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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > Manhunt 2 Granted UK Release
4. Re: No subject Mar 14, 2008, 15:39 Lorcin
 
Still don't think this game is any way shape or form necessary - seriously nothing but bad could possibly come from this trash.

I don't like the BBFC in any way shape or form (give me pr0n goddammit) but anything anybody can do to stop this shit getting into the hands of kids/teenagers the better.

It made me feel dirty and the idea of any of my children playing it is really quite sickening.

 
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News Comments > CPL Closes
18. Re: No subject Mar 14, 2008, 15:34 Lorcin
 
I do find it quite incredible they kept going for 10 years. Surely the mass market for any sports coverage is TV. I know ticket sales are nice but big money comes from TV rights (certainly for football in England).

At the same time the only people who would watch gamer matches ; the gamers; probably spend far less time staring at the TV then normal people (I watch 1 or 2 hours per week tops).

So really showing footage of games that mainly appeals to gamers is kinda of like selling ice creams in the middle of a desert. There may very well be a market but trying to deliver the product to that market is next to impossible.

 
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News Comments > Sam & Max 204 Release & Demo
3. Re: no difference between demo/full Mar 14, 2008, 15:12 Lorcin
 
Hmm thought I'd check into gametap again but it's still not in this country (UK).

So I thought I'd try a free account in case some of the earlier episodes are free. Only one (1.4) is there but that didn't really matter because I'm on x64 and they still don't support 64 bit operating systems.

So I need a different PC in a different country to get into gametap. Think I'll go back to ignoring it really.

 
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News Comments > CPL Closes
14. Re: No subject Mar 14, 2008, 13:41 Lorcin
 
They said 'sport', not 'athletic sport'. A sport is a competitive activity governed by rules. There are lots of things that qualify as sports that aren't even remotely athletic.

LETS PLAY DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARTTTTTTTTS!

 
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News Comments > The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria Announced
12. Re: Award-winning!!! Mar 14, 2008, 13:40 Lorcin
 
Did you include the 15 awards my un-pc game "who left the floater in the toilet?" got?

 
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Details
8. Re: This will probably will suck. Mar 13, 2008, 17:31 Lorcin
 
"Quick Time Events, a feature that is not as universally loved." bothers me.

God of war got em right

 
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News Comments > Cryptic & Star Trek Online Clue
4. Re: it never ceases to amaze me ... Mar 13, 2008, 13:45 Lorcin
 
how people can figure stuff like that out. i mean ... seriously, who thinks to look into stuff like that?

Trekkies

 
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News Comments > Star Trek Online Tease
7. Re: Hmmmm Mar 12, 2008, 12:02 Lorcin
 
Hmm indeed - I always considered the star trek community itself to be it's biggest enemy. I don't know anybody who can look enviously at the antics of trekkies/trekkers or whatever it is these days.

I never got into the original series (I was born in '74 so it had to go head to head with Star Wars for me) but I remember really looking forward to TNG. I pretty soon lost interest as it was just too love and peace for me at the time. The following series just seemed to be a further attempt to milk the cash cow.

Around this time there was the introduction of the klingon language courses. People turning up for jury duty in star trek uniforms and of course Galaxy Quest which put it all in perspective.

Now this though - would I really want to spend money to play with the hardcore fans? Seriously star-trek nerds are the type even your normal computer geeks snigger about behind their backs. Do I want to become one?

On a side note it was a RABID fan that put me off SWG - he invited me to his guild and took me there. The route was meant to be top secret. Upon arrival he proceeded to show me the temples, libraries and training room that they had built. At this point I suddenly had to go deal with RL and strangely never logged back in.

IMO Star Trek Online will be even worse - and the idea of a roleplaying server fills me with dread.

I doubt it is just me either as viewing figures have got worse and worse year after year. Maybe the new film will breathe new life into the IP but I really think Star Trek and especially it's fans are best off forgotten.

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News Comments > Free SAGA
6. Re: No subject Mar 12, 2008, 05:09 Lorcin
 
strangely saga in the uk do cruises and holidays for oaps

 
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News Comments > Galactic Command: Echo Squad SE Demo
17. Re: Copy Protection Mar 11, 2008, 15:47 Lorcin
 
Wot? You must be mistaking me for your other girlfriends who are cowardly enough to hide behind anon and duplicate handles.

Obviously your egotistic inferiority complex which drives your ilk to attain and maintain pack mentality, can't stand the fact that others don't share your inconsequential views and opinions.

Get a life.

The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

 
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News Comments > Galactic Command: Echo Squad SE Demo
14. Re: Copy Protection Mar 11, 2008, 15:03 Lorcin
 
I really wanted to see where this had gone given the time that has passed and thought maybe the whole thing had moved into some type of playable game.

Isn't it only about 6 months since we ripped it out the last one?

Oh and Derek can you please stop being SamuraiSaint he really is quite insufferable. Switch back to hellbinder please - then we all know it's you.

 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Galactic Command Echo Squad SE
21. Re: Game's Full Docs Released Mar 8, 2008, 21:21 Lorcin
 
rofl as this thread is dead (over 12 hours on blues) this isn't technically breaking my word on derek baiting but really???

He'll consider putting an option in to allow possibly remapping one of the controls - politicians give a more direct answer then that.

The game is meant to look like shite because it's retro-look. Yeah sure, and the huge ammounts of cross-hatching in http://www.3000ad.com/pics/gcES/08-02-20/PHOTO008.PNG are obviously driver faults yeah?

The new fanboi account of spaced is fooling NOBODY derak - seriously come on. Did you forget your hellbinder logons already?

And last but not least: YOU ARE NOT WORTHY TO MENTION FREESPACE AND STAY THE FUCK AWAY FROM IT AS YOU HAVE BEEN TOLD LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF TIMES BEFORE

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News Comments > Windows LIVE Marketplace Coming
14. Re: No subject Mar 7, 2008, 13:08 Lorcin
 
Actually the reason we're not officially in a recession is because we aren't - there are specific criteria for that term to apply.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recession

In macroeconomics, a recession is a decline in a country's gross domestic product (GDP), or negative real economic growth, for two or more successive quarters of a year.

It is fair to say that the economy has tanked and that the government is not admitting it. I think the term for the current state is the wacky "stag-flation" - stagnant growth combined with inflation.

Fairy nuff - obviously as not living in the US whilst I do see the effects (nearly 1:2 GBP:$ is nice) the exact macroeconomical situation is not that covered in out media.

I still think that maybe people should not be so shocked that game sales in US are down.

Ohhhhh maybe we could start a sweepstake, which will the US government admit first:

A) The economy is in trouble
B) Global warming is very real
C) They only invaded Iraq for the oil

 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Galactic Command Echo Squad SE
3. Re: Respect Mar 7, 2008, 13:03 Lorcin
 
oh I can't be bothered. Derek baiting is getting a bit old.

 
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News Comments > Windows LIVE Marketplace Coming
10. Re: No subject Mar 7, 2008, 11:43 Lorcin
 
Sales are better outside North American?

I thought the American economy was totaled fubar and the only reason your not offically in recession is because the government won't admit it.

Maybe that has something to do with it?

 
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News Comments > THQ Director Blames Piracy for Iron Lore Closure
82. Re: No subject Mar 4, 2008, 13:40 Lorcin
 
Ok aside from the fact that if your talking about plans on how to install a eeprom and the code needed to unlock a wii then yeah it's avaliable. Maybe you'd be more satisfied with a firmware which would unlock a PSP?

Firmware to crack a 360 - yup it's there.

BTW you are the only person saying that everyone is leaving the PC platform and really I'm afraid trying to impress people with past connections to lionhead (who have made 1 widely accecpt classic game) whilst linking to "Rock-legend" is a bit of odd tactic. It's really akin me saying I used to work on Canary Warf and therefore know everything there is to know about building 50 storey buildings.

 
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News Comments > THQ Director Blames Piracy for Iron Lore Closure
49. Re: RE: PC game prices Mar 4, 2008, 02:14 Lorcin
 
Am I missing something? How exactly is PC gaming in decline.

There are still niche markets and games on the PC such as flight sims and the games are still being made.

The adventure company seems to pump out new games on a monthly basis as are Sam and Max etc.

The only way things seem worse is that PC games do not generate the sales and therefore do not always get the huge selling console titles. But that exactly what everybody here claims they don't want anyway.

FPS are now going console based? Fine, the whole teenage trash talking t-bagging mentality (which has existed since quake) is far better suited to consoles anyway. So apart from the endless stream of WWII shooters and thoose oh so stunning need for speed games what exactly has pc gaming lost?????

 
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News Comments > THQ Director Blames Piracy for Iron Lore Closure
17. Re: No subject Mar 3, 2008, 23:27 Lorcin
 
Take the recent leak of Assasin's Creed for example, the game isn't out yet but it's all over the torrents. You tell me that isn't going to effect the sales of that game on PC.

Everything I have read says that no it's not leaked. The first few hours are complete then there are fatal crashes due to corrupt files. Basically from what I have read it's an 8gb demo and many many people are saying they will now buy the full version based on what they've seen.

Titan Quest was never exactly the future of gaming though was it. It was a rehash of Diablo/Dungeon Siege style gameplay where the most difficult element of the gameplay seemed to be managing your inventory.

I don't get the whole DRM bit either though - it costs an awfull lot and at best will last 2 weeks before it's smashed to pieces anyway. The ONLY copy protection I have every heard of working for more then a couple of months is the PS3.

 
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News Comments > Windows LIVE Boycott
15. Re: No subject Mar 3, 2008, 11:35 Lorcin
 
I do hope they are writing that from a linux box as obviously they must boycott Windows as well.

Twats.

 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
14. Re: Blu-ray not big enough for MGS4. Feb 29, 2008, 19:37 Lorcin
 

Actually all you little console fanboys aside - this news sucks. Exactly how many DVDs is this game going to come on?

Or are they going to do a pisspoor port ala Resi 4 for the PC.

(BTW before you tell me there is no PC version planned please open your eyes)

 
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