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Signed On Nov 18, 2004, 05:49
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 4, 2013, 18:23 Dmitri_M
 
As kids we used to mix chlorine and water in tightly sealed plastic bottles and blow shit up. Shake, run, wait 60 seconds for one helluva boom! Once we walked into the resulting chlorine gas cloud to investigate the crater we'd just created and all started suffocating. No wonder they used the shit during World War 1 as a chemical warfare agent. Ah, to be young again! *cough* *wheeze*  
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News Comments > 3D Quake Editor
14. Re: 3D Quake Editor Mar 4, 2013, 17:46 Dmitri_M
 
Quake is the name for God on the hearts and minds of gamers everywhere.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
11. removed Mar 1, 2013, 10:01 Dmitri_M
 
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News Comments > Arma 3 Alpha Next Week
32. Re: Arma 3 Alpha Next Week Feb 27, 2013, 19:42 Dmitri_M
 
Frags4Fun wrote on Feb 27, 2013, 08:45:
Did they really just say, "purchase the alpha"? LMAO!
They've been doing that for over a decade.
 
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News Comments > Bugbear's Next Car Game Announced
6. Re: Bugbear's Next Car Game Announced Feb 23, 2013, 17:58 Dmitri_M
 
All I ever wanted out of the Flatout series was Demolition Derby 2.

Flatout2 came closest but their tracks were too grounded in reality with too much of an emphasis on racing.

Flatout1 might as well be considered a simulation. The tracks hardly allowed for the big crashes the game was capable of delivering.

Don't get me wrong, I loved Flatout2. But they need to make it easier for the big crashes to happen more consistently. DD2 achieved that by smart design placing huge jumps in many of the tracks.
 
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News Comments > GeForce GTX TITAN Announced
38. Re: GeForce GTX TITAN Announced Feb 19, 2013, 13:54 Dmitri_M
 
After 15 years of building my own desktops and purchasing the latest gfx cars I sold my last and moved to a gaming laptop exclusively. 1080p display and it has the equivalent of a mid ranged 5 series in it. I can run pretty much anything on it on nearly maxed, it's small and isn't noisy (unless I'm running a 3D app). I'll never go back to a giant tower of doom with 12 fans.

Unless we have a return to PC only FPS releases I expect this thing to last me a few more years. ArmA is the only non-port FPS I play and it stresses my system (and that's partly because it's a unoptimized).
 
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News Comments > Wargame: AirLand Battle Website
2. Re: Wargame: AirLand Battle Website Feb 17, 2013, 15:00 Dmitri_M
 
Lordy.  
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News Comments > DayZ Update
6. Re: DayZ Update Feb 16, 2013, 21:59 Dmitri_M
 
The standalone product's engine won't satisfy players. People who have come to BI's engine thanks to DayZ probably expect some huge improvements to the engine for the standalone, but they don't realise that when BI say they're going to make improvements it's all very understated.

If it's lucky it'll feature ported features from VBS, but that's about it. BI have supported their products wonderfully over the years. The problem is most of that support is band aiding and tiny incremental improvements of the dated engine.

They need to throw out all of the code related to animation and player movement and start over. Keep the player's view attached to the head, independent of the gun (unlike every other FPS) but quit relying on the peculiar movement system where animations cannot be paused once they're initiated. Will BI discard something that has been present in their engine since the late 1990s? No. By now it's probably reams of uncommented mess that no one could even begin to unravel or correct.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dead Space 3
20. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dead Space 3 Feb 6, 2013, 07:32 Dmitri_M
 
I loved the first two even though I didn't like the overall direction of the second. Less claustrophobic setting. They should really have kept it in space. An ice planet seems like a real B-grade Saturday morning Syfy channel turn.

I might wait for a sale before I try 3. Sad really.

Cutter wrote on Feb 5, 2013, 22:20:
The first one was ok as a novelty. The second was enh. This will certainly be worse.
Bit like your posts.
 
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News Comments > Evening Screenshots
3. Re: Evening Screenshots Feb 5, 2013, 06:49 Dmitri_M
 
Reminds me of a more colourful Syndicate.

It's great.
 
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News Comments > Brutal Legend Steam DB Entry Spotted
12. Re: More Big Picture Details Feb 3, 2013, 08:31 Dmitri_M
 
It was a console exclusive. No thanks.



Ducks at incoming troll accusations.
 
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News Comments > DayZ Status Report
14. Re: DayZ Status Report Jan 27, 2013, 06:55 Dmitri_M
 
The DayZ style freewheeling gameplay has been in OFP/ArmA for 10 years. Sure, we weren't playing with zombies but large scale military missions that involved running around, hit and running AI and "living off the land". DayZ without zombies. I have no expectations that they're make any real improvements to the engine. Nothing has changed over the years except incremental updates to the graphics engine. The current DayZ gameplay has been possible since 2001.

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News Comments > Crusader Kings II Linux Released
7. Re: Crusader Kings II Linux Released Jan 23, 2013, 14:47 Dmitri_M
 
Quboid wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 14:45:
Dmitri_M wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 14:41:
Quboid wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 14:37:
Yuioup wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 12:49:
Have they fixed the bugs that makes the game unplayable?

[Starts Crusader Kings on Steam on Ubuntu to see if they did]

Nope. Still unplayable.

What bugs? Bugs with the Linux version, or in CK2 in general?

He probably deems the game unplayable since it doesn't simulate the lice in your king's hair piece.

There's probably a mod for that, check Paradox's forum.

I expect to find lice there.
 
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News Comments > Crusader Kings II Linux Released
5. Re: Crusader Kings II Linux Released Jan 23, 2013, 14:41 Dmitri_M
 
Quboid wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 14:37:
Yuioup wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 12:49:
Have they fixed the bugs that makes the game unplayable?

[Starts Crusader Kings on Steam on Ubuntu to see if they did]

Nope. Still unplayable.

What bugs? Bugs with the Linux version, or in CK2 in general?

He probably deems the game unplayable since it doesn't simulate the lice in your king's hair piece.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
24. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 22, 2013, 08:13 Dmitri_M
 
Muscular Beaver wrote on Jan 22, 2013, 06:45:
This DayZ hype is really starting to benefit ArmA 2.
Much more players on normal ArmA 2 servers now. The effect that I feared that there would be much more cheaters because of this, has not been true. However there are much more teamkillers and other griefers on servers now.
There will be a brief spike in players. The sorts of players who complain about the game or require endless help and then quit. Few will stay for the non Day-Z content.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
10. Re: Into the Black Jan 19, 2013, 18:33 Dmitri_M
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 18, 2013, 22:28:
Now it's all tripe.

Television post 2000 has been great. It's replaced Hollywood films as my media of choice.

It's declined a bit now with series like Deadwood, The Wire, The Shield, The Sopranos and a host of others ending their runs but honestly if you think television from the 90s or 80s was better than the past 10 years then you truly are a troll. Or perhaps your mouth is so big you think we want to hear your opinion on everything even shit you know nothing about.

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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Jan 19, 2013, 11:25 Dmitri_M
 
I use dislike of The Wire as a yardstick for whether someone is a man or a monkey.  
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News Comments > On Sale
5. Re: On Sale Jan 18, 2013, 15:58 Dmitri_M
 
the activations reset every 30 days  
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Return to Ravenholm Screenshots
22. Re: Half-Life 2: Return to Ravenholm Screenshots Jan 15, 2013, 14:36 Dmitri_M
 
Valve aren't hurting for money. How hard would it be to knock out another episode? It's not like episode 1 and 2 were THAT amazing.

Of course, that time has passed. It would be near impossible to satisfy any of us now unless episode 3 was titled "HL3".
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
8. Re: Saturday Metaverse Jan 13, 2013, 09:30 Dmitri_M
 
Orphic Resonance wrote on Jan 13, 2013, 08:26:
s1mon75 wrote on Jan 13, 2013, 07:34:
Sweet! This means for 10 years or more I, as an Australian will be forced to Pirate HBO's content if I wish to watch it within a reasonable time frame.

like you actually need a reason to pirate tv shows..

gimme a fucking break
I agree that people pirate because they simply want stuff for free. That said, as someone who consumes a lot of US made media that doesn't live within the US these companies sure make it difficult for me to give them money. Whether it's audiobooks, MP3 purchases, films. I'm always working hard trying to find a way to legitimately pay for things, having to find online stores that don't lock me out over regional restrictions.
 
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