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Signed On Jul 29, 2004, 18:08
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News Comments > On Sale
23. Re: On Sale Nov 27, 2011, 21:40 CrimsonPaw
 
Has anyone played Thief: Deadly Shadows? I'm contemplating picking it up but not sure it I want to spend the $5. I will say I picked up UT2004 for $3.50 on Steam - WOW I love that game.  
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News Comments > AMD/ATI Catalyst 11.11a Performance Drivers
1. Re: AMD/ATI Catalyst 11.11a Performance Drivers Nov 21, 2011, 23:03 CrimsonPaw
 
... LOL, I JUST updated to the 11.11's Saturday night. Oh AMD, you're killing me (though I did notice worse performance after I upgraded, hopefully this will fix those issues).  
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News Comments > New ATI Catalyst Drivers
19. Re: New ATI Catalyst Drivers Nov 15, 2011, 17:32 CrimsonPaw
 
11.11 CAPs are out as well with NAY a mention of Skyrim! What ... The ... Fuck?!?!?!?!  
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News Comments > New ATI Catalyst Drivers
1. Re: New ATI Catalyst Drivers Nov 15, 2011, 13:38 CrimsonPaw
 
Woot Woot - Hopefully this will let me use Crossfire-X on Skyrim!

Edit: No new CAPs at this point so that's a big NO
 
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News Comments > BF3 Tactical Light to be Toned Down
5. Re: BF3 Tactical Light to be Toned Down Nov 14, 2011, 21:38 CrimsonPaw
 
That thing is too damn bright, it's like a 1,000,000 lumens shined in your retina. Glad to see it's being toned down where you might actually be able to kill the light holder.  
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News Comments > Skyrim Reviews
74. Re: Skyrim Reviews Nov 10, 2011, 20:59 CrimsonPaw
 
My first character will be a ranger / mage / rogue type character (in that order). I love using bows in these games and I enjoy the stealth element as well; I'm thinking of starting off as a Khajit - any thoughts?  
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News Comments > More on Deus Ex: Human Revolution Boss Woes
5. Re: More on Deus Ex: Human Revolution Boss Woes Nov 2, 2011, 16:49 CrimsonPaw
 
Yeah, I stopped playing at the first boss. I'm playing a stealth / silent kill type character so I just get pummeled in any firefight. Had I known that there were forced gun battles I would have speced my character differently.  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
10. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 2, 2011, 13:01 CrimsonPaw
 
GovernmentCheese wrote on Nov 2, 2011, 12:43:
Confirmed from the trailer:

Los Santos seems to be the main hub of activity (it's referenced in a few signs), and it would seem this is a San Andreas game, as the license plates are labelled with "San Andreas" rather than any individual city, like GTAIV LC license plates. It also shows a lot of rural settings, indicating cross-state travel.

So pumped.
Yeah, San Andreas was probably my favorite of the games so far mostly because it got into the countryside. I guess I'll be kissing another $60 goodbye.
 
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News Comments > DC Universe Online Freed
2. Re: DC Universe Online Freed Nov 2, 2011, 11:00 CrimsonPaw
 
So it's free to play, but you still need to purchase the client? That's fuqued up that is right there ...  
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News Comments > Consoles Became "Lead Platform" Late in BF3 Development
18. Re: Consoles Became "Lead Platform" Late in BF3 Development Nov 1, 2011, 11:26 CrimsonPaw
 
There are certain games I enjoy playing more on the consoles, but to me, BF3 was the ONE game that I bought a new PC for. Now that I've played it, I like the game but this is not BattleField 3, it is Bad Company 3. There are key features that are missing that would make this feel like a true successor.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Hotel Wifi Oct 26, 2011, 11:30 CrimsonPaw
 
How the fuck can they consider charging more for wifi? When I've stayed in Chicago at a couple hotels for training, they charge $15 a day for a 768k download and MAYBE a 512k upload (thank God the wifi was free since they had an agreement with Cisco). Those speeds are anything but usable in today's world and to think that one may have to pay even more for crappy wifi. No thanks, I'd rather tether to my phone ...  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Next Week
11. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Next Week Oct 25, 2011, 11:21 CrimsonPaw
 
UUGGGGGGgggggggggggggg <drops head and takes out wallet> ... time to start making my 2012 / 2013 want list.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 25, 2011, 11:18 CrimsonPaw
 
It's good to see those sales going towards such a quality game; not saying Gears or COD aren't quality, but to me Arkham City is progressive for the superhero gaming genre much in the way that GTA III was for the sandbox gaming experience.  
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News Comments > The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim Footage/Interview
1. Re: The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim Footage/Interview Oct 22, 2011, 13:48 CrimsonPaw
 
I watched this last night and while, in typical GT fashion, nothing really new was shown (aside from two new shouts) it's solidified my extreme excitement for this release!  
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News Comments > Source Engine in a Browser
10. Re: Source Engine in a Browser Oct 8, 2011, 12:26 CrimsonPaw
 
Creston wrote on Oct 8, 2011, 00:20:
What's all this jizzing in the industry over having your engine running in a browser nowadays. What's the benefit? IS there a benefit?
The benefit is for those who may use a shard PC or a public system. Say person X was out of town and wanted to do some gaming on someone else's PC (a relative or hotel), it's likely that they would be able to game quicker (no install), with more persistence (since the info is stored online), and with less of a footprint on the machine. I can see the benefit but I'm not convinced that it will turn mainstream anytime soon.
 
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News Comments > BF3 Open Beta Begins
113. Re: BF3 Open Beta Begins Sep 30, 2011, 12:14 CrimsonPaw
 
Verno wrote on Sep 30, 2011, 11:42:
Your so called summary of the thread was ludicrous and ignores all fair minded comments in favor of presenting an extreme view point, it was just as immature as the comments you claim to be summarizing.
Sarcasm: harsh or bitter derision or irony

I find it funny that the people on this site BITCH up a storm about console gamers and are willing to feed on themselves when a PC focused title comes out and is not perfect. I'm not sure what will make this community happy (aside from perfection).

I don't think it's immature to realize that most of the posts in this thread are whining and complaining about the game. Yes, there are a few posts that make decent points but the reality of it is that people will not be happy with this game until it's released (and maybe not even then).

Also, the beta versus demo may not fly for YOU anymore, but keep in mind that there was no illusion that this was going to be fully functional. It was promoted as a beta, was downloaded as a beta, and even says BETA in the upper right when playing the game. This is not final code; for all we know this could be code from 6 months ago. We pre-ordered so that we could try out the game before a demo or product was released. I'm happy with it and look forward to the finished product; then again I usually see the glass as half-full.

Lasly, I'm not getting pulled into a flame war - you've made it very clear that you don't care for the beta; don't like it, don't buy it.
 
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News Comments > BF3 Open Beta Begins
109. Re: BF3 Open Beta Begins Sep 30, 2011, 10:34 CrimsonPaw
 
I shall save some time for anyone wanting to get the information from this thread:
  • BF3 is the worst game ever

  • It is impossible to rebind keys

  • Server browser is from the 1960s

  • Even though it's a beta it should reflect final code - EPIC FAIL

  • The included open map, Metro, is like playing a multiplayer Doom 2 map

  • The closed beta map, Caspian, is more in line with previous Battlefield games, but has bugs so this game will suck


  • It's a BETA, not a DEMO - I get kicked out every 10 minutes because of server communication loss, my K/D ratio is probably 1/8, I have been promoted to level 1 FOUR TIMES!!!! All I can say about the game is this - I'm still looking forward to it. Dice has never let me down and this BETA is the worst case scenario of the experience; an experience that is still better in it's broken state than 1/2 the other $60 games out there.
     
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    News Comments > Deus Ex Prequel Mod
    4. Re: Deus Ex Prequel Mod Sep 28, 2011, 12:43 CrimsonPaw
     
    Just need another Steam sale that gives me DE for under $5 -- this mod looks awesome.  
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    News Comments > Cross of the Dutchman Announced
    5. Re: Cross of the Dutchman Announced Sep 27, 2011, 13:36 CrimsonPaw
     
    Soooooooo ... this is "Braveheart - The Game" without copyright infringements?  
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    News Comments > Morning Consolidation
    1. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 26, 2011, 11:13 CrimsonPaw
     
    8Gb install for PS3 = <calculating install time> 2 hours from inserting disk to being able to play the game.  
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