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Signed On Nov 18, 2004, 05:49
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News Comments > Bullet Run Launches
14. Re: Bullet Run Launches Jul 31, 2012, 18:25 Dmitri_M
 
F2P? Free to ignore..  
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News Comments > etc.
10. Re: etc. Jul 30, 2012, 08:52 Dmitri_M
 
lol. linux.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
34. Re: the matrix has you Jul 28, 2012, 05:50 Dmitri_M
 
I don't pay much mind to the Olympics. No feelings towards it either way. If people want to build the stadiums and pay it off with their taxes for 20 years to come, shrug, so be it.

I also don't pay much attention to Americans saying the Olympics is a waste of time since I know that they despise anything international that didn't originate in America. That's ok, I understand

What's that Superbowl thing all about? Damn internet get's flooded with banner ads and articles about it each year. Shrug, I guess someone out there likes it.

space captain wrote on Jul 27, 2012, 16:26:
argghh!! i need help ignoring this! please automate my perception so i dont even see anything that disrupts my precious self-obsession! i cant operate my mind properly without mechanical assistance!
So says the Lord of the Flies on the island of the ignored Bluesnews members.

I don't bother with the ignore function. Not even Cutter.
 
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News Comments > Crysis 3 Interactive Trailer
21. Re: Crysis 3 Interactive Trailer Jul 27, 2012, 07:48 Dmitri_M
 
You'd think by now they'd realise no one cares about this franchise.

Total lack of creativity. Move on Crytek, try to do something original.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
17. Re: etc., etc. Jul 27, 2012, 03:14 Dmitri_M
 
How about working on a PC only title and having a recruiter (mind you, an agency recruiter not one that worked for an actual game company - still, it speaks to all of their collective "minds") say: "Hmm, that PC title is hardcore, only weirdo's play that, only people who never leave the house play that." Translation: Are you a weirdo?

PC gaming. Giving street cred to developers everywhere.

Cutter wrote on Jul 26, 2012, 23:04:
It's not so much a filter for experience as it is for chutzpah. They want someone who really wants to be there. And if said person can sell them on themself without the experience he stands a damn good chance of landing the job.
Likely they'll just ignore or filter you out. In the days of Skype interviews and "apply by e-mail only no walk-ins or phone calls" your notion of chutzpah is archaic.

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News Comments > Microsoft Flight Grounded
41. Re: Microsoft Flight Grounded Jul 26, 2012, 20:13 Dmitri_M
 
I want to meet the pissant who thought MS Flight Simulator could be dumbed down and see increased profits. I bet it's some 27 year old kid who grew up playing N64 on his couch (I like to have a clear identifiable target for my dissatisfaction, we need more of that). Flight sims are a niche market with an established fan base. Their sales must have been predictable, they must have been profitable relative to their budget.. This is just greed. MS FS must sell COD numbers! It seems if a franchise isn't selling 5 million units it's deemed a failure.  
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News Comments > Mad Catz's Flight Simulator X Add-on Plans
8. Re: Mad Catz's Flight Simulator X Add-on Plans Jul 26, 2012, 02:42 Dmitri_M
 
the internal build of the x52's is quite poor. mine died after a few months.  
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News Comments > Arma 2 Patch
2. Re: Arma 2 Patch Jul 25, 2012, 07:56 Dmitri_M
 
Dev wrote on Jul 25, 2012, 06:24:
adding new video options, adding new patches that help day z, adding more options to help mod makers. Sounds like they are putting at least some of that new inflow of money to work on the game they are getting the money from.

All too often studios take the money and move on to the next project. Its good to see some support.
Nah, this patch has been in ongoing development through their beta patch system for months\years before the DayZ craze. http://www.arma2.com/beta-patch.php

We've yet to see any real effect of DayZ.

I credit the community for getting BIS to open their development up more. The bug testing system used by BIS was setup by a community member. As an indie studio producing an FPS they're forced to get their beta content out there. Adding video options to this patch is just a way of beta testing the options for ArmA 3. Much of these changes are likely rolled into that source.

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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
20. Re: Evening Metaverse Jul 25, 2012, 05:18 Dmitri_M
 
Kitkoan wrote on Jul 24, 2012, 18:31:
Dmitri_M wrote on Jul 24, 2012, 08:39:
I'm selective with what I post using my real name. The only thing I have under it online is a very mundane flickr account where I post safe travel photos that I'm happy for HR people related to future employers to find. It's better for them to find SOMETHING googling you, rather than no presence at all..

When you have a common name like mine, its a meaningless concept to be able to possibly find something about me on Google, as you'd have to dig many pages in remote hopes of finding the one unique me. Facebook too
Yeah my name is unusual enough that I'm pretty sure I'm the only one out there with it :\ Certainly am from a google search perspective.

Hippie parents combining a first name that has no historical or cultural reason for being paired with my last name, which is unusual enough in and of itself.

I have a friend with an extremely common name who is impossible to find online by the sheer number of duplicates out there.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
25. Re: Op Ed Jul 25, 2012, 01:51 Dmitri_M
 
I have never visited PA. I'm not sure why people do.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
12. Re: Evening Metaverse Jul 24, 2012, 08:39 Dmitri_M
 
I'm selective with what I post using my real name. The only thing I have under it online is a very mundane flickr account where I post safe travel photos that I'm happy for HR people related to future employers to find. It's better for them to find SOMETHING googling you, rather than no presence at all..

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News Comments > Op Ed
6. Re: Op Ed Jul 21, 2012, 16:07 Dmitri_M
 
Ozmodan wrote on Jul 21, 2012, 15:05:
Oh give me a break, Microsoft is the 800 lb gorilla in this case and it is absurd to charge an indie 40k+ for a patch.

The only bad guy here is Microsoft as the developer made the game exclusive for their box.

The problem here is drawing the line at one patch, when Microsoft needs to be a bit more flexible. If the game was on Steam it would have been No issue at all.

I have no sympathy for any writer that tries to make out Microsoft the good guy in any way shape or form. He is an IDIOT!
Are your thick black rimmed glasses prescription or purely cosmetic?
 
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News Comments > On Sale
11. Re: On Sale Jul 21, 2012, 13:41 Dmitri_M
 
PHJF wrote on Jul 21, 2012, 13:06:
All that clamoring paid off I guess, $18 (wow what a deal!) for ARMA. Still too much for the privilege of alpha testing a mod, if you ask me.
What does PHJF stand for anyhow? Is it "whine" in Zulu?
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. Jul 21, 2012, 11:03 Dmitri_M
 
Purchasing firearms is too easy in the US, and bad things happen.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jul 21, 2012, 09:39 Dmitri_M
 
That's what happens when script kiddies think they're artists.  
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News Comments > Fez Ports Coming?
27. Re: Fez Ports Coming? Jul 20, 2012, 10:11 Dmitri_M
 
I have no idea. I was talking specifically about those thick black rimmed ones this Fish character wears not glasses in general. It's a red flag. Like a tan on a guido. Or a sleeveless tshirt on a jock showing off roided arms. In creative settings the black rimmed glasses say "yes friends I am slightly different and special; so very creative". They will often make an appearance when the wearer has been promoted to a decision making position.

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News Comments > Fez Ports Coming?
25. Re: Fez Ports Coming? Jul 19, 2012, 23:55 Dmitri_M
 
Never trust a grown man with black rimmed glasses who was born after 1970.

Especially if they work in a creative field.

They're usually try hards with a penchant for overcompensation.
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Day Seven
25. Re: Steam Sale Day Seven Jul 18, 2012, 23:38 Dmitri_M
 
Jumped on the Total War Mega Pack. Great for me since I skipped all Total War titles between Shogun and Shogun 2.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
36. Re: Op Ed Jul 18, 2012, 22:55 Dmitri_M
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jul 18, 2012, 20:31:
Dmitri_M wrote on Jul 18, 2012, 20:10:
When you're looking for work as a game dev, the metacritic score of the titles you've worked on effects how HR recruiters view your CV.

Yeah that's half the problem. Especially when publishers can taint it, users can bomb it. Absofuckinguseless.
Yeah you can just hear the recruiter's opinion of you wither when your niche hardcore PC title with "74%" comes up. ITS NOT 90% OR MULTIPLATFORM!!!
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
33. Re: Op Ed Jul 18, 2012, 20:10 Dmitri_M
 
When you're looking for work as a game dev, the metacritic score of the titles you've worked on effects how HR recruiters view your CV.  
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