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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > Dungeons The Dark Lord Demo
1. Re: Dungeons The Dark Lord Demo Sep 29, 2011, 18:38 Lorcin
 
Is this still a soulless Dungeon Keeper rip-off, or has it built it's own identity?  
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News Comments > AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! Sequel Revealed
4. Re: AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! Sequel Revealed Sep 27, 2011, 23:10 Lorcin
 
Unzerpum wrote on Sep 27, 2011, 22:19:
It's easy. Five groupings of five letters each, with each grouping capitalizing an additional letter:

"Aaaaa" "AAaaa" "AAAaa" "AAAAa" "AAAAA"

What? No, I'm not OCD at all!
So is the sequel set in Wales?

Baaaa BBaaa BBBaa BBBBa BBBBB
 
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News Comments > The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard Rises
6. Re: The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard Rises Sep 27, 2011, 22:37 Lorcin
 
Rattlehead wrote on Sep 27, 2011, 20:57:
This is the most disappointing "expansion" of any MMO I ever played. It's essentially a glorified quest pack with a $30 price tag. I wouldn't mind that essentially but my biggest gripe is they are killing end-game raiders like me until update 5 which isn't coming out till the end of the year. There are no new end game instances and that raid can only be played once a week.

They didn't scale any old instances, they just raised the level of already scalable instances, forcing players to grind the same 3 dailies for the stupid superior 4th marks for raid armor.

Even if you don't purchase the expansion you still get access to the new regions and epic quests, which makes me wonder why pay for this at all. The new level cap is nice but everything else just...blows.

This expansion made me quit the game. End game content is scarce enough, this eliminated all of it with a stupid once a week lair boss.

Really man? When an MMO goes free 2 play it really shouts "I FAILED". Now your complaining that the expansion to a failed mmo isn't worth the money - what did you expect, your $30 would make it compete with wow?

The minute a game goes f2p it's dead - and everybody playing beyond a few days checking it out will deny it.

PS Just to make this awkward - you'll try to extol the virtues of the game, whilst I'll link to subscriber figures, financial comparisons with games launched in the same window and the huge lack of community.

To be clear - if D&Do is lacking community, then LOTRO is trying to host a party in the desert.
 
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News Comments > Kane & Lynch 3 Plans?
4. Re: Kane & Lynch 3 Plans? Sep 27, 2011, 21:23 Lorcin
 
Wow - so the market research says somebody wants another one?

Can people stop sleeping with their sisters please?
 
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News Comments > Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded on Hold
31. Re: Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded on Hold Sep 27, 2011, 20:00 Lorcin
 
Well this news reminded me to check on black mesa again. With DNF released and not as bad as Daikatona - I really wanna play Black Mesa.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Driver: San Francisco
12. Re: Ships Ahoy - Driver: San Francisco Sep 27, 2011, 19:54 Lorcin
 
So guessing I'm one of the few who really wants to see a motorhead 2 - pity Dice seem to be busy churning out generic shooters.

As for Driver San Fran - it's kinda fun, nothing special. But then you see the TV ad and realise the advert is an awful lot more fun than the game.

Just to explain this a bit better, Driver is like Dead Island; great adverts, run of the mill game.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic December Launch; Pricing Details
36. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic December Launch, Pricing Details Sep 24, 2011, 21:11 Lorcin
 
Sorry but I have a life - no way I'd be allowed to spend Christmas on a game. Maybe in the new year  
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News Comments > NVIDIA on PC Gaming Sales and Performance Uptrends
23. Re: NVIDIA on PC Gaming Sales and Performance Uptrends Sep 22, 2011, 22:03 Lorcin
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 22, 2011, 18:47:
PC releases occasionally come out months later due to piracy concerns.

PC releases often come out months later because the team is being pressed for time and need to focus on getting a good product out the door by the release date. Rather than let all 3 platforms slip a small amount they let the platform that needs the most individual work yet will sell the least slip for a long amount.

PC releases also often come out months later because a different team works on them and they can't complete until the other versions are done.


But don't let the conspiracy train stop.

I'm not saying if I believe that or not but as I've been a PC Gamer since Doom (1) I honestly have to say PC gamers are the connoisseurs. A well built pc game is like an aged singled malt whiskey - the best the lager boys on the consoles can hope is that their cheap lager doesn't give them too bad a headache.

There's the odd beer like god of war which is worth a nights drinking - but for the most part lets leave the plebs to their lager. Bring on the whiskey.

PS I actually hate whiskey - but vodka didn't fit the tone
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA on PC Gaming Sales and Performance Uptrends
1. Re: NVIDIA on PC Gaming Sales and Performance Uptrends Sep 22, 2011, 15:59 Lorcin
 
Do love the new F1 2011 ad which says "Actual PC Gameplay". You know it'll look nowhere near as good on the consoles.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 22, 2011, 03:45 Lorcin
 
Killing off people with it early is a bit harsh - the PS3 is secure again for the time being so these people have actually bought the game.  
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News Comments > OnLive Live in U.K.
4. Re: OnLive Live in U.K. Sep 22, 2011, 03:27 Lorcin
 
I'd totally agree with you about they just need to up the video quality - but that said anybody playing with the input lag will probably not mind the video (and tbh it looks as good as my wife's laptop can do).

Their not really aiming this at hardcore gamers.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 18, 2011, 22:28 Lorcin
 
Ignoring my mouse I guess I'm Black Beer. I can live with that.

Do have to wonder how many people on the internet will be named Nude Used Kleenex.
 
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News Comments > Cancelled Avengers Game Footage
22. Re: Cancelled Avengers Game Footage Sep 18, 2011, 22:19 Lorcin
 
The Iron Man stuff looked too slow, hulk too weak - for instance the impact at 1:48 really needed something, anything, even a screen shake would have been good.

Couldn't care less about captain america. And the brief thor footage again just hugely lacking in power - it looked like he was running under water.

I know this was pre-alpha etc but it stunk of movie tie-in and 50% average review scores already and I think the general public are finally realising that for the most parts movie tie-ins aren't worth the money.
 
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News Comments > Dead Island DLC Waits for Patches
3. Re: Dead Island DLC Waits for Patches Sep 15, 2011, 21:06 Lorcin
 
Following the epic trailer the game did creep me out for 10 minutes until I got outside - after that I uninstalled it. Damn glad I didn't pay for it - zombie fps means bad guys who move slow, are stupid and can't attack from range. Or in other words zombie fps < doom 1.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Details and Screenshots
1. Re: PlanetSide 2 Details and Screenshots Sep 14, 2011, 20:41 Lorcin
 
Is that chris griffin in the red shirt?  
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News Comments > Same-Gender Relationships a Post-Launch Feature in The Old Republic
27. Re: Same-Gender Relationships a Post-Launch Feature in The Old Republic Sep 13, 2011, 20:21 Lorcin
 
entr0py wrote on Sep 13, 2011, 20:00:
As for gay options, they're pretty popular in Bioware games, and not just with gay people. Plus I imagine that little bit of validation might be a selling point for gay gamers who know how rare it is.

And could really help keep down the kid factor when Fox in the US and the Daily Mail over hear start screaming how wrong it all is.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 13, 2011, 20:17 Lorcin
 
Your wrong Blue - it leads to the opticians for your messed up weakened eye and the pharmacists for headache tablets.  
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News Comments > Same-Gender Relationships a Post-Launch Feature in The Old Republic
15. Re: Same-Gender Relationships a Post-Launch Feature in The Old Republic Sep 13, 2011, 17:50 Lorcin
 
007Bistromath wrote on Sep 13, 2011, 16:06:
Wait, won't this get the game canned? Lucas is a homophobe who has long and staunchly maintained that homosexuality does not exist in his galaxy.

C3P0?
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 8, 2011, 21:06 Lorcin
 
I tend to agree - we've got a 3d tv but aside from kids films and the odd game we very rarely watch it in 3d (UK have had a 3d channel all year). I'll occupationally watch the footy in 3d but tend to stick to the 2d version .

Until it is glasses free this really won't take off - btw out of 5 of us my wife and 2 youngest have no problem with the glasses, I don't like them but can make it too halftime (45mins) before needing a break. My 12 year old can't get on with them at all.
 
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News Comments > Borderlands 2 PC Wish List Request
14. Re: Borderlands 2 PC Wish List Request Sep 7, 2011, 22:22 Lorcin
 
Offtopic:

I just used the phrase "joypad" - but tbh I should have used "controller" because apparently "joy-anything" now also feels pretty well erm gay. So gay is gay, joy is rapidly becoming gay (no thanks really to the thrustmaster line of joysticks)- how long until all positive adjectives seem a bit homosexual?
 
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