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Real Name Lazarus Long   
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Nickname Burrito of Peace
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Signed On Jul 8, 2004, 17:03
Total Comments 1538 (Pro)
User ID 21247
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
30. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 27, 2013, 18:41 Burrito of Peace
 
nin wrote on Nov 27, 2013, 13:55:
edit: Oh, and go buy Sleeping Dogs!

Or don't. That game was abysmally boring and the stiff animations were hilariously bad.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Air Conflicts: Vietnam
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - Air Conflicts: Vietnam Nov 27, 2013, 07:39 Burrito of Peace
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 26, 2013, 22:11:
Over half the trailer are credits and they can't even pony up the dough for Vietnam era songs? Not even covers? Just some shitty bar band rock? Oh yeah, I'm sure this game won't suck too bad.

It's actually quite horrible. The production values are crap, the visuals are crap, the feel of the game is crap and even the music is crap.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
8. Re: Evening Interviews Nov 26, 2013, 09:26 Burrito of Peace
 
PHJF wrote on Nov 26, 2013, 08:02:
Duh, just use Splenda.

Cooking with Splenda is horrible. It makes the food taste like it was created by Dow.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
40. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 21, 2013, 08:00 Burrito of Peace
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
8. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 21, 2013, 06:45 Burrito of Peace
 
Kha wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 04:38:
Yeah, sure, tell me then when you're able to run the same games on a PC with Linux

I'm betting Valve probably can convince some publishers to try publishing their PS4 titles on SteamOS. Incredibly low overhead for porting it and they already have a built in distribution model. If that happens, and if even a few of those titles are smash hits, then you'll see more studios who develop for the PS4 start porting.

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
7. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 20, 2013, 14:24 Burrito of Peace
 
Creston wrote on Nov 20, 2013, 13:52:
Don't hate on the push up bra. That's the best thing ever invented.

Oh Hell no. It's the most deceptive thing ever invented. It's the equivalent of stuffing your shorts.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta
32. Re: New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta Nov 20, 2013, 11:10 Burrito of Peace
 
I don't use sleep mode because I just leave the machine on all the time. It's one of several in a rack and it's just easier to do so.  
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News Comments > New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta
21. Re: New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta Nov 19, 2013, 20:43 Burrito of Peace
 
HorrorScope wrote on Nov 19, 2013, 17:18:

Do you use sleep mode at all?

Not at all. That's for laptops solely.

HorrorScope wrote on Nov 19, 2013, 17:18:
Also what Creston says, I use those settings to.

I'll give that a shot.

Thanks guys.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta
12. Re: New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers add ShadowPlay Beta Nov 19, 2013, 13:45 Burrito of Peace
 
Honest question, and no snark, but are these stable yet? On my 560ti and 660ti systems, anything newer than 314s crash constantly and causes random and temporary system lockups until the drivers recover. OSes are Win7Pro64, Win8Pro64 and WinServer2012.  
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Lowers RAM Requirement
6. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 19, 2013, 09:47 Burrito of Peace
 
Rigs wrote on Nov 19, 2013, 09:44:
There's a Nazi for everything... ;P

I did Nazi that coming.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Lowers RAM Requirement
1. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Lowers RAM Requirement Nov 19, 2013, 09:01 Burrito of Peace
 
4MB?

SWEET! Now my 386DX can run the game!
 
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News Comments > X Rebirth Apology & Patch Plans
33. Re: X Rebirth Apology & Patch Plans Nov 18, 2013, 16:05 Burrito of Peace
 
Creston wrote on Nov 18, 2013, 15:41:
I can't argue about AP, but TC was a giant clusterfuck as well. I actually wrote a guide to the Terran Plot because so many people were getting stuck in it at the time. There were dozens of ways that entire campaign could break.

So yeah, the bugs are just Egosoft as usual. The stupid gameplay design decision, however....

I sit corrected. I don't remember hearing anything particularly negative about TC and picked it up last year on the Steam Big Box o' X sale.

Like I said, the design decisions are just a more clear and recent example of Egosoft's grasp exceeding their reach. They've got great ideas and great artists, to be sure, but damn do their systems coders need more experience or to be lead by someone with complex, hierarchical systems experience.
 
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News Comments > X Rebirth Apology & Patch Plans
26. Re: X Rebirth Apology & Patch Plans Nov 18, 2013, 14:15 Burrito of Peace
 
Egosoft/X - Rebirth raped my mom, my sister, my wife, my second wife, my other wife and then kicked my pregnant dog. Then, when my pregnant dog suddenly went in to labor, they raped the puppies!

OMFG! GET THE PITCHFORKS, TORCHES AND ROMANIAN EXTRAS!

Having read the X threads over the last couple of days, I've had a good couple of chuckles. I'm guessing either younger members have never played the earlier X titles or are severely blinded by their rose tinted glasses. Every X launch has been a total clusterfuck with the exception of TC and AP (as those are essentially mods) and every X title has required extensive patching and rework. Whilst they eventually tidy up the title to a playable, if not enjoyable, state, Egosoft's track record is one of continuously buggy releases. They had, what, four titles on the old X engine and it still had fundamental issues (like watching a TL nosedive straight in to a station over and over again until it exploded). This allegedly new engine, with a cornucopia of new features and an entirely different approach to the X universe should have been a really clear indication that Egosoft was extending their grasp far, far beyond their reach.

It's like complaining that your Triumph or MG keeps breaking down. Duh, look at the manufacturer. What'd you honestly expect?

 
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News Comments > Roberts: "Star Citizen is a PC Game"
35. Re: Roberts: Nov 18, 2013, 14:06 Burrito of Peace
 
Creston wrote on Nov 18, 2013, 14:01:
The internet at its finest.

I love how you don't even try to be subtle about your sarcasm anymore.
 
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News Comments > Strike Vector Story Trailer
4. Re: Strike Vector Story Trailer Nov 14, 2013, 09:54 Burrito of Peace
 
Anyone else get a Homeworld vibe off the art style in the cinematics?  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Gameplay Footage
4. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Gameplay Footage Nov 14, 2013, 09:40 Burrito of Peace
 
nin wrote on Nov 14, 2013, 09:23:
I hope this is better (than 2), but I'm also incredibly skeptical, at this point.

While I was not pleased with the revisiting of the same seven locations over and over in DA2, I think story-wise it was a much better game than DA1. DA1 was your generic, messianic fantasy story. Even the NPCs were much more bland in DA1. Isabela, Varric and Merrill were consistently amusing and entertaining and I don't recall hearing the same conversation twice.

DA2 just felt more personal to me and I didn't mind the reduction of customization and hojillion and a half skills. Then again, I play games for their stories and not their mechanics or features.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: Into the Black Nov 14, 2013, 08:06 Burrito of Peace
 
Hopefully these donations will help her get a leg up on her medical bills.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Blood Knights
3. Re: Ships Ahoy - Blood Knights Nov 14, 2013, 08:04 Burrito of Peace
 
Jeremy spoke in...  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Announced
16. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Announced Nov 12, 2013, 15:41 Burrito of Peace
 
It was awesome and I go back and play it to this day on occasion. The haters can sit and rotate on a logic probe.  
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Announced
8. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Announced Nov 12, 2013, 13:28 Burrito of Peace
 
Middle-earth: Shovelware of Mordor.  
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