jul 4, 2014, 00:52 raVen
 
Cpmartins: Unless you'd never worn shoes before.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
10. Re: Morning Mobilization Jul 3, 2014, 13:06 raVen
 
This just in: newly invented shoes (leather skins you put on your feet) are a major improvement over how we do things day to day. Hunters claim that people that have had shoes can no longer live a day without shoes!  
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News Comments > DOOM QuakeCon Plans
6. Re: DOOM QuakeCon Plans Jul 2, 2014, 13:17 raVen
 
who cares?
iD is now just a litigious husk inside the belly of the beast of Zenimax.
 
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News Comments > Carmack-Free QuakeCon
15. Re: Carmack-Free QuakeCon Jun 13, 2014, 22:17 raVen
 
Aww! Finally when my schedule is clear and I have cash to go, there's no point.  
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News Comments > BF Early Access Possible
29. Re: BF Early Access Possible Jun 13, 2014, 21:27 raVen
 
That way they can get all the network problems fixed 3mo after they ship instead of 6mo.
WHERE DO I NOT SIGN UP. oh here. (BF3 had enough problems I just watched the BF4 fiasco from a far.)
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Evening Metaverse May 8, 2014, 23:05 raVen
 
Comcast should get unplugged from the internet. (More technical terms: All peers should drop all traffic from Comcast.)

Actually, that's probably would it would take to get this bullshit to stop. I'm a Comcast customer, and you know what? I'll go through that pain of no internet at home for a few weeks (months, years) until they get their shit together. Or just switch to a different provider.
 
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