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Signed On Jul 28, 2005, 12:16
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News Comments > LEGO Indiana Jones Demo
4. Re: Woot! May 13, 2008, 14:53 Lorcin
 
Very much of the same - but thats really not a bad thing!



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Ultimate geek nightmare? It's not Darth Vader telling you his your father. It's Derek Smart.
 
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News Comments > PC Burnout Paradise
31. Re: Awesome May 10, 2008, 04:35 Lorcin
 
so why the fuck are you saying it doesn't work in an open city environment without having even played it?

Because I'm smart enough to marry burnout's gameplay and an open city enviroment in my mind and know it's not a very good idea.

Strangely I've never tried pushing a 4 inch nail up my nose but I know that's not for me either.

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News Comments > PC Burnout Paradise
27. Re: Awesome May 9, 2008, 20:36 Lorcin
 
Hmm this thread has been bugging me and I think it's purely the idea of burnout in an open enviroment that is the problem. Seriously with no shadow of a doubt I LOVE burnout 1 and 2; I even bought them both on two different consoles (not at the same time).

Burnout Dominator leaves me completely cold for some reason on both PS2 and PSP - it might be the inclusion of two many American muscles cars.

With paradise now promising an "open" world I think I'll skip it and play the earlier ones instead.

BTW to the people who think that open city with no pedestrians is fun - seriously what would you rather play, Test Drive Unlimited or GTA.

If you have a city everyone will want to interact with that city and therefore it's denizens (case in point freelancer - I would have loved to get more of a feel for the basses/planets rather then what amounted to the worst menu system in history).

When you remove the people from a city what are really left with is a race track designed by 3 year olds. "Your guess is as good as mine where we're going - little tommy drew this section of earth."

Basically if they want a racer they should build one - if they want a city roamer then burnout does NOT fit. I find test drive unlimited very bland and it suffers from the massive problem the recent NFS games have; namely a huge dose of filler. These open world games may sould great on paper but in reality the openess is only to make the player drive for a long time between races thereby massively increasing the gametime.

EDIT: Can't you just imagine Jack Thompson on this btw? "Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury this game from it's very name wishes to BURN OUT PARADISE. 'Tis the work of the devil and should be banned forthwith.

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News Comments > Race Driver GRID Demo
4. Re: No subject May 9, 2008, 19:19 Lorcin
 
Ohhh pretty!

I want to see an in cockpit cam - even though they're mainly no help in game. Apart from that looks great, and even better already on the Coming Soon page of metaboli

 
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News Comments > Bond is Back - Quantum of Solace Revealed
25. Re: No subject May 9, 2008, 13:34 Lorcin
 
Unfortunately the PC version of that game didn't have co-op.

Yes it did - one on keyboard and one on gamepad. NP.

It wasn't network coop but it was definatly coop.

 
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News Comments > Bond is Back - Quantum of Solace Revealed
22. Re: No subject May 9, 2008, 13:18 Lorcin
 
The only Alien game on the Amiga was Alien 3 (which also appeared on SNES and Genesis). The one you're probably thinking of is either Activision's Aliens on C64 etc or Electric Dreams' Aliens (also 8-bit). Both came out in 1987, although I consider the latter to be superior (it was an early forefather of the first-person shooter).

Thanks couldn't quite remember wether it was Amstrad or Amiga - guess Amstrad (we didn't have a C64).

Btw if you want an earlier forerunner of the fps try Phantom Slayer on the Dragon 32 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_Slayer - used to scare the pants off of me (I was only 8).

Back on topic I kind of liked the Return Of The King tie in too - only because of the coop

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News Comments > Bond is Back - Quantum of Solace Revealed
12. Re: No subject May 9, 2008, 11:14 Lorcin
 
AVP was original they both came out before the films (although after the books which were a shit load better then the films).

I'd go with Riddick but goldeneye left me cold (never liked FPS on a console).

The Aliens game back on the amiga was good (I think that was 20 years ago).

 
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News Comments > PC Burnout Paradise
5. Re: No subject May 9, 2008, 11:05 Lorcin
 
Sweet - now they just need to confirm GTAIV, MGS, Final Fantasy and Gran Turismo (I can dream).

 
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News Comments > DOOM 4 Announced
42. Re: doom4 May 7, 2008, 18:56 Lorcin
 
I play games on the highest difficulty level because I want the best AI a game has to offer

Erm in general don't they just make bullets hurt you more whilst your bullets do less damage. Unless of course they really go wacky and have the korean guys start speaking in korean but what kind of retarded aardvark would think up that stunner.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
196. Re: no subject May 7, 2008, 04:19 Lorcin
 
Why don't people ever mention that the most profitable PC game (WoW) is one that has zero piracy? Its not a fucking co-incidence.

Maybe cause it is quite heavily pirated - you can barely search for wow info without tripping over "private" servers.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
130. Re: Great Post I Found May 6, 2008, 19:20 Lorcin
 
I don't get paid for this crap you know!

Nah he gets paid for other crap - see http://www.3000ad.com/site/ucce/ for details

BTW not really laughing about a bootable dvd game on my PC - christ if they can run linux off a bootable CD why the hell shouldn't someone be able to make a game run.


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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
127. Re: No subject May 6, 2008, 19:17 Lorcin
 
Ohh liberty city - that should be interesting data (which we'll never see).

How many copies of GTA:IV are sold on the xbox 360 and how many on PS3 compared to the number of machines in circulation. The 360 has been hacked to hell whilst the PS3 is still completely uncracked.

That would actually just for once show the difference piracy does make - however of course the xbox number would be lower because of all the people who bought a replacement after their first one broke.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
121. Re: No subject May 6, 2008, 19:08 Lorcin
 
Simpler solution - stop running on windows and run directly on the hardware instead. Most people are on ATI/Nvidia GFX and there's not that many chipset manufacturers either.

Someone just needs to put together a package to scan what hardware is installed then tell the main program to use which selection of libraries.

Oh but wait - everyone would bitch about not being able to alt+tab and having to boot like a console!

Even so it whould work perfectly and totally stop PC piracy - I'm sure if Derek and Cliffski got together they could knock something up in a week or too.

(BTW Please don't take this idea seriously)

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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
119. Re: No subject May 6, 2008, 19:03 Lorcin
 
So why doesn't EA just take the money they used to license SecuROM and take those stupid ass viral marketers who invade game forums and just make a dedicated anti-piracy department (the EA Gestapo) that does nothing but search the web, torrent sites for cracks, ISOs of their games, etc. and contact (threaten with a lawsuit) those hosting them to take them down?

That really wouldn't work - the RIAA has been trying to get albums off the net for years and ended up going after the people downloading it instead in the end.

Even if they did manage to somehow kill bittorrent and the rest of the p2p applications it would just go back to the newsgroups and ftp sites anyway.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
114. Re: Great Post I Found May 6, 2008, 18:55 Lorcin
 
My main reason for liking this is that I'm a subscriber of Metaboli (Europe's Gametap). Unfortunatly I can't play some games that are as recent as two years old because their copy protection is not compatible with vista.

Unless M$ manage to totally change the TCP/IP stack with the next release of windows there should be no reason a phone home system should fail.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
107. Re: Great Post I Found May 6, 2008, 18:49 Lorcin
 
Not sure about warhammer but STALKER, Crysis and Witcher shipped with copy protection.

 
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News Comments > On Mass Effect & Spore Copy Protection
96. Re: no subject May 6, 2008, 18:40 Lorcin
 
I don't see a problem either - I would imagine that hopefully, possibly the phone home system will be turned off after a while with a patch. That would mean EA could take the servers down and also give people who don't have internet (WTF SERIOUSLY???) at home the ability to play it.

If bioshock is anything to go by they'll start relaxing it pretty soon after release - just long enough to stop the initial wave of pirates who must have the game on (or before) it's release date.

BTW Don't you find it strange Derek has an opinion on copy protection - I mean seriously is there anyone anywhere in the world who has the basic computing knowledge required to install a pirate game that would for one single second think it would be worth the bandwidth and effort to pirate one of Derek's games?????

 
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News Comments > Hear Yee - Don't Buy GTA4 for the Kiddies
59. Re: No subject Apr 25, 2008, 19:36 Lorcin
 
Or that violence is OK, but sex isn't.

OMFG this topic has actually made me think tonight - and to be perfectly honest I would must rather my daughter (9) watched violence then sex atm - simply because I don't want to answer the questions!!!!

Maybe that's where America's values came from - scared parents.

PS Before anyone looks up my history and asks; the other two can see neither sex nor violence nor the light of day if they keep winding me up mohahahaha

 
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News Comments > Hear Yee - Don't Buy GTA4 for the Kiddies
14. Re: No subject Apr 25, 2008, 11:53 Lorcin
 
There are about 15 really sad things to say abot this whole thread and topic.

Like .... Why is "adult" content to you people and most of the world now always dealing with more sexual perversion, gratuitous ammounts of violence, killing and maiming innocents, gore, stealing extortion and the like.

Why isnt "adult" content ever being more responsible, doing good, helping others and not hurting innocent people?

Why do you guys only find enjoyment and satisfaction more and more every year only with ever increasing ammounts of this kind of garbage?

You people all need to seriously ask yourselves what kind of people you are and becoming as the days pass.

Ok now I've stopped laughing - have you considered that many of us are well adjusted people who do the type of things you list throughout the day and find a blast on a morally corrupt piece of trash quite relaxing at the end of a long day samarating.

I can honestly say that not only have I never had sexual congress with a prosititute in my life - nor have I even once considered then beating her to death to get my cash back.

Maybe that is why it is fun to do it in a GAME.

 
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News Comments > Lineage II: Hellbound Released
6. Re: No subject Apr 24, 2008, 17:02 Lorcin
 
I bought this back in decemeber - got around to installing it in January and was really surprised when I got a mail telling me my account had expired a month later.

Totally forgot I had the thing installed - I think I logged in twice.

Still I'm sure some people love it.

 
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