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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > WoW Adding All Race Access
20. Re: WoW Adding All Race Access Aug 17, 2012, 17:18 Alamar
 
My hopes raised for a second with my mind reading ahead 'WoW Adding All Race Class Combinations'... But no... : (

I want my goober kitty...

-Alamar
 
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Aug 14, 2012, 11:00 Alamar
 
Dev wrote on Aug 14, 2012, 00:57:
Double Fine's Iron Brigade is 20% off on steam.

Annnnnnd bought... Though, Darksiders II unlocked last night, so might be a week before I take a crack at it...

I really liked the FPS/TD blend that Sanctum offered, so more of that style is good... The campy humor looks amusing, at times, but I could probably take it or leave it...

-Alamar
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 13, 2012, 21:22 Alamar
 
I swear... If I hadn't been messing around on Reddit lately, I wouldn't have noticed the olympics were on... I also saw exactly none of it, minus some chick with an unimpressed look, and some /r/waterpoloboobs... : )

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News Comments > Diablo III 1.04 This Month
2. Re: Diablo III 1.04 This Month Aug 10, 2012, 19:59 Alamar
 
Unleash the Told-ya-so's...

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 10, 2012, 11:42 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Aug 10, 2012, 11:31:
When he wants to be stubborn, he can be quite mule-headed.

I've got a cat that's the same way. She wants to climb through the miniblinds and break them. It's been a battle, and I'd normally just raise them, but I don't want people peering into a empty house when no one is there...

I think a line of black pepper in the windowsill might have finally caused her to give up...for NOW. (This also works when the cat insists on rooting through a bathroom trashcan for qtips as toys...)




Apparently, tinfoil works great with cats... As most hate the feel, at least of scratching through it (it's more of a furniture protector).

Which is ironic, because there's just about nothing cats like more than batting around a ball of tinfoil : )

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News Comments > Epic Forms Impossible Studios from Big Huge Ashes
13. Re: Epic Forms Impossible Studios from Big Huge Ashes Aug 9, 2012, 23:00 Alamar
 
Prez wrote on Aug 9, 2012, 19:23:
A developer making iOS games may as well be dead as far as I'm concerned, but the key thing in this case is that Epic did a good thing here. These guys woukd be out of work were it not for Epic. Who knows - having all that PC gaming talent close at hand may convince them to fund these guys so they can do a PC game down the road.

Also good to consider cross platform, which I realize a lot of people here already dislike, but mobile games have begun being ported to PC, and while maybe not idea for epic, it's a good system/path for indies..

Two games regarding this are Galaxy On Fire 2 and Babel Rising...

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News Comments > Star Trek: Infinite Space Cancelled
4. Re: Star Trek: Infinite Space Cancelled Aug 8, 2012, 11:08 Alamar
 
Even with how crazy popular 'in app purchasing' has become, it can't be an easy sell to a backer/publisher... 'Wait... you want gobs of money for a product you're giving away, with optional purchases?'

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News Comments > Galaxy on Fire 2 Next Week
1. Re: Galaxy on Fire 2 Next Week Aug 8, 2012, 10:37 Alamar
 
This is cool... I was just playing this last night on my brand spanky new Nexus 7, and I hate the touch controls for flying, but it made me want to load up a PC space flight 'Sim'...

As long as the price isn't stupid I may get it near launch... Though I really should just finish SPAZ (and all the summer sale purchases) first.

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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
5. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Aug 5, 2012, 17:00 Alamar
 
yuastnav wrote on Aug 5, 2012, 16:23:
In other words "Those mean Linux peoplez are not giving me their money. QQ"

Not sure if intentionally ironic or just ignorant...

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News Comments > Op Ed
5. Re: Op Ed Aug 5, 2012, 16:55 Alamar
 
I started up a scroll 'trial' today... With the massive let down GW2 is, I'm considering picking up MoP nearish launch...

As someone that ran a guild without spam inviting, and even worse now with guild levels making my 'only' lvl 10 guild seem wothless, I'm thinking that LFR would be handy for 'pug'n the last few spots in a 10... We very often ended up with 8 or 9 even when most of the guild was active.

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News Comments > Doom 4 Will Support Oculus Rift
7. Re: Doom 4 Will Support Oculus Rift Aug 3, 2012, 23:06 Alamar
 
But will it have mega textures? That's the real question.

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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
11. Re: Evening Tech Bits Aug 3, 2012, 00:21 Alamar
 
With the same hardware, Windows 7/OpenGL/L4D2 clocks in at 303.4 fps compared to Windows 7/DirectX/L4D2 at 270.6 fps. In short: OpenGL is faster than DirectX.

So... If I find a game that runs faster on DirectX than OpenGL... Can I write an article saying that 'OpenGL is slower than DirectX'?

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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Today
25. Re: Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Today Aug 2, 2012, 15:57 Alamar
 
NKD wrote on Aug 2, 2012, 11:23:
Kinda regret preordering this. Got more and more unimpressed with this one as time went on. Giving my account to my brother. Can't play it on this craptop right now anyway.

Or.... Just get a refund, like I did...

The game may be a huge disappointment, but their CS was awesome... I really can't compare it to competitors though, as I have never asked for a refund before...

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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Orcs Must Die! 2
6. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Orcs Must Die! 2 Jul 30, 2012, 23:13 Alamar
 
Noticed this available for (disreputable) download.. Didn't know it was this close. I thought the first (demo) was great, but ended up barely playing retail... Steam claims about 90m played.

It is one, of many, that I need to 'power through', but I'm just not feeling it...

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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 30, 2012, 13:28 Alamar
 
So it WOULD be fair to say that Bluesnews.com is a pimple on Facebook's ass... Or the like...

That's meant to be silly, not insulting...

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 29, 2012, 23:55 Alamar
 
Disappointing Parkour vid.. So much showboating, so little cool shit...

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News Comments > Castle Story Kickstarter
9. Re: Castle Story Kickstarter Jul 28, 2012, 17:27 Alamar
 
DrEvil wrote on Jul 28, 2012, 16:59:
Not surprising; Markus Persson (aka "Notch") posted about this on Twitter yesterday and their donations skyrocketed.

Wonder if Cutter will come in here and say something bad about him : )

As for DG2... I feel bad doing it, but I have to laugh at them jumping on the KS bandwagon, and not making their goal, when they (from the start) listed extra goals at 2, 3, 4x the initial (far too high) goal of 250k...

I also expect their game to get made either way, and reserve (my) KS donations to those that need it.

Edit: On topic... Not sure it's my style of game, but the first few mins of the (Castle Story) vid looked pretty cool... I'm glad they made their goal : )

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News Comments > etc., etc.
10. Re: Blizzard/Valve and Win8 Jul 27, 2012, 22:47 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Jul 27, 2012, 22:12:
They haven't done a 'big' game in years

I could have sworn that Portal 2 had shipped...



Sure, but when was the last big game they did?

As for Win8 adoption, the fact they're letting consumers as far back as XP upgrade for $40 means they'll get some numbers.

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News Comments > INVERSION on Steam
1. Re: INVERSION on Steam Jul 27, 2012, 21:06 Alamar
 
Don't recall ever having heard about this, but saw it on steam, and the video looked alright.. Not enough to do more research though : )

No demo listed either, so maybe never...

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News Comments > Borderlands 2 Digital Preorders
27. Re: Borderlands 2 Digital Preorders Jul 27, 2012, 17:01 Alamar
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jul 27, 2012, 14:22:
Alamar is buying from GMG.

I have 2 BL2 copies.

1 going to Creston for 38 USD (on hold).

I have 1 more copy fr 38 USD.

Sorry again about that... Not living in the US, it ended up less of a hassle for me to get it this way. Plus the other person I was 'going in with' is a bit flaky on the decision.

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