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Signed On Aug 16, 2005, 21:56
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 30, 2014, 17:42 ldonyo
 
JediPunisher wrote on Sep 30, 2014, 17:04:
Windows 10 will be sooo much better than Windows 9.
It will easily best Windows 8.x
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Sep 26, 2014, 10:17 ldonyo
 
Got my Shadowrun games on GOG. Since I had already purchased Dragonfall, GOG was kind enough to throw in the Director's Cut version for free when it was released.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 26, 2014, 10:16 ldonyo
 
Let's hope this becomes a trend.  
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
1. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Sep 26, 2014, 10:12 ldonyo
 
Can we please stop adding "Gate" to the end of everything?  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
3. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 25, 2014, 10:50 ldonyo
 
It is a gathering of essays on GamerGate by a game developer, who happens to be a woman, who would only do it if The Escapist did not reveal the names of any of the participants. I find that completely understandable, given the current level of over-reaction to anything related to this.

The fact that these women feel they need to keep their identities hidden when saying anything because they fear reprisals, up to and including having their pictures and addresses posted for others to use in harassing them for their expressing views, is just plain sad. It's ironic that the behavior these women are so fearful of absolutely confirms everything they're speaking out against as women gamers and game developers.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Sep 24, 2014, 20:01 ldonyo
 
It's a very good impression!  
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News Comments > Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Released
4. Re: Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Released Sep 18, 2014, 20:31 ldonyo
 
Free update to the Director's Cut if you bought this on GOG.com. There's a redemption code at the bottom of the Shadowrun page in your library.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Sep 16, 2014, 10:44 ldonyo
 
I'm going to call shenanigans on this article and on the "study".  
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News Comments > Legend of Grimrock Countdown
2. Re: Legend of Grimrock Countdown Sep 16, 2014, 10:35 ldonyo
 
This reminds me that I still have to finish the first one.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 15, 2014, 11:53 ldonyo
 
Neilsen, struggling to remain relevant since 2002(ish).  
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News Comments > Op Ed
9. Re: Op Ed Sep 15, 2014, 11:46 ldonyo
 
Personally, I don't consider any of the coverage of video games to be journalism. At best, it is more like fanzines were back in the 80's. Most of it, however, is just parroting publishers' and developers' press releases. In any case, none of it is remotely close to journalism.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 10, 2014, 10:06 ldonyo
 
About damn time!  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 9, 2014, 18:21 ldonyo
 
Field hockey, perhaps.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
1. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 8, 2014, 14:15 ldonyo
 
Way too many Daikatana jokes involving game design to pick just one as a comment for the Romero fluff piece.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
1. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 8, 2014, 10:36 ldonyo
 
The only prenotification you need for Reader and Acrobat is to know there will be more flaws found and exploited before Adobe can be bothered to patch them. The same can be said of Oracle and Java.

This is true for almost all software, but Adobe and Oracle are among the very worst at fixing vulnerabilities.
 
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News Comments > GOG.com Turns Six
1. Re: GOG.com Turns Six Sep 8, 2014, 10:26 ldonyo
 
I've been buying games from GOG.com since the beginning. Great site for smokin' deals on great games.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
2. Re: Op Ed Sep 5, 2014, 10:10 ldonyo
 
Anything they can do to deflect readers from ReviewGate...  
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News Comments > Metro 2033/Redux Comparison
2. Re: Metro 2033/Redux Comparison Aug 20, 2014, 10:18 ldonyo
 
Kajetan wrote on Aug 20, 2014, 10:07:
Funny, i didnt noticed the first cut to the new redux version until i looked in the upper right corner, where it suddenly said "Redux". Yes, after a while i noticed some differences. When you know where to look.

I'll pass. Graphics from 2010 are apparently good enough for me


I was thinking the same thing. If you have the time to look at terrain and post cards you can see the difference. In a fire fight, not so much.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Aug 20, 2014, 09:53 ldonyo
 
Task wrote on Aug 19, 2014, 20:01:
That's nice, they'll just move their servers elsewhere and people will keep using seedboxes and the darknet. Nice try though. Judges overstepping their bounds, hmm what else is new.

And, of course, there is absolutely no possibility of this order being abused by ABS-CBN, right? This nonsense needs to get slapped down by a higher court right quick!
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Exede satellite Aug 18, 2014, 12:23 ldonyo
 
Creston wrote on Aug 18, 2014, 10:39:
Without having read the article, let me guess. 10GB monthly cap?

Oh wow, 150GB. That'd almost be worth something, if it didn't come with satellite's usual BS. But hey, at least they've realized that offering high speeds with a stupidly low cap is fucking pointless.

It's high speed if you consider 12mbps as high speed. It's also a promo price, regular price will be $100/month after the six month promo period ends. Not much of a bargain if you have any other broadband option at all.
 
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