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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend
28. Re: Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend May 18, 2012, 11:16 Alamar
 
InBlack wrote on May 18, 2012, 10:51:
Darks wrote on May 18, 2012, 10:46:
InBlack wrote on May 18, 2012, 10:31:
I really, really hope they iron out the bugs in the Diablo3 engine. Im having a lot of fun with the game but jesus christ their engine SUCKS MAJOR BALLS....Its playable....sort of....but I cant imagine anyone making a hardcore character for D3 at this moment.

What the hell are you talking about? What issues? Other then the launch issues that have been fixed, there have been no other problems. In fact we spent the last two days playing the game 3 or more hours at a time and not once did the game crash out or boot anyone out with a problem. I think some needs to take his meds.

You are either A) a Liar B) a Blizzard fanboy C) One of the few people who can play the game without the INFAMOUS STUTTERING, ASSET LOADING ISSUE.

Telling the truth, and being wrong, are two separate things...

But hey, let's not answer his question, because that would be silly... I'm curious what about the engine 'SUCKS MAJOR BALLS'... I've put about 24 hours of playing in, have seen a few minor issues, but have no idea what you're freaking out about...

So in short, I think, you are either A) a Liar B) a Blizzard hateboy C) One of the few people who have had the INFAMOUS STUTTERING, ASSET LOADING ISSUE.

For myself, I've had a few rubber bands, one at a time (thank Zeus), and noticed the achievements are fucked (and saw a post about it), but even playing on my 'shitty' 6MBPS connection, and downloading (using the whole pipe), the game was laggy, but playable... Course, I was on a low lvl wiz at the time... If I were on my barb in NM, I could be foaming like you, unless of course I just paused my download ; )

-Alamar
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Gratuitous Tank Battles
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Gratuitous Tank Battles May 17, 2012, 21:49 Alamar
 
Gratzies... That's looking pretty cool : )

Though, I think it should have been called Gratuitous Land Battles, but I'm sure you had your reasons ; )

So the good is, you get a steam key from the official website... but it costs ~25% more (than on steam).

-Alamar
 
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News Comments > Two Borderlands 2 CEs Announced
26. Re: Two Borderlands 2 CEs Announced May 17, 2012, 15:03 Alamar
 
Verno wrote on May 17, 2012, 14:05:
I think he means the permanent treasure find buff is what bugs him and I guess I can see that.

I'd be pissed having that buff... Because every time another POS item dropped, I'd be like... fuck... what happened to the extra I payed for this worthless shit : )

xXBatmanXx wrote on May 17, 2012, 14:47:
And gotta keep your eyes open, SR3 was 15.00 at GMG yesterday....

Friend o mine just picked this up for like $7 (he just said about 4 heh) or some crazy shit a week or two ago... Not quite sure how; perhaps just a steam trade thingy, which is apparently popular on reddit... But the one time I visited that site, I didn't see it : )

-Alamar

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News Comments > Two Borderlands 2 CEs Announced
16. Re: Two Borderlands 2 CEs Announced May 17, 2012, 13:57 Alamar
 
I generally stay away from CE's, but I think the Ultimate Loot Chest LE is awesome, even with sauce...

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Diablo III
256. Re: Ships Ahoy - Diablo III May 16, 2012, 15:07 Alamar
 
Verno wrote on May 16, 2012, 09:16:
It's pretty hilarious and I don't know how I will ever give up the Fists of Thunder + Thunderclap rune.

Talking Barbie here...

I felt this way about Cleave (in beta), and enjoyed it up until the level I got Frenzy, which holy crap, I am having fun with... with a slow weapon, it was great... Big numbers very fast... With a fast weapon, it's insane... And then combined with the Frenzied shrine, holy crap...

I have a really nice combo now, which btw... Furious Charge is so OP... As is the Ground Stomp... with suction hehe... omg I am having so much fun with my carnage ; )

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Diablo III
255. Re: Ships Ahoy - Diablo III May 16, 2012, 14:50 Alamar
 
Holy crapple, this game is so much more fun than I had expected... I am loving my Barbie (lvl 26, somewhere in Act 3).

I truly feel sorry for those that won't buy it because of the 'DRM', though I respect that choice ; )

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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Stress Test
29. Re: Guild Wars 2 Stress Test May 11, 2012, 19:58 Alamar
 
Kawlisse wrote on May 11, 2012, 16:39:
Am I the only one who thinks its pretty pointless that stress test ? I mean come one, people work on week days, and from 11am to 6pm ... what a joke. But hey, welfare people will be able to play ... cool !

Please... like welfare people can afford D3 and the online requirement... They're too busy driving their suburban's and talking on cell phones...

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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Op Ed May 11, 2012, 16:17 Alamar
 
Slashman wrote on May 11, 2012, 15:59:
WarpCrow wrote on May 11, 2012, 12:34:
It's funny that Blizzard have been able to take the same thing PC gamers crucified Ubisoft for, take it to even further extremes, and successfully sell it as a feature.

Well they haven't sold it to me. But every time I say so, someone jumps in to tell me that I'm going to buy it anyway.

I managed to live without Starcraft 2 and I'll manage to live without Diablo 3. Plenty of other good games to play, but most people have no self-control.

I'm a big fan of Blizzard... But my level of interest in the Starcraft franchise was, borrow the first from a friend and go half of it... Ignore everything about SC2, though I did find the whole splitting it into three games kind of crappy ; )

I will enjoy D3 though ; ) I hope it's not running like crap on launch day, but I'd be surprised if it isn't.

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News Comments > Game Reviews
3. Re: Game Reviews May 11, 2012, 14:27 Alamar
 
Btw Blue, that's 'Warlock - Master of the Arcane'... Ignoring the irony of a game about 'great mages' and calling it 'Warlock', I may have to start liking to this site as 'All the carnage that's fit to post' : )

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News Comments > Quest for Glory 1-5 on GOG.com
5. Re: Quest for Glory 1-5 on GOG.com May 10, 2012, 23:59 Alamar
 
Ahhh... Hero's Quest... one of my fav's from back in the day ; )

I spent so much time grinding...

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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Stress Test
7. Re: Guild Wars 2 Stress Test May 10, 2012, 22:06 Alamar
 
Doubt they redesigned the game in the last few weeks, so not exactly interested...

I find the timing funny.. I won't even remember what I'm (not) missing : )

Hope you all enjoy it though : )

-Alamar
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Warlock - Master of the Arcane
22. Re: Ships Ahoy - Warlock - Master of the Arcane May 8, 2012, 23:05 Alamar
 
ASeven wrote on May 8, 2012, 20:17:
Cutter wrote on May 8, 2012, 20:01:
ASeven wrote on May 8, 2012, 17:23:
It has Donkey cavalry and Skeleton Settlers.

Donkey...Cavalry....

SOLD!

So while each one is wonderful in and of itself, combined it makes it that much better? Much like chocolate and peanut butter?

Who doesn't want to lead a donkey cavalry charge and then have skeletons settle on the aftermath of that charge?

In all seriousness I'm absolutely surprised at how much I'm loving the game, more than I did CivV that's for sure even though this game is far, far more focused in war.

I just finished (won) a small world match, and the Donkey Cavalry rocked the casbah... Helped that I had melee/ranged/regen buffs, armor/damage/other-damage buffs... I think the unit is base 20 or so damage, but my guys were 37, with 130/100 melee/ranged defense (and some smaller other types)... At the end, I just ripped through everything with these guys (3 of em) and one vampire, one werewolf, and some warriors with buffed defenses : )

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News Comments > Dark Blood Trailer
1. Re: Dark Blood Trailer May 8, 2012, 13:46 Alamar
 
I always felt someone should make a side scrolling fighting game RPG... Though, my vision was controls like a fighting game (Street Fighter, Tekken, Soul Calibur, etc)...

But this looks neat... I didn't like the bigass health bar that low (at the top), but otherwise, the typical too-much-flashy-shit, and the rest, is alright...

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News Comments > Diablo III Interview
81. Re: Diablo III Interview May 7, 2012, 23:33 Alamar
 
ASeven wrote on May 7, 2012, 22:56:
Closed Betas wrote on May 7, 2012, 19:55:
Identifying stuff was a money sink, and a economy trick, as many items came out to be worthless when identified. Repairing gear is obvious penalty for death and another money sink. For other games in the old days it was a economy thing and people did the work... The 9 year old cry babies ruined all the real games.. Diablo 3 is all we have left in real games... lets take it and enjoy it please.

Uuuhh... is this a troll post? Can't really figure out if it's sarcasm or just plain trolling.

E.S.L.... Look it up : )

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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
1. Re: Evening Tech Bits May 7, 2012, 23:32 Alamar
 
Who are tech’s highest paid CEOs?

This is precisely what's wrong with the world : )

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News Comments > Diablo III Interview
77. Re: Diablo III Interview May 7, 2012, 20:05 Alamar
 
Undocumented Alien wrote on May 7, 2012, 16:35:
  • Health Potion Cool-down... wtf?

  • No more "mana" ball (in regards to a potion for it), now a kill "charge up" to fill... wtf?


  • Didn't like these two "features" at all, especially the cool-down shite, very much NOT Diablo.

    I totally disagree... When I played Diablo, potions were occasional use items for most of the game, and spam fests at others...

    For Titan Quest; a game I really enjoyed, boss fights consisted of holding down an attack (maybe using a few more), and hitting the potion button every ~3 seconds... Boring as shit...

    So I'm all for the game being balanced with a save-my-ass feature instead of a simulated health regen (as long as my finger/mouse doesn't slip).

    Tumbler wrote on May 7, 2012, 17:53:
    I'm guessing later enemies will have snare traps and stuff that slows you down so I'm guessing this won't work all the time.

    Waller... Look it up : )

    -Alamar

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    News Comments > Diablo III Interview
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    News Comments > Dungeons of Dredmor Free DLC Plans
    2. Re: Dungeons of Dredmor Free DLC Plans May 2, 2012, 19:00 Alamar
     
    This is a great example of a game I have no interest in, but want to see succeed : )

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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    5. Re: Out of the Blue May 2, 2012, 17:15 Alamar
     
    College Dropout Became Mathematical Genius After Mugging

    Odd 'news' story... Couldn't they have shown something I wasn't also doing when I was a teen? I can't very well dispute his 'condition' or if he's drawing some cool 'math' shit... But the pics in the article are pretty basic 'spiral' style...

    Now, if he was drawing those straight lines without a ruler, I'd be impressed : )

    Case in point? My logo is based on the same idea, though with not nearly as much overlap...

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    News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed
    17. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Revealed May 1, 2012, 18:30 Alamar
     
    RollinThundr wrote on May 1, 2012, 17:56:
    Creston wrote on May 1, 2012, 17:53:
    Yay, 360 timed-release exclusive.

    It's like Todd Howard sits there wondering just HOW he can piss people the fuck off.

    Creston

    I dunno, if MS or Sony drove dumptrucks full of cash up to your studio and said 1 month DLC exclusive for us! Dumptruck full of cash for you! and said it in a russian accent, you might break too.

    In Soviet Russia, cash full of dumptruck...

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