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Nickname SirKnight
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Signed On Apr 14, 2005, 23:42
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
1. Re: Saturday Mobilization Dec 12, 2010, 14:48 SirKnight
 
A tablet with an OS made for a KB and mouse doesn't make a bit of sense anyway.

What MS needs to do is make a tablet version of Windows Phone 7. Perhaps call it Windows Tablet 7 or whatever. That's the only way I see them standing a chance in this market. I've used Win7 on a touch based PC a few times and the experience was complete crap.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 10, 2010, 17:29 SirKnight
 
I never realized how long it's been since I last dealt with IRQ conflicts, manually setting up sound cards, etc. Ah the DOS/Win95/98/NT days. I liked those days actually. It was more frustrating b/c you had to deal with low level crap constantly, but that's what made it fun! Now things just work. Where's the fun in that!? lol

Oh and manually setting dip switches and jumpers!

And I too will play some Doom today. I'll likely use the ZDoom port. It seems to be my fav for whatever reason. Perhaps I'll play Doom on my iPod touch too. I actually still play Doom regularly anyway and I've been considering getting back into map making. There's still a lot of people that continue to do it and there's some pretty amazing maps still coming out.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Dec 7, 2010, 14:38 SirKnight
 
I would feel better about the iPhone going to Verizon if Verizon didn't have the same crappy data plans ATT has. Ohhh 2GB/mo. Yeah like I won't go over that in a few hours or less. lol! What's the point of having a phone capable of all kinds of rich multimedia and apps if you're very tightly limited? Suddenly these things become about as multimedia capable as a feature-phone. Big deal.

Verizon's LTE is a HUGE disappointment to me. I'll stick with my Sprint/Clear 4G that's unlimited. It may be slower than LTE ATM, but Clear is working on that. But who cares how fast it is if the limits are so small. Verizon talks about streaming HD videos on LTE. Yeah, you'll get maybe one movie if you're lucky and then you're SOL for the month, unless you like paying out the ass for additional gigs. Good one Verizon! Greedy fuktards.

All these tight limits are doing is greatly slowing the advancement of what could be great tech.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
3. Re: Saturday Mobilization Dec 5, 2010, 12:15 SirKnight
 
With ridiculously low data caps like this, who cares how fast it is? All it's going to do is get you to your limit and over that much quicker. Yay. :/

And I don't believe these companies at all when they say 98% of smart-phone users use less than 250MB, yes mega bytes, per month. BS. If that were true they would not be going with all of these capped plans all of a sudden. Smart-phones are made for multimedia and apps which eats bandwidth. All they're doing with these caps is hurting the growth and potential of the Internet and new devices. I don't use my android phone constantly every day, only a few days a week for a small amount of time really, and even then I use many many gigs.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Re: Morning Mobilization Dec 3, 2010, 20:04 SirKnight
 
I'm so glad Xmarks is back. Sooo much better than Firefox Sync which would freeze the browser when syncing. Plus Xmarks works with many browsers which is nice having all of my bookmarks no matter what browser I'm using.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - MX vs. ATV Reflex
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - MX vs. ATV Reflex Nov 29, 2010, 23:02 SirKnight
 
I've been wanting to get this on steam. It's really cool how they have terrain deformation from the tires so you can actually make ruts like in real life. I also like how they actually render tire tread instead of the tires being flat with a tread texture projected on it like most games.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0aXZo8TdG0

I have an older MX vs ATV for the PC that I need to reinstall. I also now feel like reinstalling Motocross Madness 2. That game kicked so much ass, especially on my MS sidewinder gamepad.
 
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News Comments > Operation Flashpoint: Red River Gameplay Trailer
1. Re: Operation Flashpoint: Red River Gameplay Trailer Nov 23, 2010, 12:11 SirKnight
 
FAIL game. In an interview they said it's not about being a hardcore simulation. WTF!

They're killing the OFP brand.

Fool me once...
 
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News Comments > Ruiner DOOM 3 Mod
1. Re: Ruiner DOOM 3 Mod Nov 21, 2010, 01:15 SirKnight
 
Looks pretty wicked.  
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News Comments > Operation Flashpoint: Red River Trailer
7. Re: Operation Flashpoint: Red River Trailer Nov 18, 2010, 19:43 SirKnight
 
They were lucky the first time to get the sales they did due to the name. Now that we have seen the cluster f**k that was Dragon Rising I doubt they'll have much luck this time. Codemasters totally ruined the OFP brand which should be given back to Bohemia.  
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News Comments > VGA Nominees
15. Re: VGA Nominees Nov 17, 2010, 20:19 SirKnight
 
RDR without a doubt. One of the best games I've played in years.  
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News Comments > Michael Pachter Interview
10. Re: Michael Pachter Interview Nov 16, 2010, 22:02 SirKnight
 
I still find it hard to believe "analyst" is a real job. How is it that someone can get paid for sitting around spouting opinions and speculation (which usually ends up being wrong mostly anyway)? What a great contribution to society.

"because I'm really good" Yeah...we all think we're Casanova.
 
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News Comments > Yar's Revenge Remake
2. Re: Yar's Revenge Remake Nov 16, 2010, 20:10 SirKnight
 
Maybe they'll get around to supporting 64bit this time?  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. What would you do with gigabit internet speeds? Nov 15, 2010, 14:42 SirKnight
 
Porn.  
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News Comments > Kings and Castles Monthly DLC Plans
4. Re: Kings and Castles Monthly DLC Plans Nov 14, 2010, 17:52 SirKnight
 
Modern gaming...taking nickle-and-diming to a whole new level.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 9, 2010, 21:59 SirKnight
 
I mainly use my PS3 as a DVD/bluray player these days.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 9, 2010, 13:44 SirKnight
 
"FPS map design: Then and now."

LOL! Yeah that's about right.

I still have WAY more fun with Doom and Quake today than I do with 99% of modern FPSes, which are for braindead morons with ADD it seems. Playing "find the key" is a lot better than the BS modern games do. Don't even get me started on health regen.

It's a shame because the FPS genre used to be my fav.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 3, 2010, 21:48 SirKnight
 
I just can't get interested in kinect or move. It seems more of a gimmick to me than anything.

Keyboard + mouse or death.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - James Bond 007: Blood Stone
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - James Bond 007: Blood Stone Nov 2, 2010, 22:17 SirKnight
 
"James Bond 007: Blood Stone is optimized for the Xbox 360 and PS3"

Meaning it's dumbed down console crap.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Nov 1, 2010, 22:55 SirKnight
 
Luke wrote on Nov 1, 2010, 21:39:
glad i don't use that piece of shit ,

ditto
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 29, 2010, 21:08 SirKnight
 
I have ZERO interest in move or kinect. I've already had my share of motion control on the Wii. I still like my Wii, but the novelty definitely wore off and I would rather go back to conventional controllers.  
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