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Signed On Nov 18, 2004, 05:49
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News Comments > Road Redemption Kickstarter
2. Re: Road Redemption Kickstarter Apr 12, 2013, 13:33 Dmitri_M
 
Looks fun.  
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News Comments > Ubisoft Buys Related Designs
16. Re: Ubisoft Buys Related Designs Apr 12, 2013, 13:28 Dmitri_M
 
Anno 2070 is a great game.

I'm glad some of you missed out on it
 
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News Comments > New Jagged Alliance Coming
12. Re: New Jagged Alliance Coming Apr 11, 2013, 20:04 Dmitri_M
 
Kosh401 wrote on Apr 11, 2013, 18:50:
I didn't mind JA2 after that last big patch that added sector inventory. Before that I found it too tedious.

I know zombies are done to death (har) but I was on a DayZ kick at the time and remember thinking a zombie survival game could be cool with the JA2 engine (inventory, group systems, etc). Too bad it was so un-moddable :/

The best thing about JA was the realised characters. So fun, so full of character. Endearing. A rare quality for a game. Versus most other games which are full of..zombies. Even when the characters aren't intended to be zombies, they are.
 
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News Comments > New Jagged Alliance Coming
5. Re: New Jagged Alliance Coming Apr 11, 2013, 17:13 Dmitri_M
 
RollinThundr wrote on Apr 11, 2013, 14:03:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Apr 11, 2013, 12:42:
Well, the last one was disappointing for me. They really need to work on the AI, from what I was seeing.

Take any JA game and you can say the same thing. I'm kinda amazed this IP keeps getting remade, all the JA titles have been pretty crap.

lol good one you

you fat slob
 
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News Comments > Stardock Plans "At Least" Two Game Announcements
21. Re: Stardock Plans Apr 10, 2013, 20:01 Dmitri_M
 
As a gamer who doesn't care about peripheral subjects that old guys who no longer game yet still think of themselves as gamers whine about - I think this is good news Galciv is a classic.  
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News Comments > Steam and DRM-Free Shadowrun Returns in June
65. Re: Steam and DRM-Free Shadowrun Returns in June Apr 10, 2013, 17:57 Dmitri_M
 
Harlequin wrote on Apr 10, 2013, 11:52:
InBlack wrote on Apr 10, 2013, 10:34:
I can understand the hate coming from people who have poor or unreliable internet connections, I have quite a few friends who moan and bitch rightfully about this. In certain places its really hard to get on a good internet provider and for those people its really a bitch if they want a game that is EXCLUSIVE to Steam.

Offline mode. Issue quite easily resolved. If you mean downloading the game in the first place steam picks up right where it left off if the net goes out so not sure why it's a steam issue.

Offline mode bah. Credentials reset occasionally. Don't go away to a place without internet access.. Don't bother double clicking on the EXEs of the games you own. They won't function without Steam.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 9, 2013, 15:22 Dmitri_M
 
Even on PC the vast majority of games can't use more than 2 or so GB anyhow. I imagine anything they add over 4gb would be reserve for the OS. Unless the PS4 is 64bit..  
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News Comments > Op Ed
50. Re: Op Ed Apr 7, 2013, 04:31 Dmitri_M
 
First world problems.

This is only an issue if you live in the US or mainland Europe.

Everywhere else misogyny is alive and well. Not in silly video games. In the real world.

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News Comments > Oculus Rift Won't Include DOOM 3
30. Re: Oculus Rift Won't Include DOOM 3 Mar 18, 2013, 16:29 Dmitri_M
 
I bought TrackIR, and while I love it..I also don't use it that much. Mostly because I find it sometimes get's in the way of actually playing the game. It's just a bit of metal that sits on my headphones and it works flawlessly with most titles. Oculus Rift is too far down the peripheral road for me. A device I need to wear on my head close to my eyes. I think it will gather dust, but not after giving me a few headaches.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
34. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 18, 2013, 04:51 Dmitri_M
 
Anno 2070 is well worth it.  
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News Comments > etc., etc.
3. Re: etc., etc. Mar 16, 2013, 10:26 Dmitri_M
 
I think it's sort of sad. If you're going to invest time creating content like this why not do it in a CG application or some other dedicated content creation software where you're not limited.  
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News Comments > GRiD 2 Trailer
4. Re: GRiD 2 Trailer Mar 16, 2013, 05:43 Dmitri_M
 
Who is that narration supposed to appeal to?  
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News Comments > Morning Previews
4. Re: Morning Previews Mar 15, 2013, 17:24 Dmitri_M
 
It's amazing what a zombie mod can do for a game.

Arma 3 is Arma 2 in a non-eastern euro setting with swimming and minimal physics additions such as ragdoll and slightly tweaked movement. The animation is essentially unchanged with some tweaks that were already effected by modders for ArmA 2. Suddenly gamers everywhere are onboard with the franchise.
 
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News Comments > EA Will "Look Into" Offline SimCity; New Patch Released
39. Re: EA Will Mar 10, 2013, 20:13 Dmitri_M
 
Quboid wrote on Mar 10, 2013, 17:58:
Dmitri_M wrote on Mar 10, 2013, 17:42:
Quboid wrote on Mar 10, 2013, 16:47:
There's enough dislike of the online requirement. Even when the anger settles, the hatred of any unnecessary always-on requirement in any game will keep this going.

I'm still annoyed that Anno 2070 has (had?) an always-on requirement. I passed on an Anno game for the first time. I think I heard they were patching the requirement out but I don't know if they delivered.

I'm currently in a queue to get onto my server. Shame, because SimSeveralSmallTowns is actually a really good game. Fix the traffic, fix the population:workers ratio and give us larger cities. For free.

You passed on Anno 2070 but bought this Simcity?

Gamers are funny.


Yes, it was pretty dumb of me. I preordered before the DRM was made public.

Well one thing I can say for Anno 2070. Even with it's DRM at least the game isn't buggy. In fact it's a damn good game. If this new Simcity was anything as good as the earlier versions I might still consider buying it regardless of the always on requirement. But everything I've read about the actual game does not make me want to purchase it.
 
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News Comments > EA Will "Look Into" Offline SimCity; New Patch Released
17. Re: EA Will Mar 10, 2013, 17:42 Dmitri_M
 
Quboid wrote on Mar 10, 2013, 16:47:
There's enough dislike of the online requirement. Even when the anger settles, the hatred of any unnecessary always-on requirement in any game will keep this going.

I'm still annoyed that Anno 2070 has (had?) an always-on requirement. I passed on an Anno game for the first time. I think I heard they were patching the requirement out but I don't know if they delivered.

I'm currently in a queue to get onto my server. Shame, because SimSeveralSmallTowns is actually a really good game. Fix the traffic, fix the population:workers ratio and give us larger cities. For free.

You passed on Anno 2070 but bought this Simcity?

Gamers are funny.

 
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News Comments > EA Adds SimCity Servers; Promises Free Game
109. Re: More Big Picture Details Mar 10, 2013, 17:16 Dmitri_M
 
nin wrote on Mar 10, 2013, 13:57:
We are not as exchangable as the people who work on movie sets like key grips or boom techs.. We have technical/artistic skills that go beyond the average film set worker.

I would suspect they feel the same about your or other industries. Any time you specialize in a field, you know the ins and outs more than someone outside it. No matter what the field, people outside it always tend to think "oh, is that all they do all day?".




In my past, I worked on sets to make sure the footage film crews were shooting was useable in post production. The guys on the film sets worked a couple of set hours doing only very specific things. The post guys (artists, animators) worked 18 hour days in multiple disciplines with that footage under high pressure. From personal experience I know there is a world of difference.

I don't doubt people on film sets work hard. But we are not working in comparable fields.
 
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News Comments > EA Adds SimCity Servers; Promises Free Game
104. Re: More Big Picture Details Mar 10, 2013, 13:22 Dmitri_M
 
I really despise people lumping artists and game programmers under the general banner of "entertainment industry employee". We are not as exchangable as the people who work on movie sets like key grips or boom techs.. We have technical/artistic skills that go beyond the average film set worker.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Reveal This Month?
16. Re: Battlefield 4 Reveal This Month? Mar 9, 2013, 08:14 Dmitri_M
 
DangerDog wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 23:30:
Arma III seems like it'll be Arma 2.5 they're just not taking an aggressive enough stance to bring it into the realm of modern fps games. Player movement while improved is still clunky, the UI is still an excel spreadsheet. All that command interface stuff should be scrapped, how many people take command of hundreds of units at once?

Drives me nuts because underneath all the many layers that are the Arma Onion you could have one hell of a Battlefield killer. A target that BiS should have set out to match is Novalogic's Joint Operations - that game was tactical and fun to play. It'll never happen unfortunately because BiS is still concentrating on Man Simulator 2.0


No BIS should be adding features similar to the original plans for Stalker, and improve the hell of of the AI. They should also finally start adding intuitive features to the mission editor. They waypoint types haven't changed in 10 years. They should certainly not cater to unimaginative people who think every FPS should be MP only. Operation Flashpoint was released before BF. OFP players don't want goddamn BF.

They cannot compete with BF, ever. And they shouldn't try. Beneath the "ArmA Onion" is a tangled mess of buggy code that will never satisfy conventional gamers that can't suffer "engine quirks". So they're stuck marketing it as a simulator rather than a game because that's the only way they can justify all it's oddities and the total lack of imagination they've shown post OFP regarding single player.

Did you know that the terrain in ArmA 3 could be 5x more detailed but the developers aren't capable of pushing their own engine.

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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer
27. Re: Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer Mar 8, 2013, 20:05 Dmitri_M
 
Flatline wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 19:28:
Cutter wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 16:42:
Jerykk wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 15:31:
Cutter wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 13:12:
Environmental art isn't bad but could be grittier. Character art is horrenedous. What is this? A kids cartoon? Too much combat focus. Dialogue looks poor so far. Standard Bioware G/N/E responses. So yeah, at this point I'm really beginning to regret my investment.

You'll be hard-pressed to find any RPG that doesn't have a combat focus. Even PST has a lot of mandatory combat. That said, if you listened to the narration, you would have realized that there are non-combat opportunities in the demo. The street thug fight could have been avoided if the player had enough charisma and the interior fight could have likely been avoided if the player had a disguise.

It would be boring without combat but it's another thing when that's the main focus. And the dialogue seems to be very Bioware...so far. Limited G/N/E, one or two sentence conversations because god forbid anyone should have to read some real dialogue. So far I'm not impressed. The saving grace *may* be the editor. However, that all depends on how difficult it is to use and the amount of assets involved.


Wow. You're seriously judging an entire game based off of a 20 minute alpha clip of a side mission. Why aren't you playing the stock market with that kind of predictive skill?

Tell ya what. If you don't like the dialogue in the mission... write your own fucking mission. That's what the mission editor will be for. The damn thing is drag & drop. You can finally show us how the game *should* be.

Cutter does not possessive the creativity or the imagination for anything beyond snark. A mission editor is wasted on him.
 
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer
5. Re: Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer Mar 8, 2013, 13:06 Dmitri_M
 
looks fantastic  
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