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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > Shadow of Mordor Review Pressure Allegations
30. Re: Shadow of Mordor Review Pressure Allegations Oct 8, 2014, 00:18 Lorcin
 
For I=1 to game length {
Target=Random Captain;
WalkTo Target;
Engage Target;
If Target=<2 OtherCaptainsNearby Then Win Else Lose;
}


Sorry for mix of basic and c - still trying to learn c

Actually stopped playing this now and a large part of that was the repetition. Killer for me was getting to the new green area of Mordor (sayeth thou whaaaat?) And seeing an new entirely blank Sauren's army.

Back in the starter region some no name gimpy orc had somehow hit level 20 by my extreme bad luck. I'd run like a fat kid after a cupcake every time I saw him come the end, he did actually become a nemesis.

Tell me I've completed 11/20 main mission then wipe the orc slate clean whilst introducing another new flat small land but this time using green not brown as the default colour was the final straw for me.

Morale of this game: Nemesis system actually very good. Without it this would be a flat, dull, repetitive fantasy game.

I kinda feel like this was aimed at the PS3/360 gen of consoles visually. There are NO vistas - no real sense of scale. The whole thing seems to be a collection of very small pretty maps which don't add up to a world. Ai is pretty good overall but this hugely fails at feeling epic.

Edit: actually quite possible the real killer for me was the 1st dwarf mission was almost the entire length of the map away. I wanna start small and expand not be given a new area then tempted to run to it's farthest reaches.

This comment was edited on Oct 8, 2014, 00:27.
 
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News Comments > Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Claptrap Trailer
1. Re: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Claptrap Trailer Oct 3, 2014, 23:27 Lorcin
 
Kinda amazed they don't have a power-up where claptrap grows nipples on his bodywork.

They really are throwing every idea they can at this from the looks of things - pity these are the ideas that were previously left at the bottom of the barrel.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 Launches
12. Re: Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 Launches Oct 3, 2014, 23:07 Lorcin
 
Tom wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 21:55:

The gameplay, while far more forgiving than the original Elite, is still too difficult and open-ended to get the kind of mainstream exposure one typically associates with a killer app.

Sorry if I missed the naunces of dogfighting back then but my tactic was:

1) Install all mining lasers
2) Shot target when it was a single pixel on the screen

That worked great when I was ten - and I have very happy memories of shooting single pixels with lasers powerful enough to destroy meteors for hours!!!
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 Launches
9. Re: Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 Launches Oct 3, 2014, 21:25 Lorcin
 
I really want this - but I'm not preoreding. I'll play when I have a consumer version rift and they've spent a few months polishing it.

They really need to stop it hitting sales until the Rift is out because I'll go out on a limb here and say this is going to be one of the killer apps for OR.
 
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News Comments > Gold - Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
18. Re: Re: Gold - Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Oct 2, 2014, 09:21 Lorcin
 
Loved the first two - completed them both co-op with my son - but this zero-g hunting for oxygen stuff leaves me cold.

Neither of us have it pre-ordered, waiting on the steam sale!
 
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News Comments > X-Rebirth DLC Free to Preorder
15. Re: X-Rebirth DLC Free to Preorder Sep 28, 2014, 21:07 Lorcin
 
take the good bits from x and combine them with the good bits of starpoint gemini and they may actually have something!

SPG2 has pretty nice combat, something bugs me about the chase cam but dunno what. However it's stations, people, universe, trading etc are pretty damn weak. X excels at all it's weak spots - even over excels in the case of the walking around the station shite - but X's combat always felt like an afterthought.

Merge the two!
 
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News Comments > FINAL FANTASY XIII for PC Announced
2. Re: FINAL FANTASY XIII for PC Announced Sep 18, 2014, 19:12 Lorcin
 
Will be nice to replay these - especially as they aren't charging much. Only problem I see is the probably 720p cut-scenes may grate next to 1440p game-play.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 30, 2014, 15:25 Lorcin
 
Pull the left over pork and freeze it - or make it into burgers and freeze them.  
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Jul 20, 2014, 22:25 Lorcin
 
well that's great, aside from some glitches with Rage, graphics have never been much of issue with either studios games.

BUT HOW ABOUT A COMPETENT GAME DESIGNER instead of a glorified tech demo designer for once?

Let's Hannah Montana this shit - I want the best of both worlds.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 4 Survey
11. Re: Mass Effect 4 Survey Jul 15, 2014, 12:29 Lorcin
 
How about you wake up at the start off mass effect 4 and realize mass effect 3 was all just a bad dream. Go Dallas on it's arse!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 8, 2014, 17:54 Lorcin
 
7-1 against Brazil??? Guess the US wasn't as bad as people here made out.  
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News Comments > Gearbox Announces "Hero Shooter" Battleborn
14. Re: Gearbox Announces Jul 8, 2014, 15:38 Lorcin
 
Borderlands crossed with Wildstars art design? Why not!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 1, 2014, 18:53 Lorcin
 
I''m quite a long way off of being on Team USA - but if England had played for 1 minute with your spirit and attitude maybe we wouldn't have gone home with 1 point from the groups.

You should be proud - not of your ability but just because of your grit.
 
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News Comments > Summer Sales Ending
6. Re: Summer Sales Ending Jun 29, 2014, 15:41 Lorcin
 
got drunk bought goat simulator. Nuff said  
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News Comments > Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer
16. Re: Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer Jun 27, 2014, 21:00 Lorcin
 
Kinda the video equivalent of "and they shall know no fear".

Basic game mechanics ignored if your a space marine. Now we have basic in-game footage being represented by cut-scenes just cause their space marines.

Bastards.
 
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News Comments > Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer
2. Re: Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer Jun 27, 2014, 15:53 Lorcin
 
Nice to see a 40k game with a budget - but as a Nid player can we please get a chance to nom the stupid space marines???  
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News Comments > Play PC Titanfall for Free
36. Re: Play PC Titanfall for Free Jun 20, 2014, 16:49 Lorcin
 
Was kinda fun. But it took me longer to download and install then I played for. Oh well back to Wildstar.  
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News Comments > Two Tomb Raider Games Announced
6. Re: Two Tomb Raider Games Announced Jun 9, 2014, 18:47 Lorcin
 
I sincerely hope they open with a montage of Lara getting out of bed (clothed you pervs) whilst overlaying the title just to acknowledge how dumb the title is.

Not like we have had apes rise or dark knights rise or sunrise (episode on How I Met Your Mother). Stuff rising doesn't get clichéd at all.

Also aren't these tombs generally underground - wouldn't Descent of the Tomb Raider fit better (not fall - done to death).
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs NVIDIA Drivers & Tweak Guide
17. Re: Watch Dogs NVIDIA Drivers & Tweak Guide May 26, 2014, 15:04 Lorcin
 
It's a B grade GTA clone with super powers being portrayed as hacking. If you've played Saints Row 4 and GTA V there's very little too see here.  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead
27. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead May 1, 2014, 17:45 Lorcin
 
My personnel experience with ESO:

1) Log into beta.
2) 4 hours later log out.
3) Reinstall Skyrim.
4) 2 weeks later give account and password to mate so they can play the next beta.
5) Read launch comments/review.
6) Regret nothing.
 
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