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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > On GTA IV PC DRM
29. Re: On GTA IV PC DRM Nov 28, 2008, 18:48 Lorcin
 
FUCK THAT!

WAY to much crap to install & online DRM, torrent's here I come!

God your bright - comments like that all over the net will really make publishers want to put games onto the PC.

If you must do that kinda thing keep it to yourself yeah?
 
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News Comments > On GTA IV PC DRM
20. Re: On GTA IV PC DRM Nov 28, 2008, 18:09 Lorcin
 
Seriously do not see what peoples problems are with this kinda thing - in fact I'm not even sure I've ever heard anybody I could actually name/trust having securerom cause them problems. Yeah alright starforce was pretty nasty but the industry seems to have learnt from that.

If your really that fussed just wait a year until they disable they DRM as they have done with bioshock etc. You've already waited 9 months - I doubt another year would hurt.

Personally I gave up after the latest delay and swallowed my pride and bought a X-Box - yeah I'd prefer to use a keyboard and mouse at times but I'd also rather not wait a further 6-9 months for some games.

Oh and rock band with my wife and two of my kids is hilarious. 8 year old girls singing iron maiden FTW!

OOPS nearly forgot - I have to put in a disc when I want to play GTA IV and I do believe it's even been known to call home now and then - but I'd rather have fun then think there some mass conspiracy to steal my data and spy on my every move online whilst plotting to blow up my PC.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 3 Editor and DLC Coming
10. Re: Fallout 3 Editor and DLC Coming Nov 25, 2008, 12:40 Lorcin
 
Guess they are planning to patch the save system in that case then cause otherwise they will have war!

(that's worded to not be a spolier btw if it seems weird)
 
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News Comments > Gearbox Layoffs
6. Re: Gearbox Layoffs Nov 22, 2008, 19:50 Lorcin
 
As I don't agree with WWII shooters on moral terms I haven't played a gearbox game since 007:Nightfire but I LOVED nightfire, opposing force and blue shift.

I can only hope this means they have cancelled Halo 4, any future WWII shooters and all further crappy console to pc conversions they were working on.

Ultimataly Gearbox's originals have been good but the cross-platform and especially the latent PC conversions have sucked major donkey balls.
 
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News Comments > Safety Dance
1. Re: Safety Dance Nov 22, 2008, 04:40 Lorcin
 
Oh found one - soul calibur IV is rated 16+ in europe and 12 in the UK.

Given that "The dark knight" was also a 12 I'm pretty certain the BBFC is right on this one!
 
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News Comments > Universal Combat Collectors’ Edition Patches
21. Re: Universal Combat Collectors’ Edition Patches Nov 21, 2008, 17:48 Lorcin
 
Yeah, as soon as you grow old enough to move out of your mom's basement and actually cash in your food stamps and get a bank account, you'll understand the financial mechanics of game development. Just because you don't like my games - or me - is largely inconsequential. So, yeah, go cry to my bank account because I have nothing better to do with my time than to put resources behind a game that nobody is buying or playing. Yah.

Erm actually Derek my mum died of cancer 1 month and 8 days ago at the age of 57 (yes I'm 34 and yes she had me and my sister young). Either way given that A) she's dead and B) she never had a basement in her short life exactly how superior do you feel now?
 
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News Comments > Universal Combat Collectors’ Edition Patches
1. Re: Universal Combat Collectors’ Edition Patches Nov 20, 2008, 20:51 Lorcin
 
Wow that has to be a first - a notification of a patch which contains more words than the game in question has sales.  
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News Comments > EVE Shooter Plans?
2. Re: EVE Shooter Plans? Nov 8, 2008, 15:40 Lorcin
 
The only way that would work is as a single player game possibly with some multiplayer components. The trouble with Eve single player would be the simple fact they would have to completly invent it from scratch - they'd have the universe and that's all. The simple fact is, as the Eve missions show, Eve is neither hard nor engaging against NPCs.

If their building an entire game from the ground up why not a FPS or RTS? People buy them just from screenshots where as space sims have to compete for a very niche market.

As for "an MMO space shooter/trader" - erm that would be Eve then yeah?
 
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News Comments > Arkane's Life After EA
1. Re: Arkane's Life After EA Nov 7, 2008, 09:48 Lorcin
 
Cool - I loved Arx Fatalis but whilst DMMM was pretty it wasn't really long or envolving.  
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News Comments > Dungeons & Dragons Online Updated
4. Re: Dungeons & Dragons Online Updated Nov 4, 2008, 12:47 Lorcin
 
Hmm typical - I found the collectors edition for £2.97 in a bargin bin 6 weeks ago and now the month's expired - might have a look on a friend pass though.  
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News Comments > X3: Terran Conflict Patch
1. Re: X3: Terran Conflict Patch Oct 30, 2008, 18:12 Lorcin
 
hmm I can only hope the new direct egosoft take with the X universe in the future does not stop at planet game breaking bugs and also avoids the nebula of completly broken main story missions.  
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News Comments > X Series Done, X Universe Not
11. Re: X Series Done, X Universe Not Oct 25, 2008, 19:28 Lorcin
 
X and Eve are very similar in the trade/think/build routes - just eve's fights vs PVE suck where as X's trade can never be as dynamic as Eve's.

Oh but really X's fighting is not the best - I'd rather slap the I:War2 combat engine on it anyday.
 
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News Comments > X Series Done, X Universe Not
9. Re: X Series Done, X Universe Not Oct 25, 2008, 16:48 Lorcin
 
Yeah whilst I have bought every X game in the series this last one does feel a tad recycled.

Things like the X3:Reunion main music playing as you enter and a really "here again?" feeling to the whole thing make me think that yeah maybe this has run it's course. The new UI is erm "borrowing" heavily from Eve also which was disappointing.

I think it's a good idea they throw out a lot of the X series now (like the "box") but the universe itself is still one of the richest and varied in gaming atm - way beyond the Eve universe which seems to consist of humans separated by their ugliness.

I would hope their next game would come with Newtonian physics and a massive combat upgrade. They need to separate from being a SP version of Eve which is how X currently feels - and also the reason why an X MMO is a REALLY bad idea atm. X may have the broader universe and diversity but Eve already has the subscribers and as space sim is a niche market to position X vs Eve online they would obviously be playing catch up forever.

Oh btw please don't think I'm in any way slagging X:TC it's still a product freelancer or the combined works of Derek (notso) Smart would kill to become.
 
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News Comments > Spore Add-on Confirmed
3. Pimping Oct 12, 2008, 15:36 Lorcin
 
Seriously? The game will have been out 2 months and 2 weeks when it's first expansion arrives. Are EA going for 5/6 "expansions" a year on this???

The way their cashing in it can only be a month or so until the Miley Cirrhosis pack comes out.
 
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News Comments > X3: Terran Conflict Preorders
5. Re: No subject Oct 11, 2008, 18:55 Lorcin
 
Hmm tricky - I'm actually paying for Eve atm and essentially X is Eve but faster and less social!  
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News Comments > RF Online Closing
2. Re: Weee Oct 2, 2008, 09:38 Lorcin
 
I thought RF Online was pretty ugly - all the characters seemed too tall and thin. The color scheme would have suited an Xbox and the font choice was, as in most Korean MMOs, really horrible.

But hey the gameplay was worse so who cares


This comment was edited on Oct 2, 09:38.
 
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News Comments > No Need for Speed Undercover Demo
3. Re: No subject Sep 25, 2008, 14:01 Lorcin
 
Hmm well I didn't buy the last one based on the demo. So although they know they won't drive away any more longterm fans with a demo they also won't get any back.

Based purely on the last ones demo and without a demo of this I'm not going to be buying it (which is a shame cause I used to love them)
 
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News Comments > WAR Banhammer Striketh
3. Re: No subject Sep 22, 2008, 14:51 Lorcin
 
Seems a bit dumb to me. As every game has gold sellers and their offering more money then games sales would generate then surely it's pretty dumb not to take the money.

If they honestly think they can stop gold selling then sure good for him - if not.....
 
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News Comments > EA's Take-Two Offer to Expire Tonight
13. Re: No subject Aug 18, 2008, 16:31 Lorcin
 
Electronic Arts will not renew its tender offer to Take-Two until october when EA proudly present Takeover Bid 09.

Everybody says EA needs to work on new franchises - this one is really original and from the leftfield.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto IV PC
39. Re: Strong copy protection potential. Aug 6, 2008, 20:44 Lorcin
 
I'd simply suggest putting on what their running on AITD. Either the pirates can't be bothered because the game is poo or it's uncrackable. IF it's the later then the PC may stop being the console's syphalitic ridden little sister.

Of course there are a few other games that the pirates have deemed unworthy of their cracking attention. Maybe if they put a certain developers name on the box they'd be "scene group" free. Not looking at anyone from this board mentioned in my sig. Honest.
 
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