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News Comments > QuakeCon Preregistration Begins
2. Re: QuakeCon Preregistration Begins Apr 15, 2013, 21:07 LittleMe
 
RaZ0r! wrote on Apr 15, 2013, 21:00:
People still play Quake? (That's not a troll. I'd really like to know.)

Do they play QuakeLive?

I had more fun on Q2 Lithium 2 InstaGib w/hook than really any other game I can remember.

It seems to be more of a company tradition now. They should adjust the event to cater more to consoles since that is now their target audience.


 
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News Comments > The Secret World Launches New Raid
3. Re: The Secret World Launches New Raid Apr 15, 2013, 18:29 LittleMe
 

I'm glad they are still making content for the game!

Bill Borre wrote on Apr 15, 2013, 12:55:
I still log in now and then. It's different from the other mmos anyhow.

Yes this is the MMO that succeeded in being very different from WoW. And on that alone, it's worth trying.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Development Ends; Bethesda on to "Next Adventure"
34. Re: Skyrim Development Ends; Bethesda on to Apr 15, 2013, 14:56 LittleMe
 
Riker wrote on Apr 15, 2013, 13:27:
Jesus, they've spent all this time since release working on DLC?!? Uggghhh.

My feelings exactly.. Sheesh I thought they'd be at least a year into the next game! I have yet to play Dragonborn but all the DLC they put out didn't come across as needing eighteen months to develop by the entire Skyrim staff.

I'm also really hoping for FO4, not another ES just yet. Especially since it seems like they need to step up their game as far as creating a well polished RPG experience. Skyrim Redone to the rescue.

 
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News Comments > Dark Souls PC "Half-Assed" - PC Prioritized for Sequel
24. Re: Dark Souls PC Apr 12, 2013, 12:10 LittleMe
 
Yeah I played with kb/m just fine with the community fix mods. Played fine. Got tired of the game though.

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
16. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 11, 2013, 21:29 LittleMe
 
We need another killer app to bring PC sales back up. Web browsing and e-mail can be done on other devices now. Same with Youtube. The downtrend may continue for a while yet.. And MS seems ready to embrace the death of the PC, ironically.

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 10, 2013, 13:29 LittleMe
 
Yeah it's just another face of Corporatism. That is, protectionist laws.  
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News Comments > Lost Planet 3 in August
1. Re: Lost Planet 3 in August Apr 9, 2013, 21:56 LittleMe
 
So at least we know it isn't personal.

 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
6. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 8, 2013, 23:54 LittleMe
 
Well maybe it's a good thing MS is going for the casual console gaming market so us hardcore players can stick to PC! I think they want some of that tremendous casual pie that the Wii had. But yeah, bad move if they abandon or alienate their current core market...

With regards to the article... Just shows how the market is king. MS will be forced to adapt, or suffer the consequences.
 
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News Comments > Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted
9. Re: Shroud of the Avatar Kickstarted Apr 8, 2013, 12:07 LittleMe
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 8, 2013, 09:41:
Is it just me, or are the numbers unusual on this KS? $1.9m but only 22k backers?

Yeah, look at the pledge counts for the high dollar tiers on the right hand column. Eleven people donated $10,000 or more! 17 backers of $3,500 or more. Sixty eight pledged $1,500 or more. etc etc.. LB has a loyal following, but I still killed him from the ship after he chased me outside to the moat.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4/AMD Bundle Plans
10. Re: Battlefield 4/AMD Bundle Plans Apr 6, 2013, 19:45 LittleMe
 
Well hopefully Origin competing with Steam and other DD game services will keep Steam healthy with some competition. I don't blame EA for trying their own service and not wanting to be beholden to Steam/Valve.

Steam is FREE. Origin is FREE. So, ask yourself, why does Origin even exist in the first place if both are free? Whatever answer you come up with, it's not going to be an answer that describes something that it's in your favor or something related to you.

This is how Soviet Russians thought. 'Why have several brands of the same product when one is enough and no different?' Such thinking ignores the gradual but powerful evolutionary forces over time created by healthy competition. Consumer choice is a very powerful thing. Sure, Origin has many faults, but it's likely that, just like Steam, the service will improve greatly.

As long as EA doesn't have a government-granted monopoly (or favoritism laws) and the Internet is a place where freedom can flourish, they'll be beholden to natural market forces that will keep them in check from destroying all of mankind and the planet from an greedy corporate black hole that you foresee.

All that said, I do keep Origin in a separate Windows install so they don't spy on me. I don't trust them very much. Haven't booted into it for months now. I am also skeptical of some of their intentions.

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 3, 2013, 15:13 LittleMe
 
Well since PC gaming is thriving and the mainstream PC market is shrinking considerably, Intel is merely adjusting their target audience.

The current i7 chips have weak GPU's compared to the CPU, so they make poor gaming chips. If they had dropped one CPU core and expanded the GPU core then it would be much better balanced for gaming. It seems like they didn't benchmark actual games to correctly balance the chip, besides Farmville benchmarks.

 
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News Comments > Unreal Engine 4 Tech Demo Video
21. Re: Unreal Engine 4 Tech Demo Video Mar 29, 2013, 19:47 LittleMe
 
Mad Max RW wrote on Mar 29, 2013, 19:40:
That was probably the most unimpressive and boring tech demo I've ever seen.

Think of the possibilities!



 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
5. Re: Morning Safety Dance Mar 28, 2013, 13:19 LittleMe
 
Yeah we are quite docile. Would you kindly roll over and submit? They just have to use the magic word of terrorist or whatever is the flavor of the month to instill fear in us. The white-tailed deer in the park here are more brave.

 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Gameplay Trailer; Preorder Bonus DLC
45. Re: Battlefield 4 Gameplay Trailer; Preorder Bonus DLC Mar 27, 2013, 14:54 LittleMe
 
Well iirc they have reimplemented the commander role which I think could greatly improve the MP. With BF3 their logic was fail because they said most people didn't play commander. The reason commander was great was that the commander added greatly to the whole experience, not that most people didn't play it.

A new BF every two years is fine with me. CoD is every year.. I'm also curious to see if they port it to PS4/X720. The engine certainly will scale to them.

 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
9. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 25, 2013, 11:31 LittleMe
 
Without actually reading the article, I'm a little excited for the PS4 because I think it's good news for PC gaming for a few reasons. We'll see.  
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
6. Re: RE: Follow up Mar 23, 2013, 17:20 LittleMe
 
mag wrote on Mar 23, 2013, 16:09:
It allows states to collect taxes from Internet retailers out of state, when made by people in their state.

How much government services is someone using by buying off Amazon, out of state? Not much. The UPS truck needs a road, I guess. But UPS pay for that with their taxes since the UPS truck uses the road, not the customer. The customer isn't using much, if any, government services that I can think of at the moment.

A brick & mortar storefront needs water/sewer, police, fire, etc etc.. I guess this has all been debated many times already.

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Mar 22, 2013, 23:05 LittleMe
 
IIRC the p60/66's were underwhelming but the p90's were a different story. I was lucky enough to play with the latter from a mortgage company client that I somehow convinced to cough up the $3000+ for one with a whopping 1GB SCSI HDD (1994). Computer Shopper to the rescue.

 
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News Comments > Skyrim Patched
3. Re: Skyrim Patched Mar 21, 2013, 11:49 LittleMe
 
It's a start. Thanks Bethesda. That said, it looks to me like only the first two or three are significant fixes. The rest look like simple quest-type fixes, but I can't be sure what was done or how much work was put into this patch. By Bethesda's standards this is a big patch but by industry standards it isn't.

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Earth Hour is all wrong. We need more electricity, not less. Mar 19, 2013, 14:18 LittleMe
 
Good article. Yes, 'feel good' ideals that comprises the populist environmental movement is narcissistic in that it's frequently about appearance and lacking substance. We need cleaner technologies to replace the dirty ones.

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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
1. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Mar 17, 2013, 14:53 LittleMe
 
You mean the feds here assumed powers they never legally had? Whoa!

 
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