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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > Diablo III Tops U.S. Charts
17. Re: Great... Jun 15, 2012, 11:25 Alamar
 
Bet wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 23:54:
JohnBirshire wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 21:22:
So they can afford to put in minimap customizaton now!
Lol, but they have so many excuses why that money can't fix it ok. It's not modular, and no amount of money can change that!

I realize you're mocking, but you're actually spot on...

No amount of money thrown at this problem will fix it... Within the time frame people are expecting : )

All they've said is that it's a non-trivial change, and that it'll take time.

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News Comments > The Old Republic Lead Designer: "We Are Looking At Free-to-Play"
59. Re: The Old Republic Lead Designer: "We Are Looking At Free-to-Play" Jun 15, 2012, 11:21 Alamar
 
omg... I just realized this thread is likely filled with a bunch of 'I told you so's'... By the same people that say the same thing with every new massive...

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News Comments > Might & Magic Heroes VI Adventure Pack Next Month
3. Re: Might & Magic Heroes VI Adventure Pack Next Month Jun 14, 2012, 15:37 Alamar
 
Not surprisingly, I would like to see a new M&M RPG... : )

Though honestly, I'm not sure what it would add more than Grimrock... Maybe just more content...

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News Comments > Diablo III Hotfixes
36. Re: Hotfix... Jun 14, 2012, 15:30 Alamar
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 15:25:
JohnBirshire wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 15:07:
I dunno, it seems like the perfect size to me, but I'm all for customization.

See, that's just it, thank you for actually having an open mind. Just because something "works for you", doesn't mean you have to be bias and attack someone who suggests an alternative. All we, and I say "we" because there are 1000's of posts on forums about it, want is for the ability to scale the size of some of the interface. You know, like in so many other games. That's it. But instead, we have fanbois or people who are okay with the minimap size flaming us all day long. If you use default movement keys, and the game doesn't let you change them, would you flame people for asking to? No? Then shut up, because it's the same damn thing.

Out of the 30+ friends list - no one cries about it but you. No one else has had such a bug up their A that they damn near refuse to play the game. It is as though you have this problem that is so severe that it detracts from your game when something is so far out of the play area that you feel the need to stare at it.

I dunno. You appear to make it a bigger problem than it actually is....in fact your only posts on the game mention it, in fact in one post you actually mention that it drives you insane. Might want to look into that. It isn't normal.

I'll ignore your aversion to math or statistics, and maybe help highlight the problem...

'You appear to make it a bigger problem than it actually is, for me'...

Glad I could help...

And all I saw from his original post, was a request for the change... not an 'O M F G, this is BS; I'm quitting until this complete disregard for my eyes is punished... with a whip...'.

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News Comments > Diablo III Hotfixes
33. Re: Diablo III Hotfixes Jun 14, 2012, 15:13 Alamar
 
AngelicPenguin wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 14:59:
Verno wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 14:56:
No, it's not the elites per se. It's how they can go from being a fun battle that requires a bit of care to instant death with no opportunity to manage the situation (or should I say "play").

That's exactly what is wrong with the pack affixes right now, some are literally unbeatable when your combine their base mob abilities with the affixes. The terrain you're fighting on makes a big difference too, generally lack of ability to kite will mean death. It's not something you ever really outgear either which makes it a pretty annoying balance issue.

Well except the chap said he only got midway through nightmare. I don't recall it being much of a challenge at all at that point. Maybe he could post what skills he is using? Because I don't think nightmare is really that gear dependent.

The entire game, including normal, is gear dependent... It's just more of a requirement in later difficulties/acts... Some people truly have bad luck with drops, and have trouble on fights in Normal... I know, it's crazy to even imagine ; )

It's also avoidance dependent...

Frozen orbs are launched long before they blow... Move earlier...
Arcane balls are launched long before they 'shoot'... Move earlier...
Molten/Desecration... Watch for it, and move as soon as it touches you... Especially when Jailer or Waller are involved...
Fire Chains... Move often... Don't ever be the monkey in the middle...
Mortar... Is meant to be fought in melee range... If you're purely offensively geared, you're likely already ranged, so you can outrange it, with lots of kiting... But if not, or if melee, get up and personal... Unless they're ranged mobs, because those fuckers will spread out and mortar you from 3 sides... In which case, use corners : )

Some other affixes make the above harder, like vortex with arcane... When there are 3-6 beams down, and you get sucked right into the middle, there's nothing you can do (depending on your OP abilities and mashing/lag timings), except... you guessed it... move earlier... For vortex, don't let the mobs stand in desecration/arcane areas...

Thing is... most of the combinations people complain about, I giggle (yes, like a school girl) at, because I want those easy combinations (which just means I know how to avoid them)...

And that's not to disregard the comment about space... When I enter a cave, and the very first pack, practically in view of the door, has affixes that need space to avoid, well, I die a little inside...

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News Comments > Diablo III Hotfixes
25. Re: Hotfix... Jun 14, 2012, 14:44 Alamar
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 14:37:
JohnBirshire wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 14:29:
Minimap no longer big, ugly, and invasive.

kthx

? I don't even notice it on a 23 inch WS.....you running a 17 inch CRT?

Why stop there? Let's imply he has a 14 inch peni... er... monitor... wait, that was somehow backwards...

I notice it all the time on my twenty FOUR inch WS, but that's because I'm always using it...

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News Comments > Diablo III Hotfixes
12. Re: Diablo III Hotfixes Jun 14, 2012, 13:52 Alamar
 
Wallshadows wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 13:27:
Anyone else remember their last found upgrade?

I got a String of Ears Legendary the other day.. Made my Barbarian (lvl 55 at the time) very happy : )

Not an ideal roll on the stats, but I look at the bright side... the only Barb specific stat it got was strength, and the strength is crappy (30 ish), so while I could lament on how bad it is compared to the ultimate roll, I'm happy I can pass it on to other chars when they catch up ; )

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News Comments > TERA Free Trial
23. Re: TERA Free Trial Jun 14, 2012, 09:39 Alamar
 
Gawd, what a great community of elitist assholes we have here...

Do YOU remember your first post? Did you finally decide to sign up and share your opinion because you were... wait for it... excited about how much fun you're having in a game?

Actually, I guess you all signed up to correct someone, or talk about how bad a game was...

News Flash for those without the common sense to realize it; not everyone likes the same thing. Liking a game you don't doesn't make them a shill, or a fanboy... Using those terms says so much more about you, than the person you're trying to disregard. It's about time you grow up.

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News Comments > Diablo III Real-Money Auction House Launches in Americas
31. Re: Diablo III Real-Money Auction House Launches in Americas Jun 12, 2012, 20:48 Alamar
 
Damn that shit is addicting... My dude is fully decked, and I can almost beat Inferno Butcher now... And I only spent 2k...

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News Comments > Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator
80. Re: Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator Jun 11, 2012, 17:13 Alamar
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Jun 11, 2012, 17:05:
If they are not willing to invest in the security of the customers that pay their salaries, and provide and ensure the appropriate security measures are available to *ALL* customers, then maybe all of their customers should turn to a major publisher who does invest in the bottom-line security of their customers, out of the box.

Excuse my ignorance, but could you show me a few companies that spend their money for my bad security and inability to not have my account hacked, again, at my fault?

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 11, 2012, 16:14 Alamar
 
Hmmm...

Edit: Nevermind : )

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News Comments > Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator
63. Re: Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator Jun 11, 2012, 16:14 Alamar
 
And in other news... Fools double post... Or something : )

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News Comments > Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator
62. Re: Diablo III Item Duping Hotfixed? RMAH to Require Authenticator Jun 11, 2012, 16:13 Alamar
 
MrBone wrote on Jun 11, 2012, 14:16:
Anyone that uses real money in this game or any game is a fool. And you know what happens to fools.

Anyone that tells others how using their real money is foolish, is a fool. And you know what happens to fools.

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News Comments > Diablo III Hotfixes and More
31. Re: Diablo III Hotfixes and More Jun 10, 2012, 09:54 Alamar
 
Fion wrote on Jun 9, 2012, 23:02:
Ah Blizzards classic 'need 4 hours of downtime for this hotfix' followed by 'we need one more hour' shenanigans. GW2 beta weekend is on right now and when you get a patch there, you just have to restart and patch up, servers don't even come down. It's so nice!

True, but the combat is boring as shit...

I couldn't stand more than 10 minutes this weekend... I would like to make myself play some more... And maybe enjoy it a bit, but I have so little desire... (Part of that is that it's beta, and characters get deleted... I hate deleted chars ; )

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News Comments > Humble Indie Bundle V Expands
9. Re: Humble Indie Bundle V Expands Jun 8, 2012, 11:45 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 20:37:
This is like indie deal of the year! The only problem is how many you already own.


The only one I already owned was Bastion, and I mucked with the sliders in their favor : )

Edit: As for the 'pay more than average for extra game(s)', I think that was an awesome idea... as well as the $5 min for steam keys, or whatever one+ of these sales did...

I only paid $10, even though the bundle is surely worth so much more... But I don't own any of the other games already for a reason; they didn't interest me enough at full price, so why throw a bunch more at em? I'd kind of prefer a play now, buy later approach so I could have the option of adding more money, and playing with the sliders appropriately.

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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details
15. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details Jun 8, 2012, 11:43 Alamar
 
^Drag0n^ wrote on Jun 8, 2012, 03:05:
Slashman wrote on Jun 8, 2012, 01:23:
20 hours is less than what most full games give you these days...so I'm not sure what there is to complain about.

Guessing you meant more...(?)

With the exception of the game it is an expansion pack for, you can probably count games released in the last 12 months that take 10+ hours one hand. Probably less.

Well sure, but then you'd have to include Skyrim in that list, since you can beat the main storyline in under 10 hours...

Oh, you want to explore other stuff as well, just like all those other games you would have had to include in your 'one hand' list ; )

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News Comments > Peter Molyneux's $78K DLC
30. Re: Peter Molyneux's $78K DLC Jun 7, 2012, 12:02 Alamar
 
I didn't read the thread, but am I the only person that wants to be the 'cube opener' and then keep it to myself? : )

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News Comments > Dead State Kickstarter
17. Re: Dead State Kickstarter Jun 7, 2012, 11:08 Alamar
 
jdwohlever wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 07:54:
God, I miss the day when developers cared more about making the game they WANT to make instead of making the game they NEED to make.

I was going to rip into the rest of your post, but I'm just going to assume you were being silly with all the crazy exaggerations and incorrect 'facts'...

But this... Let's think about for a minute... Most game developers are gamers; in fact, I would dare say 90%+, including the 'business' people.

So is it really so hard to imagine that actual fans of wildly successful games, that are more of the same, like Call of Dooty, want to make more of those games?

Granted, not everyone at just about any game company is working on a game they want, but that's the nature of having a job; at least they're working with some cool shit : )

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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta This Weekend
6. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta This Weekend Jun 6, 2012, 11:24 Alamar
 
wtf_man wrote on Jun 6, 2012, 11:15:
Eccentric wrote on Jun 6, 2012, 10:35:
woohoo!

dear lord, please may I get onto the actual server this time, or if I'm in the overflow again may I at least be in the same overflow as my friends.

thanks muchly.

They pretty much fixed the overflow with your friends problem. Quote from the annuncements:

Improved Overflow Servers
We listened to a lot of the input we received from players regarding their experience with overflow servers in the first Beta Weekend Event, and weve implemented a new party UI that tells you when party members are on a different overflow world. Weve also given party members the ability to fast travel to overflow worlds where other members of their party are located, and weve made it easier to keep party members together when moving between maps. Its all designed to give you as smooth an experience as possible.

This was one of my biggest complaints with the first weekend... It's one of those, 'how the fuck could they have not thought this through' scenario's... But I already know the answer...

So if that's really working great this time, I'll only bitch about how the game is the same as every other massive ; )

Which of course is a gross oversimplification (when isn't it?)... Really though, I just mean I found it to be much less 'new' than expected... I already bought it (twice), and will have some fun with it... I just wanted more...

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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Beta This Weekend
4. Re: Guild Wars 2 Beta This Weekend Jun 6, 2012, 11:14 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Jun 6, 2012, 10:50:
I need to remember to run the client again tonight to patch, as I've not done it in a few weeks...

Hopefully I'll have more time to devote this weekend, as the last beta I only had a few hours.


Thanks for the re-reminder... Thought of this the other night, and forgot again...

And apparently, the first event was before I formatted (upgraded), so I need to copy the whole shebang, from my wife's computer : )

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