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Nickname Agent.X7
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Description PS4 and PC gamer. Add me to your friends list! Or don't. Also into music (playing and listening), hiking, firearms, movies, and writing/reading.
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Signed On Jun 28, 2005, 16:58
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
41. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 21, 2015, 04:24 Agent.X7
 
Verno wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 09:59:
Yeah I really enjoyed the creepy, oppressive atmosphere that both seemed to ooze. Ben Affleck was terribly miscast but the rest of it was pretty decent I thought. I also enjoyed Event Horizon but most people seem to hate it

I love that movie!
 
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News Comments > Dirty Bomb Stress Test
10. Re: Dirty Bomb Stress Test Feb 21, 2015, 04:22 Agent.X7
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 21, 2015, 01:14:
Cutter wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 22:38:
Fuck these clowns after Brink. They deserve it dirty alright, a dirty Sanchez.

Yeah, played Brink for their free weekend a couple years back. Quit after about 30m. Very frustrating. Agent X7 played it so we wouldn't have to. Thanks X7.

Take one of the free online CS clones and make it more accurate to pray and spray than to aim. Add in some ass graphics, take away support for anything over 1080p, and shake. Dirty Bomb.

I had hopes for this, but Splash Damage should just give it up.
 
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News Comments > Dirty Bomb Stress Test
7. Re: Dirty Bomb Stress Test Feb 21, 2015, 00:36 Agent.X7
 
Annnnnd, it's pretty bad. Back to BF4.  
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News Comments > Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards
13. Re: Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards Feb 20, 2015, 22:39 Agent.X7
 
Quinn wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 18:51:
Darks wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 21:20:
So, when we see someone riding this thing in game we can all go, hey look at hay loser who paid over 300 day for a Tiger mount.

Nobody knew the game would go F2P.

I wouldn't say that.
 
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News Comments > Dirty Bomb Stress Test
5. Re: Dirty Bomb Stress Test Feb 20, 2015, 22:34 Agent.X7
 
Got an invite this morning, installing it now. Loved Brink, but they failed to ever put anything out for it or fix some issues.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
35. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 20, 2015, 16:17 Agent.X7
 
nin wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 09:23:
Agent.X7 wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 01:13:
Hang on there, because Joss Whedon got a writing credit for Alien: Ressurection, but they blew his script to shit when the flimed it. Sort of like the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer script. What the writer writes and what makes it on screen are almost always two very different things. Whedon's script for Alien was actually pretty damn good. What ended up on screen was shit, and Whedon has been quoted as saying that.

Just like Fincher's version of Alien 3 wasn't nearly as bad as the version released theatrically (both versions are available on disc).

edit: Although it still committed the unforgivable sin of killing Hicks and Newt, and eventually Ripley.



Originally Ripley was supposed to die because Weaver wanted out of the series. Then she read the script and wanted back in.

BLomkamp is supposed to fix that, though. I've not liked an Alien movie since Cameron was at the helm. Ressurection could have been good, but some of the scenes and that ending, ugh.
 
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News Comments > Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards
11. Re: Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards Feb 20, 2015, 16:11 Agent.X7
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 01:27:
Agent.X7 wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 01:21:
Paranoid Jack wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 00:20:
Dude, did you read your comment? Two words are off? Or is that another language mixed in with your English?

Are the kids saying hay now instead of the? And day instead of dollars?

If are find it unpossible to type, for are you GRAMMAR NAZI!

LoL, you should have corrected me for using too many question marks.

Yes, but make laugh at OP was.
 
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News Comments > Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards
6. Re: Elder Scrolls Online Loyalty Rewards Feb 20, 2015, 01:21 Agent.X7
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Feb 20, 2015, 00:20:
Dude, did you read your comment? Two words are off? Or is that another language mixed in with your English?

Are the kids saying hay now instead of the? And day instead of dollars?

If are find it unpossible to type, for are you GRAMMAR NAZI!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 20, 2015, 01:13 Agent.X7
 
Cyanotetyphas wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 15:13:
I liked Prometheus, but it wasn't an Aliens movie and the franchise has been lying in the gutter for a few decades now.

Blomkamp actually gives this a shot at being good - he's not a hired gun, he actually likes violence (unlike Fincher), and he'll put the script together himself. Don't get too excited though guys. You know who wrote Alien Resurrection? None other than the savior of Marvel himself, Joss Whedon.

Hang on there, because Joss Whedon got a writing credit for Alien: Ressurection, but they blew his script to shit when the flimed it. Sort of like the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer script. What the writer writes and what makes it on screen are almost always two very different things. Whedon's script for Alien was actually pretty damn good. What ended up on screen was shit, and Whedon has been quoted as saying that.

Don't get me wrong, I am not one of those people who think he can do no wrong. Season two of Angel had the worst back-half I can remember, and it went on to infect part of season 3. Also, I could give a shit about the Avengers. I found the first Spider-man to be 100x better, and Guardians of the Galaxy was much better, in my opinion. I didn't think the Avengers was all that special.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 20, 2015, 01:03 Agent.X7
 
nin wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 09:20:
Deadpool Just Cast Firefly's Morena Baccarin, Get The Details.

Domino!

And holy shit on that Alien news...made my week!


Ditto. Blomkamp's ideas for Alien rock.
 
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News Comments > DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed
62. Re: Into the Black Feb 19, 2015, 06:15 Agent.X7
 
Slick wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 02:20:
Agent.X7 wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 02:00:
Well, some of us are older. We remember back when PC video games were more about making something awesome to share than making mega bucks. Sure, iD wanted to make money to pay themselves, but Wolfenstien and Doom and shit were made to be awesome for people to play with the benefit of making money.

Now? Games are made to make millions, and we just pray there's some fun in there somewhere.

It's human nature. Motion pictures, video games - all art is eventually co-opted by corporations for the express purpose of making them money. It's why a lot of first time film makers have these great films that inspire us and then they are zombified by the Hollywood machine and come up with shit for ever after.

This is such garbage and you know it.

You remind me of baby boomers who say that everything was better back in the 1950's. you're remembering a world that never existed, you're deluded with a combination of rose-lensed nostalgia glasses, and intense hatred for everything currently in front of you. maybe you always wanted to become a fireman or a policeman, and you didn't, you rue and lament your lost life. You pine for simpler times, as you've all but abandoned everything good about this world. The only thing that lets you cling to life is manufacturing hyperbole on message boards. for the trolols.

"Do you remember the time when people didn't work for money?"
*projectile vomit*

Yes, I always post things that I don't really believe. The young always think they know better. Unfortunately, I grew up with the video game industry and witnessed the corporate transformation over the years. I'm not saying everything is better, it's just different.

As far as it is pertinent to this conversation, however, it just means we are skeptical because we know better.

Now get off my lawn, ya damn kid.


And by grew up with I mean Pong was my first video game, not Doom, or TOmb Raider, or Skyrim. I played Oregon Trail on an Apple, and Gold Box games on my Commodore 64 and my friends IBM clone.
 
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News Comments > DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed
41. Re: Into the Black Feb 19, 2015, 02:00 Agent.X7
 
Well, some of us are older. We remember back when PC video games were more about making something awesome to share than making mega bucks. Sure, iD wanted to make money to pay themselves, but Wolfenstien and Doom and shit were made to be awesome for people to play with the benefit of making money.

Now? Games are made to make millions, and we just pray there's some fun in there somewhere.

It's human nature. Motion pictures, video games - all art is eventually co-opted by corporations for the express purpose of making them money. It's why a lot of first time film makers have these great films that inspire us and then they are zombified by the Hollywood machine and come up with shit for ever after.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
39. Re: ArcheAge Head Start Issues Feb 18, 2015, 00:04 Agent.X7
 
Verno wrote on Feb 17, 2015, 08:37:
MacLeod wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 16:47:
Trevellian wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 11:37:
MacLeod wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 11:29:
It's like that time a friend and I got invited to a test screening of a movie. It was free, so we were like "Cool. let's go." Then I realized... "Wait... isn't this movie coming out Tomorrow??" It was. They were literally getting a test audience reaction the day before the release date. That movie? "Phantoms".

Affleck was the bomb in Phantoms.

You can't possibly understand how much funnier that line was given our experience with that test screening.

The book for Phantoms was pretty good at least

Ok well it was ok.

Alright it sucked, wheres my beer.

Loved the book, liked the movie. Liv Schriber was creepy as hell.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
7. Re: Evening Consolidation Feb 17, 2015, 01:39 Agent.X7
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 19:44:
John wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 19:07:
This game looks really cool: http://www.no-mans-sky.com/

I know it's probably been on the news before but I just heard about it the other day. If they can pull it off then I'll be all over it.

Yeah, we've had a few threads on here discussing it. The consensus is that the design and engine look great, but we're skeptical because we've not seen what the actual game play will look like.

I remember how cool Spore sounded and how lame it actually was. I spent more time creating creatures than I ever did actually playing it.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
29. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 16, 2015, 14:50 Agent.X7
 
Creston wrote on Feb 16, 2015, 14:12:
It makes sense now that they went for 30fps. If they'd gone for 60fps, the game would have been 2.5 hours!


Haha, nice.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
2. Re: Morning Mobilization Feb 16, 2015, 13:34 Agent.X7
 
Wow, Ican upgrade the SLIvideo cards in my Alienware M18x for...the price of a new laptop with those cards. Um, pass.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
26. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 16, 2015, 13:28 Agent.X7
 
I watched a 20 minute "gameplay"trailer for the Order. 18 minutes of QTE, cutscenes, and walking around, 2 minutes (maybe) of third person shooter. Iwanted to check this out, but I'm not even sure I want to play it at all now. If your 20 minute gameplay preview is that boring, how's the rest of the game?  
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
7. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Feb 16, 2015, 01:22 Agent.X7
 
Pigeon wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 22:19:
Rhino wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 21:19:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 19:15:
Comcast gets a merger approval, but objects to new low-income requirements.

Was going to post a comment, but this one on Ars sums it up:

So... They get to be a monopoly and then complain about being regulated like one?

Still, surprised they don't just accept and do what all big telecoms do with these requirements: ignore them.

Which is probably what they'll just end up doing, anyway.

From what I understand, from the article, they seem to object to the part about enrolling 45% of house holds eligible for internet essentials program. Which appears to be a way to benchmark whether or not Comcast is actually providing the services for the poor they promised. So basically they're fine with everything except the part that checks to see whether or not they're doing what they said they would.

Poor COmcast. They do know the FCC and Congress are both moving toward regulating ISPs like utilities, right?
 
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News Comments > Reload Released
10. Re: Reload Released Feb 15, 2015, 19:38 Agent.X7
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 18:58:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 18:54:
Cutter wrote on Feb 15, 2015, 14:58:
Reload is a realistic weapons and tactics trainer for one to four players that also happens to be a super fun, super fast playing game.

Um no, no it is not.

Hey, what happened to your avatar pic? I thought it really suited you.

I'm trying to change it, but it's all screwy like St. Louis.

Wow, I can't remember the last time you changed it. Was that Devil Boy from the old comics? (Didn't he ride a T-Rex or something?)

Whoops, just Googled that. I was thinking of Moon Boy and Devil Dinosaur from Marvel comics. Nothing to do with your avatar at all.
 
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News Comments > Reload Released
1. Re: Reload Released Feb 15, 2015, 13:16 Agent.X7
 
I don't think they know what the word "realistic" means. I've never seen a holographic crosshair float in the air in front of me at the range. (Unless I'm looking through my EOTech sight)  
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