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Signed On Nov 18, 2004, 05:49
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News Comments > Bugbear's Next Car Game
2. Re: Bugbear's Next Car Game Sep 1, 2013, 15:41 Dmitri_M
 
I wasn't really a fan of the last decent PC arcade racing game. I did love Demolition Derby back in the day and am sure these guys can do it justice.  
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News Comments > Takedown: Red Sabre Preorders; Date; Trailer
4. Re: Takedown: Red Sabre Preorders; Date; Trailer Aug 30, 2013, 09:05 Dmitri_M
 
Prez wrote on Aug 30, 2013, 08:57:
I forgot that I actually donated to the kickstarter for this way back when!

Pre-Alpha footage right? from 2004?

If it truly is like an update of the original Rainbow Six as the developers are hinting at I doubt the people towards whom this is geared will care.
Yup. I don't care if the graphics are dated. I am only interested in the gameplay mechanics. From what I've seen in the video this looks promising.
 
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
2. Re: Morning Screenshots Aug 29, 2013, 12:24 Dmitri_M
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 29, 2013, 11:23:
Toke it up!
You try hard don't you.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
65. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 26, 2013, 13:41 Dmitri_M
 
Beamer wrote on Aug 26, 2013, 02:40:
tap Triangle for 2 hours
Where I'm from tapping triangle means much more than repeatedly pressing a button on a gamepad.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
58. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 26, 2013, 06:44 Dmitri_M
 
NKD wrote on Aug 26, 2013, 00:50:
jacobvandy wrote on Aug 26, 2013, 00:34:
So, that makes you an over-the-hill yayo freak, ecstatic to vicariously re-live the neon glory of the olden days?

That actually sounds like a disturbingly accurate description of Cutter. Except you forgot his horrific erectile dysfunction and tendency to murder prostitutes.
haha..
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
8. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 25, 2013, 16:00 Dmitri_M
 
Redmask wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 14:37:
Dmitri_M wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 13:51:
Does it play well with a keyboard and mouse? Everyone who seems to be reporting the port as good plays with a gamepad. I still cannot play these sorts of games with a gamepad (even though I own one). I'd hate to buy it to discover some issue with m/k control.

It plays fine with mouse and keyboard, I'm not using a gamepad.
Thanks, I might just pick this up then.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
23. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 25, 2013, 15:57 Dmitri_M
 
Quinn wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 15:45:
This really isn't PC news yet, until it is. So I wonder when Blue decides whether it is and isn't.

I, for one, am not that sure GTAV will come out to PC. To me, it's abundantly clear that RS has something against the PC. I'm sure they cursed the PC and it's community for the issues and complaints GTAIV had and got, ie.

Every time I read GTAV news on Bluesnews, it's a surge of false hope: I'm conditioned to consider Bluesnews' news to be PC news, and logically so.
As long as certain longtime bluesnews posters keep throwing their dresses over their head regarding anything GTA related you will be subjected to news posts like this. Though snark aside these days gaming sites need to report on GTA. It's just that big of a deal traffic wise.

Shrug. I have not finished a GTA game since the 2d ones. For me at least, the 3d ones are mostly sandbox police murder games. I don't play the storylines.

True pc only news sites are rare. Some new releases people go berserk about the quality of a game. You get your hopes up and then realise they're talking about the copies they bought on console not the ports guys like me end up playing.

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News Comments > Steam Top 10
2. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 25, 2013, 13:51 Dmitri_M
 
Does it play well with a keyboard and mouse? Everyone who seems to be reporting the port as good plays with a gamepad. I still cannot play these sorts of games with a gamepad (even though I own one). I'd hate to buy it to discover some issue with m/k control.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue, affleck. Aug 25, 2013, 13:08 Dmitri_M
 
swedishfriend wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 12:16:
Ben Affleck as Batman? Seems a good fit. This is the least amount of internet outrage I have seen over any casting in any comic book based film so that is a good sign. Paycheck showed he can do fight scenes, plenty of high level dramatic acting... Don't see the problem.
Yeah I'm starting to think there's a lot of closet cases out there on the internet. I have male friends who seem to care deeply about who plays Batman spamming my facebook. What is up with these people.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak
3. Re: GTA5 Gold; Rockstar Addresses Leak Aug 25, 2013, 13:00 Dmitri_M
 
So it's gold for pc too?

<hyperventilating>
 
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News Comments > Steve Ballmer to Retire
48. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 25, 2013, 08:02 Dmitri_M
 
12 months is a long time. The circus train hasn't left town just yet.

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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Leaks?
34. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Leaks? Aug 25, 2013, 07:57 Dmitri_M
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 06:38:
Redmask wrote on Aug 25, 2013, 02:16:
I have friends on both platforms and there's no way I'm buying 2 copies of every game just to play with some. I'll just get GTA on one platform and be happy

Almost time for media blackout with this game.

I don't buy 2 copies of every game. I buy all GTA games on all platforms.....
Urg
 
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News Comments > DayZ Delayed Again
31. Re: DayZ Delayed Again Aug 23, 2013, 13:24 Dmitri_M
 
Redmask wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 22:08:
Dmitri_M wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 20:02:
hehe well the engine will be built upon as it has been for the past 12+ years but you won't get a new one. that's something anyone with even a mild knowledge of PC FPS titles should know.

That's not a ringing endorsement considering the general state of it.
Reality
 
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News Comments > DayZ Delayed Again
29. Re: DayZ Delayed Again Aug 22, 2013, 20:02 Dmitri_M
 
Primalchrome wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 18:53:
Dmitri_M wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 18:38:
I'm glad you guys got suckered into it so longtime ofp/arma (non-zombie style) players like myself who "get the game" could benefit

zombie type games attract casual gamers, bis got lucky with this mod
>rolling eyes< Whatever feeds your puerile little self delusion. I "get the game" and it doesn't change the fact that the engine is janky and unpolished. There have been a number of hardcore realism shooters over the years that provided the same feel and gameplay....but with an underlying framework that functioned efficiently. But, in the end, you are 100% correct, they got lucky. Without the DayZ mod, they wouldn't have had a quarter the sales they enjoyed. Let's just hope they don't pocket the money and run rather than investing it in a new and hopefully robust engine.
hehe well the engine will be built upon as it has been for the past 12+ years but you won't get a new one. that's something anyone with even a mild knowledge of PC FPS titles should know.

also, out of curiosity name these hardcore shooters that have provided the same feel and gameplay. because believe me if they existed i would not be playing a BIS game.
 
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News Comments > DayZ Delayed Again
27. Re: DayZ Delayed Again Aug 22, 2013, 18:38 Dmitri_M
 
PHJF wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 15:42:
I'm one of those that plunked down the cash for ARMA II just to play DayZ. I regret every cent. It was horribly buggy and the underlying ARMA platform just feels....I don't know...poorly thrown together. It made for an interesting, if not frustrating experience overall. I love the concept and really want a hardcore survival game like this, but preferably one built by a dev that really wants a solid release product

You and me both.

I'm glad you guys got suckered into it so longtime ofp/arma (non-zombie style) players like myself who "get the game" could benefit

zombie type games attract casual gamers, bis got lucky with this mod
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
11. Re: Evening Mobilization Aug 22, 2013, 15:05 Dmitri_M
 
I don't understand why some of you think this means there might be a DK for PC. They're just packaging up an old IP for release on a mobile platform to make some cash. Probably outsourced to some company somewhere and since it's a developed IP it's safe producing it cheaply. Little risk an outsourcing company will mess it up since there's a lot of material to work with. "Here guys copy this". From a production standpoint.. WE know they might not do the originals justice but from EA's perspective they get a safe little cash cow for mobile that requires little gameplay or conceptual development.

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News Comments > Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access
10. Re: Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access Aug 22, 2013, 13:32 Dmitri_M
 
Quboid wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 10:01:
SpectralMeat wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 09:53:
You guys make it sound like a lot of fun.
I might grab it when it goes on sale again.

Again? It's on sale now.

Dmitri_M, there was a bug where infantry in forest would be labelled as panicked when they should, but no actual panic penalties would be applied. Does your tactic still work?
Haven't noticed any issues. Though I tend to use veteran and elite infantry since they rarely panic. As such I may not have noticed the bug.

Just finished a nice little 1v1. Hit and run infantry attacks then quickly relocate as the air strikes come in. Infantry decks are risky to play with. You sometimes get wiped out wholesale but it's so much fun choppering your entire army in fast and deploying into every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse.

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News Comments > DayZ Delayed Again
2. Re: DayZ Delayed Again Aug 22, 2013, 09:50 Dmitri_M
 
BISigh  
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News Comments > Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access
6. Re: Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access Aug 22, 2013, 09:39 Dmitri_M
 
Yeah in MP just when you think you have the perfect deck some guy will unleash some obscure unit you haven't heard foiling an offensive.

Unlike so many RTS there's no guaranteed way to win. The tactics are so varied, often down to just the right timing.

At the moment I'm fielding mostly infantry and support units. I love hiding infantry in forests and then walking them to the edge when unsuspecting enemy units move by. Infantry is much improved in ALB.
 
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News Comments > Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access
4. Re: Wargame AirLand Battle OS X/Linux Early Access Aug 22, 2013, 08:52 Dmitri_M
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 08:40:
never bothered with this one.
An error, sir.
 
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