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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
3. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 5, 2014, 19:52 LittleMe
 
nin wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:04:
Seriously. Netflix is playing them. End users are paying them. Yet they can't seem to scrape funds together for improvements?

Why would they make improvements when they can exploit their government-granted monopoly at both ends of their network?
 
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News Comments > Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers
14. Re: Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers Jun 5, 2014, 19:46 LittleMe
 
ViRGE wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:38:
Different network protocols. The XB1 controller uses WiFi-Direct, from what I understand. The 360 controller used a custom wireless protocol.

According to this page:

"The Xbox One controller does not use WiFi Direct for any of it's communication. The controller uses a proprietary wireless communication protocol that is optimized for gameplay and voice chat.

But again, a 'protocol' doesn't exclude the possibility we can use the same X360 wireless adapter on PC for the XB1 controller. The protocol is not determined by the wireless adapter but the drivers and software. Different frequency ranges however probably would exclude the possibility.

Here on this page:

All in all the Controller seems to be dual-band and even ac/a/b/g/n capable and seems to try to connect to the console via WPS/Wifi-Direct,

So the pc's USB wireless X360 controller adapter probably should or might be capable of working fine with the XB1 controller.

 
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News Comments > Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers
5. Re: Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers Jun 5, 2014, 18:21 LittleMe
 
Flo wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:14:
But no word on a wireless option, so at the moment, useless for me.

It might work with the same wireless PC adapter that the X360 controller used...? Not sure but it makes sense. Uses same wireless frequencies?

 
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News Comments > Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers
2. Re: Xbox One Controller Windows Drivers Jun 5, 2014, 18:13 LittleMe
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 5, 2014, 18:08:
So why not enable them for the original controller? oh yea, to gouge your customers into buying the usb thingie. So stupid.

What? Enable what for the original controller? Oh you mean a usb cable for the otherwise wireless adapter for the original X360 gamepad?

Either way I'm happy for the X1 gamepad drivers. I've been wanting to buy one since they did improve upon it. Now I have a reason to buy it.
 
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News Comments > Defiance Now Free-to-Play
6. Re: Defiance Now Free-to-Play Jun 4, 2014, 22:38 LittleMe
 
I enjoyed playing it but I didn't play very long either. I'd call it a more casual MMO shooter with a good loot system. My main problem was there just isn't that much variety but again I didn't play it into the high levels. The zone events (similar to Rifts) seemed the be the highlight and while fun at first they got repetitive to where I just stopped playing.  
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News Comments > WildStar Launches - Free Realm Transfers
3. Re: WildStar Launches - Free Realm Transfers Jun 3, 2014, 11:19 LittleMe
 
Yeah but they launched with seven interwebz.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
5. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jun 2, 2014, 13:58 LittleMe
 
DangerDog wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 11:21:
I take it PGP has also since been corrupted though corporate takeover.

Corporate takeover? The NSA are feds. I'm guessing you and many millions of others voted for representatives that vote to keep the NSA and embolden them.

 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jun 2, 2014, 13:56 LittleMe
 
jimnms wrote on Jun 2, 2014, 11:17:
What would the government get or need from them? The encryption protocols used by TruCrypt aren't secret. AES is the govt. approved protocol (by the NSA) and Twofish and Serpent are both public domain.

They don't want to get or need anything from them except cooperation in making sure they can decrypt anything they want. That notion that big brother can decrypt whatever they want is entirely against what TC is for.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
4. Re: Sunday Consolidation Jun 1, 2014, 18:37 LittleMe
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 1, 2014, 17:30:
E.T. and other Atari games rescued from New Mexico landfill to be sold

Wherein nostalgia has officially jumped the shark.

Apropos.
 
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News Comments > WildStar Head Start Underway
3. Re: WildStar Head Start Underway Jun 1, 2014, 18:30 LittleMe
 
It's a fun casual-ish game.. Agreed it's too expensive and it's not good enough for me to devote enough time to justify such a high monthly fee.  
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
1. US cybercrime laws being used to target security researchers. May 31, 2014, 18:12 LittleMe
 
The feds are working to ruin the Internet. Give them more control of it and watch how they'll further escalate an online war, all veiled with self righteous good intentions while creating many thousands of real life victims who were actually trying to help the common good by helping secure us all. The road to hell...  
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News Comments > Saturday Interviews
20. Re: Saturday Interviews May 31, 2014, 17:40 LittleMe
 
harlock wrote on May 31, 2014, 16:02:
LittleMe wrote on May 31, 2014, 15:12:
Without knowing much about her, she comes across as sexist too. Games objectify men too, but she doesn't seem to care about that. How many games portray men as being violet gun toting psychopaths?


its just another "poor me" type mindset, and the problem is that its wholeheartedly accepted, "justified" and even applauded - its the angry, active side of self-pity (which is always self-generating, self-reinforcing)

the issue is complex, because discrimination is real, and the effects can be devastating... but people who have suffered it and cant get over it tend to be insulted by people who have suffered it and can get over it, so they call them "cop-outs", or "part of the problem" etc., they derive self-importance and pride from being crusaders for the downtrodden, build their identity around it, so the issue gets even more complicated and so on

as usual, its all ego-trip bullshit...

Yes that is insightful. Yeah at least she thinks she knows who she is - one who opposes sexist games. That's ego. Also strengthens her ego in giving her something to oppose and an enemy. Also how she takes it so seriously. She apparently views herself as morally superior. Ego. The way she describes how she started was a reaction to the games portrayal of women is also egoic. The ego is reactive in that way. The ego tries to bring balance to imbalance but instead it unintentionally amplifies the imbalance by fighting and opposing it.

 
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News Comments > Unreal Tournament Prototypes and Video
3. Re: Unreal Tournament Prototypes and Video May 31, 2014, 17:23 LittleMe
 
The shock rifle graphics look nice. I'm glad they aren't changing up the deathmatch formula of the game too much from previous UT's. I like UT3's weapons. UT3 did a lot right with weapons balance.  
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News Comments > Saturday Interviews
13. Re: Saturday Interviews May 31, 2014, 15:12 LittleMe
 
Without knowing much about her, she comes across as sexist too. Games objectify men too, but she doesn't seem to care about that. How many games portray men as being violet gun toting psychopaths?

 
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News Comments > Rise of Nations: Extended Edition Next Month
10. Re: Rise of Nations: Extended Edition Next Month May 31, 2014, 00:55 LittleMe
 
I freaking loved this game too. Very glad to see it getting some love from MS! Steamworks, wow. Main downside I found was when I played well beyond the intended endgame the AI got very repetitive.  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Car Hacking Video
3. Re: Watch Dogs Car Hacking Video May 29, 2014, 23:22 LittleMe
 
Ludomancer wrote on May 29, 2014, 21:46:
sadly, there is also this.

This is not a game humans. You're fucked, you've enslaved yourselves, and now you're making video games about it.

Good link. I tend to agree. Word of advice, don't let it get you too upset. Watch and observe. It's their doings. They (the enslaved masses) know not what they do. They will suffer the consequences much more than those who are awakened to the systems of enslavement. I need to heed that advice too.

I like this quote in the comment thread on your link:

“Those who surpress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.” – John V Lindsey

But I would add to that quote like this 'Those who surpress freedom always do so in the name of good intentions, law and order.'

 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Sets One-Day Sales Record
8. Re: Watch Dogs Sets One-Day Sales Record May 28, 2014, 22:39 LittleMe
 
So is the industry going to take this as a lesson that highly polished game releases are much less important than a glorified but misleading PR campaign? Did this unfinished release damage their rep with gamers?

 
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News Comments > Battlefield Hardline Confirmed
23. Re: Battlefield Hardline Confirmed May 28, 2014, 14:23 LittleMe
 
harlock wrote on May 28, 2014, 12:16:
btw, heres the trailer that got pulled: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiJDY_iILg0

Thank you harlock. I rather enjoyed that. The BF series needs some fresh ideas and inspiration. Finally something different... Looks like I was wrong about it being a little like PRmod, but this looks potentially fun also. They're an accomplished developer. I'm interested. It's on my watch-list for sure.
 
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News Comments > Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Walkthrough Trailer
5. Re: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Walkthrough Trailer May 28, 2014, 00:15 LittleMe
 
Awesome. I also got burned out on BL2 but I loved it. Still plan on playing it some more and this when it comes out. Great writing, great voice acting, love the loot system, fun weapons, good non-linear level design, etc etc..  
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News Comments > New Battlefield Details Leaked?
12. Re: New Battlefield Details Leaked? May 27, 2014, 23:55 LittleMe
 
Maybe they're finally developing some ideas from insurgency mode in Project Reality. Looking at the weapons, they just might be. That would be awesome. The police side searching for hidden insurgent caches placed at random places around the map.. I would pay $100 for that if it was good.  
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