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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Peripherals; Trailer; Music
5. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Peripherals; Trailer; Music Dec 2, 2011, 23:04 Alamar
 
eunichron wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 22:19:
Cutter wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 20:50:
$250 keyboard? $140 mouse? $130 headset? $50 dollar mouse pad? $60 client? $15 per month? Getting scammed by Lucas/EA/Bioware/Razer? Priceless...for them.

ROFLMAO. A sucker really is born every minute.

How many GW2 themed peripherals are you going to be buying?

Heh... My first thought when I read the news post was, ugh... What a waste of customers, as those not fans will stay far away (like the no chance in hell I would get a CoD/MW product), but then I am reminded by the WoW mouse I have, and the WoW headset I had.

I would like to argue that they were great products, but they weren't : ). The headset sound was great, but the mic was fucked, and the construction pretty amazingly cheap.

The mouse works fine, at least the basic typical (advanced) buttons, but the WoW specific settings/functionality were crap, so I left it off.

In the end, they weren't much more than competing products, and if I like the look of a new branded product, I would do it again.

So as for the 'scam', I don't see it... As for he hypocrisy, I can't really judge someone else with so little info (and when do you ever really have all the information about someone else).

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News Comments > Notch Passes the Minecraft Torch
26. Re: Notch Passes the Minecraft Torch Dec 2, 2011, 22:45 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 15:29:
Talutha wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 15:27:
space captain wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 15:18:
Tavil wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 10:58:
space captain wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 10:55:
thanks for all the money, see ya

Thats a bit uncalled for.

except it isnt

I believe it is. You pre-ordered a product which was then finished and delivered. His end of the contract is completed, what more do you feel you deserve?


By replying to him, you're giving him the attention he so deeply craves.



Perhaps, but I agree with 'sc', or more accurately, what I perceive his very-much-lacking detail comment meant.

I also don't think there is anything wrong with being a one-shot-wonder and cashing out. In many ways, and not being into 'celebrityism', I think it's better...

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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Dec 2, 2011, 20:54 Alamar
 
It's so black I can't even see it.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 2, 2011, 20:13 Alamar
 
Gamer Dad Has His Priorities Straight

I'm not seeing the problem... But then... I don't take a snapshot of 1ms of someone's life and judge it... Maybe I'm just odd : )

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News Comments > Steam Daily Wishlist Giveaway - Terraria Sale
29. Re: Steam Daily Wishlist Giveaway - Terraria Sale Dec 1, 2011, 21:44 Alamar
 
Dev wrote on Dec 1, 2011, 20:32:
What I did when the game came out was put a shaft all the way from my house to the bottom of the map and put 1 block platforms every few spaces so I can jump back up again. I'm hesitant to regenerate a new world to call home, since I really like that shaft. I also have access to an underground mushroom farm that I made.

I hope it was 3 units wide, with the platforms all on one side, so that you can fall all the way to the bottom(drain some water into the bottom to avoid falling damage).

Then of course you can do away with ledges when you build a grappling hook.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 1, 2011, 15:35 Alamar
 
The Blues 5

Hey Blue... Where were you and Jolie standing at, in 19? : )

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News Comments > Skyrim Patched
16. Re: Skyrim Patched Nov 30, 2011, 23:53 Alamar
 
Creston wrote on Nov 30, 2011, 23:06:
It's a FUBAR patch. Don't get it.

Wait until 1.3, which will undoubtedly having nothing in it except "Makes the game ready for the first DLC!!!11!One!1!"

Bethesda, you fucking SUCK at patching.

Creston

heh... This is too bad...

Personally, I read the list of fixes and didn't bother... I've hit a few of em (dragons that won't de-spawn, one dragon that wouldn't attack, can't think of another)...

Had like 2 crashes early on...

Considering all the bitching pre-launch about how buggy it was going to be, it's been pretty damn stable and un-buggy for me. Few minor UI issues, but I love that it's so 'keep your hands in the same spot' friendly, as someone said in an earlier thread... Course, that makes it worse for RSI, but ya'll should get up and walk around every 15m or so anyways : )

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News Comments > GamePro Magazine Ending
16. Re: GamePro Magazine Ending Nov 30, 2011, 20:55 Alamar
 
Gaming magazines ended with the death of CGW (Computer Gaming World).

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News Comments > Dragon Age Multiplayer Planned?
14. Re: Dragon Age Multiplayer Planned? Nov 30, 2011, 14:05 Alamar
 
Gnolt wrote on Nov 30, 2011, 12:37:
both DA and Skyrim have companions - would it be that hard to have a friend play as yours in your game and vice versa - wouldn't seem that hard to me and wouldn't even change the game any


Except, this is what Dungeon Siege III basically did, and I can still hear the ringing in my ears from the bitching...

And I guess that's a bit vague... Part of the complaint is that if you're not the 'main' controller, you get nothing 'tangible' out of it... Which is what I thought you implied, but it doesn't have to be that way... Especially in a game like Skyrim, where your level doesn't actually matter...

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue - Do you laugh... Nov 30, 2011, 13:57 Alamar
 
This comic isn't really that far from the truth... I grew up a gamer, and as a result, wanted to make them, and as a result, taught myself to code...

The sad 'reality' to the comic, is that parents often look at their children's hobbies and wonder how much $$$ that'll make... I want my daughter to be happy/fulfilled, and enjoy her career (or lack thereof), whether it's an artist, a physician, a comic book writer, or even a porn star : )

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News Comments > Indie Royale's Really Big Bundle
10. Re: Indie Royale's Really Big Bundle Nov 29, 2011, 21:03 Alamar
 
Kitkoan wrote on Nov 29, 2011, 19:37:
Wetworks wrote on Nov 29, 2011, 19:30:
The bundle is worth it for Runespell Overture alone. It's like Puzzle Quest lite with solitaire/poker based combat. Game is short, around 5-10 hrs long but worth the price.

Is it just me but does the main character from Runespell Overture look exactly like Raziel from the Legacy of Kain series?

This made me finally click on the bundle to check it out, and I looked at the vid for Runespell, and my initial reaction was 'holy fuck' (aka 'yes')... But it's also not exactly a unique look... rags... hidey face... claws... blue/purple skin..

I'm a big fan of the Soul Reaver series (and a few Kain ones aren't bad)... I'd always hoped that Silicon Knights got a big fat cheque for starting that, even if I liked it much better after the first.

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News Comments > On Sale
22. Re: On Sale Nov 27, 2011, 19:15 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Nov 27, 2011, 18:33:
Sadly, I'm kind of 'game booked' until February...

Only February?

Pretty much done with Skyrim... Got my second char through a lot of the stuff I skipped on the first...

SWTOR at the end of the year, and most of Jan... I figure I'll be bored of it around Feb some time... Nothing else really on the horizon for me...

Can't imagine Dead Space will take more than a week or so for the duo...

All the future stuff coming out is no time soon...

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News Comments > On Sale
19. Re: On Sale Nov 27, 2011, 18:08 Alamar
 
Damn you people... I almost made it...

Picked up Dead Space 1/2 due to the below praising...

And Divinity, because it's worth it... : )

Sadly, I'm kind of 'game booked' until February... Which likely won't stop me from picking up a few during the holiday sale...

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News Comments > On Sale
13. Re: On Sale Nov 26, 2011, 20:23 Alamar
 
I'm so finally jumping on a Rage purchase when it's 50% off a regular price of about $30... ; )

Maybe $20...

I guess I already have everything I want, because nothing in any of these lists (minus ME2 for $5) has interested me (and that one Steam wouldn't let me buy).

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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Trailer
9. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Trailer Nov 25, 2011, 20:29 Alamar
 
jacobvandy wrote on Nov 25, 2011, 18:15:
Lol, forget having a late start date, I've heard about some people waiting 6-8 hours in a queue before getting on a server.

Gotta stress test those queues : )

nin,
Never been a big SW fan(atic), but there is something about the 'whoosh' of a light saber : )

I meant to add that I would try sorc instead of ass this time, but I do like that they play somewhat like enhance shammies.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 25, 2011, 17:42 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Nov 25, 2011, 17:19:
What'd everybody get????

I bought some groceries with the wife... ~$110.

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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Nov 25, 2011, 17:33 Alamar
 
Was waiting for this thread to say this...

Dead Island and Deus Ex at $25, but Space Marine at $33.5 seemed so odd to me...

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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Trailer
3. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Trailer Nov 25, 2011, 17:31 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Nov 25, 2011, 17:22:
Sounds like a lot more people get to start tomorrow (myself included) than got to start this morning. They're trying to simulate their early launch.

Consular looks fun, especially shadow (have a coworker playing one and he says it's great).

I took a Knight and went Sentinel, and had a blast. Will pick back up there tomorrow.

Consular... consular? That's the boring version of the Sith Inquisitor right? : )

I played a Sith Inq Ass (Tank/dps) on my 5 day weekend a month or so back... Had a lot of fun, and want to see where the story goes. I've never been a 'have to be a unique class' kind of guy, but I am a little concerned about the potential over population of Inq's at launch.

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News Comments > On Sale
6. Re: On Sale Nov 24, 2011, 13:37 Alamar
 
nin wrote on Nov 24, 2011, 13:16:

Hell of a deal on the new vegas DLC! Score!

I'd like to be able to buy F3:NV... But Steam isn't letting me buy anything (like Mass Effect 2 yesterday)...

Hope it's fixed by the end, when they all show up again... : )

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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
56. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 24, 2011, 10:49 Alamar
 
dangerman77 wrote on Nov 24, 2011, 10:22:
jimnms wrote on Nov 23, 2011, 20:25:

Skyrim is going to keep me busy for a long while. I'm 60 hours in and....

Wow, nice game spoiler in a Steam sale thread. Thanks, asshat.

I feel for you.. I hate spoilers, and even though it didn't seem like much of one to me, it's unfortunate you're upset...

However, you should know that this isn't a Steam Sale thread... Skyrim is so new, and people are playing it so obsessively, that every thread is a Skyrim thread until further notice... : )

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