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Signed On Jul 18, 2005, 14:21
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
16. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 14, 2016, 17:04 gravity
 
descender wrote on Jan 14, 2016, 16:09:
annnd look more complete libtard bullshit.

You are free to explain the situation as you think you understand it, rather than just rambling like a lunatic.

One can only wonder why I hadn't ignored you already. Fixed!

Anytime I see someone use the word "libtard," (particularly in such intentional provocation) I immediately associate them with a level of ignorance that is difficult to achieve.

Solely because it's an embarrassing aggregation of the words "liberal" and "retard," and if you're still calling people "retards," today, you probably need to check yourself and maybe mature a little bit... go look in the mirror, and try reading about things on your own.
 
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News Comments > Oculus Rift $599
46. Re: Star Wars Battlefront 40 Player Battle Shown Jan 6, 2016, 15:49 gravity
 
Sleep wrote on Jan 6, 2016, 14:44:
Roller coasters are a TERRIBLE comparison point for any kind of motion sickness because the bloody things are designed to drop your stomach into your pants. Of course they are going to make the succeptible feel sick - just like they would if you got on the real thing!

This is why you dont see many complaints of vr sickness these days, even with 175,000 headsets out there and it being amateur hour in creating content. Professional content is not going to make that mistake.

You, literally, proved my point. Someone feeling sick, because they're NOT moving, but appear to be, is the whole problem.

Also, *every person* who wears my DK2 (including myself), sometimes even for as little as 10 minutes, feels nauseated after some time. So this garbage about "don't see many complaints," isn't true. Every person I've seen, first-hand, gets nauseated eventually. That's never gonna change, in this iteration of the hardware, because you're not physically moving.

PS - Studies and citations, help: http://w3.uqo.ca/cyberpsy/en/cyberma_en.htm
(~5% DON'T experience some form of 'sickness' in some way)

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News Comments > Oculus Rift $599
27. Re: Star Wars Battlefront 40 Player Battle Shown Jan 6, 2016, 14:01 gravity
 
PHJF wrote on Jan 6, 2016, 13:23:
This is what happens when you play games not made for vr in a vr device. why are people shocked theyre getting nauseous when they have a mouse moving their head in one direction, a keyboard moving their body in another direction and a display telling them theyre going in another direction? Barf city.

No man, that's not how it works, and no iteration of the current Oculus hardware addresses this (nor do any of the games).

You're not even thinking about your assertion. Basically, unless the Oculus literally supports someone WALKING FORWARD, it's going to throw you off.

Those rollercoaster demos were effing DESIGNED for the Rift, and you're blaming the software? They were the biggest offenders.

Basically, unless you're saying that the Star Trek version of "The Holodeck" is the Oculus + it's software, you're missing the entirety of the point.

The only titles, I repeat, ONLY titles that fit your assertion on what's 'acceptable' for the Rift are demos/games that involve sitting completely stationary, and looking around/leaning very slightly.

That's completely not what it will be used for, and not what people are expecting.
 
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News Comments > Oculus Rift $599
16. Re: Oculus Rift $599 Jan 6, 2016, 13:02 gravity
 
I own a DK2, and (unless I'm remembering wrong) paid only a bit over half of this price. A few things from my POV having had the DK2 for about a year:

1. Motion sickness is inevitable, after a lengthy playthrough, REGARDLESS of the changes made to refresh rate. This is part of the 'my body isn't physically doing what my eyes are saying,' effect. There's a scientific term for this, I'm sure, but that's the best way to explain it. More than 45 minutes inside, and I need a break, and even then I suffer from dizziness or nausea. I should mention I'm extremely into rollercoasters, rides, skydiving, etc., so it's totally cerebral of an effect.

2. Controller vs. Keyboards/Mice - So, this is debatable, for sure. However, most of you will inevitably come to conclude (I think) that sitting back with a controller is MUCH easier for you, and to show it off to others it would be nearly impossible for new people to comprehend WADS/Ctrl/Alt/Space whilst inside this tightly reformed headset. In my DK2 there's space in the bottom where I could look down and see my keyboard. As I understand it, that's no longer the case. The controller usage I was sold on within minutes.

3. The price. No. Just.. no. VR is, and still will be (for a while) a novelty thing that you are into for a few weeks, but don't really feel compelled to return to but maybe once every few months when a new, VR-specific, app or game is released. I played Alien: Isolation in it extensively, and most of the popular titles on the share/Oculus pages. They're fun, but novelty interests, at best. They've overshot here, and I can't help but think that FB and their investors are desperately attempting to grab at the massive amount of money they dumped into Oculus back then. I'm seeing a lot of guffaws elsewhere as well, outside of Blue's, and fully anticipate that initial sales will be disappointing (but not small, by any means). Give it another year or two, and time to iron out the kinks. I bet by Q4, 2016, we see a massive 'Holiday push' to sell more of these items, and by then, maybe even a firmware (or even hardware) upgrade to go along with the number of titles that will likely finally be coming out to rationalize the obscene specs and price.

That's my $20.02.

-g
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Knight Season of Infamy DLC Released
5. Re: Batman: Arkham Knight Season of Infamy DLC Released Dec 22, 2015, 17:25 gravity
 
Quinn wrote on Dec 22, 2015, 11:00:
I find that title extremely ironic.

*upvoted
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
5. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Nov 19, 2015, 15:36 gravity
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 19, 2015, 12:08:
LittleMe wrote on Nov 19, 2015, 12:06:
The problem is with the police powers to do this in the first place with no good evidence. We live in a police state. These laws do not address the root problem.

Agreed. Police forces everywhere need to be reigned in and leashed. In Canada they're virtual rogue agencies. They can pretty much do whatever they like without any fear of repercussion and they cost a fortune to boot. A lot of people aren't happy with the state of policing in this country and haven't been for a long time.

Sorry, Cutter - Are you Canadian, or American?
 
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News Comments > Leaked Fallout 4 Footage
33. Re: Leaked Fallout 4 Footage Nov 3, 2015, 09:02 gravity
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Nov 3, 2015, 06:09:
InBlack wrote on Nov 3, 2015, 03:06:
So...you get the armor in the first hour of the game and then what? Spend the rest of the game upgrading it? Cos fuck that shit. That's not item progression, thats LAZY GAME DESIGN. *sigh* I hope you are wrong about this...

Just remember man...consolitis.

JESUS. That left-hand screenshot! "It puts the CON-SOLE.. in the games... and gets the QUA-LUUUUDE..." nevermind...
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
20. Re: The Park Released Oct 28, 2015, 09:35 gravity
 
Wesp5 wrote on Oct 28, 2015, 04:05:
gravity wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 21:55:
Also a solid few (three/four) jump scares that were quite effective, even when I felt a couple were coming.

Well, but can you really call this a game? Jump scares are typical for movies and interaction with the world is basically zero. Nothing survival in it, just about an hour of walking around in a depressing story! And that at a size bigger than good old games, like the mentioned Undying or even my favorite Bloodlines with hours of fun and tension.

It's more of an interactive experience, not a game.

HOWEVER, I should mention that my achievements list seems to suggest that I didn't get the 'true' ending, as there appears to be multiple outcomes, depending on the level of investigation you do into the back story.

I'll say it's pretty effing twisted, for sure. I didn't see it going where it did until about halfway through, then it got morally messy.
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
16. Re: The Park Released Oct 27, 2015, 21:55 gravity
 
gravity wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 11:33:
Given that I'm a huge fan of survival horror type games, I'd greatly appreciate anyone provide personal feedback on this, having played it or experienced it previously.

Kinda out of the blue... <ahem>.. sorry..

So, I enjoyed this. I felt it was worth the $10 price, and it had a very adult-oriented story (once I got out of the first ride, I realized it was gonna go dark, fast).

Also a solid few (three/four) jump scares that were quite effective, even when I felt a couple were coming.
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
9. Re: The Park Released Oct 27, 2015, 14:04 gravity
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 13:45:
I can't stand horror games where your only option is run and hide. Which really amounts to learn the monster's patterns and respond to them. Games like SOMA and Alien would be way better if you could interact with the environment and craft items to fight back with. Trying to avoid the monsters is intense enough but just being a victim the entire time is frustrating and monotonous. It's a shame because the environments in those games are otherwise fantastic.

Alien - There was no pattern (none discernable, at least). That fucker was insanely well designed.

SOMA - I didn't really see a pattern here either, but it was definitely easier to work out how to circumvent them in some way.
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
5. Re: The Park Released Oct 27, 2015, 12:37 gravity
 
Jerykk wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 12:24:
Apparently this is super short (~90 minutes) and doesn't actually have any gameplay. It has more in common with Gone Home than Amnesia.

I'm actually OK with that (FWIW, the second poster was referencing Bioshock in Amnesia when talking about SOMA, so.. we veered off-topic).

If it's just a 'walking simulator' with some story, and good spooky experiences (which it appears to have, from the trailer), I'm down... as long as it's reasonably priced... (goes to Steam, sees $10 pricetag).. yeah, that's fine by me.

If anyone else is interested as well, I'll probably pick it up tonight, and let you all know (no spoilers).
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
3. Re: The Park Released Oct 27, 2015, 11:58 gravity
 
Quinn wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 11:54:
Anyone EVER had SOMA on their radar? It should get the Worst Motherfucking Title of the Year award... Because I ignored it in every single news article or link, thinking it was another DOTA rip-off.

I nearly missed out on Amnesia in Rapture xD

Actually, I pre-ordered it.

It's good. It's not Amnesia, and it takes way too long to get intense or genuinely creepy. However, the story is thought-provoking and original enough for me to finish, which is saying a lot more than I can about many other single-player titles these days who blow a lot of hot air.
 
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News Comments > Another Steam User Record
39. Re: Another Steam User Record Oct 27, 2015, 11:34 gravity
 
Placid wrote on Oct 26, 2015, 11:13:
I wonder if they counted peps playing the Doom Alpha?

... for the entirety of 15 minutes until I determined it to be crap?
 
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News Comments > The Park Released
1. Re: The Park Released Oct 27, 2015, 11:33 gravity
 
Given that I'm a huge fan of survival horror type games, I'd greatly appreciate anyone provide personal feedback on this, having played it or experienced it previously.

Kinda out of the blue... <ahem>.. sorry..
 
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News Comments > Another Steam User Record
2. Re: Another Steam User Record Oct 26, 2015, 10:06 gravity
 
Am I alone in the feeling that my preference for Steam is starting to wane?

Not sure if it's due to the flood of poor quality games, or simply my age is beginning to take hold.

My PS4 is much more appealing to me these days... I know, I've committed adultery.
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Knight Rerelease Wednesday
20. Re: Batman: Arkham Knight Rerelease Wednesday Oct 26, 2015, 09:49 gravity
 
Fantaz wrote on Oct 25, 2015, 17:51:
WB's Batman: Arkham Knight PC release had to have been the biggest fail for PC gaming this year.

You misspelled "ever."
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
18. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 22, 2015, 08:58 gravity
 
NetHead wrote on Oct 22, 2015, 07:28:
I'm sure this sums it up for a lot of people. Youtube/Google will never see a cent from me.

I don't want to belabor a point you're probably already well aware of.. buuuut...

Odds are, Google/YouTube (or both), have likely made more than a cent off of you at some point.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Sep 25, 2015, 20:51 gravity
 
Go back to games.  
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News Comments > MS Kills Safedisc DRM in Win 7 & 8
26. Re: MS Kills Safedisc DRM in Win 7 & 8 Sep 23, 2015, 17:59 gravity
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2015, 13:12:
As a matter of fact the current "On The House" free game which is Red Alert 2 also used to be SafeDisc protected but the Origin version comes with a cracked warez EXE (by Razor1911).

shut the front door.. you're serious? CRC passes? legit markings remain? I'm gonna look this up!
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
2. Re: Evening Safety Dance Sep 9, 2015, 20:45 gravity
 
jacobvandy wrote on Sep 9, 2015, 20:23:
You pretty much deserve to be blackmailed and have your phone held ransom if you're stupid enough to install a shady app straight from a banner ad on a free porn site and then give it admin rights... It doesn't mention that in this particular article, but I've heard a story second-hand about that being the way people are finding it, through Pornhub, et al. Stick to the Google Play store, people!

Furthermore, if you buy food at the Pentagon, you deserve to.. oh... I, uh... hmm.....
 
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