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Signed On Jun 28, 2005, 16:58
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News Comments > Next Dragon Age Begins in October
51. Re: Next Dragon Age Begins in October Apr 23, 2014, 01:12 Agent.X7
 
Waiting for reviews, but not hopeful.

After ME2, DA2, and SWTOR, Bioware is not on my happy list.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Evening Metaverse Apr 23, 2014, 00:53 Agent.X7
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 22, 2014, 23:43:
jacobvandy wrote on Apr 22, 2014, 22:24:
Cutter wrote on Apr 22, 2014, 19:52:
What a world.

Exactly, it's the world eating that kind of shit up that is the reason he's being paid. I can't fault the guy for taking video on a vacation, and you have to post something like that online for your friends to see because it was probably the most interesting thing that he did over there... It's not his fault it went viral. Better to hit the social media lottery than try to act the victim and sue someone.

On the one hand, true. On the other, I hope the kicker gets arrested and charged. A kick to the head can kill you.

The train conductor who "kicked" him didn't actually kick him. He put his leg in front of a metal part of the train to stop it from taking this fucking stupid ass kid's fucking head off. He risked his own bodily health to save some fuckbag who will probably breed more little fuckbags.

You know what, in retrospect, let's throw the book at that conductor for saving this douche so he could dilute the gene-pool. He should have won a Darwin award.

Stupid selfie
 
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
48. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 22, 2014, 00:32 Agent.X7
 
Osc8r wrote on Apr 21, 2014, 23:08:
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 21, 2014, 16:31:
Fibrocyte wrote on Apr 21, 2014, 16:10:
Plus there's this for the technical folks out there.

I'm glad I didn't pre-order this game. Now I know not to play it. I'll wait for Wildstar.

I didn't pre-order anyway. Ended up liking it so much I went out of my way to find a CE.

Tried Wildstar this weekend with a key from Alienware. I can't believe people are so excited for this game. It's the same graphics as 10 year old World of Warcraft with the same combat. The introductory quests seem completely unfinished (where do I go next?) and BORING. I only played for a couple of hours, and I felt like I'd played this game before.

Minus the graphics part (they are little better than WOW, but still pretty average), you could just as easily be talking about ESO.

But yeah, wildstar is terrible.

Except combat in ESO is nothing like combat in WoW. And ESO lacks the annoying "kill 10 monster" quests.
 
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
28. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 21, 2014, 16:31 Agent.X7
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Apr 21, 2014, 16:10:
Plus there's this for the technical folks out there.

I'm glad I didn't pre-order this game. Now I know not to play it. I'll wait for Wildstar.

I didn't pre-order anyway. Ended up liking it so much I went out of my way to find a CE.

Tried Wildstar this weekend with a key from Alienware. I can't believe people are so excited for this game. It's the same graphics as 10 year old World of Warcraft with the same combat. The introductory quests seem completely unfinished (where do I go next?) and BORING. I only played for a couple of hours, and I felt like I'd played this game before.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 21, 2014, 15:28 Agent.X7
 
FRELL YES!  
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
22. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 21, 2014, 15:23 Agent.X7
 
jacobvandy wrote on Apr 21, 2014, 14:39:
TESO looks really damn good for an MMO, and to insist otherwise is just dumb. They can't have Skyrim graphics with that kind of world... Hell Skyrim's world barely functions at that level of fidelity. Their target audience includes low-end PCs, and the people who have to ask "will my laptop run this?" So that's another major factor.

What people do not seem to understand is that a single player game is easier on a GFX card because you have ONE player to draw (IF it's played in 3rd person) and then the terrain and monsters.

MMOs have to account for the fact that you can have HUNDREDS of players on screen EACH with a unique texture set, plus monsters and terrain. To have the same level of graphics as Skyrim would cause even people with bleeding edge machines to have single digit frame rates.

ESO has a huge PvP zone. I tried it for the first time yesterday and it was "dead." And by dead I mean only a couple hundred people around. At one point there were about 100 dominion players on my screen, and about 25 enemy players, plus about 25 NPCs. It all seemed to run smoothly, but it wouldn't have if it all had the graphical fidelity fo a single player game.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 20, 2014, 21:37 Agent.X7
 
Wallshadows wrote on Apr 20, 2014, 16:28:
Stop forcing your religious beliefs on me! I am so offended right now!

Offense is something you choose to take or not. It takes a lot more energy to be offended than to ignore things.

That said, I hope you are joking.

BTW, if I was forcing my religious beliefs on you, you'd be tied to a table with me regurgitating dogma and torturing you into my way of thinking. Since I am not forcing you to do anything...yeah.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 20, 2014, 15:02 Agent.X7
 
Happy Easter, this strange collision of pagan, Jewish, and Christian traditions.

 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. Apr 19, 2014, 01:19 Agent.X7
 
Creston wrote on Apr 18, 2014, 23:28:
Poor Dan Stapleton. Had his bought-and-paid-for review criticized and then had to go and whine about it.

People may not like Joe for his weird starts to his videos, but the guy does EXCELLENT reviews, and if there's shit wrong with a game, he will actually mention it. He gave Titanfall a 7/10, which seems reasonable, and said it was ridiculous that so many sites simply continued the hype, continued sucking MS cock, and gave it 9s and 10s.

I guess IGN gets all pissy when they get called out.

Yeah, I read that headline, watched the review, and read the Twitter back and forth. Sorry, but BOTH parties do not look ridiculous. Only IGN looks ridiculous for "calling out" that Joe guy for telling the truth.

But a 31 minute review. Damn. Now I know why I avoid a lot of You Tube content.
 
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News Comments > Single-Player Hearthstone Plans
9. Re: Single-Player Hearthstone Plans Apr 14, 2014, 19:00 Agent.X7
 
nin wrote on Apr 14, 2014, 10:06:
Thought this sounded pretty cool...


Yeah, just wondering if this is a free ex-pack or a paid for one?

Whoops, read all the way to the bottom. Looks like you have to pay.
 
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News Comments > Titanfall Expedition DLC Next Month
9. Re: Titanfall Expedition DLC Next Month Apr 13, 2014, 20:10 Agent.X7
 
Gadzooks wrote on Apr 13, 2014, 18:56:
"The DLC's story will take place after the multiplayer campaign"


Wait... wut? Titanfall had a story?

I think this is breaking news to all titanfall players.
Especially to those of us whose resolutions cut off the little window where it took place.
 
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News Comments > Zombie MMORPG H1Z1 Announced
30. Re: Zombie MMORPG H1Z1 Announced Apr 10, 2014, 23:56 Agent.X7
 
I just...I mean...how does this fit at all with his "SWG players, welcome home" thing? Uh, Zombies....yeah, not seeing the connection.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
5. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 10, 2014, 23:55 Agent.X7
 
CLICKBAIT!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
24. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 9, 2014, 19:48 Agent.X7
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 9, 2014, 13:31:
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 9, 2014, 13:03:
The Mumbling Warrior probably died due to an enlarged heart, a side effect of his steroid use.

Meanwhile, check out something that really matters, like what Carl Sagan said.

He made millions of people happy. So yeah, that matters. In fact, it matters a whole lot more. Come talk to us when you've done the same.


You're just mad because I said it first and now you can't be seen to agree, so you have to attack instead.

Crack makes millions of people happy. Your logic sucks.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 9, 2014, 13:03 Agent.X7
 
The Mumbling Warrior probably died due to an enlarged heart, a side effect of his steroid use.

Meanwhile, check out something that really matters, like what Carl Sagan said.
 
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News Comments > Fortnite Alpha Signups
15. Re: Fortnite Alpha Signups Apr 8, 2014, 23:28 Agent.X7
 
Frijoles wrote on Apr 8, 2014, 23:11:
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 8, 2014, 19:10:
This game is FUN! It's only in alpha, so I can't wait to see what gets added and how much more fun it becomes.

Are the monsters an actual threat? One thing I hate about vanilla Minecraft is that you can defeat the AI by digging a hole in the ground. A lot of survival games are very similar. After X hours (and in cases like Minecraft, minutes), there's just no challenge because the mobs suck. Or rather, surviving the environment is the challenge. The mobs are just an annoyance.


Well, they can destroy your fort. They are mostly slow moving and fairly easy to avoid, like zombies. But, the danger is in being complacent around them, and in assuming that your fort will stop them. Depending on the size of the monster and what you made your fort out of, they will take it quick or slow. So, you have to actually defend the fort. You can do this from the outside, or if you made holes, or from the roof, or however you can think of. you can also build awesome traps to stop them. I LOVE chaining trap types into each other. Floor springs that bounce them into spikes in the roof while a flamethrower toasts them.

It sort of has some of the flavor of Don't Starve. Building weapons and tools, finding supplies, Day/night cycle. Monsters mostly come at night. Mostly.
 
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News Comments > The Crew This Fall
2. Re: The Crew This Fall Apr 8, 2014, 19:40 Agent.X7
 
The game that was so good, they delayed it most of a year! (Because nothing really made it stand out from the 6 other race games that were supposed to be released at the same time.)  
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News Comments > Fortnite Alpha Signups
4. Re: Fortnite Alpha Signups Apr 8, 2014, 19:10 Agent.X7
 
I've been alpha testing this since October. They sent the first 500 of us a cool little dog tag.

This game is FUN! It's only in alpha, so I can't wait to see what gets added and how much more fun it becomes.

Basically you have a bunch of areas with missions. You start an area and build a fort to protect yourself at night, when the monsters come out. During the day you try to complete the objectives to move on to the next board. Pretty much everything is destructible, and there are a lot of hidden areas. They shut down the test right before Christmas, and we've been eagerly waiting for them to start it back up again.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
7. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 8, 2014, 15:15 Agent.X7
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 8, 2014, 14:50:
Jivaro wrote on Apr 8, 2014, 13:57:
Is that a mouse or a Decepticon?

Wasn't the Cyborg Rat the first tunable gaming mouse?

Maybe they mean the first one that works well. I had an MMO7 rat mouse. It would randomly stop tracking for 5 to 30 seconds at a time. Cyborg blamed everything but the cheap sensors they used. Went back to Logitech.
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Specs
3. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Specs Apr 8, 2014, 13:37 Agent.X7
 
Assassin's Creed: Middle-Earth

I might actually play this.
 
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